Traverse City Record-Eagle


December 7, 2013

Community in Brief: 12/07/2013

Holiday shopping child care

KALKASKA — Peoples Church of Kalkaska will offer child care services on Saturday, Dec. 14, to allow parents time to go Christmas shopping.

Certified professional care will be available from 1-5 p.m. at the church, 216 S. Cherry St. Parents are encouraged to call 258-9365 to reserve a spot.

Then they just need to bring their children, sign them in and complete a medical information form. Games, a movie, foosball, air hockey, nursery toys and snacks will be provided.

Country dance

CADILLAC — The Fonda Starr Band will provide music for an old-time country dance on Saturday, Dec. 14.

The dance will be held from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at 9116 E. 13th St., next to Kiley Chiropractic. Free dance instruction is provided and listeners are welcome. Donations are appreciated. For details, call 920-8389.

First Responders

THOMPSONVILLE — Paid registrations are needed by Friday, Dec. 13, for a Medical First Responder course being offered by Munson Healthcare.

The class will meet from 6-10 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, with Saturday/Sunday sessions from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. from Dec. 17 to Feb. 18 at Thompsonville Fire and EMS Department, 14714 Lincoln Ave. It is for individuals wishing to function in a first responder role with a rescue or other first response unit.

The fee is $690. To register, visit For details, contact Munson Regional EMS Education Manager Daryl Case, 935-7832 or

Cookie Walk

TRAVERSE CITY — The Presbyterian Women’s Association at The Presbyterian Church’s Holiday Cookie Walk features a medley of homemade holiday cookies, bread and candies.

The event will be open from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., or while supplies last, on Saturday, Dec. 14, at the church, 701 Westminster Road. Cookies are $7 per pound. Candies and breads are individually priced.

‘No Home for the Holidays’

TRAVERSE CITY — A concert on Sunday, Dec. 15, will benefit people experiencing homelessness.

Text Only

Twitter Updates
Follow us on twitter
Associated Press Video
Bill Murray Continues To Be Just Bill Murray By Eating Some Free Bill Murray Ice Cream Deja vu: Another NYPD officer choke-holding a suspect Hillary Clinton Blamed Bill's Affair With Monica Lewinsky On Abuse He Suffered As A Child 'Fifty Shades of Grey': Watch the Super Sexy First Trailer Now! Reports: Ravens RB Ray Rice Suspended For 1st 2 Games Of The Season Chapter Two: Becoming a first-time director Air Algerie plane with 119 on board missing over Mali Diamond Stone, Malik Newman, Josh Jackson and others showcase talent Free Arturo - The World's Saddest Polar Bear A Look Back at Batman On Film Through The Years LeBron James -- Dropped $2k On Cupcake Apology ... Proceeds To Benefit Charity Snoop Dogg Says He Smoked Weed at the White House Raw: Fight Breaks Out in Ukraine Parliament Chris Pratt Interrupts Interview To French Braid Intern's Hair Shirtless Super Mario Balotelli Dances While Ironing - @TheBuzzeronFOX Whoa! Watch "Housewives" Star Do the Unthinkable LeBron apologizes to neighbors with cupcakes Justin Bieber In Calvin Klein Underwear Shoot Samsung Pre-Trolls The IPhone 6 With New Ad Jimmy Kimmel Introduces His Baby Girl