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Walk in someone else’s genes

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12/3/2017 - Starts: 5:00 PM - Ends: 9:00 PM
UP Children's Museum, 123 W Baraga Ave, Marquette, MI 49855
Come to the UP Children's Museum with your child or toddler for a night of fun and learning about embracing others!

This event is for those of all abilities! Expert-led sensory playstations will be featured in addition to the usual wonders of the museum. There will be a low-stimulation area for those that need. Disability advocates and educators will be in attendance presenting a great opportunity for children to learn and ask questions about others with special needs in a safe environment! Live music throughout the evening will be playing. Food trucks will be parked outside for hungry tummies. Bring some cash for the raffle/auction which will feature a number of enticing baskets for kids and parents that you won't want to miss!

KIF1A related disorder causes a number of symptoms including vision impairment/blindness, seizures, muscle weakness or spasticity, developmental delays, and death. We are racing to find a cure for Sadie and others with this disease. Please visit for more information about our efforts. | 459792313

Breakfast Buffet

Event Dates and Times

12/3/2017 - Starts: 9:00 AM - Ends: 12:00 PM
Gwinn VFW Post 5670
Breakfast buffet with pancakes, french toast, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, potatoes, bacon and sausage, coffee, milk, juice.
Don St Aubin 346-9329 | 459474993

The Marquette Regional History Center Special Exhibit: Logging Marks

Event Dates and Times

11/22/2017 - 12/30/2017
Marquette Regional History Center, 145 W. Spring Street, Marquette
The Marquette Regional History Center Special Exhibit: Logging Marks
November 1—December 30, 2017
Logging was a large and powerful industry that shaped the landscape of our backyards and forests. Michigan law required logs to be marked on both ends to reduce the theft of timber. Rod Smith, education coordinator with the Michigan DNR, collected many of these log marks. Study these logs from around the Upper Peninsula and learn about the logging companies they represent. This exhibit is sponsored in part by the Rod Smith Family. Open during regular Museum Hours and included with admission. Please visit or call 906-226-3571 for more info.
Jo Wittler Curator
906-226-3571 | 458872163

VFW Post 4573 Toys for Tots

Event Dates and Times

11/20/2017 - 12/10/2017
Ishpeming VFW Post 4573
The Ishpeming VFW Post 4573 invites the community to participate in the Toys for Tots Christmas program. You can bring any unwrapped toys to the post until December 10th this year. The post is open weekdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. and on Sundays at 4 p.m. Let's show the true spirit for Christmas by making is special for the children in our area that are in need. | 458020643

"Pikkujoulu" (Little Christmas) at Ishpeming Elks Club

Event Dates and Times

12/3/2017 - Starts: 2:00 PM - Ends: 5:00 PM
Ishpeming Elks Club
Wil Kilpela on accordion and Ken Holster on banjo and guitar will play for a "Little Christmas" dance on Sunday, December 3, from 2 to 5 PM at the Elks Club on Lakeshore Drive in Ishpeming., sponsored by the League of Finnish-American Societies UP Chapter Finlandia Foundation Affiliate.

Admission is $5, and free to members of the LFAS. Anyone joining the League that day will also be admitted free. The dance is open to all.

In addition to music for dancing and listening, there will be door prizes, a 50/50 drawing, and a mini-Tori with Finnish items of all kinds by Tanja Stanaway's Heart to Finland, and.baked goods by Janet Wisuri.

Refreshments of cardamom coffee bread and other goodies will be available, along with coffee and soft drinks. The Elk's bar will be open.

Membership dues may be paid at the meeting. Dues are $20 per year with the Suomi-USA magazine, and $10 per year without.

A short business meeting will be held. For more information on this "Pikkujoulu - Little Christmas" gathering, call 485-1971. | 457258693

Magic of Christmas Open House

Event Dates and Times

12/2/2017 - Starts: 1:00 PM - Ends: 4:00 PM
12/3/2017 - Starts: 1:00 PM - Ends: 4:00 PM
110 Fury St., Gwinn
The Magic of Christmas Open House will be held on December 2-3 from 1 to 4 p.m. at 110 Fury St., Gwinn.

Christmas like you've never seen! $3 entry feed and a canned food. All donations go to the Victory Lutheran Food Pantry.

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