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November 4, 2012
The Mining Journal

Classic film screening at library

MARQUETTE - Afternoon Classic Films will screen of "Bridge on the River Kwai" at 1:30 p.m. Monday in the Peter White Public Library Community Room. For more information, visit or call 226-4318.

Senior Task Force to meet

MARQUETTE - A special meeting of the Senior Task Force will be held at 9 a.m. Monday in City Hall Room 102 in Marquette. The focus of the meeting will be a review of the preliminary information for the Senior Center Facility Plan.

Carnegie to hold book bid

ISHPEMING - The Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library will hold a book bid in a silent auction-style sale Nov. 6-10 at the library. For more information, call 486-4381.

Group to discuss Airgood book

MARQUETTE - The Peter White Public Library Book Group will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Dandelion Cottage Room at the library to discuss "South of Superior" by Ellen Airgood. For more information, call Caroline Jordan at 226-4312.

PAAC to hold holiday sale

NEGAUNEE - The Peninsula Arts Appreciation Council will hold a Christmas sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 6-8 at the Negaunee Eagles. For more information, call PAAC at 475-7188 or visit

Probus Superiorland to meet

MARQUETTE - Probus Superiorland will meet at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Bonanza Restaurant in Marquette. Attorney Cathy Church will present a program titled "Toxic Behavior."

Retirees are welcome. For more information, call 486-8613.

Gwinn church to serve free meal

GWINN - Grace Lutheran Church will serve a free community meal from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. Wednesday at the church, 558 W. M-35, in Gwinn.

Group to read 'Macbeth'

MARQUETTE - Shakespeare Readers will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Peter White Public Library's Conference Room for a reading of "Macbeth."

Shakespeare Readers is a group for anyone who is intrigued with reading the works of William Shakespeare. They meet on the first Wednesday of each month and new members are always welcome.

For more information, call 226-4318 or visit

Veterans office hours posted

HERMANSVILLE - Mike Dellisse, Menominee County Veterans Service Officer, will hold office hours from 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the Floriano-Stecker American Legion Hall in Hermansville.

Veterans or widows who need assistance with the Veterans Administration, claims with the Veterans Administration, Agent Orange, headstones, grave-markers or information on the Oscar Johnson Veterans Administration Medical Center in Iron Mountain are encouraged to visit.

For more information, call 1-800-575-2876 or write to Dellisse at County Courthouse, 839 10th Ave., Menominee, MI 49858.

Steelworkers Retirees to meet

NEGAUNEE - The Marquette Range Steelworkers Retiree's Club will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Ronn Hall in Negaunee.

New members are welcome.

TAB advisory board to meet

MARQUETTE - TAB, an advisory board of students in grades 9 through 12, meets from 4:15 to 5:15 p.m. Wednesday in the Peter White Public Library Community Room.

For more information, call 226-4323 or email

New members are welcome.

Trout After Hours planned

MARQUETTE - The Fred Waara Chapter of Trout Unlimited will host Trout After Hours at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Board Room at The Landmark Inn, Marquette.

Joey Wagner, Northern Michigan University biology graduate student, will report on the Escanaba River Project fieldwork he did this past summer.

Light refreshments will be available after 5:30 p.m. All who are interested in cold water fisheries and conservation are welcome.

Group to discuss 'Ecotopia'

MARQUETTE - The Transition Marquette County Reading Group will hold a conversation about the book "Ecotopia" by Ernest Callinbach at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Lions Room at Peter White Public Library.

"Ecotopia" is one of the first ecological utopias, and the name of a fictional country formed from the states of Washington, Oregon, and Northern California after they successfully seceded from the Union and formed their own country, based on ecological principles.

Anyone is welcome to join the conversation. It would help at least to have started to read the book.

For more information, call 226-3314 or email

Wesley to host fall bazaar

ISHPEMING - The Wesley United Methodist Women will hold a fall bazaar from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the church. The event will include saffron, currant cookies, sandwiches, coffee and tea.

A white elephant table and a variety of crafts also will be displayed.

Vegans to screen'Vegucated'

ISHPEMING - Northern Vegans will hold a showing of the award-winning film "Vegucated" at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Country Village Cinema V in Ishpeming. For more information, call 906-236-1279 or visit

Book Babies offered at library

MARQUETTE - Book Babies, a lap-sit storytime for infants and toddlers, newborn to 24 months-old, is held from 10 to 10:20 a.m. Thursday in the Peter White Public Library Children's Room. For more information, call 226-4323 or visit

Legion Post 340 to meet

HERMANSVILLE - The Floriano-Stecker American Legion Post 340 will hold its regular meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Legion Hall in Hermansville. The change of date is due to the hunting season.

Panel to discuss global issues

MARQUETTE - A panel discussion on Global Issues for Women and Girls will be held from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Women's Federated Clubhouse, 104 W. Ridge St., Marquette.

The speakers will include Dr. Maya Sen from the Middle East, Dr. Mary Pelton Cooper from South Africa and Kathryn Mara from Rwanda. The program is sponsored by the Marquette Branch of the American Association of University Women.

Beautification group to meet

MARQUETTE - The Marquette Beautification and Restortion Committee will meet at noon Thursday at The Landmark Inn in Marquette.

Fred Huffman, owner-operator of U.P. Country Tours, will present "My Reflections and the Impact of Beautification and Historic Preservation on Tourism in the Upper Peninsula."



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