Calendar – Health – Bone and Joint Solutions Event in Hancock – Apr. 12

April 9, 2017

Hancock – Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital’s Bone and Joint Solutions event will be held on Wednesday, April 12 at 5:30 p.m. at the Finnish American Heritage Center in Hancock.

Your passions shouldn’t cause you pain. That’s what the area’s most comprehensive orthopedic team will share with the community during this event. Attendees will have the opportunity to talk directly to Aspirus Keweenaw’s surgeons and therapists about healing pain in the hands, shoulders, knees and hips. Appetizers prepared by Chef Mark Pittillo and light refreshments will be provided.

Participants must register in advance to attend by calling 337-6541.… Read the rest

Calendar – Health – The Doctor is in…Headaches and Migraines Presentation – Apr. 12

April 9, 2017

Marquette – The Doctor is in…Headaches and Migraines will be presented on Wednesday, April 12 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Do you suffer from headaches or migraines? Come to this informational session on why headaches occur and how to deal with them, presented by U.P. Health System’s PA Bonnie Kilpela. Come listen to her talk, and bring a sack lunch as well as any questions you may have.

This monthly lunch and learn session is part of a Meet the Physician series sponsored by the U.P. Health System of Marquette and the Peter White Public Library. There is no admission charge to attend the event. For more information, visit the library’s website at www.pwpl.info or call 906-226-4318.… Read the rest

Calendar – Community – “Sisu Stories: Who Are You? Discovering Family Histories” – Apr. 12

April 9, 2017

Marquette – “Sisu Stories: Who Are You? Discovering Family Histories” will be held on Wednesday, April 12 at 6:30 p.m. in J.M. Longyear Library at the Marquette Regional History Center, 145 W. Spring Street in Marquette.

In September 2016, the MRHC held two digitization events to document local history and create a digital repository. This celebration will be an opportunity for the public to see what was received, including wood carvings, miners’ headlamps, photos and more! Discover some interesting family histories from Marquette County, featuring materials from the Sisu Stories digitization grant.

The second half of the program will solve genealogy mysteries from several local families including a missing child and an Ishpeming miner turned confectioner. Learn about genealogy research at the Longyear Library.

For more information, call 226-3571 or go to www.marquettehistory.org.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Cyber Safety Presentation – Apr. 12

April 9, 2017

Marquette – Northern Michigan University’s Student Cybersecurity Association will present a review of Internet safety for electronic devices (computers, cell phones, and tablets) featuring secure passwords, phishing for information, and phone security on Wednesday, April 12 from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Computer Lab at the Peter White Public Library.

All ages are welcome. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call the Reference Desk at 226-4312.… Read the rest

Calendar – Theater – Westwood Improv Troupe to Present “The Next Tree” – Apr. 12

April 9, 2017

Ishpeming – The Westwood Improv Troupe, a division of the Westwood Shakespeare Company, will present “The Next Tree” on Wednesday, April 12 at 7 p.m. in the Patriot Performing Arts Theatre at Westwood High School.

The show, a completely improvised acting exercise, pays tribute to a comic Shakespearean line in its title, and will feature talented Westwood students in grades 9-12.

Tickets for the performance are $5 at the high school office in advance, $10 at the door for adults, $8 for students at the door, and $5 at the door for any group of five or more. Children under 10 are admitted free. … Read the rest

Calendar – Community – “Don’t Tase Me, Bro!” Suds, Buds, and Barristers Event – Apr. 12

April 9, 2017

Marquette – “Don’t Tase Me, Bro! A Citizen’s Guide to Police Encounters” Suds, Buds, and Barristers event with Marquette County Sheriff Greg Zyburt and attorney Karl Numinen will be held on Wednesday, April 12 at 7 p.m. in the upstairs community space at Ore Dock Brewing Company. It is free and open to the public.

The NMU Student Law Forum will host a presentation. The Student Law Forum’s goal is to provide its members with the resources to successfully enter law school. It engages its members in LSAT preparation, law school tours, conferences and speakers. Members also discuss high-profile legal issues and other topics of interest to students.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Teen Advisory Board Meeting – Apr. 12

April 9, 2017

Marquette – The Teen Advisory Board will meet on Wednesday, April 12 from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

All students in grades 9 to 12 are welcome for event planning, book talking and snacks. Tell us what you’d like to see at your library, meet new people, and get some volunteer experience at the same time.

The event is free. For more information, call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Laughing Whitefish Audubon Society Program “Identifying Spring Warblers” – Apr. 12

April 9, 2017

Marquette – The Laughing Whitefish Audubon Society will present a program called “Identifying Spring Warblers,” with Dr. Tom Noren on Wednesday, April 12 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of Peter White Public Library.

The public is welcome. For more information: call 226-6749. … Read the rest

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