Anniversary party tickets on sale

BELLAIRE — Short’s Brewing Company is selling tickets for its 16th annual Anniversary Party, set from 4-9 p.m. April 25. Enjoy local alcoholic beverages, live music and local foods. Revenue is donated to the Village of Bellaire Downtown Development Authority. General admission is $35 and includes a reusable cup and six drink tokens. Pay $70 to attend the pre-party at 2:30 p.m. Questions:; 231-498-2300, ext. 100.

Bistro concert

TRAVERSE CITY — Vocalist Claudia Schmidt performs with Laurie Sears and the Jeff Haas Trio from 6-8:30 p.m. Feb. 6 in the bistro at West Bay Beach. The group plays music from Schmidt’s newest CD “Slow Steady Heart.”

Stories for kids

LELAND — Laurie Leppink Lisuk leads Children’s Storytime at 10:30 a.m. Fridays at Leland Township Public Library. The events are suited to kids ages birth to 6 and their caregivers.

Concert in the yurt

TRAVERSE CITY — The Little Fleet hosts After Ours in the yurt from 7-9:30 p.m. Feb. 7. The Indiana duo features Eli Kahn on seven-string guitars and Arthur Schroeder on drums. Tickets are $15. Contact: 231-943-1116.

Recruiting event

TRAVERSE CITY — The U.S. Census Bureau hosts a recruiting event from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 8 at Traverse Area District Library McGuire Room. Temporary census takers and office assistants are needed for the 2020 census. Contact: 855-562-2020.

Climate film screening

TRAVERSE CITY — Grand Traverse Area Citizens’ Climate Education hosts a screening of “The Human Element” at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 8 at Old Town Playhouse. The host organization gives a presentation following the documentary. A $5 donation supports a solar project at Westwoods Elementary School.

Water Quality Symposium

TRAVERSE CITY — A winter Water Quality Symposium is set from 8 a.m. to noon Feb. 17 at NMC’s Hagerty Center. Topics include the latest research on swimmer’s itch prevention, enteric bacteria testing and snail-parasite distribution in Michigan. Testing results from local lakes will be discussed. The free event is made possible through the Great Lakes Water Studies Institute, Freshwater Solutions, ZeroGravity and 10 northern Michigan lake associations. Seating is limited. Email by Feb. 9 to register.

Lions Club breakfast

MAPLE CITY — The Cedar/Maple City Lions Club serves a breakfast from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 9 at 100 E. Bellinger Road. Menu includes pancakes, omelets, sausage, fruit, dessert and beverages. Adults eat for $10, kids for $5. Proceeds fund the purchase of an automated external defibrillator for the community building.

Prosecutor to discuss office operations

TAYLOR — A town hall meeting designed to inform residents on how the Wayne County prosecutor’s office operates has been scheduled in Taylor, southwest of Detroit.

School threats, domestic violence, the prosecutor’s office Conviction Integrity Unit and sexual assault kits will be among other topics addressed at Wednesday evening’s meeting at the Wayne County Community College Downriver campus.

Attendees are invited to ask questions following the presentation. This is the fourth town hall meeting by the prosecutor’s office.

and will cover communities downriver of Detroit.

“There are so many serious issues, right now, that my office deals with each day,” Prosecutor Kym Worthy said in a release. “I want to give people an idea of what an urban prosecutor’s office is like.”