Calendar – Youth – Chapter Book Club Meeting – Jan. 23

January 20, 2017

Marquette – Chapter Book Club, for ages 8 to 12, will meet on Monday, January 23 from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

Listen to a chapter a week, illustrate that chapter, and then create your own book of illustrations. This month will feature Adam Gidwitz’s “A Tale Dark and Grimm.”

The event is free. Chapter Book Club meets every Monday. For more information call 226-4320 or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Book Babies – Jan. 23, 25

January 20, 2017

Marquette – Book Babies, for ages 0 to 24 months, will be offered on Monday, January 23 and Wednesday, January 25 from 10:30 to 10:50 a.m. each day in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and finger plays, then stay for a playtime afterwards. The events are 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 – Culinary Journey 2017 at U.P. Children’s Museum – Jan. 22

January 19, 2017

Marquette – Culinary Journey 2017, offering you the world on a plate, will be held on Sunday, January 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the U.P. Children’s Museum, 123 W. Baraga Avenue in Marquette.

This fundraiser for the museum will be a scrumptious, decadent, gourmet experience, featuring the region’s most talented chefs, their culinary creations from around the world, live entertainment and an ample selection of wine.

Tickets are $70 each or two for $130. Call 226-3911 for tickets or information. Tickets are also available at the front desk at the Museum.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Youth Lock-in Retreat at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church Jan. 27-28 – Registration Deadline – Jan. 22

January 19, 2017

Harvey – A Youth Lock-In Retreat will be held beginning on Friday, January 27 at 6 p.m. and ending on Saturday, January 28 at 9 a.m. at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Harvey.

Fourth-graders and older are welcome to this free retreat. Staff from Fortune Lake Lutheran Bible Camp will lead the event with games, good food, music, faith lessons, and a service project.

Deadline for sign up is Sunday, January 22. A permission slip also needs to be signed by a parent or guardian. Call the church at 249-3122 for more information.… Read the rest

Calendar – Outdoors – Snowshoe Event at Al Quaal – Jan. 21

January 18, 2017

Ishpeming – January is Stalking Awareness Month, and the Sault Tribe Advocacy Resource Center in collaboration with the Women’s Center of Marquette will host a snowshoe event on Saturday, January 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Al Quaal Recreation Area in Ishpeming.

Snowshoes will be provided for those who do not have them. For more information, call Alisha Young at 225-1346 ext. 207 or Stacy King at 341-9506. … Read the rest

Calendar – Families – Martin Luther King Day Family Stories and Crafts – Jan. 21

January 18, 2017

Marquette – The NMU Chapter of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association will host a Martin Luther King Day family stories and craft event on Saturday, January 21 from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

The event is free. For more information, call 226-2343.… Read the rest

Calendar – Fun – Saturday at the Center: Game Day – Jan. 21

January 18, 2017

Marquette – “Saturday at the Center: Game Day” will be offered on Saturday, January 21 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Marquette Regional History Center on Spring Street in Marquette.

Check out the new special exhibit by getting out old favorite games! Come and play, the old fashioned way -unplugged, at the museum arcade. Bring your game face, there will be something for everyone, from pioneer games to table top hockey, a checker tournament, antique board games, dominoes and more.

Enjoy the exhibit, “Toys in Yooperland”. The activities are included with admission or membership.… Read the rest

Calendar – Music – Marquette Winter Vinyl Record Show and Poster Sale – Jan. 21

January 18, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Winter Vinyl Record Show and Poster Sale will be held on Saturday, January 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Peter White Lounge on the first floor of the NMU Don H. Bottum University Center at Northern Michigan University.

Browse through thousands of collectible and new vinyl records up for sale along with CDs, DVDs, video games, concert posters, movie posters and gig posters.

The public is invited to bring their vintage vinyl for sale or trade. For more information, call Ed Johnson at 293-5336.… Read the rest

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