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Ishpeming – AMVETS will sponsor its annual community picnic on Saturday, July 23 from noon to 7 p.m. Saturday at the AMVET Park, located 10 miles south of Ishpeming off of County Road 581. There will be food, refreshments, live entertainment, bingo, supervised swimming, kids’ games, a dunk tank and a raffle. Admission is $1. [...]

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Hancock – The U.P. Book Tour 2011 will feature an innovative reading and book signing with Marty Achatz, Lauri Anderson, Matthew Gavin Frank, Beverly Matherne, Ron Riekki, and JodiAnn Stevenson on Saturday, July 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Finnish-American Heritage Center in Hancock. The tour features 60 plus writers, 50 plus events, [...]

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Houghton – The U.P. Book Tour 2011 will feature a panel discussion and book signing with Lauri Anderson, Matthew Gavin Frank, Beverly Matherne, Ron Riekki, and JodiAnn Stevenson, hosted by Jack Jobst, on Saturday, July 23 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Portage Lake District Library in Houghton. The tour features 60 plus writers, 50 [...]

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Negaunee – The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter will host a Spin the Wheel adoption drive Saturday, July 23 from noon to 4 p.m. at the shelter, 84 Snowfield Road in Negaunee Township. A 10 to 50 percent discount will be offered on all dog and cat adoptions, and potential adopters will have an opportunity [...]

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Skandia – The South County Fund Committee will host a Dedication of the West Branch Playground to the Charles Holman Family on Saturday, July 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. at 1016 County Road 545 in North Skandia.
Hot dogs, chips and pop will be served. A…

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Gwinn – The Superior Arts Council will offer a free summer drama camp, for children entering third through seventh grade, Monday, August 1 through Friday, August 5 and Monday, August 8 through Friday, August 11. Camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day at the Gwinn Clubhouse. Camp will be led [...]

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Improve your heart health: take advantage of summer’s slower schedule by using your vacation time to unwind. Vacations have multiple benefits: They can help lower your blood pressure, heart rate, and stress hormones such as cortisol, which contributes to a widening waist and an increased risk of heart disease.

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Adjective: Convoluted (KAHN-vuh-loo-tud) Definition: 1. Having many twists and curves 2. Involved, intricate Sample sentence: According to my sister’s convoluted reasoning, I still owed her $20.

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Marquette – The Blueberry Dance Festival dance competition will be held Saturday, July 30 at 10 a.m. in Kaufman Auditorium. Dancers must register by July 22. Registration forms are available in Marquette at the Second Skin Shop, 122 N. Third Street, and at the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center on the lower level [...]

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Marquette – The Peter White Public Library will show the family film “Ponyo” on Friday, July 22 at 2 p.m. in the Community Room. The film is rated PG and is an animated retelling of “The Little Mermaid” set in Japan. Families may bring their own popcorn and drinks. For more information, call 226-4323 or [...]

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