The calendar

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Saturday

Spring Clean Up – The 38th annual Spring Clean Up of the City of Marquette is slated this date. The Marquette Beautification and Restoration Committee seeks the public’s help in cleaning school and church grounds and parking areas. Clean up dates are flexible – any time between April 22 and May 6. Official city garbage bags are provided to volunteers for this purpose. To obtain the free bags, go to Heritage Motors Service Department, 2801 U.S. 41 South in Harvey, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays. The 2016 sponsors of the clean up are the Marquette Beautification and Restoration Committee, the City of Marquette, Heritage Motors and McDonald’s Restaurant.

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.

Tree sale pick-up – The Marquette County Conservation District will host its annual Tree Sale pick-up from 9 a.m. to noon at its favorite pickup location, provided by the Marquette Board of Light and Power and located at 2200 Wright St., Marquette. Extra trees, shrubs and berries will be available for sale beginning at 10 a.m. Call the Marquette County Conservation District at 226-8871, ext. 102 for more information.

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.

Graduation – Northern Michigan University graduation ceremonies begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Superior Dome in Marquette.

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.

Super Saturdays 11 a.m.-noon. Peter White Public Library Youth Services Atrium. Children and parents are welcome to drop-in for rotating programs (Music Mania, Dad and Me, and Stretch and Learn) featuring books, activities, games, and music. Free. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

“Once Upon a Time…” Puppet Theater – A unique and creative retelling of the classic fairy tale “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” performed by Vertigo Theatre Company. Peter White Public Library Community Room. Two performances at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Sponsored by the PWPL Friends. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

Open Gym – 1 to 2:30 p.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. Non-members welcome. Fee is $5. Call 273-0696.

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

Unity – The inaugural Community Unity Extravaganza will be held at the Erickson Center in Curtis. This event will allow the surrounding area’s local non-profit organizations to bring awareness of each organization to community members and visitors. The event starts at 4 p.m. and continues until midnight. It will include drawings, raffles, corn hole tournament, golf drive tournament, kids games and kids archery hosted by East Central Upper Peninsula Archers Association. Cost is $15 per person with kids 12 and under free. The event features music by Rough Boys, food will be provided and a cash bar will also be available. For more information contact Kelly Chamberlin 906-586-6000 or Fred Burton 906-630-6859.

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

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 6-8 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

Male Choruses – The Munising Vanguard Singers will be hosting the Associated Male Choruses of America’s Wisconsin-Upper Michigan District Big Sing concert at 7 p.m. at the Mather Auditorium in Munising. Joining the Vanguards in song will be the Forsyth Singers of Gwinn, the Milwaukee Male Chorus, the Negaunee Male Chorus and the Nicolet Male Chorus of Rhinelander.

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.

Sunday

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.

Blood drive – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at NorthIron Church, Ishpeming. For an appointment call Angie Meyer at 362-7280 or 475-7280.

Breakfast – is 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Negaunee Eagles Club.

Life Recovery Group – meets 9:30-10:30 a.m., Lake Superior Christian Church, Marquette.

Bonanza reunion- of all former Bonanza employees will take place at the American Legion in Marquette from noon to 4 p.m. with a picnic-style lunch including baked chicken, potato salad, coleslaw, baked beans and brats. Former employees also will receive a T-shirt with a logo designed by Mitch Lazeren.

U.P. Women’s Hockey League – Organizational meeting at 1 p.m. at Stucko’s in Marquette. RSVP to salmela432@yahoo.com or dldesroc@gmail.com.

Dance – Sunday dances resume at the Community Center, located in the K I Sawyer Heritage Air Museum building, from 1-5 p.m. Music provided by the band “The Hartbeats.” Admission will be $7 per person. Snacks and sodas will be available. People can visit the museum also. Questions can be directed to Bob Vick 906-362-3531.

Ninjitsu – class offered 1-2:30 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 346-9054.

Bingo – American Legion Auxiliary Bingo at Post 349 in Little Lake is ongoing on Sundays. Early birds are at 1:30 p.m. and the regular session is at 2 p.m. The public is invited.

UPHA – Upper Peninsula Horsemen’s Association meets 2 p.m. first Sundays at the Hong Kong Buffet, Marquette. For details call Karen Hendrickson at 346-6139 or Karen McCormick at 869-0005.

Personal Ministry Time – from 2-4 p.m., at New Life Church, Marquette. This ministry is for anyone with a need for physical, emotional or spiritual healing in their life. For more information, call 226-2333.

Aikido – class offered 3-4 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.

Superior Pipe and Drum – Corps meets 6-8 p.m. at Silver Creek Church in Harvey. New members welcome. Highland dancing, bagpiping and drumming instruction available. Call Pierre Ogea at 249-1999, or visit www.superiorpipes.org.

ACA – Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families beginners meeting/work book study is 6-8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 120 N. Front St., Marquette. Call 361-2563.

VFW Auxiliary Bingo – early birds meet at 6:20 p.m. Regular session begins at 6:30 p.m. No Smoking.

Early Bird Bingo – at 6:20 p.m., the VFW post 4573 in Ishpeming.

Alcoholics Anonymous – (open/speaker/non-smoking) meets 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Munising.

Incest Survivors – Survivors of Incest Anonymous meets 7 p.m., Lake Superior Village Community Center, Marquette. Women only. Call 228-8155.

Alcoholics Anonymous – closed meeting, 8 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Monday

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. Call AA Hotline, 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

Playgroup – Ishpeming’s Monday Morning Playgroup at Birchview Elementary will run from 8:30-10 a.m. each Monday during the school year. Pre-registration is not required and there is no charge to participate. Call Birchview school at 485-6341 for further information.

Chair yoga – Chair yoga is offered at the Gwinn Clubhouse at 10 a.m. $2 donation goes to library fund. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Book Babies – 10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Community 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.

SERA- Upper Peninsula Chapter 16 of the State Employee Retirees Association will have its May meeting and member luncheon at noon at the Highland Golf Club, west of Escanaba. Reservations for the luncheon may be made by calling Arlene Paulson at 906-786-1799.

Alcoholics Anonymous – We Are Not Saints open meeting is at noon at 231 Wright St., Marquette. Call 228-6545.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Women’s “Twelve Steps, Twelve Traditions” discussion meeting at noon, Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline at 249-4430.

Blood drive – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive from 1-5:30 p.m. at Munising Memorial Hospital-Munising. For an appointment call Larry Hach at 906-202-0844.

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

TOPS 625 – meets at 4:30 p.m., Wesley United Methodist Church, Ishpeming.

TOPS 934 – weigh-in is 5-5:30 p.m., meeting is 5:45 p.m. upstairs of VFW Post on Gold Street, Negaunee. Call 360-3585.

Tang Soo Do – Karate youth class, 5-6 p.m. at the Negaunee YMCA. Spirit Warrior Karate Academy, a Christian approach to martial arts. Call 360-0479.

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 5:30-6:30 p.m. for kids; 7-8:15 p.m. for adults, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

Cadet Squadron – Lake Superior Cadet Squadron meets 6 p.m. first/third Mondays at the Munising American Legion. Open to ages 12-21.

SMART Recovery – is an abstinence based recovery group that meets at 6 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

Soo Bahk Do Karate – classes for ages 7-adult offered 6-7 p.m., beginner teen and adult 6:30-7 p.m., black belts 7-8:15 p.m. and (Dan) class 8-9:30 p.m. at Marquette Soo Bahk Do Academy, 1200 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 226-4723 for more info/private lessons.

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

Grief Support Group – meets 6:30 p.m. at Good News Assembly of God in Ishpeming. Call 485-5561.

Deertrack Bowhunters – will hold its annual meeting at Straight Line Archery in Ishpeming at 7 p.m. All members are encouraged to attend.

DocuMonday – “The Salt of the Earth,” 2014; PG-13; 110 min. The life and work of photographer Sebastino Salgado, who has spent 40 years documenting deprived societies in hidden corners of the world. Oscar nominee for Best Documentary Feature! Peter White Public Library Community room, 7 p.m. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318Panic Relief – panic attack and anxiety program offered at 7 p.m. via teleconference call. To participate, call 732-940-9658. For more info, visit www.panicreliefinc.com.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7 p.m. at Emanuel Lutheran Church, U.S. 41 South, Skandia.

Monday Night Senior/Adult Skating – at Lakeview Arena, Marquette. Skating hours are 7:309:20 p.m. Skating takes place in the Olson Rink. City of Marquette residents age 60+ skate for free. Non-residents age 60+ skate for $2.50. City residents ages 18-59 pay $3; non-residents ages 18-59 pay $3.75; and skate rentals are $3 for all.

Mainstream Square Dancing – 7:30 p.m. For location/more information, email tlc@chartermi.net or call 225-5702.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7:30 p.m. at Mitchell Methodist Church, 207 N. Teal Lake Ave., Negaunee.

Al-Anon – meets 7:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, corner of First and Canda streets, Ishpeming. Barrier-free. Last Monday is open meeting.

Open Gym – from 8-9:30 p.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. $5 entry fee. Non-members are welcome.

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.

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.

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

Tai Chi – Tai Chi is offered from 10-11:45 a.m. and from 5:30-7 p.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-3502.

2’s and 3’s Storytime – 10:30-11 a.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Join in for stories, fingerplays, songs and activities. Free. Ages 2 and 3. 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.

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.

Senior Arts – The City of Marquette Senior Arts Series is from 1-3 p.m. at the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center. Classes are open to individuals ages 60 and up and cater to a variety of skills. Participation is free to City of Marquette residents and non-residents are welcome to attend for a small donation of $5 per class to help cover the cost of supplies and instruction. This time: Peyote Beaded Band Ring, with Diane Kribs-May. This is a two-part project that requires participants to attend both classes. The second is May 17. For more information or questions, call 228-0456 or email seniors@mqtcty.org.

Story & Craft Hour, Ages 4+ – 1-2 p.m. Youth Services Atrium. Children ages 4 and up are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and crafts. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

The Champion-Beacon-Humboldt Historical Society – will meet at 2 p.m. in the Champion Township Office, located along U.S. 41 in Champion. Everyone is invited to attend.

LEGO Club – 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. LEGO Club for ages 5 and up. Listen to stories and work with others to build Lego projects. Free. LEGOs provided. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Jerry Pallotta, the 2016 “Young Author” – 5:30-6:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Community Room. Come meet this year’s “Young Author” Jerry Pallotta and listen to him talk about writing books. Afterward, make a fish mobile. Snowbound books will be there selling his books, which can be autographed. For more information call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

Lifering Secular Recovery – an alcohol-drug addiction support group, meets from 6-7 p.m. at Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 425 Fisher St., Marquette. Call 906-393-0020.

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.

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. Child care is provided by calling 485-5561.

PWPL Book Group – “The Red Tent” by Anita Diamant. The popular international bestseller told in Dinah’s voice, whose life is only hinted at in a brief and violent detour within the more familiar chapters of the Book of Genesis that tell of her father, Jacob, and his 12 sons. Peter White Public Library Dandelion Cottage room, 7 p.m. New members welcome. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

Tech help – Peter White Public Library Reference Staff and Northern Michigan University Information Technology students will offer tech help at the Peter White Public Library at 7 p.m. This session is a troubleshooting workshop for questions about electronic devices. Participants must bring personal electronic devices with them. Contact the PWPL Reference Desk at 226-4312 with questions.

Al-Anon – An Al-Anon meeting takes place at 7 p.m. in the Gwinn Clubhouse Community Room in Gwinn.

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.

Al-Anon – 10 a.m. Mission Covenant Church, North Second Street, in Ishpeming.

Book Babies – 10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Community 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.

IHS 1961 – meets at noon first Wednesdays, Jasper Ridge Brewery, Ishpeming.

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.

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

Caregivers and Friends – support group meets 1:30 p.m. first Wednesdays at the Ishpeming Senior Center. Call Sharon Lusic at 485-5527.

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

Junior Teen Advisory Board – 4:155:15 pm., Peter White Public Library Community Room. All students in grades five through eight are invited to talk about books, play games, and help plan the teen summer reading program. Meet new people and get some volunteer experience at the library. Free of charge. For more info, call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Grief Support – Open grief support group meets 5-6:30 p.m. first/third Wednesdays at Lake Superior Hospice in Marquette. For details call Michele Napier at 225-7760.

Meal – Messiah Lutheran Church in Marquette will host its monthly community meal at 5:30 p.m. All are welcome. For more information about this or other programs at Messiah, go to messiahlutheranmqt.org or call 225-1119. The church is located at 305 W. Magnetic St.

Meal in Gwinn – Grace Lutheran Church in Gwinn will be serving a free home-cooked community meal from 5:30-6:15 p.m. The meal will feature chicken alfredo. Take outs are available. Everyone is welcome to the church’s “Table of Grace.” The church is located at 558 W. M-35. For more information, call the church at 346-3156.

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 5:30-6:30 p.m. for kids; 7-8:15 p.m. for adults, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

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).

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.

Northern Vegans – invite the public to join in a casual dinner at the Sweet Water Cafe at 517 N. Third St. in Marquette at 6 p.m. Order a vegan dinner off the menu. All are welcome, no RSVP required. Visit www.northernvegans.com, Northern Vegans on Facebook, or call 236-1279 for more information.

Quilters – The Marquette County Quilters’ Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room located in the lower level of Peter White Public Library. Meetings typically consist of short business meeting, a program relating to the craft and art of quilting and a time for show and tell. All interested are welcome to attend.

Exchange Club – Marquette County Exchange Club meets 6:30 p.m. first Wednesdays at the Holiday Inn, Marquette. New members welcome. For more information call 225-0951

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

WHS Improv – The Westwood Drama Department will present “There is No ‘I’ in Improv(oh, wait)” at 7 p.m. in the WHS auditorium. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for students, and $5 per seat for groups of five or more.

Eagles Aerie – Ladies Auxiliary, Negaunee Eagles Aerie 1944 meets at 7:30 p.m. first/third Wednesdays at the club.

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

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.

Chair yoga – Chair yoga is offered at the Gwinn Clubhouse at 10 a.m. $2 donation goes to library fund. Call 346-2117 for more information.

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.

2’s and 3’s Storytime – 10:30-11 a.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Join in for stories, fingerplays, songs and activities. Free. Ages 2 and 3. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

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

Free dance trial – Dance Zone is offering free salsa workouts at the beginner level as part of its Cinco De Mayo celebration. The free trial session will be at noon. Dance Zone is located at 1113 Lincoln Ave. in Marquette. Contact Marge at 906-236-2457 for further information.

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

Matinee Movie – “Brooklyn,” 2015; drama/romance; PG-13, 111 min. Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen, Domhnall Gleeson. An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within. Three time Oscar nominee. Closed captioning on for access to all. Peter White Public Library Community room.12:30 p.m. Bring a lunch. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

Movie – First Baptist Church of Gwinn is hosting a showing of the movie “War Room” at 1 p.m. at the Gwinn Clubhouse. There is no cost for this event and all community members are welcome to attend. For more information, call the church office at 346-6115.

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.

Storytime, exercise – The Negaunee Public Library is offering a storytime and exercise program each month. Tonya Marra Allen, a local fitness coach, will present her fun “Let’s Get Moving at the Library!” program at 4:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month. This program is for children ages 3-8 years.

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Program – 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. STEM for grades K through eighth. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Alger County Chamber – has its annual dinner at the Moose Lodge in Munising. Start with a social hour at 5 p.m., followed at 6 p.m. by the annual chamber meeting. Tickets will be $30 and are now available at the chamber office, 129 E. Munising Ave., or by calling 387-2138. Visit algercounty.org for more information.

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.

BYO Dinner Theater “The Big Short,” 2015; biography/drama; R; 130 min. Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling. Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight. Nominated for five Oscars, winning for Best Screenplay. Peter White Public Library Community room. 6 p.m. Bring a dinner. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

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

Paris Under Nazi Germany: 1940-1944 – A six-week course presented by Roger Magnuson, retired McGill University history professor. Meets Thursdays through May 26 in the Peter White Public Library Lions Room, 6:30-8 p.m. No admission charge. Call 226-2252 for more information.

National Day of Prayer – observance will be held at 6:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 195 N. Billings St., Gwinn. Everyone is invited to attend. A dessert and coffee fellowship will follow. For more information, contact Pastor Ron Libey at 346-6115.

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

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.

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 signing up for the Marquette County chapter of the Michigan Association of Retired School Personnel’s meeting at noon Thursday, May 12 at the Landmark Inn in Marquette. The program will be presented by James Somers, a retired educator, who will be providing timely information on spring gardening. He is a Master Gardener and co-owner of the Carp River Gardens in Negaunee. Call 486-8096 or 226-3388 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.

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.

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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.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, and Immunizations from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Story time – The Forsyth Township Library will have a special story time the last week of April. 10:30-11 a.m. The library is celebrating Money Smart Week with a guest reader from Honor Credit Union who will be reading “Bunny Money” by Rosemary Wells. For more information, contact Pamela Withrow, director of the Forsyth Township Public Library at 346-3433. The library is located at 180 W. Flint St., Gwinn.

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.

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

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

Schizophrenics Anonymous – is a six-step support group for individuals with schizophrenia or a related disorder. Meetings will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Brantley Drop-In. Contact Annette at 226-1077 for more information.

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

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

Fish Fry – VFW Post 4573 of Ishpeming hosts a fish fry from 4-7 p.m. To-go orders are available for pick up. Call 486-4856 for more information.

Tree sale pick-up – The Marquette County Conservation District will host its annual Tree Sale pick-up from 5-8 p.m. at its favorite pickup location, provided by the Marquette Board of Light and Power and located at 2200 Wright St., Marquette. Call the Marquette County Conservation District at 226-8871, ext. 102 for more information.

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.

Movie – The Peer Coach program at Negaunee High School will be having a free showing the family friendly movie, “Inside Out,” as a community service project. The showing will be from 6:30 to approximately 8:15 p.m. in the NHS auditorium. Kindness coins will be given for every child in attendance.

Closing reception – for Northern Michigan University’s DeVos Art Museum’s exhibition of graduating seniors’ work will be held from 7-9 p.m. Admission to the Devos Art Museum is free.

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.

Dance – The Marquette Folk Dancers have weekly recreational dancing at 7 p.m. at the Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, 1500 W. Washington St. Beginners and visitors always welcome. No experience necessary. Phone 226-9617 for information.

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.

Narcotics Anonymous – open meeting at 9 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, 927 W. Fair Ave., Marquette. Call 866-506-6557.

Saturday

Spring Clean Up – The 38th annual Spring Clean Up of the City of Marquette is slated this date. The Marquette Beautification and Restoration Committee seeks the public’s help in cleaning school and church grounds and parking areas. Clean up dates are flexible, any time between April 22 and May 6. Official city garbage bags are provided to volunteers for this purpose. To obtain the free bags, go to Heritage Motors Service Department, 2801 U.S. 41 South in Harvey, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays. The 2016 sponsors of the clean up are the Marquette Beautification and Restoration Committee, the City of Marquette, Heritage Motors and McDonald’s Restaurant.

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.

Tree sale pick-up – The Marquette County Conservation District will host its annual Tree Sale pick-up from 9 a.m. to noon at its favorite pickup location, provided by the Marquette Board of Light and Power and located at 2200 Wright St., Marquette. Extra trees, shrubs and berries will be available for sale beginning at 10 a.m. Call the Marquette County Conservation District at 226-8871, ext. 102 for more information.

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.

Graduation – Northern Michigan University graduation ceremonies begin at 10:30 a.m. at the Superior Dome in Marquette.

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.

Super Saturdays 11 a.m.-noon. Peter White Public Library Youth Services Atrium. Children and parents are welcome to drop-in for rotating programs (Music Mania, Dad and Me, and Stretch and Learn) featuring books, activities, games, and music. Free. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

“Once Upon a Time…” Puppet Theater – A unique and creative retelling of the classic fairy tale “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” performed by Vertigo Theatre Company. Peter White Public Library Community Room. Two performances at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Sponsored by the PWPL Friends. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

Open Gym – 1 to 2:30 p.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. Non-members welcome. Fee is $5. Call 273-0696.

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

Unity – The inaugural Community Unity Extravaganza will be held at the Erickson Center in Curtis. This event will allow the surrounding area’s local non-profit organizations to bring awareness of each organization to community members and visitors. The event starts at 4 p.m. and continues until midnight. It will include drawings, raffles, corn hole tournament, golf drive tournament, kids games and kids archery hosted by East Central Upper Peninsula Archers Association. Cost is $15 per person with kids 12 and under free. The event features music by Rough Boys, food will be provided and a cash bar will also be available. For more information contact Kelly Chamberlin 906-586-6000 or Fred Burton 906-630-6859.

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

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 6-8 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

Male Choruses – The Munising Vanguard Singers will be hosting the Associated Male Choruses of America’s Wisconsin-Upper Michigan District Big Sing concert at 7 p.m. at the Mather Auditorium in Munising. Joining the Vanguards in song will be the Forsyth Singers of Gwinn, the Milwaukee Male Chorus, the Negaunee Male Chorus and the Nicolet Male Chorus of Rhinelander.

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.

Sunday

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.

Blood drive – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at NorthIron Church, Ishpeming. For an appointment call Angie Meyer at 362-7280 or 475-7280.

Breakfast – is 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Negaunee Eagles Club.

Life Recovery Group – meets 9:30-10:30 a.m., Lake Superior Christian Church, Marquette.

Bonanza reunion- of all former Bonanza employees will take place at the American Legion in Marquette from noon to 4 p.m. with a picnic-style lunch including baked chicken, potato salad, coleslaw, baked beans and brats. Former employees also will receive a T-shirt with a logo designed by Mitch Lazeren.

U.P. Women’s Hockey League – Organizational meeting at 1 p.m. at Stucko’s in Marquette. RSVP to salmela432@yahoo.com or dldesroc@gmail.com.

Dance – Sunday dances resume at the Community Center, located in the K I Sawyer Heritage Air Museum building, from 1-5 p.m. Music provided by the band “The Hartbeats.” Admission will be $7 per person. Snacks and sodas will be available. People can visit the museum also. Questions can be directed to Bob Vick 906-362-3531.

Ninjitsu – class offered 1-2:30 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 346-9054.

Bingo – American Legion Auxiliary Bingo at Post 349 in Little Lake is ongoing on Sundays. Early birds are at 1:30 p.m. and the regular session is at 2 p.m. The public is invited.

UPHA – Upper Peninsula Horsemen’s Association meets 2 p.m. first Sundays at the Hong Kong Buffet, Marquette. For details call Karen Hendrickson at 346-6139 or Karen McCormick at 869-0005.

Personal Ministry Time – from 2-4 p.m., at New Life Church, Marquette. This ministry is for anyone with a need for physical, emotional or spiritual healing in their life. For more information, call 226-2333.

Aikido – class offered 3-4 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.

Superior Pipe and Drum – Corps meets 6-8 p.m. at Silver Creek Church in Harvey. New members welcome. Highland dancing, bagpiping and drumming instruction available. Call Pierre Ogea at 249-1999, or visit www.superiorpipes.org.

ACA – Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families beginners meeting/work book study is 6-8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 120 N. Front St., Marquette. Call 361-2563.

VFW Auxiliary Bingo – early birds meet at 6:20 p.m. Regular session begins at 6:30 p.m. No Smoking.

Early Bird Bingo – at 6:20 p.m., the VFW post 4573 in Ishpeming.

Alcoholics Anonymous – (open/speaker/non-smoking) meets 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Munising.

Incest Survivors – Survivors of Incest Anonymous meets 7 p.m., Lake Superior Village Community Center, Marquette. Women only. Call 228-8155.

Alcoholics Anonymous – closed meeting, 8 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Monday

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. Call AA Hotline, 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

Playgroup – Ishpeming’s Monday Morning Playgroup at Birchview Elementary will run from 8:30-10 a.m. each Monday during the school year. Pre-registration is not required and there is no charge to participate. Call Birchview school at 485-6341 for further information.

Chair yoga – Chair yoga is offered at the Gwinn Clubhouse at 10 a.m. $2 donation goes to library fund. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Book Babies – 10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Community 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.

SERA- Upper Peninsula Chapter 16 of the State Employee Retirees Association will have its May meeting and member luncheon at noon at the Highland Golf Club, west of Escanaba. Reservations for the luncheon may be made by calling Arlene Paulson at 906-786-1799.

Alcoholics Anonymous – We Are Not Saints open meeting is at noon at 231 Wright St., Marquette. Call 228-6545.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Women’s “Twelve Steps, Twelve Traditions” discussion meeting at noon, Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline at 249-4430.

Blood drive – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive from 1-5:30 p.m. at Munising Memorial Hospital-Munising. For an appointment call Larry Hach at 906-202-0844.

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

TOPS 625 – meets at 4:30 p.m., Wesley United Methodist Church, Ishpeming.

TOPS 934 – weigh-in is 5-5:30 p.m., meeting is 5:45 p.m. upstairs of VFW Post on Gold Street, Negaunee. Call 360-3585.

Tang Soo Do – Karate youth class, 5-6 p.m. at the Negaunee YMCA. Spirit Warrior Karate Academy, a Christian approach to martial arts. Call 360-0479.

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 5:30-6:30 p.m. for kids; 7-8:15 p.m. for adults, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

Cadet Squadron – Lake Superior Cadet Squadron meets 6 p.m. first/third Mondays at the Munising American Legion. Open to ages 12-21.

SMART Recovery – is an abstinence based recovery group that meets at 6 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

Soo Bahk Do Karate – classes for ages 7-adult offered 6-7 p.m., beginner teen and adult 6:30-7 p.m., black belts 7-8:15 p.m. and (Dan) class 8-9:30 p.m. at Marquette Soo Bahk Do Academy, 1200 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 226-4723 for more info/private lessons.

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

Grief Support Group – meets 6:30 p.m. at Good News Assembly of God in Ishpeming. Call 485-5561.

Deertrack Bowhunters – will hold its annual meeting at Straight Line Archery in Ishpeming at 7 p.m. All members are encouraged to attend.

DocuMonday – “The Salt of the Earth,” 2014; PG-13; 110 min. The life and work of photographer Sebastino Salgado, who has spent 40 years documenting deprived societies in hidden corners of the world. Oscar nominee for Best Documentary Feature! Peter White Public Library Community room, 7 p.m. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318Panic Relief – panic attack and anxiety program offered at 7 p.m. via teleconference call. To participate, call 732-940-9658. For more info, visit www.panicreliefinc.com.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7 p.m. at Emanuel Lutheran Church, U.S. 41 South, Skandia.

Monday Night Senior/Adult Skating – at Lakeview Arena, Marquette. Skating hours are 7:309:20 p.m. Skating takes place in the Olson Rink. City of Marquette residents age 60+ skate for free. Non-residents age 60+ skate for $2.50. City residents ages 18-59 pay $3; non-residents ages 18-59 pay $3.75; and skate rentals are $3 for all.

Mainstream Square Dancing – 7:30 p.m. For location/more information, email tlc@chartermi.net or call 225-5702.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7:30 p.m. at Mitchell Methodist Church, 207 N. Teal Lake Ave., Negaunee.

Al-Anon – meets 7:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, corner of First and Canda streets, Ishpeming. Barrier-free. Last Monday is open meeting.

Open Gym – from 8-9:30 p.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. $5 entry fee. Non-members are welcome.

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.

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.

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

Tai Chi – Tai Chi is offered from 10-11:45 a.m. and from 5:30-7 p.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-3502.

2’s and 3’s Storytime – 10:30-11 a.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Join in for stories, fingerplays, songs and activities. Free. Ages 2 and 3. 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.

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.

Senior Arts – The City of Marquette Senior Arts Series is from 1-3 p.m. at the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center. Classes are open to individuals ages 60 and up and cater to a variety of skills. Participation is free to City of Marquette residents and non-residents are welcome to attend for a small donation of $5 per class to help cover the cost of supplies and instruction. This time: Peyote Beaded Band Ring, with Diane Kribs-May. This is a two-part project that requires participants to attend both classes. The second is May 17. For more information or questions, call 228-0456 or email seniors@mqtcty.org.

Story & Craft Hour, Ages 4+ – 1-2 p.m. Youth Services Atrium. Children ages 4 and up are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and crafts. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

The Champion-Beacon-Humboldt Historical Society – will meet at 2 p.m. in the Champion Township Office, located along U.S. 41 in Champion. Everyone is invited to attend.

