Under the Radar set to perform
MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library and the Marquette Area Blues Society invite music lovers to a concert with Under the Radar at 7 p.m. April 30, part of the monthly Bluesday Tuesday series.
The concert will be held in the Library’s Community Room on the lower level.
Under the Radar, playing original blues music with flair, features Dale Carrier on vocals and guitar, Dave Aho on drums, Joel Rabine on bass, Fast Eddie on vocals and harmonica, and Gary Parkkonen on keys.
There is no admission charge to attend this event which is co-sponsored by the Marquette Area Blues Society and the Carroll Paul Memorial Trust Fund of the Peter White Public Library. Call 226-4318 or visit www.pwpl.info for more information.
Spring gift, rummage sale held
MARQUETTE — St. Louis the King Church, 264 Silver Creek Road, Harvey, is hosting a spring gift and rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.
This is an opportunity to buy Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and graduation gifts. Vendors will include Norwex, Tastefully Simple, Perfectly Posh, Maskcara Makeup Demos, LulaRoe, Usborne Books, Mary Kay Cosmetics, 31 Bags, Pampered Chef, Color Street and many more.
The event will have essential oils, jewelry, scarves, baked goods, jams and jellies, Rada knives and hunting knives, aprons, pillows and towels, photography, gift cards for many businesses, and many handcrafted items.
Raffle tickets will be on sale for a beautiful queen size quilt.
A lunch of sloppy joes, coleslaw, chips, dessert and beverage for $6 begins at 11:30 a.m.
For more info, call MaryAnn at 942-7624.
Book, record sale in Negaunee
NEGAUNEE — The Friends of the Negaunee Library will be having a book sale of old library books and library vinyl LP records in the library’s Michigan Room.
The event will be from 2-7 p.m. April 29. The records will be 50 cents and old library books will be priced at 25 cents.
The library is located in the City Hall main floor at the corner of Jackson and Case Street. The librarian is Jessica Holman, who may be contacted at 475-7400, extension 18.
The public is invited from all areas for this event.
‘Changing Hands’ special exhibit
MARQUETTE — The Marquette Regional History Center will host a special exhibit, “Changing Hands — A Heritage Crafts Exhibit & Opening,” which will run from April 29 to Sept. 26.
There will also be an Immigration Talk by Dan Truckey and an exhibit opening reception from 5-7 p.m. May 1, with the talk at 5:30 pm. Truckey will speak about the folk traditions brought to our region by various ethnic groups. History center research librarian Beth Gruber will present on genealogy sources available in the library. The opening is free to the public.
Along with a series of craft workshops throughout the year, this exhibit will showcase a variety of traditional crafts. Topics will include: hair art, Norwegian fiber arts, beading, miniatures, wood burning, bookbinding, paper cutting, Potawatomi carved wooden spoons, Finnish bird carving, Ojibway quill art, and seed saving. Learn more about the crafts of our immigrant, Victorian and Native American ancestors. It will include exquisite examples from the history center’s permanent collection, the workshop instructors and the community. For more information call 906-226-3571 or visit marquettehistory.org.
This Heritage Crafts exhibit and workshop series is made possible in part by a grant from the Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.
‘Shoplifters’ screened April 29
MARQUETTE — Foreign Flicks, a program dedicated to contemporary films from around the world, presents the 2018 crime drama “Shoplifters” at 6 p.m. April 29 in the Peter White Public Library’s Community Room.
This is a BYO dinner event.
A Japanese family, struggling to make ends meet, turns to shoplifting to survive. Their lives change, however, after they take in a homeless girl they find shivering in the cold. This Japanese film, directed by Hirokazu Koreda, (in Japanese and rated R) runs for 121 minutes.
“Shoplifters” won 42 awards including best film/foreign film from the Asian Pacific Screen Awards, the Asian Film Awards, the Awards of the Japanese Academy, the Los Angeles Film Critics Association Awards and the Munich Film Festival.
There is no admission charge to attend this event sponsored by the Friends of the Peter White Public Library. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.
Fundraiser held at Barrel + Beam
MARQUETTE — The Literacy Legacy Fund of Michigan, based in Marquette, is sponsoring a fundraiser at the Barrel + Beam from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 30.
Advance tickets are $15 and available at Interiors By Design, Steward & Sheridan or Eventbrite. Proceeds will be used to fund grants that advance literacy in Michigan.
For more information call 228-5959.