Calendar – Groups – NARFE Chapter 1900 Meeting – Feb. 22

February 18, 2017

Marquette – National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Chapter 1900 will meet on Wednesday, February 22 at 1:30 p.m. in Room B of the Marquette Senior Center, 300 W. Baraga Avenue in Marquette.

Marquette County Sheriff Greg Zyburt will be the guest speaker. NARFE Chapter 1900 includes members from the Marquette, Escanaba, Rapid River, Houghton and Hancock areas. For additional information, call 475-0362.… Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – NAMI Support Group Meeting – Feb. 16

February 13, 2017

Marquette – The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette support group will meet on Thursday, February 16 at 7 p.m. in the Baraga Place Conference Room, 129 West Baraga Avenue, Marquette.

Barb Knox, yoga instructor and Northern Michigan University faculty member, will discuss and demonstrate yoga as a tool for improving mental health.

NAMI offers confidential support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness. For more information call 360-7107, or visit www.namiam.org. … Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – NAMI Support Group Meeting – Feb. 13

February 10, 2017

Marquette – The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette support group will meet on Monday, February 13 at 7 p.m. in the Baraga Place Conference Room, 129 West Baraga Avenue, Marquette.

Barb Knox, yoga instructor and Northern Michigan University faculty member, will discuss and demonstrate yoga as a tool for improving mental health.

NAMI offers confidential support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness. For more information call 360-7107, or visit www.namiam.org. … Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – “Once Upon a Crime” Book Group Meeting – Feb. 8

February 5, 2017

Marquette – Once Upon A Crime, the book group for Mystery Lovers, will meet to discuss “Brief Candles” by Manning Coles on Wednesday, February 8 at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Dandelion Cottage Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Sally and Jeremy Latimer are pleased, if somewhat puzzled, when two gentlemen choose to befriend them when their car mysteriously breaks down in a small French village while on holiday one fine day in 1953. What they don’t know is that the two men, James and Charles Latimer, are ancestors of theirs and have been summoned from their final resting place because their visiting relatives are in serious trouble.

But before they can solve the younger Latimers’ problems, the benevolent spirits light brief candles of insanity for a tipsy policeman, a recalcitrant banker, a convocation of English ghost-busters, and a card-playing rogue who’s wanted for murder.… Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – G.L.O.W Alliance Meeting – Feb. 3

January 31, 2017

Marquette – Teens in grades 8 to 12 who support equality for all genders and sexualities are invited to attend the first meeting of G.L.O.W. (Gay Lesbian or Whatever) on Friday, February 3 from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Lions Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Please come and help us set priorities and plan activities for the upcoming year. Refreshments will be served. The event is free of charge. For information, call 226-4321 or 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.… Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – Northern Vegans Casual Dinner – Feb. 1

January 29, 2017

Ishpeming – Join Northern Vegans for a casual dinner on Wednesday, February 1 at 6 p.m. at the Rare Earth Cafe, 200 E. Division Street in Ishpeming.

Order a vegan dinner off the menu. All are welcome and no RSVP is required. Visit www.northernvegans.com, Northern Vegans on Facebook, or call 236-1279 for more information.… Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – NAMI Support Group Meeting – Jan. 30

January 27, 2017

Marquette – The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette support group will meet on Monday, January 30 at 7 p.m. in the Baraga Place Conference Room, 129 West Baraga Avenue, Marquette.

Barb Knox, yoga instructor and Northern Michigan University faculty member, will discuss and demonstrate yoga as a tool for improving mental health.

NAMI offers confidential support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness. For more information call 360-7107, or visit www.namiam.org. … Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – Fearless Readers Teacher- Librarian Book Club Meeting – Jan. 26

January 23, 2017

Marquette – The Fearless Readers Teacher-Librarian Book Club will meet on Thursday, January 26 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

All high school and middle school teachers, as well as teen services library staff, are invited to share and expand their appreciation of Young Adult literature. For this organizational meeting, bring one of your favorite Young Authors books and learn about great new titles students will love.

There will be refreshments and a book drawing. The event is free of charge. For more information, call 226-4321 or 226-4323.… Read the rest

Next Page »