Creative Kitchen at the Children’s Museum! – April 23

April 20, 2018

Marquette, Mich.– The Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum will have a Creative Kitchen this Monday, April 23, from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Creative Kitchen has developmentally appropriate, hands-on activities for toddlers and their caregivers. It features crafts and learning centered in the kitchen!

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Boards & Brews – April 23

April 20, 2018

Marquette, Mich.– Come to the Ore Dock Brewing Co. for ‘Boards & Brews’, an event hosted by Taiga games this Monday, April 23, from 7:00- 10:00 p.m.

Beer and Board games brought to you by the Ore Dock Brewing Co. and Taiga Games is the way to spend your Monday nights! Taiga brings a variety of games every week for people to learn and play.

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Volunteer Training for Willow Farm Therapeutic Riding – April 22

April 19, 2018

Marquette, Mich.– Willow Farm Therapeutic  Riding is hosting a Volunteer Training this Sunday, April 22 from 4:30- 7:00 p.m.

If you are interested in working with horses and children with disabilities, this training is for you.

  • No experience needed
  • Must be able to walk for 2 hours

*Please wear closed toed shoes, tennis shoes or boots are preferred. Footing in the area is semi-firm sand.

Visit wftriding.org to fill out the paperwork prior to training (there will also be packets available to fill out during training).

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Local Author, Vickie Fee, to Give a Presentation – April 21

April 18, 2018

Ishpeming, Mich. – Local author Vickie Fee will give a presentation on Saturday, April 21, at 1 p.m. in the Leverton Community Room of the Carnegie Public Library in Ishpeming.

She will also be signing books, including her most recent release, “Til Death Do Us Party.” which
is book four in the popular Liv & Di in Dixie mystery series.

The public is encouraged to attend this free program sponsored by the Friends of the Library, who will provide light refreshments.… Read the rest

Marquette Coffee Crawl – April 21

April 18, 2018

Marquette, Mich. – Starting at NMU, there will be a Coffe Crawl through Marquette this Saturday, April 21, from 11:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.

For all of you coffee connoisseurs out there in Marquette County, NMU PRSSA is featuring seven local coffee shops:

  • BabyCakes Muffin Co.
  • Cafe Allenatore
  • Contrast Coffee Co.
  • Cruise-N-Coffee
  • Dead River Coffee
  • Java Bay
  • Velodrome Coffee Company

Try samples, meet new people, and venture around the city! Crawlers can embark at their own pace and participants will receive a bottle of water to cleanse their palettes between venues.

Tickets are available through PayPal on nmuprssa.com at $12.50/person.

All of the proceeds from the crawl will be donated to the Women’s Center in Marquette in support of Sexual Assault Awareness Month (#SAAM).

*You will get more information in an email after purchasing your tickets!

Healthy Kids Day/Open House at the YMCA – April 21

April 18, 2018

Marquette, Mich.– The YMCA of Marquette County will be hosting Healthy Kids Day/Open House this Saturday, April 21 at 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.

Free to the entire community, come see what’s up with your family.

There will be:

  • child ID services
  • K-9 Unit demonstrations
  • bounce houses
  • large games
  • program demos
  • dance competitions
  • Chocolay Raptors
  • Fire Department
  • Free Group Exercise Classes
  • Prize Giveaways
  • Vendors and more

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Fish Fry at Holiday Inn – April 20

April 18, 2018

Marquette, Mich.– The Holiday Inn in Marquette will hold a Fish Fry this Friday, April 20, 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

Camp Work Day – April 21

April 18, 2018

Crystal Falls, Mich.– The Lake Ellen Camp is looking for help with their annual workday, to tidy up for summer, this Saturday, April 21, from 8:00- 3:00 p.m.

It’s always a good time serving with friends! Bring your friends along too and help out the community.

Live too far away to make it by 8:00 a.m.? Talk to Lake Ellen Camp workers about staying the night before! Call them at (906) 542-2267.

Check out their Facebook page for more information.

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