Knitting guild meeting this week
MARQUETTE — The May meeting of the UP North Knitting Guild will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday in Peter White Public Library Studio 2.
Thursday’s meeting will be the class on cabling without a cable needle that was canceled from the April meeting. Members are to bring worsted yarn and a pair of needles size 6 to 8.
There also will be a yarn “tasting” night with some new yarns.
Bring any new show and tell and current knitting.
Any questions? Call Pat at 249-3128.
NAMI services offered
MARQUETTE — The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette offers free, confidential peer support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness.
A support group will gather at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Baraga Place Conference Room, 129 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette.
For more information call 906-360-7107, visit www.namiam.org, or follow it on Facebook.
Suicide prevention walk planned
GWINN — On Saturday, the Gwinn Teen Clinic and Youth Advisory Council will be hosting the seventh annual P.S. I Love You Walk for suicide prevention awareness.
The walk starts at 10 a.m. at the Gwinn High School/Middle School with registration beginning at 9:30 a.m. This event is open to the public. The walk is about 1.5 miles of easy walking on sidewalks down the main street in Gwinn.
Registration in advance is appreciated, call the Gwinn Teen Clinic at 372-4002. With a $5 registration, some shirts will be available with the 2019 logo on them, designed by a local high school student Raina Humphrey. The shirts are available until gone.
This year the walk includes a viewing after the walk of the local documentary “It’s Time to Talk”, a 25-minute film in which local people discuss the impact of suicide in their families, as well as the possible signs of suicide.
Rock, mineral club to meet
ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming Rock and Mineral Club will be meeting at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the Cliff Shaft Mine Museum, 501 W. Euclid St., Ishpeming.
Doors will open at 1 p.m. to allow members and visitors time to bid on silent auction specimens and to view the club’s mineral collection.
The program will start at 1:30 p.m.
Karen Brzys (aka, “The Agate Lady”) will present “The Wonderful World of Agates, Inside Out.” Brzys will show us in her presentation what defines an agate, the local geology that creates Lake Superior agates, agate characteristics, and how to find agates.
Brzys will also give a short review of her new book, “Geology Basics.”
Brzys’s books will be available to purchase.
A door prize drawing, a 50/50 drawing and a business meeting will follow the program.
Everyone is welcome to attend, enjoy, and learn about the wonders of rocks and minerals. There is no admission charged.