Junior gardening series
BENZONIA — Grow Benzie is offering a series of six Junior Master Gardener classes, taught by master gardener Jackie Hice and nutritional therapist Abby Beale.
There is no fee for the sessions and class size is limited is limited to 12 for the one hour classes. Additional classes may be scheduled if there is a demand that needs to be filled. The classes will be held on Mondays at 3 p.m.
Children 4-6 may attend Plant Growth and Development, July 7; Butterflies and other Insects, July 14; Vegetables and Herbs, July 21. Children 7-9 may attend Ecology and Environment, July 28; Fruits and Nuts, Aug. 4; Saladrama, Aug. 11.
Registration is required at www.growbenzie.com or 231-882-9510.
Elder law talk
TRAVERSE CITY — Deborah Rysso, a law partner at Rysso and Wingfield, PLLC, will speak at the next Village at Bay Ridge Speaker Series luncheon. Topics will include elder law, estate planning, Medicaid and the new property tax uncapping law.
The Speakers Series luncheon will be in the West Building dining room and includes a light lunch of tuna melt sandwich, coleslaw, and brownie sundae. A reservation with prepayment of $6 is required by July 10. The Village at Bay Ridge is located 3950 Scenic Ridge off Silver Lake Road. Call 932-9455 to reserve your place or for more information.
UAW retirees lunch
TRAVERSE CITY — UAW retirees are invited to join the Northwest Michigan Chapter for a free picnic and celebration of solidarity at noon, July 10 at the old UAW Hall, 757 E. Silver Lake Road. RSVP to 943-9611.