‘Prisoner of Azkaban’ at library
MARQUETTE – The Peter White Public Library Junior Teen Advisory Board presents “Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban” at noon Wednesday in the library’s Community Room as part of the Middle School Mid-day Movies series on MAPS early-release days.
Attendees may bring a snack or lunch. Admission is free. For more information, call 226-4323.
Women’s History Month at NMU
MARQUETTE – Several events are planned at Northern Michigan University in honor of Women’s History Month in March. All are open to the public and free, unless otherwise indicated.
The following presentations will be held in the Marquette Room of the University Center on their respective dates: “A Study of the Ethnic Population of Marquette County during Prohibition” by NMU student Amelia Waeghe at 12:30 p.m. Monday; “Exploration of Stella Bell King: Public Health Nurse of Mackinac Island” by Susanna Braman, NMU nursing professor, at 10 a.m. Thursday; and “You’ve Come a Long Way, Baby (1970 Connie Brown Essay): 43 Years Later” by Ruth Watry, NMU political science professor, at 4 p.m. March 25.
A “Roundtable Discussion on Title IX” will be held at 7 p.m. March 21, at the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center in 105 Cohodas Hall. Participants include Barb Patrick, former NMU women’s athletic director; Jamie Tuma, Marquette Senior High School athletic director; Rebecca Mead, NMU history professor; and Cindy Paavola, NMU communications and marketing director.
A “Rag Rug Weaving Workshop” led by Roxanne Eberts of Woolderness Fiber Arts Studio in Hessell is scheduled at 1 p.m. March 23, in 105 Cohodas Hall. It is limited to 10 participants and advance reservations are requested at 227-1219. Cost is $15 for the public, $5 for NMU students.
NCLL offers museum trip
MARQUETTE – The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will host 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. March 21 trip to the A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum at Michigan Technological University in Houghton. Those attending will meet at at 9 a.m. in the Marquette Mall parking lot by Pizza Hut to board the Northern Michigan University chartered bus.
The museum has the largest mineral collection of the Great Lakes region on public display and is the official mineral museum of Michigan. Director Theodore Bornhorst and curator George Robinson will lead the tour.
The cost is $15 for NCLL members, $20 for others. Registration deadline is Wednesday; call 227-2979.