Traverse City Record-Eagle


March 9, 2013

Community in Brief: 03/09/2013

Torch area potluck

EASTPORT — The Upper Torch Lake Association will hold its monthly potluck dinner Monday, March 11, at the Torch Lake Township Community Services building, U.S. 31.

A 6 p.m. social hour will be followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. All area residents are invited and are asked to bring a favorite beverage, table service and a dish to share with a list of its ingredients.

AAUW program

TRAVERSE CITY — The American Association of University Women will sponsor a program on Tuesday, March 12, featuring Northwestern Michigan College international students, who will discuss what it’s like to study in Traverse City.

The program will start at 6 p.m. at the History Center of Traverse City, 322 Sixth St. Admission is free and the public is invited. For details, call 995-0313 or visit

Cottage Coffee

TRAVERSE CITY — The next Cottage Coffee at Hawthorn Cottage at the Grand Traverse Pavilions will feature Tom Birgy, an account liaison for Heartland Home Health Care.

Birgy will discuss his recent medical mission trip to Guatemala and Nepal at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 12. The program is free and open to the public. For details, call 932-3027.

Momix on stage

INTERLOCHEN — Momix will bring its fluid, athletic choreography blended with music, outrageous costumes and inventive props to Corson Auditorium on Wednesday, March 13.

The performance starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $28 for adults, $25 for senior citizens and $9 for students. They are available at or by calling (800) 681-5920 or 276-7800.

Lenten lunch series

TRAVERSE CITY — The Rev. Polycarp from St. Francis Catholic Church and Fred Szczepanski, music director at St. Francis, will give the message and music at the Thursday, March 14, Community Lenten Luncheon.

The soup and sandwich meal will be served at 11:30 a.m. at The Presbyterian Church, 701 Westminster, followed by music at noon and the message from 12:30 to 1 p.m. A $3 donation for the meal is suggested and proceeds benefit local missions. Both men and women are invited. For details, call 938-1387.

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