Kissing the Water: The Lure and the Lore of Fly Fishing – August 30, 2017

August 28, 2017

The Marquette Regional History Center presents the Special Exhibit—

Kissing the Water: The Lure and the Lore of Fly Fishing

Casting Event, Demo Day!

Demo Day, August 30, 3-6 pm: Watch area masters and try your hand at tying and casting. Children welcome as well as seasoned veterans. Included in price of admission. Demonstrators are Mike Stefanac (tying) and Herb Grenke (casting).

There is magic involved in fly fishing. See how this sport captures art, philosophy, literature and environmental concerns. From handmade rods and flies, to the work of John Voelker, fly fishing has a rich history in this region. Check our website for future information, www.marquettehistory.org or call 906.226.3571.… Read the rest

Calendar – Theater – Forest Roberts Theatre Season Premiere Kick-off Party – Aug. 31

August 28, 2017

Marquette – The Season Premiere Party for the Forest Roberts Theatre will be held on Thursday, August 31 at 6 p.m. in the lobby of the Forest Roberts Theatre at Northern Michigan University.

This red-carpet season kickoff featuring Alpha Psi Omega, the First Nighters Club, Forest Roberts Theatre faculty and an ice cream social sponsored by Jilbert’s Dairy, is a free event is designed for students and community members to learn more about the opportunities available at Forest Roberts Theatre.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Casting Demo Day – Aug. 30

August 27, 2017

Marquette – A “Kissing the Water: The Lure and the Lore of Fly Fishing” Casting Demo Day will be offered on Wednesday, August 30 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the Marquette Regional History Center, 145 W. Spring Street in Marquette.

Watch area masters and try your hand at tying and casting. Children are welcome as well as seasoned veterans.
There is magic involved in fly fishing. See how this sport captures art, philosophy, literature and environmental concerns. From handmade rods and flies, to the work of John Voelker, fly fishing has a rich history in this region.

The event is included in price of admission. For more information, go to www.marquettehistory.org or call 226_3571.… Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Gwinn – Aug. 30

August 27, 2017

Gwinn – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive with the bloodmobile on Wednesday, August 30 from 3 to 6 p.m. at the VFW in Gwinn.

For an appointment, call Joyce Styer at 346-7595. Walk-ins are welcome. … Read the rest

Calendar – Seniors – “Welcome to Medicare” Seminar in Manistique – Aug. 30

August 27, 2017

Manistique – Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program will offer a free “Welcome to Medicare” seminar on Wednesday, August 30 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Conference Room at Schoolcraft County Memorial Hospital in Manistique.

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: dial 2-1-1 or visit: www.upcap.org. and indicate that you wish to attend the “Welcome to Medicare” event in Manistique.… Read the rest

Calendar – Music – 24th Summer in the Park Concert Series to Feature Drednot – Aug. 29

August 26, 2017

Munising – The 24th Summer “Concert in the Park Series” will feature Drednot on Tuesday, August 29 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 Gladstone – Aug. 29

August 26, 2017

Gladstone – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive with the bloodmobile on Tuesday, August 29 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Alger Delta Electric in Gladstone.

For an appointment, call Amanda Seger at 428-4141 ext. 111. Walk-ins are welcome. … Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Escanaba – Aug. 29

August 26, 2017

Escanaba – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive with the bloodmobile on Tuesday, August 29 from 10 a.m. to noon at Christian Park Center in Escanaba.

For an appointment, call Cindy Liukkonen at 280-3729 or Amy Martin at 399-0909. Walk-ins are welcome. … Read the rest

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