February 2018 Events Calendar

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31 WEDNESDAY
Sunrise 8:15 a.m.; Sunset 5:51 p.m.
Gwinn
• Merry Mixers. 1 p.m. Forsyth Senior Center, 165 N. Maple St. 346-9862.
Marquette
• Storytime for 1s and 2s. Toddlers 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.
• Little Bookworms for 5s and 6s. Youth ages 5 and 6 are invited for stories, songs, school-readiness art and pre-literacy skills. 11 a.m. Youth Atrium, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
•  Scribblers Club. Students in grades 6 to 12 are invited to experiment with creative writing in a fun and encouraging atmosphere. 4 p.m. Shiras Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4321.
• Superiorland Bridge Club Open Games. 6:30 p.m. Inside Westwood Mall, 3020 US-41. http://members.tripod.com/superiorland_bridge or 249-3529.
• Bingo. 6:45 p.m. Masonic Center, 128 W. Washington St. 228-8450.
• A Brief Introduction to The Barber of Seville. Learn the plotline and music of the upcoming Siril Cinema Series screening of the Royal Opera House’s opera performance. 7 p.m. Room 319, Thomas Fine Arts Building, NMU.
• Belly Dance Class. Learn the basics of traditional belly dancing. 7 p.m. Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. 236-1457 or www.dancezonemqt.org
• La Table Française: Informal French Conversation Group. Join others who love all things French. All levels of speaking and listening are welcome. 7 p.m. Room 326, NMU Library. 227-2648.
Negaunee
• 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.
february events
1 THURSDAY
Sunrise 8:14 a.m.; Sunset 5:52 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.
Marquette
• Mindfulheart Meditation. 8 a.m. Morgan Chapel, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 201 E. Ridge St. 226-2912.
• Storytime for 1s and 2s. Toddlers 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 3s and 4s. 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.
• Matinee Movie. The film Victoria and Abdul will be shown.  12:30 p.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 228-4318.
• Superiorland Bridge Club Open Games. 1 p.m. Inside Westwood Mall, 3020 US-41.  http://members.tripod.com/superiorland_bridge or 249-3529.
• Masterminds of all Kinds. Students in kindergarten through Grade 5 are invited for STEAM-based science, art and design activities. 4:30 p.m. Youth Atrium, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• 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
• BYO Dinner Theater. The film Detroit will be shown. 6 p.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 228-4318.
• Starlight Family Storytime. Join other families for stories, songs and more. 6:30 p.m. Youth Atrium, 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
• Registration Deadline: NCLL’s Non-Prescription Drugs. See Wednesday the 7th.
Negaunee
• Cribbage. 1 p.m. Negaunee Senior
02 FRIDAY
Sunrise 8:13 a.m.; Sunset 5:54 p.m.
Calumet
• First Friday Art Walk. Visit more than a dozen art venues featuring new displays. 6 to 9 p.m. Downtown.
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.
Marquette
• 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
• Digital Tech Help. Members of Northern Michigan University’s Association of Information Technology Professionals student group will help troubleshoot with tablets, e-reader, phones and digital devices. 4 p.m. Business Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4312.
•  GLOW Club. Teens who support equality for all genders and sexualities are invited to hang out with friends and plan activities. 4 p.m. Shiras Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4321.
• LEGO Club. Youth 5 and older are invited for LEGO building and projects. 4:30 p.m. Youth Atrium, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• Guardians of Wow. Youth age 8 to 18 are invited to learn to assist with animals and interact with guests. 4 p.m. Parent meeting, 5:30 p.m.. U.P. Children’s Museum, 123 W. Baraga Ave. 226-3911.
• Kids Climb Fridays. Climb the 1,450-square-foot climbing wall. PEIF members, free; nonmembers, $10. 6 to 9 p.m. PEIF Building, NMU. 227-2519 or www.nmu.edu
• Night Hike: Owls. Scot Stewart will discuss owls before the group carpools to a different location to look for owls. Adults, $5; families, $10. 6:30 p.m. MooseWood Nature Center, Presque Isle. 228-6250 or www.moosewood.org
• Marquette Folk Dancers. Learn partner and nonpartner dances with an emphasis on European dance. No partner or experience necessary. Please wear soft-soled shoes. $3. 7 p.m. Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. 226-9617.
Negaunee
• Social Bingo. 1 p.m. Negaunee Senior Center, 410 Jackson St. 475-6266.
• Family Fun Luge Night. Luge down the only full-length natural luge course in the U.S. $10; families, $20. 6 to 9 p.m. Lucy Hill, 230 E. County Rd. www.upluge.org
03 SATURDAY
Sunrise 8:11 a.m.; Sunset 5:55 p.m.
Hermansville
• U.P. Trappers Association Midwinter Workshop. Local trapping experts will teach kids how to trap weasels, mink, muskrats, raccoons and other animals.  8 a.m. CST. Community Center, address. 774-3592 or www.uptrappers.com
Marquette
• Pump up the Dome. This family fun day includes an assortment of inflatable games and activities. Adults with a child, $1; Youth 4 and younger, $7; youth 5 and older, $12. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Superior Dome, NMU. 227-1032.
• 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. 1 p.m. Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. 236-1457 or www.dancezonemqt.org
• Once Upon a Time Puppet Theater. The Vertigo Theatre Company will perform The Brave Little Tailor.  1 and 2 p.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 228-4318.
• American Western Square Dancing. Paul Williams will call and Gil Martin will cue rounds between squares. $12 per couple. 7 p.m. Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 425 Fisher Street. 2www.dancezonemqt.org or 236-1457.
Negaunee
• Public Sliding Saturday. Luge down the only full-length natural luge course in the U.S. $10; families, $20. Noon to 4 p.m. Lucy Hill, 230 E. County Rd. www.upluge.org
• Thin Mint Snowshoe Shuffle. Learn local mining history during this afternoon snowshoe on the Geology Trail. Girl Scouts will earn a patch. A limited number of snowshoes available. $5 per person, or $20 for families of 4 or more. 2 to 4 p.m. Michigan Iron Industry Museum, 73 Forge Rd. lbek@gsnwgl.org or (888)747-6945.
04 SUNDAY
Sunrise 8:10 a.m.; Sunset 5:57 p.m.
