B.G. Bradley Reads From His New Novel: Winter Heart – August 8, 2017

August 20, 2017

Marquette County Author

B.G. Bradley

reads from his new novel: Winter Heart

            Winter Heart is the story of Ben O’Brian, a retired English professor and poet who, having lost his beloved wife to cancer several years before the opening of the story, finds himself alone with his beloved labradors Tom and Huck in familiar territory on Hunter Lake, where his family has long resided and continues to reside. He claims to be looking for peace and quiet, but his younger sister, Jen, believes that’s the last thing he needs. Jen is seldom wrong.


August 23—5:30-7:30 at the

Marquette Regional History Center


B.G. Bradley is a writer, actor, teacher, and theatrical director and life-long resident of the Upper PeninsulaRead the rest

Calendar – Elder Care – Caregiver Support Group Men’s Lunch – Aug. 23

August 20, 2017

Marquette – A Caregiver Support Group Men’s Lunch will be held on Wednesday, August 23 beginning at 11 a.m. at Hong Kong Buffet on U.S. 41 in Marquette Township.

Build a support system with people who understand. This Alzheimer’s Association caregiver support group, conducted by trained facilitator Tom DeVilbiss, is intended for male caregivers to join together in conversation while eating lunch in the side room at the restaurant.

If you are in need of immediate support or have questions, call 800-272-3900… Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – NARFE Chapter 1900 Meeting – Aug. 23

August 20, 2017

Marquette – The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) Chapter 1900, will meet on Wednesday, August 23 at 1:30 p.m. in Room B of the Marquette Senior Center, 300 W. Baraga Avenue in Marquette. Members may enter the lower level of the building from Spring Street, behind City Hall.

NARFE Chapter 1900 includes members from the Marquette, Escanaba, Rapid River, Ontonagon, Houghton and Hancock areas. For additional information please call 906-475-0362.… Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Marquette – Aug. 23

August 20, 2017

Marquette – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive with the bloodmobile on Wednesday, August 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Marquette County Courthouse in Marquette.

For an appointment, call Lisa Hammill at 225-8151. Walk-ins are welcome.… Read the rest

Calendar – Families – Nicole’s Reptile Adventures Program at MooseWood Nature Center – Aug. 23

August 20, 2017

Marquette – “Nicole’s Reptile Adventures,” a summer program series offered by volunteer, Nicole Shane, will feature a program on frogs on Wednesday, August 23 at 10 a.m. at the MooseWood Nature Center at Presque Isle Park in Marquette.

“Hop on in and learn about Michigan’s Frogs.” Shane will share fun facts and information on some of our Michigan frogs through photographs, hands-on learning, crafts and exploration. Recommended ages for the program are 5 to 13 years and families are encouraged to attend this fun-filled program.

Admission is a suggested donation of $5 for adult or $10 for family. Additional program information can be found at www.moosewood.org.… Read the rest