Tons of fun

Tons of fun
By 810Kids! Staff

Make late summer memories with family and friends before the pace of the school year kicks in. Our Tons of Fun Guide features loads of active things to do and places to explore across Genesee County, such as For-Mar Nature Preserve & Arboretum’s annual Monarch Festival, the Genesee County State Fair and Crim’s Festival of Races.

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DAILY; HOURS VARY
HANDS-ON PLAY
Flint Children’s Museum (FCM)
1602 W. University Ave., Flint, MI 48504
810-767-5437
Let the kids run, climb and explore the FCM’s Discovery Zone and its many educational exhibits. Check out “What Happens at Night,” an exploration of the creatures and constellations that come out after dark. Bonus: Enjoy free admission on Sunday, Aug. 18, thanks to the Greater Flint Arts Council Share Art Genesee program.
Hours: Tues. – Sat., 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Sun, 12 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Cost: $6 per person
Financial Aid: Discounted rates are available through the Museums for All program. Guests are asked to present a valid Bridge Card and photo ID to receive up to four admissions for $3 each.
Parking: FREE
Learn more: thefcm.org

DAILY; HOURS VARY
FREE FAMILY DAY
Flint Institute of Arts (FIA)
1120 E. Kearsley St., Flint, MI 48503
810-234-1695
Visitors will love experiencing the FIA’s free glass-blowing demonstrations, which take place between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Saturdays. Bridge Card-holders can enjoy free admission to the Flint Institute of Arts, a participant in the Museums for All program. Present your Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) card and a valid photo ID to the Visitor Services representative at the FIA lobby’s front desk to get up to four individual entry passes. Please note: Passes cannot be applied to special events or group programs. Enjoy free admission all day Saturday, courtesy of Huntington Bank.
Hours: Mon.–Fri., noon – 5:00 p.m.; Sat., 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Sun., 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Cost: FREE
Learn more: flintarts.org

OPEN DAILY; 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
SAGINAW ZOO
1730 S. Washington Ave.. Saginaw, MI 48601
989-759-1408
Grab the kids and take a trek through the Saginaw Zoo, which boasts more than 150 animals and an amazing Wetland Experience Center with a natural well and ecosystem that supports native plants and fish. The exhibit includes an underwater viewing area and crawl-through beaver dam. The zoo also is home to a special Horticultural Center where kids are encouraged to plant seeds, water and care for a variety of plants used to feed some of the zoo’s animals. Mark your calendar for its Zoo-Vie Night, Aug. 22 (8 p.m. – 10 p.m.). Additional details can be found at the website.
Fee: Admission ($5); Veterans (Discount with ID); Under 11 Months (FREE)
Discounted Entry: Thrifty Tuesday $3 Admission
Learn more: saginawzoo.com

DAILY: HOURS VARY
SLOAN MUSEUM – COURTLAND CENTER MALL
4190 E. Court St. Burton, MI 48509
810-237-3450
Enjoy the Sloan Museum Courtland Center Mall’s “Robot Zoo” before the exhibit closes on Sept. 8. The popular attraction gives an inside look at the complex inner workings of mechanical robots plus insight into how real animals function. Visitors will love the robotic animals, hands-on activities, and demonstrations of how animals like chameleons change colors, how squid propel themselves, and how flies crawl across ceilings. The Sloan Museum is located inside Courtland Center, accessible through the Court Street mall entrance, right next to El Cozumel Mexican Grill.
Ages: Museum is open to all ages.
Cost: FREE to Genesee County residents, veterans, active-duty military families, teachers and children younger than 1.
Cost (non-residents): $7 adults, $6 seniors, $5 ages 2 – 11
Hours: Mon.–Sat., 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.; Sun., Noon – 5:00 p.m.; Last admittance at 4:30 p.m.
Learn more: Call 810-237-3450 or visit sloanlongway.org

TUESDAYS; 10 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Tasting Table at the Flint Farmers’ Market
300 E 1st St., Flint, MI 48052
810-237-3450
Stop by the Crim Fitness Foundation’s tasting table at the Flint Farmers’ Market to sample featured recipes from Michigan’s harvest item of the month, get healthy meal tips, and speak to nutrition experts.
Cost: FREE
Learn more: Call 810-235-3396 or visit crim.org

