Traverse City Record-Eagle


November 30, 2010

Education in Brief: 11/30/2010

Manistee bands give holiday concert

MANISTEE --The Manistee High School Symphonic and Jazz bands and the Manistee Middle School Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Grade bands will give a holiday performance on Thursday.

The concert will showcase the ensembles performing holiday music starting at 7:30 p.m. in the Manistee High School auditorium. The performance is free and open to the public.

Leelanau Children's Center fundraiser

NORTHPORT — A holiday bake sale and bazaar, sponsored by The Best For Kids Action Committee, will benefit the Leelanau Children's Center.

The fundraiser will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Willowbrook Mill, 201 Mill St. There will be homemade baked goods and holiday items, plus a "Grandma's Table" of small children's items. Hugh Willey will be on hand to provide holiday music.

Craft Show at TC High School

TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse City High School will sponsor a craft show on Saturday, Dec. 4.

The sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the school, 3962 Three Mile Road. There also will be concessions and a Scholastic Book Fair for all ages. Call Juli VanPelt, 933-5869, for more information.

Interlochen School holds bake sale

INTERLOCHEN — The public is invited to come to Interlochen Elementary School for a holiday cookie bake sale.

The sale will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 4, at the school, 3113 M-137. Prices will vary. There also will be games and crafts.

Financial aid info for high school seniors

TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse City Area Public Schools' high schools will hold a "Financial Aid" night for high school seniors and their parents.

The event will start at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 7, in the Central High School cafeteria, 1150 Milliken Dr. Obtaining financial aid and other funding options for education after high school will be discussed. A Northwestern Michigan College Financial Aid Office representative also will be on hand to discuss and answer questions about the new Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) worksheets.

Call the Central High School Counseling Office, 933-3560, to learn more.

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