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December 3, 2013

Community in Brief: 12/03/2013


Tea and story time

KALKASKA — The Kalkaska County Library, 247 S. Cedar St., will host a “Tea 4 You” lecture and story time with Santa Claus.

Tea expert Tiffany Ellis will discuss tea blends at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12. Tea tasting also will be offered. A $4 donation is suggested and proceeds benefit the Friends of the Kalkaska County Library Building Fund. Call Marilyn Coville, 384-6032, to learn more.

Jeffery Schatzer will read his book “The Elves in Santa’s Workshop” at a holiday story time from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at the library. Children also can create Christmas cards with library staff and decorate cookies provided by Kalkaska Great Start parents. Schatzer’s book will be available to purchase at a discount. Call the library, 258-9411, for details.

Holiday needs

TRAVERSE CITY — The Goodwill Community Holiday Needs program is under way and continues through Monday, Dec. 16.

The program provides gifts to families in need. Participating families are able to “shop” for gift items and necessities in a temporary store stocked with merchandise that has been purchased or donated specifically for the program.

New, unwrapped gifts from Goodwill’s “wish list” may be dropped off at the Traverse City area Goodwill Stores, Chico’s, 225 E. Front St., Traverse City, and Leelanau Computer Repair inside Radio Shack, 325 N. St. Joseph St., Suttons Bay.

For a wish list or to make a monetary donation online, visit Financial contributions also may be mailed to Goodwill Holiday Needs, 2279 S. Airport Road West, Traverse City, MI 49684.

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