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Bulletin Board 4/17/19

Little Lake Legion fish fry Friday

LITTLE LAKE — American Legion Post 349 in Little Lake will have a fish fry from 4-7 p.m. Friday. It will be the last fish fry until fall.

The choices on the menu are walleye, whitefish (baked or fried), perch, cod (baked or fried), 21-piece shrimp, fantail shrimp or a combo fish platter. All these dinners include french fries or baked potato, coleslaw and roll.

Non-fish choices are chicken strips and fries or hamburger and fries.

Call 346-6000 for more information.

‘Jack and the Beanstalk’ coming up

MARQUETTE — On Saturday, the Peter White Public Library will present “Jack and the Beanstalk” as part of its “Once Upon a Time” puppet show series performed by actors of the Vertigo Theatre Company.

There will be two performances: one at 1 p.m. and another at 2 p.m. in the library’s Community Room on the lower level.

This English fairy tale first appeared in 1734, entitled “The Story of Jack Spriggins and the Enchanted Bean.” It was popularized in 1845 by Henry Cole in The Home Treasury, and in 1890, Joseph Jacob published the most common version in his English Fairy Tales.

On Saturday, the performers of Vertigo Theatre will lend their own, often humorous, spin to this tale.

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.

Repair cafe happening Saturday

MARQUETTE — The Transition Marquette County Repair Cafe will be open again on Saturday in the Marquette Arts and Culture Center, on the lower level of the Peter White Public Library in Marquette.

From noon to 4 p.m. on that day, the public is invited to bring in small household items in need of repair. Volunteer repair talent will be on hand to work on computers and electronics, sewing machines, small appliances, clothing, lamps, and other household items.

The focus is on helping people learn to repair their own items, thus saving money and keeping material out of landfills. There is no charge for this service; a $5 donation is suggested to support the program.

The next Repair Cafe is scheduled for May 25.

For more information call Tom at 573-300-1341 or email tfgauthier55@live.com.

First Baptist hosting Easter Brunch

MARQUETTE — First Baptist Church will be hosting a community Easter Brunch on Sunday.

“The meal is completely free and lovingly prepared by us and is open to anyone! We served over 60 individuals at our Christmas meal, which was more than we expected in our first year. Because of the success, the congregation is excited to serve our community again for Easter,” said Chad Mager, pastor at First Baptist Church, in a press release.

“If you are desiring a nice Easter meal, or perhaps you find yourself alone for the holiday, or you have nowhere else to go, or you are away from home for the holidays, please come and join us.

“We recognize there are people out there that may need help getting to the meal, so we’re providing transportation. Leave a message at our church office and we’ll arrange for someone to pick you up and bring you home.”

The event will run from noon- 2 p.m. Sunday in the Community Room of First Baptist Church located at 728 W. Kaye Ave., Marquette. The meal is free and open to everyone.

Those in need of transportation can leave a message at 906-226-2014.

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