Calendar – Youth – Summertime Scribblers Creative Writing Club Meeting – June 28

June 25, 2017

Marquette – Summertime Scribblers Creative Writing Club will meet on Wednesday, June 28 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Teen Zone of the Peter White Public Library.

All students in grades 6 to 12 are invited to begin filling the pages of their journals with summer memories and other great writing! Materials will be provided, thanks to funding from Dr. Allyn Roberts in memory of Forest Roberts.

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

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Gwinn – June 28

June 25, 2017

Gwinn – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive with the bloodmobile on Wednesday, June 28 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the VFW in Gwinn.

For an appointment, call Joyce Styer at 346-7595. Walk-ins are welcome. … Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Cardboard Creations – June 28

June 25, 2017

Marquette – Cardboard Creations will be held on Wednesday, June 28 from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Get creative with cardboard and tape! Join in for a fun hour of imagining, designing and building forts and toys with cardboard. The event is free and for all ages.

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

Calendar – Music – Negaunee City Band Concert – June 28

June 25, 2017

Negaunee – The Negaunee City Band will offer a concert on Wednesday, June 28 at 7:30 p.m. at the Outdoor Performing Arts Center at the east end of Iron Street in Negaunee.

The band will play weekly through August 9, with all concerts scheduled for Wednesday evenings. Some seating is available, but attendees may wish to bring their own chairs.… Read the rest

Calendar – Elder Care – “Alzheimer’s Disease: The Basics” Presentation – June 28

June 25, 2017

Marquette – Lindsay Juricek, Regional Manager of the Upper Peninsula Division of the Alzheimer’s Association, will present a talk entitled “Alzheimer’s Disease: The Basics,” on Wednesday, June 28, at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging. If you or someone you know is affected by Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it’s time to learn the facts. This program provides information on detection, causes and risk factors, stages of the disease, treatment, and much more.

There is no admission charge to attend, thanks to sponsorship by the Alzheimer’s Association and the Peter White Public Library. For more information, call 228-3910, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318. … Read the rest

Calendar – Entertainment – The Inspiring Art of Film: An Art Week Event – June 28

June 25, 2017

Marquette – The Inspiring Art of Film: An Art Week Event will be held on Wednesday, June 28 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Marquette Regional History Center, 145 W. Spring Street in Marquette.

Join local authors Milton Bates, Lynn Domina, Kathleen Heideman, Daniel Rydholm and Russell Thorburn as they share their work and clips of the films that inspire them. Popcorn will be provided. Admission is a suggested donation of $5. All proceeds go to the MRHC. … Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Aerodynamics and Paper Airplanes at Carnegie Library in Ishpeming – June 27

June 24, 2017

Ishpeming – Aerodynamics and Paper Airplanes will be held on Tuesday, June 27 at the Carnegie Public Library in Ishpeming.

Join Brett from Northern Michigan University’s Aviation Maintenance Club as he discusses airplanes and aerodynamics. Use your new skills to build a paper airplane and test it out!

The event for ages 5 to 9 will be held from 11 a.m. to noon, and for ages 10 to 18 from 1 to 2 p.m. Admission is free. … Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Pint of Ice Cream for a Pint of Blood – June 27

June 24, 2017

Marquette – Pint of Ice Cream for a Pint of Blood will be held on Tuesday, June 27 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the U.P. Regional Blood Center, 420 W. College Avenue in Marquette.

Help the Blood Center ensure there will be the blood needed to get through the 4th of July weekend. Donate a pint of blood and receive a coupon for a pint of ice cream courtesy of Culvers. A lite lunch will be served at 11 a.m.

For more information, call Sallie Coron at 906-225-4610.… Read the rest

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