2017-03-23 / News Briefs

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Parenting seminar

BURTON — Faith Tabernacle, 1225 S. Center Rd., presents The Fight: Equipping and Empowering Parents April 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Keynote speakers include Brian Pruitt, famed former linebacker and author of the book “The Power of Dad,” and Carey and Kim Waldie, a couple in ministry. The event will also feature break-out sessions on dealing with social media, creating generational connections, single parent strategies and other topics of interest. The cost is $5 per person or $25 per family, and includes lunch and childcare. Register at www.faithwired.com by March 29, or, for details, call 810-743-0000. — T.T.

Burton Senior Activity Center Jewelry making

BURTON — The Burton Senior Activity Center, 3410 S. Grand Traverse, offers jewelry making class March 27 at 9 a.m. Participants will learn to make beautiful beaded earrings and a bracelet. The cost is $5 and includes all supplies. Samples are located at the center’s reception desk. Pre-registration is required and class fills fast. — T.T.

Microwave cooking class

BURTON — The Burton Senior Activity Center offers a free microwave cooking class March 28 at 10 a.m. A microwave recipe will be made as participants watch. The recipe will be given to take home. This month’s recipe is a breakfast sandwich. Please register in advance. — T.T.

Zumba at senior center

BURTON — The Burton Senior Activity Center offers zumba gold Fridays at 10 a.m. Zumba gold is a dance party themed workout designed for older adults. It is intended both to be a way of exercising and to be fun. The cost is $5. For details, call 810-744-0960. — T.T.

Poker time

BURTON — Veterans of Foreign War, 2260 S. Belsay Rd., offers poker Thursdays and Fridays from 4-10 p.m. and Saturday from 1-10 p.m. During this time, shrimp, sandwiches and burgers, all served with fries are available. The three-piece beer-battered fish special, also served with fries is $7, with the two-piece special being $6. Take out and dining in options are available. For details, call 810-743-4138. — T.T.

Garden tour coming

GENESEE COUNTY – Master Gardeners Association Genesee County Organization “Love to Learn” Genesee County Garden Tour 2017. Gardeners will be showing off their beautiful gardens June 25, from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. This is a self-guided tour focusing on the Flushing/ Flint Township area. The tickets which include detailed directions and maps may be purchased for $10 at Bordine Nursery and Walker Farms & Greenhouse. Hours are from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and the cost is $10. Details: Call 810-610-0545 or visit gcgardentour. weebly.com – G.G.

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