Traverse City News and Events

Improvements On The Way For Thirlby Field, Nearby Parking Lots

By Craig Manning | April 14, 2021

A new project could bring a new parking lot, upgraded ticket booth areas, and several other improvements to Thirlby Field. Traverse City Area Public Schools (TCAPS) would convert an informal dirt-and-grass parking area on the south side of Griffin Street into a proper paved lot, and would require the relocation of an area the City of Traverse City uses in the winter for a public ice rink. It also clashes with the vision for the Thirlby Field area laid forth in the city master plan, which had previously earmarked the area for housing. However, TCAPS, which owns the property, is not beholden to the city master plan and intends to ...

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County Commissioners Quietly Nix Remote Public Comment

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Today Wednesday, April 14, 2021

7:00 AM

Virtual 2021 Bayshore Marathon

Featuring a marathon, half marathon & 10K. Register. More Info >>

8:00 AM

Essay Contest

The Economic Club of Traverse City is accepting entries for its annual essay contest. This year’s essay question ... More Info >>

8:00 AM

Iceman Cometh Virtual Training Challenge

Ride 500, 1,000, or 3,000 miles to prepare for the 2021 Bell's Iceman Cometh Challenge presented by Trek. ... More Info >>

9:30 AM

GTWoman Workshop Series

Mimi Brown presents Rockin' Your Leadership: The 3 Beats that will Attract, Retrain, & Inspire Your Team. From ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Accepting Boat Auction Donations

Maritime Heritage Alliance is now accepting donations of watercraft & nautical gear for the upcoming June 5th Boat ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Manitou Music Poster Competition - Call For Entry

The Glen Arbor Arts Center is accepting submissions of original paintings for its 2022 Manitou Music poster competition. ... More Info >>

10:00 AM

Spaghetti & Wine Dinner Fundraiser

Now through April 15 pre-order 5 Loaves 2 Fish freshly made pasta & red sauce for two & ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

"Stay Safe" Masks Exhibit

Over 200 paper mache masks will be on display. This is extended from the Ramsdell Regional Center for ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

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 ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Call for Art: Little Free Art Galleries

Oliver Art Center will have Little Free Art Galleries in three places: Oliver Art Center, Century 21 Northland, ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Call-For-Entries: Everyday Objects Exhibition

The exhibition runs Aug. 27 – Oct. 28. Online applications for this juried show may be submitted through ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Calling All Writers & Literature Lovers!

For the Spring Read held on April 29. Writers are invited to submit original poetry or prose suitable ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Clothesline Exhibit Call-for-Entries

The Glen Arbor Arts Center is moving art outdoors. The Clothesline Exhibit, July 24 – Aug. 27, is ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

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 ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Melonie Steffes Exhibit

HART welcomes local artist Melonie Steffes in her second solo exhibit with eight new oil paintings. “Undomesticating - ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

Members Create Exhibition

On display: 41 works in both 2D & 3D by northern Michigan artists & beyond. The online version ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

NMC Art Department Juried Student Art Show

View 30 artworks by local students selected for the show in honor of the museum's 30th anniversary. View ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

TC Youth Art Exhibit: Online & In-Person

Celebrating the work of K-12 art students & educators in the Grand Traverse Region. Runs through April. Artwork ... More Info >>

11:00 AM

The Collective Impulse - Online Exhibit

Featuring the work of artists Ruth Bardenstein, Jean Buescher & Susan Moran. The three artists met in Ann Arbor ... More Info >>

2:00 PM

Drive Through Job Fair

Interview with hiring managers for available summer jobs. Applicants will drive to Lot "L" near the Loki Chairlift, ... More Info >>

2:30 PM

Stroke Support Group Hosts Practical April Q & A Session

The Grand Traverse Bay Area Stroke Club will host an open discussion of stroke & stroke recovery. Questions ... More Info >>

4:00 PM

Are Your Children Safe from Cybercriminals?

A one-hour webinar on cyber safety, sponsored by Traverse Bay Children’s Advocacy Center. Presented by Detective/Sergeant Gordon Armstrong. ... More Info >>

Cherry Festival Announces More 2021 Details; No Concerts, Air Show This Year

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What Is The State Of The State, Film Fest?

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Redefining The Next Northern Homescape

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Welcome To Death Cafe. Seriously.

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TCAPS Extends Middle/High School Virtual Instruction One More Week; Sports OK In-Person

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Can Local Farmers, Food Keep The Momentum In 2021?

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Resident Filing Lawsuit Against Clous, GT Commission Over Rifle Incident

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Here's Meijer's COVID Shopping Snapshot

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NMC Has Varsity (E)Sports!

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Body Cams Likely To Be In Use By Local Police, Sheriff's Deputies This Summer

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Cass Road Flooding Fixes Underway

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Mobile Vaccine Clinic Offered In Fife Lake For Anyone 18+

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New Avid Hotel Planned For East Bay Township

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Commissioner, Health Officer Have Tense Exchange Over Schools Going Remote, Threats To Health Staff

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