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June 18, 2013

Community in Brief: 06/18/2013

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Tickets may be purchased at www.leelanau.org, click on the "Rock the River!" link. Ticket-holders should bring their printed receipt as their voucher. Proceeds support scholarships and educational programs at the school.

Active transportation

TRAVERSE CITY— The City of Traverse City Planning Commission established an Active Transportation subcommittee last June. The committee has completed an inventory and map regarding existing and proposed active transportation infrastructure improvements and is looking for public input regarding proposed improvements.

The Active Transportation Survey may be found at http://surveymonkey.com/s/walkbikeTC and will remain open until Friday, June 21. The committee will use survey data to make preliminary recommendations for infrastructure and policy changes to be incorporated in a draft Active Transportation Plan that will be shared with the community at an August public meeting.

Culture series

PESHAWBESTOWN — The third annual Expressive Culture Series at Eyaawing Museum & Cultural Center continues with a program on medicines and a workshop on how to create a strip quilt.

Tom Peters will give the presentation titled "Medicines of the Four Directions" on Saturday, June 22. Nancy Fuller will help participants strip quilt a Father's Day gift bag on Saturday, June 29. Both programs will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at the museum, 2304 N. West Bay Shore Dr.

For details, call 534-7764 or visit http://www.gtbindians.org/departments/eyaawing.html.

Dollhouse bids

BEAVER ISLAND — Bids are being accepted for a handmade Victorian-style dollhouse as part of the Beaver Island Rural Health Center's Wellness Garden Benefit Auction.

The dollhouse was started more than 20 years ago and was completed this past winter by a work crew who painted the outside and glued on shingles, wallpapered rooms, and more. Bids will be accepted through Aug. 15 at www.biruralhealth.org. A virtual tour of the dollhouse may be viewed at www.beaverislandnews.com.

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