Calendar – Youth – Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration – Mar. 3

February 28, 2017

Marquette – A Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration will be held on Friday, March 3 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday with fun Seussical crafts, activities, and even some cake! All ages are invited to join the fun. The event is free.

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

Calendar – Education – Muslim Awareness Presentation at NMU – Mar. 3

February 28, 2017

Marquette – A Muslim Awareness Forum will take place on Friday, March 3 at 3 p.m. in the Marquette Room of the University Center at Northern Michigan University.

Presentations will address Muslim beliefs, practices and lifestyle and offer a comparison with other religions. Political Science Department Head Carter Wilson and History Department Head Keith Kendall will speak at the event. The public is invited.

The Multicultural Education and Resource Center will host this free event along with Philosophy Professor Golam Azam and the Muslim Student Association. For more information, contact Johnson at … Read the rest

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

February 28, 2017

Marquette – Story and Craft Hour for ages 4 through 8 will be held on Friday, March 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 or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Theater – Lake Superior Youth Theater to Present “Cinderella” – Mar. 3,4,5

February 28, 2017

Marquette – Lake Superior Youth Theater will present “Cinderella” on Friday, March 3 at 7 p.m., Saturday, March 4 at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., and Sunday, March 5 at 1 p.m. at Kaufman Auditorium.

Advance tickets are on sale for $15vfor adults and $9 for students. Tickets purchased at the door are $17 and $11. Get tickets online at (there is a print at home option), by phone at 227-1032, or in person at any NMU ticketing outlet: Berry Events Center, University Bookstore, Superior Dome, or the Forest Roberts Theatre.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Me and My Lady, Me and My Guy Dance – Mar. 3

February 28, 2017

L’Anse – A Me and My Lady Dance and a Me and My Guy Dance will be held on Friday, March 3 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the L’Anse Area Schools in L’Anse.

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

Admission is $5/person or $20/family. All proceeds to go to the CJ Sullivan Playground Project.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – G.L.O.W. Alliance Meeting – Mar. 3

February 28, 2017

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

Give and receive support, socialize, and help plan fun pride activities. Refreshments will be served. The event is free of charge. For information, call 226-4321 or 226-4323 or visit… Read the rest

Creating Confident Caregivers Workshop – 3/2/17

February 28, 2017

Escanaba, MIFebruary 28, 2017 – Creating Confident Caregivers is an exciting program in select regions of Michigan, for family caregivers of persons with dementia and/or memory loss. Creating Confident Caregivers is a six-session workshop led by trained dementia care specialists. This university tested program provides participants with information, skills and attitudes to manage stress and increase their effectiveness as a Caregiver.

Creating Confident Caregivers is once again available in the Escanaba area, brought to you in part by the U.P. Area Agency on Aging/UPCAP. There is no charge to participants for the weekly sessions or materials and care for your person with dementia may be available through participating area agencies while caregivers attend the workshop.

The next “Creating Confident Caregivers” workshop starts March 2, 2017 in Escanaba. This is a six week workshop which meets once each week on Thursday’s from 2:00 p.m.… Read the rest

Calendar – Seniors – Welcome to Medicare/Medicaid Workshop in Escanaba – Mar. 2

February 27, 2017

Escanaba – UPCAP’s Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program will offer a free “Welcome to Medicare” seminar on Thursday, March 2 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the UPCAP Lower Conference Room, 2501 14th Avenue South, Escanaba.

The seminar is targeted towards folks that will be eligible for Medicare sometime within the next six months. Learn the basics of Medicare, and discuss what folks should be thinking about when making decisions on their Medicare choices. Information about programs that may be available to help pay out-of-pocket Medicare costs will also be discussed.

There is no charge to attend this informational event and a helpful workbook will be provided to each participant. Registration is required by calling 1-800-803-7174, or by simply dialing 2-1-1 and indicating your wish to register for the “Welcome to Medicare” event in Escanaba on March 2. … Read the rest

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