Valentine’s Day concert at WHS
ISHPEMING – Canzoniere Grecanico Salentino, a music and dance ensemble from southern Italy, will perform a Valentine’s Day concert at 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Westwood High School Auditorium in Ishpeming. Tickets cost $20 and include an afterglow reception with Italian sweets provided by the Paisano Club of Marquette County. Tickets may be purchased at the door or in advance at all Northern Michigan University EZ Ticket outlets.
The concert is part of the NMU Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center’s Upper Peninsula Folklife Festival .
Black History Month at NMU
MARQUETTE – The following events are scheduled throughout February at Northern Michigan University in honor of Black History Month:
The film “American History X” will be shown at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Nicolet Room, University Center.
Ilyasah Shabazz and Ta-Nehisi Coates will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19 in the Great Lakes Rooms, University Center. Shabazz is the daughter of Malcolm X and Betty Shabazz and will discuss her memoir “Growing Up X,” the legacy of her parents and the lessons she learned from them. Coates is a senior editor at “The Atlantic” and is the author of the memoir “The Beautiful Struggle.”
The final event for February will be the Soul Food Luncheon from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 24 in the Jacobetti Complex. Tickets for the lunch cost $7 for NMU students with ID, $10 for the general public, $5 for children 6-12 years old and free for kids 5 and younger.
Tickets may be purchased from the Multicultural Education Resource Center in 3001 Hedgcock.
NMU to host job fair
MARQUETTE – Northern Michigan University will host its annual summer job fair from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Great Lakes Rooms in the Don H. Bottum University Center.
This is an opportunity for local and regional businesses and organizations to recruit potential summer help. Both on- and off-campus employers will be represented. There is no attendance cost for employers, alumni or students.
For more information, including a list of participating employers, visit www.nmu.edu/careerservices or call 227-2800.
Office Lean Workshop rescheduled
MARQUETTE – The Jan. 31 Office Lean Workshop that was cancelled due to inclement weather has been rescheduled for 10 a.m. to noon Thursday at the Marquette Alger Regional Educational Service Agency.
For more information, visit www.glcyd.org or call 906-228-8919.