Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Laurium – Oct. 17

October 14, 2017

Laurium – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive with the bloodmobile on Tuesday, October 17 from 3 to 6 p.m. at Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital in Laurium.

For an appointment, call the hospital Laboratory at 906-337-6550. Walk-ins are welcome.… Read the rest

Calendar – Music – Yale Storm and Hot Pstromi Concert at NMU – Oct. 17

October 14, 2017

Marquette – The Northern Michigan University music department will host a concert featuring Yale Storm and Hot Pstromi on Tuesday, October 17 at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Recital Hall on the NMU campus. This free concert is part of the NMU music department’s Guest Artist Series.

Bandleader Yale Storm founded the group after conducting extensive field research in Europe and the Balkans among the Jewish and Rom communities. Hot Pstromi’s sound has influences of traditional klezmer, new Jewish music, Gypsy, khasidic, world beat and Balkan music. … Read the rest

Calendar – Community – Phil Niemisto Statue Unveiling – Oct. 17

October 14, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Downtown Development Authority will host the Phil Niemisto Statue unveiling on Tuesday, October 17 at 3 p.m. in the Phil Niemisto Pocket Park, 144 W. Washington Street in downtown Marquette.

Funds for the creation of the Phil Niemisto statue came from the generous donations of community members. The public is invited to attend and participate in the celebration of the unveiling of the statue, which was created by local Marquette Artist Earl Senchuk.

For more information on this event, contact the Marquette Downtown Development Authority office at 906-228-9475 or visit www.downtownmarquette.org. … Read the rest