Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Spring Salad Spree at First United Methodist Church in Marquette – Apr. 27

April 24, 2017

Marquette – The Annual Spring Salad Spree will be held on Thursday, April 27 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Social Room of the First United Methodist Church, 111 E. Ridge Street in Marquette.

Enjoy an all-you-can-eat salad luncheon with beverages and dessert included for only $10. Tickets will be available at the door. Take outs will be available. Proceeds will go to missions. … Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – Marquette Beautification and Restoration Committee Meeting – Apr. 27

April 24, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Beautification and Restoration Committee will meet on Thursday, April 27 at noon at the Landmark Inn of Marquette.

Blake Rieboldt, City of Marquette’s Police Chief, will present “Graffiti, Security Cameras and Current Marquette Issues.” Lunch will be available at a cost.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Hoops For Hospice – April 27

April 24, 2017

Marquette – Hoops for Hospice will be held on Thursday, April 27 beginning at 7 p.m. at Vandament Arena inside the PEIF building on the campus of Northern Michigan University.

Local celebrities will be playing against NMU alumni and current players of NMU’s Men’s and Women’s basketball team. The purpose of the event is to help raise awareness and funds for the U.P. Hospice Foundation. In addition to an exciting basketball game, there will be a special half time show, 50/50, concessions and audience participation opportunities.

Tickets are $11 and are available at any NMU Ticket Outlet or online at tickets.nmu.edu. … Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – STEAM Program at Peter White Public Library – Apr. 27

April 24, 2017

Marquette – STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) Program will be offered on Thursday, April 27 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Community Room or the Marquette Arts and Culture Center on the lower level of the Peter White Public Library.

STEAM for grades K through 5. Kids will be grouped according to grade level. The event is free.

For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info, or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Bowl for Kids’ Sake 2017 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Marquette County – Apr. 27-30

April 24, 2017

Marquette/Ishpeming – Bowl for Kids’ Sake 2017 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Marquette and Alger Counties will be held Thursday, April 27 through Sunday, April 30 at Superior Entertainment Center in Marquette and River Rock Lanes in Ishpeming.

Form a bowling team with friends, family, co-workers, raise pledges and support local children in Big Brothers Big Sisters. To register your team go to www.bbbsmqt.org. For more information, call Jayne Letts at 475-7801.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – AAUW Book Sale in Marquette – Apr. 27-29

April 24, 2017

Marquette – The AAUW Book Sale will be held Thursday, April 27 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, April 29 from 9 a.m. to noon at First Presbyterian Church on the corner of Bluff and N. Front Streets in Marquette.

Thousands of used books will be for sale. All money raised will go to scholarships for women for higher education.… Read the rest

Calendar – Music – Lake Effect Show Choir’s 11th Annual TASTE Concert – Apr. 26, 27

April 23, 2017

Marquette – Northern Michigan University’s Lake Effect Show Choir will present its 11th Annual TASTE Concert on Wednesday, April 26 and Thursday, April 27 at 6:30 p.m. each evening in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center at NMU.

This will be a night of musical entertainment complemented by appetizers, desserts and beverages. This year’s event revolves around a “Road Trip!” theme.

Tickets are $15 and are available at Forsberg’s…A New Leaf on Front Street, the NMU Music Department office in the Thomas Fine Arts building, or by calling (906)-227-2563. Show seating is determined by the order in which the tickets are purchased.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Storm Spotter Training in Marquette – Apr. 26

April 23, 2017

Marquette – The National Weather Service will offer Storm Spotter Training on Wednesday, April 26 at 6:30 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

The presentation is a great way for residents to be significantly involved in the weather warning process by relaying important, potentially lifesaving, weather information to the National Weather Service during times of active weather. The presentation is free and open to all. … Read the rest

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