Calendar – Health – Medication Take Bake Event in Escanaba – May 20

May 17, 2017

Escanaba – Escanaba Public Safety along with Walgreens Pharmacy will host a Medication Take Back Event on Saturday, May 20 from 10 to 2 p.m. at Walgreens, 2301 Ludington Avenue in Escanaba.

The Take Back event provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposing medications, while also educating the community about potential teen abuse from medications found in the home and the safety of children and our environment.

Please bring you unused opioids and medications to help make our community a safer place. Prescription and over the counter pills, capsules and patches for humans and pets will be accepted. Not accepted items include liquid medications, EpiPens, creams or gels, needles or syringes or lancets, thermometers, IV bags, sprays, vials, inhalers or powders.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Garden Party and Salad Luncheon in Calumet – May 20

May 17, 2017

Calumet – A Garden Party and Salad Luncheon will be held on Saturday, May 20 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Calumet United Methodist Church, 57235 Calumet Avenue in Calumet.

Everyone is welcome. Lunch is $7 and proceeds will go to church projects. … Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Upper Great Lakes Gwinn Family Health Center Expansion Groundbreaking – May 20

May 17, 2017

Gwinn – Upper Great Lakes Gwinn Family Health Center will break ground on their $1,000,000 expansion project on Saturday, May 20 at 11 a.m. at 135 E. M-35 in Gwinn.

In addition to a photo opportunity, the groundbreaking will include remarks by representatives from Senator Gary Peters’ and Senator Debbie Stabenow’s offices. This is a public event, all community members are welcome.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Saturday Book Babies – May 20

May 17, 2017

Marquette – Saturday Book Babies will be held on Saturday, May 20 from 10:30 to 10:50 a.m. in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

Enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for ages 0 to 24 months and stay for a playtime afterwards. 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 – Music – Terrapin Flyer, the Music of the Grateful Dead at Calumet Theatre – May 20

May 17, 2017

Calumet – Terrapin Flyer, the Music of the Grateful Dead, will be presented on Saturday, May 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the Calumet Theatre, 340 Sixth Street in Calumet.

A Grateful Dead show wasn’t a concert it was en experience. Relive the experience or enjoy it for the first time as Terrapin Flyer brings the spirit, improvisations, sound and complexity of a Grateful Dead experience to the historic Calumet Theatre stage.

Reserved seating tickets are $20 with discounts for Theatre members. Call the Calumet Theatre Box Office at 906-337-2610 on Wednesday through Friday from 12 to 5 p.m. stop by the theatre, or order online at www.calumettheatre.com. … Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – 41st Annual Big Bay Relay – May 20

May 17, 2017

Marquette – The 41st Annual Big Bay Relay Race will be held on Saturday May 20 starting at 8 a.m. at the Kaufman Sports Complex in Marquette and finishing at the Thunder Bay Inn in Big Bay.

Teams are composed of five runners for adults and up to seven for youth teams. Teams cover 26-ish miles. Runners run approximately 1 mile each before handing the baton to a teammate and resting until it is their turn again. While one person is running, the rest of your teammates are on support duty in your race vehicle. As each runner begins, the crew in the vehicle drives ahead and meets them at the exchange point to pick them up and drop off the next runner.

Registration fees are $150 per team until the day before the race. A registration fee of $170 will be charged at Friday night registration.… Read the rest

Calendar – Community – Downtown Marquette Farmers Market Season Opening – May 20

May 17, 2017

Marquette – The Downtown Marquette Farmers Market will open for the season on Saturday, May 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Marquette Commons on South Third Street.

Shop weekly for a wide selection of Upper Peninsula grown farm products and unique artisan items. Live music will be offered weekly, with additional programming throughout the season! The market will be open every Saturday through December 16.… Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – UPHA Fun Open Horse Show at U.P. State Fair Grounds – May 20

May 17, 2017

Escanaba – The UPHA Fun Open Horse Show will be held on Saturday, May 20 beginning at 10 a.m. at the U.P. State Fair Grounds in Escanaba.

There will be peasure, speed, and jackpot classes. ​Riders 18 and under must wear helmets and everyone must wear proper riding attire.

For more information, go to www.upha.net or call Jesse Willour at (906) 286-3447.… Read the rest

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