Briefs

Line Dancing at the

senior center

ESCANABA — Learn dance steps while improving strength, balance, and muscle tone. Monday, Wednesday or Thursdays from 12:45 to 2 p.m. at the Escanaba Senior Center. Sign in at the office. The event is free.

Bridge meetings

ESCANABA — Bridge for beginners, those who want to brush up, or just get more playing in will meet Thursday mornings from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Civic Center In Escanaba. For more information, call 786-8448 or 399-9535.

Emergency preparedness

drill on April 20

ESCANABA — Troop 411 Scouts can participate in a Delta County Emergency Preparedness Drill to be held on Thursday, April 20, from 10 a.m. to noon at Bay College in room 952 of the Heirman University Center. Scouts will need permission to get out of school for the event. Contact Craig Woerpel at 280-0936 or craig@upscouting.org with any questions.

St. Anthony’s Church

holds pasty sale

ESCANABA — St. Anthony’s Church is having a pasty sale on Wednesday, April 19, and Thursday, April 20, from 1 to 4 p.m. The cost is $4 each. Plain or rutabaga available.

Pasties can be picked up at St. Thomas Church in Escanaba. To pre-order call Debbie at 399-4259. While supplies last.

Spring retreats to be

held in April

EAGLE RIVER, Mich. — Gitche Gumee Bible Camp in Eagle River, Mich. will be hosting its annual Spring Retreats.

The Men’s Retreat will be held on Saturday, April 22, with Mike Lane, pastor at Glen Memorial Baptist Church in St. Ignace, Mich., as the speaker. The theme of the retreat is Psalms: Shaping Our Hearts and Our Minds.

The Ladies’ Retreat will be held on Saturday, April 29, with Amy Knight, Bible teacher, pastor’s wife, and small business owner from Lake Linden, Mich., as the speaker. The theme of the retreat is Knowing and Abiding.

Both retreats will begin with registration at 9:15 a.m. and will end around 3:45 p.m. For more information, go to Gitche.net or call the camp office at 906-337-0527.

NAMI meeting canceled

ESCANABA — National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) has canceled their April meeting and will meet again the third Thursday in May.

The group supports families and friends who are dealing with mental illness as well as their loved ones through education and the sharing of experiences.

For more information, call Pat at 789-9464 (Delta County) or Marilyn (Schoolcraft County) at 906-286-1195.

Dancing available in

Trenary Sunday

TRENARY — Come and dance at the Trenary Community Building on Sunday, April 23, from 1 to 5 p.m. Music will be provided by Cedar Creeek Band. Everyone is welcome. Admission is $5, with a lunch donation of $3.

NARFE holds meeting

MARQUETTE — Nicholas Hall of the Hantz Financial Group will be the guest speaker at the April 26, meeting of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) Chapter 1900. The group will meet at 1:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 26, in Room B of the Marquette Senior Center, on the lower level of City Hall, 300 W. Baraga in Marquette. Members may enter from Spring Street, behind City Hall. Spring Street is one-way from east to west.

Hall will discuss Hantz Group services and potential discounts available to active NARFE members.

NARFE Chapter 1900 includes members from the Marquette, Escanaba, Rapid River, Ontonagon, Houghton and Hancock areas. For additional information please call 906-475-0362.

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