‘Young Frankenstein’ screened
MARQUETTE — Get in the Halloween spirit with the modern classic “Young Frankenstein” at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Peter White Public Library’s community room.
Released in 1974, this spoof of the 1931 classic “Frankenstein” is directed by Mel Brooks. It tells the story of Dr. Frankenstein’s grandson, a young neurosurgeon who inherits the castle in Transylvania where he discovers the process to animate a dead body. Starring Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn and Marty Feldman, this movie is rated PG and runs 1 hour, 46 minutes.
There is no admission charge to attend thanks to sponsorship by the Friends of the Peter White Public Library. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.
Film Literacy Night event planned
MARQUETTE — Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum will offer an event from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday as part of Film Literacy Night.
This is a free family night for preschool and early elementary age children. Free books and prizes to take home, snacks and activities. Sponsored by the Literacy Legacy Fund of Michigan and Americorps through MARESA.
‘Batty for Bats’ event held Oct. 22
MARQUETTE — Nicole’s Mammal Adventures: Batty for Bats! will be presented at MooseWood Nature Center from 10 a.m. to noon Oct. 22.
It is recommended for ages 5-15 years and the suggested donation is $5/adult or $10/family.
Nicole is back and here to debunk the myth that bats are “scary” blood sucking fiends. Join her at the MooseWood Nature Center to learn about the nine species of bats found in Michigan. She will talk about each species, as well as touch on echolocation and the white nose syndrome that affects bats and their populations.
There will be lots of pictures and some videos she will share. The kids will also get to bring home a batty word search activity.
Register by visiting www.moosewood.org by Friday.