LEGO Club – 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. LEGO Club for ages 5 and up. Listen to stories and work with others to build Lego projects. Free. LEGOs provided. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Jerry Pallotta, the 2016 “Young Author” – 5:30-6:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Community Room. Come meet this year’s “Young Author” Jerry Pallotta and listen to him talk about writing books. Afterward, make a fish mobile. Snowbound books will be there selling his books, which can be autographed. For more information call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

Lifering Secular Recovery – an alcohol-drug addiction support group, meets from 6-7 p.m. at Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 425 Fisher St., Marquette. Call 906-393-0020.

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.

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. Child care is provided by calling 485-5561.

PWPL Book Group – “The Red Tent” by Anita Diamant. The popular international bestseller told in Dinah’s voice, whose life is only hinted at in a brief and violent detour within the more familiar chapters of the Book of Genesis that tell of her father, Jacob, and his 12 sons. Peter White Public Library Dandelion Cottage room, 7 p.m. New members welcome. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

Tech help – Peter White Public Library Reference Staff and Northern Michigan University Information Technology students will offer tech help at the Peter White Public Library at 7 p.m. This session is a troubleshooting workshop for questions about electronic devices. Participants must bring personal electronic devices with them. Contact the PWPL Reference Desk at 226-4312 with questions.

Al-Anon – An Al-Anon meeting takes place at 7 p.m. in the Gwinn Clubhouse Community Room in Gwinn.

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.

Al-Anon – 10 a.m. Mission Covenant Church, North Second Street, in Ishpeming.

Book Babies – 10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Community 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.

IHS 1961 – meets at noon first Wednesdays, Jasper Ridge Brewery, Ishpeming.

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.

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

Caregivers and Friends – support group meets 1:30 p.m. first Wednesdays at the Ishpeming Senior Center. Call Sharon Lusic at 485-5527.

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

Junior Teen Advisory Board – 4:155:15 pm., Peter White Public Library Community Room. All students in grades five through eight are invited to talk about books, play games, and help plan the teen summer reading program. Meet new people and get some volunteer experience at the library. Free of charge. For more info, call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Grief Support – Open grief support group meets 5-6:30 p.m. first/third Wednesdays at Lake Superior Hospice in Marquette. For details call Michele Napier at 225-7760.

Meal – Messiah Lutheran Church in Marquette will host its monthly community meal at 5:30 p.m. All are welcome. For more information about this or other programs at Messiah, go to messiahlutheranmqt.org or call 225-1119. The church is located at 305 W. Magnetic St.

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 5:30-6:30 p.m. for kids; 7-8:15 p.m. for adults, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

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).

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.

Northern Vegans – invite the public to join in a casual dinner at the Sweet Water Cafe at 517 N. Third St. in Marquette at 6 p.m. Order a vegan dinner off the menu. All are welcome, no RSVP required. Visit www.northernvegans.com, Northern Vegans on Facebook, or call 236-1279 for more information.

Quilters – The Marquette County Quilters’ Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Community Room located in the lower level of Peter White Public Library. Meetings typically consist of short business meeting, a program relating to the craft and art of quilting and a time for show and tell. All interested are welcome to attend.

Exchange Club – Marquette County Exchange Club meets 6:30 p.m. first Wednesdays at the Holiday Inn, Marquette. New members welcome. For more information call 225-0951

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

WHS Improv – The Westwood Drama Department will present “There is No ‘I’ in Improv(oh, wait)” at 7 p.m. in the WHS auditorium. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for students, and $5 per seat for groups of five or more.

Eagles Aerie – Ladies Auxiliary, Negaunee Eagles Aerie 1944 meets at 7:30 p.m. first/third Wednesdays at the club.

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

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.

Chair yoga – Chair yoga is offered at the Gwinn Clubhouse at 10 a.m. $2 donation goes to library fund. Call 346-2117 for more information.

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.

2’s and 3’s Storytime – 10:30-11 a.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Join in for stories, fingerplays, songs and activities. Free. Ages 2 and 3. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

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

Free dance trial – Dance Zone is offering free salsa workouts at the beginner level as part of its Cinco De Mayo celebration. The free trial session will be at noon. Dance Zone is located at 1113 Lincoln Ave. in Marquette. Contact Marge at 906-236-2457 for further information.

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

Matinee Movie – “Brooklyn,” 2015; drama/romance; PG-13, 111 min. Saoirse Ronan, Emory Cohen, Domhnall Gleeson. An Irish immigrant lands in 1950s Brooklyn, where she quickly falls into a romance with a local. When her past catches up with her, however, she must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within. Three time Oscar nominee. Closed captioning on for access to all. Peter White Public Library Community room.12:30 p.m. Bring a lunch. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

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.

Storytime, exercise – The Negaunee Public Library is offering a storytime and exercise program each month. Tonya Marra Allen, a local fitness coach, will present her fun “Let’s Get Moving at the Library!” program at 4:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month. This program is for children ages 3-8 years.

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Program – 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. STEM for grades K through eighth. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Alger County Chamber – has its annual dinner at the Moose Lodge in Munising. Start with a social hour at 5 p.m., followed at 6 p.m. by the annual chamber meeting. Tickets will be $30 and are now available at the chamber office, 129 E. Munising Ave., or by calling 387-2138. Visit algercounty.org for more information.

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.

BYO Dinner Theater “The Big Short,” 2015; biography/drama; R; 130 min. Christian Bale, Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling. Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s, and decide to take on the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight. Nominated for five Oscars, winning for Best Screenplay. Peter White Public Library Community room. 6 p.m. Bring a dinner. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

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

Paris Under Nazi Germany: 1940-1944 – A six-week course presented by Roger Magnuson, retired McGill University history professor. Meets Thursdays thr

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.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at 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.

Chair yoga – Chair yoga is offered at the Gwinn Clubhouse at 10 a.m. $2 donation goes to library fund. Call 346-2117 for more information.

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.

2’s & 3’s Storytime – 10:30-11 a.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Join in for stories, fingerplays, songs and activities. Free. Ages 2 and 3. 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.

The Elba Morse Club – will meet at The First Methodist Church on Ridge Street in Marquette at 11:30 a.m. to feast at the church’s famous Salad Luncheon. After obtaining their food, club members will gather in the “Parlor.” All area retired nurses and their guests are invited and no reservations are required.

Beautification – The Marquette Beautification & Restoration Committee meets at noon at the Landmark Inn. The meetings are open to the public and lunch is offered at a cost. The guest speaker is Mona Lang, executive director of the Marquette Downtown Development Authority. She will present “40 Years of Wow! Preserving and Strengthening Marquette’s Historic Downtown.

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.

Beaumier – The Northern Michigan University Foundation invites campus and community members to the grand opening of the Beaumier Alumni Welcome and U.P. Heritage Center. The event will be held from 4-6 p.m. with a ribbon cutting scheduled at 5 p.m. It will mark the official opening of the center and will honor Dr. John Beaumier, whose $1 million gift to the NMU Foundation helped to make the project possible.

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Program – 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. STEM for grades K through eighth. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

Artists reception – The artists reception for the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center’s display of original artwork by high school aged students in Marquette County in both the LSAA Gallery and the SmallWorks Gallery located in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library, at 217 N. Front St. in Marquette will be from 6-8 p.m. The public is invited to attend and refreshments will be provided. For more information or questions, call 228-0472 or email arts-culture@mqtcty.org.

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

Modern Classics – “Henry V.” A Great Michigan Read event celebrating the statewide discussion of “Station Eleven” by Emily St. John Mandel. Peter White Public Library Community room, 6:30 p.m. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

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

Poetry – Poet Beverly Matherne invites the public to celebrate with her National Poetry Month at 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at Bethany Lutheran Church, 715 Mather Ave., Ishpeming. The event, free and open to the public and will be followed with a book signing and delights from Midtown Bakery and Cafe.

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.

MCB – The Marquette City Band, under the direction of Dr. Stephen Grugin, will present a concert called “Something New Something Blue” at 7:30 p.m. at Kaufman Auditorium in Marquette. Admission is free, as is the tradition of the Marquette City Band, but donations are encouraged. Further information is available online at www.marquettecityband.com and www.facebook.com/mqtcityband.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

MCHD – A WIC Clinic will be held from 9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m. at Marquette County Health Department.

Al-Anon – 10 a.m. Mission Covenant Church, North Second Street, in Ishpeming.

Book Babies – 10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Community 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.

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.

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

NAFRE- The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Chapter 1900 will meet at 1:30 p.m. in Room B of the Marquette Senior Center, 300 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette. For additional information, call 906-475-0362.

Teen Creative Writing Workshop – 3:30-5:30 p.m. in MACC workshop 4 on the lower level of the Peter White Public Library. Budding authors in grades six to 12 are invited to share their writing and receive feedback from their peers, along with tips from Northern Michigan University English major Dakota Van Linden. Free of charge. For more info, call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info

Free Movie Night -5 p.m., Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library will screen a spy thriller with popcorn provided.

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 5:30-6:30 p.m. for kids; 7-8:15 p.m. for adults, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

Story time – The Forsyth Township Library will have a special story time the last week of April. 6-6:30 p.m. The library is celebrating Money Smart Week with a guest reader from Honor Credit Union who will be reading “Bunny Money” by Rosemary Wells. For more information, contact Pamela Withrow, director of the Forsyth Township Public Library at 346-3433. The library is located at 180 W. Flint St., Gwinn.

Your Mind Matters Family Film – “Inside Out.” Best Animated Feature Film of the Year Oscar winner. Peter White Public Library Community room. 6 p.m. Bring a dinner. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318.

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.

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).

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.

Weather spotters – Every spring, the National Weather Service in Marquette travels across the Upper Peninsula giving Severe Weather Storm Spotter Training presentations. The purpose of the presentations is to get members of the community involved in reporting important weather information to the National Weather Service. These weather reports play a key role in keeping residents across the U.P. safe. The presentations are free, open to the public, and no advance registration is required. There will be a class in Marquette at 6:30 p.m. in the Shiras Room at Peter White Public Library.

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

Voices in Motion – Westwood High School’s Voices in Motion will be performing its spring concert entitled “Let Me Be Your Star” at 7 p.m. in the Westwood High School Auditorium. Tickets are free but all seats are reserved. Call 485-1023 for more information.

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

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.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at 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.

Chair yoga – Chair yoga is offered at the Gwinn Clubhouse at 10 a.m. $2 donation goes to library fund. Call 346-2117 for more information.

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.

2’s & 3’s Storytime – 10:30-11 a.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Join in for stories, fingerplays, songs and activities. Free. Ages 2 and 3. 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.

The Elba Morse Club – will meet at The First Methodist Church on Ridge Street in Marquette at 11:30 a.m. to feast at the church’s famous Salad Luncheon. After obtaining their food, club members will gather in the “Parlor.” All area retired nurses and their guests are invited and no reservations are required.

Beautification – The Marquette Beautification & Restoration Committee meets at noon at the Landmark Inn. The meetings are open to the public and lunch is offered at a cost. The guest speaker is Mona Lang, executive director of the Marquette Downtown Development Authority. She will present “40 Years of Wow! Preserving and Strengthening Marquette’s Historic Downtown.

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.

Beaumier – The Northern Michigan University Foundation invites campus and community members to the grand opening of the Beaumier Alumni Welcome and U.P. Heritage Center. The event will be held from 4-6 p.m. with a ribbon cutting scheduled at 5 p.m. It will mark the official opening of the center and will honor Dr. John Beaumier, whose $1 million gift to the NMU Foundation helped to make the project possible.

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Program – 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. STEM for grades K through eighth. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

Artists reception – The artists reception for the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center’s display of original artwork by high school aged students in Marquette County in both the LSAA Gallery and the SmallWorks Gallery located in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library, at 217 N. Front St. in Marquette will be from 6-8 p.m. The public is invited to attend and refreshments will be provided. For more information or questions, call 228-0472 or email arts-culture@mqtcty.org.

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

Modern Classics – “Henry V.” A Great Michigan Read event celebrating the statewide discussion of “Station Eleven” by Emily St. John Mandel. Peter White Public Library Community room, 6:30 p.m. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

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

Poetry – Poet Beverly Matherne invites the public to celebrate with her National Poetry Month at 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at Bethany Lutheran Church, 715 Mather Ave., Ishpeming. The event, free and open to the public and will be followed with a book signing and delights from Midtown Bakery and Cafe.

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.

MCB – The Marquette City Band, under the direction of Dr. Stephen Grugin, will present a concert called “Something New Something Blue” at 7:30 p.m. at Kaufman Auditorium in Marquette. Admission is free, as is the tradition of the Marquette City Band, but donations are encouraged. Further information is available online at www.marquettecityband.com and www.facebook.com/mqtcityband.

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.

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

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.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, and Immunizations from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Story time – The Forsyth Township Library will have a special story time the last week of April. 10:30-11 a.m. The library is celebrating Money Smart Week with a guest reader from Honor Credit Union who will be reading “Bunny Money” by Rosemary Wells. For more information, contact Pamela Withrow, director of the Forsyth Township Public Library at 346-3433. The library is located at 180 W. Flint St., Gwinn.

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.

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

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

Schizophrenics Anonymous – is a six-step support group for individuals with schizophrenia or a related disorder. Meetings will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Brantley Drop-In. Contact Annette at 226-1077 for more information.

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

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

Fish Fry – VFW Post 4573 of Ishpeming hosts a fish fry from 4-7 p.m. To-go orders are available for pick up. Call 486-4856 for more information.

Tree sale pick-up – The Marquette County Conservation District will host its annual Tree Sale pick-up from 5-8 p.m. at its favorite pickup location, provided by the Marquette Board of Light and Power and located at 2200 Wright St., Marquette. Call the Marquette County Conservation District at 226-8871, ext. 102 for more information.

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.

Closing reception – for Northern Michigan University’s DeVos Art Museum’s exhibition of graduating seniors’ work will be held from 7-9 p.m. Admission to the Devos Art Museum is free.

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.

Dance – The Marquette Folk Dancers have weekly recreational dancing at 7 p.m. at the Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, 1500 W. Washington St. Beginners and visitors always welcome. No experience necessary. Phone 226-9617 for information.

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.

Narcotics Anonymous – open meeting at 9 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, 927 W. Fair Ave., Marquette. Call 866-506-6557.

Saturday

Spring Clean Up – The 38th annual Spring Clean Up of the City of Marquette is slated this date. The Marquette Beautification and Restoration Committee seeks the public’s help in cleaning school and church grounds and parking areas. Clean up dates are flexible – any time between April 22 and May 6. Official city garbage bags are provided to volunteers for this purpose. To obtain the free bags, go to Heritage Motors Service Department, 2801 U.S. 41 South in Harvey, between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays. The 2016 sponsors of the clean up are the Marquette Beautification and Restoration Committee, the City of Marquette, Heritage Motors and McDonald’s Restaurant.

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.

Tree sale pick-up – The Marquette County Conservation District will host its annual Tree Sale pick-up from 9 a.m. to noon at its favorite pickup location, provided by the Marquette Board of Light and Power and located at 2200 Wright St., Marquette. Extra trees, shrubs and berries will be available for sale beginning at 10 a.m. Call the Marquette County Conservation District at 226-8871, ext. 102 for more information.

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.

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.

Super Saturdays 11 a.m.-noon. Peter White Public Library Youth Services Atrium. Children and parents are welcome to drop-in for rotating programs (Music Mania, Dad and Me, and Stretch and Learn) featuring books, activities, games, and music. Free. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

“Once Upon a Time…” Puppet Theater – A unique and creative retelling of the classic fairy tale “Goldilocks and the Three Bears” performed by Vertigo Theatre Company. Peter White Public Library Community Room. Two performances at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Sponsored by the PWPL Friends. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

Open Gym – 1 to 2:30 p.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. Non-members welcome. Fee is $5. Call 273-0696.

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

Unity – The inaugural Community Unity Extravaganza will be held at the Erickson Center in Curtis. This event will allow the surrounding area’s local non-profit organizations to bring awareness of each organization to community members and visitors. The event starts at 4 p.m. and continues until midnight. It will include drawings, raffles, corn hole tournament, golf drive tournament, kids games and kids archery hosted by East Central Upper Peninsula Archers Association. Cost is $15 per person with kids 12 and under free. The event features music by Rough Boys, food will be provided and a cash bar will also be available. For more information contact Kelly Chamberlin 906-586-6000 or Fred Burton 906-630-6859.

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

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 6-8 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

Male Choruses – The Munising Vanguard Singers will be hosting the Associated Male Choruses of America’s Wisconsin-Upper Michigan District Big Sing concert at 7 p.m. at the Mather Auditorium in Munising. Joining the Vanguards in song will be the Forsyth Singers of Gwinn, the Milwaukee Male Chorus, the Negaunee Male Chorus and the Nicolet Male Chorus of Rhinelander.

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.

Sunday

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.

Blood drive – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at NorthIron Church, Ishpeming. For an appointment call Angie Meyer at 362-7280 or 475-7280.

Breakfast – is 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Negaunee Eagles Club.

Life Recovery Group – meets 9:30-10:30 a.m., Lake Superior Christian Church, Marquette.

Bonanza reunion- of all former Bonanza employees will take place at the American Legion in Marquette from noon to 4 p.m. with a picnic-style lunch including baked chicken, potato salad, coleslaw, baked beans and brats. Former employees also will receive a T-shirt with a logo designed by Mitch Lazeren.

U.P. Women’s Hockey League – Organizational meeting at 1 p.m. at Stucko’s in Marquette. RSVP to salmela432@yahoo.com or dldesroc@gmail.com.

Dance – Sunday dances resume at the Community Center, located in the K I Sawyer Heritage Air Museum building, from 1-5 p.m. Music provided by the band “The Hartbeats.” Admission will be $7 per person. Snacks and sodas will be available. People can visit the museum also. Questions can be directed to Bob Vick 906-362-3531.

Ninjitsu – class offered 1-2:30 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 346-9054.

Bingo – American Legion Auxiliary Bingo at Post 349 in Little Lake is ongoing on Sundays. Early birds are at 1:30 p.m. and the regular session is at 2 p.m. The public is invited.

UPHA – Upper Peninsula Horsemen’s Association meets 2 p.m. first Sundays at the Hong Kong Buffet, Marquette. For details call Karen Hendrickson at 346-6139 or Karen McCormick at 869-0005.

Personal Ministry Time – from 2-4 p.m., at New Life Church, Marquette. This ministry is for anyone with a need for physical, emotional or spiritual healing in their life. For more information, call 226-2333.

Aikido – class offered 3-4 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.

Superior Pipe and Drum – Corps meets 6-8 p.m. at Silver Creek Church in Harvey. New members welcome. Highland dancing, bagpiping and drumming instruction available. Call Pierre Ogea at 249-1999, or visit www.superiorpipes.org.

ACA – Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families beginners meeting/work book study is 6-8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 120 N. Front St., Marquette. Call 361-2563.

VFW Auxiliary Bingo – early birds meet at 6:20 p.m. Regular session begins at 6:30 p.m. No Smoking.

Early Bird Bingo – at 6:20 p.m., the VFW post 4573 in Ishpeming.

Alcoholics Anonymous – (open/speaker/non-smoking) meets 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Munising.

Incest Survivors – Survivors of Incest Anonymous meets 7 p.m., Lake Superior Village Community Center, Marquette. Women only. Call 228-8155.

Alcoholics Anonymous – closed meeting, 8 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Monday

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. Call AA Hotline, 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

Playgroup – Ishpeming’s Monday Morning Playgroup at Birchview Elementary will run from 8:30-10 a.m. each Monday during the school year. Pre-registration is not required and there is no charge to participate. Call Birchview school at 485-6341 for further information.

Chair yoga – Chair yoga is offered at the Gwinn Clubhouse at 10 a.m. $2 donation goes to library fund. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Book Babies – 10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Community 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.

SERA- Upper Peninsula Chapter 16 of the State Employee Retirees Association will have its May meeting and member luncheon at noon at the Highland Golf Club, west of Escanaba. Reservations for the luncheon may be made by calling Arlene Paulson at 906-786-1799.

Alcoholics Anonymous – We Are Not Saints open meeting is at noon at 231 Wright St., Marquette. Call 228-6545.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Women’s “Twelve Steps, Twelve Traditions” discussion meeting at noon, Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline at 249-4430.

Blood drive – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UPHSM, will hold a blood drive from 1-5:30 p.m. at Munising Memorial Hospital-Munising. For an appointment call Larry Hach at 906-202-0844.

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

TOPS 625 – meets at 4:30 p.m., Wesley United Methodist Church, Ishpeming.

TOPS 934 – weigh-in is 5-5:30 p.m., meeting is 5:45 p.m. upstairs of VFW Post on Gold Street, Negaunee. Call 360-3585.

Tang Soo Do – Karate youth class, 5-6 p.m. at the Negaunee YMCA. Spirit Warrior Karate Academy, a Christian approach to martial arts. Call 360-0479.

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 5:30-6:30 p.m. for kids; 7-8:15 p.m. for adults, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

Cadet Squadron – Lake Superior Cadet Squadron meets 6 p.m. first/third Mondays at the Munising American Legion. Open to ages 12-21.

SMART Recovery – is an abstinence based recovery group that meets at 6 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

Soo Bahk Do Karate – classes for ages 7-adult offered 6-7 p.m., beginner teen and adult 6:30-7 p.m., black belts 7-8:15 p.m. and (Dan) class 8-9:30 p.m. at Marquette Soo Bahk Do Academy, 1200 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 226-4723 for more info/private lessons.

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

Grief Support Group – meets 6:30 p.m. at Good News Assembly of God in Ishpeming. Call 485-5561.

Deertrack Bowhunters – will hold its annual meeting at Straight Line Archery in Ishpeming at 7 p.m. All members are encouraged to attend.

DocuMonday – “The Salt of the Earth,” 2014; PG-13; 110 min. The life and work of photographer Sebastino Salgado, who has spent 40 years documenting deprived societies in hidden corners of the world. Oscar nominee for Best Documentary Feature! Peter White Public Library Community room, 7 p.m. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318Panic Relief – panic attack and anxiety program offered at 7 p.m. via teleconference call. To participate, call 732-940-9658. For more info, visit www.panicreliefinc.com.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7 p.m. at Emanuel Lutheran Church, U.S. 41 South, Skandia.

Monday Night Senior/Adult Skating – at Lakeview Arena, Marquette. Skating hours are 7:309:20 p.m. Skating takes place in the Olson Rink. City of Marquette residents age 60+ skate for free. Non-residents age 60+ skate for $2.50. City residents ages 18-59 pay $3; non-residents ages 18-59 pay $3.75; and skate rentals are $3 for all.

Mainstream Square Dancing – 7:30 p.m. For location/more information, email tlc@chartermi.net or call 225-5702.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7:30 p.m. at Mitchell Methodist Church, 207 N. Teal Lake Ave., Negaunee.

Al-Anon – meets 7:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, corner of First and Canda streets, Ishpeming. Barrier-free. Last Monday is open meeting.

Open Gym – from 8-9:30 p.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. $5 entry fee. Non-members are welcome.

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.

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.

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

Tai Chi – Tai Chi is offered from 10-11:45 a.m. and from 5:30-7 p.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-3502.

2’s and 3’s Storytime – 10:30-11 a.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Join in for stories, fingerplays, songs and activities. Free. Ages 2 and 3. 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.

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.

Senior Arts – The City of Marquette Senior Arts Series is from 1-3 p.m. at the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center. Classes are open to individuals ages 60 and up and cater to a variety of skills. Participation is free to City of Marquette residents and non-residents are welcome to attend for a small donation of $5 per class to help cover the cost of supplies and instruction. This time: Peyote Beaded Band Ring, with Diane Kribs-May. This is a two-part project that requires participants to attend both classes. The second is May 17. For more information or questions, call 228-0456 or email seniors@mqtcty.org.

Story & Craft Hour, Ages 4+ – 1-2 p.m. Youth Services Atrium. Children ages 4 and up are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and crafts. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

The Champion-Beacon-Humboldt Historical Society – will meet at 2 p.m. in the Champion Township Office, located along U.S. 41 in Champion. Everyone is invited to attend.

LEGO Club – 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. LEGO Club for ages 5 and up. Listen to stories and work with others to build Lego projects. Free. LEGOs provided. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Jerry Pallotta, the 2016 “Young Author” – 5:30-6:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Community Room. Come meet this year’s “Young Author” Jerry Pallotta and listen to him talk about writing books. Afterward, make a fish mobile. Snowbound books will be there selling his books, which can be autographed. For more information call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

Lifering Secular Recovery – an alcohol-drug addiction support group, meets from 6-7 p.m. at Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 425 Fisher St., Marquette. Call 906-393-0020.

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.

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

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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.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at 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.

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

Tai Chi – Tai Chi is offered from 10-11:45 a.m. and from 5:30-7 p.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-3502.

2’s & 3’s Storytime – 10:30-11 a.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Join in for stories, fingerplays, songs and activities. Free. Ages 2 and 3. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Story time- The Negaunee Public Library offers story time for children of all ages 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.

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+ – 1-2 p.m. Youth Services Atrium. Children ages 4 and up are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and crafts. 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.

LEGO Club – 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. LEGO Club for ages 5 and up. Listen to stories and work with others to build Lego projects. Free. LEGOs provided. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Wine and Dine with the Stars – a three-course dinner with Meghan and Bill Digneit, is planned at 5:30 p.m. at the Ramada Inn Banquet Hall in Marquette. The couple is competing in the Dancing with Our Stars fundraiser for Upper Peninsula Home, Health and Hospice. Tickets are $30 for the event which will include dinner, a photo booth, raffles and music by Double Trouble. Reservations are required: Call 228-6000.

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.

Lifering Secular Recovery – an alcohol-drug addiction support group, meets from 6-7 p.m. at Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 425 Fisher St., Marquette. Call 906-393-0020.

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.

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. Child care is provided by calling 485-5561.

Bluesday Tuesday – Monthly program celebrating blues music features the original sound of the Halfway Hounds. Sponsored by the Marquette Area Blues Society and the Peter White Public Library. Peter White Public Library Community room, 7 p.m. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

Al-Anon – An Al-Anon meeting takes place at 7 p.m. in the Gwinn Clubhouse Community Room in Gwinn.

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.

MCHD – A WIC Clinic will be held from 9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m. at Marquette County Health Department.

Al-Anon – 10 a.m. Mission Covenant Church, North Second Street, in Ishpeming.

Book Babies – 10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Community 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.

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.

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

NAFRE- The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Chapter 1900 will meet at 1:30 p.m. in Room B of the Marquette Senior Center, 300 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette. For additional information, call 906-475-0362.

Teen Creative Writing Workshop – 3:30-5:30 p.m. in MACC workshop 4 on the lower level of the Peter White Public Library. Budding authors in grades six to 12 are invited to share their writing and receive feedback from their peers, along with tips from Northern Michigan University English major Dakota Van Linden. Free of charge. For more info, call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info

Free Movie Night -5 p.m., Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library will screen a spy thriller with popcorn provided.

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 5:30-6:30 p.m. for kids; 7-8:15 p.m. for adults, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

Story time – The Forsyth Township Library will have a special story time the last week of April. 6-6:30 p.m. The library is celebrating Money Smart Week with a guest reader from Honor Credit Union who will be reading “Bunny Money” by Rosemary Wells. For more information, contact Pamela Withrow, director of the Forsyth Township Public Library at 346-3433. The library is located at 180 W. Flint St., Gwinn.

Your Mind Matters Family Film – “Inside Out.” Best Animated Feature Film of the Year Oscar winner. Peter White Public Library Community room. 6 p.m. Bring a dinner. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318.

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.

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).

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.

Weather spotters – Every spring, the National Weather Service in Marquette travels across the Upper Peninsula giving Severe Weather Storm Spotter Training presentations. The purpose of the presentations is to get members of the community involved in reporting important weather information to the National Weather Service. These weather reports play a key role in keeping residents across the U.P. safe. The presentations are free, open to the public, and no advance registration is required. There will be a class in Marquette at 6:30 p.m. in the Shiras Room at Peter White Public Library.

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

Voices in Motion – Westwood High School’s Voices in Motion will be performing its spring concert entitled “Let Me Be Your Star” at 7 p.m. in the Westwood High School Auditorium. Tickets are free but all seats are reserved. Call 485-1023 for more information.

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

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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.

Recycle – Au Train 4-H Club and the Superior Central Chapter of the National Honor Society will hold their semi-annual collection of recyclable materials from 8-10 a.m. at the MSU Research and Extension Center in Chatham. Questions can be directed to Barb at 439-1551.

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.

