Community Calendar

*To submit an event to the Community Calendar, please send all requests to

*To list your community event on the Baraga County Memorial Hospital sign, contact Polly Manning at or call 906.524.3322.

Out of Darkness Suicide Walk

When: Sat Sep 12, 2015 @ 9am - 9am
Where: L'Anse Waterfront Park, N Front St, L'Anse, MI 49946, USA
Description: The Baraga County Out of Darkness Suicide Walk will begin at L'Anse Waterfront Park. Registration begins at 9:00. The opening program will start at 10:00, and a memorial balloon release is scheduled for 10:30. The two-mile walk steps off at 11:00.

To register in advance, or to make a financial donation to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, click here.

Baraga County Whitetails Banquet

When: Sat Sep 12, 2015 @ 5:30pm - 5:30pm
Where: American Legion Hall, L'Anse, MI
Description: The Baraga County U.P. Whitetails Association will hold its membership banquet at the American Legion Hall in L'Anse. Admission is $50.00 for adults, and $25.00 for youth, which includes dinner and a chance to win door prizes. Some tickets may be available at the door, but it's best to reserve in advance. Call 524-6658 or 353-6527 to do so.

Leadership Conf. 8am-8pm

When: Fri Sep 25, 2015
Where: Magnuson Hotel Franklin Square Inn, 820 Shelden Avenue, Houghton, MI 49931, United States
Description: Intended for all community members who want to improve their awareness and community leadership skills. $35 reg fee to Baraga County Chamber

Flu Shot Clinic

When: Sat Oct 3, 2015 @ 9am - 11am
Where: Baraga County Memorial Hospital, 18341 US-41, L'Anse, MI 49946, United States
Description: The Western UP Health Department, Portage Health and Baraga County Memorial Hospital will conduct a community flu shot clinic at the hospital. The cost of the flu shot will be $30.00 per person. There is no charge for those who present a current Medicare or Medicaid card. The cost is $15.00 for children covered by the Vaccines for Children program.

Curbside service will be available for those with mobility issues.

The 2015-2016 flu vaccine offers protection against the most common influenza strains expected to be circulating this winter. Even if you were vaccinated last year, it is important to get vaccinated again because the protection does not last year to year. Annual vaccination is recommended for people aged 6 months and older, especially members of the following high risk groups:
- infants over 6 months and young children under 5 years;
- people aged 50 years and older;
- those who have have chronic lung (including asthma), heart, kidney or liver disease and those with neurologic, blood, or metabolic diseases (like diabetes mellitus);
- people who are immune-suppressed;
- women who are or will be pregnant during the influenza season;

Other high risk groups include children on long-term aspirin therapy, nursing home residents, Native Americans, very obese individuals, and healthcare workers. Vaccination is also recommended for household contacts and caregivers of high risk individuals.

Baraga County Vintage Days 10am-4pm

When: Sat Oct 10, 2015
Where: L'Anse Marina parking lot
Description: 1st Annual Buy, Sell, Swap or Display anything you have. $10 for venders space or if you are only displaying there is no charge. For more info call Scott at 906-524-6354