WEDNESDAYS; 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
COMMUNITY YOGA AT EDUCARE
Crim Fitness Foundation
1000 Gladwyn St., Flint, MI 48504                                                                                                                                            810-235-3396
Come out and get your “calm on” at free yoga night at the Crim Fitness Foundation through Aug. 28. Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing. Yoga mats will be available to borrow if you don’t have your own. There is no charge for sessions, but donations are accepted.
Ages: Ages 8 and older
Cost: FREE
Registration: Register at crim.org
Learn more: Call 810-235-3396 or visit crim.org

WEDNESDAYS; 5:15 p.m. – 6:15 p.m.
MINDFUL MOVEMENT AROUND TOWN
Crim Fitness Foundation
452 S. Saginaw St.
Flint, MI 48502
810-235-3396
Come out and get your “calm on” at free yoga night at the Crim Fitness Foundation. Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing. Yoga mats will be available to borrow if you don’t have your own. There is no charge for sessions, but donations are accepted.
Ages: Ages 8 and older
Cost: FREE
Registration: Register at crim.org
Learn more: Call 810-235-3396 or visit crim.org

WEDNESDAYS; 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
COMMUNITY YOGA (NORTH)
Brownell Holmes STEM Academy
6302 Oxley Drive
Flint, MI 48505
Come out and get your “calm on” at free yoga night at the Crim Fitness Foundation. Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing. Yoga mats will be available to borrow if you don’t have your own. There is no charge for sessions, but donations are accepted.
Ages: Ages 8 and older
Cost: FREE
Registration: Register at crim.org
Learn more: Call 810-235-3396 or visit crim.org

THURSDAYS; 10 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Tasting Table at the Flint Farmers’ Market
300 E 1st St., Flint, MI 48052
810-237-3450
Stop by the Crim Fitness Foundation’s tasting table at the Flint Farmers’ Market to sample featured recipes from Michigan’s harvest item of the month, get healthy meal tips, and speak to nutrition experts.
Cost: FREE
Learn more: Call 810-235-3396 or visit crim.org

THURSDAYS; 5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
COMMUNITY YOGA (SOUTH)
Southwestern High School
1420 W. 12th St.
Flint, MI 48507
Come out and get your “calm on” at free yoga night at the Crim Fitness Foundation. Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing. Yoga mats will be available to borrow if you don’t have your own. There is no charge for sessions, but donations are accepted.
Ages: Ages 8 and older
Cost: FREE
Registration: Register at crim.org
Learn more: Call 810-235-3396 or visit crim.org

THURSDAYS; 8:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
SOCIAL CYCLE FLINT
125 E Kearsley St., Flint, MI 48502
Join Social Cycle Flint riders for their Thursday Night Party Ride, which welcomes bikers of all ages and abilities. The group meets up at 8:30 p.m. weekly through October and rides from the Downtown Flint Flat Lot.
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE
Registration: Registration not required
Learn more: Social Cycling Facebook Page

FRIDAYS; Basic/Intermediate 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.; Advance 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
BALLROOM DANCE
Hasselbring Senior Center
1002 W. Home Ave.
Flint, MI 48503
Learn basic and intermediate ballroom dance steps from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. at this popular class headed by Dwayne and Sonyita Clemons. When you’re ready to move up join the advanced ballroom class from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
Ages: Seniors age 55 and up
Cost: $2 per person
Learn more: Call 810-293-3391 or visit the “Classy Moves” Production Facebook page.

