June, 2018

June 18 Support Groups

• Adult Children of Alcoholics and Dysfunctional Families—Marquette. This group is open to those interested in learning about recovery from growing up in dysfunctional or alcoholic families. Sunday, 6 p.m. Tuesday, 6 p.m. First Presbyterian Church, 120 N. Front St. Wednesday, 6 p.m. ALANO Club, 1202 S. Front St. 361-2563. • Alano Club. Twelve-step recovery meetings daily. […]

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June 18 On The Town

Calumet • Shute’s. – Tuesdays: Open mic. 322 Sixth Street. 337-4430. Gwinn • Happy Hour. – Saturdays: Karaoke. 5 East Stephenson. 346-6340. • Up North Lodge. – Mondays: Trivia. 7 p.m. – Sunday, June 3: Low Street. – Sunday, the 10th: Derrell Syria Project. – Sunday the 17th: Iron Daisy. – Sunday, the 24th: Eddie and the Bluesers. Sunday music, […]

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June 18 Museums

Alberta • The Henry Ford Alberta Village Museum. This converted sawmill village, built in 1935, houses artifacts of the period and information about Henry Ford’s vision of a self-sufficient community. There is a gift shop and video library with video interviews of residents of Alberta in the 1930s. Prices vary. Monday through Saturday, 9 a.m. to […]

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June 18 Calendar Events

end of may events 30 WEDNESDAY Sunrise 6:02 a.m.; Sunset 9:32 p.m. Marquette • Mr. Jim’s Toddler Clubhouse. Toddlers and their caregivers do hands-on activities together. Monday through Friday. Members, free; Nonmembers: youth younger than 2, free; 2 and older, $6. 11 a.m. U.P. Children’s Museum, 123 W. Baraga Ave. 226-3911. •  Scribblers Club. Students in grades […]

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June 18 Art Galleries

Big Bay • Big Bay Outfitters. Featuring work by local artists. Open daily. 308 Bensinger St. 250-3350. Calumet • Copper Country Associated Artists Studio/Gallery. Works by members and workshop participants in watercolor and oil, drawings, photography, sculpture, quilting, wood, textile, clay, glass and other media. Tuesday through Saturday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. 205 Fifth St. 337-1252. […]

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Winning Ways

In his first year as the head coach of the NMU hockey wildcats, Grant Potulny guided his team to their best record since the 2001-2002 season. He was later named WCHA Coach of the Year. (NMU photo) By Michael Murray In his first season as Northern Michigan University’s head hockey coach, Grant Potulny led the […]

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PERA visits U.P.

Cutline: Photo courtesy Adult Swim By Trinity Carey Fifty-three miles of expansive shoreline, vast forests and rich regional history have kept visitors and locals in awe of Marquette and the Upper Peninsula for years. The allure and natural beauty of Marquette also captured the attention of New York-based stand-up comedian Joe Pera. Pera shot his […]

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CITY NOTES – JUNE 2018

PWPL to host GLOW event The Peter White Public Library (PWPL) will host GLOW, a teen alliance for gender and sexual equality from 4 to 5 p.m. in the library’s TeenZone. The event is free and open to those in grades 6 through 12. Contact Mary Schneeberger at 226-4321 or maschnee@pwpl.info for more information. Prepare […]

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Drying it up

  Cutline: What once was a moldy, damp basement was converted into a stylish home office by Cherry Creek Construction. By Sam Holcomb In 1973, before I was born and back when Richard Nixon was president, the average newly built American home was just over 1,600 square feet. Today that number is over 2,600, and […]

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The Year 1918

A time of war, peace, sports heroes and cheesecloth window coverings Cutlines: BT_funeral. World War I, “the war to end all wars,” ended on Nov. 11, 1918. The United States lost nearly 117,000 soldiers during the war. This photo, circa 1918, shows a military funeral procession in downtown Ishpeming. (Photo courtesy of Superior View) Gipp. […]

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CAKE ARTISTS

Designing memorable cakes for wedding day celebrations is their passion Cutlines Bee_cake: A beehive with two “love bees” atop are part of this wedding cake from Midtown Bakery in Negaunee. Berry_cake: Four gorgeous tiers of deliciousness are loaded with fresh berries, and the entire cake is doused with a caramel drizzle. Beth’s Creations, LLC, created […]

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WEDDING WONDERS

Deeply symbolic or simply delicious, a history of the wedding cake Story and photos by Katherine Larson Cutline White or chocolate, pillared tiers or something completely different, wedding cakes can be as varied as the couples who make them a part of their celebrations. This multi-tiered wedding-day wonder, covered in chocolate icing and fresh raspberries, […]

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SET SAIL

  Cutline: A scene from the Lake Superior Theatre’s 2014 production of “Pippin.” (Photo courtesy of Lake Superior Theatre) By Peggy Frazier It is our birthday at Lake Superior Theatre, and we are celebrating YOU! 2018 marks a very special year for us, as it is our 20th anniversary. It is your support and patronage […]

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BETTER RUN Running club emphasizes fun for youth

By 8-18 media Infants learn to crawl and then walk and then, shortly after they master their first steps, they are off and running. Our bodies are meant to move and move often. In the era of online gaming and smartphones, parents may be looking for ways to get their elementary school kids outdoors and […]

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