Traverse City Record-Eagle


February 27, 2014

Food in Brief: 02/27/2014

Pancake breakfast

MAPLE CITY — The Cedar/Maple City Lions Club will host a series of pancake breakfasts to benefit the club’s community projects.

Meals will be served from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays, March 2, April 6 and May 4, at the Lions Community Building in downtown Maple City. The cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children ages 5 to 12 and free for children ages 4 and younger.

‘Chilly Fest’

CENTRAL LAKE — The Central Lake Chamber of Commerce invites the community to its first Chilly Fest and Ice Fishing Tournament on Saturday.

Fishing tournament registration is from 7-8 a.m. at the Thurston Park Pavillion. The tournament starts at 8 a.m. on Intermediate Lake and closes at 3 p.m. Snowbuilding, sledding, family winter games and music will be offered from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Thurston Park. Ice fishing tournament winners will be announced at 3:15 p.m.

The fishing tournament is $10 per person. Registration forms are available at Lakeside Corner Store, NuStar Insurance and the Beauty Bar. For details, call 350-8521 or email

Garden club meeting

ALDEN — The Juniper Garden Club of South Torch Lake will meet on Tuesday.

The meeting starts at 11:30 a.m. at the Wild Onion Restaurant. Mark Randolph will discuss using your landscape to help control invasive species and improve the environment. The luncheon is $12 at the door. New members are welcome. For details, email

Documentary screening

TRAVERSE CITY — Shoreline Center for Healing will screen the documentary “Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead” on today.

The film will be shown at 6 p.m. at the Shoreline office, 402 S. Union St. A juicing demonstration follows. There is no charge, but reservations are requested; call 946-HEAL.

Climate Lobby meets

TRAVERSE CITY — The next meeting of the Northern Michigan Chapter of Citizens Climate Lobby will be held Saturday.

The nonprofit, non-partisan group will meet at 12:30 p.m. at the Michigan Land Use Institute, 148 E. Front St., suite 301. Eli Lehrer of the R Street Institute will discuss the no-nonsense view of climate change held by the insurance and re-insurance industry by conference call.

The public is invited. For details, visit

‘Talk About Art’

GLEN ARBOR — A “Talk About Art” interview with contemporary folk artist Jesse Hickman, originally scheduled for last week, has been rescheduled for today because of bad weather.

The program starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Glen Arbor Art Association, 6031 S. Lake St. Admission is free and the public is welcome. Call 334-6112 to learn more.

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