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Ishpeming – The Ishpeming Business Association is looking for crafters and vendors to participate in their annual Festival of Treasures to be held July 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in downtown Ishpeming.
Space is available under tents and on the stre…

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Marquette- The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of Marquette General Hospital, will conduct blood drives on Thursday, May 19 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Marquette County Courthouse and from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m at the Jacobetti Veterans Facility. To schedule an appointment at the courthouse, call Mary Yelle at 225-8151. To schedule [...]

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Negaunee – the Marquette County Health Department will offer a free, one time “Quit Tobacco” workshop on Thursday, May 19 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the health department building on US 41 in Negaunee Township. The workshop will show residents in a no-pressure way how to be smoke free. Strategies to make quitting easier [...]

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Upper Peninsula – American Legion Auxiliary Volunteers from the 38 units in the Upper Peninsula will distribute the familiar red, handcrafted poppies, honoring America’s war dead, Thursday, May 19 through Saturday, May 21 at various locations. Each poppy has been made by veterans in the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette as a supplement [...]

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Marquette – In conjunction with May as Mental Health Month, the Peter White Public Library will host an informational program on hidden disabilities due to undetected vision problems on Thursday, May 19 at 7 p.m. in the Shiras Room. Dr. Heidi Johnson, optometrist, will discuss how many children and adults who have problems adjusting to [...]

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Ishpeming – The 12th annual Family Night, “A Dozen Years of Family Fun” on Thursday, May 19 from 5 to 7:30 p.m. at Aspen Ridge Elementary School. Activities will include gardening, ski jumping, bird watching, archery, rock hounding, rock painting, composting, luging, a mountain bike clinic, a GPS course, golfing, a jump house and more. [...]

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Marquette – In recognition of May as Mental Health month, the Peter White Public Library will screen the movie “Shine” on Thursday, May 19 at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room. The film stars Academy Award Best Actor winner Geoffrey Rush, Armin Mueller-Stahl and Justin Braine. Based on the true story about Australian pianist David [...]

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Marquette – The Kitchi-Mi-Kana Cycling Group will lead a “Ride of Silence” on Wednesday, May 18 beginning with a brief ceremony at 6:45 p.m. at Mattson Lower Harbor Park in downtown Marquette. The ride is to honor friends and family members who have been killed or injured while cycling on public roadways. The route is [...]

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Marquette – AMCAB Early Childhood Education and Marquette schools will offer free preschool screening on Wednesday, May 18 and Thursday, May 19 for children who will be 3 and 4 years old.
For location information and to schedule an appointment, c…

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Marquette – The Peter White Public Library will host a Lunch and Learn program titled “A Candid Conversation on Suicide” on Wednesday, May 18 from noon to 1 p.m. in the Community Room. According to the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention, more than 34,000 people in the United States die by suicide every year, and [...]

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