Traverse City Record-Eagle


February 17, 2014

Community in Brief: 02/17/2014

Lupus support

TRAVERSE CITY — The Traverse City Lupus Support Group will meet from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 19, in conference rooms A & B at Munson Community Health Center, 550 Munson Ave. Everyone is welcome. For details, visit

‘Got Lego’

KINGSLEY — The Kingsley Branch of the Traverse Area District Library, 213 S. Brownson, will host Lego fun on Thursday, Feb. 20.

Children are invited to bring their Lego bricks and build creative structures with their friends starting at 4:30 p.m. Snacks will be served. Call 263-5484 or visit to learn more.

Class of ’57 lunch

TRAVERSE CITY — All class alumni are invited to join the Traverse City Central High School class of 1957 for lunch from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 20, at the Traverse City Elks Club, 625 Bay St. Lunch orders will be taken at 11:30 a.m.

Native teas

EAST JORDAN — The Martha Wagbo Farm & Education Center will offer a presentation on wild harvesting native teas.

The program starts at 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, at the education center, 5745 N. M-66. Participants will learn to identify and harvest various evergreens for brewing winter teas, take a snowshoe hike, sip gentle infusions and make a tea garland for brewing. They should bring their own snowshoes.

The program is free, but registration is encouraged. For details or to register, call 536-0333, email or leave a message at

Zonta award

LEELANAU COUNTY — The Zonta Club of Leelanau County is seeking candidates for the “Young Women in Public Affairs” awards program. Applications must be postmarked by March 17.

The club will award three scholarships to young women who are Leelanau County residents, June 2014 high school graduates and who will attend college/technical school during the 2014-15 school year. The awards recognize a young woman’s commitment to the volunteer sector, volunteer leadership achievements, involvement in student or local government and dedication to the advancement of the status of women.

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