Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Matinee Movie Series to Screen “The Hollars” – Aug. 15

August 12, 2017

Marquette – The Matinee Movie Series will offer a free showing of the film “The Hollars” on Tuesday, August 15 at 12:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

When John Hollar hears of his mother’s upcoming brain surgery he returns home. Bringing his pregnant girlfriend with him, he not only has to deal with his dysfunctional family, but also old high school friends and an over eager ex. This comedic drama is rated PG-13 and runs 1 hour 28 minutes. Bring your own lunch and enjoy the movie in a dinner theater setting. Closed captioning will be on to ensure access for all.

There is no admission charge 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 – Films/Documentaries – BYO Dinner Theater to Screen “Silence” – Aug. 15

August 12, 2017

Marquette – Film fans are invited to a BYO Dinner Theater for a screening of “Silence” on Tuesday, August 15 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

In 17th century Japan, Catholicism is prohibited and priests banned. Despite this unwelcoming, dangerous environment, two Jesuit priests go there searching for their mentor who is rumored to have committed apostasy under torture. Guided by a Japanese fisherman, they discover a small Christian village, but are later themselves found by the Inquisitor, resulting in horrific consequences. This historical adventure is rated R and runs 2 hours and 41 minutes.

Bring your own dinner to enjoy the film in a dinner theater setting. There is no admission charge 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 – Elder Care – Creating Confident Caregivers Workshop in Escanaba – Aug. 15

August 12, 2017

Escanaba – “Creating Confident Caregivers” workshops will start on Tuesday, August 15 from 9 a.m. to noon in Escanaba.

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 1-800-305-8137, dial 2-1-1 or go to www.upcap.org .… Read the rest

Calendar – Music – 24th Summer Concert in the Park Series to Feature Reality Bites – Aug. 15

August 12, 2017

Munising – The 24th Summer “Concert in the Park Series” will feature Reality Bites on Tuesday, August 15 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 – Health – Blood Drive in L’Anse – Aug. 15

August 12, 2017

L’Anse – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive with the bloodmobile on Tuesday, August 15 from 2 to 6 p.m. at Baraga County Memorial Hospital in L’Anse.

For an appointment, call Polly Manning at 524-3322. Walk-ins are welcome. … Read the rest