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Alger County

Munising

March 5-7 - Vintage Snowmobile Show & Races, Bayshore Park

March 6 - Annual “Taste and Glide,” Valley Spur Ski Trail, Munising

March 10 -- Ecumenical Easter Activity - Lenten Service, United Methodist Church, 6:15 p.m.

March 11 -- "Casserole & Community Series", Munising Senior Center, 12-2:30 p.m., for info (906)387-2530

March 13 -- American Legion "Texas Hold'em Event”, American Legion, for info.- (906) 387-2697

March 13 -- Annual “Snow-Man” Triathlon & Ski Loppet, Valley Spur Ski Trail, 12K Classic Ski - 3K Run - 3K Snowshoe & 12K Classic Ski

March 14 or 21 -- St Patrick's Day "Take It or Leave It," Moose Lodge, Family fun game similar to NBC's "Deal or No Deal"

March 16 -- -- Munising Bay Arts Association Monthly Meeting, Falling Rock Cafe, 6 p.m.

March 17 -- Ecumenical Easter Activity - Lenten Service, First Presbyterian Church, 6:15 p.m.

March 18 -- "Casserole & Community Series", Munising Senior Center, 12-2:30 p.m., for info (906)387-2530

March 18 -- -- Cooking Class: Soy Products, Tribal Center, 5-7 p.m., for info. - (906)387-2530

March 24 -- -- Ecumenical Easter Activity - Lenten Service, Eden Lutheran Church, 6:15 p.m.

March 25 --  "Casserole & Community Series", Munising Senior Center, 12-2:30 p.m., for info.-(906)387-2530

March 25 -- Cooking Class: Soy Products, MSU Extension, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., for info. - (906)387-2530

Saturdays -- at the Falling Rock Cafe & Bookstore -- Live Music 7-9PM (906) 387-3008

Weekends -- "Mather Movie House", Mather Auditorium, Munising, Bring your family to see newly released movies.

April 1 -- "Casserole & Community Series", Munising Senior Center, 12-2:30 p.m., for info.-(906)387-2530

April 1 -- Cooking Class: Fish Food, Tribal Center, 5-7 p.m., for info. - (906)387-2530

April 2 -- Ecumenical Easter Activity - Good Friday Service, Eden Lutheran Church, 12:30 p.m.

April 3 -- Ecumenical Easter Activity - Easter Vigil, St. John's Episcopal Church, 7:00 p.m.

April 4 -- Annual Alger County Health Fair, Alger Centennial Ice Arena, Munising

April 8 -- "Casserole & Community Series", Munising Senior Center, 12-2:30 p.m. for info.-(906)387-2530

April 10 -- American Legion "Texas Hold'em Event”, American Legion, for info.- (906) 387-2697

April 10 – 11 -- Annual Home/Sport/Craft Show, Alger Centennial Ice Arena, Munising

April 15 -- "Casserole & Community Series", Munising Senior Center, 12-2:30 p.m., for info.-(906)387-2530

April 15 -- Cooking Class: Fish Food, MSU Extension,11AM-1 p.m. for info. - (906)387-2530

April 20 -- Munising Bay Arts Association Monthly Meeting, Falling Rock Cafe, 6 p.m.

April 22 -- "Casserole & Community Series", Munising Senior Center, 12-2:30 p.m.  for info.-(906)387-2530

April 22 -- "Casserole & Community Series", Munising Senior Center, 12-2:30 p.m. for info.-(906)387-2530

April 23 -- Munising Public Library Mystery Dinner, Sydney's Restaurant, 6-9PM, for info. - (906)387-1548

April 24 -- Big Foot Recovery Project & Monster Mash Dance, Moose Lodge, Munising

April 29 -- "Casserole & Community Series", Munising Senior Center, 12-2:30 p.m. for info.-(906)387-2530

Click to check for updates on Munising Events: http://www.algercounty.org/mastercalendar.htm

 Grand Marais

No events listed. Link to check for updates: http://www.grandmaraismichigan.com/

 

Baraga County

March  6 -- Jay Day Ride In - Big Lake Airport  -- Baraga County Snow Drifters invites all area & visiting snowmobilers to our annual JAY DAY Ride In In memory of our friend Jay Mayo Big Lake Airport (intersection of trails 159 & 15/8) Noon until dusk Dealer Demos Food - Friends - Fun

Check for updates: http://www.google.com/calendar/embed?src=baraga.county%40gmail.com&ctz=America/New_York

 

Chippewa County

Detour

March 7, 14, 21, 28 --Raber AmVets Bingo, at Raber Hall, 5– 6 p.m.

March 11 -- DeTour Senior Club Potluck, at Village Hall, 5:30 p.m.– 6:30 p.m., Business Meeting Immediately Following

March 13 -14 -- RASC Raber Sportsmans Club Fishing Contest, Saturday - 6 a.m. – Sunday - 12 p.m., Raber Bay, $10/person entry fee.Register at Gibby's Bar, Raber Bar, or at Raber Dock. Weigh-in at Raber Dock. Call Paul for Info: 297-6507

March 19, 20, 21 -Hansel & Gretel at DeTour School, DeTour School (Time TBD)

March 23 -- Blood Drive at Village Hall, 11a.m. – 12 p.m., Village Hall

March 24 -- Movie "Evita" Les Cheneaux Community Library ,  1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

March 25 -- Cabin Fever Day, Bethel Lutheran, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

March 30 -- SKYWARN Training, Bayliss Library SSM, 6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

April 8 -- DeTour Senior Club Potluck, at Village Hall, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Description Business Meeting Immediately Following

April 11, 18, 25 -- Raber AmVets Bingo at Raber Hall,  5 p.m. – 6 p.m.

April 20 -- SkYWARN Training at Drummond Township Hall, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Check for updates : http://www.detourvillage.com/events.htm 

Drummond Island

March 20 -- Great Lakes Antique Snowmobile Series Race - 200 miles -1/2 mile lap - Vintage Single Cylinder Lemans Style Enduro. Website: http://www.greatlakesseries.com/index.html

Check for updates: http://www.drummondislandchamber.com/calendar.php?y=2010&m=3

Paradise

March 15 - May 31 --Whitefish Point Bird observatory, Hawk Count and Owl Banding.

Owl Banding is done nightly, weather permitting. For further information, go to www.wpbo.org

April 15 - May 31 -- Whitefish Point Bird Observatory  - Water Bird Count. For further information, go to: www.wpbo.org

April  24, 25 & 26 -- Whitefish Point Bird Observatory Spring Fling - Being the northeastern tip of Michigan's Upper Peninsula, Whitefish Point is a phenomenal concentration spot for migrating raptors, water birds, and song birds. The surrounding land and water features create a natural corridor, funneling thousands of birds directly to the Point each spring and fall as they travel thorough the Great Lakes region. This makes for spectacular bird-watching and provides tremendous opportunities to study and monitor bird populations. www.wpbo.org email: warbler@jamadots.com

Check for updates: http://www.paradisemi.org/CalendarofEvents.php

Sault Ste. Marie

March 9 -- FILM@Bayliss -  6:30 - 8:00 p.m., Bayliss Public Library, Adult audiences "Welcome" (2009, Drama, France) about a Kurdish teen and his adventure trying to get to England. See www.filmmovement.com for more information on the movie.

