Traverse City Record-Eagle


May 28, 2014

Community in Brief: 05/28/2014

Waterpark passes

TRAVERSE CITY — Day passes to the water park at the Great Wolf Lodge are now available, with all proceeds going to Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Michigan.

The passes are $20 each and are valid Monday through Thursday through June 12. To purchase passes, contact Big Brothers Big Sisters,, call 946-2447 or stop at the Big Brothers Big Sisters office, 521 S. Union St.

Grow Benzie offers tour

BEAR LAKE — Grow Benzie will offer a tour of the Wee Be Jammin’ store with owner/founder Simone Scarpace.

The tour will start at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 31, at the store, 8925 Norcronk Road. For details, call Deb Query, 882-9510, email or visit

Juniper Garden Club

ANTRIM COUNTY — The Juniper Garden Club of South Torch Lake will meet on Tuesday, June 3, at the Little Red Schoolhouse Community Center.

The meeting starts at 12:30 p.m. and includes a program on invasive plants in home landscapes. New members are welcome. For details, email

Book club meets

TRAVERSE CITY — Prepaid reservations are due Thursday, June 5, for the next luncheon meeting of the Village at Bay Ridge Book Club.

The club will meet at 12:30 p.m. Monday, June 9, in the West Building dining room, 3950 Scenic Ridge. Valerie Winans will discuss her book “Alaska’s Savage River: Inside Denali National Park and Preserve.” The cost is $6. For details or reservations, call 932-9455.

Leelanau Dems host dinner

LELAND — The Leelanau Democratic Party’s bi-annual dinner will have the theme “Make A Difference-Vote.”

The event will be hosted on Friday, June 6, at the Leland Lodge. Hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar at 5:30 p.m. will be followed by dinner at 6:30 p.m. Speakers include Tom Stobie, Mark Totten, Jerry Cannon and Mark Brewer. There also will be a silent auction. For details or reservations, call 941-7450.

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