Traverse City Record-Eagle


January 14, 2014

Community in Brief: 01/14/2014

STEM Night

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 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.

Baby pantry

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.

Lupus support

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.

TART fundraiser

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.

'Oneness' study

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.

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