TRAVERSE CITY —
Community Arts and Crafts Fair is today
Traverse City — Northern Lakes Community Church is holding a Community Arts and Craft Fair.
The fair will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, Oct. 2, at the church, 5444 Herkner Road.
Long Lake Friends Church is 130
Traverse City — Anyone who has been touched by a ministry of Long Lake Friends Church is invited to the church's 130th anniversary celebration.
The milestone will be observed with a celebration of changed lives at a special service at 9:45 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 3, at the church on the corner of North Long Lake and Church roads. A potluck luncheon will follow the service.
Animals will be blessed on Sunday
Traverse city — St. Francis of Assisi Parish will observe the feast day of St. Francis with a Blessing of the Animals.
The blessing ceremony will start at 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 3, at the church 1025 S. Union St. For details, call the church 947-4620.
New season of 'Growing With God'
Lake Leelanau — The "Growing With God" program will launch its new season on Tuesday, Oct. 5.
The program is for children from birth through kindergarten and their parents. Everyone is welcome.
"Growing With God" Story Hour meets the first Tuesday of the month through May and "Growing with God" sessions are held the third Tuesday of each month through May, starting Oct. 19. Both sessions meet from 9 to 10 a.m. in the St. Mary School Library, 303 St. Marys St.
For details, call Theresa Cordes, 386-7513, or the St. Mary School Development Office, 256-9670, ext. 500.
Church Women United will meet
Traverse City — Old Mission Peninsula United Methodist Church will host the Thursday, Oct. 7, meeting of Church Women United.
The meeting will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the church, 16426 Center Road. Attendees should bring a dish to share and their own table service for the fellowship luncheon, and food pantry items for the Salvation Army.