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November 1, 2010

Our Town in Brief: 11/01/2010

Steak fry supports GTACS athletics

TRAVERSE CITY — The Grand Traverse Area Catholic Schools Athletic Department will hold a Stag Steak Fry on Wednesday, Nov. 3.

The meal will start at 6 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus Hall, 13424 West Bay Shore Drive. Tickets are $20 per person, and attendees must be 21 or older or accompanied by an adult. For details or to reserve space, call 946-1180.

Friendly Garden Club open meeting

TRAVERSE CITY — The Friendly Garden Club will hold an opening meeting Tuesday, Nov. 9.

The meeting will start at 11:30 a.m. at the Traverse Bay Area Intermediate School District Conference Center, 11th Street and Red Drive. Award-winning landscape architect Dean Conners will lead attendees through a sampling of his educational courses and talk about the importance of using nature as a guide in creating landscapes.

For details or if planning to attend, call 938-1606.

NMC events mark awareness month

TRAVERSE CITY — Northwestern Michigan College's Native American Student Association has planned the following events, open to the public, to commemorate Native American Awareness Month in November.

• Nov. 8: Screening of "Tar Creek," a story of a mine-turned toxic Superfund site on former Indian land in Oklahoma, followed by a discussion with director Matt Myer; 7 p.m., Milliken Auditorium, free admission, donations to the Native American Student Association accepted.

• Nov. 9: Screening of "Incident at Oglala: The Leonard Peltier Story," 7 p.m., Milliken Auditorium, free admission, donations to the Native American Student Association accepted.

• Nov. 10: Cultural Awareness Day. Hand drumming, basket makers and more; noon-5 p.m., West Hall lobby and conference room.

• Nov. 17: Screening of "For the Next Seven Generations," preceded and followed by the Medicine Lodge Singers from the Grand Traverse Band; 7 p.m., Milliken Auditorium. Admission: $5 donation for adults, $3 for kids. After film royalty fees, the balance of the proceeds will go to the 13 indigenous grandmothers featured in the film to help with their expenses and travel on their mission, which began in 2004, to save Mother Earth through prayer, education and healing.

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