Northport — The Belko Lecture Series will feature social ethicist Dr. Gary Dorrien.
Lectures and discussion on social ethics and the economy start at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 2, and 11 a.m. Sunday, June 3, at Trinity UCC Church, 103 Warren St. For details, call 386-5801.
Frankfort — The Frankfort Lupus Walk on Saturday, June 2, is in memory of Josephine Van Ham, who had lupus for 45 years and died in August 2011.
Check-in starts at 9 a.m. at Mineral Springs Park. The 10 a.m. walk travels along the Benzie Trail.
There also will be a silent auction. For details or to register, call 510-7146 or 882-7223.
Life Line screenings
Traverse City — Two Life Line screenings will be offered by appointment.
Saturday, June 2, screenings will be held at Sacred Heart Church, 143 Charles St., Elk Rapids. Screenings Monday, June 4, are at the American Legion, 1231 Hastings St., Traverse City.
Packages start $149. For details or an appointment, call (877) 237-1287 or visit www.lifelinescreening.com.
TC Smart Commute
Traverse City — TART Trails' Smart Commute Week is Monday, June 4, through Friday, June 8.
The week opens with a Smart Commute Challenge Kick-Off 7-9 a.m. Monday, June 4, at Higher Grounds, 806 Red Dr. The week includes breakfasts, programs and more daily through Friday, June 8, when the week closes with a Breakfast Finale and Challenge Awards 7-9 a.m. at The River at Clinch Park.
For details and a complete schedule, visit www.smartcommuteweektc.org.
Church wins award
Traverse City — Central United Methodist Church's Outreach Program received Goodwill Industries' Unsung Hero Award.
The program provides breakfasts, access to showers and mail, counseling on obtaining aid and assistance and fellowship five mornings a week.
For details or to volunteer, call Jacquie Thomas, 946-5191.
Video wins award
Traverse City — Two Career-Tech Center students were recognized by Munson Community Health for their entry in the 2012 Valued Health Partners video contest. They received a first-place prize of $1,000.
Tyler Griffin and Luke Kelly, students in the new Film and New Media Program at the CTC created a video that captured the stroke awareness message "F.A.S.T." (Face Arms Speech Time) to help the public easily recall stroke symptoms and understand the next steps.
To see the video, go to http://youtu.be/pIgEe2nncXQ.
TRAVERSE CITY — A free seminar, Introduction to Homeopathy, is scheduled for Tuesday, June 5, 7-8 p.m., at the Shoreline Center for Healing, 402 S. Union St.
Call 946-4325 or go to www.shorelinehealing.com.
Birding with Keith
THOMPSONVILLE — The Michigan Legacy Art Park hosts Birding with Keith Saturday, June 9.
Registration is required; the walk will be led by Keith Westphal and begins at 8:30 a.m.. Cost is $5. Call 378-2000, ext. 7000 or go to www.michlegacyartark.org.
TRAVERSE CITY — The Grand Traverse Astronomical Society will celebrate its 30th anniversary Tuesday, June 5.
There will be telescopes set up at the Open Space, Union Street and Grandview Parkway, to see the transit of Venus beginning at 5 p.m. For more information, go to www.gtastro.org or call 633-1253.
Spring dance show
TRAVERSE CITY — Ballet Etc. Dance Institute presents its spring concert Saturday, June 2.
There will be two performances, 2 p.m. and 7 p.m., at Milliken Auditorium on the main campus of Northwestern Michigan College.
Reserved tickets are $12, available by calling 929-2787. Tickets also will be available at the door.
Dance and dine
TRAVERSE CITY — Tickets to the final Two Left Feet Dance and Dine of the season should be purchased by Sunday, May 27. The event is Wednesday, May 30, beginning with a dance lesson at 6:30 p.m. followed by a 7:45 p.m. dinner seating at Chez Peres. The dance lesson is a Blackbird Arts, 1485 Barlow St.
Cost is $49 per person; call 421-8085.