Traverse City Record-Eagle


April 20, 2014

Community in Brief: 04/20/2014

Newcomers meet

TRAVERSE CITY — Ross Richardson will discuss the search for the Westmoreland, Michigan’s treasure ship, at the Tuesday, April 22, meeting of the Newcomers Club of Grand Traverse.

The club will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the History Center of Traverse City, 322 Sixth St. The public is invited. For more information, visit

Antique auto club

TRAVERSE CITY — The Northwestern Michigan Region of the Antique Automobile Club of America will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday, April 23, at the Elks Lodge, 625 Bay St. New members are welcome. For details, call Mike Nickels, 947-2599, or Mary Caskey, 587-5663.


Pasta dinner benefit

TRAVERSE CITY — The TC Thunder Lacrosse Club will host a pasta dinner fundraiser on Wednesday, April 23.

The meal will be served from 6-8 p.m. at Mt. Holiday on Holiday Road. The cost is $10 for adults; $5 for ages 5 to 10. Proceeds benefit the club.

Texas Troubadour

TRAVERSE CITY — Texas troubadour Gurf Morlix will perform Thursday, April 24, at InsideOut Gallery, 229 Garland St., in support of his latest album “Gurf Morlix Finds the Present Tense.”

Morlix will take the stage at 8 p.m. Grand Rapids singer/songwriter Ralston Bowles will open the show. Tickets are $10 and available at Oryana Natural Foods Market, the gallery, and at the door. For reservations, call 929-3254. For more information, visit

Free compost and trees

TRAVERSE CITY — The City of Traverse City and Grand Traverse Country Resource Recovery will offer free compost on Saturday, April 26.

The self-serve, self-haul compost will be available from 8 a.m.-noon, or while supplies last, at the Sara Hardy Farmers Market parking lot at Cass Street and Grandview Parkway. Interested individuals should bring their own shovel and container.

Traverse City Light & Power also will have free Eastern White Pine seedlings available while supplies last and Carter’s Compost and RecycleSmart will be on hand with information about composting techniques.

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