PATH Workshop in Hancock April 16th

April 1, 2019

Hancock, MI – Do you live with health problems? Would you like to feel better? Would you like to feel less frustrated and more in control of your health? PATH (Personal Action Toward Health) is a six-week program that teaches practical skills for living a healthy life with a chronic health condition like diabetes, lung disease, arthritis, asthma, chronic pain, or heart disease. Topics include healthy eating, physical activity, managing medications, communication skills, fall prevention, and much more. People who have attended this six-session program feel better are less limited by their health problems, and spend less time at the doctor or in the hospital.

The class will meet on Tuesday evenings at the UP Health System Portage Conference Room in Hancock from 5:00-7:30 pm beginning on April 16th and ending on May 21st. There is no cost to attend.

Class sizes are limited and pre-registration is required. To register, call 1-800-338-7227 or dial 2-1-1. Program is administered by UPCAP with support from Chippewa-Luce-Mackinac Community Action Agency and community volunteers. For more information, please visit

Northern Vegans Potluck Dinner April 8th

April 1, 2019

Marquette, MI – Join Northern Vegans for a vegan potluck dinner at 6 PM on Monday, April 8th, in the Shiras Room on the second floor of the Peter White Public Library at 217 N. Front St in Marquette. Please bring a vegan dish (no meat, dairy, or honey) to share, or consider a donation to our group if you are unable to bring some vegan food. All are welcome, no RSVP required. Visit, Northern Vegans on Facebook, or call 236-1279 for more information.

Hiawatha Amateur Radio Association Monthly Meeting

April 1, 2019

Negaunee, MIApril 1, 2019 – The monthly meeting of the Hiawatha Amateur Radio Association will meet at the Marquette County Health Department Building in Negaunee Township. The meeting will take place on Thursday, April 4th from 7:00-9:00 pm. Anyone interested in amateur radio is welcome to attend. More info contact Rich at 249-3837.

Dumbledore’s Army for Grades 4th & 5th at PWPL

April 1, 2019

Marquette, MI – Dumbledore’s Army for Grades 4th and 5th meets on Monday, April 8th from 4:30 pm-5:30 pm in the Peter White Public Library Great Room. All upperclassmen wizards in grades 4 & 5 are invited to come discuss all things Harry Potter! We will continue reading the 3rd illustrated book while enjoying butter beer and every flavored jelly beans. No charge. For more information call 226-4323, visit or find Peter White Public Library Youth Services on Facebook.

Diabetes Workshop in Iron Mountain April 9th

April 1, 2019

Iron Mountain, MI – The Diabetes PATH (Personal Action Towards Health) workshop is returning to Iron Mountain beginning on April 9th. The workshop helps people living with daily challenges of diabetes, learn skills and tools needed to improve their health and manage their symptoms. Subjects covered include: symptoms of diabetes, stress, managing fatigue and emotional problems, exercise, healthy eating, medications, and working with health care providers.

The six-week class will meet on Tuesday’s from 10:00 am until 12:30 pm beginning on April 9th. It takes place at the Our Saviour’s Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain, MI. Pre-registration is required, family and caregivers are welcome. There is no cost to attend. Please call 1-800-338-7227 or dial 2-1-1 to register. For more information, or to register online visit This program is brought to you by UPCAP.