Friday, July 10, 2020

Calendar – Community – Virtual Netherlands Tour – July 21

Marquette – Dutch/American designer Nick Kaars will take the audience on an armchair tour of the Netherlands, highlighting its culture, history and people with “A Potpourri of the Dutch Style,” a virtual trip overseas, on Thursday, July 21 at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library. Kaars’commentary will be illustrated [...]

Calendar – Community – U.P. Book Tour 2011 Event at Beaver Island – July...

Beaver Island – The U.P. Book Tour 2011 will feature a book signing with Steve Hamilton on Thursday, July 21 throughout the afternoon at the Museum on Beaver Island. The tour features 60 plus writers, 50 plus events, 30 plus days and 20 plus U.P. cities, making it the largest literary event in the history [...]

Calendar – Food/Groups – Northern Vegans Dinner – June 1

Marquette – Join Northern Vegans for a casual dinner on Wednesday, June 1 at 6 p.m. at The Border Grill Restaurant near the corner of McClellan and Washington in Marquette. Order a vegan dinner off the menu. All are welcome, no RSVP required. Northern Vegans meet the first Wednesday of every month. Visit or [...]

Calendar – Community – Flags Half Staff – July 20

Michigan – Governor Rick Snyder ordered U.S. flags throughout the state to be lowered to half-staff in honor of Staff Sgt. Joshua A. Throckmorton on Wednesday, July 20. Flags should be returned to full-staff on Thursday, July 21. Throckmorton, 28 of Battle Creek, died July 5 in Paktia province, Afghanistan of injuries suffered from an [...]

Calendar – Music – Local Artist Show Airs Shannon Wyatt – Aug. 3

Marquette – The Local Artists Show will air singer/songwriter Shannon Wyatt on Wednesday, August 4 at 6 p.m. on 103.3 WFXD. The show will be re-broadcast on Sunday, August 8 at 7 p.m.

Calendar – Theater – Reader’s Theater – Aug. 2

Marquette – The Peter White Public Library Readers Theater will meet on Tuesday, August 2 at 7 p.m. in the Shiras Room for readings from “Laugh Lines,” a collection of short comic plays. Peter White Public Library Readers Theater meets the first Tuesday of each month to read plays for enjoyment. New members are welcome. [...]

Calendar – Outdoors – Tree Sale Order Pick-Up – Apr. 29-30

Marquette – Orders placed with the Marquette County Conservation District tree sale may be picked up on Friday, April 29 between 5 and 8 p.m. or on Saturday, April 30 from 9 a.m. and noon at the Marquette Board of Light and Power, 2200 Wright Street, Marquette. All extra trees, including fruit trees, will be [...]

Calendar – Outdoors – Guided Bird Walk – July 9

Marquette – The Laughing Whitefish Audubon Society will host a guided bird walk on Saturday, July 9 from 8 to 10 a.m. at the Bog Walk at Presque Isle Park. The walk is free and covers a variety of habitats. For information, call 228-8781.

Calendar – Fun – Dancing in the Park – July 19

Marquette – International Folk Dancing will be offered on Tuesday, July 19 beginning at 7:30 p.m. in Presque Isle Park at the old Pavilion next to the ice cream store, weather permitting. Dancing will be held at Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Avenue during inclement weather. Learn an enjoyable, educational, cultural way to express your artistic [...]

Calendar – Education – Dog Whisperer Class – Aug. 8, 15, 22

Marquette – An Andrew Bek Dog Whisperer Workshop will be held on Mondays, August 8, 15 and 22 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Marquette Commons. By coaching forth your calm, assertive energy, your dog will learn to listen to you and you will learn ...