Author to speak at library
MARQUETTE – Celebrating the release of his newest book, “From Moosehead to Misery Bay,” author and Finlandia professor Lauri Anderson will give a talk at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Peter White Public Library Community Room.
A book sale and signing will follow the free presentation. For more information, call the library at 226-4318 or visit www.pwpl.info.
CCC musical tribute in Curtis
CURTIS – Escanaba-based author Bill Jamerson will present Dollar a Day Boys!, a musical tribute about the Civilian Conservation Corps at 7 p.m. Monday at the Erickson Center. The CCC was a federal works program created by President Franklin Roosevelt in the heart of the Great Depression. During the 1930s, work crews from Camp Germfask rebuilt, restored and expanded the wetland drains at Seney Wildlife Refuge for active wetlands management purposes.
For information, call 586-9974. Admission will be $5 for adults, free for children.
Art workshops offered in Big Bay
POWELL TOWNSHIP – Liberty Children’s Art Project will teach two, five-day art camps for children age 6 and older this summer at the Powell Township School Outdoor Studio. Session one will be Monday through Friday and session two Aug. 5-9. Both will include a 10:30 to 11:45 a.m. session for children grades 1-6 and a 1 to 2:30 p.m. session for students in grades 6-12.
Work in clay will be emphasized, but will include printmaking, painting and collage. Afternoon sessions will include learning to throw pots on the potter’s wheel, as well as tile transfer, carving and hand building large pots.
Students may attend some or all days. These drop-in classes are free for Powell Township children, but open to all Upper Peninsula children for $20 per week, $5 for per one-day workshop.
For more information, call LCAP Director Carol Phillips at 228-3956 or e-mail email@example.com.
Theater summer camp offered
MARQUETTE – A technical theater summer camp for ages 8-18 will be offered from 1 to 5 p.m. July 15-19 at Lake Superior Theatre in Marquette. Cost is $75 per person. Youths will learn about backstage jobs and training. Special guest instructors will be featured each offering. The camp is led by artistic director Nikke Nason and Northern Michigan University theater major Meghan Marquardt. Camp will conclude with a Tech Olympics in which students will demonstrate their abilities to the public at 5 p.m. at Lake Superior Theatre.