Wednesday, Jul. 8, 2015

Community Calendar

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Tickets for the Really Big Show at PJ Olsson’s Rock Camp are now on sale. The show will take place Saturday, August 1st at the Rozsa Center. Tickets sold out last summer, so purchase yours early here. Find out more about Rock Camp here.

The Portage Health Foundation will be giving out four $15,000 grants to address Community Health, Wellness and Prevention services. One grant will go to an organization in each of the counties the foundation serves – Houghton, Keweenaw, Baraga and Ontonagon. Organizations interested in applying for these grants can learn more and download the grant application here. Applications must be received by Friday, July 10.

The North Woods Conservancy is holding a photo contest. Amateur photographers are invited to submit photos taken at Dore Woods, Seven Mile Point, Gratiot River North, Merganser Pond, Conglomerate Falls, or Gratiot River County Park. Photos can be taken at any time. Online submission will be open from July 1st to August 3rd. There are cash prizes for top photos, and many submissions will be included in an exhibit at the Keweenaw National Historic Park’s Visitor Center in Calumet. For details about the contest, click here. To learn how to submit photos, visit the NWC website here.

Applications are now being accepted in the Houghton County Fair Queen Pageant. The Fair will be held August 27th through 30th. The Queen Pageant application deadline is July 18th. Link to the rules and application here.

The Calumet Theatre is holding a Grand Raffle to raise money for building maintenance and the elevator project. No more than 500 tickets will be sold, at $100.00 each. If all are sold, $34,000 in prize money will be awarded to 15 winners, including a $20,000 grand prize. Winning tickets will be drawn before the “Whispers of the North” Gordon Lightfoot tribute concert on Saturday, July 11th. Tickets are available at Ace Hardware in Calumet, Miller’s Lanes in Laurium, Pizza Works in Houghton, and River Valley Bank in Calumet and Houghton. License #R30648.