Thunder at the River
Michigan Chapter No. 1 of Rolling Thunder Inc., a veterans advocacy group, will host a weekend of events in Manistee and surrounding areas from June 20-22.
Events begin June 20 with a rolling escort of the Michigan Memorial Wall from the Manistee VFW Post 1211 to Little River Casino and resort. Riders later will conduct a tribute ride from the resort to Ludington for Michigan State Trooper Paul Butterfield who was killed in the line of duty in September.
The weekend events also include memorial motorcycle rides, a concert by Grand Funk Railroad and day-long family events.
For more information, go to www.rollingthundermichigan1.com.
Worship times change
TRAVERSE CITY — Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1050, Peninsula Dr., will have new summer hours for its Sunday worship services.
Sunday worship services starting June 15 will be at 9 and 11 a.m. The adult education class at 10 a.m. will focus on Dr. Matthew Sleeth's book and DVD series "Serving God, Saving the Planet: A Call to Care for Creation and Your Soul." The series will run for three weeks in June and three additional weeks in August. The Saturday worship service will remain at 5 p.m., but will be led by different musicians every Saturday and some Sundays.
Program on COA
TRAVERSE CITY — Georgia Durga, Commission on Aging director, will give a program on services offered by the Commission on Aging at the Village at Bay Ridge, 3850 Scenic Ridge.
The program will be offered June 24, at 11 a.m. in the East Building and at 12:30 p.m. in the West Building. Durga will talk about equipment loans, respite care, home and health services, the Senior Center Network and more. The public is invited. For details, call 932-9455.
Meals program for kids
SUTTONS BAY — A Summer Food Service Program will be offered for all children younger than 18 and individuals up to age 26 who are enrolled in an educational program for the mentally or physically disabled that is recognized by a State of local public educational agency.