‘Woodworker’s Rally Sessions III’
MARQUETTE – Instructor Sam Carey will present “Woodworker’s Rally Sessions III” from 8 a.m. to noon starting Jan. 20 in room 137 of the Northern Michigan University Jacobetti Complex, Marquette.
Sam Carey will help participants build their projects with advice on tools, skill and safety demonstrations, guidance on techniques and some “tricks of the trade.” Instruction and the use of various tools and machinery in the NMU wood shop are included. Participants provide their own plans and materials.
The sessions will be held from 8 a.m. to noon, Mondays, Jan. 20-Feb. 24. The cost is $30/session for NCLL members and $65/session for non-members. Register by Jan. 14, by calling 227-2979.
Genealogical Society meeting set
MARQUETTE – The Marquette County Genealogical Society will have a meeting at 6:45 p.m. Wednesday in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library, Marquette.
After the meeting there will be a program on emigration and immigration records on the internet.
NARFE set to meet Wednesday
MARQUETTE – Chapter 1900 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees association will meet at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Bonanza Restaurant, Marquette. All members are encouraged to attend. For more information, call 249-1610.
Meeting to discuss superintendent
ISHPEMING – A meeting to discuss Ishpeming School District’s next superintendent will be from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday in the school’s library, 319 East Division St., Ishpeming.
The meetings are being conducted by Sheri Davie, the Michigan Association of School Boards’ consultant. Parents, staff, and community members are invited to share their input. This input will be used by the Ishpeming School Board to develop a candidate profile. A timeline has been established to review applications and schedule interviews in February.
‘From Stress & Anxiety to Wellness’
L’ANSE – Baraga County Memorial Hospital’s Lunch and Learn series presents, “From Stress, Anxiety & Depression to Wellness” from at noon to 1 p.m. Thursday at the BCMH Conference Center, L’Anse.
Mental health professional Brian Rendel will discuss stress, anxiety, depression, when to seek help, available resources, and how to stay on the path for recovery.
The cost is $5, which includes lunch. To register, call 524-3322.
Naturalist John Muir presentation
MARQUETTE – Famed naturalist John Muir will tell his life story in a one-man performance by Steve Waller at 7 p.m. Thursday in 105 Cohodas Hall, at Northern Michigan University’s Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center, Marquette.
Waller lives in a solar- and wind-powered home north of Marquette. He was formerly a wilderness guide and co-director of Canadian Wilderness Voyage, a wilderness canoe adventure program in the Quetico Provincial Park in Ontario, Canada.
As Muir, he will detail life-changing experiences and adventures, from the naturalist’s early years in Scotland, to growing up in the Midwest and then moving to the Sierras. Muir was a self-taught Wisconsin farm boy who became a renowned and influential activist, preservationist, writer and co-founder of the Sierra Club.
This will be the closing event for the center’s exhibition titled “U.P. Mosaic: A working landscape for its people.” Admission is free, with donations encouraged.