Traverse City Record-Eagle


May 4, 2013

Community in Brief: 05/04/2013

Orthodox Easter

TRAVERSE CITY — Archangel Gabriel Orthodox Church, 1030 Hastings St., will celebrate Pasha (Easter) on Sunday, May 5.

For details on the church’s liturgical schedule for Orthodox Resurrection services, visit or call the Rev. Ciprian Streza, 492-0492.

Pancake breakfast

MAPLE CITY — The Cedar/Maple City Lions will sponsor a pancake breakfast on Sunday, May 5.

The meal will be served from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lions Community Building on County Road 616, downtown Maple City. The cost is $6 for adults, $3 for ages 5 to 12, and free for children 4 and younger.

Pancake supper

TRAVERSE CITY — Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1050 Peninsula Dr., will hold a pancake supper and breakfast for Lutheran Social Services of Michigan for a summer camp for foster children and a chapel being built at Hope Village.

The meal will be served at 6 p.m. today, May 4, and at 9:15 a.m. Sunday, May 5. There also will be a silent auction. Thrivent Financial for Lutherans will match 50 cents on each dollar raised up to $1,600.

Star Wars Day

TRAVERSE CITY — Brilliant Books, 118 E. Front St., will host “May the 4th Be With You” Star Wars Day today, May 4.

A full day of contests, activities, crafts, a local cartoonist, and Star Wars and Star Wars Lego books are planned, with cartoonist Jeff Manley starting at noon and a Jedi-Level Trivia Contest at 6 p.m. There also will be a costume contest. For details, visit or call 946-2665.

Benefit concert

TRAVERSE CITY — Trinity Lutheran Church will host a benefit concert featuring the Sweet Adelines.

The concert will start at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at the church, 1003 S. Maple St. Admission is $10 per person or $25 per family. Proceeds benefit the church food pantry. For details, call 645-2544.

Plow Day

BENZONIA — The Northwest Michigan Draft Horse and Mule Association will host their 21st Annual Plow Day event on Sunday, May 5.

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