Press Release: My City, Our Earth Presented by Communities First, Inc.

Communities First, Inc. Presents My City, Our Earth

Communities First, Inc. invites everyone to attend My City, Our Earth at the Masonic Temple in downtown Flint on Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 11am to 2pm.

This free family-friendly event celebrates our community and earth through live animals, eco-friendly crafts, kid-friendly activities, and delicious, local food!

There are many activities available throughout the event, including:

11am-2pm: Face your fears and hold a boa constrictor, 2-foot long lizard, or a turtle.
11am-1pm: Securely dispose of confidential paperwork with use of on-sight paper shredding service.
11:30am-1:30pm: Challenge yourself to climb a 25-foot tall rock wall.
1pm-2pm: See live birds of prey – learn about Michigan species from a raptor rehabilitation specialist.

Join us to experience a variety of environment-themed activities taking place throughout the entire event:

  • Kid-friendly touch and feel table
  • Live animals
  • Free children’s books
  • Free DIY potted plant
  • Keeping our water clean
  • Recycling, parks, and gardening information
  • Urban transportation information
  • Home efficiency and health information
  • The importance of greening cities
  • The history of outdoor recreation
  • Over $600 in giveaways!

While this event is free, donations are encouraged. Pre-registration is recommended but not required. Visit to register.

About Communities First, Inc.

Communities First, Inc., is a Flint based non-profit Community Development Corporation founded in 2010. The priorities of CFI are affordable housing, economic development, green programs and quality of life programs. CFI is committed to building sustainable, equitable communities in distressed areas. The organization is the developer of Oak Street Senior Apartments and Swayze Court Apartments located downtown Flint and has amongst its programs Culture Shock and Green Life. More information about Communities First, Inc. can be found at

Press Release: My City, Our Earth Presented by Communities First, Inc.

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