Traverse City Record-Eagle


May 25, 2014

Community in Brief: 05/25/2014

Spring dance

GRAYLING — The Crawford County Commission on Aging & Senior Center will host a Spring Dance on Thursday, May 29.

The dance will start at 5:30 p.m. at the Grayling Senior Center, 308 Lawndale St. Music will be provided by the Reflection Band.

Gaye Pizzi from Dance Attitude will help participants with dance step instructions.

No reservations are required. The dance is free for Crawford County residents; $5 for non-residents. Donations are appreciated to help cover expenses. For details, call Helen Nolan, (989) 348-7123.

Bike swap

TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse Area Recreation and Transportation (TART) Trails will sponsor the fourth annual bicycle swap to benefit the Recycle-a-Bicycle program, which provides economically disadvantaged Grand Traverse area residents with refurbished bicycles for transportation.

Those who wish to sell a bike at the swap must check it in at the Old Town Parking Deck on East Eighth Street from 5-8 p.m. Friday, May 30. The seller sets the price, but is encouraged to price it to sell. Recycle-A-Bicycle receives 25 percent of the sale price.

The swap will be held from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, May 31, at the parking deck.

There will be a wide variety of commuter, mountain, road and children’s bikes available to purchase. Free floor space also will be available on a first come, first served basis for vendors with cycling-related items to sell or for informational booths. Vendors are asked to donate 25 percent of their sales to the Recycle-A-Bicycle program.

Contact Lee Kurt, 941-4300 or To secure vendor space, email Don Cunkle,

May plant sale

ACME — The Sweetwater Evening Garden Club will hold its annual plant sale on Saturday, May 31.

Sale hours are 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the East Bay Masonic Lodge. There will be a variety of perennials and annuals for sale plus a garden craft table. For details, call Pam Larkin, 938-9611.

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