Calendar – Education – Buck Nystrom to Present “Thoughts and Stories on Leadership and Life” – Mar. 21

March 18, 2017

Marquette – Rose Bowl MVP and football coaching legend Carl “Buck” Nystrom will present “Thoughts and Stories on Leadership and Life” on Tuesday, March 21 at 4 p.m. in the Brule Room of the University Center at Northern Michigan University.

Nystrom is a Marquette native who earned All-American honors as a player and scholar at Michigan State University. He captained the Spartans to the Rose Bowl championship in 1965 and was named Most Valuable Player. Nystrom then gained national prominence as an offensive line coach at Oklahoma, Colorado, MSU and NMU. Diagnosed with terminal cancer three years ago, Nystrom is currently in remission.

The public is invited, but because this is a Skill Builder event through the NMU Student Leader Fellowship Program, advance registration is required at www.nmu.edu/skillbuilders to ensure adequate space.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Ishpeming School District Kindergarten Registration – Mar. 21-23

March 18, 2017

Ishpeming – The Ishpeming School District will be conducting their kindergarten registration for the 2017-2018 school year on Tuesday, March 21; Wednesday, March 22; and Thursday, March 23.

Parents with children who will be 5 years old on or before September 1, 2017, are requested to call the Birchview Elementary School at 485-6341 between the hours of 7:15 a.m. and 3:45 p.m. to schedule an appointment.

If your child will turn 5 between September 1, 2017, and December 1, 2017 and you feel they are kindergarten ready, you may complete a waiver. … Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – LEGO Club Meeting – Mar. 21

March 18, 2017

Marquette – LEGO Club will meet on Tuesday, March 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 – Youth – 2’s and 3’s Story Time – Mar. 21, 23

March 18, 2017

Marquette – 2’s and 3’s Story Time will be offered on Tuesday, March 21 and Thursday, March 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