Traverse City Record-Eagle

March 31, 2014

Community in Brief: 03/31/2014


Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — Teen poetry contest

KALKASKA — Students in sixth through 12th grade are invited to submit entries for a poetry contest sponsored by the Kalkaska County Library.

Poems must be typed or clearly written and multiple entries are permitted. Submissions will be accepted from today, March 31, through Friday, April 18, at the library, 247 S. Cedar St. Inappropriate poems may be disqualified. First through third place will be awarded. For details, call the library, 258-9411.

Kingsley Lions Club

KINGSLEY — The Kingsley Lions Club meets at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 10, at The Rock of Kingsley, 115 E. Blair St. For details, call 263-8025 or 313-1837.

Juniper Garden Club

RAPID CITY — The Juniper Garden Club of South Torch Lake will meet on Tuesday, April 1.

The meeting starts at 12:30 p.m. at the Little Red School House Community Center. Grenetta Thomassey, program director of the Tip of the Mitt Watershed Council, will give a presentation on fracking. New members are welcome. Email junipergardenclub@gmail.com to learn more.

‘Off The Wall’ film

ALDEN — The 2009 film “Mao’s Last Dancer” is the next film in the Off the Wall Movie Night series.

The film will be shown at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 3, at the Helena Township Community Center, 8751 Helena Road. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Those coming for the meal are asked to sign up to bring a dish to pass or consider a donation.

For details or if planning to attend the meal, call the Alden District Library, 331-4318.

SAR group meets

TRAVERSE CITY — The Northern Michigan Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution will hold a luncheon meeting on Saturday, April 5.

The group will meet at 11 a.m. at Ruby Tuesday, 1764 U.S. 31 North. Lunch will be ordered at noon. Anyone interested in the Revolutionary War or in searching for their Patriot ancestors is welcome. For details, contact Joseph Conger, 929-7142 or ceventh7sun@gmail.com.

Maple sugaring

WILLIAMSBURG — The Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy will host an inaugural Maple Bay Sugaring Day on Saturday, April 5.

Sap will be made into syrup and maple sugaring process basics will be explained. The event will be held from 1-3 p.m. at Maple Bay Farm, north of M-72. For details or registration, visit http://www.gtrlc.org/events or call 929-7911.

Pancake breakfast

MAPLE CITY — The Cedar/Maple City Lions will host a pancake breakfast on Sunday, April 6.

The meal will be served from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Lions Community Building, County Road 616.

The cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children ages 5 to 12, and free for children 4 and younger. Proceeds benefit Lions Club projects.