1st FRIDAYS
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6: 11:30 p.m. – 12:30 p.m.
SAGINAW ZOO – BROWN BAG LUNCH SERIES
1730 S. Washington Ave.
Saginaw, MI 48601
989-759-1408
Enjoy the Saginaw Zoo’s Brown Bag Lunch Series, which occurs on the first Friday of the month in the Zoo’s classroom. Topics change monthly, so check the calendar for this month’s presentation.
Cost: FREE
Learn more: saginawzoo.com

1st FRIDAYS
FRIDAYS, AUGUST 2; 6:00 p.m.
LONGWAY PLANETARIUM
1310 E Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503
810-237-3400
Families love “First Friday” events. Details for the museum’s Sept. 6 event will post soon. Check the website for details.Ages: Seniors age 55 and up
Cost: FREE Members; $3.50 adults, $2.50 seniors, $2.50 ages 2-11
Learn more: sloanlongway.org

2nd FRIDAYS
FRIDAYS, JULY 12; 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
SECOND FRIDAYS ARTWALK
Greater Flint Arts Council
816 S. Saginaw St.
Flint, MI 48502
810-238-2787
Grab the family and enjoy ARTWALK’s walking tour of Flint’s many art galleries. The event takes place every second Friday of the month. Locations vary. Call or visit the website to learn the event’s starting point.
Cost: FREE
Learn more: greaterflintartscouncil.org

1st SATURDAYS; 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
VOLUNTEER STEWARDSHIP AT FOR-MAR GARDENS
For-Mar Nature Preserve and Arboretum
2142 Genesee Road
Burton, MI 48509
800-648-PARK
Get your green thumb on at For-Mar’s Volunteer Stewardship Days. Participants gather from 9 a.m. to noon the first Saturday of the month through September for fun, fellowship and the opportunity to learn more about gardening. Bring gloves for activities in the main garden or children’s gardens.
Cost: FREE
Ages: For participants ages 10 and up.
Registration: Call 810-789-8567 to confirm your participation
Learn more: geneseecountyparks.org (search event calendar)

SATURDAYS; 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
FREE FAMILY DAY
Flint Institute of Arts (FIA)
1120 E. Kearsley St.
Flint, MI 48503
810-234-1695
Thanks to the support of Huntington Bank, the Flint Institute of Arts provides visitors with free access on Saturdays.
Hours: Mon.–Fri., noon – 5 p.m.; Sat., 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Sun., 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Cost: Saturdays FREE
Learn more: flintarts.org

1st SUNDAYS, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
APPLIED AWARENESS NATURE-BASED MEDITATION
For-Mar Nature Preserve and Arboretum
2142 Genesee Road
Burton, MI 48509
800-648-PARK
Join meditation expert Todd Robinson for his relaxing meditations on the grounds of For-Mar. Participants will learn helpful relaxation and stress-relieving tips. Wear comfortable clothing and bring a towel or mat to sit on.
Ages: All ages and abilities
Cost: FREE
Registration: Not required
Learn more: geneseecountyparks.org (search event calendar)

SUNDAYS, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
FRIENDS OF FLINT RIVER TRAIL RIDE
Old Flint Farmer’s Market
420 E Boulevard Dr., Flint, MI 48503
The Friends of the Flint River Trail lead bike rides every Sunday, May through October, starting promptly at 2 p.m. from the old Flint Farmer’s Market, rain or shine. Rides are typically about 13 to 15 miles in length and are conducted at a leisurely pace.  All rides are followed by “sweeps” to assist with bike problems, such as flat tires or chain adjustments. The group has a no-rider-left-behind policy and encourages experienced riders, beginners and families to come out and ride. No registration is required.
Cost: FREE
Learn more: Friends of Flint River

SPECIAL EVENTS

Aug. 19-Aug 25

GENESEE COUNTY FAIR

E.A. Cummings Event Center
6130 Mt. Morris Road
Mt. Morris, MI 48458
Join thousands of area families for this time-honored tradition, featuring livestock exhibits, a baby animal tent and petting zoo. There will even be a dog show, a racing pigs event, corn hole tournament, and tomato baseball.Visit the fair website for hours and to see an event schedule.
Cost: Entry is free. Various attraction (rides, etc.) packages are available. See website for details.
Parking: $10 Daily, $20 Week
Learn more: gcf.org

