‘A Wrinkle in Time’ to be screened
MARQUETTE — At 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, the Peter White Public Library will show the 2018 film “A Wrinkle in Time.”
Due to renovations at Peter White, the film will be shown in the Business Reference Room on the top floor of the library. Closed captioning will be on to ensure access for all.
Based on the 1963 Newbery Award-winning children’s book by Madeleine L’Engle “A Wrinkle in Time” is the story of a daughter’s search for her father who disappears shortly after the discovery of a new form of space travel. Meg, with the assistance of three strange beings — Mrs. Whatsit, Mrs. Who and Mrs. Which — as well as her brother, Charles, and the most popular boy in school, Calvin, embarks on a journey to find her father and bring him home. Directed by Ava DuVernay and starring Storm Reid, Oprah Winfrey and Reese Witherspoon, this fantasy is rated PG and runs 109 minutes.
There is no admission charge thanks to sponsorship by the Friends of the Peter White Public Library. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.
UPSF&W accepting grant applications
MARQUETTE — Greg Sudderth, chair of the Grants Committee of the Upper Peninsula Sustainable Forest and Wildlife Fund, a fund of the Community Foundation of the Upper Peninsula, announced it would be accepting grant applications for the Fall 2018 grants round.
Eligible non-profit organizations and sub-divisions of government are eligible to submit applications to the community foundation for grants that meet the guidelines of the UPSF & W Fund.
Grant applications can be obtained at the community foundation office at 2420 1st Ave. South, Suite 101, Escanaba, Michigan; by calling the foundation’s office at 1-906-789-5972 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Those interested in obtaining a grant must have an original and six copies turned in to the community foundation office prior to 4 p.m. EST Oct. 1. Otherwise the request may not be considered.
All those requesting grants from the foundation will be notified in writing, as to whether they have been successful in receiving their grant request. Members of the UPSF & W Committee will make their grant recommendations to the full board of trustees of the foundation at their regularly scheduled board meeting for their approval.
Artist reception held Wednesday
CURTIS — The Waterfront Gallery in the Erickson Center for the Arts in Curtis will hold an artist reception from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Wednesday for its Northern Exposure Featured Artists: Stella Larkin, Jason Limburg, and Joann Shelby.
See their exhibit “Visions between the Lakes,” offering the medium of metal in the form of bottle caps, pen and ink art, and alcohol ink art. This reception is free and open to the public. The exhibit will be on display through Sept. 1 and open to the public Monday-Friday during regular business hours.