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August Events of August Calendar

August 9, 2017


Sunrise 6:40 a.m.; Sunset 9:10 p.m.


• Movie Magic. The film Trolls will be shown. $1. 7 p.m. Calumet Theatre, 340 Sixth St. 337-2610.


• Commercially Built Wooden Boasts in the U.P.  Scott Peters, author of Making Waves: Michigan’s Boatbuilding History, 1825-2000, will speak. Noon. Bonifas Art Center, 700 First Avenue South. 786-3833 or www.bonifasarts.org


• Merry Mixers. 1 p.m. Forsyth Senior Center, 165 N. Maple St. 346-9862.


• Hero Central Vacation Bible School. Youth in pre-kindergarten through grade 6 are invited for stories, crafts, music, science activities and mission. All participates will receive a superhero cape to take home. Dinner and snack time included. 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wesley United Methodist Church, 801 Hemlock St. 486-4681 or www.ishpemingwesley.org


• Book Babies. Songs, rhymes and stories for infants to age 24-months will be available. 10:30 a.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.

• Medicare Informational Clinic. 1 p.m. Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 228-6169.

• Build a Better World with Food. Students in grades 2 to 5 will learn tips for eating healthy. 2 to 4 p.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.

• Lake Superior Life Care and Hospice Ribbon Cutting and Open House. Learn about programs and services provided by Lake Superior Life Care and Hospice. Enjoy refreshments, drawings and door prizes. 4 p.m. Lake Superior Life Care and Hospice, 914 W. Baraga Ave. 225-7760.

• Historic Bus Tour. The tour travels through the Historic District, the waterfront and the Marquette Lighthouse area. Arrive early to board the bus. $20. 6 p.m. Marquette Regional History Center, 145 W. Spring St. www.marquettehistory.org or 226-3571.

• Superiorland Bridge Club Open Games. 6:30 p.m. Inside Westwood Mall, 3020 US-41. 249-3529 or http://members.tripod.com/superiorland_bridge

• Bingo. 6:45 p.m. Masonic Center, 128 W. Washington St. 228-8450.

• Belly Dance Class. Learn the basics of traditional belly dancing. 7 p.m. Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. 236-1457 or www.dancezonemqt.org

• One Light, Many Lamps World Faith Series: Christianity. The Marquette Interfaith Forum will offer a series of talks centered on several world religions. 7 p.m. Shiras Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-3252 or 361-1844.

• What’s Out There? The Solar Eclipse. The Marquette Astronomical Society will discuss the upcoming solar eclipse. One free pair of safety glasses will be given to each attending family. 7 p.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4318.

• 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 Luncheon. The public is welcome at this weekly lunch, targeted for seniors. Call ahead for the menu. Seniors, $5.75; nonseniors, $6.75. 11:30 a.m. Negaunee Senior Center, 410 Jackson St. 475-6266.

• Farmers Market. Shop for local produce and items from artisans. MSU Extension will demonstrate how to blanch and freeze green beans. 4 to 7 p.m. Miner’s Park, corner of Maas Street and US-41. www.cityofnegaunee.com

• Negaunee City Band Concert. Bring your own chair and listen to the city band perform. 7:30 p.m. Outdoor Performing Arts

Center, end of Iron Street.


• Wildlife Wednesday Tours. Trained staff and volunteers will lead this two-hour guided auto tour of the refuge backcountry. Please arrive 15 minutes early. 7 p.m. Seney National Wildlife Refuge, 1674 Refuge Entrance Rd. 586-9851, ext. 15.


August 9, 2017