Growing Your Food in the U.P. Gardening Series October 12th

October 11, 2017

The 2nd session of a free gardening series continues on Thursday, Oct., 12th at 6:30 pm at the Marquette Missionary Church at 1804 Wright St., in Marquette.

The “Growing Your Food in the U.P.” gardening series is open to everyone, is hands-on and explores soil dynamics and the use of permaculture for greater success growing food in the challenging U.P. climate. The series is sponsored by Transition Marquette County.

For more information, contact Michael Riesterer at transitionmarquette@gmail.com or call 225-0608.

Growing Your Food in the U.P. Gardening Series

Growing Your Food in the U.P. Gardening Series

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Calendar – Music – Traditional Music Jam – Oct. 14

October 11, 2017

Marquette – A traditional music jam will be held on Saturday, October 14 from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Community Room of the at the Peter White Public Library.

Join other musicians for a community jam session celebrating traditional folk music. Acoustic musicians and vocalists are invited to bring their instruments for an informal gathering to play music together. A limited quantity of sheet music is available for use for those not familiar with the songs.

A music jam is not about performing, but a chance for people interested in traditional acoustic music share their love of music and learn a new song or instrumental technique. Listeners and singers are always welcome.

There is no admission charge. For more information, call 226-4328 or visit www.pwpl.info. … Read the rest

Calendar – Bazaars/Craft Sales – South County Fund Committee’s Fall Craft Bazaar, Pie Sale, and Soup and Sandwich Lunch – Oct. 14

October 11, 2017

Skandia – South County Fund Committee’s annual Fall Craft Bazaar, Pie Sale, and Soup and Sandwich Lunch will be offered on Saturday, October 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at West Branch Township Hall, 1016 County Roadd 545 North in Skandia.

Shop for crafts, enjoy the soup and sandwich Lunch, and those famous pies will be for sale! The Committee will also be collecting non-perishable food items for The Victory Lutheran Church at Sawyer.

For more information, call Mick at 942-7737 or Chris at 346-5535.… Read the rest

Calendar – Bazaars/Craft Sales – Wetmore Community Club Fall Fundraiser Craft/Vendor Show – Oct. 14

October 11, 2017

Munising – The Wetmore Community Club will host a Fall Fundraiser Craft/Vendor Show on Saturday, October 14 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Alger County Parks & Rec Gymnasium in Munising.

There will be a bake sale and raffle sponsored by the Wetmore Community Club. All table rentals, raffle and back sale proceeds help support various needs in the Alger County area. Stop in and shop our local vendors, crafters, and bake sale with something for everyone!

For more information, contact Cindy Tonak at 906-399-5920 or email kencin9551@gmail.com.… Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Community-Wide Flu Vaccination Clinic in L’Anse – Oct. 14

October 11, 2017

L’Anse – A Community-Wide Flu Vaccination Clinic will be offered on Saturday, October 14 from 9 to 11 a.m. at Baraga County Memorial Hospital, 18341 US Highway 41 in L’Anse.

BCMH and the Western U.P. Health Department are sponsoring this event. For more information, contact Polly Manning, BCMH Administrative Assistant at 906-524-3322 or WUPHD at 906-524-6142.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Apple Social and Bake Sale in Trenary – Oct. 14

October 11, 2017

Trenary – An Apple Social and Bake Sale will be held on Saturday, October 14 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Trenary United Methodist Church in Trenary.

There will be apple pie, apple cake, apple crisp and just about anything you can make from apples. There will also be ice cream and a beverage, all for a free will offering. Bake goods will be for sale to take home. 10 % of the proceeds will be donated back to the community.… Read the rest

Calendar – Families – Copper Country Autism Awareness Family Fun Day – Oct. 14

October 11, 2017

Houghton – Copper Country Autism Awareness Family Fun Day will be held on Saturday, October 14 from noon to 2 p.m. at the Mine Shaft in Houghton.

This Free Event is open to children and young adults affected by autism spectrum disorders and their families. It is sponsored by Copper Country Elks Lodge #404.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Dollar Bay Elementary School Pasty and Bake Sale Fundraiser – Oct. 14

October 11, 2017

Dollar Bay – A Pasty and Bake Sale fundraiser to benefit Dollar Bay Elementary school will be held on Saturday, October 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at First Lutheran Church in Dollar Bay.

All proceeds will be donated to Dollar Bay schools for indoor recess supplies. For more information, call Tammy Caskey at 369-3819.… Read the rest

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