Calendar – Youth – 2’s and 3’s Story Time – Feb. 21, 23

February 18, 2017

Marquette – 2’s and 3’s Story Time will be offered on Tuesday, February 21 and Thursday, February 23 from 10:30 to 11 a.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Children ages 2 and 3 will enjoy stories, finger plays, songs and activities. 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 – Groups – NARFE Chapter 1900 Meeting – Feb. 22

February 18, 2017

Marquette – National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Chapter 1900 will meet on Wednesday, February 22 at 1:30 p.m. in Room B of the Marquette Senior Center, 300 W. Baraga Avenue in Marquette.

Marquette County Sheriff Greg Zyburt will be the guest speaker. NARFE Chapter 1900 includes members from the Marquette, Escanaba, Rapid River, Houghton and Hancock areas. For additional information, call 475-0362.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – LEGO Club Meeting – Feb. 21

February 18, 2017

Marquette – LEGO Club will meet on Tuesday, February 21 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

LEGO Club is for ages 5 and up. Listen to stories and work with others to build Lego projects. LEGOs are provided and 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 – Education – Free Public Presentation on “Building a Career From Scratch” – Feb. 21

February 18, 2017

Marquette – Joan Kimball, business development director at the Quebec Government Office in Chicago, will give a free public presentation titled “Building a Career from Scratch” on Tuesday, February 21 at 5:30 p.m. in the Erie Room of the University Center at Northern Michigan University.

Kimball will explain how to build a business from an idea, using the keys of communication and fearlessly navigating international business relations. She will share her own experience becoming an innovative marketer, high-energy entrepreneur and guerrilla business development leader for world markets and industries.

Kimball is returning to her alma mater as the NMU College of Business’ executive in residence. The U.P. native and NMU graduate provides strategic business development and marketing expertise to more than 400 manufacturers and key industry association/government partners in Quebec.

RSVPs are accepted at universe.com/executiveinresidence. For more information, contact the NMU College of Business at 227-2900.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Matinee Movie to Screen “Sully” – Feb. 21

February 18, 2017

Marquette – The Matinee Movie Series will offer a free screening of “Sully” on Tuesday, February 21 at 12:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

This biographical drama tells the story of Captain Chesley Sullenberger’s split decision to land flight 1549 on the Hudson River when two of his engines fail. Although there are no fatalities or serious injuries, his decision comes under intense scrutiny, questioning his judgment and threatening his career. Starring Tom Hanks and directed by Clint Eastwood, this movie is rated PG-13.

Matinee Movie welcomes the public to bring their own lunch or buy from the library cafe and enjoy the movie in a dinner theater setting. Closed captioning will be on to ensure access for all. There is no admission charge. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – BYO Dinner Theater to Screen “Captain Fantastic” – Feb. 21

February 18, 2017

Marquette – BYO Dinner Theater will offer a free screening of “Captain Fantastic” on Tuesday, February 21 at 6 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Starring Viggo Mortensen, “Captain Fantastic” tells the story of a father who when forced to leave his wilderness home must learn how to raise his children while still maintaining his ideals within commercial America. The comedy/drama film runs for 118 minutes and is rated R.

There is no admission charge thanks to sponsorship by the Friends of the Peter White Public Library. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318. … Read the rest