LIFE Lunches take place each month

LIFE Luncheon Fridays

Look for new LIFE Luncheons this fall

The fall catalog of classes becomes available mid-August.

Friday, April 20

Life Lunch—The History and Future of the Botanic Garden at Historic Barns Park

Discover one of Traverse City’s greatest transformations! The old Northern Michigan Asylum is now the setting of a vibrant asset to our community, The Botanic Garden at Historic Barns Park. Get the scoop from Botanic Garden Executive Director, Karen Schmidt, on what led to the downfall of the asylum and the bright colorful future the garden has in store. Discover how the asylum was a self-sustaining community and its relationship with the citizens of Traverse City. This 600-acre farm is filled with history and secrets and is currently being cultivated into a beautiful botanic garden boasting visitors from 19 countries and 43 states. This spring over 20,000 bulbs will be in bloom! Bring a sack lunch; beverages and dessert provided. Pre-registration is required.

Fri., April 20, Noon-1:30 p.m.
University Center Rm. 215/217
$10 - (bring your own lunch)

Register online herE »
or CALL (231) 995-1700 

Hungry to Learn? 

Treat your appetite to a LIFE Lunch! You'll discover interesting people, places, and ideas. Bring your lunch and we'll provide riveting topics—together we'll enjoy the lunch-and-learns. Bring a sack lunch; beverages and dessert are provided. Pre-registration is required.

Come join us for a lively presentation!

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