A country dance begins 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, at the Carnegie building in Petoskey. No partner necessary. $3 individual, $5 couple or $7 family. www.blissfest.org.
An Italian dinner fundraiser for Harbor Springs ski team is 5-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at Nub's Nob, Harbor Springs. Dinner includes pasta, salad, roll, cookie and soda; cash bar available. $10 per person.
Pizza and movie
Dinner and movie night is 5:20-8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 8, at the Harbor Springs ice rink. Pizza ordered 5:30 p.m. The movie "Madagascar" starts 6 p.m. Movie subject to change. $3 for pizza; free to watch movie. (231) 526-0610.
Ice fishing tournament
The Paradise Lake Association ice fishing tournament runs 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, on Paradise Lake in Carp Lake and Hebron Townships. Cash prizes for largest walleye, pike and panfish. $15 per person; register at Clyde's Place or Carp Lake General Store. www.paradiselakeassociation-mi.org.
A homemade Valentine workshop is 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Feb. 9, at the Circle of Arts center in Charlevoix. Supplies provided; dress to mess. Open to ages 8-12. $40 per child. Register by calling (231) 547-3554 or (231) 412-0742.
Swiss steak dinner
A Swiss steak dinner and homemade pies is 5-7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at United Methodist Church, 201 Fourth St., East Jordan. $8 adults, $5 ages 5-12, free for under 5.
A community sledding night party is 5-8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at Kiwanis Park in Harbor Springs. Event includes dinner, games, prizes and sledding. Free; bring a sled. (231) 526-0610.
Hoops for Hope benefit basketball game begins 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, in the high school gymnasium in East Jordan. East Jordan public school teachers play East Jordan emergency services. $5 adults, $3 students, free for under 4, $15 families.
A Valentine's Day dance runs 7:30-10:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at the civic center in East Jordan. Event offers dance lessons at 6:45 p.m. and live music. Everyone welcome. $10 per person. (231) 547-6114.
A benefit concert for Little Traverse Choral Society begins 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9, at Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 1020 E. Mitchell, Petoskey. $15 one adult, $25 two adults, $15 students, free for children under 12. www.littletraversechoralsociety.org.
Northern Michigan moms - February 2, 2013
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