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Aug. 17

What: Pork Loin Dinner hosted by the United Methodist Women of Harbor Springs United Methodist Church

When: Thursday, Aug. 17 from 5 to 6:30 p.m.

Where: Harbor Springs United Methodist Church

Call the church office at 526-2141 for more information

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What: Hot Water Bath Canning Workshop

When: Aug. 17 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Where: Wexford County MSU Extension Office - 401 N. Lake St. #400 Cadillac, Mi 49601

Cost: $10 per person, fee will be waived with proof of SNAP eligibility or tribal members

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What: Eat Smart, Live Strong - designed to help income-eligible older adults adopt healthier life style

When: Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24,31 and Sept. 7 at 10 a.m.

Where: Centennial Arms Community Room 601 W. First Street, Evart


Aug. 19

What: Lake Leelanau Street Fair

When: Aug. 19 from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Where: Main and Meinrad Streets in Lake Leelanau (two streets are blocked for the day)

CLICK HERE for more info

Celebrate community at the third annual Lake Leelanau Street Fair! Great music, restaurants, wineries and breweries. Authors, artists, crafts people and more. Fun times for the whole family.

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What: Paddle 4 The Pool

When: Saturday, Aug. 19 from 9 a.m. 1 p.m. (Check-in: 7:30 a.m. - 9 a.m.)

Where: Charlevoix Area Community Pool

Pre-register at paddle4thepool.com, or in person at the Charlevoix Area Community Pool by noon, August 18; -or- on-site registration 7:30 am – 9 am at Ferry Beach the day of the event

Check-in: 7:30 am – 9 am

Cost Per Paddle Craft: $65 by August 11th, $75 after August 11


Aug. 23

What: Family Night of Praise with Grant Norsworthy

When: Wednesday, Aug. 23 from 7-8:30 p.m.

Where: Bellaire Community Untied Methodist Church

Grant Norsworthy is a gifted Speaker and Musician (and Australian!) who uses his incredible talents to inspire the church and support children through Compassion International. Grant formerly played for thousands with SONICFLOOd and PC3 (the Paul Coleman Trio). All ages welcome!

For more information, contact Pastor Eric Falker at (231) 533-8133


Aug. 24

What: Eat Smart, Live Strong - designed to help income-eligible older adults adopt healthier life style

When: Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24,31 and Sept. 7 at 10 a.m.

Where: Centennial Arms Community Room 601 W. First Street, Evart


Aug. 25

What: Below the Bay -ROV

When: August 25: 2-6pm

August 26 and 27: 11-4pm

Where: Deck of the schooner Utopia at Discovery Pier, 13271 S W. Bay Shore Dr, Traverse City, Mich.

*Cost to drive the ROV: $10 for 15 minutes; $17 for 25 minutes. Tickets must be purchased online or by phone. Call ahead for groups of more than eight (8).


Aug. 26

What: Homebuyer Education Workshop (Free)

When: August 26, 2017 -- 9:30am-5:30pm

Where: NMCAA 3963 Three Mile Rd. Traverse City, MI 49686

Contact: Emilee Geiger (231) 346 - 2182

Details: We all know the real estate market is HOT right now! If you're thinking about becoming a homeowner, this is the class for you! Learn the essentials of buying a home. Topics covered include: mortgage products available, how to improve your credit score, and what you can expect when shopping for a home. Lunch will be provided and industry experts will be on hand to give you the inside scoop. Workshop taught by a MSHDA-certified Budget/Housing Coach.

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What: 31st Annual Pig Roast

When: Saturday, Aug. 26 1-4 p.m.

Where: Grawn Untied Methodist Church - 1260 S. West Silver Lake Rd., Traverse City

*Roast pig with all the fixing, children's activities, music by John Thompson and friends


Aug. 29

When: Developing a Spending Plan Workshop

When: August 29, 2017-- 6:00pm – 8:00pm

Where: NMCAA 3963 Three Mile Rd. Traverse City, MI 49686

Contact: Emilee Geiger (231) 346 - 2182

Details: During this free workshop, we'll discuss the importance of using a monthly spending plan (budget) and help you get started on the road to financial stability. We will also share tips and tricks to saving money and increasing income. Workshop taught by a MSHDA-certified Budget/Housing Coach.


Aug. 30

What: Back to Shcool Open House - St. Mary-Hannah School

When: Wed. Aug. 30 from 6-7 p.m.

Where: Located 13 miles south of Traverse City at 2912 W M-112 Kingsley

*All families who are intrested in enrolling their chidlren are welcome to come


Aug. 31

What: Eat Smart, Live Strong - designed to help income-eligible older adults adopt healthier life style

When: Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24,31 and Sept. 7 at 10 a.m.

Where: Centennial Arms Community Room 601 W. First Street, Evart


Sept. 2

What: Car wash fundraiser for Miss Michigan Junior Sweetheart 2017

When: Saturday, Sept. 2 from 10-4 p.m.

Where: Grace Community Church 1817 S. Main St. Central Lake


Sept. 7

What: Eat Smart, Live Strong - designed to help income-eligible older adults adopt healthier life style

When: Aug. 3, 10, 17, 24,31 and Sept. 7 at 10 a.m.

Where: Centennial Arms Community Room 601 W. First Street, Evart


Sept. 8

What: Financial Capabilities Marathon Workshop

When: September 8, 2017 -- 9:30am-5:30pm

Where: NMCAA 3963 Three Mile Rd. Traverse City, MI 49686

Contact: Emilee Geiger (231) 346 - 2182

Details: Take charge of your money and improve your financial future! Join us for this group workshop where we will cover the following topics: Mastering Money Management, Developing a Spending Plan, Banking Basics, Debt Reduction, Credit Ratios and Savings, Insurance, Consumer Protection, Fair Housing and Fair Lending. Workshop taught by a MSHDA-certified Budget/Housing Coach.


Sept. 10

What: 9/11 Remembrance 5K Run/Walk

When: Sunday, September 10 starting at 8:46 a.m.

PRICE/REGISTRATION: $25.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee

(Sign up right away, as the price increases to $30.00 after August 11, 2017 at 7:00pm EDT)

The 9/11 run is to honor those who lost their lives in the September 11th, 2001 terror attacks, as well as our Local First Responders and Veterans. Proceeds will go to the September 11thFamilies' Association Fund in New York, NY, http://911families.org/ as well as the Grand Traverse Area First Responder Coalition, a non-profit set up to help our local first responders (police, fire, EMS, Emergency Management, 911 Dispatchers.)


Sept. 23

What: Bear Lake Christian Church 2017 Fall Craft Show

Where: Sept. 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Where: 221 E. Bear Lake Rd NE, Kalkaska, Mi 49646

CLICK HERE for more information

Sept. 30

When: 5th Annual Leelanau UnCaged

When: Sept. 30 12 p.m. 10 p.m.

Where: Streets of Downtown Northport

Leelanau UnCaged PO Box 181, Northport MI. 49670 Phone: 231-883-8103


Oct. 14

Who: Grand Traverse County Recycle Smart

What: Household Hazardous Waste Collection Events

When: May 11, 2017 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

June 22, 2017 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

August 10, 2017 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

October 14, 2017 9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Where: By appointment only. Collection event details will be confirmed when appointment is made online at http://recyclesmart.info/1162/Household-Hazardous-Waste or by calling the Hotline at 231-941-5555.


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