March 11 -- Superior Poetry Cafe -7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m., Bayliss Public Library. Featured poet Rebecca Howell, Creative Writing professor at Morehead State Universigy in Kentucky. Also open mic. Co-sponsored with LSSU's Issues in Intellect Series.

March 12 -- Irish Comedy Tour, 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., Kewadin Casino Dream Maker Theater. For tickets call 1-800-KEWADIN or online www.kewadin.com

March 12 - April 11 -- Girl Scout Cookie Booth Campaign - DescriptionGirl Scout Cookie Booths will be happening at area merchants in the Sault, Brimley, and Kinross beginning.To find a cookie booth near you, check our the Cookie Locator web site at www.cookielocator.littlebrownie.com. Cookies are $3.50 per box and there are 8 delicious varieties

March 13 -- Creative Endeavors Support Group For Writers & Artists - 10 a.m. – 12 p.m., Bayliss Public Library. For information call Sharon Brunner at 632-9500 or the library at 623-9331

March 13 -- Baka Squad for Teens - 1 p.m.  2 p.m., Bayliss Public Library

March 20 -- Wedding Expo - 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., Kewadin Casino - Dreammakers Theatre. Lots of vendors, bridal gowns displays at 11:30, 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. Vendors information found at http://www.saultstemarie.org

March 20 -- Family Movie@Bayliss - 1:00 p.m.  2:30 p.m., Bayliss Public Library. Movie shown in Children's room. Call for title 632-9331. Shown through Movie Licensing USA. Free movie, popcorn by donation.

March 23 -- Creative Endeavors Support Group for Writers & Artists - 12 p.m. – 2 p.m., Bayliss Public Library. For information call Sharon Brunner at 632-9500 or the library at 632-9331.

March 23 -- Autism Support Group  --  6 p.m. - 8 p.m., Bayliss Public Library. Local pediatrician, Dr. Robert Beckman, will speak. March 25 -- Bayliss Book Club Meets -   7 p.m. – 9 p.m., Bayliss Public Library. The book "Interpreter of Maladies" by Jhumpa Lahiri will be discussed. Call or stop by the library to sign up. Dr. Diana Pingatore will lead the discussion.

March 27 -- Classic Musicals Series  - 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., Bayliss Public Library. Movie shown in Community Room, call for title 632-9331. Shown through Movie Licensing USA. Free movie, popcorn by donation.

March 30 -- Information on Severe Weather Spotter - 6:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Bayliss Public Library. Presented by the National Weather Service and Chippewa County Emergency Management.

April 17 -- Rodney Carrington -  7 p.m. – 9 p.m., Kewadin Casino Dream Maker Theater. For tickets call 1-800-KEWADIN or online www.kewadin.com

April 19 -- Crystal Gayle in Concert - 7 p.m. – 9 p.m., Kewadin Casino Dream Maker Theater. For tickets call 1-800-KEWADIN or online at www.kewadin.com

 Delta County

Bark River

March 12 - 13 -- George Jones - 8:00 p.m. - $27 -Island Resort and Casino - 877-ISL-SHOW

March 13 -- YMCA Annual Dinner - YMCA - Island Resort & Casino 

March 26 - 27 --Rick Sprigfield Live in Concert- 8:00 p.m. - $32 - Island Resort and Casino -877-ISL-SHOW

April 9 - 10 -- Loretta Lynn - 50th Anniversary tour - 8:00 p.m. - $ 27 - Island Resort and Casino - 877-ISL-SHOW

Escanaba

March 6 -- Mid Winter Family Festival - Abra Cadbra Jumps and Holy Name team up for the 2nd annual Midwinter Family Festival. Jumps, Games, Food and more - 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. - Wristbands - Ruth Butler Building -March 8 - 10 -- CAA/USDA - Passing out food to the area food banks. - USDA - UP State Fairgrounds - Info call Delta County Chamber 906-786-2192

March 12 - 14 -- Radio Results Network Sport & Recreation Show - Unique event will showcase businesses from all areas of sport, leisure, home and recreation plus many interactive activities - UP State Fairgrounds - Infor call Katie Ensign 906-789-9700

March 12 - 14 --  MAHA State PeeWee 'B' Championships- Michigan's State Ice Hockey Championships for PeeWee 'B'. Kids ages 11-12 years old from the EAJHA along with 7 other teams from all around the state will be participating. -  Friday Afternoon through Sunday -Afternoon - Free - Wells Sports Complex - eajhainfo@eajha.com

March 17 -- Bowl for Kids Sake Happy Hour Bowl - Bowl a Rama - 5:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Contact: Tonya Schuster 906-789-0060

March 20 -- "Dig It" Children's Musical Theater  Wm. Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 2:00 p.m., $7.00, children under age 5 are free!  Enjoy the singing, acting and artistic talents of our local youth in this great Children's Musical Theater performance. Directed by Sara Beck, with costume and stage set assistance by Jolie Dzanbozoff.  Contact: 906-786-3833 www.bonifsarts.org

March 20 -- Bowl for Kids Sake - : Bowl a Rama, 3 Shifts 3 p.m., 5 p.m., 7 p.m. Contact: Tonya Schuster 906-789-0060

March 21 -- Bowl for Kids Sake Family Day/Kids Hours - Bowl a 1:00 p.m.-4:00 Contact: Tonya Schuster 906-789-0060.

March 21 -- Harps N' Harmony -- Nancy Redfern, Sandra Seppanen and guest artist Tammy Naze will present an afternoon of harp solos, duets and trios higlighting 'Harp Music of the French School': Wm. Bonifas Fine Arts Center, 3:00p.m.,: $8.00 members, $10.00. nonmembers. Contact: 906-786-3833 

March 26 --  Cabin Fever 3 -  Ruth Butler Building @ UP State Fairgrounds - Info kristi@upcars.com

March 26 -- Cabin Fever - Dance, Silent Auction to benefit the Patriot Guard Riders - Danforth Place - Bev VanOrder 906-786-4422

March 26 - April 22 --Converging In-Sight -Photographs of Pilgrimages from Four : Reception: Fri, March 26 from 7-9 p.m. Powerpoint Presentation: Fri, March 26 @ Noon, Photography Workshop: Sat., March 27, 1-3 p.m. Registration Required for workshop. Wm. Bonifas Fine Arts Center - Contact: 906-786-3833 www.bonifsarts.org

March 27 -- Jeff Nelson Trio-Electric Blues - Doors open @ 6:30 p.m. Show Starts at 7:00p.m. - Adults- $15, Members-$12, Students-$10 -Bonifas Arts Center - 906-786-3833

March 31 -- Business After Hours - Net-working opportunity.  Co-sponsored by the Delta County Chamber of Commerce - upcars.com/ Vandervest Harley Davidson- 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. - Free - UP State Fairgrounds- Info call -786-2192

April 8 - 10  The Diary of Anne Frank - Presented by Bay College Drama Dept - 7:30 p.m. all showings -$7.00 General Admission. $5.00 Students/Faculty/Staff (if purchased in person at the Box Office with student ID). $9.50 for all on-line ticket purchases. Besse Center Theater at Bay de Noc Community College - General Admission. Tickets may be purchased at the Box office or on our website at www.baycollege.edu

. Box office hours are 8:00 – 4:30, Mon - Fri. Box

April 9 - 11 --Home and Garden Show & Pancake Days - UP State Fairgrounds - Free. Contact: Mary Miller 906-789-0900