Aug. 23-Aug. 24
CRIM FESTIVAL OF RACES
Flint’s Downtown Entertainment District
Saginaw St.
Flint, MI 48502
Enjoy two days of family fun as Flint welcomes more than 15,000 runners, walkers and fitness enthusiasts participating in various scheduled runs. The Festival kicks off Friday with a Crim Pasta Party and Michigan Mile Race series. Races begin again Saturday at 7:30 a.m. (see website for event schedule), followed by an afternoon of fun including live bands, entertainment and activities. The Health and Fitness Expo will be open throughout the festival.
Learn more: Crim.org (search Crim Festival of Races)

Aug. 23-Aug. 24
HEALTH & FITNESS EXPO
Riverfront Conference Center
1 Riverfront Center West
Flint, MI 48502
Everyone is invited to come out for the Crim’s Health & Fitness Expo featuring health-oriented exhibits and vendors. Visit the website Crim.org (search Crim Festival of Races) for hours and details.
Cost: FREE

Aug. 24

TEDDY BEAR TROT & CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES

Flint City Hall
1101 Saginaw St.
Flint, MI 48502
Cheer on Crim’s Teddy Bear Trot participants, ages 3 to 12, who will run a quarter-mile course. Many run with a family member in this annual event. There’s a bounce house and plenty of kids’ activities to keep everyone entertained before the race..Visit the fair website for hours and to see an event schedule.
Cost: FREE for supporters
Teddy Bear Trot Hours: Noon race start. Children’s activities open at 10 a.m. and run through 12:30 p.m.
Learn more: Crim.org (search Crim Festival of Races)

EVENTS BY DATE

Aug. 17, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

POP UP GOLF

FLEMMING PARK
Flemming Rd. & Canniff St.
Flint, MI 48504
800-648-PARK
Youth 9 and younger are invited to come out and learn the fundamentals of golf from Northside Golf Academy and PGA member Klenton Sparks, Sr. The park is located at the intersection of Flemming Road and Canniff Street.
Ages: 9 and younger
Cost: FREE
Registration: Required by Aug. 16
Learn more: geneseecountyparks.org (search event calendar)

Aug. 19, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
ANIMAL POSE YOGA
For-Mar Nature Preserve and Arboretum
2142 Genesee Road
Burton, MI 48509
800-648-PARK
Everyone is invited to join a low-impact yoga class, which involves movements performed in a slow, focused manner. Kids love this event, which invites participants to mimic the movements and shapes of animals.
Ages: All are welcome
Cost: FREE
Registration: Not required
Learn more: geneseecountyparks.org (search event calendar)

Aug. 19, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
FOR-MAR’S WINGS AND THINGS: SONG BIRDS
Davison Roadside Park Pavilion  
6160 Davison Road
Burton, MI 48509
800-648-PARK.
Teens and adults are invited to join in For-Mar’s Monday meander for a guided hike featuring an exploration of the park’s winged creatures. Closed-toe shoes and mosquito repellent are recommended.
Ages:
 Teens and adults
Cost: FREE
Registration: Not required
Learn more: geneseecountyparks.org (search event calendar)

Aug. 20, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
DRUM CIRCLE

Riverbank Park, Amphitheater
328 Saginaw Street
Flint, MI 48502
800-648-PARK
Everyone loves this stress-relieving event headed by Davonna, who invites participants to connect with nature and neighbors alike. A limited number of drums will be available on a first come, first served basis. Bring something to sit on.
Ages: 13 and older
Cost: FREE
Registration: No registration required
Learn more: geneseecountyparks.org (search event calendar)

Aug. 20, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
TAI CHI
For-Mar Nature Preserve and Arboretum
2142 Genesee Road
Burton, MI 48509
800-648-PARK
Everyone is invited to join in this Tai Chi class, which involves movements performed in a slow, focused manner.
Ages: All are welcome
Cost: $2 per participant
Registration: Required by Aug. 19
Learn more: geneseecountyparks.org (search event calendar)

Aug. 21, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
BABY BIRD-ERS CLUB – MIGHTY MIGRATION
For-Mar Nature Preserve and Arboretum
2142 Genesee Road
Burton, MI 48509
800-648-PARK
Everyone is invited to join in this hike focused on baby birds. For-Mar naturalists will teach participants to identify birds by color and size.
Ages: All are welcome
Cost: FREE
Registration: No registration required. Organized groups are asked to call ahead.

