Information and dates are subject to change without notice. Please call ahead to confirm.
July 11 – 15: “Tunes at Noon” Festival at Downtown Flint’s Willson Park, Located across the street from the Flint Farmers’ Market * 303 E. First Street * geneseefun.com
- (Live music runs daily 11:45 a.m. to 1:15 p.m.) Enjoy lunch with an eclectic soundboard of musicians featuring U-of-M Jazz Combo (Monday), The Tom Tom’s (Tuesday/Variety), Standard Issue (Wednesday/Jazz), Quincy Dunn (Thursday/Contemporary Gospel) and Karley Davidson (Friday/Variety).
July 12: “Lunch on the Lawn Storytime” at the Flint Public Library (Main Branch), 1026 E. Kearsley Street, Flint * (810) 232-7111 * fpl.info
- (Event runs 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.) Families are welcome to spread out a blanket, bring a lunch and listen to stories, play some games and have loads of fun! In case of bad weather, meet indoors in the Children’s Learning Place. Recommended for toddlers, preschool and elementary school ages.
July 12: Clio Amphitheater presents a “Bob Seger Tribute,” 301 Rogers Lodge Drive, Clio * (810) 686-5850 * clio.govoffice.com
- (Gates open 6 p.m. show begins 7 p.m.) Enjoy the sounds of old time Rock n’ Roll with this great premier tribute to Bob Seger.
July 14: “Read with Reptiles: For-Mar on the Road” at the Flint Public Library (Main Branch), 1026 E. Kearsley Street, Flint * (810) 232-7111 * fpl.info
- (Event runs 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.) Meet in the Children’s Learning Place as For-Mar on the Road naturalists and their scaly friends visit with stories about reptiles. Learn how to classify them and meet some live reptile animal-teachers.
July 16: “Paddle the Flint River” hosted by the Flint River Watershed Coalition
Holloway Dam to Irish Road * flintriver.org
- (Event runs 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.) Enjoy this fun 3-hour paddle along an amazing stretch of the Flint River. Bring your own canoe/kayak or rent one, which includes insurance and shuttling fees. A limited number of canoes/kayaks are available for rent – early registration is suggested. To register and/or reserve a kayak/canoe contact Jaime Welch at [email protected] or call (810) 767-7140.
July 16: “Be A Tourist In Your Home Town,” Flint’s Downtown Entertainment District and Beyond * flintandgenesee.org
- (Event runs 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.) The Flint & Genesee Convention and Visitors Bureau invites all to experience what Flint has to offer. For just $1 per person, tourists can visit and enjoy more than 20 different venues around Flint & Genesee. This “Passport”, which can be picked up at Flint’s Downtown Riverfront Banquet Center on the day of the event, is also valid for discounts at many restaurants in downtown Flint’s entertainment district. Complimentary transportation between venues provided by co-sponsor Mass Transportation Authority. So, we invite you and your family to come experience what Flint has to offer and See what’s possible. Visit the website above for details, early registration and a list of participating venues and routes.
July 16: “Tell-A-Tail” at the Flint Public Library (Main Branch), 1026 E. Kearsley Street, Flint * (810) 232-7111 * fpl.info
- (Event runs 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.) Local, friendly therapy dogs will accept any, and all, petting as children practice their reading skills using their favorite book or one selected from the library. Recommended for toddlers, preschool and elementary school ages.