The Calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; or email to rprusi@miningjournal.net, putting calendar in the subject line.

Friday

Alcoholics Anonymous – Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

12-Step Recovery Groups – offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Clinic Services – available today at the Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, and Immunizations from 8:30 a.m.4:30 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m. 4 p.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Women’s meeting, 10 a.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church basement, Negaunee.

Musikgarten – Drop in for kids from 10-11 a.m. with Corrine Rockow. For $5 a day, at the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center.

Our Daily Bread – free lunch, noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, 1009 W. Baraga, Marquette. Call 226-2241.

Alcoholics Anonymous – women’s closed “A Woman’s Way Through the 12 Steps” book discussion meeting at noon, Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline at 249-4430.

Brain tumors – The Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center will offer a public presentation on the role of exercise in cancer management and prevention. Free. Scott Drum will discuss exercise training for cancer patients at noon in Mead Auditorium in the West Science Building. He is a professor in the School of Health and Human Performance at NMU with a research interest in exercise and cancer rehabilitation.

Jayne’s Bridge Club – plays at 1 p.m. at the Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St. Call 225-1456. Partners guaranteed.

Alanon – meets 1:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, corner of First and Canda streets, Ishpeming.

Technology help – Northern Michigan University Information Technology students will be available to lend a hand from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the Peter White Public Library Shiras room. This drop in session is for anyone having problems getting their laptops, tablets, e-readers, phones and other digital equipment up and running. No appointment is necessary and there is no charge for this service. For more information visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.

Ninjitsu – class offered 4-5:30 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. For details call 346-9054.

Fish fry – is 5-7:30 p.m., Negaunee Eagles Club.

Trunk or treat – Emanuel Lutheran Church, 9812 U.S. 41 in Skandia, will be hosting Trunk or Treating in the church parking lot this Halloween from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for children in the area. Emanuel will be providing cider and cookies in the fellowship hall during the event. Those attending are asked to consider “treating” those less fortunate by bringing a canned good or two to donate that evening to the local food pantry.

Good News Halloween – From 6-9 p.m., Good News Assembly of God in Ishpeming will host a night of fun. The church will have candy, inflatables, bounce houses, jousting, and lots of other games. There also will be have free food including walking tacos, caramel apples, cotton candy, popcorn. apple cider and more.

Harvest Party – Silver Creek Church’s annual Harvest Party will be from 6-8 p.m. Children of all ages and their families are invited to enjoy an evening of carnival style games and candy. This event is free and open to the entire community.

Teen Night – is 6-10 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Gwinn. Free movies, games and popcorn. Call 346-6115.

Zumba Gold Class – will be from 6-7 p.m. at the New Attitudes Dance Studio,118 W. Washington St., Marquette. It is a drop-in class no registration required. Participants can pay at the time of the class. The cost is $5 a class or $20 for a month. The instructor is Valerie Bradley. For more information, call 906-273-0423

Zumba Lessons – 6 p.m. at Dance Zone, located at 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette. $4 per session, $20 for six sessions. Call 236-1457.

The Calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; or email to rprusi@miningjournal.net, putting calendar in the subject line.

Thursday

Alcoholics Anonymous – Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline, 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

Superiorland Breakfast Kiwanis – meets 7-8 a.m., Pioneer Room A of University Center at Northern Michigan University. Meetings are open to the public.

12-Step Recovery Groups – offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Clinic Services- available today at the Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, Family Planning, Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening, STD, and Health Services from 8:30 a.m.4:30 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.4 p.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 10 a.m. at St. John’s Church in Ishpeming.

Open Gym – from 10-11:30 a.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. $5 entry fee. Non-members are welcome.

Book Babies – 10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Children’s Room. Enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for ages 0-24 months and stay for a playtime afterward. Free. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

TOPS – Group 0633 meets at 11:30 a.m. in the Lions Room at the Gwinn Clubhouse. Call 346-6485.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets at noon at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Handicapped accessible.

Bridge – is played at 1 p.m. at the Superiorland Bridge Club, Suite 18 at the Westwood Mall, Marquette. Call 249-3529 for info/partners.

Farmer/Artisans Market – is 4-7 p.m. at the Butler Theater in Ishpeming.

Sociable Seniors – meets at 5 p.m. at Hardee’s Restaurant, Marquette. Call 360-9450.

Karate-Spirit – Warrior Tang Soo Do martial arts with a Christian approach at the Negaunee YMCA: Children 6-12 years at 5-6 p.m., Family Class 6-7 p.m.. Call the Y at 475-9666 or Master Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479.

TOPS – Group 1579 meets at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 440 Stoneville Road, Ishpeming. Weigh-in at 5 p.m., meeting at 5:30 p.m.

TOPS – Group 1372 meets at Silver Creek Church, 219 Silver Creek Road, Harvey. Weigh-in 5:30-6:10 p.m., meeting at 6:15 p.m. Call 226-7930.

Zumba Class – meets 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Harvey Baptist Church. Cost is $3 per session, with proceeds going to missions around the world. Call 249-1013 and leave a message.

Yoga – Yoga is offered at the Gwinn Clubhouse at 5:30 p.m. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Dog Nights – 6-7:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Children’s Room. All children are invited to come and read to a dog. Increase your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a friendly, calm dog. Free, no registration required. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Brain tumors – The Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center will offer a public presentation on living with brain tumors in cancer management and prevention. Free. Dr. Tobias Walbert of the Hermelin Brain Tumor Center at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit will address current treatments and new approaches related to brain tumors. He manages clinical trials and investigates outcomes for patients. His talk is scheduled at 6 p.m. in West Science 2904. Refreshments and an open house of the Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center laboratory at NMU will follow.

Overeaters Anonymous – “How It Works” meeting is 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette.

Overeaters Anonymous – Step and Tradition meeting, 6 p.m., Bethany. Lutheran Church,715 Mather, Ishpeming. Call 361-4947.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Second Chance meeting is 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Marquette Courthouse Annex, Room 41. Handicapped accessible.

Schizophrenics Anonymous – The Marquette chapter of SA will hold its initial weekly meeting at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church. SA is administered in partnership with Schizophrenia and Related Disorders Alliance of America. Local co-sponsors include Great Lakes Recovery Centers, Superior Alliance for Independent Living, and Pathways Community Mental Health.

Solutions – A give-and-take conversation about locally grown solutions to the economic and environmental uncertainties which impact everyone now and into the future is being sponsored by TRANSITION Marquette County at 7 p.m. in the Community Room at Peter White Public Library. Locally grown sustainable solutions will be discussed.

Chess – is played at 7 p.m. at the Masonic Center, 128 W. Washington St., Marquette. Free lessons available, chess sets and boards provided. Call 869-1719.

Cuong Nhu – class offered 7-9 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7 p.m. at Prince of Peace Church in Harvey.

Gamblers Anonymous – closed meeting, 7 p.m. (open meeting last Thursdays), First Presbyterian Church, Marquette. Mailing address: G.A., P.O. Box 34, Marquette, MI 49855. Call 226-3610.

SMART Recovery – is an abstinence based recovery group that meets at 7:30 p.m. at 102 W. Washington St. Suite 114, Marquette. The program is based on scientific knowledge and reason. Spirituality, religion and higher powers are not part of the program. SMART Recovery is a program for all kinds of addictive behaviors. For more information call Mary at 906-362-1647, or go to SMART recovery.org

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7:30 p.m. at the Michigamme Community Library.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Big Book group meets 7:30 p.m., upstairs of Parties Unlimited in Ishpeming.

Narcotics Anonymous – “Never in the Dark” closed meeting is 7:30 p.m., Marquette General Hospital Mountain Room. Call 866-506-6557.

Haunted Theater – A Haunted Theatre will return to Northern Michigan University for the Halloween season. An adult version is offered from 8-11 p.m. Tickets are only available at the door of NMU’s Forest Roberts Theatre. They cost $5 for children and NMU students, $10 for adults.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 8 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Handicapped accessible.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 8 p.m. at St. Anthony’s Church in Gwinn. Open meeting. Handicapped accessible.

The calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; or email to rprusi@miningjournal.net, putting calendar in the subject line.

Wednesday

Karate – Spirit Warrior Tang Soo Do martial arts with a Christian approach at the Marquette YMCA: hard core karate for adults is 6-7 a.m.; Beginner children 5:15-6 p.m., intermediate children 6-6:45 p.m. Call the Y at 227-9622 or Master Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Early Bird meeting from 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church in Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

12-Step Recovery Groups – offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Clinic Services – available today at the Marquette County Health Department are: Flu Shots/Mist with walk-in hours from 1-4 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.4 p.m.

Chair yoga – Chair yoga is offered at the Gwinn Clubhouse at 9 a.m. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Alcoholics Anonymous – women’s closed Big Book meeting, noon at Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline 249-4430.

Our Daily Bread – free lunch, noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, 1009 W. Baraga, Marquette. Call 226-2241.

Heart of the City Prayer Gathering – non-denominational prayer group offered noon-1 p.m. in the Light House Christian Book Store, Marquette. For more information, call Chuck Tooman at 869-9343 or Lois Forrester at 226-3641.

Jayne’s Bridge Club – meets at 1 p.m., at 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456.

Book discussion – A public book discussion of “In an Antique Land” by Amitav Ghosh will be held from 1-2 p.m. in the Peter White Public Library Shiras Room. This is part of a monthly book discussion series in the library’s Muslim Journeys/Bridging Cultures program. All are welcome. Free. For more information, call Cathy at 226-4309 or visit the reference desk on the second floor.

2’s & 3’s Storytime: Happy Days – 1:30 -2 p.m.. Peter White Public Library. Join in for stories, fingerplays and songs. Ages 2 &3. For more information call 226-4320 or at www. pwpl.info

Overeaters Anonymous – traditional meeting is 5:15 p.m. at the Women’s Center, 1310 S. Front St., Marquette.

Yoga – At the Cave, 301 Avenue A, K.I. Sawyer, at 5:30 p.m. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Tai Chi – Tai Chi is offered from 5:30-7 p.m. and from 7-8:30 p.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-3502.

Pastor Appreciation – In honor of Pastor Appreciation Month, which is observed by many churches during the month of October, Love INC CUP would like to invite all Marquette county pastors and their families to the Love INC CUP office between 5:30 and 7:30 p.m. Love INC CUP celebrates the gifts and service of area clergy, and will express appreciation by serving free sundaes to all local pastors and their families. Sundaes will be served in the newly acquired office space located in the Pioneer Square Building, 308 Cleveland St., Suite 202, in Ishpeming.

Knitting Guild – The newly organized UP North Knitting Guild will hold its first meeting from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Peter White Library lower level Room 4. All interested knitters are welcome to attend. Any questions can be addressed by calling 249-3128.

Physical health – Dan Grille from Advantedge Training will give a presentation on the importance of Physical Health. The presentatation begins at 5:45 and is held at the First Presbyterian Church at 120 N. Front St. in Marquette. Everyone (all ages, fitness levels) is encouraged to attend this important discussion.

Board of health – The regular monthly meeting of the Marquette County Board of Health will be at 6 p.m. in Room 231 of the Henry A. Skewis Courthouse Annex, Marquette. For more information go to www.mqthealth.org.

Zumba Gold Class – will be from 6-7 p.m. at the New Attitudes Dance Studio,118 W. Washington St., Marquette. It is a drop-in class no registration required. Participants can pay at the time of the class. The cost is $5 a class or $20 for a month. The instructor is Valerie Bradley. For more information, call 906-273-0423.

ACA – Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families Big Red Book study meeting is 6-7 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 273-0396.

Narcotics Anonymous – “New Beginnings” group meets 6 p.m., Great Lakes Youth Recovery Center, Marquette (Treatment center rules apply).

Zumba Lessons – 6 p.m. at Dance Zone, located at 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette. $4 per session, $20 for six sessions. Call 236-1457.

Evening Zumba – from 6-6:45 p.m. at Dance Zone in Marquette with instructor Ashley Carlstrom. Open sessions are $4 per person or $20 for six sessions. Call 236-1457.

Bridge – played at 6:30 p.m. at Superiorland Bridge Club, Suite 18, Westwood Mall, Marquette. Call 225-1047 for info/partners.

Family history – In celebration of October as Family History Month, the John M. Longyear Research Library will host an information session, “More Than a Pretty Face,” using yearbooks and school records, at 6:30 p.m. for an hour in the Library located on the second floor of the Marquette Regional History Center, 145 W. Spring St. Marquette. The public is invited to attend free of charge. Call 226-3571.

Detroit music – The One Book, One Community program is sponsoring a series of Detroit-related events to complement this year’s selection, “Detroit: An American Autopsy” by Charlie LeDuff. A concert of Motor City music will be performed at 7 p.m. in the community room in the Peter White Public Library. The performance will feature an array of Detroit-born music, including blues, jazz, R&B, Motown, pop and soul from musicians Dave Ziegner, Paul Neumann, Derrell Syria and Gary Parkkonen. Free.

Alcoholics Anonymous – (closed/non-smoking) meets 8 p.m., Eden Lutheran Church, Munising.

French enthusiasts – The French enthusiast group, La Table Francaise, will meet from 8-9 p.m. Wednesdays during the fall semester at Northern Michigan University. Students and community members are invited to participate. The meetings will be held in room 326 of Olson Library in the Learning Resources Center.

