Speaker tonight at Memorial UMC

GLADSTONE — Maggie Moore, the Salvation Army social worker who helps people staying at Hope at the Inn find work or finish their education, will be speaking Tuesday, March 6 at 6:30 p.m.

The Memorial United Methodist Church, 1920 Lake Shore Drive, Gladstone is hosting the event.

There is a free soup supper at 6 p.m., just prior to the speaker at 6:30. The public is welcome.

Parent University event tomorrow at Bay College

ESCANABA — The public is invited to “Parent University,” a free, early literacy event for the whole family tomorrow, March 7, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Bay College Library. Parent University will bring families together for important information on literacy through activities, family fun, and a free dinner.

Families will create make-and-take early literacy kits for home, which include a book, puppet, ball and much more to help your family develop a love for reading.

The evening’s schedule is as ­follows:

5 to 5:10 p.m. Check-in

5:10 to 5:25 p.m. Family craft in the library

5:30 to 5:45 p.m. Michigan’s 3rd grade reading law

5:45 to 6:15 p.m. Dinner

6:15 to 6:45 p.m. Literacy toolkit stations

6:45 to 7 p.m. Final drawings and craft pick-up

While the event is free, pre-registration is required to help with planning for food. To register, visit or sign up at Eventbrite,

Bark River Bible Church plans weekly activities

BARK RIVER — Youth group for grades 7-12 takes place on Sunday evenings from 6:30-8 p.m. at the home of Pastor Wes.

Awana for grades K-6 meets Wednesdays from 7 to 8:30 p.m. All are welcome.

Ladies’ Bible studies take place on Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. Call Becky at 241-3644 if ­interested.

Rapid River Relic Riders to meet tomorrow

RAPID RIVER — The Rapid River Relic Riders will meet on Wednesday, March 7, at 6:30 p.m. at the ‘Clubhouse’ 10474 South Main Street in Rapid River to take care of any final business from the Rapid Relic Riders Show and Swap that was held on Jan. 27, 2018.

EAHS Class of 1968 looking for classmates

ESCANABA — The Escanaba Area High School Class of 1968 is trying to locate the following members: Lois (Kositzke) Coplan, Michael Frasher, Carol (Finlan) Godfrey, Susan (Riedy) McGrain, Joseph Pociask, Arlene (Nelson) Roussin, James E. Smith.

If you have any information concerning these individuals, please contact Rick Anderson at 786-8983 of e-mail at ­

Breaking Bread tonight at 6 p.m. in Rapid River

RAPID RIVER — Trinity Episcopal, of Gladstone, will be holding their monthly session of ‘Breaking Bread’ tonight, March 6. The session will take place at Jack’s Restaurant in Rapid River.

A meal is provided at 6 p.m. followed by a video and discussion on how God works in our daily lives. All are welcome.

Breaking Bread takes place the first Tuesday of each month. For a reservation please call Sue Ray at (906) 474-9926 or text (906) 399-6143.

Country Western Line Dancing at Bark River

BARK RIVER — A new line dancing class is scheduled to start on Wednesday, March 7, from 10 to 11:15 a.m. at the Bark River Senior Center. Instructor Betty Wagner says, “Line dancing is more fun than walking and other exercises.”

Beginners are always welcome. Call (906) 233-7100 for more information.