Library Black History Month brunch to feature R&B, honor four
Jan29

Library Black History Month brunch to feature R&B, honor four

By Megan Ockert Detroit Motown cover band Serieux will headline the Genesee District Library’s 16th Annual Black History Month Brunch scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 11 at the Genesys Conference and Banquet Center in Grand Blanc. The event also will honor four community leaders noted for their achievements, contributions, and service. Those to be recognized are Sheila Graham (Flint Community Schools), Yvonne Penton (House of...

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News Briefs Aug. 10-20: Hazardous materials recycling, lead-fighting nutrients
Aug10

News Briefs Aug. 10-20: Hazardous materials recycling, lead-fighting nutrients

By Anne Trelfa Hazardous Waste, Electronics & Appliance Recycle Day Aug. 20 Saturday August 20 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. is recycling day for hazardous waste, electronics and appliances in Genesee County. The collection will take place at two locations this year: Flint East-Water Service Center at 3310 E. Court Street in Flint Lake Fenton High School at 4070 Lahring Road in Linden. Items that can be dropped of include  fluorescent...

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News briefs — July 13-21: Join Bike Share program Thursday, “Be a tourist in your hometown” Saturday
Jul13

News briefs — July 13-21: Join Bike Share program Thursday, “Be a tourist in your hometown” Saturday

By Anne Trelfa Bike Share program opens up, uses Zagster A collaborative effort including the UM-Flint Walk & Bike Group, Genesee County Parks, the Flint River Corridor Alliance and others, are rolling out a Zagster Bike Share program called Flint Bike Share beginning Thursday, July 14. Flint Bike Share will begin at 11:30 a.m. July 14 with a ribbon cutting at Genesee County Parks Administration offices at 5045 Stanley Rd....

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News Briefs June 30-July 5:  Get muddy at Bluebell Beach, see Movies Under the Stars
Jun29

News Briefs June 30-July 5: Get muddy at Bluebell Beach, see Movies Under the Stars

By Anne Trelfa Play in the Mud July 2 This Saturday, July 2, is International Mud Day. Genesee County Parks and Recreation invites the public to celebrate at Bluebell Beach by getting muddy. This free event, located at the north end of the park, 5500 Bray Rd., is open to all ages and abilities, 1-3 p.m. Experience the simple pleasure of connecting with the earth, with others and making a mess. According to Amy McMillan, director of...

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News Briefs June 19-30:  Music in the Parks series begins,  lead-fighting foods workshops offered
Jun21

News Briefs June 19-30: Music in the Parks series begins, lead-fighting foods workshops offered

By Anne Trelfa Music in the Parks free summer concert series 2016 begins The Music In The Parks Free Summer Concert Series 2016 begins Saturday June 25. First in the series features the Flint Symphony Orchestra and the Flint Jubilee Chorale performing at 7 p.m. at Crossroads Village. Lawn seating is available free to all attending and NBC 25 will tape the performance live. The series continues at 7 p.m. July 7 at Mott Park with...

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News Briefs June 14-30:  Dinner to benefit Whaley House; Flint Youth Theater season opens
Jun14

News Briefs June 14-30: Dinner to benefit Whaley House; Flint Youth Theater season opens

By Anne Trelfa Whaley Dinner Club Returns with a Summer Soiree Tickets are available now through June 23 for a “Summer Soiree” to benefit the Whaley Historic House Museum. The Sloan Museum in Flint’s Cultural Center will host the Whaley Dinner Club: Summer Soiree set for June 30 at 6:30 p.m.  Doors open at 6 and guests can explore the Sloan before indulging in a seasonally and historically inspired seven-course...

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