Thursday

Alcoholics Anonymous – Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline, 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

Superiorland Breakfast Kiwanis – meets 7-8 a.m., Pioneer Room A of University Center at Northern Michigan University. Meetings are open to the public.

12-Step Recovery Groups – offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Clinic Services- available today at the Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, Family Planning, Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening, STD, and Health Services from 8:30 a.m.4:30 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.4 p.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 10 a.m. at St. John’s Church in Ishpeming.

Open Gym – from 10-11:30 a.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. $5 entry fee. Non-members are welcome.

Book Babies – 10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Children’s Room. Enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for ages 0-24 months and stay for a playtime afterward. Free. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

TOPS – Group 0633 meets at 11:30 a.m. in the Lions Room at the Gwinn Clubhouse. Call 346-6485.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets at noon at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Handicapped accessible.

Bridge – is played at 1 p.m. at the Superiorland Bridge Club, Suite 18 at the Westwood Mall, Marquette. Call 249-3529 for info/partners.

Farmer/Artisans Market – is 4-7 p.m. at the Butler Theater in Ishpeming.

Sociable Seniors – meets at 5 p.m. at Hardee’s Restaurant, Marquette. Call 360-9450.

Karate-Spirit – Warrior Tang Soo Do martial arts with a Christian approach at the Negaunee YMCA: Children 6-12 years at 5-6 p.m., Family Class 6-7 p.m.. Call the Y at 475-9666 or Master Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479.

TOPS – Group 1579 meets at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 440 Stoneville Road, Ishpeming. Weigh-in at 5 p.m., meeting at 5:30 p.m.

TOPS – Group 1372 meets at Silver Creek Church, 219 Silver Creek Road, Harvey. Weigh-in 5:30-6:10 p.m., meeting at 6:15 p.m. Call 226-7930.

Zumba Class – meets 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Harvey Baptist Church. Cost is $3 per session, with proceeds going to missions around the world. Call 249-1013 and leave a message.

Yoga – Yoga is offered at the Gwinn Clubhouse at 5:30 p.m. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Dog Nights – 6-7:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Children’s Room. All children are invited to come and read to a dog. Increase your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a friendly, calm dog. Free, no registration required. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Brain tumors – The Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center will offer a public presentation on living with brain tumors in cancer management and prevention. Free. Dr. Tobias Walbert of the Hermelin Brain Tumor Center at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit will address current treatments and new approaches related to brain tumors. He manages clinical trials and investigates outcomes for patients. His talk is scheduled at 6 p.m. in West Science 2904. Refreshments and an open house of the Upper Michigan Brain Tumor Center laboratory at NMU will follow.

Overeaters Anonymous – “How It Works” meeting is 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette.

Overeaters Anonymous – Step and Tradition meeting, 6 p.m., Bethany. Lutheran Church,715 Mather, Ishpeming. Call 361-4947.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Second Chance meeting is 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Marquette Courthouse Annex, Room 41. Handicapped accessible.

Schizophrenics Anonymous – The Marquette chapter of SA will hold its initial weekly meeting at 7 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church. SA is administered in partnership with Schizophrenia and Related Disorders Alliance of America. Local co-sponsors include Great Lakes Recovery Centers, Superior Alliance for Independent Living, and Pathways Community Mental Health.

Solutions – A give-and-take conversation about locally grown solutions to the economic and environmental uncertainties which impact everyone now and into the future is being sponsored by TRANSITION Marquette County at 7 p.m. in the Community Room at Peter White Public Library. Locally grown sustainable solutions will be discussed.

Chess – is played at 7 p.m. at the Masonic Center, 128 W. Washington St., Marquette. Free lessons available, chess sets and boards provided. Call 869-1719.

Cuong Nhu – class offered 7-9 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7 p.m. at Prince of Peace Church in Harvey.

Gamblers Anonymous – closed meeting, 7 p.m. (open meeting last Thursdays), First Presbyterian Church, Marquette. Mailing address: G.A., P.O. Box 34, Marquette, MI 49855. Call 226-3610.

SMART Recovery – is an abstinence based recovery group that meets at 7:30 p.m. at 102 W. Washington St. Suite 114, Marquette. The program is based on scientific knowledge and reason. Spirituality, religion and higher powers are not part of the program. SMART Recovery is a program for all kinds of addictive behaviors. For more information call Mary at 906-362-1647, or go to SMART recovery.org

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7:30 p.m. at the Michigamme Community Library.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Big Book group meets 7:30 p.m., upstairs of Parties Unlimited in Ishpeming.

Narcotics Anonymous – “Never in the Dark” closed meeting is 7:30 p.m., Marquette General Hospital Mountain Room. Call 866-506-6557.

Haunted Theater – A Haunted Theatre will return to Northern Michigan University for the Halloween season. An adult version is offered from 8-11 p.m. Tickets are only available at the door of NMU’s Forest Roberts Theatre. They cost $5 for children and NMU students, $10 for adults.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 8 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Handicapped accessible.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 8 p.m. at St. Anthony’s Church in Gwinn. Open meeting. Handicapped accessible.

Narcotics Anonymous – open meeting is 8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, corner of Elm and Chocolay, Munising. Call 866-310-9077.

The calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; or email to rprusi@miningjournal.net, putting calendar in the subject line.

Saturday

Lake Superior Zendo – Zazen (Zen Buddhist meditation) meets at 7:40 a.m., 8:30 a.m.; morning service at 9:10 a.m. Call 226-6407 for location and details.

12-Step Recovery Groups – offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

Soo Bahk Do Karate – class for orange belt and higher ages 7-adult and white belt teens/adults offered 9-10 a.m., beginners age 7-12 10-11 a.m. Private lessons by appointment. Marquette Soo Bahk Do Academy, 1200 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 226-4723.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 9 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430.

Clothing resale – Lakeview Elementary School’s annual Clothing Resale will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is in the school’s gym located at 200 Croix St. Call 475-0229.

Fall Extravaganza – Fall Extravaganza Bake, Craft and Vendor Sale is planned from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Lost Creek Community Center, Marquette. Home-baked breads, sweets and treats will be sold. Some 23 vendors will each give away a prize. Crafts – some wrapped for gift giving – will be sold. There is no charge for admission and free coffee will be available.

Craft sale – The Negaunee Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign War is hosting a craft sale-bazaar from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The sale will take place upstairs at the VFW Post 3165 on Gold Street in Negaunee. A soup luncheon will be available.

Going Solar – The Marquette Unitarian Universalist Congregation is hosting a Community Conversation on Going Solar in Upper MI at 10 a.m. at its meeting house, 1510 M-28 East in Chocolay Township. The community is invited to attend. For more information, visit mqtuu.org.

Spooktacular Morning – At the Y provides families with a safe alternative to many of the more scary Halloween events. Families are invited to join the YMCA of Marquette County from 10 a.m. to noon. The first 75 youth to the event will receive a free T-shirt. This event sponsored by Econo Foods and is open to the community of Marquette County. For more information, contact Laura Murawski at 227-9622.

Zumba – Latin-inspired cardio dance fitness class offered 10 a.m. at Dawn Dott Dance Studio, Marquette. Cost: $5. Call 360-9287.

Al-Anon – non-smoking meeting, 10 a.m. at Church of Christ, Marquette.

Karate – Spirit Warrior Tang Soo Do martial arts with a Christian approach at the Marquette YMCA: hard core karate for adults is 10-10:50 a.m.; family karate (age 4 and older with a parent) is 11-11:50 a.m.; Karate Kids (ages 6-14) is noon-1 p.m.; special needs karate is 1:15-2 p.m. Call the Y at 227-9622 or Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479.

Prime Time Family Reading Time – 10:30 a.m.-noon Peter White Public Library Community Room. Families with children ages 6-10 are invited to come listen to stories, learn how to discuss books as a family and boost reading skills. Free lunch is provided. Assistance with transportation provided if needed. Pre-school activities for young siblings provided. Program is free, pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Bridge Lessons – offered 10:30 a.m., Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Big Book study group 10:30 a.m., Back Room in University Center at Northern Michigan University. Handicapped accessible.

LEGO Club – 11 a.m.-noon Peter White Public Youth Shiras Room. LEGO Club for ages 5 and up. Listen to a story and work with others to build projects related to the story. Free. LEGOs provided. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Overeaters Anonymous – Step and Tradition study group 11 a.m., Messiah Lutheran Church, Room 208, 305 W. Magnetic, Marquette. Call 226-2762.

Saturday Morning Art – from 11 a.m.-noon for kindergarten through fourth grade children in the Children’s Room of the Peter White Public Library, Marquette. A free story and art program. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Partners Cribbage- Tournament will be held at noon at the Venice, Ishpeming. Pre-register by calling 486-9761.

Open Gym – noon to 1:30 p.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. Non-members welcome. Fee is $5. Call 273-0696.

Faith-Based Recovery – Faith-based support and recovery program for addictions of all kinds meets noon-1:30 p.m. at the Rock Bible Chapel. Call 356-6346, 553-9830 or 356-6133.

Ninjitsu – class offered noon-1:30 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 346-9054.

Bridge – played at 1 p.m., Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456.

Cudighi night – The Negaunee Knights of Columbus will have a cudighi sandwich night. The cost is $5 and the cudighis will be served from 5-7:30 p.m. in the K of C clubrooms. Call 475-6671 for more information or to place an order.

Family Night – is 6-9:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Gwinn. Free games, movies, popcorn. Call 346-6115.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7 p.m., Presbyterian Church, 300 Bensinger, Big Bay. Handicapped accessible.

The calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; or email to rprusi@miningjournal.net, putting calendar in the subject line.

Friday

Alcoholics Anonymous – Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

12-Step Recovery Groups – offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Clinic Services – available today at the Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, and Immunizations. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.4 p.m.

Legion officer – American Legion Department Service Officer Patrick Kline will be at the Newberry American Legion Post from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Women’s meeting, 10 a.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church basement, Negaunee.

Musikgarten – Drop in for kids from 10-11 a.m. with Corrine Rockow. For $5 a day, at the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center.

Our Daily Bread – free lunch, noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, 1009 W. Baraga, Marquette. Call 226-2241.

Alcoholics Anonymous – women’s closed “A Woman’s Way Through the 12 Steps” book discussion meeting at noon, Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline at 249-4430.

Jayne’s Bridge Club – plays at 1 p.m. at the Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St. Call 225-1456. Partners guaranteed.

Alanon – meets 1:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, corner of First and Canda streets, Ishpeming.

Technology help – Northern Michigan University Information Technology students will be available to lend a hand from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the Peter White Public Library Shiras room. This drop in session is for anyone having problems getting their laptops, tablets, e-readers, phones and other digital equipment up and running. No appointment is necessary and there is no charge for this service. For more information visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.

Boo! on the Bay – The Second Annual Boo! On the Bay will be from 4-7 p.m. in downtown L’Anse. In addition to trick or treating area at businesses and the free horse-drawn wagon rides, this year’s event also features a free petting zoo in the downtown L’Anse Fire Hall.

Fish fry – The Ishpeming VFW Post 4573, 310 Bank St., has a fish fry from 4-7 p.m. To-go orders are available. Call 486-4856.

The calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; or email to rprusi@miningjournal.net, putting calendar in the subject line.

Thursday

Operation Winter Wear – a winter clothing drive, will take place now through Nov. 21 at Silver Creek Thrift in Harvey. Donations of new and like-new adult and child sized coats, snow pants, hats, gloves, mittens and scarves can be dropped off at Silver Creek Thrift from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and from 11 a.m.3 p.m. Saturday. Call 273-2473.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline, 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

Superiorland Breakfast Kiwanis – meets 7-8 a.m., Pioneer Room A of University Center at Northern Michigan University. Meetings are open to the public.

12-Step Recovery Groups – offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Clinic Services – available today at the Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, Family Planning, Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening, STD, and Health Services from 8:30 a.m.4:30 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.4 p.m.

Legion officer – American Legion Department Service Officer Patrick Kline will visit Legion Post 44 in Marquette from 9 a.m. to noon. The post is located at 700 W. Bluff St. in Marquette. Call 225-0781 for more information. He will be at the Munising American Legion Post from 1:30-4 p.m.

U.P. Children’s Museum – Grandparents receive free admission and snacks from 10-11:30 a.m. or 6-7:30 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of every month.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 10 a.m. at St. John’s Church in Ishpeming.

Open Gym – from 10-11:30 a.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. $5 entry fee. Non-members are welcome.

Book Babies -10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Children’s Room. Enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for ages 0-24 months and stay for a playtime afterward. Free. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

The Men’s Lunch Group – meets at 11 a.m. fourth Thursdays at Hong Kong Buffet, Marquette. For details call Phil Puotinen at 228-3910.

TOPS – Group 0633 meets at 11:30 a.m. in the Lions Room at the Gwinn Clubhouse. Call 346-6485.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets at noon at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Handicapped accessible.

The calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; or email to rprusi@miningjournal.net, putting calendar in the subject line.

Wednesday

Karate – Spirit Warrior Tang Soo Do martial arts with a Christian approach at the Marquette YMCA: hard core karate for adults is 6-7 a.m.; Beginner children 5:15-6 p.m., intermediate children 6-6:45 p.m. Call the Y at 227-9622 or Master Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Early Bird meeting from 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church in Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

12-Step Recovery Groups – offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Clinic Services – available today at the Marquette County Health Department are: Flu Shots/Mist with walk-in hours from 1-4 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.4 p.m.

