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August Events of August Calendar

August 4, 2017


Sunrise 6:34 a.m.; Sunset 9:18 p.m.

Crystal Falls

• Humongous Fungus Festival. Activities include rummage sales, a parade and the Toadstool Tournament kick-off.  Rummage sales, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Parade, 5:30 p.m. Downtown, Toadstool Tournament, following the parade, Runkle Lake Park. www.iron.org


• 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 the Polka Drifters. Artists and crafters will be selling their works on the boardwalk. 6 to 9 p.m. Porvoo Park Waterfront, Navy St. www.cityofhancock.com


• Pool Noodle Fridays. Build giant structures out of pool noodles. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Children’s Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.

• National Noon Out. Youth and their caregivers are invited to meet safety officers, enjoy games and live music in the courtyard. 11 a.m. to 1 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. 2 p.m. Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. 236-1457 or www.dancezonemqt.org

• Guardians of WOW. Youth 8 to 18 will learn how to help with the animals, interact with exhibits and be a leader in the museum during this FREE program. Parents or guardians must attend training. Youth, 4 to 6 p.m. Parent meeting, 5:30 p.m. U.P. Children’s Museum, 123 W. Baraga Ave. 226-3911.

• 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.

• 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


• 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 4, 2017