Gentle Yoga – May 15

May 12, 2018

Marquette, Mi. – Hosted by Essentials Massage & Yoga, Gentle Yoga is this Tuesday night, May 15 from 5:45- 7:00 p.m.

Gentle yoga is on the spectrum between seated yoga and yin (restorative) yoga. This is a great gentle exercise class for young or old.

  • Tickets available at ($5 dollars/session)
  • Register for the class before coming as the instructor will be able to plan out the class and contact you if there may be a cancellation due to weather.
  • Arrive 10 minutes prior to class for check-in. Practice begins promptly!
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Fiber Club – May 15

May 12, 2018

Ontonagon, Mi.– The Fiber Club will meet in the Sunset Ballroom this Tuesday, May 15 from 10:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

Come join friends and neighbors who love to knit, crochet, weave, spin or felt. Brings projects to show off, look for advice, share patterns and learn new things!

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Ace of Spades Progressive 50/50 Raffle – May 21

May 12, 2018

Gwinn, Mich.– The Ace of Spade Progressive 50/50 Raffle is presented by and at the Up North Lodge this Monday, May 21 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

Creating Confident Caregivers Workshop – May 15

May 12, 2018

Houghton, Mich.– The Creating Confident Caregivers Workshop will start up again in Houghton this Tuesday, May 15, from 2:00 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. This free workshop meets every Tuesday for the next six weeks.

Attend this workshop to learn information, skills, and attitudes to manage stress and increase effectiveness as a Caregiver for dementia and/or memory loss patients. This six-week workshop, led by trained dementia care specialists, is free of all costs and brought to you by UPCAP.

Interested? Call Marja at (906) 370-7789, UPCAP at 1-800-305-8137, dial 2-1-1 or visit us on the web at

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British Isles Dinner – May 15

May 12, 2018

Marquette, Mich.– A six-course British Isles dinner paired with wines will be at Northern Michigan University on Tuesday, May 15, starting at 6:00 p.m.

A cocktail reception with a cash bar begins at 6:00 p.m. in the University Center Great Lakes Room and Dinner follows at 6:30 p.m. The 2018 U.P. Folklife Award will be presented at the dinner.


Chefs from the U.P Chapter of the ACF have designed each course…

  • Appetizers include fish and chips and an arugula salad with apple and cider vinaigrette.
  • The soup course features a traditional Welsh potato and leek soup with Stilton and smoked duck breast, served with crumpet and butter.
  • Chicken Tikka Masala will be served before the dinner course of Irish stew with stout braised lamb shoulder, sweet winter carrots and baby kale served with cheddar soda bread.
  • The dinner will end with desserts: peach compote and brandy chocolate truffle; Scottish shortbread with Glenlivet macerated berries; and sticky toffee pudding petit gateau.
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“Creating Confident Caregivers” Workshop in Houghton – May 15

May 12, 2018

Caring for Someone with Memory Loss?

Houghton, Mich.5/15/2018 – The next “Creating Confident Caregivers” workshop starts May 15, 2018, in Houghton. This is a free six-week workshop that meets once a week on Tuesday’s from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.

The program, led by trained dementia care specialists, helps caregivers of persons with dementia and/or memory loss by providing participants with information, skills, and attitudes to manage stress and increase their effectiveness.

During the weekly sessions, materials will be provided and respite care may be available through participating area agencies while caregivers attend the workshop.

If you are interested, contact Marja at (906) 370-7789, UPCAP at 1-800-305-8137, dial 2-1-1 or visit us on the web at

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Delta County Airport Rehabilitates Runway 18/36

May 12, 2018

Escanaba, MI-Delta County Airport began work to rehabilitate runway 18/36 and parallel taxiway on May 9, 2018. The project is scheduled to last through the summer and is anticipated to have no impact on commercial air service.

The $2.5 million dollar joint-funded project will be between the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Delta County Airport, and Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT). The project will use funds only generated from aviation-related excise taxes through the FAA’s Aviation Trust Fund and Passenger Facility Charges assessed by Delta County Airport and MDOT.

Delta County Airport is a small non-hub airport and part of the National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (NPIAS) which is an inventory of U.S. aviation infrastructure assets and use to assess existing airports significant to the national air transportation in the U.S. Because of its status, Delta County receives an entitlement grant which overs 95% of eligible costs of improvements to maintain airport safety and infrastructure.… Read the rest