The calendar

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

Thursday

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

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

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

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.

TaeKwon-Do School — Martial arts class from 10-11 a.m. 1310 S. Front St., Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

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

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

Open Gym — from 10:30-noon at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. $5 entry fee. Non-members are welcome.

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.

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

Fearless Readers Teacher-Librarian Book Club — 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Shiras Room. All high school and middle school teachers, as well as teen services library staff, are invited to share and expand their appreciation of Young Adult literature. For this organizational meeting, bring one of your favorite YA books – and learn about great new titles students will love. Refreshments and a book drawing. Free of charge. For more information, call 226-4321 or 226-4323.

STEAM — Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics Program, 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Community Room/or MACC. STEAM for grades 5 through 9. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

Explore English Castles and Gardens — 5-6:15 p.m., Marquette Arts and Culture Center. Presented by Rebecca Krans, Michigan State University Extension’s horiculture educator. Free. Call 906-875-0606.

Memorial Service — Lake Superior Hospice invites the public to a Memorial Service at 5:30 p.m. in the Chapel located within the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette. Anyone in the community who has lost a loved one and would like to honor and celebrate their memory is welcome to attend. The D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans is located at 425 Fisher St. in Marquette, and the Chapel is located near the parking area on Fisher Street.

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.

YMCA Tang Soo Do Karate — in Negaunee for beginner youth from 6-6:45 p.m.; and intermediate all ages from 6:45-7:30 p.m. Taught by Black Belt Brad Seppala. A Christian perspective, Spirit Warrior Karate Academy. Call 360-0479 or the West End Y at 475-9666.

Da Upper Yoopers Barbershop — meets at 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church at 111 E. Ridge Street, Marquette. People of all ages, all genders, all abilities, all races are welcome to visit and support the chapter, which is a mixed-gender chorus.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous — 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette.

Modern Classics — “The King’s Speech,” 2010, bio/drama/history, R, 118 min. Stars: Colin Firth, Geoffrey Rush, Helena Bonham Carter. Story of King George VI of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it. Four-time Academy Award winner. Peter White Public Library Community room, 6:30 p.m. 226-4318

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.

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.

FR Fringe Festival — The Forest Roberts Theatre presents the 2017 FRT Fringe Festival. “Proof” at 7:30 p.m. All of the fringe productions perform in the James Panowski Black Box Theatre and are part of the Northern Michigan University theater majors TH 480 capstone projects. Tickets are available at the Forest Roberts Theatre Box Office (227-2553) and at all NMU ticket outlets.

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 Quiet Place, Michigamme.

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., UP Health System-Marquette in the 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 the Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, and Immunizations from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 9 a.m., Munising United Methodist Church.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 10 a.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, Negaunee.

Story & Craft Hour — Ages 4-8, 11 a.m.-noon. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Enjoy stories, songs, and crafts. Free. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Blood drive — The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UP Health System-Marquette, will hold a blood drive at Tadych’s Econo Foods, Marquette, from noon-3 p.m. with the bloodmobile. For an appointment call Kirstyn Rosip at 226-3500.

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.

Alcoholics Anonymous — noon, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

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 — NMU’s Association of Information Technology Professionals student group will help anyone with technology operating problems. This drop in is for anyone having problems getting their laptops, tablets, e-readers, phones and other digital equipment up and running. No appointment needed. Peter White Public Library Shiras Room, 4-5:30 p.m. 226-4312

Fish fry — Ishpeming VFW Post 4573, 310 Bank St., will have a Friday Fish Fry from 4-7 p.m. Take outs are available. Also steak, fried chicken and burgers are on the menu. Call 486-4856.

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

Ishpeming Historical Society — The Ishpeming Area Historical Society will have a fundraising estate sale at Trinity Lutheran Church, 414 E. Ridge St., Ishpeming from 5-8 p.m. The Trinity Youth Development Fund will also be having a bake sale as part of this event. For further info, visit the Society on Facebook, or call 486-8680.

Fish fry — American Legion Post 44, 700 W. Bluff St., Marquette, will host a Fish Fry from 5-7 p.m. On the menu will be whitefish, shrimp or chicken strips plus a choice of baked potato or french Fries. All meals include cole slaw. This fish fry is open to the public.

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

Tae Kwon Do School — Martial arts class from 6-6:45 p.m. for kids; 7-8:15 p.m. for adults, 1310 S. Front St., Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.