Traverse City Record-Eagle


October 29, 2013

Community in Brief 10/29/2013

Yoga classes

TRAVERSE CITY — Tina Livingston will lead yoga sessions at the Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Road.

“My Parent and Me” yoga will meet at 4:15 p.m. Tuesdays in November, except Nov. 26. The cost is $5 per person per session payable to Livingston at the time of class. Parents must participate with their child. The first session is Tuesday, Nov. 5.

Gentle Yoga sessions will be held at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays in November. It is for adults and teens of all abilities. There is a $5 fee per session payable to Livingston at the time of each class. The first session is Wednesday, Nov. 6.

For details about either yoga class or to reserve space. call the library, 223-7700.


TRAVERSE CITY — People living in poverty have a chance to learn about ways to overcome poverty at an Opportunity Conference on Tuesday, Nov. 5.

The conference, organized by the Traverse Bay Poverty Reduction Initiative, is designed to give people living in poverty a chance to develop support networks and make connections with “navigators” who can help them access the resources they need. It will be held from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at Bayview Wesleyan Church, 720 Wayne St. It includes a light breakfast, lunch and more. Poverty expert Dr. Donna Beegle will be the featured speaker.

Admission is free, but registration is required. To register, call 929-5067. For details, visit

Aging Commission

TRAVERSE CITY — The Grand Traverse County Commission on Aging will meet at 9 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 5, at the Commission on Aging office, 520 W. Front St., suite B. The public is invited. For details or an agenda, call 922-4688.

Railroad buffs

TRAVERSE CITY — The Railroad Historical Society of Northwest Michigan will meet on Tuesday, Nov. 5, at the History Center of Traverse City, 322 Sixth St.

The 7 p.m. meeting features a DVD on the Great Northern Railway presented by member Robert Wilhelm. The public is welcome. For details, call George Gregory, 946-6436.

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