Calendar – Education – SPITZ Preview at Shiras Planetarium – May 9

May 6, 2017

Marquette – ​Marquette Area Public Schools Education Foundation will host ​a preview of the SPITZ SciDome ED on Tuesday, May 9 at 5:30 p.m. in the Shiras Planetarium, located behind Marquette Senior High School.

The preview will display human anatomy and earth science simulations on a state of the art digital projector that will support the S.T.E.A.M. plans of MAPS into the future. There will be light refreshments and time for questions to be answered.

This is a free event, all interested community members are welcome to attend.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Young Author Visit with David Biedrzycki – May 9

May 6, 2017

Marquette – A Young Author visit with award-winning author and illustrator David Biedrzycki will
be held on Tuesday, May 9 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Biedrzycki will give a reading of his work, and then attendees will do a make and take craft. Books will also be available for purchase. The event is free. For more information, call 226-4321, visit www.pwpl.info, or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Holocaust Survivor Presentation at Gladstone High School – May 9

May 6, 2017

Gladstone – The public is invited to attend a presentation by Mr. Martin Lowenberg, a Holocaust survivor, on Monday, May 9 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Gladstone High School Auditorium.

Mr. Lowenberg, who is a Michigan resident, travels the country speaking about his childhood experiences under Nazi rule. Mr. Lowenberg shares his story of the Night of Broken Glass, relocation, and life inside both ghettos and concentration camps in an effort to help others better understand the atrocities of the Holocaust. There will be no admission charge.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – 2’s and 3’s Story Time – May 9, 11

May 6, 2017

Marquette – 2’s and 3’s Story Time will be offered on Tuesday, May 9 and Thursday, May 11 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

Calendar – Youth – LEGO Club Meeting – May 9

May 6, 2017

Marquette – LEGO Club will meet on Tuesday, May 9 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 – Community – Veteran Town Hall Meeting in Manistique – May 9

May 6, 2017

Manistique – Veterans and their families are invited to a Veteran Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, May 9 at 5 p.m. at the VFW Hall in Manistique.

Leaders from the VA Medical Center, Escanaba Vet Center, Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency, and County Veteran Service Officers will be on hand to provide a presentation on VA services, discuss updates to the Veterans Choice Program and other initiatives to increase access to VA healthcare, answer questions, and listen to Veterans’ comments and concerns.

Any questions can be directed to VA Public Affairs Officer Brad Nelson at 800-215-8262, extension 32001, or your local County Veteran Service Office. … Read the rest

Calendar – Community – Veteran Town Hall Meeting in Gladstone – May 9

May 6, 2017

Gladstone – Veterans and their families are invited to a Veteran Town Hall meeting on Tuesday, May 9 at 1 p.m. at the American Legion Post in Gladstone.

Leaders from the VA Medical Center, Escanaba Vet Center, Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency, and County Veteran Service Officers will be on hand to provide a presentation on VA services, discuss updates to the Veterans Choice Program and other initiatives to increase access to VA healthcare, answer questions, and listen to Veterans’ comments and concerns.

Any questions can be directed to VA Public Affairs Officer Brad Nelson at 800-215-8262, extension 32001, or your local County Veteran Service Office. … Read the rest