Barn dance at Ore Dock Brewery
MARQUETTE – A Spring Barn Dance will begin at 6 this evening at the Ore Dock Brewing Co. in Marquette.
All Proceeds benefit the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter. A $5 donation will be accepted at the door.
Music will be provided by The Bad Luck Lullabies, Sparrowtree and the Starlight Minstrels. Food will be provided by Dia De Los Tacos.
‘Senior’ prom to be held tonight
NEGAUNEE – The Negaunee Senior Center “Senior” Prom will be from 2 to 6 p.m. today at the center.
The dance will offer live music by the Hart Beats, door prizes, raffles and refreshments.
Formal attire is recommended, but is optional.
Tickets at the door are $8 a piece. Dinner is optional and costs an additional $4.
The Negaunee Senior Center is a smoke-free and alcohol-free facility. Carry-ins are not allowed.
For more information, call 475-6266.
Blood drive held in Iron Mountain
IRON MOUNTAIN – A blood drive will be held from 3 to 6 p.m. Monday at Our Savior Lutheran Church in Iron Mountain.
For an appointment, call Sue LeDuc 774-7261.
Special Memorial Day Event held
ISHPEMING – Working Families will hold a Workers Memorial Day Event in honor of workers who died on the job at 6:30 p.m. Monday at Cliffs Shaft Mining Museum in Ishpeming.
There will be a rally and vigil to commemorate those who have perished or suffered injuries or illness on the job.
A special tribute will be held in honor of Gary Hytinen, USWA member who died at the workplace.
NAMI?to hold meeting Monday
MARQUETTE – The National Alliance for Mental Illness of Alger/Marquette educational meeting will be from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday at 129 W. Baraga Ave. in Marquette.
The speakers will be John Basse, CEO of Pathways, and Lynn Johnson of Crisis Services.
For more information, call 235-0231 or 360-7107.
‘The Perks of Being a Wallflower’ set
MARQUETTE – In celebration of May as Mental Health month, there will be a public screening of the multi-award winning film “The Perks of Being a Wallflower” at 5:30 p.m. Monday in the Community room of the Peter White Public Library in Marquette.
Starring Logan Lerman, Emma Watson and Ezra Miller, the romantic drama is based on the novel of the same name written by Stephen Chbosky.
“The Perks of Being a Wallflower” was released in 2012, is rated PG-13 and runs 102 minutes.
For more information, visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.
Flat Broke Blues Band to perform
MARQUETTE – The Flat Broke Blues Band will perform at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the Community room of Peter White Public Library in Marquette.
The live show will include discussion of various musical facets of the songs the band performs, including rhythm style, chord quality, rhythmic and melodic solos, bass line style and others. The band features original members guitarist/vocalist Walt Lindala and bassist/vocalist Mark Johnson. Flat Broke’s lineup also includes guitarist/vocalist Mike Letts, drummer Jim Cohen and lead vocalist/harmonica player Lorrie Hayes.
For more information, call 226-4318 or visit www.pwpl.info.
Spaghetti fundraiser to be held
MARQUETTE – A spaghetti fundraiser for the Superiorland Soccer Association’s U16 Red Bull boys travel team will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the Marquette Elks Club in Marquette.
The cost is $6 and includes spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, dessert and a drink.
Tickets are available from U16 Red Bull players and coaches as well as at the door. Takeout will be available.
Photo contest held at Hudson’s
MARQUETTE – Hudson’s Classic Grill and Bar in Marquette is having a monthlong themed photo contest for the general public.
Official rules, entry and voting can be viewed on its website at hudsonsmarquette.com.
Entries must be 1950sto ’70s themed photos that can feature costumes or props from the classic era.
No purchase is necessary but participants who take their photos at Hudson’s will receive 10 percent off their meals at the time of ordering.
The deadline is Tuesday. The prize is a fish fry for two or $25 gift certificate
Board of health meeting set
MARQUETTE – The regular monthly meeting of the Marquette County Board of Health will be at 6 p.m. Wednesday in Room 231 of the Henry A. Skewis Courthouse Annex in Marquette.
For more information, visit www.mqthealth.org.
HANCOCK – The Hancock Education Association is accepting applications for its scholarship for Hancock Central High School alumni.
Former Hancock students who are juniors or seniors in the education program at a university are eligible.
Applications are available at www.hancock.k12.mi.us. Click on the high school tab and scroll down to “HEA Scholarship.”
A $500 scholarship will be awarded for the 2014-15 school year. The HEA has awarded $2,500 in scholarships in the last seven years. Scholarship applications should be mailed to Deb Olson, Hancock Education Association, Barkell Elementary School, 1201 N. Elevation St., Hancock, MI 49930, Attention: HEA Scholarship.
Scholarship applications are due by Wednesday.