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February 9th, 2019

February 9

Sunrise 8:03 a.m.; Sunset 6:04 p.m.
Big Bay
• Honey Bear Classic. Explore the trails on skis or snowshoes during this annual event. The 12- and 24K classic courses will be timed and follow the Bear Mountain Loop. Nontimed courses include, the 7K Hidden Grin Loop and the 6K Meditation Loop. 12- and 24K courses, $15 suggested donation. 6- and 7K courses, $5 suggested donation. 1 to 4 p.m. Big Bay Ski Pathway, end of KG Road. 250-3350 or bigbaypathway@gmail.com or www.noquetrails.org

Escanaba
• LEGO Club. Youth and their parents are invited. This month’s theme is Out of This World. Bring your own LEGOs. 10:30 a.m. Escanaba Public Library 400 Ludington St. 789-7328.

Houghton
• Winter Carnival: Years of Innovation STEM from this Snowy Situation. Scheduled events include the snow sculpture competition, torch parade, fireworks and more. Times and locations vary. mtu.edu/carnival/2019

Ishpeming
• 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
• Softball in the Dome. Teams from Michigan, Wisconsin and the Midwest will compete. Proceeds benefit the Special Olympics. Prices and times vary. Superior Dome, NMU.
• Free Community Workout. Individuals of all ages will learn proper movement patterns to maximize time while exercising. Call to register. 9 a.m. BlackFly Crossfit, 1202 Wright St. 273-0150.
• Men’s Day of Reflection. Dominick Albano will lead the reflection focusing on the question Why Me? Men of all religious affiliations are invited. Continental breakfast and lunch included. Register by the 5th. $10. 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. St. Michael’s Catholic Parish, 401 W. Kaye Ave. 228-8180 or secretary@stmichaelmqt.org
• Victorian Hair Art Workshop. Instructor Elizabeth Gruber will lead a Victorian hair art workshop. Supplies included. $20. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Marquette Regional History Center, 145 W. Spring St. 226-3571.
• Saturday Book Babies. Newborns to toddlers age 24 months and a caregiver are invited for stories, songs and play. 10:30 a.m. Great Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4323.
• Marquette Chapter of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby Meeting. The national group will present a video-conference to the local chapters. 12:30 p.m. Lions Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St.
• 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
• Traditional Music Jam. Bring an acoustic instrument to play traditional folk songs during this informal gathering. 2 p.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4318.

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

Westwood
• West End Winter Wonderland. Explore the groomed paths of Wawonowin with skis, snowshoes or snowbikes. Youth 15 and younger, $5; students and seniors, $10; adults, $20. Noon to 7 pm. Wawonowin Country Club, 3432 Co Rd 478. 486-1111 or gincc.org

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February 9