Author/Prison Warden Presentation Oct. 6

September 30, 2009

Marquette – Tekla Dennison Miller, social activist and author of four books, including “The Warden Wore Pink, will speak on Tuesday, October 6 at 7 p.m. at the Peter White Public Library. Miller will discuss her life as a prison warden, her 20-year career in corrections and her newest work of fiction, “Inevitable Sentences,” which […]

Fresh Film Showing Oct. 5

September 30, 2009

Marquette – The film “Fresh” will be shown on Monday, October 5 at 7 p.m. in Jamrich Hall Room 102 at Northern Michigan University. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. There will be a discussion period after the film, and information on local food, farming and sustainability matters will be shared. This film examines U.S. food […]

Afternoon Film Classic Oct. 5

September 30, 2009

The Peter White Public Library Afternoon Classic Films will screen “In The Heat of the Night” on Monday, October 5 at 1:30 p.m. This taut thriller examines the strained relationship between a racist Southern cop and a black detective from Philadelphia, who are involved in the same murder case. The film was one of the […]

Dogs and Kids: Friends and Partners Oct. 4

September 30, 2009

Marquette – “Dogs and Kids: Friends and Partners,” a program for children to learn how to be safe around and enjoy the company of man's best friend, will be offered on Sunday, October 4 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. The event is sponsored […]

Fire Prevention Week Kick-off Parade and Static Display Oct. 3

September 30, 2009

Marquette – The Marquette City Fire Department will host the 17th annual Fire Prevention Week Kick-Off Parade and Static Display on Saturday, October 3 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on West Bluff Street behind Harlow Park. Equipment, vehicles and personnel from various fire departments in the county will be on hand. Prizes will be […]

8th Annual UPAEYC Conference Oct. 10

September 30, 2009

Marquette – The 8th Annual Upper Peninsula Association for the Education of Young Children Preschool Conference will be held on Saturday, October 10 from 8 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. in the University Center at NMU. Keynote speaker will be Jane Kitson, a.k.a. Mother Goose, presenting “Leap into Literacy,” a fast paced, user friendly format that […]

Cliffs Autumn Classic Oct. 17

September 30, 2009

Ishpeming – The Cliffs Autumn Classic 5K and 10K Cross Country Run will be held on Saturday, October 17 at Suicide Bowl between Ishpeming and Negaunee on M-28. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. The race begins at 10 a.m. The registration fee is $15 for adults and $10 for students. For more information, contact Bob […]

Fair Trade Market Oct. 3-4

September 29, 2009

Marquette – A Fair Trade Market will be offered on Saturday, October 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. and on Sunday, October 4 from 1 to 4 p.m. at St. Mark's Lutheran Church in Marquette. In addition to jewelry, available for purchase will also be beautiful and unique fair trade items handmade by disadvantaged […]

Men’s Health Tune Up Oct. 3

September 29, 2009

Hancock – A Men's Health Tune Up will be held on Saturday, October 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Portage Health Conference Center, 500 Campus Drive in Hancock. This is a day to address men's unique health issues. Activities such as screenings, outdoor activities and health information geared just for men will […]

American Legion Hockey Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser Oct. 3

September 29, 2009

Marquette – The American Legion Hockey Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser will be held on Sunday, October 3 from 8 to 11 a.m. at the American Legion, 700 W. Bluff in Marquette. Tickets for the all-you-can-eat breakfast are $5 for adults, $3 for children 5 to 12 and free for those under 5. Tickets are available from […]

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