Inspired Words, Open Mic Night – May 7

May 4, 2018

Marquette, Mich.– Presented by the Peter White Public Library in the Shiras Room on the Library’s upper level, Inspired Words Open Mic Night is this Monday, May 7, at 7:00 p.m.

Authors, poets, songwriters, and listeners are invited to Inspired Words. Share some of your recent work, be inspired by other writers and get feedback from the listening audiences. The presentations will not be judged.

Presentations are open to all genres of writing as long as the material is suitable for all ages, unplugged and original work.

This is a free event thanks to sponsorship by Marquette Poets Circle, Marquette Arts & Culture Center, and the Peter White Public Library. For more information, visit or call (906) 226-4318.… Read the rest

Ace of Spades Progressive 50/50 Raffle – May 7

May 4, 2018

Gwinn, Mich.– The Ace of Spade Progressive 50/50 Raffle is presented by and at the Up North Lodge this Monday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m.

Get your ticket throughout the week and see if you are a winner! Tickets are drawn every Monday.

The Game:

  • One ticket stub, that holds the winner’s name, contact information, and the number (1-54) that they picked, will be pulled. Depending on the number, a corresponding sealed envelope will be opened to reveal a card. If the card is the Ace of Spades, then the player wins half of the current jackpot! Any card is guaranteed to win at least $50 (some go as high as $300!).
  • If the Ace of Spades is not pulled, the balance rolls over to the next week’s drawing!

Tickets are sold at The Up North Lodge, The Community Foundation of Marquette or from committee members: Lynn Rodgers, Jill Paris, Jeanette Make, Mark Breit, Brian Veale, or Michael Prokopowicz.… Read the rest

Boards & Brews – May 7

May 4, 2018

Marquette, Mich.– Come to the Ore Dock Brewing Co. for ‘Boards & Brews’, an event hosted by Taiga games this Monday, May 7, 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!… Read the rest

DocuMonday: “Babies” – May 7

May 4, 2018

Marquette, Mi.– The Peter White Public Library’s DocuMonday is presenting “Babies” in the Business Reference Room this Monday, May 7, at 7:00 p.m.

Take a look at one year in the lives of four babies from around the world:

  • Ponijao from Opuwo, Namibia
  • Baya from Bayanchandmani, Mongolia
  • Mari from Tokyo, Japan
  • Hattie from San Francisco, United States.

This documentary addresses the commonalities all parents share in raising a child while highlighting cultural differences. The film is rated PG and runs for 79 min.

Admission is free. For more info, visit or call (906) 226-4318.… Read the rest