11th Annual Fifth Third Bank (Virtual) Leapin' Leprechaun 5K: Register now & run/walk anytime between March 13-31. Get a swag bag, complete with a pair of lucky socks. Starts at $30 plus sign up fee; increases after Feb. 28.
March 2021 Cyber Learn-a-thon: Newton’s Road is partnering with 20Fathoms to offer a free Cyber Learn-a-thon to Northwest Michigan high school students & their parents from Feb. 26th to March 26. The course teaches how to protect personal data & privacy online & in social media & explores cyber trends, threats & staying safe in cyberspace. In addition to the self-paced course, which takes approximately 15 hours to complete, student ...
Business Builder Series: "Staying Motivated During Challenging Times!" Presented by the Petoskey Chamber. Virtual networking via Remo. Featuring Cindy Hunt of Journeous, who brings years of experience leading system-wide change & in international and domestic education. Register.
"Don't Miss the Boat": Presented by the Harbor Springs Area Historical Society. This exhibit highlights the historic ferries of Little Traverse Bay & features original watercolors & giclees by local artist William Talmadge Hall. Runs through the summer of 2021. Hours: Tues.-Sat., 11am-3pm.
"Kids on Community": Youth artists were invited to submit artwork in response to the theme of "Community." Fun, thoughtful & creative interpretations by Michigan youth (grades 3 - 12) are included in this online image gallery. Runs Dec. 1, 2020 - June 30, 2021.
CTAC's 19th Annual Young Writers Exposition: Call for Young Writers: Elementary, middle & high school students who attend schools served by the Char-Em ISD (or home school students in Charlevoix or Emmet counties) may submit one work of poetry, prose, or one of each. Winning writers of all age groups receive a medal, journal, & McLean & Eakin Booksellers gift card, while also having their work published in the digital Petoskey News-Review. Middle & high school ...
Call for Art: Sanctuary Handcrafted Goods is looking for new work to grace the halls of the Mercato, The Village at GT Commons, TC. A cohesive collection is preferred, & they will be prioritizing emerging artists with a good range of sizes & affordable pricing. Please email a bio with 3-5 photos to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Call to Artists: Jordan Art Walk: Submit a sculpture for placement in a new sculpture walk exhibit in East Jordan. The exhibit theme is our relationship to our abundant natural resource of water. This may include but is not limited to water activities, cycles, quality, wildlife, cultural concepts. Submit up to 3 entries digitally by March 31: email@example.com.
Guild Member Salon Show 2021 - Online Exhibition: Runs through March 6. This show invites all participating artist members to include work in a salon style exhibition. The resulting display offers a range & depth of stylistic approaches, experience, media, & content.
Next Gen Virtual Event: "Wings of Courage": An original play with music by Mad River Theater Works, based on Eugene Bullard's life, the first African-American combat pilot & adventurer. True story. Register.
Senior Center Network Helps!: People in the 60-plus age group have become increasingly isolated during the COVID-19 “stay-at-home” order & are challenged by an even greater reliance on technology. The Senior Center, TC offers puzzles, exercise equipment, & books available to be "checked out." Call 922-4911 to make arrangements to pick up. The “Little Free Library” located outside the main entrance is open at all times. There are also "boredom ...
Snow Sculpture Stroll: Presented by 5 To One & Norte. Sign up with Great Start to be a sculptor, stroller, or both. Sculptors will receive a free Talking is Teaching resource bag, book, & a yard sign... plus some Norte swag. Runs Feb. 1 - March 15.
Walking Through: Steve Cattin, Stewart Allison McFerran, Nick Walsh: This exhibition features over 60 works of art including bright, graphic, abstract acrylic paintings & several large scale wood sculptures. Runs through April 9. Closed on Sundays.
BLOW UP II: Inflatable Contemporary Art: This exhibit explores the imaginative ways that air is used as a tool to create large-scale sculptures. The artists translate everyday materials and imagery into larger-than-life, yet nearly lighter-than-air art. Curated by Carrie Lederer and organized by Bedford Gallery at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek, CA. "The Art Of: Nicole Banowetz" will be held via Zoom on Feb. 25 at 6:30pm. This ...
Calling Women Artists: The Ramsdell Regional Center for the Arts is accepting entries for an all-women art show, "Soul Sisters." Up to two pieces of art can be submitted for a $20 fee. Entries are due March 5. The exhibit launches on March 12 & runs through April 16.
Dex R. Jones: Storied Portraits: Influenced by the cultural richness of his Caribbean heritage and Pan-African studies, Dexter R. Jones removes the veil of self-conscious inhibition by eliminating the preconceived sense of beauty and reveals its true splendor in it's vulnerable state. Open Sun. through Thurs., 11am-4pm.
Exhibit: Joan Richmond | Paper + Scissors + Glue = New Collages: An exhibition of 12 new works is on display, Jan. 15 – April 22. Richmond is more widely known for her distinctive, spare gouache paintings depicting land- & waterscapes. This exhibit includes more than 60 pieces she created during COVID-19 isolation. The GAAC is open Mon. through Sat., 11am–2pm.
You Are T/HERE: An exhibition that asks exhibitors to visually explore & describe what their own, personal “here” or “there” looks like. Runs Jan. 15 – March 25. In addition, an online version of the exhibition may be viewed at GlenArborArt.org.
Virtual Celebrate Women's History Month 2021 Forum: Presented by League of Women Voters Leelanau County. Learn about the lives of three Leelanau County women: Linda Woods, an Odawa elder, veteran & tribal member of the Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians; Rosie Vasquez, who at the age of twelve moved to Lake Leelanau when her mother brought her family there as migrants to work in the fields; & Kim Kelderhouse, executive ...
Virtual Career & Employment Fairs: Today's industries include business, healthcare & more. Presented by NMC & Northwest Michigan Works! Job seekers can connect one-on-one with more than 80 employers. Pre-register.
Beginning Beekeeping: Held online. Featuring instructors Barry Fitzpatrick & Jim Anglewicz, master beekeepers & members of Little Traverse Beekeepers Guild. Today features honey bee biology & what to look for when inspecting your hives.
Virtual Town Hall Meeting: Presented by State Rep. John Roth, TC. Held via Zoom. Rep. Roth will answer questions & concerns from people across Grand Traverse County. Along with general legislative updates, Rep. Roth will also provide info from the Project Michigan Commission, which was recently created to promote COVID-19 vaccine awareness & options. Those interested in RSVPing must contact JohnRoth@house.mi.gov for log-in info.