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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The Portage Lake District Library will host the Keweenaw Garden Club from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 5. Amber Campbell will present "Garden Glory Throughout the Growing Season," using her training as a Master Gardener and her experience with growing and selling plants to help participants strategize perennial and vegetable plantings that yield blooming and harvesting throughout the growing season. Campbell is the owner of G and A Farmers Market and Garden Center on Sharon Avenue in Houghton. The Keweenaw Garden Club offers presentations at the Portage Lake District Library on the first Monday of each month, September through May. Click here to learn more about the club. Library programs are free and everyone is welcome. ...... HANCOCK RESIDENTS: If you have not yet returned the Residential Re-Appraisal Questionnaire to Erhart Assessing, LLC, please note: If you have a sticker on the back of the envelope confirming you are a registered Hancock voter, you need only fill out the housing questionnaire form (confirmed by Karen Haischer, City Clerk). You can mail it back to Erhart Assessing, LLC, or stop by City Hall and drop it off asap. ...... A Beginning Swedish class will beoffered at 6 p.m. on Mondays for 10 weeks starting Sept. 28 at the Finnish American Heritage Center (FAHC). Cost for the course is $50, and those interested can call the FAHC at 906-487-7302 or just show up on 9/28 for the first class. "After studying Swedish at UW-Madison and living a year in Sweden, I'm excited to continue using the language and hope to reach as many interested community members as possible!" says instructor Samuel Knapp. Beginning Finnish and Intermediate Finnish classes begin Tuesday, Sept. 29, and meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays for 10 weeks at FAHC. ...... It's official: The public comment period on the Eagle Mine request for a DNR mineral lease for 40 acres of land (NE 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of Section 8, T50N, R29W, Michigamme Township, Marquette County) has been extended to Sept. 25, 2015. Read more... ...... Tours of the Eagle Mine and the Humboldt Mill continue through mid-October. Eagle Mine's summer tour schedule began Friday, June 12, with a visit to the mine. Tours of the Humboldt Mill began Friday, June 19. The tours will alternate between the mine and the mill each week. Space is limited. Click here for the schedule or call (906) 273-1550 to book a free tour.
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Save the Water's Edge
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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
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.
Keweenaw Nordic Ski Club
Click on the logo above to visit the new KNSC Web site: http://www.keweenawnordic.org and learn about cross country skiing events at Maasto Hiihto Trails in Hancock.
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