Events Calendar

The Petoskey area hosts a variety of events, including our favorite special events list to the left that we look forward to every year!

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'How to Start a New Business' Seminar
March 24th, 2010
Office: Workshops/Classes
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Boyne District Library, Boyne City

This two hour orientation session presented by one of our NLEA/SBTDC Business Consultants will acquaint you with the process and tools needed to help you begin devloping your ideas.

Event fee is $20 and registration is required.

Contact Information:
Sara - Northern Lakes Economic Alliance
Phone: (231) 582-6482
IT Auditing and Network Security Workshop
March 24th, 2010
Office: Workshops/Classes
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: North Central Michigan College Library

Presented by Petter Lovaas from Dakota State University. Mr. Lovaas has extensive knowledge on information security and five years of industry experience with banks and financial institutions.

Admission is free.

For more information, contact Hwee-Joo Kam, Computer Information Systems professor at (231) 348-6652 or hkam@ncmich.edu

Contact Information:
Hwee-Joo Kam, Computer Information Systems
Phone: (231) 348-6652
Petoskey Film Theater presents 'The Blind Side'
March 24th - 26th, 2010
Office: Cultural/Art Event
(Wed. Fri. )
Time: 7:30 PM
Location: Petoskey District Library, Carnegie Building

The Petoskey Film Theater will be showing the film "The Blind Side" (PG-13) on Wednesday and Friday, March 24 and 26, 7:30 pm at the Petoskey District Library, Carnegie Building. Donations are appreciated. Sandra Bullock won both an Academy Award and Golden Globe Award (Best Actress) for her role in this film.

"The Blind Side" takes the true story of a young man who went from abandonment to success as a pro-football player and treats it with respect. The movie doesn't oversell what is, on the face of it, already compelling. Michael Oher (Quinton Aaron), a hulking but gentle African-American teen in Tennessee, gets taken in by a well-to-do white family; the mother, Leigh Anne Touhy (Sandra Bullock), pushes and mothers the boy, who eventually wins a football scholarship to the University of Mississippi. In the wrong hands, this could have been maudlin, manipulative, and condescending. To the credit of writer-director John Lee Hancock, the result is intelligent, genuine, and alternately funny and moving. Leigh Anne could easily have been grandstanding and virtuous, but Bullock doesn't shy away from her vain and domineering side. The football scenes will be gripping even to non-sports fans because they've been so successfully grounded in Michael's emotional life. The all-around solid cast includes country music star Tim McGraw, pint-sized Jae Head, and Kathy Bates as the tutor who guided Michael's academic success. Don't be surprised if you can't keep yourself from watching all the real-life photos of Michael, Leigh Anne, and the rest of the family that are featured in the credits; by the end of the movie,  you will care about them all.

Contact Information:
Petoskey Film Theater Hotline
Phone: (231) 758-3108





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