Group to read Noel Coward play
MARQUETTE - Readers Theater will hold a reading of "Relative Values," a satire of snobbery in all its guises, at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Peter White Public Library Shiras Room.
This three-act comedy by English playwright Noel Coward deals with the clash of cultures between Hollywood stars and the English aristocracy. First produced in London in 1951, it was adapted to film in the 2000 release of the same name starring Julie Andrews.
Refreshments will be served. Readers Theater is a group of adults are interested in drama that meets the third Thursday of each month to read plays for enjoyment. New readers are welcome. For more information, call 226-4318 or visit www.pwpl.info.
Fr. Marquette registering students
MARQUETTE - Registration for the coming school year is under way at Father Marquette Elementary School. The pre-kindergarten program offers lessons and activities including a special religion curriculum, art and music activities and learning social skills. Children also will be introduced to basic reading, writing and math concepts.
For more information, call 225-1129 or visit elementary.fathermarquette.org. School tours are also available.
All-ages band show at library
MARQUETTE - An all-ages band show featuring Middle of Nowhere and Revolving Doors will be presented at 8 p.m. Friday in the Peter White Public Library Community Room. Admission is free. For more information, call 226-4323.
Concert to aid Raptor Rehab
GLADSTONE - A concert will be held at 8 p.m. Saturday to benefit the Upper Michigan Raptor Rehabilitation and Wildlife Center in Gladstone. Doors will open at 7 p.m. at the Terrance Bay Inn in Gladstone. Reverend Raven and the Chain Smokin' Altar Boys will perform. Tickets can be purchased at the Record Rack in Escanaba and are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. The event is sponsored by Blues for a Cause. For more information about the concert, call 906-786-6420. For more information on the rehab center, call 906-428-1497.
The Raptor Rehab Center was established and federally licensed in 2007. It is owned and operated by Randy Bruntjens with help from Tracey Anderson, and is dedicated to providing food, shelter, medical care and release to raptors as well as to other wildlife as needed.
Trout Unlimited banquet set
MARQUETTE - The local Fred Waara Chapter of Trout Unlimited will host its 26th annual Trout Unlimited Banquet at 6 p.m. Saturday in the University Center Great Lakes Rooms at Northern Michigan University. The evening will include both silent and vocal auctions, a 50/50 raffle, a card raffle and bucket raffles. Prizes include guided fishing trips, a VIO HD sports camera, $300 Wilderness Sports gift card, fish motif Adirondack chair, and many others.
All proceeds from the banquet will go toward the Upper Peninsula Salmon in the Classroom program, the Escanaba River Association Watershed Partnership, youth and adult fly tying lessons, kids trout fishing camp, and other cold water conservation projects.
Individual tickets cost $40, and student admission is $25. Gold tables for 6 or 8 cost $60 per person, which includes multiple raffle and bucket raffle tickets.
For more information or to reserve seating, call Bob Jensen at 906-228-3052 or email Jerry Maynard at firstname.lastname@example.org.