Traverse City Record-Eagle

Education

September 14, 2010

Education In Brief: 09/14/2010

NMC invites the public to free events

TRAVERSE CITY — Northwestern Michigan College will mark Hispanic Heritage Month and Constitution Day with free events.

La Danza Folklorica Donaji, a local troupe, will perform traditional Mexican and Colombian dances at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 15, in Milliken Auditorium, 1701 E. Front St. The dances will be narrated in English and Spanish. The performance is sponsored by the Office of Student Life.

NMC history faculty will lead a Constitution Day panel discussion at 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 16, in room 101 of Scholar's Hall. The panel will explore war without a declaration and whether it is constitutional and the First Amendment and the proposed mosque near Ground Zero in New York City.

Both events are open to the public. Visit www.nmc.edu/news for details.

Honor School Reunion planned

HONOR — Former students who attended Honor School are invited to a reunion on Saturday, Sept. 18.

Socializing will start at 3 p.m. at the Platte River Association Hall, 12990 Honor Highway, followed by a potluck dinner at 5 p.m. The cost is $3 per person and attendees should bring a dish to pass and their table service. Beverages will be provided.

Centerpieces or flowers for arrangements also are needed. To donate flowers or centerpieces, call Pat Williams, 325-5893.

For more information, call Bev Popp, 352-9215, or Jim Morse, 275-7826.

Children's Museum hosts Safety Day

TRAVERSE CITY — Demonstrations and hands-on activities will highlight the fourth annual Kids Safety Day at the Great Lakes Children's Museum.

The event will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, outdoors at the museum, 13240 S. West Bay Shore Dr. First responders, safety officers and safety-related organizations will be on hand and children will be able to explore safety vehicles including an ambulance, a police car and a fire truck.

Contact the museum, 932-4526 or www.greatlakeskids.org, to learn more.

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