2018-11-08 / Coming Events

Leelanau County Calendar of Events

Organizations wishing to have their public events listed in this calendar can email Amy Hubbell at amy@leelanaunews.com or call The Enterprise, 256-9827, before 5 p.m. Friday.


7:20-8:20 a.m. — Step Aerobics: Old Art Building, Leland; $8.

8:30-9:30 a.m. — Senior Exercise: Old Art Building; Leland; $4.

9 a.m. — FESB Fitness and Line Dancing Class: $5 donation; Glen Arbor Township Hall.

9 a.m. —Northport Energy — Community Action for Clean Energy. Main conference room, Northport Highlands;215 S. High St.

10-11:15 a.m. — Beginner Tai Chi: free; Northport fire hall.

10-11:30 a.m. — Parenting Communities Playgroup: ages 0-5; Leland Public School.

10 a.m.-1 p.m. — Making Art Together: Open studio; Village Arts Building, Northport; info. 386-1113.

10:30 a.m. — Wigglers Story Time for preschoolers: Leelanau Township Library, Nagonaba Street, Northport.

11 a.m. — Children’s Program: Glen Lake Library, Empire; info 326-5361.

11:15 a.m.-12:30 p.m. — Advanced Tai Chi: free; Northport fire hall.

Noon — Suttons Bay-Leelanau County Rotary meeting and luncheon: The Village Inn, Suttons Bay.

4-7 p.m. — Leelanau Conservation District Annual Meeting: “You, Me and the Ecology of Change” presented by Joe VanderMeulen; Government Center, Suttons Bay; rsvp to klong@leelanaucd.org.

4:15-5:30 p.m. — Vinyasa Yoga Class: Empire Twp Hall; $10-15; email hello@watassa.com for info.


5:30 p.m. — Alcoholics Anonymous: Primary Purpose Group; St. Michael’s Church basement, 315 W. Broadway St., Suttons Bay.

7 p.m. — Northport Group of Alcoholics Anonymous: Leelanau Township Fire Hall, north of Northport.

7 p.m. — Northport Village Council Meeting: village office building, Northport.

7 p.m. —Abstract Artist Joan Farago presentation; Village Arts Building, 301 Mill St., Northport

7 p.m. — Empire Village Council, workshop meeting; Empire Township hall, 10088 Front St., Empire.

7:30 p.m. — Planning Commission Meeting: Glen Arbor Town Hall meeting room.

8 p.m. — Alcoholics Anonymous: St. Rita’s Parish Hall, Maple City.


9:30-10:30 a.m.— Community Playgroup; Leelanau Montessori, 310 Elm St.; use east entrance near preschool.

10 a.m. — Walkie Talkies Women’s Hiking Group; meet at Plamer Woods Natural Area; Wheeler Road off M-22 south of Bohemian Road.

10:30 a.m. — Leelanau Books Book Club; public welcome; 109 Main St., Leland.

9:30 -10:30 a.m.— Little Bird School of Song: Old Art Building, Leland; $10 first child, $5 each additional; register and info oldartbuilding.com.

Noon —“The Art of Painting: A Radical Perspective”: Glen Arbor painter Harvey Gordon presents; Glen Arbor Art Center; free.


10 a.m.-noon—Coffee with Council: Empire village office; chat and share thoughts or concerns.

1-3 p.m. — Handbuilt Holiday Ornaments Workshop: learn how to create beautiful holiday ornaments; bring your own scissors; Glen Arbor Art Center; cost $25; register glenarborart.org.

6 to 10 p.m. — St. Mary Annual Auction: Wild West “Gold Rush”; live/silent auctions; $10 cover charge.

7:30 p.m.—Bayside Travellers Dance: country and traditional dance; all ages, newcomers welcome; adults $11, students 13 and over $7, children under 13 free; Solon Twp Hall.


10 a.m.-2 p.m. — Rifle Sight-In Day; Cedar Rod & Gun Club; 8075 S Sullivan Rd, Cedar.


2 p.m. — Talk About Art Series, “What’s An Artist’s Residency?”; Glen Arbor Art Center; 6031 S. Lake St., Glen Arbor.

