Traverse City Record-Eagle


July 22, 2013

Community in Brief: 07/22/2013

Aging series

TRAVERSE CITY — Deborah Rysso, a principal attorney with Rysso & Wingfield, PLLC, Traverse City, will present the Successful Aging Series program today, July 22, at Grand Traverse Pavilions.

The 2 p.m program will focus on elder law and helping families navigate through legal issues. The program is free and open to the public. For details, call 932-3027 or email

Fiber art talk

NORTHPORT — The community is invited to an evening of wine, snacks and an informal discussion of Japanese textile art with fiber artists Char Bickel and Judy Rantz.

Bickel and Rantz will explore dyeing and weaving techniques as demonstrated in a collection of Japanese silk jackets at Red Mullein. The event starts at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, at Red Mullein, 106 Waukazoo.

Lunch and learn

TRAVERSE CITY — The Pathfinder School is hosting a free “Lunch & Learn” seminar this summer. All sessions are geared toward adults, however children are welcome to attend with their parents.

The series meets from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesdays through Aug. 7, at the school, 11930 S. West Bay Shore Dr. On Wednesday, July 24, Rob Hansen, head of the school, will discuss “The Nature of Critical Thinking.” Lunch will be provided by Oryana Natural Foods Market. For details, visit

PEO yard sale

FRANKFORT — PEO (Philanthropic Educational Organization) Chapter FF will hold a yard sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 24, at Frankfort United Methodist Church. In addition to antiques, collectibles and household items, shoppers will be able to fill a plastic bag with clothing for $3. Proceeds benefit scholarships.


Reading event

TRAVERSE CITY — The Peninsula Community Library Summer Reading Program finale is Thursday, July 25.

Animal trainer Mike Roberts will give a program titled “Dig Tales: Animal Encounters” at 11 a.m.

A Treasure Dig and picnic follow. Children who have fulfilled the reading program requirements will receive awards.

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