April 9 -- Eskymo Fan Club Dinner Dance April 16 -- YAP Dance

April 16 - 18 --TV 6 Craft Show - TV6 - UP State Fairgrounds

April 22 -- What a Wonderful World - 3rd annual progressive international hors d'oeuvres Party to raise money for Operation Smile - GFWC-Escanaba Womens Club - 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. - $30 - Four Escanaba Homes - Darolyn Spannuth-906 786-0831

April 24 --  Holy Name Spring Fling

Gladstone

April 3 -- Firecracker 5 Mile Run - VanCleve Park Pavillion, Gladstone, MI (across from the State Police Post). : Registration 8:00 a.m. to 8:4 5a.m.(EDT) Race Starts @ 9:00 a.m.(EDT),  $15.00 (fee includes T-Shirt.  Contact: Gladstone Kiwanis 906-399-7044

Nahma

April 28 --  Business After Hours - Net- working opportunity co-sponsored by the Delta County Chamber of Commerce - Nahma Inn - 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.- Free - Nahma Inn - Call for info  906-786-2192

Check for updates: http://www.deltami.org/events/Default.asp

 

Dickinson County

Iron Mountain

March 5 – 6 – Supernatural Sensation – Pine Grove Club, 5:00 p.m. Musical comedy, $50 single, $90 couple. Info. (906) 396-9993

March 13 – Puttin on Da Ritz – 5:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m., Dickinson Area Partnership annual fundraiser. Prizes, games, raffles, music. Tickets $130 couple, $70 Single. Sit Down Dinner. Call 774-2002 for more info

March 13 – Prom Dress Swap – Dickinson County Library – 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. For more Info 774-1218

March 13 – Hunting & Fishing Show – Midtown Mall, For info 779-9667

March 16 – American Red Cross Blood Drive – First Presbyterian Church, 11:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. For info 774-2494

March 18 --"Comparison of Apex Indian Cultures in North America"  - 6:30 p.m., Dickinson County Library, For info 774-1218

March 26 --“Taste of Hope"- 6th Annual Fundraiser Habitat for Humanity -   6:00 p.m Donations $25 per person. Pine Grove Country Club Info 779-5377

March 26 – 27 – Spring Craft Show – Midtown Mall. For info 779-9667

April 16 – 18 – Home, Yard & Sport Show – Mountain View Ice Arena, $2 admission at door, or get free dickts at Frog Country Radio. For info www.frogcountry.com

April 23 – 25 – OLIVER! The Musical – Historic Braumart Theatre. For Info 774-8837

April 26 -- U S Army Field Band and Soldiers Chorus - 7:30 p.m., Iron  Mountain HIgh School. Info 774-2772

April 30 – May 2 -- OLIVER! The Musical – Historic Braumart Theatre. For Info 774-8837

Kingsford

March 13 – Women’s Wellness Day – Kingsford High School, 7:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. For info call Dickinson County Hospital.

Norway

April 17 – 30th Annual Norway Spring Classic, 10:30 a.m., Info and registration form at www.uprrc.org, norwaymi.com, or Tony Adams 774-8071

Check  for updates: http://www.dickinsonchamber.com/?calendar?3?2010

 

GOGEBIC COUNTY

Bessemer

Indianhead Ski Resort

March 6 - Rail Jam-in the Terrain Park starting at 1p.m. Ski and snowboard categories. Each contestant gets two runs, best run counts toward score. Judging on a points basis. Entry fee of $10 per person. Awards and video playback in the Summit Center at 4 p.m..

March 13-Klements Sausage-Fest Cookout featuring Klements Sausage. Fun and games with the famous Klements racing sausage guys!

March 20 --Bikini Race - 1 p.m., Chippewa headwall. Best time and crowd appeal prizes. Modified slalom course set up. Prizes include season pass or weekend lift and lodging package.

April 3.- Mountain Bike Race down Voyager's Hi-way starting at 1pm. Additional info: The mountain bike race is a GS/slalom-type course with no jumps. Helmets are mandatory, no chains or spikes allowed..

April 4 -- EASTER EGG HUNT

For more info on any of these events, call  1-800-3INDIAN

Big Powderhorn Ski Resort

March 7 --  Race Around the Mountain-

March 13 --Hawaii Fest - Tropical fun on the slopes. We'll provide the fun activities, like the egg toss and penguin race, and some great prizes too!

March 14 -- Race Around the Mountain

March 21 -- Spring Carnival Slush and Bartender Race Bring a costume, enter some fun events, and have a great time!! Featuring a costume contest, egg toss, and obstacle course. Lots of prizes too!! Watch local bartenders race for the title of "fastest server on skis!!!!"

April 3 --  Closing Weekend-Tentative and Easter Weekend -  Make a splash in the slush pond and say good-bye to another year of skiing on our last weekend

For more info on any of these events, call  906-932-4838.  Check for updates: http://www.upmichigan.com/bessemer/calendar/

Ironwood

No events Posted. Check for updates:

http://www.upmichigan.com/bessemer/calendar/

Lake Gogebic

No Events Posted. Check for updates: http://www.lakegogebicarea.com/events/listings.asp?sort_order=items.opening_date&objApplication=RemoveAll

Watersmeet

No Events Posted.

 

Keweenaw Peninsula

  Atlantic Mine

March 6 – Jim Katalin Classic Snowmobile Show -- The Range Sno-mobile Club on M-26.Will be held in conjunction with the annual Endurance Race. There is even a vintage class in the endurance race so you can run your old sled if you want. Shine up your oldie but goody and bring her down and show her off. Voting for best of show.  For more information contact the club at 906-482-5938.

March 6 -- Annual Endurance Race - The Range Snowmobile Club,  M-26. . The event will be held in conjunction with the Jim Katalin Antique Snowmobile Show. For more information contact Matt at 906-231-7733.

 Calumet

March 5 – First Friday – 6:30 – 9:00 p.m.- Visit the Calumet Art Center, the Ed Gray Gallery, Vertin Gallery, Conglomerate Cafe and more to share the art and talent of the Keweenaw

March 5 – First Friday Feature - Copper Country Associated Artists Gallery, at 112 Fifth Street. Join CCAA members, Sharon Abramson and Dolly Louma and together using hand and eye and your creative mind, discover what you can do with a piece of copper wire....and a piece of leather, maybe a feather, a bead from a reed or an old pebble or two from that jar on the dresser. The first presentations begin at 6:30 so come early and do the Copper Country Twist right here in Calumet (a $ or two, could help with the glue). For more information contact the gallery at 906-337-1252.

March 5 & 6  -- GLHL Hockey - The Calumet Wolverines play the Eagle River Falcons at 7:30 p.m. at the Calumet Colosseum on Red Jacket Road. For more information visit www.calumetwolverines.com.

March 5 - 31 -- "Life on the Keweenaw" exhibit - Opening reception for a juried all media open show, 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Ed Gray Gallery at 109 Fifth Street. For more information contact the gallery at 906-337-5970.

March 5 - 31 -- "New Visions of Place" exhibit - The opening reception for the Kathleen Carlton-Johnson at the Vertin Gallery at 220 Sixth Street will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. For more information contact the gallery at 906-337-2200.

