‘France Dissected’ course offered
MARQUETTE — Professor Roger Magnuson along with Professor Beverly Matherne will teach a six-week course entitled “France Dissected: Its People, Customs, and Institutions” in the Peter White Public Library’s Lions Room beginning on Sept. 6 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Professor Magnuson holds a Ph.D. in history and philosophy of education from the University of Michigan. Now retired, he was a professor of education at McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, where he taught for more than 30 years.
Professor Matherne holds a BA and MA in English from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette and a PHD in drama from Saint Louis University. Now retired, she was an English professor at Northern Michigan University and is the is the author of 6 bilingual books (English/French) of free verse, prose poetry, lyrical stories, and blues poems.
The class meets weekly on Thursdays from 6:30- 8 p.m. and runs through from Sept. 6 to Oct. 11. The class is open to the public at no charge and no registration is required.
Call 226-2252 or visit www.pwpl.info for more information.
Preschool accepting registration
MARQUETTE — Redeemer Lutheran Preschool, located at 1700 W. Fair Ave., Marquette, is now accepting registration for the 2018-2019 school year. Classes are available for 3, 4 and 5 year olds.
Redeemer Lutheran Preschool offers a Christian based curriculum which includes art, music, gym, literacy, snack and free play allowing for a full, stimulating educational experience. A child care option is also available for care needed before or after school and on days when classes do not meet. The child care is open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday year round.
To schedule a tour contact Carmen Albert at 228-9883. Additional information can also be found at www.redeemermqt.org.
‘UPShakes Toga Party’ to be held
MARQUETTE — “Welcome to Weird” Sept. 2 at Blackrocks Brewery for the “UPShakes Toga Party, 2018!:” A Fundraiser for Upper Peninsula Shakespeare Festival and Wolfs Head Theatre Company.
At 8 p.m., local musicians, dancers, comedians, and the UP Shakes crew of patchy actors are gathering to initiate a new ritual. They will lift voices, bodies, and, of course, cups to what has been achieved over the recent years and, more importantly, to larger ambitions.
Attendance is free and open to the public — togas are encouraged, not required. Food, prizes, raffles and flower crowns available.
For more information, visit upshakes.org or call Jamie Weeder, artistic director, at 906-869-1456.
Book group to meet Sept. 4
MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library Book Group will meet at 7 p.m. Sept. 4 in the Dandelion Cottage Room to discuss “The Wright Brothers” by David G. McCullough, two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize, who tells the surprising, profoundly American story of Wilbur and Orville Wright.
Far more than a couple of unschooled Dayton bicycle mechanics who happened to hit on success, they were men of exceptional courage and determination, and of far-ranging intellectual interests and ceaseless curiosity.
New members are welcome.
For more information, call 228-9953.
Chinese Medicine classes offered
MARQUETTE — Marquette native Rachael DeLuca will be offering two free classes on Chinese Medicine and ongoing classes at Axis Chiropractic and Northern Lights Martial Arts.
The two free classes will be Introduction to Chinese Medicine: at Axis Chiropractic at 6:15 p.m. Sept. 4 and at Northern Lights Martial Arts at 2 p.m. Sept. 8.
DeLuca is a Registered Acupuncturist (MI); a Licensed Acupuncturist (MO, CO); a Doctor of Oriental Medicine (NM); and a Diplomat of Oriental Medicine, NCCAOM
For more information, call 906-226-3663 or visit www.rachaeldeluca.com
Instructional hunting courses held
SKANDIA — West Branch Sportsmen’s Club of Skandia is offering a combination class of hunter safety education and international bow hunting at the West Branch Sportsmen’s Clubhouse, 1888 Engman Lake Road, one miles south of M-94.
Students must be 10 years old or older. Class size is limited to 30 students and places must be reserved by Sept. 4. Call either Don Johnson at 249-9600 or Jeff Stevenson at 235-8774 to sign up.
Those participating must attend all six sessions. The sessions are: from 6-9 p.m. Sept. 5, Sept. 11, Sept. 12, Sept. 13 and Sept. 14. The sixth class is a field day from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sept. 15.
Community meal in Marquette
MARQUETTE — Messiah Lutheran Church in Marquette will host its monthly community meal at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 5.
All are welcome.
For more information about this or other programs at Messiah, go to messiahlutheranmqt.org or call 225-1119. The church is located at 305 W. Magnetic St.