Monday, January 18, 2021

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Family Fun Carnival – June 18

Marquette – Child and Family Services of the Upper Peninsula will sponsor a Family Fun Carnival on Saturday, June 18 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Mattson Lower Harbor Park in Marquette. Featured will be an inflatable slide, a bounce house, a fortune teller, dunk tank, face painting, prizes and games. Concessions will also [...]

Calendar – Groups – U.P. Suicide Prevention Coalition Meeting – Apr. 28

Marquette – The U.P. Suicide Prevention Coalition will meet on Thursday, April 28 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Holiday Inn in Marquette.

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Omega House Annual Golf Outing – June 11

Houghton – Omega House of Houghton will sponsor its ninth annual golf outing Saturday, June 11 at the Michigan Tech University Portage Lake Golf Course. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m., with a shotgun start at 11 a.m. The event features cash prizes for all flights, door prizes and contests, including an opportunity to win a [...]

Calendar – Groups/Outdoors – Sierra Club Little Presque Isle Clean-up – May 8

Marquette – The Central U. P. Chapter of the Sierra Club will have its first Little Presque Isle area clean-up on Sunday, May 8 at 10 a.m. with participants meeting in the Little Presque Isle parking lot. Clean-up lasts about 2 hours. Often there is a hike in the tract following the clean-up. For more [...]

Calendar – Community – Michigan Department of Education Summer Food Service Program – June...

Marquette – North Star Academy will host the Michigan Department of Education Summer Food Service Program for children weekdays beginning on June 15 and continuing through August 26. Free meals will be provided from noon to 12:30 p.m. at 3030 Wright Street in Marquette, without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex or disability. [...]

Calendar – Groups – Business Book Review – May 3

Marquette – The Peter White Public Library will host the Business Book Review group on Tuesday, May 3 at 9:15 a.m. in the Conference Room. Discussion leader Dar Shepherd will present a 45-minute overview of David SaintOnge’s new book “Built to Fail.” A local business consultant and author, Saint-Onge discusses his ideas for helping small [...]

Calendar – Community – Baraga County Collaboration Forum – May 11

Baraga – The Baraga County Collaboration Forum will be held on Wednesday, May 11 from 9 to 11 a.m. in the Ojibwa Resort Conference Room in Baraga. Greg Andrews, director of Governor Snyder’s Northern Michigan office, will be the presenter. The event is open to the public ans sponsored by the Baraga County Chamber of [...]

Calendar – Music – Organ Concert with Christina Harmon – June 20

Lake Linden – Christina Harmon of Dallas, Texas, who has roots in the Upper Peninsula, will offer an organ recital on Monday, June 20 at 7:30 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Lake Linden. Harmon will be joined by trumpet players Mark Flaherty of the Marquette Symphony Orchestra and Joel Neves, conductor of Keweenaw [...]

Calendar – Community – YMCA Splash Week Activity – May 5

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 Thursday, May 5, Megan Babich of the National Weather Service will speak at 7 p.m. in the YMCA lounge. She will discuss water phenomena throughout the [...]

Calendar – Benefits/Fundraisers – Missionary Society Rummage and Bake Sale – June 10-11

Marquette – The Women’s Missionary Society of First Baptist Church in Marquette will sponsor a rummage and bake sale Friday, June 10 and Saturday, June 11 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the church fellowship hall, 728 W. Kaye Avenue. Items available will include books, toys, furniture, dishes, seasonal items, bikes, clothing and more. [...]