City band concert tonight

ESCANABA – An Escanaba City Band concert will be held tonight in Ludington Park at the Karas Band Shell at 7:30 p.m. In case of rain, the concert will take place Thursday at 7:30 p.m.

Under the direction of William Rinnie, selections for the evening are: Don’t Cry For Me Argentina; El Capeo; Covington Square; Light Cavalry Overature; Big Band Salute; March “Grandioso”; Bandolero; “Die Meistersinger”; and Procession Of The Sardar.

Compassionate Friends meets Thursday

ESCANABA – Those who have had a child die in their family are invited to attend the Thursday, July 24, meeting of the Southern Upper Peninsula Chapter of the Compassionate Friends. The meeting begins at 7 p.m. and will be held in the front conference room at the Escanaba High School.

Compassionate Friends is a non-profit self-help bereavement support organization for families that have experienced the death of a child. When a child dies, at any age, for any reason, the family suffers intense pain and may feel hopeless and isolated. The Compassionate Friends provides highly personal comfort, hope, and support to every family experiencing the death of a son or daughter, a brother or sister, or a grandchild, and helps others better assist the grieving family.

To learn more about the Compassionate Friends, visit their national website at or call Neil or Betty at (906) 786-0477.

Music at The Bridge Gallery Saturday

ESCANABA – The public is welcome to attend a night of easy-listening music at The Bridge Gallery this Saturday at 7 p.m. The evening of music will feature a variety of singers from Delta County.

The Bridge is located at 1322 1st Ave South, on the corners of 1st and 14th St. (behind Beck Plaza). There is a free-will donation for this event. For more information, call (906) 241-8396.