Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Current Local Events

The Migrant Worker in Leelanau County:
Discussion with Wendy Bailey, attorney specializing
in immigration law; Jim Bardenhagan, fourth
generation owner of Bardenhagan Farms; Don
Gregory, co-owner of Cherry Bay Orchards; and
Gladys Munoz, director of language and cultural
diversity for Northwest Michigan Health Services.
Hosted by the Leelanau Unit of the League of
Women Voters Grand Traverse Area, noon, at the
Leelanau Government Center. Public is welcome.
Bring a sack lunch.

Reading: Authors Anne-Marie Oomen and Jack
Ridl will read in NMC's Scholar's Hall theater,
7pm. Free and open to the public. Call 995-1190
for more info.

Winemaking Workshop: Hosted by North Central
Michigan College's Institute for Business and
Industry Training on the Petoskey campus, 6-
9pm. Workshop with Pleasantview Winery will
feature all aspects of the wine-making process.
First of six classes. Cost, $100 for all six. 231-

Grand Vision Energy Group: Hosting Craig Lewis
of the in San Fransisco, discussing
how feed-in tariffs or TIFs can put solar
and wind energy in the mix of traditional energy
sources, at Northwestern Michigan College's
Olson Center, TC, at 7pm. No charge. Visit TCFits.
org for more info.

Lamb's Songwriters Retreat: Workshops and
concerts available to the public. Concert held
at Harbor Springs's Birchwood Inn on Nov. 6,
at 8pm, featuring Jonathan Byrd, Karen Mal,
Annie Capps, Dick Siegel, Michael Smith and
Dalis Allen. Fundraiser for Camp Daggett Camper
Scholarship. Suggested $15 donation. Visit

TC Compassion Club Presentation: Meeting
featuring Rev. Steve Thompson of the Michigan
NORML, at the Traverse Area District Library,

Health Care Reform Speaker: Jeff Conolly will
talk about health care changes including how to
prepare, effects of reform in the market, goals that
will be enacted and background of national health
care reform, from 4-5:30pm, at NMC's Hagerty
Center, TC. Free and open to the public.

Off the Wall Film Series: Featuring "Ladies
in Lavender," about a violinst who was bound
for America when his ship encountered trouble.
Showing at the Alden Community Center, 7pm.
Soup, bread and dessert served at 6pm.

Vicious Release Party: New beer release by
North Peak Brewing Company honoring the legend
of the Dog Man. Held at Blue Tractor/The
Shed, at 7pm.

Solo Pianist Performance: Benny Green, jazz
pianist, will perform in Dendrinos Chapel & Recital
Hall, Interlochen, at 7:30pm.

Old Mission Peninsula Historical Society:
Presentation on the Friedrich Observation Tower
at 7pm. Located at 13235 Center Rd.

Family Games: Learn several card games to keep
your family entertained at the Helena Township
Library, Alden, 3pm.

Business Before Hours: Held at the Original
Pancake House, Bay Harbor, from 7:15-9am.

Community Cinema: Showing "Deep Down," a
film about the division of a community with the
proposal of a mountaintop removal coal mine
in eastern Kentucky. Happening at the Dennos
Museum Center, TC, 7pm.

Source: Northern Express

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