Bulletin Board

HAVE SOMETHING FOR THE BULLETIN BOARD? Send your events to Denise Favreau at dfavreau@pioneergroup.com or call (231) 352-9659.

INTERLOCHEN PUBLIC LIBRARY is celebrating National Library Week through April 19. Take the jellybean challenge and enter the prize drawing. Need not be present to win. The library is located at 9700 Riley Road in Interlochen. Visit www.tadl.org/interlochen for more information and library hours.

ABBY BEALE’S classes continue with “Your Cardiovascular Health”, 7 p.m., Wednesday, at Grow Benzie, 5885 M-115 in Benzonia.  For more information or to register for classes please call (231) 352-7463 or visit www.healthyliving.com.

BENZIE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE will hold the April “Business After Hours”  from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, at the Independent Order of Odd Fellows Building across from the new Betsie Valley District Library, 14744 Thompson Ave. in Thompsonville. There will be hors d’ourves, a 50/50 drawing, door prizes and a members raffle.  For more information, please call the chamber (231) 882-5801.

GLEN LAKE COMMUNITY LIBRARY will host Adam Miller, a renowned American folksinger and storyteller, at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, at Kasson Township Hall, 10988 S. Newman Road just south of Maple City.  For more information please call (231) 326-5361.

MANISTEE AREA TEA PARTY meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m., Thursday in the banquet room of the Bungalow Inn in Manistee.  Guest speaker Mike Nagle will speak on the topic of the Constitutional Convention of 1787.  For more information, please call (231) 723-3495.

EPWORTH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH, Bethany Lutheran, First Congregational Church of Onekama, Lakeview, Marilla and Onekama Churches of the Brethren will meet at 2 p.m., Friday for a combined jointly sponsored worship service. The church is located at 3939 High Bridge Road one-half mile south of Coates Highway in Brethren. For more information, please call Don, (231) 477-5626.

BLAINE CHRISTIAN CHURCH invites children through age 11 years to an Easter Egg Hunt at 11 a.m., Saturday. There will be a story time and refreshments following the egg hunt.  Come dressed for the weather. The church is located on the corner of Joyfield and Putney roads south of Benzonia and Frankfort.  For more information, call (231) 352-9148.

BENZONIA LIBRARY BOOK CHAT will meet 10 a.m., Monday,  at the Benzonia Public Library, 891 Michigan Ave, Benzonia. Readers are invited to share thoughts about books they have read and enjoyed. For information, call the Library at (231) 882-4111.

THE MANISTEE CHORAL SOCIETY will begin rehearsals from 7 to 9 p.m., Monday, for the annual Summer Solstice Concert at Faith Covenant Church, 475 8th St. in Manistee.  For more information email Carol Voigts at voigtsc@gmail.com.

MUSIC TIME at Benzie Shores District Library at 10 a.m., Monday.  Join in for singing, rhymes and dancing.  Please contact the library at (231) 352-4671 for more information.  The library is located at 630 Main St. in Frankfort.

TECHNOLOGY TUESDAYS will be from 10 a.m. to noon., Tuesday at the Benzie Shores District Library.  Learn how to download ebooks, audiobooks and magazines to your personal devices or learn how to use the digitized newspapers and magazines.  Please contact the library at (231) 352-4671 for more information.  The library is located at 630 Main St. in Frankfort.

GROW BENZIE offers “Starting A Business Workshop”, with presenter Betsy Evans, from 9 to 11:30 a.m., April 23. Pre-registration is requested by emailing growbenzie@gmail.com or calling (231) 882-9510.

BENZIE AREA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA is looking for skilled musicians of all ages who play strings, woodwinds, brass and percussion. If you are an interested musician, please contact BASO general manager at theresaannkelley@hotmail.com.

EASTER COLORING CONTEST for children 12 and under.  Coloring pages can be found in Frankfort at Glen’s, A & W, Papanos, The Maples or City Hall. Winners receive an Easter basket.  For more information, please call (231) 360-6032.

“THE GATHERING”, a mid-week worship service will be held at 7 p.m. the second Wednesday of each month at the Fresh Wind Christian Community Ministry Center, 9780 Honor Highway in Honor (next to the Cherry Bowl Drive-In). Child care will be provided.  For more information, visit FreshWindChristianCommunity.org or call the office, (231) 325-0344.

DIVORCECARE is held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Fresh Wind Ministry Center, 9780 Honor Highway in Honor (next to the Cherry Bowl Drive-In). For more information, call the office, (231) 325-0344 or visit FreshWindChristianCommunity.org.

FRANKFORT COMMUNITY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION will be collecting donations each month for Benzie Area Christian neighbors.  A collection box is located in the credit union lobby at 921 Forest Ave. in Frankfort.  For the month of April: Dry pantry items: boxed meals, pasta, cereal, powdered milk, soup mix, flour, sugar, salt, etc.

FRESH WIND FRESH START JAIL After Care will meet from 7  to 8:30 p.m. Fridays.  This is a self-directed, but structured group that provides fellowship for men and women who struggle with the sometimes overwhelming challenges of everyday living upon release. A free meal will be served from 6 to 7 p.m. at the Ministry Center (next to the Cherry Bowl Drive-in).  For more information, call (231) 325-0344.

BENZIE FOOD PARTNERS is open the first and third Thursday in Honor for Benzie County residents. Info: (231) 325-2936 or (231) 882-4234.

FRANKFORT FARMER’S MARKET from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Saturdays, at the Lions Club in Frankfort.

PAUL OLIVER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL’s Lynette Maxey, RD, CDE or Meghan Raymond, RD are providing diabetes education  classes or individual counseling at noon the second Thursday of each month.  Diabetes support groups are from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. the third Monday of each month.  Info: (231) 935-3393 or dkillingbeck@mhc.net.

BENZIE AREA ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP meets at 2 p.m. on the first Wednesday of each month at Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital in the REMEC room on the lower level.  For more information, please call Nancy at (231) 352-4049 or Jeanette at (231) 352-2208.

VETERAN AFFAIRS OFFICE hours are 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday (except holidays) at the Benzie County Government Center, Beulah. Info: (231) 882-0034. Grand Traverse office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday to Friday in Traverse City. Info: (231) 995-6070 or veterans@grandtraverse.org.

WEIGHT WATCHERS GROUP meet at 5:30 p.m., Mondays at Best Western, in Beulah. Info: (888) 335-6746.