March 9 – 19 -- Through the Lens of J.W.Nara - A reception and presentation for the traveling exhibit Michigan's Copper Country Through the Lens of J.W. Nara by Erik Nordberg will be held at 7 p.m. at the Calumet Public Library on Mine Street. The event is free and open to the public; refreshments will be served. The exhibit features historical photos held at the Michigan Tech Archives and will be on display from February 24 through March 19.For more information contact the Library at 906-337-0311 ext. 2340.

March 12 – Club Indigo -- The Calumet Theatre, located at 340 Sixth Street presents the Club Indigo Dinner at 6 p.m. followed by the Movie at 7:15 p.m.. For tickets or more information contact the theatre at 906-337-2610 or boxoffice@calumettheatre.com.

March 12 – 14 – Copper Dog 150 - 10-dog pro-class race will begin on Friday evening at 7 p.m., when onlookers can witness the action-packed start in downtown Calumet. The route will take them through the Keweenaw Peninsula, including a mandatory layover in Gay and a stage rest in Copper Harbor, before culminating in an exciting finish on the streets of Calumet on Sunday afternoon around 1 p.m. The 30-Mile Recreational-Class Race begins immediately following the main event on Friday with the finish in downtown Gay between 9 and 11 p.m. Mushers, volunteers, and spectators will be able to purchase treats such as chili, hot dogs, chips, coffee, hot chocolate, pop, bottle water, doughnuts and assorted sweets. For more information visit the website or email info@copperdog.com.

March 12 -- Junior Bear Chase - The Copper Country Ski Tiger's Junior Bear Chase will take place 'Under the Lights' at 5 p.m. at the Swedetown Ski Trails in Calumet. This youth Nordic ski race is for skiers up to 16 years and features classic and freestyle races. More information is available on the website.

March 13 -- 30th Annual Portage Health Great Bear Chase Cross Country Ski Race - Choose between the 26-km and the 50-km freestyle distances, or the 26-km classic. Racing begins at 9 a.m. (eastern time). Registration and more information is available on the website

March 14 -- Brunch Ski Fundraiser - fund-raiser for the Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter Home in Calumet and held in conjunction with the Great Bear Chase, will be held from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Swedetown Ski trails off US-41. An opportunity to ski and eat, the entire route will be 5k from the chalet and back and definitely a family event. All food tables will be set up along beginner trails with the opportunity to ski more challenging trails is so desired. There will be breakfast/pizza/pasties, great coffee, tea, freshly baked donuts, muffins, fruit and ...if you ski far enough...smores! You must have a ticket to participate. For information and to get tickets, call Emily at 906-337-5632.

March 19 -- Different Drums of Ireland - Calumet Theatre at 340 Sixth Street, 7:00 p.m.,  just in time for St. Patricks Day. The music features the indigenous drums of Ireland, the Lambeg and the Bodhran, the Uilleann or elbow pipes, whistles, guitar, snares, long drum, 4 voices and is driven by the engine of the African djembe. For tickets or more information contact the theatre at 906-337-2610.

March 19 & 20  -- GLHL Hockey - The Calumet Wolverines play the Portage Lake Pioneers at 7:30 p.m. at the Calumet Coliseum on Red Jacket Road.. For more information visit www.calumetwolverines.com.

March 20 – Silent Gala - The Calumet Theatre will hold its Annual Fundraiser & Silent Auction, "Silent Gala", at the theatre at 340 Sixth Street. Social hours at 6 p.m., followed by dinner catered by Chef Rod Chapman of the Miscowaubik Club at 7 and the presentation at 8:30. For tickets or more information, visit the website or contact the theatre at 906-337-2610

March 25 – 4th Thursday in History - The Keweenaw National Historical Park presents "A Genealogy How-To with the Houghton-Keweenaw County Genealogical Society" at 7 p.m. at the Carnegie Museum at 401 Montezuma Avenue. Join members of the Houghton-Keweenaw County Genealogy Society as they describe how to dive deeper into discovering your family genealogy through immigration, census and mining work records. For more information contact the Keweenaw National Historical Park at 906-337-3168 or visit www.nps.gov.kewe.

April 2 -- First Fridays - 6:30 to 9 p.m. Gallery openings, demonstrations, poetry reading, live entertainment, restaurant specials and more. Visit the Calumet Art Center, the Ed Gray Gallery, Vertin Gallery, Conglomerate Cafe and more to share the art and talent of the Keweenaw.

April 2 – First Fridays Demonstrations -- Copper Country Associated Artists Gallery, 112 Fifth Street in Calumet, will be artist trading cards from 6 to 9 p.m. For more information contact the gallery at 906-337-1252.

April 2 - May 4 –“Games from the Artists” --  The opening reception for a juried all media open show, will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Ed Gray Gallery at 109 Fifth Street. For more information contact the gallery at 906-337-5970.

April 8 – Crystal Gale - Calumet Theatre, 340 Sixth Street, 7:30 p.m. For tickets or more information visit the website or contact the theatre at 906-337-2610

April 9 – Club Indigo - The Calumet Theatre, 340 Sixth Street, dinner at 6 p.m. followed by the Movie Secret Ballot at 7:15 pm. This is an Iranian film about a day in the life of a female voting agent collecting votes on an island in Iran. For tickets or more information visit the website or contact the theatre at 906-337-2610 or boxoffice@calumettheatre.com.

April 11 - The Michigan Tech University Concert Choir perform a variety of selections at 7:30 p.m. at the Calumet Theatre at 340 Sixth Street. For tickets or more information contact the theatre at 906-337-2610.

April 16 & 18 – Shrew - Calumet High School presents its Spring Play, Calumet Theatre at 340 Sixth Street, 7 p.m. on Friday, and again at 2 p.m. on Sunday. For tickets or more information contact the theatre at 906-337-2610.

April 17 - 2010 Blues Break -  benefit for Humane Society will be held at the Calumet Theatre,  340 Sixth Street, 7:30 p.m.. Featured performers include the Flat Broke Blues Band, On the Spot Blues Band and Red White and Blues. A silent auction will be held in the ballroom at intermission. For tickets or more information contact the theatre at 906-337-2610.

April 22 – 4th Thursday in History -- The Keweenaw National Historical Park's 8th Annual High School Local History Smackdown takes place at the Calumet Theatre at 340 Sixth Street at 7 p.m. In the Smackdown local high school students compete in a local history quiz. For more information contact the Keweenaw National Historical Park at 906-337-3168 or visit www.nps.gov/kewe.

April 24 -- Gandalf Murphy & the Slambovian Circus of Dreams -  7:30 p.m. the Calumet Theatre, located at 340 Sixth Street celebrates Earth Day and the arrival of spring with the highly acclaimed and darlings of the Porcupine Music Festival. For tickets or more information, contact the theatre at 906-337-2610.

Copper Harbor

March 6 & 7 – Copper Harbor Backcountry Snow Race -- This two day, stage race is based out of Copper Harbor and traverses over 17 miles of local single track. Not billed as a snowshoe or ski race, the Copper Harbor Backcountry Snow Race is open to any mode of travel powered by people. Registration Friday night & Saturday morning only. Stage 1 starts at 9 am at the Keweenaw Mountain Lodge on US-41 and Stage 2 starts at 9 am at the Ft. Wilkins Organizational campground on US-41. An awards banquet will be held at the Mariner on Sunday. For more information visit the website or contact Nelson at nelsonsommerfeldt@mac.com  or 906-370-2684 or Amanda at 906-289-4788.

