Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band Tribute Show – June 8

June 5, 2017

Marquette – “Fifty Years Ago Today: A Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band Tribute”, a special evening featuring the music of The Beatles to benefit the Marquette Area Public Schools Music Program, will be held on Thursday, June 8 at 7:30 p.m. at Kaufman Auditorium in Marquette.

The evening will bring together several area musicians and MAPS band students to perform the entire “Sgt. Pepper” album live from start to finish.

Tickets are available through NMU EZ Tickets at the Berry Events Center, Superior Dome, Forest Roberts Theatre or NMU Bookstore or online at tickets.nmu.edu. Get your tickets in advance, as this is likely to be a sold-out show.
All proceeds go to the Marquette Area Public Schools Music Fund.… Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in L’Anse – June 8

June 5, 2017

L’Anse – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive with the bloodmobile on Thursday, June 8 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Burger King in L’anse.

For an appointment, call Sabrina Reiley at 524-4700. Walk-ins are welcome. … Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – American Legion Baseball Dinner Fundraiser – June 8

June 5, 2017

Marquette – An American Legion Baseball Dinner Fundraiser will be held on Thursday, June 8 from 4 to 7 p.m. at American Legion Post 44, 700 W Bluff Street, Marquette.

Tickets are $8 for a spaghetti dinner with all the trimmings. 100% of profits go to fund the Blues and Reds baseball program. Raffles and other fun will be available.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Second Thursday Creativity Series at U.P. Children’s Museum – June 8

June 5, 2017

Marquette – The U.P. Children’s Museum’s Second Thursday Creativity Series will feature a Museum Birthday Party on Thursday, June 8 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Museum, 123 W. Baraga Avenue in Marquette.

There will be crafts, games, free Culver’s Frozen Custard, music, and more! This event is free with admission price or membership.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Modern Classics to Screen “The Social Network” – June 8

June 5, 2017

Marquette – Modern Classics film series will offer a free screening of “The Social Network” on Thursday, June 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Released in 2010, this biographical drama follows Mark Zuckerberg as he starts the social network that later becomes Facebook. The movie is rated PG-13 and runs 2 hours.

There is no admission charge to attend 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