Ishpeming
• Messy Church. Join others for hands-on, multi-age, family-oriented Sunday School programming including activities with Daniel and the lion’s den, Valentine’s Day, and Lent along with Bible stories and songs. 10 a.m. Wesley Methodist Church, 801 Hemlock St. 486-4681.
Marquette
• Royal Opera House Production: The Barber of Seville. Watch the screening of screening of the Royal Opera House’s opera performance. 5 p.m. Forest Roberts Theatre, NMU.
05 MONDAY
Sunrise 8:09 a.m.; Sunset 5:58 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.
Marquette
• Wonder Babies. Newborns to 18-months and a caregiver are invited for songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays. 10 a.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• Storytime for Non-Movers. Babies not yet mobile and a caregiver are invited for songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays. 11 a.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• Chapter Book Club: The Zine Sessions. Youth ages 8 to 12 will listen to a chapter from The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Perez. And make your own Zine. 1 p.m. Youth Atrium, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• Computer Coaching: Downloading E-Books and Audio Books. Learn to use the Libby app to connect to the library’s E-book and audio book collections. 3 p.m. Computer Lab, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4312
• Medieval Re-creation (SCA) Meeting. The group researches, recreates and discusses the medieval ages. 5:30 p.m. Location varies. 362-9260.
• Superiorland Bridge Club Open Games. 6:30 p.m. Inside Westwood Mall, 3020 US-41. http://members.tripod.com/superiorland_bridge or 249-3529.
• American Western Square Dancing. Learn mainstream and plus dancing. $5 per couple. 7 p.m. Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. www.dancezonemqt.org or 236-1457.
• DocuMonday. The film Raising Bertie will be shown. 7 p.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4318.
• Inspired Words. Local authors, poets and songwriters will share recent works. 7 p.m. Marquette Arts and Culture Center, lower level, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4318.
Negaunee
• Reading Rugrats. This lapsit storytime is for newborns to 24 months. 10:30 a.m. Negaunee Public Library, 319 W. Case St. 475-7400, ext. 18.
• Pinochle. 1 p.m. Negaunee Senior Center, 410 Jackson St. 475-6266.
06 TUESDAY
Sunrise 8:07 a.m.; Sunset 6:00 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.
Marquette
• Mindfulheart Meditation. 8 a.m. Morgan Chapel, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 201 E. Ridge St. 226-2912.
• Wonder Babies. Newborns to 18-months and a caregiver are invited for songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays. 10 a.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• Storytime for Non-Movers. Babies not yet mobile and a caregiver are invited for songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays. 11 a.m. Community Room, 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.
• 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
• Chapter Book Club: The Zine Sessions. Youth ages 8 to 12 will listen to a chapter from The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Perez. And make your own Zine. 4:30 p.m. Youth Atrium, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• 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
• Native Rights and Broken Promises: Early Mining Issues. Rich Vander Veen will discuss early mining issues in the U.P. with respect to Native American rights. 7 p.m. Shiras Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4318.
• Laughing Whitefish Audubon Society Presentation. Gary Palmer will present Winter Adventures in the Southwest. 7 p.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-6749.
• Peter White Public Library Book Group. The group will discuss The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead. 7 p.m. Dandelion Cottage Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 228-9953.
• International Dance Club. NMU International Dancers offer recreational folk dancing for all ages. 7:15 p.m. Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. 236-1457 or www.dancezonemqt.org
• Registration Deadline: Men’s Morning of Reflection. See Saturday the 10th.
Michigamme
• Senior Meal and Senior Cribbage. Noon. Michigamme Community Building, corner of Main and Barnum streets. 323-6608.
• Cribbage. 7 p.m. Michigamme Community Building, corner of Main and Barnum streets. 323-6608.
Negaunee
• Wii Bowling. 10 a.m. Negaunee Senior Center, 410 Jackson St. 475-6266.
 • Storytime. Children 5 and older are welcome for activities including crafts, LEGOs and reading. 4:30 p.m. Negaunee Public Library, 319 W. Case St. 475-7400, ext. 18.
07 WEDNESDAY
Sunrise 8:06 a.m.; Sunset 6:01 p.m.
Gwinn
• Merry Mixers. 1 p.m. Forsyth Senior Center, 165 N. Maple St. 346-9862.
Iron Mountain
• Free Estate Planning Seminar: Do I Need a Will? Join attorneys Brogan and Yonkers who will discuss estate planning, wills, trusts, deeds and probate. 6 p.m. CST. Room 231A, Bay College, 2801 US-2.  228-6212 or www.upelderlaw.com
Marquette
• Storytime for 1s and 2s. Toddlers 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.
• Little Bookworms for 5s and 6s. Youth ages 5 and 6 are invited for stories, songs, school-readiness art and pre-literacy skills. 11 a.m. Youth Atrium, 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.
• Ranger Read. Join Pictured Rocks National Park Rangers for storytime. 1 p.m. Youth Atrium, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• Teen Advisory Board. Students in grades 9 through 12 are invited for event planning, book discussions and snacks. 4 p.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4323.
• Northern Vegans Casual Dinner. Join others for a vegan meal. 6 p.m. Thai House, 1031 N. Third St. www.northernvegans.com or 236-1279.
• Beads, Rings and Datable Things: GLO # 3 Site. Jim Paquette will discuss the archeological excavation of GLO # 3 site, a 1630’s probable-Anishinaabe family winter hunting encampment site. $5. 6 p.m. Marquette Regional History Center, 145 W. Spring St. 226-3571 or www.marquettehistory.org
• Fred Waara Chapter of Trout Unlimited Meeting. Those interested in cold water fisheries and conservation are invited. 6:30 p.m. Board Room, Landmark Inn, 230 N. Front St.
• Superiorland Bridge Club Open Games. 6:30 p.m. Inside Westwood Mall, 3020 US-41. http://members.tripod.com/superiorland_bridge or 249-3529.
• 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
• La Table Française: Informal French Conversation Group. Join others who love all things French. All levels of speaking and listening are welcome. 7 p.m. Room 326, NMU Library. 227-2648.
• NCLL’s Non-Prescription Drugs. Register by the 1st. NCLL members, $3; nonmembers, $7. 7 p.m. Room 1010B, Superior Dome, NMU. 227-2979.
Negaunee
• 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.
08 THURSDAY
Sunrise 8:05 a.m.; Sunset 6:03 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.