April 17 - Family Outdoor Adventures -join host David Flaspohler on a hike at the Michigan Nature Association's Klipfel Nature Sanctuary at Brockway Mountain on M-26 near Copper Harbor from 2 to 4 p.m. Bring a water bottle and wear warm clothing. DIRECTIONS: From Hancock take US-41 north 45.2 miles to Copper Harbor. Turn left at the light at M-26 and left again at Brockway Mountain Drive at the edge of town. Drive 3.4 miles up the Mountain Drive until you see the green MNA sign, which marks the trailhead. For more information contact Michelle Miller at michellem@mtu.edu.

Hancock

March 6 - The Celebrate Youth Arts Month Reception will be held at the Copper Country Community Arts Center at 126 Quincy Street, 1 to 3 p.m. The Arts Center is featuring artwork from area elementary, middle, and high school students in the Youth Gallery and Kerridge Gallery. For more information contact the center at 906-482-2333 or ccarts@chartrermi.net

March 7 - 2nd annual Glide'N Gorge -- The Keweenaw Nordic Ski Club presents the in the Swedetown 2nd annual Glide'N Gorge Creek Gorge from noon to 3 p.m., starting & ending at the chalet at the Houghton County Fair Grounds off Birch Street. The 3.5 miles course will have 3 food stops: an Hors D'Oeuvre table with delights from the Keweenaw Co-op, a hot soup and chili table and a dessert table at the Chalet finish line. Tickets are available from any Ski Club board member or at trail pass outlets. For more information call 906-482-4578 or email cjsilvola@chartermi.net.

March 11 - Nordic Film Series - The Finnish Film "Lights in the Dusk" is the March selection of the Finlandia University Nordic Film Series. The film will be shown at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. at the university's Finnish American Heritage Center at 435 Quincy Street. The film is in the Finnish language with English language sub-titles. There is no charge to attend the film, but donations are accepted. For additional information, call 906-487-7549

March 14 – Vinterfestuka - The Ulseth Lodge of the Sons of Norway celebrates Vinterfestuka with a ski/snowshoe and potluck dinner. Gather at the Chalet at the Maasto Hiihto ski trails off Birch Street. Dinner is at 5 p.m. and you can ski or snowshoe anytime after 2 p.m.. Bring soups, crockpots, breads, desserts and your own place setting. Bring family, friends and a dish to pass and enjoy the great outdoors. This festival begins at first sun and continues until evening shadows darken the sky. They celebrate the sun because they live without seeing it during some winter months - this is the day to celebrate that the sun has arrived again.

March 20 - Fusion Fest Art and Music Festival - noon to 6 p.m. at the university's Jutila Center campus at 200 Michigan Street. Fusion Fest activities include artist booths and demonstrations, slide shows, tie dyeing and raku pottery firing workshops, community art activities, open studios, live music and an art scavenger hunt. Admission is free. For more information contact Robin Bonini at 906-487-7225.

April 16 & 17 – Gun & Knife Show - Freeman's Firearms, 120 Quincy Street, 4 to 9 p.m. on Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more information call 906-482-5210.

Houghton

March 6 – Keweenaw Winter Rally -- The SCCA Lake Superior Region of the he Arrowhead Sports Car Club will hold the Keweenaw Winter Rally on Saturday, March 6. For early registration call Scott at 906-482-6992 or email scarlborn@up.net. The first car starts at 1 pm. For more information see the website.

March 15 – 20 – Clean Snowmobile Challenge - hosted by Michigan Tech University is an intercollegiate design competition that challenges engineering students to re-engineer an existing snowmobile for improved emissions and noise while maintaining or improving the performance characteristics of the original snowmobile. The public is invited to the Grand Opening Event at 11 am on March 16 and the Polaris Acceleration and Objective Handling events on Saturday, March 22, both at the Keweenaw Research Center adjacent to the Houghton County Memorial Airport off US-41 between Hancock and Calumet. They can also view the Static Display on Wednesday, March 17 at the Copper Country Mall on M-26 south of Houghton. The endurance run to Copper Harbor starts at noon from the Research Center on Tuesday, March 16 and the Awards Banquet will be held at the Memorial Union Building Ballroom on Saturday, March 20. For banquet tickets call 906-487-2750. For more information contact Jay at 906-487-2750 or jmeldrum@mtu.edu.

March 20 -- Cardboard Bobsled Race - Mark your calendars and start saving cardboard! The City of Houghton and the Downtown businesses are holding a Cardboard Bobsled Race on Isle Royale Street in Houghton. Everyone is invited to participate and watch.

March 20 - Majora Carter -Rozsa Center on US-41 at 7:30 p.m. Majora Carter simultaneously addresses public health, poverty alleviation, and climate change as one of the nation's pioneers in successful green-collar job training and placement systems. Lectures are free and open to the public. For more information call 906-487-3200 or visit rozsa.mtu.edu.

 March 24 – 26 – Rumpelstiltskin - The Michigan Tech Theatre Company presents "Rumpelstiltskin" at 7:30 p.m. at the Rozsa Center on US-41. For tickets or more information call 906-487-3200 or visit tickets.mtu.edu.

March 27 - Don Keranen Memorial Jazz Concert -- Join Michigan Tech jazz musicians for the annual Don Keranen Memorial Jazz Concert at 7:30 p.m.at the Rozsa Center on US-41.For tickets or more information call 906-487-3200 or visit tickets.mtu.edu.

April 1 – 3 - Northern Lights Film Festival - McArdle Theatre on the Michigan Tech University campus. The festival brings independent films and filmmakers to the campus and surrounding community in addition to providing a venue for films by students and community members. Festival screenings are free and open to the public subject to seating availability. A complete list of events is available on the website. For more information call (906) 487-3263.

April 3 – Easter Egg Hunt - The Downtown Houghton businesses are holding an Easter Egg Hunt. All children are welcome to take part.

April 6 - "Cirque Mechanics"  - The Michigan Tech University Rozsa Center's Great Event Series at the Rozsa Center on US-41, 7:30 p.m. For more information contact the Rozsa Center at 906-487-3200

April 9 –Library Book Sale - The Annual Michigan Tech Friends of the Van Pelt Library Book Sale, from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in the Memorial Union Building Ballroom, just off US-41 on the Michigan Tech University campus. Thousands of books, most under $3. You can get a full brown grocery bag of books for only $5 at the Bag Sale from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. For more information, visit our website, www.lib.mtu.edu/friends/friends.htm.

April 10 – Spring Fling Concert Celebrate Spring Fling with the Superior Winds and the Michigan Tech Concert Band at 7:30 p.m. at the Rozsa Center on US-41. For tickets or more information call 906-487-3200 or visit tickets.mtu.edu.

April 17 – Diversiteas - 4 to 5 pm at Michigan Tech University Memorial Union Building Alumni Lounge in Houghton. The topic will be History and Understanding: 2006 Chalkings. Diversiteas are monthly gatherings for Michigan Tech students, staff, faculty and community members. Join us and interact with local and national experts to learn, discuss and broaden your perspectives on the many aspects of diversity and enjoy refreshments and teas from around the world. For more information call 906-487-2920 or email mmercado@mtu.edu.

