Traverse City Record-Eagle


April 10, 2014

Community in Brief: 04/10/2014

Folk singer Miller here

Folk singer, storyteller and autoharp virtuoso Adam Miller will make three appearances in Leelanau County in celebration of National Library Week.

Miller will perform at 7 p.m. April 16, at the Leelanau Township Library, 119 E. Nagonaba, Northport. For details, call 386-5131 or visit

He will be at the Suttons Bay-Bingham District Library, 416 Front St., Suttons Bay, at 4 p.m. Thursday, April 17. Visit to learn more.

The Glen Lake Community Library will sponsor an appearance by Miller at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 17, at the Kasson Township Hall, 10988 S. Newman, Maple City. Call 326-5361 or visit for details.


Dunes Review launch

TRAVERSE CITY — Michigan Writers will launch the spring 2014 issue of “Dune Review” at 7 p.m. Saturday at Brilliant Books, 118 E. Front St. Published writers will read from their work.


Food conference

SCOTTVILLE — A one-day conference invites the community to take a closer look at their daily bread from cultural, physical, social and recreational perspectives. The registration deadline is Friday.

“Food for Thought” will be held from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, at the West Shore Community College Administrative and Conference Building, 3000 N. Stiles Road. It will highlight Michigan businesses that value sustainability in practice. There will be student presentations on food and water topics, community panels, lunch prepared by the college’s catering service and more.

The $5 registration fee includes lunch.

The conference is free for WSCC students. It is sponsored by the West Shore Community College Sustainability Movement.

For details or to register, the public should call 843-5510. Students may register by calling 843-5784 or by emailing



TRAVERSE CITY — Tickets are on sale for an outdoor concert on July 19, by the Traverse Symphony Orchestra.

TSO@theCommons will feature the largest orchestra of the TSO season performing a program of high-energy musical favorites under a tent on the lawn at the Grand Traverse Commons.

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