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Verb: Gallivant (GAL-uh-vant) Definition: 1. To go about usually ostentatiously or indiscreetly with members of the opposite sex 2. To travel, roam, or move about for pleasure Sample sentence: After graduating from college, Maureen decided to take time to gallivant all over Europe before heading back home to find a job.

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Although once considered just a nuisance, insect bites can lead to serious medical problems. Not only can certain insects spread diseases like West Nile Virus, the bites themselves can become infected with bacteria, like Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA). Since bites are itchy, even without any worries about health problems, it is a good idea to […]

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harvey – The Marine Corps League Detachment 764 will have their Annual Picnic on Sunday, July 31 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Wahlstrom’s Restaurant in Harvey.
All Marine’s and FMF Navy Corpman are invited. Please RSVP to Mike Maki at 228-2577.

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Ishpeming – The Ishpeming Rock and Mineral Club will offer a free class on beginning rock collecting and mineral identification on Sunday, July 31 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Cliffs Shaft Mine Museum in Ishpeming. The class is open to all beginning rock hounds from age 8 to adult. Participants must pre-register by [...]

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Noun: Volition (voh-LISH-un) Definition: 1. An act of making a choice or decision; also, a choice or decision made 2. The power of choosing or determining; will Sample sentence: The employee left the company of his own volition.

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As temperatures rise, your body works overtime to stay cool. Any outdoor activity in high heat is physically stressful and can lead to heat exhaustion or even heat stroke. Wear light, loose fitting clothing and don’t overdo it. One fact of heat is sweat. Even walking to your car in extreme heat can cause those […]

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Copper Harbor Fort Wilkins Historical State Park in Copper Harbor will host Fort Wilkins by Candlelight, a special event featuring a twilight tour and theatrical performances Saturday, July 30, beginning at 3 p.m. with a ladies tea and social in the West Barracks of the fort. Candlelight events will run from 7:30 to 10 p.m., [...]

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Marquette – The 18th Annual Outback Art Fair will be held on Saturday, July 30 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Sunday, July 31 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Picnic Rocks in Marquette.
Food will be available from T’s Taste of Chicago and the Borde…

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Marquette – A Farmers and Artists Market will be open on Saturday, July 30 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Marquette Commons. Local farmers and growers offer a wide variety of fresh produce, herbs, eggs, meat, baked goods, plants, and fresh-cut flowers. Community artisans showcase their work, including hand-made jewelry, stained glass, wreaths, [...]

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Trenary – United Methodist Church in Trenary will host a strawberry social on Saturday, July 30 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Strawberry shortcake and sundaes will be served. Free will offerings will be accepted.

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