Book Worms at the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library

November 8, 2018

Ishpeming, MINovember 8, 2018 – Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library will host a tween book club called Book Worms on Thursday, November 15th at 5:00 pm. This month’s book is Rump: The True Story of Rumpelstiltskin by Liesl Shurtliff.… Read the rest

Forum on Mental Health Services for Youth

November 6, 2018

Marquette, MINovember 6, 2018 – Messiah Lutheran Church will be hosting a panel of community mental health service providers on Wednesday, November 7 at 6:15 pm. This forum will be held following Messiah’s monthly community meal at 5:30 pm in the church’s fellowship hall. Members of the forum will be discussing “Exploring Mental Health Services for Marquette Youth.” All are welcome to attend. Messiah Lutheran Church is at 305 W. Magnetic St., Marquette. For information about this forum or other programs at Messiah, please call 225-1119.… Read the rest

Peter White Teen Advisory Board Meeting

November 6, 2018

Marquette, MINovember 6, 2018 – The Peter White Public Library Teen Advisory Board will meet Wednesday, November 7 from 4pm – 5pm in the Peter White Public Library Lions Room. Everyone in grades 9 – 12 is welcome to join the library’s Teen Advisory Board. Meet new people, get volunteer experience, and plan activities for people your age. Refreshments will be served. Free. For more information please call 226-4321, email, or visit Find Peter White Public Library Teen Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

Robb Johnston: Children’s Author/Illustrator

November 5, 2018

Marquette, MINovember 5, 2018 – Robb Johnston, a Michigan artist and children’s book author, will read from his books and show children how to create their own illustrations on Monday, November 5th at 6:30 pm. Ages 7 & up are welcome. Free of charge. Sponsored in part by the Marquette County Health Department, NorthCare Network, Superior Health Foundation, and Marquette County Cares. For more information, call 226-4323 or visit… Read the rest

Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum Guardians of WOW Training

October 28, 2018

Marquette, MIOctober 28, 2018 – The Guardians of WOW is a youth volunteer organization at the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum. On Friday, November 2 at 5:30 pm, kids can go to the Children’s Museum and find out more about how they can be a leader at the museum. Informational meetings about the Guardians of WOW take place on the first Friday of each month from 5:30-6:00 pm.… Read the rest

Story Time & Book Signing with Aurthor Krissy Bystrom Emery – July 24

July 21, 2018

Marquette, Mi.– Story Time & Book Signing with Author Krissy Bystrom Emery will be at the Marquette Food Co-Op this Tuesday, July 24 at 11:30 a.m.

Author Krissy Bystrom Emery will be reading her new book, “The Paw Paw Fruit Does the Cha-Cha Scoot.” It’s a cute story sharing the health benefits behind the Paw Paw Fruit for children pre-K through 3rd grade. This presentation and healthy ‘fruitful’ snacks afterward is a great way for kids to keep busy with literacy and nutrition.

Krissy will be signing her books for those who wish to take home a personalized copy to keep. Learn more about her company mission at

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Scouts Invited to Tackle Iron Belle Challenge – June 2

May 30, 2018

Marquette, Mi.– The Department of Natural Resources is asking Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, and Girl Scouts to join in this year’s Iron Belle Challenge June 2, along any part of Michigan’s showcase Iron Belle Trail.

More than 25,000! That’s how many miles that Scouts in Michigan have hiked in the previous years. The DNR is asking Scouts across the state to lace up their boots, grab their water bottles, and hit the trails to drive that number even higher for this year’s challenge June 2 (National Trails Day).

All Scouting participants will receive commemorative patches. 

Visit or contact Ray Rustem at 517-284-6070.
Learn more about the Iron Belle Trail (including interactive map) at

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Community Playgroups from Birth to 5 Program – May 16

May 13, 2018

Ishpeming, Mi.– Marquette-Alger Great Start Collaborative will host the Community Playgroups from birth to 5 program at Aspen Ridge Elementary School, Wednesday, May 16, from 10:00 a.m.- 11:30 a.m.

Bring your little one to join in on the fun and to play with other children in the community! There will be activities, storytime and snacks are provided.

This is a free event!… Read the rest

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