Community

Arab American Day at PWPL

MARQUETTE — Interested in Arab American culture? Then come to the Peter White Public Library’s Community Room for Arab American Day on Tuesday, with two programs presented by the Arab American National Museum. The first program is a Cultural Presentation that runs from 2-4 p.m. The second ...

CUPPAD announces grant aps

ESCANABA — The Central Upper Peninsula Planning and Development Region 1B, as the Regional Regranting Agency for the central region, announces $24,500 available in mini-grants for arts organization projects and artists. The grant can assist in promoting public engagement, diverse and ...

Blues history, guitar to be displayed

MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library and the Marquette Area Blues Society invite music lovers to a special weeknight concert: The History of Blues in America with Joey Leone at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Library’s Community Room on the lower level. This one-hour program led by music ...

Recovery support group meeting

GWINN — Celebrate Recovery Support Group meets from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Wednesdays (except holidays) at First Baptist Church of Gwinn, 195 N. Billings St. Child care is available. Call 906-361-5503. Donations are appreciated.

GLRC event coming up

MARQUETTE — Great Lakes Recovery Centers invites everyone to the 12th Annual Run for Recovery. The Run for Recovery is an awareness and fundraising event that will be held on Wednesday. In its 12th year, this community event includes a 5K Walk, a 5K Run, and a 10K Run with registration ...

Annual garden tour on tap

MARQUETTE — The Marquette Beautification and Restoration Committee Inc.’s 26th annual Garden Tour will take place from 1-7 p.m. Thursday, rain or shine. The tour is a yearly fundraiser for Petunia Pandemonium, which places flowers along Front Street. Garden Tour tickets are available at ...

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 work in a big city. After work, I enjoy going to the local bar. I’ve been doing this for three years, and everything was fine — with occasional problems — until the past few months. Now it is what I seem to be living for. My work is not very challenging, but I consider ...

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Rolling Thunder Band to perform L’ANSE — Enjoy the traditional country music and more from the Rolling Thunder Band at the L’Anse Lakefront Concert at 7 p.m. Thursday. In the park at the foot of Broad Street. Bring a chair or blanket and listen to the great tunes. Meadowbrook Arena ...

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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Trappers convention in Escanaba ESCANABA — Expert trapper Jeff Dunlap will once again give a presentation at the 57th annual U.P. Trappers Convention /Outdoor Expo. He will be joined by at least 7 other outdoor experts who will be presenting as well. Dunlap has trapped in Michigan, ...

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 ...

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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Tai Chi workshop Saturday MARQUETTE — From 9:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, an introductory workshop to Tai Chi will be held at the Hope Connection Center, 927 W. Fair Ave., Maquette. Tai Chi is a mind/body practice that originated in China in the 8th Century A.D. and is now appropriated in ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: I am writing because I’m seeking your help about my relationship with my 30-year-old granddaughter, “Nadia.” Our relationship is more of a mother-daughter type relationship, because my husband and I were involved in raising her. Our son had custody of his children because the ...

What’s flying

“The serene philosophy of the pink rose is steadying. Its fragrant, delicate petals open fully and are ready to fall, without regret or disillusion, after only a day in the sun. It is so every summer. One can almost hear their pink, fragrant murmur as they settle down upon the grass: ...

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Library seeks used books for sale ISHPEMING — The Friends of the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library are requesting donations of gently used books for its upcoming book sale, to be held in the middle of August. Children’s books are always in demand as well as modern fiction and ...

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

Do you need a new book to read while you cool down after a long day in the garden or relaxing at the beach? Check out one of these great novels from the Peter White Public Library: “Everything Under” by Daisy Johnson is a retelling of “Oedipus Rex” set in Oxfordshire, England. Gretel ...

Texting lost loved one

Dear Annie. I have been dating my boyfriend for two years now. He had lost his fiancee three years before we began dating. The problem I am having is he still has his deceased fiancee’s phone number saved in his phone. He sometimes texts her, but, of course, it goes nowhere. I did ask him ...