Calendar – Groups – Cub Scout Pack 333 of Gwinn Pinewood Derby Race – Mar. 25

March 22, 2017

Gwinn – A Pinewood Derby Race, hosted by Cub Scout Pack 333 of Gwinn, will be held on Saturday, March 25 from 9 a.m. to noon at St. Anthony’s Church in Gwinn.

Come watch the Boys from Cub Scout Pack 333 race their hand made cars viaing for a spot to go to the District races in Maquette! Also invited are the local Daisy, Brownie and Girl scout troop. Boy Scouts from Troop 333 will be hosting a hot dog luncheon with all proceeds to help the kids get to camp.

For more information, call Marlene Deatrick at 202-3270.… Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – Marquette County Horse Club Annual Tack Sale – Mar. 25

March 22, 2017

Negaunee – The Marquette County Horse Club will host a Tack Sale on Saturday, March 25 at the Negaunee Township Hall on M-35 in Negaunee Township.

Check in time will be from 9 to 10:30 a.m. and the sale will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Admission is $1 at the door. 10% commission will be collected on items sold, with proceeds going to the Horse Club. There will also be a bake sale.

For more information, go to http://www.mqtchc.net/april-2-tack-sale.html… Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – NARFE Meeting – Mar. 22

March 19, 2017

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

Computer expert Brian Maki will be the guest speaker. Maki teaches the Forever Beginners computer classes. With computer equipment and handouts, he will advise members on personal computer use, including ways to avoid viruses and hacking.

NARFE Chapter 1900 includes members from the Marquette, Escanaba, Rapid River, Houghton and Hancock areas. For more information, call 475-0362.… Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – National Wild Turkey Federation Superior Turkey Trackers – 23rd Annual Hunting Heritage Banquet – Mar. 18

March 15, 2017

Marquette – The National Wild Turkey Federation Superior Turkey Trackers 23rd Annual Hunting Heritage Banquet will be held on Saturday, March 18 beginning at 5 p.m. in the Great Lakes Rooms at Don H. Bottom University Center on campus of Northern Michigan University.

This is a fun-filled evening that will include door prizes as well as both live and silent auctions. There will be raffles with guns, jewelry, and other wonderful items. Proceeds will benefit the National Wild Turkey Federation, the hunting heritage, and local habitat improvement projects.

For more information, call Scott Hendrickson at 361-4513.… Read the rest

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

March 13, 2017

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

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.

In case of bad weather, if NMU cancels classes, the meeting will also be cancelled. … Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – Sons of Norway Presentation “Leif Erickson and His Family” – Mar. 12

March 9, 2017

Calumet – Sons of Norway will sponsor a talk “Leif Erickson and His Family” presented by Bernard Alberg, on Sunday, March 12 at 4:30 p.m. at Faith Lutheran in Calumet.

The program will begin at 4:30 pm with a soup served at about 5:15 p.m. Please bring bread, cheese and crackers or dessert to share potluck style. The event is free and open to the Public. For more information, call Lois at 906-337-1340.… Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – Daughters of the American Revolution Meeting – Mar. 11

March 8, 2017

Ishpeming – The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) invites members and
prospective members to their meeting on Saturday, March 11 from noon to 3 p.m. at Jasper Ridge Brewery in Ishpeming.

The business meeting will be followed by a program on women in the military. A lunch will be available off the
menu. For more information, contact Sarah at sksmart620@gmail.com.… Read the rest

Calendar – Groups _ Laughing Whitefish Audubon Society Program “Documenting Warbler Migration in the Keweenaw Peninsula” – Mar. 8

March 5, 2017

Marquette – The Laughing Whitefish Audubon Society will present a program called “Documenting Warbler Migration in the Keweenaw Peninsula” on Wednesday, March 8 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of Peter White Public Library.

All are welcome. For more information, call 226-6749. … Read the rest

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