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The Houghton Elementary Summer Program is holding a can drive to raise money to help pay for a carnival for their first through sixth grade students. Returnable cans and bottles may be dropped off at the school on weekdays through August 5th. Please use the bus lane entrance.
Families who wish to enroll children in kindergarten at the CLK Elementary School this fall should do so as quickly as possible. Registration forms are available at the school office. You will need a certified copy of your child’s birth certificate, social security number, immunization record, and proof of vision screening.
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 Carnegie Museum in Houghton has expanded its hours for the summer. Through the end of August, the museum will be open Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from noon to 5:00, and Saturdays from noon to 4:00.
U.P. Kids Big Brothers/Big Sisters needs lots more big brothers to mentor a long list of Little Brothers who are waiting. Big Sisters are always welcome, as well. Couples can also volunteer to mentor a child together. If you would like to know more about becoming a Big Brother or Big Sister, contact U.P. Kids at here
The Salvation Army is collecting school supplies to provide to families that cannot afford them. Donations for the “Tools for School” program may be dropped off at the Shopko and Shopko Hometown stores in the Copper Country until August 7th.
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 through 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.