Open Call for Submissions: "Citizen's Coping": Artists of all mediums are invited to examine how the last four years have changed them personally (or not), & express how the actions of this administration has affected them. NEW: Examine the effects of COVID-19 as well. Deadline to apply & enter submission is: 9/5/2020. Show Opens: 10/9/2020.
Call for Artists: "Sense of Home" Annual Community Fundraiser Exhibit: Presented by Higher Art Gallery to benefit Pete's Place, which is a branch of Child & Family Services & is TC's only homeless youth shelter. The open call for this show has a theme of art called: "To Comfort." Artists are asked to respond with pieces that invoke comfort, a sense of home & what brings you comfort. The deadline to submit images is Aug. 1, ...
Mental Health/Counseling Services: These services are available for area students at the Charlevoix County office of the Health Department of Northwest Michigan located at 220 W. Garfield in Charlevoix. Telehealth visits may be possible soon. Call 231-536-7307 or 231-536-2204.
Outside Isn't Canceled! Grand Traverse Kids' Bike Library: To keep elementary-aged students pedaling by making sure they always have a bike that fits, no matter their family’s resources. See what's available online, schedule an appointment to pick up your bike from the Wheelhouse, & then ride it until it doesn't fit anymore.
Bike to School Day Poster Contest!: For ages 0-18. Many kids are now homeschooling & looking for a creative outlet. Submit a Norte-inspired piece of 2D, non-digital art by April 1 to be considered for this contest. Win a voucher to the Norte store.
Free Food for Petoskey Students: For students under the age of 18. For pick-up only on Mon., Weds. & Fri. through April 3. High School pick-up hours: 10:30am-1pm. Other sites pick-up hours: 11am-1pm. Petoskey High School: Drive up near cafeteria exit & someone will bring food out to you. Oden Fish Hatchery: Main parking lot. Lowe's: Main parking lot. Bayshore Estates, Townline Rd.: Back entrance to trailer park in Bayshore. Walloon ...
WRCNM Provides Phone Help: Women's Resource Center of Northern Michigan will provide counseling, advocacy, safety planning & therapy services by phone. The agency’s 24-Hour Help & Information Line is staffed & operational & can be reached at 231-347-0082 or 800-275-1995.
Free Community Lunches Daily: Espresso Bay & The Chef's In are providing free bagged lunches for healthcare workers, people over 60 & those unemployed. They are available for pick up at Espresso Bay, 202 E. Front St., TC, Mon. - Sat., 11am-5pm.
Free Meals for Children: Open to all children 18 & under from any school/district. Pick-up Mon.-Fri. between 11am-noon. Delivery of meals is available free of charge for children who live within the normal BFPS bus route. Call 231-549-2211, ext. 200 to be placed on the delivery list or for more info.
Free Transportation/Services: Charlevoix County Transit provides free rides for food/meal pick-up & medical transportation. They also offer delivery of groceries, food pantry, & meals ordered from the senior centers. Call 231-582-6900.