Holy Cross Political Science Prof Speaks at NMU – Tuesday, March 13

March 11, 2018

MARQUETTE – Northern Michigan University will host a free presentation by Daniel Mahoney, political science professor at College of the Holy Cross, titled “Lessons Learned: Recovering the Light of the Soul After the Totalitarian Scourge.” He will speak about reason, faith and political and religious freedom. The speech will be held at 6 p.m. Tuesday, March 13, in 1311 Jamrich Hall. It includes a discussion period after the lecture.

Mahoney’s talk is presented by the Center for Academic and Intellectual Freedom as part of its speaker series, in cooperation with NMU’s English department and the Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation.

The aim of the series is to address squarely topics that inevitably generate interest on many college campuses today, with the hope of elevating the discourse by fostering viewpoint diversity and tolerance for a range of responsible opinion.

Columbia Professor Mark Lilla will give a campus presentation as part of the series at 7 p.m.… Read the rest

NCLL Explores NMU International Studies March 20th, March 12th Registration Deadline

March 11, 2018

Marquette, Michigan – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host a presentation on Northern Michigan University education and program services for international students. The event will be held from 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, March 20, in room 136 of NMU’s Whitman Hall.

International students will share their experiences coming to NMU from their home countries. NMU staff member Lila Isleib will discuss what the NMU International Education Services Office can do for international students.

The cost is $3 for NCLL members and $8 for non-members. Register before Monday, March 12, by calling 227-2979. Call Sally Olsen at 226-8347 for more information.… Read the rest

Calendar – Groups – Once Upon a Time Book Group Meeting – Mar. 14

March 11, 2018

Marquette – The Once Upon A Crime Book Group will meet to discuss “Blood and Ice” by Robert Masello on Wednesday, March 14 at 7 p.m. in the Dandelion Cottage Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Join other mystery fans in a discussion of the story about a journalist who discovers a man and a woman chained together in a block of ice. New members are always welcome. For more information, call 226-4318 or visit www.pwpl.info.… Read the rest

Calendar – Art – Spring Scrapbooking and Craft Retreat in Crystal Falls – Mar. 14-18

March 11, 2018

Crystal Falls – A Spring Scrapbooking and Craft Retreat will be held Wednesday, March 14 through Sunday, March 18 at Lake Ellen Camp, 212 Narrow Way in Crystal Falls.

It’s time for a girl time! Enjoy lots of free time, great food, and inspiration. For more information or to register, go to www.lakeellencamp.com or call 906-542-3529.… Read the rest

Calendar – Theater – Westwood Shakespeare Company to Present “A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Mar. 14-15

March 11, 2018

Ishpeming – The Westwood Shakespeare Company will present “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” on Wednesday, March 14 and Thursday, March 15 at 7 p.m. in the Patriot Performing Arts Theatre at Westwood High School in Ishpeming.

Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for students and seniors, and $5 in advance from WSC members or at the high school office. Tickets for groups of five or more persons are also available at $5 per seat on show nights.

Encore shows will be offered on Tuesday, March 27 and Wednesday, March 28 also at 7 p.m. … Read the rest

Calendar – Health – The Doctor is In: Hand Therapy – Mar. 14

March 11, 2018

Marquette – The Doctor is In: Hand Therapy will be presented on Wednesday, March 14 at noon in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Bring a sack lunch and any questions you may have for occupational therapists, Aaron Lautenschlager and Stephanie Carlson, who will share their expertise regarding hand therapy, carpal tunnel, and arthritis.

This Meet the Physicians Lunch and Learn event is free of charge. For more information, call 226-4318 or visit www.pwpl.info.… Read the rest

Calendar – Music – Marquette Senior High School Jazz Band Concert – Mar. 14

March 11, 2018

Marquette – The Marquette Senior High School Jazz Band will present a concert on
Wednesday, March 14 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

The concert will be a musical salute to Malcolm X and his love of jazz, in celebration of this year’s Great Michigan Read book, “X: a novel”. Enjoy the big band sounds of MSHS musicians under the direction of Dr. Matt Ludwig.

All ages are welcome to attend free of charge. For more information, call 226-4321 or 226-4323, or visit www.pwpl.info. … Read the rest

Calendar – Youth – Junior Teen Advisory Board Meeting – Mar. 14

March 11, 2018

Marquette – The Junior Teen Advisory Board will meet on Wednesday, March 14 from 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library.

All students in grades 5 to 8 are invited to play games, plan events for people your age, talk about books, and get volunteer experience. Snacks will be served. The event is free of charge.

For more information, please call 226-4321, 226-4323, or visit www.pwpl.info. Find Peter White Public Library Teen Services on Facebook. … Read the rest

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