Bulletin Board

Only free events hosted by nonprofit or government or school groups (including meetings) will be published in the Bulletin Board. Only an event description, time, date, place and contact for information (and/or website) will be published. To submit an item for the bulletin board, call Denise at (231) 352-9659 or email recpat@pioneergroup.com.

Thursday, July 20

THE FRANKFORT PARKINSON SUPPORT GROUP, 1:30 p.m., at Trinity Lutheran Church, 955 James St., Frankfort. Info: call Janet at (231) 882-4865.

Thursday, July 27

MSU ALUMNI CLUB OF BENZIE COUNTY Board of Directors will meet at 3 p.m., at the Cabbage Shed in Elberta. All Spartans are welcome to attend.

Saturday, July 29

BASEMENT SALE AND BAKE SALE, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., at Crystal Lake Baptist Church, 2419 Casey Road, Frankfort. Info: call (231) 651-0457.


COMPASSIONATE CHOICES FOR HOMELESS CATS OF BENZIE COUNTY, seeks dedicated caregivers with barns to shelter homeless cats. Info: call (231) 383-3639 or email info@benziecats.org.

ALCOHOLIC ANONYMOUS, meets noon-1 p.m., Mon-Thurs, at The Barn, next to First Congregational Church, 901 Barber St, Benzonia. Info: call the AA hotline (231)946-8823) or download a meeting list at, district11-aa.org/meetings.

CANINE PLAYGROUPS: 10 a.m. for small dogs; 11 a.m. for big dogs, every Saturday, Benzonia Memorial Park, Grace Road and U.S. 31, behind Honor Bank.

CHILDREN’S SUMMER READING CLUB, 10:30 a.m., every Wednesday, through July 26, at Interlochen Public Library. Info: call (231) 276-6767.

GUIDED RIDING ART PARK TOURS, 10 a.m., every Wednesday and Saturday, through Aug. 12, at Michigan Art Park. Info: For reservations call (231) 378-4963.

ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP will meet at 2 p.m., the first Wednesday each month, at Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital in the REMEC room on the lower level.  Info: call Nancy, (231) 399-0253, vanderlinde1233@gmail.com; or Jeanette at POMH, (231) 352-9621

GENTLE YOGA, 10 a.m., every Tuesday, in the barn at First Congregational Church of Benzonia. All levels welcome.

GROWN-UP COLORING TIME, 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Betsie Valley District Library, 14744 Thompson Ave., Thompsonville. Info: call (231) 378-2716.

KAIYA’S CORNER, from 3:15-4:30 p.m., every Friday, at the Benzie Shores District Library. Info: (231) 352-4671 or visit benzieshoreslibrary.org.

GROW BENZIE WITH BRITT, 10 a.m. to noon, every Friday. Tours of greenhouse, free hands-on training and gardening tips with Greenhouse Manager. Info: (231) 882-9510 or visit GrowBenzie.org

NORTHERN LIGHTS NEAR DEATH EXPERIENCE SUPPORT GROUP will meet from noon-2 p.m., the second Saturday of every month, at Munson community health Center, 550 Munson Ave., Traverse City, in rooms A and B. Info: call Mary, (231) 399-0365.

WRITERS CLUB, 3 p.m., every Monday, at Darcy Library in Beulah. Info: (231) 882-4037.

BENZIE COUNTY REPUBLICANS meet at 6:30 p.m., third Tuesday of each month, at Benzonia Township Hall 1020 Michigan Ave (U.S. 31) Benzonia. Info: visit www.benziecountyrepublicans.org or email benziecountygop@gmail.com.

BENZIE COUNTY DEMOCRATS regularly meet at 10 a.m., the third Saturday of each month, except July and December, 9330 Honor Highway, east of the Cherry Bowl Drive-In. Info: (231) 227-1112, or email benziedemocrats@outlook.com, or visit benziedemocrats.com.

KNITTING GROUP, meets 1-3 p.m., every Tuesday, at Benzonia Public Library. Information for the current project can be found on the website, benzonialibrary.org.

DARCY GRIEF SUPPORT GROUP, 1 p.m., the second Tuesday each month. Info: call Aubyn, (231) 935-3089; Darcy Library, (231) 882-4037, or visit darcylibraryofbeulah.org.

CIRCLE TIME WITH MISS CHAR, at 10 a.m., every Monday, at Benzie Shores District Library. Info: (231) 352-4671, or visit benzieshoreslibrary.org.

SUPER AWESOME ROBOT NINJA BOOK CLUB, 5 p.m., the third Thursday of each month, at Darcy Library of Beulah. Info: (231) 882-4037.

READ WITH SERVICE DOGS CHAZ OR DENNY, from 5-6 p.m., every third Wednesday, at the Betsie Valley District Library, 14744 Thompson Ave., Thompsonville. Info: (231) 378-2716.

DARCY COLORING CLUB FOR ADULTS, 5:30-7 p.m., every Thursday, at Darcy Library of Beulah. Info: (231) 882-4037, or visit darcylibraryofbeulah.org.

TECHNOLOGY TUESDAYS, from 10 a.m. to noon, every Tuesday, at Benzie Shores District Library. Info: (231) 352-4671, or visit benzieshoreslibrary.org.

PAINTING WITH FRIENDS GROUP, meets at 10 a.m., every Wednesday, at the Interlochen Public Library, 9700 Riley Road. Info: (231) 276-6767, or visit tadl.org/interlochen.