A family takes a photo near the rose garden at Applewood Estate in Flint, Michigan.

The Explore Flint & Genesee blog features local attractions, restaurants, and weekly things to do in and around the county. Here you'll be able to learn more about our area to help you plan your next trip or discover your next favorite attraction or restaurant in Flint & Genesee!

Carol Pongrac

Things To Do: July 2-8

Information and dates are subject to change without notice. Please call ahead to confirm. Celebrations Events Attractions Art & Culture Entertainment Shopping Dining with Evening Entertainment Nightlife Download PDF Independence Day Celebrations Wednesday, July 4: “Clio Family Fun Day” at Clio City…

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Lunch Hour Workout: Group Fitness in Flint & Genesee

Whether it’s taking the stairs, scheduling walking meetings or stretching at your desk, there are many ways to sneak in a workout throughout the day. For professionals who prefer a bit more structure to their exercise regime, there are a variety of fitness facilities in Genesee County. Why not try…

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5 Steps to Start Up

The Innovation Incubator at the University of Michigan-Flint and the Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) have teamed up to offer a free intensive bootcamp to help entrepreneurs prepare a solid foundation for success. “5 Steps to Start Up” is designed for businesses at any stage. A kickoff…

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PTAC Certification Series

Some government contracts are set aside for certain businesses with special certifications, such as woman-owned, small disadvantaged businesses and veteran-owned. The Region 6 PTAC’s Certification Series can help small businesses obtain the appropriate documentation to compete for these federal…

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Community Water Resource Sites Open in Every Flint Ward

FLINT, Mich. – Community Water Resource Sites are open in all nine city wards and ready to serve Flint water system customers with bottled water, water filters, replacement cartridges and at-home water testing kits after the presidential emergency declaration ended on Aug. 14, according to the…

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Moving Flint Forward Fund Grant Update

The Flint & Genesee Chamber of Commerce has hosted five orientations for Flint small businesses interested in applying for a Moving Flint Forward Fund grant. The grant program was established to help small businesses affected financially by the Flint water crisis. Grants up to $10,000 are available…

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