Traverse City Record-Eagle

November 1, 2012

Community in Brief: 11/01/2012


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Photos sought

Petoskey — The Crooked Tree Arts Center will be taking online entries from Nov. 1 through 30 for the 32nd Annual Juried Photography Exhibition.

Michigan photographers 18 and older may submit up to two entries, which must be dependent primarily on photographic processes and not previously exhibited at Crooked Tree Arts Center. The exhibit will be on display from January through early April, with an opening slated for Jan. 19.

For details or to submit entries, visit

Petoskey Market

Petoskey — On Friday, Nov. 2, the Petoskey Farmers Market will open its winter market in the Student and Community Resource Center at North Central Michigan College.

The market will run every Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. through March 29, except Nov. 23 and Dec. 21 and 28 when the college is closed. Market guidelines and application are available at Farms interested in participating must contact Market Master Kathy Bardins at 487-1188 and fill out an application before attending their first market.

Zumba fitness

Traverse City — A series of Zumba Fitness classes will be offered at TC Christian School.

Classes meet from 6 to 7 p.m. in the school cafeteria, 753 Emerson Road, Sundays, Nov. 4, 11 and 18, and Dec. 2, 9 and 16. The series is $36; $8 per class. For details, call Angela Neumann, 668-2744.

Parkinson's support

Traverse City — The Grand Traverse Area Evening Parkinson's Support Group will meet Tuesday, Nov. 6, at the Senior Center, 801 E. Front St.

Kristen Harrison, RN, of Munson Home Health Care will discuss caregiving and Parkinson's at the 6 p.m. meeting. For details, call 946.1323.

Religion classes

Traverse City — Misty Sheehan, a professor at Northwestern Michigan College will lead two classes emphasizing women.

"Women in Religion" will will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesdays starting Nov. 6, and will continue into 2013.

Sheehan also will lead "Cakes for the Queen of Heaven." The class will examine pre-Judeo Christian cultures that may have worshiped the female as divine. It will meet at 7 p.m. starting Wednesday, Nov. 7, and will continue to meet every other week for 20 weeks.

Both classes are open to the public and will meet at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Grand Traverse, 6726 Center Road.

Ecology seminar

Suttons Bay — The Inland Seas Education Association's next Great Lakes Seminar will present Dr. Ashley Moerke, associate professor of biology and co-director of the aquatic research laboratory at Lake Superior State University.

Dr. Moerke will discuss potential benefits and ramifications of restoring stream connectivity at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 7, at the Inland Seas Education Center. The program is free and open to the public. Call 271-3077 or visit to learn more.