ELK RAPIDS — Students at Cherryland Middle School will present “The Jungalbook” (Editor’s Note: This is correct) by Edward Mast.
The play gives the classic Rudyard Kipling story a new twist. Performances are at 7 p.m. today and Saturday, Jan. 24-25, at Peterman Auditorium, 308 Meguzee Point Road. Tickets are $5 each at the door.
Timber and taxes
TRAVERSE CITY — Advance registration ends today, Jan. 24, for a Timber and Taxes Workshop for forest landowners, foresters, loggers and tax preparers who wish to learn more about minimizing income tax and property taxes as they relate to forestry activities.
The workshop will be held Tuesday, Jan. 28, from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Grand Traverse Conservation District, 1450 Cass Road. It is sponsored by the Forestry Assistance Program for Leelanau, Grand Traverse and Benzie Conservation Districts.
The cost is $15 if paid today; $20 per person at the door. For details or registration, contact Kama Ross, 256-9783, ext. 15, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUTTONS BAY — The Leelanau Players will hold open auditions on Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 29-30, for Paul Rudnick’s “I Hate Hamlet.”
Auditions start at 7 p.m. each night at the Suttons Bay/Bingham Fire Department. There are parts for three women and three men, with one couple being about 30 years old. Performances are the first and second weekends in April at the Old Art Building in Leland. For details, call Al Lien, 620-7287.
‘Picnic at the Opera’
TRAVERSE CITY — The Younce Guitar Duo will be the musical guest at the second Picnic at the Opera. The series continues on Wednesdays through Feb. 26.
The musical lunchtime event will be held from noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, at the City Opera House, 106 E. Front St. Also appearing will be Soul Step, guest visual artist Cal Boulter and poet Michael Delp. Miriam Pico and WTCM FM’s Jamie Kramer co-host the live stage show. Admission is free and guests are welcome to bring a lunch. Donations to help sustain the City Opera House are requested.
The show will be broadcast live on UpNorth TV cable channels 97 and 992 and streamed live on www.upnorthmedia.org. Recorded episodes repeat each week on the cable channels and will be available on demand at the website.