April 17 –Jamie Bernstein-  The Michigan Tech University Rozsa Center's Great Event Series, the Rozsa Center on US-41, 7:30 p.m. For more information contact the Rozsa Center at 906-487-3200

April 18 - Michigan Tech Concert Choir  - What better way to spend a Sunday afternoon than with a special Spring concert at 3 p.m. at the Rozsa Center on US-41. For tickets or more information call 906-487-3200 or visit tickets.mtu.edu

April 19 – 23 -- Annual Walker Art & Design Show - Michigan Tech student artists display their work at the McArdle Theatre off US-41.For more information visit www.vpa.mtu.edu.

April 20 & 21 - Kevin Lock - The Michigan Tech University Rozsa Center's Great Event Series, the Rozsa Center on US-41, 7:30 p.m. For more information contact the Rozsa Center at 906-487-3200

Lac LaBelle

March 6 -- Annual Mt. Bohemia Mardi Gra Madness- Mt. Bohemia. Girls ski free on Mardi-Gra Saturday. For more information call 906-289-4105.

Painsdale

March 20 – Family Outdoor Adventures - join hosts Justin & Michelle Miller on a hike at the Robert Thorson Brown Michigan Nature Association Sanctuary near Painesdale from 2 to 4 p.m. Bring a water bottle and snowshoes if you have them and wear warm clothing. For directions or more information contact Michelle Miller at michellem@mtu.edu

 

For updates go to http://www.keweenaw.info/calendar.aspx

 Iron County

 Crystal Falls

March 6 – Sno-Bear Biathlon – The Listening Inn  - Cross country skiing and target shooting, Dinner for volunteers and prize winner. Tickets for dinner $10. For info (906) 822-7738

March 13 – Bear Paw Costume Fling – The Listening Inn, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Prizes, food and fun.L

March 14 – Second Sunday Folk Dance - Fortune Lake Camp 4-7 p.m. Music by Colin O'Brien. Contact: Bette Premo, 906-822-7889.Web: http://www.white-water-associates.com/second.htm.

 April 11 – Second Sunday Fold Dance - Fortune Lake Camp 4-7 p.m. Music by Matt Watroba & Robert Jon. Contact: Bette Premo, 906-822-7889.Web: http://www.white-water-associates.com/second.htm.

Iron River

 March 20 – Home and Business Expo – West Iron County High School gym, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. Contact Bill Leonoff, (906)265-3822

Ski Brule

March 6-7 – J4-J5-J6 Championships

March 13 – 14 – Anniversary Weekend

March 20 – 21 – Bruel Bash

March 27 – 29 – Friends & Neighbors Weekend & Photo Shoot

March 22 – April 11 – Spring Break Special

April 4 – Easter Brunch

April 17-18 -- Life’s a Mountain

 For more info on Ski Brule go to  http://www.skibrule.com

 For updates go to http://www.tryiron.org/chamber/calendar.php?year=2010&month=4&id=733
 

Luce County

Newberry

March 5 & 6 - Luce Moose Rusty Nuts One Lunger Amateur Snowmobile Race -- The Luce-West Mackinac County Fairgrounds, 3 miles west of Newberry on M-28 adjacent to The Luce County Airport. Snowmobile race for 0-400cc, 1975 and older sleds. Qualifying on Friday, Races starting 8:00 a.m. Saturday morning. Fun for the entire family, food and drinks available. For more information call Jeff at 906-293-8955 or John at 906-293-3137 or visit the website at www.lucewestmackfair.com. Registration forms also available at The Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce, corner of M-28 and M-123.

March 6 - Newberry Old Stuff Ovals Vintage Snowmobile Race -
Newberry Old Stuff Ovals Vintage Snowmobile Race, at the TMC Motor Sports Park on M-28. This race is for vintage snowmobiles, 1975 or older, and is a sprint race on a 1/4 mile oval track. Youth and adult classes, 5 lap heat races, 10 lap main races. Heat laps start at 9:00am and Racing starts at 11:00am. $25.00 registration per class. Mod singles follow Newberry One Lunger Rules. Stock classes must be original chassis, motor

 March 20 - 28th Annual Woodchoppers Ball - The American Legion Hall, M-123. Roast Beef dinner will be served from 5:00-7:00 p.m., followed by dancing to live music by "Log Jammers" from 7:00-11:00 p.m. Dinner tickets are $10.00 and need to be purchased by March 19, 2010. Dance admission is $5.00 at the door. Raffle items, silent auction. King and Queen will be chosen and other fun events will take place at the dance. Sponsored by the Tahquamenon Logging Museum. For tickets and more information phone 906-293-3818 or 906-293-5777. and suspension. For more information, call S&J Sports at 906-293-9330.

April 16 - Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner - "Unity in our Community".  The American Legion. Entertainment by singer-comedian Mike Ridley. Cocktails at 5:30 p.m., Dinner at 6:30 p.m., Awards and Entertainment at 7:30 p.m. Call the Chamber Office at 906-293-5562 for more information.

Check for updates:   http://www.newberrytourism.com/calendar.php?y=2010&m=3

 

Mackinac County

 Curtis

March 17 - Lions Club Meeting -  Portage Township Community Building at 7:30

March 21 - Lions Pancake Brunch - 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the Portage Township Hall

April 21 - Lions Club Meeting - Portage Township Community Building at 7:30

Check for updates:  http://www.curtischamber.com/calendar.php?y=2010&m=4
 

Naubinway/Engadine

No events posted. Check for updates: http://www.topofthelake.org/calendar.php?year=2010&month=3

 

Les Cheneaux Islands

March 6 – 7 -- 2nd Annual Shanty Town Pike & Perch Derby

Check for updates: http://www.lescheneaux.org/Information/upcoming_events.html

 Mackinac Island

March 5 – 6 - Chris Brantley at Patrick Sinclair's Irish Pub - Brantley is one of Detroit's veteran guitarist who plays all styles but specializes in blues, rock, jazz, soul, and country

March 13 - St. Patrick's Day Dinner & Raffle – 7 p.m., support Ste Anne's Catholic Church with their annual raffle and dinner at the Community Hall. Then head off to the Mustang, Patrick Sinclair's Irish Pub and the Village Inn to get your Irish up.

March 17 -- Lα ’le Pαdraig or St. Patrick's Day Weekend - Celebrate Saint Patrick the most commonly recognized of the patron saints of Ireland. Join us as we commemorate this traditional day of all things Irish including sharing the Blarney at our local pubs.

March 17 - Singer/Songwriter Mary McGuire at Patrick Sinclair's Irish Pub - Detroit Music Award winning musician and Mackinac Island resident shares traditional and contemporary Irish music in celebration of St. Paddy's Day. 9 p.m.-12 p.m.

March 19 – 20 - Guitarist Kevin Wilson at Patrick Sinclair's Irish Pub - Veteran Detroit guitarist shreds at Sinclairs...most know him for his brilliant guitar work with Uncle Kracker and Kid Rock.

March 20 - Lα ’le Pαdraig Pig Roast at Patrick Sinclair's Irish Pub - In the Celtic world, pigs symbolize abundance and everlasting life.  In Irish mythology, swine herders were magicians who could cross to the Otherworld and back again. In keeping with tradition, it is fitting for Patrick Sinclair's to roast a pig on the holiday of St. Patrick. Feasting begins at noon.

