Traverse City Record-Eagle


December 7, 2013

Community in Brief: 12/07/2013

Holiday shopping child care

KALKASKA — Peoples Church of Kalkaska will offer child care services on Saturday, Dec. 14, to allow parents time to go Christmas shopping.

Certified professional care will be available from 1-5 p.m. at the church, 216 S. Cherry St. Parents are encouraged to call 258-9365 to reserve a spot.

Then they just need to bring their children, sign them in and complete a medical information form. Games, a movie, foosball, air hockey, nursery toys and snacks will be provided.

Country dance

CADILLAC — The Fonda Starr Band will provide music for an old-time country dance on Saturday, Dec. 14.

The dance will be held from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at 9116 E. 13th St., next to Kiley Chiropractic. Free dance instruction is provided and listeners are welcome. Donations are appreciated. For details, call 920-8389.

First Responders

THOMPSONVILLE — Paid registrations are needed by Friday, Dec. 13, for a Medical First Responder course being offered by Munson Healthcare.

The class will meet from 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, with Saturday/Sunday sessions from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. from Dec. 17 to Feb. 18 at Thompsonville Fire and EMS Department, 14714 Lincoln Ave. It is for individuals wishing to function in a first responder role with a rescue or other first response unit.

The fee is $690. To register, visit For details, contact Munson Regional EMS Education Manager Daryl Case, 935-7832 or

Cookie Walk

TRAVERSE CITY — The Presbyterian Women’s Association at The Presbyterian Church’s Holiday Cookie Walk features a medley of homemade holiday cookies, bread and candies.

The event will be open from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., or while supplies last, on Saturday, Dec. 14, at the church, 701 Westminster Road. Cookies are $7 per pound. Candies and breads are individually priced.

‘No Home for the Holidays’

TRAVERSE CITY — A concert on Sunday, Dec. 15, will benefit people experiencing homelessness.

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