Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Knights of Columbus Fundraiser in Ishpeming – June 17

June 14, 2017

Ishpeming – Ishpeming Knights Of Columbus Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, June 17 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Jubilee Foods on U.S. 41 in Ishpeming.

The group will be selling grilled hotdogs and bratwurst to raise funds for local charities. … Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – UPAWS Wash-n- Wag Dog Wash Event – June 17

June 14, 2017

Marquette – The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter will offer a Wash-n-Wag dog wash event on Saturday, June 17 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Tourist Park in Marquette.

A free U.P. UPAWS Bandana will be included with every dog wash, thanks to Yooper Shirts. Dog washes are $15, conditioner is $5, nail trims are $5, and basic grooming (brushing, nail trim, feet and ears) is $15. Microchips will be offered for $20.

Enjoy lunch with your dog in the park afterwards! Pulled Pork Sandwich or Veggie Wrap, with chips and a pop for only $5! Plus free hot dogs for doggies!

All proceeds will benefit the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter. For more information, call 475-6661 or to go to www.upaws.org.… Read the rest

Calendar – Music – Saturday Night in the Park – Above the Bridge Songwriter’s Music in the Round in Curtis – June 17

June 14, 2017

Curtis – Saturday Night in the Park – Above the Bridge Songwriter’s Music in the Round will be held on Saturday, June 17 beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the Erickson Center for the Arts in Curtis.

The award-winning Above the Bridge Songwriter’s staff including John Latini, Jamie-Sue Seal, Pat Bergeson, Annie & Rod Capps, and Sigrid Christianson will showcase their talents at this special Saturday night outdoor concert. Donations are welcome.… Read the rest

Calendar – Community – Big Bay Town Wide Rummage Sale and Flea Market – June 17

June 14, 2017

Big Bay – The community of Big Bay will host its annual town wide Rummage Sale and Flea Market on Saturday, June 17 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at several locations.

Pick up a map at Phil’s 550 Store, Crams General Store or Big Bay Outfitters. There will be everything under the sun, including furniture, new/used clothing, household items, books, baked goods, plants and more.

Rain or shine, head to Big Bay! For more information call 250-3350.… Read the rest

Calendar – Community – Community Build Day for CJ Elementary School Playground Project – June 17

June 14, 2017

L’Anse – A Community Build Day for the CJ Elementary PTO Playground Project will be held on Saturday, June 17 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the CJ Elementary School in L’Anse.

Volunteers will gather to construct the playground the PTO has been fundraising for all year! Please come join in for a fun-filled family event. Lunch will be provided for volunteers and there will be games/activities for kids as well.

Please pre-register on the facebook page: CJ Sullivan Playground Project to help with planning for the lunch. … Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Community Thrift Sale in Chassell – June 17

June 14, 2017

Chassell – A Community Thrift Sale will be held on Saturday, June 17 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Holy Trinity Lutheran church, 42905 Willson Memorial Drive in Chassell.

This thrift sale is a fundraiser to support the Youth Mission Trip and campers attending Bible Camp. Baked goods will also be sold.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Free Airplane Rides for Youth – June 17

June 14, 2017

Gwinn – The Experimental Aircraft Association will offer free airplane flights for students from ages 8 through 17 on Saturday, June 17 beginning with registration from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the club’s Chapter house, located on 3rd Street, about a mile south of the main passenger terminal at Sawyer International Airport in Gwinn. Watch for signs.

Parents or legal guardians must complete a permission form before the flight; please remember that relatives are not legal guardians. Flights may be canceled due to unfavorable weather conditions. For information, call 906-361-6196.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Marquette Breakfast Rotary’s 25th Annual Land and Sea Benefit Dinner and Auction – June 17

June 14, 2017

Marquette – Marquette Breakfast Rotary’s 25th annual Land and Sea Benefit Dinner and Auction (a.k.a. the “FishBoil”) will be held on Saturday, June 17 beginning at 5 p.m. at the Lake Superior Theatre Yacht Yard in Marquette.

The event consists of an authentic FishBoil dinner complete with barbecue ribs, cocktails and dessert prepared for guests by Marquette Breakfast Rotarians. Proceeds for the event are raised through sponsorships, ticket sales, as well as an exciting live and silent auction consisting of over 100 items.

Tickets are $50 per person and can be obtained online at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/marquette-breakfast-rotarys-25th-annual-fish-boil-auction-tickets-24941569907?aff=es2 and at the door.… Read the rest