Saturday, May 7, 2011

Speakers, Film, Potluck, Fund Raiser and more

Compassionate Friends Potluck: Presentation
focusing on Andre's Place, TC, 6pm. For more info,
call 946-9306.

IndyFlix: Showing "The World According to
Monsanto," a film about one company's control
over the FDA through ownership of seeds, at the
State Theatre, TC. Time TBA. Visit statetheatretc.

"Afghanistan, Libya and the Greater Middle East":
Jack Segal, former senior NATO official and member
of the National Security Council, will speak about
America's changing relationship with the Islamic
world at the Traverse Area District Library, 7pm.
Hosted by the Grand Traverse Humanists. Call 231-
620-1225 for info.

Antique Singing Bowls Concert: Presented by
Mark Handler at In the Moment Massage Therapy,
Williamsburg. RSVP 231-883-3767. Cost, $15.
88 Strings: Plucked string orchestra, under
the direction of Don Julin, will perform at the
Pathfinder School, TC, at 7pm.

Seed Saving: Potluck at Grow Benzie, 5:30pm,
followed by a seedling transplanting presentation.
Call 231-882-9801 for more info.

Geocashing: What the heck is it? Dick Steiger
will detail the basics of this popular GPSenabled
treasure hunt hobby at the Helena
Township Public Library, Alden, 4pm.

THIS DAY IN HISTORY: (1981) Musician Bob
Marley dies at age 36.

Author Signing: William Alexander will discuss
the University of Michigan's Prison Creative
Arts Project with his book "Is William Martinez
Not Our Brother?" at Horizon Books, TC, 4pm.

Organic Soil Development: Held at Red School
House, Rapid City, 5:30pm. Hosted by Ryan
Romeyn of Providence Farm and CSA in Central
Lake. Suggested $5-$10 donation. Visit artmeetsearth.
org for more info.

"Caribou Summer": Presentation by biologists
Jim and Kathy Bricker about their summer-long
hiking trip to Nanavut, Canada, and all their
encounters with nature, held at the Cheboygan
High School Auditorium, 7pm. Includes raffle,
door prizes and snacks. Free.

Leelanu Farmers Market Potluck:
Networking and information on the Leelanau Farmers
Market Association at the Government Center,
Suttons Bay, from 6-8pm. Bring a dish to pass.
Visit for more info.

"Career Myths to Share with Our Daughters":
Presentation by retired Proctor and Gamble executive
Mary Anne Gale at the Inn at Bay Harbor,
Petoskey, at 11:45am. Cost, $15 and includes a
buffet luncheon. RSVP by noon on May 9 by calling
Diane Clark at 231-348-7520.

Track & Field Fundraiser: Dine at Petoskey
Wendy's Restaurant, 4:30-6:30pm, and 50% of dining
room sales benefit the Petoskey Boys and Girls
2011 Track and Field Teams.

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