Calendar – Youth – Harry Potter Fan Club Grades 2 through 5 Meeting – Nov. 13

November 10, 2017

Marquette – Harry Potter Fan Club Grades 2 through 5 will meet on Monday, November 13 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

All wizards in grades 2 through 5 are invited to come talk about the wonderful wizarding world of Harry Potter. You will choose your wand at this meeting (or will your wand choose you?)! The event is free of charge.

For more information, call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Chapter Book Club: The Comic Strip Sessions – Nov. 13, 14

November 10, 2017

Marquette – Chapter Book Club: The Comic Strip Sessions will be offered on Monday, November 13 from 1 to 2 p.m. and on Tuesday, November 14 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

Listen to a chapter from the book “The Terrible Two,” then adapt it into a comic strip! The event is for ages 8 to 12. For more information, call 226-4320, visit pwpl.info, or check out the Peter White Public Library page on Facebook. … Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – NAMI Support Group Meeting – Nov. 13

November 10, 2017

Marquette – The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette support group will meet on Monday, November 13 at 7 p.m. in the Baraga Place Conference Room, 129 West Baraga Avenue, Marquette.

NAMI offers confidential support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness. For more information call 360-7107, or visit www.namiam.org. … Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Wonder Babies – Nov. 13, 14

November 10, 2017

Marquette – Wonder Babies will be held Monday, November 13 and Tuesday, November 14 from 10 to 10:40 a.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

The event will feature songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for ages 0 to 18 months and a loving adult. Older siblings are welcome. Adult social time will be from 10 to 10:15 a.m. and story time begins at 10:15 a.m.

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

Calendar – Youth – Storytime for Non-Movers – Nov. 13, 14

November 10, 2017

Marquette – Storytime for Non-Movers will be held on Monday, November 13 and Tuesday, November 14 from 11 a.m. to 11:20 a.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

There will be songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for babies not yet mobile and able to move away from their loving adult. Older siblings are asked NOT to attend. Adult social time and play time will be held after story time.

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

‘Wind River’ Screening at NMU – November 11th

November 10, 2017

Marquette, MI – Northern Michigan University’s Campus Cinema will present a screening of Wind River in partnership with the Center for Native American Studies. The film will begin at 6 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, in 1100 Jamrich Hall. Attendance is free for NMU students and $1 for the public.

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.… Read the rest

Loftus to Speak at NMU Veterans Day Ceremony November 11th

November 10, 2017

Marquette, Michigan – Navy veteran and Northern Michigan University student Connor Loftus will give a brief presentation at a ceremony honoring veterans at noon Saturday, Nov. 11, before the NMU home football game. NMU will recognize veterans at all of its home athletic events on Veterans Day. The kick-off ceremony will be held near the flagpole outside the Superior Dome’s main entrance, weather permitting, or inside. It 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.

Loftus is a Plainwell native who joined the Naval Recruit Training Command in Great Lakes, Ill., in July 2011. After completing boot camp, he transferred to Naval Air Station Pensacola for aviation professional apprenticeship career track training before joining the fleet.

Loftus received orders to join Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron One One Three (VAW-113), where he worked in the line division.… Read the rest