TRAVERSE CITY — Shoreline Center for Healing will screen the documentary “Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead” on Thursday, Feb. 27.
The film will be shown at 6 p.m. at the Shoreline office, 402 S. Union St. A juicing demonstration follows. There is no charge, but reservations are requested; call 946-HEAL.
Climate Lobby meets
TRAVERSE CITY — The next meeting of the Northern Michigan Chapter of Citizens Climate Lobby will be held Saturday, March 1.
The nonprofit, non-partisan group will meet at 12:30 p.m. at the Michigan Land Use Institute, 148 E. Front St., suite 301. Eli Lehrer of the R Street Institute will discuss the no-nonsense view of climate change held by the insurance and re-insurance industry by conference call.
The public is invited. For details, visit www.citizensclimatelobby.org.
‘Talk About Art’
GLEN ARBOR — A “Talk About Art” interview with contemporary folk artist Jesse Hickman, originally scheduled for last week, has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 27, because of bad weather.
The program starts at 7:30 p.m. at the Glen Arbor Art Association, 6031 S. Lake St. Admission is free and the public is welcome. Call 334-6112 to learn more.
GT Academy info
TRAVERSE CITY — Grand Traverse Academy will hold enrollment information meetings in March.
The meetings will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 6, and Wednesday, March 19, and at 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 11, at the school, 1245 Hammond Road. Open enrollment continues through Friday, March 21.
If applications exceed the positions available, a random lottery selection will take place Monday, March 24. To learn more, call 995-0665 or visit www.grandtraverseacademy.com.
Children’s Garden seeks volunteers
TRAVERSE CITY — Planning sessions start Wednesday, March 5, for the upcoming Children’s Garden Summer Program.
Gardeners interested in volunteering to teach for an hour or help maintain the gardens are invited to meet current volunteers at 7 p.m. at the Traverse Area District Library, 610 Woodmere Ave. Call 929-0916 to learn more.
Adult Craft Night
TRAVERSE CITY — Local artist Katherine Sargent will lead an Adult Craft Night for ages 12 and older at the East Bay Branch Library, 1989 Three Mile Road.
The free class will meet from 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 4. Participants will make a pair of earrings to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. No experience is needed and supplies will be provided. Space is limited and registration is required; call 922-2085.
TRAVERSE CITY — The Old Town Playhouse has announced auditions for its May 2-17 production of Robert Harling’s “Steel Magnolias.”
Auditions will start at 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, March 3-4, at the playhouse, 148 E. Eighth St. Auditioners will be asked to read from the script and should be familiar with the play. Perusal scripts are available for a $10 deposit at the OTP business office. For details or perusal scripts, call 947-2210. Details also are available at www.oldtownplayhouse.com.
Music ‘On the Porch’
TRAVERSE CITY — Ireland’s FullSet will perform on Tuesday, March 4, as part of Sleder’s Family Tavern’s On the Porch concert series.
The group creates a unique sound while remaining true to their traditional roots. They will perform at 7 p.m. at the tavern, 717 Randolph St. Tickets are $20 in advance at Sleder’s, Brilliant Books. Oryana Natural Foods Market and Zamar Guitar. Tickets are $25 at the door. For details or tickets, call the tavern, 947-9213.
‘Pure A Cappella’
TRAVERSE CITY — Ensembles from Northwestern Michigan College Canticum Novum and Vocal Jazz Ensemble will share the spotlight with seasoned a cappella performers at the third annual “Pure A Cappella Showcase.”
The ensembles will join Voice 4, the Grand Traverse Show Chorus, Sashay, Quad Pro Quo and the Overtones. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at Milliken Auditorium at the Dennos Museum Center, 1410 College Dr.
Tickets are $12 and available at www.mynorthtickets.com. Proceeds benefit programs of guest choirs as well as Northwestern Michigan Children’s Choir by providing scholarships for NMC participants in grades two through nine.
TRAVERSE CITY — An array of quilts created by David S. Lint, MD, is on display at Horizon Books, 243 E. Front St.
Dr. Lint, an orthopedic surgeon, practiced from 1970 to 2004. Inspired by his wife, Mary, and friend, Dr. John Liddicoat, he began quilting in 2002. His quilts will be on display for several months at the book store. For details, call 946-7290, (800) 587-2147 or visit www.horizonbooks.com.