Houghton
• Winter Carnival: Myths and Tales of the Past in Our Frigid Forecast. Scheduled events include the snow sculpture competition, torch parade, fireworks and more. Times and locations vary. www.mtu.edu/carnival
• Free Estate Planning Seminar: Do I Need a Will? Join attorneys Brogan and Yonkers who will discuss estate planning, wills, trusts, deeds and probate. 6 p.m. The Bluffs, 1000 Bluff View Dr.228-6212 or www.upelderlaw.com
Marquette
• Mindfulheart Meditation. 8 a.m. Morgan Chapel, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 201 E. Ridge St. 226-2912.
• Storytime for 1s and 2s. Toddlers 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 3s and 4s. 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.
• Masterminds of all Kinds. Students in kindergarten through grade 5 are invited for STEAM-based science, art and design activities. 4:30 p.m. Youth Atrium, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• 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 month’s topic is Perceptions on Marriage. Annual membership fee applies; scholarships available. 5:30 p.m. Messiah Lutheran Church, 305 W. Magnetic St. 226-4603 or www.mops.org/groups/marquetteareamops
• 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: Valentine’s Day. 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.
• Starlight Family Storytime. Join other families for stories, songs and more. 6:30 p.m. Youth Atrium, 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
• Special Feature. The film No Letting Go will be shown. 7 p.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4318.
• Fringe Festival. This annual festival features three different theatrical pieces performed, produced and directed by students. NMU students, $5; nonstudents, $15. 7:30 p.m. Black Box Theatre, NMU.
Negaunee
• Cribbage. 1 p.m. Negaunee Senior Center, 410 Jackson St. 475-6266.
09 FRIDAY
Sunrise 8:03 a.m.; Sunset 6:04 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.
Houghton
• Winter Carnival: Myths and Tales of the Past in Our Frigid Forecast. Scheduled events include the snow sculpture competition, torch parade, fireworks and more. Times and locations vary. www.mtu.edu/carnival
• Comedian Josh Blue. Josh Blue, the winner of NBC’s Last Comic Standing, will perform. MTU students, free; nonstudents, $15. 9 p.m .Rozsa Center, MTU. 487-2073 or www.mtu.edu/carnival
Marquette
• Preschool Storytime. Preschool-aged children are invited for books, songs and crafts. 1 p.m. Youth Atrium, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• 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
• Digital Tech Help. Members of Northern Michigan University’s Association of Information Technology Professionals student group will help troubleshoot with tablets, e-reader, phones and digital devices. 4 p.m. Business Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4312.
• Kid Bizness. Youth interested in creating and selling a product are encouraged to attend. Members, free; Nonmembers: youth younger than 2, free; 2 and older, $6. 4 p.m. U.P. Children’s Museum, 123 W. Baraga Ave. 226-3911.
• LEGO Club. Youth 5 and older are invited for LEGO building and projects. 4:30 p.m. Youth Atrium, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• Kids Climb Fridays. Climb the 1,450-square-foot climbing wall. PEIF members, free; nonmembers, $10. 6 to 9 p.m. PEIF Building, NMU. 227-2519 or www.nmu.edu
• 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. $3. 7 p.m. Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. 226-9617.
• Fringe Festival. This annual festival features three different theatrical pieces performed, produced and directed by students. NMU students, $5; nonstudents, $15. 7:30 p.m. Black Box Theatre, NMU.
Negaunee
• Social Bingo. 1 p.m. Negaunee Senior Center, 410 Jackson St. 475-6266.
• Family Fun Luge Night. Luge down the only full-length natural luge course in the U.S. $10; families, $20. 6 to 9 p.m. Lucy Hill, 230 E. County Rd. www.upluge.org
10 SATURDAY
Sunrise 8:02 a.m.; Sunset 6:06 p.m.
Big Bay
• Honey Bear Classic. Ski or snowhoe Hidden Grid or ski the 12K or 24K Bear Mountain Challenge. Visit with the Honey Bear, and enjoy a warming fire and weenie roast. Bear Mountain Challenge, $5. 1 to 4 p.m. Big Bay Ski Pathway, end of KG Road. 250-3350 or bigbaypathway@gmail.com or www.noquetrails.org
Calumet
• Red Jacket Jamboree. Enjoy a night of music, history and storytelling celebrating the Copper Country. Youth, $12.50; adults, $17.50. 7 p.m. Calumet Theatre, 340 Sixth St. 337-2610 or www.calumettheatre.com
Houghton
• Winter Carnival: Myths and Tales of the Past in Our Frigid Forecast. Scheduled events include the snow sculpture competition, torch parade, fireworks and more. Times and locations vary. www.mtu.edu/carnival
Marquette
• Men’s Morning of Reflection. Dominick Albano will explore what it  means to be a “good man.” Breakfast, a light lunch and childcare included. Register by the 6th. $10. Registration, 7:30 a.m. Discussion, 8 a.m. St. Michael Catholic Parish, 401 W. Kaye Ave. 228-8180.
• 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. 1 p.m. Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. 236-1457 or www.dancezonemqt.org
• Family Film and BYO Munchies: Balto. The film Balto will be shown. Bring your own snacks. 1 pm. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• Fringe Festival. This annual festival features three different theatrical pieces performed, produced and directed by students. NMU students, $5; nonstudents, $15. 1 and 7:30 p.m. Black Box Theatre, NMU.
• Campus Cinema. The film Hidden Figures will be shown. NMU students, free; nonstudents, $1. 6 p.m. Room 1100, Jamrich Hall, NMU.
• Club Social. A short Tango lesson will be followed by 2 hours of open dancing. $5. 7 p.m. Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. 236-1457.
• Marquette Symphony Orchestra Concert. Guest conductor Alex Jimenez will conduct Tchaikovsky’s Romeo and Juliet. Rong Sui, the winner of the Marquette Symphony Orchestra’s annual youth concerto competition, will perform Piano Concerto No. 2 by Saint-Saens. Prices vary. 7:30 p.m. Kaufman Auditorium, 611 N. Front St. 227-1032 or www.nmu.edu/tickets
• Campus Cinema. The film Justice League will be shown. NMU students, free; nonstudents, $1. 9 p.m. Room 1100, Jamrich Hall, NMU.
