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B2 ✹ Harbor Country News ✹ Friday, October 8, 2010

COMMUNITY NOTES

Animals to be blessed at Church of the Mediator The Annual St. Francis of Assisi Blessing of the Animals service is scheduled for 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, at the Episcopal Church of the Mediator, 14280 Red Arrow Highway, Harbert (midway between Lakeside and Harbert). Animal owners are invited to bring their pets caged, leashed or otherwise accommodated. Stuffed animals are also welcome. Treats for pets and people will be provided. Free-will offerings will be donated to Animal Lovers, Inc.

Glacial history

A program on Harbor Country’s glacial history wil take place at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 12, in the Warren Room at the Three Oaks Township Library. Peg Kohring, Midwest director of The Conservation Fund, will discuss the glacial forces that formed Lake Michigan, the Glendora Hill, and Mud Lake Bog. Was your land in the vast beech-maple forest that hugged Lake Michigan, an oak savanna that burned often near New Buffalo, or in the vast swamp that stretched between Galien and Three Oaks? Find your home on the map and learn what your street looked like prior to settlement. All are welcome. For additional information contact Virginia at (269) 4690789.

Hot Rod Happening

The 11th annual WOW Art Gallery Hot Rod Happening will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, at the gallery, 529 E. Buffalo St., New Buffalo. The show is free and open to cars from 1972 and older. Trophies will be awarded. A cruise to the beach will leave the gallery at 3 p.m. For more information, call (269) 469-9437.

Lego Club at NB Library

The New Buffalo Township Library is starting a Lego Club. The first session is scheduled for 12:30 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9. “Bring your ideas, we will provide the Legos!” Baby Laptime for little babies and their caregiver will begin Tuesday, Oct. 12, from 10:30 to 11 a.m.   Story Hour is held on Fridays at 10:30 to 11: 15 a.m. Visit www.nbtpl.org for information, events and new materials offered at your library.

‘Small Wonders’

Courtyard Gallery’s Third Annual “Small Wonders of Art” event will take place on consecutive Saturdays (Oct. 9 and 18) featuring a selection of smaller original paintings, art glass and jewelry. Palette knife painter Silvano Assensi and oil painter/watercolorist Jerry Smith will be on hand from noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 9. New Orleans style Cajun food will be served. From noon to 5 p.m. Oct. 10 meet mixed-media/collage artist Birdie McElroy and view figurative forms, hand sculpted in leather, by Randall Clark. Italian morsels will be served. Courtyard Gallery is located at 813 E. Buffalo St. in New Buffalo. For more information, call 1-800-291-9287, 269-4694110 or go online at www. courtyardfineart.com.

Kitchen Walk

The Designs 4 dignity Annual Kitchen Walk will be held Saturday, Oct. 16, in Habor Country. The event will begin at 10 a.m. Central Time. An afternoon of touring innovative kitchens in private homes throughout Harbor Country will begin at At Home with Nature, 15998 Red Arrow Highway, Union Pier, and end with a Wine Down Reception & Silent Auction at Weko Beach in Bridgman. Tickets are $75 in advance or $90 at the door, and are available at www.designsfordignity. org/kitchenwalk or at At Home with Nature in Union Pier. Proceeds benefit Designs for

Dignity.

Sale at First Congregational

Saxophone quartet at The Acorn

Opera at the Acorn will present a performance by the The Angeles Saxophone Quartet at The First Congregational 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 17, at The Church of Three Oaks is having a Rummage and Bake Acorn Theater in Three Oaks. The quartet will appear at the Sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Acorn as part of the Fischoff NaThursday and Friday, Oct. 7 and 8, and from 9 a.m. to noon tional Chamber Music Competion Saturday, Oct. 9. The church tion’s Midwest Winner’s Tour. The Angeles Saxophone Quartet is located at 108 E. Ash St. in received the gold medal at the Three Oaks. Fischoff Competition, the largest For more information, call chamber music competition in (269) 756-2011. the world.

The Angeles Saxophone Quartet was founded in the fall of 2008 at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). Members are Christopher Elchico (soprano saxophone), Ryan Weston (alto saxophone), Umut Dursun (tenor saxophone) and Andrew Barnhart (baritone saxophone). They are all  students of Dr. Doug Masek, at UCLA. Tickets are $15, and are available at www.acorntheater.com, or by phone at (269) 756-3879. Maria Muldauer and the Red Hot Bluesiana Band will

perform at The Acorn at 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10. Tickets are $25. Two groups, The Andreas Kapsalis & Goran Ivanovic Guitar Duo and the Renato Anesi & Thomas Howard Guitar Duo, will perform at The Acorn as part of Chicago World Guitar Festival at 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8. Guitarist Tim Sparks will bring another facet of the Chicago World Guitar Festival to Three Oaks at 8 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9. Tickets are $15 per show ($10 for students with ID and children 12 and younger).

The Wine Shop at The Acorn will presents the work of artist Amy Beth Geerling Payne from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9. There is no charge, and refreshments will be served.

Service League Arts & Crafts

The New Buffalo Service League will present its 28th annual Arts & Crafts Show from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, in the New Buffalo See NOTES, Page B3


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