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The calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; ...

Dear Annie: Can no longer hear call

Dear Annie: Having been a registered nurse for the past 40 years, I have seen many changes in health care. I believe that nursing is a calling and not just a career. In my initial, youthful bliss, I took great joy in helping people in their hour of need. Patients and families were grateful and ...

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Two books focuses on kayaking MARQUETTE — Two Books Two Communities invites the public to a talk by Thomas Renkes entitled “Kayaking Adventure”at 7 tonight in the Peter White Public Library’s Community Room. In the summer of 2018, in celebration of his 60th birthday, Thomas decided ...

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Klava Klub to meet Wednesday MARQUETTE — At 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, the Peter White Public Library will host a meeting of its science fiction book group, Klava Klub, at The Crib, located at 401 N. Third St. Marquette. For this meeting, the group will discuss Jeff Vandermeer’s novel, ...

Volunteer opportunities

Volunteer opportunities available for willing people of all ages in Marquette County. Persons 55 or older can learn about these and other possibilities in their community by calling 315-2607 — the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program. Younger potential volunteers should contact the agencies ...

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Gospel concert held in Marquette HARVEY — Pastor Carl Miller and the congregation of Harvey Baptist Church invite the public to come hear The Steel Magnolias present a special gospel music concert at 6 p.m. Wednesday. The public is invited; there is no charge. The Steel Magnolias, a ...

The calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; ...

New at Peter White Public Library

Teen books, also known as YA or Young Adult books, come in the form of novels, nonfiction, graphic novels or combinations of all three. New teen titles can be found on the first bookshelf to the left when you come in from the parking lot. Check them out. “THE OPPOSITE OF ALWAYS” by Justin ...

The calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; ...

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UPEC photo contest opens MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition’s annual photo contest is now open. UPEC invites photographers to share their best shots representing the beautiful U.P., including photos from any season of the year. There are four categories: Nature ...

Pull that sweet tooth

Dear Annie: I’ve had a HUGE sweet tooth all my life. I have also always been very active, and I eat healthy foods. However, I’m nervous that this is not enough to balance my intake of sugary goodies. Now that I’m older, I realize that I can’t keep eating so many sweets. Diabetes is ...

Buffet tribute band to perform

MARQUETTE — Northern Michigan University’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents Buffet Bash, a two-day concert event that will allow patrons to enter “Margaritaville” with a Jimmy Buffett tribute band. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday at Forest Roberts Theatre. ...

The calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: I consider myself to be a self-aware social media poster. However, there is a family member on Facebook who posts her childcare needs at least once a week. She posts the day and time she needs and has said the names of the children who need a sitter. She has three children. Her ...

NCLL to host 3D program

MARQUETTE — The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host “Then and Now in 3D” with 3D photographer and archivist Don Balmer. The event will take place from 7-9 p.m. Sept. 17 in Room B101 in the Superior Dome. The cost is $3 for members and $6 for non-members. The deadline to ...

‘Frozen, Jr.’ casting to begin

MARQUETTE — The Superior Youth Arts Theater will hold auditions for “Frozen, Jr.” from today through Friday at the Marquette Hope Connection Center, 927 W. Fair Ave. Vocal auditions will be from 6 to 8 p.m. today and Wednesday. Dance auditions for kids up to age 4 will be from 6 to ...

Hall of fame announces events

ISHPEMING — The Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce announces the next Business After Hours event hosted by the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Hall of Fame and Museum. This event is being held to prelude Enshrinement Weekend, taking place Sept. 20 to Sept. 21. This casual ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: Finding topics of conversation can often be difficult during long visits. Since “Grinding My Teeth” feels that this may be the last time she and her husband will visit with these in-laws, why not take this opportunity to encourage these people to talk about their lives? When ...

The calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; ...