Traverse City Record-Eagle


May 5, 2014

Community in Brief: 05/05/2014


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Mother’s Day remembrance

TRAVERSE CITY — Hospice of Michigan will host a “Remembering, Honoring and Missing Our Mothers” event on Friday, May 9.

The event from noon-1:30 p.m. will be held at Hospice of Michigan’s Traverse City office in the Bay View Center, 10850 E. Traverse Highway, suite 1155. It will give participants a chance to reflect on the lives of their mothers and significant women in their lives who have died. Guests are asked to bring a story and a picture of the woman they are honoring. A light meal will be provided.

The program is free and open to the public. Registration is required; call Kathryn Holl, 929-1557.

Mighty Uke Fest

TRAVERSE CITY — A film documenting the history and recent resurgence of the ukulele will be shown as part of the inaugural Mighty Uke Fest of Traverse City sponsored by the Ryan Dobry Diabetes Charity.

“Mighty Uke: The Amazing Comeback of a Musical Underdog” will be shown at 7 p.m. Monday, May 12, at the State Theatre, 233 E. Front St. The film’s director, Tony Coleman, will be in attendance. Pre-movie entertainment will be provided by local uke band Saldaje and the Traverse Uke Group. Attendees are encouraged to bring a ukulele to join a post-film play/sing-along led by Miriam Pico.

Admission is free. Representatives of the Ryan Dobry Diabetes Charity will be on hand to accept donations and share information on how to support their activities. Additionally, a portion of proceeds from the sale of DVDs and “Mighty Uke” T-shirts will benefit the charity.

Senior luncheon

INTERLOCHEN — Reservations are needed by 10 a.m. Friday, May 9, for a senior luncheon on Monday, May 12, at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Rogers Road and U.S. 31.

The event will celebrate Mother’s Day and Memorial Day. Lunch is $3, but seniors also may bring a sack lunch if they wish and enjoy free fellowship and games following the meal. For details or reservations, call Ralph Hintsala, 620-0840.

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