Calendar – Theater – Westwood Shakespeare Company to Present “Twelfth Night” – Dec. 20-22

December 17, 2017

Ishpeming – The Westwood Shakespeare Company will present “Twelfth Night” Wednesday, December 20 through Friday, December 22 at 7 p.m. each evening in the Performing Arts Center at Westwood High School.

“Twelfth Night” is a classic comedy of words with the full range of mistaken identity and plays on words that set the tone for such comedies in all the years to follow.

Tickets for all shows are available at 6 p.m. on show nights and at the Westwood High School office during school hours. … Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Computer Coaching “Download E-books and Audio Books” – Dec. 18

December 15, 2017

Marquette – Computer Coaching “Download E-books and Audio Books” will be offered on Monday, December 18 at 3 p.m. at the Peter White Public Library.

The class will demonstrate how to use the new Libby app (formerly OverDrive) to connect to the library’s audio book or E-book collections with your E-reader or phone. Please bring personal electronic devices with you to the event.

For more information, contact the PWPL Reference Desk at 226-4312.… Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – Hiawatha Amateur Radio Association Licensing Test Session – Dec. 9

December 6, 2017

Negaunee – Hiawatha Amateur Radio Association will host a licensing test session for those interested in obtaining an amateur radio license on Saturday, December 9 at the Marquette County Health Department Building on U.S. 41 in Negaunee Township.

Doors open at 8 a.m. with testing beginning at 8:30 a.m. For more information, contact Rich at 249-3837 or Greg
at 225-1594.… Read the rest

Calendar – Community – 100 Years of Finnish Independence Celebration – Dec. 6

December 3, 2017

Marquette – 100 Years of Finnish Independence will be presented on Wednesday, December 6 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Marquette Regional History Center, 145 W. Spring Street in Marquette.

Independence Day is officially celebrated on this day in Finland. Experience the foods, music, artifacts, and arts of the Finnish culture. Special guest speaker Sharon Franklin-Rahkonen will
offer a special presentation.

All ages are welcome and the event is free to the public, with donations appreciated. For more information, call 226-3571 or visit marquettehistory.org… Read the rest

Calendar – Elder Care – REST Training in Marquette – Dec. 6, 13

December 3, 2017

Marquette – U.P. Area Agency on Aging/UPCAP will offer REST Training on Wednesday, December 6 and Wednesday, December 13 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. with time built in for lunch and breaks, at Lake Superior Life Care and Hospice, 914 W. Baraga Avenue in Marquette. Attendance both days are required in order to receive certification as a REST companion. Sign in 15 minutes prior to class time.

Rest is an educational course that provides respite training to adults and teens who want to offer care to those in need and provide assistance to their caregivers. As a REST companion (volunteer or paid), you give the gift of your time to provide a valuable service. As a REST trained companion/respite provider you will spend one-on-one time with an adult or senior, giving only as much time as you are willing and able to give.… Read the rest

Calendar – Theater – Westwood Shakespeare Company to Present “Twelfth Nigh” – Dec. 6-8

December 3, 2017

Ishpeming – The Westwood Shakespeare Company will present “Twelfth Night” Wednesday, December 6 through Friday, December 8 at 7 p.m. each evening in the Performing Arts Center at Westwood High School.

“Twelfth Night” is a classic comedy of words with the full range of mistaken identity and plays on words that set the tone for such comedies in all the years to follow.

Tickets for all shows are available at 6 p.m. on show nights. Season tickets for single seats and family are also available at the box office and at the Westwood High School office during school hours.

Special Christmas encore productions will be offered Wednesday, December 20 through Friday, December 22 at 7 p.m. each evening.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Computer Coaching “Download E-Books and Audio Books” – Dec. 4s”

December 1, 2017

Marquette – Computer Coaching “Download E-books and Audio Books” will be offered on Monday, December 4 at 3 p.m. at the Peter White Public Library.

The class will demonstrate how to use the new Libby app (formerly OverDrive) to connect to the library’s audio book or E-book collections with your E-reader or phone. Please bring personal electronic devices with you to the event.

For more information, contact the PWPL Reference Desk at 226-4312.… Read the rest