Briefs

EHS Class of 1984

plans reunion

ESCANABA – The Escanaba High School Class of 1984 is holding a reunion on Saturday, July 5, at Hereford and Hops, located at 624 Ludington Street (the old Bishop Noa Home) at CJ’s bar located downstairs. The event will take place from 6 p.m. to 2 a.m.

There is no fee to attend, however, each individual is asked to provide their own food and drinks.

For more information, contact Lynn Mercier Arguello at lynniearguello@gmail.com or call (970) 306-5400.

Legion Post 115

to meet Wednesday

FLAT ROCK – American Legion Post 115 Escanaba River (Flat Rock) meets at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Flat Rock Town Hall.

The Hermansville

Mud Runs Are Back

HERMANSVILLE – The William Anderson Sport and Recreation Club will be hosting the Hermansville Mud Runs on Saturday, July 5. The Mud Runs are scheduled to begin at 12:30 p.m. (CST), at the Mud Bog, near Hermansville Pond.

The Mud Runs have been an annual event at Hermansville’s Fourth of July Celebration for 20 years. It was greatly missed at last year’s Fourth of July celebration when it was not hosted due to time constraints.

The Mud Run is a bog-style pit with filtered clay, no standing water and is 4.5 feet deep at the end. This year there will be four classes available to run in; Stock, Super Stock, Modified, and Super Modified.

Registration is Saturday, July 5, from 9:30 a.m. until noon (CST). The entry fee will be $20 per driver, per rig, with trophies and cash prizes for the top three finishers in each class. Class specifications and rules can be found at jaysautoservice.biz and williamandersonsport.com with preregistration information.

Fourth of July in

Powers-Spalding area

POWERS-SPALDING – Independence Day Celebration will be held on Thursday at Veteran’s Memorial Park. The parade will be at 5 p.m. (CST) with a patriotic theme. Participants can register at the Lions Club Building on Old 41. Cash prizes for the best float.

Food, refreshments, volleyball, basketball, horse shoe, kids games and air rides will be available. There will be an Ice Cream Fund-raiser going on for the NCA Guarantee Scholarship Fund and a Fishing Derby sponsored by Normenco Sportsman’s Club from 6-7:30.

Music will be provided by “OZ” from 6:30-11 p.m. Rides home from the park are available.

The event is sponsored by the American Legion Post 244 and Sons of the American Legion 244 and Auxiliary 244.

Landscape exhibits at

Marquette Arts Center

MARQUETTE – The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center announces its July exhibition: “Unearthing/Reconstructing, Pieces of Landscape” by artists, Leopoldo Cuspinera Madrigal and Gordon Gearhart. The exhibition reflects on the current environmental crises.

Cuspinera’s paintings are reconstructed pieces of landscape memories made from natural materials, mainly plant fibers and Gearhart’s welded steel sculptures relates to the landscape through the use of the artifacts found and collected in their immediate surroundings. Sculptures integrate iron, bone, wood and concrete.

Mexican artist, Cuspinera, has exhibited throughout Europe including France, Spain, Italy, Portugal, Mexico and Switzerland. Cuspinera has a bachelor’s degree in architecture, a master’s in history and most recently studied Industrial Heritage and Archaeology at Michigan Tech University.

Gearhart has exhibited across the Upper Peninsula and makes both utilitarian commission work and sculptures. Gearhart attended Northern Michigan University and studied under Dale Wedig. He opened his own blacksmith shop in Marquette in 1997. He is a member of the Zero Degrees Artist Gallery.

The show will be running through July 31. There will be an artist reception on Thursday, July 3, at 6-8 p.m. The Arts and Culture Center is located in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library at 217 North Front Street.

For more information, contact (906) 228-0472 or email arts-culture@mqtcty.org.