2017-11-09 / Living

In brief

Blood drive

BURTON — Several American Red Cross blood drives will be held in Burton: 9 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. on Nov. 17, at Genesee Christian Junior Senior High School, 1223 S. Belsay Road; 10 a.m. - 2:45 p.m. on Nov. 24, at Courtland Center, 4190 E. Court Street; 8:30 a.m. - 2:15 p.m. Nov. 27, at Bendle High School, 2283 E. Scottwood Avenue; and 2:30 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. on Nov. 28, at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, 1227 E. Bristol Road. This is to meet the decline in donation from holiday activities. Make an appointment with the free Red Cross Blood Donor App, or visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767). — T.T.

Book club

BURTON — A book club is offered at the Burton Senior Activity Center, 3410 S. Grand Traverse. Those interested are invited to pick up a free copy of November’s book “The Shack,” by Paul Young, at the senior center. A book review is offered at 3 p.m. Nov. 29. — T.T.

Fish fry

FLINT— The public is welcome to attend a fish fry from 4:30-7:30 p.m. on Fridays at VFW Post 822, G-5065 S. Saginaw Street. Cod, walleye and shrimp dinners will be available, with choice of fries or onion rings. The dinners also include homemade salad bar, soup, desserts and coffee. Fish dinners are $9, and shrimp dinners are $10. Take-out is available. For details, call 810-742-1995. — T.T.

Activities honoring veterans

BURTON — The Burton Senior Activity Center will be honor veterans Nov. 6- Nov. 10., with a finale and luncheon on Nov. 10. The menu for the luncheon includes scalloped potatoes with ham, green beans, rolls with butter, coffee, juice and peach cobbler. Veterans are invited to participate for free. For all others the price is $3. Veterans can turn in their pictures to be placed on the senior center’s honor wall. Pre-registration and payment in requested. For details, call 810-744-0960. — T.T.

Craft bazaar

FLINT— A craft bazaar will be held from 3:30-7 p.m. Nov. 10 and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 11 at Calvary Presbyterian Church, 6100 Richfield Road. Merchandise includes ornaments, wreathes, home and holiday décor and handmade items. There is no admission fee. This event is hosted by the CPC Women’s Board of Ministries. Tables are available for $10 each. For details, please contact Mary at 734-748-8438. — T.T

GDL Board Meeting

FLINT — The Genesee District Library Board of Trustees will meet at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 20. in the conference room of the headquarters branch, 4195 West Pasadena Avenue. The meetings are open to the public. For details, call 810-732-0110. — T.T.

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