Traverse City Record-Eagle

September 13, 2013

Community in Brief: 09/13/2013

Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — Piano Extravaganza

TRAVERSE CITY — Four master pianists on four grand pianos will give a performance on Sunday, Sept. 22, as part of the Mel Larimer Concert Series.

The Piano Extravaganza will start at 4 p.m. at the First Congregational Church, 6105 Center Road. General admission tickets in advance are $20 for adults, $15 for ages 13-18, and $10 for children ages 4-12. Ticket prices increase $5 each at the door. For details, call (616) 502-9768. For tickets, visit

Generations Gala

TRAVERSE CITY — Chris Bickley and the Bay Area Big Band All-Stars with emcee and vocalist Dominic Fortuna will provide the entertainment for Generations Gala 15, sponsored by the Grand Traverse Pavilions Foundation.

The fundraiser will celebrate its 15th anniversary starting at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, at the Hagerty Center, 715 E. Front St. There will be silent and live auctions, a catered reception, a gourmet dinner, music and dancing. Tickets are $75 each. They are available by calling 932-3027 or emailing

Day of Peace

TRAVERSE CITY — International Day of Peace will be celebrated locally on Saturday, Sept. 21.

Northern Michigan Chapter 50 Veterans for Peace are planning activities that include the placing of a Peace Pole at Hannah Park in the mid-afternoon. Other activities will be announced in the near future.

Citizen boards

TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse City residents are invited to submit applications to serve on one of the city’s citizen boards or committees.

Seats are available on the Planning Commission, the Housing Commission and the Brown Bridge Advisory Committee. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis for all boards and commissions and are kept on file for one year. Applicants must not be in default to the City.

For details or for an “Application to Become Involved,” call the City Clerk’s Office, 922-4480 or visit