Traverse City Record-Eagle


January 10, 2013

Community in Brief: 01/10/2013

Senior luncheon

Interlochen — Senior citizens are invited to celebrate the new year, January birthdays and anniversaries at the Monday, Jan. 14, Senior Luncheon at Redeemer Lutheran Church, U.S. 31 and Rogers Road.

Armchair exercises start at 11 a.m., followed by lunch at noon and games. The meal is $3; activities are free. Attendees may bring a sack lunch.

Lunch reservations are due by 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 11; call or leave a message at 620-0840.

Library program

Cadillac — "New Year's Resolutions You Can Achieve" is the title of a program at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Cadillac Public Library, 411 S. Lake St. Admission is free; call 510-9047.

Free family day

East Jordan — For the fourth consecutive year, Raven Hill Discovery Center has received funding for its FREE (Families Reaching for Educational Excellence) Second Saturdays.

The center will continue to offer free admission for families from noon to 4 p.m. on the second Saturday of each month, starting Jan. 12. Family groups will be able to strengthen creative and critical thinking skills through hands-on exhibits and displays, plus enjoy the animals and the outdoor exhibits.

Raven Hill is on Pearsall Road, just off C-48. For details or to check winter road conditions, call 536-3369.

Blues concert

Traverse City — Magic Slim & the Teardrops will bring their style of Mississippi-to-Chicago blues to the stage at the Dennos Museum Center.

The Chicago band will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, in Milliken Auditorium, 1410 College Dr. Tickets are $25 in advance, $28 at the door and $22 for Museum members, plus a $2 processing fee. For details or tickets, call 995-1553 or (800) 836-0717, or visit or

Jazz performance

Traverse City — The Northwest MI Jazz Experience (NMJE) will host a concert and jam session on Sunday, Jan. 13.

The concert from 3 to 5:30 p.m. will be held at Harbor West Yacht Club, M-22 and Cherry Bend Road. It will feature Steve Talaga on piano, drummer Tim Froncek and Jack Dryden on bass. Sitting in on the jam session will be vocalist Janice Keegan, saxophonist Bill Sears and pianist Jeff Haas among other area musicians.

The event is open to the public. Admission is $5 for NMJE members, $15 for non-members. For details, visit

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