Traverse City Record-Eagle


June 2, 2013

Community in Brief: 06/02/2013

Night of Harmony

TRAVERSE CITY — “The Tunes of Our Times” is the theme for the Cherry Capital Men’s Chorus June Night of Harmony.

Concerts feature the guest quartet Ebb N’ Flow and start at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, June 8, and 3 p.m. Sunday, June 9, at Lars Hockstad Auditorium in Central Grade School, 301 W. Seventh St.

Tickets are $16 each; $14 each for groups of 10 or more. They are available at the Captain’s Quarters, from chorus members, at or, or by calling (800) 836-0717.

Ice cream and fun

TRAVERSE CITY — Buchan’s Blueberry Hill and the Traverse City Parrothead Club are planning an Ice Cream Social and Family Fun Day to benefit United Way of Northwest Michigan.

The fundraiser will be held from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at Buchan’s, 1472 Nelson Road. Games, activities and hot dogs are included in the $5 admission. There also will be a petting zoo, bounce houses, lawn games, food, Buchan’s homemade ice cream and more. United Way will be collecting new and gently used children’s books and book donors receive $1 off the entry fee.

Proceeds benefit United Way community grants. For details, call Michelle Gallagher, 947-3200, ext. 201.

Pottery trunk show

TRAVERSE CITY — Americana Gallery will hold its annual Polish Pottery Trunk Show from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, June 8, at the store, 224 E. Front St. New patterns, shapes and sizes will be available and the importer will be on hand to answer questions.


Contra dance

TRAVERSE CITY — The Bayside Travellers Dance Society will host a contra dance Saturday, June 8, at Twin Lakes Park, 6800 N. Long Lake Road.

A free lesson from 7 to 7:45 p.m. will be followed by dancing from 8 to 11 p.m. to music by Aunt Lou and the Oakland County All Stars. Admission is $8 for members, $10 for non-members and $6 for students with ID. For details, call 313-2596, email or visit

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