Library to screen 'The Mission'
MARQUETTE - The Peter White Public Library's Film Club will host a screening of the modern classic film "The Mission" at 1 p.m. Thursday in the library's Community Room.
Jeremy Irons and Robert De Niro star as two men, one of the sword and one of the cloth, who unite to risk everything against the forces of two empires in order to save a South American Indian tribe in danger of falling under the rule of pro-slavery Portugal during the mid-18th century.
Pictured is one of the Iron Ore Car planters the Negaunee Beautification Committee refurbished last year as part of its community partnership. The committee will be planting them again this year.
"The Mission" was released in 1986, is rated PG and runs for 128 minutes. Light refreshments will be served.
Admission is free. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.
NMU to stage 'Legally Blonde'
MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University theater department will present the musical "Legally Blonde" Wednesday through Saturday in Forest Roberts Theatre. Performances will begin at 7:30 p.m., with an additional 1 p.m. matinee Saturday.
Tickets are available at all NMU EZ Ticket outlets and cost $15 for the general public, $5 for NMU students, and $10 for other students.
For more information, call the Forest Roberts Theater box office at 227-2553 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Watershed group to meet
BIG BAY - The Yellow Dog Watershed Preserve in Big Bay is creating a watershed management plan for the Yellow Dog River. A gathering will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. Thursday at the Marquette Ramada Inn Conference Room 10E. The committee will address problems and begin to plan strategies for the future of the watershed.
Stakeholders are welcome to be part of the process and offer their concerns. Stakeholders include concerned citizens, landowners and business owners. For more information or to RSVP, call 906-345-9223.
Negaunee group to plan projects
NEGAUNEE - The Negaunee Beautification Committee will hold its first meeting of the year at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Midtown Bakery & Cafe in Negaunee. Anyone is welcome to join in planning projects for the upcoming spring-summer season. Projects will focus on parks within the city of Negaunee.
Volunteers will be needed to host a sale table of gardening items at the Farmer's Market, as well as help creating a scrapbook, grant opportunities and community partnerships, such as Marigold Mania with students from Lakeview School. For more information, call Anna Mattson at 475-5058. No gardening experience is necessary.
The group meets the third Wednesday of each month. For more information, call Anna Mattson at 475-5058 or visit the website for the City of Negaunee under the Parks & Rec.