Calendar – Youth – Aerodynamics and Paper Airplanes at Carnegie Library in Ishpeming – June 27

June 24, 2017

Ishpeming – Aerodynamics and Paper Airplanes will be held on Tuesday, June 27 at the Carnegie Public Library in Ishpeming.

Join Brett from Northern Michigan University’s Aviation Maintenance Club as he discusses airplanes and aerodynamics. Use your new skills to build a paper airplane and test it out!

The event for ages 5 to 9 will be held from 11 a.m. to noon, and for ages 10 to 18 from 1 to 2 p.m. Admission is free. … Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Pint of Ice Cream for a Pint of Blood – June 27

June 24, 2017

Marquette – Pint of Ice Cream for a Pint of Blood will be held on Tuesday, June 27 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the U.P. Regional Blood Center, 420 W. College Avenue in Marquette.

Help the Blood Center ensure there will be the blood needed to get through the 4th of July weekend. Donate a pint of blood and receive a coupon for a pint of ice cream courtesy of Culvers. A lite lunch will be served at 11 a.m.

For more information, call Sallie Coron at 906-225-4610.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Pen Pals Build a Better World – June 27

June 24, 2017

Marquette – Pen Pals Build a Better World will be held on Tuesday, June 27 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Marquette Arts And Culture Center Workshop #3 on the lower level of the Peter White Public Library.

Learn the art of letter writing, and send a letter to a future friend from another country! Drop in and stay as long as you want. Snacks will be provided. The event is for youth in grades 5 to 8.

For more information, call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Teen Zone Chill at the Library – June 27

June 24, 2017

Marquette – Teen Zone Chill at the Library will be held on Tuesday, June 27 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Peter White Public Library.

Grab a snack and a friend or two, and chill out in a comfortable, air-conditioned booth at the library. Play board games, work on the community jigsaw puzzle, or browse through the teen book shelves. Lemonade and iced tea will be provided.

Grades 7 to 12 are welcome. The event is free of charge. For more information, call 226-4321 or visit www.pwpl.info.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – 2’s and 3’s Story Time – June 27

June 24, 2017

Marquette – 2’s and 3’s Story Time will be offered on Tuesday, June 27 from 10:30 to 11 a.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Children ages 2 and 3 will enjoy stories, finger plays, songs and activities. 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 – Education – “Conserving the Land” Exhibit Opening at Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center – June 27

June 24, 2017

Marquette – The “Conserving the Land” exhibit will open on Tuesday, June 27 with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center on the campus of Northern Michigan University.

There will be hors d’oeuvres, refreshments, and live music. The opening is free and open to the public. The exhibition, “Conserving the Land,” will look at how citizen groups, non-profit and government agencies began to set aside tracks of land for preserving the U.P.’s natural resources. Beginning with the Huron Mountain club in the 1880s, there was an ever growing effort to preserve the natural character of the U.P.’s landscape.… Read the rest