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Thursday: Boomers & Beyond

Giving back

MARQUETTE — A few hours of your time can make a big difference for others. Due to this, older adults throughout Marquette County contribute thousands of hours to their communities each year through the Retired & Senior Volunteer Program, providing a wide array of services to area ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair 10 a.m. Yoga Chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 1:15 p.m. Tai Chi 3:30 p.m. Teens Room Open 7 p.m. Lions ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair 10 a.m. Yoga Chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 1:15 p.m. Tai Chi 3:30 p.m. Kids ISHPEMING Open 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday – ...

The joy of giving

GWINN — Playing secret Santa for an older adult in your area can make a positive impact this holiday season and beyond. Due to this, the Forsyth Township Senior Center is once again offering its annual secret Santa program, giving area residents a chance to adopt a local senior who they ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 8 a.m. Morning Exercise 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 9:30 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 3:30 p.m. Kids ISHPEMING Open 8 a.m.-4 p.m. weekdays ...

Half of single older US adults lack income to pay for basic needs

By Newswire.com BOSTON — Researchers tracking the economic security of America’s older adults have found that half who live alone and nearly a quarter of those living in two-person households where both are age 65 or older are unable to afford basic necessities without extra assistance. ...

A friendly feast

MARQUETTE — With Thanksgiving fast approaching, the Marquette Senior Center held a Thanksgiving feast on Wednesday, giving area seniors a chance to gather for food, fun, friendship and festivities in advance of the holiday. “An event like this is important for not only all people in our ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 8 a.m. Morning Exercise 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 9:30 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 2-3 p.m. Flu Clinic 3:30 p.m. Kids 7 ...

‘Bridging the Generation Gap’

MARQUETTE — Individuals born generations apart have much to offer one another, as they can swap stories about growing up in vastly different times, share unique perspectives and create enduring bonds. For this reason, Marquette Senior High School students in the school’s health ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN Closed Veterans Day LOST CREEK noon-Senior Dining, Community Building, 228-6522 before 9 a.m. MARQUETTE 8:45 a.m. ABC Fitness-LVA 9 a.m. Paula’s Fitness 10:15 a.m. Pickleball-Gym 10:30 ...

Meteorology methods

MARQUETTE — Have you ever wondered how weather and climate data displayed on your phone, computer, newspaper or TV is gathered, analyzed and delivered? A group received an in-depth look at this topic on Tuesday during a Northern Center for Lifelong Learning presentation by Dr. Ken Hinkel, a ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 8 a.m. Morning Exercise 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 9:30 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 3:30 p.m. Kids LOST CREEK noon-Senior Dining, ...

Halloween festivities

MARQUETTE — Trick-or-treating is a longstanding Halloween tradition enjoyed by children, as well as the adults who get to accompany them or pass out candy. For residents in assisted living communities, visits from trick-or-treaters can provide a joyful experience that makes the residents’ ...

The calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 8 a.m. Morning Exercise 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 9:30 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 3:30 p.m. Kids LOST CREEK noon-Senior Dining, ...

Driving refresher

MARQUETTE — With older adults experiencing significant changes in roads, cars, technology and even their personal health since initially getting their driver’s license, it can be important to refresh and revisit driving knowledge, even with decades of experience. Due to this, the AARP ...

Senior Events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 8 a.m. Morning Exercise 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 9:30 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 3:30 p.m. Kids 7 p.m. Lions ISHPEMING 9 a.m. GICOA ...

Brookridge birding

MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula can offer a wealth of birding opportunities throughout the year, especially during the spring and fall migratory seasons. Residents of Brookridge Heights Assisted Living and Memory Care had a chance to experience that firsthand earlier this month with a ...

Senior events

MONDAY CHATHAM noon-Senior Dining, Chatham Manor, call 228-6522 before 9 a.m. GWINN 8 a.m. Morning Exercise 8:30 a.m. Aerobics 9:30 a.m. Yoga 10 a.m. Aerobics/chair noon Senior Dining, Congregate Meal 1 p.m. Bridge Club 3:30 p.m. Kids ISHPEMING 9 a.m. Legal Clinic noon ...

An ‘artists’ gallery’ on cloth

MARQUETTE — Quilting historically has been a practical art, but quilts too can be appreciated for their intricate aesthetic quality. To show off some of the top pieces in the region, the Marquette County Quilters’ Association is holding its 36th annual MCQA Autumn Comforts Quilt Show from ...