The places where we live, work, study, and play help shape our lives and enrich our spirit. My Flint is a series of orientation events intended to engage people with Flint and encourage the exploration of all that downtown has to offer - including its history, culture, parks, riverfront, dining, nightlife and events.
Taste of Downtown
Thursday, September 4 | 4:00 – 7:00 pm
Join us as we explore Flint’s amazing downtown eateries! This guided walking tour features free food and free gifts! Discover your community, make new friends, and have some fun!
Friday, September 12 | 6:00 – 9:00pm
Join us as we explore the arts scene! Art Walk features a rotating exhibition and takes place the second Friday of every month. It offers live music, catered food and beverages. Art Walk includes Buckham Gallery, Pages Bookstore and other partners -- all within two blocks in beautiful downtown Flint!
Thursday, September 18 | 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Did you know Flint enjoys more public green space than most cities in the country? To celebrate our wealth of parks, local people will create mini-parks in downtown parking spaces during Park(ing) Day, a national event designed to promote the value of our cities’ parks. *This is an open-house style event; drop in at anytime!
Farmers’ Market Frenzy
Saturday, September 27 | 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
Ever been to the Market? There are more than 30 indoor vendors year round, and in the spring, summer and fall there are approximately 75 vendors outside the market. Come with us and discover one of the most incredible places in the University of Michigan-Flint’s “backyard”.
Wednesday, October 15 | 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Compete against students from other local colleges and universities to find hidden treasures on the grounds of the Flint Cultural Center! If you would like to participate in the Amazing Race you MUST register using this link: www.flintcultural.org/amazingrace