Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Iron River – Oct. 11

October 8, 2017

Iron River – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive with the bloodmobile on Wednesday, October 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. CDT at the Windsor Center in Iron River.

For an appointment, call Abby Miller at 906-308-0232. Walk-ins are welcome. … Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Teen Advisory Board Meeting – Oct. 11

October 8, 2017

Marquette – The Teen Advisory Board will meet on Wednesday, October 11 from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

All students in grades 9 to 12 are welcome. Tell us what you’d like to see at your library, meet new people, and get some volunteer experience at the same time. Refreshments will be served.

The event is free. For more information, call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Little Book Worms for 5s and 6s – Oct. 11

October 8, 2017

Marquette – Little Bookworms for 5s and 6s will be offered on Wednesday, October 11 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 – Faith – Bertha Somi to Speak on Rwanda at Messiah Lutheran Church – Oct. 11

October 8, 2017

Marquette – Bertha Somi will speak of her experiences in Rwanda as the Ambassador from Tanzania on Wednesday, October 11 at 6 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 305 Magnetic Street in Marquette.

Somi was in Rwanda during the tragic genocide that took place there. She is part of a delegation from Messiah’s companion congregation Azania Front in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. Following her talk, the entire delegation will present a program on Tanzania.

For more information about this program, please call 225-1119.… Read the rest

Calendar – Faith – Marquette Interfaith Forum Talk on the Baha’i Faith – Oct. 11

October 8, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Interfaith Forum invites the public to a series of talks centered on several of the world’s religions, offering a presentation with an exploration on the Baha’i Faith on Wednesday, October 11 at 7 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

The purpose is to increase awareness and appreciation for individual faiths and the common ground among all of the world’s major religions. … Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Storytime for 1s and 2s – Oct. 11, 12

October 8, 2017

Marquette – Storytime for 1s and 2s will be held Wednesday, October 11 and Thursday, October 12 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 – Oct. 11

October 8, 2017

Marquette – The Laughing Whitefish Audubon Society will present a program called “The Patagonia Effect…version 2.scot.stewart” on Wednesday, October 11 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

The program features the photography of talented birder and bird photographer, Dr. J.D. Phillips. For more information, call 226-6749. … Read the rest

Chocolay Township Town Hall Meeting Monday, October 9th

October 8, 2017

Chocolay Township will be holding a Town Hall Meeting on Monday, October 9 at 7:00 PM at Silver Creek Church, 219 Silver Creek Road. The purpose of the meeting is to inform residents about the road millage proposal on the November 7 ballot. A presentation has been prepared by GEI, with a question and answer period following. Please plan on attending!!… Read the rest