Calendar - Upper Peninsula ABC 10

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Dec
18
Thu
2014
Hancock Recycling Day CHANGE
Dec 18 all-day

Because of the Christmas Holiday, Hancock’s recycling pickup will he held today, instead of fourth Thursday of the month.

Marquette Brownfield Authority
Dec 18 @ 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM

The City of Marquette Brownfield Redevelopment Authority (MBRA) was established by the City Commission on September 8, 1997 to, among other things, facilitate the implementation of Brownfield plans relating to the designation and treatment of Brownfield redevelopment zones; to promote the revitalization of environmental distressed areas and, subject to such limitations and conditions as are or may be prescribed by law, exercise such other powers as may be conferred upon the Authority.

Good Mourning Support Group
Dec 18 @ 10:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Portage Health Hospice, in collaboration with GardenView Assisted Living and Memory Care, sponsors “Good Mourning.” Good Mourning is a social bereavement support group for adults who have lost a loved one. This bereavement support group will aide participants in their grief journey as they work toward the reconciliation of the death of their loved one while offering social contact with others who share their experience.

Good Mourning meets the fourth Thursday of each month at GardenView in Calumet. Because of the holidays, the November and December meetings will be moved to the third Thursdays.

For more information please contact Marianne Berghefer from Portage Health Hospice at 483-1160 or Tina Heble from GardenView Assisted Living and Memory Care at 337-0800.

Good Mourning Support Group
Dec 18 @ 10:00 AM – 10:00 AM

Portage Health Hospice, in collaboration with GardenView Assisted Living and Memory Care, sponsors “Good Mourning.” Good Mourning is a social bereavement support group for adults who have lost a loved one. This bereavement support group will aide participants in their grief journey as they work toward the reconciliation of the death of their loved one while offering social contact with others who share their experience.

Good Mourning meets the fourth Thursday of each month at GardenView in Calumet. Because of the holidays, the November and December meetings will be moved to the third Thursdays.

For more information please contact Marianne Berghefer from Portage Health Hospice at 483-1160 or Tina Heble from GardenView Assisted Living and Memory Care at 337-0800.

Marquette Area Wastewater Treatment Facility Advisory Board
Dec 18 @ 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM

Questions? Contact Curt Goodman, Superintendent of Water/Wastewater, 906.225.4055 or email cgoodman@mqtcty.org

Calumet-Keweenaw Sportsmen’s Club
Dec 18 @ 6:00 PM – 6:00 PM

The Calumet-Keweenaw Sportsmen’s Club will meet at its winter meeting location, the Copper City Fire Hall. The meeting will start promptly at 6:00. The after-dinner speaker is Mel Jones, Director of the Gitchee Gumee Camp in Eagle River. Mel will talk about the history of the camp and present a brief movie of the camp’s founder, Rev Hart, and deer hunting in the 1940’s.

Lift Bridge Project Info Meeting
Dec 18 @ 6:00 PM – Dec 18 @ 8:00 PM

The Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) will share plans for the major maintenance project on the Portage Lake Lift Bridge between Houghton and Hancock. Residents, community stakeholders and business owners can review the plans for construction and ask questions of MDOT staff members and contractor representatives.

MDOT will perform upgrades and preventive maintenance work on the Portage Lake Lift Bridge between Houghton and Hancock from mid-December 2014 to mid-April 2016. This $8.3 million project includes lift cable replacement, balance chain maintenance, electrical and mechanical upgrades, security system improvements, spot painting and new barrier gates.

The project will require two long-term nighttime closures of the bridge and numerous short-term closures.

Dec
20
Sat
2014
Christmas in Calumet
Dec 20 all-day

Christmas in Calumet activities today include holiday music by strolling musicians between noon and 3:00, and the CLK High School Senior Play “A Christmas Story” at 7:00 at the Calumet Theatre. The play will be repeated Sunday afternoon at 2:00. Parking is free in downtown Calumet during the Christmas season.

For more details about Christmas in Calumet, click here.

Houghton Junior National Nordic Qualifying Races
Dec 20 all-day

Elementary and middle school Nordic skiers are invited to compete in the Pre-US Championship Sprint/Distance Races and Midwest/Great Lakes Junior National Qualifying Races at the Michigan Tech Nordic Training Center.

The weekend includes a classic sprint on Saturday, December 20th, and a classic distance race on Sunday, December 21st. There are race categories with appropriate distances for U8, U10, U12, U14, U16, U18, U20, collegiate racers, and anyone else interested in previewing the courses for the US Championship.

For full details and online sign-up, click here.

Hancock Tori Christmas Market
Dec 20 @ 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM

The Hancock Tori Christmas Market will take place at the First United Methodist Church in downtown Hancock.

Stop by and finish your last minute shopping. The Methodist Youth Group will beserving lunch as a fundraiser.

If you would like booth space, call Sandy Soring at 337-1391, or emai. sandysoring@charter.net.

