Ongoing

FREE TUTORING PROGRAM. Every Thursday from 3:30-5:30 p.m. for children in grades K-6, at Christ Lutheran Church, 613 11th Ave., Menominee. Snacks are provided. For more information, people may call Len Welling, 906-863-2366 or the Rev. Cole, 906-863-3095.

YMCA AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM (FIVE SITES). Off-site at Central School, Trinity Lutheran, First United Methodist Church, Marinette Middle and Peshtigo Elementary. Monday through Friday 3-6 p.m. Marinette Middle School Monday through Thursday 3-5:30 p.m. People may call the YMCA for more information and price, 906-863-9983. The YMCA After School Program does not operate on the weekend, full days off of school or days off due to inclement weather (half or full days).

DEVELOPMENTAL SCREENINGS. Menominee County Intermediate School District will conduct Early Childhood Developmental Screenings for children from birth through age 5 (if not attending school). Screenings are held from 8:15 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Menominee County Intermediate School District, 1201 41st Ave., Menominee. Arrangements can be made for children located in the Carney-Nadeau and North Central school districts. Appointments are required. People may call the Menominee County ISD, 906-863-5665, for more information.

ABC CLUB FOR PRESCHOOLERS. For preschoolers ages 3 to 5, The Stephenson Public Library offers the ABC Club, a way to help children get ready to read. The club will finish in the spring. Registration is free. For up-to-date information, people may find the library on Facebook at Stephenson Public Library, visit http://marinettecountylibraries.org under the Marinette page, or call 715-732-7570.

BORROWING LIBRARY EBOOKS. Individuals may use a InfoSoup library card to check out and download ebooks from the library for a Kindle, Nook, iPad, or tablet for free. Make an appointment with Mariel Carter, 715-732-7570, at the Stephenson Public Library to get one-on-one assistance downloading the OverDrive app and learning how to search for, check out, and download eBooks from the Wisconsin Digital Library website.

FREE BASIC COMPUTER CLASSES. Classes held at the Job Center of Wisconsin, 1605 University Drive, Marinette, and funded by Bay Area Workforce Development Board in partnership with Goodwill Industries. Classes (computer basics, MS Windows, Word, Internet, email and Excel) will be held Tuesdays from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. For reservations, people may call the Job Center, 715-732-7854 or 715-732-7756.

QUILTERS GROUP. Held at 8 a.m. at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, corner of University Drive and Pierce Avenue, Marinette. The work includes jobs for a variety of talents, sewing and non-sewing. The finished quilts are donated to local charities and the Lutheran World Relief. Donations of materials are also welcome. Group meets first and third Thursdays. For more information, people may call the church office, 715-735-3101.

FREE COMMUNITY MEAL PROGRAM. Monday, Tuesday and Thursday (except holidays) from 4:30-5:15 p.m. at the Salvation Army, 80 W. Russell St., Marinette. Anyone is welcome. For more information, people may call 715-735-7448.

DAR BOYS & GIRLS CLUB FREE MEAL. Meals are available 3:45 p.m. Monday-Friday on school days. For more information, people may call 906-863-9512.

THE LORD’S DINER. An evening meal program held every Wednesday, from 4:30 to 6 p.m., at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Pierce Avenue and University Drive. The Lord’s Diner serves a variety of hot meals and includes a food pantry. Sponsored by St. Vincent de Paul, First United Methodist Fellowship/Faith Baptist Church, Community Covenant Church, St. Paul’s Church, St. James Church, the Christian Motorcycle Association and Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. Volunteer servers and food donations are welcome. For more information, people may call the Our Savior’s office, 715-735-3101.

FREE SNOWSHOE RENTAL PROGRAM. Public Health, Delta & Menominee Counties will have snowshoes for both adults and children that can be checked out for free at the Greater Marinette-Menominee YMCA during normal business hours. For more information about Snow Trek, people may call 906-789-8110, visit Public Health’s website, www.phdm.org, or stop by the YMCA.

ZUMBA. Free classes for everyone at any age, any fitness level. Held Saturdays, from 8:30-9:30 a.m., at North Shore Church, 511 47th Ave., Menominee. People may call Kristine, 814-397-4769, or North Shore Church, 906-863-3212.

ADULT OPEN VOLLEYBALL AT DUER GYM. Sundays, from 6:30-8:30 p.m., and sponsored by the Marinette Recreation Department. Cost is $2 per player payable at the gym. No pre-registration is required. For more information, people may call 715-732-5222.

