Bulletin Board

Wednesday, Sept. 11

FITNESS CENTER EDUCATION SERIES: Lower Back Pain, 5:30 p.m., Betsie Hosick Health & Fitness Center, 102 Airport Road, Frankfort. Info: call (231) 352-9661 or visit www.munsonhealthcare.org/bhhfc

Thursday, Sept. 12

A POETRY WORKSHOP: “Finding Beauty & Rhythm in Poetry”, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Interlochen Public Library, 9411 Tenth St. Interlochen. Info: call (231) 276-6767. 

BETSIE VALLEY RIDE FOR READING. Registration 10:30-11:30 a.m.; depart noon, Geno’s Sports Bar & Grill, Thompsonville. 

CONCERTS ON THE HILL, presents Peter Bergin, 7:30 p.m., at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church, 8190 Lincoln Road, Beulah. 

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME WITH MISS DESIREE, 10:30 a.m. at Benzonia Public Library, 891 Michigan Ave., Benzonia. Info: visit www.benzonialibrary.org or call (231) 882-4111.

Friday, Sept. 13

BENZIE COUNTY YOUNG PROFESSIONALS EARLY BIRDS, 7:30 a.m., The Platte River Inn, Honor.

Saturday, Sept. 14

BENZIE AUDUBON presents “Grassland Birding” with Brian Allen, 9 a.m. Meet at the GTRLC kiosk on Kiellor Road. Info: visit www.benzieaudubon.org.

Sunday, Sept. 15

THE GLEN LAKE LIBRARY will host local author, Kathleen Stocking, “From the Place of the Gathering Light”, 2 p.m., at Empire Township Hall. Info: visit www.glenlakelibrary.org

Monday, Sept. 16

COMPUTER HELP DESK WITH DUSTIN, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., at Benzonia Public Library, 891 Michigan Ave., Benzonia. Info: visit www.benzonialibrary.org or call (231) 882-4111.

PLANT DIAGNOSTIC CLINIC, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., at Benzonia Public Library, 891 Michigan Ave., Benzonia. Info: visit www.benzonialibrary.org or call (231) 882-4111.

MARVELOUS ART WITH MRS. MCLAREN-Grades K-3, 4-5:30 p.m.,  Benzonia Public Library, 891 Michigan Ave., Benzonia. Info: visit www.benzonialibrary.org or call (231) 882-4111.

Wednesday, Sept. 18

PLANT IT WILD PROGRAM: Creating a Rain Garden, presented by Carolyn Thayer owner of Designs in Bloom, 7 p.m., at Trinity Lutheran Church, 955 James St., Frankfort. Info: visit www.PlantitWild.net

Thursday, Sept. 19

JUNIOR BEGINNING COOKING CLASSES, 10-15 yrs old., 4-5 p.m., at Interlochen Public Library, 9411 10th St., Interlochen. Info: call 231-276-6767.

GLEN LAKE LIBRARY AND GLEN ARBOR ARTS CENTER presents the documentary “Yarn”, 7 p.m., at the Empire Township Hall. Info: visit www.glenlakelibrary.org

Saturday, Sept. 21

BETSIE VALLEY RIDE FOR READING. Registration 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Depart noon, from Geno’s Sports Bar & Grill, Thompsonville.

MANITOU WINDS presents “Celtic Summertide”, 7:30 p.m., at the Garden Theater in Frankfort. 

USED JIGSAW PUZZLE SALE, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Benzonia Public Library, 891 Michigan Ave., Benzonia. Info: visit www.benzonialibrary.org or call (231) 882-4111.

PETERSON ROAD BEACH CLEAN UP, 10 a.m. to noon. Register with Benzie Conservation District, 231-882-4391. Info: email aime@benziecd.org.

Sunday, Sept. 22

FAMILY FUN AND MUSIC, 1-4 p.m., at  the Almira Historical Museum, 19440 Maple St., Lake Ann. Info: call Jean (231) 313-1960. 

Wednesday, Sept. 25

FITNESS CENTER EDUCATION SERIES: Taking Care of Sore Muscles, 1 p.m., Betsie Hosick Health & Fitness Center, 102 Airport Road, Frankfort. Info: call (231) 352-9661 or visit www.munsonhealthcare.org/bhhfc

BENZIE COUNTY YOUNG PROFESSIONALS, 5-7 p.m., at The Cabbage Shed in Elberta.

RECURRING EVENTS

ALZHEIMER’S CAREGIVERS SUPPORT GROUP meets 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 FOR WOMEN, 10 a.m. every Tuesday, at Benzonia Congregational UCC, 901 Barber St., Benzonia, except for first Tuesdays. All levels welcome. Info: Call (231) 275-2244.

ALANON MEETING, 5 p.m., every Monday, at Lake Ann United Methodist Church Community Center, corner of First Street and Lake Ann Road. Info: call Bill, (231) 421-3706, or Irma, (231) 275-0049.

 INTERLOCHEN PUBLIC LIBRARY BRIDGE GROUP, 1:30-4:30 p.m., every Tuesday, at Interlochen Public Library, 9411 Tenth St., Interlochen. Info: call (231) 276-6767.

AA AND AL-ANON meetings, 8 p.m., every Tuesday, at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, 508 Crystal Drive., Frankfort. Backdoor entrance. AA group meets upstairs; AL-ANON group meets downstairs.

