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Negaunee – The Negaunee City Band, led by Director Keith Lawson, will perform a concert on Wednesday, June 29 at 7:30 p.m. at the Outdoor Performing Arts Center at the east end of Iron Street in Negaunee.

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Escanaba – Strikepoint, one of the world’s top handbell ensembles, will perform on Wednesday, June 29 at 7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 819 First Avenue South in Escanaba. Strikepoint rings on six octaves of bells (nearly the entire range of a piano keyboard) and frequently adds other instruments, from chimes to a penny whistle [...]

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Marquette – The Local Artists Show will air the blues band “The Gold Mine Girls” on Wednesday, June 29 at 6 p.m. on 103.3 WFXD.
The show will be re-broadcast on Sunday, July 3 at 7 p.m.

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Marquette – The Marquette County Conservation District Office will offer a Native Plant Sale Tuesday, June 28 and Wednesday, June 29 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 780 Commerce Drive, Suite B in Marquette. Proceeds from the sale will support Conservation District programs and activities. Species available include milkweed, columbine, black-eyed susan, purple coneflower, [...]

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Marquette – “Marquette Then and Now” will be presented by Don Balmer on Tuesday, June 28 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. Take a 3D stereoscopic trip back in time and see what Marquette looked like in the late 1800′s as compared to today. 3D glasses [...]

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Marquette – The U.P. Celebrity Golf Classic to benefit Beacon House will begin on Wednesday, June 28 with a Celebrity Match-up Party from 5 to 10 p.m. in the Waterfront Room at L’Attitude in downtown Marquette. Sponsors and Players are matched with Celebrities for Teams at this high energy event hosted by Steve Mariucci and [...]

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Marquette – The Upper Peninsula Regional Blood Center will host a “Life, Liberty and Pursuit of Blood Donors” blood drive on Tuesday, June 28 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the center, 437 W. College Avenue,Marquette. Donors will be provided free subs, soda and chips. They will be also be eligible to enter a [...]

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Marquette – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will sponsor a leisurely paddle down the Chocolay River on Thursday, June 30 beginning at noon at the Chocolay Marina. No experience is necessary for this easygoing river trip, with guide kayaker Mark Roby. Participants should bring a kayak/canoe, along with lunch and a beverage. Kayak rentals [...]

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Gwinn – A night of fun and fundraising for Cancer Care will be held on Tuesday, June 28 from 6 to 9 p.m. at UpNorth Lodge in Gwinn. There will be bucket raffles and lots of other fun. Proceeds will go to Cancer Care. Bring a canned good or other non-perishable food item and receive [...]

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Verb:  Vituperate  (vye-TOO-puh-rayt) Definition: 1. To abuse or censure severely or abusively 2. To use harsh condemnatory language Sample sentence: During the team’s recent seven game losing streak, the sportswriters never missed a chance to vituperate the coach.

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