TRAVERSE CITY — Greenspire School will host an evening of family-friendly, hands-on activities today, Jan. 14.
Activities from 5-7 p.m. at the charter middle school, 1026 Red Dr., celebrate science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The public is welcome. Call 946-4400 or visit www.greenspireschool.org to learn more.
Garden club meets
TRAVERSE CITY — Leslie Suitor, owner of Rent-a-Chicken, will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of the Cherryland Garden Club.
The meeting starts at 7 p.m. today, Jan. 14, at Central United Methodist Church, 222 Cass St. Suitor will discuss how to get started keeping chickens in an urban setting. For details or reservations, call Gayle Esper, 228-6720.
TRAVERSE CITY — The Baby Pantry at West Bay Covenant Church, M-22 and Cherry Bend Road, will be open from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, and Friday, Jan. 17. All families are welcome. For details, call the church office, 946-7947.
TRAVERSE CITY — The Traverse City Lupus Support Group will meet from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, in conference rooms A and B at Munson Community Health Center, 550 Munson Ave. Call the Michigan Lupus Foundation, (800) 705-6677, during regular office hours to learn more.
TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse Area Recreation and Transportation Trails Inc. (TART) will hold a snow removal fundraiser on Wednesday, Jan. 15, at Left Foot Charley, 806 Red Drive.
The family-friendly event will be held from 5:30-8 p.m., with music by the Ben Pervier bluegrass duo from 6-8 p.m. Admission is a suggested donation of $10 to benefit TART Trails' snow clearing initiative along the trails. Wine, hard cider and Northwoods Soda will be available to purchase, along with items from the winery's menu.
TRAVERSE CITY — Charlotte Sanger will facilitate a study of the book "Oneness" starting Wednesday, Jan. 15.
Sanger considers the book a good road map for transformation or consciousness raising. She will be at Horizon Books, 243 E. Front St., at 3 p.m. for anyone who wishes to participate in the study group. There is no charge, however Sanger will accept donations to cover travel expenses.