Upper Peninsula Beekeeping Conference March 31

March 24, 2018

The first of its kind! A conference dedicated to the special challenges of keeping bees in Northern climates. NMU’s Seaborg Center is hosting the event, sponsored by Travel Marquette. The agenda includes practical beekeeping information from the keynote speaker, Charlotte Hubbard, as well as many educational and informative breakout sessions. The conference will have something for everyone, with sessions geared toward both beginners and seasoned beekeepers. There are four tracks to mix and match from; the beginner track, the advanced track, pollinator habitat/needs, and fun stuff (candle, bees wax art, lotions, mead making, etc.). Vendors will be on site to meet all the beekeeping equipment needs of our attendees. Catering will be provided by NMU’s Simply Superior catering.

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Calendar – Music – Bluesday Tuesday to Present “Flat Broke Blues Band” – Mar. 27

March 24, 2018

Marquette – Bluesday Tuesday will offer a concert with Flat Broke Blues Band on Tuesday, March 27 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

Flat Broke Blues Band takes the influences of blues, rock, soul and R&B and creates a sound that respects the tradition of the blues but also pushes its contemporary boundaries. The band’s stage show is filled with an entertaining and danceable mix of blues and R&B classics along with a variety of original songs that showcase the talents of all of the band members.

There is no admission charge. For more information, call 226-4318 or visit www.pwpl.info.… Read the rest

Calendar – Sports – W.I.N. Girls Slowpitch Softball League Registration – Mar. 27-28

March 24, 2018

Ishpeming – The W.I.N. Girls Slowpitch Softball League will hold registration for
the 2018 season on Tuesday, March 27 and Wednesday, March 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. each evening at the
Ishpeming Township Hall.… Read the rest

Calendar – Community – Free Income Tax Refund Assistance at NMU – Mar. 27, 29

March 24, 2018

Marquette – Northern Michigan University’s Beta Alpha Psi will offer free income tax return assistance to students and community members on Tuesday, March 27 and Thursday, March 29 from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Trading Lab in the University Center at NMU.

Volunteers from NMU’s Beta Alpha Psi organization are certified through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. The program will be offered every Tuesday and Thursday through April 12.… Read the rest

Calendar – Films/Documentaries – “Red Dawn” Film Screening – Mar. 27

March 24, 2018

Marquette – In conjunction with the Beaumier Center’s “Cold War in the U.P.” exhibition, a screening of “Red Dawn” will be offered on Tuesday, March 27 at 7 p.m. in the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University.

Soviet, Nicaraguan and Cuban troops land on the football field of a Colorado high school from a rocket. As the troops attack the school, a group of teenagers runs into the mountains. Armed with only hunting rifles, pistols and bows and arrows, the group members find themselves in warfare against the Soviet K.G.B.

A discussion with center director Daniel Truckey will follow the film. The film showing is free and open to the public. Popcorn will be available for purchase.… Read the rest