Negaunee
• Public Sliding Saturday. Luge down the only full-length natural luge course in the U.S. $10; families, $20. Noon to 4 p.m. Lucy Hill, 230 E. County Rd. www.upluge.org
• U.P. Luge Club Great Northern Tile and Abstract Club Race. Watch club sliders in action and stay for a potluck. 4 to 7 p.m. Lucy Hill, 230 E. County Rd. www.upluge.org
11 SUNDAY
Sunrise 8:00 a.m.; Sunset 6:07 p.m.
Calumet
• Walking Your Own Path Spiritual Gathering. Explore holistic modalities. 5 p.m. Northern Specialty Health, 217 Sixth St. (651)707-3830.
Crystal Falls
• Second Sunday Folk Dance. Steve Kickert and Carrie Dlutkowski will perform. 15 and younger, free; 16 and older, $7. 4 p.m. CST, Fortune Lake Camp, Fortune Lake Camp Road. www.secondsundayfolkdance.com
Houghton
• Winter Carnival: Myths and Tales of the Past in Our Frigid Forecast. Scheduled events include the snow sculpture competition, torch parade, fireworks and more. Times and locations vary. www.mtu.edu/carnival
Ishpeming
• Messy Church. Join others for hands-on, multi-age, family-oriented Sunday School programming including activities with Daniel and the lion’s den, Valentine’s Day, and Lent along with Bible stories and songs. 10 a.m. Wesley Methodist Church, 801 Hemlock St. 486-4681.
Marquette
• Parenting and Play. This free program for families is coordinated by the Doulas of Marquette. 11 a.m. U.P. Children’s Museum, 123 W. Baraga Ave. 226-3911.
• Marquette Love Show. This funderaiser is for Room At the Inn. Activities include yoga workshops, music and more. Donations appreciated. 3 p.m. U.P. Children’s Museum, 123 W. Baraga Ave. 226-3911.
• Campus Cinema. The film Justice League will be shown. NMU students, free; nonstudents, $1. 6 and 9 p.m. Room 1100, Jamrich Hall, NMU.
12 MONDAY
Sunrise 7:59 a.m.; Sunset 6:09 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.
Marquette
• Wonder Babies. Newborns to 18 months and a caregiver are invited for songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays. 10 a.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• Storytime for Non-Movers. Babies not yet mobile and a caregiver are invited for songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays. 11 a.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• Chapter Book Club: The Zine Sessions. Youth ages 8 to 12 will listen to a chapter from The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Perez. And make your own Zine. 1 p.m. Youth Atrium, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• Computer Coaching: Kindle Fire. Bring your Kindle Fire to class and learn what apps are available to download library e-books. 3 p.m. Computer Lab, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4312.
• Harry Potter Fan Club. Students in grades 2 to 5 will talk wizardry and hear the story read aloud. 4:30 p.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4323.
• Medieval Re-creation (SCA) Meeting. The group researches, recreates and discusses the medieval ages. 5:30 p.m. Location varies. 362-9260.
• Northern Vegans Potluck. Join others for a vegan meal. Bring a vegan dish to pass. 6:30 p.m. Shiras Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. www.northernvegans.com or 236-1279.
• Superiorland Bridge Club Open Games. 6:30 p.m. Inside Westwood Mall, 3020 US-41. http://members.tripod.com/superiorland_bridge or 249-3529.
• Introduction to Square Dancing. Try square dancing during this free session. 7 p.m. Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. 236-1457 or www.dancezonemqt.org
• Superiorland Toastmasters. Individuals develop speaking and leadership skills. 7 p.m. Conference Room, lower level, Peninsula Medical Center, 1414 W. Fair Ave. 235-8557 or www.3834.toastmastersclubs.org
• American Western Square Dancing. Learn mainstream and plus dancing. $5 per couple. 7 p.m. Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. www.dancezonemqt.org or 236-1457.
• LGBTQIA: Supporting & Understanding. PJ Stephens will discuss how to use writing and arts when battling health issues, substance abuse and suicide. 7 p.m. Shiras Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4318.
Negaunee
• Reading Rugrats. This lapsit storytime is for newborns to 24 months. 10:30 a.m. Negaunee Public Library, 319 W. Case St. 475-7400, ext. 18.
• Pinochle. 1 p.m. Negaunee Senior Center, 410 Jackson St. 475-6266.
13 TUESDAY
Sunrise 7:57 a.m.; Sunset 6:10 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.
Marquette
• Mindfulheart Meditation. 8 a.m. Morgan Chapel, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 201 E. Ridge St. 226-2912.
• Wonder Babies. Newborns to 18 months and a caregiver are invited for songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays. 10 a.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• Sing-along with Cathy Wales. Cathy Wales will play the guitar while kids sing and do nursery rhyme actions. Members, free; Nonmembers: youth younger than 2, free; 2 and older, $6. 11 a.m. U.P. Children’s Museum, 123 W. Baraga Ave. 226-3911.
• Storytime for Non-Movers. Babies not yet mobile and a caregiver are invited for songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays. 11 a.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• Tasty Reads. The group will discuss Tender at the Bone by Ruth Reichl. Noon. Shiras Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4303.
• Matinee Movie. The film Goodbye Christopher Robin will be shown.  12:30 p.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 228-4318.
• Superiorland Bridge Club Open Games. 1 p.m. Inside Westwood Mall, 3020 US-41.  http://members.tripod.com/superiorland_bridge or 249-3529.
• 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
• Chapter Book Club: The Zine Sessions. Youth ages 8 to 12 will listen to a chapter from The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Perez. And make your own Zine. 4:30 p.m. Youth Atrium, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• 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
• BYO Dinner Theater. The film Battle of the Sexes will be shown.  6 p.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 228-4318.
• Cold War Film Series. The film The President’s Analyst will be shown. 7 p.m. Seminar Room, Gries Hall.
• International Dance Club. NMU International Dancers offer recreational folk dancing for all ages. 7:15 p.m. Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. 236-1457 or www.dancezonemqt.org
Michigamme
• Senior Meal and Senior Cribbage. Noon. Michigamme Community Building, corner of Main and Barnum streets. 323-6608.
• Cribbage. 7 p.m. Michigamme Community Building, corner of Main and Barnum streets. 323-6608.
Negaunee
• Wii Bowling. 10 a.m. Negaunee Senior Center, 410 Jackson St. 475-6266.
• Storytime. Children 5 and older are welcome for activities including crafts, LEGOs and reading. 4:30 p.m. Negaunee Public Library, 319 W. Case St. 475-7400, ext. 18.
