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EVENTS
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ONGOING
Walking Friends, Cedar - Every Monday,
Wednesday and Friday, 9 a.m. Meet at the tennis courts at the Cedar Recreation Complex, or at Solon Township Hall if weather is bad. Cedar Area Community Foundation, 228-3426
Tai Chi, Cedar - Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 9 a.m. Meet at the tennis courts at the Cedar Recreation Complex or at Solon Township Hall if weather is bad. Cedar Area Community Foundation, 228-3426
Yoga for Men, Cedar - Fridays at 7:45 a.m. at Solon Township Hall. Cedar Area Community Foundation, 228-3426
Pickleball, Cedar - Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at pickleball courts adjacent to tennis courts at Cedar Recreation Complex. Cedar Area Community Foundation, 228-3426
Surf Lessons, Empire - Learn about fresh water sur ng at Empire Public Beach Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays
at 9:30 a.m. or 11:30 a.m. 326-9283, sbsurfandkayak.com
Lanphier Observatory, Glen Arbor - Wednesday and Thursday nights, June 20-Aug. 30, from 10:00 p.m. to midnight if skies are clear. Leelanau School,
1 Old Homestead Road. 334-5800, www.leelanau.org
Beach Bards, Glen Arbor - “By heart” storytelling, poetry, music on the beach. Friday evenings at 8:00 p.m., June 29- Aug. 3, at the Leelanau School Fire Circle, 1 Old Homestead Road. 334-5800, www.leelanau.org
Public Tennis and Pickleball, Glen Arbor - Open courts:  rst come  rst served. Leelanau School, 1 Old Homestead Road. 334-5800, www.leelanau.org
Children’s Pine Patch Story Hour, Glen Arbor - July and August, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 11 a.m. 334-4223, wwwcottagebooks.com
Glen Arbor Arts Center - Children’s and adult classes in visual arts, photography, and writing, beginning in June. Artist-in Residence program presentations each Thursday evening from May 17. Details at Glen Arbor Arts Center, 334-6112, www.glenarborart.org
Orvis Michigan Fly-Fishing School,
Glen Arbor - May through September. Professional instructors welcome beginners and seasoned anglers. Hosted by The Homestead, check for dates and make a reservation at 933-9300, www.streamsideorvis.com
Group Bicycle Rides - Rides around Leelanau County throughout the summer. www.cherrycapitalcyclingclub.org
Maritime Heritage Alliance, Greilickville
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– Complimentary community sails on the tall ship Madeline, reservations by email only. More information, 946-2647, www.maritimeheritagealliance.org
Grand Traverse Yacht Club, Greilickville - Sailboat races, weekend regattas and more scheduled all summer long. 946-9779, www.gtyc.org
Open Art Studio, Leland - Tuesdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Old Art Building Join others to paint. 256-2131, www.oldartbuilding.com
Old Art Building, Leland - Exhibits, concerts, presentations, classes and more throughout the summer. 256-2131, www.oldartbuilding.com
Leland Township Public Library - Children’s program Fridays beginning June 15. Stories, music, poetry and more. 256-9152, www.lelandlibrary.org
Leelanau Conservancy, Leland - Weekly events, work bees and hikes. 256-9665, www.theconservancy.com
Music in the Park, Northport - Friday evenings 7 to 9 p.m. between June 29 and August 31 at Marina Park. Bring the family and a dinner. www.northportomenachamber.org
Northport Yacht Club, Northport - Sailboat races, picnics and more scheduled all summer long at the marina. PO Box 388, Northport, MI 49670
Northport Youth Sailing School - Learn to Sail Program for ages 8-16,  ve one-week sessions July and August. Contact Donna Chapman, (269)207-0986, www.northportsailing.org
Grand Traverse Lighthouse Summer Education Program Series, Northport - Evenings during the summer. The Lighthouse also features exhibits throughout the season.
At Leelanau State Park. 386-7195, www.grandtraverselighthouse.com
Northport Arts Association - Ongoing open studio for all types of art every Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., plus art and exercise classes and more. 386-9798, www.northportartsforall.com
Saving Birds Thru Habitat, Omena - Learn about birds, amphibians, reptiles, butter ies and more through hikes and events at the Charter Sanctuary. 271-3738, www.savingbirds.org
Great Lakes Discovery Sails, Suttons Bay - June through August. Family science lessons aboard the schooner Inland Seas. Call for departure times and places. 271-3077, www.schoolship.org
Black Star Farms, Suttons Bay - Cooking classes, harvest dinners and more. 944-1297, www.blackstarfarms.com
Fynn Pomaransky, 9, of Traverse City, and father Mark unhook a bluegill caught on the pond bridge at Kids Fishing Day at Veronic Valley County Park. Ponds will be stocked and demonstrations readied for the event, set for June 29.
