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March 19, 2014

Community in Brief: 03/19/2014

Forum focus: Asia

TRAVERSE CITY — Continuing its focus on Asia, the International Affairs Forum will present a look at the region from the vantage point of its most Westernized neighbor, Australia.

“Asia: A View From Down Under” will start at 6 p.m. Thursday in Milliken Auditorium at the Dennos Museum Center, 1410 College Dr. A reception starts at 5:15 p.m. in the Dennos Museum’s Sculpture Court. Tickets are $10 in advance and are available by calling 995-1700. Admission is free for current educators and students.

School registration

KINGSLEY — Enrollment for the 2014-15 school year is under way at St. Mary-Hannah School, located one mile east of the M-37 and M-113 intersection.

All new and interested families are invited to an informational meeting at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Families also may set up an appointment and a school tour by contacting Lisa Medina, 263-5288 or lmedina@stmaryshannah.org.

Kindergarten registration is Monday, April 14. Parents interested in the Young 5s and kindergarten programs are encouraged to call the school, 263-5288, as soon as possible to schedule an appointment.

Writing workshop

TRAVERSE CITY — Michigan Writers Inc. will offer a workshop titled “Publishing Your Book: Where to Start” on Thursday.

The workshop will meet from 7-8:30 p.m. in room 216 at the NMC University Center, Dendrinos Drive off Cass Road. It is designed for people with a manuscript or at least a book project in mind. The workshop is free for Michigan Writers members; $10 for non-members. For details, call 943-7736.

School musical

WILLIAMSBURG — Traverse City Christian School will present the Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice musical “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.”

Performances start at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday with a 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday, March 22, in the auditorium at New Hope Community Church on Bethesda Court. Advance tickets are $12 for adults and $6 for students in kindergarten through 12th grade. Tickets are $14 for adults and $8 for students at the door.

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