Traverse City Record-Eagle

March 7, 2013

Community in Brief: 03/07/2013

Traverse City Record-Eagle

---- — Psychic Fair

TRAVERSE CITY — A Winter Wonder Psychic Fair will take place Saturday, March 9, at Higher Self Book Store.

Tarot readings, channeling, reiki, aura photos, reflexology, intuitive energy healing, massages and more will be offered from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the book store, 328 E. Front St. Call 941-5805 or visit to learn more.

International Expo

TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse City Area Public Schools and Northwestern Michigan College will host the “Go Global” International Fair and Expo.

The event will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at NMC’s Hagerty Center, 715 E. Front St. Exhibitors may include clubs, school programs, college and community exchange groups and other groups that provide global learning opportunities and international programs. Admission is free and the public is invited.

Benefit dinner

TRAVERSE CITY — A benefit dinner will be held Sunday, March 10, for William Vyverberg, who is undergoing ongoing treatment for a brain tumor.

The spaghetti dinner will be served from noon to 6 p.m. at the American Legion, 1231 Hastings St. The meal is $5 per person. There also will be a bake sale, silent auction and 50/50 raffle. Proceeds will go toward ongoing medical and travel expenses for Vyverberg and his family.

For details, call Cindy Blair, 883-8525, or email Krystal Johnson,

Pancake breakfast

FIFE LAKE — The Fife Lake American Legion Post 219 will hold a pancake breakfast on Sunday, March 10.

The buffet-style meal with made-to-order eggs will be served from 8 a.m. to noon at the post home, 10283 M-186. The cost is $6.50 for adults, $4 for children and free for World War II veterans.

Senior luncheon

INTERLOCHEN — Redeemer Lutheran Church’s senior luncheon will be held Monday, March 11. Reservations are due by 10 a.m. Friday, March 8.

Lunch will be served at noon at the church, U.S. 31 and Rogers Road. Games and fellowship will follow. The meal is $3 per person. Activities are free and sack lunches are welcome.

For details or reservations, call Ralph Hintsala, 620-0840.

Art Center classes

FRANKFORT — The Oliver Art Center, 132 Coast Guard Road, will offer a variety of classes in March and April.

March offerings include an Art Support Group starting Tuesday, March 12; and a free Kids’ Shakespeare Theater Workshop on Saturday, March 23. In April, there will be a poetry workshop starting April 3; a “Creativity, Exercise, Camaraderie: Dance for All Ages” class starting April 4; and a five-day watercolor workshop April 15 through 19.

For details, to register or for a complete class schedule, visit

Bollywood dance

TRAVERSE CITY — Tribal Fusion duo Raks Incendia will sponsor a Bollywood dance workshop on Saturday, March 9.

The workshop will feature Grand Rapids-based Na’imah, an award-winning Bollywood performer and founder of the Anandani Dancers. She will teach “Bollywood 101” from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and “Bollywood Choreography” from 2 to 4 p.m. at Crystal Bindi Studios, 2062 S. Airport Road in Logan’s Landing.

Registration is $40 per class or $70 for both. To register, email or visit

Bridal show

TRAVERSE CITY — The West Bay Bridal Show will be held from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at the West Bay Event Center, 13424 S. West Bay Shore Dr. Admission is free. For details, call 392-5111 or visit

Speaker series

TRAVERSE CITY — The Village at Bay Ridge will host its first Speakers Series Luncheon on Monday, March 11. Paid reservations are due Thursday, March 7.

Brian Lewis will discuss his involvement with Goodwill Industries’ Paperworks Studio at the 12:30 p.m. luncheon in the West Building dining room, 3950 Scenic Ridge. Cards from the studio will be on display and available to purchase. The meal is $6 per person.

For details and reservations, call 932-9455.