Day camp enrollment open
TRAVERSE CITY — The TCAPS Summer Adventure Day Camp is now enrolling children ages 3-12. Camps are open to area residents and visitors and include weekly field trips, games, arts and crafts and more. Activities run June 15 through Aug. 24 at Cherry Knoll, Long Lake, Traverse Heights and Willow Hill Elementary schools. Registration may be dropped off at or mailed to the camp location chosen. Contact: 231-933-1759.
Event sponsors needed
MANISTEE — The Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Michigan seeks sponsors for the annual Senior Empower Day Sept. 21 at Little River Casino and Resort. Sponsorship from $100-5,000 are available. Send payment to Kim P. at AAANM P.O. Box 5946, Traverse City, MI 49686. Questions: firstname.lastname@example.org or 231-421-9633.
St. Mary-Hannah enrollment
KINGSLEY — St. Mary-Hannah School is now enrolling kindergarten through eighth-grade students for the 2017-18 year. First quarter tuition is free to new families. Contact: 231-263-5288; email@example.com.
TRAVERSE CITY — The Boardman River Nature Center offers its Peepers Program on Tuesdays starting at 10 a.m. May 2. The event is for children ages 3-5 who need an adult with them. The cost is $5 per child per session. Contact 231-941-0960, or register online.
ALDEN — Alden District Library is sponsoring Mahjong sessions from 1-4 p.m. Tuesdays, starting May 2 at Helena Township Community Center. There is no limit on participants and all levels are welcome to learn or play. More details: 231-331-4318.
Tech group meets
TRAVERSE CITY — TCNewTech meets at 6 p.m. May 2 at the City Opera House. Five presenters are given five minutes to showcase their ideas and another five minutes to answer questions. Meetings are broadcasted live via Facebook. Technology-minded people are invited to attend. More details: firstname.lastname@example.org.
TRAVERSE CITY — NW Michigan NT Support Group will discuss “Letting Go of Expectations” and how it relates to Asperger’s syndrome at 6:30 p.m. May 2. Join through meetup.com for the location. More details: email@example.com.
TRAVERSE CITY — The local branch of American Association of University Women meets at 6:30 p.m. May 2 at Bethlehem Lutheran Church. Netstation consulting firm’s Peter Baumeler will speak about drones. The public is welcome.
TRAVERSE CITY — The Railroad Historical Society of Northwest Michigan meets at 7 p.m. May 2 at the United Way Building. The program will cover the relationship between railroads and western/Alaskan national parks. Anyone interested in this topic may attend.
TRAVERSE CITY — The Dennos Museum Center presents a two-day workshop called “Open a New Page” from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 3 and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 4. International artist Jim Hay, from Japan, will lead. Cost is $100. All levels of artist are welcome. Registration: 231-995-1573.
Mayor town hall
TRAVERSE CITY — Mayor Jim Carruthers will answer questions during town hall meetings at 10:30 a.m. or 7 p.m. May 3 at the Senior Center. Registration: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUTTONS BAY — League of Women Voters Leelanau County is hosting “Towards an Age Friendly Leelanau: How do we get there?” at noon May 3 at the Government Center. Topics include housing, transportation, health and community support. People may bring a bag lunch. Call 231-271-5600 to learn more.
Prayer day events
KALKASKA — The Federation of Christian Sportsmen and Kiwanis Club of Kalkaska are celebrating the National Day of Prayer with a free breakfast at 6:30 a.m. May 4 at Kalkaska Church of Christ. The Kalkaska Ministerial Association is hosting prayers at noon at the Kalkaska County Building flagpole.
INTERLOCHEN — Dave Pennington will give a photographic tour of Interlochen’s history at 12:30 p.m. May 4 at Golden Fellowship Hall. The tour includes information from before the European settlers arrived in the area. Registration: 231-922-4911; email@example.com.
KALKASKA — Area Agency on Aging of Northwest Michigan hosts the free “A Matter of Balance” workshop from 3-5 p.m. Thursdays starting May 4 at the Memorial Health Center. The eight-week program focuses on overcoming physical, psychological and environmental concerns about falling. Learn more online, or call 800-442-1713 to register.
ELK RAPIDS — The Elk Rapids Historical Society presents “Bombed But Not Forgotten: The Waugoshance Lighthouse” at 7 p.m. May 4. Great Lakes Lighthouse Keepers Association Executive Director Terry Pepper will speak. Donations are appreciated.
Historical society meeting
TRAVERSE CITY — Old Mission Peninsula Historical Society meets at 7 p.m. May 4 at the Township Hall, off Center Road. Stacy Leroy Daniels will speak on “The Tragedy and Comedy of Crystal Lake,” based on the 2015 book she authored. Donations are encouraged. More details: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Camp Daggett registration
PETOSKEY — Registration is open for Mother and Daughter Weekend May 5-7 at Camp Daggett. Kids ages 7-17 and their mother figures are invited. Activities include singing around the campfire, high-ropes course, workshops, a magic show and more. Cost is $175 and includes lodging, food and all activities. Registration: 231-347-9742.
TRAVERSE CITY — Child and Family Services’ Third Level Crisis Center is hosting its annual “30 for 30” Campaign from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. May 5. Funds will support counselor training. Donate by calling 888-830-3066, texting 231-465-5237 or visiting cfsnwmi.org/30for30.