Calendar – Groups – Tasty Reads Book Group Meeting – Nov. 14

November 11, 2017

Marquette – Tasty Reads, a book group for readers who like to cook, will meet discuss on “Ovenly: Sweet and Salty Recipes” by Agatha Kulaga and Erin Patinkin on Tuesday, November 14 at noon in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

In their cookbook, Kulaga and Patinkin discuss the origins of their collaboration and how they opened a restaurant and created new recipes. Their creations are a melding of sweet and salty flavors with a touch of spice, inspired by their exploration of different culinary traditions.

Attendees will share thoughts about the book and enjoy a recipe inspired by it. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4303.… Read the rest

Calendar – Music – “Songs of War and Peace” – Nov. 14

November 11, 2017

Marquette – “Songs of War and Peace” will be offered on Tuesday, November 14 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Local singer/songwriter Corinne Rockow will lead this community sing-along as part of the Remember Viet Nam Series. There will be a number of songs about war and peace, with many of them from the Viet Nam era such as “Where Have All the Flowers Gone”.

There is no admission charge thanks to sponsorship by the Friends of the Peter White Public Library. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318. … Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Double Feature Film Showing at Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center – Nov. 14

November 11, 2017

Marquette – The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University will host a double-feature film showing about the Cold War on Tuesday, November 14 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Center in Gries Hall on the campus of NMU.

“The Atomic Cafe” and “Radio Bikini” will be shown in conjunction with the “Cold War in the U.P.” exhibition. A discussion with Daniel Truckey will follow each film.

For more information, contact the Beaumier Center at 227-3212 or heritage@nmu.edu.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – NCLL Presentation on Esperanto Registration Deadline – Nov. 14

November 11, 2017

Marquette – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will offer a presentation on Esperanto, the worldwide language, on Tuesday, November 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Shiras Room at Peter White Public Library.

In 1887, L. L. Zamenhof, a Polish doctor, created the language for the purpose of breaking down barriers between different ethnic groups. Esperanto expert Sheila Devlin will give a presentation about the language and its use today.

The cost is $3 for NCLL members and $8 for non-members. Register by November 10 by calling 227-2979. For more information, contact Gil Martin at 343-6609 or gmartin@aol.com. … Read the rest

Calendar – Education – International Education Week Presentations at NMU – Nov. 14

November 11, 2017

Marquette – Northern Michigan University’s international students are celebrating International Education Week with a presentation on Kenyan Culture with Kelvin Getuno on Tuesday, November 14 at 10 a.m. in the Whitman Hall commons.

Following the presentation on Kenya, A Passport to the World event with NMU study-abroad students sharing details about their countries and cultures from noon to 12:45 p.m. Visiting scholar Zhi Qiao will perform traditional Chinese music at 1:30 p.m. International students will present on traditional music and dancing at 2:30 p.m.

The events are free and open to the public. … Read the rest

Calendar – Elder Care – Creating Confident Caregivers Workshop Begins in Houghton – Nov. 14

November 11, 2017

Houghton – “Creating Confident Caregivers” workshops will start on Tuesday, November 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Copper Country Mental Health Institute, 900 West Sharon Avenue in Houghton.

Creating Confident Caregivers is a program in select regions of Michigan, for family caregivers of persons with dementia and/or memory loss. Creating Confident Caregivers is a six-session workshop led by trained dementia care specialists. This university tested program provides participants with information, skills and attitudes to manage stress and increase their effectiveness as a Caregiver.

This is a six week workshop which meets once each week on Tuesdays. If you are interested in participating in this workshop, Marja at (906) 370-7789, UPCAP at 1-800-338-7227, dial 2-1-1 or visit www.upcap.org .… Read the rest