Rock and mineral club to meet
ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming Rock and Mineral Club will be meeting at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Cliff Shaft Mine Museum, 501 W. Euclid St., Ishpeming.
Doors open at 1 p.m. to allow visitors time to view the club’s extensive mineral collection.
“Reading Nature’s Atomic Clock: The Science of Geochronology” will be presented by Christopher Stefano Ph.D., associate curator, A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum at Michigan Technological University.
Stefano’s presentation will explain how the age of rocks and other earth materials can be determined. His presentation is aimed at making this technical subject less opaque to an amateur rock or mineral enthusiast.
Door prize and 50/50 drawings and a business meeting will follow the program.
Everyone is welcome to attend, enjoy, and learn about the wonders of rocks and minerals. There is no admission charged.
All you can eat breakfast in Rock
ROCK — The Rock Lions monthly third Sunday all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the Rock Lions Club along M-35 in Rock.
The buffet includes scrambled eggs, omelets made to order, bacon, sausage, ham, hash brown potatoes, biscuits and sausage gravy, pancakes, french toast, english muffins, cereal, a variety of fruits, lots of dessert items, and coffee, tea, milk and juice.
Tickets are $8 for adults; $5 for ages 6-12; and ages 5 and under eat free.
NAMI to hold discussion
MARQUETTE — National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette will host a round-table discussion to learn about public policy that affects the lives of those living with mental illness, and offer strategies for advocating on current legislation.
Lucy Wilcox, clinical practices coordinator at NorthCare Network, and Kyle Rambo, executive director at Catholic Social Services of the U.P., will lead this discussion.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette offers confidential educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness. Anyone interested in advocating for better mental health care is invited to join this meeting at 7 p.m. Monday in the Baraga Place Conference Room, 129 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette.
For more information call 906-360-7107, or visit www.namiam.org.