The Friends of Spies Public Library in Menominee: will hold a flea market/plant sale on Saturday, June 11, from 8 a.m. to noon in the library parking lot. Interested vendors are asked to contact the library to reserve a space at no cost. The group is accepting donations of plants for its sale and asks that they be dropped off, in containers and identified (if possible) as to name of plant, at the library.
Book Club – In honor of The Dementia Friendly Community Coalition’s Longest Day Fundraiser, help us raise awareness for Alzheimer’s and dementia by attending the ADRC’s June Book Club! We will be reading and discussing former Wisconsin Governor Martin J Schreiber’s book My Two Elaines and meeting on June 13th at 2pm at the ADRC of Marinette County, located at 2500 Hall Ave. Marinette. A light snack and refreshments will be provided, please contact the ADRC at 715-732-3850 for more information and/or if you are in need of a free copy of this book.
Power of Attorney of Health Care Seminar – Join us for a free presentation put on by the ADRC Adult Protective Services workers, Nicole Albrecht and Corleen Kroll, in honor of World Elder Abuse Awareness. Gain information on Power of Attorney for Health Care (POAHC), the process and the chance to appoint a POAHC with Nicole or Corleen. The seminar will be held at the Henry Drees Community Center at 600 Pine St. Peshtigo, on June 13th at 3:30pm. For more information or to register for this event contact the ADRC at 715-732-3850 or toll free at 888-442-3267
10 Warning Signs of Alzheimer’s – Alzheimer’s and other dementias cause memory, thinking and behavior problems that interfere with daily living. Join us June 14th from 2pm to 4pm at the ADRC of Marinette County, located at 2500 Hall Ave. Marinette, to learn about common signs of dementia and Alzheimer’s, typical age-related changes, early detection and benefits of diagnosis and more! To RSVP please contact the ADRC at 715-732-3850 or toll free at 888-442-3267
Spies Library in Menominee will sponsor a vocalist Dawn Akins-Payne accompanied by Dr. John Akins on piano in a one-hour concert at 7:00pm on Tuesday, June 14, 2022. Ms. Payne will sing a variety of classical, opera, broadway and art songs including poems set to music composed by Dr. Akins. Free Admission.
Ann Dallman will sign copies of her newest book, “Cady and the Birchbark Box,” on Wednesday, June 15 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Spies Public Library in Menominee. This is the second in her Cady Whirlwind Thunder series. Her first book, “Cady and the Bear Necklace,” won the Midwest Book Award, Michigan History Society Book Award, Indie Book Award and other honors. Light refreshments will be served.
Financial Planning as We Age and Elder Financial Abuse Seminar – Join us for a special presentation by Steve Lang and Briann Best with Associated Bank – Marinette Branch. Learn about the importance of Financial Planning as We Age along with tips and education about Elder Financial Abuse. This seminar is FREE to all Marinette County residents and will be held at the Henry Drees Community Center at 600 Pine St. Peshtigo, on June 15th at 4pm. For more information or to register for this event contact the ADRC at 715-732-3850 or toll free at 888-442-3267
Wednesday, June 15th 2022, 10:00a.m.-11:00a.m. NWTC Marinette Campus (1601 University Drive). Join us in conversation as we discuss all things Apprenticeships. Apprenticeships for Employers, Using apprenticeships to Attract and Retain Employees, is an event open to area employers hoping to attract better applicants, instill company values, maintain more loyal employees, and much more! No need to R.S.V.P, simply join us for the conversation. Light refreshments will be provided. For questions or more details call, 920-498-5704.
The Republican Party of Marinette County: will hold its next monthly meeting at 6 pm on Thursday, June 16th at the Peshtigo River Center, W7842 Airport Rd, Crivitz, Wisconsin. Anyone interested in learning more about our organization is invited to attend.
Memory Café – A memory café offers a comfortable way for you and your care partner to have fun and socialize with others who have Mild Cognitive Impairment, early to moderate Alzheimer’s or other types of dementia, and those who worry about memory problems. There is no cost to attend this event. It will be held on June 15th from 1pm to 2pm at The Cottages, located at 2006 Lake Park Dr. Marinette. To RSVP for this event please call Maria Jardeen at 715-330-5025. Reservations are appreciated but not required.
The rapid transit: Great Lakes custom tool Mfg., Inc.
Food drive on June 2, 2022 for National Service Day: Hinterland Advisors will be hosting the event at our facility at 414 1st Street, Menominee, MI from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Drop offs are welcome the week before leading up to the event. For any questions you can call me directly at (906)863-5587; press 0 for the Menominee office.
Free Peanut Butter, Jelly & Bread On Saturday, June 25 at 9 AM, we’ll hold our first free offering of a jar of peanut butter, a jar of jelly and a loaf of bread to anyone who wishes at First United Methodist Church, 601-10 Ave. While supplies last.
