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Flint Youth Theatre to Host Season Announcement Party

FLINT —The public is cordially invited to the Flint Youth Theatre (FYT) on Friday, July 14, 2017 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. for the 2017-18 Season Announcement Party! This event will be held at the Flint Youth Theatre, located at 1220 E Kearsley St, Flint, Michigan, and is free to attend. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres and signature cocktails will be provided. The party kicks off with a meet and greet in the Elgood Theater Lobby. Join us and be the first to hear about what the Flint Youth Theatre has in store for the upcoming year from new Producing Artistic Director, Michael Lluberes. There will also be entertainment in the Elgood Theatre followed by a toast to the new season. Since 1957, Flint Youth Theatre’s nationally-acclaimed, award-winning intergenerational programming has provided Flint area residents with opportunities to experience the unique joys of discovery and self-expression through the performing arts. A program of the Flint Institute of Music, FYT is the resident theatre company at the Flint Cultural Center. Call 810-237-1530 or visit us online at for more information. – G.G.

Tunes at Noon underway

FLINT – Plan to bring your lunch any day, Monday through Friday, from now until Aug. 18, and enjoy a sumptuous banquet of jazz, blues, rock, gospel and more performed by talented Michigan musicians. “Once you get a taste of our free concerts, you’ll want to keep coming back for more,” promises Greg Fiedler, President and CEO of the Greater Flint Arts Council. “The music starts at 11:45am and keeps flowing until about a quarter past one in the afternoon. Again, this year, Tunes at Noon will be staged in the serenity and shade of Willson Park, sandwiched between the University of Michigan-Flint and the Flint Farmers’ Market on Kearsley and First Streets. To see the complete 2017 Tunes at Noon menu, visit and click on the Tunes at Noon icon. Details: Call 810-238-ARTS. – G.G.

Adopt-A-Pet Holds Picnic

FENTON – Adopt-A-Pet of Fenton is holding its 13th Annual Picnic fundraiser July 15, from 3-10 p.m. The event will be held on-site at 13575 N. Fenton Rd., Fenton, MI 48430, and will help raise money to provide needed services for the hundreds of dogs and cats who enter their care. The Annual Adopt-A-Pet Picnic offers family-oriented fun, complete with BBQ food and refreshments, kid’s activities with a bounce house, beer tent, live music and tours of the facility. Fundraising activities include a 50/50 raffle and silent auction with basket raffles including movie passes, animal care packages, lottery ticket basket and more. There is a minimum $10 per person donation to attend. The event is proudly sponsored by Vic Canever Chevrolet and the Mid-Michigan Chevy Dealers, Fenton Winery and Brewery, Dawn Placek ReMax Platinum, Wag & Purr Elite Pet Boarding, C. Patrick Gray DDS, Pointe Animal Hospital, Dr. Brant Pittsley DDS, The Home Depot Fenton, Target Fenton, The Cupcake Lady, RW Accounting, Kerning Advertising and anonymous donors. Details: Call 810-629-0723. – G.G.

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