AQUATIC EXERCISE CLASSES. Bay Area Mobility Centers holds one-hour aquatic exercise sessions weekdays at 3117 Shore Drive, Marinette. For class information, people may call the Bay Area Mobility Center, 715-732-5111.

BEND AND STRETCH EXERCISE. Program sponsored by the Marinette Recreation Department. Floor and flexibility exercises held Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 9-9:45 a.m. at the Duer Gym, 402 Williams St., Marinette. Punch cards are available for purchase at the Civic Center. For more information, people may call 715-732-5222.

M&M FARMERS MARKET. Market, previously known as the Menominee County Farm & Food Exchange, has moved to M&M Plaza, Menominee, in the vestibule of Mighty Pet. Open from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturdays.

WINTER MARKET. Held by the Menominee Historic Downtown Farmers Market Association every Saturday from9 a.m.-noon, inside the Menominee Senior Center, 905 10th St., Menominee. Market accepts a variety of payment options. Interested vendors may email menomineefrmmkt@hotmail.com, call 906-863-8718 or visit www.menomineefarmersmarket.com.

Now through Jan. 21

PASTY SALE. Held by the First United Methodist Church of Marinette. Pasties will be $4 each for plain (meat, potato, onion) or rutabaga. Only 400 will be made. To place an order, people may call the church at 715-735-6323. Orders will be available for pick up from noon to 3 p.m., Jan. 21. If you would like to help or have questions, call Dick Monnette at 715-938-6702.

Now through Feb. 12

MARDI GRAS RAFFLE TICKETS AVAILABLE. Tickets are now available; only 400 will be sold at $25 each. Available at the weekend Masses (4 p.m., 7:30 a.m., and 10:15 a.m.) and at the parish office, 1016½ 10th Ave., Menominee, Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., and Friday 9 a.m.-noon. Payment (check or cash) must be received at the time of purchase. Ten cash prizes up to $1,500 will be given out.

Now through March 24

YMCA WINTER STINGRAY SWIM TEAM. For ages 4-19. Swimmers are grouped by age/skill level and may come as often or as little as they choose. Swim team members must be active members of the Y, and be able to swim 25 yards either on their back or on their stomach. Call the Y for more information, 906-863-9983.

Jan. 21

ICE FISHING DERBY. White Potato Lake Sportsmen’s Club at Wouter’s Front II on the shore of White Potato Lake. Registration begins at 8 a.m. and ends at 3 p.m. Advance ticket sales will be available Jan. 20 at Wouter’s Front II starting at 3:00 p.m. For more information, people may call 920-897-4162.

Jan. 23

STEP UP DAY. Hosted by Saint Thomas Aquinas Academy for students currently in the fifth grade at the middle school campus, 1200 Main St., Marinette. The day will give students an opportunity to experience a day in the life of a sixth grader while attending classes, and getting familiar with the campus. This event is open to all area students interested in attending the academy. Registration is requested as lunch will be provided. People should contact Kathy Denby, 715-735-7481, to reserve a space and for additional information.

Jan. 23 and 30; Feb. 13 and 27; March 6, 13 and 20; April 3, 10 and 24; and May 1, 15 and 22

PARENT/CHILD PLAYGROUP. Held at Spies Public Library from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Sponsored by the Menominee County ISD - Great Parents Great Start Program and the Children’s Trust Fund. For more information, people may call 906-863-5665, ext. 1018.

Jan. 24 and 31

PRESCHOOL STORY TIME. Held at the Stephenson Public Library at 10 a.m. This program is for children ages 3 to 5 and their caregivers, who like to listen to stories, sing songs and make a craft to take home. Siblings are welcome to attend. For up-to-date information, people may find the library on Facebook at Stephenson Public Library, visit http://marinettecountylibraries.org under the Marinette page, or call 715-732-7570.

Jan. 25

ITSY BITSY STORY TIME. Held at 11 a.m. at the Stephenson Public Library in Marinette. This program is for children ages 0 to 3 years and their parents or caregivers. Itsy Bitsy Story Time is free and open to the public. For up-to-date information, people may find the library on Facebook at Stephenson Public Library, visit http://marinettecountylibraries.org under the Marinette page, or call 715-732-7570.

