Piano concert set at library
MARQUETTE - A concert featuring local pianist Jason Elsenbroek will be held at 2 p.m. Jan. 6 at Peter White Public Library in the community room.
Admission is free due to sponsorship by the Carroll Paul Memorial Trust Fund of the Peter White Public Library. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.
Group to discuss 'World on Edge'
MARQUETTE - The Transition Marquette County Reading Group will hold a discussion of the book "The World on the Edge," by Lester Brown and the Earth Policy Institute, at 7 p.m. Jan. 10 in the Conference Room at Peter White Public Library in Marquette. The book is available as a free e-book download from the website www.earth-policy.org.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free community meal in Gwinn
GWINN - A free community meal will be served from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. Wednesday at Grace Lutheran Church in Gwinn. The menu will be goulash, salad and dessert. All are welcome.
Redfern in concert in Curtis
CURTIS - Erickson Center for the Arts presents pianist Nancy Redfern, a Northern Michigan University music instructor at 2 p.m. Jan. 13 at the Erickson Center in Curtis. Donations will be accepted at the door. The recital entitled "Waiting for Summer" includes works by composers: "Sunflower Slow Drag" by Scott Joplin, "A Summer Journal" by contemporary American composer Robert Muczynski, and "Tempest" sonata by Beethoven.
Child's story, craft hour offered
MARQUETTE - "Hop, Slither & RunInto the New Year," a story and craft hour for 4-year-olds and up, runs from 1 to 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Jan. 8 through Feb. 26 in the Children's Room of the Peter White Public Library.
For more information, call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.
Costa Rica program at library
MARQUETTE - The Laughing Whitefish Audubon Society will present the program "Costa Rica Natural History and Culture" at 7 p.m. Jan. 9 in the Peter White Public Library Community Room. Ann Joyal will discuss her recent trip to Costa Rica, where she visited wildlife preserves, organic farms and handcraft enterprises. She will share photos of the birds, wildlife and varied Costa Rican landscapes, including volcanic highlands, costal lowlands, tropical rainforest and tropical dry forest.
The program is free and open to the public. For information, call 226-6749.