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August 11, 2017


Sunrise 6:43 a.m.; Sunset 9:07 p.m.


• Jazz Central. Enjoy music by Denny McKaig & The Bluffs Orchestra, Mike Irish & Uncle Pete’s All-Star BBQ Blues Band, and Randy Seppala & UP Gumbo. Bring lawn chairs and flashlights. Donations appreciated. 6 p.m. Central Mine, 18 miles northeast of Calumet, off US-41. www.keweenawhistory.org


• Shrek, the Musical. Local actors will perform this family-friendly musical. Youth 10 and younger, $10; 11 and older, $20. 7 pm. Erickson Center for the Arts, N9246 Saw-wa-Quatta St. 586-9974.


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


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


• Benefit Concert for Mike Davis. The Joshua Davis Trio, Mary Erlewine, Milo Birch and Dr. Scott Doughty will perform. Proceeds benefit Mike Davis’ medical expenses. Tickets available at the Marquette Food Co-op. Youth 12 and younger, $10; 13 and older, $20. Doors open, 6:30 p.m. Concert, 7:30 p.m. W.C. Peterson Auditorium, 319 E. Division St. www.youcaring.com/mikedavismarquette


• 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

• Free the Music Fest. Local musicians will perform during this family-friendly music festival. 5 to 11 p.m. Lakenenland Sculpture Park, 2800 M-28.

• 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.

• School of Rock. Youth are invited to join Bobby Hayes with their instruments for a concert. Members, free; Nonmembers: youth younger than 2, free; 2 and older, $6. 6:30 p.m. U.P. Children’s Museum, 123 W. Baraga Ave. 226-3911.

• 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.

• Superior Arts Youth Theatre: Schoolhouse Rocks Jr. This musical review features area youth performing classics from the 1970s cartoon. 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


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


• Marquette County Fair. Youth 4 and younger, free; 5 to 11, $1; 12 and older, $6. 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Marquette County Fairgrounds, 715 M-553. www.marquettecountyfair.org


• 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.


August 11, 2017