Friday, February 11, 2011

Clothing and Food Drive, Film, Flower Sale, Tutoring, Farmers Market and Other Local Activities

Clothing Drive: Drop off your clothing donations
at Maurices, located in the Grand Traverse Mall,
between now and Feb. 18, to benefit Women's
Resource Center, and receive a coupon good for
20% off any regularly-marked item in the store.

Frostbite Food Drive: Hosted by the Father Fred
Foundation, Feb. 12-20. For a list of food pantry
donation sites, visit

Improv Show: Old Town Playhouse Improv Troupe
"Good on Paper" performs every other Saturday,
beginning Jan. 22, at the Studio Theatre, TC,
starting at 11pm. Tickets, $5.

Film & Discussion Series: Held Tuesdays, at
7pm; and Thursdays at 2pm, at Real People
Media's Community Media Center, Charlevoix.
Free of charge. Donations welcome.

Annual Flower Sale: Hosted by Grass River
Natural Area, Bellaire. Deadline to place order is
Feb. 19. Flower pickup is May 21 at Elk Rapids
Chamber of Commerce. Call 231-533-8314.
Go Where You Are: Exhibit featuring textile art
-by 1963 alum Jim Hay at Northwestern Michigan
College's Dennos Museum.

Free tutoring: For adults who'd like to read better.
Available with the Grand Traverse Literacy Council.
Call 231-922-4574 or email
Conversation Between Monet & Sochi: Video
art by Korean artist Lee nam Lee at the Dennos
Museum Center, TC.

WeSki: Family program encouraging everyone in
the family to ski. Held at Timber Ridge Resort, TC,
from 6-8pm, featuring discount rentals and free
trail pass. Hosted by the North American Vasa.
Call 947-2770.

Pub Theology: Beer, conversation and God at
Right Brain Brewery, TC, every Thursday, 8pm. All
religions/perspectives are welcome.

Indoor Farmers Market: Held at the Frankfort
Rec Center, ever Saturday, from 9am-1pm, now
through April.

Singer/Songwriter Showcase: Local musicians
perform every Saturday, 7-9pm, at the Bay View
Grille in Frankfort. Call 231-383-0373 for info.

Indoor Farmers Market: Held every Saturday,
10am-2pm, in the Mercato at the Village at
Grand Traverse Commons. Visit www.thevillagetc.

Source: Northern Express