Calendar – Education – Yooper Paranormal Program – July 20

July 17, 2017

Ishpeming – Yooper Paranormal will be the feature of a program on Thursday, July 20 at 5:30 p.m. at the Carnegie Public Library in Ishpeming.

If you’ve always wondered what it’s like to be a paranormal investigator then don’t miss this special program. Trish Kautz and Kelly Carlson of Yooper Paranormal will tell how they investigate the unexplainable. The event is recommended for ages 16 and up.

For more information, call the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library at 906-486-4381.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Modern Classic Films to Screen “Inception” – July 20

July 17, 2017

Marquette – The Modern Classics film series will offer a free screening of “Inception” on Thursday, July 20 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Released in 2010, this sci-fi adventure tells the story of Dom Cobb, a thief who steals secrets from his dreaming victim’s mind. His only hope for redemption is to plant, rather than take, an idea from a CEO’s mind. This movie is rated PG-13 and runs 2 hours 28 minutes.

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

Calendar – Youth – Teen Thursday: Build a Comic Book World – July 20

July 17, 2017

Marquette – Teen Thursday: Build a Comic Book World will be held on Thursday, July 20 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.

Create an original comic book cover with instruction from comic book artist Brad Gischia. Students in 5th grade and up are invited. Materials will be provided and the event is free of charge. For more information, please call 226-4321, 226-4323, or visit www.pwpl.info.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – 8th Annual UPAWS Rummage Sale – July 20-23

July 17, 2017

Marquette – The UPAWS 8th Annual Rummage Sale will be held Thursday, July 20 through Sunday, July 23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day at 843 W. Washington Street in Marquette.

There will be clothing for children, toys, home decor, small appliances, books, CDs, sports items, garden items, pet items and more. All proceeds will benefit the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter. For more information, go to www.upaws.org.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Dog Night at the Library – July 20

July 17, 2017

Marquette – Dog Night will be offered on Thursday, July 20 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 – Education – Historic Bus Tour in Marquette – July 20

July 17, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Regional History Center will offer a Historic Bus Tour on Thursday, July 20 at 6 p.m. beginning at the Center on Spring Street in Marquette.

Take an entertaining, narrated journey through Marquette. The tour is commemorating World War I during the centennial of the Great War. The route takes you through the Historic District, down to the waterfront, and through the streets of Marquette. You will learn interesting historical facts about the Queen City of the North as you hear a general history narration throughout the journey from your tour guide. Through colorful characters that hop on the bus to share their stories, you will learn how the people of Marquette were affected by the Great War, and what everyday life was like here one hundred years ago.

Advance purchase of tickets is strongly recommended. Tickets are available by calling 226-3571, visiting marquettehistory.org, or stopping by the Marquette Regional History Center during regular operating hours.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Preschool Story Time – July 20

July 17, 2017

Marquette – Preschool Story Time for ages 4 to 6 will be offered on Thursday, July 20 from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Enjoy stories, songs, and crafts. Admission 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 – Groups – NAMI Support Group Meeting – July 20

July 17, 2017

Marquette – The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette support group will meet on Thursday, July 20 at 7 p.m. in the Baraga Place Conference Room, 129 West Baraga Avenue, Marquette.

NAMI offers confidential support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness. For more information call 360-7107, or visit www.namiam.org. … Read the rest

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