Traverse City Record-Eagle


December 14, 2013

Community in Brief: 12/14/2013

Cookies and books

BEULAH — The Friends of the Darcy Library of Beulah Cookie and Book Sale continues from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the Beulah Trailhead Building. Cookies are $6 per pound and books are priced from 50 cents to $5. For details, call the library, 882-4037.

Trains swap meet

TRAVERSE CITY — A swap meet for train buffs will be held at the History Center of Traverse City, 322 Sixth St., in conjunction with the opening of the Festival of Trains.

Model train items may be purchased from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. For details, visit

Children’s film

LELAND — A children’s short film featuring Dreamworks’ favorite ogre putting his spin on holiday traditions will be shown Saturday at the Old Art Building, 111 Main St.

The doors open at 12:45 p.m. with an appearance by Santa Claus. The film is free with special prices on popcorn and soft drinks. It is sponsored in collaboration with the Leland Chamber of Commerce’s Holiday Wonderland.

‘Angel’ luncheon

TRAVERSE CITY — The Women’s Fellowship of First Congregational Church, 6105 Center Road, will host its annual Christmas Angel Luncheon on Tuesday, Dec. 17.

The luncheon from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the church will feature entertainment by the West Senior High School Choral-Aires. Tickets are $10 each and reservations can be made by calling the church office, 947-6698.

Program on Earhart

TRAVERSE CITY — Larry Inman, a local expert on American aviator Amelia Earhart, will share his research and artifacts in a presentation on Monday, Dec. 16.

Inman will discuss “The Amazing Life of Amelia Earhart” at 10:30 a.m. at the Grand Traverse County Civic Center. The public is welcome. Admission is free, however reservations are encouraged. For details or reservations, call the Senior Center Network, 922-4911.

Lupus support

TRAVERSE CITY — The Traverse City Lupus Support Group will meet from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, in conference rooms A and B at Munson Community Health Center, 550 Munson Ave. Everyone is welcome. To learn more, call (800) 705-6677 during regular office hours or visit

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