4 p.m. — Great Books Discussion with Norm Wheeler: stop by library in advance for homework materials; Leland Twp Library.

7 p.m. — Alcoholics Anonymous: Big Book Group; St. Michael’s Church basement; Suttons Bay.

8 p.m. — Alcoholics Anonymous: United Methodist Church; Empire.


11 a.m. — Munson Home Hospice Grief Support Group; Government Center, Suttons Bay.

6 p.m. —Board of Education meeting: Northport Public School.

6 p.m.—Elmwood Twp Board; township hall, 10090 E. Lincoln Rd., Traverse City.

7 p.m.— Glen Lake Board of Education; high school media center.

7 p.m.—Leland Township Board meeting; Munnecke Room; Leland Township Library.

7 p.m. — Northport Arts Association members meeting; Village Arts Building, Northport.

7 p.m. —Suttons Bay Board of Education meeting; upper level of elementary school; 500 S. Elm St., Suttons Bay.


9 a.m.— Leelanau County Board of Commissioners Executive Board meeting; Commissioners Meeting Room; Leelanau County Governmetn Center, Suttons Bay.

4-6 p.m.—“Seeing Voices: A Workshop in Writing from Art”: presentation by author and poet Anne- Marie Oomen; Glen Arbor Art Center; $25 members, $35 non-members; register and info glenarborart.org.

5:30 p.m.—Suttons Bay - Bingham Fire & Rescue Authority Board of Directors meeting; Suttons Bay Fire Station; 201 S. St. Mary’s Ave., Suttons Bay 7 p.m.— Cleveland Township board meeting: Cleveland Township Hall.

6-9 p.m.— Community Potluck at the Friendship Community Center; bring a dish to pass, table service, beverage; meat and coffee furnished.

7 p.m.— Kasson Township board meeting: Kasson Township Hall.

7 p.m.— Leelanau Township Board regular meeting; Leelanau Township Hall; 119 E. Nagonaba St., Northport.


10 a.m.— Emergency Services Advisory Commission meeting; Glen Arbor Public Safety Building.

4 p.m.—Great Books Discussion with Norm Wheeler: stop by library in advance to pick up homework materials; Leland Twp Library.

5:15 p.m.— Suttons Bay Township board meeting: Suttons Bay Township Hall.

6 p.m.— Community Aerobics Class: bring clean dry shoes and water bottle; all levels welcome; free; Camille’s Body Shop Studio, Maple City.

7 p.m.— Centerville Township Board Meeting: Centerville Township Hall.

6:30 p.m.—Leelanau County Zonta Club; VI Grill, Suttons Bay.

7:00 p.m.— Shanty Sessions open music session; Maritime Heritage Alliance; 13268 S. West Bay Shore Dr.; bring your voice and instrument or just sit and enjoy


10 a.m.-1 p.m.—Open Studio; Making Art Together; Village Arts Building, Northport

3 p.m.—Parkinson’s Network North support group; community meeting room; Northport Highlands, 215 S. High St., Northport. Register 256-8121.

3:30 -4:30 p.m. — Legopaalooza: “We supply legos, you bring creativity”; Suttons Bay-Bingham District Library; 416 Front St., Suttons Bay.

3-5 p.m.— “Five Rivers: A Life Writing Class”: presentation by author and poet Anne-Marie Oomen; Glen Arbor Art Center; $25 members, $35 non-members; register and info glenarborart.org.

5:30 -7:30 p.m.— We’re All in This Together: Healthy Eating on a Budget; conversation and community for parents in Leelanau County; Leland Twp Library.

6-7 p.m.— Putting the Happy Back into the Holidays: Wellness Wednesday event; refreshments provided; Suttons Bay Fire Hall; RSVP 499-0237.

7 p.m.— Elemental: A Collection of Michigan Creative Nonfiction celebration: editor Anne-Marie Oomen and writers will read from the new Michigan anthology; free.

7 p.m. — Shenandoah Chefalo, author of “Garbage Bag Suitcase”; Glen Lake Community Library; 10115 W Front St, Empire.

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