ACOA meetings, 6 p.m., every Sunday, at First Congregational Church, 901 Barber St., Benzonia, in the barn building, adjacent to the church building.

COFFEE TALK with the Grand Traverse County Department of Veterans Affairs, 2-4 p.m. the second Friday of each month, at Interlochen Public Library, 9411 10th St. Info: call (231) 276-6767.

LUNCH AND LEARN SERIES, noon-1 p.m., on the third Thursday of every month, Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital Remec Room, basement level. Info: to register on line, visit munsonhealthcare.org/pomh-classes, or call (231) 352-2273.

FITNESS CENTER LECTURE SERIES, 1-2 p.m., on the fourth Wednesday of every month at Betsie Hosick Health & Fitness Center, 102 Airport Road, Frankfort. Info: call (231) 352-9661. 

FREE PRE-DIABETES COMMUNITY EDUCATION CLASS, 1-3 p.m., the fourth Tuesday each month, Paul Oliver Memorial Hospital, Remec room, basement level. Info: to register online, visit munsonhealthcare.org/pomh-classes, or call (231) 352-2273.

MEN’S TALK CIRCLE GROUP meets 4-5 p.m. every Tuesday, at Benzie Friends Resource Center, behind the Roadhouse Grill and Fire Station, 1034 Michigan Ave, Benzonia. Info: call (231) 383-1903 or (231) 383-4300.

EUCHRE TOURNAMENTS, 3:30 p.m., every Tuesday, at Golden Fellowship Hall, 9700 Riley Road, Interlochen. Info: call (231) 276-6767.

AL-ANON, meets 4-5 p.m. every Sunday, at the Fresh Winds Community Ministry Center, next to the Cherry Bowl Drive-In, Honor. Info: call Mary, (214) 725-5888

PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP, 1:30 p.m., on the third Thursday every month, at Trinity Lutheran Church of Frankfort. Info: call Janet, (231) 882-4865.

ACTIVE STEPS: exercise program, for pre-diabetes or diabetes, 11 a.m., every Tuesday and Thursday. Registration required. Info: call (231) 651-9048.

DARCY GAME DAYS, 2-5 p.m., every Friday, at Darcy Library of Beulah. Info: call (231) 882-4037.

JOURNEY EXERCISE PROGRAM, for newly diagnosed with cancer, in remission and survivors, 10 a.m., every Tuesday and Thursday. Registration required. Info: call (231) 651-9048

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.

LEGO CLUB, 2-3 p.m., every third Saturday, Interlochen Public Library. Traditional and giant LEGO’S will be provided. Info: call (231) 276-6767.

ALCOHOLIC ANONYMOUS meets noon-1 p.m., Monday through Thursday, at The Barn, next to First Congregational Church, Benzonia. Info: For other area meetings call, AA hotline (231) 946-8823 or download a meeting list at, district11-aa.org/meetings.

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

5toONE NEIGHBORHOOD CENTER PLAYGROUP, 9:30 a.m. the second and fourth Thursday. Groups meet at Incredible Mo’s in Grawn. Info: call (231) 276-6767.

FREE MENDING, 10:30-noon, every Monday, at Benzie Shores District Library. Info: visit www.benzieshoreslibrary.org or call (231) 352-4671.

EVENING BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP, 6:30 p.m., the first Wednesday each month at Interlochen Public Library, 9411 10th St., Interlochen. Info: call (231) 276-6767.

PRESCHOOL STORY HOUR, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., every Wednesday, at Interlochen Public Library, 9411 10th St., Interlochen. Info: call (231) 276-6767.

GENTLE YOGA FOR WOMEN, 10 a.m., every second, third, fourth and fifth Tuesday, in the barn at First Congregational Church of Benzonia. All levels welcome.

MORNING DISCUSSION GROUP, 10 a.m., the second Thursday each month, at Interlochen Public Library, 9411 10th St., Interlochen. Info: call (231) 276-6767.

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

KNITTING & CROCHETING GROUP, 10 a.m., every Tuesday, at Interlochen Public Library, 9411 10th St., Interlochen. Info: call (231) 276-6767.

ART WITH HEART, 10 a.m., every Wednesday at Interlochen Public Library, 9411 10th St., Interlochen. Info: call (231) 276-6767.

REPUBLICAN PARTY OF BENZIE COUNTY, meets 6:30 p.m., first Monday of every month, Benzonia Township Hall, business meeting. All Republicans welcome. Info: (231) 352-6295

BENZIE COUNTY DEMOCRATS regularly meet at 10 a.m., following brunch at 9:30 a.m., the third Saturday of each month, December, 9330 Honor Highway, east of the Cherry Bowl Drive-In. Info: (231) 325-0008, or email benziedemocrats@outlook.com, or visit benziedemocrats.com.

KNITTING GROUP, meets 1-3 p.m., every Tuesday, at Benzonia Public Library. Info: visit www.benzonialibrary.org or call (231) 882-4111.

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

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

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, 9411 10th Street. Info: (231) 276-6767, or visit tadl.org/interlochen

READ TO CHAZ, from 4-6 p.m., the second and fourth Wednesday every month, at the Interlochen Public Library, 9411 10th Street. Info: (231) 276-6767.