Calendar – Community – Trash to Treasure Weekend in Marquette – Aug. 25-27

August 22, 2017

Marquette – Marquette City residents are invited to participate in the “Trash to Treasure Weekend” beginning on Friday, August 25 at 5 p.m. and ending on Sunday, August 27 at 5 p.m. throughout the city of Marquette.

The purpose of the program is to provide a venue for the recycling of reusable household items such as furniture, lamps, electronics and other working household items. The program is designed to increase awareness in recycling by creating an alternative means of reusing items that would otherwise end up in the landfill.

Residents can place reusable/serviceable items in front of their house on the curb no earlier than 5 p.m. on Friday. Unclaimed items must be removed from the curb no later than 5 p.m. Sunday. College students are encouraged to participate in the treasure hunt, in that they may find items which will be useful to them in their dormitory or apartment.… Read the rest

Calendar – Families – Nicole’s Reptile Adventures Program at MooseWood Nature Center – Aug. 23

August 20, 2017

Marquette – “Nicole’s Reptile Adventures,” a summer program series offered by volunteer, Nicole Shane, will feature a program on frogs on Wednesday, August 23 at 10 a.m. at the MooseWood Nature Center at Presque Isle Park in Marquette.

“Hop on in and learn about Michigan’s Frogs.” Shane will share fun facts and information on some of our Michigan frogs through photographs, hands-on learning, crafts and exploration. Recommended ages for the program are 5 to 13 years and families are encouraged to attend this fun-filled program.

Admission is a suggested donation of $5 for adult or $10 for family. Additional program information can be found at www.moosewood.org.… Read the rest

Calendar – Community – Open House and Bike Rodeo at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Chassell – Aug. 19

August 16, 2017

Chassell – An Open House and a Bike Rodeo will be held on Saturday, August 19 from noon to 2 p.m. at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 42905 Wilson Memorial Drive in Chassell.

There will be a variety of bike safety stations, helmet fittings, and information about the church. The event is free and everyone is welcome.… Read the rest

Calendar – Community – “Meet the Miners” – Aug. 16

August 13, 2017

Negaunee – “Meet the Miners” will be held on Wednesday, August 16 beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the auditorium at Negaunee High School.

The event is an opportunity for fans to get to know the Miners and parents and student athletes a chance to get familiar with the teams and coaches. All fall sport athletes are expected to attend for team introductions. There will also be giveaways and a chance to meet with the Booster Club.… Read the rest

Calendar – Community – Baraga County Catholic Community Tri-Parish Picnic – Aug. 13

August 10, 2017

L’Anse – Baraga County Catholic Community Tri-Parish Picnic will be held on Sunday, August 13 beginning at 11 a.m. at L’Anse Waterfront Park in L’Anse.

The event will begin with Mass at 11 a.m. followed by games and a picnic. Hamburgers and hot dogs will be provided. Bring your own chairs and beverages. Parishioners are asked to bring a dish to pass. The rain back-up location is Sacred Heart Church in L’Anse and the parish hall. … Read the rest

Calendar – Community – Boy Scout Camp Hiawatha Tour – Aug. 11

August 8, 2017

Munising – Boy Scout Camp Hiawatha’s 50 Year Anniversary Celebration will offer a tour of the camp on Friday, August 11 at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. The camp is at E6350 Doe Lake Road, Munising.

Tours are free, but you must sign in when you get to the camp. Lunch with the camp staff will be offered at noon for $6 and supper with the whole camp will be offered at 5:54 p.m. for $7. … Read the rest

Calendar – Community – Community Rummage Sale in Dollar Bay – Aug. 11-12

August 8, 2017

Dollar Bay – A Community Rummage Sale will be held on Friday, August 11 from 5 to 8 p.m. and on Saturday, August 12 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the high school in Dollar Bay.

There will also be rummage sales throughout the town. Maps will be available at the school. … Read the rest

Calendar – Community – National Hospitality Week Celebrations – Aug. 9-10

August 6, 2017

Marquette – In celebration of National Hospitality Week, a block party to benefit Beacon House will be held on Wednesday, August 9 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Beacon House on N. Third Street in Marquette.

Copper Crust Pizza will give free slices of pizza to any member of the community that stops by Beacon House for a short tour of the facility.

On Thursday, August 10 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the community is invited to stop by the Hospitality Rooms on the 2nd floor of the South Wing at UPHS-Marquette. Complimentary root beer floats will be provided by Jilbert’s Dairy.… Read the rest

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