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Alberta House to hold reception on Saturday, March 4

March 1, 2017

SAULT STE. MARIE — March is definitely a multi-media month in Alberta House with the work of members of four area art organizations filling both galleries.   Probably no show provides more color or more variety than this one.  Some of the exhibit items may be seen in the March “Alberta House News”, a free download on the Sault Area Arts Council website:  The exhibits will be in place March 1 through 31.  The public is invited to meet the artists at their reception from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 4.  Alberta House is located at 217 Ferris Street, just south of Portage and across the street from the VFW Hall.  Regular hours are Tuesday through Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Admission is free of charge.  For more information e-mail or call Alberta House during open hours at 906-635-1312.

VA to Host Veteran Town Hall in Bay Mills on March 8

Feb. 28, 2017

IRON MOUNTAIN – Veterans and their families are invited to a Veteran Town Hall at the Bay Mills Resort & Casino in Brimley, Michigan, on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at 2 p.m.  The Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center will be hosting the town hall in the Horizon Conference Center located at 11386 W. Lakeshore Dr.  The town hall is open to all Veterans and their families and friends. 

Leaders from the VA medical center, Escanaba Vet Center, Michigan Veterans Affairs Agency, and the Mackinaw County Veterans Service Office will be on hand to provide a presentation on VA benefits and services, discuss updates to the Veterans Choice Program and other initiatives to increase access to VA healthcare, and listen to Veterans’ comments and concerns. 

“We have done a number of these Veteran Town Halls and found them to be very beneficial in our understanding of Veterans’ concerns and helping them to resolve any issues they may have,” said Brad Nelson, Public Affairs Officer at the Iron Mountain-based VA Medical Center.

The medical center will also be hosting Veteran Town Halls on Wednesday, March 8, at American Legion Post 3 in Sault Ste. Marie at 6 p.m. and on Thursday, March 9, at VFW Post 5144 in Saint Ignace at 6 p.m.  

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Local Garden Knowledge Sharing Day

The event takes place on Saturday, March 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Bay Mills Community College- West Campus - Migizi Hall.


The discussion will include information on seed saving and planning, water saving techniques, cultivating oyster & shiitake mushrooms, pests, plant disease and more.
Participation is free and open to all.


Please register by March 14th with Monica Young at or (906) 248-1097 Ext. 101


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The Arts Center at LSSU Presents the movie: Sing

Saturday, March 4

Bring your family to see the movie Sing! Showings at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.

Winter Farmer's Market

Saturday, March 4
Bayliss Public Library
Open from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Don’t forget to visit our local Farmers’ Market on Saturday mornings. Conveniently located inside of Bayliss Public Library, you can shop and support local vendors, while remaining warm and dry. 

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