14 WEDNESDAY
Sunrise 7:56 a.m.; Sunset 6:12 p.m.
Calumet
• Close to You: Music of the Carpenters. Lisa Rock and her six-piece band will perform recreations of the Carpenters’ classic hits. Prices vary. 7:30 p.m. Calumet Theatre, 340 Sixth St. 337-2610 or www.calumettheatre.com
Gwinn
• Merry Mixers. 1 p.m. Forsyth Senior Center, 165 N. Maple St. 346-9862.
Marquette
• Storytime for 1s and 2s. Toddlers 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.
• Little Bookworms for 5s and 6s. Youth ages 5 and 6 are invited for stories, songs, school-readiness art and pre-literacy skills. 11 a.m. Youth Atrium, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• The Doctor Is In – Atrial Fibrillation. Dr. Michael Mellana will discuss atrial fibrillation. Noon. Shiras Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4318.
• Junior Teen Advisory Board. Students in grades 5 to 8 are welcome to play games, discuss books and gain volunteer experience. 4:15 p.m. Shiras Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4323.
• Superiorland Bridge Club Open Games. 6:30 p.m. Inside Westwood Mall, 3020 US-41. http://members.tripod.com/superiorland_bridge or 249-3529.
• 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
• La Table Française: Informal French Conversation Group. Join others who love all things French. All levels of speaking and listening are welcome. 7 p.m. Room 326, NMU Library. 227-2648.
• Once Upon a Crime Book Club. The group will discuss Fallout by Paul Thomas. 7 p.m. Dandelion Cottage Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 228-9953.
• Registration Deadline: NCLL’s Art History in a Nutshell. See Wednesday the 21st.
Negaunee
• 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.
15 THURSDAY
Sunrise 7:54 a.m.; Sunset 6:13 p.m.
Escanaba
• Free Estate Planning Seminar: Do I Need a Will? Join attorneys Brogan and Yonkers who will discuss estate planning, wills, trusts, deeds and probate. 6 p.m. Catherine Bonifas Civic Center, 225 21st St. North. 228-6212 or www.upelderlaw.com
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.
Marquette
• Mindfulheart Meditation. 8 a.m. Morgan Chapel, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 201 E. Ridge St. 226-2912.
• Storytime for 1s and 2s. Toddlers 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 3s and 4s. 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.
• Masterminds of all Kinds. Students in kindergarten through grade 5 are invited for STEAM-based science, art and design activities. 4:30 p.m. Youth Atrium, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• 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
• Family Literacy Night. This free night of reading will include prizes, crafts, free books around theme of Reading with Puppies. 5:30 p.m. U.P. Children’s Museum, 123 W. Baraga Ave. 226-3911.
• 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.
• Yooper Ukulele Club. 6 p.m. Jim’s Music, 1212 N. Third St.
• Free Estate Planning Seminar: Do I Need a Will? Join attorneys Brogan and Yonkers who will discuss estate planning, wills, trusts, deeds and probate. 6 p.m. Shiras Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 228-6212 or www.upelderlaw.com
• Modern Classics. The film Milk will be shown. 6:30 p.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4318.
• Starlight Family Storytime. Join other families for stories, songs and more. 6:30 p.m. Youth Atrium, 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
• Book Study. The group will discuss The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot. 7 p.m. Dandelion Cottage Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4318.
• Fringe Festival. This annual festival features three different theatrical pieces performed, produced and directed by students. NMU students, $5; nonstudents, $15. 7:30 p.m. Black Box Theatre, NMU.
• Registration Deadline: NCLL’s Snowshoeing at Nature Preserve. See Thursday the 22nd.
Negaunee
• Cribbage. 1 p.m. Negaunee Senior Center, 410 Jackson St. 475-6266.
16 FRIDAY
Sunrise 7:52 a.m.; Sunset 6:15 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.
Marquette
• Preschool Storytime. Preschool-aged children are invited or books, songs and crafts. 1 p.m. Youth Atrium, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• 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
• Digital Tech Help. Members of Northern Michigan University’s Association of Information Technology Professionals student group will help troubleshoot with tablets, e-reader, phones and digital devices. 4 p.m. Business Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4312.
• LEGO Club. Youth 5 and older are invited for LEGO building and projects. 4:30 p.m. Youth Atrium, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• U.P. 200 Family Warmup Party. Celebrate the U.P. 200 with sled dog-themed activities, hot chocolate and pizza and a cookie for $1. Members, free; Nonmembers: youth younger than 2, free; 2 and older, $6. 5 to 7 p.m. U.P. Children’s Museum, 123 W. Baraga Ave. 226-3911.
• Kids Climb Fridays. Climb the 1,450-square-foot climbing wall. PEIF members, free; nonmembers, $10. 6 to 9 p.m. PEIF Building, NMU. 227-2519 or www.nmu.edu
• Marquette Folk Dancers. Learn partner and nonpartner dances with an emphasis on European dance. No partner or experience necessary. Please wear soft-soled shoes. $3. 7 p.m. Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. 226-9617.
• U.P. 200 & Midnight Run Warm Up Party. 7 to 9 p.m. Marquette Commons, 112 S. Third St. www.downtownmarquette.org
• U.P. 200 Sendoff. Watch the teams of 12 dogs begin their race of more than 240 miles throughout the weekend. 7 p.m. Washington St. www.up200.org
• Fringe Festival. This annual festival features three different theatrical pieces performed, produced and directed by students. NMU students, $5; nonstudents, $15. 7:30 p.m. Black Box Theatre, NMU.
• U.P. 200 Midnight Run Sendoff. Watch as teams of 8 dogs begin their 91-mile race to the Munising area. 8:30 p.m. Washington St. www.up200.org
Negaunee
• Social Bingo. 1 p.m. Negaunee Senior Center, 410 Jackson St. 475-6266.
• Family Fun Luge Night. Luge down the only full-length natural luge course in the U.S. $10; families, $20. 6 to 9 p.m. Lucy Hill, 230 E. County Rd. www.upluge.org
17 SATURDAY
Sunrise 7:51 a.m.; Sunset 6:16 p.m.
Gwinn
• U.P. 200 Jack Pine 30 Sendoff. Cheer on teams as the 6-dog race begins. 10 a.m. Larry’s Family Foods, 120 W-35. www.up200.org
Marquette
• Saturday 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.
