March exhibits: NMU Art and Design / Marquette Artist Collective

The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center announces its featured exhibitions for the month of March. The LSAA gallery will feature “SEEN / UNSEEN,” an exhibition by Photography students from Northern Michigan University’s School of Art and Design. The exhibit, a collaborative effort between students enrolled in the senior seminar, explores themes of identity, mental health, urban and rural landscapes and more.

The March SmallWorks Gallery features “Good Things Group Show,” a group exhibition by six members of the Mqt. Artist Collective – Claire Moore, Christine Saari, Rachel Storck, Joy Bender Hadley (founder), Stacy Giroux, and Cameron Wilcox. The Mqt. Artist Collective is a flexible, diverse group of visual artists from the Marquette community, whose focus is to be a creative, supportive, exhibiting group that meets bi-monthly to discuss art locally and worldwide, hold critiques and to create plans that contribute to their mission of creatively engaging the community in furthering the visual arts. The Collective was founded in August 2017, starting with three artists – Joy Bender Hadley, Melissa Sprouse, and Claire Moore – and has since grown to 20, growing still.

Both exhibits will be displayed March 3 to 31 with a closing artist reception on Thursday, Mar. 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. The public is invited to attend and refreshments will be provided.

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

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Seasonal launch permits now available

Beginning March 5, the City of Marquette will require all boaters to obtain a launch permit to launch a boat at either Cinder Pond or Presque Isle Marinas.

Seasonal launch permits are available for purchase at Lakeview Arena Parks & Recreation office, located at 401 E. Fair Ave., and at the City of Marquette Treasurer’s office, located at 300 W. Baraga Ave. Seasonal launch permits will also be available at Cinder Pond Marina and Presque Isle Marina offices beginning May 7. The cost is $60 per seasonal launch permit, and $15 for an additional launch permit (restrictions apply).

Daily launch permits are $6 and are available in the red launch boxes located at Cinder Pond and Presque Isle Marinas.

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On Tuesday, Dec. 11, starting at 8 a.m., East Ridge Street will be closed to through traffic from Front Street to High Street for a water service installation. Work is expected to be completed by Tuesday, Dec. 18. ... See MoreSee Less

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Lakeshore Boulevard, from Fair Avenue to Hawley Street, will remain closed to through traffic until the spring thaw.

An announcement will be made when the closure is lifted.
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Winter tax bills totaling $1.7 million will be mailed to Marquette City property owners on Nov. 30. Tax collection begins Dec. 1 and payments are accepted at the City Treasurer’s office without penalty through Feb. 14, 2019. A penalty of 3 percent will be added to unpaid winter tax bills on Feb. 15, 2019. On March 1, 2019, taxes are considered delinquent and will be transferred to the County Treasurer for collection.

The 2018 winter property tax bill represents millage levies for Marquette County Transit, County Aging, County Medical Care Facility, County Dispatch, County Rescue and County Veterans’ Affairs.
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If your little one is excited to write a letter to Santa, we have just the thing! The Marquette Post Office will once again be collecting letters to Santa during the Winter Snow Fun Holiday Parade in Downtown Marquette. Just make sure there's a return address, and Santa will write them back!

The Winter Snow Fun Holiday Parade takes place on Friday, November 30 at 6 p.m. in Downtown Marquette. The parade will travel down Third Street from Fair Avenue to the Marquette Commons, where Santa will help Mayor Fred Stonehouse light the City Tree at 7 p.m. Afterwords, Santa will be inside the Commons for visits.
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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

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+1 906-228-0465

 

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