Tag Archives: March 2018

March 2018: Full Calendar of Events

MARCH EVENTS 1 THURSDAY Sunrise 7:30 a.m.; Sunset 6:34 p.m. Gwinn • Senior Meal. Eat a nutritious meal and socialize with friends. Seniors, $3; nonseniors, $6. Noon. Forsyth Senior Center, 165 N. Maple St. 346-9862. Ishpeming • Feeding America Mobile Food Truck. Bring a sturdy container and a helper to carry 50 pounds of food. […]

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March 2018: 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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March 2018: On the Town

Calumet • Shute’s. – Tuesdays: Open mic. 322 Sixth Street. 337-4430. Gwinn • Up North Lodge. – Mondays: Trivia. 7 p.m. 215 South CR-557. 346-9815. Hancock • Orpheum Theater. – Saturday, March 3: Fault Choir and Chamber Noise. – Saturday, the 17th: Craic Irish Music. – Sunday, the 18th: Shawn James. 7 p.m. – Thursday, the 22nd: Them Coulee […]

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March 2018: Museums

Big Bay • Big Bay Lighthouse. The grounds of the 1896 lighthouse are open year-round. 3 Lighthouse Rd. 345-9957. Calumet • Calumet Theatre. Both self-guided and guided tours of this historic theatre built in 1900 are available. Self-guided tours: youth 2 and younger, free; 3 to 15, $2; adults, $4. Guided tours: youth 2 and younger, free; […]

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March 2018: Commercial Establishments

Bark River • Ten Mile Creek Forge, Pottery & Lighting Irish and Celtic Gift Shop. Work by 30-juried artists will be on display, along with handmade knives and sheaths. Monday through Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. or by appointment and chance. Follow Bark River sign, 7 miles. 466-2276. Calumet • Supernova Yoga, Gallery […]

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March 2018: Art Galleries

Big Bay • Big Bay Outfitters. Featuring work by local artists. Open daily. 308 Bensinger Rd. 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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It’s a Grand Island

It’s a Grand Island Story and photos by Scot Stewart Cutlines: 4367: Mid-February ice formations on Grand Island are shown. 4523: Ice climber Kait Roszak of Madison Heights, Michigan, nears the top of a cliff face as Mike Wilkinson of Lexington, Kentucky, belays. 4521: Kait Roszak takes a break from the climb for a quick […]

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Home Cinema

HOME CINEMA Sequels, films about powerful women, and some short discussions constitute the column this month. Blade Runner 2049 Blade Runner 2049 is a direct sequel to the original film, and anyone expecting to understand and enjoy it should first watch Blade Runner The Final Cut. The original film has become available in three versions […]

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Maiden Voyage

Poetry anthology a must read By Tyler Tichelaar Maiden Voyage By the Marquette Poets Circle Maiden Voyage is an anthology celebrating the five-year anniversary of the Marquette Poets Circle. The circle was formed in 2012 by Matt Maki to celebrate poetry and guide each member in finding his or her inner poet. That such a […]

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Fruits and veggies offer antioxidants

Fruits and veggies offer antioxidants By Jessica Krueger, MCHD intern, GVSU clinical dietetics student We all know it is important to eat fruits and vegetables, but do we know some of the benefits of eating a wide variety of them? I’m sure some people have noticed there are many different colors ranging from yellow to […]

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Making Ice

Making ice How public ice rinks are maintained Story and photos by Jim Pennell Cutlines: 1. skaters play hockey on a public rink in Negaunee Township. 5. The ice at Lion’s Field in Marquette Township is shown. Ice. It wouldn’t be winter in the U.P. without it. It coats our streets and causes cars to […]

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