Navigating Windows 10 workshop offered
MARINETTE — The Marinette Senior Center will hold a Navigating Windows 10 workshop at the center, 1603 Ludington St., March 13 and 15 from 9 a.m. to noon.
Brian Hartnell will guide participants on how to use the Windows 10 operating system; work through the start menu, elements of the task bar, desktop features, as well as move around all of the Windows elements to better understand how they work and what to do to customize for individual taste and workflow. There will also be a discussion and demonstration on protecting privacy when using this system; how to limit sharing information with Microsoft by setting privacy switches and to limit use of Microsoft software programs from sharing personal data.
The cost is $25 and attendees must bring their portable computer. Registration is required as class size is limited. For more information and to register, persons may call the center at 715-732-1280 or stop in during office hours Monday through Friday, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Easter Basket Project donations accepted
MARINETTE — The Marinette Welcome Center will sponsor the Easter Basket Project where filled Easter baskets will be distributed to children in the communities through local crisis agencies, schools, local hospital, churches, Human Services, etc.
Last year the center distributed 214 baskets made by church youth groups, businesses, Scout troops, classroom projects, neighborhood gatherings, nonprofit organizations, retired teachers and private citizens. Groups and businesses that wish to contribute, may bring baskets to the Marinette Welcome Center, 1680 Bridge Street (next to the Stephenson Public Library) before March 26 and indicate whether its for a boy or girl and an approximate age range, from infants to preteens, if possible.
Persons may also make a monetary donation of $10 and volunteers will shop and put together a basket. Donations can be sent or delivered to the center Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, persons may call 715-732-4333.
Paper art class to be held in March
MARINETTE — The Marinette Senior Center will offer a paper art class at the center, 1603 Ludington St., Tuesday and March 20 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The class, led by Lida Panfilova, will consist of two sessions and will teach the art of paper crafting. The cost is $2 per class and includes all materials needed.
Advance registration is required and deemed complete upon payment of class fee. For more information and to register, persons may call the center at 715-732-1280 or stop by the office Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Churches to hold Easter holiday services
POUND — The Beaver American Lutheran Church will have service at Beaver, N4557 19th Road, Good Friday, March 30 at 7 p.m. and Easter Sunday with communion, April 1 at 8 a.m.
Service on Maundy Thursday, March 29, will be held at Porterfield Lutheran Church, N6075 County Trunk E, Porterfield, at 7 p.m.; Easter Sunrise service with communion at 6 a.m., with breakfast to follow; and Easter Worship with communion at 10:30.
Foster Grandparent Program to meet
DAGGETT — The Menominee County Foster Grandparent Program will have an in-service meeting at the Mid-County Senior Center, 292 S U.S. 41, March 9 at 11 a.m. Auxiliary aids and services are available, upon request, to individuals with disabilities. The Foster Grandparent Program is administered by M.D.S. Community Action Agency, Escanaba, Mich.
For more information, persons may call 906-786-7080.
American Legion birthday to be celebrated
CRIVITZ — The American Legion Netzel-Zenz Post 413 will hold an American Legion birthday dinner at Wood’s Dining & Spirits, 10508 Kottke Road, Kottke and Newton Lake roads, March 18 with social hour at noon followed by dinner at 1 p.m. The meal, a breakfast brunch buffet, is $12 for adults and $9 for children younger than 10 years. The event is open to all veterans, their spouses and children and reservations are required by March 11.
For more information and to make reservations, persons may call Commander Mark Crowley, 715-938-4935.
Easter Egg Hunt to be held March 24
MENOMINEE — The Menominee Recreation Department will host its Easter Egg Hunt, for children, 3 to 8 years old, at Spies Public Library, 940 1st St., March 24 at 9:30 and 10:45 a.m. There will be face painting, crafts, games, the Easter egg hunt and a variety of other activities. The hunt will take place outside depending on the weather conditions and attendees are urged to dress appropriately for outdoor weather.
Registration is required by March 16 as space is limited. For more information and to register, persons may email the recreation department at with the child’s name, age, phone number and preferred session time.