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November 16, 2013
The Mining Journal

Legion Auxiliary bingo on tap

LITTLE LAKE - American Legion Auxiliary bingo will be held Sunday at the American Legion Post 349 in Little Lake. Early bird bingo is at 1:30 p.m. and the regular session begins at 2 p.m.

36th annual Lioness bazaar set

MARQUETTE - The Skandia Lioness Club will host its 36th annual bazaar from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday at the Skandia Community Center at 224 Kreiger Drive in Skandia.

Included will be crafts by local crafters, a raffle, baked goods and a lunch of homemade soup and sandwiches.

'Young Dubliners' at NMU?tonight

MARQUETTE - The Young Dubliners, a Celtic rock group, will perform at 7 tonight at Northern Michigan University.

There will be two opening acts: Familiar Looking Strangers from Liverpool, England, and Sparrow Tree from Marquette. Advance tickets are available at all NMU EZ Ticket outlets. The cost: students/kids, $5 in advance/$6 at the door; NMU employees and seniors 60+, $13/$15; and the general public, $18/$20.

The Young Dubs have played thousands of performances in the United States and Europe. They are known for the whirling jig pits that erupt at their live shows.

Familiar Looking Strangers is based in Liverpool and composed of five "working-class lads" from that city and Madrid, Spain.

The music is driven by thunderous rhythms, cutting guitar riffs and melodies layered with four-part harmonies. Members are Vinny McPoland on vocals, Paul Baker and Carlos Lopez on guitar, Jon Goldby on bass and Ben Gorry on drums.

Sparrow Tree is a four-piece, jam-grass band that features Troy Graham on guitar and lead vocals, Emily Durkin on fiddle, Sam Graves on mandolin and vocals, recent addition Russel Harmon on banjo and Heather Evans filling in on bass and vocals.

Community Dance in Trenary

TRENARY - A community dance will be held from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Trenary Community Building in Trenary.

Music will be provided by Cedar Creek Country. Admission is $5 and lunch is $3.

Thanksgiving story/craft hour

MARQUETTE - A Thanksgiving Story and Craft Hour will be offered at 2 p.m. Sunday in the Peter White Public Library Children's Room in Marquette.

Northern Michigan University's chapter of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association will present holiday stories and a related craft free of charge. The event is for children 3 years olkd and older.

For more information, call 226-4323.

Music performances set at NMU

MARQUETTE - The Northern Michigan University Music Department will present two performances Sunday in Reynolds Recital hall.

The Open Mind Chamber Ensemble will play avant-garde music at 3 p.m. It is under the direction of Elda Tate. A senior piano recital will be at 5 p.m., featuring Andrew Graham, a student of Nancy Redfern.

Rock and Mineral Club meeting

ISHPEMING - The Ishpeming Rock and Mineral Club will be meeting at 1:30 pm. Sunday at the Cliff Shaft Mine Museum, 501 W. Euclid St. in Ishpeming.

Doors open at 1 p.m. to allow time to view the club's extensive mineral collection.

Sue Belanger of Big Bay will present "Post Glacial AuTrain-Whitefish Channel."

Belanger will provide a historical view of the channel as an early travel route of those living along Lake Superior. Using recent artifacts (stone and copper) found in the area, as evidenced of this early transportation route.

She will talk about and display artifacts that she has been finding at the Belanger site in Alger County. A silent auction of mineral specimens and a business meeting will follow the program.

For more information, call 228-9422.

Community jam session Sunday

MARQUETTE - Join other acoustic musicians for a community jam session celebrating traditional folk music from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday in the Peter White Public Library's Community Room.

Guitar, fiddle, banjo, dulcimer, bass players and singers are invited to try their hand at great old time tunes by Peter, Paul and Mary, the Carter Family, Woody Guthrie, Bob Dylan and more. A limited quantity of sheet music is available for use for those not familiar with the songs.

A music jam is an informal gathering of people interested in playing or singing with others who enjoy traditional acoustic music.

For more information, call 226-4318 or visit www.pwpl.info.

 
 

 

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