Chair yoga – Chair yoga is offered at the Gwinn Clubhouse at 9 a.m. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Legion officer – American Legion Department Service Officer Patrick Kline will be at the Baraga County Office for Veterans Affairs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Bazaar – St. Joseph’s Parish in Ishpeming will hold its 70th annual Bazaar at the Parish Hall, located at 1889 Prairie Ave., from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Items include: artful, unique, handmade crafts, handy work, a bake sale and a white elephant sale. At 11 a.m., a salad luncheon will be served for $5.

Graveraet 1952 – The Graveraet Class of 1952 will meet at noon the fourth Wednesday of the month at Vango’s in Marquette.

Alcoholics Anonymous – women’s closed Big Book meeting, noon at Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline 249-4430.

Our Daily Bread – free lunch, noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, 1009 W. Baraga, Marquette. Call 226-2241.

Heart of the City Prayer Gathering – non-denominational prayer group offered noon-1 p.m. in the Light House Christian Book Store, Marquette. For more information, call Chuck Tooman at 869-9343 or Lois Forrester at 226-3641.

Jayne’s Bridge Club – meets at 1 p.m., at 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456.

2’s & 3’s Storytime: Happy Days -1:30 -2 p.m., Peter White Public Library. Join in for stories, fingerplays and songs. Ages 2 and 3. For more information call 226-4320 or at www.pwpl.info.

NARFE – The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association, chapter 1900, will meet at 1:30 p.m. at the Marquette Senior Center, 300 W. Baraga in room B. All members and friends are encouraged to attend. Call 249-1610.

Overeaters Anonymous – traditional meeting is 5:15 p.m. at the Women’s Center, 1310 S. Front St., Marquette.

Yoga – At the Cave, 301 Avenue A, K.I. Sawyer, at 5:30 p.m. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Tai Chi – Tai Chi is offered from 5:30-7 p.m. and from 7-8:30 p.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-3502.

Mental Health discussion – The First Presbyterian Church of Marquette will be hosting a discussion on mental health at 5:45 p.m. Everyone is invited. The presentation will be given by: Cori Noordyk, marriage, family and individual therapy, LLMFT, LLMSW, AASW

Caregiver Support – A Caregiver Support Group meets from 6 to 7 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of the month in the Huron Room at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry. Call 293-9156.

Zumba Gold Class – will be from 6-7 p.m. at the New Attitudes Dance Studio,118 W. Washington St., Marquette. It is a drop-in class no registration required. Participants can pay at the time of the class. The cost is $5 a class or $20 for a month. The instructor is Valerie Bradley. For more information, call 906-273-0423.

ACA – Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families Big Red Book study meeting is 6-7 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 273-0396.

Narcotics Anonymous – “New Beginnings” group meets 6 p.m., Great Lakes Youth Recovery Center, Marquette (Treatment center rules apply).

Zumba Lessons – 6 p.m. at Dance Zone, located at 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette. $4 per session, $20 for six sessions. Call 236-1457.

Evening Zumba – from 6-6:45 p.m. at Dance Zone in Marquette with instructor Ashley Carlstrom. Open sessions are $4 per person or $20 for six sessions. Call 236-1457.

Bridge – played at 6:30 p.m. at Superiorland Bridge Club, Suite 18, Westwood Mall, Marquette. Call 225-1047 for info/partners.

Family History – In celebration of October as Family History Month, the John M. Longyear Research Library will be hosting several information sessions, to help genealogists conduct research using the library’s resources. “Reporting From The Past,” finding obituaries and other town news is set for 6:30 p.m. in the library, located on the second floor of the Marquette Regional History Center, 145 W. Spring St. Marquette. Free.

SA – Schizophrenics Anonymous and the Peter White Public Library present a screening of “Hidden Pictures: A Personal Journey into Global Mental Health,” a documentary by award-winning filmmaker and primary care doctor, Delaney Rushton, at 7 p.m. in the Peter White Library Community Room. Free.

One Book, One Community – The One Book, One Community program is sponsoring a series of Detroit-related events to complement this year’s selection, Detroit: An American Autopsy by Charlie LeDuff. All activities are free and open to the public. A book discussion is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at Snowbound Books on North Third Street.

Suicide prevention Former California Highway Patrol Office Kevin Briggs will speak publicly about his suicide prevention experiences on the Golden Gate Bridge and beyond, along with his own life experiences, at Northern Michigan University. His talk begins at 7:30 p.m. in Jamrich Hall 1100. Admission is free for NMU students and $2 for the general public.

The calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; or email to rprusi@miningjournal.net, putting calendar in the subject line.

Tuesday

Book bids – The Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library will be having a book bid during regular business hours through this date. Place a bid on withdrawn library books in a silent auction-style sale. Contact the library at 486-4381 with questions.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline, 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

Business Network International – U.P. Pioneers chapter meets 7-8:30 a.m. at the Marquette Commons. Call 228-6602 or 869-1272.

12-Step Recovery Groups – offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Clinic Services – available today at the Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, Family Planning, Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening, STD, and Health Services from 8:30 a.m.4:30 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.4 p.m.

Flu shots – The Marquette County Health Department will offer a drive-thru clinic for flu shots from 10-11 a.m. at the Michigamme Senior Center.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 10 a.m. at St. John’s Church in Ishpeming.

Spring Story Hour – from 10-11 a.m.. at the Richmond Township Library, Palmer. Books will be read, crafts will be made and treats will be served! For more information call 475-5241.

Tai Chi – Tai Chi is offered from 10-11:45 a.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-3502.

Book Babies -10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Children’s Room. Enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for ages 0-24 months and stay for a playtime afterward. Free. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Yoga – Yoga is offered from noon-1:30 p.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-3502.

Our Daily Bread – free lunch from noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, Marquette.

Story & Craft Hour, Ages 4+: Once Upon a Time – 1-2 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Enjoy stories and songs, and make a craft to take home. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Bridge – played at 1 p.m. at Superiorland Bridge Club, Suite 18, Westwood Mall, Marquette. Call 225-1871 for info/players.

Tai Chi – at 1 p.m. at the Ishpeming Senior Center. Call 485-5527.

Chocolay Senior Drop-In Center – from 1-4 p.m. in the meeting room of the Chocolay Township Hall, Harvey. For social activities close to home and refreshments. This eliminates the morning session.

Cancer Support Group – meets at 4 p.m., every third Tuesday at the Gwinn Club House in the drop in center room. For more information call Liz Brown at 362-2322.

Party with a Purpose – The Jacobetti Veterans Facility Activity Fund will benefit from this month’s Party With a Purpose, which takes place from 5-7 p.m. at the Holiday Inn of Marquette. Consultants from Pampered Chef, Dove Chocolate Discoveries, Miche Bag, Tastefully Simple, Park Lane, Stampin’ Up! and Norwex will be part of the event. A portion of sales will go to the veterans activity fund.

Film – Peter White Public Library invites film fans to a BYO Dinner Theater event at 5:30 p.m. to view a screening of “The Railway Man” in the library’s Community room. BYO Dinner Theater welcomes the public to bring their own takeout supper and enjoy the feature film in a dinner theater setting. There is no admission charge thanks to sponsorship by the Friends of the Peter White Public Library. For more information visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.

Soo Bahk Do Karate – class offered for orange belt and higher youths through adults, 5:30-6:45 p.m., Marquette Soo Bahk Do Academy,1200 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 226-4723.

Substance Abuse/Addiction Support Group – from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Group Room 2 of the Neldberg Building at Marquette General Hospital. The group is for family/friends of a loved one with substance abuse/addiction issues. Call 225-3985.

Infant Playgroup – offered 6-7 p.m. at the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum. Cost: $12 per month. Call 225-3081. For more details visit www.mgh.org.

Martial Arts – Free trial classes offered 6-7 p.m., Gwinn Clubhouse, 165 Maple St. New beginners’ classes begin first week of each month. Call 346-4523, or visit www.blackdragonmartialartsclub.com.

VFW Post 4573 Men’s Bingo – early birds meet at 6:20 p.m. No smoking.

American Legion Auxiliary Bingo – early birds meet at 6:30 p.m. Regular session begins at 7 p.m. at Post 349, Little Lake.

ACA – Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families Big Red Book study meeting is 6:30-7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 120 N. Front St., Marquette. Call 273-0396.

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial Arts class from 6:30-8 p.m., Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

Jayne’s Bridge Club – plays at 6:30 p.m., at Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St. Call 225-1456. Partners guaranteed.

Celebrate Recovery – is a Biblical and balanced program that helps people overcome hurts, hang-ups, and habits. Meets every Tuesday at the Good News Assembly of God in Ishpeming, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Grief Support Group – for survivors of suicide loss meets 7-8:30 p.m. third Tuesdays in the Dandelion Cottage Room at the Peter White Public Library. For details call 228-6545, ext. 10.

Pottery – Ryan Dalman of Dalman Pottery will talk about the wood-fired kiln process at the Lake Superior Art Association program at 7 p.m. The program will take place at the Marquette Arts and Culture Center, lower level of Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St. Contact Michele at 250-7364 for more information.

Open Mic Night – at 7 p.m. at Rare Earth Goods, 200 E. Division St., Ishpeming. Use the side door on Front Street. Call 485-5650.

Recovery for Couples – meets 7 p.m. in the Shiras Room at the Peter White Public Library, Marquette.

DivorceCare – meets 7 p.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Marquette. Call 228-9883 or visit www.divorcecare.com.

Cuong Nhu – class offered 7-9 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.

Alcoholics Anonymous – (open/non-smoking) meets 7 p.m., AuTrain Community Center, AuTrain.

Marquette Male Chorus – rehearses 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Marquette. Men age 14 and older are welcome.

Narcotics Anonymous – “The Basic Meeting” meets 7:30 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, Marquette. Open meeting. Call 866-506-6557.

Zumba – Latin-inspired cardio dance fitness class offered 8:15 p.m. at Dawn Dott Dance Studio, Marquette. No experience needed. Cost: $5. Call 360-9287.

Wednesday

Karate – Spirit Warrior Tang Soo Do martial arts with a Christian approach at the Marquette YMCA: hard core karate for adults is 6-7 a.m.; Beginner children 5:15-6 p.m., intermediate children 6-6:45 p.m. Call the Y at 227-9622 or Master Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Early Bird meeting from 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church in Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

The calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; or email to rprusi@miningjournal.net, putting calendar in the subject line.

Friday

Alcoholics Anonymous – Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

12-Step Recovery Groups – offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Clinic Services – available today at the Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, and Immunizations from 8:30 a.m.4:30 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Women’s meeting, 10 a.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church basement, Negaunee.

Musikgarten – Drop in for kids from 10-11 a.m. with Corrine Rockow. For $5 a day, at the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center.

Our Daily Bread – free lunch, noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, 1009 W. Baraga, Marquette. Call 226-2241.

Alcoholics Anonymous – women’s closed “A Woman’s Way Through the 12 Steps” book discussion meeting at noon, Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline at 249-4430.

Jayne’s Bridge Club – plays at 1 p.m. at the Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St. Call 225-1456. Partners guaranteed.

Alanon – meets 1:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, corner of First and Canda streets, Ishpeming.

Technology help – Northern Michigan University Information Technology students will be available to lend a hand from 2:30-4:30 p.m. in the Peter White Public Library Shiras room. This drop in session is for anyone having problems getting their laptops, tablets, e-readers, phones and other digital equipment up and running. No appointment is necessary and there is no charge for this service. For more information visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.

Fish fry – The Ishpeming VFW Post 4573, 310 Bank St., has a fish fry from 4-7 p.m. To-go orders are available. Call 486-4856.

Ninjitsu – class offered 4-5:30 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. For details call 346-9054.

Book Fair – The Republic Michigamme School-Public Library will be hosting a Scholastic Book Fair from 4:30-7 p.m. Call 376-2277, ext. 191.

Fish fry – is 5-7:30 p.m., Negaunee Eagles Club.

Fish fry – American Legion Post 44, 700 W. Bluff St., Marquette, will host a fish fry from 5-7 p.m. and will feature whitefish or shrimp, baked potato or fries and coleslaw. The cost is $10.

The calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; or email to “mailto:rprusi@miningjournal.net”>rprusi@miningjournal.net, putting calendar in the subject line.

Thursday

Alcoholics Anonymous – Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline, 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

Superiorland Breakfast Kiwanis – meets 7-8 a.m., Pioneer Room A of University Center at Northern Michigan University. Meetings are open to the public.

12-Step Recovery Groups – offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Clinic Services – available today at the Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, Family Planning, Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening, STD, and Health Services from 8:30 a.m.4:30 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held Clinic from 8:30 a.m.4 p.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 10 a.m. at St. John’s Church in Ishpeming.

Open Gym – from 10-11:30 a.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. $5 entry fee. Non-members are welcome.

Book Babies – 10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Children’s Room.

Enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for ages 0-24 months and stay for a playtime afterwards. Free. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

TOPS – Group 0633 meets at 11:30 a.m. in the Lions Room at the Gwinn Clubhouse. Call 346-6485.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets at noon at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Handicapped accessible.

IHS 1958 – meets 12:30 p.m. third Thursdays at Jasper Ridge Brewery, Ishpeming.

Bridge – is played at 1 p.m. at the Superiorland Bridge Club, Suite 18 at the Westwood Mall, Marquette. Call 249-3529 for info/partners.

