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February 16th, 2019

February 16

Sunrise 7:53 a.m.; Sunset 6:15 p.m.
Free Fishing Weekend

Escanaba
• Saturday Story Hour. Youth ages 4 and older are invited for stories, songs and activities. 1:30 p.m. Escanaba Public Library 400 Ludington St. 789-7328.

Grand Marias
• UP200 Check Point. Cheer on mushers as they checkin at Grand Marais. Visit with mushers and their sled dogs. Additional activities include breakfast, a pie sale, raffles and merchandise sales. 8 a.m. Downtown. up200.org

Gwinn
• U.P. 200 Jack Pine 30 Send-off. Cheer on teams as the 6-dog race begins. 10 a.m. First Baptist Church, 195 N. Billing St. up200.org

Houghton
• Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo. Youth, $12; adults, $28. 7:30 p.m. Rozsa Center, MTU. 487-2073 or mtu.edu/rozsa

Ishpeming
• Polar Roll Fat Tire Winter Adventure Race. Snowbikers will bike a 15- or 30-mile course. Prices vary. 30-mile race, 8 a.m.; 15-mile race, 8:30 a.m. Ishpeming High School, 319 E. Division St. thepolarroll.com
• Polar Roll Anger Bear Snowshoe. Snowshoers will snowshoe a 10K course. Prices vary. 9 a.m. 271 Hill St. thepolarroll.com
• Life Drawing Class. Paul Olson will lead this drop-in class. Basic drawing materials provided. Class meets Saturdays through March 9. Noon to 2 p.m. Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library, 317 N. Main St. 486-4381.

Marquette
• UP200 Midnight Run Finish. Cheer on mushers as they cross the finish line. Finish times will vary. 9:30 a.m. Lower Harbor, Lakeshore Blvd. www.up200.org
• Twisted Stitchers Quilting Club. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Studio #1, Marquette Arts and Culture Center, lower level, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 228-0472.
• Meet Governor Gretchen Whitmer. Meet Governor Whitmer and Lt. Governor Gilchrist. Free tickets available online. Tickets must be secured in advance. Noon to 2 p.m. U.P. Children’s Museum, 123 W. Baraga Ave. 226-3911.
• 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. 1 p.m. Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. 236-1457 or dancezonemqt.org
• Once Upon a Time Puppet Theater. Actors of the Vertigo Theatre Company will perform a family puppet show of a classic fairytale. 1 and 2 p.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4318.
• Museum After Dark. Youth age 7 and older are invited to explore the museum after dark. Enjoy hands-on activities, snacks and surprises. Youth 18 and younger, $9; adults accompanying youth, $5; single adults, $7. 7 p.m. Marquette Regional History Center, 145 W. Spring St. 226-3571.
• Annie Humphrey Concert. Native American Music Awards’ 2018 Artist of the Year Annie Humphrey will perform. Students, $1; adults, $5. 7:30 p.m. Black Box Theatre, NMU.

Munising
• Michigan Ice Fest. Ice climbers are invited for several days of climbing, demonstrations, and sales. Prices, times and locations vary. michiganicefest.com
• Reading with Zoey. Children are invited to improve their reading skills by reading to Zoey the Great Dane therapy dog. 1 to 3 p.m. Falling Rock Café, 104 E. Munising Ave. 387-3008.
• Meet the Authors. Meet authors Barry Blanchard and John Roskelley. 5 p.m. Falling Rock Café, 104 E. Munising Ave. 387-3008.

Negaunee
• Public Sliding Saturday. Luge down the only full-length natural luge course in the U.S. $10 per person or $20 per family. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Lucy Hill, 230 E. County Rd. upluge.org

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February 16