Bike and kayak swap – sponsored by the Superiorland Cross Country Ski Club, will take place in Lakeview Arena in Marquette. Participants can bring bikes, kayaks, and related equipment and let the club sell them for you. A commission will be charged (10 percent on a single item over $500, 20 percent for single items below $500). All profits will support Youth Ski Program. For additional information, call 906-362-4463. An equipment drop off will take place from 9:30-10:45 a.m. A ski club members’ only sale will take place from 10:45-11 a.m., and a general public sale will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pickup is 12:30 to 1 p.m.

Children’s Fair – The Marquette County Children’s Fair is planned from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Westwood Mall, 3020 U.S. 41, Marquette. The Marquette County Children’s Fair is a free and fun event for children and their families. Local agencies, organizations, and businesses will be at the mall providing hands-on activities for children to participate in. The event will include the Marquette Township Fire Department, many animals, live music performed by young musicians, and much more.

Craft, bake sale – American Legion Post 349 in Little Lake will host a craft and bake sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. No admission fee will be charged. More than 60 tables have been sold for the event.

Gossard shops – The public is invited to join in celebrating the Grand Opening of Re:Home and The Boxcar boutiques, including special guest vendor Janet’s Home-Baked Breads, in the historic Gossard Building (previously known as Pioneer Square) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Gossard Building is at 308 Cleveland Ave. in downtown Ishpeming.

Vinyl show – The Marquette Spring Vinyl Record Show & Poster Sale will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Peter White Lounge on the first floor of the Don H. Bottum University Center at Northern Michigan University. For more information, call Ed Johnson 906-293-5336.

Bake sale – The Mission Covenant Church at 1001 N. Second St. in Ishpeming will hold a bake sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Free Trade Market – Messiah Lutheran Church will host a fair trade market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The market will feature a variety of fair trade items from Sharing the Dream in Guatemala and SERRV International including fairly traded coffee, tea, chocolates, wooden crafts, baskets, jewelry and more. Messiah Lutheran Church is located at 305 W. Magnetic St. in Marquette. Call 225-1119 for more information.

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.

Super Saturdays – 11 a.m.-noon. Peter White Public Library Youth Services Atrium. Children and parents are welcome to drop-in for rotating programs (Music Mania, Dad and Me, and Stretch and Learn) featuring books, activities, games, and music. Free. For more info, call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info.

Tea Off – The Downtown Spring Open Twisted Tea Off is planned from noon to 5 p.m. in Marquette. Teams of four ($25/per person) will compete for cash and prizes as they travel from hole to hole throughout the Downtown District in this indoor miniature golf tournament. All tournament participants must be 21 years of age or older. Registration and payments will be accepted online and are nonrefundable. Space is limited. Visit www.downtownmarquette.org for more information.

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.

Open Gym – 1 to 2:30 p.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. Non-members welcome. Fee is $5. Call 273-0696.

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

Melody on Ice -The Marquette Figure Skating Club presents: Melody on Ice, 2016 “Ice Stream” at 2 p.m. at the Berry Events Center. Advance tickets are available at the Superior Dome ticket outlet for $9 adult ($10 at door), $7 student/senior ($8 at door). Under 5 is free with paid adult. Marquettefigureskating.org

Dirt Ball – The sixth annual Noquemanon Trail Network Dirt Ball fundraiser and spring kickoff party will take place from 6-10 p.m. at Blackrocks Cannery, 950 W. Washington St., Marquette. Participants are invited to go out to dig, ride and party to celebrate dirt and the start of another riding season. Hosted by NTN Singletrack, all proceeds directly fund trail building and maintenance. Tickets are $25 and are available at NTN Office, Blackrocks Brewpub, and bike shops. More information at www.facebook.com/events/679409775495795/

Trout Unlimited – The local Fred Waara Chapter of Trout Unlimited will be hosting its 29th annual Trout Unlimited Banquet at Northern Michigan University, in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. Individual tickets are $40 and student admission is $25. Gold tables for 6 or 8 are $60 per person, which includes premium raffle and bucket raffle tickets. To reserve a place at the banquet, or to request further information about FWCTU, contact Bob Jensen at 906-228-3052 or pbjup@hotmail.com.

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

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 6-8 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

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.

Marquette Choral Society – will present its spring concert “Baroque and Beyond” at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Auditorium on the Northern Michigan University campus. General admission tickets are $10 (students and children: $5), and are available at all NMU ticket outlets.

Spring Formal – A Spring Formal Dance for U.P. Rainbow Pride will take place starting at 9 p.m. at Coco’s Restaurant. This is a fundraising event for UP Rainbow Pride’s Pridefest to be held on Sept. 10. There will be a $3 cover charge with music provided by Double Trouble DJs. The event is an opportunity for the community to get all gussied up and enjoy an evening with friends and music.

Sunday

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.

Breakfast – is 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Negaunee Eagles Club.

Free Trade Market – Messiah Lutheran Church will host a fair trade market from 9-10:45 a.m. The market will feature a variety of fair trade items from Sharing the Dream in Guatemala and SERRV International including fairly traded coffee, tea, chocolates, wooden crafts, baskets, jewelry and more. Messiah Lutheran Church is located at 305 W. Magnetic St. in Marquette. Call 225-1119 for more information.

Life Recovery Group – meets 9:30-10:30 a.m., Lake Superior Christian Church, Marquette.

Benefit – The Friends For Elena Spaghetti Dinner is planned from noon to 4 p.m. at the Masonic Temple, 128 W. Washington St. Dine in and take out available. To purchase tickets prior to the event call 226-6587. Marquette Senior High School junior Elena needs a kidney transplant. The funds raised will help to get her to Ann Arbor for dialysis treatment until a kidney match is made.

Ninjitsu – class offered 1-2:30 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 346-9054.

Bingo – American Legion Auxiliary Bingo at Post 349 in Little Lake is ongoing on Sundays. Early birds are at 1:30 p.m. and the regular session is at 2 p.m. The public is invited.

Personal Ministry Time – from 2-4 p.m., at New Life Church, Marquette. This ministry is for anyone with a need for physical, emotional or spiritual healing in their life. For more information, call 226-2333.

Dance – The Red River Band will appear at Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Avenue, Marquette from 2-5 p.m. Open to the public and cover is $7 per person.

Marquette Choral Society – will present its spring concert “Baroque and Beyond” at 3 p.m. in Reynolds Auditorium on the Northern Michigan University campus. General admission tickets are $10 (students and children: $5), and are available at all NMU ticket outlets.

Aikido – class offered 3-4 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.

Willow Farm – The Willow Farm Therapeutic Riding Program is having a volunteer orientation from 4:30-7 p.m. Volunteers are needed to help with the program which has as its mission to be a center for continual development, implementation and evaluation of a therapeutic riding program for children and young adults between the ages of 4 and 26, all of whom have a physician diagnosed disability. For more information, contact the program’s Volunteer Coordinator Mara Juidici at majuidic@nmu.edu.

Free meal – Hope Free Lutheran Church in west Ishpeming will have its monthly community dinner at 5 p.m. The menu this month features pasty pie. The dinner is free of charge and all are welcome. For more information, call the church office at 485-5714.

Superior Pipe and Drum – Corps meets 6-8 p.m. at Silver Creek Church in Harvey. New members welcome. Highland dancing, bagpiping and drumming instruction available. Call Pierre Ogea at 249-1999, or visit www.superiorpipes.org.

ACA – Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families beginners meeting/work book study is 6-8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 120 N. Front St., Marquette. Call 361-2563.

VFW Auxiliary Bingo – early birds meet at 6:20 p.m. Regular session begins at 6:30 p.m. No Smoking.

Early Bird Bingo – at 6:20 p.m., the VFW post 4573 in Ishpeming.

Alcoholics Anonymous – (open/speaker/non-smoking) meets 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Munising.

Incest Survivors – Survivors of Incest Anonymous meets 7 p.m., Lake Superior Village Community Center, Marquette. Women only. Call 228-8155.

Alcoholics Anonymous – closed meeting, 8 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Monday

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. Call AA Hotline, 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

Playgroup – Ishpeming’s Monday Morning Playgroup at Birchview Elementary will run from 8:30-10 a.m. each Monday during the school year. Pre-registration is not required and there is no charge to participate. Call Birchview school at 485-6341 for further information.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, and Immunizations from 8:30 a.m.-3 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 10 a.m. $2 donation goes to library fund. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Book Babies – 10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Community 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.

Alcoholics Anonymous – We Are Not Saints open meeting is at noon at 231 Wright St., Marquette. Call 228-6545.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Women’s “Twelve Steps, Twelve Traditions” discussion meeting at noon, Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline at 249-4430.

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

Blood drive – The U.P. Regional Blood Center , a service of Upper Peninsula Health System-Marquette, will hold a blood drive from 2-6 p.m. at Bethel Lutheran Church, Ishpeming. For an appointment call Laura Kantola at 485-1788.

TOPS 625 – meets at 4:30 p.m., Wesley United Methodist Church, Ishpeming.

TOPS 934 – weigh-in is 5-5:30 p.m., meeting is 5:45 p.m. upstairs of VFW Post on Gold Street, Negaunee. Call 360-3585.

Tang Soo Do – Karate youth class, 5-6 p.m. at the Negaunee YMCA. Spirit Warrior Karate Academy, a Christian approach to martial arts. Call 360-0479.

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 5:30-6:30 p.m. for kids; 7-8:15 p.m. for adults, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

SMART Recovery – is an abstinence based recovery group that meets at 6 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

Soo Bahk Do Karate – classes for ages 7-adult offered 6-7 p.m., beginner teen and adult 6:30-7 p.m., black belts 7-8:15 p.m. and (Dan) class 8-9:30 p.m. at Marquette Soo Bahk Do Academy, 1200 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 226-4723 for more info/private lessons.

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

Grief Support Group – meets 6:30 p.m. at Good News Assembly of God in Ishpeming. Call 485-5561.

Let’s Get Graphic – Graphic Novel to Film Event: “30 Days of Night,” Horror/thriller stars Josh Hartnett and Melissa George. Discussion of the film and graphic novel by Steve Niles and Ben Templesmith follows the screening. Mature themes and graphic imagery, parental discretion is advised. Group meets this month at Peter White Public Library Community room at 6 p.m. Bring a dinner. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info, www.facebook.com/GetGraphicMQT, or 226-4316

NAMI – The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette offers confidential support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness. An educational meeting will be at 7 p.m. in the Nonprofit Commons Conference Room, 129 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette.

Panic Relief – panic attack and anxiety program offered at 7 p.m. via teleconference call. To participate, call 732-940-9658. For more info, visit www.panicreliefinc.com.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7 p.m. at Emanuel Lutheran Church, U.S. 41 South, Skandia.

Monday Night Senior/Adult Skating – at Lakeview Arena, Marquette. Skating hours are 7:309:20 p.m. Skating takes place in the Olson Rink. City of Marquette residents age 60+ skate for free. Non-residents age 60+ skate for $2.50. City residents ages 18-59 pay $3; non-residents ages 18-59 pay $3.75; and skate rentals are $3 for all.

Mainstream Square Dancing – 7:30 p.m. For location/more information, email tlc@chartermi.net or call 225-5702.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7:30 p.m. at Mitchell Methodist Church, 207 N. Teal Lake Ave., Negaunee.

Al-Anon – meets 7:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, corner of First and Canda streets, Ishpeming. Barrier-free. Last Monday is open meeting.

Open Gym – from 8-9:30 p.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. $5 entry fee. Non-members are welcome.

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.

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.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at 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.

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

Tai Chi – Tai Chi is offered from 10-11:45 a.m. and from 5:30-7 p.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-3502.

2’s & 3’s Storytime – 10:30-11 a.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Join in for stories, fingerplays, songs and activities. Free. Ages 2 and 3. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Story time- The Negaunee Public Library offers story time for children of all ages 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.

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+ – 1-2 p.m. Youth Services Atrium. Children ages 4 and up are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and crafts. 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.

LEGO Club – 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. LEGO Club for ages 5 and up. Listen to stories and work with others to build Lego projects. Free. LEGOs provided. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Wine and Dine with the Stars – a three-course dinner with Meghan and Bill Digneit, is planned at 5:30 p.m. at the Ramada Inn Banquet Hall in Marquette. The couple is competing in the Dancing with Our Stars fundraiser for Upper Peninsula Home, Health and Hospice. Tickets are $30 for the event which will include dinner, a photo booth, raffles and music by Double Trouble. Reservations are required: Call 228-6000.

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.

Lifering Secular Recovery – an alcohol-drug addiction support group, meets from 6-7 p.m. at Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 425 Fisher St., Marquette. Call 906-393-0020.

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.

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. Child care is provided by calling 485-5561.

Bluesday Tuesday – Monthly program celebrating blues music featuring the original sound of the Halfway Hounds. Sponsored by the Marquette Area Blues Society and the Peter White Public Library. Peter White Public Library Community room, 7 p.m. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

Al-Anon – An Al-Anon meeting takes place at 7 p.m. in the Gwinn Clubhouse Community Room in Gwinn.

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.

MCHD – A WIC Clinic will be held from 9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m. at Marquette County Health Department.

Al-Anon – 10 a.m. Mission Covenant Church, North Second Street, in Ishpeming.

Book Babies – 10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Community 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.

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.

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

NAFRE- The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Chapter 1900 will meet at 1:30 p.m. in Room B of the Marquette Senior Center, 300 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette. For additional information, call 906-475-0362.

Teen Creative Writing Workshop – 3:30-5:30 p.m. in MACC workshop 4 on the lower level of the Peter White Public Library. Budding authors in grades six to 12 are invited to share their writing and receive feedback from their peers, along with tips from Northern Michigan University English major Dakota Van Linden. Free of charge. For more info, call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info

Free Movie Night -5 p.m., Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library will screen a spy thriller with popcorn provided.

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 5:30-6:30 p.m. for kids; 7-8:15 p.m. for adults, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

Story time – The Forsyth Township Library will have a special story time the last week of April. 6-6:30 p.m. The library is celebrating Money Smart Week with a guest reader from Honor Credit Union who will be reading “Bunny Money” by Rosemary Wells. For more information, contact Pamela Withrow, director of the Forsyth Township Public Library at 346-3433. The library is located at 180 W. Flint St., Gwinn.

Your Mind Matters Family Film – “Inside Out.” Best Animated Feature Film of the Year Oscar winner. Peter White Public Library Community room. 6 p.m. Bring a dinner. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318.

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.

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).

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.

Weather spotters – Every spring, the National Weather Service in Marquette travels across the Upper Peninsula giving Severe Weather Storm Spotter Training presentations. The purpose of the presentations is to get members of the community involved in reporting important weather information to the National Weather Service. These weather reports play a key role in keeping residents across the U.P. safe. The presentations are free, open to the public, and no advance registration is required. There will be a class in Marquette at 6:30 p.m. in the Shiras Room at Peter White Public Library.

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

Voices in Motion – Westwood High School’s Voices in Motion will be performing its spring concert entitled “Let Me Be Your Star” at 7 p.m. in the Westwood High School Auditorium. Tickets are free but all seats are reserved. Call 485-1023 for more information.

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

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.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at 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.

Chair yoga – Chair yoga is offered at the Gwinn Clubhouse at 10 a.m. $2 donation goes to library fund. Call 346-2117 for more information.

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.

2’s & 3’s Storytime – 10:30-11 a.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Join in for stories, fingerplays, songs and activities. Free. Ages 2 and 3. 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.

The Elba Morse Club – will meet at The First Methodist Church on Ridge Street in Marquette at 11:30 a.m. to feast at the church’s famous Salad Luncheon. After obtaining their food, club members will gather in the “Parlor.” All area retired nurses and their guests are invited and no reservations are required.

Beautification – The Marquette Beautification & Restoration Committee meets at noon at the Landmark Inn. The meetings are open to the public and lunch is offered at a cost. The guest speaker is Mona Lang, executive director of the Marquette Downtown Development Authority. She will present “40 Years of Wow! Preserving and Strengthening Marquette’s Historic Downtown.

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.

Beaumier – The Northern Michigan University Foundation invites campus and community members to the grand opening of the Beaumier Alumni Welcome and U.P. Heritage Center. The event will be held from 4-6 p.m. with a ribbon cutting scheduled at 5 p.m. It will mark the official opening of the center and will honor Dr. John Beaumier, whose $1 million gift to the NMU Foundation helped to make the project possible.

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Program – 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. STEM for grades K through eighth. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

Artists reception – The artists reception for the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center’s display of original artwork by high school aged students in Marquette County in both the LSAA Gallery and the SmallWorks Gallery located in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library, at 217 N. Front St. in Marquette will be from 6-8 p.m. The public is invited to attend and refreshments will be provided. For more information or questions, call 228-0472 or email arts-culture@mqtcty.org.

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

Modern Classics – “Henry V.” A Great Michigan Read event celebrating the statewide discussion of “Station Eleven” by Emily St. John Mandel. Peter White Public Library Community room, 6:30 p.m. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

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

Poetry – Poet Beverly Matherne invites the public to celebrate with her National Poetry Month at 7 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall at Bethany Lutheran Church, 715 Mather Ave., Ishpeming. The event, free and open to the public and will be followed with a book signing and delights from Midtown Bakery and Cafe.

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

The Calendar

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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.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, and Immunizations from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

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.

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

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

Schizophrenics Anonymous – is a six-step support group for individuals with schizophrenia or a related disorder. Meetings will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Brantley Drop-In. Contact Annette at 226-1077 for more information.

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

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

Fish Fry – VFW Post 4573 of Ishpeming hosts a fish fry from 4-7 p.m. To-go orders are available for pick up. Call 486-4856 for more information.

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

Spaghetti Dinner – Marquette Alternative High School at Vandenboom is holding a spaghetti dinner to raise funds for its “She Believed” program from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the school, located at 1175 Erie Ave. The suggested donation is $10 per individual and $25 per family. There will be silent auction items available. Tickets are available at Wattsson & Wattsson Jewelers, Profiles in Hair Design and at the school.

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

Story Night at Peter White – 6:30- 7:15 p.m. Peter White Public Library Community Room. Come dressed up for camp-out under the stars during a camping themed Story Night at Peter White. This evening story time is for families with kids of all ages, and kids are invited to bring a stuffed animal along to leave at the library for a sleepover. You can pick you your stuffed animal the next morning with a picture of what mischief they got into overnight at the library. You are also welcome to bring blankets or sleeping bags to sit on during stories and songs. Free. No registration required. For more information call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info.

MSHS play – Marquette Senior High School’s Drama Club presents a live radio play performance of “Arsenic and Old Lace” at 7 p.m. in the MSHS Little Theater. Admission is free and open to the public for this family friendly production. Donations to support the MSHS Drama Club are welcome.

Melody on Ice -The Marquette Figure Skating Club presents: Melody on Ice, 2016 “Ice Stream” at 7 p.m. at the Berry Events Center. Advance tickets are available at the Superior Dome ticket outlet for $9 adult ($10 at door), $7 student/senior ($8 at door). Under 5 is free with paid adult. Marquettefigureskating.org

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.

Dance – The Marquette Folk Dancers have weekly recreational dancing at 7 p.m. at the Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, 1500 W. Washington St. Beginners and visitors always welcome. No experience necessary. Phone 226-9617 for information.

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.

Narcotics Anonymous – open meeting at 9 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, 927 W. Fair Ave., Marquette. Call 866-506-6557.

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.

Recycle – Au Train 4-H Club and the Superior Central Chapter of the National Honor Society will hold their semi-annual collection of recyclable materials from 8-10 a.m. at the MSU Research and Extension Center in Chatham. Questions can be directed to Barb at 439-1551.

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.

Bike and kayak swap – sponsored by the Superiorland Cross Country Ski Club, will take place in Lakeview Arena in Marquette. Participants can bring bikes, kayaks, and related equipment and let the club sell them for you. A commission will be charged (10 percent on a single item over $500, 20 percent for single items below $500). All profits will support Youth Ski Program. For additional information, call 906-362-4463. An equipment drop off will take place from 9:30-10:45 a.m. A ski club members’ only sale will take place from 10:45-11 a.m., and a general public sale will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pickup is 12:30 to 1 p.m.

Children’s Fair – The Marquette County Children’s Fair is planned from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Westwood Mall, 3020 U.S. 41, Marquette. The Marquette County Children’s Fair is a free and fun event for children and their families. Local agencies, organizations, and businesses will be at the mall providing hands-on activities for children to participate in. The event will include the Marquette Township Fire Department, many animals, live music performed by young musicians, and much more.

Craft, bake sale – American Legion Post 349 in Little Lake will host a craft and bake sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. No admission fee will be charged. More than 60 tables have been sold for the event.

Gossard shops – The public is invited to join in celebrating the Grand Opening of Re:Home and The Boxcar boutiques, including special guest vendor Janet’s Home-Baked Breads, in the historic Gossard Building (previously known as Pioneer Square) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Gossard Building is at 308 Cleveland Ave. in downtown Ishpeming.

Vinyl show – The Marquette Spring Vinyl Record Show & Poster Sale will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Peter White Lounge on the first floor of the Don H. Bottum University Center at Northern Michigan University. For more information, call Ed Johnson 906-293-5336.

Bake sale – The Mission Covenant Church at 1001 N. Second St. in Ishpeming will hold a bake sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Free Trade Market – Messiah Lutheran Church will host a fair trade market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The market will feature a variety of fair trade items from Sharing the Dream in Guatemala and SERRV International including fairly traded coffee, tea, chocolates, wooden crafts, baskets, jewelry and more. Messiah Lutheran Church is located at 305 W. Magnetic St. in Marquette. Call 225-1119 for more information.

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.

Super Saturdays – 11 a.m.-noon. Peter White Public Library Youth Services Atrium. Children and parents are welcome to drop-in for rotating programs (Music Mania, Dad and Me, and Stretch and Learn) featuring books, activities, games, and music. Free. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info.

Tea Off – The Downtown Spring Open Twisted Tea Off is planned from noon to 5 p.m. in Marquette. Teams of four ($25/per person) will compete for cash and prizes as they travel from hole to hole throughout the Downtown District in this indoor miniature golf tournament. All tournament participants must be 21 years of age or older. Registration and payments will be accepted online and are nonrefundable. Space is limited. Visit www.downtownmarquette.org for more information.

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.

Open Gym – 1 to 2:30 p.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. Non-members welcome. Fee is $5. Call 273-0696.

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

Melody on Ice -The Marquette Figure Skating Club presents: Melody on Ice, 2016 “Ice Stream” at 2 p.m. at the Berry Events Center. Advance tickets are available at the Superior Dome ticket outlet for $9 adult ($10 at door), $7 student/senior ($8 at door). Under 5 is free with paid adult. Marquettefigureskating.org

Dirt Ball – The sixth annual Noquemanon Trail Network Dirt Ball fundraiser and spring kickoff party will take place from 6-10 p.m. at Blackrocks Cannery, 950 W. Washington St., Marquette. Participants are invited to go out to dig, ride and party to celebrate dirt and the start of another riding season. Hosted by NTN Singletrack, all proceeds directly fund trail building and maintenance. Tickets are $25 and are available at NTN Office, Blackrocks Brewpub, and bike shops. More information at www.facebook.com/events/679409775495795/

Trout Unlimited – The local Fred Waara Chapter of Trout Unlimited will be hosting its 29th annual Trout Unlimited Banquet at Northern Michigan University, in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. Individual tickets are $40 and student admission is $25. Gold tables for 6 or 8 are $60 per person, which includes premium raffle and bucket raffle tickets. To reserve a place at the banquet, or to request further information about FWCTU, contact Bob Jensen at 906-228-3052 or pbjup@hotmail.com.

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

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 6-8 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

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.

Marquette Choral Society – will present its spring concert “Baroque and Beyond” at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Auditorium on the Northern Michigan University campus. General admission tickets are $10 (students and children: $5), and are available at all NMU ticket outlets.

Spring Formal – A Spring Formal Dance for U.P. Rainbow Pride will take place starting at 9 p.m. at Coco’s Restaurant. This is a fundraising event for UP Rainbow Pride’s Pridefest to be held on Sept. 10. There will be a $3 cover charge with music provided by Double Trouble DJs. The event is an opportunity for the community to get all gussied up and enjoy an evening with friends and music.

Sunday

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.

Breakfast – is 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Negaunee Eagles Club.

Free Trade Market – Messiah Lutheran Church will host a fair trade market from 9-10:45 a.m. The market will feature a variety of fair trade items from Sharing the Dream in Guatemala and SERRV International including fairly traded coffee, tea, chocolates, wooden crafts, baskets, jewelry and more. Messiah Lutheran Church is located at 305 W. Magnetic St. in Marquette. Call 225-1119 for more information.

Life Recovery Group – meets 9:30-10:30 a.m., Lake Superior Christian Church, Marquette.

Benefit – The Friends For Elena Spaghetti Dinner is planned from noon to 4 p.m. at the Masonic Temple, 128 W. Washington St. Dine in and take out available. To purchase tickets prior to the event call 226-6587. Marquette Senior High School junior Elena needs a kidney transplant. The funds raised will help to get her to Ann Arbor for dialysis treatment until a kidney match is made.

Ninjitsu – class offered 1-2:30 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 346-9054.

Bingo – American Legion Auxiliary Bingo at Post 349 in Little Lake is ongoing on Sundays. Early birds are at 1:30 p.m. and the regular session is at 2 p.m. The public is invited.

Personal Ministry Time – from 2-4 p.m., at New Life Church, Marquette. This ministry is for anyone with a need for physical, emotional or spiritual healing in their life. For more information, call 226-2333.

Dance – The Red River Band will appear at Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Avenue, Marquette from 2-5 p.m. Open to the public and cover is $7 per person.

Marquette Choral Society – will present its spring concert “Baroque and Beyond” at 3 p.m. in Reynolds Auditorium on the Northern Michigan University campus. General admission tickets are $10 (students and children: $5), and are available at all NMU ticket outlets.

Aikido – class offered 3-4 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.

Willow Farm – The Willow Farm Therapeutic Riding Program is having a volunteer orientation from 4:30-7 p.m. Volunteers are needed to help with the program which has as its mission to be a center for continual development, implementation and evaluation of a therapeutic riding program for children and young adults between the ages of 4 and 26, all of whom have a physician diagnosed disability. For more information, contact the program’s Volunteer Coordinator Mara Juidici at majuidic@nmu.edu.

Free meal – Hope Free Lutheran Church in west Ishpeming will have its monthly community dinner at 5 p.m. The menu this month features pasty pie. The dinner is free of charge and all are welcome. For more information, call the church office at 485-5714.

Superior Pipe and Drum – Corps meets 6-8 p.m. at Silver Creek Church in Harvey. New members welcome. Highland dancing, bagpiping and drumming instruction available. Call Pierre Ogea at 249-1999, or visit www.superiorpipes.org.

ACA – Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families beginners meeting/work book study is 6-8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 120 N. Front St., Marquette. Call 361-2563.

VFW Auxiliary Bingo – early birds meet at 6:20 p.m. Regular session begins at 6:30 p.m. No Smoking.

Early Bird Bingo – at 6:20 p.m., the VFW post 4573 in Ishpeming.

Alcoholics Anonymous – (open/speaker/non-smoking) meets 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Munising.

Incest Survivors – Survivors of Incest Anonymous meets 7 p.m., Lake Superior Village Community Center, Marquette. Women only. Call 228-8155.

Alcoholics Anonymous – closed meeting, 8 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Monday

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. Call AA Hotline, 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

Playgroup – Ishpeming’s Monday Morning Playgroup at Birchview Elementary will run from 8:30-10 a.m. each Monday during the school year. Pre-registration is not required and there is no charge to participate. Call Birchview school at 485-6341 for further information.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, and Immunizations from 8:30 a.m.-3 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 10 a.m. $2 donation goes to library fund. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Book Babies – 10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Community 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.

Alcoholics Anonymous – We Are Not Saints open meeting is at noon at 231 Wright St., Marquette. Call 228-6545.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Women’s “Twelve Steps, Twelve Traditions” discussion meeting at noon, Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline at 249-4430.

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

TOPS 625 – meets at 4:30 p.m., Wesley United Methodist Church, Ishpeming.

TOPS 934 – weigh-in is 5-5:30 p.m., meeting is 5:45 p.m. upstairs of VFW Post on Gold Street, Negaunee. Call 360-3585.

Tang Soo Do – Karate youth class, 5-6 p.m. at the Negaunee YMCA. Spirit Warrior Karate Academy, a Christian approach to martial arts. Call 360-0479.

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 5:30-6:30 p.m. for kids; 7-8:15 p.m. for adults, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

SMART Recovery – is an abstinence based recovery group that meets at 6 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

Soo Bahk Do Karate – classes for ages 7-adult offered 6-7 p.m., beginner teen and adult 6:30-7 p.m., black belts 7-8:15 p.m. and (Dan) class 8-9:30 p.m. at Marquette Soo Bahk Do Academy, 1200 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 226-4723 for more info/private lessons.