Alzheimer’s Cafe – The Alzheimer’s Cafe will be open from 1-2:30 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church, 558 W M-35 in Gwinn. For more information call Lynn Marjonen at 346-3727 or Marquette Adult Day Services at 226-2142.

Aktion Club – community service group for adults who live with a disability meets 1:30-2:30 p.m. first/third Thursdays at the Tourville West Clubhouse, Marquette. Call Troy Connors at 251-8353 or Miriam Black at 360-9430.

Living with Cancer Support Group – meets 4 p.m. at the Peter White Public Library Shiras room. For more information, call 420-5844 or 228-2982.

Farmer/Artisans Market – is 4-7 p.m. at the Butler Theater in Ishpeming.

Sociable Seniors – meets at 5 p.m. at Hardee’s Restaurant, Marquette. Call 360-9450.

Book Fair – The Republic Michigamme School-Public Library will be hosting a Scholastic Book Fair from 4:30-7 p.m. Call 376-2277, ext. 191.

Karate-Spirit – Warrior Tang Soo Do martial arts with a Christian approach at the Negaunee YMCA: Children 6-12 years at 5-6 p.m., Family Class 6-7 p.m.. Call the Y at 475-9666 or Master Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479.

TOPS – Group 1579 meets at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 440 Stoneville Road, Ishpeming. Weigh-in at 5 p.m., meeting at 5:30 p.m.

TOPS – Group 1372 meets at Silver Creek Church, 219 Silver Creek Road, Harvey. Weigh-in 5:30-6:10 p.m., meeting at 6:15 p.m. Call 226-7930.

Zumba Class – meets 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Harvey Baptist Church. Cost is $3 per session, with proceeds going to missions around the world. Call 249-1013 and leave a message.

Yoga – Yoga is offered at the Gwinn Clubhouse at 5:30 p.m. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Two Museums – The Marquette Regional History Center and U.P. Children’s Museum team up for “Two Museums … One Great Night!” from 6-8:30 p.m. Tickets are $50 per person and available online at www.marquettehistory.org or at each location.

Marquette Jaycees – meets for 6 p.m. social, 6:30 p.m. meeting the third Thursdays in the board room at the Landmark Inn, Marquette. Call 458-5783.

Dog Nights – 6-7:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Children’s Room. All children are invited to come and read to a dog. Increase your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a friendly, calm dog. Free, no registration required. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Overeaters Anonymous – “How It Works” meeting is 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette.

Overeaters Anonymous – Step and Tradition meeting, 6 p.m., Bethany. Lutheran Church,715 Mather, Ishpeming. Call 361-4947.

Film club – Peter White Public Library’s Film Club invites the public to a free screening of the modern classic film “My Favorite Year” at 6:30 p.m. in the library’s Community Room. There is no admission charge thanks to sponsorship by the Friends of the Peter White Public Library. For more information visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Second Chance meeting is 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Marquette Courthouse Annex, Room 41. Handicapped accessible.

Readers Theater – welcomes the public to join in a reading of “Lady Windemere’s Fan” by Oscar Wilde at 7 p.m. in the Peter White Public Library Shiras Room. Readers Theater is a group of adults who are interested in drama and are willing and able to read a scripted role. They meet on the third Thursday of each month to read plays for enjoyment. New readers are always welcome. For more information call 226-4318 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Chess – is played at 7 p.m. at the Masonic Center, 128 W. Washington St., Marquette. Free lessons available, chess sets and boards provided. Call 869-1719.

Cuong Nhu – class offered 7-9 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7 p.m. at Prince of Peace Church in Harvey.

Gamblers Anonymous – closed meeting, 7 p.m. (open meeting last Thursdays), First Presbyterian Church, Marquette. Mailing address: G.A., P.O. Box 34, Marquette, MI 49855. Call 226-3610.

The calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; or email to rprusi@miningjournal.net, putting calendar in the subject line.

Wednesday

Karate – Spirit Warrior Tang Soo Do martial arts with a Christian approach at the Marquette YMCA: hard core karate for adults is 6-7 a.m.; Beginner children 5:15-6 p.m., intermediate children 6-6:45 p.m. Call the Y at 227-9622 or Master Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Early Bird meeting from 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church in Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

12-Step Recovery Groups – offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Clinic Services – available today at the Marquette County Health Department are: Flu Shots/Mist with walk-in hours from 1-4 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.4 p.m.

Chair yoga – Chair yoga is offered at the Gwinn Clubhouse at 9 a.m. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Rummage sale – The Negaunee Senior Center will host a rummage sale fundraiser from noon to 6 p.m. Admission is free. For details, call 475-6266.

Alcoholics Anonymous – women’s closed Big Book meeting, noon at Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline 249-4430.

Our Daily Bread – free lunch, noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, 1009 W. Baraga, Marquette. Call 226-2241.

Heart of the City Prayer Gathering – non-denominational prayer group offered noon-1 p.m. in the Light House Christian Book Store, Marquette. For more information, call Chuck Tooman at 869-9343 or Lois Forrester at 226-3641.

SERA – The Lake Superior Chapter of State Employee Retirees Association -SERA – will hold its fall noon luncheon meeting at Marquette’s Holiday Inn. Reservations can be made by calling Cathy Aalto at 906-361-3711; Carol McGlynn at 906-360-6216; or Tony Grudnoski at 906-228-8670 or by email at: tonyg25@hotmail.com.

Steelworker Retirees – The Marquette Range Steelworker Retirees Club will meet at 1 p.m. at the Ronn Hall in Negaunee. New members are welcome.

Jayne’s Bridge Club – meets at 1 p.m., at 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456.

2’s & 3’s Storytime: Happy Days – 1:30 -2 p.m.. Peter White Public Library. Join for stories, fingerplays and songs. Ages 2 and 3. For more information call 226-4320 or at www. pwpl.info.

Ballroom Dancing Classes will take place at 2-3 p.m on the first and third Wednesday of every month in the community room of the Peter White Public Library. This workshop is free for seniors. The class is for seniors 55 years and over. No experience or partner necessary and refreshments will be provided. For more information, call 906-228-0472, 906-228-0456 or email arts-culture@mqtcty.org.

World Politics – discussion group meets 2-4 p.m. first/third Wednesdays at the Falling Rock Cafe and Bookstore in Munising.

NHS 1965 – The Negaunee and St. Paul High School Class of 1965 will hold their next 50th Year Class Reunion Planning meeting at 2:30 p.m. at the Negaunee Senior Center.

Flu shots – The Marquette County Health Department will offer a drive-thru clinics for flu shots from 2:30-5:30 p.m. at Marq-Tran.

Book Fair – The Republic Michigamme School-Public Library will be hosting a Scholastic Book Fair from 4:30-7 p.m. Call 376-2277, ext. 191.

Overeaters Anonymous – traditional meeting is 5:15 p.m. at the Women’s Center, 1310 S. Front St., Marquette.

Yoga – At the Cave, 301 Avenue A, K.I. Sawyer, at 5:30 p.m. Call 346-2117 for more information.

The calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; or email to rprusi@miningjournal.net, putting calendar in the subject line.

Tuesday

Alcoholics Anonymous – Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline, 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

Business Network International – U.P. Pioneers chapter meets 7-8:30 a.m. at the Marquette Commons. Call 228-6602 or 869-1272.

12-Step Recovery Groups – offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Clinic Services – available today at the Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, Family Planning, Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening, STD, and Health Services from 8:30 a.m.4:30 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m. 4 p.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 10 a.m. at St. John’s Church in Ishpeming.

Spring Story Hour – from 10-11 a.m.. at the Richmond Township Library, Palmer. Books will be read, crafts will be made and treats will be served! For more information call 475-5241.

Tai Chi – Tai Chi is offered from 10-11:45 a.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-3502.

Story time- The Negaunee Public Library will begin offering story time this month. Children of all ages are welcome to attend story time at 10:30 a.m. on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month at the library. Children must be accompanied by a loving adult. For more information,call the library at 475-7700 ext. 18.

Book Babies -10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Children’s Room. Enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for ages 0-24 months and stay for a playtime afterward. Free. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Yoga – Yoga is offered from noon-1:30 p.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-3502.

Our Daily Bread – free lunch from noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, Marquette.

Story & Craft Hour, Ages 4+: Once Upon a Time -1-2 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Enjoy stories and songs, and make a craft to take home. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Bridge – played at 1 p.m. at Superiorland Bridge Club, Suite 18, Westwood Mall, Marquette. Call 225-1871 for info/players.

Tai Chi – at 1 p.m. at the Ishpeming Senior Center. Call 485-5527.

Chocolay Senior Drop-In Center – from 1-4 p.m. in the meeting room of the Chocolay Township Hall, Harvey. For social activities close to home and refreshments. This eliminates the morning session.

SERA – The State Employees Retirees Association Upper Peninsula Chapter 16 will hold a special meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the State Employee Credit Union (conference room), 2501 First Ave. North, Escanaba.

Flu shots – The Marquette County Health Department will offer a walk-in clinic for flu shots from 1:30-3 p.m. at the Marquette Senior Center.

Health care questions – The public is invited to join a two-hour workshop to answer health care questions at either 2 p.m. or 6 p.m. in the Peter White Public Library Community Room. Sessions are free and open to the public but space is limited. Call 226-4318 to register for either session. Peter White Public Library is located at 217 N. Front St., Marquette.

Soo Bahk Do Karate – class offered for orange belt and higher youths through adults, 5:30-6:45 p.m., Marquette Soo Bahk Do Academy,1200 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 226-4723.

Substance Abuse/Addiction Support Group – from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Group Room 2 of the Neldberg Building at Marquette General Hospital. The group is for family/friends of a loved one with substance abuse/addiction issues. Call 225-3985.

Infant Playgroup – offered 6-7 p.m. at the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum. Cost: $12 per month. Call 225-3081. For more details visit www.mgh.org.

Martial Arts – Free trial classes offered 6-7 p.m., Gwinn Clubhouse, 165 Maple St. New beginners’ classes begin first week of each month. Call 346-4523, or visit www.blackdragonmartialartsclub.com.

VFW Post 4573 Men’s Bingo – early birds meet at 6:20 p.m. No smoking.

Grant workshop – The Peter White Public Library will be offering a free workshop on using The Foundation Center databases to find grants for individuals and non-profit organizations. The class will be held in the library’s computer lab on the second floor at 6:30 p.m. To register, call 226-4312. The class is free, but space is limited.

Woodturners – The Superior Woodturners Inc., a local woodturners club, is moving its monthly meeting time and location. Beginning this month, the club will meet on the second Tuesday of every month in the Marquette Arts and Culture Center in the Peter White Public Library. Meetings will start promptly at 6:30 p.m. and usually run for two hours.

American Legion Auxiliary Bingo – early birds meet at 6:30 p.m. Regular session begins at 7 p.m. at Post 349, Little Lake.

ACA – Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families Big Red Book study meeting is 6:30-7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 120 N. Front St., Marquette. Call 273-0396.

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial Arts class from 6:30-8 p.m., Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

Jayne’s Bridge Club – plays at 6:30 p.m., at Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St. Call 225-1456. Partners guaranteed.

Celebrate Recovery – is a Biblical and balanced program that helps people overcome hurts, hang-ups, and habits. Meets every Tuesday at the Good News Assembly of God in Ishpeming, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Open Mic Night – at 7 p.m. at Rare Earth Goods, 200 E. Division St., Ishpeming. Use the side door on Front Street. Call 485-5650.

Recovery for Couples – meets 7 p.m. in the Shiras Room at the Peter White Public Library, Marquette.

DivorceCare – meets 7 p.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Marquette. Call 228-9883 or visit www.divorcecare.com.

Cuong Nhu – class offered 7-9 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.

Alcoholics Anonymous – (open/non-smoking) meets 7 p.m., AuTrain Community Center, AuTrain.

Marquette Male Chorus – rehearses 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Marquette. Men age 14 and older are welcome.

Narcotics Anonymous – “The Basic Meeting” meets 7:30 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, Marquette. Open meeting. Call 866-506-6557.

Race Kart – Great Lakes Race Kart Association meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Pioneer Motor Inn, Escanaba. Call 249-1360.

Zumba – Latin-inspired cardio dance fitness class offered 8:15 p.m. at Dawn Dott Dance Studio, Marquette. No experience needed. Cost: $5. Call 360-9287.

Wednesday

Karate – Spirit Warrior Tang Soo Do martial arts with a Christian approach at the Marquette YMCA: hard core karate for adults is 6-7 a.m.; Beginner children 5:15-6 p.m., intermediate children 6-6:45 p.m. Call the Y at 227-9622 or Master Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Early Bird meeting from 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church in Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

12-Step Recovery Groups – offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Clinic Services – available today at the Marquette County Health Department are: Flu Shots/Mist with walk-in hours from 1-4 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.4 p.m.

Chair yoga – Chair yoga is offered at the Gwinn Clubhouse at 9 a.m. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Rummage sale – The Negaunee Senior Center will host a rummage sale fundraiser from noon to 6 p.m. Admission is free. For details, call 475-6266.

Alcoholics Anonymous – women’s closed Big Book meeting, noon at Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline 249-4430.

Our Daily Bread – free lunch, noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, 1009 W. Baraga, Marquette. Call 226-2241.

