Calendar – Youth – LEGO Mania – June 30

June 27, 2017

Marquette – LEGO Mania for ages 5 and up will be held on Friday, June 30 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Meet other Lego enthusiasts and build Lego projects. The event is free and LEGOs will be provided. 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 – STEAM Program at PWPL – June 29

June 26, 2017

Marquette – STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics) Program will be offered on Thursday, June 29 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

STEAM for grades K through 5. Kids will be grouped according to grade level. 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 – Marquette Regional History Center Special Exhibit Opening Reception – June 29

June 26, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Regional History Center will present the Special Exhibit “Kissing the Water: The Lure and the Lore of Fly Fishing” from June 24 through September 16. An opening reception will be held on Thursday, June 29 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the MRHC, 145 W. Spring Street in Marquette.

There is magic involved in fly fishing. See how this sport captures art, philosophy, literature and environmental concerns. From handmade rods and flies, to the work of John Voelker, fly fishing has a rich history in this region. There will be numerous special events relating to this Special Exhibition, including a “Fish Painting” workshop with Liz Yelland, and the MRHC gift store will be selling work by featured Artist Derek DeYoung, Yooper Shirts and more.

There will be a $5 suggested donation for the general public, and free to members at the Sponsor Level and above for the opening.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Story and Craft Hour – June 29

June 26, 2017

Marquette – Story and Craft Hour for ages 4 through 6 will be held on Thursday, June 29 from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Community Room 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

Calendar – Youth – Dog Night at the Library – June 29

June 26, 2017

Marquette – Dog Night will be offered on Thursday, June 29 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Children’s Room of the Peter White Public Library.

All children are invited to come and read to a dog. Increase your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a friendly, calm dog. The event is free and no registration is required.

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 – Peter White Public Library Teen Thursday: Build a Better Burrito – June 29

June 26, 2017

Marquette – Peter White Public Library Teen Thursday: Build a Better Burrito will be offered on Thursday, June 29 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Marquette Arts and Culture Center Workshop #3 on the lower level of the Peter White Public Library.

Explore Mexican flavors by building and eating a delicious burrito “from scratch.” Students in 5th grade and up are invited to this free event.

For more information, call 226-4321, 226-4323, or visit www.pwpl.info.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Summertime Scribblers Creative Writing Club Meeting – June 28

June 25, 2017

Marquette – Summertime Scribblers Creative Writing Club will meet on Wednesday, June 28 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. in the Teen Zone of the Peter White Public Library.

All students in grades 6 to 12 are invited to begin filling the pages of their journals with summer memories and other great writing! Materials will be provided, thanks to funding from Dr. Allyn Roberts in memory of Forest Roberts.

The event is free. For more information, call 226-4321 or visit www.pwpl.info.… Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Gwinn – June 28

June 25, 2017

Gwinn – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive with the bloodmobile on Wednesday, June 28 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the VFW in Gwinn.

For an appointment, call Joyce Styer at 346-7595. Walk-ins are welcome. … Read the rest

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