Friendship Community Center, Suttons Bay - Educational programs, exercise and  tness classes and social events throughout the summer. 271-4630, www.friendshipcommunitycenter.org
Summer Programs, Sleeping Bear Dunes - Saturdays at the Lakeshore: Meet at the Philip Hart Visitor Center at 1 p.m. each Saturday for a ranger led hike in the National Lakeshore. Other ranger-led programs and initiatives for children
and adults alike. Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. 326-5134 Ext. 328, www.nps.gov/slbe
MAY
Annual Wild ower Rescue Plant Sale,
Leland - May 25-26, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Purchase ferns, trout lilies, trillium and more at the Village Green in Leland. 256-9665, www.theconservancy.com
Photography Show, Northport - May 25-27 at the Village Arts Building, 301 N. Mill Street. In conjunction with Cars in the Park, reception Friday 6-9 p.m., Exhibition Sat. 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.,
Sun. 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 386-9798, www.northportartsforall.com
Leelanau Native Plants Initiative, Suttons Bay - May 26, 6 p.m. Join Kay Charter of Saving Birds thru Habitat at the Suttons Bay Library to learn about the county wide effort to educate landowners on the bene ts of native plants to wildlife. 271-3738, www.savingbirds.org
Perennial Plant Sale, Cedar - May 26, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Fundraiser for Cedar Area Community Foundation at the Victoria River Park. 228-3426
Cars in the Park, Northport - May 26, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. From classics
to antiques at Haserot Park. www.northportomenachamber.org
Glen Haven Days, Glen Haven - May 26, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Join park rangers and volunteers for a living history lesson about the port village that thrived in the 19th century. Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. 326-5134 Ext. 328, www.nps.gov/slbe
Star Party - May 26, 9-11 p.m. Lakeshore park rangers and Grand Traverse Astronomical Society staff for a look at a 93 percent bibbous moon. Meet at the
Dune Climb; park in the row furthest from the dunes with headlights facing M-109. 326-4726, www.nps.gov/slbe
“Leland Air” Event - May 26. 6th annual. Watch artists painting “live” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reception and sale from 6-8 p.m. at the Old Art Building, 111 S. Main St. 256-2131, www.oldartbuilding.com
Pancake Breakfast, Grand Traverse Lighthouse Museum, Northport - May 27. Details at 386-7195, www.grandtraverselighthouse.com
Leelanau Peninsula Vintners Small Plates Event - May 31, 6-9 p.m. Substantial tapas dishes of gourmet fare paired with a glass of wine. Tickets must be ordered in advance for one or all of three seatings. www.lpwines.com
Art Off the Shelf, Suttons Bay - May 31, 5-7 p.m. Discussion with painter David Grath. Suttons Bay Bingham District Library. 271-3512, www.sbbdl.org
JUNE Leelanau Peninsula Chamber of
Commerce Annual Golf Outing -
June 1; Annual bene t golf outing at Sugarloaf the Old Course. Registration 8-9:45 a.m., shotgun start at 10 a.m., reception at 4 p.m. 994-2202, www.leelanauchamber.com
Sunset Boulevard, Glen Arbor - June 1-2, 7:30 p.m. Join the Glen Arbor Players for this romantic 1950s play at Glen Lake Community Reformed Church. 334-6112, www.glenarborart.org
New Views: Water + Life = Art, Glen Arbor - June 1- Aug. 4. Juried exhibition focused on the myriad ways in which we regard water at the Glen Arbor Arts Center,
6031 S. Lake Street. 334-6112, www.glenarborart.org
National Trails Day, Northport - June 2 at Leelanau State Park. Call for details, 386- 7195, www.grandtraverselighthouse.com
Maritime Heritage Alliance Boat Auction, Greilickville - June 2. 32nd annual auction of sailboats, powerboats, canoes and more, plus nautical themed garage sale; registration and boat viewing at 9 a.m., bidding starts at 11 a.m. 946-2647, www. maritimeheritagealliance.org
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