Yoga class scheduled for October 5
INTERLOCHEN – A Vinyasa yoga practice begins at 4 p.m. on October 5 at the Interlochen Public Library. Bring a yoga mat, water, and a towel. Donations are appreciated.
Book folding course at the Bellaire library
BELLAIRE – Sue Geshel is leading a 6 p.m. book folding event on October 5 at the Bellaire Public Library. Fold the pages of a book so that it shows the word “joy”. All supplies provided. Space is limited. Register online or call the library at 231-533-8814.
Glen Arbor Drawing Workshop Set
GLEN ARBOR – David Westerfield is leading the “Drawing Demystified” class from 10 am to 3 pm on October 9 at the Glen Arbor Arts Center. Those 13 and older can learn the basics of drawing, including building shapes, lines, shading, and other techniques. The cost is $ 75 for GAAC members, $ 85 for others. Registration is due October 6 at glenarborart.org.
Basketry sessions on Wednesdays
ALDEN – Dorothy Walter leads the basketry activities from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays at the Helena Township Community Center. Experience is not required. A fee of $ 5 covers the material. More information: 231-331-6583.
Money management workshops
INTERLOCHEN – The Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency is presenting workshops on money management from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. October 6 to November 3 at the Interlochen Public Library. These Wednesday events cover consumer protection, debt reduction, banking basics and more. Registration: 231-276-6767 or nmcaa.net/workshops.
Book club meets in Interlochen
INTERLOCHEN – Discuss “Educated” by Tara Westover at 6:30 pm on October 6 at the Interlochen Public Library. Discover the book from the library. Contact: 231-276-6767.
Sons of Norway meets on October 7
SUTTONS BAY —The local sons of Christian Radich Lodge from Norway meet at 6:30 pm on October 7 at the Immanuel Lutheran Church. This monthly event includes a business section and a program. More information: 248-890-9221.
NWS Presents Virtual Book Conference
TRAVERSE CITY – The National Writers’ Series features science author Mary Roach at 7 p.m. on October 7 via a live broadcast. Roach talks about his latest book “Fuzz: When Nature Breaks the Law”. Find tickets for $ 10.50 each on the NWS website.
Recruitment of mentors
TRAVERSE CITY – Big Brothers Big Sisters is launching the “30 adults in 30 days” campaign to recruit 30 new mentors in October. Mentors (Bigs) meet with mentees (Littles) four to six hours per month. In-person training is offered. Bigsupnorth.com/volunteer
Scheduled peer support events
TRAVERSE CITY – Disability Network Northern Michigan is offering virtual support activities in October.
A group of men meets on Mondays at 10 a.m. via the Zoom app.
Peer advocacy group sessions begin at 2 p.m. on October 7 and the quarantine kitchen continues at 2 p.m. on October 12 and 26.
Spirit Club organizes events on Fridays from 11 a.m. and Wednesdays at 3 p.m. The free program includes exercises led by an instructor.
Race fundraising results published
TRAVERSE CITY – The TVC5K Run the Runway supported the nonprofit Wings of Mercy with over $ 20,000. Over 200 runners participated in the September race at Cherry Capital Airport.
Library sale brings in more than $ 19,000
ELK RAPIDS – Friends of the Elk Rapids District Library raised over $ 19,000 at the Glamor, Glitter and Glitz event in September. The funds will support library events and activities.
The hospital receives a regional grant
FRANKFURT – The Anchor and Heart Endowment of the Grand Traverse Regional Community Foundation recently awarded the Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital. Its new specialty clinic receives a grant of $ 94,320 to provide local patients with services such as cardiology, orthopedic surgery and urology.