Learn more: geneseecountyparks.org (search event calendar)

 

Aug. 21, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
KEEP GENESEE COUNTY BEAUTIFUL: WALK WITH EASE

LOCATION 1 – Max Brandon Park (Pavilion 1)

3606 Dupont Street

Flint, MI 48504

LOCATION 2 – Eldorado Vista

3201 Stevenson Street

Flint, MI 48504
Everyone will enjoy an hour of worry-free walking.
Ages: All are welcome
Cost: FREE
Registration: Not required
Learn more: geneseecountyparks.org (search event calendar)

 

Aug. 21, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

POP UP GOLF

Windiate Park
Pengelly Rd. & Milton Drive
Flint, MI 48509
800-648-PARK
Ages 9 and younger are invited to come out and learn the fundamentals of golf from Northside Golf Academy and PGA member Klenton Sparks, Sr. The park is located at the intersection of Pengelly Road & Milton Drive.
Ages: 9 and younger
Cost: FREE
Registration: Registration is required by Aug. 20
Learn more: geneseecountyparks.org (search event calendar)

Aug. 22, 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
FOR-MAR’S CREATURE FEATURE: FIREFLIES
Davison Roadside Park Pavilion  
6160 Davison Road
Burton, MI 48509
800-648-PARK.
Families with younger children will love this guided hike, featuring an exploration of the park’s winged creatures. Closed-toe shoes and mosquito repellent are recommended.
Ages:
 Families with younger children
Cost: FREE
Registration: Not required
Learn more: geneseecountyparks.org (search event calendar)

Aug. 22; 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
YOGA IN NATURE
For-Mar Preserve & Arboretum
2142 Genesee Road
Burton, MI 48509
800-648-PARK
Teens and adults will enjoy this slow-paced yoga session. Bring a blanket or your own yoga mat. Mats also are available on a first come, first-served basis. Dress for the weather.
Ages: Teens and adults
Cost: $2 per person
Registration: Required by Aug. 21
Learn more: geneseecountyparks.org (search event calendar)

Aug. 23; 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.

COOKING MATTERS AT THE STORE

Meijer Store

G-2333 Center Road

Burton, MI 48519

Join Crim Fitness Foundation nutritionists at this Cooking Matters event aimed toward helping participants learn shopping and healthy meal tips.

Cost: FREE
Registration: Registration not required
Learn more: crim.org (search events)

Aug. 23; 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
NUTRITION IN THE TREEHOUSE
For-Mar Preserve & Arboretum
2142 Genesee Road
Burton, MI 48509
800-648-PARK
Families will love this tasty educational event, featuring lessons from trained nutrition instructors.
Ages: All are welcome
Cost: FREE
Registration: No registration required
Learn more: geneseecountyparks.org (search event calendar)

Aug. 24; 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
GET OUT AND HIKE: EDIBLE PLANT HIKE
For-Mar Preserve & Arboretum
2142 Genesee Road
Burton, MI 48509
800-648-PARK
Families will love this tasty, educational event, featuring a For-Mar naturalist-led hike to identify plants that can be eaten. Dress for weather conditions.
Ages: All are welcome
Cost: FREE
Registration: Register by Aug. 22
Learn more: geneseecountyparks.org (search event calendar)

Aug. 24; 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

GRANDPARENTS DAY: BECOME A BIRD WATCHER
Buell Lake County Park, Pavilion 1

14098 Genesee Road
Clio, MI 48420
Grab the grandkids and head out for a hike along the trails with For-Mar’s Bird Nerds, who’ll help participants learn to identify birds by their coloring and communication calls.
Cost: $8 per pair, $4 per additional grandparent or grandchild
Registration: Register by Aug. 22
Learn more: geneseecountyparks.org (search event calendar)

Trail map: goo.gl/D559yz

 

