Kalkaska — Sue Graybill, ceritifed Medicare counselor from the Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Michigan, will give a workshop titled "Medicare 101" from 6 to 8 p.m. tonight, Jan. 31, at the Kalkaska Senior Center, 303 S. Coral St. Anyone who is within six to 12 months of getting Medicare coverage is encouraged to attend.
Registration is encouraged, but not required. Call the Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Michigan for reservations, 947-8920 or (800) 442-1713.
Artist gives program
Glen Arbor — Nature photographer Aubrieta Hope of DeKalb, Ill., is the final artist in the Glen Arbor Art Association's 2012-2013 group of artists-in-residence.
Hope wanted a winter residency to photograph Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore and intends to photograph the landscape in panoramic, wide-angle, and macro images.
Hope will discuss her work at 7:30 p.m. tonight, Jan. 31, at the Glen Arbor Art Association, 3061 S. Lake St. The public is invited.
Topic is financial aid
Petoskey — Parents and students are invited to a free program on financial aid for college at North Central Michigan College.
The program will be held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. tonight, Jan. 31, in the NCMC library, 1515 Howard St. For details, call 348-6698.
OTP studio play
Traverse City — "The Little Dog Laughed" opens Friday, Feb. 1, at the Studio Theatre at the Depot, 620 Railroad Place, by the Old Town Playhouse.
The adult comedy will be staged at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb. 1-2; Thursday through Saturday, Feb. 7-9 and Feb. 14-16; and 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10. Tickets are $15 each; call 947-2210 or visit www.mynorthtickets.com.
Scottville — The West Shore High School Quiz Bowl will be held in the Center Stage Theater at West Shore Community College.
Competition for class B and C schools will be held Friday, Feb. 1. Class D schools will compete Friday, Feb. 8. Both competitions start at 9 a.m., with championship matches expected to start at about 1:30 p.m.The public is welcome.
For details, call WSCC, 843-5920 or e-ail firstname.lastname@example.org. Results will be posted at www.westshore.edu as games are completed.