What to do in the Greater Flint Area August 10-August 12


Fri. Aug. 10

Flint Institute of Arts presents: Happy Hour Patio Night – Artwalk

Artwalk at FIA from 7-9pm.Tour an exhibition with an FIA curator at 7pm. Artist demonstrations and hands-on activities from 6-9pm. Exploring the Glass from the new Contemporary Craft Wing with Assistant Curator of Exhibitions Sarah Kohn. The art demonstration is clay with FIA Art School Instructor Jeff Hageman and guests can join in. Members receive a 10 percent discount at the Palette Café. Swing into summer with Friday Night Happy Hour on the FIA patio! Drink specials from 5-9pm.

Flint Institute of Arts 1120 E. Kearsley St., Flint



Movies Under the Stars – The Secret Life of Pets

Communities First, Inc.’s Culture Shock program presents the 2018 Movies Under the Stars summer film series from 7:30-11pm. The pre-party starts at 7:30pm and the movie begins at dusk. Join us in the lower garden for lawn games, petting zoo, and tons of family fun! Movie snacks such as popcorn, candy and water will be provided. There will also be prize drawings for T-shirts and gift cards. Parking is located in Lot G of Mott Community College’s campus.

Applewood Estate, 1401 E. Kearsley St., Flint



Sat. Aug. 11


Flint Public Library: The Rock & Roll Magic Bookshelf

Magic is everywhere, especially in books. Classic and current children’s books are transformed by one of the country’s top children’s magicians, into mind-boggling magic routines. Recommended for families of all ages. 2-3pm.

Flint Public Library/Main Branch, 1026 E. Kearsley St., Flint



Flint Drop Fest

One-day Performing Arts and Music Festival in Buckham Alley from 12-10pm. Enjoy some food, music and art.

Buckham Alley Downtown Flint



Auto City Speedway: Maximum Destruction – Superheros Night Out and the Great Bike Giveaway

Experience a fast-paced, fun-filled family night at the tracks featuring Monster Truck Rides and a Superhero Bike Ride. Wear your superhero costume and get $2 off General Admission. Kids 12 and under are free. 4:30-11pm.

Auto City Speedway, 10205 N. Saginaw St., Clio





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