Traverse City Record-Eagle


May 6, 2013

Community in Brief: 05/06/2013

Library Friends meet

BELLAIRE — The Friends of the Bellaire Library will hold their annual meeting today, May 6.

The group will meet at 2 p.m. at the library, 111 S. Bridge. Rapid City resident Lee Boisvert will discuss her book “Keewaydinoquay, Stories from My Youth.” The public is invited.

Road Rally

TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse City Area Public Schools Montessori at Glenn Loomis will hold a Road Rally fundraiser on Friday, May 10. Registration forms and fees are due today, May 6.

Road Rallies are scavenger hunts where teams compete for points and meet at a final destination for food and prizes.

The Rally will start at InsideOut Gallery, 229 Garland St. Check-in begins at 5:30 p.m. followed by the rally at 6:30 p.m. The cost is $20 per team and is open to adults ages 21 and older. For details, email Kathie Cesario,

Railroad Society

TRAVERSE CITY — The Railroad Historical Society of Northwest Michigan meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, at the History Center of Traverse City, 322 Sixth St. Member Brian Leiteritz will present the DVD “Pacific Northwest Holiday.” Anyone interested in railroads or railroading is welcome.

Parkinson’s support

TRAVERSE CITY — Jason Roth of Medtronics will discuss Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) at the Tuesday, May 7, meeting of the Parkinson’s Evening Support Group. The meeting starts at 6 p.m. at the Traverse City Senior Center, 801 E. Front St. For details, call 946-1323 or 947-1946.

Book discussion

ELK RAPIDS — Terri Reisig, Elk Rapids High School English literature teacher and a Northwestern Michigan College instructor, will lead a discussion of Rachel Carson’s book “Silent Spring” from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, May 7, at Siren Hall, 151 River St. The event is sponsored by the Elk Rapids District Library. For details, call 264-9979.

Aging Commission

TRAVERSE CITY — The Grand Traverse County Commission on Aging will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday, May 7, at the Commission on Aging, 520 W. Front St. Call 922-4688 to learn more.

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