JTW Trio at the Ore Dock Brewing Company – April 6

April 3, 2018

Marquette, Mich.– The JTW Trio will be playing at the Ore Dock Brewing Company this Friday night, April 6, at 9:00 p.m.
JTW Trio is a Blues based cover band composed of Michigan musicians- Wesley Fritzemeier, Joshua Sila, and Tommy Reifel.
Free Admission // 21+

Stabenow Unveils New Legislation to Lower Cost of Prescription Drugs

April 3, 2018

 

ISHPEMING, MI. – U.S. Senator Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) today unveiled new legislation aimed at lowering the cost of prescription drugs during an event at the Ishpeming Senior Center. Americans pay – by far – the highest prices in the world for prescription drugs. Prices for the most popular brand-name drugs have risen 208% from 2008 to 2016, according to AARP.

“I continue to stand up to the drug lobbyists and special interests because it is morally wrong to keep prices for your medications so high,” said Senator Stabenow. “The passage of my legislation would make a major difference for Michigan families.”

“Ishpeming Senior Center is excited to host Senator Stabenow as she announces important legislation to lower the price of prescription drugs,” said Elyse Bertucci, Director of the Ishpeming Senior Center. “Our seniors depend on access to affordable medication and we welcome Senator Stabenow’s proposals to bring down costs.”

“Michigan pharmacists are active members of our communities and are committed to providing quality care to our patients and their families,” said Tyler Jenema, PharmD and a Michigan pharmacist.… Read the rest

Community Meal, April 4

April 3, 2018

Marquette, Mich.– Messiah Lutheran Church in Marquette will host its monthly community meal on Wednesday, April 4 at 5:30 p.m. The church is located at 305 W. Magnetic St. Marquette, Michigan.

All are welcome.

For more information about this or other programs at Messiah, go to messiahlutheranmqt.org or call 225-1119.

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CineArts Films Screens “The Innocents” – April 6

April 3, 2018

Marquette, Mich. – CineArts Films, a series devoted to foreign and independent films, will offer a screening of the 2016 film “The Innocents” on Friday, April 6 at 6 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library.

A young intern during World War II visits a convent to help nuns who have been ravaged by Russian Soldiers. The historical drama in French with English subtitles is rated PG-13 and runs for 115 minutes.

This is a BYO dinner event. There is no admission charge. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4309.… Read the rest

Preschool Storytime! – April 6

April 3, 2018

Marquette, Mi. – Preschool Storytime will be offered on Friday, April 6 from 1 to 2 p.m. in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library.

Join the fun for books, songs, crafts and more for preschool-aged children. 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

Marquette County Community Baby Shower – Registration Deadline – April 6

April 3, 2018

Ishpeming, Mi. – The 23rd Annual Marquette County Community Baby Shower will be held on Friday, April 13 at 1 p.m. at the NorthIron Church in Ishpeming.

The event assists families from all over Marquette County by offering needed supplies for newborn babies. Families also will be able to learn about local services to assist them and their new baby.

Pre-registration is required by April 6. Call Trecia Nickerson at 228-6522, ext. 257, or Barbie Dupras at 228-6522, ext. 253.

Monetary donations will be greatly appreciated and can be mailed or delivered to Community Action Alger Marquette, 1125 Commerce Drive, Marquette, attention accounting. Checks should be payable to CAAM for Marquette Community Baby Shower.… Read the rest

MTU Jazz Lab Band Concert in Calumet – April 6

April 3, 2018

Calumet, Mi. – The MTU Jazz Lab Band will perform on Friday, April 6 at 7 p.m. in the historic Calumet Theatre, 340 Sixth Street in Calumet.

Director, Mike Irish has put together a spectacular evening of music with great selections for the band and has added several well-known local jazz musicians to perform, as well.

The evening begins with the Jazz Band performing. Then after intermission, the guest artists will each perform one song with the Band. The concert closes with all musicians on “Route 66”.

The concert is free and open to the public, however, a free will donation would be appreciated with all donations going to the Calumet Theatre to help with expenses.… Read the rest

LEGO Club Meeting – April 6

April 3, 2018

Marquette, Mi. – LEGO Club will meet on Friday, April 6 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

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