Heart of the City Prayer Gathering – non-denominational prayer group offered noon-1 p.m. in the Light House Christian Book Store, Marquette. For more information, call Chuck Tooman at 869-9343 or Lois Forrester at 226-3641.

SERA – The Lake Superior Chapter of State Employee Retirees Association will hold its fall noon luncheon meeting at Marquette’s Holiday Inn. Reservations can be made by calling Cathy Aalto at 906-361-3711; Carol McGlynn at 906-360-6216; or Tony Grudnoski at 906-228-8670 or by email at: tonyg25@hotmail.com.

Steelworker Retirees – The Marquette Range Steelworker Retirees Club will meet at 1 p.m. at the Ronn Hall in Negaunee. New members are welcome.

Jayne’s Bridge Club – meets at 1 p.m., at 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456.

2’s & 3’s Storytime: Happy Days – 1:30 -2 p.m.. Peter White Public Library. Join for stories, fingerplays and songs. Ages 2 and 3. For more information call 226-4320 or at www. pwpl.info.

Ballroom Dancing Classes will take place at 2-3 p.m on the first and third Wednesday of every month in the community room of the Peter White Public Library. This workshop is free for seniors. The class is for seniors 55 years and over. No experience or partner necessary and refreshments will be provided. For more information, call 906-228-0472, 906-228-0456 or email arts-culture@mqtcty.org.

World Politics – discussion group meets 2-4 p.m. first/third Wednesdays at the Falling Rock Cafe and Bookstore in Munising.

NHS 1965 – The Negaunee and St. Paul High School Class of 1965 will hold their next 50th Year Class Reunion Planning meeting at 2:30 p.m. at the Negaunee Senior Center.

Flu shots – The Marquette County Health Department will offer a drive-thru clinics for flu shots from 2:30-5:30 p.m. at Marq-Tran.

Overeaters Anonymous – traditional meeting is 5:15 p.m. at the Women’s Center, 1310 S. Front St., Marquette.

Yoga – At the Cave, 301 Avenue A, K.I. Sawyer, at 5:30 p.m. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Tai Chi – Tai Chi is offered from 5:30-7 p.m. and from 7-8:30 p.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-3502.

Free meal – A free home-cooked meal open to the public, sponsored by The First Baptist Church of Gwinn, 195 N. Billings St., Gwinn. A baked potato bar will be served from 5:30-6:15 p.m. Take outs are available after 6 p.m. For more information, contact Mike Payne at 235-6538 or the church office at 346-6115.

Grief Support – Open grief support group meets 5:30-7 p.m. first/third Wednesdays at Lake Superior Hospice in Marquette. For details call Paula Bur at 225-7760.

Bariatric Support Group – meets 6-7 p.m. third Wednesdays, Arcadia Health Care, Marquette. Call 800-440-7862.

Zumba Gold Class – will be from 6-7 p.m. at the New Attitudes Dance Studio,118 W. Washington St., Marquette. It is a drop-in class no registration required. Participants can pay at the time of the class. The cost is $5 a class or $20 for a month. The instructor is Valerie Bradley. For more information, call 906-273-0423.

The calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; or email to “mailto:rprusi@miningjournal.net”>rprusi@miningjournal.net, putting calendar in the subject line.

Saturday

Presbytery of Mackinac – The First Presbyterian Church of Marquette is welcoming members of the Presbytery of Mackinac for their fall meeting. For more information, go to the Presbytery’s website at www.presbymac.com.

Lake Superior Zendo – Zazen (Zen Buddhist meditation) meets at 7:40 a.m., 8:30 a.m.; morning service at 9:10 a.m. Call 226-6407 for location and details.

12-Step Recovery Groups – offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

Fair Trade Market – Messiah Lutheran Church in Marquette will host a Fair Trade Market from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 225-1119 for more information.

Sports Card, Coin and Collectible Show – Sponsored by the Upper Midwest Sports Collectors Club from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Peter White Lounge at Northern Michigan University featuring 30 tables and vendors from five states.

Coin show – The Delta Coin Club is sponsoring the 9th annual Coin Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Gladstone American Legion, 809 Delta Ave. For more information, contact Dan Scizak at 906-474-6392 or dscizak@charter.net.

Tai Chi – An introduction to the practice of Tai Chi Chaun will be offered from 9:30 a.m.-noon at Redeemer Lutheran Church,`700 W Fair Ave. in Marquette. The workshop fee is $25 and is sponsored by the Cedar Tree Institute, a nonprofit organization. Call 228-5494.

Fall bazaar -A fall craft bazaar and pie sale, featuring soup and sandwiches, is set from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the West Branch Township Hall, 1016 County Road 545 North. Donations will be collected for the food bank at Victory Lutheran Church.

Soo Bahk Do Karate – class for orange belt and higher ages 7-adult and white belt teens/adults offered 9-10 a.m., beginners age 7-12 10-11 a.m. Private lessons by appointment. Marquette Soo Bahk Do Academy, 1200 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 226-4723.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 9 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430.

Zumba – Latin-inspired cardio dance fitness class offered 10 a.m. at Dawn Dott Dance Studio, Marquette. Cost: $5. Call 360-9287.

Al-Anon – non-smoking meeting, 10 a.m. at Church of Christ, Marquette.

Karate – Spirit Warrior Tang Soo Do martial arts with a Christian approach at the Marquette YMCA: hard core karate for adults is 10-10:50 a.m.; family karate (age 4 and older with a parent) is 11-11:50 a.m.; Karate Kids (ages 6-14) is noon-1 p.m.; special needs karate is 1:15-2 p.m. Call the Y at 227-9622 or Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479.

Quilt show- Munising Bay Quilt Guild will present its tri-annual Superior Reflections Quilt Show at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, M28 E, Munising. Admission is $3. Show time is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Used book sale – A used book sale sponsored by the Friends of the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library is planned in the Margaret Dundon Reading Room from 10 a.m. to noon. Hard covers will be 50 cents and paperbacks 25 cents.

Parent Support Group – for parents of children with mental/emotional health issues meets 10 a.m. to noon second Saturdays in conference room at Non-Profit Commons, 129 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette. Call 458-4877.

Prime Time Family Reading – 10:30 a.m.-noon Peter White Public Library Community Room. Families with children ages 6-10 are invited to come listen to stories, learn how to discuss books as a family and boost reading skills. Free lunch is provided. Assistance with transportation provided if needed. Pre-school activities for young siblings provided. Program is free, pre-registration is required. For more information or to register, call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Bridge Lessons – offered 10:30 a.m., Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Big Book study group 10:30 a.m., Back Room in University Center at Northern Michigan University. Handicapped accessible.

Overeaters Anonymous – Step and Tradition study group 11 a.m., Messiah Lutheran Church, Room 208, 305 W. Magnetic, Marquette. Call 226-2762.

Saturday Morning Art – from 11 a.m.-noon for kindergarten through fourth grade children in the Children’s Room of the Peter White Public Library, Marquette. A free story and art program. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

LEGO Club – 11 a.m.-noon Peter White Public Library Shiras Room. LEGO Club for ages 5 and up. Listen to a story and work with others to build projects related to the story. Free. LEGOs provided. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Pasty sale – The Negaunee Elks Lodge is having a Pasty Sale. Call the lodge at 475-4401 to place an order. The cost is $5 per pasty and pick up time is 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Partners Cribbage- Tournament will be held at noon at the Venice, Ishpeming. Pre-register by calling 486-9761.

Open Gym – noon to 1:30 p.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. Non-members welcome. Fee is $5. Call 273-0696.

Faith-Based Recovery – Faith-based support and recovery program for addictions of all kinds meets noon-1:30 p.m. at the Rock Bible Chapel. Call 356-6346, 553-9830 or 356-6133.

Ninjitsu – class offered noon-1:30 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 346-9054.

Bridge – played at 1 p.m., Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456.

Down Syndrome Support – group meets 1-3 p.m. second Saturdays, Lions Room of Peter White Public Library, Marquette. New members welcome. For details call Cathy Dehlin at 250-0963 or Lourie Schuenke at 233-1482 or email UPDownsyndrome@gmail.com.

NMU play – The Northern Michigan University theater season will kick off with “A Paper Tiger in the Rain” by David Swanson, winner of the Albert and Mildred Panowski Playwriting Award at NMU. Showtimes are 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The play will be staged in the James A. Panowski Black Box Theatre. Tickets are $15 for general public and $10 for students. They can be purchased at any EZ Ticket outlet or online at www.nmu.edu/tickets.

Cancer event – The Cancer Awareness Committee at Northern Michigan University will present the second annual Cancer Awareness Carnival from 2-5 p.m. in the area between Magers and Van Antwerp halls. This event is free for students and the public.

Carol Marra Benefit – The Care for Carol Benefit will be from 4-8 p.m. at the K/D Hall in Ishpeming. There will also be bucket raffles, silent auctions and 50-50 drawings. Cost is $8 per person; children under 5 are free. Lifelong Ishpeming resident Carol Marra currently is undergoing cancer treament in Chicago.

Zombie run – The annual Local 3 Zombie 5 K Trail Run will be held once again at 4 p.m. on the Teaching Family Homes Campus at 1000 Silver Creek Road. A portion of the proceeds will benefit the Michigan Community Dental Clinic. Register online at www.teachingfamilyhomes.org and click on events, or call 906-249-5437.

The calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; or email to rprusi@miningjournal.net, putting calendar in the subject line.

Friday

Deadline – RSVPs are due this date for an upcoming youth scholarship dinner and program which takes place Oct. 14 at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Harvey. Call 249-3122, 346-2143 or 251-0811 to make a reservation.

Presbytery of Mackinac – The First Presbyterian Church of Marquette is welcoming members of the Presbytery of Mackinac for their fall meeting. For more information, go to the Presbytery’s website at www.presbymac.com.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

12-Step Recovery Groups offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Clinic Services – available today at the Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, and Immunizations from 8:30 a.m.4:30 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.4 p.m.

Alger County Caregivers – support group meets 10 a.m. second Fridays at the Mather Building, 413 Elm St., Munising. For details call 228-3910 or 800-272-3900.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Women’s meeting, 10 a.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church basement, Negaunee.

Musikgarten – Drop in for kids from 10-11 a.m. with Corrine Rockow. For $5 a day, at the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center.

Quilt show- Munising Bay Quilt Guild will present its tri-annual Superior Reflections Quilt Show at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, M28 E, Munising. Admission is $3. Show time is 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Our Daily Bread – free lunch, noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, 1009 W. Baraga, Marquette. Call 226-2241.

Alcoholics Anonymous – women’s closed “A Woman’s Way Through the 12 Steps” book discussion meeting at noon, Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline at 249-4430.

The calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; or email to rprusi@miningjournal.net, putting calendar in the subject line.

Thursday

Registration deadline – This is the registration deadline for the class the Ishpeming-Negaunee-NICE Community Schools will be offering on QuickBooks Pro Accounting class starting Tuesday, Oct. 14 for five weeks. This class will be held at St. John’s in Ishpeming from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Cost of registration is $75. Call 475-4173.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline, 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

Superiorland Breakfast Kiwanis – meets 7-8 a.m., Pioneer Room A of University Center at Northern Michigan University. Meetings are open to the public.

12-Step Recovery Groups – offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Clinic Services – available today at the Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDs Counseling and Testing, Family Planning, Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening, STD, and Health Services from 8:30 a.m.4:30 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.4 p.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 10 a.m. at St. John’s Church in Ishpeming.

Open Gym – from 10-11:30 a.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. $5 entry fee. Non-members are welcome.

Book Babies – 10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Children’s Room.

Enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for ages 0-24 months and stay for a playtime afterwards. Free. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

TOPS – Group 0633 meets at 11:30 a.m. in the Lions Room at the Gwinn Clubhouse. Call 346-6485.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets at noon at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Handicapped accessible.

Marquette/Alger RICC – Marquette/Alger Regional Interagency Consumer Committee meets 1-3 p.m. second Thursdays. A grassroots advocacy group for people with disabilities and friends, advocates and families. For location and details call 228-5744.

Bridge – is played at 1 p.m. at the Superiorland Bridge Club, Suite 18 at the Westwood Mall, Marquette. Call 249-3529 for info/partners.

VFW Ladies Auxiliary 4573 of Ishpeming – meets at 1:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Post Home.

Farmer/Artisans Market – is 4-7 p.m. at the Butler Theater in Ishpeming.

Sociable Seniors – meets at 5 p.m. at Hardee’s Restaurant, Marquette. Call 360-9450.

Karate-Spirit – Warrior Tang Soo Do martial arts with a Christian approach at the Negaunee YMCA: Children 6-12 years at 5-6 p.m., Family Class 6-7 p.m.. Call the Y at 475-9666 or Master Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479.

TOPS – Group 1579 meets at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 440 Stoneville Road, Ishpeming. Weigh-in at 5 p.m., meeting at 5:30 p.m.

The Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum – Second Thursday Creativity Series program from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The theme for the event is “A Costume Party.” For pre-school and elementary aged children and their caregivers. Come have an evening of fun, hands-on, activities and crafts, plus creative snacks, unexpected music and more. Those participating are asked to wear a favorite costume. The event is free with admission or membership to the museum. It is also Dominos Pizza Night so pizza can be ordered for an extra cost by calling ahead by 5:30 p.m.

