Calendar – Youth – Little Bookworms for 5’s and 6’s – Sept. 6

September 3, 2017

Marquette – Little Bookworms for 5’s and 6’s will be offered on Wednesday, September 6 from 11 a.m. to noon in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

There will be stories, songs, school-readiness art, and pre-literacy skills for children ages 5 to 6. The event is free.

For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – Fred Waara Chapter of Trout Unlimited Meeting – Sept. 6

September 3, 2017

Marquette – The Fred Waara Chapter of Trout Unlimited will hold its monthly board meeting Wednesday, September 6 at 6:30 p.m. in the Boardroom at The Landmark Inn, 230 North Front Street, Marquette.

All who are interested in conservation and cold water fisheries are welcome.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – NCLL Program “Effectively Using Facebook” Registration Deadline – Sept. 6

September 3, 2017

Marquette – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a program titled “Effectively Using Facebook” on Thursday, September 14 from 7 to 9 p.m. in 2302 Hedgecock at Northern Michigan University.

Professor Madison Ngafeeson will offer a refresher on Facebook basics, answer participants’ questions and guide them through features to make pages more engaging. Attendees will bring their own laptop, tablet or smart phone.

The cost is $3 for NCLL members and $8 for non-members. Register by Wednesday, September 6 by calling 227-2979. For more information, contact Sandi Poindexter at 361-1280.… Read the rest

Calendar – Food – Community Meal at Messiah Lutheran Church – Sept. 6

September 3, 2017

Marquette – A free Community Meal will be served on Wednesday, September 6 at 5:30 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 305 W. Magnetic Street in Marquette.

All are welcome to enjoy food and fellowship. For more information, go to messiahlutheranmqt.org or call 225-1119.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Story Time for 1’s and 2’s – Sept. 6, 7

September 3, 2017

Marquette – Story Time for 1’s and 2″s will be held Wednesday, September 6 and Thursday, September 7 at 10:15 a.m. in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

There will be interactive stories, songs, rhymes and activities for ages 18 months to 35 months, with a loving adult. The event is free.

For more information call 226-4320 , visit www.pwpl.info or the Peter White Public Library Youth Services page on Facebook. … Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – Laughing Whitefish Audubon Society Program – Sept. 6

September 3, 2017

Marquette – The Laughing Whitefish Audubon Society will present a program called “The Grace of Birds,” given Scot Stewart on Wednesday, September 6 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of Peter White Public Library.

The program is free and open to the public. For more information, call 226-6749. … Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – Northern Vegans Casual Dinner – Sept. 6

September 3, 2017

Marquette – Join Northern Vegans for a casual dinner on Wednesday, September 6 at 6 p.m. at Cafe Bodega, 517 N. Third St in Marquette.

Order a vegan dinner off the menu. All are welcome, no RSVP is required. Visit northernvegans.com, Northern Vegans on Facebook, or call 236-1279 for more information.… Read the rest

Calendar – Health – PATH Certification Training in Escanaba – Registration Deadline – Sept. 6

September 3, 2017

Escanaba – UPCAP will offer a 4 day Personal Action Towards Health training on Wednesday and Thursday, September 13 and 14, and on Wednesday and Thursday, September 20 and 21 in Escanaba.

This training certifies people to conduct the (PATH) workshops in their communities along with another trained leader, under the direction of UPCAP. PATH is a six week small group program, which meets once a week for 2 1/2 hours. The program gives people practical skills for living a healthy life with a chronic health condition like being overweight, diabetes, high blood pressure, arthritis, fibromyalgia, asthma, chronic pain, or heart disease. The PATH program focuses on self-care, goal setting, learning ways to deal with not feeling well, and sharing personal experiences with other group members.

Ideal leaders are people living with a chronic health condition themselves or care for someone with a health condition.… Read the rest

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