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Calendar – Groups – Trout Unlimited 28th Annual Banquet – Apr. 3

Marquette -The Fred Waara Chapter of Trout Unlimited will host their 28th annual Trout Unlimited Banquet on Friday, April 3 beginning at 6 p.m. in the Great Lakes Rooms at Northern Michigan University.

The evening will be jam-packed with both silent and live auctions, a 50/50 raffle and a card raffle, and the ever-popular Jilbert Dairy Bucket Draws.

All proceeds from the Trout Unlimited Banquet go towards the Upper Peninsula’s Salmon in the Classroom program, the Escanaba River Association Watershed Partnership, youth and adult fly tying lessons, kids’ trout fishing camp, as well as cold water conservation projects.

Individual tickets are $40 and student admission is $25. Gold tables for 6 or 8 are a great value at $60 per person, which includes a premium raffle and bucket raffle tickets.

All who are interested in conservation and cold water fisheries are invited to attend. To reserve your place at the banquet, or for more information, contact Bob Jensen at 228-3052 or pbjup@hotmail.com.

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Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Annual Main Event Banquet Reservation Deadline – Apr. 3

Marquette – The Hospitality Management Program at Northern Michigan University will host the annual Main Event Banquet on Friday, April 10 at the Jacobetti Center Commons.

The community-wide themed gala banquet, “Motown” is an event to raise money for the NMU Hospitality Management Scholarships. The scholarships offer students the opportunity to study abroad, pay for books and supplement their tuition.

The HM 225 Banquets and Catering class is responsible for planning the menu, décor, service, entertainment, and marketing for the entire event. The cost for the banquet is $75 a person, includes a reception with drinks, and a five course dinner.

Call the NMU Foundation Office at 227-2627 to make reservations by April 3, as seats will fill up very quickly and space is limited.

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Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Marquette – Apr. 2

Marquette – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UP Health System Marquette, will hold a Bloodmobile blood drive on Thursday, April 2 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Riverside Auto in Marquette.

For an appointment, call Carol Seger at 228-8570.

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Calendar – Groups – Northern Vegans Casual Dinner – Apr. 1

Marquette – Join Northern Vegans for a casual dinner on Wednesday, April 1 at 6 p.m. at the Thai House Restaurant, 1031 N. Third St in Marquette.

Order a vegan dinner off the menu. All are welcome, no RSVP required. Visit www.northernvegans.com or Northern Vegans on Facebook for more information.

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Calendar – Groups – Shakespeare Readers to Meet – Apr. 1

Marquette – Shakespeare Readers will meet to read “Coriolanus” by William Shakespeare on Wednesday, April 1 at 6:30 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

This tragedy, written about 1605, is based on the life of the legendary Roman leader Caius Marcius Coriolanus. Coriolanus was successful against various uprisings challenging the government of Rome and then became active in politics. His temperament was unsuited for popular leadership and he was quickly deposed. The alliances he forges to achieve his own ends result in his ultimate downfall and death.

Shakespeare Readers is a group for anyone who is intrigued with reading aloud the works of William Shakespeare. New readers are always welcome.

For more information call 226-4318 or visit www.pwpl.info.

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Calendar – Music – Bluesday Tuesday to Feature Flat Broke Blues Band – Mar. 31

Marquette – The Bluesday Tuesday Series will offer a concert with the Flat Broke Blues Band on Tuesday, March 31 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

The live show will include discussion of various musical facets of the songs the band performs, including rhythm style, chord quality, rhythmic and melodic solos, bass line style, and more. These tidbits that will inform listeners of various qualities that “make a blues song.”

There is no admission charge to attend the concert which is sponsored by the Marquette Area Blues Society and the Carroll Paul Memorial Trust Fund of the Peter White Public Library.

Call 226-4318 or visit www.pwpl.info for more information.

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Calendar – Youth – Book Babies – Mar. 31

Marquette – Book Babies, a lap-sit story time for infants and toddlers up to 2 years old, along with a loving adult, will be offered on Tuesday, March 31 at 10:30 a.m. in the Children’s Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Join the fun for finger plays, rhymes, stories and songs. The program will repeat on Thursday. For more information call 226-4323.

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Calendar – Youth – LEGO Club – Mar. 31

Marquette – LEGO Club for ages 5 and up will be held on Tuesday, March 31 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Listen to a story and then work together to build objects based on the theme of the story. LEGO’s will be provided. The club is free and no registration is necessary.

Call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info for more information.

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The Fred Waara Chapter of Trout Unlimited Monthly Board Meeting – Wednesday, April 1st

MARQUETTE, MI – The Fred Waara Chapter of Trout Unlimited will hold its monthly board meeting Wednesday, April 1 at 6:30pm in the Board Room at The Landmark Inn, Marquette.

All who are interested in cold water fisheries and conservation are invited to attend.

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Shakespeare Readers – “Coriolanus” by William Shakespeare on Wednesday, April 1

MARQUETTE - Shakespeare Readers will read “Coriolanus” by William Shakespeare on Wednesday, April 1 at 6:30 pm in the Peter White Public Library’s Shiras Room .

This tragedy, written about 1605, is based on the life of the legendary Roman leader Caius Marcius Coriolanus. Coriolanus was successful against various uprisings challenging the government of Rome and then became active in politics. His temperament was unsuited for popular leadership and he was quickly deposed. The alliances he forges to achieve his own ends result in his ultimate downfall and death.

Shakespeare Readers is a group for anyone who is intrigued with reading aloud the works of William Shakespeare. They meet on the first Wednesday of each month and new readers are always welcome.

For more information call 226-4318 or visit www.pwpl.info.

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Northern Vegans’ April 1st Dinner

MARQUETTE, MI - Join Northern Vegans for a casual dinner at the Thai House Restaurant at 1031 N. Third St in Marquette at 6 PM on Wednesday, April 1st. Order a vegan dinner off the menu. All are welcome, no RSVP required. Visit www.northernvegans.com or Northern Vegans on Facebook for more information.

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Growing UP Agriculture Association Annual Meeting Tuesday, March 31

The 2015 Growing UP Agriculture Association Annual meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, March 31, 11:00 am – 2:30 pm ET in room 952B of the Heirman University Center, Bay College, Escanaba, MI. This year’s keynote address will be provided by Rep. Ed McBroom and titled “Issues Facing the UP”. There will also be an opportunity to discuss the MSU Project GREEEN Agronomy and Livestock Research Priorities for the UP and an update on the MSU Upper Peninsula Research and Extension Center Learning Center. Ashley McFarland will be giving an update on the work at the Center and provide an update on various grant opportunities. Boxed lunches will be available for $10/person. If you would like to become a member of GUPAA or for more information, contact Paul Naasz at (906)439-5114 Ext. 2.

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