Traverse City Record-Eagle


February 1, 2013

Community in Brief: 02/01/2013


The meal will be served in two seatings at 9 and 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 16, in the school commons, 5376 N. Long Lake Road. The $10 cost includes breakfast, a photo with characters from the musical, give-aways and musical performances. Tickets go on sale Monday, Feb. 4.

Reservations are required. For tickets or details, call 933-7509.

Public forums

Suttons Bay — Rich Robinson, executive director of the Michigan Campaign Finance Network, will speak at public forums on Wednesday, Feb. 6, in Suttons Bay and Traverse City

Forums will be held at noon at the Leelanau County Government Center, 8527 E. Government Center Dr.; and at 5:30 p.m. in Scholars Hall at Northwestern Michigan College, 1701 E. Front St. Both programs are free and open to the public.

Builder program

Traverse City — "LEEDS and Green Building" is the theme for the Wednesday, Feb. 6, Lunchbox Series at the Builders Exchange of NW MI, 1373 Barlow St.

The program will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. The cost is $5 for members, $10 non-members. For details or reservations, contact Robin Hill, 946-5531 or

Fairy Garden

Kalkaska — Klumpp Flower Shop will offer home gardeners the chance to create a miniature garden in hopes of luring a fairy into their homes.

Free workshops will be offered Saturdays, Feb. 9 or March 2, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the flower shop, 210 N. Cedar St. All ages are welcome.

For details or to register, call 258-2342.

Habitat fundraiser

Traverse City — Tickets are on sale for the "Hearts for Habitat" fundraiser to benefit Habitat for Humanity Grand Traverse Region.

The event will be hosted from 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Hagerty Center, 715 E. Front St. Tickets are $40.

For details, call 941-4663. Tickets are available at,, or in person at the Habitat office, 1129 Woodmere Ave.

Mardi Gras

Elk Rapids — Mardi Gras good times roll from Friday, Feb. 8, through Tuesday, Feb. 12, at Pearl's New Orleans Kitchen.

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