Traverse City Record-Eagle


February 4, 2014

Community in Brief 02/04/2014

Teen craft day

ELK RAPIDS — Teens are invited to create craft projects “as seen on Pintrest” on Saturday, Feb. 8.

The event will be held from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Elk Rapids District Library, 300 Isle of Pines. Space is limited; reservations are requested. For details or reservations, call the library, 264-9979, or email

Craft Bazaar

TRAVERSE CITY — Scrap TC, a nonprofit organization with the mission to inspire creative reuse and promote environmentally sustainable behavior by providing education programs and affordable materials, will host a Valentine’s Day Craft Bazaar fundraiser.

Bazaar hours are 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, at Scrap TC, 821 S. Garfield Ave., in the Garfield Centre. New this year, vendors will be featured in the space next to the store. Scrap TC also will be open for business during the event. Admission is free; all ages are welcome.

Lions Club grants

ELK RAPIDS — The Elk Rapids Lions are taking applications for grants to fund community projects from organizations serving residents in the Elk Rapids area.

The application deadline is Friday, Feb. 28. For an application, contact Elk Rapids Lions Finance Committee Chairman Bob Bassett, 409-0333 or Applications also are available at

Snowshoe 5K

MAPLE CITY — Leelanau Outdoor Center’s Snowshoe Stampede will be held Saturday, Feb. 15.

The 5K stampede and one-mile Snowflake Race for ages 12 and younger both start at 10:30 a.m. at the outdoor center, 1653 Port Oneida Road. A $20 registration fee includes lunch and rentals will be available onsite for an additional fee.

Net proceeds benefit the tuition assistance program at the outdoor center. For details, call 334-3808.

Benefit Concert

INTERLOCHEN — The Interlochen Arts Academy Orchestra will give a Concerto Concert to benefit the Friends of the Interlochen Public Library.

The concert starts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, in Corson Auditorium at Interlochen Center for the Arts, M-137. The program features music by Mozart and Stravinsky, plus Haydn’s Cello Concerto in D with soloist Tianlu Jerry Xu.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $7 for students and senior citizens. They may be purchased at the library, 9700 Riley Road, by calling the library, 276-6767, or through Interlochen Center for the Arts,, 276-7800 or (800) 681-5920.

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