Traverse City Record-Eagle

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June 27, 2013

Community in Brief: 06/27/2013

Educational program

NORTHPORT — Lindsey Wooten, program coordinator at the Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum, will present a program on the Lake Superior storm of 1872 at 7 p.m. today, June 27, at the museum, inside Leelanau State Park, north of Northport. The suggested donation is $5. For details, call 386-7195 or visit

Depot Museum sale

ALDEN — The annual Antique & Consignment Sale will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, June 29-30, at the Alden Depot Museum, 10670 Coy St. Proceeds benefit the museum. For details, call 331-4274.

Strawberry social

SOUTH BOARDMAN — East Boardman United Methodist Church will host a Strawberry Social on Friday, June 28.

Strawberry shortcake, ice cream, Sloppy Joes, sandwiches and beverages will be served from 5 to 8 p.m. at the church, 2080 Boardman Road. There also will be handmade bazaar items and Rada cutlery.

Democratic caucus

TRAVERSE CITY — The Progressive Caucus of the Michigan Democratic Party will host a strategy meeting for the 2014 election at 6 p.m. today, June 27, at the Blue Tractor restaurant on South Union Street. For details or if planning to attend, email

Miller benefit

INTERLOCHEN — A benefit for the family of the late Doug Miller will be hosted Saturday, June 29.

“Miller Fest” will take place at the Interlochen Eagles pavilion, 20724 U.S. 31. A home-smoked pulled pork dinner will be served from 3 to 6:30 p.m. Entertainment from 6:30 p.m. to midnight will be provided by Lost Cause and Liquorboxx. The $15 cost per person includes dinner, entertainment and camping. There also will be a 50/50 drawing.

Chicken dinner

SUTTONS BAY — Chicken dinners made using old world recipes will be served at St. Wencelaus Church’s 104th Chicken Dinner Day.

The church will welcome visitors on Sunday, June 30, starting with Mass at 8 a.m., followed by the meal served from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. There also will be children’s games, a raffle and a garage sale. Meals are $12 for adults, $6 for children and free for preschoolers. Take-outs are available.

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