Traverse City Record-Eagle

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January 22, 2014

Community in Brief: 01/22/2014

Child resources

TRAVERSE CITY — Families with young children are invited to the GT Area Preschool and Child Resource Fair.

Fair hours are 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at Trinity Lutheran School, 1003 S. Maple St. Area preschools, child care centers and local businesses that cater to children will be on hand with information and activities for children. A Mother Care Station also will be available for changing diapers, feeding young children and quiet time.

Admission is free and healthy snacks and lunch may be purchased. For details, email or call 632-8881.

Robert Burns Night

TRAVERSE CITY — The St. Andrews Society of Northwest Michigan will host Robert Burns Night on Sunday, Jan. 26.

The event starts at 5 p.m. at Sleder’s Family Tavern, 717 Randolph St. The meal features a choice of entree and side dishes, plus a side salad and dessert. A children’s menu will be available. There also will be entertainment by Clyde Buchanan, Jane Arney and Highland dancers.

The cost is $20 for society members; $25 for non-members; and $7.50 for children. For details or reservations, call 357-5520 or email

MSU, U-M party

FRANKFORT — The MSU Alumni Club of Benzie County will host an MSU-UM basketball party on Saturday, Jan. 25.

The game starts at 7 p.m. at Villa Marine, 228 Main St. Activities include a 50/50 drawing and a score-by-half board. There is no charge. Donations will be accepted to support the Benzie Spartans’ efforts to provide scholarships to Benzie County students entering MSU. Viewers are invited to come early for dinner ordered from the menu. Contact Tina Clark, 352-6049 or, to learn more.

Open Mic turns 10

TRAVERSE CITY — The Round Up Open Mic will celebrate 10 years of open mic nights at the Hayloft Inn with a free “Best of Open Mic” anniversary event.

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