Calendar – Youth – “The Scribblers” Teen Creative Writing Club Meeting – Mar. 29

March 26, 2017

Marquette – “The Scribblers” Teen Creative Writing Club will meet on Wednesday, March 29 from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Students in grades 6 to 12 are invited to expand their creative storytelling skills with fun writing prompts and unlimited encouragement.

The event is free of charge. For more information, call 226-4323, visit, or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Lecture on “Citizenship and the Alchemy of Race” – Mar. 29

March 26, 2017

Marquette – Northern Michigan University has scheduled a semester-long series of presentations, film screenings, reading groups and creative responses to Claudia Rankine’s “Citizen: An American Lyric”, this year’s Diversity Common Reader Program selection. The book recounts mounting racial aggression in ongoing encounters in 21st century daily life and in the media.

Carter Wilson, NMU political science department head, will present “Citizenship and the Alchemy of Race” on Wednesday, March 29 at 5 p.m. in room 165 of the NMU Art and Design Building. The event is free and open to the public. … Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Powers – Mar. 29

March 26, 2017

Powers – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive on Wednesday March 29 from noon to 4 p.m. CDT at Pine Crest Medical Care Facility in Powers.

For an appointment, call Debbie Seely at 906-295-1295.… Read the rest