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‘A Star Is Born’ to be screened
MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library invites film fans to watch “A Star Is Born” at 6 p.m. May 21 in the library’s Community Room on the lower level.
Bring dinner to enjoy this movie in a dinner theater setting with other movie lovers.
When Jackson Maine discovers Ally singing in a drag club, he instantly falls in love with her. As her career rises and his personal demons surface, however, their relationship begins to fall apart. Starring Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper and Sam Elliott, this 2018 Musical Romantic Drama is rated R and runs 136 minutes.
Nominated for 226 awards, “A Star Is Born” won 65, including an Oscar and a Golden Globe for Best Original Song.
This feature film is being shown as part of the library’s Your Mind Matters series for its portrayal of substance abuse.
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.
Shipwreck Historical Society event
PARADISE — The Great Lakes Shipwreck Historical Society announces its 41st annual Dinner and Business Meeting will be Saturday at the Whitefish Township Community Center, 7052 M-123, Paradise, beginning at 5 p.m.
Current members of the Shipwreck Society, as well as those interested in becoming members, are invited to attend.
Keynote speaker this year will be Sarah Waters, education and outreach coordinator of the Thunder Bay National Marine Sanctuary in Alpena. She will be discussing an historic dive that involved a group of women scuba divers exploring shipwrecks of all five Great Lakes in a 24-hour period, called “The Big Five Dive” which took place in 2016.
The associated annual business meeting will see the election of four new members to the board of directors of the Shipwreck Society.
The cost for this event is $25 person. Anyone interested in becoming a member of the Shipwreck Society should call 800-635-1742, or visit the Shipwreck Museum website at www.shipwreckmuseum.com
Craft, vendor fair set for Palmer
PALMER — A Spring Craft and Vendor Fair is happening from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Richmond Township Hall at 100 Smith St. in Palmer.
Many vendors and local artists will be there including wood crafts, baked goods, knitting, pearl jewelry, 31 Bags and other various crafters.
For more information call 458-3718.
Blood drives to be held across U.P.
MARQUETTE — The U.P. Regional Blood Center has announced upcoming blood drives throughout the Upper Peninsula (all times are local):
≤ Monday, May 20 at St. Paul’s Catholic Church, Negaunee, with the bloodmobile from 3-6 p.m. For an appointment call Dave Guenther at 475-4018.
≤ Thursday, May 23 at MJ Electric, Iron Mountain, from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. For an appointment call Sandy Moore at 776-4486.
≤ Tuesday, May 28 at Aspirus Iron River Hospital with the bloodmobile from 1-5 p.m. For an appointment call Abby Miller at 906-308-0232.
≤ Thursday, May 30 at Marquette County Courthouse with the bloodmobile from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. For an appointment call Lisa Hamill at 225-8151.
≤ Saturday, June 1 at UPHS-Portage, Hancock, with the bloodmobile from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. For an appointment call 483-1149.
≤ Monday, June 3 at Humboldt Township Hall, Champion, with the bloodmobile from 3-6 p.m. For an appointment call Debbi Brooks at 282-3128.
≤ Tuesday, June 4 at Faith Lutheran Church, Sault Ste. Marie, from 2-6 p.m. For an appointment call Michele Green at 440-5541 or 632-1177.
≤ Wednesday, June 5 at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital, Manistique, from 1-5:15 p.m. For an appointment call Ruth Annelin at 341-7578.
≤ Thursday, June 6 at Marquette County Medical Care Facility, Ishpeming, with the bloodmobile from 9-11 a.m. For an appointment call Sheri Hewitt at 204-1014.
≤ Thursday, June 6 at Iron Range Agency, Ishpeming, with the bloodmobile from 1-3 p.m. For an appointment call Nicole Jacobson at 485-5544.
≤ Tuesday, June 11 at Riverside Auto Ford, Escanaba, with the bloodmobile from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. For an appointment call Beth Ammel at 786-1130.
≤ Wednesday, June 12 at Bay Mills Health Center, Brimley, with the bloodmobile from noon-3 p.m. For an appointment call Lucy DeWilldt at 906-248-2031.
≤ Thursday, June 13 at Aspirus Ontonagon Hospital with the bloodmobile from 3-6 p.m. For an appointment call the blood center at 1-800-491-4483.
Northern Vegans board meeting
MARQUETTE — The public is invited to join Northern Vegans at the next board meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday, May 20 in the Dandelion Cottage Room on the first floor of the Peter White Public Library at 217 N. Front St. in Marquette.
Northern Vegans welcomes input from its members and the general public, all of whom are invited to attend these meetings. Visit www.northernvegans.com and the Northern Vegans’ Facebook page or call 236-1279 or 475-5516 for more information.