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  • Lakeview public skate cancellations
  • A number of upcoming public skate sessions have been cancelled due to tournaments. For more information, click here.
  • Feb. 23 MBRA meeting canceled
  • The regular meeting of the Marquette Brownfield Redevelopment Authority scheduled for Feb. 23, 2017 has been cancelled due to a lack of agenda items. The next regular meeting is scheduled for Thursday, March 23 at 8 a.m. in Room 103 of City Hall, located at 300 W. Baraga Ave.
  • Poet laureate to present at reading
  • The Marquette Arts and Culture Center will host a reading from the newly elected third Upper Peninsula Poet Laureate, Marty Achatz, on Feb. 28 beginning at 7 p.m. Additional readings during the event will come from Kathleen Heideman (runner-up), Beverly Matherne (runner-up from second annual nominations), and Russell Thorburn who was elected the first annual Upper Peninsula Poet Laureate.
  • 21st annual Arts Awards call for designs
  • The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center is now accepting design proposals for the 21st Annual Arts Awards. Each spring, 10 awards are presented to individuals for their contribution to arts and culture in Marquette. Each recipient will receive a hand-crafted award during the ceremony. The artist selected to complete this project will be required to create multiple awards. For more information, click here.
  • March exhibits named
  • The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center has announced its March LSAA Gallery exhibit, as well as the March SmallWorks Gallery exhibit. For more information, click here.
  • City offices closed for Presidents' Day
  • City offices located at Marquette City Hall, 300 W. Baraga Avenue; the Lakeview Arena, 401 E. Fair Avenue; and the Arts and Culture Center, 217 N. Front St. (in the Peter White Public Library), will close at noon on Friday, Feb. 17, and will be closed on Monday, Feb. 20, in observance of Presidents’ Day. Marquette Police, Fire, and Public Works and Utilities will remain fully operational during this time.
  • March 2 BZA meeting canceled
  • The Board of Zoning Appeals regular meeting on March 2 has been canceled due to lack of agenda items. The next scheduled meeting will be held on April 6.
  • Street closures for UP200
  • A number of street closures will be in effect on Feb. 16 and 17 for the UP200 and Midnight Run sled dog races. For more information, click here.
  • BLP offices closed for holiday
  • The Marquette Board of Light and Power office will be closed Monday, Feb. 20 in observance of President's Day.
  • City Manager Offers Community Office Hours
  • Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli will hold his next community office hours on Wednesday, February 8, from 10 a.m. to noon in the main floor conference room of the Peter White Public Library. The meeting is intended to provide an informal opportunity to discuss issues within the community, and to give citizens the opportunity for direct dialogue with City staff about interests and concerns.
  • Annual Art Awards: Call for nominations
  • The City of Marquette is welcoming citizens to nominate deserving members of the community to be considered for the 2017 Annual Arts Awards. These awards are offered to recognize and thank citizens who have demonstrated artistic excellence and/or have made significant contributions to awareness of arts in our community. For more information, click here.
  • February Silver Snowshoe events set
  • Several Silver Snowshoe events have been scheduled by the Senior Center. For more information, click here.
  • AARP tax assistance available
  • The Marquette Senior Center will be hosting AARP Tax Assistance Clinics on Tuesdays and Fridays through April 7. If you need to file State and Federal Income Taxes, as well as the Homestead Property Tax Credit and/or the Home Heating Credit, AARP volunteers will be available (by appointment only) at the Marquette Senior Center. Please call 228-0456 to schedule an appointment.
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