Calendar – Education – U.P. Local Section of the American Chemical Society Student Research Symposium – Mar. 25

March 22, 2017

Marquette – The Upper Peninsula Local Section of the American Chemical Society will host the 2017 Student Research Symposium on Saturday, March 25 beginning at 9 a.m. in the New Science Facility Atrium at Northern Michigan University.

The purpose of the event is to provide a venue for students to present their research in chemistry, chemical engineering and related fields. This symposium is an excellent opportunity for students, faculty and the community at large to learn about the interesting research being conducted in the UP.

All are welcome and there is no charge to attend! Please RSVP at: https://goo.gl/forms/7IPbjm9Dm7u10tIh1

For more information, check out the Society’s Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/acsupls/… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers Texas Hold’em Tournament in Caspian – Mar. 25

March 22, 2017

Caspian – The Caspian Gaastra Fire Department will host a Texas Hold’em Tournament Saturday, March 25 at beginning with registration at 5 p.m. at the Fire Hall in Caspian. Tournament play begins at 6 p.m.

There will be a $20 entry fee, and chip bonus for early sign up. Prize money will be based on entry.
To sign up, contact Matt at 284-0036 or email CGFD at caspiangaastrafiredepartment@yahoo.com or cgfdpoker@hotmail.com.… 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 – Education – Tech Help at Peter White Public Library – Mar. 24

March 21, 2017

Marquette – Tech Help Drop-in will be offered on Friday, March 24 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

NMU Information Technology students will be available to assist with laptops, tablets, e-readers, phone, email, software and other digital troubleshooting. No appointments are necessary and there is no charge.… Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Negaunee – Mar. 24

March 21, 2017

Negaunee – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a bloodmobile blood drive on Friday, March 24 from 3 to 5 p.m. at Honor Credit Union in Negaunee.

For an appointment, call Jessica Hooper at 475-4149 ext. 5028. Walk-ins are welcome.… Read the rest

Calandar – Health – Blood Drive in Gwinn – Mar. 24

March 21, 2017

Gwinn – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a bloodmobile blood drive on Friday, March 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Honor Credit Union in Gwinn.

For an appointment, call Jessica Hooper at 475-4149 ext. 5028. Walk-ins are welcome.… Read the rest

Calendar – Dance – NCLL Contra Dancing Class Registration Deadline – Mar. 23

March 20, 2017

Marquette – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a contra dancing class on Tuesday, March 28 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at Dance Zone in Marquette.

Contra dancing has its origins in English, Irish and French country dancing and has evolved into its own form of American folk dance. Dance Zone owner and instructor Marge Sklar will lead the workshop.

No experience is required. The cost is $3 for NCLL members and $8 for non-members. Register by Thursday, March 23 by calling 227-2979. For more information, contact Marge Forslin at 869-4791. … Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Pearl Restringing Class to Benefit Women’s Center – Mar. 23

March 20, 2017

Marquette – A Pearl Restringing Class, to benefit The Women’s Center, will be offered on Thursday, March 23 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Wattsson and Wattson Jewelers, 118 W. Washington Street in downtown Marquette.

The class, instructed by Chris Wattsson, will teach both knotted and unknotted stringing styles. Participants will receive equipment that can be taken home, including stringing trays, string for 18″ pearl strands, clasps and plastic pearl beads to practice with.

All proceeds will be donated to the Women’s Center, who supports victims/survivors of domestic and sexual violence in Marquette and Alger Counties.

Registration is $50. Class size is limited to 12 people, and will be repeated in the future based on demand. Registration is available on Eventbrite and in store at Wattsson and Wattsson Jewelers. For more information call Chris Wattsson at 228-5775 or go to store@wandwjewelers.com… Read the rest

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