Traverse City Record-Eagle

Body & Soul

November 23, 2013

Body&Soul in Brief: 11/23/2013

Knit for Safe Harbor

TRAVERSE CITY — Knitters are invited to participate in an interdenominational knitting project for Safe Harbor.

Head warmer kits will be distributed and hands-on instruction will be available for beginners at a soup and salad luncheon at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday at St. Francis Catholic Church, 1221 S. Union St. Non-knitters also can support the project by sponsoring a knitter with a $25 donation to Safe Harbor. For details or reservations, call 947-0024 or email

Urgent Care hours

TRAVERSE CITY — Munson Urgent Care will offer holiday hours on Thanksgiving Day.

The clinic will be open from 9 a.m.-8 p.m. and is located at Munson Community Health Center, 550 Munson Ave. For details, call 935-8686.

Thanksgiving meal

EAST JORDAN — The community is invited to a Thanksgiving Dinner on Thursday at St. Joseph Catholic Church on Nicholls Street. A social hour starts at 1 p.m. followed by dinner at 2 p.m.

Holiday dinner

CHARLEVOIX — The Charlevoix Ministerial Association will sponsor a community Thanksgiving dinner from noon-3 p.m. Thursday at St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church, 1003 Bridge St. The meal is free and the public is welcome. Call 547-4813 to learn more.

Festival of Trees

BENZONIA — The Habitat for Humanity of Benzie County’s Festival of Trees will feature a reading of Truman Capote’s “A Christmas Memory.”

Festival hours are noon-6 p.m. Friday and Saturday and noon-4 p.m. Sunday at the Benzie Area Historical Museum, 6941 Traverse Ave. Amy Ferris will read Capote’s “A Christmas Memory” at 3 p.m. Saturday. More than 50 locally decorated wreaths and trees will be sold by silent auction to benefit local Habitat for Humanity projects. There also will be a “buy it now” option.

Festival admission is by donation and proceeds will be shared by the museum and Habitat for Humanity.

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