Fri: Sept. 22-24 Clifford the Big Red Dog
A colossal nine-foot-tall Clifford, with a tail to slide down, welcomes visitors to his home on Birdwell Island. Sponsored locally by Hurley Children’s Hospital, the exhibit is filled with activities that families can enjoy together. Exhibit runs through December.
Sloan Museum 1221 E Kearsley St, Flint
Fri. Sept. 22-24: The Flint Community Players presents “Urinetown”
In a Gotham-like city, a terrible water shortage, caused by a 20-year drought, has led to a government-enforced ban on private toilets. Enjoy this hilarious musical satire of the legal system, capitalism, social irresponsibility, populism, bureaucracy, corporate mismanagement, municipal politics and musical theatre itself.
Tom & Bea Nobles Performance Hall, 2462 S. Ballenger Highway, Flint 7:30-10pm
Fri. Sept. 22: Fundraiser for Victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma
The Islamic Center of Flint will be holding a fundraiser for victims of hurricanes Harvey and Irma following the weekly congregational prayer. Relief USA will be collecting and distributing aid to those still suffering in the affected areas.
Flint Islamic Center, 9447 Corunna Rd., Flint 1:45pm-3pm
Sat. Sept. 23: Flushing’s Harvest Festival
This autumn extravaganza showcases all that is fall in Michigan. Main Street will be lined with homemade scarecrows created by community members and businesses. Prizes will be awarded to the top three. Other activities include, apple pie baking contest, pie eating contest, chalk art contest, beard contest, chili cook-off, local entertainment, dance shows, pumpkin painting, arts and crafts and more.
Flushing’s Downtown Entertainment District East Main Street 9:30am-4pm
Sat. Sept. 23: Fall Harvest Festival at Applewood
This family event hosts a variety of activities such as live music, strolling entertainment, a cider and apple tasting in the heirloom orchard, horses in the historic barn, educational presentations by local organizations, children’s outdoor games and more.
Applewood Estate, 1400 E. Kearsley St. Flint 11am-5pm. Admission is free.
Sat. Sept. 23: Chalk the Walk
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
Meet outside on the front lawn of the Library and draw your chalkiest best on the sidewalks of Kearsley Street. Prizes will be awarded by community judges. Recommended for toddler to high school ages. Rain location: Library’s downstairs meeting room.
Flint Public Library/Main Branch 1026 E. Kearsley St. Flint
Sat. Sept. 23: Blooms and Brews: A Floral Workshop
Join us at The Local Grocer in downtown Flint for a fun and informative floral design class. Over the course of three hours, you will learn the basics of floral care and the principles of design. You will then have the opportunity to select your own gorgeous blooms to design a personal flower crown to take home! Grab your spot today! Class sizes are kept small for individual instruction. $25
The Local Grocer, 601 Martin Luther King, Flint pm-9pm