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ABATE of Michigan

10th Annual Erik’s Memorial Awareness Ride

Saturday, May 21st

Kalkaska

 

The ride is in memory of Erik Johnsen and all those who lost their lives doing what they love. The ride begins in Kalkaska with registration starting at 10am, kickstands up at noon. There will also be a bake sale and silent auction.

231 884-2192

231 499-4099

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Old Mission Peninsula United Methodist Church

Annual Treasure Sale

Saturday, May 21st

Traverse City  

 

This will be a huge sale with housewares, books, furniture, toys, clothes, and much, much more. Best prices around!
Old Mission Peninsula United Methodist Church

9:00 am - 4:00pm, Saturday, May 21

16426 Center Rd, Traverse City, MI 49686

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Grand Traverse Conservation District

Annual Native Plant Sale

Saturday, May 21st

Traverse City

 

The sale is from 10:00am - 2:00pm OUTDOORS at the Boardman River Nature Center,. Over 70 species of native plants will be available to purchase on a first-come, first-served basis, and plant experts will be on-site to help answer questions about what plants would work best in your landscape.

Located at 1450 Cass Rd, Traverse City, MI

For an expected list of plant species available at the 2022 sale, please visit: www.natureiscalling.org/native-plant-sale
 

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Suttons Bay Sports Boosters  

Golf Scramble Fundraiser

Sunday, May 22nd

Suttons Bay

 

Join golf enthusiasts from around the region for this important fundraiser. Proceeds from the event will go towards needed training equipment and materials for Suttons Bay Schools athletics teams. Sports Boosters hope to make this an annual event.

At Bahle Farms Golf Course in Suttons Bay.

Registration is $100 per golfer, and includes greens fee, cart, lunch, beverage of choice. For more information and to register, please visit https://bit.ly/SBBoosterScramble or call (231) 271-8600 ext 400.

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Northern MI Wedding Expo

Proceeds to Cherryland Humane Society

Wednesday, May 25th

Traverse City

 

The expo is at The City Opera House in downtown from 4-7p.m. A portion of the registration proceeds will go to the Cherryland Humane Society. The cost is only $10 to pre-register and $15 to register at the event, with day-of event registration available until 6pm. You may also pre-register for the expo.

Pre-registration is available now through the City Opera House Box Office at www.cityoperahouse.org/nm-wedding-expo, or at www.nmiweddingexpo.com. Registration will also be available at the event until 6pm. The Traverse City Record-Eagle invites all to attend.

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Manistee VFW

American Red Cross Blood Drive

Monday, May 23rd

Manistee

This blood drive is from 11:30am to 4:15pm. Sponsored by the Manistee United Methodist Church. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment time.  Call the church office to schedule your appointment 231-723-6219 or go to redcrossblood.org- find a drive Manistee, MI 49660. Manistee VFW 1211 28th Street, Manistee, MI 49660

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The Torch Conservation Center

Grand Opening of TRUE BLUE Gallery

Friday & Saturday, May 28th & 29th

Alden

 

The Torch Conservation Center is celebrating the Grand Opening of the TRUE BLUE Gallery at its new location- 9046 Helena Road  in downtown Alden- on Friday and Saturday, May 28th and 29th, from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. The public is invited to come celebrate the rich heritage of Torch Lake and its vibrant art community. TRUE BLUE Gallery features local artists’ work displayed alongside educational materials featuring Torch Lake.  (231) 676-0566, peg@conservetorch.org

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Kingsley Branch Library

Adams Fly Festival

Saturday, June 4th

Kingsley’s Brownson Park

 

A celebration of all things fly fishing! Festivities include fly tying demonstrations, casting instruction, a guided historic tour of Mayfield Pond Park, river boat display, fly fishing art, fly fishing merchandise, live music and much more. Proceeds of the event benefit the Kingsley Friends of the Library for educational, cultural, and social programming.

Event is free general admission and open to the public; microbrew tent has an admissions fee. For more information contact Kingsley Branch Library at 231-263-5484, or visit our Facebook page.

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LifeHouse Assembly of God

Versiti Blood Drive

Monday, June 5th

Cadillac

 

This important blood drive is from 12:30 – 7:30pm.  Please schedule an appointment ahead of time.

To donate please contact Dave Bayer for your appointment time 231-775-7858.

LifeHouse is located at 1120 W Division St., Cadillac

 

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Noah’s Legacy Project

Pig Roast & Cornhole Tourney

Saturday, June 11th

Scottville

 

Join the fun from noon to 7pm at McPhail Ballpark on US10. Raffle tickets and on sale now and there will be door prizes. Face painting and great food, all for a great cause.

