Calendar – Music – Bob Milne in Concert in Crystal Falls – Aug. 13

August 10, 2017

Crystal Falls – Ragtime and boogie-woogie pianist Bob Milne will present a concert on Sunday, August 13 at 2 p.m. CT at the historic Crystal Theatre, 304 Superior Avenue in Crystal Falls.

Milne will demonstrate piano techniques with his show of music from a bygone era. Tickets are $18 in advance and $22 at the door. Tickets for students under 18 or with an active student ID are $5.

For more information, call 906-875-3208 or email … Read the rest

NMU Physics Offers Solar Eclipse Viewing Opportunity – August 21, 2017

August 10, 2017

NMU Physics Offers Solar Eclipse Viewing Opportunity

North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun on Monday, Aug. 21. Northern Michigan University’s Physics Department is offering area residents an opportunity to safely view this area’s partial solar eclipse through a telescope equipped with a sun filter at the NMU Observatory Dome. This free event is scheduled from 12:30-3:30 p.m.

Visitors should enter the rotunda entrance at NMU’s West Science Building and follow directional signs to the catwalk of the Observatory Dome. Overflow visitors will be able to view NASA streaming video of the eclipse in a nearby classroom.

The sun filter blocks out more than 90 percent of the sun’s light, according to Dave Donovan, head of the NMU Physics Department.

“I’ve been here 25 years and don’t know when the last total eclipse in Marquette was,” Donovan said.… Read the rest

Calendar – Community – Baraga County Catholic Community Tri-Parish Picnic – Aug. 13

August 10, 2017

L’Anse – Baraga County Catholic Community Tri-Parish Picnic will be held on Sunday, August 13 beginning at 11 a.m. at L’Anse Waterfront Park in L’Anse.

The event will begin with Mass at 11 a.m. followed by games and a picnic. Hamburgers and hot dogs will be provided. Bring your own chairs and beverages. Parishioners are asked to bring a dish to pass. The rain back-up location is Sacred Heart Church in L’Anse and the parish hall. … Read the rest

Calendar – Faith – Out of the Blue – The Gathering Place Ministry Beginning – Aug. 13

August 10, 2017

Ishpeming – Out of the Blue — The Gathering Place, a new ministry in Ishpeming, will have a kick-off event on Sunday, August 13 from 2 to 5 p.m. at United Presbyterian Church, 112 E. Euclid Street in Ishpeming.

The ministry, formed by four churches, will hold social afternoons once a month on the second Sunday. The Gathering Place is open to singles, families with children and any one who is interested in conversation, card or board games, working puzzles, and more. The four host churches are United Presbyterian, Grace Episcopal Church, Salvation Army, and Mission Covenant.

For more information, contact Sue at or Relevant at 906-362-4669.… Read the rest