Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Matinee Movie Series to Screen “Queen of Katwe” – June 1

May 29, 2017

Marquette – Matinee Movies Series will screen “Queen of Katwe” on Thursday, June 1 at 12:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

In this 2016 movie, a young Ugandan girl’s life changes when she learns how to play chess. It won 10th place in the African-Americans Film Critic’s top ten film awards, and won best family film from the Women Film Critics Circle Awards. This biographical drama is rated PG and runs 2 hours 4 minutes. Bring your own lunch and enjoy the movie in a dinner theater setting. Closed captioning will be on to ensure access for all.

There is no admission charge thanks to sponsorship by the Friends of the Peter White Public Library. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318. … Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – BYO Dinner Theater to Screen “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” – June 1

May 29, 2017

Marquette – Film fans are invited to enjoy a bring your own dinner film event with a screening of “Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them” on Thursday June 1 at 6 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

In this prequel to the Harry Potter series, Newt Scamander’s adventures begin when he misplaces his magical suitcase containing fantastic beasts in New York City. This 2016 fantasy adventure is rated PG-13 and runs 2 hours and 13 minutes.

There is no admission charge thanks to sponsorship by the Friends of the Peter White Public Library. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318. … Read the rest

Calendar – Community – 12th Annual Cemetery Walk: World War I Remembered – June 1

May 29, 2017

Marquette – The 12th Annual Cemetery Walk: WWI Remembered will be held on Thursday, June 1 from 1 to 3 p.m. and again from 6 to 8 p.m. at Park Cemetery on 7th Street in Marquette.

To mark the 100th anniversary of WWI, hear the compelling stories of local men and women who served both at home and abroad, such as Francis Bashaw who was killed by friendly fire, Richard Jopling ambulance driver, Robert Young, a naval pilot, Nurse Ida Erickson and several others. Their sacrifices will not be forgotten. Music of the period and taps will be heard as you are guided through the cemetery.

Park inside the cemetery gates. There is a $5 suggested donation. For more information, visit marquettehistory.org or call 226-3571.… Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Crystal Falls – June 1

May 29, 2017

Crystal Falls – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive on Thursday, June 1 from 1 to 5:15 CDT at Crystal Falls United Lutheran Church in Crystal Falls.

For an appointment, call Pearl Ross at 875-3197 or Pat Kosiba at 875-3187. Walk-ins are welcome. … Read the rest