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January 23, 2014

Food in Brief: 01/23/2014

Free pie

TRAVERSE CITY — Grand Traverse Pie Company will celebrate National Pie Day today with free pie.

Staff will serve up a free slice of Michigan fruit pie with any purchase at either of its two area locations. The company offers 30 varieties of hand-crafted pie, including its signature Cherry Crumb Pie, a favorite of celebrity chef Mario Batali.

Dine out for BACN

BENZIE COUNTY — Diners can enjoy a meal and help the Benzie Area Christian Neighbors on Tuesday, Feb. 4.

On that day, Dinghy’s Restaurant in Frankfort and the Thistle Pub & Grille at Crystal Mountain Resort in Thompsonville will donate a portion of each receipt to BACN.

Senior classes

TRAVERSE CITY — The Senior Center Network’s Traverse City location, 801 E. Front St., will offer computer and iPad classes.

Computer classes begin Wednesday, Feb. 5, with Basics from 9:30-11:30 a.m. and Word from 1-3 p.m. Classes continue on Wednesday, Feb. 19, with Internet from 9:30-11:30 a.m. and Email from 1-3 p.m. Participants may bring their laptops or use the desktop computers in the Senior Center’s computer lab. Registration and payment is required in advance. The class fee is $25 for members and $40 for non-members. A take-home manual is provided.

A series of iPad classes start Wednesday, Feb. 5, with Basic Techniques from 1-2 p.m. The series continues from 1-2 p.m. on Wednesdays with Intermediate Techniques on Feb. 12, and Advanced Techniques on Feb. 19. The series concludes with a question and answer session from 1-2 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26. The cost is $5 per session for members; $8 for non-members. Participants should bring their iPads.

For details or to register, call 922-4911 or visit www.tcseniorcenter.com. For a complete schedule of activities and classes, visit the senior center or the website.

‘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.

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