Calendar – Holidays – NAMI Post-Thanksgiving – Pre-Christmas Holiday Gathering – Nov. 27

November 24, 2017

Marquette – The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette will host a Post-Thanksgiving-Pre-Christmas holiday gathering on Monday, November 27 at 7 p.m. in the Baraga Place Conference Room, 129 West Baraga Avenue, Marquette.

Join them for some tips on managing holiday stress, inspirational quotes, snacks, and games. The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette 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 906-360-7107, or visit www.namiam.org. … Read the rest

Calendar – Education – NCLL Presentation on Lake Superior Partnership Operations – Registration Deadline – Nov. 27

November 24, 2017

Marquette – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will sponsor a presentation on the operations of the Lake Superior Community Partnership on Tuesday, December 5 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the Shiras Room of Peter White Public Library.

Amy Clickner, CEO of the LSCP, will share the history, mission and various facets of the organization. She will also provide information on what the organization does for the community, economy and employment in the area.

The cost is $3 for NCLL members and $8 for non-members. Registration deadline is Monday, November 27: call 227-2979. For more information, contact Sally Olson at 226-8347 or solson@nmu.edu.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Chapter Book Club: The Comic Strip Sessions – Nov. 27, 28

November 24, 2017

Marquette – Chapter Book Club: The Comic Strip Sessions will be offered on Monday, November 27 from 1 to 2 p.m. and on Tuesday, November 28 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 – Youth – Wonder Babies – Nov. 27, 28

November 24, 2017

Marquette – Wonder Babies will be held Monday, November 27 and Tuesday, November 28 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. 27, 28

November 24, 2017

Marquette – Storytime for Non-Movers will be held on Monday, November 27 and Tuesday, November 28 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

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Chassell – Nov. 27

November 24, 2017

Chassell – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive with the bloodmobile on Monday, November 27 from 1:30 to 5 p.m. at Chassell High School in Chassell.

For an appointment, call the high school office at 523-4491. Walk-ins are welcome. … Read the rest

Calendar – Food – “An Alaskan Adventure” Dinner at NMU – Nov. 28

November 24, 2017

Marquette – The Northern Michigan University hospitality and tourism management program will host a five-course themed dinner “An Alaskan Adventure” on Tuesday, November 28 in Chez Nous at the NMU Jacobetti Complex. Seating times are at 4:30, 5:15 and 6:30 p.m.

The dinner will include a variety of Alaskan cuisine including small game, king crab and baked Alaska. Non-alcoholic beverages are included.

The cost for the dinner is $22 plus tax. Cash, check and credit/debit are accepted. For reservations, call Chez Nous at 227-1981 or e-mail cheznous@nmu.edu.… Read the rest

Calendar – Food – “A Taste of Turkey” Dinner at NMU – Nov. 27

November 24, 2017

Marquette – The Northern Michigan University hospitality and tourism management program will host a five-course themed dinner “A Taste of Turkey” on Monday, November 27 in Chez Nous at the NMU Jacobetti Complex. Seating times are at 4:30, 5:15 and 6:30 p.m.

Highlights from the Turkey-inspired dinner include lentil soup and a sweet custard. Non-alcoholic beverages are included.

The cost for the dinner is $22 plus tax. Cash, check and credit/debit are accepted. For reservations, call Chez Nous at 227-1981 or e-mail cheznous@nmu.edu.… Read the rest