Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Gladstone Lions Club Spring Social – Apr. 28

April 25, 2017

Gladstone – Gladstone Lions Club Spring Social will be held on Friday, April 28 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Terrace Bluff Country Club in Gladstone.

Music will begin at 8 p.m. and will include local favorites, The Jam Band. In addition, the Lions Club will be welcoming home Karlee Metzger for her first hometown performance since appearing in season 11 of The Voice. Metzger, a graduate of Gladstone High School, now resides in Nashville where she continues to pursue her music career.

All tickets are $15 and will be available at the door. Advance tickets can be purchased at all Northern Insurance locations and all M Bank locations. Those purchasing tickets in advance will be entered in a drawing for prizes at the event. There will be 50/50 raffles, bucket raffles, and more. Proceeds will benefit the Delta County Kids Fund.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Carnegie Library Used Book Sale – Apr. 28-29

April 25, 2017

Ishpeming – A used book sale will be held on Friday, April 28 from 3 to 5 p.m. and on Saturday, April 29 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Carnegie Public Library in Ishpeming.

Buy a $5 Ishpeming Landmark ornament and be among the first to shop the selection of paperback books for 50 cents and hardcover books for $1 on Friday. Saturday sales will feature the same prices as Friday and there is no admission charge. A bag sale will be held from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday.

Proceeds from the sale will benefit the library.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Marquette Empty Bowls Fundraiser Lunch – Apr. 28

April 25, 2017

Marquette – Marquette Empty Bowls fundraiser lunch will be held on Friday, April 28 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Marquette Alternative High School gym, 1175 Erie Street in Marquette Township.

The event includes soup, salad, bread as well as live music, a silent auction, information about hunger related issues, and more. In addition to the lunch, those who attend will get to keep their ceramic soup bowl as a reminder that there are empty bowls around the world. Tickets are $8 (Under the age of 18), $10 (College Students) and $15 (Adults). For more information, contact Joy Bender Hadley at 362-5510 or jhadley@mapsnet.org… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – 40th Annual Spring Salad Spree at First United Methodist Church in Marquette – Apr. 27

April 24, 2017

Marquette – The 40th Annual Spring Salad Spree will be held on Thursday, April 27 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Social Room of the Hope First United Methodist Church, 111 E. Ridge Street in Marquette.

Enjoy an all-you-can-eat salad luncheon with beverages and dessert included for only $10. Tickets will be available at the door. Take outs will be available. Proceeds will go to local community projects. … Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Bowl for Kids’ Sake 2017 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Marquette County – Apr. 27-30

April 24, 2017

Marquette/Ishpeming – Bowl for Kids’ Sake 2017 for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Marquette and Alger Counties will be held Thursday, April 27 through Sunday, April 30 at Superior Entertainment Center in Marquette and River Rock Lanes in Ishpeming.

Form a bowling team with friends, family, co-workers, raise pledges and support local children in Big Brothers Big Sisters. To register your team go to www.bbbsmqt.org. For more information, call Jayne Letts at 475-7801.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – AAUW Book Sale in Marquette – Apr. 27-29

April 24, 2017

Marquette – The AAUW Book Sale will be held Thursday, April 27 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday, April 28 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday, April 29 from 9 a.m. to noon at First Presbyterian Church on the corner of Bluff and N. Front Streets in Marquette.

Thousands of used books will be for sale. All money raised will go to scholarships for women for higher education.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Pancake Breakfast at American Legion in L’Anse – Apr. 23

April 20, 2017

L’Anse – A Pancake Breakfast will be held on Sunday, April 23 from 8 a.m. to noon at the American Legion Post in L’Anse.

The cost for the all-you-can-eat breakfast is $10 for adults) and $5 for those 10 and under. All proceeds to benefit the CJ Sullivan PTO Playground Project.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Spring Bake Sale and Luncheon at Laestadian Lutheran Church – Apr. 22

April 19, 2017

Ishpeming – “A Taste of Scandinavia” Spring Bake Sale and Luncheon will be held on Saturday, April 22 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Laestadian Lutheran Church, 567 Washington Street in the Industrial Park in Ishpeming.

There will be cardamom and homemade breads, prune tarts, baked goods and crafts. Luncheon includes homemade wild rice soup and fresh baked pies.… Read the rest

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