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

Grief Support Group – meets 6:30 p.m. at Good News Assembly of God in Ishpeming. Call 485-5561.

Let’s Get Graphic – Graphic Novel to Film Event: “30 Days of Night,” Horror/thriller stars Josh Hartnett and Melissa George. Discussion of the film and graphic novel by Steve Niles and Ben Templesmith follows the screening. Mature themes and graphic imagery, parental discretion is advised. Group meets this month at Peter White Public Library Community room at 6 p.m. Bring a dinner. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info, www.facebook.com/GetGraphicMQT, or 226-4316

NAMI – The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette offers confidential support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness. An educational meeting will be at 7 p.m. in the Nonprofit Commons Conference Room, 129 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette.

Panic Relief – panic attack and anxiety program offered at 7 p.m. via teleconference call. To participate, call 732-940-9658. For more info, visit www.panicreliefinc.com.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7 p.m. at Emanuel Lutheran Church, U.S. 41 South, Skandia.

Monday Night Senior/Adult Skating – at Lakeview Arena, Marquette. Skating hours are 7:309:20 p.m. Skating takes place in the Olson Rink. City of Marquette residents age 60+ skate for free. Non-residents age 60+ skate for $2.50. City residents ages 18-59 pay $3; non-residents ages 18-59 pay $3.75; and skate rentals are $3 for all.

Mainstream Square Dancing – 7:30 p.m. For location/more information, email tlc@chartermi.net or call 225-5702.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7:30 p.m. at Mitchell Methodist Church, 207 N. Teal Lake Ave., Negaunee.

Al-Anon – meets 7:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, corner of First and Canda streets, Ishpeming. Barrier-free. Last Monday is open meeting.

Open Gym – from 8-9:30 p.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. $5 entry fee. Non-members are welcome.

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.

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.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at 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.

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

Tai Chi – Tai Chi is offered from 10-11:45 a.m. and from 5:30-7 p.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-3502.

2’s & 3’s Storytime – 10:30-11 a.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Join in for stories, fingerplays, songs and activities. Free. Ages 2 and 3. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Story time- The Negaunee Public Library offers story time for children of all ages 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.

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+ – 1-2 p.m. Youth Services Atrium. Children ages 4 and up are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and crafts. 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.

LEGO Club – 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. LEGO Club for ages 5 and up. Listen to stories and work with others to build Lego projects. Free. LEGOs provided. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Wine and Dine with the Stars – a three-course dinner with Meghan and Bill Digneit, is planned at 5:30 p.m. at the Ramada Inn Banquet Hall in Marquette. The couple is competing in the Dancing with Our Stars fundraiser for Upper Peninsula Home, Health and Hospice. Tickets are $30 for the event which will include dinner, a photo booth, raffles and music by Double Trouble. Reservations are required: Call 228-6000.

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.

Lifering Secular Recovery – an alcohol-drug addiction support group, meets from 6-7 p.m. at Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 425 Fisher St., Marquette. Call 906-393-0020.

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.

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. Child care is provided by calling 485-5561.

Bluesday Tuesday – Monthly program celebrating blues music. Sponsored by the Marquette Area Blues Society and the Peter White Public Library. Peter White Public Library Community room, 7 p.m. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

Al-Anon – An Al-Anon meeting takes place at 7 p.m. in the Gwinn Clubhouse Community Room in Gwinn.

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.

MCHD – A WIC Clinic will be held from 9:30 a.m.5:30 p.m. at Marquette County Health Department.

Al-Anon – 10 a.m. Mission Covenant Church, North Second Street, in Ishpeming.

Book Babies – 10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Community 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.

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.

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

NAFRE- The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Chapter 1900 will meet at 1:30 p.m. in Room B of the Marquette Senior Center, 300 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette. For additional information, call 906-475-0362.

Teen Creative Writing Workshop – 3:30-5:30 p.m. in MACC workshop 4 on the lower level of the Peter White Public Library. Budding authors in grades six to 12 are invited to share their writing and receive feedback from their peers, along with tips from Northern Michigan University English major Dakota Van Linden. Free of charge. For more info, call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info

Free Movie Night -5 p.m., Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library will screen a spy thriller with popcorn provided.

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 5:30-6:30 p.m. for kids; 7-8:15 p.m. for adults, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

Story time – The Forsyth Township Library will have a special story time the last week of April. 6-6:30 p.m. The library is celebrating Money Smart Week with a guest reader from Honor Credit Union who will be reading “Bunny Money” by Rosemary Wells. For more information, contact Pamela Withrow, director of the Forsyth Township Public Library at 346-3433. The library is located at 180 W. Flint St., Gwinn.

Your Mind Matters Family Film – “Inside Out.” Best Animated Feature Film of the Year Oscar winner. Peter White Public Library Community room. 6 p.m. Bring a dinner. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318.

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.

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).

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.

Weather spotters – Every spring, the National Weather Service in Marquette travels across the Upper Peninsula giving Severe Weather Storm Spotter Training presentations. The purpose of the presentations is to get members of the community involved in reporting important weather information to the National Weather Service. These weather reports play a key role in keeping residents across the U.P. safe. The presentations are free, open to the public, and no advance registration is required. There will be a class in Marquette at 6:30 p.m. in the Shiras Room at Peter White Public Library.

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

Voices in Motion – Westwood High School’s Voices in Motion will be performing its spring concert entitled “Let Me Be Your Star” at 7 p.m. in the Westwood High School Auditorium. Tickets are free but all seats are reserved. Call 485-1023 for more information.

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

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.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at 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.

Chair yoga – Chair yoga is offered at the Gwinn Clubhouse at 10 a.m. $2 donation goes to library fund. Call 346-2117 for more information.

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.

2’s & 3’s Storytime – 10:30-11 a.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Join in for stories, fingerplays, songs and activities. Free. Ages 2 and 3. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

The Men’s Lunch Group – meets at 11 a.m. four

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.

MCHD – A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at Marquette County Health Department.

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

Chair yoga – Chair yoga is offered at the Gwinn Clubhouse at 10 a.m. $2 donation goes to library fund. Call 346-2117 for more information.

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.

2’s & 3’s Storytime – 10:30-11 a.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Join in for stories, fingerplays, songs and activities. Free. Ages 2 and 3. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

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

IHS 1958 – The Ishpeming High School Class of 1958 meets the third Thursday of every month at Jasper Ridge Brewery in Ishpeming starting at 12:30 p.m.

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.

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Program – 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. STEM for grades K through eighth. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

Knitters – The next UP North Knitting Guild meeting will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Peter White Public Library’s lower level. For more information call 249-3128.

Northern Michigan University’s College of Business – Kevat Juhla (spring celebration), 6 p.m. social hour and 7 p.m. dinner in the University Center Explorer Rooms. Supporters of the NMU College of Business are encouraged to attend. Free registration required. Donations accepted.

Coloring Club for adults – Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library, 6 p.m., Bring supplies or use what the library has.

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.

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.

Bartender Challenge – The Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum and Marquette Regional History Center are preparing for their second annual fundraising event that will benefit both museums: The 2016 Bartender Challenge. The event is planned from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $50 in advance and available at the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum and Marquette Regional History Center. Tickets will be $60 at the door. For more information call 226-3911.

MSHS play – Marquette Senior High School’s Drama Club presents a live radio play performance of “Arsenic and Old Lace” at 7 p.m. in the MSHS Little Theater. Admission is free and open to the public for this family friendly production. Donations to support the MSHS Drama Club are welcome.

Beverly Matherne Poetry Reading – April is Poetry month and Matherne reads from her newest collection, “Blind River.” Peter White Public Library Shiras room, 7 p.m. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

Plant documentary – Northern Vegans invite the public to join a presentation of “Plant Pure Nation” at 7 p.m. at the Thomas Theater at 1525 Commerce Drive in Marquette. Visit www.northernvegans.com or Northern Vegans on Facebook for more information.

NAMI – The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette offers confidential support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness. A support group will gather at 7 p.m. in the Nonprofit Commons Conference Room, 129 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette. For more information call 906-360-7107, or visit www.namiam.org.

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.

Vasa – The Vasa Lodge of Marquette will meet at 7 p.m. at the Messiah Lutheran Church in Marquette. A special program will begin around 7:30 p.m. featuring guest speaker Carl Pellonpaa, who will talk about his experiences with his TV show “Finland Calling.” The program is open to the public and is free of charge.

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.

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

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.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, and Immunizations from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

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.

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

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

Schizophrenics Anonymous – is a six-step support group for individuals with schizophrenia or a related disorder. Meetings will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Brantley Drop-In. Contact Annette at 226-1077 for more information.

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

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

Fish Fry – VFW Post 4573 of Ishpeming hosts a fish fry from 4-7 p.m. To-go orders are available for pick up. Call 486-4856 for more information.

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

Spaghetti Dinner – Marquette Alternative High School at Vandenboom is holding a spaghetti dinner to raise funds for its “She Believed” program from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the school, located at 1175 Erie Ave. The suggested donation is $10 per individual and $25 per family. There will be silent auction items available. Tickets are available at Wattsson & Wattsson Jewelers, Profiles in Hair Design and at the school.

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

Story Night at Peter White – 6:30- 7:15 p.m. Peter White Public Library Community Room. Come dressed up for camp-out under the stars during a camping themed Story Night at Peter White. This evening story time is for families with kids of all ages, and kids are invited to bring a stuffed animal along to leave at the library for a sleepover. You can pick you your stuffed animal the next morning with a picture of what mischief they got into overnight at the library. You are also welcome to bring blankets or sleeping bags to sit on during stories and songs. Free. No registration required. For more information call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info.

MSHS play – Marquette Senior High School’s Drama Club presents a live radio play performance of “Arsenic and Old Lace” at 7 p.m. in the MSHS Little Theater. Admission is free and open to the public for this family friendly production. Donations to support the MSHS Drama Club are welcome.

Melody on Ice -The Marquette Figure Skating Club presents: Melody on Ice, 2016 “Ice Stream” at 7 p.m. at the Berry Events Center. Advance tickets are available at the Superior Dome ticket outlet for $9 adult ($10 at door), $7 student/senior ($8 at door). Under 5 is free with paid adult. Marquettefigureskating.org

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.

Dance – The Marquette Folk Dancers have weekly recreational dancing at 7 p.m. at the Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, 1500 W. Washington St. Beginners and visitors always welcome. No experience necessary. Phone 226-9617 for information.

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.

Narcotics Anonymous – open meeting at 9 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, 927 W. Fair Ave., Marquette. Call 866-506-6557.

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.

Recycle – Au Train 4-H Club and the Superior Central Chapter of the National Honor Society will hold their semi-annual collection of recyclable materials from 8-10 a.m. at the MSU Research and Extension Center in Chatham. Questions can be directed to Barb at 439-1551.

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.

Bike and kayak swap – sponsored by the Superiorland Cross Country Ski Club, will take place in Lakeview Arena in Marquette. Participants can bring bikes, kayaks, and related equipment and let the club sell them for you. A commission will be charged (10 percent on a single item over $500, 20 percent for single items below $500). All profits will support Youth Ski Program. For additional information, call 906-362-4463. An equipment drop off will take place from 9:30-10:45 a.m. A ski club members’ only sale will take place from 10:45-11 a.m., and a general public sale will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pickup is 12:30 to 1 p.m.

Children’s Fair – The Marquette County Children’s Fair is planned from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Westwood Mall, 3020 U.S. 41, Marquette. The Marquette County Children’s Fair is a free and fun event for children and their families. Local agencies, organizations, and businesses will be at the mall providing hands-on activities for children to participate in. The event will include the Marquette Township Fire Department, many animals, live music performed by young musicians, and much more.

Craft, bake sale – American Legion Post 349 in Little Lake will host a craft and bake sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. No admission fee will be charged. More than 60 tables have been sold for the event.

Gossard shops – The public is invited to join in celebrating the Grand Opening of Re:Home and The Boxcar boutiques, including special guest vendor Janet’s Home-Baked Breads, in the historic Gossard Building (previously known as Pioneer Square) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Gossard Building is at 308 Cleveland Ave. in downtown Ishpeming.

Vinyl show – The Marquette Spring Vinyl Record Show & Poster Sale will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Peter White Lounge on the first floor of the Don H. Bottum University Center at Northern Michigan University. For more information, call Ed Johnson 906-293-5336.

Bake sale – The Mission Covenant Church at 1001 N. Second St. in Ishpeming will hold a bake sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Free Trade Market – Messiah Lutheran Church will host a fair trade market from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The market will feature a variety of fair trade items from Sharing the Dream in Guatemala and SERRV International including fairly traded coffee, tea, chocolates, wooden crafts, baskets, jewelry and more. Messiah Lutheran Church is located at 305 W. Magnetic St. in Marquette. Call 225-1119 for more information.

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.

Super Saturdays – 11 a.m.-noon. Peter White Public Library Youth Services Atrium. Children and parents are welcome to drop-in for rotating programs (Music Mania, Dad and Me, and Stretch and Learn) featuring books, activities, games, and music. Free. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info.

Tea Off – The Downtown Spring Open Twisted Tea Off is planned from noon to 5 p.m. in Marquette. Teams of four ($25/per person) will compete for cash and prizes as they travel from hole to hole throughout the Downtown District in this indoor miniature golf tournament. All tournament participants must be 21 years of age or older. Registration and payments will be accepted online and are nonrefundable. Space is limited. Visit www.downtownmarquette.org for more information.

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.

Open Gym – 1 to 2:30 p.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. Non-members welcome. Fee is $5. Call 273-0696.

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

Melody on Ice -The Marquette Figure Skating Club presents: Melody on Ice, 2016 “Ice Stream” at 2 p.m. at the Berry Events Center. Advance tickets are available at the Superior Dome ticket outlet for $9 adult ($10 at door), $7 student/senior ($8 at door). Under 5 is free with paid adult. Marquettefigureskating.org

Dirt Ball – The sixth annual Noquemanon Trail Network Dirt Ball fundraiser and spring kickoff party will take place from 6-10 p.m. at Blackrocks Cannery, 950 W. Washington St., Marquette. Participants are invited to go out to dig, ride and party to celebrate dirt and the start of another riding season. Hosted by NTN Singletrack, all proceeds directly fund trail building and maintenance. Tickets are $25 and are available at NTN Office, Blackrocks Brewpub, and bike shops. More information at www.facebook.com/events/679409775495795/

Trout Unlimited – The local Fred Waara Chapter of Trout Unlimited will be hosting its 29th annual Trout Unlimited Banquet at Northern Michigan University, in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. Individual tickets are $40 and student admission is $25. Gold tables for 6 or 8 are $60 per person, which includes premium raffle and bucket raffle tickets. To reserve a place at the banquet, or to request further information about FWCTU, contact Bob Jensen at 906-228-3052 or pbjup@hotmail.com.

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

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 6-8 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

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.

Marquette Choral Society – will present its spring concert “Baroque and Beyond” at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Auditorium on the Northern Michigan University campus. General admission tickets are $10 (students and children: $5), and are available at all NMU ticket outlets.

Spring Formal – A Spring Formal Dance for U.P. Rainbow Pride will take place starting at 9 p.m. at Coco’s Restaurant. This is a fundraising event for UP Rainbow Pride’s Pridefest to be held on Sept. 10. There will be a $3 cover charge with music provided by Double Trouble DJs. The event is an opportunity for the community to get all gussied up and enjoy an evening with friends and music.

Sunday

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.

Breakfast – is 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Negaunee Eagles Club.

Free Trade Market – Messiah Lutheran Church will host a fair trade market from 9-10:45 a.m. The market will feature a variety of fair trade items from Sharing the Dream in Guatemala and SERRV International including fairly traded coffee, tea, chocolates, wooden crafts, baskets, jewelry and more. Messiah Lutheran Church is located at 305 W. Magnetic St. in Marquette. Call 225-1119 for more information.

Life Recovery Group – meets 9:30-10:30 a.m., Lake Superior Christian Church, Marquette.

Benefit – The Friends For Elena Spaghetti Dinner is planned from noon to 4 p.m. at the Masonic Temple, 128 W. Washington St. Dine in and take out available. To purchase tickets prior to the event call 226-6587. Marquette Senior High School junior Elena needs a kidney transplant. The funds raised will help to get her to Ann Arbor for dialysis treatment until a kidney match is made.

Ninjitsu – class offered 1-2:30 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 346-9054.

Bingo – American Legion Auxiliary Bingo at Post 349 in Little Lake is ongoing on Sundays. Early birds are at 1:30 p.m. and the regular session is at 2 p.m. The public is invited.

Personal Ministry Time – from 2-4 p.m., at New Life Church, Marquette. This ministry is for anyone with a need for physical, emotional or spiritual healing in their life. For more information, call 226-2333.

Dance – The Red River Band will appear at Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Avenue, Marquette from 2-5 p.m. Open to the public and cover is $7 per person.

Marquette Choral Society – will present its spring concert “Baroque and Beyond” at 3 p.m. in Reynolds Auditorium on the Northern Michigan University campus. General admission tickets are $10 (students and children: $5), and are available at all NMU ticket outlets.

Aikido – class offered 3-4 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.

Willow Farm – The Willow Farm Therapeutic Riding Program is having a volunteer orientation from 4:30-7 p.m. Volunteers are needed to help with the program which has as its mission to be a center for continual development, implementation and evaluation of a therapeutic riding program for children and young adults between the ages of 4 and 26, all of whom have a physician diagnosed disability. For more information, contact the program’s Volunteer Coordinator Mara Juidici at majuidic@nmu.edu.

Free meal – Hope Free Lutheran Church in west Ishpeming will have its monthly community dinner at 5 p.m. The menu this month features pasty pie. The dinner is free of charge and all are welcome. For more information, call the church office at 485-5714.

Superior Pipe and Drum – Corps meets 6-8 p.m. at Silver Creek Church in Harvey. New members welcome. Highland dancing, bagpiping and drumming instruction available. Call Pierre Ogea at 249-1999, or visit www.superiorpipes.org.

ACA – Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families beginners meeting/work book study is 6-8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 120 N. Front St., Marquette. Call 361-2563.

VFW Auxiliary Bingo – early birds meet at 6:20 p.m. Regular session begins at 6:30 p.m. No Smoking.

Early Bird Bingo – at 6:20 p.m., the VFW post 4573 in Ishpeming.

Alcoholics Anonymous – (open/speaker/non-smoking) meets 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Munising.

Incest Survivors – Survivors of Incest Anonymous meets 7 p.m., Lake Superior Village Community Center, Marquette. Women only. Call 228-8155.

Alcoholics Anonymous – closed meeting, 8 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Monday

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. Call AA Hotline, 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

Playgroup – Ishpeming’s Monday Morning Playgroup at Birchview Elementary will run from 8:30-10 a.m. each Monday during the school year. Pre-registration is not required and there is no charge to participate. Call Birchview school at 485-6341 for further information.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, and Immunizations from 8:30 a.m.-3 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 10 a.m. $2 donation goes to library fund. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Book Babies – 10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Community 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.

Alcoholics Anonymous – We Are Not Saints open meeting is at noon at 231 Wright St., Marquette. Call 228-6545.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Women’s “Twelve Steps, Twelve Traditions” discussion meeting at noon, Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline at 249-4430.

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

TOPS 625 – meets at 4:30 p.m., Wesley United Methodist Church, Ishpeming.

TOPS 934 – weigh-in is 5-5:30 p.m., meeting is 5:45 p.m. upstairs of VFW Post on Gold Street, Negaunee. Call 360-3585.

Tang Soo Do – Karate youth class, 5-6 p.m. at the Negaunee YMCA. Spirit Warrior Karate Academy, a Christian approach to martial arts. Call 360-0479.

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 5:30-6:30 p.m. for kids; 7-8:15 p.m. for adults, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

SMART Recovery – is an abstinence based recovery group that meets at 6 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

Soo Bahk Do Karate – classes for ages 7-adult offered 6-7 p.m., beginner teen and adult 6:30-7 p.m., black belts 7-8:15 p.m. and (Dan) class 8-9:30 p.m. at Marquette Soo Bahk Do Academy, 1200 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 226-4723 for more info/private lessons.

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

Grief Support Group – meets 6:30 p.m. at Good News Assembly of God in Ishpeming. Call 485-5561.

Let’s Get Graphic – Graphic Novel to Film Event: “30 Days of Night,” Horror/thriller stars Josh Hartnett and Melissa George. Discussion of the film and graphic novel by Steve Niles and Ben Templesmith follows the screening. Mature themes and graphic imagery, parental discretion is advised. Group meets this month at Peter White Public Library Community room at 6 p.m. Bring a dinner. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info, www.facebook.com/GetGraphicMQT, or 226-4316

NAMI – The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette offers confidential support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness. An educational meeting will be at 7 p.m. in the Nonprofit Commons Conference Room, 129 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette.

Panic Relief – panic attack and anxiety program offered at 7 p.m. via teleconference call. To participate, call 732-940-9658. For more info, visit www.panicreliefinc.com.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7 p.m. at Emanuel Lutheran Church, U.S. 41 South, Skandia.

Monday Night Senior/Adult Skating – at Lakeview Arena, Marquette. Skating hours are 7:309:20 p.m. Skating takes place in the Olson Rink. City of Marquette residents age 60+ skate for free. Non-residents age 60+ skate for $2.50. City residents ages 18-59 pay $3; non-residents ages 18-59 pay $3.75; and skate rentals are $3 for all.

Mainstream Square Dancing – 7:30 p.m. For location/more information, email tlc@chartermi.net or call 225-5702.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7:30 p.m. at Mitchell Methodist Church, 207 N. Teal Lake Ave., Negaunee.

Al-Anon – meets 7:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, corner of First and Canda streets, Ishpeming. Barrier-free. Last Monday is open meeting.

Open Gym – from 8-9:30 p.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. $5 entry fee. Non-members are welcome.

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.

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.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at 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.

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

Tai Chi – Tai Chi is offered from 10-11:45 a.m. and from 5:30-7 p.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-3502.

2’s & 3’s Storytime – 10:30-11 a.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Join in for stories, fingerplays, songs and activities. Free. Ages 2 and 3. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Story time- The Negaunee Public Library offers story time for children of all ages 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.

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+ – 1-2 p.m. Youth Services Atrium. Children ages 4 and up are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and crafts. 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.

LEGO Club – 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. LEGO Club for ages 5 and up. Listen to stories and work with others to build Lego projects. Free. LEGOs provided. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Wine and Dine with the Stars – a three-course dinner with Meghan and Bill Digneit, is planned at 5:30 p.m. at the Ramada Inn Banquet Hall in Marquette. The couple is competing in the Dancing with Our Stars fundraiser for Upper Peninsula Home, Health and Hospice. Tickets are $30 for the event which will include dinner, a photo booth, raffles and music by Double Trouble. Reservations are required: Call 228-6000.

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.

Lifering Secular Recovery – an alcohol-drug addiction support group, meets from 6-7 p.m. at Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 425 Fisher St., Marquette. Call 906-393-0020.

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.

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. Child care is provided by calling 485-5561.

Bluesday Tuesday – Monthly program celebrating blues music. Sponsored by the Marquette Area Blues Society and the Peter White Public Library. Peter White Public Library Community room, 7 p.m. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

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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.

County EDC – Board of Directors of the Economic Development Corporation of the County of Marquette will meet at 8 a.m. at the Lake Superior Community Partnership office, located at 501 S. Front St., Marquette.

MCHD – A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at Marquette County Health Department.

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

Al-Anon – 10 a.m. Mission Covenant Church, North Second Street, in Ishpeming.

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

Book Babies – 10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Community 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.

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.

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

Blood drive – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of Upper Peninsula Health System Marquette, will hold a blood drive at Grace Lutheran Church-Gwinn, from 2-5 p.m. For an appointment, call Joyce Styer at 346-7595.

Cosmetology – The cosmetology program at Northern Michigan University will celebrate and showcase recent upgrades to its salon from 2-5 p.m. in the Jacobetti Complex. The public is invited.

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

Teen Harry Potter Fan Club 4:15-5:15 p.m. Peter White Public Library Shiras Room. All Muggles in grades six to 12 are invited to join in a discussion of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Free of charge. For more info, call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Grief Support – Open grief support group meets 5-6:30 p.m. first/third Wednesdays at Lake Superior Hospice in Marquette. For details call Michele Napier at 225-7760.

Free meal – A free, home-cooked meal open to the public will be available at First Baptist Church of Gwinn, 195 N. Billings St. Turkey pot pie will be served from 5:30-6:15 p.m., with take-outs available after 6 p.m. For more information, contact Mike Payne at 235-6538 or the church office at 346-6115.

Isis – Northern Michigan University political science and criminal justice professors will participate in a panel discussion titled “The U.S. Role in Fighting ISIS.” The event will be at 5:30 p.m. in the Cadillac room of the University Center. It is free and open to the public. The NMU political science department and Pi Sigma Alpha, the political science honor society, are sponsoring the panel presentation.

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 5:30-6:30 p.m. for kids; 7-8:15 p.m. for adults, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

Ely board – The Ely Township Board will meet at 6 p.m. at the township hall.

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

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).

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.

Negaunee Beautification – The Negaunee Beautification Committee will begin its year with a short meeting at 6:30 p.m. The group will do some planning for the upcoming season and get a little work done in the Pocket Park. Everyone is invited to gather at the Midtown Bakery & Cafe. No gardening experience is needed. Wearing a pair of gloves is recommended.

Marquette Genealogical Society – The Marquette County Genealogical Society will gather at 6:45 p.m. for its monthly meeting in the Shiras Room of Peter White Public Library. Following the meeting, Daniel Fountain will talk on “Michigan Gold and Silver: The Lake Superior Connection.” The public is welcome to attend.

MSHS play – Marquette Senior High School’s Drama Club presents a live radio play performance of “Arsenic and Old Lace” at 7 p.m. in the MSHS Little Theater. Admission is free and open to the public for this family friendly production. Donations to support the MSHS Drama Club are welcome.

Hiawatha Warm Up – featuring The Monday Night All Stars at the Ore Dock Brewing Co. from 7-9 p.m. Admission is $7 for public and $5 for co-op members and free for children under 12. For more information, call 226-8575 or visit the website www.hiawathamusic.org.

The Human Condition – “The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness, and Greed.” Written by John Vaillant, a tale of obsession so fierce that a man kills the thing he loves most: the only giant golden spruce on earth. The non-fiction book discussion group meets monthly on the third Wednesday. Peter White Public Library Dandelion Cottage Room, 7 p.m. No charge, all are welcome. www.pwpl.info or 226-4312

Grief Support Group – meets 7 p.m. third Wednesdays at the St. Joseph Activity Center in Ishpeming. Meetings are open to anyone grieving the loss of a loved one.

Eagles Aerie – Ladies Auxiliary, Negaunee Eagles Aerie 1944 meets at 7:30 p.m. first/third Wednesdays at the club.

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

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.

MCHD – A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at Marquette County Health Department.

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

Chair yoga – Chair yoga is offered at the Gwinn Clubhouse at 10 a.m. $2 donation goes to library fund. Call 346-2117 for more information.

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.

2’s & 3’s Storytime – 10:30-11 a.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Join in for stories, fingerplays, songs and activities. Free. Ages 2 and 3. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

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

IHS 1958 – The Ishpeming High School Class of 1958 meets the third Thursday of every month at Jasper Ridge Brewery in Ishpeming starting at 12:30 p.m.

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.

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Program – 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. STEM for grades K through eighth. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

Knitters – The next UP North Knitting Guild meeting will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Peter White Public Library’s lower level. For more information call 249-3128.

Northern Michigan University’s College of Business – Kevat Juhla (spring celebration), 6 p.m. social hour and 7 p.m. dinner in the University Center Explorer Rooms. Supporters of the NMU College of Business are encouraged to attend. Free registration required. Donations accepted.

Coloring Club for adults – Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library, 6 p.m., Bring supplies or use what the library has.

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.

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.

Bartender Challenge – The Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum and Marquette Regional History Center are preparing for their second annual fundraising event that will benefit both museums: The 2016 Bartender Challenge. The event is planned from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $50 in advance and available at the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum and Marquette Regional History Center. Tickets will be $60 at the door. For more information call 226-3911.

MSHS play – Marquette Senior High School’s Drama Club presents a live radio play performance of “Arsenic and Old Lace” at 7 p.m. in the MSHS Little Theater. Admission is free and open to the public for this family friendly production. Donations to support the MSHS Drama Club are welcome.

