Calendar – Youth – Peter White Public Library GLOW Club Pride Project – June 2

May 30, 2017

Marquette – Peter White Public Library GLOW Club Pride Project will take place on Friday, June 2 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Marquette Arts and Culture Center on the lower level of the Peter White Public Library.

Everyone in grades 7 through 12 is invited to paint LGBTQ pride flags to hang on the Teen Zone art wall throughout the month of June. Refreshments will be served and the event is free of charge. For information, call 226-4321 or 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.… 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 – Youth – “The Scribblers” Teen Creative Writing Club Meeting – May 31

May 28, 2017

Marquette – “The Scribblers” Teen Creative Writing Club will meet on Wednesday, May 31 from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Students in grades 6 to 12 are invited to expand their creative storytelling skills with fun writing prompts and unlimited encouragement.

The event is free of charge. For more information, call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info, or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Elder Care – Creating Confident Caregivers Workshop Begins in Houghton – May 30

May 27, 2017

Houghton – “Creating Confident Caregivers” workshops will start on Tuesday, May 30 from 2 to 4 p.m. in Houghton.

Creating Confident Caregivers is a program in select regions of Michigan, for family caregivers of persons with dementia and/or memory loss. Creating Confident Caregivers is a six-session workshop led by trained dementia care specialists. This university tested program provides participants with information, skills and attitudes to manage stress and increase their effectiveness as a Caregiver.

This is a six week workshop which meets once each week on Tuesdays. If you are interested in participating in this workshop, Marja at (906) 370-7789, UPCAP at 1-800-338-7227, dial 2-1-1 or visit www.upcap.org .… Read the rest

Calendar – Holidays – Memorial Day Service to Honor Veterans in Michigamme – May 29

May 26, 2017

Michigamme – A Memorial Day Service to honor veterans will be held on Monday, May 29 at 10 a.m. at Lakeview Cemetery in Michigamme.

The ceremony will include a color guard, a gun salute, the playing of taps and a guest speaker. The public is invited to the Michigamme Community Building for a luncheon following the service.… Read the rest

Calendar – Holidays – Memorial Day Observance in Champion – May 28

May 25, 2017

Champion – A Memorial Day Observance will be held on Sunday, May 28 at 1 p.m. at Berle LaPin Veteran’s Memorial Park in Champion.

The guest speaker will be Pastor Mike Carriere and the Champion Volunteer Fire Department will serve as Color Guard. Refreshments will be served. … Read the rest

Calendar – Outdoors – Fur and Feather Swap in Trenary – May 27

May 24, 2017

Trenary – Great Northern Poultry and Livestock Connection (GNPLC) will have their first fur and feather swap and flea market of the 2017 season on Saturday, May 27 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Holmquist Feed Mill in Trenary.

A silent auction will run from 10 a.m. to noon. Donations for the auction will be accepted and appreciated. There will be a 50/50 raffle, concessions will be available, as well as a bake goods fundraiser.

GNPLC members may sell for free, and non-members pay $5 to sell. Membership is $15 per year/per family. Admission to the event is free to the public. All dogs must be on a lease. All poultry will be tested and there is a fee for the test.

For more information, call Eileen at 225-9920 or Connie at 362-6521.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Story and Craft Hour – May 26

May 23, 2017

Marquette – Story and Craft Hour for ages 4 through 8 will be held on Friday, May 26 from 11 a.m. to noon in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

Enjoy stories, songs, and crafts. 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

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