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EVENT: Eileen McNamara with her book Eunice, live at the Opera House!

Wednesday, April 25th, 7PM

Pulitzer Prize winner Eileen McNamara reveals one of Camelot’s untold stories with a book about Eunice Kennedy and her lifelong championship for the disabled. Eunice, angered by the treatment of her sister Rosemary, was a cigar-smoking, hard-charging advocate for those with special needs and founded the Special Olympics.

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Live Music: Jim Crockett Trio

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 8:30pm to 10:30pm

Singer/songwriter Jim Crockett has been an icon of the Michigan music scene for many years. His "Manistee River Song" and "Last Believer" have achieved anthem status in the area and beyond. He has now teamed up with bassist Dennis Armstrong, and lead guitarist Ray Smith to deliver original folk, roots, and blues.


Presentation: Wings of Wonder, with Rebecca Lessard

Saturday, April 28, 2018 - 11:00am to 12:00pm

Live raptors accompany each and every program so audience members have the opportunity for a close up look at these magnificent birds. A hands-on display of raptor artifacts including wings, talons, feathers, pellets, and photos are also available at each presentation.


Live Music: Songs and Stories From My Life with Meredith Parsons McComb

Sunday, April 29, 2018 - 4pm
Meredith Parsons McComb walked into kindergarten in downtown Traverse City, and went to Jr. and Sr. High when there was only one of each. She studied piano on Wayne Hill, and Mom took the kids to Interlochen, of course. Dave Parrish and Byron Hanson were early mentors. She majored in Art History at Middlebury, yet made her way to singing and recording Wagner at The Met. She Sang for Royalty. She sang in London and Paris. She has never stopped singing and playing.

Story Hour: Owls!

Friday, April 27, 2018 - 10:00am to 11:00am

Every Friday at 10:00 am, Horizon Books offers Story Hour.  Come in to hear some stories, do some activities and do a craft.



On the third Friday morning of every month Horizon Books is the place for Up Front Fridays, a conversation focused on events in the Grand Traverse region and aired on Up North TV. Always full of interesting guests, Up Front Fridays has its finger on the pulse of Traverse City. Tune in to find out what's happening in your town!

UpNorth TV is available to Charter Cable subscribers on analog Channel 97 and digital Channels 2 and 992 from Manistee to Cheboygan in Michigan's northwest lower peninsula. Shows are also broadcast and archived on upnorthmedia.org. Click the logo to the right to watch right now!


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