• 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. 1 p.m. Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. 236-1457 or www.dancezonemqt.org
• Fringe Festival. This annual festival features three different theatrical pieces performed, produced and directed by students. NMU students, $5; nonstudents, $15. 1 and 7:30 p.m. Black Box Theatre, NMU.
• Traditional Music Jam. Bring your acoustic instruments for an afternoon of folk song jamming. 2 to 5 p.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4318.
• Campus Cinema. The film Thor: Ragnorak will be shown. NMU students, free; nonstudents, $1. 6 and 9 p.m. Room 1100, Jamrich Hall, NMU.
• Museum After Dark: A Howling Good Time. Jackie and Jim Winskowski will present The Magic of Dogsledding. Activities, games, a scavenger hunt and surprises will be available. Prices vary between $5 and $9. 7 to 9 p.m. Marquette Regional History Center, 145 W. Spring St. 226-3571 or www.marquettehistory.org
Negaunee
• Public Sliding Saturday. Luge down the only full length natural luge course in the U.S. $10; families, $20. Noon to 4 p.m. Lucy Hill, 230 E. County Rd. www.upluge.org
• Wine and Cheese Party. This annual fundraiser for Bay Cliff Health Camp includes three glasses of wine, hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, raffles and music by Pierre Ogea. $15. 7 to 11 p.m. Negaunee Elks Lodge, 107 N. Pioneer Ave.
18 SUNDAY
Sunrise 7:49 a.m.; Sunset 6:18 p.m.
Ishpeming
• Messy Church. Join others for hands-on, multi-age, family-oriented Sunday School programming including activities with Daniel and the lion’s den, Valentine’s Day, and Lent along with Bible stories and songs. 10 a.m. Wesley Methodist Church, 801 Hemlock St. 486-4681.
Marquette
• UP200 Finish. Cheer on mushers as they cross the finish line. Noon to 3 p.m. Lower Harbor, Lakeshore Blvd. www.up200.org
• Marquette City Band Winter Concert. The film Blades of Glory will be shown. Donations appreciated. 3 p.m. Forest Roberts Theatre, NMU.
• Campus Cinema. The film Blades of Glory will be shown. NMU students, free; nonstudents, $1. 6 p.m. Room 1100, Jamrich Hall, NMU.
• Campus Cinema. The film Thor: Ragnorak will be shown. NMU students, free; nonstudents, $1. 9 p.m. Room 1100, Jamrich Hall, NMU.
19 MONDAY
Sunrise 7:47 a.m.; Sunset 6:19 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.
Marquette
• Wonder Babies. Newborns to 18 months and a caregiver are invited for songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays. 10 a.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• Share Your Story. Share your traditions, beliefs and hopes with family members. Advanced Care Planning facilitators will assist with medical language, doctors, and care provider’s needs. 10:30 a.m. to noon. U.P. Children’s Museum, 123 W. Baraga Ave.
• Storytime for Non-Movers. Babies not yet mobile and a caregiver are invited for songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays. 11 a.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• Medieval Re-creation (SCA) Meeting. The group researches, recreates and discusses the medieval ages. 5:30 p.m. Location varies. 362-9260.
• Superiorland Bridge Club Open Games. 6:30 p.m. Inside Westwood Mall, 3020 US-41. http://members.tripod.com/superiorland_bridge or 249-3529.
• American Western Square Dancing. Learn mainstream and plus dancing. $5 per couple. 7 p.m. Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. www.dancezonemqt.org or 236-1457.
Negaunee
• Reading Rugrats. This lapsit storytime is for newborns to 24 months. 10:30 a.m. Negaunee Public Library, 319 W. Case St. 475-7400, ext. 18.
• Pinochle. 1 p.m. Negaunee Senior Center, 410 Jackson St. 475-6266.
20 TUESDAY
Sunrise 7:46 a.m.; Sunset 6:21 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.
Marquette
• Mindfulheart Meditation. 8 a.m. Morgan Chapel, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 201 E. Ridge St. 226-2912.
• Wonder Babies. Newborns to 18 months and a caregiver are invited for songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays. 10 a.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• Storytime for Non-Movers. Babies not yet mobile and a caregiver are invited for songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays. 11 a.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• 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. 1 p.m. Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. 236-1457 or www.dancezonemqt.org
• Superiorland Bridge Club Open Games. 1 p.m. Inside Westwood Mall, 3020 US-41.  http://members.tripod.com/superiorland_bridge or 249-3529.
• 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
• Lake Superior Art Association Program. Scot Stewart will present photography of birds, along with macro and abstract images. 7 p.m. Marquette Arts and Culture Center, lower level, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 250-7364.
• Moving Forward After Loss. Author Rebecca Tervo will discuss teenage suicide, depression awareness and how to recover from tragedy. 7 p.m. Shiras Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4318.
• International Dance Club. NMU International Dancers offer recreational folk dancing for all ages. 7:15 p.m. Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. 236-1457 or www.dancezonemqt.org
Michigamme
• Senior Meal and Senior Cribbage. Noon. Michigamme Community Building, corner of Main and Barnum streets. 323-6608.
• Cribbage. 7 p.m. Michigamme Community Building, corner of Main and Barnum streets. 323-6608.
Negaunee
• Wii Bowling. 10 a.m. Negaunee Senior Center, 410 Jackson St. 475-6266.
• Storytime. Children 5 and older are welcome for activities including crafts, LEGOs and reading. 4:30 p.m. Negaunee Public Library, 319 W. Case St. 475-7400, ext. 18.
21 WEDNESDAY
Sunrise 7:44 a.m.; Sunset 6:22 p.m.
Gwinn
• Merry Mixers. 1 p.m. Forsyth Senior Center, 165 N. Maple St. 346-9862.
Marquette
• Storytime for 1s and 2s. Toddlers 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.
• Little Bookworms for 5s and 6s. Youth ages 5 and 6 are invited for stories, songs, school-readiness art and pre-literacy skills. 11 a.m. Youth Atrium, 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.
• NCLL’s Art History in a Nutshell. Register by the 14th. NCLL members, $3; nonmembers, $8. 2 p.m. Shiras Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 227-2979.
