Calendar – Youth – Little Bookworms at PWPL – Nov. 29

November 26, 2017

Marquette – Little Bookworms for 5s and 6s will be offered on Wednesday, November 29 from 11 a.m. to noon in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

There will be stories, songs, school-readiness art, and pre-literacy skills for children ages 5 to 6. 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 – Seniors – Medicare and Medicaid Forum in Escanaba – Nov. 29

November 26, 2017

Escanaba – A Medicare and Medicaid Forum will be held on Wednesday, November 29 from 3 to 5 p.m. at North Woods Place Senior Living in Escanaba.

North Woods Place Senior Living in collaboration with Christian Park Village and UPCAP will be hosting this community forum that will help you understand Medicare and Medicaid.

For more information, contact Community Relations Manager Gayle DeShambo at 906-789-2268.… Read the rest

Calendar – Art – Wreath Making Workshop – Nov. 29

November 26, 2017

Marquette – The Marquette Regional History Center will present a Wreath Making Workshop on Wednesday, November 29 from 6 t0 8 p.m. at the Center, 145 W. Spring Street in Marquette.

Learn how to make wreaths from natural materials, a perfect gift for the holidays. All materials are included in the $20 workshop fee. Please bring your own bow. Space islimited to 20 people, with advance sign up only. Call 906-226-3571 to register via credit card.… Read the rest

Calendar – Community – Public Awareness Program in Gwinn – Nov. 29

November 26, 2017

Gwinn – November is Homeless Awareness Month. Alger-Marquette Continuum of Care and Alger-Marquette-Schoolcraft Local Planning Body will hold a Public Awareness program on Wednesday, November 29 at 5:30 p.m. at the Forsyth Public Library in Gwinn.

Continuum of Care members will present homeless data and highlight the work of the CoC in our communities. It is open to the public at no charge.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Storytime for 1s and 2s – Nov. 29, 30

November 26, 2017

Marquette – Storytime for 1s and 2s will be held Wednesday, November 29 and Thursday, November 30 at 10:15 a.m. in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

There will be interactive stories, songs, rhymes and activities for ages 18 months to 35 months, with a loving adult. The event is free.

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

Calendar – Holidays – 30th Annual Lighting Up the Holidays at NMU – Nov. 29

November 26, 2017

Marquette – The 30th annual Lighting Up the Holidays, a free kick off to the season for NMU families, students and community members, will be held on Wednesday, November 29 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the University Center at Northern Michigan University.

The event includes a tree lighting with President Fritz Erickson and Wildcat Willy, pictures with Santa by Daniele Carol Photography, cookie decorating, holiday card making, an opportunity to write and send a letter to Santa, games, crafts, face painting, free books and free gift wrapping. Cookies, hot chocolate and hot cider will be available.

There will be performances by Northern Lights A Cappella, the NMU Arts Chorale, New Attitudes Dance Studio and the NMU Cheer Team. Barnes and Noble at NMU’s Bookstore will host a sale for 25 percent off one spirit item. … Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Scribblers Club Meeting – Nov. 29

November 26, 2017

Marquette – The Scribblers Club will meet on Wednesday, November 29 from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Students in grades 6 to 12 are invited to experiment with creative writing in a fun and encouraging atmosphere.
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