41st Annual Salad Spree at Hope First Methodist Church – April 26

April 23, 2018

Marquette, Mich.– The 41st Annual Salad Spree will be at Hope First Methodist Church this Thursday, April 26, at 11:00 a.m.

Tickets are $10 for this popular buffet and are available at the door.

All proceeds go to local charities.

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Legends of the Night Sky Laser Light Show and Night Sky Tour – April 26

April 23, 2018

Marquette, Mich.– The Shiras Planetarium will be hosting the ‘Legends of the Night Sky Laser Light Show and Night Sky Tour’ this Thursday, April 26, from 6:00- 7:00 p.m.

See a family-friendly laser show that highlights the mythology behind several constellations! After the show, we will check out the current night sky using our MS-8 star projector.

This is a fundraiser for Shiras Planetarium. Proceeds will go toward operating expenses and technology upgrades.

All tickets $5. This show is intended for ages 8+, but younger children are welcome if they are able to remain respectful during the show.

*Doors open at 5:45 p.m. No late entry!

Long-time U.P. Gasoline Vendor Sentenced To Prison for Bankruptcy Fraud

April 23, 2018

MARQUETTE, MICHIGAN — U.S. Attorney Andrew Birge announced today that David Louis Vernier, age 64, of Ishpeming, was sentenced to 45 months in federal prison followed by 3 years of supervised release for committing bankruptcy fraud. The sentence was imposed by Chief Judge Robert J. Jonker of the U.S. District Court.

David Vernier, the father of Brooke Vernier, came to the attention of special agents of the FBI as they investigated the younger Vernier’s involvement in a $145,000,000 check-kiting scheme that she executed in 2012. Brooke Vernier, the owner of numerous gas stations in the U.P., circulated a huge number of bad checks amongst seven different corporate bank accounts at three different banks in 2012, thus temporarily leading the banks’ accounting systems to erroneously conclude that her accounts held more money than was actually there. When the fraud was discovered, the banks had suffered a loss of more than $1.7 million.… Read the rest

Toddler Art with Lorne Watson – April 26

April 23, 2018

Escanaba, Mich– The Bonifas Arts Center is hosting Toddler Art with Lorne Watson this Thursday, April 26 from 10:00- 10:45 a.m.

Bring your toddlers to learn with professional teachers and musicians. Fun and learning are combined to help nurture imagination, problem- solving and developing motor skills. Art stations and music provide hands-on fun!

For toddlers (mobile to age 3) and their caregivers.

Per Day: $5 or 7 Week Sessions offered. To register, please call us at 786-3833 or purchase online.Read the rest

Pizza Night at the Children’s Museum! – April 26

April 23, 2018

Marquette, Mich.– Every Thursday night is Dominos Pizza Night at the Children’s Museum. This Thursday, April 26, Pizza Night will be from 4:30 p.m.- 5:30 p.m.

Call the Museum by 5:30 p.m. to order a one-topping medium pizza for $6 to be delivered to the Museum.

Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum: (906) 226-3911

 

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Marquette Poets Circle Interactive Art Exhibit – April 25-30

April 23, 2018

Marquette, Mi.– The Peter White Public Library is hosting a Marquette Poets Circle Interactive Art Exhibit in the Main level of the Library, April 25-30.

  • Monday- Thursday: 10:00 a.m.- 9:00 p.m.
  • Friday: 10:00 a.m.: 6:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: 10:00 a.m.: 5:00 p.m.

A display of artwork and writing by local authors will be shown with scan codes included by each piece that lead viewers to a virtual gallery. The virtual gallery allows viewers to hear the authors read their work and to learn more about the authors/artists.

Free and Open to the Public. Refreshments available.… Read the rest

6th Annual Drug Awareness Conference – Registration Deadline April 26!

April 23, 2018

Harris, Mi.– Hurry up and register for the Public Health Delta & Menominee Counties 6th Annual Drug Awareness Conference at the Island Resort and Casino Monday, May 7, from 8:00 a.m- 5:00 p.m (E.S.T.).

Dr. Jim Harris, Ed.D, MSW will be the speaker at The 6th Annual Drug Awareness Conference. His presentation, “10 Things You Need to Know About Kids,” will address the developmental needs of children and how they relate to challenging behavior stemming from substance abuse, trauma, and attachment disorders.

He delivers some of the most important developmental principles with his down-to-earth presentation style.

For more info/registration forms, visit www.phdm.org or call (906)-789-8104.… Read the rest

Live Music by Chris Valenti at the Northland Pub – April 26

April 23, 2018

Marquette, Mi.– Chris Valenti is LIVE at the Northland Pub in the Landmark Inn this Thursday, April 26, from 8:30- 11:30 p.m.

Join everyone in the Northland Pub for a live performance by Chris Valenti and his acoustic tunes! Have some dinner, drinks, and enjoy your night.

Check out the Landmark’s website for more information at http://www.thelandmarkinn.com/

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