March 20 - Jamie Bynoe St. Patrick's Day Hockey Tournament - Bring a broom and get in on the game of the winter when Islanders and friends gather to play hockey on Main Street while feasting on roasted pig and cold beer. All ages welcome, wear good gloves and good boots.

 April - This is the time of year when the ice breaks in the straits of Mackinac, fog fills the air, leaves start to hint at spring, snow melts and the ferry companies resume service. The magnificent fleet of Mackinac Island horses leave their winter retreats in the Upper Peninsula and start their return to the Island on the Arnold Line Ferry. Visitors can expect a quiet but coming back to life Mackinac Island. Grand Hotel’s early opening has become one of the most favored times of year for the Geocacher fans and teachers looking for respite and renewal.

 April 16 – 17 -Billy Brandt at Patrick Sinclair's Irish Pub - Influenced by the likes of Gram Parsons to the Grateful Dead, Billy Brandt has molded his sound by creating his own unique guitar picking that creates a haunting melody which stays with the listener long after the song is over.

  April 23 -- Grand Hotel Early Opening - Come and experience Grand Hotel during an Early Season Opening, April 23 -May 4, 2010. Rooms in the Millennium Wing will be available for $175* per room per night and the four bedroom Masco Cottage will be available for $800* per night.  A complimentary breakfast along with a hotel tour will also be included.

April 23 – 25 -- 4th Annual Geocaching Weekend at Grand Hotel - Geocaching is a worldwide game of hiding and seeking treasure. A geocacher can place a geocache in the world, pinpoint its location using GPS technology and then share the geocache's existence and location online. Anyone with a GPS device can then try to locate the geocache.Everyone is welcome to join in the fun around the Island. All events depart from Grand Hotel. Grand Hotel is offering a very special rate of $160 per night plus tax, for reservations call (800) 33GRAND and mention Geocaching Weekend.

 Check for updates: http://www.mackinacisland.org/events.html

 St. Ignace

 March 6 -- UP Ice Chip Golf Scramble - 9:00 a.m., How's your golf game?  Test your skills against others on the Wild Ice of Moran Bay. We offer a 9-hole course that will test your balance on the ice while attempting to hit that perfect shot! Register at the Mackinac Grille Restaurant beginning at 9:00 a.m.  Registration fee of $30/person includes lunch AND dinner at the Mackinac Grille. Great food, fun and prizes.  E-Mail: info@stignace.com or Phone: 906-643-6950 or 800-338-

March 12 – 14 – Bridge Brawl Mite House B Hockey Tournament - Bridge Brawl Mite House B Hockey Tournament - St. Ignace and the Battle at the Bridge Tournament Series features a friendly atmosphere, attractive and affordable lodging, great restaurants, fun attractions, and competitive hockey at a reasonable price! All hotels are offering special discounted hockey rates from $35 on up!  Held at Little Bear East Ice Arena.  Contact Information: Scott Marshall - 906-643-8676 -

March 24 -- Waking Your Garden Up - 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Great Waters Center for Lifelong Learning, 2 N. State St. When spring arrives you want your garden to come back to life.  Now is the time to divide and transplant perennials or move plants to a different location.  Pruning is an activity that can make or break your shrubs.  Learn how and when to do this task.  Minimize pesky weeds and keep them under control. Fee is $25.00. Instructor:  Carol Bell, Cedars of Mackinac Landscaping,  E-Mail: learn@greatwaterscenter.org, Phone: 906-643-8717

April 22 -- St. Ignace Job Fair - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., Little Bear East. Job Seekers of all ages are invited to attend the St. Ignace Job Fair.  Over twenty businesses will be available for individuals seeking work to talk to. Opportunities exist for part-time, full-time, year-round and seasonal employment. For more information contact the St. Ignace Chamber of Commerce at 906-643-8717 or Michigan Works at 906-643-8158.

 Check for updates: http://www.stignace.com/index.php?catid=6&event=1&month=3&year=2010

Marquette County


Marquette


March 1 – 31 – Indoor Walking -- Indoor Walking Times in Marquette County - Free of Charge -
Please check times and locations listed below:
Gwinn High School -- 3:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Ishpeming High School -- 3 – 8 p.m.
Marquette Senior Center (Baraga Gym) -- 7 - 11:30 a.m.
Lakeview Arena (except during paid events) – 6 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Marquette Mall – 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Westwood Mall – 10 a.m. -9 p.m.
Michigamme Community Building – 10 a.m. -4:30 p.m.
Negaunee High School -- 6 – 8 p.m.
R-M High School -- 4:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.

March 5 – 7 - UP Builders Show – Friday – 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday -10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday – 11
a.m. to 5 p.m.PM - Superior Dome (906) 225-1216 Fax: (906) 226-7240

March 5 – 7 – Ice Skating at the Commons – Weather permitting, the Marquette Commons ice rink
will once again be open for free public skating Thursdays through Sundays from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
throughout the winter months. Call the DDDA office at 228-9475 or visit their website at
www.downtownmarquette.org for opening dates and ice conditions. Enjoy an afternoon of skating
and warm up by the fire.

March 5 & 6 -- Marquette Rangers Home Game - Lakeview Arena 7:30 p.m.

Monday, March 8, 15, 22, 29 – After School Explorers - explore mysteries of the universe through
story telling, music, science, history, and art - Marquette Arts and Culture Center and the Peter
White Public Library – 4:30 p.m. For more information call the MACC @ 228-0472 or PWPL @ 226-
4320 or email at arts@mqtcty.org

March 8 & 22 – Toastmasters - Become the speaker and leader you want to be. People who get
ahead in life are those who can communicate effectively. Wouldn't you like to develop this priceless skill? Now you can. Toastmasters will show you how to listen effectively, think on your feet and speak confidently. You will learn valuable leadership skills. Be a success - at home or on the job. Come visit our Toastmasters club and see what it can do for you! Meetings are 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month 6:30-8 p.m. Peninsula Medical Center, 1414 West Fair call 906-360-9765 or visit www.superiorlandtoastmasters.org

March 8, 15, 22 , 29 - Shiras Planetarium – Bringing the Universe to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan
since 1965 – 7:30 p.m. Contact Info: Chris Standerford, Director 1203 W. Fair Ave Marquette Senior
High School, 906-225-4204 Website: http://www.mapsnet.org/pages/planetarium/index.htm

March 10, 17, 24, 31 - 'Toddler Arts And Crafts - Wednesdays 10-10:30 a.m. Weekly activities
include a variety of arts and crafts projects for toddlers between the ages of 2-4 who are
accompanied by a loving adult.

March 11 – 14 -- Ice Skating at the Commons – Weather permitting, the Marquette Commons ice rink
will once again be open for free public skating Thursdays through Sundays from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
throughout the winter months. Call the DDDA office at 228-9475 or visit their website at
www.downtownmarquette.org for opening dates and ice conditions. Enjoy an afternoon of skating
and warm up by the fire.

March 11 & 25 -- The Marquette Beautification & Restoration Committee will meet noon at the
Landmark Inn. Jack Deo, owner of Superior View Studio, will discuss "3-D Time Travel in Marquette - 1860's to 1870's. Contact Info: Michelle Cook Publicity Chair - 315-8143

March 12 – Our Town – Marquette Senior High School Presents OUR TOWN at 7:30 PM Kaufman
Auditorium

March 13, -- Learning to Walk Together - The NMU Native American Student Association will be
hosting the 18th annual traditional pow wow at the Vandament Arena on the NMU campus. Grand
entry times are noon and 6 p.m. Native artisans will be selling items such as baskets, beadwork and jewelry. For more information, call 906-227-1397.

