“The Waterfront” Screening at NMU – April 16

April 13, 2018

Marquette, Mich. – “The Waterfront” will be screened at NMU in 1320 Jamrich Hall this Monday, April 16 at 6:00 p.m.

As part of NMU’s “Anderton’s Earth Week,” there will be a screening of “The Waterfront” and popcorn will be provided!


Creative Kitchen at the Children’s Museum – April 16

April 13, 2018

Marquette, Mich.– The Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum is having a Creative Kitchen this Monday, April 16, from 11:00 a.m.- 1:00 p.m.

Creative Kitchen has developmentally appropriate hands-on activities for toddlers and their caregivers, featuring crafts and learning centered in the kitchen!

An Evening of Meditation Through Sound – April 16

April 13, 2018

Ishpeming, Mi.– The Joy Center is hosting An Evening of Meditation Through Sound this Monday, April 16, from 7:00- 9:00 p.m.

Come and enjoy a wonderful evening of self-care through singing bowls, gongs and a variety of other sound-producing instruments.

The use of chanting, singing, drumming and singing bowls have been used for healing, stress reduction, and dealing with many conditions for many years.

Open to the public!

*For more information email: helenhaskell@yahoo.com

Vango’s Pizza & Pasta Buffet Benefit – April 16

April 13, 2018

Marquette, Mi.– Vango’s Pizza & Cocktail Lounge will have a pizza and pasta buffet benefit dinner, hosted by DWOS- team Mahoney/Soeltner, this Monday, April 16 from 4:00- 8:00 p.m.

100% of proceeds go to Hospice! A silent auction and bucket drawings are planned after the pizza and pasta buffet, so come prepared for a great night with great people.


Peter White Public Library Children’s Department is Moving!

April 13, 2018

Due to construction, the Peter White Public Library Children’s Library will be moving to a temporary location in the Westwood Mall of Marquette Township in May 2018.


  • Children’s Library will be closed for the move April 30-May 6, 208.
  • The Children’s Library Branch at the mall will reopen Monday, May 7, 2018.
  • Children’s programming will be suspended April 30-June 8, 2018.
  • Programming will resume Saturday, June 9, 2018, with the Summer Reading Kickoff concert with Corinne Rockow at 11 am and will continue throughout the summer at the Children’s Branch. The occasional program will take place at the library or off-site and such location changes will all be noted on posters and online.
  • Teen programming will take place at the Peter White Library.
  • The Children’s Library should move back to the renovated and expanded space at PWPL in November 2018.

Services available at the Branch location will include: a small play area, computers, and tablets, access to part of the children’s collection, check out and returning of materials, material holds pickup and library card sign up. The part of the children’s collection that remains at the library will still be available via holds. Starting May 7, 2018, the PWPL Children’s Branch at the Westwood Mall will have the following hours:

  • Monday – Thursday:  9:00 am – 7:00 pm
  • Friday:  9:00 am – 6:00 pm
  • Saturday: 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Sunday:  Closed

The Westwood Mall is making space available for the Children’s Library providing the PWPL cover the cost of utilities.  The Children’s Library will be located in the former Vanity Store, adjacent to Bath and Body Works.

Make sure to join us at the Children’s Branch for Libraries Rock Summer Reading Program! Starting with the Kickoff on June 9th, we will rock out with different musicians, have storytime in the park, science workshops and more! We will continue our program of reading during the summer to earn free books at our Book Fairs. And this year, as an added bonus, every child who reads at least 15 hours over the course of Summer Reading will receive an invite to our Pizza Party at the Children’s Museum in August! Participation in Summer Reading, or any of our programs, does not require a library card and is always completely free, so make sure to come and check it out!

For more information, please see the PWPL website at www. pwpl.info and sign up for Library Insider email updates.  Call Youth Services at 226-4323 or find us on Facebook if you have questions!

Anderton’s Earth Week at NMU – April 16-20

April 13, 2018

Marquette, Mich.– NMU’s Earth, Environmental and Geographical Sciences Department will host its fourth annual “Anderton’s Earth Week” celebration April 16-20. The event honors the memory of the late professor John Anderton. All of the following activities are free and open to the public.

On Monday, April 16, a film titled “The Water Front” will be screened at 6 p.m. in 1320 Jamrich Hall. Popcorn will be provided!

On Tuesday, April 17, three different events will take place as part of the “Let’s Talk” series:

  • “Let’s Talk Sustainability” from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m in the Academic Mall
  • “Let’s Talk Plants” at 11 a.m. in the Jamrich Lobby
  • “Let’s Talk Biophilic (Green) Design”, from 11 a.m. – 12:40 p.m. in 3710 West Science.
    Each event is presented by students from the Introduction to Sustainability class.

In addition to the “Let’s Talk” series,  free bike tune-ups will be available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Academic Mall. A film titled “Disruption” will be offered at 6 p.m. in Mead Auditorium in West Science. Popcorn will be provided!

On Wednesday, April 18, a film titled “Disobedience” will be screened at 6 p.m. in 1320 Jamrich Hall. Popcorn will be provided.

On Thursday, April 19, the final event of the “Let’s Talk” series will take place. Christine Deloria, member of the United States Fish and Wildlife Service, will give a presentation titled “This Earth Day – What’s Your Story?” from 11 a.m. – 12:40 p.m. in the Mead Auditorium. A Trivia Night will be offered at 6 p.m. in 2902 West Science. Popcorn and prizes will be offered.

On Friday, April 20, a Career Panel Discussion with environmental employees will take place from 1-3 p.m. in 3710 West Science.

For more information, visit the Anderton’s Earth Week event page on Facebook, or contact the Earth, Environmental and Geographical Sciences Department at 227-2500.

Boards & Brews – April 16

April 13, 2018

Marquette, Mich.– Come to the Ore Dock Brewing Co. for ‘Boards & Brews’, an event hosted by Taiga games this Monday, April 16, from 7:00- 10:00 p.m.

Beer and Board games brought to you by the Ore Dock Brewing Co. and Taiga Games is the way to spend your Monday nights! Taiga brings a variety of games every week for people to learn and play.

See you there!

Wonder Babies! Fun for Babies 0-18 Months – April 16, 17

April 13, 2018

Marquette, Mich. – Wonder Babies will be held Monday, April 16 and Tuesday, April 17 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.

This is a free event. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.

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