2016-09-29 / Local News

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Forced migration discussed twice

Two presentations on the causes and circumstances of forced civilian displacement during violent conflict will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday at Trinity Church in Northport. Prakish Adhikari of Central Michigan University will be the guest speaker at the events, which are part of the annual Belko Peace Lecture Series at the church.

Old-time, fall-time fun at Bingham farm

A Fall-Time Social that includes a pig roast, pie auction, horse-drawn wagon rides, games, music and more will be held Sunday at the Rex Dobson Ruby Ellen Farm in Bingham Township. Festivities start at noon, with a pig roast lunch served up at 2 p.m. Cost is $20 for adults, $5 for children aged 6-11, with the money going toward putting a new roof on the house.

Farmers Market in school gym

Snap up some end-of-the-year fresh fruits, veggies and more at the 10th annual Leland School Indoor Farmers Market from 8:30 a.m. until noon next Thursday, Oct. 6, in the school gym. A smoothie bike, where kids pedal to make a blender go, will be at the event, which serves as a fundraiser for the school. The market is held in conjunction with the Leelanau County MSU Extension office.

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