Calendar – Education – Explore Tech: Joint Replacement with Dr. Tim Nueschwander – Oct. 26

October 23, 2017

Marquette – Explore Tech: Joint Replacement with Dr. Tim Nueschwander will be offered on Thursday, October 26 at 6 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Dr. Tim Nueschwander from Advanced Orthopedics will be presenting on joint replacements using models, videos and pictuers. The program is intended for adults, but youth with an interest in the topic are welcome. 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 – Theater – 10th Annual Classic Silent Film with Grand Piano Accompaniment – Oct. 26

October 23, 2017

Northern Michigan University’s French Program is presenting its 10th annual Classic Silent Film with Grand Piano Accompaniment featuring “La Chute de la Maison Usher”, a 1928 French horror film, on Thursday, October 26 at 7 p.m. in the Brule and Cadillac rooms of the University Center at NMU.

Robert Buchkoe will play the piano. The film is based on Edgar Allan Poe’s Gothic short story The Fall of the House of Usher. It is directed by Jean Epstein. In it, Allan visits the sinister Usher family mansion, where his friend Roderick is painting a portrait of his sickly wife Madeline. The portrait seems to be draining the life out of Madeline.

A reception with refreshments will follow the film screening. NMU’s French Club is sponsoring the event. Admission is free.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Storytime for 3s and 4s – Oct. 26

October 23, 2017

Marquette – Storytime for 3s and 4s will be held on Thursday, October 26 from 11 to 11:30 a.m. in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

Explore stories, finger plays, songs and crafts. The event is for 3 and 4 year olds, with a loving adult. 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 – Youth – Dog Night at the Library – Oct. 26

October 23, 2017

Marquette – Dog Night will be offered on Thursday, October 26 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Children’s Room of the Peter White Public Library.

All children are invited to come and read to a dog. Increase your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a friendly, calm dog. The event is free and no registration is required.

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

Calendar – Holidays – “Something Wicked This Way Comes – Poems That Haunt” – Oct. 26

October 23, 2017

Marquette – The Northern Michigan University English department will host “Something Wicked This Way Comes–Poems That Haunt” on Thursday, October 26 from 7 to 8 p.m. at the Ore Dock Brewing Company in downtown Marquette.

This free reading will feature two writers. NMU assistant professor of English Patricia Killelea will read from her poetry collection, “Counter-glow”. NMU graduate assistant Sarah Ryan will perform pieces that have been featured in publications including Tinderbox, Slice Magazine and the Fairy-tale Review.

The event is part of the Bards & Brews creative reading series held every third Thursday of each month. … Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Kingsford – Oct. 26

October 23, 2017

Kingsford – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive with the bloodmobile on Thursday, October 26 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. CDT at North Pointe Behavior Health in Kingsford.

For an appointment, call Amber Lindholm at 779-0524. Walk-ins are welcome. … Read the rest