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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Michigan Tech Archives reception for Black Voices in the Copper Country
The Michigan Technological University Archives and Copper Country Historical Collections invites the community to the reception for the "Black Voices in the Copper Country" project. The presentation and social hour will take place at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 31, in the Van Pelt and Opie Library's East Reading Room. This event is free and open to the public. Assorted hors d'oeuvres and other refreshments will be served. This reception is made possible in part by a grant from the Michigan Humanities Council, an affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Click here for more details about the event. You may also contact the Michigan Tech Archives at 487-2505 or email@example.com.
Khana Khazana to serve Chinese cuisine
Chinese cuisine is featured in Khana Khazana's food trailer from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, May 27, in the MUB Circle on the Michigan Tech campus. The menu features Coca Cola Chicken Wings, Scrambled Eggs with Tomatoes and Chinese Ice Tea. The cost is $6.95 for a full meal.
Editor's Update: Karen Maidlow, Property Specialist, MDNR, Office of Minerals Management, has announced that the public comment period on the metallic mineral lease requests by Trans Superior Resources, Inc., (a subsidiary of Bitterroot Resources LTD of West Vancouver, BC, Canada) has been extended to May 31, 2016. The company is requesting leases for state metallic mineral rights located within Houghton, Ontonagon and Iron counties -- totaling approximately more than 3,000 acres. See our Apr. 6 article, "Company requests MDNR metallic minerals leases in Houghton, Ontonagon, Iron counties; 30-day public comment period."
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Eagle Mine has been hosting public forums to provide an inside look at their operations and introduce some of their team members. Most importantly, this series is designed as a two-way dialog between Eagle and the community. The public is encouraged to come and ask questions about Eagle's operations and activities. Unfortunately Keweenaw Now was not notified in time to announce the first two forums in Michigamme and Humboldt. However, two meetings remain: Forums will be held from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 24, at the Eagle Mine Information Center, Marquette, and Thursday, May 26, at Thunder Bay Inn, Big Bay. For more information, call (906) 273-1550 or email firstname.lastname@example.org ...... Volunteers are needed to help guide the rides for Ride the Keweenaw! If you can help on Saturday, May 28, at MTU or at Churning Rapids please email Dan Dalquist at email@example.com. MTU trails needs 10 guides and as of Monday, May 2, they have only 3. Churning Rapids needs 5 guides and they have 2.Click here to learn about Ride the Keweenaw, a family friendly mountain biking event weekend May 27-29, featuring all the great riding in the Keweenaw Region with everything from guided rides to enduro racing to social events. Guided ride events are free to participate (just show up and ride) or you can register for $20 and direct your donation towards a trail system of your choice. Tshirts are available for purchase through the registration link if you order by May 10th! ...... 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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HKCD's 2016 Tree Sale has found a home for every tree and plant. Gina Nicholas, HKCD president, thanks the volunteers and friends who helped make the sale a success. HKCD donated some plants and trees to the school gardens at Calumet, Chassell and Houghton. "It is great that the schools are helping children gain first hand experience about gardening and where the food we eat comes from," Nicholas said.
Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition
The Upper Peninsula Environmental Coalition's mission is protecting and maintaining the unique environmental qualities of the Upper Peninsula of Michigan by educating the public and acting as a watchdog to industry and government.
Save the Water's Edge
Click here for the latest news on Save the Water's Edge.
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
Click above to learn about new classes starting in February 2016.
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
Click on book cover to access Steve's Facebook page on the Italian Hall disaster.
Click here to see Steve Lehto's recent YouTube video about Italian Hall.
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
Click here to visit the Community Arts Center on Facebook.
Portage Lake District Library
Houghton County Democratic Party
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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