Calendar – Youth – Seed Saving for Kids – Oct. 3

September 30, 2017

Marquette – Seed Saving for Kids will be offered on Tuesday, October 3 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Children’s Room and Library Garden at the Peter White Public Library.

Join Abbey Palmer from MSU North Farm and learn how saving seeds from your favorite garden veggies can be easy. Learn the basics with a hands-on activity and take some seeds home for next year, or donate them to the Queen City Seed Library for your neighbors to use. The program will begin indoors before heading out to the garden. F

The event is free. Youth of all ages are welcome. For more information call 226-4320, visit, or check out the Peter White Public Library page on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Marquette – Oct. 3

September 30, 2017

Marquette – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive with the bloodmobile on Tuesday, October 3 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Peter White Public Library in Marquette.

For an appointment, call Carolyn McManis at 226-4318. Walk-ins are welcome. … Read the rest

Calendar – Education – One Book One Community Public Book Discussion on “Wolf’s Mouth” – Oct. 3

September 30, 2017

Marquette – The One Book One Community program, featuring the book “Wolf’s Mouth” by John Smolens, will offer a public book discussion on Tuesday, October 3 at 8:30 p.m. in the Shiras Room of Peter White Public Library.

“Wolf’s Mouth” by John Smolens, NMU professor emeritus, is a novel about a World War II Italian officer in a Prisoner of War camp in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, the ruthless camp commandant and the officer’s adventures with an American woman after his escape to postwar Detroit.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – NMU Regional Police Academy Informational Meetings – Oct. 3, 4

September 30, 2017

Marquette – Northern Michigan University’s Regional Police Academy will host informational meetings on Tuesday, October 3 and Wednesday, October 4 at 5 p.m. in room 132 of the Jacobetti Complex.

Those interested in attending the academy from May-August 2018 are encouraged to attend one of the 45-minute sessions. The meetings will share Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards and NMU requirements to attend the academy, an overview of the academy and an opportunity to ask questions.

Sign up by calling 227-1408.… Read the rest

Calendar – Seniors – “Welcome to Medicare” Seminar in Marquette – Oct. 3

September 30, 2017

Marquette – UPCAP’s Michigan Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program will offer a free “Welcome to Medicare” seminar on Tuesday, October 3 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Lakeview Arena’s Citizen Forum Room, 401 E. Fair Avenue in Marquette.

To focus of the seminar is to help folks new to Medicare understand their benefits and choices. Registration is required by visiting, or by dialing 2-1-1 and indicating your wish to register for the “Welcome to Medicare” event in Marquette.… Read the rest

MDNR Hunting Update: Waterfowl

September 30, 2017

Current/Upcoming Seasons

  • Goose Season Dates
    • North Zone: Sept. 1 – Dec. 16th
    • Middle Zone: Sept. 1-30 and October 7 – Dec. 22
    • South Zone: Sept. 1 – 30, Oct. 14 – Dec. 10, Dec. 30 – 31 and Jan. 27 – Feb.12, 2018
    • Allegan County GMU: Sept. 1-10 and Nov. 11 – Feb. 15, 2018
    • Muskegon County GMU: Oct. 17 – Nov. 14 and Dec. 2 – 19
  • Duck Season Dates
    • North Zone: Sept. 30 – Nov. 26 and Dec. 2 -3
    • Middle Zone: Oct. 7 – Dec. 3 and Dec. 16-17
    • South Zone: Oct. 14 – Dec. 10 and Dec. 30 – 31

Thank you hunters for your interest in Michigan waterfowl h

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October Peter White Public Library (PWPL) Youth Services

September 30, 2017

Explore Tech: Engineering Makes a World of Difference Exhibit Monday October 2 through Wednesday October 11: Open during regular library hours. Peter White Public Library Kids’ Room. Adults and children are encouraged to come check out this “Explore Tech” interactive display between August 17th through October 11th! There is an interactive computer kiosk with engineering games, informative display panels, and a Discovery Table with Cubelet Robots, LEGO and Duplos, Keva Planks Brain Teaser, Snap Circuits and more! Come explore engineering with us, and check out how engineers work in our community through the “Faces of Engineering” wall that will display pictures of community engineers at work. For more information call 226-4320, visit, or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook. *PWPL hours: Monday thru Thursday 10:00 am – 9:00 pm, Friday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm, Saturday 10:00 am – 5:00 pm.… Read the rest