• Lizardry: Balancing the Scales of Reptilian Truth. Dr. Shevy will explain the reptile world. Members, free; Nonmembers: youth younger than 2, free; 2 and older, $6. 4:30 p.m. U.P. Children’s Museum, 123 W. Baraga Ave. 226-3911.
• Warriors Club. Students in grades 5 to 12 interested in the Warriors book series are invited to talk books, play games and more. 4:15 p.m.  Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4323.
• Superiorland Bridge Club Open Games. 6:30 p.m. Inside Westwood Mall, 3020 US-41. http://members.tripod.com/superiorland_bridge or 249-3529.
• 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
• La Table Française: Informal French Conversation Group. Join others who love all things French. All levels of speaking and listening are welcome. 7 p.m. Room 326, NMU Library. 227-2648.
• Sci-Fi on Tap. The group will discuss The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams. 7 p.m. Ore Dock Brewing Company, 114 W. Spring St. 226-4318.
Negaunee
• 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.
22 THURSDAY
Sunrise 7:42 a.m.; Sunset 6:24 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.
Manistique
• Free Estate Planning Seminar: Do I Need a Will? Join attorneys Brogan and Yonkers who will discuss estate planning, wills, trusts, deeds and probate. 6 p.m. Comfort Inn, 617 E. LakeShore Dr. 228-6212 or www.upelderlaw.com
Marquette
• Mindfulheart Meditation. 8 a.m. Morgan Chapel, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 201 E. Ridge St. 226-2912.
• Storytime for 1s and 2s. Toddlers 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 3s and 4s. 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.
• NCLL’s Snowshoeing at Nature Preserve. The group will meet and carpool to Tori’s Woods Preserve. Register by the 15th. NCLL members, $3; nonmembers, $8. 1 p.m. Berry Events Center, NMU. 227-2979.
• Superiorland Bridge Club Open Games. 1 p.m. Inside Westwood Mall, 3020 US-41.  http://members.tripod.com/superiorland_bridge or 249-3529.
• Masterminds of all Kinds. Students in kindergarten through grade 5 are invited for STEAM-based science, art and design activities. 4:30 p.m. Youth Atrium, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• 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
• Starlight Family Storytime. Join other families for stories, songs and more. 6:30 p.m. Youth Atrium, 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. www.dancezonemqt.org or 236-1457.
• NMU Dance Concert. NMU students, $5; other students, $10; nonstudents, $15. 7:30 p.m. Forest Roberts Theatre, NMU.
Negaunee
• Cribbage. 1 p.m. Negaunee Senior Center, 410 Jackson St. 475-6266.
23 FRIDAY
Sunrise 7:41 a.m.; Sunset 6:25 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.
Hancock
• Parade of Confections. This annual fundraiser will feature a gourmet dessert auction, a silent auction of art and jewelry, music and hors d’oeuvres. Proceeds benefit the Copper Country Community Arts Center. $10. 6 p.m. Finnish-American Heritage Center, 435 Quincy St. 482-2333.
Marquette
• Preschool Storytime. Preschool-aged children are invited for books, songs and crafts. 1 p.m. Youth Atrium, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• 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
• Digital Tech Help. Members of Northern Michigan University’s Association of Information Technology Professionals student group will help troubleshoot with tablets, e-reader, phones and digital devices. 4 p.m. Business Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4312.
• LEGO Club. Youth 5 and older are invited for LEGO building and projects. 4:30 p.m. Youth Atrium, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• Adult Sip and Spell: A Spelling Bee for Cheaters. Teams of 4 will compete in this adult-only spelling bee. Contestants can purchase cheats to advance their game. Proceeds benefit the Peter White Public Library collections, programs and services. Spectators, $15; Teams, $100. Registration, 5:30 p.m. Competition, 7 p.m. Masonic Ballroom, 145 W. Washington St. 228-9510.
• Kids Climb Fridays. Climb the 1,450-square-foot climbing wall. PEIF members, free; nonmembers, $10. 6 to 9 p.m. PEIF Building, NMU. 227-2519 or www.nmu.edu
• Marquette Folk Dancers. Learn partner and nonpartner dances with an emphasis on European dance. No partner or experience necessary. Please wear soft-soled shoes. $3. 7 p.m. Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. 226-9617.
• NMU Dance Concert. NMU students, $5; other students, $10; nonstudents, $15. 7:30 p.m. Forest Roberts Theatre, NMU.
Negaunee
• Social Bingo. 1 p.m. Negaunee Senior Center, 410 Jackson St. 475-6266.
• Family Fun Luge Night. Luge down the only full-length natural luge course in the U.S. $10; families, $20. 6 to 9 p.m. Lucy Hill, 230 E. County Rd. www.upluge.org
24 SATURDAY
Sunrise 7:39 a.m.; Sunset 6:27 p.m.
Marquette
• Chocolate Festival. Sample a variety of chocolate desserts from local bakeries, restaurants and chocolatiers.  Advanced tickets, $10. At the door, $15. 1 p.m. Great Lakes Rooms, University Center, NMU. 228-5744.
• 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. 1 p.m. Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. 236-1457 or www.dancezonemqt.org
• NMU Dance Concert. NMU students, $5; other students, $10; nonstudents, $15. 7:30 p.m. Forest Roberts Theatre, NMU.
• Songs of the Great Lakes Songwriting Workshop. 1 p.m. Beaumier Heritage Center, NMU.
• Songs of the Great Lakes Concert. NMU students, $1; nonstudents, $5. 7:30 p.m. Black Box Theatre, NMU.
• Campus Cinema. The film Coco will be shown. NMU students, free; nonstudents, $1. 9 p.m. Room 1100, Jamrich Hall, NMU.
Negaunee
• Public Sliding Saturday. Luge down the only full-length natural luge course in the U.S. $10; families, $20. Noon to 4 p.m. Lucy Hill, 230 E. County Rd. www.upluge.org
• Superiorland Kiwanis Midwest Junior Championships. Watch club sliders in action and stay for a bonfire and potluck. 4 to 7 p.m. Lucy Hill, 230 E. County Rd. www.upluge.org
Trenary
• Outhouse Classic. Watch homemade outhouses race down the street. Youth and adul races. Prices vary for participants. Spectactors, $4. Registeration, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Race, 2 p.m. Downtown. www.trenaryouthouseclassic.com
25 SUNDAY
Sunrise 7:37 a.m.; Sunset 6:28 p.m.
