Swim classes make it easier than ever to enjoy the water

Swim classes make it easier than ever to enjoy the water

There’s plenty of swim classes and other fun, family-friendly activities going on in and around Flint and Genesee County this summer. Subscribe now to get continued access to our exclusive neighborhood activity guide and other great features promoting family life. -810 Kids!  When I was a little girl I felt so left out. Swimmers dove into our […]

Discover our Tons of Fun Guide

Discover our Tons of Fun Guide

There’s plenty of outdoor fun from frog fests and honey bee home explorations to hot-air balloons and firework displays in the weeks ahead. And when you need to cool down, step inside the comfortable surroundings of Flint’s many libraries, museums and cultural centers. There’s lots of lively programming and activity for children and families to discover. Subscribe now to […]

There are tons of fun things to do this May

There are tons of fun things to do this May

There’s lots to enjoy in Flint and Genesee County during the next few adventure-filled weeks. Get out and explore the great outdoors at For-Mar Nature Preserve and Arboretum, find a “muddy buddy” at For-Mar’s mud fest, kayak the Flint River, take a Spring wildflower hike, go strawberry picking or chill at Applewood’s Yoga in the […]

Tons of fun this March

Tons of fun this March

Spring. The mere sound of it makes you think of sunshine and the first flowers of the season. With the long winter days nearly behind us and warmer days ahead, it’s the perfect time to take one last pass at snowshoeing and other winter fun. As the weather shifts, there are plenty of transitional activities […]

Indoor fun helps kids get the wiggles out

Indoor fun helps kids get the wiggles out

Kids’ energy levels vary. Some are in constant movement and others might have shorter, more intense bursts of activity, but all children have a need to burn off energy every day. There are new national physical activity guidelines  from the Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion that recommend that children are active are active for at least […]

Simple guidelines for choosing the best bean

Simple guidelines for choosing the best bean

They’re known to be affordable, enjoyable meal staples. But choosing quality beans can vary according to type, texture, nutritional value and personal preference. Use these guidelines to bet on the best bean: Dry beans are in season all year long and can be found in many colors, sizes, and varieties. They can also be found […]

Healthy food doesn’t have to break the bank

Healthy food doesn’t have to break the bank

Like anyone else, when it comes to stocking the kitchen you probably want the best for your family. But top brands and higher grades of food products at the local market aren’t always sold at discount prices. If you’re the average shopper, you’ve also got some basic questions – like “What makes one item a […]