Traverse City Record-Eagle


April 28, 2013

Community in Brief: 04/28/2013

TSO family concert

TRAVERSE CITY — The Traverse Symphony Orchestra’s family concert today, April 28, will feature Dr. Seuss’ “Gerald McBoing Boing” and the classic Grimm Brothers tale “The Musicians of Bremen.”

An instrument petting zoo and other activities for children start at 2:30 p.m. at the City Opera House, 106 E. Front St., followed by the performance at 3 p.m. Admission is free. For details, call 947-7120 or visit

Players stage farce

ELK RAPIDS — The Elk Rapids Players will stage “Whose Wives Are They Anyway,” a classic farce written by Michael Parker.

The play will be presented Thursday through Saturday, May 2-4 and May 9-11, at the Historic Elk Rapids Town Hall. The doors open at 6:30 p.m. with beer, wine and liquor served by Siren Hall. Curtain is at 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $15 at the Village Market and Corner Druggist. For Visa orders, call 264-6330. A “Dinner and a Play” package is available for $32 and must be purchase through Siren Hall, 264-6062.

Story Stew

TRAVERSE CITY — Preschoolers are invited to Story Stew at the Peninsula Community Library, 2699 Island View Road.

Stories, crafts and songs are presented at 9:30 a.m. the first and third Thursdays of the month. Upcoming themes are “May Flowers Have Arrived” May 2, and “I’m Gonna Mail Myself To You” May 16. The programs are free.

For details, call 223-7700 or visit

ER Women meet

ELK RAPIDS — Tom Shelder will discuss women and Social Security at the Thursday, May 2, meeting of the Elk Rapids Women.

The program starts at 6 p.m. at Kolu’s Eatery, 133 Ames St. Reservations are not required and all men and women are welcome. For details, contact Tamara Valenzuela, or 735-6799.

Events for moms

TRAVERSE CITY — Glen Eagle retirement community will celebrate mothers with free events during May.

The community, especially senior citizens, are invited to Jazz Night with the Front Street Jazz Band at 7 p.m. Friday, May 3; a gardening class on container terrariums at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 4; and Craft Day at 2 p.m. Sunday, May 5.

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