TOPS – Group 1372 meets at Silver Creek Church, 219 Silver Creek Road, Harvey. Weigh-in 5:30-6:10 p.m., meeting at 6:15 p.m. Call 226-7930.

Zumba Class – meets 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Harvey Baptist Church. Cost is $3 per session, with proceeds going to missions around the world. Call 249-1013 and leave a message.

Yoga – Yoga is offered at the Gwinn Clubhouse at 5:30 p.m. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Dog Nights – 6-7:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Children’s Room. All children are invited to come and read to a dog. Increase your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a friendly, calm dog. Free, no registration required. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Overeaters Anonymous – “How It Works” meeting is 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette.

Overeaters Anonymous – Step and Tradition meeting, 6 p.m., Bethany. Lutheran Church,715 Mather, Ishpeming. Call 361-4947.

Chrohn’s Disease-Colitis Support Group – from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on the second Thursdays of the month in the Lombardi Room of Marquette General Hospital. For more information, call 906-249-3263.

Celiac Disease Support – group meets 6:30 p.m. second Thursdays, in the conference room of Peter White Library, Marquette. Call 228-9139.

Yarnwinders Fiber Arts Guild – meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at the Peter White Library, Marquette. Call 273-0203.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Second Chance meeting is 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Marquette Courthouse Annex, Room 41. Handicapped accessible.

CUPSFA – Central Upper Peninsula Sport Fishing Association meets at 7 p.m. second Thursdays at the Negaunee Elks Lodge. Open to anyone interested in the sport of fishing and improving local fisheries.

Friends of the Ishpeming Carnegie Library – regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. in the Children’s room of the library. All are invited to attend.

Scottish Country Dance – The Scottish Country Dancers meet at 7 p.m. at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church; enter at the parking lot entrance – High and Arch streets. Dress comfortably. Wear soft-soled shoes. No partner necessary. All dances are taught. Beginners and visitors always welcome. For more information, phone 249-5659.

The calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; or email to rprusi@miningjournal.net, putting calendar in the subject line.

Wednesday

Karate – Spirit Warrior Tang Soo Do martial arts with a Christian approach at the Marquette YMCA: hard core karate for adults is 6-7 a.m.; Beginner children 5:15-6 p.m., intermediate children 6-6:45 p.m. Call the Y at 227-9622 or Master Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Early Bird meeting from 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church in Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

12-Step Recovery Groups offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Clinic Services – available today at the Marquette County Health Department are: Flu Shots/Mist with walk-in hours from 1-4 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held at the Sawyer Clinic from 8:30 a.m. 4 p.m.

Chair yoga – Chair yoga is offered at the Gwinn Clubhouse at 9 a.m. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Ely assessor – The Ely Township Assessor will have office hours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the township hall.

Soup luncheon – The Trinity Lutheran Church women will sponsor a soup luncheon from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the church fellowship hall. Featured will be homemade soup, bread, bars and beverages. The public is invited.

IHS 1957 – The Ishpeming High School Class of 1957 meets at Jasper Ridge, Ishpeming, at 11:30 a.m. for lunch.

Younkers/Prange’s Retirees – meet at noon on second Wednesdays at Jeffery’s in Marquette. Call 225-5019.

Spirit of Faith – gatherings, celebrating the oneness of all world religions, meet noon to 1 p.m. second Wednesdays in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library, Marquette. Sharing of readings, songs and meditations encouraged. For details, call 249-3532 or 226-3252.

Alcoholics Anonymous – women’s closed Big Book meeting, noon at Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline 249-4430.

Our Daily Bread – free lunch, noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, 1009 W. Baraga, Marquette. Call 226-2241.

Heart of the City Prayer Gathering – non-denominational prayer group offered noon-1 p.m. in the Light House Christian Book Store, Marquette. For more information, call Chuck Tooman at 869-9343 or Lois Forrester at 226-3641.

Jayne’s Bridge Club – meets at 1 p.m., at 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456.

2’s & 3’s Storytime: Happy Days – 1:30 -2 p.m. Peter White Public Library. Join for stories, fingerplays and songs. Ages 2 and 3. For more information call 226-4320 or at www. pwpl.info

The Alzheimer’s Cafe – will be open from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at Marquette Adult Day Services in Marquette. The Alzheimer’s Cafe is an opportunity for people and families living with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia to get out and socialize in a safe, supportive space that is warm and friendly, like a cafe or coffee shop. It’s an accepting social setting to chat, relax, listen to music and enjoy refreshments. Marquette Adult Day Services is located in the east end of Messiah Lutheran Church at 305 W. Magnetic in Marquette. For more information call the Alzheimer’s Association at 228-3910 or Marquette Adult Day Services at 226-2142.

Business After Hours – Business After Hours hosted by Great Lakes Center for Youth Development is set for 5-7 p.m. at the Peter White Lounge, Northern Michigan University Center.

Free Community Meal – is offered 5-6:30 p.m. second Wednesdays, fellowship room of First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Call 225-1344.

Bariatric Surgery – Marquette General Bariatric Support Group meets 5 p.m. second Wednesdays, Conference Room 1 at Marquette General Hospital. Call 225-7979.

Overeaters Anonymous – traditional meeting is 5:15 p.m. at the Women’s Center, 1310 S. Front St., Marquette.

Yoga – At the Cave, 301 Avenue A, K.I. Sawyer, at 5:30 p.m. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Tai Chi – Tai Chi is offered from 5:30-7 p.m. and from 7-8:30 p.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-3502.

Spiritual health – The Rev. Nicholas Cammarata will discuss Spiritual Health. The discussion begins at 5:45 p.m. and the public is invited to attend. The discussion will take place at the First Presbyterian Church of Marquette located at 120 N. Front St.

Zumba Gold Class – will be from 6-7 p.m. at the New Attitudes Dance Studio,118 W. Washington St., Marquette. It is a drop-in class no registration required. Participants can pay at the time of the class. The cost is $5 a class or $20 for a month. The instructor is Valerie Bradley. For more information, call 906-273-0423.

ACA – Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families Big Red Book study meeting is 6-7 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 273-0396.

Narcotics Anonymous – “New Beginnings” group meets 6 p.m., Great Lakes Youth Recovery Center, Marquette (Treatment center rules apply).

Zumba Lessons – 6 p.m. at Dance Zone, located at 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette. $4 per session, $20 for six sessions. Call 236-1457.

Evening Zumba – from 6-6:45 p.m. at Dance Zone in Marquette with instructor Ashley Carlstrom. Open sessions are $4 per person or $20 for six sessions. Call 236-1457.

Parliamentary Law – study group meets 6 p.m. second Wednesdays, conference room of Peter White Library, Marquette. Call 360-7978.

Caregiver Support – A Caregiver Support Group meets from 6 to 7 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of the month in the Huron Room at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry. Call 293-9156.

Family history – In celebration of October as Family History Month, the John M. Longyear Research Library at Marquette Regional History Center will be hosting several information sessions, to help genealogists conduct research using the library’s resources. This session is “On the Street Where Grandpa Lived” using city directories and gazetteers at 6:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend free of charge. For information contact the library at 226-3571.

The calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; or email to “mailto:rprusi@miningjournal.net”>rprusi@miningjournal.net, putting calendar in the subject line.

Tuesday

Alcoholics Anonymous – Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline, 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

Business Network International – U.P. Pioneers chapter meets 7-8:30 a.m. at the Marquette Commons. Call 228-6602 or 869-1272.

12-Step Recovery Groups – offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Clinic Services – available today at the Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing from 8:30 a.m.4:30 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.4 p.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 10 a.m. at St. John’s Church in Ishpeming.

Spring Story Hour – from 10-11 a.m.. at the Richmond Township Library, Palmer. Books will be read, crafts will be made and treats will be served! For more information call 475-5241.

Tai Chi – Tai Chi is offered from 10-11:45 a.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-3502.

Book Babies – 10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Children’s Room. Enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for ages 0-24 months and stay for a playtime afterward. Free. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Yoga – Yoga is offered from noon-1:30 p.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-3502.

Our Daily Bread – free lunch from noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, Marquette.

Bridge – played at 1 p.m. at Superiorland Bridge Club, Suite 18, Westwood Mall, Marquette. Call 225-1871 for info/players.

Story & Craft Hour, Ages 4+: Once Upon a Time – 1-2 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Enjoy stories and songs, and make a craft to take home. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Tai Chi – at 1 p.m. at the Ishpeming Senior Center. Call 485-5527.

Chocolay Senior Drop-In Center – from 1-4 p.m. in the meeting room of the Chocolay Township Hall, Harvey. For social activities close to home and refreshments. This eliminates the morning session.

Police Academy – The Northern Michigan University Regional Police Academy will host an informational meeting for those interested in attending the next academy at 5 p.m. in room 132 of the NMU Jacobetti Complex and last about 45 minutes. Topics include Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards requirements to enter the academy, NMU requirements, an overview of the academy and a question-answer session. To register for a meeting, call 227-1408.

Soo Bahk Do Karate – class offered for orange belt and higher youths through adults, 5:30-6:45 p.m., Marquette Soo Bahk Do Academy,1200 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 226-4723.

Substance Abuse/Addiction Support Group – from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Group Room 2 of the Neldberg Building at Marquette General Hospital. The group is for family/friends of a loved one with substance abuse/addiction issues. Call 225-3985.

Infant Playgroup – offered 6-7 p.m. at the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum. Cost: $12 per month. Call 225-3081. For more details visit www.mgh.org.

Martial Arts – Free trial classes offered 6-7 p.m., Gwinn Clubhouse, 165 Maple St. New beginners’ classes begin first week of each month. Call 346-4523, or visit www.blackdragonmartialartsclub.com.

VFW Post 4573 Men’s Bingo – early birds meet at 6:20 p.m. No smoking.

American Legion Auxiliary Bingo – early birds meet at 6:30 p.m. Regular session begins at 7 p.m. at Post 349, Little Lake.

ACA – Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families Big Red Book study meeting is 6:30-7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 120 N. Front St., Marquette. Call 273-0396.

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial Arts class from 6:30-8 p.m., Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

Jayne’s Bridge Club – plays at 6:30 p.m., at Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St. Call 225-1456. Partners guaranteed.

Celebrate Recovery – is a Biblical and balanced program that helps people overcome hurts, hang-ups, and habits. Meets every Tuesday at the Good News Assembly of God in Ishpeming, 6:30-8:30 p.m.

Book Club -The Peter White Library Book Club will meet at 7 p.m. in the Dandelion Cottage Room at the Peter White Public Library to discuss “Detroit: an American Autopsy” by Charlie LeDuff, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist for the Detroit News, the 2014 One Book One Community selection. The public is welcome to join in the discussion. For more information, contact Caroline Jordan, 228-9953.

Open Mic Night – at 7 p.m. at Rare Earth Goods, 200 E. Division St., Ishpeming. Use the side door on Front Street. Call 485-5650.

Recovery for Couples – meets 7 p.m. in the Shiras Room at the Peter White Public Library, Marquette.

DivorceCare – meets 7 p.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Marquette. Call 228-9883 or visit www.divorcecare.com.

Cuong Nhu – class offered 7-9 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.

Alcoholics Anonymous – (open/non-smoking) meets 7 p.m., AuTrain Community Center, AuTrain.

Marquette Male Chorus – rehearses 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Marquette. Men age 14 and older are welcome.

NMU play – The Northern Michigan University theater season will kick off with “A Paper Tiger in the Rain” by David Swanson, winner of the Albert and Mildred Panowski Playwriting Award at NMU. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. The play will be staged in the James A. Panowski Black Box Theatre. Tickets are $15 for general public and $10 for students. They can be purchased at any EZ Ticket outlet or online at www.nmu.edu/tickets.

Narcotics Anonymous – “The Basic Meeting” meets 7:30 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, Marquette. Open meeting. Call 866-506-6557.

Race Kart – Great Lakes Race Kart Association meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Pioneer Motor Inn, Escanaba. Call 249-1360.

Zumba – Latin-inspired cardio dance fitness class offered 8:15 p.m. at Dawn Dott Dance Studio, Marquette. No experience needed. Cost: $5. Call 360-9287.

Wednesday

Karate – Spirit Warrior Tang Soo Do martial arts with a Christian approach at the Marquette YMCA: hard core karate for adults is 6-7 a.m.; Beginner children 5:15-6 p.m., intermediate children 6-6:45 p.m. Call the Y at 227-9622 or Master Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Early Bird meeting from 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church in Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

12-Step Recovery Groups – offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Clinic Services – available today at the Marquette County Health Department are: Flu Shots/Mist with walk-in hours from 1-4 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held at the Sawyer Clinic from 8:30 a.m. 4 p.m.

Chair yoga – Chair yoga is offered at the Gwinn Clubhouse at 9 a.m. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Ely assessor – The Ely Township Assessor will have office hours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the township hall.

Soup luncheon – The Trinity Lutheran Church women will sponsor a soup luncheon from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the church fellowship hall. Featured will be homemade soup, bread, bars and beverages. The public is invited.

IHS 1957 – The Ishpeming High School Class of 1957 meets at Jasper Ridge, Ishpeming, at 11:30 a.m. for lunch.

Younkers/Prange’s Retirees – meet at noon on second Wednesdays at Jeffery’s in Marquette. Call 225-5019.

