Traverse City — Building Bridges with Music will conduct "Stop the Bullying" workshops at four Traverse City Area Public Schools' elementary schools.
The workshops will be led by the Jeff Haas Quintet, a Michigan-based multicultural, multigenerational musical group. They use Haas' original music as a springboard for discussion of open-mindedness, acceptance and peaceful coexistence.
Workshops for third- through fifth-graders will be conducted Tuesday, April 3, from 9 to 10 a.m. and 10:15-11:15 a.m. at Courtade and 1:10-2:10 p.m. and 2:45-3:45 p.m. at Blair; and Wednesday, April 4, 9-10 a.m. and 10:15-11:15 a.m. at Willow Hill and 1-2 p.m. and 2:15-3:15 p.m. at Traverse Heights.
Time to enroll at Baker College
Cadillac — Although the spring semester at Baker College of Cadillac starts today, registration continues through the first week of classes.
Financial assistance is available, including scholarships, grants, low-interest loans and work-study programs. For details, contact Audrey Charmoli, email@example.com, or call the Baker admissions officer, 867-3100. Students may schedule an appointment at the Baker College website, www.baker.edu.
Free admission to film, museum
Traverse City — The next Community Cinema film and WCMU Free Night at the Dennos will be held Thursday, April 5.
Free admission to the Dennos Museum, 1701 E. Front St., will be offered from 5 to 8 p.m., with the film "Hell and Back" shown at 7 p.m. in Milliken Auditorium. The 60-minute movie examines the impact a Taliban machine-gun bullet has had on 25-year-old Sgt. Nathan Harris and his family.
Refreshments and resource/discussion guides will be provided. The film is open captioned for the hearing impaired and an ASL interpreter will be present.
Following the film, a panel of local residents will share comments and participate in a discussion with the audience.
The Community Cinema Series concludes May 3. For details, visit www.dennosmuseum.org or call 995-1055.
Retired school personnel to meet
Traverse City — Reservations are needed by Friday, April 6, for the next meeting of the local chapter of the Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel.
The group will meet at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 10, at the Holiday Inn West Bay, 615 E. Front St., for lunch and a program on identity theft. The $12 cost includes gratuity.
All school retirees are invited. For details or reservations, call 933-4269.
Kindergarten round-up slated
Traverse City — Traverse Bay Christian School's kindergarten round-up is set for Thursday, April 12.
Round-up will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. at the school, 1895 N. Keystone Road. For details or to register, call 929-9504.
Deadline near for art scholarship
Elk Rapids — The deadline is Sunday, April 15, for submitting an application to Art Rapids! for the Elk Rapids High School fine arts scholarship.
Two $500 scholarships will be awarded to students in grades nine through 11 to provide financial support for advance instruction in visual or performing arts.
One $1,000 scholarship will be awarded to an Elk Rapids senior planning to continue his/her education at an accredited college or institution with a major in a fine arts discipline.
In addition to an application, all entrants must submit an essay, portfolio and letter of recommendation. Applications and instructions are available at www.artrapids.org, or in the Elk Rapids High School counselor's office.
Apply for W.J. Baker scholarship
Suttons Bay — Applications are due Sunday, April 15, for the Willard "Bill" J. Baker Scholarship.
The scholarship is open to graduating seniors in the Suttons Bay School District or the Delton Kellogg School District in southwestern Michigan. Applicants must complete the application information, include a signature from a school district guidance counselor or principal, submit a typed 1,000-word essay on the importance of leadership, citizenship and community service and submit an official school transcript.
Applications are available in the Suttons Bay High School guidance office.