“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!

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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!

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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!

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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.
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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.… Read the rest

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.

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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.… Read the rest

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