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Art, history day camp happening

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Regional History Center and Liberty Children’s Art Project presents: Hands On! Art and History Day Camp.

Art and history combine at this popular one week day-camp. Create your own art and a group project. This year we will explore the history center’s special exhibit on fly fishing, and inspire imaginative artwork around the theme of fish, streams, and the fun outdoors.

Youth ages 8 to 12 are invited to join the Liberty Children’s Art Project and the Marquette Regional History Center for this week long immersion into local history and multi-media art making.

Pre-registration required, register at the History Center or by calling 906-226-3571. The cost is $45 for the week, or $40 for museum members.

The workshop takes place from 10 a.m. to noon each day Aug. 14-18 at the MRHC. For more info, visit marquettehistory.org.


PWPL to screen ‘The Hollars’

MARQUETTE — At 12:30 p.m. Aug. 15, the Peter White Public Library will show the 2016 film “The Hollars” in the library’s community room as part of its Matinee Movie series.

Bring a lunch and enjoy the movie in a dinner theater setting. Closed captioning will be on to ensure access for all.

When John Hollar hears of his mother’s upcoming brain surgery he returns home. Bringing his pregnant girlfriend with him, he not only has to deal with his dysfunctional family but also old high school friends and an over eager ex. Directed by John Krasinski and starring Sharlto Copley, Charlie Day and Richard Jenkins, this comedic drama is rated PG-13 and runs 1 hour 28 minutes.

There is no admission charge thanks to sponsorship by the Friends of the Peter White Public Library. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.


Kiwanis accepting grant apps

MARQUETTE — The Kiwanis Club of Marquette is now accepting grant applications for its 2018 fiscal year.

The deadline is Sept. 15 and all recipients will be notified of their grants by Jan. 31. An application can be found on their website: www.marquettekiwanis.org.

The Kiwanis Club of Marquette is a community service organization whose mission is to serve the children of our community and the world.


St. Vincents putting on walk/run

ISHPEMING — A Friends of the Poor Walk/Run presented by Society of St. Vincent de Paul is planned for Aug. 26.

The event begins at 9 a.m. at the Iron Ore Heritage Trail Third Street Trailhead, 400 N. Third St., Ishpeming.

The event is to help those in need in local communities. Run (5K) or walk (1-2 miles) and help local Ishpeming and Republic families meet their basic needs through the works of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul Conferences.

Donate to the cause or pre-register for the race at: https://www.fopwalk.org/eventlisting/eventdetail/?eventid=1815. The race fee is a $5 minimum donation.

There will be age group division awards for the first, second and third place and T-shirts for the first 100 registrants.

The race is sponsored by Anytime Fitness, Ishpeming, and one registrant will win three months free at Anytime Fitness!

For more information contact: Kelly Carlson, race director, at 906-250-6379.