-- June Happenings
May 2002 Happenings
Peace Alliance to hold "Walk for Peace" June 1
The Copper Country Peace Alliance will sponsor a "Walk for Peace" beginning at 12 noon
on Sat., June 1, from the MotherLode in Houghton. The theme for the Walk is "True Homeland Security begins at home -- with compassion for everyone and personal reductions of consumption and energy -- not with jingoistic worldwide militarism to protect corporate oil supplies." Everyone who supports the cause of peaceful solutions to conflict is encouraged to participate. For more information, call 288-3181.
KEWEENAW PENINSULA -- This calendar provides a guide to arts, cultural,
government, and organization events and meetings in the Keweenaw
Peninsula for the month of May, 2002. more
MSU Extension to hold May 29 workshop on new planning/zoning laws
HANCOCK -- Rod Cortright, Michigan State University Extension director for Charlevoix County, will conduct a workshop on new changes in Michigan planning and zoning laws from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
on Wednesday, May 29, at the Allouez Community Building in Allouez. The workshop fee is $20 and can be paid at the door.
KEWEENAW PENINSULA -- This listing provides a guide to arts and cultural
exhibits in the Keweenaw Peninsula for the month of May, 2002. more
KEWEENAW PENINSULA -- This listing provides a guide to learning opportunities in
the Keweenaw Peninsula for the month of May, 2002. more
Houghton County seeks commissioner for District 2
HOUGHTON -- Houghton County is accepting applications to fill the vacant position of Houghton County Commissioner for District 2, which includes 5 townships: Franklin, Hancock, Osceola, Schoolcraft and Torch Lake. The deadline for submitting applications is Friday, June 7, 2002, at noon. Applications are available at the Houghton County Controller's Office in the Houghton County Courthouse, 401 E. Houghton Ave., Houghton, MI 49931.
Read the Public Notice.
Keweenaw Krayons to hold Open House May 25 in Mohawk
MOHAWK -- Ramblin' Rose Arts Center and Keweenaw Krayons, located on US 41 in Mohawk, will host an Open House Fundraiser from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 25. Hand-crafted jewelry, drums, rattles, stained glass, photography, greeting cards, candles, baked goods and plants will all be
available for purchase. The public will also be able to tour the newly expanded
Eagle Harbor Township Board to meet
EAGLE HARBOR -- The Eagle Harbor Township Board will meet at 7 p.m. Monday, May
13, in the Township Hall. Township Supervisor Doug Sherk will address several
issues, including defibrillator information, a Nature Conservancy update, a
donation to the Volunteer Fire Department, safety inspections and an upcoming
Natural Resource Meeting to be held July 11, 2002. See the agenda.
Also, see George Hite's Eagle
for The Nature Conservancy's answers to questions about Mt. Baldy and for a
Township planners' report on Community Development Issues and Opportunities.
Volunteers to clean up MTU's Princess Point and hillside May 6
-- The Fourth Annual Princess Point and Hillside Clean-Up is scheduled to take
place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Monday, May 6. A rain date is scheduled for the
same time on Wednesday, May 8. Volunteers will clean the area between Cliff
Drive (along the Portage side of Michigan Tech) and Portage Lake from the
Minerals and Materials Engineering Building south to the end of lot 10 (the
unpaved lot at the south end of campus) and from there just the Waterfront Path
south to Isle Royale Sands. more
Volunteers needed for annual Bird Migration Count May 11
-- Volunteers are needed for the annual North American Bird Migration Count on
Saturday, May 11. This continent-wide count provides a "snapshot"
method of monitoring the spring bird migration. Photographer Michael Shupe
offers photos of birds observed in the local area. An exhibit of Shupe's
photographs opens April 30 and runs through June 1, 2002, at the Community Arts
Center in Hancock. more
Peace Alliance to hold Walk for Peace May 4
-- "The Art of Peace Making" will be the theme of the Copper Country
Peace Alliance (CCPA) Walk for Peace on Saturday, May 4. The Walk will start at
12 noon from the Motherlode Coffeehouse. CCPA will also participate in the Art
and Music Fair from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the Houghton waterfront. The group will
conduct sign making and other art and music activities at the Fair. Everyone who
supports the cause of peaceful solutions to conflict is encouraged to
participate. For more information, call 288-3181.
Houghton to host first Spring Art & Music Festival May 4
-- Houghton welcomes the first annual Spring Art and Music Festival from 10 a.m.
to 8 p.m. on Saturday, May 4. Featuring a variety of music by eight local and
guest bands, as well as artists' and organizations' booths, the festival will be
held along the waterfront and in the UPPCo parking area. In case of inclement
weather, activities will be moved to the Dee Ice Arena. more
-- June Happenings
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