Arts & Lifestyles

Women’s Suffrage reenactment at Crossroads Village

GENESEE TWP. — History came to life at Crossroads Village on Aug. 31, when the Genesee County Women’s Vote Centennial Committee celebrated the 99th anniversary of the signing of the 19th Amendment.—which granted women the right to vote.—with a reenactment of the Women’s Suffrage Movement. The four-hour event included speeches, dramatizations, and reenactments of the movement, as well as a […]

McLaren Flint and Karmanos Cancer Institute invite residents to celebrate opening of Healing Through Art

FLINT — McLaren Flint and Karmanos Cancer Institute invite the public to attend a free event celebrating the opening reception of their Healing Through Art exhibition. The reception will be held 5:30 to 7 pm. Friday, Sept. 27 at the Flint Institute of Arts Art School, 1120 E. Kearsley St., Flint. The one-of-akind exhibition of local artists touched by cancer […]

Vocational Independence Program open house

FLINT TWP. — There will be a Vocational Independence Program open house, Sept. 13 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. with a dedication at 11 a.m. Refreshments will be served and there will be informational booths and tours. The public is welcome. The program is a 5069 Van Slyke Rd. — G.G.

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Inaugural Deaf Civil Rights 5k run/walk FLINT — The Michigan Deaf Association and MI Deaf Health host the first Deaf Civil Rights 5k run/walk on Sept. 14, at 8 a.m. at the Michigan School for the Deaf, 1235 W. Court Street. Sales end on Sep 1 at 8 a.m. September is Deaf awareness month! This race was envisioned as a […]

Flint Symphony Orchestra announces stellar line-up for 2019/20 season

FLINT — The Flint Symphony Orchestra announces its upcoming 2019/20 season, which includes favorite masterpieces and new perspectives on beloved composers. “Among our world-class guest artists are violinist Andrés Cárdenes, returning 40 years after winning the 1980 Byrd Competition, to perform the sensational Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto,” shares Maestro Enrique Diemecke, Music Director and Conductor. “We’ll also keep audiences intrigued with […]

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

FLINT — The Genesee District Library and the Flint Public Library are partnering with community businesses for National Library Card Sign-Up Month with a “Show Your Card and Save” promotion. Through Sept. 30, library patrons will receive discounts and special offers from over 60 local businesses simply by showing their library cards. Participating businesses include shops at the Flint Farmers’ […]

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Community Wide Rummage Sale FLINT — A county wide rummage sale will be held Sept. 21 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Hamady High School Football Field, 3400 N. Jennings Rd. Vendors are welcome. Vendors will receive one table for a $20 registration fee, $10 if they have their own table and $5 for ach additional table they bring. Reserve your […]

Elder law attorney Thomas to host free workshops September 10 and 12

FLINT — Michael E. Thomas, a Flint attorney specializing in elder law, says he has seen both joys and tragedies in his 40 years of practice. But nothing is more tragic, he says, than seeing a family lose their life savings because of a stroke, onset of dementia, Parkinson’s disease or another significant medical event. Statistics reveal that there is […]

Dort Federal Mom 2 Mom Sale

BURTON — Flint’s Largest Mom 2 Mom Sale is coming to the Dort Federal Credit Union Event Center, 3501 Lapeer Rd., Sept. 14 from 8 a.m.–1 p.m. HUGE Mom 2 Mom Sale in one indoor area 150 tables/booth of gently used baby/children’s clothing, toys, baby gear, furniture, and maternity clothing all at garage sale-style prices. For all the details visit […]

Casino Bus Trip Fundraiser

SWARTZ CREEK — Halfway to St. Patrick’s Day, Luck of the Irish Casino Bus Trip Fundraiser will depart for Firekeepers Casino Sept. 17 at 10 a.m. from St. Mary’s (4413 Morrish Rd.) and return at 5 p.m. Cost is $40 per person and includes $20 in gaming and $5 in food. Proceeds go to the food pantries of St. Mary’s […]

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