Traverse City Record-Eagle

April 15, 2014

Community in Brief: 04/15/2014

Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — Rocks & minerals

TRAVERSE CITY — The Grand Traverse Area Rock & Mineral Club will meet today, April 15, at the History Center of Traverse City, 322 Sixth St.

The meeting starts at 7 p.m. Don Reed will share highlights of the 2014 Tucson Rock & Mineral Show and members are encouraged to bring their best “find” to share. Visitors are welcome.


KALKASKA — Children are invited to build a boat during Lego-Rama from 3:30-4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, at the Kalkaska County Library, 247 S. Cedar St. Call 258-9411 to learn more.

Piano recital

INTERLOCHEN — Michael Coonrod, piano faculty member at Interlochen Center for the Arts, will give a solo classical piano recital at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, in the Dendrinos Chapel/Recital Hall. Admission is free and the public is welcome.

Weather spotters

BEULAH — National Weather Service staff members will offer Severe Weather Spotter and Safety Training at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 16, at the Benzie County Government Center, 448 Court Place. The training is free and open to the public.

CMU info night

TRAVERSE CITY — Central Michigan University in Traverse City will hold a Master of Public Administration Information Night from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, April 17, at the Northwestern Michigan College University Center, Dendrinos Drive off Cass Road. Department staff will be available to answer questions about the program. Call 995-1756 to learn more.

Holy Week

TRAVERSE CITY — Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1050 Peninsula Dr., continues its Lenten journey with services leading up to Easter Sunday.

A Maundy Thursday service at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 17, will celebrate the Lord’s Last Supper. A Good Friday service at 7 p.m. Friday, April 18, includes s stripping of the altar to signify the day’s events.

An Easter Vigil worship will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, April 19, and Easter services on Sunday, April 20, start at 8 and 10:30 a.m., with an Easter breakfast served at 9:15 a.m.

Wellness Expo

TRAVERSE CITY — Glen Eagle Retirement Community will host a Senior Wellness Expo on Thursday, April 17.

The expo will be held from 9 a.m.-noon at Glen Eagle, 3950 Sumac Dr. There will be free blood pressure checks, balance assessments and local businesses on hand to discuss senior living options, extended care services, sight impaired tools and more. The expo is free and open to the public. For details, call 935-4553.

Camera Club

TRAVERSE CITY — The Thursday, April 17, meeting of the Traverse Area Camera Club will feature a talk by Todd and Brad Reed.

The club meets at 7 p.m. at The Presbyterian Church, 701 Westminster. The Ludington-based father-son team of photographers will present a slide show of 120 of the best images form their book “Tuesdays with Todd and Brad Reed: A Michigan Tribute,” and a video on the making of the images. The Reeds will answer questions and share their knowledge of photography, marketing, design, self-publishing and owning a gallery. The public is welcome.

Service, cantata

MANCELONA — The Antrim Church of Christ will hold a Good Friday Service and perform an Easter cantata.

Both services are at the church, 10228 S. U.S. 131. The Good Friday service starts at 7 p.m. Friday, April 18. “The King is Coming” Easter Cantata will be performed at 6 p.m. Saturday, April 19. Refreshments will be served following the Cantata service. For details, call 587-5445.