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Today is August 2nd, 2015

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Hiking Fun

Make your own walking stick and trail mix, and join us for a hike! This event is sponsored by the Portage Lake District Library and Big Brothers Big Sisters.


Jump into the Solar System

Family friendly activities will take you on a guided tour of the Solar System. This program is presented by Amy Monte and is sponsored by the Portage Lake District Library, Monte Consulting, Michigan Technological University and the Keweenaw Science and Engineering Festival.


Music on the Menu Featuring Irish Fiddlers

Bring your dancing shoes to this one! Music performed by Irish Fiddler Libby Meyer and fiddlers from the Copper Country Suzuki Association will surely get you moving.


Cirque da UP: Juggling, Unicycling and Acrobatics Extraordinaire

Bob and Trish Evans from Cirque da UP are in Houghton for their unique, family-friendly circus street performance. Come see the amazing feats performed by this dynamic duo and learn how to juggle after the performance.


The New Library Book Group for Adults

For the literary and social.


Music on the Menu with the Maple Sugar Folk

The Maple Sugar Folk will perform songs and music celebrating the Keweenaw’s French-Canadian heritage. Bring your lunch and join us on the dock outside the library.

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Friday: 10am-5pm

Saturday: 10am-3pm

Sunday: Closed

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