Calendar – Education – NCLL Presentation at Sawyer International Airport Registration Deadline – Nov. 29

November 26, 2015

Gwinn – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a presentation, addressing Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and airline guidelines regarding acceptable luggage, on Tuesday, December 8 from 10:30 a.m. to noon at Sawyer International Airport.

There will also be handouts, examples of allowable items and a question-and-answer period. The program will be conducted in the main terminal.

The cost is $3 for NCLL members and $8 for non-members. Register before November 30 by calling 227-2979.

Calendar – Youth – Holiday Tree Decorating at Peter White Public Library – Nov. 28

November 25, 2015

Marquette – Holiday Tree Decorating will be held on Saturday, November 28 from noon to 4 p.m. in the Children’s Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Kids are invited to make cool tree decorations at the library, both to take home and to put on the Youth Services tree. All ages are welcome and the event is free with no registration required.

For more information call 226-4320, visit or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.

Calendar – Food – Downtown Farmers Market – Nov. 28

November 25, 2015

Marquette – The Downtown Marquette Farmers Market will be open on Saturday, November 28 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Marquette Commons on South Third Street in Marquette.

An abundance of fabulous fall food are available, including storage vegetables, variety of meats, eggs, maple syrup, honey, jams and baked goods. Come check out the beautiful decorations such as Christmas wreaths, centerpieces and trees. Find unique, quality artisan goods, which are perfect for gift giving.

The market accepts cash, credit/debit cards, and Double Up Food Bucks, available through the end of the season. Both SNAP benefits and matching Double Up Food Bucks will be distributed at the market.

For more information, go to or call 362-3276. The market will be open every Saturday through December 12.

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Free Adoption Event at UPAWS – Nov. 27-30

November 24, 2015

Negaunee – The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter will join national animal welfare organization Best Friends Animal Society, along with animal rescue groups and shelters across the country to offer free adoptions from Black Friday, November 27 through Monday, November 30 from noon to 4 p.m. each day.

All adoptable pets will be spayed/neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. Pets at the Petsmart location, at UPAWS and in foster care are included.

The event is sponsored by Visit or call 475-6661 for more information. UPAWS is located at 84 Snowfield Road in Negaunee Township.

Calendar – Food – Community Meal in Ishpeming – Nov. 27

November 24, 2015

Ishpeming – A Community Meal will be served on Friday, November 27 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. at Wesley united Methodist Church, 801 Hemlock Street in Ishpeming.

The meal is free and everyone is invited for food and fellowship.

Calendar – Holidays – Ishpeming Christmas Parade – Nov. 27

November 24, 2015

Ishpeming – The Ishpeming Christmas Parade will be held on Friday, November 27 at 6 p.m. in downtown Ishpeming.

People are welcome to participate in any way they see fit. The line-up/staging area will be at the High Rise on Main Street, no later than 5:45 p.m.

For additional information, contact Mike Fraser at 485-5346 or 485-2858. You can also e-mail

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Marquette Turkey Trot – Nov. 26

November 23, 2015

Marquette – Marquette Senior High School Orchestra and is sponsoring the annual Marquette Turkey Trot on Thursday, November 26 beginning with registration at 8 a.m. at Marquette Senior High School. The race begins at 9 a.m.

The Marquette Turkey Trot will consist of two runs, a 5K walk/run and a 10K run. Dogs are welcome and will be rewarded for the fastest 5k and 10k finisher.

Registration is $10 for each event. Proceeds will go to the MSHS Orchestra.

Calendar – Holidays – Free Thanksgiving Community Dinner – Nov. 26

November 23, 2015

Ishpeming – A free community Thanksgiving dinner will be served on Thursday, November 26 at noon at Bethel Lutheran Church on the corner of Ridge and Third Streets in Ishpeming.

Reservations for the dinner are not required. The church is handicapped accessible.

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