Calendar – Community – Free Income Tax Return Assistance at NMU – Feb. 20, 22

February 17, 2018

Marquette – Northern Michigan University’s Beta Alpha Psi will offer free income tax return assistance to students and community members on Tuesday, February 20 and Thursday, February 22 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Trading Lab in the University Center at NMU.

Volunteers from NMU’s Beta Alpha Psi organization are certified through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. The program will be offered every Tuesday and Thursday through April 12, with the exception of spring break week from March 5 through 9. … Read the rest

Calendar – Community – 15th Annual Gift of Life Michigan Campus Challenge Registration – Feb. 20

February 17, 2018

Marquette – Northern Michigan University is among 13 Michigan colleges and universities participating in the 15th annual Gift of Life Michigan Campus Challenge, an organ and tissue donor drive competition. Students, professors, alumni and community members.

The NMU Volunteer Center will host on-campus registration tables on Tuesday, February 20 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the LRC circulation table.

You can register to become a donor by visiting GiftOfLifeMichigan.org/CampusChallenge and selecting NMU as the favorite school. … Read the rest

Calendar – Families – “Share Your Story” Event at U.P. Children’s Museum – Feb. 19

February 16, 2018

Marquette – The “Share Your Story” program will be held on Monday, February 19 at 10:30 a.m. at the U.P. Children’s Museum in Marquette.

The event will focus on older relatives sharing their stories and personal histories with younger relatives, such as grandchildren, nieces and nephews. The stories will be compiled into an illustrated storybook, which the family can take home to keep as a valuable record and precious keepsake.

Professional interviewers will facilitate the process by asking the storyteller structured questions. Interviewers will also transcribe the answers, so family members can focus on listening to the storyteller and illustrating the storybook.

Registration for the event is not required, the program is free of charge and attendees will not be charged admission to the U.P. Children’s Museum. For more information, go to www.upchildrensmuseum.org.… Read the rest

Calendar – Families – Annual Family Warm-up Party at U.P. Children’s Museum – Feb. 16

February 13, 2018

Marquette – The Annual U.P. 200 Family Warm-up Party will be held on Friday, February 16 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the U.P. Children’s Museum in Marquette.

Families can play mushing games, make crafts, eat and get warm before going to watch the start of the sled dog race in downtown Marquette.

This event is free with paid museum admission or museum membership. Pizza, a cookie and hot beverages will be available for $1. … Read the rest

Calendar – Community – Grand Lodge of Elks 150th Birthday Party, Fish Fry, and Open House – Feb. 16

February 13, 2018

Calumet – The Grand Lodge of Elks 150th birthday party and fish fry will be held on Friday, February 16 beginning at 5 p.m. at the Copper Country Elks Lodge in Calumet.

There will be an Open House, music and dancing. The public is invited to attend.… Read the rest

Calendar – Community – 15th Annual Gift of Life Michigan Campus Challenge Registration – Feb. 15

February 12, 2018

Marquette – Northern Michigan University is among 13 Michigan colleges and universities participating in the 15th annual Gift of Life Michigan Campus Challenge, an organ and tissue donor drive competition. Students, professors, alumni and community members.

The NMU Volunteer Center will host on-campus registration tables on Thursday, February 15 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Gant/Spaulding lobby. Additional registration opportunities will be offered Tuesday, February 20 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the LRC circulation table.

You can register to become a donor by visiting GiftOfLifeMichigan.org/CampusChallenge and selecting NMU as the favorite school. … Read the rest

Calendar – Community – 15th Annual Gift of Life Michigan Campus Challenge Registration – Feb. 12, 13

February 9, 2018

Marquette – Northern Michigan University is among 13 Michigan colleges and universities participating in the 15th annual Gift of Life Michigan Campus Challenge, an organ and tissue donor drive competition. Students, professors, alumni and community members.

The NMU Volunteer Center will host on-campus registration tables on Monday, February 12 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the LRC circulation table and Tuesday, February 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Wildcat Health and Wellness fair in the University Center. Additional registration opportunities will be offered Thursday, February 15 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Gant/Spaulding lobby; and Tuesday, February 20 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the LRC circulation table.

You can register to become a donor by visiting GiftOfLifeMichigan.org/CampusChallenge and selecting NMU as the favorite school. … Read the rest

Calendar – Community – LGBT: Support and Understanding Program – Feb. 12

February 9, 2018

Marquette – LGBT: Support and Understanding will be offered on Monday, February 12 from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

P.J. Stephens will discuss how to use the tools of creativity in coping and managing mental health issues, substance abuse, and suicidal thoughts.

For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318. … Read the rest

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