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June 30, 2013
The Mining Journal

Car show in Hermansville

HERMANSVILLE - The Hermansville Car Club 16th annual car show will be held Saturday. Registration will be from 8 to 11 a.m. by the IXL Museum on River Street in Hermansville. Registration fee is $5. Proceeds will fund North Central High School Scholarships.

The awards presentation will be at 3 p.m. Categories include best of show, people's choice and trophies in many classes.

For more information, call 906-639-3155.

Committee meeting rescheduled

MARQUETTE - The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center Committee meeting, which was originally scheduled for 5:30 p.m. July 3 has been rescheduled to 5:30 p.m. July 11. Schedule change is due to the July 4th holiday. Community members are invited to attend, and there is an opportunity for public comment.

The meeting will be held at the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center on the lower level of Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. in Marquette.

For more information, call 906-228-0472 or email art-culture@mqtcty.org.

MSHS 1993 reunion planned

MARQUETTE - The Marquette Senior High School Class of 1993 reunion will be held July 5-6.

For more information, email Julie.Peterson93@yahoo.com or visit the Facebook page "Marquette Senior High School Class of 1993."

MSHS 1998 reunion slated

MARQUETTE - The Marquette Senior High School Class of 1998 will hold its reunion picnic beginning at 1 p.m. Saturday at Tourist Park in Marquette. Class members are encouraged to bring their families.

For more information, visit the MSHS Class of 1998-15 Year Reunion Facebook page or email mshsclassof98@gmail.com.

3-D history at library

MARQUETTE - Dig into Local History 3-D Style with Jack Deo will be presented from 1 to 2 p.m. July 8 in the Peter White Public Library Community Room. The event is free and intended for age fourth grade and older. This 3-D photographic history of Upper Peninsula farming and mining is sponsored by the library's Youth Services Department.

For more information, call 226-4323 or ask at the Youth Services boat desk.

Summer theater schedule posted

MARQUETTE - The Lake Superior Theatre, located at 270 Lake Shore Blvd. in Marquette, has announced its summer season offerings. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. and include:

"Beacon on the Rock" runs July 5-7 and 10-14. This signature original historical musical about mining in the Upper Peninsula returns to celebrate the theater's 15th anniversary. A musical celebration of our diverse heritage, and the human spirit it is a story about people who came to this isolated region and found a way to survive the natural and social challenges.

"Pirates of Penzance" runs July 17-21 and 24-28. This Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera fairly explodes across the stage with damsels in distress, a sexy pirate king, a delightfully dotty major-general, and a score you will hum all the way home.

"HONK! Jr." runs Aug. 1-4 and 7-10. This show is a contemporary retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's "The Ugly Duckling." Presented by Lake Superior Youth Theatre and featuring a cast of area youth.

"Superior Broadway" runs Aug. 14-16. Directed and arranged by Denise Clark, "Superior Broadway" will celebrate the songs and scenes that have been favorites of LST audiences for the last 15 years, pairing them with community talent.

"A Man Named Marquette" runs Aug. 19 and 20. This is an original historical play, written and performed by members of the Lake Superior Youth Theatre, centers around the life of Father Jacques Marquette and the statue in downtown Marquette.

Parking is available at Mattson Lower Harbor Park, a short walk from the theater. For information or reservations, call 906-227-7625 or visit www.lakesuperiortheatre.com.

The box office is in the park near the water's edge; look for the small lighthouse. Hours are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m. seven days a week. Tickets cost $15 for adults, $12 for seniors or students, and $7.50 for age 14 and younger. Cost is $10 per person for groups of 10 or more.

Season tickets cost $50 for adults, $40 for seniors or students and $25 for age 14 and younger. Season ticketholders receive discounted ticket prices and are offered ticket exchanges if in advance. To order by phone, call 227-7625.

For more information, call 227-7625, email LSTPlayhouse@gmail.com, visit www.lakesuperiortheatre.com or Facebook: Lake Superior Theatre.

History center offers bus tours

MARQUETTE - The Marquette Regional History Center will offer its Historical Bus Tours at 1 p.m. July 10, 25, and Aug. 1 and 7; and at 6 p.m. July 17, 24, 31, and Aug. 14. All tours will start at the Marquette Regional History Center, 145 W. Spring St.

Participants will meet some of Marquette's historical figures as they recount their interesting stories and see why Marquette was called the "Queen City of the North." This is an opportunity to learn about local history and be entertained at the same time.

The bus will travel through the historic downtown business district to Lower Harbor and the still standing DSS&A Ore Dock6, up to the Father Marquette Statue. It will continue through town to the Historic Ridge District, touching on historic homes. Highlighting downtown parks, churches, and notable sites and will continue out to Picnic Rocks and Presque Isle, turning around at the operating LS&I Ore Dock and over the Dead River for the return trip to the History Center. All tours last 90 minutes. Attendees are asked to arrive 10 minutes early.

Tickets for all tours are available at the History Center. Tickets cost $15 and are available at www.marquettehistory.org or by calling 226-3571. Advance purchase is suggested, as limited seating is available.

Summer drama camp in Gwinn

GWINN - The Superior Arts Council is sponsoring a summer drama camp for area students entering third through ninth grade in the fall. Camp dates are July 8-11, 15-18 and 22-25 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Gwinn High School Band Room. "Schoolhouse Rock Live, Jr." will be produced at 7 p.m. July 25-26 at the Gwinn High School Cafetorium.

Participation in the program is free, and the performances are free and open to the public. All area students, home school students, and those visiting the area are welcome.

The camp will be conducted in a relaxed, fun, come-when-you-can environment, working around family vacations and other events. For more information or to register, email director Dave Dagenais at ddagenai@gwinn.k12.mi.us or Michael Prokopowicz at mikeyooper@aol.com, or call 3463909.

Group to discuss Biggers book

MARQUETTE - The Once Upon A Crime Book Group will continue its "reading journey" around the U.S. at 7 p.m. July 10 in the Dandelion Cottage Room at Peter White Public Library. The group will discuss the book "The House without a Key" by Earl Derr Biggers. In Honolulu, Charlie Chan becomes enmeshed in the most baffling mystery he has encountered.

The group also will select titles for the 2013-2014 theme "He/She."

For more information, call Caroline Jordan at 226-4312.

Summer book sale in Negaunee

NEGAUNEE - The Friends of the Negaunee Public Library will hold their summer Annual Book Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 11 at the Negaunee Senior Center. Those wishing to contribute books, puzzles, DVDs, tapes, or electronic games, in good condition, may bring them to the library until July 10.

On July 10, books may be brought directly to the Senior Center side door. All monies raised are used for the benefit of the library.

The library is located on Case Street, at Kanter, across from the post office.

Vegans plan casual dinner

MARQUETTE - Northern Vegans will meet for a casual dinner at 5 p.m. July 10 at Babycakes, 223 W. Washington St. in Marquette. Ordering will be off the menu. All are welcome, with no RSVP required.

For more information, visit www.northernvegans.com or call 236-1279.

 
 

 

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