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June 15, 2013

Community in Brief: 06/15/2013

Military honored

FIFE LAKE — A ceremony to honor 38 area U.S. servicemen who lost their lives in wars from the Civil War to Afghanistan will be held Sunday, June 16, at 1 p.m. at Fife Lake American Legion Post 219, 10283 M-186. A lunch will follow.

Chapbook release

INTERLOCHEN — Ellen Stone of Ann Arbor has won the 2013 Michigan Writers Cooperative Press chapbook contest.

Her poetry collection, “The Solid Living World,” will be published and available in June. Stone’s chapbook will be launched at 7 p.m. Sunday, June 16, at the Interlochen Arts Academy Writer’s House. The event is free and open to the public.

School retirees

LELAND — All retired Michigan school personnel and current members of the Leelanau area MARSP are invited to a meeting on Wednesday, June 20. The registration deadline is today, June 15.

The group will meet at 11:50 a.m. at the Bluebird in Leland. Barb Murphy Rozner will give a program on antiques and offer an antique road show with items brought to the restaurant. For details or reservations, call Emma Stayer at 271-3689.

Notable author

LELAND — Jack Dempsey, author of the 2013 Michigan Notable Book “Ink Trails: Michigan’s Famous and Forgotten Authors,” will visit the Leland Library, 203 Cedar St., at 5:30 p.m. Monday, June 17, to discuss his book.

Tai chi

TRAVERSE CITY — The White Crane Tai Chi Association will meet for sun-style tai chi practice on Thursdays, June 20-Aug. 22.

The group will meet at 11:30 a.m., weather permitting, at the Grand Traverse County Civic Center’s Titus Street entrance. The public is welcome. Call 944-9540 to learn more.

Farmers market

TRAVERSE CITY — The Village at Bay Ridge will hold an indoor farmers market on Thursday, June 20.

Market hours are 10 a.m. to noon in the West Building dining room, 3950 Scenic Ridge. There will be produce, baked goods and brown free-range eggs.

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