Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum U.P. 200 Family “Warm Up” Party

February 16, 2017

Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum

U.P. 200 Family “Warm Up” Party

Friday, February 17th

5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Come in to get ready for the big start of the U.P. 200!

There will be a slice of pizza and a cookie for $1.00, plus hot beverages and plenty of sled dog-themed activities.

Free with admission or membership.

Please call the museum with any questions 906-226-3911

Marnie Foucault

Director of 8-18 Media

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Calendar – Health – 4th Annual Wellness Fair and Chili Cook-Off – Feb. 19

February 16, 2017

Gwinn – The 4th Annual Wellness Fair and Chili Cook Off will be held on Sunday, February 19 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Gwinn High School Cafeteria.

The Wellness Fair will promote all over wellness from the surrounding community businesses and groups. The Chili Cook-Off will feature local restaurants competing for Gwinn Area’s Favorite Chili.

For more information, contact Barbie Ward-Thomas at 346-0313 or email bward@gwinn.k12.mi.us.… Read the rest

Calendar – Music – Marquette City Band “Winter Carnival” Concert – Feb. 19

February 16, 2017

Marquette – Marquette City Band will present their winter concert “Winter Carnival” on Sunday, February 19 at 3 p.m. in Reynolds Recital Hall on the campus of Northern Michigan University.

Join them “in doors” for their first 2017 Concert with Dr. Stephen Grugin directing. Admission is free, but donations will be accepted and appreciated.

For more information, contact Fran Darling at 249-1514 or visit www.marquettecityband.com.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Escanaba High School Baseball Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser – Feb. 19

February 16, 2017

Escanaba – The Escanaba High School Baseball Spaghetti Dinner Fundraiser will be held on Sunday, February 19 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Elks Lodge 354 at 210 Ludington Street in Escanaba.

Tickets are $6 for a dinner of spaghetti, salad, garlic bread and dessert. Take-out and delivery will be available. There will also be raffles and 50/50 drawings. Escanaba High School Baseball is a self funding sport. Proceeds this event will help fund the program.

For more information, contact Sharon Willette at 906-399-0267 or email teamwillette@yahoo.com.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – “Let’s Go Inside” Dome Dash 5K – Feb. 19

February 16, 2017

Marquette – The “Let’s Go Inside” Dome Dash 5K will be held on Sunday, February 19 beginning at 2 p.m. with a 1 mile kids race, followed by the 5K at 2:30 p.m. at the Superior Dome in Marquette.

The 5K is 10 laps around the Superior Dome Concourse. The kids course is 3 laps. Registration is $25 for the 5K and $15 for the kids 1 mile. Pre-register Monday through Friday at the NMU Campus Recreation window at the dome.

Proceeds will benefit the cross country and track and field teams at NMU. … Read the rest

The Marquette Regional History Center presents: Saturday at the Center: Sports Heroes – 2/18/17

February 16, 2017

Marquette, MIFebruary 16, 2017 – A great family event and just in time for Sled Dog Weekend! Learn about and even encounter some of our local sports figures who made history. View sports equipment from our museum collection and other memorabilia and listen to some great sports stories. Enjoy games and activities.  Join us from 11:00am – 2:00pm.

Meet special guest and local hockey hero – Sully – Jerry Sullivan, of the Marquette Iron Rangers and MTU Huskies NCAA All American.

Short sports stories program at 12:00pm. Wear your favorite team jersey and get a dollar off admission. Join us for the fun and view the special exhibit and main gallery exhibits. Fun for all ages and included with admission. Visit marquettehistory.org or call 906.226.3571 for more info.… Read the rest