Community sing at library
MARQUETTE – The monthly Big Water Community Sing will be held from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Sept. 8 in the Peter White Public Library community room.
Song leader Corinne Rockow will get the music started for a fun and casual vocal jam session for folks of all ages and abilities who want to sing. This is not a choir and there is no audience. Everyone sings together to enjoy those familiar tunes from years gone by. Participants who have a copy of “Rise Up Singing” should bring it or any other vocal music to share as a group. All ages are welcome for this monthly gathering.
Admission is free. For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.
U.P. SERA to meet in Escanaba
ESCANABA – The Upper Peninsula Chapter 16 of the State Employee Retirees Association will hold its fall luncheon at noon Sept. 9 at the Highland Golf Club, located seven miles west of Escanaba on U.S 2 and 41. All members and their guests are invited.
Lauri Schmidt, Director of Benefits in Lansing will be guest speaker, and also will address any questions. The raffle drawing will be held at this meeting.
Reservation deadline is Sept. 6. For more information or to RSVP, call Arlene Paulson at 906-786-7199.
Walleye tournament on tap
LAKE GOGEBIC – The Lake Gogebic Area Chamber of Commerce sponsored Fall Walleye Tournament will take place Sept. 6-8. This is a catch and release event. First prize is $1,000, second prize is $500 and third prize is $200, plus prizes for fourth through 10th place.
Prizes will be awarded for largest perch, bass and northern pike. A fish fry will be held after the tournament at the Gogebic Lodge. Entry fee is $50, with check-in at 8 a.m. Friday. For information, visit www.lakegogebicarea.com.
CBM offering scoring show
MARQUETTE – Commemorative Bucks of Michigan, the official record keepers of Michigan big game, will hold a scoring show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 7 at Dunham’s Sports in Marquette. Certified scorers will be on hand to score Michigan whitetail deer. Attendees may bring the rack or mount from any previous year’s hunt.
A few very large bucks will be on display and random door prizes will be given away to registrants, including a special youth prize. All money raised in upper Michigan by CBM goes to support youth hunter safety.
For information, call Jim Curtis at 906-249-9617.