Frankfort family shows artwork
THOMPSONVILLE — The Kline family, of Frankfort, will feature their artwork at Iron Fish Distillery’s gallery through June 27. Sculptor Steve Kline is showing several pieces of his ceramic and metal sculptures, and his wife Julia will present paintings, glass mosaics and handcrafted metal lamps. Their daughter Katarina, 13, is displaying her pen and pencil drawings. All of the artworks are for sale. People can view the Kline exhibit from noon to 7 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Call 231-378-3474 to schedule a weekday appointment.
Grocery store party
TRAVERSE CITY — Lucky’s Market will host the Butcher Block Party May 26-28 during regular store hours. The event includes meat specials and grilling demonstrations. Customers can learn about summer food trends and sample new recipes.
Summer Academy enrollment open
TRAVERSE CITY — Ninth- through 12th-graders can enroll in the 2018 TCAPS Summer Academy, which takes place July 2-31 at Central High School. Residency is not required. Registration is open at tcaps.net/summeracademy.
Summer Adventure Day Camp
TRAVERSE CITY — TCAPS is hosting its Summer Adventure Day Camp June 20 through Aug. 16. All area students and summer visitors ages 3-12 may register. There are four camp locations that are open Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Registration is available online. More details: 231-933-1759.
Winery hosts concert
TRAVERSE CITY — Chateau Chantal Winery is hosting a concert from 3-5:30 p.m. May 27. Flutist Nancy Stagnitta will perform with the Jeff Haas Trio and watercolorist Lisa Flahive. They will celebrate summer with jazz classics.
KINGSLEY — Paradise Valley American Legion Post 436 is hosting ceremonies throughout Memorial Day, starting at 9:15 a.m. May 28 at Maple Grove Cemetery.
• 9:30 a.m. at Monroe Center Cemetery
• 9:50 a.m. at Downs Cemetery
• 10:20 a.m. at St. Mary’s of Hannah Cemetery
• 10:50 a.m. at Barnum Cemetery
• 11:30 a.m. at Evergreen Cemetery
Memorial Day activities
KALKASKA — Memorial Day activities start with a flag-raising ceremony at 10 a.m. May 28 at Senior Haven. A second flag ceremony starts at 11 a.m. at the Veterans Memorial in downtown Kalkaska. A service begins at noon at Evergreen Cemetery. People can visit Level Acres for a flag-raising after the ceremony.
MARSP member awarded
SUTTONS BAY — Ivan Ford received the MARSP Chapter Service Award during a Leelanau Chapter of the Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel meeting.
Ford was recognized for his dedication to the Leelanau chapter, where he served as president for 10 years. He was also part of the Adopt-A-Highway team and an active presenter in the MARSP Pension Seminars, held annually for school personnel to assist in understanding the retirement system. Ford also traveled to other state chapters to gather new suggestions for chapter improvement during his term as president.
Green burial discussion
INTERLOCHEN — The Senior Center Network is offering a green burial discussion at 12:30 p.m. May 31 at Golden Fellowship Hall. Vaughn Seavolt, of Life Story Funeral Home, will speak on naming funeral representatives and burial options. An optional lunch starts at noon and costs $3 for people over 60 and $5 for others. Reservations are due May 28. Call 231-922-2080 to sign up.
Memorial bay plunge
TRAVERSE CITY — The Keegan Mission Project is hosting its fourth annual “The Jump” event at 3 p.m. May 28 at West End Beach. People will plunge into Grand Traverse Bay to remember Keegan Tarrant, who had depression and died in 2015. The event aims to raise money for The Keegan Tarrant Mission Project Scholarship Fund, which assists St. Francis High School students in paying for mission trips. Visit http://thekeeganmissionproject.com/ to learn more.
TRAVERSE CITY — Harm Reduction Michigan hosts an overdose training at 6 p.m. May 29 at Traverse Area District Library. Community members are invited to learn about naloxone, the antidote to opioid abuse. An emergency rescue kit is available to take home. Registration: harmreductionmi.org.
‘Best of Bacon’ reading
TRAVERSE CITY — Ann Arbor author John U. Bacon will speak and read from his latest book “Best of Bacon” at 6:30 p.m. May 29 at Hotel Indigo. Copies of the book are available to purchase. The University of Michigan Club of Grand Traverse is hosting this public event. Donations will support the club’s scholarship fund. More details: 231-883-8388.
Library book club meeting
TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse Area District Library’s Books and Brewskis meets from 7-9 p.m. May 29 at the Filling Station. Readers will discuss Mary Ann Shaffer’s “The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society.”
SUTTONS BAY — League of Women Voters Leelanau County is hosting a forum at 7 p.m. May 29 at the Government Center. The panelists are Marcelo Betti, an attorney; Andy Fles, Shady Lane Cellars manager; and Marshall Collins, Jr., co-chair of the local Advocates and Leaders for Police and Community Trust. They will discuss “Immigration 101: How It Works and How It Doesn’t.”