TRAVERSE CITY —
The public is invited to attend a POW-MIA Recognition Day ceremony at 6 p.m. tonight, Sept. 21 at the Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans Plaque, 544 E. Front St.
Rolling Thunder Michigan Chapter #1 will present the Six Missing Man Table Ceremony followed by a playing of "Taps." Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2780 Honor Guard will present flags, followed by a rifle salute. The Grand Traverse Area Veterans Coalition is also involved in the ceremony.
Glen Arbor — Auditions for the Glen Arbor Art Association Readers' Theater production of "The 39 Steps" will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, at the GAAA, 6031 S. Lake St. Performances are Dec. 1-2. For details, call (972) 965-3950 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Traverse City — Dr. Paul Callaghan of Traverse City will discuss living with a chronic condition at the Wednesday, Sept. 26, meeting of the Grand Traverse Area Parkinson's Support Group. The group will meet at 10 a.m. at the Senior Center, 801 E. Front St.
Empire — The community is invited to the 1 p.m. meeting of the Empire Area Heritage Group on Thursday, Sept. 27, at the Empire Area Museum Complex. Details for the Oct. 13 Fall Heritage Day will be discussed.
Traverse City — The United Methodist Women at Central United Methodist Church will hold a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, and 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Sept. 28, at the church, 222 Cass St. For details, call 946-5191.
Dinner helps Habitat
Frankfort — Frankfort United Methodist Church, 537 Crystal Ave., will host a spaghetti dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 29, to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Benzie County. Donations will be accepted.
Traverse City — Three authors will give readings Monday, Sept. 24, at Horizon Books, 243 E. Front St.
Aaron Stander, Elizabeth Buzzelli and Mardi Link will read from their books from 5 to 7 p.m. Stander will introduce "The Cruelest Month," the sixth book in his Sheriff Ray Elkins series. Elizabeth Buzzelli is the author of the Emily Kincaid mystery series. Mardi Link is the author of "Isadore's Secret" and "When Evil Came to Good Hart."
For details, call 946-7290 or visit www.horizonbooks.com.
Traverse City — The Traverse City Area Chamber of Commerce will sponsor a Regional Leadership Forum.
The free forum will be held 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, at the Great Wolf Lodge, 3575 N. U.S. 31 South. Lunch will be served. For registration or details, visit www.tcchamber.org.
Traverse City — The Wayne and Terry Lobdell Culinary Scholarship Dinner will be held Wednesday Sept. 26, at Lobdell: A Teaching Restaurant, 715 E. Front St.
The theme is "A Taste of Italy." Passed appetizers will be served at 5:30 p.m. followed by a six-course dinner at 6 p.m. Tickets are $125 each and available at www.nmc.edu/lobdells or by calling 995-1021.