Traverse City Record-Eagle


March 27, 2014

Community in Brief: 03/27/2014

Jazz at the Cambria

TRAVERSE CITY — Multi-instrumentalist Rob Smith and his former student, saxophonist Patrick Booth, will join Jack Dryden on bass and Randy Marsh on drums and harmonica for Jazz at the Cambria.

The group will perform from 7-9:15 p.m. today, March 27, in the Reflect Bistro at Cambria Suites, 255 Munson Ave. There is no cover charge. For details, call 778-9000.

Quilt workshop

TRAVERSE CITY — The deadline to register for a student workshop titled "Spring Break Stitching: Explore Contemporary Quilts" is Friday, March 28, at noon.

The workshop will be held at the Dennos Museum Center, 1410 College Dr., from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday, March 31, for students in grades three through five; and Tuesday, April 1, for students in grade six through eight. Participants will explore the museum's Gwen Marston: Contemporary Quilts exhibit and make their own contemporary quilt using basic materials and tools typically used in quilt making.

The cost is $40 For details or to register, visit or call 995-1573.

Laps for Life

BELLAIRE — Antrim County's Relay for Life will sponsor a "Laps for Life" fundraiser on Saturday, March 29, on the slopes of Schuss Mountain at Shanty Creek Resort.

Skiers and snowboarders can participate by soliciting pledges based on how many chairlift rides up to ski/snowboard down they can take during a six-hour time period on the pink chairlift. Participants may select an individual Antrim Relay for Life team or the Relay in general to dedicate their funds.

For details, registration and pledge forms, contact Steve Kershner, 676-2493 or

U.S. Constitution workshop

TRAVERSE CITY — A workshop on the U. S. Constitution and how the nation's founding principles are relevant today will be held Saturday, March 29.

The workshop will be held at the Streeters Center, 1669 S. Garfield Ave. Registration starts at 9:30 a.m. and the workshop meets from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. It is designed to help participants understand the constitutional intent of the Founding Fathers.

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