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

Calendar – Community – Community Rally “Beckoning the Stop to Bullying” – Apr. 25

April 22, 2017

Escanaba – A community rally to address bullying: “Beckoning the Stop to Bullying,” will be held on Tuesday, April 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Besse Center Auditorium at Bay de Noc Community College in Escanaba.

Local union, USW Local 2-21, has dedicated itself to this cause to help others realize the effects of bullying on a community comprised of schools, worship organizations, political groups, work facilities, social networking organizations, unions, and a various others. Their goal is to spread the message that bullying will not be tolerated in our community.

The evening will begin with a project for kids and adults. There will be a number of speakers and videos about bullying and the difference everyone can make as a community. … Read the rest

Calendar – Music – Bluesday Tuesday Concert with Bahluze – Apr. 25

April 22, 2017

Marquette – The Bluesday Tuesday Concert Series will offer a concert by Bahluze on Tuesday, April 25 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Bahluze consists of four seasoned local musicians who have played music throughout their lives and have decided to perform a genre of music that they truly love—blues. Derrell Syria plays guitar and sings lead vocals. Dave Ziegner plays bass and sings. Paul Neumann is the drummer and Gary Parkkonen plays the keys. These four musicians will impress and entertain you with both original and rearranged versions of blues tunes.

There is no admission charge to attend this event which is co-sponsored by the Marquette Area Blues Society and the Carroll Paul Memorial Trust Fund of the Peter White Public Library. Call 226-4318 or visit www.pwpl.info for more information.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – 2’s and 3’s Story Time – Apr. 25, 27

April 22, 2017

Marquette – 2’s and 3’s Story Time will be offered on Tuesday, April 25 and Thursday, April 27 from 10:30 to 11 a.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Children ages 2 and 3 will enjoy stories, finger plays, songs and activities. 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 – LEGO Club Meeting – Apr. 25

April 22, 2017

Marquette – LEGO Club will meet on Tuesday, April 25 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 – Education – Computer Coaching on Mango Languages – April 24

April 21, 2017

Marquette – Computer Coaching on Mango Languages will be offered on Monday, April 24 at 3 p.m. in the Computer Lab on the upper level of the Peter White Public Library.

The class offers access to over 70 languages by downloading the app to your tablet, iPad, or phone. There are ten lessons each in ten chapters of online language instruction. Please bring personal electronic devices with you. The class is free. For more information, call the PWPL Reference Desk at 226-4312.… Read the rest

Calendar – Music – “Together in Song” Concert at MTU – Apr. 24

April 21, 2017

Houghton – A “Together In Song” Concert will be held on Monday, April 24 at 7 p.m. at the Rozsa Center on the campus of MTU in Houghton.

The Keweenaw Music Educators’ Association is excited to present this concert featuring elementary, middle and high school choirs from across Houghton County Public Schools.

Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for students 18 and under. Call the ticket office at the Rozsa at 482-2073 to order or you can purchase tickets on-line.… Read the rest

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