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January 6, 2013

In Brief: 01/06/2013

Book club lunch

Traverse City — Audrey Brown will be the guest speaker at the Monday, Jan. 14, luncheon meeting of the Village at Bay Ridge Book Club.

Brown is the mother of Margaret Mallory, an award-winning author of historical romance novels. She will discuss her daughter's work at 12:30 p.m. in the West Building dining room at the Village at Bay Ridge, 2950 Scenic Ridge Dr.

Paid reservations are $6 and due by Thursday, Jan. 10. The public is welcome. For details or reservations, call 932-9455.

Lecture series

Benzonia — The Benzonia Academy Lecture Series will hold a three-week winter series titled "The Enlightenment: How Americans Think Like Americans."

Dr. Louis Yock, a former philosophy instructor at West Shore Community College, will present the series at 4 p.m. Thursdays, Jan. 10, 17 and 24, at the Benzie Historical Museum, 6941 Traverse Ave. It will spotlight the critical thinkers of the Enlightenment include Thomas Jefferson and Benjamin Franklin. Each lecture is self-contained and deals with religion and politics.

Admission is free, but donations are encouraged. For details, call 882-5539.

Bay Film Series

Suttons Bay — The Bay Film Series continues with the documentary "5 Broken Cameras."

The firsthand account of non-violent resistance in Bil'in, a West Bank village threatened by encroaching Israeli settlements, will be shown at 2 and 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 13, and 6 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Jan. 14-15, at the Bay Theatre, 214 St. Joseph St. Non-subscribers are welcome; regular admission prices apply.

For details, call 271-3772 or visit

Country dance

Cadillac — The Fonda Starr Band will perform for an old-time country and square dance from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12, at 9116 E. 13th St., next to Kiley Chiropractic. Free dance instruction will be provided. Donations are welcome.

Contra dance

Traverse City — The Bayside Travellers Dance Society will host a contra dance on Saturday, Jan. 12, at Twin Lakes Park, 6800 N. Long Lake Road.

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