Yarn Therapy session
INTERLOCHEN — The Yarn Therapy: Knitting and Crocheting Group meets from 10-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays at Interlochen Public Library. Share ideas and work on a project. All levels are welcome to attend.
Weekly Euchre Tournaments
INTERLOCHEN — Friends of Interlochen Public Library and Grand Traverse County Parks and Recreation Senior Center Network sponsor weekly Euchre Tournaments at 4 p.m. Tuesdays at Golden Fellowship Hall. Entry is $1.
Park events July 6
EMPIRE — Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore park rangers and the Grand Traverse Astronomical Society host events July 6 at the Dune Climb. View the sun using a solar telescope from 4-6 p.m. Return from 9-11 p.m. to watch the sunset and see the stars, moon and planets. A National Park pass is required for entry. More details: 231-326-4700, ext. 5005.
Union Street Station concert
TRAVERSE CITY — Union Street Station hosts a concert at 7:30 p.m. July 7. Performers include Kenny Olson, guitarist Billy Davis, vocalist Tosha Owens, drummer Matthew Hayes, keyboardist Jimmy Olson, and bassist Joshua Carlson. Contact: 231-941-1930.
EMPIRE — Historic Sleeping Bear and Friends of Sleeping Bear combine their events “Heritage Walkers” and “Walk in the Park” at 10 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays July 9 through Aug. 29. Each day features a different location around Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore.
Family caregiver workshop
TRAVERSE CITY — Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Michigan and MSU Extension offer a free family caregiver workshop on Mondays from 1-2:30 p.m. starting July 29. Learn self-care, emotion management, stress reduction, communication and other tools. Sessions conclude Sept. 9. Registration: 800-442-1713.
Local artists recognized
INDIANAPOLIS — Two artists from Suttons Bay were recently recognized at the annual Eiteljorg Indian Market and Festival in Indiana in June. Aydrian Day received the Margot L. Eccles Youth Award for his beadwork jewelry “Galaxy.” James Day earned an award in the Best of Cultural Items category for his piece “Waabiigwanag.”
Class of 1969 reunion events
TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse City High School Class of 1969 hosts events for its 50th reunion Aug. 9-10. A casual gathering is set for Friday night at Lucky Jack’s. Cash bar, bowling, arcade games and laser tag available for purchase. A golf tournament starts at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Interlochen Golf Course. Cost is $35 and includes 18 holes with a cart. Tour Traverse City Central High School at 11 a.m. Dinner is served at 6 p.m. Saturday at the Elks Lodge. A cash bar is available. Cost is $40 per person. Mail checks to 643 South Airport Road in Traverse City, MI 49686. Questions: 231-313-4455; firstname.lastname@example.org.
New, used donations needed
INTERLOCHEN — Friends of Interlochen Public Library seeks donations for its inaugural Baubles, Bangles and Bags Sale on Aug. 10. New or gently used purses, fine and costume jewelry and scarves are accepted. More details: 231-276-6767.
Rotary club grants available
TRAVERSE CITY — Rotary Club of Traverse Bay Twilight offers grants to nonprofits in the Grand Traverse area. The club expects to award six grants with a maximum value of $10,000 each. Submissions should be postmarked by Aug. 1. Decisions are made Sept. 15. Contact Bob at email@example.com for an application.