Jun 06 Tuesday
Residents interested in the topic Climate Change: Extinction in our Backyards may join a June 6 evening Zoom presentation offered by the Master Gardener Association of Northwestern Michigan (MGANM) and speaker Dr. Meredith Zettlemoyer. Dr. Zettlemoyer will discuss how climate change, habitat loss, deer grazing, and land use have influenced the extinction of many Michigan native plant species in our backyards.
The Master Gardeners Association of Northwestern Michigan will present this topic via Zoom on Tuesday, June 6, at 6:30 p.m. The virtual meeting is open to the public. To register please go to https://mganm.org/mganm-events/. The presentation is free to all MGANM members and $5.00 for non-members.
Jun 08 Thursday
Enjoy the company of fellow book lovers while discussing “The Sweetness of Water” by Nathan Harris. Free of charge. Sponsored by Alden District Library and held at Helena Township Community Center, 8751 Helena Rd, Alden, 231-331-4318.
In-person event with Thomas Countryman, retired career Foreign Service officer, former acting Undersecretary for Arms Control, and Assistant Secretary for International Security and Nonproliferation. Moderated by Jack Segal, former senior U.S. diplomat and National Security Council Director for Nonproliferation and Export Controls.
Thursday, June 8, 20236:30 PM program5:30 PM reception. Cash bar for general public.NMC Hagerty Center, 715 E. Front St, Traverse City.
Advance tickets at TCIAF.com or at the door. Livestream available. Registration required.
Jun 09 Friday
Pennsylvania artist Ruth Trok will use her Glen Arbor Arts Center residency to produce a body of porcelain pots and vessels that explore the interaction between native and invasive species in Leelanau County. Trok, a ceramist, will talk about her project during a public presentation June 9, noon, at the GAAC, 6031 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. The presentation is free.
Since the 1990s, the GAAC has welcomed visiting artists who want to immerse themselves in their work. The GAAC’s Artist-in-Residence program offers up to seven, creative practitioners a two-week respite from their daily lives in order to focus on a new idea that needs space, or to develop an on-going project. For more information go to GlenArborArt.org/EVENTS.
Jun 12 Monday
For those that love hats, Grow Benzie is hosting a informative presentation on everything related to the history of hats from their folklore to their design. Attendees will not only learn but witness a collection of hats from the 19th and 20th century, 45 years in the making. You will take away fun facts to share with your hat wearing friends and a better understanding of how to choose the best hat for you.
INTRO TO ACTINGfor adults4 Week Series:JUNE 12 - JULY 3MONDAYS, 3:30 - 5pm
$120, or $108 for MembersDrop-ins $30This class is for anyone creative that enjoys television and film, and wants to learn more about the acting process.
You will learn the basic fundamentals of acting while rehearsing commercial work, monologues and film and television scenes.
No prior acting experience is needed!
The class atmosphere will be light hearted and fun! Let’s roll!
Phillip will also answer your questions about working in the entertainment industry and how things work in Hollywood.
Join the Grand Traverse Humanists for a presentation by Nic Welty, co-founder and treasurer of MI Farm Cooperative and co-owner of 9 Bean Rows in Suttons Bay.Nic is dedicated to the pursuit of sustainable agriculture, saving farmland and supporting local farmers. He'll discuss the new model of food production including economics, regulatory barriers, food safety, resilience and how to access it locally.
Jun 15 Thursday
9:30am social time, 10am meeting being held at Helena Township Community Center, 8751 Helena Rd, Alden. 12:15pm lunch will be served at The Pelican’s Nest at Shanty Creek Resort’s Chief Golf Course. Reservations and menu choice must be in by Tuesday, June 13TH (individuals responsible for their own meal). Call the library to get signed up, 231-331-4318.
Jun 16 Friday
All are welcome to attend the Opening Celebration to kick off the solo exhibit of Traverse City Artist, Shanny Brooke in her show titled: " Parts of The Process". Come enjoy a refreshment and meet the artist.
10 new Oil paintings will be on view which explore the idea of coping with the grief of losing a loved one, and how the process of making art to wade through that grief became a tool for healing.
The exhibit will be on view through the month of June at Twisted Fish Gallery in Elk Rapids.
Jun 18 Sunday
The Forging For Peace Project blacksmiths return to the Glen Arbor Arts Center Forge on Sunday, June 18, Sunday, July 23, and Sunday, August 20 from 11 am - 3 pm. The demonstrations are free and open to the public.
These Northern Michigan artists and craftsmen use the ancient art of blacksmithing as part of a world-wide project to raise funds for non-profits focused on peacemaking. Visitors are able to watch, and ask questions. Read more about the Forging For Peace Project here: http://lanktonmetaldesign.com/forging-for-peace/The GAAC is located at 6031 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor. For more information go to GlenArborArt.org / EVENTS.