Community dance set for Sunday
K.I. SAWYER — A community dance is planned at the K.I. Sawyer Heritage Air Museum from 1-4 p.m. Sunday.
Admission is $7 and music will be by the Hart Beats.
This is the last dance of 2019 at the museum.
Discount now offered at YMCA
MARQUETTE — The YMCA of Marquette County is looking forward to the winter months and the beginnings of new routines and indoor wellness with a special discount offered now through Oct. 15.
Join with a friend at the YMCA of Marquette County and both get half off the joining fee.
With the YMCA’s pillars of Healthy Living, Youth Development, and Social Responsibility in mind this promotion is sure to make people feel connected and welcomed by community, according to a release from the Y.
The YMCA of Marquette County provides a friendly atmosphere with members from every walks of life and includes plenty of opportunity for the youngest members to the most mature.
Awards luncheon held Thursday
MARQUETTE — The Marquette Beautification & Restoration Committee Inc., will hold its 18th annual awards luncheon at noon Thursday at the Landmark Inn in the Harbor Room. The cost of the luncheon is $20, with reservations required by Monday.
Honorees are: Jim Koski, and the Savings Bank Building, doctors Buzz Berube, Peter Kelly and Jim Jackson; Barbara H. Kelly Historic Preservation Award; Justin “Bugsy” Sailor, Sparkplug Award; John Prince, J.P. Electric, Ed Angeli and Terry Szczepanski, Phil Niemisto Volunteer Award; Zero Degrees Artist Gallery, Window Display Award; Dan Perkins, Partridge Creek Farms, Great Upper Peninsula Neighbor Award; The Courtyard, Don Durley, and Third Street Bagel, Christal Silta, Business and Commercial Improvement Award; VAST, Chris Van Abel, Public Art Award; Peninsula Pharmacy Plus, Victoria and Tyler Jenema, and Upper Peninsula Health Plan, Mel Bicigo and Steve Heikkinen, Green Spirit Award; and Kevin Dowling, Great Outdoors Award.
For more information, contact Barb Kelly at 906-869-0794 or email@example.com.
Poetry workshop set for Monday
MARQUETTE –On Monday at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 201 E Ridge St. Marquette, a poetry workshop is planned from 5:30-7 p.m.
Those attending are encouraged to bring copies of a poem to share with a warm friendly group.
Open Mic starts at 7 p.m. Share poems, short prose or original song lyrics. Refreshments will be available. This event is open to the public and free. Questions contact Janeen Rastall 517-410-3368.
‘The River and the Wall’ screened
MARQUETTE — DocuMonday presents a screening of the 2019 documentary “The River and the Wall” at 7 p.m. Monday in the Peter White Public Library’s Community Room on the lower level of the library.
Directed by Ben Masters, this film documents the 1,200-mile journey of five friends from El Paso to the Gulf of Mexico by horseback, mountain bike and canoe along the southern border wall. At the onset, their goal was to investigate the impact that wall had on the environment, but as their journey progressed, they also began to focus on its impact on the people. This film runs for 97 minutes.
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.
Seed saving workshop to be held
MARQUETTE — The Queen City Seed Library will offer a free seed saving workshop at 6:30 p.m. Monday and at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12 in the lower level of the Peter White Library.
Interested parties can attend either session or both.
For more information, call 225-0608 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Tai Chi series to begin Monday
MARQUETTE — Beginning Mondays and Wednesday mornings, starting Oct. 7 from 11a.m.-noon, a series of learning gentle and simplified Tai Chi movements specifically for Fall Prevention and Arthritis will be offered.
The classes will be each Monday and Wednesday for 10 weeks. These exercises can also be done from a chair.
There is no cost or fee.
Instructors are Jon and Diana Magnuson and this series is supported by the Michigan State Extension Office. This specific learning format is based on Dr. Paul Lam’s Tai Chi for Health Institute Program.
For more information call 906-228-5494. Classes will be held at Messiah Lutheran Church, 305 W. Magnetic St. in Marquette.