Calendar – Groups – NAMI Support Group Meeting – Mar. 12

March 9, 2018

Marquette – The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette support groups will gather on Monday, March 12 at 7 p.m. in the Baraga Place Conference Room, 129 West Baraga Avenue, Marquette.

NAMI offers confidential support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness.

In case of bad weather, if NMU cancels classes, the meeting will also be cancelled. For more information call 360-7107, or visit www.namiam.org. … Read the rest

Calendar – Education – “Putin, Russia and the New Cold War?” Lecture – Mar. 12

March 9, 2018

Marquette – Northern Michigan University’s Department of Political Science and Public Administration’s “Great Decisions Global Discussions” lecture series with the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan will present an online screening of “Putin, Russia and the New Cold War?” with Susan B. Glasser, chief international affairs columnist, POLITICO, and co-author of “Kremlin Rising: Vladimir Putin and the End of Revolution”.

The lecture will be held on Monday, March 12 from noon to 1:40 p.m. in room 111-C of NMU’s Edgar L. Harden Learning Resources Center. The lecture is free of charge and open to the public. For more information, call 227-2019.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Storytime for Non-Movers – Mar. 12, 13

March 9, 2018

Marquette – Storytime for Non-Movers will be held on Monday, March 12 and Tuesday, March 13 from 11 a.m. to 11:20 a.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

There will be songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for babies not yet mobile and able to move away from their loving adult. Older siblings are asked NOT to attend. Adult social time and play time will be held after story time.

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 – Youth – Wonder Babies – Mar. 12, 13

March 9, 2018

Marquette – Wonder Babies will be held Monday, March 12 and Tuesday, March 13 from 10 to 10:40 a.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

The event will feature songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for ages 0 to 18 months and a loving adult. Older siblings are welcome. Adult social time will be from 10 to 10:15 a.m. and story time begins at 10:15 a.m.

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 – Groups – Northern Vegans Potluck Dinner – Mar. 12

March 9, 2018

Marquette – Join Northern Vegans for a vegan potluck dinner on Monday, March 12 at 6:30 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Please bring a vegan dish (no meat, dairy, or honey) to share as well as your own beverage and table service (plates, bowls, napkins, glass, utensils, etc). If you are unable to bring vegan food, please consider making a donation to the group.

All are welcome, no is RSVP required. Visit northernvegans.com, Northern Vegans on Facebook, or call 236-1279 for more information.… Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – Ishpeming High School Class of 1968 50th Reunion Planning Meeting – Mar. 12

March 9, 2018

Ishpeming – The Ishpeming High School Class of 1968 will have a planning session for its 50th class reunion on Monday, March 12 at 7 p.m. at Jasper Ridge in Ishpeming.

Any classmate that would like to be involved in the planning of this reunion should attend this meeting. The reunion is scheduled for July 7 at River Rock Convention Center in Ishpeming.

For more information, call Mary Jo at 906-475-7362.… Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Harry Potter Fan Club Grades 2 through 5 – Mar. 12

March 9, 2018

Marquette – Harry Potter Fan Club Grades 2 through 5 will meet on Monday, March 12 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

All wizards in grades 2 through 5 are invited to come talk about the wonderful wizarding world of Harry Potter. Join in the fun and enjoy every flavor Jelly Beans and Butterbeer! 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

Calendar – Health – Blood Drive in Negaunee – Mar. 12

March 9, 2018

Negaunee – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UP Health System-Marquette will hold a blood drive with the bloodmobile on Monday, March 12 from 3 to 6 p.m. at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Negaunee.

For an appointment, call Dave Guenther at 475-4018. Walk-ins are welcome. … Read the rest

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