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February 25, 2013

Community in Brief: 02/25/2013

Exploring peace

TRAVERSE CITY — A series exploring peace in the Middle East continues Sunday, March 3, at Christ United Methodist Church.

The program starts at 5:30 p.m. at the church, 1249 Three Mile Road. Gina Aranki, Mary Heffron and Marian Kromkowski, three of the founders of MidEast: JustPeace, will discuss their efforts to educate local residents to the reality in Palestine/Israel, provide an overview of the Boycott, Divest and Sanctions movement and describe ways to become involved locally.

For details, call 946-3048 or visit

Blues performance

TRAVERSE CITY — Madcat Midnight Blues Journey will give a concert Friday, March 1, at InsideOut Gallery, 229 Garland St.

The quartet will perform at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance at the gallery, Brilliant Books and Oryana Natural Foods, all in Traverse City; $20 at the door. Tickets and details also are available by calling 929-3254.

Nature program

TRAVERSE CITY — The Peepers Preschool Program at the Boardman River Nature Center continues through May 21.

The program meets from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at the nature center, 1450 Cass Road. It is geared toward children ages 3 to 5 and a parent and includes both indoor and outdoor activities. A $5 donation per child is suggested.

Upcoming programs are: “Fish Friends,” March 5; “Little Stinkers,” March 12; “Hippity Hoppers,” March 19; and free spring break bonus sessions March 26 and 28 with springtime stories. For details, call 941-0960 or visit

WSH info meeting

TRAVERSE CITY — West Senior High School will hold an eighth into ninth grade parent information meeting at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, at the school 5376 N. Long Lake Road. Call 933-7500 to learn more.

GED testing

TRAVERSE CITY — General Educational Development (GED) Testing will be offered at Traverse City Central High School for anyone18 and older who wants to complete their high school equivalency requirements. Under special circumstances 16 and 17 year olds may be admitted to take the GED Test.

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