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Noun:  Solstice  (SOHL-stis) Definition:  Either of the two times a year when the sun is at its greatest distance from the celestial equator: about June 21, when the sun reaches its northernmost point on the celestial sphere, or about December 22, when it reaches its southernmost point. Sample sentence: Many Scandinavians celebrate the summer solstice […]

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Want to encourage healing, boost your immune system, and help protect against vision loss? Then consider zinc. This mineral plays an important role in cell production, including creating new skin cells, but how much you take is important. Moderate doses of zinc can enhance immunity, while high doses can actually depress it and should be […]

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Marquette – The Superior Alliance for Independent Living will offer Pedaling With Superior on Friday, June 24 at 1:30 p.m. beginning at the SAIL office, 1200 Wright Street in Marquette. All you need is a smiling face, a bike and a helmet. Handcycles are available to use at no charge. Bikes can be rented for [...]

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Hancock – The Suomi College class of 1961 will celebrate its 50th reunion Friday, June 24 through Sunday, June 26 at Finlandia University in Hancock.
Guests are welcome. Activities will include campus tours, a pizza social, pontoon party, barbec…

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Marquette – The Peter White Public Library will present the family film “Madeline” on Friday, June 24 at 2 p.m. in the Community Room. This film brings to the screen Ludwig Bemelman’s classic series of books about a tiny French schoolgirl. Admission is free; attendees may bring their own popcorn. The film is rated PG [...]

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Marquette – The first gathering of the Summer Fun for Families group will be on Friday, June 24 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Shiras Park in Marquette. Activities will include crafts, music and games. Snacks and supplies will be provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. This program is free of charge, however, [...]

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Marquette – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present “A Kayaking Challenge Surrounding Finland” on Monday, June 27 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library. Filmmaker Frida Waara will talk about Finland’s Suomi Meloo, the world’s longest canoe-kayak relay. Waara and her daughter were the only Americans to [...]

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Marquette – Northern Michigan University’s all alumni summer reunion will be highlighted by “An Evening with Jeff Daniels,” a free community concert on Friday, June 24 at 6:30 p.m. at the Lakeview Arena in Marquette. *Please note change of venue* Enjoy the evening showcasing the singing/songwriting talents of the Michigan native and actor. Daniels has [...]

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Ishpeming – The 22nd annual Firecracker 5K run and 1-mile walk will be held on Saturday, July 2 beginning at 9:45 a.m. along the Al Quaal ski trails. Registration costs $10 prior to June 24, and $15 thereafter. Upper Peninsula Road runners Club members receive a $1 discount on pre-entries. For information, visit the UPRRC [...]

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Rock – Faith Lutheran Church in Rock will sponsor “Taste of Faith,” celebrating 100 years of home cooking, on Friday, June 24 at 6 p.m. Admission of $5 includes samples of 20 recipes featured in the church’s 100th anniversary cookbook. Copies of the cookbook will be available for purchase, with proceeds to benefit the local [...]

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