Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Caspian Gaastra Fire Department Texas Hold’EM Tournament – Sept. 30

September 27, 2017

Caspian – The Caspian Gaastra Fire Department will host a Texas Hold’EM Tournament on Saturday, September 30 beginning with registration at 5 p.m. at the Fire Hall in Caspian.

There will be a $20 entry fee, and chip bonus for early sign up. Prize money will be based on entry. To sign up, contact Matt at 906-284-0036 or email CGFD at… Read the rest

Calendar – Faith – Reformation Seminar – Sept. 30

September 27, 2017

Marquette – A Reformation Seminar will be held on Saturday, September 30 at 2 p.m. in the Ancestors Room at the Ramada Inn of Marquette.

Most people know that “in 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue.” Many people don’t know that in 1483, a man named Martin Luther was born. Now 500 years later, even fewer know what happened on October 31, 1517. Come to the Reformation Seminar for the answer. … Read the rest

Calendar – Community – Domestic Violence Awareness Event in Baraga – Sept. 30

September 27, 2017

Baraga – The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Office of Violence Against Women in partnership with the Baraga County Shelter Home is hosting a community-wide event to “kick-off” October— National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. “Niimigiimiwan” Dancing In The Rain will be held on Saturday, September 30 beginning at 10 a.m. at the Niiwin Akeaa Recreational Facility in Baraga.

There will be a Domestic violence Awareness Walk at 11 a.m. Small Group Workshops, a Feast, a prize raffle, 50/50 raffle and guest speaker Star Nayea will be part of the event. Feel free to bring a dish to pass for the feast.
Please join others in ending Domestic Violence in our Community.

Call(906) 353-4599 for more information.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Eric Beverly Foundation “Stake the Lake” Fundraiser – Sept. 30

September 27, 2017

Munising – The Eric Beverly Foundation “Stake the Lake” Fundraiser will be held on Saturday, September 30 beginning at 10 a.m. at Bayshore Park in Munising.

Stake the Lake is all about celebrating the spirit of survivors and honoring the memory of loved ones who have been touched by cancer. You can register to walk as well as decorate a garden stake to celebrate or honor a special person in your life. The first 200 walkers to register will receive a free Stake the Lake t-shirt!
The personalized stakes will line the bay beginning at Bayshore Park.

Register to walk and/or purchase stakes at Peoples State Bank and Upper Michigan Community Credit Union in Munising, or in Marquette call Rene Allyn at 906-362-2916 or Sue Passineault at 960-202-0259.

Registration to walk is a $15 donation. Celebration Stakes are $10, Memorial Stakes are $15, and other decorating items are $5.… Read the rest

Calendar – Health – YOUR Health & Happiness Forum Presentation – Sept. 30

September 27, 2017

Marquette – In celebration of the 10th anniversary of Health & Happiness U.P. Magazine, YOUR Health & Happiness Forum will offer free presentations by local health and wellness experts on Saturday, September 30 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Discover ways to help heal headaches, be well as you age, nurture your health through nature, navigate the Medicare maze, relieve anxiety-related issues, support conception and contraception naturally, decrease lower back pain, live cleaner and greener, and more at this fun, informative event. Light refreshments are included, and all are welcome to attend.

Free quarterly Health & Happiness U.P. Magazine’s mission is to offer high quality health and wellness information and perspectives on a wide range of topics throughout the central and western U.P. For more information, visit, and the Health and Happiness U.P Magazine Facebook page, or contact… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – NMU Fall College For Kids – Sept. 30, Oct. 28

September 27, 2017

Marquette – The Northern Michigan University Seaborg Center will offer fall College for Kids programs designed for students in grades K-6. They will be held on the last weekend in September and October. All classes run from 9 a.m. to noon and cost $8.

Saturday, September 30 Classes:

Grades K-1: Trees, Leaves, and Critters Inbetween!

Grades 2-3: Scooby-Doo Where’s the Clue?

Grades 4-6: A Bloody Mess.

Saturday, October 28 Classes:

Grades K-1: Shell-cracker Egg-speriment.

Grades 2-3: The Force and the Furious.

Grades 4-6: Creepy Chemistry.

To register and for class descriptions, visit or contact the Seaborg Center at 227-2002.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Explore Tech: TV Production – Sept. 30

September 27, 2017

Negaunee – Explore Tech: TV Production! will be offered on Saturday, September 30 from 10 a.m. to noon at TV6 Fox Negaunee.

Take an in-depth tour of the TV6 station and set, be in front of the green screen, see a virtual set built, read from the teleprompter, sit at the news desk and more at this exciting program on TV production and the technology and engineering needed to produce the news!

This is a by registration program. The first tour starts at 10 a.m. in the TV6 Fox Neguanee parking lot and is for children 7 and under with a parent. The second tour starts at 11 a.m. and is for youth 8 and up, preferably without the parent participating in the tour. Please arrive for your tour 15 minutes early.

Call the Youth Services desk to register (must register ahead of time).… Read the rest