OPEN HOUSE. Held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Saint Thomas Aquinas Academy in Marinette for middle and high school students. A special presentation about the Wisconsin Parental Choice Program will begin at 5:45. Terry Brown from WI School Choice will share detailed information about the program and answer any questions. Student Ambassadors will lead tours of the building and visitors will be able to meet teachers and receive information on the academic and extracurricular activities that the academy offers. Light refreshments will be offered. People may call 715-735-7481 for more information.

SHADOW DAY. Held from 7:30 a.m. to 2:55 p.m. at the Saint Thomas Aquinas Marinette campus for interested students in sixth-11th grade. Visiting students will be paired with a host in their current grade and spend the day engaging in academics, activities and classes with them. Pre-registration is requested as lunch will be provided for all visitors. People may call Kathy Denby at 715-735-7481 to pre-register for a visit or for more information.

FAMILY NIGHT AT THE LIBRARY. Held at 6 p.m. at the Stephenson Public Library. This event is self-guided, and parents must remain with their children. All library programs are free and open to the public; registration is not required. For up-to-date information, people may find the library on Facebook at Stephenson Public Library, visit http://marinettecountylibraries.org under the Marinette page, or call 715-732-7570.

PAWS & TALES PROGRAM. A reading program at the Stephenson Public Library that is available for adults and children who want to build confidence in reading aloud. Readers choose a book and practice reading out loud to a registered therapy dog. Time slots are available in the afternoon. People may contact Lara Lakari to register or for more information. For up-to-date information, people may find the library on Facebook at Stephenson Public Library, visit http://marinettecountylibraries.org under the Marinette page, or call 715-732-7570.

AFTERNOON BOOK CLUB. Held at the Stephenson Public Library at 1 p.m. to discuss the book, “A Pool of Blue Thread,” by Anne Tyler. New members welcome. People may contact the library at 715-732-7570 to borrow a copy of this book or reserve a copy on InfoSoup.org using a library card.

Jan. 25-April 12

DANCE LESSONS. Held by the North Country Kickers at Equity Hall, Highway 64. Music and open dancing starts at 6:30 p.m., lessons start at 7. There is a $4 fee for non-club members. Open to all level of dancers. The lessons start with the beginner level and graduate to intermediate level dances. Popular line dances, pattern dances, and round dances are taught. For more information, people may call Charles Bishop, 920-530-4373, or David Kvam, 715-735-5513.

Jan. 27

SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOP. Free marketing-yourself workshop held from 10-11 a.m. at the Job Center of Wisconsin, 1605 University Drive. Funded by Bay Area Workforce development board in partnership with Goodwill Industries. Registration is required. People may call Marinette Job Center at 715-732-7854 or 715-732-7756.

NERF GUN NIGHT FOR SECOND AND THIRD GRADERS. Menominee YMCA from 6-8 p.m., with check in at 5:30. Register on or before Jan. 25: Member $3, general public $6. Registration after Jan. 25: Member $5, general public $10.

Jan. 28

WINTER DANCE. Held by the North County Kickers from 7-10:30 p.m. at the Equity Hall on Highway 64. The public is welcome. There is an admission fee of $5 per person. For more information, people may call Charles Bishop, 920-530-4373, or David Kvam, 715-735-5513.

YOOPER PLUNGE. Victory Beach in Menominee. Da Yooper Pooper Outhouse race starts at 10 a.m. with the plunge at noon. Chili cook-off to follow. For more information, people may contact River Cities Community Pool, 715-735-0585, or visit www.rivercitiespool.org for more information as well as the rules and a registration form.

Jan. 30

UKULELE STRUM ALONG. Stephenson Public Library at 1 p.m. Participants may bring a ukulele and Mariel Carter will teach three simple chords to strum while singing basic nursery rhymes. This program is for parents and caregivers; children are welcome to attend with their parent. All library programs are free and open to the public; registration is not required. For up-to-date information, people may find the library on Facebook at Stephenson Public Library, visit http://marinettecountylibraries.org under the Marinette page, or call 715-732-7570.

Feb. 1

WRITING COVER LETTERS AND RESUMES. Free marketing-yourself workshop held from 9-11 a.m. at the Job Center of Wisconsin, 1605 University Drive. Funded by Bay Area Workforce Development Board in partnership with Goodwill Industries. Registration is required. People may call Marinette Job Center, 715-732-7854 or 715-732-7756.

