Calendar – Elder Care – Alzheimer’s Cafe Ice Cream Social – Aug. 9

August 6, 2017

Marquette – The Alzheimer’s Cafe Ice Cream Social will be held on Wednesday, August 9 from 2 to 3 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 305 W. Magnetic Street in Marquette.

Alzheimer’s Cafe is a fun, safe place for people living with Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia and their loved ones to have conversation, fellowship and meet others facing the disease. It is in partnership with the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Michigan Chapter and Lake Superior Life Care and Hospice Adult Day Center.

For more information, contact Lindsay Juricek at 228-3910 or ljuricek@alz.org.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Movie Magic Series to Screen “Trolls” – Aug. 9

August 6, 2017

Calumet – The Movie Magic Film Series will present a screening of “Trolls” on Wednesday, August 9 at 7 p.m. at the Calumet Theatre, 340 Sixth Street in Calumet.

Admission is $1 per person with fresh popcorn and concessions for sale. Kids 13 and under have a chance to win prizes including a bike. Movie Magic Films are a summer favorite of area kids and their families as well as visitors who have a chance to experience the historic Calumet Theatre the way their grandparents did when it was a movie house.… Read the rest

Calendar – Community – National Hospitality Week Celebrations – Aug. 9-10

August 6, 2017

Marquette – In celebration of National Hospitality Week, a block party to benefit Beacon House will be held on Wednesday, August 9 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Beacon House on N. Third Street in Marquette.

Copper Crust Pizza will give free slices of pizza to any member of the community that stops by Beacon House for a short tour of the facility.

On Thursday, August 10 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the community is invited to stop by the Hospitality Rooms on the 2nd floor of the South Wing at UPHS-Marquette. Complimentary root beer floats will be provided by Jilbert’s Dairy.… Read the rest

Calendar – Faith – Marquette Interfaith Forum Presentation on Christianity – Aug. 9

August 6, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Interfaith Forum invites the public to a series of talks centered on several of the world’s religions, offering a presentation with an exploration on Christianity on Wednesday, August 9 at 7 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

The purpose is to increase awareness and appreciation for individual faiths and the common ground among all of the world’s major religions. Future presentations will take place on the second Wednesday of each month through October at the same time and location.… Read the rest

Calendar – Music – Negaunee City Band Concert – Aug. 9

August 6, 2017

Negaunee – The Negaunee City Band will offer its final concert of the season on Wednesday, August 9 at 7:30 p.m. at the Outdoor Performing Arts Center at the east end of Iron Street in Negaunee.

Some seating is available, but attendees may wish to bring their own chairs.… Read the rest

Calendar – Community – Annual Country Fair Picnic at Norlite Nursing Center – Aug. 9

August 6, 2017

Marquette – The Annual Country Fair Picnic will be held on Wednesday, August 9 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Norlite Nursing Center, 701 Homestead in Marquette.

The residents at Norlite invite you come share some great fun with them. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bingo will be held at 1:30 p.m. and there will be other games and activities. Delicious snacks will be served after the games.

Tickets are $8. See Lana at the front office. … Read the rest

Calendar – Community – Residential E-Waste Recycling Event – Aug. 9

August 6, 2017

Marquette – Marquette County Solid Waste Authority will conduct a county-wide residential electronic waste recycling on Wednesday, August 9 from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at Marquette County Landfill, 600 County Road NP, off County Road 480 by Lindberg’s Gravel Pit in Marquette.

Items acceptable for the recycling include all computer related items, lap-tops and tablets, printers, scanners, fax machines, cell phones, DVD and CD players, televisions (CRT,flat screen, and floor models/consoles) and stereo equipment. No projection screen t.v.s will be accepted.

The event is free for Marquette County residents. Please consider making a donation to Feeding America Food Bank on the day of the event. … Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Historic Bus Tour in Marquette – Aug. 9

August 6, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Regional History Center will offer a Historic Bus Tour on Wednesday, August 9 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

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