Community

Like to play D&D?

NEGAUNEE — Are you a young person interested in playing Dungeons & Dragons (D and D)? There will be an interest meeting at 4 p.m. Aug. 23, at the Negaunee Public Library. The meeting is for children ages 10 years and older, teens and young adults. Pizza and refreshments will be ...

Benefit dinner planned

NEGAUNEE — A Spaghetti Dinner Education Benefit for Luke Ogea, son of Pierre and Lois Ogea of Marquette, will be from 5-9 p.m. Friday, Aug. 23 at the Negaunee Eagles, 309 Iron St. Cost is $8 for adults, $5 for kids 10 and under. Live music provided by Luke, Ian, Pierre Ogea and friends. ...

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Klava Klub to meet at The Crib MARQUETTE — At 6:30 p.m. Aug. 21, the Peter White Public Library will host a meeting of its science fiction book group, Klava Klub, at The Crib, located at 401 N. Third St., Marquette. For this meeting, the group will discuss C.J. Cherryh’s novel ...

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GINCC Member Day to be held CHAMPION — The Greater Ishpeming-Negaunee Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the second annual GINCC Member Day at Water Warrior Island, located at Van Riper State Park, 851 County Road AKE, Champion. From 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Aug. 18, guests can enjoy the ...

Volunteer opportunities

Volunteer opportunities available for willing people of all ages in Marquette County. Persons 55 or older can learn about these and other possibilities in their community by calling 315-2607 — the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program. Younger potential volunteers should contact the agencies ...

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‘If Beale Street Could Talk’ screened MARQUETTE — The Peter White Public Library invites film fans to watch “If Beale Street Could Talk” at 6 p.m. Aug. 20 in the Library’s Community Room on the lower level. Bring your dinner to enjoy this movie in a dinner theater setting with ...

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

The care behind the card Dear Annie: Frequently, we read letters from your readers who are mystified about the fact that when they send a card or a package carefully wrapped and mailed, the recipient does not even think about the fact that love played a major role in this. We often send cards ...

New at Peter White Public Library

Recently, while cataloging a cart of new adult fiction books, two titles caught my eye; I wanted to clear my schedule and take them home that night to read. I then noticed that they both had the word “star” in the title. It’s a small word with a lot of potential. When I searched the ...

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; ...

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CHAMPION — Jerzi’s 41 Bar and Grill announces its upcoming West-End Backpack Fundraiser to benefit the Power Packs and Patriot Packs programs. On Aug. 20, 20% of the sales all day will go to the programs which supply local kids with food on weekends. One in five kids in the U.P. go home ...

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NEGAUNEE — A Spaghetti Dinner Education benefit for Luke Ogea, son of Pierre and Lois Ogea of Marquette, will be from 5-9 p.m. Aug. 23 at the Negaunee Eagles, 309 Iron St. Cost is $8 for adults, $5 for kids 10 and under. Live music provided by Luke, Ian, Pierre Ogea and friends. Luke has ...

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: I am part of a cooking club that meets the second Tuesday of each month. Each member buys food and we cook a recipe chosen by the host. There are 15 members. Each has to host once every 15 months. We are all females in our 50s or 60s. There’s a handful of members who always ...

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; ...

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MARQUETTE — Greg Sudderth, chairman of the Grants Committee of the Upper Peninsula Sustainable Forest and Wildlife Fund, a fund of the Community Foundation of the Upper Peninsula, has announced it would be accepting grant applications for the Fall 2019 grants round. Eligible non-profit ...

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MARQUETTE — Queen City Burgers will have a special promotion to benefit the Grant Henriksen Memorial which through the U.P. Children’s Fund offers support to Upper Peninsula families who have a child battling cancer. On Tuesday, 10% of all QC sales will go to the fund. For more ...

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MARQUETTE — Bring a camera and join in for the Marquette Maritime Museum’s Sunrise & Coffee Lighthouse Tours at 6:30 a.m. Tuesday. The cost is $5 for members and $10 for non-members. Pre-registration is required. Call 906-226-2006 or email mqtmaritimemanager@gmail.com for more information.

Dear Annie

Dear Annie: The problem is not with our son, but his wife. They dated in high school and college, and she was friendly and nice to us during those periods, visiting us quite often. They were married after living together for more than five years, and during that time we had good relations with ...

Sale of used books set at Carnegie

ISHPEMING — The Friends of the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library sponsor a sale of used books on Thursday, Aug. 15, Friday, Aug. 16 and Saturday, Aug. 17. The sale begins at 5 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 15 in the Leverton Community Room on the lower level of the library. At that time and on ...