March 17 – Business After Hours – 5 p.m. Location to be announced. Contact: Lake Superior
Community Partnership (888) 578-6489 (906) 226-9658

March 18 – 21 - Ice Skating at the Commons – Weather permitting, the Marquette Commons ice rink will once again be open for free public skating Thursdays through Sundays from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. throughout the winter months. Call the DDDA office at 228-9475 or visit their website at
www.downtownmarquette.org  for opening dates and ice conditions. Enjoy an afternoon of skating
and warm up by the fire.

March 25 – Supercharge Me! - U.P. Veg Resource will show the DVD “Supercharge Me”. This is the
opposite of supersize me! What happens when you eat a raw vegan diet for 30 days? Follow Jenna
Norwood’s journey as she realizes her lack of healthy eating is making her sick and enrolls in a thirty day raw food detox program in San Diego. Jenna eats only raw foods (uncooked fruits, vegetables, nuts and seeds) for 30 days, and documents the effects it has on her health. The movie features interviews with noted raw vegan David Wolfe, as well as others who follow the diet, including celebrities Ben Vereen and Kathy Sledge. Free and everyone is welcome to attend at 6 p.m. in the Peter White Public Library Community Room in Marquette.

March 25 & 26 - Marquette Rangers Home Game - Lakeview Arena 7:30 p.m.

March 26 - 28 - Ice Skating at the Commons – Weather permitting, the Marquette Commons ice rink
will once again be open for free public skating Thursdays through Sundays from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
throughout the winter months. Call the DDDA office at 228-9475 or visit their website at
www.downtownmarquette.org  for opening dates and ice conditions. Enjoy an afternoon of skating
and warm up by the fire.

April 1 – 30 – Indoor Walking -- Indoor Walking Times in Marquette County - Free of Charge - Please check times and locations listed below:
Gwinn High School -- 3:30 - 7:30 p.m.
Ishpeming High School -- 3 – 8 p.m.
Marquette Senior Center (Baraga Gym) -- 7 - 11:30 a.m.
Lakeview Arena (except during paid events) – 6 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Marquette Mall – 8 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Westwood Mall – 10 a.m. -9 p.m.
Michigamme Community Building – 10 a.m. -4:30 p.m.
Negaunee High School -- 6 – 8 p.m.
R-M High School -- 4:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.

April 5, 12, 19, 26– After School Explorers - explore mysteries of the universe through story telling,
music, science, history, and art - Marquette Arts and Culture Center and the Peter White Public
Library – 4:30 p.m.
For more information call the MACC @ 228.0472 or PWPL @ 226-4320 or email at arts@mqtcty.org

April 12 7& 26 – Toastmasters - Become the speaker and leader you want to be. People who get
ahead in life are those who can communicate effectively. Wouldn't you like to develop this priceless skill? Now you can. Toastmasters will show you how to listen effectively, think on your feet and speak confidently. You will learn valuable leadership skills. Be a success - at home or on the job. Come visit our Toastmasters club and see what it can do for you! Meetings are 2nd and 4th Mondays of the month 6:30-8 p.m. Peninsula Medical Center 1414 West Fair call 906.360.9765 or visit www.superiorlandtoastmasters.org

April 5, 12, 19, 26 -- Shiras Planetarium – Bringing the Universe to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan
since 1965 – 7:30 p.m. Contact Info: Chris Standerford, Director 1203 W. Fair Ave Marquette Senior
High School, 906-225-4204 Website: http://www.mapsnet.org/pages/planetarium/index.htm

April 26 – Simply Raw: Reversing Diabetes in 30 Days -- U.P. Veg Resource will show the DVD “Simply Raw: Reversing Diabetes in 30 Days”. Learn how powerful plant foods can be in reversing Type 2 Diabetes and improving Type 1 Diabetes. This independent documentary film chronicles six
Americans with diabetes who switch to a diet consisting entirely of vegan, organic, uncooked food in order to reverse disease without pharmaceutical medication. The six are challenged to give up
meat, dairy, sugar, alcohol, nicotine, caffeine, soda, junk food, fast food, processed food, packaged food, and even cooked food for 30 days. The film follows each participant's remarkable journey and captures the medical, physical, and emotional transformations brought on by this radical diet and lifestyle change. Free and everyone is welcome to attend at 6 p.m. in the Peter White Public Library Community Room. For more information, see www.upvegresource.com or call 906-458-4913.

Check for Updates: http://www.marquette.org/events/calendar


Menominee County

Harris


 March 12 - 13 -- George Jones - 8:00 p.m. - $27 -Island Resort and Casino - 877-ISL-SHOW March 13 -- YMCA Annual Dinner - YMCA - Island Resort & Casino March 26 - 27 --Rick Springfield Live in
Concert - 8:00 p.m. - $32 - Island Resort and Casino -877-ISL-SHOW April 9 - 10 -- Loretta Lynn -
50th Anniversary tour - 8:00 p.m. - $ 27 - Island Resort and Casino - 877-ISL-SHOW


Hermansville


March 18 – 28 -- 72nd Annual Gold Medal Men’s Amateur Basketball Tournament & 11th Annual
Women’s Amateur Basketball Tournament -- Entry blanks have been mailed to 125 teams across the U.P. and Northern Wisconsin for this tournament. Tournament Manager, Raymond Bray, indicated that around 75 – 80 teams are expected to enter this year’s seven-class event. Competition will be in Class A, B, C, D, EE, E and Rec Division Class. This will class will be comprised of lower class teams with restrictions. The Women’s division, in it’s 11th year, will have an open class. However, a “B” division could be added if enough interest. While most amateur teams received invitations, Ray said teams overlooked in the mailing can obtain entry blanks by writing to Tournament Headquarters at 1333 Curry Road, Norway, MI 49870. The entry deadline id Wednesday, March 10. This year’s tournament will begin on Thursday March 18th and run through Sunday, March 28. Class B and Class A Action will be on the weekend of March 27th and 28th. The Women’s Divisions will be March 26th, 27th and 28th. Additional information on this year’s classic can be obtained by calling Bray at (906) 563-7338.

Ontonagon County


March 13 -- 27th Annual Ice Fishing Tournament, Gogebic Lodge

March 27 -- Hogathon-Perch Fish Tournament, Maple Ridge Motel (575-3545)

March 31 – Snowmobile Trails close

April 23 – 24 -- Home & Sport Show, Ontonagon - (884-9668)

April 28 – trout Season Opens
Check for updates: http://www.ontonagonmi.org/calendar.html
 

Schoolcraft County


Manistique


March 3 – 5 – Manistique Hockey U14 Girls Tournament 906-341-1409

March 4 -- SnowX/Series Finals @ Kewadin Casino Manistique 906-341-5510

March 4 -- CBC Celebrity Bartenders @ Marley’s 6-close 906-341-8287

March 25 – Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting and Banquet

April 9 -- CBC Telethon 906-341-2144

April 26 – Schoolcraft County Chamber Ambassadors Luncheon

April 26 – Manistique Recreation Outdoor Sportsmen Expo 906-341-6853

For updates check: http://www.manistique.com/updateable/calendar.htm
 

 

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