Bulletin Board 11/7/18

Soup luncheon, bazaar planned

PALMER — A Community Soup Luncheon and Fall Bazaar will take place at the Richmond Township Firehall from noon to 2 p.m. Saturday.

It is sponsored by Community Lutheran Church.

Featured will be crafts, baked goods, and a white elephant sale. A lunch of soup, sandwich and bars will be available with a $3 minimum donation requested.

People also are invited to stop by for a cup of coffee.

Marine Corps birthday coming up

MARQUETTE — A 243rd Marine Corps Birthday Celebration is set for 5-9 p.m. Saturday at the American Legion Post 44 in Marquette, 700 W. Bluff St.

All Marines and family members are invited. Bring a toy for the 2018 Toys for Tots campaign.

Legion service officer to visit

LITTLE LAKE — American Legion Department Service Officer Lisa Clark will be in Little Lake at the American Legion Post from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday.

She is available to assist all veterans and families of veterans with claim preparation, presentation, counsel and appeal counsel at no cost to the veterans. Anyone who believes he/she may be eligible for VA compensation on health, education and/or employment issues are invited to see Clark at the post.

Be aware that this visit may be canceled if the area is experiencing bad weather.

Your Health lecture series continues

MARQUETTE — Child development will be the focus of the next presentation in the Your Health lecture series at Northern Michigan University. Dr. Jed Magen, associate professor and chair of the Department of Psychiatry at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, will present “The Keys to Development” at 7 p.m. Thursday in Reynolds Recital Hall. Admission is free.

Magen will discuss how caregiving stimulates brain chemicals in children; the ways exercise, social contact and learning impact healthy aging; and why infants and children develop at different rates.

Your Health is designed to provide qualified, general health information to area residents through a collaborative effort between MSU College of Human Medicine, NMU and UP Health System-Marquette.

For more information, visit MSUYourHealthLecture.com.

MRHC holding wine tasting

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Regional History Center and Literacy Legacy Fund are holding a wine tasting — Read Between the Wines — from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday.

It will be at the History Center at 145 W. Spring St., Marquette. Tickets are $35 and available now! This is a collaborative fundraiser to support literacy and local history.

Everyday Wines will provide expertise and a thoughtful wine selection to sample.

Local history authors including Tyler Tichelaar and Sonny Longtine will read excerpts from their books. Members of the audience can buy signed books and discuss local history and the art of writing with authors. Actor Jessica “Red” Bays will do a dramatic reading of a historical piece from the J. M. Longyear Library.

The evening will have raffles for prizes from local businesses and the chance to bid on a copy of Fred Rydholm’s “Superior Heartland,” out of print and increasingly difficult to find.

Call 906-226-3571 or visit 145 W. Spring St. or www.marquettehistory.org for more information.

Operation Winter Wear distribution

MARQUETTE — Operation Winter Wear Eian’s Closet, an outreach of Silver Creek Thrift, provides new and like-new adult and child-sized jackets, snow pants, hats, gloves, and mittens to families and individuals in need.

Distribution will take place Thursday and Friday, between 1-6 p.m. Silver Creek Thrift is located at 219 Silver Creek Road, Harvey.

To learn more about Operation Winter Wear visit the Silver Creek Thrift Facebook page or call 273-2473.

Yarnwinders to meet

MARQUETTE — Yarnwinders Fiber Guild will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Chocolay Township Hall.

The program will be presented by Elizabeth Yelland, an artist, muralist and illustrator.

Elks hosting fish fry

MARQUETTE — Marquette Elks #405 will have a fish fry from 5-7 p.m. Friday.

The public is welcome.

Made to order whitefish, baked or fried with choice of lemon pepper, Cajun, Ragin Cajun spices or plain. Shrimp and beer-battered cod round out the seafood choices.

Burgers and chicken strips are available.

All dinners include choice of baked potato, fries or onion rings, salad bar and a made from scratch dessert.

Live music will be provided by Bobby Buchkoe.

The Marquette Elks Lodge is located at 127 N. Front St. Call 906-226-7611 to make a reservation or place a carry-out order.

Legion fish fry announced

MARQUETTE — American Legion Post 44 Fish Fry will be from 5-7 p.m. Friday at the post, 700 W. Bluff, Marquette

Whitefish, shrimp or chicken strips, baked potato or french fries, and salad bar are on the menu. This meal is open to the public.

The Legion Auxiliary will be holding a bake sale during the fish fry.

This will be the only fish fry this month due to deer season and Thanksgiving.

Little Lake Legion fish fry Friday

LITTLE LAKE — American Legion Post 349 in Little Lake will have a fish fry from 4-7:30 p.m. Friday.

The choices on the menu are walleye, whitefish (baked or fried), perch, cod (baked or fried), 21-piece shrimp, fantail shrimp or a combo fish platter. All these dinners include french fries or baked potato, coleslaw and roll.

Non-fish choices are chicken strips and fries or hamburger and fries.

Call 346-6000 for more information.