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Yoga for Skiers at Swedetown Dec. 5

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All skiers!

Special yoga workshop just for cross country skiers. Focusing on stretching and strengthening the muscles used in cross country skiing so you can improve your flexibility and balance. Try it out! Adding yoga to your routine can bring extra enjoyment to your winter season on the trails.

In the upper level of the Swedetown Chalet at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 5th. Fee is $10 and preregistration is required. No previous yoga experience is needed. Bring a mat, blanket or floor pad to the session.

Send your name, email & phone number to: instructor Leah Tollefson (email to: Note: We need a minimum number of pre-registered skiers to hold this workshop – for announcements.

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Treasure Hunts and Luminaries at the Nara Center

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Enjoy some time outdoors in December with these programs from the Western UP Center for Math, Science, and Environmental Education. Monday, Dec 7 at 6 p.m. Marcy Erickson will lead a “Luminary night walk at the Nara Boardwalks.” Dress appropriately for an outdoor event. Then on Saturday, Dec. 12 (2 p.m.), Denise Landsberg will conduct “Finding your way: Compasses and Treasure Hunts.” This is also an outdoor event, so dress accordingly. More information about the events and leaders at the Center’s website.

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Maasto Music Fest December 5

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Tickets are now on sale for the Keweenaw Nordic Ski Clubs 3rd Annual Maasto Music Fest (formerly the Middle Bridge Music Jam). The event will take place Saturday, December 5, at the Orpheum Theater in Hancock. Featured performers include Uncle Floyd and The Wing Nuts featuring singin’ sheriff Ron Lahti. Proceeds will kick off fundraising for KNSC’s next big project, replacing the bridge at the bottom of the Sisu Hill. Continue reading →

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Recycling in the Keweenaw: Lecture Nov. 19

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The 2015 Green Lecture Series will present “Recycling in the UP: A Tale of Two Landfills” on Thursday, November 19, at 7 pm. The discussion will center on recent recycling efforts in Houghton County and the efforts of the Copper Country Recycling Initiative. The lecture will be held on November 19th from 7:00 to 8:30 PM at the Michigan Tech Forestry Building’s Hesterberg Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

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