International Folk Dancing

November 2, 2018

Marquette, MINovember 2, 2018 – The NMU International Dancers teach dances from all around the world. No experience or dance partner is necessary. International Folk Dancing is on Tuesday, November 6 at 7:15 at Dance Zone in Marquette. Lessons are free!… Read the rest

VAMC Open House and Tours in Iron Mountain on November 7

November 2, 2018

Iron Mountain, MINovember 2, 2018 – The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center in Iron Mountain, Michigan, will be hosting a VA open house and tours on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 from 4 pm to 7 pm.  The Open House is open to all Veterans, their families, and the general public.  The medical center is located at 325 East H. Street in Iron Mountain, Michigan.

The Open House will highlight many of the state-of-the-art health care services and programs offered by the VA including caregiver support, hospice and palliative care, woman Veteran’s health care, VA’s new Whole Health Program, Traveling Veteran Program, audiology care, rehabilitation services, peer support and other recovery programs, suicide prevention, telehealth care, and more.

“This is another great opportunity for Veterans and their families or friends, whether they are enrolled in VA health care or not, to come and get more information and ask questions about what VA has to offer to them or their loved ones who have served their country,” said Brad Nelson, spokesman for the medical center.… Read the rest

Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve Annual Meeting November 7th

November 2, 2018

Marquette, MINovember 2, 2018 – The Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve (YDWP) is holding its annual meeting which is open to our membership and the general public. The meeting will be held on Wednesday, November 7th, 2018 at the Ore Dock Brewery from 6 to 9 pm. Included in the meeting, we will hold a silent auction and a ‘wild and scenic rivers’ presentation. There will also be food and live music for your enjoyment.

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High School Art Show

November 2, 2018

Marquette, MINovember 2, 2018 – The High School Art Show will be in the Peter White Public Library TeenZone from Saturday, November 3, through Saturday, December 15. Marquette Alternative High School students have created original posters expressing their opinions on social issues of importance to them. Art teacher Joy Bender-Hadley instructed her students to use no words, or as few words as possible, in designing their posters. The public is welcome to stop by the TeenZone anytime to view these pictures that are worth a thousand words. Free. For more information please call 226-4321, email, or visit Find Peter White Public Library Teen Services on Facebook.… Read the rest

VA Hosts Free Virtual Reality Arcade

November 2, 2018

Marquette, MINovember 2, 2018 – Veterans are invited to a free event at the Edge of Reality VR Arcade in Marquette on Friday, November 9 from noon to 4 p.m. (ET). The afternoon of virtual reality experiences is sponsored by the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center and will include pizza, pop, and snacks. The Edge of Reality VR Arcade is located at 333 W. Washington Street and is open to all who served in the military.
“We are inviting anyone who has served in the military to come and try out cutting edge virtual reality equipment and just hang out with fellow Veterans,” said Jordan Fox, a Peer Support Specialist with the VA and event coordinator.
Fox emphasized that Veterans do not need to be enrolled in VA healthcare to participate in this free event.
“It is also an opportunity to learn about local resources and programs for Veterans offered by the VA and the local community,” said Fox.… Read the rest

Marquette Male Chorus Fall Concert

November 2, 2018

Marquette, MINovember 2, 2018 – The Marquette Male Chorus will be presenting their Fall Concert, “Music In The Air”, on Friday, November 9th at United Methodist Church located on 111 E. Ridge St., Marquette, MI. The concert begins at 7:30 pm and the price of tickets are $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for seniors and children.

For more information contact Gary at or 226-8969.… Read the rest