Calendar – Community – Ceremony Honoring Veterans at NMU – Nov. 11

November 8, 2017

Marquette – Navy veteran and Northern Michigan University student Connor Loftus will give a brief presentation at a ceremony honoring veterans on Saturday, November 11 at noon near the flagpole outside the main entrance of the Superior Dome.

The event just prior to the NMU home football game will recognize veterans at all of its home athletic events on Veterans Day. The kick-off ceremony will feature the presentation of colors by the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community Color Guard, the NMU marching band and recognition of NMU veteran students’ accomplishments.

NMU is offering free admission to most November 11 athletic events for each veteran and a guest, along with an opportunity to stand and be recognized at all competitions.

For more information on NMU Veterans Day activities, contact Mike Rutledge, coordinator of student veteran services, at 227-1331 or mrutledg@nmu.edu. … Read the rest

Calendar – Bazaars/Craft Sales – Ladies Day Craft and Bake Sale – Nov. 11

November 8, 2017

Ishpeming – A Ladies Day Craft and Bake Sale will be held on Saturday, November 11 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Ishpeming Elks Lodge, 557 Lake Shore Drive in Ishpeming.

There will be many vendors, crafters, and delicious baked goods. For more information, call Dawn Lambert at 204-4484. … Read the rest

Calendar – Dance – VFW Post 4573 Dance with Richie Yurkovich Band – Nov. 11

November 8, 2017

Ishpeming – The VFW Post 4573 will be hosting a dance featuring the Richie Yurkovich Band on Saturday, November 11 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the post, 310 Bank Street in Ishpeming.

Admission is $10 at the door. Refreshments and a meal will be available at a low price. Everyone who loves good music, dancing and a good time is invited. For more information, call 486-4856.… Read the rest

Calendar – Community – Free Pancake Breakfast for Veterans – Nov. 11

November 8, 2017

Marquette – A Free Pancake Breakfast for all veterans and their family members will be offered on Saturday, November 11 from 9:30 a.m. to noon at Brookridge Heights in Marquette.

This event is being held on Veterans day as a recognition of all veterans and a thank you for their service. … Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – “Wind River” Screening at NMU – Nov. 11

November 8, 2017

Marquette – Northern Michigan University’s Campus Cinema, in partnership with the Center for Native American Studies, will present a screening of “Wind River” on Saturday, November 11 at 6 p.m. in 1100 Jamrich Hall at NMU.

In the film, a veteran tracker with the Fish and Wildlife Service helps to investigate the murder of a young Native American woman. The case is used as a means of redemption for an earlier act of irresponsibility, which ended in tragedy. The film stars Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Julia Jones and more. Running 1 hour and 51 minutes, it is rated R.

Attendance is free for NMU students and $1 for the public.… Read the rest

Calendar – Bazaars/Craft Sales – St. Louis the King Catholic Church Women’s Club Annual Bazaar – Nov. 11

November 8, 2017

Harvey – St. Louis the King Catholic Church Women’s Club will hold their annual bazaar on Saturday, November 11 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church hall, 264 Silver Creek Road in Harvey.

There will be crafts, vendors, lunch, rummage, a silent auction and baked goods.

For further information, contact Mary Jane Lynch 360-5279.… Read the rest

Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum Second Thursday Creativity Series “Weather” Thursday, November 9th

November 8, 2017

Join us at the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum for our

Second Thursday Creativity Series

“Weather”

Thursday, November 9th

5:30 –– 7:30 p.m.

There will be a variety of hands-on activities that celebrate “weather” including crafts and creative snacks.

Live music and FREE Culver’s Custard!

Free with admission or membership

For more information call 906-226-3911… Read the rest

Magnaghi Prohibition Book, Oral Interviews Showcased November 9th at NMU

November 8, 2017

MARQUETTE–Russell Magnaghi’s new book on prohibition in the Upper Peninsula and a collection of oral interviews he conducted with U.P. residents about a variety of topics will be showcased at the next “Evening at the Archives” at Northern Michigan University. The event begins at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 9, on the second floor of the Edgar L. Harden Learning Resources Center, in the atrium in the back of the library. It is hosted by the Central U.P. and NMU Archives. Refreshments will be provided.

Magnaghi is an NMU professor emeritus and historian. He will discuss his book, Prohibition in the Upper Peninsula: Booze & Bootleggers on the Border. Copies will be available for sale and signing following the presentation.

NMU students Lydia Henning and Libby Serra will present about a website they constructed for the U.P. Radio History Talk, a collection of interviews between Magnaghi and others.… Read the rest

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