Calendar – Education – NCLL Special Class on “Highlights of Romania and Transylvania” – Feb. 28

February 25, 2017

Marquette – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a special free class on “Highlights of Romania and Transylvania” on Tuesday, February 28 from 7 to 9 p.m. in Room 101B of the Superior Dome at Northern Michigan University..

The topic will include the cities of Brasov, Bucharest, Sighisaura and Sinaia and will feature the culture of the Roma, Peoples Palace, Peles Castle, Vlad Dracula and Bran Castle, and the 12th century Saxon UNESCO World Heritage Site. Participants will learn about the artistry of Christo/Jeanne-Claude, Albrecht Durer, and a Romanian Folk Ensemble.

There is no cost and no reservation is required. For further information, contact Carol Margrif 906-249-9975.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – 2’s and 3’s Story Time – Feb. 28, Mar. 2

February 25, 2017

Marquette – 2’s and 3’s Story Time will be offered on Tuesday, February 28 and Thursday, March 2 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 – Health – Blood Drive in Escanaba – Feb. 28

February 25, 2017

Escanaba – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a bloodmobile blood drive on Tuesday February 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Bay College-Joseph Heirman University Center in Escanaba.

For an appointment, call Katie Beauchamp at 906-420-1998. Walk-ins are welcome.… Read the rest

Calendar – Elder Care – “Living with Alzheimer’s for the Middle-Stage Caregiver” Series Begins – Feb. 28

February 25, 2017

Marquette – The Alzheimer’s Association will host the three part series “Living with Alzheimer’s for the Middle-Stage Caregiver” beginning on Tuesday, February 28 from 1 to 3 p.m. at 309 S. Front Street, Suite 233 in Marquette. Part two of the series will be on Tuesday, March 7 from 1 to 3 p.m. Part three of the series will be on March 14 from 1 to 3 p.m.

In the middle stage of the disease, caregivers become hands-on caregivers. Join in the discussion and learn about how to provide safe, effective and comfortable care in the middle stage of Alzheimer’s. Please RSVP to 800-272-3900 or 906-228-3910.… Read the rest

Calendar – Health – The Doctor is in…Signs and Symptoms of Peripheral Arterial Disease Presentation – Feb. 28

February 25, 2017

Marquette – The Doctor is in…Signs and Symptoms of Peripheral Arterial Disease will be offered on Tuesday, February 28 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

This informational session on peripheral arterial disease will be presented U.P. Health System’s Dr. Yazan Khouri, Board certified in internal medicine, Dr. Khouri, an interventional cardiologist, has special interests in transcatheter valve training, cardiology, cardio-vascular disease, and echocardiography. Bring a sack lunch as well as any questions you may have for the doctor.

This monthly lunch and learn session is part of a Meet the Physician series sponsored by the U.P. Health System of Marquette and the Peter White Public Library. There is no admission charge to attend the event. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 906-226-4318.… Read the rest

Calendar – Music – NMU Jazz Band and Jazz Combo Concert – Feb. 28

February 25, 2017

Marquette – The Northern Michigan University Jazz Band and Jazz Combo, directed by Mark Flaherty, will perform on Tuesday, February 28 at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Recital Hall.

The ensembles will present a variety of music by artists such as Billy Strayhorn, Hoagy Carmichael, David Berger and Alan Ferber. The program will also highlight a number of new works by NMU student composers. Admission is free. … Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – LEGO Club Meeting – Feb. 28

February 25, 2017

Marquette – LEGO Club will meet on Tuesday, February 28 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 – Community – UPAWS New Animal Shelter Presentation – Feb. 28

February 25, 2017

Marquette – The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter will give a presentation on the proposed new animal shelter on Tuesday, February 28 from 6 to 7 p.m. at Thrive Community Center, 702 Chippewa Square in Marquette.

There will be a question and answer session following the presentation. Refreshments will be served. RSVP’s are requested. Please call 475-6661 or email ktossova@upaws.org.… Read the rest

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