Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – The Blind Groundhog Craft Beer Sampling – Feb. 3

January 31, 2017

Marquette – The Community Foundation of Marquette County invites the public to The Blind Groundhog Craft Beer Sampling on Friday, February 3 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Marquette Regional History Center in Marquette.

Guests will enjoy “blind” samples of brews selected by UP brewers including Ore Dock Brewing Company, Blackrocks Brewery, Upper Hand Brewery, and Keweenaw Brewing Company. After sampling an array of the best that UP brewers have to offer, guests can vote for their favorite in three categories: Pale Ales, Seasonal, and Brewers’ Choice.

At the end of the evening, each of the brews will be revealed and the “Crowd Favorite” in each of the three categories will receive an award. A beer from “downstate” will be hidden among the samples, and guests will be encouraged to try to spot “The Troll Beer.” Food will be served and non-alcoholic drinks will be available.… Read the rest

Calendar- Education – NCLL Estate Planning Workshop – Registration Deadline – Feb. 3

January 31, 2017

Marquette – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a workshop on estate planning on Tuesday, February 7 rom 2 to 4 p.m. in the Community Room at 702 Chippewa Square in Marquette.

The workshop is designed to help participants keep their businesses and camps in the family. Andrew Rickauer of Thrivent Financial will discuss how to protect assets, identify and overcome transition obstacles and develop a plan for a smooth transition.

Attendance is $3 for NCLL members and $8 for non-members. For more information, contact Caroline Jordan at 228-9953. Register by Feb. 3 by calling 227-2979. … Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Marbles Plus Knife Club 22nd Annual Gun and Knife Show – Feb. 3-4

January 31, 2017

Rapid River – Marbles Plus Knife Club 22nd Annual Gun and Knife Show will be held on Friday, February 3 from noon to 6 p.m. and on Saturday, February 4 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Rapid River Lions Club, south 1 block from the blinker light in Rapid River.

All the profits from the show will be given to a number of local charities. Admission is $3 per day. Children 12 and under will be admitted free with an adult.

For more information, call Robert Salmi 906-428-1696.… Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – G.L.O.W Alliance Meeting – Feb. 3

January 31, 2017

Marquette – Teens in grades 8 to 12 who support equality for all genders and sexualities are invited to attend the first meeting of G.L.O.W. (Gay Lesbian or Whatever) on Friday, February 3 from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Lions Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Please come and help us set priorities and plan activities for the upcoming year. Refreshments will be served. The event is free of charge. For information, call 226-4321 or 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.… Read the rest

Calendar – Dance – Me and My Guy Dance in L’Anse – Feb. 3

January 31, 2017

L’Anse – A Me and My Guy Dance will be held on Friday, February 3 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at L’Anse Area School.

Girls bring your Father, Grandfather or Father Figure (all ages welcome) for a fun-filled night of dancing, music, snacks, crafts, photo booth and fun! Come make a memory with the special lady or ladies in your life!

Tickets are $5 per person or $20 per family. All proceeds to go to the CJ Sullivan Playground Project.
For more information, contact the CJ Sullivan PTO at 906-524-6000.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Story and Craft Hour – Feb. 3

January 31, 2017

Marquette – Story and Craft Hour for ages 4 through 8 will be held on Friday, February 3 from 11 a.m. to noon in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

Enjoy stories, songs, and crafts. The event is free. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Dog Night at the Library – Feb. 2

January 30, 2017

Marquette – Dog Night will be offered on Thursday, February 2 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Children’s Room of the Peter White Public Library.

All children are invited to come and read to a dog. Increase your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a friendly, calm dog. The event is free and no registration is required.

For more information, call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Food – Feeding America Food Truck at CrossBridge Church – Feb. 2

January 30, 2017

Ishpeming – The Feeding America truck will be at CrossBridge Church, 119 N. Third Street in Ishpeming on Thursday, February 2.

Anyone needing food is welcome. Items will be distributed according to last name. M-R: 9:30 a.m. S-Z: 10 a.m. A-F: 10:30 a.m. G-L: 11 a.m.

Please bring a sturdy container, such as a laundry basket. The doors will be closed at 11:30 so volunteers can clean and distribute leftover food to pre-determined, charitable organizations. … Read the rest

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