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BOOK SHARE GROUP will be held at 1 p.m., today, at the Benzie Shores District Library. Everyone is invited and encouraged to come and share favorite titles. For more information, please call the library at (231) 352-4671. The library is located at 630 Main St. in Frankfort.
GREAT BOOKS DISCUSSION GROUP will meet at 3:30 p.m., Thursday, at the Benzie Shores District Library. For the selected reading or for more information please call the library at (231) 352-4671. The library is located at 630 Main St. in Frankfort.
EVENING READERS GROUP will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, at the Benzie Shores District Library. The program lasts approximately one hour. Come to share, or to just listen as each person takes a turn talking about a book, article or blog they have recently read. For more information, please contact the library at (231) 352-4671. The library is located at 630 Main St. in Frankfort.
BENZIE AUDUBON will meet at 7 p.m., Thursday, at the Tribal Outpost of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians, 7782 Hoadley Road in Benzonia. Dr. William Gittlen will present a program outlining the challenges caused by climate change as well as actions individuals can take to help mitigate its effects. For more information, call Sally Cook, at (231) 871-0503, or visit www.benzieaudubon.org.
SUDS AND SNOW 2014 CELEBRATION from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m., Saturday at the Timber Ridge RV and Recreation Resort, 4050 Hammond Road in Traverse City. Michigan Mircobrew and Northern Michigan Wine and Cider. Skiing, snowshoeing, hiking and snow biking.
INTERNATIONAL WILDLIFE REHABILITATION COUNCIL will hold basic wildlife rehabilitation classes from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday and Sunday at the Benzonia Township Hall. Dedicated, caring people are needed. For more information and to sign up visit www.theiwrc.org or call (866) 871-1869.
COMMUNITY DINNER will be held at 5 p.m., Sunday, at Grow Benzie, 5885 Frankfort Highway in Benzonia. Sharon and Paul May, owners of May Farm will give a presentation following the community dinner. For more information please contact Deb Query at (231) 882-5197 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
PLAY GROUP at the Benzie Shores District Library at 10 a.m., Monday. Toys and books available for playtime! For more information, please contact the library at (231) 352-4671. 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.
SCRAPBOOKING will take place all day March 14 and 15 at the Crystal Lake Baptist Church, 2914 Casey Road, two miles East of Frankfort Gateway. For more information, please call (231) 651-0457.
GROW BENZIE will continue the series of workshops at 6 p.m., March 18 with “Label Claims: What they mean and how to use them”. The presenter is Chris Oberski, Food Compliance Systems/Regulatory Affairs Manager at Graceland Fruits. For more information, please contact Grow Benzie at email@example.com or call (231) 882-9510.
“WRITING STUDIO, A COMMUNITY SPACE” will be facilitated by local writer and artist Jenny Robertson from 6:30 to 8 p.m., every Thursday through March 27, at the Elizabeth Lane Oliver Center for the Arts, 132 Coast Guard Road in Frankfort. For more information please call Steve or Mercedes at (231) 352-4151.
GROW BENZIE will continue the series of workshops from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., March 24, with “Cooking for Crowds:” How to prepare foods safely and effectively for large groups. This will be primarily a food safety class geared toward nonprofits, community groups, churches and schools that are conducting food-based fundraisers or on-site meals. For more information, contact Grow Benzie at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (231) 882-9510.
SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCH will offer “Living Free” classes 4 to 6 p.m. every Sunday. The church is located across the street from Glen’s in Frankfort.
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 March, Personal Hygiene: toothbrushes, toothpaste, mouthwash, deodorant, bath soap, shampoo, nail care, lotions, 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.
END OF TIMES BIBLE STUDY at 6 a.m. every Tuesday morning at the Fresh Winds Ministry Center, U.S. 31, Honor.
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 email@example.com.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
WEIGHT WATCHERS GROUP meet at 5:30 p.m., Mondays at Best Western, in Beulah. Info: (888) 335-6746.