Presque Isle Facilities Closing For The Season

Effective Nov. 1, the following City of Marquette rental facilities/grounds will close for the season:

Presque Isle Bandshell
Presque Isle Gazebo
Presque Isle Senior Pavilion
Presque Isle Island Store Pavilion

The road around Presque Isle will remain open as weather conditions permit.

The Presque Isle Pavilion will still be available for rent throughout the winter months.

 

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Halloween Spectacle Rescheduled to Oct. 29

Due to forecasted rain, the Halloween Spectacle will take place Sunday, Oct. 29. The
performance will ignite the 600 block of West Bluff Street, north of Harlow Park,
between North Seventh and Morgan streets, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. The opening
procession has been cancelled. The Spectacle is free and open to all ages.

Harlow Park provides the perfect back drop for this year’s Spectacle. Equipped with
built-in hillside “bleachers,” to enjoy performances. If attending, bring a blanket or tarp
for your seat. This year’s theme is the four elements. Don your costume and join the
queens of Earth, Water, Air and Fire. Fire dragons, Italian opera, lunar moths, witches,
drumming, contortionist and fire dancing are a few of this year’s surprises.

For event details and updates please go to the community calendar at
www.Marquette365.com or visit the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center Facebook
page. If you have questions, please contact the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center
at 228-0472 or email arts-culture@marquettemi.gov.

The Halloween Spectacle is made possible with funding from the City of Marquette, the
Marquette Downtown Development Authority and the Michigan Council for Arts and
Cultural Affairs Mini Grant Program, administered by CUPPAD and The Marquette
Rotary Club.

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Monday Night Senior Skate Beginning

Monday, Oct. 30 marks the kickoff the Monday Night Senior Skate at Lakeview Arena. Senior Skate is for those aged 50 or older, or at the discretion of the Senior Center Coordinator. Skating hours are from 7:30 to 9:20 p.m. Skating takes place in the Olson Rink.

The session is free to City of Marquette residents, and there is a $4 charge for non-residents.

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BLP Meeting Canceled

The Regular Marquette Board of Light and Power Meeting scheduled for Tuesday, October 31, 2017 has been cancelled due to lack of agenda items. Next Board Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 4:30 p.m. All meetings are in the Board Room at the MBLP’s Main Office, 2200 Wright St., Marquette, MI 49855.

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Star Wars Art Show: Call to Artists

The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center (MACC) is accepting entries for a Star Wars-themed art show running Dec. 15-29. Any artwork that embodies the spirit of Star Wars will be accepted in this week-long, non-juried show open to all ages and experience levels. All work must be submitted to the MACC by Wednesday, Dec. 12 before 5 p.m.

A special reception will be held in conjunction with the Peter White Public Library’s Star Wars Party on Friday, Dec. 15 from 6 to 9 p.m. Artists and the public are welcome to attend. Prizes will be awarded in three categories:

Padawans – 10 and under
Jedi Knights – 11 to 17
Jedi Masters – 18+

Specifications: No size limitation. All artistic mediums are welcomed. 2-dimensional works must ready to hang, except for unframed art by youth, aged 7 to 18 that may be adhered with tape. Number of pieces per artist will depend on the sizes and available space. Entry forms are available at the MACC or may be requested by email.

The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center is in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library, located at 217 N. Front St. in Marquette. For more information or questions, please call 228-0472 or email arts-culture@marquettemi.gov.

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Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli will hold his next community office hours on Wednesday, December 11, 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. ... See MoreSee Less

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Due to inclement weather, City offices will be closed today, Nov. 27.
Police, Fire and Public Works will remain operational.
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Effective immediately, Furnace Street between South Front Street and Division Street and Lincoln Street between Cleveland Avenue and Fair Avenue will be closed to through traffic until Monday, December 2. These closures are necessary to complete street restorations after water main repairs. ... See MoreSee Less

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Effective immediately, Lakeshore Blvd., from Hawley St. to Fair Ave., will be closed to through traffic due to high wave activity causing flooding. An announcement will be released when the closure is lifted. ... See MoreSee Less

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The City of Marquette is accepting applications for a Crossing Guard for the 2019-20 school year. The entry rate of pay is $9.45 per hour. Must be able to work approximately 2-4 hours per day, including mornings and afternoons. Applications and a job description are available in the Human Resources Department or online at www.marquettemi.gov. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. ... See MoreSee Less

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Contact Info

City Hall:

+1 906-228-0435

300 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette, MI 49855

Municipal Service Center:

+1 906-228-0444

1100 Wright St., Marquette, MI 49855

Tourist Park Reservations:

+1 906-228-0465

 

Hours

City Hall:

M-F: 8 am - 5 pm

Municipal Service Center:

M-F: 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Closed Saturday and Sunday

Police and Fire on duty 24/7

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