Feb. 1 and 8

CANCER CLEAR AND SIMPLE. Educational series about cancer offered by UW-Extension, from 9-10:30 a.m., at Rennes Health Center-West, 501 N. Lake St., Peshtigo. To register, people may call 715-732-7510.

Feb. 2

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING CLASS. “Responding to Federal Government Opportunities,” held at the M&M Chamber of Commerce, 601 Marinette Ave., Marinette, from 9-11 a.m. Check-in starts at 8:30. Topics include: Accepting government charge cards; government purchase orders; DLA Internet Bid Board System (DIBBS); Uniform Contract Format Review; Understanding a solicitation; and responding to a Request for Proposal (RFP). To register visit, http://goo.gl/NhXFwH. For more information, people may contact Don Makowski, 906-789-0558, ext. 1311 or don.makowski@networksnorthwest.org; or Joe Smetak, 414-270-3600, or josephs@wispro.org.

Feb. 3

BASKETBALL GAME – MENOMINEE HOSTS MARQUETTE. Held at the MHS at 6:20 p.m., preceded by the JV game at 4:45 p.m. Between games MHS will honor the 1967 varsity team family. In March 1967 the Menominee boys’ basketball team won the Michigan State Championship under the direction of Coach Bob Krysiak and All-State player Pat Miller, the MHS career scoring leader.

Feb. 3 and 17

“RED FLAG” WORKSHOP. Free marketing-yourself workshop held from 10-11 a.m. at the Job Center of Wisconsin, 1605 University Drive. Funded by Bay Area Workforce development board in partnership with Goodwill Industries. Registration is required. People may call Marinette Job Center, 715-732-7854 or 715-732-7756.

Feb. 4

BANQUET HONORING THE MENOMINEE 1967 CHAMPIONSHIP TEAM. Hosted by the Menominee Hoops Club at the Pullman House. Public is invited. Bob Krysiak and Pat Miller are guest speakers. A barbecue-style dinner, beer and soda will be served. Banquet tickets are $30 for two people and are available in advance at Twin City Service Agency and North Honda Motorsports in Menominee. Ticket information is available by calling Tony Hofer at 715-938-1040, on Facebook at menomineehoops, or email menomineehoops@hotmail.com.

EMERGENCY RESCUE SQUAD FUNDRAISER. Held at the Marinette Moose Lodge 2327 at 6 p.m. The event will include 50/50, raffle drawings and door prizes. Chicken dinner will be included with the $10 donation. All proceeds benefit the Emergency Rescue squad. Contact the Marinette Moose Lodge 2327 at 715-732-4677, or e-mail mornate@yahoo.com for tickets or donations.

YMCA FATHER/DAUGHTER DANCE. Held at the Greater Marinette-Menominee YMCA. Photos at 5:30 with the dance from 6-8 p.m. Event will include dancing, snacks, beverages and prizes with music provided by Fivestar DJ and a photo booth by Party Rock Entertainment. The cost is $20 per family for YMCA members and $30 per family for the general public. People may call the YMCA for more information at 906-863-9983.

Feb. 6-March 9

SWIM LESSONS. Held at the River Cities Community Pool, 1125 University Drive, Marinette. Preschool-youth member cost is $18; program participant is $24; parent/child free for members, and $10 for program participants. To register, people may stop by the pool, call 715-735-0585 or email to rivercitiescommunitypool@yahoo.com. Payment must be made at the time of registration.

Feb. 8

JOB APPLICATIONS AND INTERVIEW SKILLS. Free marketing-yourself workshop held from 9-11 a.m. at the Job Center of Wisconsin, 1605 University Drive. Funded by Bay Area Workforce development board in partnership with Goodwill Industries. Registration is required. People may call Marinette Job Center, 715-732-7854 or 715-732-7756.

Feb. 9

ALL THINGS CHOCOLATE FUNDRAISER. Held by the Respite Care of Marinette and Menominee Counties from 4:30-7 p.m. at the Riverside Golf Club, 3459 14th Ave., Menominee. The event will feature area vendors to present their chocolate specialty. Door prizes, drawings and a silent auction will be available. Tickets are $15 in advance, $18 at the door for the event and are available at Jack’s Fresh Market, Marinette Menominee Area Chamber, Aging & Disability Resource Center and Riverside Golf Club or call the Respite office at 732-4474. Proceeds benefit Respite Care.