Beverly Matherne Poetry Reading – April is Poetry month and Matherne reads from her newest collection, “Blind River.” Peter White Public Library Shiras room, 7 p.m. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

Plant documentary – Northern Vegans invite the public to join a presentation of “Plant Pure Nation” at 7 p.m. at the Thomas Theater at 1525 Commerce Drive in Marquette. Visit www.northernvegans.com or Northern Vegans on Facebook for more information.

NAMI – The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette offers confidential support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness. A support group will gather at 7 p.m. in the Nonprofit Commons Conference Room, 129 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette. For more information call 906-360-7107, or visit www.namiam.org.

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.

Vasa – The Vasa Lodge of Marquette will meet at 7 p.m. at the Messiah Lutheran Church in Marquette. A special program will begin around 7:30 p.m. featuring guest speaker Carl Pellonpaa, who will talk about his experiences with his TV show “Finland Calling.” The program is open to the public and is free of charge.

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.

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

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.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, and Immunizations from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

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.

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

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

Schizophrenics Anonymous – is a six-step support group for individuals with schizophrenia or a related disorder. Meetings will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Brantley Drop-In. Contact Annette at 226-1077 for more information.

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

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

Fish Fry – VFW Post 4573 of Ishpeming hosts a fish fry from 4-7 p.m. To-go orders are available for pick up. Call 486-4856 for more information.

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

Spaghetti Dinner – Marquette Alternative High School at Vandenboom is holding a spaghetti dinner to raise funds for its “She Believed” program from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the school, located at 1175 Erie Ave. The suggested donation is $10 per individual and $25 per family. There will be silent auction items available. Tickets are available at Wattsson & Wattsson Jewelers, Profiles in Hair Design and at the school.

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

Story Night at Peter White – 6:30- 7:15 p.m. Peter White Public Library Community Room. Come dressed up for camp-out under the stars during a camping themed Story Night at Peter White. This evening story time is for families with kids of all ages, and kids are invited to bring a stuffed animal along to leave at the library for a sleepover. You can pick you your stuffed animal the next morning with a picture of what mischief they got into overnight at the library. You are also welcome to bring blankets or sleeping bags to sit on during stories and songs. Free. No registration required. For more information call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info.

MSHS play – Marquette Senior High School’s Drama Club presents a live radio play performance of “Arsenic and Old Lace” at 7 p.m. in the MSHS Little Theater. Admission is free and open to the public for this family friendly production. Donations to support the MSHS Drama Club are welcome.

Melody on Ice -The Marquette Figure Skating Club presents: Melody on Ice, 2016 “Ice Stream” at 7 p.m. at the Berry Events Center. Advance tickets are available at the Superior Dome ticket outlet for $9 adult ($10 at door), $7 student/senior ($8 at door). Under 5 is free with paid adult. Marquettefigureskating.org

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.

Dance – The Marquette Folk Dancers have weekly recreational dancing at 7 p.m. at the Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, 1500 W. Washington St. Beginners and visitors always welcome. No experience necessary. Phone 226-9617 for information.

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.

Narcotics Anonymous – open meeting at 9 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, 927 W. Fair Ave., Marquette. Call 866-506-6557.

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.

Recycle – Au Train 4-H Club and the Superior Central Chapter of the National Honor Society will hold their semi-annual collection of recyclable materials from 8-10 a.m. at the MSU Research and Extension Center in Chatham. Questions can be directed to Barb at 439-1551.

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.

Bike and kayak swap – sponsored by the Superiorland Cross Country Ski Club, will take place in Lakeview Arena in Marquette. Participants can bring bikes, kayaks, and related equipment and let the club sell them for you. A commission will be charged (10 percent on a single item over $500, 20 percent for single items below $500). All profits will support Youth Ski Program. For additional information, call 906-362-4463. An equipment drop off will take place from 9:30-10:45 a.m. A ski club members’ only sale will take place from 10:45-11 a.m., and a general public sale will be held from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Pickup is 12:30 to 1 p.m.

Children’s Fair – The Marquette County Children’s Fair is planned from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Westwood Mall, 3020 U.S. 41, Marquette. The Marquette County Children’s Fair is a free and fun event for children and their families. Local agencies, organizations, and businesses will be at the mall providing hands-on activities for children to participate in. The event will include the Marquette Township Fire Department, many animals, live music performed by young musicians, and much more.

Craft, bake sale – American Legion Post 349 in Little Lake will host a craft and bake sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. No admission fee will be charged. More than 60 tables have been sold for the event.

Gossard shops – The public is invited to join in celebrating the Grand Opening of Re:Home and The Boxcar boutiques, including special guest vendor Janet’s Home-Baked Breads, in the historic Gossard Building (previously known as Pioneer Square) from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The Gossard Building is at 308 Cleveland Ave. in downtown Ishpeming.

Vinyl show – The Marquette Spring Vinyl Record Show & Poster Sale will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Peter White Lounge on the first floor of the Don H. Bottum University Center at Northern Michigan University. For more information, call Ed Johnson 906-293-5336.

Bake sale – The Mission Covenant Church at 1001 N. Second St. n Ishpeming will hold a bake sale from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

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.

Super Saturdays – 11 a.m.-noon. Peter White Public Library Youth Services Atrium. Children and parents are welcome to drop-in for rotating programs (Music Mania, Dad and Me, and Stretch and Learn) featuring books, activities, games, and music. Free. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info.

Tea Off – The Downtown Spring Open Twisted Tea Off is planned from noon to 5 p.m. in Marquette. Teams of four ($25/per person) will compete for cash and prizes as they travel from hole to hole throughout the Downtown District in this indoor miniature golf tournament. All tournament participants must be 21 years of age or older. Registration and payments will be accepted online and are nonrefundable. Space is limited. Visit www.downtownmarquette.org for more information.

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.

Open Gym – 1 to 2:30 p.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. Non-members welcome. Fee is $5. Call 273-0696.

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

Melody on Ice -The Marquette Figure Skating Club presents: Melody on Ice, 2016 “Ice Stream” at 2 p.m. at the Berry Events Center. Advance tickets are available at the Superior Dome ticket outlet for $9 adult ($10 at door), $7 student/senior ($8 at door). Under 5 is free with paid adult. Marquettefigureskating.org

Dirt Ball – The sixth annual Noquemanon Trail Network Dirt Ball fundraiser and spring kickoff party will take place from 6-10 p.m. at Blackrocks Cannery, 950 W. Washington St., Marquette. Participants are invited to go out to dig, ride and party to celebrate dirt and the start of another riding season. Hosted by NTN Singletrack, all proceeds directly fund trail building and maintenance. Tickets are $25 and are available at NTN Office, Blackrocks Brewpub, and bike shops. More information at www.facebook.com/events/679409775495795/

Trout Unlimited – The local Fred Waara Chapter of Trout Unlimited will be hosting its 29th annual Trout Unlimited Banquet at Northern Michigan University, in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. Individual tickets are $40 and student admission is $25. Gold tables for 6 or 8 are $60 per person, which includes premium raffle and bucket raffle tickets. To reserve a place at the banquet, or to request further information about FWCTU, contact Bob Jensen at 906-228-3052 or pbjup@hotmail.com.

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

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 6-8 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

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.

Marquette Choral Society – will present its spring concert “Baroque and Beyond” at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Auditorium on the Northern Michigan University campus. General admission tickets are $10 (students and children: $5), and are available at all NMU ticket outlets.

Spring Formal – A Spring Formal Dance for U.P. Rainbow Pride will take place starting at 9 p.m. at Coco’s Restaurant. This is a fundraising event for UP Rainbow Pride’s Pridefest to be held on Sept. 10. There will be a $3 cover charge with music provided by Double Trouble DJs. The event is an opportunity for the community to get all gussied up and enjoy an evening with friends and music.

Sunday

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.

Breakfast – is 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Negaunee Eagles Club.

Life Recovery Group – meets 9:30-10:30 a.m., Lake Superior Christian Church, Marquette.

Benefit – The Friends For Elena Spaghetti Dinner is planned from noon to 4 p.m. at the Masonic Temple, 128 W. Washington St. Dine in and take out available. To purchase tickets prior to the event call 226-6587. Marquette Senior High School junior Elena needs a kidney transplant. The funds raised will help to get her to Ann Arbor for dialysis treatment until a kidney match is made.

Ninjitsu – class offered 1-2:30 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 346-9054.

Bingo – American Legion Auxiliary Bingo at Post 349 in Little Lake is ongoing on Sundays. Early birds are at 1:30 p.m. and the regular session is at 2 p.m. The public is invited.

Personal Ministry Time – from 2-4 p.m., at New Life Church, Marquette. This ministry is for anyone with a need for physical, emotional or spiritual healing in their life. For more information, call 226-2333.

Dance – The Red River Band will appear at Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Avenue, Marquette from 2-5 p.m. Open to the public and cover is $7 per person.

Marquette Choral Society – will present its spring concert “Baroque and Beyond” at 3 p.m. in Reynolds Auditorium on the Northern Michigan University campus. General admission tickets are $10 (students and children: $5), and are available at all NMU ticket outlets.

Aikido – class offered 3-4 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.

Willow Farm – The Willow Farm Therapeutic Riding Program is having a volunteer orientation from 4:30-7 p.m. Volunteers are needed to help with the program which has as its mission to be a center for continual development, implementation and evaluation of a therapeutic riding program for children and young adults between the ages of 4 and 26, all of whom have a physician diagnosed disability. For more information, contact the program’s Volunteer Coordinator Mara Juidici at majuidic@nmu.edu.

Free meal – Hope Free Lutheran Church in west Ishpeming will have its monthly community dinner at 5 p.m. The menu this month features pasty pie. The dinner is free of charge and all are welcome. For more information, call the church office at 485-5714.

Superior Pipe and Drum – Corps meets 6-8 p.m. at Silver Creek Church in Harvey. New members welcome. Highland dancing, bagpiping and drumming instruction available. Call Pierre Ogea at 249-1999, or visit www.superiorpipes.org.

ACA – Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families beginners meeting/work book study is 6-8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 120 N. Front St., Marquette. Call 361-2563.

VFW Auxiliary Bingo – early birds meet at 6:20 p.m. Regular session begins at 6:30 p.m. No Smoking.

Early Bird Bingo – at 6:20 p.m., the VFW post 4573 in Ishpeming.

Alcoholics Anonymous – (open/speaker/non-smoking) meets 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Munising.

Incest Survivors – Survivors of Incest Anonymous meets 7 p.m., Lake Superior Village Community Center, Marquette. Women only. Call 228-8155.

Alcoholics Anonymous – closed meeting, 8 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Monday

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. Call AA Hotline, 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

Playgroup – Ishpeming’s Monday Morning Playgroup at Birchview Elementary will run from 8:30-10 a.m. each Monday during the school year. Pre-registration is not required and there is no charge to participate. Call Birchview school at 485-6341 for further information.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, and Immunizations from 8:30 a.m.-3 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 10 a.m. $2 donation goes to library fund. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Book Babies – 10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Community 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.

Alcoholics Anonymous – We Are Not Saints open meeting is at noon at 231 Wright St., Marquette. Call 228-6545.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Women’s “Twelve Steps, Twelve Traditions” discussion meeting at noon, Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline at 249-4430.

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

TOPS 625 – meets at 4:30 p.m., Wesley United Methodist Church, Ishpeming.

TOPS 934 – weigh-in is 5-5:30 p.m., meeting is 5:45 p.m. upstairs of VFW Post on Gold Street, Negaunee. Call 360-3585.

Tang Soo Do – Karate youth class, 5-6 p.m. at the Negaunee YMCA. Spirit Warrior Karate Academy, a Christian approach to martial arts. Call 360-0479.

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 5:30-6:30 p.m. for kids; 7-8:15 p.m. for adults, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

SMART Recovery – is an abstinence based recovery group that meets at 6 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

Soo Bahk Do Karate – classes for ages 7-adult offered 6-7 p.m., beginner teen and adult 6:30-7 p.m., black belts 7-8:15 p.m. and (Dan) class 8-9:30 p.m. at Marquette Soo Bahk Do Academy, 1200 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 226-4723 for more info/private lessons.

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

Grief Support Group – meets 6:30 p.m. at Good News Assembly of God in Ishpeming. Call 485-5561.

Let’s Get Graphic – Graphic Novel to Film Event: “30 Days of Night,” Horror/thriller stars Josh Hartnett and Melissa George. Discussion of the film and graphic novel by Steve Niles and Ben Templesmith follows the screening. Mature themes and graphic imagery, parental discretion is advised. Group meets this month at Peter White Public Library Community room at 6 p.m. Bring a dinner. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info, www.facebook.com/GetGraphicMQT, or 226-4316

NAMI – The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette offers confidential support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness. An educational meeting will be at 7 p.m. in the Nonprofit Commons Conference Room, 129 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette.

Panic Relief – panic attack and anxiety program offered at 7 p.m. via teleconference call. To participate, call 732-940-9658. For mor

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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

Bloodmobile – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UP Health System-Marquette, will hold a bloodmobile blood drive at Superior Extrusion Inc., Gwinn, from 6-7:30 a.m. For an appointment call Michelle Dillinger at 346-7308, ext. 210.

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.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at 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.

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

Tai Chi – Tai Chi is offered from 10-11:45 a.m. and from 5:30-7 p.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-3502.

2’s & 3’s Storytime – 10:30-11 a.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Join in for stories, fingerplays, songs and activities. Free. Ages 2 and 3. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Graveraet 1953 – Graveraet Class of 1953 will gather at 11 a.m. at The Crossroads. Call 906-475-5199 for more information.

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.

Harrison tribute – The Northern Michigan University English department will host a “pop-up” reading to honor the work of author Jim Harrison, who died on March 26. The event will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Olson Library and is free and open to the public.

Matinee Movie – “Room,” 2015. Closed captioning on for access to all. Peter White Public Library Community room.12:30 p.m. Bring a lunch. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318.

Story & Craft Hour, Ages 4+ – 1-2 p.m. Youth Services Atrium. Children ages 4 and up are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and crafts. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Senior Arts – The City of Marquette Senior Arts Series is from 1-3 p.m. at the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center. Classes are open to individuals ages 60 and up and cater to a variety of skills. Participation is free to City of Marquette residents and non-residents are welcome to attend for a small donation of $5 per class to help cover the cost of supplies and instruction. This date, the class is Acrylic Painting, with Gene Bertram. For more information or questions, call 228-0456 or email seniors@mqtcty.org.

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.

LEGO Club – 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. LEGO Club for ages 5 and up. Listen to stories and work with others to build Lego projects. Free. LEGOs provided. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

NHS 1976 – The Negaunee High School Class of 1976 will have a reunion planning meeting at 6 p.m. at the Border Grill in Negaunee. Anyone with questions can email miners1976@gmail.com.

BYO Dinner Theater – “Spotlight,” 2015. Nominated for six Academy Awards winning Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay. Peter White Public Library Community room. 6 p.m. Bring a dinner. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

Lifering Secular Recovery – an alcohol-drug addiction support group, meets from 6-7 p.m. at Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 425 Fisher St., Marquette. Call 906-393-0020.

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.

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. Child care is provided by calling 485-5561.

Holocaust Memorial – The Marquette Interfaith Forum and Temple Beth Sholom present the annual Interfaith Holocaust Memorial Service at 7 p.m. It is hosted by St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 201 E. Ridge St., Marquette. All are welcome.

Watercolor – The Lake Superior Art Association will present a DVD showing of the Transparent Watercolor Society of America 2015 annual exhibition at 7 p.m. It will be shown at the Marquette Arts and Culture Center on the lower level of Peter White Public Library. Local artist and teacher Carl Mayer will give commentary on the artwork. Mayer is a TWSA signature member. Contact Michele at 250-7364 for more information.

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.

Al-Anon – An Al-Anon meeting takes place at 7 p.m. in the Gwinn Clubhouse Community Room in Gwinn.

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.

County EDC – Board of Directors of the Economic Development Corporation of the County of Marquette will meet at 8 a.m. at the Lake Superior Community Partnership office, located at 501 S. Front St., Marquette.

MCHD – A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at Marquette County Health Department.

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

Al-Anon – 10 a.m. Mission Covenant Church, North Second Street, in Ishpeming.

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

Book Babies – 10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Community 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.

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.

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

Blood drive – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of Upper Peninsula Health System Marquette, will hold a blood drive at Grace Lutheran Church-Gwinn, from 2-5 p.m. For an appointment, call Joyce Styer at 346-7595.

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

Teen Harry Potter Fan Club 4:15-5:15 p.m. Peter White Public Library Shiras Room. All Muggles in grades six to 12 are invited to join in a discussion of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Free of charge. For more info, call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Grief Support – Open grief support group meets 5-6:30 p.m. first/third Wednesdays at Lake Superior Hospice in Marquette. For details call Michele Napier at 225-7760.

Free meal – A free, home-cooked meal open to the public will be available at First Baptist Church of Gwinn, 195 N. Billings St. Turkey pot pie will be served from 5:30-6:15 p.m., with take-outs available after 6 p.m. For more information, contact Mike Payne at 235-6538 or the church office at 346-6115.

Isis – Northern Michigan University political science and criminal justice professors will participate in a panel discussion titled “The U.S. Role in Fighting ISIS.” The event will be at 5:30 p.m. in the Cadillac room of the University Center. It is free and open to the public. The NMU political science department and Pi Sigma Alpha, the political science honor society, are sponsoring the panel presentation.

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 5:30-6:30 p.m. for kids; 7-8:15 p.m. for adults, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

Ely board – The Ely Township Board will meet at 6 p.m. at the township hall.

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

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).

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.

Negaunee Beautification – The Negaunee Beautification Committee will begin its year with a short meeting at 6:30 p.m. The group will do some planning for the upcoming season and get a little work done in the Pocket Park. Everyone is invited to gather at the Midtown Bakery & Cafe. No gardening experience is needed. Wearing a pair of gloves is recommended.

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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.

Spring bazaar – St. Peter Cathedral “Women Caring & Sharing Group” will be holding its annual Spring Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the cathedral hall, located at 311 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette. Baked goods, jewelry, white elephant and silent auction will be featured. Vendor tables available for $10 call Darlene at 228-9543. Everyone is welcome.

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.

U.P. Pink Power – will be hosting its annual 17-mile Fun Raising Walk at 10 a.m. The walk will begin at the Tall Timbers Store in Gwinn to Gary’s Knotty Pine Bar in Arnold. Pre-registration is Friday at the Knotty Pine and Up North Lodge from 5-7 p.m., and registration the day of the event is at Up North Lodge at 8 a.m. Pledged and money raised will be used to purchase automated external defibrillators, or AEDs, that are to be distributed throughout the Upper Peninsula. Those who collect $100 in pledges will receive a free T-shirt. For more information, visit U.P. Pink Power on Facebook or email uppinkpower@gmail.com.

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.

Super Saturdays 11 a.m.-noon. Peter White Public Library Youth Services Atrium. Children and parents are welcome to drop-in for rotating programs (Music Mania, Dad and Me, and Stretch and Learn) featuring books, activities, games, and music. Free. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

Open Gym – 1 to 2:30 p.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. Non-members welcome. Fee is $5. Call 273-0696.

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

Traditional Music Jam – Bring an acoustic instrument to play those great folk music tunes in an informal gathering for people to share their interest in traditional acoustic music. Listeners and singers are welcome. Co-sponsored by Hiawatha Music Co-op. Peter White Public Library Community room, 2-5 p.m. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

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

Percussion – The Northern Michigan University Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of James Strain, will present its annual spring concert at 3 p.m. in Reynolds Recital Hall. Admission is free.

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

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 6-8 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

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

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

Dance concert – Northern Michigan University’s Dance Minor offers a mixture of ballet, jazz, contemporary, hip-hop, modern, and other forms of choreography for the community surrounding NMU. This concert, choreographed and performed by students and faculty, displays the different dance styles and talent offered by NMU’s Dance program. 7:30 p.m. Forest Roberts Theatre. General public $5, NMU student $3.

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

Sunday

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.

Breakfast – is 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Negaunee Eagles Club.

Rock breakfast – The Rock Lions monthly third Sunday all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Rock Lions Club along M-35 in Rock. The charge is adults $8; ages 6-12, $5; and ages 5 and under eat free.

Life Recovery Group – meets 9:30-10:30 a.m., Lake Superior Christian Church, Marquette.

Coffee House – The youth of Messiah Lutheran Church in Marquette are hosting a coffee house at the church. The event will begin with a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. followed by the coffee house and live music. The combo will perform from noon until 1:45 p.m. Donations will be accepted for the luncheon, and specialty desserts and coffee drinks will also be provided at an extra cost.

Dance – The Country Wheels will provide music for a dance at the Trenary Community Building from 1-5 p.m. Admission is $5 with a lunch available for $3. All are welcome.

The Ishpeming Rock and Mineral Club – will be meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the Cliff Shaft Mine Museum, 501 W. Euclid St. in Ishpeming. Doors open at 1 p.m. to allow visitors time to view the club’s extensive mineral collection. All are welcome. No admission charge.

Ninjitsu – class offered 1-2:30 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 346-9054.

Bingo – American Legion Auxiliary Bingo at Post 349 in Little Lake is ongoing on Sundays. Early birds are at 1:30 p.m. and the regular session is at 2 p.m. The public is invited.

Mullet party – Northern Michigan University’s chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America and 40 Below Marquette County will host a Mullet Party to benefit Room at the Inn. The “business casual networking” event – “business in the front, party in the back” – will include professional headshots as well as a resume and portfolio review. It will take place from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Pioneer Rooms of the University Center. Cost is $5 for students and $7 for the community. All proceeds will benefit Room at the Inn.

Personal Ministry Time – from 2-4 p.m., at New Life Church, Marquette. This ministry is for anyone with a need for physical, emotional or spiritual healing in their life. For more information, call 226-2333.

Aikido – class offered 3-4 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.

Superior Pipe and Drum – Corps meets 6-8 p.m. at Silver Creek Church in Harvey. New members welcome. Highland dancing, bagpiping and drumming instruction available. Call Pierre Ogea at 249-1999, or visit www.superiorpipes.org.

ACA – Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families beginners meeting/work book study is 6-8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 120 N. Front St., Marquette. Call 361-2563.

VFW Auxiliary Bingo – early birds meet at 6:20 p.m. Regular session begins at 6:30 p.m. No Smoking.

Early Bird Bingo – at 6:20 p.m., the VFW post 4573 in Ishpeming.

Night of Music – 6:30 p.m., Wesley United Methodist Church, Ishpeming. Free-will offering for Camp Michigamme Scholarships. Refreshments will be served.

Alcoholics Anonymous – (open/speaker/non-smoking) meets 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Munising.

Incest Survivors – Survivors of Incest Anonymous meets 7 p.m., Lake Superior Village Community Center, Marquette. Women only. Call 228-8155.

Alcoholics Anonymous – closed meeting, 8 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Monday

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. Call AA Hotline, 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

Playgroup – Ishpeming’s Monday Morning Playgroup at Birchview Elementary will run from 8:30-10 a.m. each Monday during the school year. Pre-registration is not required and there is no charge to participate. Call Birchview school at 485-6341 for further information.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, and Immunizations from 8:30 a.m.-3 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 10 a.m. $2 donation goes to library fund. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Book Babies – 10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Community 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.

Breastfeeding Mothers Group – meets 11 a.m.-noon third Mondays in the Family Birthing Center Classroom at UP Health System-Marquette. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers and their children welcome. For details call 225-3081.

Alcoholics Anonymous – We Are Not Saints open meeting is at noon at 231 Wright St., Marquette. Call 228-6545.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Women’s “Twelve Steps, Twelve Traditions” discussion meeting at noon, Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline at 249-4430.

Gwinn Caregivers – support group meets 1 p.m. third Mondays at the Gwinn Clubhouse (Forsyth Senior Center). For more information, call 346-9862.

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

TOPS 625 – meets at 4:30 p.m., Wesley United Methodist Church, Ishpeming.

TOPS 934 – weigh-in is 5-5:30 p.m., meeting is 5:45 p.m. upstairs of VFW Post on Gold Street, Negaunee. Call 360-3585.

Tang Soo Do – Karate youth class, 5-6 p.m. at the Negaunee YMCA. Spirit Warrior Karate Academy, a Christian approach to martial arts. Call 360-0479.

Meet the Author – The Forsyth Township Public Library will be hosting a Meet the Author event with local mystery writer Vickie Fee, author of “Death Crashes the Party.” The event will run from 5:30-6:30 p.m., and Fee will have books for sale for $7.99.

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 5:30-6:30 p.m. for kids; 7-8:15 p.m. for adults, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

Cadet Squadron – Lake Superior Cadet Squadron meets 6 p.m. first/third Mondays at the Munising American Legion. Open to ages 12-21.

SMART Recovery – is an abstinence based recovery group that meets at 6 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

Soo Bahk Do Karate – classes for ages 7-adult offered 6-7 p.m., beginner teen and adult 6:30-7 p.m., black belts 7-8:15 p.m. and (Dan) class 8-9:30 p.m. at Marquette Soo Bahk Do Academy, 1200 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 226-4723 for more info/private lessons.

Exercise seminar series – Northern Michigan University’s School of Health and Human Performance will present its 2016 Exercise Science Seminar Series at 6:15 p.m. in room 241 of the PEIF. This week: Andrew Ernst, “Effect of Stretching on Performance Measures.”

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

Grief Support Group – meets 6:30 p.m. at Good News Assembly of God in Ishpeming. Call 485-5561.

Building Hope in Uncertain Times Film – “Keep on Keepin’ On,” 2014. Multiple film fest award winner. Peter White Public Library Community room, 7 p.m. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

Disabled American Veterans and DAV Auxiliary – Chapter 22 Marquette County meets 7 p.m. the third Monday of every month at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans, Marquette. Go around back to the lower level and enter under the canopy. Call 236-5253.

Panic Relief – panic attack and anxiety program offered at 7 p.m. via teleconference call. To participate, call 732-940-9658. For more info, visit www.panicreliefinc.com.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7 p.m. at Emanuel Lutheran Church, U.S. 41 South, Skandia.

Monday Night Senior/Adult Skating – at Lakeview Arena, Marquette. Skating hours are 7:309:20 p.m. Skating takes place in the Olson Rink. City of Marquette residents age 60+ skate for free. Non-residents age 60+ skate for $2.50. City residents ages 18-59 pay $3; non-residents ages 18-59 pay $3.75; and skate rentals are $3 for all.

Mainstream Square Dancing – 7:30 p.m. For location/more information, email tlc@chartermi.net or call 225-5702.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7:30 p.m. at Mitchell Methodist Church, 207 N. Teal Lake Ave., Negaunee.

Al-Anon – meets 7:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, corner of First and Canda streets, Ishpeming. Barrier-free. Last Monday is open meeting.

Open Gym – from 8-9:30 p.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. $5 entry fee. Non-members are welcome.

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.

Tuesday

Bloodmobile – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UP Health System-Marquette, will hold a bloodmobile blood drive at Superior Extrusion Inc., Gwinn, from 6-7:30 a.m. For an appointment call Michelle Dillinger at 346-7308, ext. 210.

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.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at 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.

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

Tai Chi – Tai Chi is offered from 10-11:45 a.m. and from 5:30-7 p.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-3502.

2’s & 3’s Storytime – 10:30-11 a.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Join in for stories, fingerplays, songs and activities. Free. Ages 2 and 3. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Graveraet 1953 – Graveraet Class of 1953 will gather at 11 a.m. at The Crossroads. Call 906-475-5199 for more information.

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.

Harrison tribute – The Northern Michigan University English department will host a “pop-up” reading to honor the work of author Jim Harrison, who died on March 26. The event will be held from noon to 1:30 p.m. in Olson Library and is free and open to the public.

Matinee Movie – “Room,” 2015. Closed captioning on for access to all. Peter White Public Library Community room.12:30 p.m. Bring a lunch. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318.

Story & Craft Hour, Ages 4+ – 1-2 p.m. Youth Services Atrium. Children ages 4 and up are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and crafts. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Senior Arts – The City of Marquette Senior Arts Series is from 1-3 p.m. at the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center. Classes are open to individuals ages 60 and up and cater to a variety of skills. Participation is free to City of Marquette residents and non-residents are welcome to attend for a small donation of $5 per class to help cover the cost of supplies and instruction. This date, the class is Acrylic Painting, with Gene Bertram. For more information or questions, call 228-0456 or email seniors@mqtcty.org.

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.

