Sounds All Around Science Workshop with the MI Science Center

June 21, 2018

Wednesday June 27th: 1:00pm-1:45pm.  PWPL Children’s Branch, Westwood Mall.  Join the MI Science Center for this hands-on workshop exploring how sounds waves work by banging, drumming, clapping, tapping and more!  Grades 1-6 ONLY.  Advance registration required.  Free.  

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

Teen Tuesday: Art on da Rocks

June 20, 2018

Tuesday June 26th: 2 pm to 4 pm.  Peter White Public Library lawn on Ridge Street.  Grades 6 to 12 welcome.  Turn plain old rocks into works of art with acrylic paints, Sharpies, yarn, and more.  In case of rain, meet indoors in the Library TeenZone.  Free of charge. 

For more information, please call 226-4321 or visit www.pwpl.info. Find Peter White Public Library Teen Services on Facebook.Read the rest

Rangers Read

June 20, 2018

Wednesday June 26th: 11 am-11:30 am.  PWPL Children’s Branch, Westwood Mall.  Join the Pictured Rocks National Park Rangers for this fun storytime all about the outdoors!  Free.  

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

Downtown Marquette Farmer’s Market – June 23

June 20, 2018

Marquette, Mich.06/23/2018– Come see what the locals have to offer at the Downtown Marquette Farmer’s Market in the Marquette Commons this Saturday, June 23, from 9:00 a.m – 1:00 p.m.

There is plenty to browse around for like: Fresh Michigan-grown produces, other farm-produced goods, baked goods, and various artisan wares.

Come see what the Downtown Marquette Farmers Market has to offer every Saturday until December 15th. Check out www.mqtfarmersmarket.com!… Read the rest

Michigan Tech Reopens, Recovery Underway in Wake of Flash Floods

June 20, 2018

Houghton, MI – Assessment, cleanup and repairs are moving forward at Michigan Technological University in the aftermath of devastating flash floods in the western Upper Peninsula produced by torrential rains over the weekend. Classes resumed on campus Tuesday. The Administration Building, which took the brunt of flood waters, remains closed.

Michigan Tech President Glenn Mroz expressed his admiration and appreciation for the Michigan Tech community and the people of Houghton County. “The outpouring of support, resources and offers to help has been humbling and comforting,” Mroz says. “It reminds us of what this community is made of—grit, determination and heart.”

Mroz says while the photos and video footage of the damage are unsettling, the University and community are on the mend. “We are transitioning from recovery to restoration,” he says, noting that University personnel—including the Incident Command Team (ICT), Facilities, Information Technology, and many others—are working around the clock to ensure campus safety.… Read the rest

Libraries Rock Book Fair #1

June 19, 2018

Monday June 25th: 10:00 am- 7:00 pm.  PWPL Children’s Branch, Westwood Mall.  Having read or been to for a minimum of 20 minutes a day for at least 10 days, come pick out your 1st free book of the summer!  Make sure to bring your reading log-you must have it to get your book.  Remember to record your minutes/hours-every child who reads at least 15 hours this summer will be invited to a pizza party at the children’s museum in August!  Free. 

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

Fish Fry at Holiday Inn – June 22

June 19, 2018

Marquette, Mich.– The Holiday Inn in Marquette will hold a Fish Fry this Friday, June 22, from 5:00- 9:00 p.m.

Come enjoy golden breaded perch, beer battered cod, broiled to perfection whitefish, deep fried fan tailed shrimp, and a captains basket with scallops, flounder and shrimp.… Read the rest

Music on Third Street Kickoff – June 21

June 18, 2018

Marquette, Mich.– Music on Third Street will kickoff this Thursday, June 21, along the sidewalks of Third Street in Marquette’s Downtown District from 6:00- 8:00 p.m.

Presented by the Marquette Downton Development Authority, each summer this eclectic mix of local musicians will play ‘Music on Third Street’ the third Thursday of every month, June through September.

Come enjoy some great tunes this summer and wander into more than 100 unique shops and restaurants that line Third Street, Downtown Marquette!

OFFICIAL WEBSITE:  downtownmarquette.org/music-on-third-street/

 

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