Pizza and Pipes

WILLIAMSBURG — Pizza and Pipes begins at 6 p.m. July 26 at Music House Museum. Enjoy dinner and a concert featuring Red Wings organist Dave Calendine. Tickets are $30 for adults and $10 for kids under 10. Box office: 231-938-9300.

Exhibition discussion

GLEN ARBOR — Glen Arbor Arts Center hosts an informational gathering to share news of its 2020 exhibitions at 11 a.m. July 27. GAAC Gallery Manager Sarah Bearup-Neal discusses how to apply for an exhibition. This program is open to all, but is geared toward visual artists and studio practitioners. More information: 231-334-6112.

NWS fall events

TRAVERSE CITY — The National Writers Series recently announced its fall 2019 season at City Opera House. All events begin at 7 p.m. Tickets are available to the public starting July 29. Prices vary. Box office: 231-941-8082, ext. 201.

Upcoming author events:

  • Sept. 5 — David Maraniss, “A Good American Family”
  • Oct. 6 — Aarti Namdev Shahani, “Here We Are: American Dreams, American Nightmares”
  • Oct. 9 — Randall Sullivan, “The Curse of Oak Island”
  • Oct. 16 — Susan Orlean, “The Library Book”
  • Nov. 17 — Mitch Albom, “Finding Chika”

Overdose training session

TRAVERSE CITY — Harm Reduction Michigan offers its monthly overdose clinic at 7 p.m. July 30 at Traverse Area District Library. Learn to recognize and respond to opioid overdoses using Naloxone. Attendees can take home this antidote.

Artists needed

LUDINGTON — Ludington Area Center for the Arts seeks Midwest artists for its Indoor Juried Arts Fair, which is set for Aug. 31. Photographers, jewelers, potters, sculptors, glass and ceramic artists and painters are welcome. Entries must be postmarked by Aug. 1. Email for an application. Contact: 231-845-2787.

Church supports LGBTQ persons

TRAVERSE CITY — Central United Methodist Church recently decided to affiliate with the Reconciling Ministries Network, becoming a Reconciling Congregation. The Cass Street church joins more than 1,000 other United Methodist communities in supporting LGBTQ persons. The goal is to fully include this population in the congregation. Globally, the church’s laws prohibit people who identify as LGBTQ from full inclusion.

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