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March 3, 2013

Community in Brief: 03/03/2013

Award-winning film

FRANKFORT — “The Play,” an award-winning film from Turkey, will be presented Friday, March 8, by the Benzie Area Women’s History Project.

The film tells the story of nine peasant women living in a mountain village in southern Turkey who come together for different reasons to lighten the burden of life by creating a play.

The film will be shown at 7:30 p.m. at the Garden Theatre, 301 Main St. Admission is by donation; $10 is suggested. Proceeds will help support a scholarship for a non-traditional woman student at Northwestern Michigan College. For details, call 889-3156 or visit

Gopherwood fundraiser

CADILLAC — The Gopherwood Concerts “Made in Michigan FUNdraiser” will feature a band of Michigan talent selected by Tiyi Schippers.

The concert will start at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at the Cadillac Elks Club, 122 S. Mitchell St. Advance tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students at Toy Town. Tickets at the door are $12 for adults; $6 for students. For details, call Paul Brown, 846-8383.

Country dance

CADILLAC — The Fonda Starr Band will play music for dancing at the Saturday, March 9, old-time country dance and square dance.

The dance will be hosted from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at 9116 E. 13th St., next to Kiley Chiropractic. Free dance instruction will be provided and listeners are welcome.

Classical open mic

TRAVERSE CITY — Left Foot Charley will host an afternoon of classical music and wine on Sunday, March 10.

The “Bacchus and Bach” classical open mic will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. at the winery, 806 Red Drive in the Village at Grand Traverse Commons. Classical musicians of all ages are welcome and should call 995-0500 in advance to secure a performance time slot.

Clean Up-Green Up

TRAVERSE CITY — The Michigan Green Consortium will again sponsor its daylight savings time “Clean Up and Green Up” community-wide free recycle, repurpose and reuse event.

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