Swing dance fundraiser to be held
MARQUETTE — Public Radio 90, WNMU-FM, will hold a “Jitterbug Jive” swing dance fundraiser on Friday at the Ore Dock Brewing Company.
Camilla Mingay will teach a pre-show swing clinic at 6:30 p.m. Dancing to music by Queen City Hot Club runs from 7-9 p.m. Admission is $5. All proceeds will benefit Public Radio 90.
Jitterbug Jive is sponsored by Boomerang Retro and Relics, Lagniappe Cajun Creole Eatery and Mary Moratti with The Studio Hair Design.
For more information, call Public Radio 90 at 227-9668.
Climate Lobby monthly meeting
MARQUETTE — Everyone is invited to join the Marquette Chapter of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby for the group’s monthly meeting in the Wave Room of the Marquette Arts and Culture Center in the basement of the Peter White Public Library at 12:30 p.m. Saturday.
The national CCL group will present a video-conference to the local chapters during these meetings, which are regularly scheduled the second Saturday of each month.
Daughters of American Revolution
MARQUETTE — The Onagomingkway Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, will meet from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at Elizabeth’s Chophouse in Marquette.
Karen Wertanen will give a talk on the Hubbell family of the United States for the program. DAR eligibility questions will be answered following the meeting.
For other information, call Melissa at 226-7836.
Licensing test session to be held
NEGAUNEE — The Hiawatha Amateur Radio Association is hosting an Amateur Radio Licensing Test Session at 8 a.m. Saturday at the Marquette County Health Department building in Negaunee Township in the lower level.
Pre-registration is required and fees are involved.
For more information, contact Rich at 249-3837 or Greg at 225-1594.
Dance at Rock Community Center
ROCK — A dance will be held at the Rock Community-Senior Center, 3892 W. Mapleridge Road, from 1-5 p.m. March 11.
Music will be provided by Wil Kilpela and Kenny. Admission is $5 per person. Freewill donation lunch will be available.
For more information, call Alice at 356-6588.
All proceeds benefit the Rock Senior Corporation.
IHS Class of 1968 committee meets
ISHPEMING — Committee members for Ishpeming High School Class of 1968 reunion will be meeting at 7 p.m. March 12 at River Rock Lanes in Ishpeming at to finalize plans for the 50th class reunion.
Any classmate who would like to be involved in the planning of this reunion should attend this meeting. The reunion is scheduled for 6 p.m. Saturday, July 7 at River Rock Convention Center in Ishpeming.
Contact Mary Jo Mikkola at 906-475-7362 with any questions.
Power of Purity Meditation sessions
MARQUETTE — Power of Purity Meditation will continue with two March sessions: March 12 and March 26 in the Peter White Public Library’s Shiras Room from noon-1 p.m.
Led by Kim Lindquist, these sessions are based on Mohanji’s teachings. Designed to cleanse the mind, they allow practitioners to “receive” and “give” love completely while getting rid of negative thoughts.
There is no admission charge to attend For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.
Vegan potluck dinner to be held
MARQUETTE — Everyone is invited to join Northern Vegans for a vegan potluck dinner at 6 p.m. March 12, in the Shiras Room on the second floor of the Peter White Public Library at 217 N. Front St. in Marquette.
Bring a vegan dish (no meat, dairy, or honey) to share, or consider a donation to the group if unable to bring some vegan food. All are welcome, no RSVP required.
Visit northernvegans.com, Northern Vegans on Facebook, or call 236-1279 for more information.
Gonzo to screen ‘Buzzard’
MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University’s Gonzo Media student organization will screen “Buzzard” at 9 p.m. March 15 in room 165 of the Art and Design Building.
“Buzzard” is about a slacker office employee who makes extra money by stealing refund checks from his employer.
The 2014 film is not rated and has a run time of 1 hour and 37 minutes. Attendance is free for NMU students and $1 for the public.