FREE CLOTHES On Saturday, June 25 from 9 AM to noon, we’ll hold our first free clothing event in our church parking lot at Menominee First United Methodist Church, 601-10th Ave. Men’s, women’s and children’s items will be placed on tables for anyone from the local area to take, while supplies last.
Sunday June 26, 2022 ART FOR ALL Juried Art show and sale at the Menominee Great Lakes Marina Park 10:00 am - 4:00 pm. Lots of artists from the Midwest and our local community. Entertainment, food and more! Free admission. Contact committee member at email@example.com or check us out on Facebook. website www.artforallinc.com
COMMUNITY COVENANT CHURCH: will be hosting a concert with VOICES OF PEACE on June 26, 2022 @ 10 A.M. @ 1123 13th St., Menominee, MI. For more info on this musical group visit their website @ VOICES OF PEACE. A freewill offering will be accepted. Free and open to the public.
Sunny ‘N Heat: Franks logging Inc. Peshtigo Feed Mill
Memory Matters – The Aging and Disability Resource Center (ADRC) has partnered with Marinette County Libraries to offer FREE and confidential memory screenings. A memory screen is a wellness tool that helps identify possible changes in memory or cognition. This is not a diagnostic tool. Upcoming Memory Matters events are being held July 7th from 4pm to 6pm at the Goodman Library, and July 11th from 12:30pm-3:30pm at the Niagara Library. For more information or to sign up for a screening contact the ADRC at 715-732-3850 or toll free at 888-442-3267
July 13 Through 29
Weekly camps from 8:00a.m. – 2:00p.m. NWTC Marinette Campus (1601 University Drive). Manufacturing summer camps are back this year with additional options available. Automotive Maintenance Camp, July 6th & 7th from 8:00a.m.-2:00p.m., Welding Camp, July 18th – 22nd, from 8:00a.m.-2:00p.m., and Electro-Mechanical Technology & CNC/Machining Camps, July 25th – 29th, from 8:00a.m.-2:00p.m. Hands-on activities and instruction provided from NWTC faculty. Local Industry tours provided for the weeklong camps with breakfast and lunch provided for all camps. Camp sponsors include Nuts, Bolts & Thingamajigs Foundation, Winsert… The week-long camps are $99 per student and the 2-day Automotive Camp is $39. The recommended age group for participation is from 12 -15 years old. Registration is required. Please call 715-735-9361 for summer camp questions and/or registration.
July 14, 2022
MARV MAYER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP GOLF OUTING: Sponsored by the Menominee Kiwanis Club, this event will be held July 14 at Riverside Golf Club. It will be a four-person 18 hole scramble, named to honor Marv Mayer, former Menominee educator and a charter member of Menominee Kiwanis. Proceeds to provide scholarships for Menominee High School seniors. Entry fee includes green fees, cart and dinner. The field will be limited to 18 Teams. Featured will be prize money for the first two places in both gross and net divisions, plus on course hole contests, including $5,000 and $10,000 hole-in-one contests, plus 50/50 and additional raffles and prizes. For more information people may call John at 906-290-2142 or contact any Kiwanis member.
Song Summit: Peshtigo National Bank LaFaro’s Fresh Market
July 30 & 31
BROWN TROUT DERBY: Held at the Menominee Memorial Marina. This fishing contest is for cash and prizes, along with raffles for other prizes. The American Legion Post 146 will provide food and refreshments. For more information, people may call Tom at 715-923-5615, or Jerry at 715-923-4254.
July 30, 2022 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (Rain or Shine) Northern Lights Master Gardeners Association Garden Walk: The Garden Walk will focus on six exceptional and unique gardens in the Lake Noquebay, Lake Mary, and Wallace areas, as well as Harmony Arboretum/Demonstration Gardens in Grover. Advance tickets will be available on/after June 1st, at the following locations: Jack’s Fresh Market (Roosevelt Rd.) and Menominee; and Pelkin’s Smokey Meat Market (Crivitz). Tickets are $10 (children 12 and under are free). Any questions, contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
MENEKAUNEE OLD TIMERS PICNIC. The 43rd picnic will be held at noon at Red Arrow Park, Marinette, for anyone 50 years and older with ties to Menekaunee. Those attending should bring lawn chairs and beverages. Cost is $10 if paid by 7/25 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 at 715-735-5577 for more information.
