Ziyad and Co. to exhibit Gallery Favorites, beginning Jan. 4
Owl, by Joyce Koskenmaki. (Photo courtesy Ziyad and Co.)
CALUMET -- Start the New Year off with a visit to Ziyad and Co. to get a glimpse of the gallery's favorite works of art, on display for the month of January. An opening reception will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. on First Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Ziyad and Co. art gallery at 109 Fifth St, Calumet.
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Keweenaw Nordic Ski Club and Sons of Norway announce the Feb. 7 Barneløpet kids' ski race during the recent Heikinpäivä Parade in Hancock.
The Barneløpet kids' ski race, sponsored by the Keweenaw Nordic Ski Club (KNSC) and the Sons of Norway will be held Sunday, Feb. 7, at Four Seasons Chalet, Hancock. Registration begins at 1 p.m. Open to ages 3 - 17; races of 1, 2, 4, and 6 K. All ages line up to race beginning with 6K distance at 2 p.m. Parents can ski with their children. A suggested donation of $3 per child or $5 per family, to help defray the costs of the event, is welcome. For more info click here or call Wayne Stordahl at (906) 482-0292.
NOTICE TO CITY OF HANCOCK RESIDENTS
The Hancock City Clerk is accepting applications from interested persons to fill a Ward II vacancy seat on the City Council. The term of this Council appointment runs from February, 2016, to November, 2016. You must be a registered voter in Ward II to apply for this vacancy. (A copy of the ward map is available at the Clerk’s Office). Applications will be accepted for this opening until 4 p.m. local time, Monday, Feb. 8, 2016, with tentative Council action to make the appointment on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016. Submit applications to: Karen Haischer, CMC City Clerk 399 Quincy Street Hancock, MI 49930
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The Scarlet Masquerade dinner, dance lessons and dance will take place at the Calumet Theatre Saturday, Feb. 6. Lessons will include tango. Music by All Ball Orchestra. Dance lessons at 2 p.m. Dinner at 6 p.m. $30 per person. Call 337-2166 for tickets. ...... All Strings Considered will play for a family friendly contra dance Sunday, Feb. 7, at Dance Zone Marquette. The dance begins at 6:30 p.m. and is suitable for middle school through adult ages. Entrance is by donation. Don’t worry if you’ve never danced this style before. All dances are taught and instructors work at the level of the dancers who are there. Dance Zone is at 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette. Click here for more info on Dance Zone events. ...... During Winter Carnival Michigan Tech's Van Pelt and Opie Library and the IT Service Center will offer Winter Carnival schedules, statue maps and campus maps. (Statue maps and event schedules will also be available around campus in "weatherproof" brochure boxes and at Residence Hall reception desks.) From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 6, Friends of the Van Pelt Library will host hot chocolate and a book sale. The Van Pelt and Opie Library is holding its 6th Annual Winter Carnival Photo Contest. Submission Dates: Feb. 1-11, 2016. Winners will be announced on Feb. 15, 2016. Don't miss the library's Winter Carnival Exhibit on the 1st floor. ...... Trails at Maasto Hiihto are being groomed. Click here for the KNSC Trail Report. ...... HEET (Houghton Energy Efficiency Team) is planning a 2016 Winterization Campaign and Efficiency Challenge. Local businesses, organizations and church groups are getting involved. HEET has moved into a new office in Hancock at 422 Quincy St. in Hancock. Click here for info.
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A Rascal's Craft
The poetic musings of Eelu Kiviranta, a Finnish immigrant and self-proclaimed rascal. Side-by-side Finnish with English translation by Lillian Lehto. Introduction by Steve Lehto. Includes "The Copper Country Strike of 1913." Available from Amazon or the translator, 1419 Yosemite, Birmingham, MI 48009, $19.95. Click on cover to see Youtube video.
Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts
Original clothing and wall pieces custom designed and sewn by Andrea Puzakulich in the Keweenaw for 25 years. Distant Drum is located in Hancock's Historic E.L.Wright Bldg. Open most weekday afternoons. Call ahead.
Calumet Art Center
Keweenaw Nordic Ski Club
Click on the logo above to visit the new (now even newer!) KNSC Web site: http://www.keweenawnordic.org and learn about cross country skiing events at Maasto Hiihto Trails in Hancock.
New edition of book by Steve Lehto
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Keweenaw Adventure Company
Keweenaw Adventure Co. is celebrating its 20th Anniversary! Click here to celebrate their current events, adventures and specials.
Red Circle Consulting
Mike Lahti at State Farm
Copper Country Community Arts Center
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Portage Lake District Library
Houghton County Democratic Party
Houghton Keweenaw Conservation District: Annual Tree Sale
Main Street Calumet
Michigan League of Conservation Voters
What Is Sustainable
Author Richard Adrian Reese recounts how his life took a new direction after 9 years of simple living in the Keweenaw -- and offers a new worldview for a sustainable future. Keweenaw Unitarian Universalist Fellowship will hold a discussion of this book at 7 p.m. May 21. See our review.
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