Tuesday, April 7, 2020

Calendar – Art/Youth – Craft Activity – July 18

Marquette – The Peter White Public Library will host a “One World, Many Crafts” activity for age 6 and older on Monday, July 18 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. in Community Room. Participants will create multicultural crafts from around the glob...

Calendar – Adopt-a-thon at UPAWS – Apr. 30 – May 1

Negaunee – The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter will host a pet adopt-a-thon on Saturday, April 30 and Sunday, May 1 from noon to 4 p.m. each day. Adopters who bring in an item from the UPAWS wish list will receive a 25 percent discount off the adoption fee for any pet. UPAWS has a [...]

Calendar – Community – U.P. Book Tour 2011 Event in Marquette – July 16

Marquette – The U.P. Book Tour 2011 will feature a book signing with Lauri Anderson, Zilka Joseph, and Lisa Cerasoli Weaver on Saturday, July 16 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at Snowbound Books in Marquette. The tour features 60 plus writers, 50 plus events, 30 plus days and 20 plus U.P. cities, making it the [...]

Calendar – Community – YMCA Splash Week Activity – May 7

Marquette – The YMCA will sponsor Splash Week May 4 through 7. The week will be devoted to promoting water recreation and safety along Marquette’s Lake Superior shoreline. On Saturday May 7, water-based activities for adults, teens and families will be offered in the Y pool. Learn about water recreation, safety and what to do [...]

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Used Book Bag Sale – June 30 – July 8

Ishpeming – The Friends of the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library will sponsor a used books bag sale Thursday, June 30 through Friday, July 8 during regular library hours. All proceeds will go to support the library.

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Children’s Leukemia Walk – Aug. 6

Marquette – The 2nd Annual Children’s Leukemia Foundation Walk, to benefit U.P. families affected by leukemia and lymphoma, will be held on Saturday, August 6 at Mattson Lower Harbor Park. Registration is at 9 a.m. and the walk will begin a...

Calendar – Outdoors – NCLL Chocolay Paddle – Registration Deadline – June 28

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 [...]

Calendar – Education – 9th Annual Local History Smackdown – Apr. 28

Calumet – The ninth annual Local History Smackdown will be held on Thursday, April 28 beginning at 7 p.m. at the Calumet Theatre in Calumet. Come to watch, learn, and keep score as teams of high school students from the four-county area compete for the trophy and show off their local history knowledge. Find out [...]

Calendar – Groups – Marquette/Alger Regional Interagency Consumer Committee Meeting – Aug. 11

The Marquette/Alger Regional Interagency Consumer Committee will meet Thursday, August 11 from 1 to 3 p.m. in the community room of Grace United Methodist Church in Marquette. Light snacks and refreshments will be served. Marquette/Alger RICC is a gras...

Calendar – Community – UPAWS Summer of Love Pet Adoption Kick-Off – June 3-4

Negaunee – The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter (UPAWS) will kick off their “Summer of Love ” Pet Adoption programs on Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4 with 50% off all pet adoptions. Adoption specials will take place throughout the summer, which is an excellent time to add a new furry friend to your [...]