Calendar – Youth – Harry Potter Fan Club Grades 2 through 5 Meeting – Oct. 9

October 6, 2017

Marquette – Harry Potter Fan Club Grades 2 through 5 will meet on Monday, October 9 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

All wizards in grades 2 through 5 are invited to come talk about the wonderful wizarding world of Harry Potter. You will choose your wand at this meeting (or will your wand choose you?)! The event is free of charge.

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

Calendar – Community – Indigenous Peoples’ Day Celebration – Oct. 9

October 6, 2017

Marquette – The Northern Michigan University student organizations of the Native American Student Association, the American Indian Science and Engineering Society, and the Native American Language and Culture Club will celebrate Indigenous Peoples’ Day on Monday, October 9 from 11 a.m to 5 p.m. in the Academic Mall on the NMU campus.

The celebration will include educational events, music, and a rally. Everyone in the community is invited to attend.… Read the rest

Calendar – Elder Care – Creating Confident Caregivers Workshops Begin in Escanaba – Oct. 9

October 6, 2017

Escanaba – “Creating Confident Caregivers” workshops will start on Monday, October 9 from 1 to 3 p.m. at UPCAP in Escanaba.

Creating Confident Caregivers is a program in select regions of Michigan, for family caregivers of persons with dementia and/or memory loss. Creating Confident Caregivers is a six-session workshop led by trained dementia care specialists. This university tested program provides participants with information, skills and attitudes to manage stress and increase their effectiveness as a Caregiver.

This is a six week workshop which meets once each week on Mondays. If you are interested in participating in this workshop, contact UPCAP at 1-800-338-7227, dial 2-1-1 or visit www.upcap.org.… Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – NAMI Support Group Meeting – Oct. 9

October 6, 2017

Marquette – The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette support group will meet on Monday, October 9 at 7 p.m. in the Baraga Place Conference Room, 129 West Baraga Avenue, Marquette.

NAMI offers confidential support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness. For more information call 360-7107, or visit www.namiam.org. … Read the rest

Calendar – Elder Care – Creating Confident Caregivers Workshops to Begin in Marquette – Oct. 9

October 6, 2017

Marquette – “Creating Confident Caregivers” workshops will start on Monday, October 9 from 3 to 5 p.m. in Marquette.

Creating Confident Caregivers is a program in select regions of Michigan, for family caregivers of persons with dementia and/or memory loss. Creating Confident Caregivers is a six-session workshop led by trained dementia care specialists. This university tested program provides participants with information, skills and attitudes to manage stress and increase their effectiveness as a Caregiver.

This is a six week workshop which meets once each week on Mondays. If you are interested in participating in this workshop, contact UPCAP at 1-800-338-7227, dial 2-1-1 or visit www.upcap.org.… Read the rest

Calendar – Elder Care – Creating Confident Caregivers Workshops Begin in Iron Mountain – Oct. 9

October 6, 2017

Iron Mountain – “Creating Confident Caregivers” workshops will start on Thursday, October 5 from 1 to 3 p.m. at Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain.

Creating Confident Caregivers is a program in select regions of Michigan, for family caregivers of persons with dementia and/or memory loss. Creating Confident Caregivers is a six-session workshop led by trained dementia care specialists. This university tested program provides participants with information, skills and attitudes to manage stress and increase their effectiveness as a Caregiver.

This is a six week workshop which meets once each week on Thursdays. If you are interested in participating in this workshop, contact UPCAP at 1-800-338-7227, dial 2-1-1 or visit www.upcap.org.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Chapter Book Club: The Comic Strip Sessions – Oct. 9, 10

October 6, 2017

Marquette – Chapter Book Club: The Comic Strip Sessions will be offered on Monday, October 9 from 1 to 2 p.m. and on Tuesday, October 10 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

Listen to a chapter from the book “The Terrible Two,” then adapt it into a comic strip! The event is for ages 8 to 12. For more information, call 226-4320, visit pwpl.info, or check out the Peter White Public Library page on Facebook. … Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Kingsford – Oct. 9

October 6, 2017

Kingsford – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive on Monday, October 9 from 3 to 6 p.m. CDT at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Kingsford.

For an appointment, call Sue LeDuc at 774-7261. Walk-ins are welcome. … Read the rest

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