Messy Science at PWPL

April 18, 2019

Marquette, MI – Messy Science will take place on Thursday, April 25th from 4:30 pm-5:30 pm in the Peter White Public Library Great Room. Kids K-2 are invited to come get messy with fun science activities! We ask that kids be at least 5 years old to participate. All supplies provided. For more information call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.

Ishpeming City Council Special Meeting April 17th

April 16, 2019

Ishpeming, MI – The Ishpeming City Council will hold a special meeting on Wednesday, April 17th at 4:00 pm.

MAPS Board Meeting April 15th

April 14, 2019

Marquette, MI – The Marquette Area Public Schools Board of Education will hold their regular meeting Monday, April 15th at 5:30 pm. See below for the full agenda.

Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly Host Easter Dinner

April 14, 2019

Marquette, MI – Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly of Marquette will be hosting an Easter dinner on Sunday, April 21st at 2:00 pm at St. Michael’s Catholic Church at 401 W. Kaye Ave. in Marquette. This dinner is open to all residents 60+ years of age residing in Marquette county. We will also offer delivery to any elder in the Marquette, Harvey, Negaunee, and Ishpeming city/township. Space is limited so please RSVP.

We are in need of volunteers to help pull this event off. We need people to help cook, set up, serve, deliver, provide entertainment, and clean up. If you are interested in helping with this community event please contact us at 906-273-2575.

KBIC Presentation About Summit Lake Wind Project Concerns April 15th

April 14, 2019

Marquette, MI – Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) concerns related to the proposed Summit Lake Wind Project in the Huron Mountains will be the subject of a presentation hosted by Northern Michigan University’s Center for Native American Studies. The event will be held at 2 pm on Monday, April 15th in 109 Harden Hall (formerly the Learning Resources Center). The public is invited.

According to the project website, Renewable Energy Systems has proposed a wind energy facility with 49 turbines, each nearly 500 feet in height. RES is conducting technical and environmental surveys to assess the viability of the project. The KBIC announced its opposition in 2018 and this presentation will focus on its “concerns for the land, community and future generations.” Speakers will be KBIC President Warren C. Swartz Jr. and Jeffery Loman.

Alger County Tourism Workshop April 12th

April 11, 2019

Munising, MI – Voice your views on future tourism in Alger County! Attend the workshop “Designing A Sustainable Tourist Economy For the Alger County Area” on Friday, April 12th from 10 am to 2 pm. Lunch is included. To register contact dkronk@nmu.edu.

This event is sponsored by the Michigan Humanities Council and the Sustainable Ecotourism Organization (SEO) of Northern Michigan University.

City of Negaunee Council Meeting April 11th

April 10, 2019

Negaunee, MI – The City of Negaunee will hold their regular council meeting on Thursday, April 11th at 7:00 pm in the Negaunee Senior Center.

Clean U.P. April 8-19

April 8, 2019

Marquette, MI – Clean U.P is a two-week period from April 8th through the 19th in which Yoopers are challenged to pick up trash and beautify their area. The community event coincides with the #TrashTag trend. Community members participating in Clean U.P. are encouraged to use #TrashTag and #CleanUPMQT on their social media to document their efforts.

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