Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club meets 10 a.m. Tuesdays at 2144 Cemetery Road, Petoskey. Players with 0-99 points welcome. Visit www.PetoskeyBridgeClub.com or call (231) 881-0829 for information.
The Boyne City Scrabble Club meets 1-4 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at the Boyne District Library, 201 E. Main St., Boyne City. For information call (231) 582-2908.
The Petoskey Area Garden Club meets at noon Wednesday, July 13, at the Lavender Hill Farm, 07354 Horton Bay Road. The program will be "Tour of Lavender Hill Farm and Garden Journal Craft Project" by Linda Longworth, owner and guide. The craft project cost is $10 and bring flowers and a hammer. The July board meeting, which is open to all active members, will be held after the member meeting at Lavender Hill Farm.
Emmet County Genealogical Society yard sale is 9 a.m.-5 p.m. today, Friday, July 8, and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, July 9,at 406 Jackson St., Petoskey. Portion of sales will be donated to Nehemiah Project Hospitality House.
Sign up now for One World, Many Stories, the Summer Reading Program at Jordan Valley District Library in East Jordan, July 1-31. Children, ages 5-12 win prizes for reading, have a scavenger hunt and enjoy special entertainment on Wednesdays. Registration is required to win prizes. The library welcomes children of all abilities. All programs are free of charge. For more details call (231) 536-7131 or visit jvdl.info.
Finding a job is a challenge in our current market. Get the help you need to find the job you want. Attend the Petoskey Michigan Works "Job Search Strategies" workshop at 9:30 a.m. every Monday. No appointment necessary. For more information, call (231) 439-5215.
Hospice of Little Traverse Bay offers grief and loss support groups throughout the year in both Emmet and Charlevoix counties. These two-hour groups run for six consecutive weeks with both daytime and evening groups available. Other services include individual and family counseling for adults and children, educational in services, pregnancy and infant loss support program, survivors of suicide and caregiver support groups. These services are provided free of charge through community contributions. Call (231) 487-4825.
Veterans Affairs¿of Emmet County is open 9 a.m.- 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday for assistance to all Emmet County veterans.¿Located in the county building in Petoskey, first floor, G92. Phone (231) 348-1780.
Community kitchen is held from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. every Monday at First Christian Church, 308 Monroe St., Petoskey, in the fellowship hall of the church. Anyone in need of a meal is welcome.
Food is available for anyone in need in the Petoskey area from 9 a.m.-noon every Tuesday at Brother Dan's Food Pantry, 415 State St., Petoskey, behind St. Francis Xavier Church. Phone (231) 347-7423.
First Christian Church, 308 Monroe St., Petoskey, food pantry is open 9 a.m.-noon every Wednesday.
Lighthouse lunch is held 11 a.m.-1 p.m. every Monday and Thursday at Community Church of God, 202 W. Hurlbut St., Charlevoix, in the fellowship hall of the church. Anyone in need of a hot meal is welcome.
The Harbor Springs Community Food Pantry, located in the lower level of the Holy Childhood Community Center building (entrance on Third Street), is open from 9:30 a.m.-noon every non-holiday Monday. Food is available for anyone in need in the Harbor Springs area. Those wishing to donate items may bring them to the pantry on Monday morning or leave them in baskets inside the entrances of the church from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Phone (231) 526-2017 ext. 43.
Bay Shore Presbyterian Church food pantry is open from noon-3 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday. Use the back door. For information, call (231) 348-2086.
The Manna Food Pantry is open 9 a.m.-noon on Tuesday to serve those in need in the Oden/Conway/M-119 area. For more information, call (231) 347-8852.
Cross of Christ Lutheran Church's Paper Pantry is open twice monthly to those in need. The pantry is open 5-7 p.m. on the second Thursday of each month, and 9 -11 a.m. the fourth Thursday of the month. The pantry provides toilet paper, laundry soap, tooth paste, deodorant, feminine hygiene products, paper towels, bar soap, shampoo, and other items based upon availability at no charge to individuals in need of assistance.
Planned Parenthood of West and Northern Michigan provides complete GYN exams, breast exams and Pap tests for women of all ages; pregnancy tests; counseling and provision of birth control supplies, including emergency contraception, testing and treatment for vaginal, urinary and sexually transmitted infections, including HIV testing. Services are confidential, affordable, and provided by women clinicians. Medicaid/Plan First! and Mastercard/Visa accepted. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; some evenings. Planned Parenthood, 1003 Spring St., Petoskey. Phone (231) 347-9692.
Men's Christian support group meets 6:30 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday at Stutsmanville Chapel at 2988 State Road, north of Harbor Springs. We are a confidential, faith based group of men seeking help with daily life struggles through the Word of God and fellowship with other men facing similar issues. The group is open to anyone. If you would like additional information call (231) 526-2335.