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August 18

18 FRIDAY

Sunrise 6:51 a.m.; Sunset 8:56 p.m.

Escanaba

• U.P. State Fair. Activities include games, rides, crafts, animals and more. Times and prices vary. U.P. State Fairgrounds, 2401 12th Ave N. 786-4011 or www.upstatefair.org

Gwinn

• Senior Meal. Eat a nutritious meal and socialize with friends. Seniors, $3; adults, $6. Noon. Forsyth Senior Center, 165 N. Maple St. 346-9862.

Hancock

• Canal Rock Series. Listen to music performed by the Superior Pipes and Drums, and the Celtic Quartet. Artists and crafters will be selling their works on the boardwalk. 6 to 9 p.m. Porvoo Park Waterfront, Navy St. www.cityofhancock.com

Marquette

• Dancing for Parkinson’s Class. Those with Parkinson’s disease and their caregivers and/or partners are welcome. Dancing and movement can improve gait, decrease tremors and increase quality of life. 2 p.m. Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. 236-1457 or www.dancezonemqt.org

• Community Yoga Class. This free class is taught by yoga teachers in-training. 5:30 p.m. Marquette Yoga Center, 102 W. Washington St. 250-2323.

• Marquette Folk Dancers. Learn partner and nonpartner dances with an emphasis on European dance. No partner or experience necessary. Please wear soft-soled shoes. $2. 7 p.m. Enter through green door on east side of building, Northern Lights Martial Arts, 1500 W. Washington St. 226-9617.

• Historic Bus Tour. Bring your lawn chairs for an evening under the stars as Jim Koski shares 21 photos from the J.M. Longyear Research Library. In case of rain, program will be indoors. $5 suggested donation. 10 p.m. Marquette Regional History Center, 145 W. Spring St. 226-3571 or www.marquettehistory.org

• Lake Superior Theatre: Steel Magnolias. 14 and younger and seniors, $7.50; students, $12; adults, $15. 7:30 p.m. Lake Superior Theatre, 270 Lakeshore Blvd. 227-7625 or www.tickets.nmu.edu

Negaunee

• Social Bingo. 1 p.m. Negaunee Senior Center, 410 Jackson St. 475-6266.

Seney

• Morning Bus Tours. Trained staff and volunteers will lead this two-hour bus tour. Learn about the wildlife, history of the refuge and current management practices. 10 a.m. Seney National Wildlife Refuge, 1674 Refuge Entrance Rd. 586-9851, ext. 15.

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August 18