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November 2017 Out and About Events

November 9

9 THURSDAY

Sunrise 7:43 a.m.; Sunset 5:24 p.m.

Escanaba

Author Talk with Upper Peninsula Writers. Authors L.E. Kimball, April Lindala, Jillena Rose and Eric Torgersen will read and sign copies of And Here: 100 Years of Upper Peninsula Writing, 1917-2017. 6 p.m. Escanaba Public Library, 400 Ludington St. 789-7323.

The Art of the Bouquet. Make a Thanksgiving centerpiece with Dave Gaffner. Bonifas members, $12; nonmembers, $15. 6:30 p.m. Bonifas Arts Center, 700 First Avenue South. www.bonifasarts.org or 786-3833.

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.

Iron Mountain

Coffee Talk: Connect, Share and Learn. Local farmers are invited for coffee and to discuss local issues with other farmers and MSU Extension staff including weather variability and soil resilience. 9 a.m. B’s Country Café and Catering, 629 S. Stephenson Ave. 786-3032.

Marquette

Alzheimer’s Association Annual Upper Peninsula Fall Conference. Health care professionals and family caregivers are invited to learn about environment’s impact on dementia. along with transitioning care, disrupted sleep, elder abuse and other topics. Five continuing education credits are available for social work or nursing. Students and family caregivers, $20; health care professionals, $65. 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Great Lakes Rooms, NMU. 800-272-3900 or www.alz.org/gmc

Mindfulheart Meditation. 8 a.m. Morgan Chapel, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 201 E. Ridge St. 226-2912.

Storytime for 1s and 2s. Youth ages 18- to 35-months and a caregiver are invited for interactive stories, songs and activities. 10:15 a.m. Youth Atrium, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.

Storytime for 3’s and 4’s. Youth ages 3 and 4 and a caregiver are invited for stories, songs and crafts. 11 a.m. Youth Atrium, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.

Superiorland Bridge Club Open Games. 1 p.m. Inside Westwood Mall, 3020 US-41. http://members.tripod.com/superiorland_bridge or 249-3529.

NCLL’s Folding Pretty Paper Boxes. Learn to fold origami-inspired nested boxes using recycled paper, and make Scandinavian Christmas baskets. Register by the 2nd. NCLL members, $5; nonmembers, $10. Room 404A, Cohodas Hall, NMU. 226-9350.

Masterminds of All Kinds. Youth in kindergarten through grade 5 will learn about science, technology, art and life-skills. 4:30 p.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4323.

Salsercise. Learn the Latin dance moves in this Salsa-based workout. $3. 5 p.m. Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. 236-1457 or www.dancezonemqt.org

Marquette Area Mothers of Preschoolers Meeting. This group is for moms beginning with pregnancy and continuing through their children’s kindergarten year. This month’s topic is Loving My Actual Christmas. Annual membership fee applies; scholarships available. 5:30 p.m. Messiah Lutheran Church, 305 W. Magnetic St. www.mops.org/groups/marquetteareamops or 226-4603.

Pizza Night. Call before 5:30 p.m. to order a one-topping medium pizza. Pizza, $6 plus museum entry fee. 5:30 p.m. U.P. Children’s Museum, 123 W. Baraga Ave. 226-3911.

Second Thursday Creativity Series: Weather. Activities for preschool and elementary-aged children include crafts, a food activity, music and more. Members, free; Nonmembers: youth younger than 2, free; 2 and older, $6. 5:30 p.m. U.P. Children’s Museum, 123 W. Baraga Ave. 226-3911.

Documentary Film: Eating You Alive. This film will discuss why the standard American diet is making people sick and how a plant-based lifestyle can improve health. 6 p.m. Shiras Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 236-1279 or www.northernvegans.com

Dog Nights at the Library. Youth are invited to read to certified therapy dogs to increase reading skills and confidence. 6 p.m. Children’s Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.

Ballroom Dance Class. Learn the basic steps to the Waltz, Fox Trot, Rumba, Tango, Cha Cha, Swing, Jive and party dances. $5. 7 p.m. Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. 236-1457 or www.dancezonemqt.org

Gordon Lightfoot Tribute Concert with Jackie and Gary. Enjoy an evening of songs and stories of the music of Gordon Lightfoot. 7 p.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4318.

Reagan’s Strategic Defense Initiative and Project ELF. Professor Knoblauch of Finlandia University will speak. 7 p.m. Beaumier Heritage Center, NMU.

Forest Roberts Theatre: Constellations. Watch as Marianne and Roland’s relationship unfolds across time and space, with each variation sending them on a new path. NMU students, $5; other students, $10; nonstudents, $15. 7:30 p.m. Forest Roberts Theatre, NMU. 227-1032 or www.nmu.edu/tickets

Registration Deadline: NCLL’s Prehistoric Garden Beds. See Thursday the 6th.

Negaunee

Cribbage. 1 p.m. Negaunee Senior Center, 410 Jackson St. 475-6266.

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