Talk about nutrition
TRAVERSE CITY — Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency hosts the Neighborhood Meeting from 6-8 p.m. June 18. Devin Moore, from Oryana, talks about nutrition. This program is part of the Poverty Reduction Initiative. Contact: 231-947-3780 or 800-632-7334, ext. 2170.
Class of 1955 lunch
TRAVERSE CITY — Traverse City High School Class of 1955 meets for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. June 19 at the Elks Lodge. The group meets on the third Wednesday of each month through September.
LAKE LEELANAU — Leelanau County Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel meets for lunch at noon June 19 at Lake Leelanau RV Park Lodge. Learn about the park and pipe organ as well as issues impacting school retirees. Members should bring non-perishable items for local food pantries.
Simply Delicious class
KINGSLEY — Chef Tom Sisco leads another Simply Delicious cooking class at 10 a.m. June 22 at Traverse Area District Library, Kingsley Branch. Learn to make Italian stuffed rice balls. More information: 231-263-5484; email@example.com.
Comedy and wine festival
TRAVERSE CITY — Uncorrect Comedy hosts the Planet of the Grapes comedy and wine festival from 3-8 p.m. June 22 at Leelanau Studios. The event features live music, wine tasting seminars, local food and beverages and comedic performances. Tickets are $25 in advance or $35 at the gate. VIP tickets are $100 and include a lounge area, wine tastings, cheese and wine pairings, wine and dessert pairings, 10 tastings and a souvenir glass. Proceeds support Spark in the Dark TC, which aims to connect people with nonprofits and other services. Volunteer opportunities are also available. Contact: 586-477-6732.
Annual chicken barbecue
TRAVERSE CITY — Old Mission Peninsula United Methodist Church serves its annual chicken barbecue meal from 4:30-6:30 p.m. June 22. The menu also includes potato salad, coleslaw, baked beans, homemade desserts and drinks. A free-will donation is collected. Call 231-223-4393 to place a takeout order.
Cheese and wine event
BEULAH — L-Chayim Delicatessen hosts the Wine and Cheese Party from 5-7 p.m. June 27. Meet artists Nicole Crawford and Emily Hansen before the Music in the Park concert. More information: 231-871-0601.
Garden 2 Table Dinner
TRAVERSE CITY — The Garden 2 Table Dinner goes from 6-9 p.m. June 27 at Historic Barns Park. Sugar 2 Salt chefs cook a four-course meal using volunteer-grown produce from the TC Community Garden. Tickets are $50 for garden members and $75 for others. Proceeds support garden programs. Contact: 231-715-1544.