Traverse City Record-Eagle


February 22, 2013

Community in Brief: 02/22/2013

Blues concert

LELAND — Blues at the Bluebird on Saturday, Feb. 23, will feature blues musician John Primer from Chicago.

Dinner at 6 p.m. will be followed by a blues concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Bluebird Restaurant. Tickets are $35 and proceeds benefit the Leelanau Conservancy. For tickets, call 256-9665 or email

Pastels on display

WILLIAMSBURG — More than 25 pastels by local artist and art teacher Mary Fuscaldo are on display at Hope Village.

The community is invited to view Fuscaldo’s art from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays in the Hope Village Gallery, 4354 Mt. Hope Road. To learn more, call 938-4673.

PTO fundraiser

TRAVERSE CITY — Eastern Elementary School PTO will host a fundraiser featuring silent and live auctions today, Feb. 22.

The adults-only event will be hosted from 6:30 to 10:30 p.m. at the Traverse City Country Club, 1725 S. Union St. Tickets are available at the door for $35 each. The public is invited. For details, call Julie Zrimec, 421-1029.

Chaplains tribute

TRAVERSE CITY — American Legion Post 35 will host a “Four Chaplains Tribute Dinner” on Saturday, Feb. 23.

The meal and tribute will start at 1 p.m. at the post home, 1231 Hastings St. It honors the four “Immortal Chaplains” who sacrificed their lives in 1943 when the USS Dorchester went down as the result of a submarine attack. For tickets and details, call 922-2119.

Pet adopt-a-thon

TRAVERSE CITY — AC Paw will hold its February Adopt-a-Thon this weekend at Petsmart, 2544 Crossing Circle.

Adoption hours are 6-8 p.m. today, Feb. 22, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24. Dogs will be at the store Saturday and Sunday only.

Art opening

TRAVERSE CITY — Reservations are due Tuesday, Feb. 26, for an “Art of the Watershed” opening reception.

The reception will be hosted from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, at the Watershed Center, 13272 S. West Bay Shore Dr. The exhibit features art by Glenn Wolff, Tim Lewis, and Rick Daigh.

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