MTU Commencement Ceremony
Dec 20 @ 10:30 AM – 10:30 AM

Michigan Tech’s Mid-Year Commencement Ceremony will be held at the Wood Gym. For full details, including this year’s speakers and information for graduates, click here.

Baraga Children’s Christmas Party
Dec 20 @ 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM

The Baraga Fire Department will host the 42nd annual children’s Christmas party. Visit Santa, take a ride in a fire truck, register for a present from Santa, take home a treat bag and enjoy some hot cocoa and snacks! This year, a local sled dog group will be offering free rides. All are invited, at no charge.

“A Christmas Story”
Dec 20 @ 7:00 PM – 7:00 PM

The Calumet High School Senior Class will present “A Christmas Story” at the Calumet Theatre. Performances will take place Saturday evening (December 20th) at 7:00, and Sunday afternoon (December 21st) at 2:00.

For tickets or more information, call the Calumet Theatre box office at 337-2610.
click here.

Dec
21
Sun
2014
Houghton Junior National Nordic Qualifying Races
Dec 21 all-day

Elementary and middle school Nordic skiers are invited to compete in the Pre-US Championship Sprint/Distance Races and Midwest/Great Lakes Junior National Qualifying Races at the Michigan Tech Nordic Training Center.

The weekend includes a classic sprint on Saturday, December 20th, and a classic distance race on Sunday, December 21st. There are race categories with appropriate distances for U8, U10, U12, U14, U16, U18, U20, collegiate racers, and anyone else interested in previewing the courses for the US Championship.

For full details and online sign-up, click here.

“A Christmas Story”
Dec 21 @ 2:00 PM – 2:00 PM

The Calumet High School Senior Class will present “A Christmas Story” at the Calumet Theatre. Performances will take place Saturday evening (December 20th) at 7:00, and Sunday afternoon (December 21st) at 2:00.

For tickets or more information, call the Calumet Theatre box office at 337-2610.
click here.

Dec
22
Mon
2014
City Commission Meeting @ Commission Chambers
Dec 22 @ 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Dec
23
Tue
2014
Police/Fire Retirement System
Dec 23 @ 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM

Questions? Contact Steve Snowaert at 906.225.8898 or email ssnowaert@mqtcty.org

Marquette Housing Commission
Dec 23 @ 5:15 PM – 6:15 PM

Questions? Contact Sharon Kivikko at 906.226.7570

Board of Light and Power
Dec 23 @ 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM

Official minutes of all meetings (regular and special) are on file at the Marquette Board of Light and Power (MBLP) office 2200 Wright Street, and available for inspection. Minutes are also available for inspection at the Marquette City Clerk’s office at City Hall, and the at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. Minutes are also posted on the MBLP website at www.mblp.org. Notification will be made of any special meetings or changes to regular meetings.

Dec
24
Wed
2014
Christmas Carol Sing
Dec 24 all-day

The Calumet Laurium Holistic Senior Center will hold a Christmas carol singalong. All are
invited. Coffee, teas and cocoa will be provided.

For more details, click here.

KBIC Offices Closed
Dec 24 all-day

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community government offices, including Tribal Health, will be closed for the holidays.

Dec
25
Thu
2014
KBIC Offices Closed
Dec 25 all-day

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community government offices, including Tribal Health, will be closed for the holidays.

Little Brothers Christmas Dinners
Dec 25 all-day

Little Brothers – Friends of the Elderly will again serve free Christmas dinners for seniors who would otherwise be alone on the holiday. Dinners will be served at 1:00 at the following locations:

Hancock – Church of the Resurrection
Calumet – Sacred Heart Church
Houghton – St. Ignatius Church
Tapiola – Doelle Senior Center
South Range – Grace Lutheran Church
Copper City – Copper City Community Building
Ontonagon – Holy Family Church
Baraga – St. Ann’s Church
Marquette – St. Christopher’s Catholic Church

Meals will also be delivered to home-bound seniors. Deliveries will begin at noon from Grace United Methodist Church in Houghton, and the Apostolic Lutheran Church in Laurium. To arrange a delivery, or to let them know you’ll be attending one of the dinners, please call the Little Brothers office in Hancock at 482-6944. For more information, click here.

The biggest FACEBOOK event ever!! @ Anywhere
Dec 25 @ 9:15 AM – 12:15 PM

Let’s all try to make a world record. Just invite as many people as you can. All you have to do is say yes. You don’t even have to go anywhere! Unless we make it to the Guinness Book of World Records!! SO, we need to beat the world record of 6,060,916 people attending. Think we can do it? I tried this last year and I had about 95 people with 1,343 people invited. So let’s try to make this even bigger! :D

http://www.facebook.com/events/329526393857175/

Dec
26
Fri
2014
KBIC Offices Closed
Dec 26 all-day

Keweenaw Bay Indian Community government offices, including Tribal Health, will be closed for the holidays.