Calendar – Education – Tech Help Drop-in – Jan. 26

January 23, 2018

Marquette – Tech Help Drop-in will be offered on Friday, January 26 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Business Room of the Peter White Public Library.

NMU’s Student Cybersecurity Association will be available to assist with laptops, tablets, e-readers, phone, email, software and other digital troubleshooting. No appointments are necessary and there is no charge.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – “Know the Facts. Save Lives.” Human Trafficking Presentation in Marquette – Jan. 26

January 23, 2018

Marquette – The recently re-established Upper Peninsula Human Trafficking Task Force, together with the Department of Justice and Michigan State Police will offer a “Know the Facts. Save Lives.” Human Trafficking Presentation on Friday, January 26 at 1 p.m. in the Nicolet Room of the University Center at Northern Michigan University.

Featured speakers include, Leslie Hagen from the Department of Justice, SA Todd Wilton ICE/HIS, and local MSP Community Troopers, Elisabeth Alquist, Iron Mountain Police Department Victim Advocate, Cheryl O’Neil Executive Director Caring House INC, and Stephanie Krieger s7Consulting.

There will be time for Q & A after each presentation and a brief invite to any participants to join the UPHTTF by the current Task Force Group Leader/Administrator Marlene Mottes Victim Advocate from the Department of Justice, United States Attorney’s Office, Western District of Michigan Marquette Office.

Please contact Mottes for additional information at marlene.f.mottes@usdoj.gov.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – LEGO Club Meeting – Jan. 26

January 23, 2018

Marquette – LEGO Club will meet on Friday, January 26 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

LEGO Club is for ages 5 and up. Listen to stories and work with others to build Lego projects. LEGOs are provided and 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 – Youth – Preschool Storytime – Jan. 26

January 23, 2018

Marquette – Preschool Storytime will be offered on Friday, January 26 from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

Join the fun for books, songs, crafts and more for preschool aged children. 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 – Music – Concert with Jonathon Rundman in Hancock – Jan. 26

January 23, 2018

Hancock – The Heikinpaiva Mid-Winter Festival will include a concert with Artist in Residence Jonathon Rundman, featuring his rock and roll selections on Friday, January 26 at 7 p.m. at the Chapel of St. Matthew at Finlandia University in Hancock.

For a complete schedule of Heikinpaiva events, go to www.pasty.com.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Warriors Clan War Capture the Flag – Jan. 26

January 23, 2018

Marquette – Warriors Clan War Capture the Flag will be played on Friday, January 26 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Peter White Public Library Teen Services invites all students in Grades 5 to 10 to join in a game of Capture the Flag based on the popular Erin Hunter “Warriors” books. Bring your best strategies for stealing provisions from enemy clans.

The event is free of charge. For more information, please call 226-4321, 226-4323, or visit www.pwpl.info. … Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – American Legion Post 44 Hockey Team Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser – Jan. 26

January 23, 2018

Marquette – The American Legion Post 44 Hockey Team Annual Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser will be held on Friday, January 26 from 4 to 8 p.m. at the American Legion, 700 W. Bluff Street in Marquette.

Tickets are $6 each and includes a spaghetti dinner, 50/50, silent auction and bucket drawings. Each ticket is entered into a $200 drawing and you do not need to be present to win. Purchase tickets at American Legion Post 44, at Superior Hockey or from any of the American Legion Players. Pre-Order and delivery is available to Snowberry Heights, Lost Creek, the police department and fire stations.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Inaugural Marquette County Police and Firemen’s Ball – Jan. 25

January 22, 2018

Marquette – The Inaugural Marquette County Police and Fireman’s Ball will be held on Thursday, January 25 with cocktails at 6 p.m. and dinner at 7 p.m. in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center at Northern Michigan University.

The benefit is being hosted by Wealth Strategy Group and is being put on to honor the men and women who serve the public in Marquette’s police and fire departments. Wealth Strategy Group said they wanted to provide a venue to honor and thank the men and women who serve the people of Marquette County.

Tickets for fire/police personnel and their spouses are $10 per person or $15 per couple. The public is welcome to purchase tickets at $60 per person or $100 per couple to the charity event which benefits local funds including the Marquette Fire Fighters Local 643 Community Fund, the Marquette City Police Scholarship Fund and the Thin Blue Line of Michigan.… Read the rest

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