2017-04-27 / News Briefs

In brief

Baker Park Library Concert

BURTON — Dan Hall will perform live at the Genesee District Library-Baker Park Branch, 3410 South Grand Traverse St., April 29 from 1-2 p.m. Hall had shared the stage with Bill Clinton and has written and produced music for documentaries, commercials and PBS. He is considered a Michigan musical treasure. A free light lunch will be served at 12 p.m. — T.T.

Book sale

BURTON — There will be a used book sale at the Genesee District Library-Baker Park Branch April 29 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is a chance for visitors to great deals on used books in support of the library they love. For details, call 810-742-7860. — T.T.

Veterans festival

BURTON — The Michigan Catholic Choir presents a patriotic concert at Holy Redeemer Church, 1227 E. Bristol Rd. May 29 at 4 p.m. A catered appreciation dinner intended to honor veterans will follow at 6 p.m. The cost to attend the concert is $12 per person, or $30 for the concert and dinner. Individuals can also sponsor a veteran for the event for $30. For details, call 810-516-5505. — T.T.

Lush with a brush

BURTON — Elwood’s Restaurant and Pub, 1076 S. Belsay Rd., features Lush with a Brush May 11 at 6:30 p.m. Participants will paint their own 16 X 20 masterpiece of “Summer Nights,” while sipping their cocktails of choice. The price to participate is $30 per artist payable the night of the event. Canvas reservations must be emailed to lushwithabrush@yahoo.comlushwithabrush@yahoo.com. — T.T.

Race 2 Grace

BURTON — Race to Grace, a 5K run/walk and one-mile run/walk benefiting Faithway Christian School, will take place May 20, starting at 9 a.m. at Faith Tabernacle Church, 1225 S. Center Rd. Race day registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Awards will be given to top placers in various age divisions. The price to participate is $15 before May 12 and $20 after. Registration includes a postrace meal. A kids’ fun run will take place at 10:30 a.m. There will also be carnival games, a cake walk and a big, inflatable slide. For details, or to register, go to http://race2grace.com/index.html. — T.T.

Memorial Day Run/Walk

BURTON — The city of Burton Memorial Day 5K Run/Walk will be held May 29 at 1 p.m. at Atherton Jr./Sr. High School, 3354 S. Genesee Rd. Awards will be given to the top placers in various age divisions. Free coney island hot dogs will be given to participants. Water, ice cream bars, other sweets and fruit will also be available. The cost to participate is $17 without a tech shirt and $27 with a tech shirt for adults. The cost for children 10 and under is $10 without a shirt, with shirts available for an additional $10. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. the day of the race. For more information, or to register online, go to http://runburton.com/index.html. — T.T.

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