Aug. 24, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

POP UP GOLF

FLEMMING PARK
Flemming Rd. & Canniff St.
Flint, MI 48504
800-648-PARK
Ages 9 and younger are invited to come out and learn the fundamentals of golf from Northside Golf Academy and PGA member Klenton Sparks, Sr. The park is located at the intersection of Flemming Road and Canniff Street.
Ages: 9 and younger
Cost: FREE
Registration: Required by Aug. 23
Learn more: geneseecountyparks.org (search event calendar)

Aug. 26, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
ANIMAL POSE YOGA
For-Mar Nature Preserve and Arboretum
2142 Genesee Road
Burton, MI 48509
800-648-PARK
Everyone is invited to join in a low-impact yoga class, which involves movements performed in a slow, focused manner. Kids love this event, which invites participants to mimic the movements and shapes of animals.
Ages: All are welcome
Cost: FREE
Registration: Not required
Learn more: geneseecountyparks.org (search event calendar)

Aug. 26, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
KEEP GENESEE COUNTY BEAUTIFUL: WALK WITH EASE

LOCATION 1 – Eldorado Vista

3201 Stevenson St.

Flint, MI 48504
LOCATION 2 – Max Brandon Park (Pavilion 1)

3606 Dupont Street

Flint, MI 48504

Everyone will enjoy an hour of worry-free walking.
Ages: All are welcome
Cost: FREE
Registration: Not required
Learn more: geneseecountyparks.org (search event calendar)

 

Aug. 26; 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
WINGS AND THINGS: BATS
Flushing County Park – Pavilion 5
4417 N. McKinley Road

Flushing, MI 48433
800-648-PARK
Teens and adults are invited to meet up with For-Mar naturalists for a guided hike focused on bats. They will discover the habitats of these fascinating, winged creatures. Wear close-toe shoes and mosquito repellent.
Ages: Teens and adults
Cost: FREE
Registration: No registration required
Learn more: geneseecountyparks.org (search event calendar)

 

Aug. 27, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
DRUM CIRCLE WITH DAVONNA

Riverbank Park, Amphitheater
328 Saginaw Street
Flint, MI 48502
800-648-PARK
Drum out the final days of summer at this community drum circle headed by Davonna. A limited number of drums will be available on a first come, first served basis. Everyone is asked to bring something to sit on.
Ages: 13 and older
Cost: FREE
Registration: Not required
Learn more: geneseecountyparks.org 

Aug. 27, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
TAI CHI
For-Mar Nature Preserve and Arboretum
2142 Genesee Road
Burton, MI 48509
800-648-PARK
Everyone is invited to join in this Tai Chi class, which involves movements performed in a slow, focused manner.
Ages: All are welcome
Cost: $2 per participant
Registration: Required by Aug. 26
Learn more: geneseecountyparks.org (search event calendar)

Aug. 28, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
KEEP GENESEE COUNTY BEAUTIFUL: WALK WITH EASE

LOCATION 1 – Max Brandon Park (Pavilion 1)

3606 Dupont Street

Flint, MI 48504

LOCATION 2 – Eldorado Vista

3201 Stevenson Street

Flint, MI 48504
Everyone will enjoy an hour of worry-free walking.
Ages: All are welcome
Cost: FREE
Registration: Not required
Learn more: geneseecountyparks.org (search event calendar)

 

Aug. 28; 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

POP UP GOLF

Windiate Park
Pengelly Rd. & Milton Drive
Flint, MI 48509
800-648-PARK
Ages 9 and younger are invited to come out and learn the fundamentals of golf from Northside Golf Academy and PGA member Klenton Sparks, Sr. The park is located at the intersection of Pengelly Road & Milton Drive.
Ages: 9 and younger
Cost: FREE
Registration: Required by Aug. 27
Learn more: geneseecountyparks.org (search event calendar)

 

Aug. 28, 6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
SUPERHERO TRAINING SCHOOL’S SUMMER CELEBRATION
For-Mar Nature Preserve and Arboretum
2142 Genesee Road
Burton, MI 48509
800-648-PARK
Everyone is invited to join in this superhero celebration complete with games, activities and live animals.
Ages: All are welcome
Cost: FREE
Registration: Registration not required
Learn more: geneseecountyparks.org (search event calendar)

