MAPS advisory group set to meet
MARQUETTE — The Marquette Area Public Schools Family Life Advisory Committee will meet at 4 p.m. Monday in the Marquette Senior High School SRC/Library.
The main function of the FLAC is to discuss, review and make recommendations regarding family life, education and extra curricular issues. The meeting is open to the public.
Personal Legacy Workshop set
MARQUETTE — From 6-8 p.m. Monday in the Dandelion Cottage Room, the Peter White Public Library will be hosting a Personal Legacy Workshop, a drop-in program that gives participants the opportunity to work individually on their writing with Heather Mlsna.
With a background in writing and marketing, Heather is the owner/operator of Last Letters/No Regrets, a professional writing service which serves individuals seeking to express themselves on paper, but who need help getting started. The goal of her service is to help people find healing and remembrance though writing.
Stop saying, “I really should start writing this down!” and come learn a quick, easy method of getting your stories and memories on paper. Participant’s projects have included memoirs, letters, family histories, scrapbook and photo histories with stories, pet remembrances, journals, etc. Workshops will be the second Monday of every month except October. Attend as many as you like until your project is complete.
There is no admission fee to attend this drop-in workshop. For more information visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.
NAMI set to hold support groups
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.
Support groups will gather at 7 p.m. Monday and Thursday in the Baraga Place Conference Room, 129 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette. For more information call 906-360-7107, or follow NAMI on Facebook.
In case of bad weather, if Northern Michigan University cancels evening classes, the NAMI meeting will also be canceled.
Dance to be held in Negaunee
NEGAUNEE — A Sunday afternoon dance is planned from 2-5 p.m. Jan. 19 at the Negaunee Eagles Club.
Music will be provided by The Hart Beats.
Northern Vegans to host potluck
MARQUETTE — The public is invited to join Northern Vegans for a vegan potluck dinner at 6 p.m. Monday in the Shiras Room on the second floor of the Peter White Public Library at 217 N. Front St. in Marquette.
Bring a vegan dish (no meat, dairy, or honey) to share, or consider a donation to the group if unable to bring some vegan food.
All are welcome, no RSVP required. Visit northernvegans.com or call 236-1279 for more information.