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Community

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 ...

Bulletin Board

Presentation, book release Monday MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library invites patrons to a presentation by Pia Justesen celebrating the release of her new book “From the Periphery: Real-Life Stories of Disability” at 7 p.m. Monday in the Peter White Public Library’s Shiras ...

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; ...

Rock and Mineral Club meeting

ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming Rock and Mineral Club will meet at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Cliff Shaft Mine Museum, 501 W. Euclid St. in Ishpeming. Doors will open at 1 p.m. to allow members and visitors time to bid on silent auction specimens and to view the club’s mineral collection. The ...

Community Dinner set for Sunday

ISHPEMING — The monthly Community Dinner at Hope Free Lutheran Church in west Ishpeming will be at 5 p.m. Sunday. The menu will feature scalloped potatoes and ham, and a food pantry will be available to those in need. Everyone is welcome to join in a time of fellowship and to enjoy a hot ...

Tai chi chuan workshop scheduled

MARQUETTE — From 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, an introductory workshop to the mind/body practice of tai chi chuan will be held at the Hope Connection Center, 927 W. Fair Ave., Marquette. No prior experience is necessary. This will be workshop that will integrate qi gong, and various form ...

Mini Bazaar to take place Saturday

MARQUETTE — Presbyterian Women will be holding a Mini Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at The First Presbyterian Church, 120 N. Front St. Marquette. There will be baked goods, silent auction and lunch for sale. All money raised goes to the mission. Any questions, contact Crystal ...

76th Fall Bazaar set for Saturday

ISHPEMING — St. Joseph’s Parish, 1889 Prairie Ave., Ishpeming, will have its 76th Fall Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Booths wil feature baked goods, crafts, drawings, a white elephant table and various vendors. At 11 a.m., a luncheon will be available for $6.

Dinner dance happening in Curtis

CURTIS — The Erickson Center for the Arts, Curtis, will host the “Under the Harvest Moon” dinner dance at 5:30 p.m. Saturday. Start the night out with cocktails, enjoy a dinner and dance the night away with the Westerly Winds Big Band. Tickets are $35. Cash bar and raffles will be ...

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; ...

Bulletin Board

Special speaker at area church ISHPEMING — Today, Celebrate Recovery of Northiron Church in Ishpeming is having a special guest speaker: Brian Cole. Cole will be sharing his testimony of recovery. He is currently the director of addiction transformation at the Crossroads Outreach Center in ...

Is this real love?

Dear Annie: I read your column almost every morning, and I’d love to hear your advice on my situation. I am 20 years old. I’ll be turning 21 this December. (Yippee!) My first real boyfriend and I have been off and on the last six years. Even at our young age, we used drugs, but both have ...

Birds, leaves migrating to their winter grounds

“When snow falls, nature listens.” — Antoinette van Kleeff Although it is uncertain what nature hears during that first snowfall, at least some plants and animals are paying attention and reacting to the changes ensuing across the land. The recent bout of challenging weather — ...

Together

KEYSTONE, Colo. — Rachel Ann Piereson and Matthew Travis White were married Sept. 1 at Keystone Resort in Colorado in a ceremony officiated by Robert Lentz, brother-in-law of the bride. Rachel is the daughter of Stephen and Ann Piereson of Ishpeming. Matt is the son of Marshall and Nancy ...

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; ...

Disappearing daughter-in-law

Dear Annie: My son was married eight months ago and now lives on the other side of the country. During their courtship, engagement and wedding, I did everything I could to be friends with his wife. I bought her a rehearsal dinner dress, which she approved of at first. I helped her dress for the ...

Bulletin Board

UPAWS cat adoption coming up GWINN — Free Over Three Cat Adoption Event is going on through Sunday at the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter. All cats age 3 and older may be adopted at no charge. UPAWS has many wonderful adult cats that are in need of happy and loving homes. A cat from ...