Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Marquette Senior High School Annual Turkey Trot – Nov. 23

November 20, 2017

Marquette – The Annual Marquette Senior High School 5K and 10K Turkey Trot Run/Walk will be held on Thursday, November 23 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. beginning at the Marquette Senior High School.

The course starts at the MSHS Canopy Entrance and heads down the paved bike path towards Tourist Park which is the 5k turn-around. The 10k course continues along the path towards the ore dock before Presque Isle. The course is an out and back. Dogs are welcome and will be rewarded for the fastest 5k and 10k finisher.

Race Day Registration begins at 8 a.m. at the MSHS Canopy Entrance. Online registration closes on Monday, November 20 at 11:59 p.m. and is available at www.active.com .… Read the rest

Calendar – Theater – Westwood Shakespeare Company Improv Show – Nov. 22

November 19, 2017

Ishpeming – Westwood Shakespeare Company will present an Improv Show on Wednesday, November 22 at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center at Westwood High School in Ishpeming.

This improv show will feature totally unscripted sketch comedy. Tickets are available at 6 p.m. on show night Season tickets and also available at the Westwood High School office during school hours.… Read the rest

Calendar – Theater – Westwood Shakespeare Company Improv Show – Nov. 15

November 12, 2017

Ishpeming – Westwood Shakespeare Company will present an Improv Show on Wednesday, November 15 at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center at Westwood High School in Ishpeming.

This improv show will feature totally unscripted sketch comedy. Tickets are available at 6 p.m. on show night Season tickets and also available at the Westwood High School office during school hours.

An additional show will be offered on November 22.… 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

Northern Vegans presents the Movie Eating You Alive at the PWPL on 11/9 (free admission)

November 8, 2017

MARQUETTE – Northern Vegans will present the movie Eating You Alive at 6:00 PM on Thursday, November 9th, in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library at 217 N. Front St in Marquette.

This documentary reveals why the standard American diet is making us sick and how switching to a plant-based lifestyle can help us improve our health. Vegan snacks will be available. Free admission. All are welcome.… Read the rest

“Coffee Talk: Connect, Share and Learn” November 6th-10th

November 1, 2017

Local farmers are invited to come enjoy a coffee and discuss local issues with other farmers and MSU Extension Staff. The topic for this meeting is weather variability and soil resilience. Project GREEN has funded this initiative.

Nov 6 9:00 am

Big Boy 607 E Lake Shore Dr, Manistique, MI 49854

Nov 7 7:00 am CT

Farm House W107 South Dr, Stephenson, MI 49887

Nov 7 9:00 am CT

Redwood Junction Restaurant US-2, Powers, MI 49874

Nov 8 9:00 am

Jack’s 7897 S Main St, Rapid River, MI 49878

Nov 9 9:00 am

B’s Country Café & Catering 629 S Stephenson Ave, Iron Mountain, MI 49801

Nov 10 9:00 am

Snack Bar N5484 Eben Trenary Rd, Chatham, MI 49816… Read the rest

Calendar – Bazaars/Craft Sales – Bell Auxiliary’s 19th Annual Holiday Craft Show and Soup Luncheon – Nov. 4

November 1, 2017

Ishpeming – Bell Auxiliary will host their 19th Annual Holiday Craft Show and Soup Luncheon on Saturday, November 4 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Church Hall, 1891 Prairie Avenue in Ishpeming.

The soup luncheon cost is $5. There is no admission charge to the craft show. There will be jewelry, crafted items, kitchen items, photography, handmade American Girl doll clothes, books, handmade wool mittens, honey, jams, Lularoe, wreaths, handmade pens, bread and much more.… Read the rest

Calendar – Bazaars/Craft Sales – Holiday Craft/Bazaar in Trenary – Nov. 4

November 1, 2017

Trenary – A Holiday/Craft Bazaar will be held on Saturday, November 4 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Trenary Community Building on Hwy. M67 in Trenary.

Sponsored by First Lutheran Church, the event will feature over 30 vendors, Christmas and fall items, gifts, knit and crochet items, baked goods, apples, centerpieces, yarn, candles, sewing, jewelry, scrapbooking, Avon, Norwex, Lu La Roe clothing, doTERRA, and more! Lunch will also be available.… Read the rest