NCLL Hosts Program on Use, Abuse of Narcotics

January 30, 2018

Marquette, Michigan – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a presentation titled “Non-Prescription Drugs: Use and Abuse” from 7-9 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 7, in room 101B of the Superior Dome.

Tim Sholander, Michigan State Police detective lieutenant and Upper Peninsula Substance Enforcement Team (UPSET) commander, will present. He will discuss unseen and often unreported news events that are happening around the Upper Peninsula, country and nation pertaining to the sale and illegal use of narcotics. He will talk about what is sold, the various modified substances, statistics, age groups affected, life-threatening situations and the role of UPSET.

The cost is $3 for NCLL members and $8 for non-members. Register before Thursday, Feb. 1, by calling 227-2979. Call Paula McCormick at 228-5489 for more information.… Read the rest

Calendar – Families – Family Fun Night in Hancock – Feb. 2

January 30, 2018

Hancock – The Heikinpaiva Mid-Winter Festival will include a Family Fun Night on Friday, February 2 from 6:60 to 8:30 p.m. at the Finnish American Heritage Center in Hancock.

The cost is $5 per family. For information, call (906) 523-6271. For a complete schedule of Heikinpaiva events, go to www.pasty.com.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – LEGO Club Meeting – Feb. 2

January 30, 2018

Marquette – LEGO Club will meet on Friday, February 2 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

LEGO Club is for ages 5 and up. Listen to stories and work with others to build Lego projects. LEGOs are provided and 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 – Community – Cabin Fever Gun and Knife Show in Rapid River – Feb. 2, 3

January 30, 2018

Rapid River – A Cabin Fever Gun and Knife Show will be held on Friday, February 2 from noon to 6 p.m. and Saturday, February 3 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Rapid River American Legion Post 301, 10584 North Main Street in Rapid River.

Buy, sell or trade. A charity auction will also be held on Friday at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited. For more information, call Dennis Moberg at 906-789-5474.… Read the rest

Calendar – Education – Tech Help Drop-in – Feb. 2

January 30, 2018

Marquette – Tech Help Drop-in will be offered on Friday, February 2 from 4 to 5:30 p.m. in the Business Room of the Peter White Public Library.

NMU’s Student Cybersecurity Association will be available to assist with laptops, tablets, e-readers, phone, email, software and other digital troubleshooting. No appointments are necessary and there is no charge.… Read the rest

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Blind Groundhog Craft Beer Sampling – Feb. 2

January 30, 2018

Marquette – The Marquette Area Fund will host the Blind Groundhog Craft Beer Sampling on Friday, February 2 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the UP Regional History Center, 145 W. Spring Street in Marquette.

Sample an array of the best U.P. brewers have to offer. Categories include pale ale, seasonal, and brewer’s choice. You must be 21 or older to participate in the sampling. Suggested attire: plaid shirts and Stormy Kromers.

Tickets are limited. Ticket prices are $40 in advance and $50 at the door. Designated driver tickets are $15. Get tickets online at eventbrite.com or at the Community Foundation of Marquette County, 250 N. McClellan Avenue in Marquette. … Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – GLOW Club Meeting – Feb. 2

January 30, 2018

Marquette – GLOW Club will meet on Friday, February 2 from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Teens in grades 6 to 12 who support equality for all genders and sexualities are invited to hang out together, create cool stuff.

The event is free of charge. For information, call 226-4321 or 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info. Find Peter White Public Library Teen Services on Facebook.… Read the rest