Friday, July 10, 2020

SAYT Dance Series: Tarzan Week “Son of Man” Friday, May 15, 2020

SAYT Dance Series: Tarzan Week “Son of Man” Friday, May 15, 2020
Miss learning choreography? This week we’re hosting three dance sessions featuring music from Disney’s Tarzan! Did you see Jill perform in NMU’s production of Tarzan a few years ago?? Each class will last about an hour (or maybe a little longer) this week. Steps will be broken down as you learn one minute of choreography!...

Registration is Open for the Crusher 2020 Enhanced Gravel Bike Race May 28, 2020

Registration is Open for the Crusher 2020 Enhanced Gravel Bike Race May 28, 2020
The Crusher, the Midwest’s most challenging enhanced gravel bike race, offers all riders an opportunity to explore Michigan’s Upper Peninsula (U.P.) gravel, two-tracks and fire roads for a day of extreme physical endurance, personal exploration and adventure this July. In response to COVID-19, this year’s race will be held virtually...

Peter White Public Library: FB Live Bedtime Storytime Friday May 29, 2020

Peter White Public Library: FB Live Bedtime Storytime Friday May 29, 2020
Peter White Public Library: FB Live Bedtime Storytime Fridays May 8, 15, 22, 29: 7pm-7:30pm. Get in your PJ’s and snuggle up with your grownup for this special bedtime storytime. Kids of all ages welcome to tune in. To join the live storytime, Like us on Facebook @PeterWhitePublicLibraryYouthServices. Recordings of...

Ishpeming 4th of July Celebrations Cancelled

Ishpeming, MI – The City of Ishpeming 4th of July celebrations have been cancelled due to COVID-19. Cancelled celebrations include the parades, picnic, and fireworks normally held at Al Quaal Recreation Area.

Messiah Lutheran Church in Marquette is offering an online Vacation Bible School July 6-10...

Messiah Lutheran Church in Marquette is offering an online Vacation Bible School July 6-10 2020
Messiah Lutheran Church in Marquette will be offering an online Vacation Bible School July 6-10  on the church website and Facebook page. Compassion Camp will include Bible stories, crafts, movement, and music presented by the pastors and volunteers. These videos are pre-recorded so families can participate at their own pace....

NMU Professor Thompson Co-edits National Parks Learning Book June 30, 2020

NMU Professor Thompson Co-edits National Parks Learning Book June 30, 2020
NMU public relations professor and alumna Jes Thompson co-edited the recently published America’s Largest Classroom: What We Learn From Our National Parks, which has been nominated for the National Nonfiction Book Award. Thompson recruited NMU art and design alumna Abigail Cook to create graphics and help with the final layout and...

Governor Whitmer Announces Process to Chart Path for the Safe and Equitable Reopening of...

Governor Whitmer Announces Process to Chart Path for the Safe and Equitable Reopening of Schools May 15, 2020
LANSING, Mich. — Governor Gretchen Whitmer today announced the creation of the Return to Learning Advisory Council via Executive Order 2020-88, formalizing a process for determining how schools may be able to reopen in the fall. The panel – which will be comprised of students, parents, frontline educators, administrators and public...

Peter White Public Library: Facebook Live Storytime Wednesday May 20, 2020

Peter White Public Library: Facebook Live Storytime Wednesday May 20, 2020
Peter White Public Library: Facebook Live Storytime Wednesday May 6, 13, 20, 27: 11am-11:30am. Even though the physical building is closed, we want to make sure kids have access to storytime! So join us on Facebook for these live storytimes! Wednesdays storytime is geared towards older kids 5+, but all...

UGLFHC to Open Health Center in Marquette June 1, 2020

UGLFHC to Open Health Center in Marquette June 1, 2020
MARQUETTE, MI – On June 1st, UGL will open the Upper Great Lakes Marquette Family Health Center, located at 1414 W. Fair Avenue, Suite 242. Services available will include medical (primary care), behavioral health, and addiction medicine. Nationally recognized for providing high quality health care services, UGL uses evidenced-based methods...

Special Olympics Michigan Can Drive Saturday, June 13th, 2020

Special Olympics Michigan Can Drive Saturday, June 13th, 2020
Law Enforcement Torch Run is doing a bottle return drive this Saturday, June 13th from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.in Marquette as a fundraiser for Special Olympics athletes.  If you have any returnables you would like to donate, please stop by our storage unit across from NMU Public Safety at...