Feb. 9, March 9, April 13 and May 11

CONSCIOUS DISCIPLINE WORKSHOPS. Free classes held from 4-6 p.m. at the Menominee Early Childhood Center, N1329 US 41, Menominee. Participants will learn effective ways to build positive, loving relationships with children of all ages. Workshop includes training, free childcare, light refreshments and door prizes. Registration is required, 906-863-7588.

Feb. 10

SWEET SALE. Held by the First Presbyterian Church of Wausaukee from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Stephenson National Bank of Wausaukee. Items for sale will include homemade turtles, candies and baked goods.

Feb. 10 and 24

SOCIAL MEDIA WORKSHOP. Free marketing-yourself workshop held from 10-11 a.m. at the Job Center of Wisconsin, 1605 University Drive. Funded by Bay Area Workforce development board in partnership with Goodwill Industries. Registration is required. People may call Marinette Job Center, 715-732-7854 or 715-732-7756.

Feb. 11

YMCA CHILD AND BABYSITTING SAFETY COURSE. Greater Marinette-Menominee YMCA for ages 11 and older, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. $50 per participant, includes lunch, materials and certificate. People may register at the YMCA Welcome Center. Call 715-906-863-9983 or email ivys@mmymca.org for more information.

Feb. 13-March 20

ALCOHOL AND OTHER DRUG ABUSE (AODA) FAMILY EDUCATIONAL SERIES. Marinette County Health and Human Services-ADAPT announces the next series open to the public. Presentations will be Mondays from 6-8 p.m., for six weeks. All sessions will be held in the basement conference room at 2500 Hall Ave., Marinette. Participants must register by calling 715-732-7760 or 1-888-732-7549 and reserve space. Participants are expected to attend all six sessions to be considered eligible for Certificate of Completion.

Feb. 17

NERF GUN NIGHT FOR FOURTH AND FIFTH GRADERS. Menominee YMCA from 6-8 p.m. with check in at 5:30. Register on or before Feb. 15: Member $3; general public $6. Registration after Feb. 15: Member $5; general public $10.

Feb. 18

ICE FISHING DERBY. Held by the Menominee Woods and Stream Sportsman’s Club at Shakey Lakes County Park from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Entry fees are $6 for 16 and older, and $1 for those younger than 16. Entry includes a free lunch from the grill and door prizes. First and second place prizes for largest perch, bluegill, crappie, northern and most pan fish by weight. Cash and merchandise raffles available. Tickets available on the ice only. Drawings begin at 4 p.m. Must be present at drawing to claim fish, door and merchandise prizes. This is a Michigan Free Fishing Weekend, so no fishing license is required.

Feb. 21

BRATS FOR BREAKFAST. Senior Citizens Center in Menominee from 6-10 a.m.  Details will be forthcoming on how to order ahead of time for the brat sale. For more information, people may call Lori, 906-863-3042 or Renelle, 906-863-2158 or go to the CAA website at www.mdscaa.org.

Feb. 21, March 14 and April 11

LITERACY NIGHTS. Held at Spies Public Library from 6-7 p.m. Event includes stories and crafts. Sponsored by Spies Public Library and the Menominee County Great Start Literacy Council. For more information, people may call 906-863-3911.

Feb. 25

WALK FOR WARMTH. Held by the Community Action Agency in Menominee at 10 a.m. Fundraiser helps raise money to help with heating assistance.  Individuals, businesses, youth groups, churches and service clubs are encouraged to participate. Co-sponsored by Bay Cities Radio, Hot Flame Gas, WPS, and the Island Resort and Casino. For more information, people may call Lori, 906-863-3042, or Renelle, 906-863-2158, or go to the CAA website at www.mdscaa.org.

KICK OFF FOR KIDS RAFFLE EVENT. Pullman House from 6 to 10 p.m. A $20 ticket will admit two people. Event includes food, refreshments, raffles and prizes. Money raised will help children, adults and families be able to participate in programs and events who are financially in need. For more information, people may call 906-863-9983.

Feb. 26

HOLY SPIRIT CATHOLIC CHURCH RAFFLE DRAWING, DINNER. The drawing will take place at St. John Paul II Catholic Academy, 2701 17th St., Menominee. Winners need not be present to win. A homemade chicken dinner will also be available for purchase. For more information, people may contact the parish office, 906-863-5239.

