Traverse City Record-Eagle


April 23, 2014

Community in Brief: 04/23/2014


The exhibit continues from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Old Art Building. Additional copies of “Exposures” are $5 and may be purchased at area book stores. Call 256-2131 to learn more.

Museum gala

SUTTONS BAY — The Great Lakes Children’s Museum will host its annual fund-raising gala on Saturday, April 26.

“Building Brighter Futures” is the theme for the event, which will be held from 6-10 p.m. at The Inn at Black Star Farms, 10844 E. Revold Road. Tickets include a seated dinner with wine and an open bar during cocktail hour. There also will be live and silent auctions. For details or reservations, visit the museum or go to

Day of Peace follow-up

TRAVERSE CITY — A follow-up to the 2013 International Day of Peace gathering will be held Saturday, April 26. The public is invited.

The event will be held from noon-2 p.m. at the Grand Traverse Circuit, 225 W. 14th St. It will include small group discussions on how to foster the development of a culture of peace in northern Michigan. Local resource materials also will be available.

The program is sponsored by the local chapter of Veterans for Peace. Call Penny Concannon, 256-7270, to learn more.

Diaper drive

LEELANAU COUNTY — Leelanau Christian Neighbors is sponsoring a diaper drive for its Baby Pantry.

The Baby Pantry became part of LCN earlier this year and gives out an average of 420 diapers a week to families with young children. The demand is expected to increase during the summer.

Donations of diapers of any size and brand will be accepted through May. Sizes two to six are most in demand. Donations of diapers and other baby items may be dropped off at the LCN Baby Pantry at the north end of Suttons Bay Public School, 310 S. Elm St. from noon-6 p.m. Mondays. Drop-off boxes also are located at Leland United Methodist Church and Leland Mercantile, Leland; Tom’s Food Market, Bethany Lutheran Church, Evangelical Covenant Church, St. Gertrude’s Catholic Church, St. Christopher’s Episcopal Church and Trinity United Church of Christ, Northport; St. Wenceslaus Church, Gills Pier; Immanuel Lutheran Church, Keswick United Methodist Church, St. Michael’s Church and Suttons Bay Congregational Church, Suttons Bay; St. Mary Parish, Lake Leelanau; St. Philip Neri Parish, Empire; and Holy Rosary Catholic Church, Cedar.

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