Fresh Coast Film Festival – October 18-21

October 13, 2018

Marquette, MI – The Fresh Coast Film Festival is the first of its kind: a documentary film festival celebrating the outdoor lifestyle, water-rich environment and resilient spirit of the Great Lakes and Upper Midwest. The festival will gather the best in environmental and cultural filmmaking from around the world while creating a venue for, and building a culture of, Great Lakes storytelling.… Read the rest

Hallo-palooza!

October 13, 2018

Marquette, MIOctober 13, 2018 – Teaching Family Homes of Upper Michigan is hosting Hallo-palooza! on Saturday, October 13th from 1-4 pm! Come one and all for an afternoon of fun! Hallo-palooza is free, with a suggested donation of $5. We will have bounce houses, face painting, pumpkin painting, and games for all ages to play for candy! Not to mention, there is a 300 ft. zip line for only $5 per person! Costumes are encouraged, however not required. Hallo-palooza will be located on the Teaching Family Homes Campus at 1000 Silver Creek Road, Marquette. We hope to see you there!!… Read the rest

City of Negaunee Proposed Property Maintenance Code Public Hearing October 15

October 13, 2018

Negaunee, MIOctober 13, 2018 – The Special Advisory Committee on Blight Resolution is announcing to the general public of the City of Negaunee and interested parties, that a public hearing on the proposed property maintenance code for the City of Negaunee will be held on Monday, October 15, 2018 at 6:00PM. The meeting will take place at the Negaunee Senior Center located at 410 Jackson St., Negaunee, MI.

The committee will interview scheduled guest speakers on the issue of blight. The public is encouraged to attend and will be afforded time to speak on both the proposed property maintenance code and bight. A copy of the proposed property maintenance code can be viewed online or at the Negaunee Public Library.

Notice: This proposed code is subject to change by the Special Advisory Committee on Blight Resolution and/or City Council before final adoption.… Read the rest

City of Negaunee Capital Improvements Plan 2018

October 13, 2018

Negaunee, MIOctober 13, 2018 – Negaunee City Manager Nate Heffron is pleased to announce that the City Council, at a special meeting held on October 4, 2018, accepted its first ever Capital Improvements Plan (CIP). A CIP is a planning document that helps to guide local communities undertaking capital investments. These investments range from major equipment purchases, such as a snowplow, to the construction of a new building. A CIP is authorized and required under the Michigan Planning and Enabling Act. A CIP is community-based, meaning not every CIP is equal, but lends itself directly to what a community needs are. A copy of this document can be viewed online or at the Negaunee Public Library.

According to Heffron “This document helps us plan for our future. As new council members are elected, we can lose touch on what is really needed.… Read the rest

Ishpeming City Council Special Meeting October 16

October 13, 2018

Ishpeming, MIOctober 13, 2018 – Ishpeming City Council will hold a special Meeting. Details below.

Ishpeming City Council Special Meeting
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 at 10:00am
Ishpeming City Hall

Agenda Items
Proposed 2019 Budget Workshop
SAW Grant – Tunnel Vision Invoice… Read the rest

Ethnic Folk Dance October 16

October 13, 2018

Marquette, MIOctober 13, 2018 – The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center and NMU International Dancers will hold a free Ethnic Folk Dance at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, at DanceZone. The event will feature ethnic dances from various groups represented in the Upper Peninsula, including French, Italian, Slovenian, Finnish, Swedish, Irish and more. Music will be performed by the Copper Country’s Thimbleberry Band. The dance is being held in conjunction with the current Beaumier Center exhibition, “The Immigration Experience.”

Marge Sklar, DanceZone instructor and coach of the NMU International Dancers, will lead the lessons. The NMU International Dancers is a group of NMU students, alumni, faculty and Marquette area residents who enjoy learning about different cultures through music and dance. The group is open to dancers of all ages.… Read the rest

The Gourdian Society Meditation Classes

October 13, 2018

Marquette, MIOctober 13, 2018 – The Gourdian Society, a Northern Michigan University student organization, is hosting meditation classes at 5 p.m. Tuesdays at the Whitman Hall Commons. Sessions are free and open to the public. The group plans to meet every Tuesday, except over NMU breaks.

The Gourdian Society’s purpose is to teach the benefits and practice of meditation through the use of outside resources and materials. It also establishes discussion-based learning, examples and practice during meetings.

Email jmolloha@nmu.edu for more information.… Read the rest

Fresh Coast Film Festival Literacy Night

October 13, 2018

Marquette, MIOctober 13, 2018 – A night of fun activities with books, crafts and every child leaves with a new book. FREE ADMISSION FOR ALL. Great for families with toddlers and early elementary aged children.

Thursday, October 18, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m

Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum

123 W Baraga St

 

Sponsored by Literacy Legacy Fund of Michigan

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