Spirit of Faith – gatherings, celebrating the oneness of all world religions, meet noon to 1 p.m. second Wednesdays in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library, Marquette. Sharing of readings, songs and meditations encouraged. For details, call 249-3532 or 226-3252.

Alcoholics Anonymous – women’s closed Big Book meeting, noon at Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline 249-4430.

Our Daily Bread – free lunch, noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, 1009 W. Baraga, Marquette. Call 226-2241.

Heart of the City Prayer Gathering – non-denominational prayer group offered noon-1 p.m. in the Light House Christian Book Store, Marquette. For more information, call Chuck Tooman at 869-9343 or Lois Forrester at 226-3641.

Jayne’s Bridge Club – meets at 1 p.m., at 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456.

2’s & 3’s Storytime: Happy Days – 1:30 -2 p.m. Peter White Public Library. Join for stories, fingerplays and songs. Ages 2 and 3. For more information call 226-4320 or at www. pwpl.info

The Alzheimer’s Cafe – will be open from 3:30-5:30 p.m. at Marquette Adult Day Services in Marquette. The Alzheimer’s Cafe is an opportunity for people and families living with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia to get out and socialize in a safe, supportive space that is warm and friendly, like a cafe or coffee shop. It’s an accepting social setting to chat, relax, listen to music and enjoy refreshments. Marquette Adult Day Services is located in the east end of Messiah Lutheran Church at 305 W. Magnetic in Marquette. For more information call the Alzheimer’s Association at 228-3910 or Marquette Adult Day Services at 226-2142.

Business After Hours – Business After Hours hosted by Great Lakes Center for Youth Development is set for 5-7 p.m. at the Peter White Lounge, Northern Michigan University Center.

Free Community Meal – is offered 5-6:30 p.m. second Wednesdays, fellowship room of First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Call 225-1344.

Bariatric Surgery – Marquette General Bariatric Support Group meets 5 p.m. second Wednesdays, Conference Room 1 at Marquette General Hospital. Call 225-7979.

Overeaters Anonymous – traditional meeting is 5:15 p.m. at the Women’s Center, 1310 S. Front St., Marquette.

Yoga – At the Cave, 301 Avenue A, K.I. Sawyer, at 5:30 p.m. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Tai Chi – Tai Chi is offered from 5:30-7 p.m. and from 7-8:30 p.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-3502.

Zumba Gold Class – will be from 6-7 p.m. at the New Attitudes Dance Studio,118 W. Washington St., Marquette. It is a drop-in class no registration required. Participants can pay at the time of the class. The cost is $5 a class or $20 for a month. The instructor is Valerie Bradley. For more information, call 906-273-0423.

ACA – Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families Big Red Book study meeting is 6-7 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 273-0396.

Narcotics Anonymous – “New Beginnings” group meets 6 p.m., Great Lakes Youth Recovery Center, Marquette (Treatment center rules apply).

Zumba Lessons – 6 p.m. at Dance Zone, located at 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette. $4 per session, $20 for six sessions. Call 236-1457.

Evening Zumba – from 6-6:45 p.m. at Dance Zone in Marquette with instructor Ashley Carlstrom. Open sessions are $4 per person or $20 for six sessions. Call 236-1457.

Parliamentary Law – study group meets 6 p.m. second Wednesdays, conference room of Peter White Library, Marquette. Call 360-7978.

Caregiver Support – A Caregiver Support Group meets from 6 to 7 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of the month in the Huron Room at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry. Call 293-9156.

Bridge – played at 6:30 p.m. at Superiorland Bridge Club, Suite 18, Westwood Mall, Marquette. Call 225-1047 for info/partners.

Book club – Once Upon a Crime, the book club for Mystery Readers will meet at 7 p.m. in the Dandelion Cottage Room at the Peter White Public Library to discuss “Gone Girl” by Gillian Flynn. New members are welcome. For more information, contact Caroline Jordan, 228-9953.

Multiple Sclerosis – Marquette self-help group meets 7 p.m. second Wednesdays, Grace United Methodist Church, Marquette. Call 249-1741 or 226-4895.

NMU play – The Northern Michigan University theater season will kick off with “A Paper Tiger in the Rain” by David Swanson, winner of the Albert and Mildred Panowski Playwriting Award at NMU. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. The play will be staged in the James A. Panowski Black Box Theatre. Tickets are $15 for general public and $10 for students. They can be purchased at any EZ Ticket outlet or online at www.nmu.edu/tickets.

Alcoholics Anonymous – (closed/non-smoking) meets 8 p.m., Eden Lutheran Church, Munising.

French enthusiasts – The French enthusiast group, La Table Francaise, will meet from 8-9 p.m. Wednesdays during the fall semester at Northern Michigan University. Students and community members are invited to participate. The meetings will be held in room 326 of Olson Library in the Learning Resources Center.

Thursday

Alcoholics Anonymous – Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline, 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

Superiorland Breakfast Kiwanis – meets 7-8 a.m., Pioneer Room A of University Center at Northern Michigan University. Meetings are open to the public.

12-Step Recovery Groups – offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Clinic Services – available today at the Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDs Counseling and Testing, Family Planning, Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening, STD, and Health Services from 8:30 a.m.4:30 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.4 p.m.

The calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; or email to “mailto:rprusi@miningjournal.net”>rprusi@miningjournal.net, putting calendar in the subject line.

Saturday

Lake Superior Zendo – Zazen (Zen Buddhist meditation) meets at 7:40 a.m., 8:30 a.m.; morning service at 9:10 a.m. Call 226-6407 for location and details.

12-Step Recovery Groups – offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

Bake sale, rummage – St. Mark’s Lutheran Church will hold Bake Sale with Rummage and White Elephant items as well. This is an inside sale and will take place rain or shine at 1318 Presque Isle Ave. from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Call 226-6857.

Flu shots -The Western Upper Peninsula Health Department and Baraga County Memorial Hospital will be conducting a Community Flu Shot Clinic from 9-11 a.m. the Baraga County Memorial Hospital Conference Center in L’Anse. The cost of the flu shot will be $25 per person, with no charge to clients who present a current Medicare or Medicaid card. For those who qualify for the Vaccines for Children program, the fee is $15 per child. For more information contact the L’Anse Branch of the Health Department at 524-6142.

Soo Bahk Do Karate – class for orange belt and higher ages 7-adult and white belt teens/adults offered 9-10 a.m., beginners age 7-12 10-11 a.m. Private lessons by appointment. Marquette Soo Bahk Do Academy, 1200 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 226-4723.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 9 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430.

“Iron Ore and the Civil War” – Step back in time for a day of Civil War artillery encampment, cannon and small arms demonstrations, costumed interpreters, and children’s games and activities from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Michigan Iron Industry Museum in Negaunee Township. No admission but donations are appreciated. For details, visit www.michigan.gov/ironindustrymuseum.

Blessing of the Animals – The fifth annual Blessing of the Animals will be hosted by St. Joseph’s Catholic Church and Grace Episcopal Church in Ishpeming at St. Joseph’s. The event will take place at 10 a.m. and will occur indoors.

Zumba – Latin-inspired cardio dance fitness class offered 10 a.m. at Dawn Dott Dance Studio, Marquette. Cost: $5. Call 360-9287.

Al-Anon – non-smoking meeting, 10 a.m. at Church of Christ, Marquette.

Karate – Spirit Warrior Tang Soo Do martial arts with a Christian approach at the Marquette YMCA: hard core karate for adults is 10-10:50 a.m.; family karate (age 4 and older with a parent) is 11-11:50 a.m.; Karate Kids (ages 6-14) is noon-1 p.m.; special needs karate is 1:15-2 p.m. Call the Y at 227-9622 or Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479.

Bridge Lessons – offered 10:30 a.m., Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Big Book study group 10:30 a.m., Back Room in University Center at Northern Michigan University. Handicapped accessible.

Fall Fest – Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp will celebrate the talents of area quilters and crafters at its annual Fall Fest Saturday starting at 10:30 a.m. ET. Fortune Lake Lutheran Camp is 3 miles west of Crystal Falls.

Saturday Morning Art – 11 a.m.-noon, Peter White Public Library Community Room. Youth entering kindergarten through fourth grade are invited to join in for stories and a creative art project. Free. Call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

French-Canadian Heritage Days – There are several events taking place at the Marquette Regional History Center from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Ongoing from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. will be a Genealogy Open House in the J.M. Longyear Research Library, French-Canadian Family Displays, Voyageur Interpreters in the museum galleries. Other activities are planned. Call 226-3571. Admission is $5 for adults and $2 for children.

Overeaters Anonymous – Step and Tradition study group 11 a.m., Messiah Lutheran Church, Room 208, 305 W. Magnetic, Marquette. Call 226-2762.

Saturday Morning Art – from 11 a.m.-noon for kindergarten through fourth grade children in the Children’s Room of the Peter White Public Library, Marquette. A free story and art program. Call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Partners Cribbage- Tournament will be held at noon at the Venice, Ishpeming. Pre-register by calling 486-9761.

Open Gym – noon to 1:30 p.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. Non-members welcome. Fee is $5. Call 273-0696.

Faith-Based Recovery – Faith-based support and recovery program for addictions of all kinds meets noon-1:30 p.m. at the Rock Bible Chapel. Call 356-6346, 553-9830 or 356-6133.

Ninjitsu – class offered noon-1:30 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 346-9054.

Bridge – played at 1 p.m., Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456.

Civil War sons – The Albert and James Lyon Camp of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War will hold its bi-monthly meeting at 1 p.m. at the Michigan Iron Industry Museum which is having its annual program about Michigan In the Civil War.

NMU play – The Northern Michigan University theater season will kick off with “A Paper Tiger in the Rain” by David Swanson, winner of the Albert and Mildred Panowski Playwriting Award at NMU. Showtimes are at 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. The play will be staged in the James A. Panowski Black Box Theatre. Tickets are $15 for general public and $10 for students. They can be purchased at any EZ Ticket outlet or online at www.nmu.edu/tickets.

Cadet Squadron – Lake Superior Cadet Squadron meets 2 p.m. first/third Saturdays at Silver Creek Church. Open to ages 12-21.

Book signing – Jim LaJoie, author of “Hi Mom It’s Me,” a non-fiction book depicting a son’s painful journey watching his mom battle Alzheimer’s disease, will be selling and signing copies of his book in the main dining room of Tender Care Nursing Home in Munising from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Saturday service – Bethany Lutheran Church at 550 Cherry St. in Negaunee will hold a Saturday evening worship service at 5 p.m. The Rev. Tamra Harder will be presiding. Holy Communion will be celebrated at the service. There will be no ser Sunday. Call 475-9533.

Blessing of the Pets – Pet lovers are invited to the annual Blessing of the Pets service at 5 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church in Marquette. The service will include a brief message related to the sanctity of all of God’s creation, followed by Holy Communion, and then people will be invited forward with their pets on leashes or in cages to receive a blessing. Messiah is located at 305 W. Magnetic St. in Marquette. Call 225-1119 for more information.

Harvest dinner – The 64th annual Harvest Dinner by the Community Presbyterian Church of Big Bay is set from 5-7 p.m. The cost is $12 for adults and $5 for children. Call 345-9813.

Family Night – is 6-9:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Gwinn. Free games, movies, popcorn. Call 346-6115.

PAAC movie – Classic Comedy Stars, a set of four short films, is presented at 7 p.m. by the Peninsula Arts Appreciation Council at the Vista Theater in Negaunee. Tickets are $5.

Square Dancing – at 7 p.m. the first and third Saturdays of the month at the Jacobetti Veterans Center on Fisher Street, Marquette. The cost is $10 per couple, per session. Call 236-1457.

Baha’i Faith Firesides – meets at 7 p.m. first and third Saturdays. Call 228-6976.

“Saturday Night Life – The Messiah Lutheran Church Youth invite all local youth (sixth-12th grades) to join them in a monthly event at Messiah. The first Saturday of each month youth will gather from 79 p.m. for “Saturday Night Life.” This month there will be a movie and popcorn. Call Lisa at 225-1119.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7 p.m., Presbyterian Church, 300 Bensinger, Big Bay. Handicapped accessible.

AA/Al-Anon – open meeting 7:30 p.m. above Parties Unlimited, 105 S. Main Ishpeming.

Celtic musician – Carlos Nunez will perform in Marquette at Northern Michigan University. His concert begins at 7:30 p.m. at Kaufman Auditorium. Tickets are available in advance at all NMU EZ Ticket outlets. Prices are: students/children, $5; NMU employees and seniors 60+, $13; and general public, $18. Tickets at the door are $1-$2 higher.

The calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; or email to “mailto:rprusi@miningjournal.net”>rprusi@miningjournal.net, putting calendar in the subject line.

Friday

Deadline – This is the deadline for filing grant applications to Greater Ishpeming Area Community from non-profit organizations for its spring grant program for projects which benefit the community. The maximum award per grant application is $1,500. To receive an application packet, contact the Marquette Community Fund Office at 401 E. Fair Ave., P.O. Box 37, Marquette MI 49855, or phone 226-7666.

Luncheon reservation deadline – This is the deadline for making luncheon reservations for The Marquette County Chapter of the Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel’s meeting, which will be at noon Wednesday, Oct. 8 at the Negaunee Senior Center. Local historian Fred Stonehouse will present “40 years after the Edmund Fitzgerald.” Call 226-9778 by today for luncheon reservations.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

12-Step Recovery Groups – offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Clinic Services- available today at the Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, and Immunizations, from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held at the Lake Superior Village from 8:30 a.m.4 p.m.

