Calendar – Music – Strings on the Bay: A Night at the Movies – Aug. 8

August 5, 2017

Escanaba – Strings on the Bay, the summer chamber music series sponsored by Bay de Noc Community College, will offer its final concert of the season on Tuesday, August 8 at 7:30 p.m. at the Besse Center Theater on the Bay College campus.

“True North Quartet,” a string quartet group from the Ann Arbor area, will perform a program entitled “A Night at the Movies.”

Tickets for this performance are available online at www.baycollege.edu/, at the box office, or at the door. The admission price is $5 for students and faculty and $10 general admission.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Afternoon Movie Series to Screen “Enchanted” – Aug. 8

August 5, 2017

Marquette – Peter White Public Library Afternoon Movie Series will screen “Enchanted” on Tuesday, August 8 from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Community Room of the library.

Watch what happens when an evil queen banishes a classic Disney princess to New York City, and storybook romance meets the real world. The film is rated PG. Feel free to bring your own drinks and snacks to enjoy with the film. The event is free of charge. For more information, please call 226-4321, 226-4323, or visit www.pwpl.info. … Read the rest

Calendar – Music – 24th Summer in the Park Concert Series to Feature The Blues Trust – Aug. 8

August 5, 2017

Munising – The 24th Summer “Concert in the Park Series” will feature The Blues Trust on Tuesday, August 8 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Bayshore Park in Munising.

A Farmer’s Market will begin before the concert at 3 p.m. and conclude at 7 p.m. The Cooking Carburys will be making pizza in the Community bread oven, with proceeds going to local non-profit groups.… Read the rest

Calendar – Community – Boy Scout Camp Hiawatha Tour – Aug. 8

August 5, 2017

Munising – Boy Scout Camp Hiawatha’s 50 Year Anniversary Celebration will offer a tour of the camp on Tuesday, August 8 at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. The camp is at E6350 Doe Lake Road, Munising.

Tours are free, but you must sign in when you get to the camp. Lunch with the camp staff will be offered at noon for $6 and supper with the whole camp will be offered at 5:54 p.m. for $7. … Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Historic Bus Tour in Marquette – Aug. 8

August 5, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Regional History Center will offer a Historic Bus Tour on Tuesday, August 8 at 1 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 – Elder Care – Creating Confident Caregivers Workshop Begins in Marquette – Aug. 8

August 5, 2017

Marquette – “Creating Confident Caregivers” workshops will start on Tuesday, August 8 from 3 to 5 p.m. in Marquette.

Creating Confident Caregivers is a program in select regions of Michigan, for family caregivers of persons with dementia and/or memory loss. Creating Confident Caregivers is a six-session workshop led by trained dementia care specialists. This university tested program provides participants with information, skills and attitudes to manage stress and increase their effectiveness as a Caregiver.

This is a six week workshop which meets once each week on Tuesdays. If you are interested in participating in this workshop, contact UPCAP at 1-800-338-7227, dial 2-1-1 or visit www.upcap.org.… Read the rest

Calendar – Seniors – “Welcome to Medicare” Seminar in L’Anse – Aug. 8

August 5, 2017

L’Anse – UPCAP’s Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program will offer a free “Welcome to Medicare” seminar on Tuesday, August 8 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Conference Room at Baraga County Memorial Hospital in L’Anse.

The seminar is targeted towards folks that will be eligible for Medicare sometime within the next six months. Learn the basics of Medicare, and discuss what folks should be thinking about when making decisions on their Medicare choices. Information about programs that may be available to help pay out-of-pocket Medicare costs will also be discussed.

There is no charge to attend this informational event and a helpful workbook will be provided to each participant. Registration is required by calling 1-800-803-7174, or by simply dialing 2-1-1 and indicating your wish to register for the “Welcome to Medicare” event in L’Anse on August 8. … Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Houghton – Aug. 8

August 5, 2017

Houghton – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive with the bloodmobile on Tuesday, August 8 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Upper Great Lakes Family Health in Houghton.

For an appointment, call Clint Kyro at 483-1898. Walk-ins are welcome. … Read the rest