Traverse City Record-Eagle


May 6, 2013

Community in Brief: 05/06/2013


iPad Essentials

SUTTONS BAY — The Suttons Bay Friendship Community Center, 201 W. Broadway, will offer an “iPad Essentials” class on Thursday, May 9.

The class will meet from 1 to 4 p.m. The cost is $45 per person and registration is required. To register, call 271-4630. Payment may be dropped off during office hours Monday, Wednesday or Friday.

Teen foodies

TRAVERSE CITY — Teens and preteens are invited to make no-bake treats to take home at a “Teen Foodies” event Thursday, May 9, at the Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Road.

The event starts at 6:30 p.m. Ingredients will be provided, but participants will need to bring some supplies. There also will be a pizza dinner. For details, a list of supplies to bring and to register, call the library, 223-7700.

‘The Lorax’ shown

ELK RAPIDS — The Elk Rapids Library will sponsor a screening of “The Lorax” as part of Green ER Days.

The film will be shown at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 11, at The Lighthouse, 404 Spruce St. Local artist Martina Hahn also will perform. All ages are welcome.

Science Day

SUTTONS BAY — Inland Seas Education Association will host a Family Science Day on Saturday, May 11, at the ISEA Education Center.

Activities will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon for children ages 5 to 12. The cost is $5 per child and reservations are requested. For details or reservations, contact Taryn Carew, 271-3077 or

Fibromyalgia group

TRAVERSE CITY — The local fibromyalgia and chronic fatigue support group will observe Fibromyaligia Awareness Month at its Saturday, May 11, meeting.

The group will meet from 1 to 3 p.m. at Munson Medical Center, 1105 Sixth St. Guest speakers are James Berg, PA-C, from the Jones Center for Pain Management, and Physical Therapist Heather Greenwald from Munson West Front Physical Therapy.

USPS collects food

TRAVERSE CITY — Mail carriers in most communities in the five-county area will collect non-perishable food for the Northwest Food Coalition.

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