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July 15, 2013

Community in Brief: 07/15/2013

Raptor experience

TRAVERSE CITY — Rebecca Lessard from Wings of Wonder will provide an interactive raptor experience today, July 15, and also on Aug. 15 and Sept. 15, at the Dennos Museum Center, 1410 College Dr.

“A Birds’ Eye View” will feature live birds and is being sponsored in conjunction with the museum’s “Birds of Paradise: Amazing Avian Evolution” exhibit. The program is free with museum admission, which is $10 for adults; $5 for children and museum members. For details or reservations, call 995-1029.

Sports physicals

TRAVERSE CITY — Athletic sports physicals will be offered for students who plan to try out for TCAPS athletic teams at the middle school or high school level for the 2013-14 school year.

Physicals will take place between 8 and 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 3, at West Senior High School, 5376 N. Long Lake Road. Students should not drink caffeine prior to their physical. Physical cards are required and must be signed by parents and students in order for the physical to be performed.

The cost is $20 per athlete and checks should be payable to TCAPS. Physical cards are available at Central and West Senior High School athletic offices, at both middle schools and at all TCAPS elementary schools.

Kids’ garden classes

ELK RAPIDS — Pine Hill Nursery invites children to a series of interactive summer classes.

Participating children can create a take-home project at 11 a.m. Wednesdays, July 17 through Aug. 7, at the nursery, 886 U.S. 31 North. Topics are: “Fantasy/Adventure Garden” July 17; “Worms Eat My Garbage” July 24; “Herbal Field Day” July 31; and “Garden in a Bottle” Aug. 7.

For details or to register, call 599-2824 or visit

Benefit for Schaubs

TRAVERSE CITY — A benefit spaghetti dinner and silent auction will be held Wednesday, July 17, to help Keith Schaub of Interlochen, who recently underwent a liver transplant at University of Michigan Hospital and is unable to work.

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