Traverse City Record-Eagle


December 14, 2013

Community in Brief: 12/14/2013

Cookies and books

BEULAH — The Friends of the Darcy Library of Beulah Cookie and Book Sale continues from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the Beulah Trailhead Building. Cookies are $6 per pound and books are priced from 50 cents to $5. For details, call the library, 882-4037.

Trains swap meet

TRAVERSE CITY — A swap meet for train buffs will be held at the History Center of Traverse City, 322 Sixth St., in conjunction with the opening of the Festival of Trains.

Model train items may be purchased from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, and noon-5 p.m. Sunday. For details, visit

Children’s film

LELAND — A children’s short film featuring Dreamworks’ favorite ogre putting his spin on holiday traditions will be shown Saturday at the Old Art Building, 111 Main St.

The doors open at 12:45 p.m. with an appearance by Santa Claus. The film is free with special prices on popcorn and soft drinks. It is sponsored in collaboration with the Leland Chamber of Commerce’s Holiday Wonderland.

‘Angel’ luncheon

TRAVERSE CITY — The Women’s Fellowship of First Congregational Church, 6105 Center Road, will host its annual Christmas Angel Luncheon on Tuesday, Dec. 17.

The luncheon from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the church will feature entertainment by the West Senior High School Choral-Aires. Tickets are $10 each and reservations can be made by calling the church office, 947-6698.

Program on Earhart

TRAVERSE CITY — Larry Inman, a local expert on American aviator Amelia Earhart, will share his research and artifacts in a presentation on Monday, Dec. 16.

Inman will discuss “The Amazing Life of Amelia Earhart” at 10:30 a.m. at the Grand Traverse County Civic Center. The public is welcome. Admission is free, however reservations are encouraged. For details or reservations, call the Senior Center Network, 922-4911.

Lupus support

TRAVERSE CITY — The Traverse City Lupus Support Group will meet from 6:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, in conference rooms A and B at Munson Community Health Center, 550 Munson Ave. Everyone is welcome. To learn more, call (800) 705-6677 during regular office hours or visit

Text Only

Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Associated Press Video
Doctors Remove 232 Teeth From Teen's Mouth Bradley Cooper Explains His Voice in 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Deja vu: Another NYPD officer choke-holding a suspect 'Fifty Shades of Grey': Watch the Super Sexy First Trailer Now! Reports: Ravens RB Ray Rice Suspended For 1st 2 Games Of The Season Chapter Two: Becoming a first-time director Air Algerie plane with 119 on board missing over Mali Diamond Stone, Malik Newman, Josh Jackson and others showcase talent Free Arturo - The World's Saddest Polar Bear A Look Back at Batman On Film Through The Years LeBron James -- Dropped $2k On Cupcake Apology ... Proceeds To Benefit Charity Snoop Dogg Says He Smoked Weed at the White House Raw: Fight Breaks Out in Ukraine Parliament Chris Pratt Interrupts Interview To French Braid Intern's Hair Shirtless Super Mario Balotelli Dances While Ironing - @TheBuzzeronFOX Whoa! Watch "Housewives" Star Do the Unthinkable LeBron apologizes to neighbors with cupcakes Justin Bieber In Calvin Klein Underwear Shoot Samsung Pre-Trolls The IPhone 6 With New Ad Jimmy Kimmel Introduces His Baby Girl