Traverse City Record-Eagle


February 24, 2013

Community in Brief: 02/24/2013

Aging commission

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

Join ‘hatted’ groups

TRAVERSE CITY — Three “hatted” women’s groups are accepting new members.

The Black Diamond Lillies, the Red Diva Lunch Bunch and the Kaleidoscope group Aurora Borealis dress up and attend plays, musicals, luncheons and dinners in the area and also travel for conventions and other events. Most members are 60 and older.

For details or if interested in joining a group, call Joan Julin, 360-7698.

Ugly Dress Party

ELK RAPIDS — The fourth annual Ugly Dress Party will be held Saturday, March 2, at the Hacienda.

The event starts at 9 p.m. and is open to adults 21 and older. There is a $5 cover charge at the door and proceeds benefit the Women’s Resource Center. For details, call 313-0211.

Live music

MANCELONA — Nate Henricks and Angie Schoenherr, ISLAND musicians in residence, will give a concert from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday, March 2, at Hill House, 1610 Autumn Lane.

Admission is free and the public is invited. For details or reservations, call 622-5252 or email

Musical in Manistee

MANISTEE — The Manistee Civic Players will stage “9 to 5: The Musical.”

Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 8-9 and 15-16; and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 10 and 17, at the Ramsdell Theater, 101 Maple St.

For tickets, call (800) 836-0717 or visit www.manisteecivic The theater box office phone line, 723-9948, and window open for ticket sales at noon Wednesday, March 6.

Art sought

FRANKFORT — The Oliver Art Center Gift Shop Committee is looking for artists and artisans who create unique and artful work to include in its new gift shop.

Artists who would like to have their work considered for the gift shop are asked to bring in three to four samples between 10 a.m. and noon Friday, April 12, to the Oliver Center for the Arts, 132 Coast Guard Road, for the Gift Shop jury to review. Items must be tagged with a name, a telephone number, and the artist’s price, which will be 70 percent of the sale price. The average price of items will be about $50. Producers of items accepted by the jury will receive 70% commission on each sale.

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