LEGO Club – 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. LEGO Club for ages 5 and up. Listen to stories and work with others to build Lego projects. Free. LEGOs provided. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

NHS 1976 – The Negaunee High School Class of 1976 will have a reunion planning meeting at 6 p.m. at the Border Grill in Negaunee. Anyone with questions can email miners1976@gmail.com.

BYO Dinner Theater – “Spotlight,” 2015. Nominated for six Academy Awards winning Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay. Peter White Public Library Community room. 6 p.m. Bring a dinner. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

Lifering Secular Recovery – an alcohol-drug addiction support group, meets from 6-7 p.m. at Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 425 Fisher St., Marquette. Call 906-393-0020.

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.

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. Child care is provided by calling 485-5561.

Holocaust Memorial – The Marquette Interfaith Forum and Temple Beth Sholom present the annual Interfaith Holocaust Memorial Service at 7 p.m. It is hosted by St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 201 E. Ridge St., Marquette. All are welcome.

Watercolor – The Lake Superior Art Association will present a DVD showing of the Transparent Watercolor Society of America 2015 annual exhibition at 7 p.m. It will be shown at the Marquette Arts and Culture Center on the lower level of Peter White Public Library. Local artist and teacher Carl Mayer will give commentary on the artwork. Mayer is a TWSA signature member. Contact Michele at 250-7364 for more information.

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.

Al-Anon – An Al-Anon meeting takes place at 7 p.m. in the Gwinn Clubhouse Community Room in Gwinn.

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.

County EDC – Board of Directors of the Economic Development Corporation of the County of Marquette will meet at 8 a.m. at the Lake Superior Community Partnership office, located at 501 S. Front St., Marquette.

MCHD – A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at Marquette County Health Department.

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

Al-Anon – 10 a.m. Mission Covenant Church, North Second Street, in Ishpeming.

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

Book Babies – 10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Community 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.

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.

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

Blood drive – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of Upper Peninsula Health System Marquette, will hold a blood drive at Grace Lutheran Church-Gwinn, from 2-5 p.m. For an appointment, call Joyce Styer at 346-7595.

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

Teen Harry Potter Fan Club 4:15-5:15 p.m. Peter White Public Library Shiras Room. All Muggles in grades six to 12 are invited to join in a discussion of Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix. Free of charge. For more info, call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Grief Support – Open grief support group meets 5-6:30 p.m. first/third Wednesdays at Lake Superior Hospice in Marquette. For details call Michele Napier at 225-7760.

Free meal – A free, home-cooked meal open to the public will be available at First Baptist Church of Gwinn, 195 N. Billings St. Turkey pot pie will be served from 5:30-6:15 p.m., with take-outs available after 6 p.m. For more information, contact Mike Payne at 235-6538 or the church office at 346-6115.

Isis – Northern Michigan University political science and criminal justice professors will participate in a panel discussion titled “The U.S. Role in Fighting ISIS.” The event will be at 5:30 p.m. in the Cadillac room of the University Center. It is free and open to the public. The NMU political science department and Pi Sigma Alpha, the political science honor society, are sponsoring the panel presentation.

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 5:30-6:30 p.m. for kids; 7-8:15 p.m. for adults, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

Ely board – The Ely Township Board will meet at 6 p.m. at the township hall.

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

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).

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.

Negaunee Beautification – The Negaunee Beautification Committee will begin its year with a short meeting at 6:30 p.m. The group will do some planning for the upcoming season and get a little work done in the Pocket Park. Everyone is invited to gather at the Midtown Bakery & Cafe. No gardening experience is needed. Wearing a pair of gloves is recommended.

Marquette Genealogical Society – The Marquette County Genealogical Society will gather at 6:45 p.m. for its monthly meeting in the Shiras Room of Peter White Public Library. Following the meeting, Daniel Fountain will talk on “Michigan Gold and Silver: The Lake Superior Connection.” The public is welcome to attend.

MSHS play – Marquette Senior High School’s Drama Club presents a live radio play performance of “Arsenic and Old Lace” at 7 p.m. in the MSHS Little Theater. Admission is free and open to the public for this family friendly production. Donations to support the MSHS Drama Club are welcome.

Hiawatha Warm Up – featuring The Monday Night All Stars at the Ore Dock Brewing Co. from 7-9 p.m. Admission is $7 for public and $5 for co-op members and free for children under 12. For more information, call 226-8575 or visit the website www.hiawathamusic.org.

The Human Condition – “The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness, and Greed.” Written by John Vaillant, a tale of obsession so fierce that a man kills the thing he loves most: the only giant golden spruce on earth. The non-fiction book discussion group meets monthly on the third Wednesday. Peter White Public Library Dandelion Cottage Room, 7 p.m. No charge, all are welcome. www.pwpl.info or 226-4312

Grief Support Group – meets 7 p.m. third Wednesdays at the St. Joseph Activity Center in Ishpeming. Meetings are open to anyone grieving the loss of a loved one.

Eagles Aerie – Ladies Auxiliary, Negaunee Eagles Aerie 1944 meets at 7:30 p.m. first/third Wednesdays at the club.

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

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.

MCHD – A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at Marquette County Health Department.

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

Chair yoga – Chair yoga is offered at the Gwinn Clubhouse at 10 a.m. $2 donation goes to library fund. Call 346-2117 for more information.

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.

2’s & 3’s Storytime – 10:30-11 a.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Join in for stories, fingerplays, songs and activities. Free. Ages 2 and 3. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

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

IHS 1958 – The Ishpeming High School Class of 1958 meets the third Thursday of every month at Jasper Ridge Brewery in Ishpeming starting at 12:30 p.m.

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.

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Program – 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. STEM for grades K through eighth. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

Northern Michigan University’s College of Business – Kevat Juhla (spring celebration), 6 p.m. social hour and 7 p.m. dinner in the University Center Explorer Rooms. Supporters of the NMU College of Business are encouraged to attend. Free registration required. Donations accepted.

Coloring Club for adults – Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library, 6 p.m., Bring supplies or use what the library has.

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.

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.

Bartender Challenge – The Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum and Marquette Regional History Center are preparing for their second annual fundraising event that will benefit both museums: The 2016 Bartender Challenge. The event is planned from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $50 in advance and available at the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum and Marquette Regional History Center. Tickets will be $60 at the door. For more information call 226-3911.

MSHS play – Marquette Senior High School’s Drama Club presents a live radio play performance of “Arsenic and Old Lace” at 7 p.m. in the MSHS Little Theater. Admission is free and open to the public for this family friendly production. Donations to support the MSHS Drama Club are welcome.

Beverly Matherne Poetry Reading – April is Poetry month and Matherne reads from her newest collection, “Blind River.” Peter White Public Library Shiras room, 7 p.m. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

Plant documentary – Northern Vegans invite the public to join a presentation of “Plant Pure Nation” at 7 p.m. at the Thomas Theater at 1525 Commerce Drive in Marquette. Visit www.northernvegans.com or Northern Vegans on Facebook for more information.

NAMI – The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette offers confidential support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with me

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 to purchase tickets for the Northern Michigan University’s Lake Effect Show Choir’s “A Taste of Heart & Soul,” an evening of musical entertainment accompanied by appetizers, desserts and beverages set for April 20 and 21. Tickets are $15. They can be purchased at Forsberg Flowers: A New Leaf or at the NMU Music Department office in the Thomas Fine Arts Building. Show seating is determined by the order in which the tickets are purchased. For more information, contact the NMU Music Department at 227-2563 or music@nmu.edu.

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.

Children’s Coalition – The Upper Peninsula Children’s Coalition will host its annual conference with the theme “Self-care for the Human Services Professional,” 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at Northern Michigan University’s Bottum University Center. For more information regarding the conference, contact Sandy Sheltrow at 906-273-1095 or sheltrows@upfs.org extension 209 or Sandy Meyskens at 906-226-5139 or smeysken@maresa.org.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, and Immunizations from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Bingo – Bell Auxiliary is sponsoring a senior luncheon and bingo every third Friday of the month. The luncheon/bingo will be at the Ishpeming Senior Center from noon to 2 p.m. There is no charge. A number of seats available. Sign up at the senior center. For questions, call Senior Center at 485-5527.

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.

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

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

Schizophrenics Anonymous – is a six-step support group for individuals with schizophrenia or a related disorder. Meetings will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Brantley Drop-In. Contact Annette at 226-1077 for more information.

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

Tech Help Drop-in – Northern Michigan University Information Technology student tutors are available for one-on-one technology help. Bring electronic devices – laptop, tablet, eReader – and get the help you need to use it fully. No appointment necessary. Peter White Public Library Shiras Toom, 4-6 p.m. No charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318.

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

Fish Fry – VFW Post 4573 of Ishpeming hosts a fish fry from 4-7 p.m. To-go orders are available for pick up. Call 486-4856 for more information.

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

Elks fish fry – All members and guests are invited to the Marquette Elks Fish Fry Dinner from 5-7 pm. at the Elks Lodge 405, 127 N. Front St., Marquette. Lake trout, whitefish, cod and shrimp are on the menu along with a large salad bar and baked potatoes.

Reservations for six or more can be called in to 226-7611. Children under the ages of 5 eat for free and children under the age 12 eat at half-price.

CineArts Film “Ran,”, 1985. A Great Michigan Read event celebrating the statewide discussion of “Station Eleven” by Emily St. John Mandel. Peter White Public Library Community room, 6 p.m. Bring a dinner. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4309

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.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at 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.

Chair yoga – Chair yoga is offered at the Gwinn Clubhouse at 10 a.m. $2 donation goes to library fund. Call 346-2117 for more information.

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.

2’s & 3’s Storytime – 10:30-11 a.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Join in for stories, fingerplays, songs and activities. Free. Ages 2 and 3. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Beautification – The Marquette Beautification & Restoration Committee meets at noon at the Landmark Inn. The guest speaker will be Jim Sommers, Co-owner of Carp River Gardens. He will present “A Visit to Upper Peninsula Perennial Gardening.” The meetings are open to the public and lunch is offered at a cost.

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.

The Transition Marquette County Reading Group – will have a “double-header” discussion in the Conference Room at Peter White Public Library in Marquette. At 1 p.m. the group will discuss “The Tao of Vegetable Gardening” by Carol Deppe, subtitled “Cultivating Tomatoes, Greens, Peas, Beans, Squash, Joy, and Serenity. At 7 p.m., there will be an encore discussion of “Station Eleven” by Emily St. John Mandel, as a part of the Great Michigan Read programming. For more information call Charlie at 226-3314 or email “mailto:mqtchaz@gmail.com”>mqtchaz@gmail.com.

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.

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Program – 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. STEM for grades K through eighth. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

UPCM – The Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum will continue its Second Thursday Creativity Series with a theme of “Inventions!” People are invited to stop in for a variety of fun, hands-on activities, fun snacks, plus live music. Second Thursday events run from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. and are free with admission or membership. For more information on happenings at the U.P. Children’s Museum, call 226-3911 or visit on the web at upchildrensmuseum.org

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.

Yarnwinders – will meet at the Sweetwater Cafe. There will be no formal program. Those who want dinner should arrive at 6 p.m. Those who only want dessert should be there at 6:30 p.m.

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.

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 UP Health System-Marquette. 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.

MSHS Jazz Band in Concert – Enjoy the cool sounds of the Marquette Senior High School Jazz Bands under the direction of Dr. Matthew Ludwig, featuring performances by two student ensembles: the MSHS Jazz Combo and MSHS Jazz Band. Peter White Public Library Community Room. 7 p.m. Sponsored by the Carroll Paul Memorial Trust Fund of the Peter White Public Library No admission charge. Visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318 for more information.

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.

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.

Scottish Country Dance – group meets 7 p.m. second Thursdays in the chapel of St. Paul Episcopal Church, Marquette. Call 249-5659.

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.

NMU music – The Northern Michigan University Choir and Arts Chorale will present a spring festival concert at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Recital Hall. Admission is free.

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.

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 to purchase tickets for the Northern Michigan University’s Lake Effect Show Choir’s “A Taste of Heart & Soul,” an evening of musical entertainment accompanied by appetizers, desserts and beverages set for April 20 and 21. Tickets are $15. They can be purchased at Forsberg Flowers: A New Leaf or at the NMU Music Department office in the Thomas Fine Arts Building. Show seating is determined by the order in which the tickets are purchased. For more information, contact the NMU Music Department at 227-2563 or music@nmu.edu.

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.

Children’s Coalition – The Upper Peninsula Children’s Coalition will host its annual conference with the theme “Self-care for the Human Services Professional,” 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. at Northern Michigan University’s Bottum University Center. For more information regarding the conference, contact Sandy Sheltrow at 906-273-1095 or sheltrows@upfs.org extension 209 or Sandy Meyskens at 906-226-5139 or smeysken@maresa.org.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, and Immunizations from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Bingo – Bell Auxiliary is sponsoring a senior luncheon and bingo every third Friday of the month. The luncheon/bingo will be at the Ishpeming Senior Center from noon to 2 p.m. There is no charge. A number of seats available. Sign up at the senior center. For questions, call Senior Center at 485-5527.

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.

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

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

Schizophrenics Anonymous – is a six-step support group for individuals with schizophrenia or a related disorder. Meetings will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Brantley Drop-In. Contact Annette at 226-1077 for more information.

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

Tech Help Drop-in – Northern Michigan University Information Technology student tutors are available for one-on-one technology help. Bring electronic devices – laptop, tablet, eReader – and get the help you need to use it fully. No appointment necessary. Peter White Public Library Shiras Toom, 4-6 p.m. No charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318.

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

Fish Fry – VFW Post 4573 of Ishpeming hosts a fish fry from 4-7 p.m. To-go orders are available for pick up. Call 486-4856 for more information.

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

Elks fish fry – All members and guests are invited to the Marquette Elks Fish Fry Dinner from 5-7 pm. at the Elks Lodge 405, 127 N. Front St., Marquette. Lake trout, whitefish, cod and shrimp are on the menu along with a large salad bar and baked potatoes.

Reservations for six or more can be called in to 226-7611. Children under the ages of 5 eat for free and children under the age 12 eat at half-price.

CineArts Film “Ran,”, 1985. A Great Michigan Read event celebrating the statewide discussion of “Station Eleven” by Emily St. John Mandel. Peter White Public Library Community room, 6 p.m. Bring a dinner. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4309

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

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.

Dance – The Marquette Folk Dancers have weekly recreational dancing at 7 p.m. at the Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, 1500 W. Washington St. Beginners and visitors always welcome. No experience necessary. Phone 226-9617 for information.

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.

Narcotics Anonymous – open meeting at 9 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, 927 W. Fair Ave., Marquette. Call 866-506-6557.

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.

Spring bazaar – St. Peter Cathedral “Women Caring & Sharing Group” will be holding its annual Spring Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the cathedral hall, located at 311 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette. Baked goods, jewelry, white elephant and silent auction will be featured. Vendor tables available for $10 call Darlene at 228-9543. Everyone is welcome.

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.

U.P. Pink Power – will be hosting its annual 17-mile Fun Raising Walk at 10 a.m. The walk will begin at the Tall Timbers Store in Gwinn to Gary’s Knotty Pine Bar in Arnold. Pre-registration is Friday at the Knotty Pine and Up North Lodge from 5-7 p.m., and registration the day of the event is at Up North Lodge at 8 a.m. Pledged and money raised will be used to purchase automated external defibrillators, or AEDs, that are to be distributed throughout the Upper Peninsula. Those who collect $100 in pledges will receive a free T-shirt. For more information, visit U.P. Pink Power on Facebook or email uppinkpower@gmail.com.

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.

Super Saturdays 11 a.m.-noon. Peter White Public Library Youth Services Atrium. Children and parents are welcome to drop-in for rotating programs (Music Mania, Dad and Me, and Stretch and Learn) featuring books, activities, games, and music. Free. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

Open Gym – 1 to 2:30 p.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. Non-members welcome. Fee is $5. Call 273-0696.

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

Traditional Music Jam – Bring an acoustic instrument to play those great folk music tunes in an informal gathering for people to share their interest in traditional acoustic music. Listeners and singers are welcome. Co-sponsored by Hiawatha Music Co-op. Peter White Public Library Community room, 2-5 p.m. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

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

Percussion – The Northern Michigan University Percussion Ensemble, under the direction of James Strain, will present its annual spring concert at 3 p.m. in Reynolds Recital Hall. Admission is free.

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

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 6-8 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

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

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

Dance concert – Northern Michigan University’s Dance Minor offers a mixture of ballet, jazz, contemporary, hip-hop, modern, and other forms of choreography for the community surrounding NMU. This concert, choreographed and performed by students and faculty, displays the different dance styles and talent offered by NMU’s Dance program. 7:30 p.m. Forest Roberts Theatre. General public $5, NMU student $3.

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

Sunday

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.

Breakfast – is 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Negaunee Eagles Club.

Rock breakfast – The Rock Lions monthly third Sunday all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Rock Lions Club along M-35 in Rock. The charge is adults $8; ages 6-12, $5; and ages 5 and under eat free.

Life Recovery Group – meets 9:30-10:30 a.m., Lake Superior Christian Church, Marquette.

Coffee House – The youth of Messiah Lutheran Church in Marquette are hosting a coffee house at the church. The event will begin with a luncheon at 11:30 a.m. followed by the coffee house and live music. The combo will perform from noon until 1:45 p.m. Donations will be accepted for the luncheon, and specialty desserts and coffee drinks will also be provided at an extra cost.

Dance – The Country Wheels will provide music for a dance at the Trenary Community Building from 1-5 p.m. Admission is $5 with a lunch available for $3. All are welcome.

The Ishpeming Rock and Mineral Club – will be meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the Cliff Shaft Mine Museum, 501 W. Euclid St. in Ishpeming. Doors open at 1 p.m. to allow visitors time to view the club’s extensive mineral collection. All are welcome. No admission charge.

Ninjitsu – class offered 1-2:30 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 346-9054.

Bingo – American Legion Auxiliary Bingo at Post 349 in Little Lake is ongoing on Sundays. Early birds are at 1:30 p.m. and the regular session is at 2 p.m. The public is invited.

Personal Ministry Time – from 2-4 p.m., at New Life Church, Marquette. This ministry is for anyone with a need for physical, emotional or spiritual healing in their life. For more information, call 226-2333.

Aikido – class offered 3-4 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.

Superior Pipe and Drum – Corps meets 6-8 p.m. at Silver Creek Church in Harvey. New members welcome. Highland dancing, bagpiping and drumming instruction available. Call Pierre Ogea at 249-1999, or visit www.superiorpipes.org.

ACA – Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families beginners meeting/work book study is 6-8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 120 N. Front St., Marquette. Call 361-2563.

VFW Auxiliary Bingo – early birds meet at 6:20 p.m. Regular session begins at 6:30 p.m. No Smoking.

Early Bird Bingo – at 6:20 p.m., the VFW post 4573 in Ishpeming.

Night of Music – 6:30 p.m., Wesley United Methodist Church, Ishpeming. Free-will offering for Camp Michigamme Scholarships. Refreshments will be served.

Alcoholics Anonymous – (open/speaker/non-smoking) meets 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Munising.

Incest Survivors – Survivors of Incest Anonymous meets 7 p.m., Lake Superior Village Community Center, Marquette. Women only. Call 228-8155.

Alcoholics Anonymous – closed meeting, 8 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Monday

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. Call AA Hotline, 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

Playgroup – Ishpeming’s Monday Morning Playgroup at Birchview Elementary will run from 8:30-10 a.m. each Monday during the school year. Pre-registration is not required and there is no charge to participate. Call Birchview school at 485-6341 for further information.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, and Immunizations from 8:30 a.m.-3 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 10 a.m. $2 donation goes to library fund. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Book Babies – 10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Community 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.

Breastfeeding Mothers Group – meets 11 a.m.-noon third Mondays in the Family Birthing Center Classroom at UP Health System-Marquette. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers and their children welcome. For details call 225-3081.

Alcoholics Anonymous – We Are Not Saints open meeting is at noon at 231 Wright St., Marquette. Call 228-6545.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Women’s “Twelve Steps, Twelve Traditions” discussion meeting at noon, Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline at 249-4430.

Gwinn Caregivers – support group meets 1 p.m. third Mondays at the Gwinn Clubhouse (Forsyth Senior Center). For more information, call 346-9862.

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

TOPS 625 – meets at 4:30 p.m., Wesley United Methodist Church, Ishpeming.

TOPS 934 – weigh-in is 5-5:30 p.m., meeting is 5:45 p.m. upstairs of VFW Post on Gold Street, Negaunee. Call 360-3585.

Tang Soo Do – Karate youth class, 5-6 p.m. at the Negaunee YMCA. Spirit Warrior Karate Academy, a Christian approach to martial arts. Call 360-0479.

Meet the Author – The Forsyth Township Public Library will be hosting a Meet the Author event with local mystery writer Vickie Fee, author of “Death Crashes the Party.” The event will run from 5:30-6:30 p.m., and Fee will have books for sale for $7.99.

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 5:30-6:30 p.m. for kids; 7-8:15 p.m. for adults, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

Cadet Squadron – Lake Superior Cadet Squadron meets 6 p.m. first/third Mondays at the Munising American Legion. Open to ages 12-21.

SMART Recovery – is an abstinence based recovery group that meets at 6 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

Soo Bahk Do Karate – classes for ages 7-adult offered 6-7 p.m., beginner teen and adult 6:30-7 p.m., black belts 7-8:15 p.m. and (Dan) class 8-9:30 p.m. at Marquette Soo Bahk Do Academy, 1200 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 226-4723 for more info/private lessons.

Exercise seminar series – Northern Michigan University’s School of Health and Human Performance will present its 2016 Exercise Science Seminar Series at 6:15 p.m. in room 241 of the PEIF. This week: Andrew Ernst, “Effect of Stretching on Performance Measures.”

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

Grief Support Group – meets 6:30 p.m. at Good News Assembly of God in Ishpeming. Call 485-5561.

Building Hope in Uncertain Times Film – “Keep on Keepin’ On,” 2014. Multiple film fest award winner. Peter White Public Library Community room, 7 p.m. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

Disabled American Veterans and DAV Auxiliary – Chapter 22 Marquette County meets 7 p.m. the third Monday of every month at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans, Marquette. Go around back to the lower level and enter under the canopy. Call 236-5253.

Panic Relief – panic attack and anxiety program offered at 7 p.m. via teleconference call. To participate, call 732-940-9658. For more info, visit www.panicreliefinc.com.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7 p.m. at Emanuel Lutheran Church, U.S. 41 South, Skandia.

Monday Night Senior/Adult Skating – at Lakeview Arena, Marquette. Skating hours are 7:309:20 p.m. Skating takes place in the Olson Rink. City of Marquette residents age 60+ skate for free. Non-residents age 60+ skate for $2.50. City residents ages 18-59 pay $3; non-residents ages 18-59 pay $3.75; and skate rentals are $3 for all.

Mainstream Square Dancing – 7:30 p.m. For location/more information, email tlc@chartermi.net or call 225-5702.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7:30 p.m. at Mitchell Methodist Church, 207 N. Teal Lake Ave., Negaunee.

Al-Anon – meets 7:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, corner of First and Canda streets, Ishpeming. Barrier-free. Last Monday is open meeting.

Open Gym – from 8-9:30 p.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. $5 entry fee. Non-members are welcome.

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.

Tuesday

Bloodmobile – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UP Health System-Marquette, will hold a bloodmobile blood drive at Superior Extrusion Inc., Gwinn, from 6-7:30 a.m. For an appointment call Michelle Dillinger at 346-7308, ext. 210.

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.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at 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.

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

Tai Chi – Tai Chi is offered from 10-11:45 a.m. and from 5:30-7 p.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-3502.

2’s & 3’s Storytime – 10:30-11 a.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Join in for stories, fingerplays, songs and activities. Free. Ages 2 and 3. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Graveraet 1953 – Graveraet Class of 1953 will gather at 11 a.m. at The Crossroads. Call 906-475-5199 for more information.

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.

Matinee Movie – “Room,” 2015. Closed captioning on for access to all. Peter White Public Library Community room.12:30 p.m. Bring a lunch. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318.

Story & Craft Hour, Ages 4+ – 1-2 p.m. Youth Services Atrium. Children ages 4 and up are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and crafts. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Senior Arts – The City of Marquette Senior Arts Series is from 1-3 p.m. at the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center. Classes are open to individuals ages 60 and up and cater to a variety of skills. Participation is free to City of Marquette residents and non-residents are welcome to attend for a small donation of $5 per class to help cover the cost of supplies and instruction. This date, the class is Acrylic Painting, with Gene Bertram. For more information or questions, call 228-0456 or email seniors@mqtcty.org.

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.

LEGO Club – 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. LEGO Club for ages 5 and up. Listen to stories and work with others to build Lego projects. Free. LEGOs provided. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

NHS 1976 – The Negaunee High School Class of 1976 will have a reunion planning meeting at 6 p.m. at the Border Grill in Negaunee. Anyone with questions can email miners1976@gmail.com.

BYO Dinner Theater – “Spotlight,” 2015. Nominated for six Academy Awards winning Best Picture and Best Original Screenplay. Peter White Public Library Community room. 6 p.m. Bring a dinner. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

Lifering Secular Recovery – an alcohol-drug addiction support group, meets from 6-7 p.m. at Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 425 Fisher St., Marquette. Call 906-393-0020.

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.

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. Child care is provided by calling 485-5561.

Holocaust Memorial – The Marquette Interfaith Forum and Temple Beth Sholom present the annual Interfaith Holocaust Memorial Service at 7 p.m. It is hosted by St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 201 E. Ridge St., Marquette. All are welcome.

Watercolor – The Lake Superior Art Association will present a DVD showing of the Transparent Watercolor Society of America 2015 annual exhibition at 7 p.m. It will be shown at the Marquette Arts and Culture Center on the lower level of Peter White Public Library. Local artist and teacher Carl Mayer will give commentary on the artwork. Mayer is a TWSA signature member. Contact Michele at 250-7364 for more information.

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.

Al-Anon – An Al-Anon meeting takes place at 7 p.m. in the Gwinn Clubhouse Community Room in Gwinn.

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

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.

MCHD – A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at Marquette County Health Department.

Al-Anon – 10 a.m. Mission Covenant Church, North Second Street, in Ishpeming.

Book Babies – 10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Community 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.

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. The church is located at 414 E. Ridge St. in Ishpeming

IHS 1957 – The Ishpeming High School Class of 1957 will meet at 11 a.m. for soup luncheon at Trinity Lutheran Church in Ishpeming.

Woolworth – All former Woolworths employees are invited to meet for lunch at noon at Big Boy Restaurant in Marquette.

Younkers Retirees – meet at noon on second Wednesdays at Perkins in Marquette. Call 225-5019.

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.

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

Social Security – Using the “My Social Security” Website Workshop led by Social Security representatives from the Marquette office on how to navigate the new website that replaces the paper statement of previous year. Get Social Security questions answered. Peter White Public Library Computer Lab, 3 p.m. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4312

Junior Teen Advisory Board – 4:155:15 p.m. Peter White Public Library Community Room. All students in grades 5 through 8 are invited to talk about books, play games, and help plan our teen summer reading program. Meet new people and get some volunteer experience at your library! Free of charge. For more info, call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.

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

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

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 5:30-6:30 p.m. for kids; 7-8:15 p.m. for adults, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

Book Club for Adults – The Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library hosts a discussion at 6 p.m. about this month’s book club pick “Walk on Earth a Stranger” by Rae Carlson. Newcomers welcome.

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.

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).

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.

Library treasures – The Marquette Regional History Center presents: Library Treasures from 6:30-8 p.m. at MRHC. During National Library Week, discover the photographic treasures at the John M. Longyear Research Library. Whether it is lantern slides, Child’s Art Gallery glass negatives, 3-D stereographs, photo albums, vintage photographs, or postcards, the library has it all – more than 50,000 images. Participants will hear about early photographers, learn about the collection, see images and be amazed at this unique “window to the past.” This is a free event. Visit marquettehistory.org or call 226.3571 for more information.

Ely Township zoning – The Ely Township Zoning Board of Appeals will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Ely Township Hall.

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

Audubon – The Laughing Whitefish Audubon Society will host a program called “Michigan Kirtland’s Warbler Program: Update on Delisting a Conservation-reliant Species” presented by Christie Deloria-Sheffield of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The program will take place at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of Peter White Public Library. For more information call 226-6749.

Once Upon a Crime – “Eeny Meeny” by M.J. Arlidge. First in the new series featuring Detective Helen Grace. New members welcome. Peter White Public Library Dandelion Cottage room, 7 p.m. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

Building Hope in Uncertain Times – Book Study: Section 8: Beyond Hope. Join the community discussion with facilitators: Fran Darling and Douglas Gill. Based on “The Impossible Will Take a Little While,” an anthology of essays by people who have endured difficult times and persevered. All are welcome. Peter White Public Library Shiras room, 7 p.m. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

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

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.

