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Support C-A robotics yard sale this weekend

FLINT TWP. — It’s almost time to come out and support the annual Carman- Ainsworth Annual Robotics Yard Sale Fundraiser to be held Saturday, September 3, Sunday, September 4 and Monday, September 5 from 9 am – 5 pm. Donations are also being accepted. All proceeds go to the robotics team. To make a donation, contact Ellen Crain by email at or by cellphone at 810-691- 2810. — R.S.

Library announces September events

FLINT TWP. – The Genesee Valley Center Library will hold a Family Coloring Party on September 15 at 4 p.m., offering coloring pages for the whole family to reduce stress or express creativity. Light refreshments will be served.

The Headquarters branch of the Genesee District Library, 4195 Pasadena, will hold three computer training classes. Computers 101: Computer Basics on September 13 will cover how to use a mouse, organize files and pictures, and navigate the Internet.

Computers 102: Microsoft Word on September 20 will cover Microsoft Word skills including document creation, cutting, copying, pasting and saving. Computers 103: Email and Facebook on September 27 will show to set up an email and Facebook account, and how to share pictures using Facebook. All Genesee District Libraries will be closed September 3-5 for Labor Day. For information about events at other GDL branches visit online . — R.S.

Libraries, local businesses team up to promote National Library Card Signup Month

GENESEE COUNTY — The Flint Public Library and the Genesee District Library are partnering with community businesses for Library Card Sign-Up Month with a “Show Your Card and Save” promotion. During the month of September, cardholders will receive discounts and special offers from nearly 40 Genesee County businesses simply by showing their library cards.


Vendors sought for church Craft Bazaar on Sept. 17

FLINT TWP. — The scholarship committee at New Creation Church of God, 3472 Lennon Rd., will hold a Fall Craft Bazaar, Sept. 17, from 10 AM to 3 PM. Vendors are needed (crafts, retail, arts, baked goods, and services). Tables are $20 each. Vendor packets can be picked up at the church office Monday through Friday 9-4. Call 810-732-0500 for more information. The public is invited to come out and support this event as a shopper or vendor. All proceeds will go to the church Scholarship fund. — R.S.

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