Music Jar: Stephenson National Bank & Trust BPM A Specialty Paper Mill
Don’t forget about our 50th auto and cycle show. August 13, 2022 is the Marinette and Menominee Auto Clubs 50th auto and cycle show. 8 AM to 10:30 AM registration $10 per show vehicle, Dash Plaques to the first 150 registered vehicles, free to the public. Show viewing to public is 10AM to 2:30 PM Trophies will be awarded around 2:30 PM. Food and our Anniversary cake will be available at the American Legion Post next door to the show. The show is held at the historic Menominee Marina Park in the bandshell area 701 1St Street. For more information contact 715-582-0347 or email email@example.com
Rocker, Rocker, Rocker! Lafortune Auto Body, Inc. Kountry Rhode RV & Auto Center
Tired of eating alone? Trying to stretch the food budget? Let The Salvation Army help. Join us at 80 W. Russell in Menekaunee for an indoor community dinner every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday evening at 4:30 - 5:15 pm. We are also looking for volunteers to assist with meal preparation, serving and clean-up. Interested persons can contact: Ruth Fay at (906) 767-1358
Holy Family Parish Picnic: Join us for a Polka Mass at 10:00 that includes a back to school backpack blessing. Picnic grounds open at 11:00 for food, bouncy houses, games, raffles and much more! Great way to spend a few hours with your family and friends. For questions, contact the parish office at 715-735-9100.
Ongoing Through Labor Day
The Menominee Heritage Museum is Open for Business! The Menominee Heritage Museum is located at 904 11th Avenue, Menominee, Michigan. It will be open from Memorial Day through Labor Day 2022. There is a lot to see! If you have checked it out before, you need to come back! If you have never been there, don’t miss out! The hours of the museum are 12-4 on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Saturdays! Come and see us. You will not be disappointed!! Check out the changes. New carpeting installed, new displays to be seen. Have you ever seen an iron lung? Ever heard of the Orphan Train? We look forward to seeing you soon!
MARINETTE COUNTY LOGGING MUSEUM 2022 Season Open June 1st-September 2nd, Mon.-Wed.-Thurs.-Fri: 11am-3pm. Admission this year-goodwill offering Large or small groups welcome Contact us: Phone 715-732-0831, Facebook: Marinette County Historical Museum
Walks to Remember – Walks to Remember is a FREE dementia friendly walking club for Marinette County seniors. Walking club is a great way to meet others in the community while staying active and promoting brain health. Join us every Thursday from 10am to 11am at the Community REC Center walking track at 2501 Pierce Ave, Marinette. Free pedometers provided to walking club members. For more information please call the ADRC at 715-732-3850 or toll free at 888-442-3267
RIVER CITIES CONCERT ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIP. Memberships for the 2021-2022 Concert Series are available for purchase. Five concerts will perform, which is $37,000 worth of entertainment. People may purchase tickets online at rcconcerts.com or at Heritage Hearing Care Menominee Michigan, Mattison Insurance Marinette and Peshtigo Pharmacy. For more information, people may call Barb at 906-863-7387.
RETURN TO WORK. The UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus Division of Continuing Education & Community Engagement is offering a self-paced session on how to return to work during the COVID-19 pandemic. This online-only course can provide guidance to employees about actions they can take to keep themselves, their coworkers, their families and their community safe as businesses reopen and workers return to work. “Return to Work” also provides employees with insight into new or modified policies and procedures that business owners may implement to maintain a safer work environment and protect employee’s health during the COVID-19 outbreak. The estimated course length is 1 hour. Employees will take an online assessment to assure comprehension. The training can be completed in approximately 30 minutes. For more information and to register, people may visit www.uwgb.edu/continuing-professional-education/career-business-training/ready-to-work/. The cost of this training is $15 per individual. Employers may contact the division for group pricing.
MENTAL HEALTH DURING A CRISIS. The UW-Green Bay, Marinette Campus Division of Continuing Education & Community Engagement is offering self-paced sessions on how to take care of ones mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic. This course was specifically developed to proactively address emotional upheaval and expand ones understanding of psychological well-being. Specifically, the course helps identify and help process reactions to crisis by learning healthy ways to cope when circumstances feel beyond ones control. The course will be taught my Angela Wessels, an alum of UW-Green Bay and has a bachelor's degree in psychology with minors in human biology and human development. For more information and to register, people may visit www.uwgb.edu/continuing-professional-education/career-business-training/learning-opportunities/. The cost of this course is $25.
1,000 BOOKS BEFORE KINDERGARTEN (ages birth to 6). People may talk to Lara Lakari at the Stephenson Public Library to register for this read-at-home program. For all the reasons reading to a child benefits brain development, people may use this program to establish the reading habit by tracking the books one and one’s child read together. For every 100 books one reads, a child earns a sticker to put on the bulletin boards at the library. At the end, one’s child earns a certificate of completion and a book to keep.
MARINETTE SENIOR CENTER OFFERINGS/INFORMATION. Individuals 50 or older qualify to become a member of the Marinette Senior Center. Yearly membership is $10 per person. The center offers a variety of activities, exercise opportunities, crafts, and monthly newsletter. For more information or to rent the Marinette Senior Center for an event, people may call 715-732-1280 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.