Community

Registration open for mini golf tournament

ESCANABA — Steelworkers Local 2-21 will present the 10th annual United Way Mini Golf Tournament on Thursday, July 20, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Family Fun Park in Escanaba, 2929 3rd Ave. N. Golfers (and non-golfers) of all ages are invited to come out and have fun with friends, family and ...

Planner

Today A.A., Three Fires building, 7 p.m. D Rd., Hannahville A.A., closed, Big Book Study, Hiawatha Behavior Health, 7:30 p.m., 125 N. Lake St., Manistique A.A., closed, Immanuel Lutheran Church, 7:30 p.m., 600 S. Lincoln Rd, Escanaba. A.A., St. John Neumann Church, 7 p.m. CDT, ...

Hunter safety courses scheduled

ESCANABA — The Department of Natural Resources is offering free hunter safety courses at the DNR Pocket Park at the U.P. State Fairgrounds, 2401 12th Ave N., Escanaba. This is a two part home study course. The dates are July 10 and July 18, and Aug. 21 and Aug. 31. Call 786-2351, ext. 0, ...

Community Grief Group meeting set

ESCANABA — Important healing takes place when we experience and express grief with people who understand the process and are able to provide caring support. The Community Grief Group provides a warm, caring and confidential environment that allows the opportunity to be supported by others who ...

Community Grief Group luncheon planned

ESCANABA — As an extension of its Community Grief Group, OSF Hospice will host a monthly luncheon for bereaved people to gather for informal conversation and support on the third Wednesday of the month. The Grief Group Luncheon is Wednesday, July 19, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at ...

Museum series spotlights U.P. history

NEGAUNEE — From ghost towns to World War II to the origins of the Michigan State Police, Upper Peninsula history is in the spotlight once again this summer at the Michigan Iron Industry Museum in Negaunee. The museum’s annual Tuesday Afternoon Program Series features authors, scholars and ...

Crews will survey streams to find lampreys

ESCANABA — The continuing battle against sea lampreys soon will come to locations in the local area. A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service assessment crew will conduct work on the Fishdam River in Delta County during July 11 - July 20 to estimate the abundance of sea lampreys. The information ...

Demonstrations on solar viewing today

ESCANABA — The Delta Astronomical Society will be holding a special demonstration on safe viewing of the sun on today, July 4, in Ludington Park during Family Fun Event. The club has telescopes and binoculars with safe, ISO-certified solar filters for the demonstration. “Because the ...

Boy Scouts plan can drive on July 8

ESCANABA — Boy Scout Troop 411 of Escanaba will again conduct a bottle and can drive fundraiser on Saturday July 8, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. to support troop functions. Scouts and leaders will be in uniform and collecting bottles and cans at Elmer’s County Market, Walmart, and Immanuel ...

Rockin’ the Bay returns to Gladstone

GLADSTONE — Rockin’ the Bay will be returning to Gladstone this year on July 7-8. The weekend music festival will take place at the Gladstone Yacht Club. Musical acts will kick-off at 4:30 p.m. Friday, July 7 and will continue from 1:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are $15 for a ...

Daily Planner

Today A.A., closed, Delta Drop-In, 10 a.m., Escanaba. A.A., closed, Delta Alano Club, 7:30 p.m., Gladstone, 428-1184. A.A., closed, (step meeting) First Baptist Church, 7:30 p.m., Manistique (rear entrance). A.A., closed, Study Group Delta Drop-In, 7:30 p.m., Escanaba. Al-Anon, open, ...

Historical society gets Superior Award

IRON RIVER — Rev. Robert Langseth and the Delta County Historical Society won top honors at the Historical Society of Michigan’s 68th annual Upper Peninsula History Conference for their outstanding efforts to preserve and promote the history of the Upper Peninsula. Langseth, who hails ...

Astronomical society to hold sun viewing

ESCANABA — The Delta Astronomical Society will be holding a special demonstration on safe viewing of the sun on Tuesday, July 4, in Ludington Park during Family Fun Event. The club has telescopes and binoculars with safe, ISO-certified solar filters for the demonstration. “Because the ...

Webster wading pool opens Wednesday

ESCANABA — The Webster Wading Pool will open for the season Wednesday. Lifeguards will be on duty. Hours are Monday through Friday, noon to 6:00 p.m., and Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m. Hours will be adjusted subject to inclement weather. The Webster wading pool is located on the 1300 block ...

Registration open for mini golf tournament

ESCANABA — Steelworkers Local 2-21 will present the 10th annual United Way Mini Golf Tournament on Thursday, July 20, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Family Fun Park in Escanaba, 2929 3rd Ave. N. Golfers (and non-golfers) of all ages are invited to come out and have fun with friends, family and ...

Sheriff urges safe use of fireworks

ESCANABA — Enjoying fireworks displays at dusk is synonymous with Fourth of July celebrations, however, Delta County Sheriff Ed Oswald wants to remind area residents fireworks can be deadly. Last year more than 10,000 people were injured by fireworks, with children under the age of 15 ...

Arts center offering watercolor workshop

ESCANABA — Helga Flower will teach artists to become more fearless experimenters at a workshop Aug. 7-10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Bonifas Arts Center. According to Flower, artists will work with watercolors and later create mixed media art, painting abstract works from realistic ...

Planner

Today A.A., open Delta Women’s Group, St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 6 p.m., 500 Ogden Ave., Escanaba. A.A., Pinecrest Medical Facility, 7 p.m. CDT, Powers. A.A., closed, Central United Methodist Church, 7:30 p.m., 322 S. Lincoln Road (use rear entrance). A.A., closed, St. Thomas ...

Golden K Peanut Days ­continue today in Escanaba

ESCANABA—Peanut Days for the Bay de Noc Golden “K” Kiwanis Club will be hosting a fundraiser today at Shopko in Escanaba from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Peanut Days is the only fundraising event for the Golden “K” which is a service club which donates to local youth organizations, events ...

Rockin’ the Bay returns to Gladstone

GLADSTONE — Rockin’ the Bay will be returning to Gladstone this year on July 7-8. The weekend music festival will take place at the Gladstone Yacht Club. Musical acts will kick-off at 4:30 p.m. Friday, July 7 and will continue from 1:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. on Saturday. Tickets are $15 for a ...