Rock With Tom Pease!

June 15, 2018

Wednesday June 20th: 4:00pm-5:00pm.  PWPL Children’s Branch, Westwood Mall.

Come rock out with musician, Tom Pease!  There will be dancing, singing and more, so don’t miss out on Tom’s first concert for the Peter White Library!  All ages welcome.  Free.  

For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info, or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.Read the rest

Boards & Brews – June 18

June 15, 2018

Marquette, Mich.– Come to the Ore Dock Brewing Co. for ‘Boards & Brews’, an event hosted by Taiga games this Monday, June 18, 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

NMU Plans “Reimagine STEM Youth Academy”

June 15, 2018

Marquette, MI – NMU is hosting its second “Reimagine STEM Summer Youth Academy” June 16-29. Students who have completed grades 10-12 will learn creative ways to approach science, technology, engineering and math based on Native American traditions, culture and knowledge. The academy includes one week on campus with learning activities led by NMU faculty and Native American elders, followed by one week at Camp Nesbitt.

Classes begin Monday, June 18. They include Anishinaabe language, aquaponics, sustainability@home, brain science, social psychology, cultural wellness and college, intro to Native studies and martial arts. They are being held on a rotating basis from 9 a.m. to noon and 1:30-5 p.m. Locations are still to be determined for some sessions. For updated information, call 227-1397. The Center for Native American Studies and the NMU Diversity and Inclusion Office are co-sponsoring this event.

The goals of the academy are to address the lack of inclusivity of American Indian teaching methods within sciences education curricula and the low numbers of American Indian/Alaskan Native female students graduating from four-year universities, specifically within the STEM fields.… Read the rest