Gov. Whitmer moves to address two major Michigan health issues

Gov. Whitmer moves to address two major Michigan health issues

Several bills approved this week by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and a public awareness campaign she endorses are expected to significantly impact two Michigan health issues. Whitmer signed House Bills 4367, 4121, and 4296, as well as Senate Bills 200, 282, and 283 to let staff at public institutions administer medication to counteract opioids. Through the […]

CANUSA promotes youth competition, camaraderie

CANUSA promotes youth competition, camaraderie

Flint will celebrate one of its strongest and longest traditions when it hosts the CANUSA Games Aug. 9-11, the Crim Fitness Foundation announced today. Hundreds of youth from Flint and its competitor city, Hamilton, Ontario, will participate in sports ranging from swimming, basketball, track and field, tennis, and soccer to wrestling and ice hockey at CANUSA and its […]

Dance, Dance, Dance: The 62nd Annual Fiesta Mexicana will make you move

Dance, Dance, Dance: The 62nd Annual Fiesta Mexicana will make you move

Mexican culture is expressive and deeply connected to its past. One of the richest ways to interpret this feeling –– an entrenched emotion driven through art –– is dance, and Tòmas Tello, member of the Fiesta Mexicana Planning Committee will be the first to tell you that the experience can be transformative.   Considered the largest celebration of […]

Great Big Household Giveaway is happening Saturday in Mott Park

Great Big Household Giveaway is happening Saturday in Mott Park

Social worker Chia Morgan is confident that she can find plenty of Flint area residents in need of vacuums, pots and pans and other large household items, which will be distributed on Saturday, June 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Mott Park located at Nolen and Dougherty.  The effort, called the Great Big […]

Blues legend will perform at Capitol Theatre Oct. 10

Blues legend will perform at Capitol Theatre Oct. 10

At 82 years old, Buddy Guy’s name has become largely synonymous with the blues. The veteran guitarist and recording artist, whose latest album is The Blues Is Alive and Well, will take the Capitol Theatre stage at 7 p.m. Oct. 10. Tickets will be on sale June 28. “I’m always trying to make an album […]

More “Tons of fun” in July

More “Tons of fun” in July

This 810 Kids! feature is a part of our monthly digital issue sponsored by the Michigan Fitness Foundation and its supporters the Crim Fitness Foundation, Genesee Intermediate School District and TheHUB Flint.  Subscribe to receive the full newsletter. Nature can be inviting and exciting in so many ways. From honeybee hives to tai chi in the park […]

Berry Good: Blueberry picking

Berry Good: Blueberry picking

This 810 Kids! feature is a part of our monthly digital issue sponsored by the Michigan Fitness Foundation and its supporters the Crim Fitness Foundation, Genesee Intermediate School District and TheHUB Flint.  Subscribe to receive the full newsletter. They’re not just a favorite at meal time. While blueberries can fill cravings in fresh salads, smoothies or snacks, […]

Stars shine as free summer films begin

Stars shine as free summer films begin

Free family movie nights begin June 28 on the lawn behind Flint City Hall. “Movies Under the Stars,” presented by Communities First, Inc., will resume its sixth year of the outdoor film series with a pre-party at 7:30 p.m. before Friday’s screening of The LEGO Movie 2. All guests receive a bag of popcorn, drink […]