Traverse City — Shoreline Center for Healing, 402 S. Union St., is offering acupuncture clinics in a community setting from 3 to 6 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays in October. Patients pay what they can afford ranging from $20 to $30. For an appointment, call 946-HEAL. For details, visit www.shorelinehealing.com.
Gaylord — Monday, Oct. 1, is the deadline to register for a conference that opens a "Year of Faith" in the Diocese of Gaylord.
The conference on Saturday, Oct. 6, includes two keynote presentations and breakout sessions at the diocese, 611 W. North St. The $25 cost includes lunch; scholarships are available.
Registration details are available at parish offices and online at www.dioceseofgaylord.org. For more information, call (989) 732-5147 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Prostate cancer talk
Traverse City — The public is invited to a free program on prostate cancer on Wednesday, Oct. 3.
Urologists Daniel Flewelling, MD, Ward R. Gillett, MD, Robert M. Hall, MD, Jay A. Starr, MD, and Wayne K. Stefanciw, MD, will discuss the disease from 6 to 8 p.m. in conference room 1 at Munson Medical Center, 1105 Sixth St. There also will be a demonstration of the da Vinci surgical device.
For details or reservations, call (888) 838-9160 or visit www.munsonhealthcare.org/knowyourstats.
Cancer risk program
Traverse City — Dr. Julie Brons and nutrition specialist Angelo Agon will discuss strategies to reduce the risk of breast cancer at 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4, at Performance Chiropractic, 551 S. Garfield Ave., suite B. There is no charge, but reservations are requested; call 922-0110.
Church open house
Benzonia — Hilltop Tabernacle invites the community to an open house Friday, Oct. 5.
The open house will be held from 2 to 6 at the new non-denominational Christian church, 7383 Hoadley Road, and will include facility tours and refreshments. For details, call 383-4026, visit www.httabernacle.com, email email@example.com or find the church on Facebook and Twitter at HillTopTab.