Calendar – Groups – Marquette Beautification and Restoration Committee Meeting – Apr. 27

April 24, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Beautification and Restoration Committee will meet on Thursday, April 27 at noon at the Landmark Inn of Marquette.

Blake Rieboldt, City of Marquette’s Police Chief, will present “Graffiti, Security Cameras and Current Marquette Issues.” Lunch will be available at a cost.… Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – Fred Waara Chapter of Trout Unlimited 30th Annual Banquet – Apr. 22

April 19, 2017

Marquette – The Fred Waara Chapter of Trout Unlimited will host their 30th annual Trout Unlimited Banquet on Saturday, April 22 beginning at 6 p.m. in the Great Lakes Room of the University Center at Northern Michigan University.

The evening will be jam-packed with both silent and live auctions, a 50/50 raffle and a card raffle, and the ever-popular Bucket Draws. Prizes this year include guided fishing trips, select vintage wines, original artwork from local and nationally-recognized artists, a wide range of premium fishing gear, kitchen wares and jewelry.

All proceeds from the Trout Unlimited Banquet go towards the Upper Peninsula’s “Salmon in the Classroom” program, the Escanaba River Association Watershed Partnership, youth and adult fly tying lessons, kids’ trout fishing camp, as well as cold water conservation projects

Individual tickets are $45 and student admission is $25. Gold tables for 6 or 8 are a great value at $75 per person, which includes premium raffle and bucket raffle tickets.… Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – Marquette Beautification and Restoration Committee Meeting – Apr. 13

April 10, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Beautification and Restoration Committee will meet Thursday, April 13 at noon at the Landmark Inn on North Front Street in Marquette.

Joe Sabol will present “Terra Madre Salone del Gusto.” Lunch will be available at a cost. For more information, call Michelle Cook at 315-8143.… Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – NAMI Support Group Meeting – Apr. 10

April 7, 2017

Marquette – The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette support group will meet on Monday, April 10 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 – Northern Vegans Casual Dinner – Apr. 5

April 2, 2017

Marquette – Join Northern Vegans for a casual dinner on Wednesday, April 5 at 6 p.m. at Temaki and Tea, 1401 Presque Isle Avenue in Marquette.

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

Calendar – Groups – Tasty Reads Book Group Meeting – Apr. 4

April 1, 2017

Marquette – Tasty Reads, a book group for readers who like to cook, will focus on “The Hundred-Foot Journey” by Richard C. Morais on Tuesday, April 4 at noon in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Described by The New York Times Book Review as “Slumdog Millionaire meets Ratatouille,” it tells the story of the Haji family who deal with tragedy by eating their way around the world, eventually settling in Lumiere, France. Share your thoughts about the book and an Indian recipe inspired by it.

New members are always welcome. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4303.… Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – SERA Chapter #16 Meeting in Escanaba – Apr. 3

March 31, 2017

Escanaba – The Upper Peninsula Chapter #16 of the State Employee Retirees Association (SERA) will meet on Monday, April 3 at 1:30 p.m. at the State office building conference room, 305 Ludington Street, Escanaba.

All SERA members are encouraged to attend. … Read the rest

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

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