Programming club to meet
MARQUETTE — Coder Dojo 906, a community-based programming club for young people, is offering coding classes through Northern Michigan University’s Seaborg Center.
The remaining dates for the fall semester are at 4-6 p.m. on the following Wednesdays; Oct. 11, Oct. 25, Nov. 8, Nov. 29 and Dec. 6. Each class will take place in room 2702 of West Science.
Coder Dojo 906 is a club that focuses on teaching young people ages 5 to 17 how to code and develop websites, apps, programs and games. This series of classes is primarily aimed at kids 7 years old and older.
Each class will provide activities for 5- and 6-year olds, but they must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Attendance is not required for each session, but attendees are asked to register for each class they plan to attend. To register, visit facebook.com/coderdojo906.
Maritime museum ‘Senior Day’ set
MARQUETTE — Marquette Maritime Museum will celebrate the last Senior Day of the 2017 season from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday.
Senior admission is $5 for the museum. Join the Maritime Museum for refreshments and a Senior Scavenger Hunt.
Rawandan genocide to be discussed
MARQUETTE — Bertha Somi will speak of her experiences in Rwanda as the ambassador from Tanzania during the tragic genocide that took place there. Her talk will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Messiah Lutheran Church.
Somi is part of a delegation from Messiah’s companion congregation Azania Front in Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania. Following her talk, the entire delegation will present a program on Tanzania. Messiah Lutheran Church is at 305 W.Magnetic St., Marquette.
For more information about this program, call 225-1119.
NMU archives tour announced
MARQUETTE — An “Evening at the Archives” event focusing on genealogy research will be Thursday at the Central U.P. and Northern Michigan University Archives.
The event begins at 7 p.m. in room 224 of the Learning Resources Center. It is free and refreshments will be provided. A tour of the archives will follow the presentation.
Karen Kasper, volunteer genealogy and research specialist, will explore specific collections the Archives has to offer that relate to genealogy, along with tips and tricks for using the microfilm machine.
Annika Peterson, a former student assistant and now part-time employee, will also present on additional resources and naturalization records at the archives.
UPCM creative program on tap
MARQUETTE — Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum Second Thursday Creativity Series with a theme of “Costume Party” is planned from 5:30-7:30 p.m. this Thursday.
Everyone is invited to stop in for a variety of fun, hands-on activities, creative snacks, plus live music. Costumes are encouraged. The party is free with paid admission or UPCM membership.
For more information on happenings at the U.P. Children’s Museum, call 226-3911 or visit on the web at upchildrensmuseum.org
Yarnwinders to meet at PWPL
MARQUETTE — Yarnwinders will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Peter White Public Library in the Arts and Culture Center.