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; ...

Friend forgets birthday

Dear Annie: I have a friend who, over the years, has been a lovely person. But for the past two years, she has totally forgotten my birthday. She always used to remember my birthday with sweet gestures and nice surprises that were incredible remembrances. I have also celebrated her birthday, ...

Compost presentation to be held

MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula Master Gardener Association presents Tri-City Quality Compost; Making the Right Choice (organic vs. chemical) from 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Peter White Public Library Shiras Room. Paul Altobello, director of the Ishpeming Wastewater Facility, will speak ...

Children’s clothing, toy resale

MARQUETTE — Redeemer Lutheran Preschool, located at 1700 W. Fair Ave., Marquette, is hosting its annual Children’s Clothing and Toy Resale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. The sale features clothing sizes 0 to 14/16 and various children’s toys, books and equipment. The sale is open to ...

Children’s Fair set for Saturday

MARQUETTE — Great Start to Quality UP Resource Center in collaboration with Westwood Mall and 34 local organizations and businesses announces the 2018 annual Children’s Fair — Good to Go from Head to Toe! — which will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. This free family event offers ...

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; ...

Bulletin Board

Book signing event to be held MARQUETTE — Snowbound Books in downtown Marquette will hold a book signing event, featuring several local authors, as part of Independent Bookstore Day from 10 a.m .to 5 p.m. Saturday. Tom Daldin, Jim Edelman, and Eric Tremonti from the “Under the Radar ...

Dear Annie: Money and caregiving

Dear Annie: My husband and I are both in our mid-80s, and we are beginning to experience health issues. We have four children from his former marriage. We have been married for 48 years. I have always expected to go to a nursing home when my health declines to that point. My husband vehemently ...

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; ...

Getting back in the loop

Dear Annie: My husband passed away seven years ago from complications from Alzheimer’s disease. We had very dear friends whom we went everywhere with — church, movies, plays, vacations. The husband of my friend also had Alzheimer’s, and he passed away a year and a half later. The two of ...

‘War of the Worlds’ to be screened

MARQUETTE — At 7 p.m. Thursday, the Peter White Public Library in Marquette will host a presentation of the 1953 classic movie, “War of the Worlds.” Experience this science fiction thriller as a silent movie, with closed captioning and music provided by Jeremy Morelock and Denise Owens. ...

Church spring salad spree Thursday

MARQUETTE — Marquette Hope First Methodist Church will again host its Annual Spring Salad Spree from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday. This popular all-you-can-eat buffet is $10 and take-outs are available. The barrier-free church is located at 111 E. Ridge St., Marquette. All proceeds from ...

Negaunee preschool screening set

NEGAUNEE — Preschool screening is an opportunity to find out how a child is progressing in his/her development. It is also a chance to determine how a child’s school readiness is moving forward. Preschool screening is for all children who will be 3 or 4 years old by Sept. 1. Negaunee ...

Marquette City Band to perform

MARQUETTE — The Marquette City Band will perform in Kaufman Auditorium, Front Street, Marquette, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. MCB Director Dr. Steve Grugin will lead musicians in a varied program that will be both lively and “springy” and guaranteed to brighten moods and herald the coming ...

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: Telling someone she stinks!

Dear Annie: I have a very sensitive office environment problem. My office mate smells, and the smell permeates the entire office and even gets stuck to my clothes. And I’m not the only one who can smell it. Other co-workers have noticed it, too. I think it’s a matter of not changing clothes ...

Bulletin Board

Kindergarten registration planned MARQUETTE — Marquette Area Public Schools will be holding a 2018-2019 Kindergarten Registration Make-Up Day from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the MAPS Superintendent’s Office, 1201 W. Fair Ave. Bring the child’s certified birth certificate, ...

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; ...

Bulletin Board

Holstad to give presentation MARQUETTE — Geoffrey Holstad, senior graphic designer at Patagonia Clothing, will visit Northern Michigan University’s School of Art and Design Wednesday and Thursday to conduct a workshop and give a presentation. Holstad is a plein air graphic designer and ...

Bulletin Board continued

Free bridge lessons to be offered MARQUETTE — Free lessons are being offered at Superiorland Duplicate Bridge Club to bridge players from the great Marquette area. Specific lessons in different conventions, strategies and bidding concepts will help players improve their game ...