St. Paul’s to host Chasin’ Steel
MARQUETTE – St. Paul’s Episcopal Church will host Celebrates the Arts with a performance by the bluegrass band Chasin’ Steel at 7 p.m. Saturday. Donations will be accepted at the door, with all proceeds to benefit the Marquette Senior High School Music Department.
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church is located at 201 E. Ridge St. in Marquette. For more information, call 226-2912 or visit www.stpmqt.org.
Experience Works open house set
GWINN – Experience Works will hold an informational open house from 1 to 3 p.m. Friday at the EW office located in the Sav-on Closeouts building across from the Mobil Mart in Gwinn. For more information, call Dennis Koers at 346-9410.
Choral Society to rehearse
MARQUETTE – Rehearsals for the Marquette Choral Society Spring Concerts will begin at 7 p.m. Jan. 14 in the Choral Room of the Thomas Fine Arts Building at Northern Michigan University. Concerts will be on April 27 and 28 at Reynolds Recital Hall at NMU.
The spring program will be taken from the “Chantry Choirbook.” This is a selection of sacred choral music from the Lutheran tradition, spanning the music of Schutz and others in the 17th century to Distler and other 20th century composers.
The Choral Society, which is directed by Floyd Slotterback, is open to all interested singers. No audition is necessary. Singers may join any time during the first three rehearsals, up to Jan. 28.
There will be a fee for music and membership. For more information, call the NMU Music Department at 906-227-2563 or visit www.nmu.edu/choralsociety.
Heikki Lunta dance in Negaunee
NEGAUNEE – The Negaunee Senior Center will sponsor its first Heikki Lunta dance Jan. 19 at the center. The dance will be from 1 to 5 p.m., followed by a dinner at 5:30 p.m.
The event will feature live music by The Hart Beats. Cost for the dance only is $5 admission, at the door. No carry-ins will be allowed. Dinner tickets are available in advance only and cost $12 for senior citizens and $15 for adults. The deadline to purchase dinner tickets is Jan. 11. Dinner will be completed in time for diners to attend the Heikki Lunta fireworks over Teal Lake at 7 p.m.
A craft bazaar will be held during the festivities. Table rental for crafters is $15 for the first table, $20 for two tables. A limited number of tables will be available until Jan. 11. Applicants should call the center to have a form mailed to them.
The Negaunee Senior Center, an alcohol-free facility, is located at 410 Jackson St., in downtown Negaunee. For more information, call 475-6266.
Cribbage tourney in Ishpeming
ISHPEMING – The Venice Supper Club of Ishpeming will host a partners cribbage tournament at 1 p.m. Saturday. Participants must have a partner to play and need to register in advance. For more information or to register, call 486-9761 after 3 p.m.
Stretch, movement class offered
MARQUETTE – Superior Family Chiropractic & Wellness will host a Stretch and Movement Class at 10 a.m. Saturday at 1301 O’Dovero Drive in Marquette. Participants should wear comfortable clothing.
For more information, call 228-2600.
Record show slated at NMU
MARQUETTE – The Marquette Winter Record Show will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday in the Peter White Lounge in the Don H. Bottum University Center at Northern Michigan University in Marquette.
Available for sale will be thousands of vinyl records, CDs, DVDs, concert posters, movie posters and gig posters.
Breakfast buffet at Gwinn VFW
GWINN – The Gwinn VFW Post 5670 and Men’s Auxiliary will host a breakfast buffet from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 13 at the Gwinn VFW Post.
Cost is $8 for adults, and $5 for children 10 and younger.
CineArts film at library
MARQUETTE – CineArts Films at Peter White Public Library, a series devoted to foreign and independent films, will show the movie “Free Men” at 7 p.m. Friday in the Community Room. The film is shown in French and Arabic with English subtitles and runs for 99 minutes.
The film will be introduced by Nell Kupper from the Northern Michigan University Modern Languages and Literature Department. For more information, call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.
Sunday dance set in Rock
ROCK – A dance will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. Jan. 13 at the Rock Community/Senior Center, 3892 W. Mapleridge Road in Rock. Music will be provided by John Roman.
Admission is $5 with a free-will donation for lunch. For more information, call 906-356-6588. All proceeds benefit the Senior Corporation.
NARFE chapter to meet
MARQUETTE – Chapter 1900 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association will meet at 1 p.m. Jan. 16 at Bonanza Restaurant in Marquette. A representative from the Marquette Senior Sevices staff will outline current service and facilities available to Marquette seniors.
For information, call 906 249-1610 or 906 524-6297.
Vegan transition class offered
MARQUETTE – Northern Vegans will hold a free class on how to make the transition to a vegan lifestyle from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Jan. 19 in the Shiras Room at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. Northern Vegans will provide a free light lunch.
For more information or to RSVP, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 906-236-1279 by Jan. 16.
Sierra Club to hear local author
MARQUETTE – The Central Upper Peninsula Chapter of the Sierra Club will meet at 7 p.m. Jan. 16 in the Peter White Public Library Community Room to hear Jim McCommons speak on “George Shiras – Shooting Wildlife to Save It.”
For more information, call John Rebers at 228-3617.
Dinner to aid Care Clinic
MARQUETTE – Knights of Columbus Council 689 will hold its annual All-You-Can-Eat Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Jan. 19 at St. Peter Cathedral Hall. Cost of the dinner is $7 for adults, $5 for children or $25 per family.
Proceeds from the dinner will go to The Care Clinic of Marquette which assists people with making healthy choices regarding sexuality and pregnancy.
Negaunee taking student apps
NEGAUNEE – The Negaunee Public School District is accepting applications for the second semester for School of Choice students. Applications are available at all of the school buildings, the Administrative Office located at 101 S. Pioneer Ave., Negaunee or online at www.negaunee.k12.mi.us. Applications are due by Friday, Jan. 18. Enrollment is limited at some grade levels.