Calendar – Films/Documentaries – DocuMonday to Screen “Tarpon” – Apr. 3

March 31, 2017

Marquette – DocuMonday will offer a free screening of the film “Tarpon” on Monday, April 3 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Starring Richard Brautigan, Jimmy Buffett, and Jim Harrison, this first of the modern fishing films was shot in the wild panorama of 1970s Key West, featuring treasure hunters, smugglers, hippies, and eccentrics. This documentary will be shown in memory of writer and Michigan native, Jim Harrison, by special permission of the filmmaker’s family.

For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.… Read the rest

Calendar – Health – NMU Exercise Science Seminar Series Presentations- Apr. 3

March 31, 2017

Marquette – Northern Michigan University’s 2017 Exercise Science Seminar Series will present “Biomechanics of the High Jump: Coaching Considerations” by John Evans on Monday, April 3 at 6:15 p.m. followed by a 7:15 p.m. presentation titled “The Vestibular System’s Control of Posture in a Varying Gravitational Environment” by Ryan Meidinger. Both events will take place in room 241 of the Physical Education Instructional Facility at NMU.

The presentations are free and open to the public. … Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Computer Coaching at Peter White Public Library – Apr. 3

March 31, 2017

Marquette – Computer Coaching “Download E-books and Audio Books” will be held on Monday, April from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Computer Lab at Peter White Public Library.

Learn how to use the OverDrive app to connect to the library’s audio book or E-book collections with your E-reader or phone. Please bring personal electronic devices with you.

For more information, call the PWPL Reference Desk at 226-4312.… Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – SERA Chapter #16 Meeting in Escanaba – Apr. 3

March 31, 2017

Escanaba – The Upper Peninsula Chapter #16 of the State Employee Retirees Association (SERA) will meet on Monday, April 3 at 1:30 p.m. at the State office building conference room, 305 Ludington Street, Escanaba.

All SERA members are encouraged to attend. … Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Beginning Genealogy Workshop – Apr. 3, 6

March 31, 2017

Marquette – A Beginning Genealogy Workshop will be offered on Monday, April 3 at 6:30 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

The event will cover pedigree charts, family groups, census records, and organizational techniques. Those with an interest in researching their family history are welcome to attend. Participants should bring a list of relatives or family tree to class. The Beginning Workshop will be repeated on Thursday, April 6 at 6:30 p.m.

Space is limited. Registration is required by calling the Reference Desk at 226-4312 or e-mail refdesk@pwpl.info.… Read the rest

Calendar – Literature – Poetry Workshop and Open Mic – Apr. 3

March 31, 2017

Marquette – A Poetry Workshop and Open Mic will be offered on Monday, April 3 beginning at 5:30 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

The Poetry Workshop will be at 5:30 p.m. and participants are asked to bring 10 copies of a poem to share. Open Mic begins at 6:30 p.m. Admission is free and the event is open to the public. … Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Ishpeming – Apr. 3

March 31, 2017

Ishpeming – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive with the bloodmobile on Monday, April 3 from 2 to 6 p.m. at Bethel Lutheran Church in Ishpeming.

For an appointment, call Laura Kantola at 485-1788.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Chapter Book Club Meeting – Apr. 3

March 31, 2017

Marquette – Chapter Book Club, for ages 8 to 12, will meet on Monday, April 3 from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

Listen to a chapter a week, illustrate that chapter, and then create your own book of illustrations. This month will feature Adam Gidwitz’s “A Tale Dark and Grimm.”

The event is free. Chapter Book Club meets every Monday. For more information call 226-4320 or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

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