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Portage Lake District Library

The Portage Lake District Library is offering its Food for Fines program. Through the end of March, patrons can pay up to $10 in overdue fines by bringing non-perishable food items to the library. The food will be donated to local food pantries. Patrons are encouraged to bring small, individual sized portions for recipients of Little Brothers Friends of the Elderly programs. Large family size packages and canned goods will be donated to the Salvation Army and St. Vincent de Paul. Donated food must not expire before August, 2017. The Food for Fines program is for overdue fines only and does not include money owed to the library for lost or damaged materials. Those who wish to contribute food yet have no library fines are welcome to do so. All donations will be appreciated.

The 25th Annual Copper Country Bowl for Kids will take place at the Mine Shaft in Houghton on Saturday, March 18th. Sessions are scheduled for noon, 2:30 and 5:00. This is a fun, non-competitive event that raises money for the U.P. Kids Big Brothers/Big Sisters program. Bowlers who raise at least $37.00 in pledges qualify for two hours of bowling, pizza, and prizes. To sign up, or to learn more about U.P. Kids, click here. For the latest about Bowl for Kids Sake, visit their Facebook page.

The Houghton Keweenaw Conservation District’s 2017 Annual Tree Sale will be held on Saturday, May 6th, from 8:00 AM to noon at the District office on Lakeshore Drive in Houghton. You can download the merchandise flyer here. Please contact Sue at, or call 482-0214 for more information.

Registration is now open for the MTU Doghouse 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament scheduled for April 22nd at the SDC. The Doghouse Classic is open to players from fourth grade through adult. The cost is $80.00 for a four-person team. Sign up by April 3rd here.