NCLL Hosts Tango Workshop – 12/5/16

December 4, 2016

Marquette, MichiganDecember 4, 2016  – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a tango workshop on the correct hold and body position, along with basic steps that will form a dance routine. The workshop will be held from 2-4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5,  at the Dance Zone at the corner of College Avenue and Lincoln Street.

The cost is $3 for NCLL members and $8 for non-members. Singles are welcome. Register before Nov. 28 by calling 227-2979. For more information, contact Gilbert and Judy Martian at 343-6609.… Read the rest

Ishpeming Lions Club 13th Annual Holiday Breakfast – 12/4/16

December 3, 2016

Ishpeming, MichiganDecember 3, 2016 – The Ishpeming Lions Club will host its 13th Annual Holiday Breakfast on Sunday, December 4th from 8:30AM-12:30PM at St. Johns Church, KD Hall on Pine Street in Ishpeming.


Adults: $8
Children ages 7-12: $4
Children ages 6 and under: FREE

Tickets can be purchased from the Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce, Main Street School of Cosmetology, Elaine’s Place, Rare Earth Goods, from any Lions Club member, or at the door of the breakfast.

ALL proceeds benefit local charities.

You can get family and children’s pictures taken during the event, plus there will be raffle prizes.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – DocuMonday to Screen “Racing Extinction” – Dec. 5

December 2, 2016

Marquette – DocuMonday will present a screening of the 2015 documentary film “Racing Extinction” on Monday, December 5 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Scientists predict that humanity’s footprint on the planet may cause the loss of 50% of all species by the end of the century. They believe we have entered the sixth major extinction in Earth’s history, following the extinction which took out the dinosaurs. Evidence shows that humanity has sparked a cataclysmic change of the world’s natural environment and animal life.

With state-of-the-art photographic technology, director Louie Psihoyos pulls into focus our impact on the planet, to inspire us all to embrace the solutions that will ensure a thriving, biodiverse world for future generations.
Winner of numerous film festival awards and an Academy Award nominee, “Racing Extinction” premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, is rated PG and runs for 90 minutes.… Read the rest

Operation Action UP Accepting Nominations

December 2, 2016

Marquette, MichiganDecember 2, 2016 – The Operation Action U.P. Excellence Awards recognize up to four outstanding for-profit businesses that have contributed to the economic well-being of the Upper Peninsula.

At the annual meeting on Wednesday, January 25, 2017, these award winners will have the opportunity to “spotlight” their business and say thanks to the individuals or organizations who nominated them in this competitive award process.


The nomination deadline is Friday, December 9th.


CLICK HERE for the nomination form.

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Downtown Negaunee Christmas Parade and Tree Lighting – 12/3/16

December 2, 2016

Negaunee, MichiganDecember 2, 2016 – Join downtown Negaunee on Saturday, December 3rd for the Irontown Association Tree Lighting and Parade!

  • Santa and the 2016 Pioneer Princess, Miss Addison Thornton, will ride in the Negaunee Irontown Association parade, which starts at 5PM. The parade will go up Iron Street. The Christmas Tree lighting will take place directly after the parade.
  • The Negaunee City Band will be performing as Santa rides up the street and after he arrives.
  • Pictures with Santa can be taken in the upstairs of the Negaunee City Center. Hot chocolate and cookies will be available while you wait. Don’t forget your camera!
  • The Negaunee City Center will host a Craft Show Sale from 4PM-8PM. Many local artists and vendors will be throughout the building.
  • 1844 will offer special in store discounts.
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Lights of Love Celebration – 12/1/16

December 1, 2016

Ishpeming, MichiganDecember 1, 2016 – Bell Auxiliary will host its  19th Annual Lights of Love service on Thursday, December 1st at 6:30PM. This event will take place in the clinic entrance of UP Health System – Bell in Ishpeming.

If you would like purchase a “light” or ornament for this event either in memory of or in honor of a loved one, please call Julie at (906) 485-2751.

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NMU Presents Holiday Collage Concert – 12/1/16

December 1, 2016

Marquette, MichiganDecember 1, 2016 – The Northern Michigan University Music Department will present a Holiday Collage Concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 1, in Reynolds Recital Hall. This non-stop musical event features the NMU band, choirs, orchestra and a variety of solos and ensembles. It will be performed in two acts without applause between selections.

Tickets are $15 for general admission and $5 for students. They can be purchased at all NMU EZ Ticket outlets or online at… Read the rest

NMU ‘Lighting Up the Holidays’ Nov. 30

November 29, 2016

Marquette, MichiganNovember 29, 2016 – Northern Michigan University will host its 29th annual Lighting Up the Holidays, a free kickoff to the season for families from NMU and the Marquette community, on Wednesday, Nov. 30. It runs from 5-8 p.m. in the Peter White Lounge of the University Center.

The event includes includes a visit from Santa, pictures with Santa, horse-drawn hayrides, face painting, free children’s books, dance performances, holiday refreshments and smoothie samples, games and crafts. Barnes & Noble at NMU Bookstore will also be holding its holiday sale.… Read the rest

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