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Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – “Toss the Socks” at NMU Hockey Game – Dec. 9

Marquette – “Toss the Socks” will be held on Friday, December 9 during the Northern Michigan University hockey game at the Berry Event Center in Marquette.

The game begins at 7:05 p.m. Between the 1st and 2nd period of the game, the audience can toss a new pair or two of socks onto the ice to help with the “Rock the Socks” Campaign at Marquette Alternative High School. Also, all school-aged kids, kindergarten through high school, can get free admission by bringing in a new pair of socks to toss at the break.

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Calendar – Music – A Christmas Tapestry 2016: Music of the Season – Dec. 9,10

Marquette – “A Christmas Tapestry 2016: Music of the Season” be presented on Friday, December 9 and Saturday, December 10 at 7:30 p.m. each evening at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1700 W. Fair Avenue in Marquette.

This 23nd annual concert will include performances by The Marquette County Chamber Chorale, The Marquette Male Chorus, under the direction of Wayne Hamner, and accompanists Dawn Betts and Lynne Lanczy. Performers also include Tintinniere: Richard Beyers, handbells, Sharon Aho Farrell, piano.

The performance will include Dale Jergenson’s “O Magnum Mysterium”, Mozart’s “Laudate Dominum” and holiday treasures, “Up on the Housetop” and “Meli Kalikimaka”, as well as favorite sing along Christmas carols.

Freewill donations will be accepted. For more information, call Richard Beyers at 249-9867.

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Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Crystal Falls – Dec. 8

Crystal Falls – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive on Thursday, December 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. CST at the Alpha-Masterdom Fire Department in Crystal Falls.

For an appointment, call Mandy Cook at 284-9446.

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Calendar – Music – “A Noteworthy Christmas” Concert – Dec. 8

Hancock – “A Noteworthy Christmas” concert will be performed on Thursday, December 8 at 7 p.m. at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 100 Quincy Street in Hancock.

The women’s barbershop chorus Noteworthy will perform a variety of popular Christmas tunes under the direction of Joan Petrelius. They will be joined by music teacher Autumn Lake of Dollar Bay Public Schools and a trio of her student singers.

For more information, call Joan Petrelius at 482-5088 or email petreliusj@cts.k12.mi.us

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Calendar – Music – Marquette Senior High School Bands Winter Concert – Dec. 8

Marquette – The Marquette Senior High School Bands will present their Winter Concert on Thursday, December 8 at 7 p.m. in Kaufman Auditorium in Marquette.

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Calendar – Music – Weeknight Concert with Classical Guitarist Nemanja Bogunovic – Dec. 8

Marquette – Enjoy an weeknight music break with classical guitarist Nemanja Bogunovic on Thursday, December 8 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

A guitarist since the age of seven, Bogunovic graduated from the Conservatory of Music in Belgrade, and was appointed Art Director of the Prince Tomislav Foundation by Serbian Princess Linda Karageorgevich. He has been recognized for his exceptional talents, and gives recitals throughout Europe and the U.S. He is also a composer and founder of the Belgrade Guitar Quartet.

There is no admission charge to the attend the concert. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.

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Calendar – Education – NCLL Winter Driving Survival Workshop Registration Deadline – Dec. 8

Marquette – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a winter driving survival workshop on Tuesday, December 13 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Community Room at 702 Chippewa Square in Marquette.

The class will include tips on what items to keep in a vehicle and how to stay safe if a car breaks down or gets stuck.

Attendance is $3 for NCLL members and $8 for non-members. Register by December 8 by calling 227-2979.

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Calendar – Theater – “A Christmas Story” LIVE! at the Vista Theater – December 8-10

Negaunee – The Historic Vista Theater and Peninsula Arts Appreciation Council will present Jean Shepherd’s “A Christmas Story,” LIVE! on stage Thursday, December 8 through Saturday, December 10 at 7 p.m. evening, and with a special matinee showing Saturday, December 10 at 2 p.m. at the Vista Theater.

Follow the classic story of Ralphie Parker’s 9th Christmas, his quest to get ultimate of presents, an official Red Ryder carbine action 200-shot Range Model air rifle, and a whole lot more holiday antics from a time viewed as far less hectic than the world of today.

Tickets are $12 for adults, and $8 for students high school age and under, and seniors 62 and older. They are on sale at the Historic Vista Theater/PAAC Box Office in Negaunee, Rare Earth Goods in Ishpeming, Snowbound Books in Marquette, and Gitche Gumee Café and Records in the Village Shopping Center in Marquette. Tickets for “A Christmas Story” can be registered to win $300 weekly with the Be Local, Buy Local ap.

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NCLL Hosts Tango Workshop – 12/5/16

Marquette, MichiganDecember 4, 2016  – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a tango workshop on the correct hold and body position, along with basic steps that will form a dance routine. The workshop will be held from 2-4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5,  at the Dance Zone at the corner of College Avenue and Lincoln Street.

The cost is $3 for NCLL members and $8 for non-members. Singles are welcome. Register before Nov. 28 by calling 227-2979. For more information, contact Gilbert and Judy Martian at 343-6609.

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Ishpeming Lions Club 13th Annual Holiday Breakfast – 12/4/16

Ishpeming, MichiganDecember 3, 2016 – The Ishpeming Lions Club will host its 13th Annual Holiday Breakfast on Sunday, December 4th from 8:30AM-12:30PM at St. Johns Church, KD Hall on Pine Street in Ishpeming.

PRICES

Adults: $8
Children ages 7-12: $4
Children ages 6 and under: FREE

Tickets can be purchased from the Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce, Main Street School of Cosmetology, Elaine’s Place, Rare Earth Goods, from any Lions Club member, or at the door of the breakfast.

ALL proceeds benefit local charities.

You can get family and children’s pictures taken during the event, plus there will be raffle prizes.

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Calendar – Films/Documentaries – DocuMonday to Screen “Racing Extinction” – Dec. 5

Marquette – DocuMonday will present a screening of the 2015 documentary film “Racing Extinction” on Monday, December 5 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Scientists predict that humanity’s footprint on the planet may cause the loss of 50% of all species by the end of the century. They believe we have entered the sixth major extinction in Earth’s history, following the extinction which took out the dinosaurs. Evidence shows that humanity has sparked a cataclysmic change of the world’s natural environment and animal life.

With state-of-the-art photographic technology, director Louie Psihoyos pulls into focus our impact on the planet, to inspire us all to embrace the solutions that will ensure a thriving, biodiverse world for future generations.
Winner of numerous film festival awards and an Academy Award nominee, “Racing Extinction” premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, is rated PG and runs for 90 minutes.

There is no admission charge. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.

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Operation Action UP Accepting Nominations

Marquette, MichiganDecember 2, 2016 – The Operation Action U.P. Excellence Awards recognize up to four outstanding for-profit businesses that have contributed to the economic well-being of the Upper Peninsula.

At the annual meeting on Wednesday, January 25, 2017, these award winners will have the opportunity to “spotlight” their business and say thanks to the individuals or organizations who nominated them in this competitive award process.

 

The nomination deadline is Friday, December 9th.

 

CLICK HERE for the nomination form.

 

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