Friday, March 9
The Up North Network of BNI meets every Friday at the Charlevoix Public Library. Meetings are from 7-8:30 a.m. and visitors are welcome. For information or a reservation to attend, call Bill Ulvund, (231) 881-6700.
Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club meets at noon Fridays at 2144 Cemetery Road, Petoskey. Players with 0-99 points welcome. Visit www.petoskeybridgeclub.com or call (231) 881-0829 for information.
Free computer class 1 p.m. every Friday at Boyne District Library in Boyne City. For information call (231) 582-7861 or Ron Grunch, (231) 582-6974.
Monday, March 12
Petoskey Lions Club meets 6:30 p.m. the second and fourth Monday of the month at J.W. Filmore's Family Restaurant. For more information, contact Julie at (231) 439-0788 or go to website http://e-clubhouse.org/sites/PetoskeyMI.
Great Books discussions 12:15 p.m. the second and fourth Monday of every month. Phone (231) 838-2306 for more information.
Boyne City Rotary Club meets at 7 a.m. Monday at Robert's Restaurant in Boyne City.
Indian River Striders are inviting all walkers and runners to join them for fitness, exercise, motivation. Walkers meet at 9 a.m. (winter) or 8 a.m. (summer) on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the Indian River Chamber of Commerce, walking 4 miles, usually on the North Central State Bicycle Trail. Running (or walking) is at 6 p.m. on Mondays (spring, summer, fall) at the Indian River Chamber of Commerce and at 1 p.m. on Sundays at Indian River McDonalds (winter). For up to date schedule call (231) 238-8930 or (231) 548-2610 or www.indianriverstriders.com.
Lions Club will meet at noon Monday at Stafford's Weathervane restaurant, Charlevoix.
V.F.W. Auxiliary Post No. 2051 will meet at 7:30 p.m. the second Monday at the post home. A potluck is held at 6:30 p.m.
Harbor Duplicate Bridge Club meets noon Monday at 7196 Pleasantview Road, Harbor Springs. Everyone welcome. Singles call if you need a partner. Call first, (231) 526-5988.
New Hope Community Church meets 10 a.m. Sundays in the Petoskey Knights of Columbus hall. Sunday, March 11, pastor Mark Manzer will be teaching about "Living Life in Marriage: Husbands' Edition, Part I." The doors and arms are open here at New Hope; come as you are for some rockin' worship, Biblical teaching and great fellowship. www.NewHopeNorth.org, (231)
Boyne City United Methodist Church, 324 S. Park St., has worship at 11 a.m. Sunday, March 11. Pastor Wayne McKenney will continue his Lenten sermon series on the last 24 hours of Jesus life. Sunday school and nursery is available for children during worship service. For more information contact the church at (231) 582-9776.
Boyne Falls United Methodist Church, 3057 Mill St., Boyne Falls, worship is 9:15 a.m. Sunday, March 11. Pastor Wayne McKenney will continue his Lenten sermon series on the last 24 hours of Jesus life. Sunday school for ages preschool - fifth grade is available for children during worship service. A free movie night is planned 7 p.m. Friday, March 1, showing the movie "Courageous." For more information contact the church office at (231) 582-9776.
Soups, salads and desserts will be on the tables at this year's Emmet County Democratic Committee cook-off contest 5-8 p.m. Sunday, March 11. The annual fundraiser will be in the conference room at the Holiday Inn Express, 1751 U.S. 131 South, Petoskey. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children 5-12, and free for younger children. Bread and beverages will be included with the all-you-can-eat meal. Attendees will be invited to vote for their favorites among the soups, salads and desserts. Those who prepare the winning entries will receive gift certificates donated by area businesses. With advance reservations, cook-off participants and others attending the event may use the hotel's pool and hot tub the afternoon of March 11, before the contest, for a small additional charge.To sign up to participate in the cook-off, or to register to use the pool, call Mary Jane Clayton, event chair, at (231) 526-6618. Visit www.emmetdemocrats.org for more information.