Traverse City Record-Eagle


February 14, 2013

Community in Brief: 02/14/2013


The event will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. at Manton School with music and dancing. Beginners are welcome and donations will be accepted at the door. Food will be available. Call Bev Monroe, 824-3391, for details.

Clean Water meeting

Suttons Bay — Leelanau Clean Water meets at 9 a.m. on the third Thursday of each month at the Leelanau County Government Center, 8527 E. Government Center Dr. The next meeting is Thursday, Feb. 21. For details, call 256-9812.

Artist applications

Glen Arbor — Applications for two artists' programs are now available from the Glen Arbor Art Association (GAAA). The application deadline is March 1.

Upgraded applications for the 2013 Artist-In-Residence and GAAA Gallery Show programs may be downloaded and printed by going to and clicking on the "Artist" tab at the top.

Artist residencies are two weeks in length and offered throughout the year. Gallery shows are open to Art Association members and offered on eight weekends in July and August.

Zonta award

Traverse City — The Zonta Club of Traverse City is taking applications for its Young Women in Public Affairs award. The application deadline is March 1.

The $1,000 award recognizes a young woman between the ages of 16 and 19 for her commitment to volunteer leadership activities and a dedication to the advancement of the status of women.

For details and applications, visit

Call for art

Frankfort — The Elizabeth Lane Oliver Center for the Arts is looking for art celebrating women.

The "Celebrating Women" exhibit is open to all artists, who are invited to submit up to two pieces of original art in any media that has not been displayed previously at the art center. Two-dimensional art must be framed and ready to hang.

Art will be accepted from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday or Tuesday, March 4-5, at the art center, 132 Coast Guard Road. The themed exhibition celebrating Women's History Month will be on display March 8 through April 7. An artist reception will be hosted 5-7 p.m. Friday, March 8.

For entry forms and details, visit or call 352-4151.

Benefit breakfast

TRAVERSE CITY — The St. Patrick Men's Club will hold a benefit pancake breakfast Sunday, Feb. 17, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Proceeds will be used to benefit the Keryx Prison Ministry. Keryx is a laymen-led, nonprofit Christian-based ministry for correctional institutions.

Breakfast includes pancakes, sausage, cheesy hash browns, applesauce and beverages. Cost is $5.50 for adults and $3.50 for children, or $20 for a family. Children under 5 are free.

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