Traverse City Record-Eagle


July 18, 2013

Community in Brief: 07/18/2013


TCAPS and TADL also are negotiating to continue Saturday service and add a weekday evening through 2013. For details, call 932-8532 or visit

AuSable River fest

GRAYLING — The AuSable River Festival & Canoe Marathon will take place Saturday, July 20, through Sunday, July 28, in Grayling. For a complete schedule of events, visit

Chicken barbecue

EMPIRE — The Empire Lions Club will hold its annual Chicken Barbeque Dinner on Saturday, July 20, as part of the Empire Anchor Days celebration.

The meal will be served from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Empire Town Hall. Take-outs are available. The meal includes half a chicken, side dishes and strawberry shortcake. The cost is $12 for an adult portion; $6 for a child-sized portion for children ages 9 and younger. Proceeds support local Lions Club projects.

Cirque Amongus

KALKASKA — Children of all ages are invited to "Cirque Amongus" Wednesday, July 24.

Children can learn circus acts including juggling, balancing and more at the interactive "Big Top" program starting at 1 p.m. at the Kalkaska County Library, 247 S. Cedar. For details, call 258-9411.

Bunion seminar

TRAVERSE CITY — Dr. Norman Licht of Great Lakes Orthopaedic Center will present "Walking Away From Bunions" on Wednesday, July 24.

The free seminar starts at 6:30 p.m. at the GLOC offices, 4045 W. Royal Dr. Dr. Licht will discuss bunion causes and the latest treatment options. For details or to register, contact Morgan Johnson, 929-4093 or

Fishtown 5K

LELAND — The Fishtown Preservation Society will sponsor the Friends of Fishtown 5K on Saturday, July 20.

The race starts at 9 a.m. in Fishtown. Participants may run or walk and strollers and leashed dogs are welcome.

Registration is $20 in advance; $30 on race day. To register, people can stop at the Fishtown Preservation Office, 203 E. Cedar St.; call 256-8878; or visit

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