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

Library closed — Peter White Public Library closed. 228-9510

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

Library closed — Peter White Public Library closed. 228-9510

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.

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

A Community Christmas Dinner — is planned from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Ishpeming Elks Lodge. Meal to include traditional holiday favorites like turkey, ham, stuffing, cranberry sauce, potatoes, gravy and dessert. This free meal is provided by the community and is open to the entire community.

People are encouraged to make a reservation by calling 486-8690 between 3-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday. Take out and free delivery are available in western Marquette County, including Palmer. For those choices, RSVP to 486-6890, which is also the number to call to volunteer to help with the meal.

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.

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

Library closed — Peter White Public Library closed. 228-9510

MCHD — The Marquette County Health Department is closed in observance of Christmas.

Marquette City offices — City offices located at Marquette City Hall, 300 W. Baraga Ave.; the Lakeview Arena, 401 E. Fair Ave.; and the Arts and Culture Center, 217 N. Front St. (in the Peter White Public Library), will be closed in observance of Christmas.

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.

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 — We Are Not Saints open meeting is at noon at 1009 W. Ridge 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 MI 0625 Ishpeming — meets at Wesley Methodist Church, 801 Hemlock St., Ishpeming. Weigh-in 4 to 4:45 p.m. Meeting: 5 to 6 p.m. Call 485-4932.

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, next to MC Sports at the Westwood Mall, Marquette. Visit http://superiorland_bridge.tripod.com/ for more information or call Cerona at 249-3529 or Karen at 273-1716.

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.

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.