Museum seeks vehicles
NEGAUNEE — The Michigan Iron Industry Museum is looking to add to its display for the 29th Annual Antique Automobile Exhibit set for June 17.
All vehicles must be in original or restored to original condition and be of 1900-1969 vintage. In addition to cars, light trucks, motorcycles, tractors and other vehicles are eligible. Interested car and vehicle owners can contact the museum by calling 906-475-7857. Pre-registration is required; a complimentary lunch will be provided.
Last fish fry scheduled for Friday
MARQUETTE — American Legion Post 44, 700 W. Bluff St., Marquette, will host its final fish fry of the season from 5-7 p.m. Friday.
On the menu, whitefish, shrimp or chicken strips plus french fries or baked potato. Salad, cole slaw and roll included with all meals.
This meal is open to the public.
Fish fries will resume in September.
Session on growing set for library
MARQUETTE — The Upper Peninsula Master Gardener Association presents Growing Veggies and Flowers — Unique Farm Infrastructure for the U.P. from 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Peter White Public Library Shiras Room.
Rowan and Shailan Bunch manage Rock River Farm, which was established in 2009. Both cut flowers and vegetables are grown on this six-acre farm.
Rock River Farm has become one of the largest flower farms in the Upper Peninsula. In addition, their heirloom and hybrid varieties of produce are used for their catered events, sold at the Marquette Farmers Market and sold to restaurants in the region.
This program is free for UPMGA members. A donation from non-members is appreciated. Refreshments and door prizes will be part of the afternoon. The event is worth 1.5 education hours for Master Gardeners.
RSVP to Linda Andriacchi at linda.andriachhi @gmail.com or Linda Roncaglione at 475-6063.
Pet therapy, handling class offered
MARQUETTE — SuperiorLand Pet Partners, an affiliate of international pet therapy group Pet Partners, trains, tests and registers animals and their human handler to do animal therapy volunteering.
Pet therapy teams are invited into schools, libraries, hospitals, nursing homes, etc., to bring comfort and support to others. Offered quarterly, the next class is being held Saturday in Marquette and preregistration is required.
For information or to register for the class, call Patty at 906-485-5815 or email pcornish@UPHP.com.
For more information about animal assisted therapy visit petpartners.org or superiorlandpetpartners.org.
Bothwell orientation announced
MARQUETTE — Bothwell Middle School will welcome incoming sixth-grade students at orientation programs May 21 and 22.
Current fifth graders from Sandy Knoll and Graveraet Elementary schools will visit on Monday, May 21; fifth grade students from Cherry Creek and Superior Hills Elementary schools will visit on Tuesday.
The program will include musical performances, information about Bothwell, a question and answer session, and tours of the school led by 6th grade teachers.
Call the Bothwell Middle School office at 225-4262 to reserve a spot or with questions about this upcoming event.