Calendar – Sports – Copper County Curling Club Open Houses – Jan. 3, 6

December 31, 2017

Calumet – The Copper Country Curling Club will be hosting Open Houses on Wednesday, January 3 from 6 to 9 p.m. and on Saturday, January 6 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Curling Club behind the Calumet Colosseum in Calumet.

The public is invited to stop by and check out the Curling Club, watch some curling action and/or try a few curling shots. There is no cost. If you want to try curling, the Club suggests you bring a pair of gym shoes to wear on the ice.

The Learn To Curl program begins on Wednesday, January 10. The program is for people with no curling experience who want to learn how to play. Certified curling instructors run the program which takes place every Wednesday from 7 to 9 p.m.

For more information contact the curling club at: thecoppercountrycurlingclub@gmail.com or by calling (906) 337-5582.… Read the rest

January Youth Services PSA’s Peter White Library

December 31, 2017

Wonder Babies: Monday and Tuesday January 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30: 10:00 am-10:40 am. Peter White Public Library Community Room. Songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for ages 0-18 months and a loving adult. Older siblings welcome. Adult social time from 10-10:15am, storytime begins at 10:15am. Free. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.

Storytime for Non-Movers Monday and Tuesday January 2, 8, 9, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30: 11:00 am-11:20 am. Peter White Public Library Community Room. Songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for babies not yet mobile and able to move away from their loving adult. We ask that older siblings do NOT attend. Adult social time and play time after storytime. 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 – Groups – Northern Vegans Casual Dinner – Jan. 3

December 31, 2017

Marquette – Join Northern Vegans for a casual dinner on Wednesday, January 3 at 6 p.m. at Cafe Bodega, 517 N. Third Street in Marquette.

Order a vegan dinner off the menu. No RSVP is required. Everyone is welcome. For more information, go to www.northernvegans.com or find them on Facebook.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Storytime for 1s and 2s – Jan. 3, 4

December 31, 2017

Marquette – Storytime for 1s and 2s will be held Wednesday, January 3 and Thursday, January 4 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 – Youth – Rangers Read – Jan. 3

December 31, 2017

Marquette – Rangers Read will be held on Wednesday, January 3 from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

Join a Park Ranger from Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore for a story, an opportunity to create a craft, and play active games. The event is geared to families with young children ages 3 to 7.

For more information, call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – NCLL “Evolution of the U.P. 200 Sled Dog Races” Presentation – Registration Deadline – Jan. 3

December 31, 2017

Marquette – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host an “Evolution of the U.P. 200 Sled Dog Races” presentation on Thursday, January 9 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in room 101B of the Superior Dome on the campus of Northern Michigan University.

Pat Torreano, founder and historian for U.P. 200, be the presenter. Discussion topics will include the U.P. 200’s history, mushers and dogs, map routes of the race, the coordination of efforts involved in the event and the behind-the-scenes activity that comprises the U.P. 200.

The cost is $3 for NCLL members and $8 for non-members. Register by Wednesday, January 3 by calling 227-2979. Contact Paula McCormick at 228-5489 for more information.… Read the rest