News Briefs

Township trick-or-treat hours

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township has set its Halloween trick-or-treat hours from 5:30-8 p.m. Oct. 31. Details: Call the township at 810-732-1350. — N.B.

Township offices to be closed Veterans Day

FLINT TWP. — Flint Township Municipal Hall will be closed Thursday, Nov. 11 in honor of Veterans Day. The office will reopen with normal hours on Friday, Nov. 12. Details: Call the offices at 810-732- 1350. — N.B.

Hopeful Hearts at senior center

FLINT TWP. — Grace Hospice presents “Hopeful Hearts,” an on-going grief support group, every other Wednesday at Carman Ainsworth Senior Center, 2071 S. Graham Rd. The group is facilitated by Goodman (Goodie) Cox and are held at 1 p.m. Future dates are Nov. 3 and 17, Dec. 1, 15 and 29. Details: Call 810-230-0127. — N.B.

Donations for Genesee Valley Trail taken at C/A Senior Center

FLINT TWP. — Individuals interested in making donations to the Genesee Valley Trail project can make those donations at the Carman-Ainsworth Senior Center, 2071 S. Graham Rd. Those who donate will receive a receipt. Details: Call the senior center at 810-732-6290. — N.B.

Randels Craft Show at HS

FLINT TWP. — Randels Elementary announces its upcoming craft show at Carman-Ainsworth High School 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 6.

The show features approximately 100 vendors featuring homemade or handcrafted items. The show also features a bake sale, raffle and lunch available for purchase. Admission is $1 per person; seniors and kids are free.

Applications are still being accepted for vendors. All proceeds benefit the children at Randels Elementary. Details: Call Cece Roiter at 810-720-0708. — N.B.

Swim, gym night

FLINT TWP. — Kids ages 7-11 are invited to Carman-Ainsworth High School 6:30- 9 p.m. Oct. 29 for a swim and gym night. The event features a variety of activities including swimming, basketball, kickball, board games, crafts, music, socializing and pizza. The event is just for kids; all students must be checked in and out by a parent and/or guardian.

Cost is $8 (no refunds). Attendees must register by Oct. 27. No registrations will be taken at the door, and all kids must be picked up by 9 p.m. Details or to register: Call 810-591-3600. — N.B. PAWS needs VG’s receipts

SWARTZ CREEK — PAWS Animal Rescue collects VG’s receipts, and is asking the community to send in their receipts to help the organization. Receipts can be sent to: PAWS Animal Rescue, P.O. Box 87, Swartz Creek, MI 48473. — N.B.

Mom to Mom & Formal Dress Resale

SWARTZ CREEK — A Mom2Mom Formal Dress resale is Nov. 6 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the New Haven Fieldhouse, 5213 S. Linden Rd, Swartz Creek.

The cost of table rental is $20. Admission is $1. Details: Call 810-845-

4843 or e-mail

— G.G.

Art Guild seeking donations

SWARTZ CREEK — The recently-formed Swartz Creek Area Art Guild is seeking donations of money, goods and/or services for its upcoming art gallery at 8048 Miller Rd.

The galler y will be used for teaching ar t, as well as providing a space for local artists to show and sell their ar t to the public. The Guild has a list of items that are needed, and all donations are tax deductible. The Swartz Creek Area Art Guild is a non-profit organization. Details or to donate items: 810-449-3030. — N.B.

Mister Rogers’ Sweater Drive

GENESEE COUNTY — WCMU and the Genesee District Library (GDL) invite the community to participate in the Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Sweater Drive Oct. 9-Dec. 18 at all branches of the GDL. Community members can donate new or gently-worn sweaters to help keep a neighbor warm this winter. Details: Visit — N.B.

Crafters need for Annual Countryside Crafters Fair

FLINT TWP. — Genesee Intermediate School District’s Elmer A. Knopf Learning Center (EKLC) seeks crafters for its 27th Annual Countryside Crafters Fair.

The juried show will be held at EKLC, 1493 W. Maple Ave., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Nov. 6. All proceeds from the event will directly benefit students with developmental disabilities from across Genesee County who are served by GISD. Details or to participate: Call Karen Seeley or Bonnie

Massoud at 810-591-4489 or e-mail kseeley@ or bmassoud@geneseeisd.

org. — N.B.

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