FOOD in Temporary: 04/03/2021 | Food

Donation program

TRAVERSE CITY – Meijer is hosting another Simply Give program this winter. Every $ 10 donation card helps families faced with food insecurity. The Northwest Food Coalition benefits from cards purchased from the Traverse City Store. Meijer plans to add $ 20 to every card purchased on April 3. The program runs until April 10th.

Easter brunch

SUTTONS BAY – Easter brunch will be served from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm on April 4th at the Inn at Black Star Farms. The menu includes fruit, various baked goods, ham, scrambled eggs and much more. The cost is $ 36 for adults and $ 16 for children 12 and under. Glasses of wine and mimosa are extra. Reservations: 231-944-1270.

Holiday meal

TRAVERSE CITY – A 4-course Easter brunch will be served on April 4th from 10am to 3pm in the Boathouse Restaurant. As a main course, guests can choose lobster benedict, prime petit filet mignon, wild mushroom quiche or Scottish salmon. Reservations: 231-223-4030.

Weekly specials

PETOSKEY – City Park Grill has weekly specials in April. Monday meatloafs include beef tenderloin, mashed potatoes, and green beans for $ 14.95. Friday Prime Rib Night has an 8-ounce entree with side dishes for $ 19.95 or a family dinner for $ 89.95. This takeout option serves four to six and includes sides. Contact: 231-347-0101.

Food preparation for caregivers

TRAVERSE CITY – NMC Extended Education Introduces Eldercare: Meal Preparation and Planning for Nurses April 18-20 at the Oleson Center. Learn to prepare simple meals and snacks for older adults. The cost is $ 69. Face masks are required. Registration: 231-995-1700.

Coffee for veterans

TRAVERSE CITY – Higher Grounds recently added a drink to its “Coffees for Change” program. People can buy Bold Glory, a Peruvian dark roast, online or at the Traverse City Monastery. Northern Michigan for Veterans receives $ 5 from every bag sold. Contact: 231-922-9009.

Food Drive

TRAVERSE CITY – The Copper Ridge Surgery Center staff recently coordinated a grocery campaign on behalf of the Father Fred Foundation. Food donation employees can submit a drawing for gift cards from downtown restaurants and businesses. More details: 231-392-8900.

Authors’ talk

ALPENA – Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library is hosting a Michigan Humanities Council event in Great Michigan Read on April 18 at 6:30 pm. Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha speaks about her book “What the eyes don’t see”. Hand report on the Flint water crisis. Books and reading guides are available in the library. The zoom call is free. Registration:

Immigration talk

TRAVERSE CITY – Karla Cornejo Villavicencio will discuss Zoom on “The Undocumented Americans” on April 8th at 7pm. The text was a finalist for the National Book Award. A $ 10 donation to the National Writers Series is recommended. Register at

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