Model airplane show
EMPIRE — The Traverse Area Model Pilots Society will host their 39th annual airshow from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, June 28 and 29, at the Empire Airport. All types of model airplanes are expected.
This is an AMA sanctioned event. Pilots must have current AMA card in their possession to fly. Aircraft will be inspected for compliance with AMA safety rules.
For more information, call Doug Sattler at 231-357-9126.
Author Irish at library
TRAVERSE CITY — Author Teresa Irish, who compiled her father’s personal stories as a World War II solider serving in Europe in “A Thousand Letters Home” will speak at 7 p.m., Wednesday, June 25 at the Traverse Area District Library, 610 Woodmere Ave.
Senior cat adoption
TRAVERSE CITY — A C PAW will hold a senior adoption weekend for cats that are seven years and older from noon to 4 p.m., Saturday, June 28 and 1 to 4 p.m., Sunday, June 29 at Petsmart.
Adoption fees for our senior cats are reduced to $50. For more information visit www.acpaw.org or call Louise at 499-4881.
Poet Laureate to speak
TRAVERSE CITY — JoAnn Balingit, the Poet Laureate of Delaware, will share her poetry at 7 p.m., Thursday, July 3 at the Traverse Area District Library, 610 Woodmere Ave.
ELK RAPIDS — “Anishninabek of the Grand Traverse Region” will be presented at 7 p.m., Thursday July 3, by JoAnne Gasco at the Elk Rapids Area Historical Museum, 301 Traverse St.
Gasco’s presentation compliments the historical museum’s special summer exhibit, “Anishinabe: First People;” running now through Sept. 1. She will share the history of the region’s Odawa people; where they lived, how they lived, their belief system, as well as how the changes in this region have impacted the Odawa people and how they live today as native people.
Gasco is from Peshawbestown. In 2012 she was elected to the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa/Chippewa Tribal Council