Salted with Sharks

April Calendar

In Calendar on March 30, 2011 at 12:00 am

Friday the 1st

  • 8 AM Elberta Master Plan Meeting, Elberta Library

Sundays, 3, 10, 17, 24

  • 1 PM–2 PM Alert Editorial Office Hours, Elberta Library

Monday the 4th

  • 5 PM to 8 PM Last day to register to vote in the May 3 Election. Call Sharyn Bower, Gilmore Township clerk, at 352-4901.

Tuesday the 5th

  • 7 PM  Elberta Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting, Elberta Library

Wednesday the 6th

  • 7 PM  Parks and Recreation Committee Regular Meeting, Village Community Building

Friday the 8th

  • 6 PM  First Annual Rotten Tomato Film Festival, Garden Theater, Frankfort and Betsie Bay Inn

Saturday the 9th

  • 8 PM  Benefit to help fund the quest for life for our friend, Sairy, as she battles Lyme, Babesia and Bartonella, Cabbage Shed. The Aunt Martha Band. $10

Tuesday the 12th

  • 6:30 PM Grow Benzie Workshop, “Transplanting Seeds,” with Craig Schaaf. 5885 M-115, Benzonia. $7 individuals/$10 couples and families.
  • 7 PM  Regular Gilmore Township Board Meeting, Elberta Library

Wednesday the 13th

  • Benzie Democrats rally at the Capitol: We Are The People. “Politicians are unfairly exploiting Michigan’s economic crisis to attack the people of Michigan.” State Capitol Building- 100 Capitol Ave, Lansing. The Northern Building Trades Council have two buses leaving from the Traverse City area. For a seat on these buses Call Pat Maher 231-590-1112

Thursday the 14th

  • 3:30 PM – 5:30 PM  Grand Vision Benzie meeting “Growth and Investment.” Benzie Government Center, 448 Court Place, Beulah.

Saturday the 16th

  • 4 PM–6 PM Ham and Scalloped Potatoes Community Dinner at Elberta’s best church, Elberta United Methodist, 555 Lincoln Ave. All are welcome!

Thursday the 21st

  • 7 PM Regular meeting of the Village Council, Village Community Building

Saturday the 23rd

Thursday the 28th

  • 6 PM (fourth Thursdays) Public Safety Committee Meeting with Sheriff Rory Heckmann to discuss county security issues. Benzie County Sheriff’s Office, 505 S. Michigan Ave., Beulah
  • 6:30 PM  Progressive Dinner at the Mayfair Tavern: Kosher for Passover Theme. 515 Frankfort Ave. Call 231-360-8292 for reservations
  1. FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
    CONTACT: Gretchen Eichberger, 231-871-0215

    AUDITIONS SET FOR ORIGINAL THEATRICAL DANCE WORK
    An open call for dancers will be held for an original multimedia theatrical dance work on Saturday, April 23 at Eastern Michigan University’s Parsons Center from 12 – 4 pm. The work, entitled Chaotic Harmony, is inspired by the legacy of iconic Michigan woman, Gwen Frostic. Artistic Direction will be under Gretchen Eichberger with the script written and adapted by noted author, Anne-Marie Oomen. An original musical score has been composed by nationally acclaimed Michigan-based trio, Breathe Owl Breathe.
    All artists will be paid for rehearsal time and performances. Each artist must commit to twice weekly rehearsals from May- August 2011 in the Traverse City area. Spot rehearsals will continue from September to December. Performance dates are August 28 and 29 and December 15 with two additional pending performance dates.
    The Parsons Center is located in Lake Ann, approximately 12 miles southeast of Traverse City. To schedule your audition, please contact Gretchen Eichberger at 231-871-0215 or gretchen@michiganfolklife.org

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