Traverse City Record-Eagle


October 18, 2013

Community in Brief: 10/18/2013

Bike-in movie

TRAVERSE CITY — Bike-In TC will present “The Shining” starring Jack Nicholson at dusk today, Oct. 18, on the lawn at the Village at Grand Traverse Commons.

Admission is free. Portable chairs or blankets are suggested for seating and an FM radio is recommended for audio.

For details, go to Facebook,, or email

Pie contest

EAST JORDAN — A pumpkin pie contest is part of the Saturday, Oct. 19, East Jordan Pumpkin Festival.

Registration and pie drop off is from 2-2:30 p.m. at Memorial Park, with judging from 2:30-2:45 p.m.

Winners will be announced at 3 p.m. in the bandshell.

The contest is sponsored by Save-a-Lot of East Jordan.

For details, call 536-7351 or visit

Breakfast served

FIFE LAKE — The Walton Junction Sportsman’s Club will serve breakfast from 7-11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at the club, 11207 E. County Line Road. Prices are $7 for adults, $2.50 for ages 5-11, and free for children 4 and younger.

‘Fall Kidz Fest’

CADILLAC — Revival Center Church is hosting its Fall Kidz Fest early this year.

Activities will be held from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at the church, 984 Plett Road.

Attendees are encouraged to dress like scarecrows to enjoy carnival games, cake walks, hay rides, and more.

Admission is free.

Benzie Symphony

BENZONIA — The Benzie Area Symphony Orchestra will present a concert on Sunday, Oct. 20, featuring local players, local high school singers and local composers.

The concert starts at 4 p.m. in the Benzie Central High School auditorium on Homestead Road.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for senior citizens and students 12 and older, and free for children 11 and younger.

They may be purchased at the door.

For details, visit

Author visits TADL

TRAVERSE CITY — Michigan author Hannah Harrington will discuss her experiences writing young adult literature and the importance of addressing issues such as depression and bullying for teen audiences at the Traverse Area District Library, 610 Woodmere Ave.

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