March 2

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING CLASS. “Marketing Your Business to the Government,” held at the M&M Chamber of Commerce, 601 Marinette Ave., Marinette, from 9-11 a.m. Check-in starts at 8:30. Learn what the government looks for in a contractor; understand competition; and how to prepare marketing materials. To register visit, http://goo.gl/NhXFwH. For more information, people may contact Don Makowski, 906-789-0558, ext. 1311 or don.makowski@networksnorthwest.org; or Joe Smetak, 414-270-3600, or josephs@wispro.org.

March 10- 11

RUMMAGE SALE. Held at the SS. Joseph & Edward Catholic Church, W3308 County Trunk G, Porterfield. For more information, people may call 715-789-2254.

RUMMAGE SALE. Held by the Porterfield Lutheran Church, corner of County Trunk G and E along with other locations. For more information, people may call 715-854-2257.

April 2

PANCAKE BREAKFAST AND BAKE SALE. Held at the SS. Joseph & Edward Catholic Church, W3308 County Trunk G, Porterfield. For more information, people may call 715-789-2254.

April 4

DOG TRAINING CLASSES. Held by the Tri-County Dog Training Academy at the Marinette Armory, 2000 Mary St., Marinette. Advanced registration is suggested. Orientation night begins at 7 p.m. Dogs do not attend orientation night. Puppy, beginners and advanced level classes available. For more information and an enrollment form, people may visit Facebook or www.tricountydogtraining.org. For more information, people may call 906-792-5989.

April 6

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING CLASS. “Federal Acquisition Regulations,” held at the M&M Chamber of Commerce, 601 Marinette Ave., Marinette, from 9-11 a.m. Check-in starts at 8:30. Class covers Federal Government’s rulebook for purchasing goods and services. To register visit, http://goo.gl/NhXFwH. For more information, people may contact Don Makowski, 906-789-0558, ext. 1311 or don.makowski@networksnorthwest.org; or Joe Smetak, 414-270-3600, or josephs@wispro.org.

May 7

SPRING CONCERT. Presented by the Northeastern Wisconsin Concert Band at 3:30 p.m. at the W. J. Jones Auditorium, Marinette High School, 2135 Pierce Ave. Tickets will be available at the door at $5 for adults and $2 for students. For more information about the band, people may visit the website at http://www.newconcertband.com/.

July 29

MENEKAUNEE OLD TIMERS PICNIC. Held at noon at Red Arrow Park for anyone age 50 or older with ties to Menekaunee. Participants should bring own lawn chairs and beverage. Cost is $10 if paid by July 24 or $15 if paid later. Checks should be made payable and sent to Menekaunee Old Timers, 160 W Bay Shore St., Marinette, WI 54143. People may call Sharon, 715-735-5577, with questions.

Aug. 12

M&M AUTO CLUB 2017 SHOW. Held at Menominee's historic waterfront off 1st Street by the band shell. Free to public. For those interested in showing a unique vehicle, 20 years or older. Registration is $5, 8 -11 a.m. Show is from 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Participant judging. More than 60 trophies awarded. People who wish to become a sponsor or a member may contact William Chartrand, 715-582-0347, for more information.

Aug. 13

PIE AND ICE-CREAM SOCIAL. Held at the SS. Joseph & Edward Catholic Church, W3308 County Trunk G, Porterfield. For more information, people may call 715-789-2254.

Sept. 12

DOG TRAINING CLASSES. Held by the Tri-County Dog Training Academy at the Marinette Armory, 2000 Mary St., Marinette. Advanced registration is suggested. Orientation night begins at 7 p.m. Dogs do not attend orientation night. Puppy, beginners and advanced level classes available. For more information and an enrollment form, people may visit Facebook or www.tricountydogtraining.org. For more information, people may call 906-792-5989.

Sept. 23

MENOMINEE HISTORIC WATERFRONT DOWNTOWN GIANT PUMPKIN FESTIVAL. Held at Marina Park, Menominee. Events include pie eating competition, jump around bouncy fun, pumpkin seed spiting contest, food and craft vendors, farmers market, live music, and the Giant Pumpkin Regatta Boat Race. For applications for the Giant Pumpkin Race people may email giantpumpkinfestival6@gmail.com. To be a vendor, email tkruse60@hotmail.com or call 906-863-8718.