Calendar – Music – Musical Mondays “Divas Through the Decades” at Calumet Theatre – July 24

July 21, 2017

Calumet – Musical Mondays will present “Divas Through the Decades” on Monday, July 24 at the Calumet Theatre in Calumet.

Experience the contribution of female vocal artists to American music featuring songs from the ’40s through today’s current hits. The show includes not only great music but also lots of fun and interaction, comedy, great costume changes, and cutting edge choreography.

Tickets are $20, $15 for veterans and active military, and available at the Calumet Theatre Box Office Monday through Friday from noon to 5 p.m., by phone at 906-337-2610, or on line at calumettheatre.com.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Computer Coaching: Download E-Books and Audio Books” – July 24

July 21, 2017

Marquette – Computer Coaching “Download E-Books and Audio Books” will be held on Monday, July 24 from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Computer Lab at Peter White Public Library.

Learn how to use the OverDrive app to connect to the library’s audio book or E-book collections with your E-reader or phone. Please bring personal electronic devices with you.

For more information, call the PWPL Reference Desk at 226-4312.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Book Babies – July 24, 26

July 21, 2017

Marquette – Book Babies, for ages 0 to 24 months, will be offered on Monday, July 24 and Wednesday, July 26 from 10:30 to 10:50 a.m. each day in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and finger plays, then stay for a playtime afterwards. The events are 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 – Mindful Monday – July 24

July 21, 2017

Marquette – Mindful Monday will be offered on Monday, July 24 from 2 to 3 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Mindful Monday is a time for kids 6 and up to enjoy story time and explore mindful activities like yoga, breathing exercises, crafts, and more!

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

Calendar – Community – “Yooperese: A Story of Change” – July 24

July 21, 2017

Marquette – “Yooperese: A Story of Change” with Wil Rankinen, assistant professor in the Communication Sciences and Disorders department at Grand Valley State University, will be presented on Monday, July 24 at 7 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

For anyone who has ever wondered why Yoopers sound the way they do, this talk is for you. Marquette County, like other western regions of the Upper Peninsula, has been culturally and linguistically influenced by Finnish, Italian and other ethnic-heritage groups over the past century. Even though days of hearing Finnish or Italian spoken is all but past, with English being predominately spoken as the only language among the youth, immigrant-heritage influences still linger and continue to shape how English is spoken in the region.

There is no admission charge to attend. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Build a Better World with Pixilation Animation – July 24

July 21, 2017

Marquette – Build a Better World with Pixilation Animation will be held on Monday, July 24 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

You get to be the star of your own stop-animation video. You will receive a copy of your video to take home. Registration is required: register at the Youth Services boat desk or by calling 226-4320. For more information, call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info, or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Ishpeming – July 24

July 21, 2017

Ishpeming – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive with the bloodmobile on Monday, July 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Marquette County Medical Care Facility in Ishpeming.

For an appointment, call Sherri Hewitt at 906-204-1014. Walk-ins are welcome. … Read the rest