Calendar – Groups – Tasty Read Book Group Meeting – Mar. 7

March 4, 2017

Marquette – Tasty Reads, a book group for readers who like to cook, will examine Molly Wizenberg’s “Delancey: A Man, a Woman, a Restaurant, a Marriage” on Tuesday, March 7 at noon in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

In this funny, frank, and tender memoir, Wizenberg recounts how opening a pizza restaurant sparked the first crisis of her young marriage. Share your thoughts about the book and a recipe inspired by it.

New members are welcome. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4303. … Read the rest

Calendar – Education – 11th Annual Agriculture for Tomorrow Conference in Escanaba – Mar. 7

March 4, 2017

Escanaba – The Michigan State University Extension’s 11th annual Agriculture for Tomorrow conference will be held on Tuesday, March 7 at the Heirman University Center, 2001 N. Lincoln Road in Escanaba.

The conference is to help U.P. farmers stay informed, up-to-date and profitable. Topics will include protecting crops from weeds, disease and insects, low-lignin alfalfa, using paper mill residuals on crop land, managing crop nutrients, dairy calf housing, passive immune testing calves, beef cattle handling, Veterinary Feed Directive, Military Veterans in Ag, Panel of farmers on Brand and Direct Marketing, Meet MDARD, and Getting to know your local resources. Participants can gain information on farming practices they are currently pursuing, or explore new possibilities.

Registration cost is $35 and includes lunch and materials. For more information about the Agriculture for Tomorrow conference or to register please visit https://events.anr.msu.edu/2017AgforTomorrow/. Contact Frank Wardynski at 906-884-4386 or wardynsk@anr.msu.edu with any questions.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – LEGO Club Meeting – Mar. 7

March 4, 2017

Marquette – LEGO Club will meet on Tuesday, March 7 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 – Youth – 2’s and 3’s Story Time – Mar. 7, 9

March 4, 2017

Marquette – 2’s and 3’s Story Time will be offered on Tuesday, March 7 and Thursday, March 9 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 – Education – Marquette Area Public Schools Kindergarten Registration – Mar. 7-8

March 4, 2017

Marquette – Marquette Area Public Schools Kindergarten registration for the 2017-2018 school year will be held on Tuesday, March 7 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., and Wednesday, March 8 from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Whitman Hall in Marquette.

Please bring the child’s certified birth certificate, immunization record and proof of residency. Children do not need to be present. A kindergarten screening for each child will be scheduled at this time. Screenings will take place in May.

For more information, call the school the child will attend.
Cherry Creek – 225-4399
Sandy Knoll – 225-4281
Superior Hills – 225-4295
Graveraet – 225-4210.… Read the rest