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

Pasty Sale – at the VFW Post 5670 on M-35 in New Swanzy, on the second Tuesday of each month. To order call 346-5670.

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.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at 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.

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

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

Tai Chi – Tai Chi is offered from 10-11:45 a.m. and from 5:30-7 p.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-3502.

Be The Match – The Northern Michigan University Volunteer Center will coordinate a Be the Match bone marrow registration drive on campus from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Jamrich Hall ticket booth near the auditorium. For more information, contact the NMU Volunteer Center at 227-2466 or volctr@nmu.edu.

NHS 1951 – meets for brunch at 10 a.m. second Tuesdays, Negaunee Senior Center. Call 485-1178 or 250-7141.

2’s & 3’s Storytime – 10:30-11 a.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Join in for stories, fingerplays, songs and activities. Free. Ages 2 and 3. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Story time- The Negaunee Public Library offers story time for children of all ages 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.

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.

Matinee Movie – “Trumbo,” 2015; biography/drama; R, 124 min.Closed captioning on for access to all. Peter White Public Library Community room.12:30 p.m. Bring a lunch. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

Story & Craft Hour, Ages 4+ – 1-2 p.m. Youth Services Atrium. Children ages 4 and up are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and crafts. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

VA Romo Post 3165 Ladies Auxiliary – will hold a meeting at 1 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month in the upstairs of the post home in Negaunee.

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.

Book Club for Adults – The Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library hosts a discussion at 2 p.m. about this month’s book club pick “Walk on Earth a Stranger” by Rae Carlson. Newcomers welcome.

LEGO Club – 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. LEGO Club for ages 5 and up. Listen to stories and work with others to build Lego projects. Free. LEGOs provided. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

BYO Dinner Theater- “Steve Jobs,” 2015; biography/drama; R; 122 min. Peter White Public Library Community room. 6 p.m. Bring a dinner. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

Lifering Secular Recovery – an alcohol-drug addiction support group, meets from 6-7 p.m. at Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 425 Fisher St., Marquette. Call 906-393-0020.

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.

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. Child care is provided by calling 485-5561.

Forsyth Township Historical Society – The evidence for a local Anishinaabe family winter encampment site on the Sands Plains dating to the 1630-1640s and its connection to early French explorers will be the topic of a program at the Gwinn High School Library at 7 p.m. Guest speaker for the program will be local archaeologist and historian Jim Paquette, who will discuss the results of archaeological excavations at the site in recent years. The program is sponsored by the Forsyth Township Historical Society and will be the annual meeting for the society. A brief organizational meeting will precede the program. Admission to the program is free for members of the society and students and $2 for all others. Refreshments will be served. The program is being produced in conjunction with the Forsyth Township Public Library. For more information contact Rick Wills at 346-5413 or by email at rpwills@yahoo.com.

Compassionate Friends – The Upper Peninsula Chapter of Compassionate Friends meets at 7 p.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Marquette. The group offers support to families and individuals who have experienced the death of a child regardless of age. For more information, call 249-1948.

Marquette County Veterans Services Committee – will meet at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month in the board room on the basement level of the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans, Marquette. The committee functions to serve all veterans and veterans activities. Representatives from local organizations or members of the general public are invited to attend. For more information, call George LaBlonde 236-5253 or email at glablonde@gmail.com.

Al-Anon – An Al-Anon meeting takes place at 7 p.m. in the Gwinn Clubhouse Community Room in Gwinn.

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.

MCHD – A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at Marquette County Health Department.

Al-Anon – 10 a.m. Mission Covenant Church, North Second Street, in Ishpeming.

Book Babies – 10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Community 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.

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. The church is located at 414 E. Ridge St. in Ishpeming

IHS 1957 – The Ishpeming High School Class of 1957 will meet at 11 a.m. for soup luncheon at Trinity Lutheran Church in Ishpeming.

Woolworth – All former Woolworths employees are invited to meet for lunch at noon at Big Boy Restaurant in Marquette.

Younkers Retirees – meet at noon on second Wednesdays at Perkins in Marquette. Call 225-5019.

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.

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

Social Security – Using the “My Social Security” Website Workshop led by Social Security representatives from the Marquette office on how to navigate the new website that replaces the paper statement of previous year. Get Social Security questions answered. Peter White Public Library Computer Lab, 3 p.m. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4312.

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.

Sunday

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.

Gwinn breakfast – The Gwinn VFW Post 5670 and Men’s Auxiliary will host a breakfast buffet from 9 a.m. to noon. The cost is $9 per person, with kids under 10 charged $5. The menu includes pancakes, french toast, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, potatoes, bacon, sausage, coffee, juice and milk.

Breakfast – is 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Negaunee Eagles Club.

Life Recovery Group – meets 9:30-10:30 a.m., Lake Superior Christian Church, Marquette.

Sports Card Show – is planned at the Country Inn & Suites in Marquette from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Dance – A dance will be held at the Rock Community-Senior Center, 3892 W. Mapleridge Road, from 1-5 p.m. Music will be provided by the Country Hashbrowns. Admission is $5 per person, with a freewill donation lunch available. All proceeds benefit the Rock Senior Corporation. For more information, call Alice at 356-6588.

Ninjitsu – class offered 1-2:30 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 346-9054.

Bingo – American Legion Auxiliary Bingo at Post 349 in Little Lake is ongoing on Sundays. Early birds are at 1:30 p.m. and the regular session is at 2 p.m. The public is invited.

Post office talk – U.P. Post Office Adventuring: Lucy Blair and Lina Blair present a program based on their book, “Post Offices of the Upper Peninsula,” at 2 p.m. in the Leverton Community Room of the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library. This topic is timely as the Ishpeming post office celebrates its centenary in 2016. The public is invited to this free program, with light refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library. Call 486-4381 for more information.

Personal Ministry Time – from 2-4 p.m., at New Life Church, Marquette. This ministry is for anyone with a need for physical, emotional or spiritual healing in their life. For more information, call 226-2333.

Aikido – class offered 3-4 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.

Ballet screening – The Northern Michigan University music department will host a screening of the Royal Ballet production of “Romeo and Juliet.” The event takes place at 5 p.m. in 1100 Jamrich Hall. Admission is free for NMU students with ID, $5 for students under 18 and $15 for adults. For more information, contact the NMU music department at music@nmu.edu or 227-2563.

Superior Pipe and Drum – Corps meets 6-8 p.m. at Silver Creek Church in Harvey. New members welcome. Highland dancing, bagpiping and drumming instruction available. Call Pierre Ogea at 249-1999, or visit www.superiorpipes.org.

ACA – Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families beginners meeting/work book study is 6-8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 120 N. Front St., Marquette. Call 361-2563.

VFW Auxiliary Bingo – early birds meet at 6:20 p.m. Regular session begins at 6:30 p.m. No Smoking.

Early Bird Bingo – at 6:20 p.m., the VFW post 4573 in Ishpeming.

Recovery talk – Immanuel Lutheran Church will be sponsoring a program on the Great Lakes Recovery Center at 6:30 p.m. in the church’s fellowship hall. Immanuel is located on the corner of U.S. 41 and Baldwin Avenue in Negaunee. Greg Toutant will be presenting an informational program on GLRC, which is located in the former Woodland Assisted Living complex in Negaunee. It provides a comprehensive substance abuse treatment program for adolescents ages 12-17.

Alcoholics Anonymous – (open/speaker/non-smoking) meets 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Munising.

Incest Survivors – Survivors of Incest Anonymous meets 7 p.m., Lake Superior Village Community Center, Marquette. Women only. Call 228-8155.

Alcoholics Anonymous – closed meeting, 8 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Monday

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. Call AA Hotline, 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

Playgroup – Ishpeming’s Monday Morning Playgroup at Birchview Elementary will run from 8:30-10 a.m. each Monday during the school year. Pre-registration is not required and there is no charge to participate. Call Birchview school at 485-6341 for further information.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, and Immunizations from 8:30 a.m.-3 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 10 a.m. $2 donation goes to library fund. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Book Babies – 10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Community 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.

Tasty Reads Book Group – Star Trek inspired foods from “The Star Trek Cookbook” by Ethan Phillips and William J. Birnes. Out of this world recipes inspired by the series and actors for foods and beverages. The book group for readers who love to cook. Peter White Public Library Shiras Room, noon. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

Ishpeming 1969 – The female classmates of the Ishpeming High School Class of 1969 will get together at the Jasper Ridge Brewery in Ishpeming at noon on the second Monday of the month for coffee/lunch.

Alcoholics Anonymous – We Are Not Saints open meeting is at noon at 231 Wright St., Marquette. Call 228-6545.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Women’s “Twelve Steps, Twelve Traditions” discussion meeting at noon, Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline at 249-4430.

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

Caregivers Support Group – meets 1 p.m. second Mondays, third floor day room of the Jacobetti Veterans Home, 425 Fisher St., Marquette. For details call Melanie Flanigan at 226-3576.

Harry Potter Fan Club Grades 2-5 – 4:14-5:15 p.m. Community Room. All Muggles in grades two through five are invited to come talk the wonderful wizarding world of Harry Potter and do fun activities and games. Free of charge. Open to the public. For more information call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.

TOPS 625 – meets at 4:30 p.m., Wesley United Methodist Church, Ishpeming.

Be The Match – The Northern Michigan University Volunteer Center will coordinate a Be the Match bone marrow registration drive on campus from 5-7 p.m. in the Payne/Halverson lobby. For more information, contact the NMU Volunteer Center at 227-2466 or volctr@nmu.edu.

TOPS 934 – weigh-in is 5-5:30 p.m., meeting is 5:45 p.m. upstairs of VFW Post on Gold Street, Negaunee. Call 360-3585.

Tang Soo Do – Karate youth class, 5-6 p.m. at the Negaunee YMCA. Spirit Warrior Karate Academy, a Christian approach to martial arts. Call 360-0479.

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 5:30-6:30 p.m. for kids; 7-8:15 p.m. for adults, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

SMART Recovery – is an abstinence based recovery group that meets at 6 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

Soo Bahk Do Karate – classes for ages 7-adult offered 6-7 p.m., beginner teen and adult 6:30-7 p.m., black belts 7-8:15 p.m. and (Dan) class 8-9:30 p.m. at Marquette Soo Bahk Do Academy, 1200 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 226-4723 for more info/private lessons.

Exercise seminar series – Northern Michigan University’s School of Health and Human Performance will present its 2016 Exercise Science Seminar Series at 6:15 p.m. in room 241 of the PEIF. This week: Karmen Whitham, “The Physiology of Cross Country Skiing-Upper Body Considerations.”

Ely Township planning – The Ely Township Planning Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Ely Township Hall.

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

Grief Support Group – meets 6:30 p.m. at Good News Assembly of God in Ishpeming. Call 485-5561.

Lupus Support Group – from 6:30-8 p.m., second Mondays, at the Peter White Public Library, Marquette. For more information, call 800-705-6677 or visit www.milupus.org.

History Film Series – The History Film Series at Northern Michigan University will present “North Country” at 7 p.m. in Mead Auditorium in the West Science Building. Admission is free.

NAMI Support Group – meets from 7-9 p.m. the second Monday of the month at 129 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette. For more information call 906-360-7107, or visit www.namiam.org.

Superiorland Toastmasters Meeting – at 7-8:30 p.m., second and fourth Mondays of each month, at the Peninsula Medical Center building in Suite 47, 1414 W. Fair Ave., Marquette. Conference room lower level. For more information, visit 3834.toastmastersclubs.org.

“An Introduction to Growing Mushrooms In and Around the Home” – by A.J. Stone will be presented at 7 p.m. in the Peter White Public Library Community Room. This event is free and open to the public. Any donations will go directly to the library’s garden fund. This event is presented courtesy of Northern Michigan University Women’s Garden Group.

Panic Relief – panic attack and anxiety program offered at 7 p.m. via teleconference call. To participate, call 732-940-9658. For more info, visit www.panicreliefinc.com.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7 p.m. at Emanuel Lutheran Church, U.S. 41 South, Skandia.

Monday Night Senior/Adult Skating – at Lakeview Arena, Marquette. Skating hours are 7:309:20 p.m. Skating takes place in the Olson Rink. City of Marquette residents age 60+ skate for free. Non-residents age 60+ skate for $2.50. City residents ages 18-59 pay $3; non-residents ages 18-59 pay $3.75; and skate rentals are $3 for all.

Mainstream Square Dancing – 7:30 p.m. For location/more information, email tlc@chartermi.net or call 225-5702.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7:30 p.m. at Mitchell Methodist Church, 207 N. Teal Lake Ave., Negaunee.

Al-Anon – meets 7:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, corner of First and Canda streets, Ishpeming. Barrier-free. Last Monday is open meeting.

Open Gym – from 8-9:30 p.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. $5 entry fee. Non-members are welcome.

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.

Tuesday

Pasty Sale – at the VFW Post 5670 on M-35 in New Swanzy, on the second Tuesday of each month. To order call 346-5670.

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.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at 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.

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

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

Tai Chi – Tai Chi is offered from 10-11:45 a.m. and from 5:30-7 p.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-3502.

Be The Match – The Northern Michigan University Volunteer Center will coordinate a Be the Match bone marrow registration drive on campus from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Jamrich Hall ticket booth near the auditorium. For more information, contact the NMU Volunteer Center at 227-2466 or volctr@nmu.edu.

NHS 1951 – meets for brunch at 10 a.m. second Tuesdays, Negaunee Senior Center. Call 485-1178 or 250-7141.

2’s & 3’s Storytime – 10:30-11 a.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Join in for stories, fingerplays, songs and activities. Free. Ages 2 and 3. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Story time- The Negaunee Public Library offers story time for children of all ages 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.

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.

Pay It Forward – a Northern Michigan University student organization, will host a Care Package for Soldiers Overseas event. Members will be at Walmart in Marquette from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., handing out a list of desired items that customers may purchase in the store and donate as they leave. For more information, or to volunteer at the event, contact Heather Montgomery at pif@nmu.edu.

Sports Card Show – is planned at the Country Inn & Suites in Marquette from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Tai Chi – An introductory workshop to the practice of Tai Chi Chuan, a mind/body practice, will be from 9:30 a.m.-noon in the fellowship hall of Messiah Lutheran Church, 305 W. Magnetic St. in Marquette. No prior experience necessary. Cost for the workshop is $25. For more information call 906-228-5494. Jeanne Wagner, physical therapist, will serve as special guest presenter. Sponsored by The Cedar Tree Institute, a nonprofit organization.

Craft sale – The Negaunee Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars will host a craft sale and luncheon at the Negaunee Township Hall from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Large variety of crafts. Luncheon will include soup with bread, dessert and coffee for a suggested donation of $5.

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.

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.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, and Immunizations from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Residential renewable energy – will be the focus of the final seminar of the academic year hosted by the Northern Climate Network at Northern Michigan University. Steve Waller and Ian Olmsted will give the talk at noon in 1318 Jamrich Hall. It is free and open to the public.

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.

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

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

Schizophrenics Anonymous – is a six-step support group for individuals with schizophrenia or a related disorder. Meetings will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Brantley Drop-In. Contact Annette at 226-1077 for more information.

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

Tech Help Drop-in – Northern Michigan University Information Technology student tutors are available for one-on-one technology help. Bring electronic devices – laptop, tablet, eReader – and get the help you need to use it fully. No appointment necessary. Peter White Public Library Shiras Toom, 4-6 p.m. No charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318.

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

Fish Fry – VFW Post 4573 of Ishpeming hosts a fish fry from 4-7 p.m. To-go orders are available for pick up. Call 486-4856 for more information.

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

CineArts Film – “Ida.” Polish drama . 2015 Academy Award Winner: Best Foreign Language Film. Peter White Public Library Shiras room, 6 p.m. Bring a dinner. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

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

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.

Dance – The Marquette Folk Dancers have weekly recreational dancing at 7 p.m. at the Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, 1500 W. Washington St. Beginners and visitors always welcome. No experience necessary. Phone 226-9617 for 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 “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.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at 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

Student celebration – Northern Michigan University’s 21st annual Celebration of Student Research, Creative Works and Academic Service Learning will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Jamrich Hall. This event is free and open to the public. Complimentary refreshments will be available throughout the day in Jamrich 1320 for oral presentation attendees. Questions should be directed to rschcelb@nmu.edu or to Heather Pickett with the NMU McNair Scholars Program at 227-2538

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

Chair yoga – Chair yoga is offered at the Gwinn Clubhouse at 10 a.m. $2 donation goes to library fund. Call 346-2117 for more information.

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.

2’s & 3’s Storytime – 10:30-11 a.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Join in for stories, fingerplays, songs and activities. Free. Ages 2 and 3. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

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

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.

Hatchery Tour – MooseWood Nature Center will offer a Michigan Department of Natural Resources State Hatchery Tour at 2:30 p.m. at the Fish Hatchery in Harvey. All ages are welcome.

Storytime, exercise – The Negaunee Public Library is offering a storytime and exercise program each month. Tonya Marra Allen, a local fitness coach, will present her fun “Let’s Get Moving at the Library!” program at 4:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month. This program is for children ages 3-8 years.

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Program – 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. STEM for grades K through eighth. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Northern Michigan University’s College of Business – U.P. Business Careers Event, 5-7 p.m. in the University Center Great Lakes Rooms. This event is designed for U.P. employers and graduating business students who would like to find employment in the region. Refreshments will be served.

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.

Lip Sync Battle – with local talent, supporting Lake Superior Hospice takes place at the U.P. Masonic Center in Marquette. The program starts with a cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at 6 p.m. and performances starting at 7:15 p.m. Tickets for the event are available at Lake Superior Hospice, 914 W. Baraga Ave. in Marquette, or from any performer. Tickets are $20, with all proceeds benefiting Lake Superior Hospice. For more information visit www.LakeSuperiorHospice.org, or call 906-225-7760.

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.

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 Secret Garden” – Musical for all ages based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. 7:30 p.m., Forest Roberts Theatre, Marquette. General public $15, general student $10, NMU student $5

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.

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

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.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, and Immunizations from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Residential renewable energy – will be the focus of the final seminar of the academic year hosted by the Northern Climate Network at Northern Michigan University. Steve Waller and Ian Olmsted will give the talk at noon in 1318 Jamrich Hall. It is free and open to the public.

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.

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

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

Schizophrenics Anonymous – is a six-step support group for individuals with schizophrenia or a related disorder. Meetings will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Brantley Drop-In. Contact Annette at 226-1077 for more information.

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

Tech Help Drop-in – Northern Michigan University Information Technology student tutors are available for one-on-one technology help. Bring electronic devices – laptop, tablet, eReader – and get the help you need to use it fully. No appointment necessary. Peter White Public Library Shiras Toom, 4-6 p.m. No charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318.

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

Fish Fry – VFW Post 4573 of Ishpeming hosts a fish fry from 4-7 p.m. To-go orders are available for pick up. Call 486-4856 for more information.

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

CineArts Film – “Ida.” Polish drama . 2015 Academy Award Winner: Best Foreign Language Film. Peter White Public Library Shiras room, 6 p.m. Bring a dinner. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

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

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.

Dance – The Marquette Folk Dancers have weekly recreational dancing at 7 p.m. at the Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, 1500 W. Washington St. Beginners and visitors always welcome. No experience necessary. Phone 226-9617 for information.

“The Secret Garden – Musical for all ages based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. 7:30 p.m., Forest Roberts Theatre, Marquette. General public $15, general student $10, NMU student $5

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.

Narcotics Anonymous – open meeting at 9 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, 927 W. Fair Ave., Marquette. Call 866-506-6557.

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.

Pay It Forward – a Northern Michigan University student organization, will host a Care Package for Soldiers Overseas event. Members will be at Walmart in Marquette from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., handing out a list of desired items that customers may purchase in the store and donate as they leave. For more information, or to volunteer at the event, contact Heather Montgomery at pif@nmu.edu.

Sports Card Show – is planned at the Country Inn & Suites in Marquette from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Tai Chi – An introductory workshop to the practice of Tai Chi Chuan, a mind/body practice, will be from 9:30 a.m.-noon in the fellowship hall of Messiah Lutheran Church, 305 W. Magnetic St. in Marquette. No prior experience necessary. Cost for the workshop is $25. For more information call 906-228-5494. Jeanne Wagner, physical therapist, will serve as special guest presenter. Sponsored by The Cedar Tree Institute, a nonprofit organization.

Craft sale – The Negaunee Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars will host a craft sale and luncheon at the Negaunee Township Hall from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Large variety of crafts. Luncheon will include soup with bread, dessert and coffee for a suggested donation of $5.

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.

Super Saturdays 11 a.m.-noon. Peter White Public Library Youth Services Atrium. Children and parents are welcome to drop-in for rotating programs (Music Mania, Dad and Me, and Stretch and Learn) featuring books, activities, games, and music. Free. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info.

Best Day – Camp Star is presenting a Best Day Program for children ages 10-18 who have experienced a loss. The event will take place at Straightline Archery in Ishpeming. Volunteers will be introducing the young people to the sport of archery from noon to 1:15 p.m., with a pizza party to follow from 1:15-2 p.m. Anyone interested in signing up youth ages 10-18 for this Best Day event should call Julie Shaw at 361-3000 by Thursday, April 7.

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.

Birds of Prey – The fourth annual Birds of Prey program hosted by the Northern Michigan University Wildlife Society and funded by the Student Finance Committee will take place on Northern’s campus in West Science room 2904. Two raptor rehabilitation centers, Chocolay Raptor Center, in Harvey, and Northwoods Wildlife Center, in Minocqua, Wisconsin, will take part. Northwoods will be presenting at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Chocolay will be presenting at 2:30 p.m. Free.

“The Secret Garden – Musical for all ages based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Forest Roberts Theatre, Marquette. General public $15, general student $10, NMU student $5

Open Gym – 1 to 2:30 p.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. Non-members welcome. Fee is $5. Call 273-0696.

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

Stieler benefit – A Spaghetti Benefit for Jacob Stieler is planned from 2-8 p.m. at Gwinn High School. Jacob, a freshman at GHS, is battling cancer for the third time. The event will include pony rides, a bake sale and basket raffles. Anyone who would like to help with the benefit should contact Amy Kimsel at anance7@yahoo.com or via phone at 810-348-5967.

Pie social – A pie social will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Bethany Lutheran Church, 715 Mather Ave., Ishpeming. The cost is $5, or $4 plus one paper good donation. All proceeds will be donated to the Janzen House.

Holtz benefit – A spaghetti dinner and bucket raffle for Jeff Holtz is set for 4-8 p.m. at St. Michael’s Catholic Church Hall, 401 W. Kaye Ave., Marquette. Friends and family are putting together this event to help raise money for medical and travel expenses for Holtz, who has been diagnosed with cancer (follicular lymphoma). Tickets are $8 for ages 13 and up; $5 for those ages 6-12; and free for under 6.

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

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 6-8 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

Concert – The Beamier Coffee House Concert Series will present All Strings Considered and The Knockabouts. The event begins at 7 p.m. in the Panowski Black Box Theatre in the McClintock Building at Northern Michigan University. The suggested donation is $5.

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.

Sunday

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.

Gwinn breakfast – The Gwinn VFW Post 5670 and Men’s Auxiliary will host a breakfast buffet from 9 a.m. to noon. The cost is $9 per person, with kids under 10 charged $5. The menu includes pancakes, french toast, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, potatoes, bacon, sausage, coffee, juice and milk.

Breakfast – is 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Negaunee Eagles Club.

Life Recovery Group – meets 9:30-10:30 a.m., Lake Superior Christian Church, Marquette.

Sports Card Show – is planned at the Country Inn & Suites in Marquette from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Dance – A dance will be held at the Rock Community-Senior Center, 3892 W. Mapleridge Road, from 1-5 p.m. Music will be provided by the Country Hashbrowns. Admission is $5 per person, with a freewill donation lunch available. All proceeds benefit the Rock Senior Corporation. For more information, call Alice at 356-6588.

Ninjitsu – class offered 1-2:30 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 346-9054.

Bingo – American Legion Auxiliary Bingo at Post 349 in Little Lake is ongoing on Sundays. Early birds are at 1:30 p.m. and the regular session is at 2 p.m. The public is invited.

Post office talk – U.P. Post Office Adventuring: Lucy Blair and Lina Blair present a program based on their book, “Post Offices of the Upper Peninsula,” at 2 p.m. in the Leverton Community Room of the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library. This topic is timely as the Ishpeming post office celebrates its centenary in 2016. The public is invited to this free program, with light refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library. Call 486-4381 for more information.

Personal Ministry Time – from 2-4 p.m., at New Life Church, Marquette. This ministry is for anyone with a need for physical, emotional or spiritual healing in their life. For more information, call 226-2333.

Aikido – class offered 3-4 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.

Ballet screening – The Northern Michigan University music department will host a screening of the Royal Ballet production of “Romeo and Juliet.” The event takes place at 5 p.m. in 1100 Jamrich Hall. Admission is free for NMU students with ID, $5 for students under 18 and $15 for adults. For more information, contact the NMU music department at music@nmu.edu or 227-2563.

Superior Pipe and Drum – Corps meets 6-8 p.m. at Silver Creek Church in Harvey. New members welcome. Highland dancing, bagpiping and drumming instruction available. Call Pierre Ogea at 249-1999, or visit www.superiorpipes.org.

ACA – Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families beginners meeting/work book study is 6-8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 120 N. Front St., Marquette. Call 361-2563.

VFW Auxiliary Bingo – early birds meet at 6:20 p.m. Regular session begins at 6:30 p.m. No Smoking.

Early Bird Bingo – at 6:20 p.m., the VFW post 4573 in Ishpeming.

Recovery talk – Immanuel Lutheran Church will be sponsoring a program on the Great Lakes Recovery Center at 6:30 p.m. in the church’s fellowship hall. Immanuel is located on the corner of U.S. 41 and Baldwin Avenue in Negaunee. Greg Toutant will be presenting an informational program on GLRC, which is located in the former Woodland Assisted Living complex in Negaunee. It provides a comprehensive substance abuse treatment program for adolescents ages 12-17.

Alcoholics Anonymous – (open/speaker/non-smoking) meets 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Munising.

Incest Survivors – Survivors of Incest Anonymous meets 7 p.m., Lake Superior Village Community Center, Marquette. Women only. Call 228-8155.

Alcoholics Anonymous – closed meeting, 8 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Monday

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. Call AA Hotline, 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

Playgroup – Ishpeming’s Monday Morning Playgroup at Birchview Elementary will run from 8:30-10 a.m. each Monday during the school year. Pre-registration is not required and there is no charge to participate. Call Birchview school at 485-6341 for further information.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, and Immunizations from 8:30 a.m.-3 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 10 a.m. $2 donation goes to library fund. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Book Babies – 10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Community 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.

Tasty Reads Book Group – Star Trek inspired foods from “The Star Trek Cookbook” by Ethan Phillips and William J. Birnes. Out of this world recipes inspired by the series and actors for foods and beverages. The book group for readers who love to cook. Peter White Public Library Shiras Room, noon. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

Ishpeming 1969 – The female classmates of the Ishpeming High School Class of 1969 will get together at the Jasper Ridge Brewery in Ishpeming at noon on the second Monday of the month for coffee/lunch.

Alcoholics Anonymous – We Are Not Saints open meeting is at noon at 231 Wright St., Marquette. Call 228-6545.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Women’s “Twelve Steps, Twelve Traditions” discussion meeting at noon, Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline at 249-4430.

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

Caregivers Support Group – meets 1 p.m. second Mondays, third floor day room of the Jacobetti Veterans Home, 425 Fisher St., Marquette. For details call Melanie Flanigan at 226-3576.

Harry Potter Fan Club Grades 2-5 – 4:14-5:15 p.m. Community Room. All Muggles in grades two through five are invited to come talk the wonderful wizarding world of Harry Potter and do fun activities and games. Free of charge. Open to the public. For more information call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.

TOPS 625 – meets at 4:30 p.m., Wesley United Methodist Church, Ishpeming.

TOPS 934 – weigh-in is 5-5:30 p.m., meeting is 5:45 p.m. upstairs of VFW Post on Gold Street, Negaunee. Call 360-3585.

Tang Soo Do – Karate youth class, 5-6 p.m. at the Negaunee YMCA. Spirit Warrior Karate Academy, a Christian approach to martial arts. Call 360-0479.