Bake sale – A bake sale to benefit the Ishpeming Senior Center takes place from 9 a.m. to noon at the Tru North Credit Union’s main office, U.S. 41 and Second Street, Ishpeming.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Women’s meeting, 10 a.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church basement, Negaunee.

Musikgarten – Drop in for kids from 10-11 a.m. with Corrine Rockow. For $5 a day, at the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center.

Legislative Luncheon – Save-Restore-Grow Newberry and the Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce invites the public to the ninth annual Legislative Luncheon at Zellar’s Village Inn in Newberry. The event will go from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the cost is $15, which includes lunch. Call the Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce at 906-293-5562 to reserve a seat.

Our Daily Bread – free lunch, noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, 1009 W. Baraga, Marquette. Call 226-2241.

Alcoholics Anonymous – women’s closed “A Woman’s Way Through the 12 Steps” book discussion meeting at noon, Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline at 249-4430.

Jayne’s Bridge Club – plays at 1 p.m. at the Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St. Call 225-1456. Partners guaranteed.

Alanon – meets 1:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, corner of First and Canda streets, Ishpeming.

Fish fry – The Ishpeming VFW Post 4573, 310 Bank St., has a fish fry from 4-7 p.m.

To-go orders are available. Call 486-4856.

Ninjitsu – class offered 4-5:30 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. For details call 346-9054.

Fish Fry – is 5-7:30 p.m., Negaunee Eagles Club.

Teen Night – is 6-10 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Gwinn. Free movies, games and popcorn. Call 346-6115.

Zumba Gold Class – will be from 6-7 p.m. at the New Attitudes Dance Studio,118 W. Washington St., Marquette. It is a drop-in class no registration required. Participants can pay at the time of the class. The cost is $5 a class or $20 for a month. The instructor is Valerie Bradley. For more information, call 906-273-0423

Zumba Lessons – 6 p.m. at Dance Zone, located at 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette. $4 per session, $20 for six sessions. Call 236-1457.

Family Square Dance – weekly lessons offered 6:20-7:20 p.m. at Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette. Cost: $5 per family per evening. Call 225-5702.

Folk Dancers – The Marquette Folk Dancers offer weekly recreational, international dancing. The dancers meet at 7 p.m. at Northern Lights Martial Arts, 1500 W. Washington (enter door on east side of building facing OfficeMax). Wear soft-soled shoes. Phone 226-3788.

Family Dance Nights – at 7 p.m. at Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette. The cost is $5 per family, per session. Bring clean shoes. Call 236-1457.

Reformers Unanimous – addiction classes meet 7-9 p.m., Heritage Baptist Church, 3755 County Road 456, Skandia. Call the Rev. Lon Russell at 942-7900 or 360-7901.

French-Canadian Heritage Day – CineArts Films at Peter White Public Library, a series devoted to foreign and independent films, celebrates French-Canadian Heritage Day with the film “The Rocket: The Legend of Rocket Richard” at 7 p.m. in the library’s Community Room. Free admission. Call 226-4309 or visit www.pwpl.info for more information.

NMU play – The Northern Michigan University theater season will kick off with “A Paper Tiger in the Rain” by David Swanson, winner of the Albert and Mildred Panowski Playwriting Award at NMU. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. The play will be staged in the James A. Panowski Black Box Theatre. Tickets are $15 for general public and $10 for students. They can be purchased at any EZ Ticket outlet or online at www.nmu.edu/tickets.

Telescope observing – From 8-11 p.m. at Kaufman Sports Complex along Hawley Street in Marquette. Sponsored by the Marquette Astronomical Society. “Cloud” date will Saturday at the same time.

Alcoholics Anonymous – (closed 12 and 12/non-smoking) meets 8 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Munising.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Native American Group meets 8-9 p.m., 1901 Longyear Ave., Marquette. Call 228-8155.

The calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; or email to “mailto:rprusi@miningjournal.net”>rprusi@miningjournal.net, putting calendar in the subject line.

Thursday

Alcoholics Anonymous – Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline, 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

Superiorland Breakfast Kiwanis – meets 7-8 a.m., Pioneer Room A of University Center at Northern Michigan University. Meetings are open to the public.

12-Step Recovery Groups – offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Clinic Services – available today at the Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, Family Planning, Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening, STD, and Health Services from 8:30 a.m.4:30 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.4 p.m.

Flu shots – The Marquette County Health Department will offer walk-in clinics for flu shots from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at the Ishpeming Senior Center.

Fall Story Hour – starts at 10 a.m. at the Richmond Township Library. The public is invited to join the fun, which includes books, treats and a snack. The Fall Story Hour will be at 10 a.m. every Thursday in October. For more information or to register call us at 475-5241.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 10 a.m. at St. John’s Church in Ishpeming.

Open Gym – from 10-11:30 a.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. $5 entry fee. Non-members are welcome.

Book Babies – 10:30-10:50 a.m., Peter White Public Library Children’s Room. Enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for ages 0-24 months and stay for a playtime afterward. Free. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

TOPS – Group 0633 meets at 11:30 a.m. in the Lions Room at the Gwinn Clubhouse. Call 346-6485.

Belles – The Ishpeming/Negaunee Belles meet at the Jasper Ridge Brewery at noon.

Flu shots – Bell Hospital will be offering flu shots from noon-5 p.m. in Clinic Suite 210. The cost of the vaccination is $25. Medicare, cash or checks will be accepted.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets at noon at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Handicapped accessible.

Bridge – is played at 1 p.m. at the Superiorland Bridge Club, Suite 18 at the Westwood Mall, Marquette. Call 249-3529 for info/partners.

Aktion Club – community service group for adults who live with a disability meets 1:30-2:30 p.m. first/third Thursdays at the Tourville West Clubhouse, Marquette. Call Troy Connors at 251-8353 or Miriam Black at 360-9430.

Living with Cancer Support Group – meets 4 p.m. at the Peter White Public Library Shiras room. For more information, call 420-5844 or 228-2982.

Farmer/Artisans Market – is 4-7 p.m. at the Butler Theater in Ishpeming.

Sociable Seniors – meets at 5 p.m. at Hardee’s Restaurant, Marquette. Call 360-9450.

Karate-Spirit – Warrior Tang Soo Do martial arts with a Christian approach at the Negaunee YMCA: Children 6-12 years at 5-6 p.m., Family Class 6-7 p.m.. Call the Y at 475-9666 or Master Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479.

TOPS – Group 1579 meets at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 440 Stoneville Road, Ishpeming. Weigh-in at 5 p.m., meeting at 5:30 p.m.

TOPS – Group 1372 meets at Silver Creek Church, 219 Silver Creek Road, Harvey. Weigh-in 5:30-6:10 p.m., meeting at 6:15 p.m. Call 226-7930.

Zumba Class – meets 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Harvey Baptist Church. Cost is $3 per session, with proceeds going to missions around the world. Call 249-1013 and leave a message.

Yoga – Yoga is offered at the Gwinn Clubhouse at 5:30 p.m. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Dog Nights – 6-7:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Children’s Room. All children are invited to come and read to a dog. Increase your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a friendly, calm dog. Free, no registration required. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Overeaters Anonymous – “How It Works” meeting is 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette.

SMART Recovery – is an abstinence based recovery group that meets at 6:30 p.m. at 710 Chippewa Square Suite 208. The program is based on scientific knowledge and reason. Spirituality, religion and higher powers are not part of the program. SMART Recovery is a program for all kinds of addictive behaviors. For more information call Mary at 906-362-1647, or go to SMART recovery.org

Alcoholics Anonymous – Second Chance meeting is 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Marquette Courthouse Annex, Room 41. Handicapped accessible.

Concert – The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center presents professional singer Kirsten Gustafson at 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend this free concert held in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library at 217 N. Front St. in Marquette.

Chess – is played at 7 p.m. at the Masonic Center, 128 W. Washington St., Marquette. Free lessons available, chess sets and boards provided. Call 869-1719.

Cuong Nhu – class offered 7-9 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7 p.m. at Prince of Peace Church in Harvey.

Gamblers Anonymous – closed meeting, 7 p.m. (open meeting last Thursdays), First Presbyterian Church, Marquette. Mailing address: G.A., P.O. Box 34, Marquette, MI 49855. Call 226-3610.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7:30 p.m. at the Michigamme Community Library.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Big Book group meets 7:30 p.m., upstairs of Parties Unlimited in Ishpeming.

Narcotics Anonymous – “Never in the Dark” closed meeting is 7:30 p.m., Marquette General Hospital Mountain Room. Call 866-506-6557.

NMU play – The Northern Michigan University theater season will kick off with “A Paper Tiger in the Rain” by David Swanson, winner of the Albert and Mildred Panowski Playwriting Award at NMU. Showtime is 7:30 p.m. The play will be staged in the James A. Panowski Black Box Theatre. Tickets are $15 for general public and $10 for students. They can be purchased at any EZ Ticket outlet or online at www.nmu.edu/tickets.

Artist’s reception – An artist’s reception for the exhibit by Jason Limberg at the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center’s Main Gallery will be at 8 p.m. The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center is located at 217 N. Front St. in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library. For more information or questions, contact 906-228-0472 or email arts-culture@mqtcty.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 8 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Handicapped accessible.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 8 p.m. at St. Anthony’s Church in Gwinn. Open meeting. Handicapped accessible.

Narcotics Anonymous – open meeting is 8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, corner of Elm and Chocolay, Munising. Call 866-310-9077.

Friday

Deadline – This is the deadline for filing grant applications to Greater Ishpeming Area Community from non-profit organizations for its spring grant program for projects which benefit the community. The maximum award per grant application is $1,500. To receive an application packet, contact the Marquette Community Fund Office at 401 E. Fair Ave., P.O. Box 37, Marquette MI 49855, or phone 226-7666.

Luncheon reservation deadline – This is the deadline for making luncheon reservations for The Marquette County Chapter of the Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel’s meeting, which will be at noon Wednesday, Oct. 8 at the Negaunee Senior Center. Local historian Fred Stonehouse will present “40 years after the Edmund Fitzgerald.” Call 226-9778 by today for luncheon reservations.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

12-Step Recovery Groups – offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Clinic Services- available today at the Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, and Immunizations, from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held at the Lake Superior Village from 8:30 a.m.4 p.m.

Bake sale – A bake sale to benefit the Ishpeming Senior Center takes place from 9 a.m. to noon at the Tru North Credit Union’s main office, U.S. 41 and Second Street, Ishpeming.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Women’s meeting, 10 a.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church basement, Negaunee.

Musikgarten – Drop in for kids from 10-11 a.m. with Corrine Rockow. For $5 a day, at the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center.

Legislative Luncheon – Save-Restore-Grow Newberry and the Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce invites the public to the ninth annual Legislative Luncheon at Zellar’s Village Inn in Newberry. The event will go from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the cost is $15, which includes lunch. Call the Newberry Area Chamber of Commerce at 906-293-5562 to reserve a seat.

Our Daily Bread – free lunch, noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, 1009 W. Baraga, Marquette. Call 226-2241.

Alcoholics Anonymous – women’s closed “A Woman’s Way Through the 12 Steps” book discussion meeting at noon, Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline at 249-4430.

Jayne’s Bridge Club – plays at 1 p.m. at the Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St. Call 225-1456. Partners guaranteed.

Alanon – meets 1:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, corner of First and Canda streets, Ishpeming.

Fish fry – The Ishpeming VFW Post 4573, 310 Bank St., has a fish fry from 4-7 p.m. To-go orders are available. Call 486-4856.

Ninjitsu – class offered 4-5:30 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. For details call 346-9054.

Fish Fry – is 5-7:30 p.m., Negaunee Eagles Club.

Teen Night – is 6-10 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Gwinn. Free movies, games and popcorn. Call 346-6115.

Zumba Gold Class – will be from 6-7 p.m. at the New Attitudes Dance Studio,118 W. Washington St., Marquette. It is a drop-in class no registration required. Participants can pay at the time of the class. The cost is $5 a class or $20 for a month. The instructor is Valerie Bradley. For more information, call 906-273-0423

Zumba Lessons – 6 p.m. at Dance Zone, located at 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette. $4 per session, $20 for six sessions. Call 236-1457.

Family Square Dance – weekly lessons offered 6:20-7:20 p.m. at Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette. Cost: $5 per family per evening. Call 225-5702.

Folk Dancers – The Marquette Folk Dancers offer weekly recreational, international dancing. The dancers meet at 7 p.m. at Northern Lights Martial Arts, 1500 W. Washington (enter door on east side of building facing OfficeMax). Wear soft-soled shoes. Phone 226-3788.

Family Dance Nights – at 7 p.m. at Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette. The cost is $5 per family, per session. Bring clean shoes. Call 236-1457.

Reformers Unanimous – addiction classes meet 7-9 p.m., Heritage Baptist Church, 3755 County Road 456, Skandia. Call the Rev. Lon Russell at 942-7900 or 360-7901.

French-Canadian Heritage Day – CineArts Films at Peter White Public Library, a series devoted to foreign and independent films, celebrates French-Canadian Heritage Day with the film “The Rocket: The Legend of Rocket Richard” at 7 p.m. in the library’s Community Room. Free admission. Call 226-4309 or visit www.pwpl.info for more information.