Calendar – Education – “21 Pictures” at Marquette Regional History Center – Aug. 18

August 15, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Regional History Center will present “21 Pictures,” an outdoor evening program featuring great historical photos from the John M. Longyear Research Library, on Friday August 18 from 10 to 11 p.m. in the Marquette Regional History Center Greenspace, 145 W. Spring Street in Marquette.

Bring your lawn chairs and libations for an evening under the stars as Jim Koski shares 21 of the most interesting photos he’s run across from the J.M. Longyear Research Library. There are bound to be some great stories. In case of rain the program will be held indoors.

Admission is a $5 suggested donation. For more information, visit marquettehistory.org or call 226-3571.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Pasty and Program Event at Iron County Historical Museum – Aug 17

August 14, 2017

Caspian – A Pasty and Program event will be held on Thursday, August 17 beginning with pasties from 5 to 7 p.m. and a program at 7 p.m. at the Iron County Historical Museum in Caspian.

The program about iron mining is called “The Way We Were.” Admission is $7 for adults and free for children. Ther will be ample time to view a special display of county iron ore memorabilia. … Read the rest

Calendar – Education – “Explore Tech: Engineers Make a World of Difference” Exhibit Opening at Peter White Public Library – Aug. 17

August 14, 2017

Marquette – The Peter White Public Library Youth Services department is excited to announce that they have been selected to host “Explore Tech: Engineers Make a World of Difference”, a traveling interactive exhibit from the STAR Library Education Network. The exhibit will be opening Thursday, August 17 in the Youth Services Department on the Lower Level of the library.

Explore Tech shows how engineering provides solutions to better meet human needs and develop sustainable innovations for the future, as well as how engineers create new technologies to solve problems. The exhibit features hands-on and multimedia components that allow exhibit visitors to interact with exhibit content in a dynamic way, encouraging new perspectives about engineers and their vital work.

The Peter White Library will be hosting a number of events between August 17 and October 11. The Grand Opening event, which will include an Engineering Challenge, is August 30 from 6 to 8 p.m.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Computer Coaching: Facebook – Aug. 14

August 11, 2017

Marquette – Computer Coaching: Facebook will be offered on Monday, August 14 at 3 p.m. in the computer lab at the Peter White Public Library.

“Fun with Facebook” is an overview of Facebook, how to set up an account and create a Facebook page. For more information, call the library’s Reference Desk at 226-4312.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Historic Bus Tour in Marquette – Aug. 9

August 6, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Regional History Center will offer a Historic Bus Tour on Wednesday, August 9 at 6 p.m. beginning at the Center on Spring Street in Marquette.

Take an entertaining, narrated journey through Marquette. The tour is commemorating World War I during the centennial of the Great War. The route takes you through the Historic District, down to the waterfront, and through the streets of Marquette. You will learn interesting historical facts about the Queen City of the North as you hear a general history narration throughout the journey from your tour guide. Through colorful characters that hop on the bus to share their stories, you will learn how the people of Marquette were affected by the Great War, and what everyday life was like here one hundred years ago.

Advance purchase of tickets is strongly recommended. Tickets are available by calling 226-3571, visiting marquettehistory.org, or stopping by the Marquette Regional History Center during regular operating hours.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Historic Bus Tour in Marquette – Aug. 8

August 5, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Regional History Center will offer a Historic Bus Tour on Tuesday, August 8 at 1 p.m. beginning at the Center on Spring Street in Marquette.

Take an entertaining, narrated journey through Marquette. The tour is commemorating World War I during the centennial of the Great War. The route takes you through the Historic District, down to the waterfront, and through the streets of Marquette. You will learn interesting historical facts about the Queen City of the North as you hear a general history narration throughout the journey from your tour guide. Through colorful characters that hop on the bus to share their stories, you will learn how the people of Marquette were affected by the Great War, and what everyday life was like here one hundred years ago.

Advance purchase of tickets is strongly recommended. Tickets are available by calling 226-3571, visiting marquettehistory.org, or stopping by the Marquette Regional History Center during regular operating hours.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Historic Bus Tour in Marquette – Aug. 2

July 30, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Regional History Center will offer a Historic Bus Tour on Wednesday, August 2 at 6 p.m. beginning at the Center on Spring Street in Marquette.

Take an entertaining, narrated journey through Marquette. The tour is commemorating World War I during the centennial of the Great War. The route takes you through the Historic District, down to the waterfront, and through the streets of Marquette. You will learn interesting historical facts about the Queen City of the North as you hear a general history narration throughout the journey from your tour guide. Through colorful characters that hop on the bus to share their stories, you will learn how the people of Marquette were affected by the Great War, and what everyday life was like here one hundred years ago.

Advance purchase of tickets is strongly recommended. Tickets are available by calling 226-3571, visiting marquettehistory.org, or stopping by the Marquette Regional History Center during regular operating hours.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Historic Bus Tour in Marquette – Aug. 1

July 29, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Regional History Center will offer a Historic Bus Tour on Tuesday, August 1 at 1 p.m. beginning at the Center on Spring Street in Marquette.

Take an entertaining, narrated journey through Marquette. The tour is commemorating World War I during the centennial of the Great War. The route takes you through the Historic District, down to the waterfront, and through the streets of Marquette. You will learn interesting historical facts about the Queen City of the North as you hear a general history narration throughout the journey from your tour guide. Through colorful characters that hop on the bus to share their stories, you will learn how the people of Marquette were affected by the Great War, and what everyday life was like here one hundred years ago.

Advance purchase of tickets is strongly recommended. Tickets are available by calling 226-3571, visiting marquettehistory.org, or stopping by the Marquette Regional History Center during regular operating hours.… Read the rest

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