2017-07-13 / Living

In brief

Poker Nights

BURTON — The Burton VFW Post 2777, 2260 S Belsay Rd., offers poker nights Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m. Tournaments begin at 7 p.m. nightly. Buy-in styles depend on the night. For details, call 810-743-4138. – T.T.

Karaoke at the Eagles

BURTON — The public is invited to the Karaoke Junkies at The Burton Eagles Club, 3317 E Bristol Rd., Friday nights from 6 -10 p.m. A menu will be available for appetizers and sandwiches. For details, call 810-742- 1020. – T.T.

Book sale

BURTON — The Friends of the Baker Park Library Book Sale will be held at the Baker Park Library, G3410 S Grand Traverse, July 22 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The sale offers the opportunity for attendees to find great deals on used books and support the library they love. – T.T.

Concert at library

BURTON — Baker Park Library presents Gemini Concert: Poetry Set to Music July 22 from 1-2 p.m. From the lyrics of Sufi mystics Rumi and Hafiz, to American greats like Emily Dickinson and Robert Frost, attendees will be able to experience poetry like never before. Twin brothers Sandor and Laszlo Slomovits set classic poems to euphonious melodies that are sure to please both poetry and music lovers alike. For details, call 810-742-7860. – T.T.

Burton Memorial Library Electrical Connections

BURTON — The Burton Memorial Library, 4012 E Atherton Rd., presents Electrical Connections July 18 from 11 a.m. to 12 pm. Participants can become an electrical engineer while using batteries, wires and switches to light up bulbs and turn on noisy buzzers. – T.T.

Book sale

BURTON — The Friends of Burton Memorial Library July book sale will be held July 27 from 12 -6 p.m. and July 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Burton Memorial Library. Lot of books of all types will be available for everyone’s enjoyment. The sale is an opportunity for attendees to support the Burton Memorial Library and buy a bag of great reads for next to nothing. – T.T.

Build a better car

BURTON — The Burton Memorial Library presents Build a Better Car with Ming Louie July 12 from 2-3 p.m. Participants will create a car that moves, made of foam rubber cast-offs from the auto industry, then race the cars to see which one is the fastest. For details, call (810) 742-0674. – T.T.

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