Noahslegacyproject.com

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Williamsburg United Methodist Church

Annual Strawberry Social

Saturday, June 11th

Williamsburg  

 

This is a drive-thru event with optional outdoor seating from 3:30pm to 7pm. The auction will be held online and runs June 8th to the 15th.  All proceeds will benefit the ministries of the church.  There will be live music, yard games and more!

5750 Williamsburg Rd.

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Disability Network Northern Michigan

Community Family Event

Thursday, June 16th

Traverse City

 

Together with Norte, Disability Network invites you to a free community family event focusing on accessible recreation activities. Learn about regional inclusive recreation agencies and grow community connections while the family has a fun day exploring hands-on activities together! 

The Accessible Recreation Day event will be held on Thursday, June 16, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. EST at the Grand Traverse County Civic Center. Community agencies are excited to offer accessible family-friendly activities for everyone to enjoy.

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Grayling Country Club

Golf Outing Benefit

Saturday, July 16th

Grayling 

 

Sign up now for this annual event! Monies raised are used to help support foster children and foster parent homes through a variety of services/needs that are not reimbursable through other sources. This event is in partnership with Crawford/Oscoda/Otsego County MDHHS.

Grayling Country Club

2122 I-75 Business Loop

Grayling

Graylingcountryclub.com

Michigan.gov MDHSS

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Grass River Natural Area

May Events

Various Dates/Times

Bellaire

 

 Enjoy a spring mushroom hunt, birding by ear and much more. The Grass River Center is open from 10am to 4pm through the summer. The trails are always open from dawn to dusk daily.

grassriver.org

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Cherry Bend Animal Hospital

Silent Auction

Saturday, June 4th

Traverse City

Money raised from the silent auction will go toward the purchase of a bullet proof vest for Leelanau County K-9 Officer, Klouse.

For more information: shanna.paison@vca.com

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Grand Traverse County Veterans Affairs

Free Concert

Saturday, June 18

Turtle Creek Stadium in TC

 

This event is for area Veterans and their families to be held from 5:30-10pm. The show will feature headliner Creedence Revived and Amelia Airharts as the opening act. Tickets are complimentary for all Veterans and their families and are available at a number of locations.

 

For more information, visit www.gtcveterans.com

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Life Links Memorial Golf Benefit  

18 Holes of Golf  

Wednesday, July 27th

GT Resort

 

The 25th annual outing is a 4-person scramble tournament, beginning with a shotgun start at 1:00 p.m. Players will enjoy 18 holes of golf for $150, which includes lunch, beverages, cart, a rib and chicken dinner, and a chance to win many great prizes. A hole-in-one contest offers the opportunity to win a car!

For player registration or for information on becoming a sponsor, contact Grand Traverse Area Right to Life at (231) 946-9469 or e-mail director@gtartl.com. Or visit their website at gtartl.com.

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Disability Network Northern Michigan

In home COVID 19 vax & booster shots

Ongoing 

Northern Michigan 

If you are a person with a disability or medical condition that prevents you from going to a COVID-19 vaccine clinic, you can now receive the COVID-19 vaccination and booster in your own home. These services are provided at no cost to the recipient. If you are interested in participating in the Homebound COVID-19 Vaccine Initiative, contact the Disability Network Northern Michigan.

415 East Eighth Street | Traverse City | MI | 49686 | disabilitynetwork.org

231 922 0903 | 866 869 8600

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Crawford County Commission on Aging

May Events

Various Dates/Times

Grayling

 

Events include a smart money presentation, CPR first aid certification, Wii bowling, a paint party, the Grayling Community Garden and much more!

308 Lawndale St.

Grayling

989 348-7123

crawfordcoa.org

 

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Peninsula Community Library

Regular Events

Monthly

Traverse City

 

Programs include Gentle Yoga, Threads, Talk with Tom, Story Stew, Page Turners Book Club and much more.

2893 Island View Rd.

231 223-7700

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Omena Village Preservation Association

Garden Walk

Wednesday, June 30th

Village of Omena

 

Enjoy the beauty and serenity of the gardens and help celebrate the 20th Anniversary of preserving historic Omena! Proceeds from the event will enable the association to maintain the village of Omena and its unspoiled beauty and charm for years to come. The garden walk is from 11am to 4pm rain or shine. Tickets will be on sale in mid-April.

 

 For more information: 734-657-1897 or 847-219-4563

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Blueberry Pancake Breakfast

First Sunday of the month 

Kingsley  

 

All proceeds will provide funding for resident community activities. Cost is a suggested donation. The breakfast is from 8am to 12pm.

 

More info: 231 263-4673

1951 County Line Rd 7 miles south of Kingsley

rainbowofhopefarm.weebly.com

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