Free mini concert set for Saturday at Hasselbring Senior Center in Flint

FLINT, MI — Hasselbring Senior Center is inviting the public to attend a free neighborhood mini concert that takes place this weekend.

Hasselbring Senior Center, located at 1002 W. Home Ave. in Flint, will host a free neighborhood mini concert at 3 p.m. Saturday, June 26.

The concert will feature entertainment from Dynamic Dancing Diamonds and Flint’s own vocalist Gwen Pennyman Hemphill.

The event including food, vendors, and raffles will provide an opportunity for area residents to meet and partner in strengthening their neighborhoods. It also includes an opportunity for anyone needing to be vaccinated the chance to do so.

Attendees are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and umbrellas or enjoy the concert from their vehicle, according to a Hasselbring Senior Center news release.

The event is the first of a three-part series of mini concerts being hosted this summer. The free events are made possible through donations and funding via the Community Foundation of Greater Flint, Genesee Health Systems, Comcast, Hamilton Community Health Network, Valley Area Agency on Aging and HAP-Health Alliance Plan, per the release.

“It is our duty to do what we can to bridge the gap in neighborhood connections among residents. In creating opportunities for north Flint residents to meet and collaborate, we can assist with the task of decreasing crime in north Flint,” Beverly Lewis, executive director for Hasselbring Senior Center, said. “Residents want a neighborhood they can be proud of and we’re here to help in any way we can.”

Hasselbring Senior Center serves as a gathering place for residents and community organizations. A variety of services are provided to area residents including health & fitness classes, education courses, social services, outreach and nutrition services. Additional information about the center can be found here.

Questions regarding the Mini Concert Series can be directed to Lewis by phone at 810-691-6451 or by emailing [email protected]

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