Traverse City Record-Eagle


October 23, 2013

Community in Brief: 10/23/2013

Parkinson's group

TRAVERSE CITY — The Parkinson's Support Group will meet at 10 a.m. today, Oct. 23, at the Traverse City Senior Center, 801 E. Front St. Fred Goldenberg of Senior Benefit Solutions will discuss the Affordable Care Act, required changes and its impact on Medicare recipients. For details, call 947-7389.

Candidate forum

TRAVERSE CITY — Seven candidates seeking seats on the Traverse City City Commission will participate in a forum today, Oct. 23, at 3:30 p.m. at the Central High School auditorium, 1150 Milliken Dr.

The forum is sponsored by the Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce and the candidates will respond to questions concerning business-related topics.

Frankfort film fest

FRANKFORT — The Garden Theater will sponsor the fifth annual Frankfort Film Festival Thursday, Oct. 24, through Sunday, Oct. 27.

Passes for the four-day festival are $70; individual films are $10 each and will be on sale one hour prior to each film's screening. The schedule and weekend passes are available at

Spanish Club meets

TRAVERSE CITY — The Spanish Club will meet to practice their Spanish over a meal and drinks at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, at Jinetes Mexican Restaurant, 3480 S. Airport Road, suite E, behind MC Sports. For details call Patrick Nestor, 645-2104.

End-of-life plan

BEULAH — “Planning Your Own Dying Time,” a unique class for individuals interested in planning their end-of-life care, funeral and more, will be held Saturday, Oct. 26, at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 8190 Lincoln Road.

The free class will meet from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Topics include the Five Wishes, choosing a hospice, making an ethical will and more. A simple lunch will be served. To learn more, call 882-9750.

‘Joy-full’ event

TRAVERSE CITY — Unity of Traverse City’s six-week fall program has joy as its theme. It includes Sunday lessons and small group meetings focused on the study of joy using Tommy Newberry’s book “40 Days to a Joy-Filled Life.” The community also is invited to join the congregation for a celebration on Saturday, Oct. 26.

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