Calendar – Groups – Boy Scout Camp Hiawatha 50th Anniversary Reunion Dinner – Aug. 26

August 23, 2017

Harris – All former campers, leaders, and staff of Camp Hiawatha and their spouses are invited to a Reunion Dinner on Saturday, August 26 at 6 p.m. at the Island Resort and Casino in Harris.

Come share a meal and your memories of Camp Hiawatha, celebrating its 50th Anniversary. Entertainment will feature the video and pictures produced by the crew at the 50th Anniversary Camporee. The cost for dinner is $30 per person.

For more information, call Michael Metivier at 906-323-4625 or Kevin Corkin at 920-471-9027.… Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – NARFE Chapter 1900 Meeting – Aug. 23

August 20, 2017

Marquette – The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) Chapter 1900, will meet on Wednesday, August 23 at 1:30 p.m. in Room B of the Marquette Senior Center, 300 W. Baraga Avenue in Marquette. Members may enter the lower level of the building from Spring Street, behind City Hall.

NARFE Chapter 1900 includes members from the Marquette, Escanaba, Rapid River, Ontonagon, Houghton and Hancock areas. For additional information please call 906-475-0362.… Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – NAMI Support Group Meeting – Aug. 17

August 14, 2017

Marquette – The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette support group will meet on Thursday, August 17 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. … Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – Sci-Fi on Tap to Meet to Discuss “Uglies” – Aug. 16

August 13, 2017

Marquett – Peter White Library will host a meeting of its new book club, Sci-Fi on Tap, on Wednesday, August 16 from 7 to 9 p.m. in the Tap Room at the Ore Dock Brewing Company in downtown Marquette.

The final utopian novel of this summer, “Uglies” by Scott Westerfeld, published in 2005, explores creating a utopian society by making everyone both beautiful and the same: big eyes, full lips, perfect muscle to fat ratio. Sixteen-year-old Tally Youngblood is on the cusp of undergoing the operation to become a pretty when she meets Shay. Unlike Tally, Shay doesn’t want to become a pretty, but plans on running away to live in the Smokes, a community outside this artificial utopia. Tally does not run away with Shay, but is forced to follow her by Special Circumstances who want to destroy the Smokes, where she learns that there is more to the operation than just making a person pretty.… Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – Ishpeming Rock and Mineral Club’s 42nd Annual Gem and Mineral Show – Aug. 5

August 2, 2017

Ishpeming – The Ishpeming Rock and Mineral Club’s 42nd Annual Gem and Mineral Show will be held on Saturday, August 5 from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Ishpeming Elks Club, 597 Lakeshore Drive in Ishpeming.

There will be dealers, a kids area, a silent auction, crackerbarrel, displays, gems, minerals, fossils, and jewelry. Working demonstrations will be happening throughout the day, along with hourly door prizes.

Admission is free. For more information, call 458-5534 or e-mail showinfo@ishpemingrocks.org.… Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – Northern Vegans Picnic Potluck – Aug. 3

July 31, 2017

Negaunee – Join Northern Vegans for a vegan picnic potluck on Thursday, August 3 at 6 p.m. at Miners’ Park, 800 Mass Street in Negaunee.

Please your own beverage, plates, cups, utensils, and a vegan dish to share. Vegan omits all animal products including: meat, dairy, eggs, and honey. All are welcome, no need to RSVP. Visit Northern Vegans’ Facebook page and northernvegans.com or call 236-1279 for more information.… Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – 4th Annual “Harvey Kids” Gathering – July 31

July 28, 2017

Harvey – The 4th Annual “Harvey Kids” Gathering will be held on Monday, July 31 at 11:30 a.m. at the Bayou Bar and Grill in Harvey.

The gathering will bring together Harvey kids from the 1950s plus the “bus kids” from Skandia, Green Garden, West Branch and other areas. Anyone who would like to reminisce about the good old days is invited to attend.… Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – Michigan/Wisconsin Antique Power Association Annual Show – July 29-30

July 26, 2017

Ontanogan – The Michigan/Wisconsin Antique Power Association will host its Annual Vintage Tractor, Antique Gas Engine Show Saturday, July 29 and 30 at the Ontonagon County Fairground in Greenland.

The show is in conjunction with the Ontonagon County Fair. Demonstrations will be ongoing throughout the weekend involving vintage tractors, antique flywheel hit and miss gas engines, saw mill demonstrations, shingle mill operations, old time hay making/baling equipment, corn shelling and grinding, blacksmithing, a flea market and more. A lumber camp style breakfast will be served on Saturday, July 29 from 7 to 11 a.m.… Read the rest

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