Calendar – Outdoors – Chocolay Raptor Center to Release Northern Goshawk in Big Bay – Nov. 28

November 25, 2017

Big Bay – The Chocolay Raptor Center will release a rehabilitated northern goshawk on Tuesday, November 28 at 11:45 a.m. at Powell Township Elementary School in Big Bay.

The hawk flew into a window and was found Friday next to the school, stunned and concussed. The teachers rescued the hawk, and notified the CRC. The students will participate in the release as an educational event. The public is welcome to attend the release.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – Double Feature Film Showing at Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center – Nov. 28

November 25, 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 28 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Center in Gries Hall on the campus of NMU.

“The Thing from Another World” and “The Day the Earth Stood Still” 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… Read the rest

Calendar – Holidays – Catch the Christmas Spirit in Marquette Township – Nov. 28

November 25, 2017

Marquette – The annual Catch the Christmas Spirit Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held on Tuesday, November 28 at 6 p.m. at the Westwood Mall in Marquette Township.

Santa will arrive on the fire truck and light the tree. There will be a sing-along of Christmas carols with the St. Christopher’s Church Carolers. Santa will then go to the mall for photo opportunities with the children. Free coffee, apple juice and cookies will be served.

Keep your eye out for the Grinch, who has threatened to steal Christmas from the township. Sheriff deputies will be standing by. Live updates will be broadcast live on 101.9 Sunny FM.… Read the rest

Calendar – Community – Homeless Awareness Candlelight Walk – Nov. 28

November 25, 2017

Marquette – November in Homeless Awareness Month. Alger-Marquette Continuum of Care will host a Candlelight Walk on Tuesday, November 28 at 5:15 p.m. from the Janzen House, 416 W. Spring Street, to the Warming Center, 447 W. Washington Street, in downtown Marquette.

Candles will be provided. The event is open to the public. At the Warming Center, the annual Helen McCormick Homeless Volunteer of the Year award will be presented. … Read the rest

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Ironwood – Nov. 28

November 25, 2017

Ironwood – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive with the bloodmobile on Tuesday, November 28 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. C.S.T. at Aspirus Ironwood Hospital in Ironwood.

For an appointment, call Alicia Cook at 932-7627. Walk-ins are welcome. … Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Fun Fall Auction in Escanaba – Nov. 28

November 25, 2017

Escanaba – A Fun Fall Auction will be held on Tuesday, November 28 beginning at 9 a.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 600 S. Lincoln Road in Escanaba.

The public auction which will include antiques, collectibles, a 2010 Ford Mustang, jewelry, electronics, record albums, home decor and more.

For more information, contact Tina Jensen at 906-399-1448, Pastor Judy Kincaid at 906-399-1387, or Chris Smauley at 786-6771.… Read the rest