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 5:30-6:30 p.m. for kids; 7-8:15 p.m. for adults, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

SMART Recovery – is an abstinence based recovery group that meets at 6 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

Soo Bahk Do Karate – classes for ages 7-adult offered 6-7 p.m., beginner teen and adult 6:30-7 p.m., black belts 7-8:15 p.m. and (Dan) class 8-9:30 p.m. at Marquette Soo Bahk Do Academy, 1200 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 226-4723 for more info/private lessons.

Exercise seminar series – Northern Michigan University’s School of Health and Human Performance will present its 2016 Exercise Science Seminar Series at 6:15 p.m. in room 241 of the PEIF. This week: Karmen Whitham, “The Physiology of Cross Country Skiing-Upper Body Considerations.”

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

Grief Support Group – meets 6:30 p.m. at Good News Assembly of God in Ishpeming. Call 485-5561.

Lupus Support Group – from 6:30-8 p.m., second Mondays, at the Peter White Public Library, Marquette. For more information, call 800-705-6677 or visit www.milupus.org.

Nuclear Weapons to Nature Preserves – The Legacy of Making Atomic Weapons for Workers, Families, and Communities. Presenter: Patricia K. Cianciolo, Ph.D. NMU’s Social Work Department, talks about the Manhattan Project’s large-scale U.S. nuclear weapons production facilities and the resulting hazardous effects. Includes film clips from “The Safe Side of the Fence,” (2015, documentary) show the need for better solutions for “Cold War Patriots,” who gave their lives producing nuclear bombs as their patriotic duty. Peter White Public Library Shiras room, 7 p.m. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

History Film Series – The History Film Series at Northern Michigan University will present “North Country” at 7 p.m. in Mead Auditorium in the West Science Building. Admission is free.

NAMI Support Group – meets from 7-9 p.m. the second Monday of the month at 129 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette.

Superiorland Toastmasters Meeting – at 7-8:30 p.m., second and fourth Mondays of each month, at the Peninsula Medical Center building in Suite 47, 1414 W. Fair Ave., Marquette. Conference room lower level. For more information, visit 3834.toastmastersclubs.org.

“An Introduction to Growing Mushrooms In and Around the Home” – by A.J. Stone will be presented at 7 p.m. in the Peter White Public Library Community Room. This event is free and open to the public. Any donations will go directly to the library’s garden fund. This event is presented courtesy of Northern Michigan University Women’s Garden Group.

Panic Relief – panic attack and anxiety program offered at 7 p.m. via teleconference call. To participate, call 732-940-9658. For more info, visit www.panicreliefinc.com.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7 p.m. at Emanuel Lutheran Church, U.S. 41 South, Skandia.

Monday Night Senior/Adult Skating – at Lakeview Arena, Marquette. Skating hours are 7:309:20 p.m. Skating takes place in the Olson Rink. City of Marquette residents age 60+ skate for free. Non-residents age 60+ skate for $2.50. City residents ages 18-59 pay $3; non-residents ages 18-59 pay $3.75; and skate rentals are $3 for all.

Mainstream Square Dancing – 7:30 p.m. For location/more information, email tlc@chartermi.net or call 225-5702.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7:30 p.m. at Mitchell Methodist Church, 207 N. Teal Lake Ave., Negaunee.

Al-Anon – meets 7:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, corner of First and Canda streets, Ishpeming. Barrier-free. Last Monday is open meeting.

Open Gym – from 8-9:30 p.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. $5 entry fee. Non-members are welcome.

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.

Tuesday

Pasty Sale – at the VFW Post 5670 on M-35 in New Swanzy, on the second Tuesday of each month. To order call 346-5670.

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.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at 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.

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

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

Tai Chi – Tai Chi is offered from 10-11:45 a.m. and from 5:30-7 p.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-3502.

NHS 1951 – meets for brunch at 10 a.m. second Tuesdays, Negaunee Senior Center. Call 485-1178 or 250-7141.

2’s & 3’s Storytime – 10:30-11 a.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Join in for stories, fingerplays, songs and activities. Free. Ages 2 and 3. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Story time- The Negaunee Public Library offers story time for children of all ages 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.

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.

Matinee Movie – “Trumbo,” 2015; biography/drama; R, 124 min.Closed captioning on for access to all. Peter White Public Library Community room.12:30 p.m. Bring a lunch. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

Story & Craft Hour, Ages 4+ – 1-2 p.m. Youth Services Atrium. Children ages 4 and up are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and crafts. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

VA Romo Post 3165 Ladies Auxiliary – will hold a meeting at 1 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month in the upstairs of the post home in Negaunee.

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.

Book Club for Adults – The Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library hosts a discussion at 2 p.m. about this month’s book club pick “Walk on Earth a Stranger” by Rae Carlson. Newcomers welcome.

LEGO Club – 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. LEGO Club for ages 5 and up. Listen to stories and work with others to build Lego projects. Free. LEGOs provided. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

BYO Dinner Theater- “Steve Jobs,” 2015; biography/drama; R; 122 min. Peter White Public Library Community room. 6 p.m. Bring a dinner. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

Lifering Secular Recovery – an alcohol-drug addiction support group, meets from 6-7 p.m. at Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 425 Fisher St., Marquette. Call 906-393-0020.

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.

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. Child care is provided by calling 485-5561.

Forsyth Township Historical Society – The evidence for a local Anishinaabe family winter encampment site on the Sands Plains dating to the 1630-1640s and its connection to early French explorers will be the topic of a program at the Gwinn High School Library at 7 p.m. Guest speaker for the program will be local archaeologist and historian Jim Paquette, who will discuss the results of archaeological excavations at the

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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.

MCHD – A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at Marquette County Health Department.

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

Al-Anon – 10 a.m. Mission Covenant Church, North Second Street, in Ishpeming.

Book Babies – 10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Community 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.

IHS 1961 – meets at noon first Wednesdays, Jasper Ridge Brewery, Ishpeming.

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.

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

Caregivers and Friends – support group meets 1:30 p.m. first Wednesdays at the Ishpeming Senior Center. Call Sharon Lusic at 485-5527.

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

Blood drive – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of Upper Peninsula Health System-Marquette, will hold a bloodmobile blood drive at Envoy Air, Gwinn, from 3-5:30 p.m. No appointments necessary.

Teen Strategic Planning Session – 46 p.m. Peter White Public Library Community Room. This will be the first of two strategic planning sessions just for teens. Tell the library what’s working and what is not, and help map out the library’s future. Call 226-4323 if you would like to participate. Refreshments will be served.

Chili cookoff – The second annual Marquette Area Public Schools Camper Chili Cook-Off, which will be from 4:30-7 p.m. at the Marquette Senior High School cafeteria. The event is a collective fundraiser between all MAPS elementary schools to help students attend the annual Outdoor Education Camp at Bay Cliff. Tickets are $5 per student, $10 per adult and $20 per family. Tickets are available at all four of the MAPS elementary school offices, the central administration office and from parent group members.

Writers Klatch – Local author Robert Dobson and his wife, Ethel, will visit the Negaunee Public Library’s writers’ klatch at 5 p.m. The Dobsons will discuss nonfiction writing and how Robert has self-published nearly a dozen local history books. The public is welcome to attend this free event. The writers’ klatch meets every Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. and is open to all adults and older teens interested in writing in a quiet environment.

Community meal – All are welcome to the Table of Grace Free Community Meal at 5:30 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Gwinn. Take-outs also are available. The church is at 558 W. M-35, Gwinn. For more information, call the church at 346-3156.

Grief Support – Open grief support group meets 5-6:30 p.m. first/third Wednesdays at Lake Superior Hospice in Marquette. For details call Michele Napier at 225-7760.

Free Community Meal – is served at 5:30 p.m. first Wednesdays, Messiah Lutheran Church, Marquette. Call 225-1119

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 5:30-6:30 p.m. for kids; 7-8:15 p.m. for adults, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

TFH benefit – The Annual Teaching Family Homes Benefit Concert will be from 6-10 p.m. at the Ore Dock Brewing Co. in Marquette. Admission is free this year, with a goodwill donation optional at the door. A silent auction will also take place with many valuable items donated from local businesses. This is a fundraiser Supporting the Prevention of Child Abuse. The musical line-up this year includes Flat Broke Blues Band, Conga Se Menne and Trailer Hitch. For more information, or to donate items, call Teaching Family Homes at 249-5437.

Vegans – Northern Vegans invite the public to a casual dinner at the Border Grill Restaurant at 1145 W. Washington St. in Marquette at 6 p.m. Attendees can order a vegan dinner off the menu. All are welcome, no RSVP required. Visit www.northernvegans.com or the Northern Vegans’ Facebook page or call 236-1279 or 475-5516 for more information.

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).

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.

Trout Unlimited – The Fred Waara Chapter of Trout Unlimited will hold its monthly board meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the Board Room at The Landmark Inn, Marquette. All who are interested in cold water fisheries and conservation are invited to attend.

Shakespeare Readers – “King Lear.” Cold reading of the classic work by William Shakespeare. Play scripts are provided. Led by Jim Edwards. A Great Michigan Read event celebrating the statewide discussion of “Station Eleven” by Emily St. John Mandel. Peter White Public Library Shiras room, 6:30 p.m. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

Marquette County Quilters Association – meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month in the community room lower level of Peter White Library in Marquette.

Exchange Club – Marquette County Exchange Club meets 6:30 p.m. first Wednesdays at the Holiday Inn, Marquette. New members welcome. For more information call 225-0951

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

Romeo and Juliet – “Romeo and Juliet” will be presented by the Westwood Shakespeare Young Company in a “black box” format at 7 p.m. at the Joy Center, 1492 Southwood Drive, Ishpeming. Suggested goodwill donation: $10 for adults, $8 for students, and $5 for any group of five or more. Call 485-1023 for more information.

“The Secret Garden – Musical for all ages based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. 7:30 p.m., Forest Roberts Theatre, Marquette. General public $15, general student $10, NMU student $5

Eagles Aerie – Ladies Auxiliary, Negaunee Eagles Aerie 1944 meets at 7:30 p.m. first/third Wednesdays at the club.

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

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.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at 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

Student celebration – Northern Michigan University’s 21st annual Celebration of Student Research, Creative Works and Academic Service Learning will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in Jamrich Hall. This event is free and open to the public. Complimentary refreshments will be available throughout the day in Jamrich 1320 for oral presentation attendees. Questions should be directed to rschcelb@nmu.edu or to Heather Pickett with the NMU McNair Scholars Program at 227-2538

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

Chair yoga – Chair yoga is offered at the Gwinn Clubhouse at 10 a.m. $2 donation goes to library fund. Call 346-2117 for more information.

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.

2’s & 3’s Storytime – 10:30-11 a.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Join in for stories, fingerplays, songs and activities. Free. Ages 2 and 3. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

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

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.

Hatchery Tour – MooseWood Nature Center will offer a Michigan Department of Natural Resources State Hatchery Tour at 2:30 p.m. at the Fish Hatchery in Harvey. All ages are welcome.

Storytime, exercise – The Negaunee Public Library is offering a storytime and exercise program each month. Tonya Marra Allen, a local fitness coach, will present her fun “Let’s Get Moving at the Library!” program at 4:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month. This program is for children ages 3-8 years.

STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Program – 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. STEM for grades K through eighth. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Northern Michigan University’s College of Business – U.P. Business Careers Event, 5-7 p.m. in the University Center Great Lakes Rooms. This event is designed for U.P. employers and graduating business students who would like to find employment in the region. Refreshments will be served.

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.

Lip Sync Battle – with local talent, supporting Lake Superior Hospice takes place at the U.P. Masonic Center in Marquette. The program starts with a cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at 6 p.m. and performances starting at 7:15 p.m. Tickets for the event are available at Lake Superior Hospice, 914 W. Baraga Ave. in Marquette, or from any performer. Tickets are $20, with all proceeds benefiting Lake Superior Hospice. For more information visit www.LakeSuperiorHospice.org, or call 906-225-7760.

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.

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 Secret Garden – Musical for all ages based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. 7:30 p.m., Forest Roberts Theatre, Marquette. General public $15, general student $10, NMU student $5

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.

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

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.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, and Immunizations from 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Residential renewable energy – will be the focus of the final seminar of the academic year hosted by the Northern Climate Network at Northern Michigan University. Steve Waller and Ian Olmsted will give the talk at noon in 1318 Jamrich Hall. It is free and open to the public.

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.

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

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

Schizophrenics Anonymous – is a six-step support group for individuals with schizophrenia or a related disorder. Meetings will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Brantley Drop-In. Contact Annette at 226-1077 for more information.

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

Tech Help Drop-in – Northern Michigan University Information Technology student tutors are available for one-on-one technology help. Bring electronic devices – laptop, tablet, eReader – and get the help you need to use it fully. No appointment necessary. Peter White Public Library Shiras Toom, 4-6 p.m. No charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318.

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

Fish Fry – VFW Post 4573 of Ishpeming hosts a fish fry from 4-7 p.m. To-go orders are available for pick up. Call 486-4856 for more information.

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

CineArts Film – “Ida.” Polish drama . 2015 Academy Award Winner: Best Foreign Language Film. Peter White Public Library Shiras room, 6 p.m. Bring a dinner. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

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

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.

Dance – The Marquette Folk Dancers have weekly recreational dancing at 7 p.m. at the Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, 1500 W. Washington St. Beginners and visitors always welcome. No experience necessary. Phone 226-9617 for information.

“The Secret Garden – Musical for all ages based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. 7:30 p.m., Forest Roberts Theatre, Marquette. General public $15, general student $10, NMU student $5

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.

Narcotics Anonymous – open meeting at 9 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, 927 W. Fair Ave., Marquette. Call 866-506-6557.

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.

Pay It Forward – a Northern Michigan University student organization, will host a Care Package for Soldiers Overseas event. Members will be at Walmart in Marquette from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., handing out a list of desired items that customers may purchase in the store and donate as they leave. For more information, or to volunteer at the event, contact Heather Montgomery at pif@nmu.edu.

Sports Card Show – is planned at the Country Inn & Suites in Marquette from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Tai Chi – An introductory workshop to the practice of Tai Chi Chuan, a mind/body practice, will be from 9:30 a.m.-noon in the fellowship hall of Messiah Lutheran Church, 305 W. Magnetic St. in Marquette. No prior experience necessary. Cost for the workshop is $25. For more information call 906-228-5494. Jeanne Wagner, physical therapist, will serve as special guest presenter. Sponsored by The Cedar Tree Institute, a nonprofit organization.

Craft sale – The Negaunee Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars will host a craft sale and luncheon at the Negaunee Township Hall from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Large variety of crafts. Luncheon will include soup with bread, dessert and coffee for a suggested donation of $5.

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.

Super Saturdays 11 a.m.-noon. Peter White Public Library Youth Services Atrium. Children and parents are welcome to drop-in for rotating programs (Music Mania, Dad and Me, and Stretch and Learn) featuring books, activities, games, and music. Free. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info.

Best Day – Camp Star is presenting a Best Day Program for children ages 10-18 who have experienced a loss. The event will take place at Straightline Archery in Ishpeming. Volunteers will be introducing the young people to the sport of archery from noon to 1:15 p.m., with a pizza party to follow from 1:15-2 p.m. Anyone interested in signing up youth ages 10-18 for this Best Day event should call Julie Shaw at 361-3000 by Thursday, April 7.

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.

Birds of Prey – The fourth annual Birds of Prey program hosted by the Northern Michigan University Wildlife Society and funded by the Student Finance Committee will take place on Northern’s campus in West Science room 2904. Two raptor rehabilitation centers, Chocolay Raptor Center, in Harvey, and Northwoods Wildlife Center, in Minocqua, Wisconsin, will take part. Northwoods will be presenting at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Chocolay will be presenting at 2:30 p.m. Free.

“The Secret Garden – Musical for all ages based on the novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Forest Roberts Theatre, Marquette. General public $15, general student $10, NMU student $5

Open Gym – 1 to 2:30 p.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. Non-members welcome. Fee is $5. Call 273-0696.

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

Stieler benefit – A Spaghetti Benefit for Jacob Stieler is planned from 2-8 p.m. at Gwinn High School. Jacob, a freshman at GHS, is battling cancer for the third time. The event will include pony rides, a bake sale and basket raffles. Anyone who would like to help with the benefit should contact Amy Kimsel at anance7@yahoo.com or via phone at 810-348-5967.

Pie social – A pie social will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Bethany Lutheran Church, 715 Mather Ave., Ishpeming. The cost is $5, or $4 plus one paper good donation. All proceeds will be donated to the Janzen House.

Holtz benefit – A spaghetti dinner and bucket raffle for Jeff Holtz is set for 4-8 p.m. at St. Michael’s Catholic Church Hall, 401 W. Kaye Ave., Marquette. Friends and family are putting together this event to help raise money for medical and travel expenses for Holtz, who has been diagnosed with cancer (follicular lymphoma). Tickets are $8 for ages 13 and up; $5 for those ages 6-12; and free for under 6.

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

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 6-8 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

Concert – The Beamier Coffee House Concert Series will present All Strings Considered and The Knockabouts. The event begins at 7 p.m. in the Panowski Black Box Theatre in the McClintock Building at Northern Michigan University. The suggested donation is $5.

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.

Sunday

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.

Gwinn breakfast – The Gwinn VFW Post 5670 and Men’s Auxiliary will host a breakfast buffet from 9 a.m. to noon. The cost is $9 per person, with kids under 10 charged $5. The menu includes pancakes, french toast, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, potatoes, bacon, sausage, coffee, juice and milk.

Breakfast – is 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Negaunee Eagles Club.

Life Recovery Group – meets 9:30-10:30 a.m., Lake Superior Christian Church, Marquette.

Sports Card Show – is planned at the Country Inn & Suites in Marquette from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Dance – A dance will be held at the Rock Community-Senior Center, 3892 W. Mapleridge Road, from 1-5 p.m. Music will be provided by the Country Hashbrowns. Admission is $5 per person, with a freewill donation lunch available. All proceeds benefit the Rock Senior Corporation. For more information, call Alice at 356-6588.

Ninjitsu – class offered 1-2:30 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 346-9054.

Bingo – American Legion Auxiliary Bingo at Post 349 in Little Lake is ongoing on Sundays. Early birds are at 1:30 p.m. and the regular session is at 2 p.m. The public is invited.

Post office talk – U.P. Post Office Adventuring: Lucy Blair and Lina Blair present a program based on their book, “Post Offices of the Upper Peninsula,” at 2 p.m. in the Leverton Community Room of the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library. This topic is timely as the Ishpeming post office celebrates its centenary in 2016. The public is invited to this free program, with light refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library. Call 486-4381 for more information.

Personal Ministry Time – from 2-4 p.m., at New Life Church, Marquette. This ministry is for anyone with a need for physical, emotional or spiritual healing in their life. For more information, call 226-2333.

Aikido – class offered 3-4 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.

Ballet screening – The Northern Michigan University music department will host a screening of the Royal Ballet production of “Romeo and Juliet.” The event takes place at 5 p.m. in 1100 Jamrich Hall. Admission is free for NMU students with ID, $5 for students under 18 and $15 for adults. For more information, contact the NMU music department at music@nmu.edu or 227-2563.

Superior Pipe and Drum – Corps meets 6-8 p.m. at Silver Creek Church in Harvey. New members welcome. Highland dancing, bagpiping and drumming instruction available. Call Pierre Ogea at 249-1999, or visit www.superiorpipes.org.

ACA – Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families beginners meeting/work book study is 6-8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 120 N. Front St., Marquette. Call 361-2563.

VFW Auxiliary Bingo – early birds meet at 6:20 p.m. Regular session begins at 6:30 p.m. No Smoking.

Early Bird Bingo – at 6:20 p.m., the VFW post 4573 in Ishpeming.

Recovery talk – Immanuel Lutheran Church will be sponsoring a program on the Great Lakes Recovery Center at 6:30 p.m. in the church’s fellowship hall. Immanuel is located on the corner of U.S. 41 and Baldwin Avenue in Negaunee. Greg Toutant will be presenting an informational program on GLRC, which is located in the former Woodland Assisted Living complex in Negaunee. It provides a comprehensive substance abuse treatment program for adolescents ages 12-17.

Alcoholics Anonymous – (open/speaker/non-smoking) meets 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Munising.

Incest Survivors – Survivors of Incest Anonymous meets 7 p.m., Lake Superior Village Community Center, Marquette. Women only. Call 228-8155.

Alcoholics Anonymous – closed meeting, 8 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Monday

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. Call AA Hotline, 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

Playgroup – Ishpeming’s Monday Morning Playgroup at Birchview Elementary will run from 8:30-10 a.m. each Monday during the school year. Pre-registration is not required and there is no charge to participate. Call Birchview school at 485-6341 for further information.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, and Immunizations from 8:30 a.m.-3 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 10 a.m. $2 donation goes to library fund. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Book Babies – 10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Community 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.

Tasty Reads Book Group – Star Trek inspired foods from “The Star Trek Cookbook” by Ethan Phillips and William J. Birnes. Out of this world recipes inspired by the series and actors for foods and beverages. The book group for readers who love to cook. Peter White Public Library Shiras Room, noon. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

Ishpeming 1969 – The female classmates of the Ishpeming High School Class of 1969 will get together at the Jasper Ridge Brewery in Ishpeming at noon on the second Monday of the month for coffee/lunch.

Alcoholics Anonymous – We Are Not Saints open meeting is at noon at 231 Wright St., Marquette. Call 228-6545.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Women’s “Twelve Steps, Twelve Traditions” discussion meeting at noon, Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline at 249-4430.

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

Caregivers Support Group – meets 1 p.m. second Mondays, third floor day room of the Jacobetti Veterans Home, 425 Fisher St., Marquette. For details call Melanie Flanigan at 226-3576.

Harry Potter Fan Club Grades 2-5 – 4:14-5:15 p.m. Community Room. All Muggles in grades two through five are invited to come talk the wonderful wizarding world of Harry Potter and do fun activities and games. Free of charge. Open to the public. For more information call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.

TOPS 625 – meets at 4:30 p.m., Wesley United Methodist Church, Ishpeming.

TOPS 934 – weigh-in is 5-5:30 p.m., meeting is 5:45 p.m. upstairs of VFW Post on Gold Street, Negaunee. Call 360-3585.

Tang Soo Do – Karate youth class, 5-6 p.m. at the Negaunee YMCA. Spirit Warrior Karate Academy, a Christian approach to martial arts. Call 360-0479.

Tae Kwon Do School – Martial arts class from 5:30-6:30 p.m. for kids; 7-8:15 p.m. for adults, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

SMART Recovery – is an abstinence based recovery group that meets at 6 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

Soo Bahk Do Karate – classes for ages 7-adult offered 6-7 p.m., beginner teen and adult 6:30-7 p.m., black belts 7-8:15 p.m. and (Dan) class 8-9:30 p.m. at Marquette Soo Bahk Do Academy, 1200 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 226-4723 for more info/private lessons.

Exercise seminar series – Northern Michigan University’s School of Health and Human Performance will present its 2016 Exercise Science Seminar Series at 6:15 p.m. in room 241 of the PEIF. This week: Karmen Whitham, “The Physiology of Cross Country Skiing-Upper Body Considerations.”

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

Grief Support Group – meets 6:30 p.m. at Good News Assembly of God in Ishpeming. Call 485-5561.

Lupus Support Group – from 6:30-8 p.m., second Mondays, at the Peter White Public Library, Marquette. For more information, call 800-705-6677 or visit www.milupus.org.

Nuclear Weapons to Nature Preserves – The Legacy of Making Atomic Weapons for Workers, Families, and Communities. Presenter: Patricia K. Cianciolo, Ph.D. NMU’s Social Work Department, talks about the Manhattan Project’s large-scale U.S. nuclear weapons production facilities and the resulting hazardous effects. Includes film clips from “The Safe Side of the Fence,” (2015, documentary) show the need for better solutions for “Cold War Patriots,” who gave their lives producing nuclear bombs as their patriotic duty. Peter White Public Library Shiras room, 7 p.m. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318

History Film Series – The History Film Series at Northern Michigan University will present “North Country” at 7 p.m. in Mead Auditorium in the West Science Building. Admission is free.

NAMI Support Group – meets from 7-9 p.m. the second Monday of the month at 1

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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.

MCHD – Clinic Services available today at 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.

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

Tai Chi – Tai Chi is offered from 10-11:45 a.m. and from 5:30-7 p.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-3502.

2’s & 3’s Storytime – 10:30-11 a.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Join in for stories, fingerplays, songs and activities. Free. Ages 2 and 3. 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+ – 1-2 p.m. Youth Services Atrium. Children ages 4 and up are invited to enjoy stories, songs, and crafts. 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.

Open house – The Retired and Senior Volunteer Program, part of Marquette County Aging Services, will host an open house from 2-4 p.m. The open house is part of Recoginition Day for National Service through the Corporation for National and Community Service and celebrates 25 years of RSVP in Marquette County. In addition to senior corps members, Americorps participants will be taking part in the open house, which is designed as a chance to learn more about the programs and how to become a volunteer. The open house is at the RVSP office in the Marquette County Health Department building, 184 U.S. 41 East, in Negaunee Township. All are welcome.

Alzheimer’s – Living with Alzheimer’s for Middle – Stage Caregivers three-part series starts this date. This series is running from 3-4:30 p.m. for three weeks on Tuesday, April 5, April 12 and April 19. To pre-register call 906-228-3910. The event will take place at the Alzheimer’s Association 309 S. Front St., Suite 233, Marquette.

Coder Dojo – Northern Michigan University’s Seaborg Center will host Coder Dojo 906, an independent, community-based programming club for youth ages 7-17 who want to learn how to code and develop technology applications. Sessions will take place from 4-6 p.m. It will take place in the Seaborg Center Design Lab. For more information, contact the Seaborg Center at 227-2013.

LEGO Club – 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. LEGO Club for ages 5 and up. Listen to stories and work with others to build Lego projects. Free. LEGOs provided. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

Lifering Secular Recovery – an alcohol-drug addiction support group, meets from 6-7 p.m. at Jacobetti Home for Veterans, 425 Fisher St., Marquette. Call 906-393-0020.

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.

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. Child care is provided by calling 485-5561.

PWPL Book Group – “The Invention of Wings” by Sue Monk Kidd. Group meets monthly on the first Tuesday (September through June) for book discussion. Peter White Public Library Dandelion Cottage room, 7 p.m. New members welcome. No admission charge. www.pwpl.info or 226-4318.

French classic film – The Northern Michigan University French Club will present a showing of the classic silent film “La Maison du Mystere” (“The House of Mystery”), with live grand piano accompaniment. The event begins at 7 p.m. in the Ontario Room of the University Center. It is free and open to the public.

“Sexual Assault on Trial” – a scenario-based forum that compares the responses of the university and local judicial system to allegations of sexual assault will be held at Northern Michigan University. The event is presented by Ending Sexual Violence: 50 Shades of K(no)w.” It begins at 7 p.m. in 1100 Jamrich Hall. Three complicated scenarios involving sexual assault allegations will be presented to a panel composed of representatives from the Marquette County prosecutor’s office and NMU’s Public Safety, Housing and Residence Life and Dean of Students. There will also be opportunities for audience participation.

Al-Anon – An Al-Anon meeting takes place at 7 p.m. in the Gwinn Clubhouse Community Room in Gwinn.

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.

MCHD – A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at Marquette County Health Department.

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

Al-Anon – 10 a.m. Mission Covenant Church, North Second Street, in Ishpeming.

Book Babies – 10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Community 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.

IHS 1961 – meets at noon first Wednesdays, Jasper Ridge Brewery, Ishpeming.

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.

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

Caregivers and Friends – support group meets 1:30 p.m. first Wednesdays at the Ishpeming Senior Center. Call Sharon Lusic at 485-5527.

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

Blood drive – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of Upper Peninsula Health System-Marquette, will hold a bloodmobile blood drive at Envoy Air, Gwinn, from 3-5:30 p.m. No appointments necessary.

Teen Strategic Planning Session – 46 p.m. Peter White Public Library Community Room. This will be the first of two strategic planning sessions just for teens. Tell the library what’s working and what is not, and help map out the library’s future. Call 226-4323 if you would like to participate. Refreshments will be served.

Chili cookoff – The second annual Marquette Area Public Schools Camper Chili Cook-Off, which will be from 4:30-7 p.m. at the Marquette Senior High School cafeteria. The event is a collective fundraiser between all MAPS elementary schools to help students attend the annual Outdoor Education Camp at Bay Cliff. Tickets are $5 per student, $10 per adult and $20 per family. Tickets are available at all four of the MAPS elementary school offices, the central administration office and from parent group members.