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

The Peter White Public Library offers these recently added new titles. “Lake Fish: Modern Cooking with Freshwater Fish” by Keane Amdahl. A cookbook for those who want to make the most of their catches from the lakes and streams. The recipes in this volume focus on species found in the ...

Dealing with money later in life

Dear Annie: My husband and I are in our mid-80s. During our life together, we’ve rarely discussed money. But it seems that my husband has taken on a different view since we moved to a senior residence. He does not ever consider that seeing as we both share the expenses of living here, some ...

Flat Broke Blues Band to perform

MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library and the Marquette Area Blues Society invites music lovers to a special concert on the Front Street steps of the library featuring the Flat Broke Blues Band at 7 p.m. Aug. 29, part of the monthly Bluesday Tuesday series. Marquette-based Flat Broke ...

Graveraet 1952 to gather

MARQUETTE — Graveraet Class of 1952 will be having its 65th reunion at 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26. at the Marquette Elks Club, corner of Front and Bluff streets.

Harvest Fest set in Ishpeming

ISHPEMING — A local Harvest Festival is planned from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 27 at the Elks Lodge in Ishpeming. The day will include farms, food, chefs, music and dancing. Harvest tastings will be served up by local chefs throughout the day. Tickets are a $25 suggested donation, to ...

Mackinac Bridge walkers sought

MARQUETTE — Want to walk the Mackinac Bridge on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 4, the only day of the year pedistrians can walk the bridge? Join the North Country Trail Hikers day trip, leaving Marquette at 5 a.m., stopping in Newberry for breakfast, walking the bridge, grabbing an ice cream ...

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

An Evening with Jeff Richter MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library invites the public to An Evening with Jeff Richter at 7 p.m. Aug. 28 in the library’s community room. Wildlife photographer and publisher of Nature’s Press, Jeff Richter will introduce his documentary “Shadowing ...

August brings quiet times in the woods

“August rain: the best of the summer gone, and the new fall not yet born. The odd uneven time.” - Sylvia Plath The season is winding down, and the end of August brings quiet times in the woods. This month birds have really quieted down. On the north shore of Lake Superior in Ontario, ...

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

Vacation Bible school to be held MARQUETTE — Marquette Hope, a multi-site United Methodist faith-based community in Marquette, is offering a new option for families looking for vacation Bible school for their children. This year’s annual vacation Bible school will be a weekend event ...

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

Michigan Youth Arts offers grants MARQUETTE — Michigan Youth Arts, on behalf of the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs, is offering grants of up to $500 to Michigan K-12 schools for the transportation cost of an arts or culture related field trip. The destination or ...

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

‘Winter Heart’ book presentation MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library invites the public to attend a presentation of B.G. Bradley’s book “Winter Heart” at 7 p.m. Aug. 22 in the library’s Shiras Room. “Winter Heart” is the story of Ben O’Brian, a retired English ...

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; ...

Superior Pets

News from UPAWS On Wednesday, UPAWS Shelter broke ground on our new facility and we are excited to retire our 40-year-old facility and find OUR new home. Animal intake and services have grown dramatically since our inception 40 years ago, but not the shelter space. Beyond the small building ...

Bulletin Board

Wanda Degan to perform Aug. 21 MARQUETTE — Enjoy a weeknight concert with Wanda Degen at the Peter White Public Library at 7 p.m. Aug. 21 in the library’s community room. Wanda Degen is a professional folk musician with more than 35 years’ experience. Born and raised in Montague, ...