Community

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; ...

New at Peter White Public Library

If you are a history buff and running out of inspiration on what to read next, visit the website: “This Month in History” at http://www.historyplace.com for some timely inspiration. Chances are the Peter White Public Library has a book or two to read more about that certain point in time. ...

Hogging the piggy bank

Dear Annie: I have a 40-year-old son who seems to think I am his personal piggy bank. He did a short time in prison. We have supported him through that and all of the other bad times he has experienced in his life. However, he only contacts us when he needs money. After years of helping him, ...

Bulletin Board

‘Oklahoma!’ at Calumet Theatre CALUMET — The Calumet Players celebrate 40 years of performing live theater with the fall production of “Oklahoma!,” a Rodgers and Hammerstein musical. It was the pair’s first musical. It’s a love story set in a time of feuding between farmers and ...

Superiorland Voices

If you could pick any animal to be a pet, what would it be?

What’s flying: How will cooler weather affect bird watching?

“August was nearly over - the month of apples and falling stars, ... The days were not hot, but sunny and limpidly clear - the first sign of advancing autumn.” — Victor Nekrasov Comments have been flying around for more than a week now in the Upper Peninsula about the feel of Autumn. The ...

Curtis to mark Labor Day

CURTIS — The 11th annual Curtis Labor Day 3-Bridge Walk will take place between 8 a.m. and noon Sept. 2. According to a release from the Three Lakes Area Fireworks Council, the walk will begin on Main Street between the Tally Ho and the Ship Wreck Inn and will offer a choice of walking ...

PWPL to screen ‘At Eternity’s Gate’

MARQUETTE — Bring a lunch and get together with other movie lovers to watch “At Eternity’s Gate” at 12:30 p.m. Sept. 3 in the Peter White Public Library’s Community Room on the lower level of the library. Closed captioning will be on to ensure access for all. Dutch painter Vincent ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: I am 68 years of age and actually very lonely. Most of my friends have either moved on or passed away. I don’t make close friends very often because I don’t trust too many people. I guess I expect a lot. Honesty, loyalty and caring. That’s hard to find. I can only remember ...

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; ...

Health, wellness fair in Escanaba

ESCANABA — The Human Services Club at Bay College is sponsoring a Health and Wellness Fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 10 at the Besse Center-HUB in Escanaba. The fair is open to the public and will encompass every aspect of daily life, including physical, mental, economic, and educational ...

Fun on the farm planned

CHATHAM — Looking for a fun night at the farm? Check out the It’s All In the Barn event which is taking place from 3-8 p.m. Sept. 14 at the North Farm Barn in Chatham. This event includes a farm to table dinner, basket raffles from Alger County, pie/cake auction, kids area, music by ...

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; ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: I’m heading to college next year and am scared of making new friends. While I have don’t have trouble talking to new people or getting along with most of them, I feel like none of them will understand my weirdness the same way my high school friends do. My parents and I moved ...

Senior dance at Dance Zone

MARQUETTE — The Fourth Sunday Senior Dance at Dance Zone is coming up. People are invited to the Dance Zone for an afternoon of music and dance featuring Angels and Outlaws. That band will appear at Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette, from 2-5 p.m. Sunday. This dance is open to the ...

NARFE chapter to meet

MARQUETTE — Members of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 1900 will hear a presentation about strokes at their next regular meeting at 1:30 p.m. Aug. 28. Roxanne Filizetti, RN, CNRN, Clinical Director of Lake Superior Life Care and Hospice, will present the ...

L’Anse concerts continue

L’ANSE — The old-time and ethnic music of Wil Kilpela and Friends will be presented at the free L’Anse Lakefront Concerts, 7 p.m. Aug. 29. The lakefront park is at the foot of Broad Street at the lake. Bring a chair or blanket and enjoy their music, the summer weather and the ...

UPAWS ice cream social planned

SANDS TOWNSHIP — The Literacy Legacy Fund of Michigan and the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter are joining together to co-host a community event, an ice cream social to promote the Read to your Shelter Pet Program. This event is set from 3-6 p.m. Aug. 29 in UPAWS Community Room, 815 ...

Community dance at Sawyer

K.I. SAWYER — K. I. Sawyer Heritage Air Museum will be the site of a community dance from 1-4 p.m. Sept. 1. Music will be by the Hart Beats. All are welcome. Admission is $ 7.

Vegans meeting at Babycakes

MARQUETTE — Join Northern Vegans for a casual dinner at Babycakes at 223 W. Washington St., Marquette, at 6 p.m. Sept. 4. Order a vegan dinner off the menu. All are welcome, no RSVP required. Visit www.northernvegans.com, Northern Vegans on Facebook, or call 236-1279 or 475-5516 for more ...