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Wednesday, October 04, 2017 12:00 AM

  • 12/15/2017 MHS invite senior citizens to open house
    MENOMINEE — Menominee High School presents “Colors of the Holiday Season,” an annual holiday open house for senior citizens in the area, at the high school, 2101 18th St., Wednesday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be various club booths set up throughout the school, arts and crafts, bingo, live entertainment, a blood pressure clinic, small snacks and a traditional turkey dinner with pie, served family style at 12:15 p.m. The cost is $3 and reservations are required by Monday.

  • 12/14/2017 Calvary Church plans Christmas event
    MARINETTE — The public is invited to Calvary Church Assembly of God, W1498 Highway 64, as they present “Come Let Us Adore,” a Christmas cantata/drama, Saturday at 4 p.m. and Sunday at 10:30 a.m. There is no admission cost and a nursery will be provided for children younger than 5 years. For more information or for directions to the church, persons may call 715-735-7289.
    Peshtigo schools offer Christmas event

  • 12/13/2017 Parkinson’s group plans holiday meeting
    MENOMINEE — The M&M Parkinson Support Group invites the public to its annual holiday gathering and meeting at the Harbors Retirement Building, 1110 10th Ave., Dec. 21 at 10 a.m. There will be a holiday sing-along with Marla and Norman Tuinstra and treats of the season offered. This is a free event and as always, literature concerning Parkinson’s will be available and attendees will have the opportunity to enjoy and fellowship with others experiencing the same challenges that the disease presents.

  • 12/12/2017 Twin City Squares to hold holiday dance
    MARINETTE — The Twin City Squares will hold their Christmas dance at Merryman School, 611 Elizabeth Ave., Sunday from 2 to 4:30 p.m. The caller will be Mary Houle with supper including Christmas and holiday favorites and dessert provided by the lunch committee.  If it is too cold for square dance attire, casual dress is acceptable.

  • 12/7/2017 Health insurance counseling offered
    MARINETTE — Health Insurance Counseling for seniors, sponsored by the Marinette Menominee Area Chamber of Commerce, is offered as a public service and will be held at the chamber’s office, 601 Marinette Ave., Tuesday by appointment only. The service is available to both Wisconsin and Michigan senior citizens on an individual basis with each session lasting approximately 30 minutes. For more information and to make an appointment, persons may call the chamber’s office, 715-735-6681.

  • 12/6/2017 Peshtigo schools to hold free concert
    PESHTIGO — The Peshtigo music department will hold a free concert to celebrate the season, in the high school gym, Monday at 7 p.m. Featured on the program will be the middle school band under the direction of Alex Shuffield with musical selections “Creed”, “Echoes from a Russian Cathedral” and “African Bell Carol,” and the middle school choir conducted by Cyndee Giebler, whose offerings include “Winter Canon,” “Something Told the Wild Geese,” “Snow” and “Dashing Through the Snow.”

  • 12/5/2017 Stitch and Give session cancelled
    MENOMINEE — The Stitch and Give session hosted by the Women’s Giving Circle of the M&M Area Community Foundation scheduled for Sunday has been cancelled. For more information and future activities of the group, persons may call 715-952-2007; email at or visit the Facebook page at

  • 11/30/2017 Socks for Troops drive runs through Dec. 24
    MENOMINEE — Shoe Sensation Inc., a regional shoe store chain, is sponsoring a Socks For Troops drive where military-approved socks will be collected and distributed to active duty military or local veterans in or around the community. This effort will run through Dec. 24.
    In support of #givingtuesday, the CEO, Dave Schoengart announced that the company will provide a financial donation to select charitable organizations in the communities where the stores are located. Both efforts are part of the company’s focus on connecting with local communities and charitable organizations surrounding their 175 stores.

  • 11/29/2017 Shelter needs items for holiday meals
    MARINETTE — The Rainbow House Domestic Abuse Shelter in Marinette needs some help for holiday meals it prepares for its clients.
    The shelter needs the following items: 12 hams, 12 pies (apple, pumpkin, cherry or other), 12 packages of dinner rolls, 14 packages of mashed potatoes and 16 packets of gravy. Corn is the vegtable, but the shelter has plenty of canned corn.
    The shelter would like to have the meals completed for delivery by Dec. 11. People may call board president Francine Kitkowski at 715-587-0126 for more information.

  • 11/28/2017 DIY craft class available
    MENOMINEE — The Menominee Historic Downtown Farmers Market is holding a free DIY Holiday Craft Class inside the Menominee Senior Center, 905 10th St., Wednesday from 5 to 6:30 p.m. Participants can learn some quick and easy craft ideas for the holiday, spend some time with friends and family and get directions for great gifts ideas. The Farmers Market will be held from 4  to 7 p.m.

  • 11/25/2017 Not too late to get flu vaccine
    MARINETTE — According to Health and Human Services, it’s not too late to get a flu vaccine because, while the sooner people get vaccinated the more likely they are to be protected against the flu when activity picks up, vaccination into December and beyond can be beneficial during most flu seasons. According to Dr. Dan Jernigan, Director of the Influenza Division at CDC, the flu season most often peaks between December and March but activity can occur as late as May.

  • 11/24/2017 Marinette Senior Center to hold Chair Yoga
    MARINETTE — The Marinette Senior Center will start a new session of Chair Yoga, 1603 Ludington St., Mondays, Dec. 4-Feb. 5, at 9 a.m. Chair Yoga offers people the ability to improve their health through a form of adaptive exercise.
    The class, which will be led by Tammy Vieth, yoga instructor, is open to adults at a cost of $18 for members and $20 for guests. Advance registration is required. For more information or to register, persons may call the center at 715-732-1280 Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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