Calendar – Outdoors – Lake Ellen Camp Father/Son Fishing Trip – May 27-30

May 24, 2016

Crystal Falls – A Father and Son Fishing Trip will be offered Friday, May 27 through Monday, May 30 at Lake Ellen Camp, 212 Narrow Way in Crystal Falls.

Enjoy a fun, relaxing weekend by the fire with your father/son(s) while you grow deeper in your relationship with God over devotions and fellowship with other believers.

For more information, go to lakeellencamp.org, find Lake Ellen Camp on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram, call 906-542-3529, or email office@lakeellencamp.org.

Calendar – Community – Eagle Mine Community Conversation in Big Bay – May 26

May 23, 2016

Big Bay – An Eagle Mine Community Conversation will be held on Thursday, May 26 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Thunder Bay Inn in Big Bay.

Those attending will be given an update on operations and there will be plenty of time for conversation. Snacks and refreshments will be provided.

For more information, call 273-1550 or email info-eagle@lundinmining.com.

Calendar – Youth – STEM Program at PWPL – May 26

May 23, 2016

Marquette – A STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Program will be offered on Thursday, May 26 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Youth Atrium at the Peter White Public Library.

STEM is for grades K through 8th. Build with robotic LEGOS and robots, while learning basic computer coding. Students 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.

Calendar – Theater – “That’s What She Said” Showcase of Short Plays – May 26-28

May 23, 2016

Marquette – Vertigo Theatre Company and Peter White Public Library will present “That’s What She Said,” a showcase of short plays by female writers, on Thursday, May 26 and Friday, May 27 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 28 at 2 p.m. in the library’s Community Room.

Some of the area’s finest local talent will knock your socks off with side-splitting and sometimes touching performances about the twists and turns along the winding road of life … from the female point of view. Romance, career, and dysfunctional family dynamics will each take their turn in the spotlight. Forget yourself for a couple of hours and be entertained by the wit, humor, woes, dreams, fantasies and foibles of a few fabulous female playwrights … whose stories are brought to life on stage just for you.

The event is appropriate for audiences ages 16 and up. Tickets are $10 and are available in advance at the circulation desk at the Peter White Public Library, by phone with a valid credit card at 228-9510, and at the door, payable by cash or check only. Proceeds will benefit the library.

Calendar – Education – Wordsmith Writer Series to Present Reading with Author Mary Emerick – May 26

May 23, 2016

Marquette – The Wordsmith Writer series will welcome Mary Emerick, for a reading from her debut novel “The Geography of Water” on Thursday, May 26 at 7 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Emerick’s novel takes readers into the watery landscape of southeast Alaska and the depths of a family in crisis. A photo slide presentation of her Alaskan experience accompanies Emerick’s presentation.

A book sale and signing opportunity will follow the presentation. There is no admission charge. For more information call the Peter White Public Library at 226-4318 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Calendar – Food – Feeding West Michigan Mobile Pantry at Negaunee High School – May 25

May 22, 2016

Negaunee – Feeding America West Michigan will distribute 20,000 pounds of food from its Mobile Food Pantry on Wednesday, May 25 beginning at 4:30 p.m. at Negaunee High School.

Negaunee High School students, teachers and coaches will be volunteering to distribute the food. The Mobile Pantry contains fresh fruits and vegetables, dairy products and baked goods. The food is intended for anyone in need in the community. Clients will not have to show identification or proof of income to receive food.

Calendar – Youth – Story and Craft Hour – May 24

May 21, 2016

Marquette – Story and Craft Hour will be offered on Tuesday, May 24 from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Youth Services Atrium at the Peter White Public Library.

Children ages 4 and up are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and crafts at this free event. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.

Calendar – Youth – 2’s and 3’s Story Time – May 24, 26

May 21, 2016

Marquette – 2’s and 3’s Story Time will be offered on Tuesday, May 24 and Thursday, May 26 from 10:30 to 11 a.m. in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

Children ages 2 and 3 will enjoy stories, finger plays, songs and activities. The events are free. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.

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