‘Sergeant York’ screened Tuesday
MARQUETTE — Peter White Public Library invites film fans to enjoy a bring your own meal film event at 6 p.m. Tuesday for a screening of “Sergeant York” in the library’s community room as part of the “World War I Remembered” film series.
Starring Gary Cooper, Walter Brennan and Joan Leslie, this biographical WWI drama shows how a self-proclaimed pacifist becomes a war hero. This 1941 classic is not rated and runs 2 hours 14 minutes.
“World War I Remembered” is a community commemoration of the 100th anniversary of the Upper Peninsula’s involvement in World War I and is made possible in part by a grant from the Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. There is no admission charge thanks to this sponsorship as well as sponsorship by the Friends of the Peter White Public Library. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.
Free gardening series on Thursday
MARQUETTE — The final session of a free gardening series concludes at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Northern Michigan University Hoop House next to the Jacobetti Complex on Hawley Street, in Marquette.
Note the change in location for the final session.
The “Growing Your Food in the U.P.” gardening series is open to everyone, is hands-on and explores soil dynamics and the use of permaculture for greater success growing food in the challenging U.P. climate. The series is sponsored by Transition Marquette County.
For more information, contact Michael Riesterer at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 225-0608.
Norlite to host ‘The Basics’ event
MARQUETTE — To celebrate its 45th anniversary, Norlite Nursing Center and Rehab is hosting The Basics, an education program by the Alzheimer’s Association, from 2-3 p.m. Tuesday.
The program will be offered in Norlite’s dining room. Families, caregivers and the general public are welcome.