What to do in the Greater Flint Area July 27-July 29


Thurs. July 26 


37th Annual Flint Jazz Festival (through Sunday July 29th.)


Enjoy four days of great Jazz in Downtown Flint beginning with a Jazz Walk Thursday evening, with live jazz performances in a variety of Flint’s finest clubs, followed by three days of local, regional, and international jazz groups playing at the Riverbank Park.

Riverbank Park, 328 Saginaw St., Flint



Fri, July 27


The Fenton Village Players presents: Oliver (through Sunday July 29th.)


This musical classic brings Charles Dickens’ beloved novel to life and takes audiences on a wild adventure through Victorian England. Join young, orphaned Oliver Twist as he navigates the London’s underworld of theft and violence, searching for a home, for family and most importantly – for love. Friday and Saturday 7-9pm; Sunday 2-4pm.

Fenton Village Playhouse, 14197 Torrey Rd., Fenton 



 Treehouse Storytime: Pond Life


Sprout the love of reading and nature while sharing books, singing songs, and making a craft. Recommended for families with children ages 2 and older. 11am-12pm.

For-Mar Nature Preserve, 2142 N. Genesee Rd., Burton  



FIA Happy Hour Patio Nights – Trivia!


Trivia! Teams of up to eight people compete for fun FIA prizes, with topics that include pop culture, sports, history, and art! Trivia begins at 7pm. Swing into summer with Friday Night Happy Hour on the FIA patio! Drink specials from 5–9pm every Friday night in July and August.

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



Sat. July 28


For-Mar Nature Preserve: Honeybee Hive Inspection


Meet at the Apiary as For-Mar’s favorite Bee Keeper, Jim Withers from Withers Mountain Honey Farm, opens For-Mar’s learning hives to check on some busy bee friends from 10-11am. Recommended for families of all ages.

For-Mar Nature Preserve, 2142 N. Genesee Rd., Burton



Flint Public Library Saturday Family Programs: Kevin Kammeraad and Cooperfly Puppets


With a cast of puppets and a trunk full of tunes, come help create the show during this highly interactive, puppet event from 2-3pm. Recommended for families of all ages. For more information and a schedule of upcoming Library events visit fpl.info.

Flint Public Library/Main Branch, 1221 E. Kearsley St., Flint



Sloan Museum presents: Adults-Only Game Night


Enjoy Human Hungry, Hungry Hippos in the Courtyard, Mario Kart on the big screen, table-top games and much more from 6-10pm. Refreshments and a cash bar will be available.

Sloan Museum, 1221 E. Kearsley St., Flint



Auto City Speedway presents: Maximum Destruction – Autograph Night


Experience a fast-paced, fun-filled family night at the tracks featuring Monster Truck Rides. Get up close and personal to the drivers that crush all other cars. Free admission for children 12 years and under. 6-10pm.

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



Movies Under the Stars – The Game Plan


Communities First, Inc.’s Culture Shock program presents the 2018 Movies Under the Stars summer film series. The free, family event will be held from 5:30-11pm. The pre-party starts at 7:30pm and the movie begins at dusk. 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. No lawn chairs or coolers permitted.

Atwood Stadium, 701 University Ave., Flint



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