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Community

The calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: We received a shocking message on our answering machine a few days ago. A woman called and identified herself as a possible daughter from an affair 35 years ago. Later, a woman left a message saying she was the mother. I have not been in contact with this woman for 31 ...

NMU hosts Alzheimer’s talk

MARQUETTE — Recent developments in the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease will be the topic of the next Your Health presentation at Northern Michigan University. Scott Counts, associate professor of translational neuroscience at Michigan State University, will give the talk ...

Carnegie Library group to meet

ISHPEMING — The Friends of the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Leverton Community Room on the lower level of the library. All who are interested in supporting the library and its programs are encouraged to join the group. Meetings are held monthly for ...

‘Fall Fling’ coming up Thursday

MARQUETTE — U.P. residents will have a fun opportunity for one-on-one time with a variety of local holistic wellness professionals in an elegant setting to help find their “wellness match” with a speed-dating style event. Natural Connections’ “Fall Fling” Meet Your Holistic ...

Legion service officer in area

MARQUETTE — American Legion department service officer, Lisa Clark will be in Marquette from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday at American Legion Post 44, 700 W. Bluff St. She is available to assist all veterans and families of veterans with claims preparation, presentation, counsel and appeal ...

Meditation classes to start

MARQUETTE — Meditate Marquette is sponsoring beginning mindfulness meditation classes on Thursdays for six weeks beginning Thursday. Classes are free and are being held at the Peter White Public Library upstairs in the Shiras room from noon-1 p.m. From 1-1:30 p.m., a silent meditation ...

Oman Creek boating access to be discussed

IRONWOOD — A public meeting will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. CDT Thursday in the Lindquist Center at Gogebic Community College, at E-4946 Jackson Road in Ironwood, to solicit feedback on the proposed design and funding options for Oman Creek boating access site, located on Lake Superior at Little ...

Yarnwinders fiber guild to meet

MARQUETTE — Yarnwinders Fiber Guild will meet at 6:30 p.m. Thursday in the Arts and Culture Center of the Peter White Public Library. Patty Beyer will be doing the program on weaving terms and tricks. The mini tapestry challenge given to Katie is due. Everyone should bring their ...

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: I am 28 years old, and recently celebrated my second wedding anniversary. I have been with my husband, Tom, for a total of five years, but due to immigration trials and tribulations, we have only been living together full time for two-and-a-half years (first in the United States and ...

The calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; ...

Audubon program at PWPL

MARQUETTE — At 7 p.m. Wednesday, in Peter White Community Room of Peter White Public Library, the Laughing Whitefish Audubon Society will present a program called “Travels with Max and Gizmo: In Search of the U.P.” by Steve Lindberg. This program is repeated at the request of many ...

Soup luncheon is Wednesday

ISHPEMING — The Trinity Lutheran Church women will sponsor a soup luncheon from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9 in the church fellowship hall. Featured will be homemade soup, bread, dessert and beverages. The public is invited. The church is located at 414 E. Ridge St. in ...

IHS Class of 57 to meet

ISHPEMING — The Ishpeming High School Class of 1957 will meet at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9 for soup luncheon at Trinity Lutheran Church in Ishpeming. For more information, call 475-7288.

Woolworth gathering Wednesday

MARQUETTE — All Woolworth are invited to meet for lunch at noon Wednesday at Applebees in Marquette.

Bridge tourney starts Thursday

MARQUETTE — Marquette’s Superiorland Duplicate Bridge Club will be hosting its annual Sectional Bridge Tournament to be held in Marquette Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 10–12. Bridge players from Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and areas of Canada will join local bridge players for the ...

Once Upon A Crime to meet

MARQUETTE — Once Upon A Crime, the book group for Mystery Lovers, will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9 in the Dandelion Cottage Room at the Peter White Public Library to discuss “Truth Be Told” by Hank Phillippi Ryan. Part of the “They Took the Prize” theme for the year, “Truth ...

Genealogy workshop slated

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee Public Library is hosting two genealogy workshops in October, thanks to the Marquette County Genealogical Society. There will be a beginning workshop at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, in the Reading Room of the library. An advanced workshop for experienced genealogy ...

Caregiver group to meet

MARQUETTE — Caregiver Community is an informal group open to the public for caregivers and their loved ones to come together and share their experiences, ideas, socialize and learn. Anyone is welcome. There will be a different topic every month to discuss and learn about. The next ...

Job help in Negaunee tonight

NEGAUNEE — The Negaunee Public Library has been selected to participate in Libraries Lead with Digital Skills, an initiative of the American Library Association and the Public Library Association. It is sponsored by Grow with Google, the tech company’s economic opportunity initiative. ...