Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Marquette – Nov. 12

November 9, 2017

Marquette – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive with the bloodmobile on Sunday, November 12 from 9 a.m. to noon at St. Peter’s Cathedral in Marquette.

For an appointment, call Charles Crotty at 362-3523 or Robert Jurkovich at 228-8861. Walk-ins are welcome. … Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – “Don Quixote” Film Screening – Nov. 12

November 9, 2017

Marquette – The NMU Siril Cinema Series will offer a screening of the American Ballet Theatre’s production of “Don Quixote” on Sunday, November 12 at 5 p.m. at Forest Roberts Theatre.

It is free for NMU students, faculty and staff with ID and youth ages 18 and under. Admission for the general public is $10. … Read the rest

First Nations Food Taster November 10th

November 9, 2017

Marquette, Michigan – Northern Michigan University’s Native American Student Association is hosting the First Nations Food Taster. It will be held from 5-7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, at the D.J. Jacobetti Complex commons.

The First Nations Food Taster provides guests with an array of Native American foods. Recipes from the Decolonizing Diet Project will be featured, offering traditional Native American foods. Some contemporary Native American dishes will also be available. This year’s menu may include roast turkey, bison stew, venison stew, smoked fish, turkey stir-fry, minty wild rice salad, pumpkin cornbread and more.

Tickets will be sold at the door and can only be purchased with cash or check. They cost $7 for NMU students with ID, elderly, veterans and youth ages 5-10. Tickets are $15 for the public.

The Food Taster is a fundraiser for NASA’s annual pow wow. November is Native American Heritage Month.… Read the rest