Calendar – Faith – Annual Interfaith Holocaust Memorial Service – Apr. 24

April 21, 2017

Marquette – The Annual Interfaith Holocaust Memorial Service will be held on Monday, April 24 at 7 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 201 E. Ridge Street in Marquette.

The Marquette Interfaith Forum and Temple Beth Sholom sponsor this annual remembrance of the Holocaust with prayers and readings from multiple faith groups, choral presentations and guest speaker Irene Miller, a Survivor of the Holocaust as an 8 year old Jewish child in Poland. Ms. Miller is now a retired health care executive in Detroit and a frequent speaker on the Holocaust, diversity, prejudice and acceptance and prevention of bullying.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Computer Coaching on Mango Languages – April 24

April 21, 2017

Marquette – Computer Coaching on Mango Languages will be offered on Monday, April 24 at 3 p.m. in the Computer Lab on the upper level of the Peter White Public Library.

The class offers access to over 70 languages by downloading the app to your tablet, iPad, or phone. There are ten lessons each in ten chapters of online language instruction. Please bring personal electronic devices with you. The class is free. For more information, call the PWPL Reference Desk at 226-4312.… Read the rest

Calendar – Music – “Together in Song” Concert at MTU – Apr. 24

April 21, 2017

Houghton – A “Together In Song” Concert will be held on Monday, April 24 at 7 p.m. at the Rozsa Center on the campus of MTU in Houghton.

The Keweenaw Music Educators’ Association is excited to present this concert featuring elementary, middle and high school choirs from across Houghton County Public Schools.

Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for students 18 and under. Call the ticket office at the Rozsa at 482-2073 to order or you can purchase tickets on-line.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – NCLL Oregon Trail Presentation Registration Deadline – Apr. 24

April 21, 2017

Negaunee – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a presentation about the Oregon Trail on Wednesday, May 3 from 12:15 to 1:45 p.m. at the Negaunee Senior Center, 410 Jackson Street in Negaunee. There will also be an optional lunch at 11 a.m.

Researcher and author Robert Dobson, who has traveled the Oregon Trail four times, will lead the presentation. He will share diary excerpts, interactions with Native Americans, maps and photos of wagons and equipment, the hardships of the trail itself and the influence of weather and disease.

The cost is $3 for NCLL members and $8 for non-members. For more information, contact Carole Bard at 228-9367. Register by Monday, April 25 by calling 227-2979 or emailing ncll@nmu.edu. … Read the rest

Calendar – Music – “Concert for the Great Lakes” – Apr. 24

April 21, 2017

Marquette – A free “Concert for the Great Lakes” featuring Song of the Lakes and storyteller Norm Wheeler, will be presented on Monday, April 24 at 7 p.m. in Kaufman Auditorium in Marquette.

This free community concert will feature the remarkable talents of the beloved Michigan based band Song of the Lakes performing songs from their recently released soundtrack to the legendary children’s book “Paddle to the Sea.”

The Superior Watershed Partnership, Music for All Kids and the Marquette Area Public Schools have collaborated on a grant through the Great Lakes Stewardship Initiative to increase awareness of our local Great Lakes Stewardship through music. For more information, call the Superior Watershed Partnership at 228-6095.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth -Chapter Book Club Meeting – Apr. 24

April 21, 2017

Marquette – Chapter Book Club, for ages 8 to 12, will meet on Monday, April 24 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

Calendar – Education – NMU College of Business Spring Celebration Registration Deadline – Apr. 24

April 21, 2017

Marquette – The Northern Michigan University College of Business will host a Kevät Juhla (Spring Celebration) Reception on Thursday, April 27 from 6 to 9 p.m. in the Explorer Rooms of the University Center at NMU.

The event will celebrate College of Business student, faculty and alumni achievements. Dean Dave Rayome will share plans for a new Business Innovation Center. The free event will feature complimentary hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar.

Register before midnight Monday, April 24, at www.universe.com/kevatjuhla2017. … Read the rest

Calendar – Health – NAMI Educational Meeting – Apr. 24

April 21, 2017

Marquette – The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette will offer an educational meeting on Monday, April 24 at 7 p.m. in the Baraga Place Conference Room, 129 West Baraga Avenue, Marquette.

Shelly Brandow from Great Lakes Recovery Centers will speak on the subject of co-occurring disorders (mental health disorder and substance use disorder).

NAMI offers confidential support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness. For more information call 360-7107, or visit www.namiam.org. … Read the rest

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