Calendar – Youth – Junior Teen Advisory Board Meeting at PWPL – Oct. 4

October 1, 2017

Marquette – The Junior Teen Advisory Board will meet on Wednesday, October 4 from 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

All students in grades 5 to 8 are welcome. Plan events for people your age, play games, talk about books, and get volunteer experience. Snacks will be served. The event is free of charge.

For more information, please call 226-4321, 226-4323, or visit www.pwpl.info. Find Peter White Public Library Teen Services on Facebook. … Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Little Book Worms for 5s and 6s – Oct. 4

October 1, 2017

Marquette – Little Bookworms for 5s and 6s will be offered on Wednesday, October 4 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 – Education – Explore Tech: Engineering of Beer – Oct. 4

October 1, 2017

Marquette – Explore Tech: Engineering of Beer will be held on Wednesday, October 4 from 7 to 8 p.m. at Barrel and Beam Brewery, 260 North Woods Road, in Marquette.

Join Brewer Nick VanCourt on a tour of Barrel and Beam, where you will learn the science and engineering behind beer and brewing. See how ingredients are processed and learn about barrel aging, bottle conditioning and unique fermentation cultures. No product will be for sale at this event. Ages 21 and over only, please.

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

Calendar – Youth – Storytime for 1s and 2s – Oct. 4, 5

October 1, 2017

Marquette – Storytime for 1s and 2s will be held Wednesday, October 4 and Thursday, October 5 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

Cherry Creek School Association Open House Monday, October 2nd

October 1, 2017

Harvey, Michigan – The Cherry Creek School Association is holding their next monthly meeting on Monday, October 2 nd in the school library from 5:30-6:30p. In conjunction with that meeting, there will be an Open House from 4:30-5:30p for Cherry Creek families to walk through the school to see all the changes and additions such as the new classrooms, lighting system, and short-throw projectors installed in the classrooms.

Additionally, there is a new basketball court just beyond the new addition hallway exit and an improved Cherry Creek Nature Trail (courtesy of a local Boy Scout) to check out! Please plan to join us for the Open House and CCSA meeting on October 2nd!… Read the rest

Michigan Current and Upcoming Seasons

October 1, 2017

Deer

Current/Upcoming Seasons MDNR

  • Deer Season Dates
    • Early Archery: Oct. 1 through Nov. 14, 2017
    • Late Archery: Dec. 1, 2017 through Jan. 1, 2018
    • Regular Firearm: Nov. 15 through Nov. 30
    • Muzzleloading
      • Zone 1: Dec. 1 through Dec. 10
      • Zone 2: Dec. 1 through Dec. 10
      • Zone 3: Dec. 1 through Dec. 17
    • Late Antlerless Firearm: Dec. 18, 2017 through Jan. 1, 2018

Thank you, hunters for your interest in Michigan deer hunting, and good luck this season as you enjoy the hunt while contributing to the conservation of Michigan’s natural resources!

Guide eBook from MDNR – 2017 Michigan Deer Hunting Forecast (PDF)

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Calendar – Groups – Northern Vegans Pizza Night – Oct. 4

October 1, 2017

Negaunee – Join Northern Vegans for vegan pizza on Wednesday, October 4 at 6 p.m. at Pasqualis Pizza, 100 Cliff Street off Teal Lake Avenue in Negaunee.

Pasqualis will use Daiya cheese and a vegan crust to make the pizzas! All are welcome, no RSVP required. Visit Northern Vegans’ Facebook page, northernvegans.com, or call 236-1279 for more information.… Read the rest

Temporary Construction Closure Will Reroute Traffic at Craig Lake State Park in Baraga County October 2nd

October 1, 2017

Baraga, Michigan – The Michigan Department of Natural Resources today announced that Nelligan Lake Road in Baraga County will be closed for roughly three weeks for road improvements.

A detour map shows the Nelligan Road closure and reroute at Craig Lake State Park.“The closure will go into effect Oct. 2 and is scheduled to be lifted Oct. 20,” said Doug Barry, DNR unit supervisor at Craig Lake State Park. “During that time, a detour will be available for those seeking access to portions of Craig Lake State Park.”

Scheduled improvements include replacing two failed metal culverts with a concrete box culvert and resurfacing critical portions of the road for improved access.

Before Oct. 2, DNR construction crews will be working on the road to limit the length of time the road will need to be closed. Motorists are advised to use caution in the area.… Read the rest

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