 

Aug. 29; 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
YOGA IN NATURE
For-Mar Preserve & Arboretum
2142 Genesee Road
Burton, MI 48509
800-648-PARK
Teens and adults will enjoy this slow-paced yoga session. Bring a blanket or your own yoga mat. Mats also are available on a first come, first-served basis. Dress for the weather.
Ages: Teens and adults
Cost: $2 per person
Registration: Required by Aug. 28
Learn more: geneseecountyparks.org (search event calendar)

 

Aug. 30, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
KEEP GENESEE COUNTY BEAUTIFUL: WALK WITH EASE

LOCATION 1 – Max Brandon Park (Pavilion 1)

3606 Dupont Street

Flint, MI 48504

LOCATION 2 – Eldorado Vista

3201 Stevenson Street

Flint, MI 48504
Enjoy the final days of summer with an hour of worry-free walking.
Ages: All are welcome
Cost: FREE
Registration: Not required
Learn more: geneseecountyparks.org (search event calendar)

 

Aug. 31; 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
FAIRY AND GNOME DAY
For-Mar Preserve & Arboretum
2142 Genesee Road
Burton, MI 48509
800-648-PARK
Join For-Mar guides on a hunt for hidden fairy and gnome homes along the park’s trails. Participants are encouraged to dress in their best fairy and gnome costumes and everyone will make their own tiny houses to take home.
Ages: All ages
Cost: $6 per person
Registration: Required by Aug. 29
Learn more: geneseecountyparks.org (search event calendar)

 

Aug. 31; 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
FORAGING IN THE FOREST
For-Mar Preserve & Arboretum
2142 Genesee Road
Burton, MI 48509
800-648-PARK
Families will love this tasty, educational event, featuring a For-Mar naturalist-led hike to identify plants that can be eaten. Dress for weather conditions.
Ages: All are welcome
Cost: $4 per person
Registration: Register by Aug. 30
Learn more: geneseecountyparks.org (search event calendar)

 

Aug. 31, 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

POP UP GOLF

FLEMMING PARK
Flemming Rd. & Canniff St.
Flint, MI 48504
800-648-PARK
Ages 9 and younger are invited to come out and learn the fundamentals of golf from Northside Golf Academy and PGA member Klenton Sparks, Sr. The park is located at the intersection of Flemming Road and Canniff Street.
Ages: 9 and younger
Cost: FREE
Registration: Required by Aug. 31
Learn more: geneseecountyparks.org (search event calendar)

 

Sept. 2 & Sept 6, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
KEEP GENESEE COUNTY BEAUTIFUL: WALK WITH EASE

LOCATION 1 – Max Brandon Park (Pavilion 1)

3606 Dupont Street

Flint, MI 48504

Location 2 – Eldorado Vista

3201 Stevenson St.

Flint, MI 48504
Enjoy the final days of summer with an hour of worry-free walking.
Ages: All are welcome
Cost: FREE
Registration: Not required
Learn more: geneseecountyparks.org (search event calendar)

 

Sept. 7, 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
FIELD DAY – ACTIVITIES & GAMES

Brenan Park

1937 Howard Ave.

Flint, MI 48503

Join neighborhood residents at Brennan Park for hours of fun activities and games.
Ages: All ages
Cost: FREE
Registration: Not required
Learn more: geneseecountyparks.org (search event calendar)

 

SEPT. 9: 5:30 P.M. – 8:30 P.M.

MINDFUL MONDAY

Latinx: Technology and Community Center

2101 Lewis St.

Flint, Michigan 48506

Come out and get your “calm on” at free yoga night at the Crim Fitness Foundation. Wear comfortable, loose-fitting clothing. Yoga mats will be available to borrow if you don’t have your own. There is no charge for sessions, but donations are accepted.
Ages: Ages 8 and older
Cost: FREE
Registration: Register at crim.org
Learn more: Call 810-235-3396 or visit crim.org

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