INTERLOCHEN — The organ studio of Thomas Bara will give a Chapel Organ Recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 9, in the Dendrinos Chapel and Recital Hall at Interlochen Center for the Art, M-137. The event is free and open to the public.
TRAVERSE CITY — The Michigan Writers’ potluck, originally scheduled for April 11, has been rescheduled for Thursday, May 9. The public is invited.
The event will start with dinner at 6 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Grand Traverse, 6726 Center Road. An open mic reading will follow. Attendees should bring a dish to pass. For details, call Betsy Emdin, 492-3260.
KINGSLEY — The Kingsley Friends of the Library will hold their annual meeting Saturday, May 11, at the library, 213 S. Brownson.
The meeting opens with a free continental breakfast and social time at 9:30 a.m., a review of 2012 and member input at 10 a.m., and a program titled “Secrets of Book Publishing: Down and Dirty” by Susan Bays of Arbutus Press at 10:30 a.m.
The public is welcome. Registration is required and may be done at the library or by calling 263-5484.
TRAVERSE CITY — The Dance Center will hold its annual concert series Saturday and Sunday, May 11-12, in Traverse City, and Saturday, May 18, in Kalkaska.
Dance Center students ages 6 and older will present the Ovation Concert at 1 and 6 p.m. May 11, and the Encore Concert at 1 and 6 p.m. May 12, both in Milliken Auditorium at the Dennos Museum Center. Young children’s concerts at 9:30 and 11 a.m. Saturday, May 11, will feature performances by preschool and kindergarten students.
Tickets for the Ovation and Encore concerts are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Tickets for the young children’s concerts are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. They are available by calling the Dance Center, 947-6820.
Dance Center students in the Kalkaska studio programs will perform at 1 and 6 p.m. May 18 in the Kalkaska High School auditorium. Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. They may be purchased at the Dance Center’s studio in the Kaliseum or by calling 947-6820.