Ishpeming
• Messy Church. Join others for hands-on, multi-age, family-oriented Sunday School programming including activities with Daniel and the lion’s den, Valentine’s Day, and Lent along with Bible stories and songs. 10 a.m. Wesley Methodist Church, 801 Hemlock St. 486-4681.
Marquette
• NMU Alumni Concert. 1 p.m. Forest Roberts Theatre, NMU.
• Fourth Sunday Dance. Dance to music by Black Pearl during this Hawaiian-themed dance. $7. 2 to 5 p.m. Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. 236-1457.
• Campus Cinema. The film Coco will be shown. NMU students, free; nonstudents, $1. 6 to 9 p.m. Room 1100, Jamrich Hall, NMU.
26 MONDAY
Sunrise 7:35 a.m.; Sunset 6:30 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.
Marquette
• Wonder Babies. Newborns to 18 months and a caregiver are invited for songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays. 10 a.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• Storytime for Non-Movers. Babies not yet mobile and a caregiver are invited for songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays. 11 a.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• Chapter Book Club: The Zine Sessions. Youth ages 8 to 12 will listen to a chapter from The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Perez. And make your own Zine. 1 p.m. Youth Atrium, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• Computer Coaching: MAC Club. Bring your Apple devices and learn new ways to work with Apple products. 3 p.m. Computer Lab, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4312.
• Family Game Night with Taiga Games. Join Taiga Games for a family game night. 4:30 p.m.  Kids  Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4323.
• Harry Potter Club. Students in grades 6 to 8 are invited to discuss Harry Potter. 4:30 p.m.  Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4323.
• Medieval Re-creation (SCA) Meeting. The group researches, recreates and discusses the medieval ages. 5:30 p.m. Location varies. 362-9260.
• Superiorland Bridge Club Open Games. 6:30 p.m. Inside Westwood Mall, 3020 US-41. http://members.tripod.com/superiorland_bridge or 249-3529.
• Superiorland Toastmasters. Individuals develop speaking and leadership skills. 7 p.m. Conference Room, lower level, Peninsula Medical Center, 1414 W. Fair Ave. 235-8557 or www.3834.toastmastersclubs.org
• American Western Square Dancing. Learn mainstream and plus dancing. $5 per couple. 7 p.m. Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. www.dancezonemqt.org or 236-1457.
Negaunee
• Reading Rugrats. This lapsit storytime is for newborns to 24 months. 10:30 a.m. Negaunee Public Library, 319 W. Case St. 475-7400, ext. 18.
• Pinochle. 1 p.m. Negaunee Senior Center, 410 Jackson St. 475-6266.
27 TUESDAY
Sunrise 7:33 a.m.; Sunset 6:31 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.
Marquette
• Mindfulheart Meditation. 8 a.m. Morgan Chapel, St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 201 E. Ridge St. 226-2912.
• Wonder Babies. Newborns to 18 months and a caregiver are invited for songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays. 10 a.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• Storytime for Non-Movers. Babies not yet mobile and a caregiver are invited for songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays. 11 a.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• Sing-along with Cathy Wales. Cathy Wales will play the guitar while kids sing and do nursery rhyme actions. Members, free; Nonmembers: youth younger than 2, free; 2 and older, $6. 11 a.m. U.P. Children’s Museum, 123 W. Baraga Ave. 226-3911.
• Superiorland Bridge Club Open Games. 1 p.m. Inside Westwood Mall, 3020 US-41.  http://members.tripod.com/superiorland_bridge or 249-3529.
• 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. 1 p.m. Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. 236-1457 or www.dancezonemqt.org
• Chapter Book Club: The Zine Sessions. Youth ages 8 to 12 will listen to a chapter from The First Rule of Punk by Celia C. Perez. And make your own Zine. 4:30 p.m. Youth Atrium, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
• 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
• Bluesday Tuesday. Enjoy a night of blues music. 7 p.m. Community Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4318.
• Cold War Film Series. The film Three Days of the Condor will be shown. Seminar Room, Gries Hall, NMU.
• International Dance Club. NMU International Dancers offer recreational folk dancing for all ages. 7:15 p.m. Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. 236-1457 or www.dancezonemqt.org
Michigamme
• Senior Meal and Senior Cribbage. Noon. Michigamme Community Building, corner of Main and Barnum streets. 323-6608.
• Cribbage. 7 p.m. Michigamme Community Building, corner of Main and Barnum streets. 323-6608.
Negaunee
• Wii Bowling. 10 a.m. Negaunee Senior Center, 410 Jackson St. 475-6266.
• Storytime. Children 5 and older are welcome for activities including crafts, LEGOs and reading. 4:30 p.m. Negaunee Public Library, 319 W. Case St. 475-7400, ext. 18.
28 WEDNESDAY
Sunrise 7:32 a.m.; Sunset 6:33 p.m.
Gwinn
• Merry Mixers. 1 p.m. Forsyth Senior Center, 165 N. Maple St. 346-9862.
Ironwood
• Free Estate Planning Seminar: Do I Need a Will? Join attorneys Brogan and Yonkers who will discuss estate planning, wills, trusts, deeds and probate. 6 p.m. CST. Elk & Hound Supper Club, 200 Country Club Rd. 228-6212 or www.upelderlaw.com
Marquette
• Storytime for 1s and 2s. Toddlers 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.
• Little Bookworms for 5s and 6s. Youth ages 5 and 6 are invited for stories, songs, school-readiness art and pre-literacy skills. 11 a.m. Youth Atrium, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4320.
•  Scribblers Club. Students in grades 6 to 12 are invited to experiment with creative writing in a fun and encouraging atmosphere. 4 p.m. Shiras Room, Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. 226-4321.
• Marquette Regional History Center Annual Meeting. The annual meeting will include a brief business meeting, presentation of The Helen Longyear Paul Award, refreshments and entertainment. 6:30 p.m. Marquette Regional History Center, 145 W. Spring St. 226-3571 or www.marquettehistory.org
• Superiorland Bridge Club Open Games. 6:30 p.m. Inside Westwood Mall, 3020 US-41. http://members.tripod.com/superiorland_bridge or 249-3529.
• 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
• La Table Française: Informal French Conversation Group. Join others who love all things French. All levels of speaking and listening are welcome. 7 p.m. Room 326, NMU Library. 227-2648.
Negaunee
• 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.
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