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, putting calendar in the subject line.


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

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

YMCA Tang Soo Do Karate — in Marquette for private lessons by appointment from 9:15-9:45 a.m. Intermediate all ages from 10-11 a.m. Family karate from 11 a.m. to noon and youth beginners from noon to 1 p.m. A Christian perspective, Spirit Warrior Karate Academy. Contact 6th Degree Black Belt Master Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479 or the Y at 227-9622.

Ishpeming Historical Society — The Ishpeming Area Historical Society will have a fundraising estate sale at Trinity Lutheran Church, 414 E. Ridge St., Ishpeming from 10 a.m. to noon. 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.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 10 a.m., 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

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.

In Defense of Food — 10:30 a.m.-noon. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. The Marquette Food Co-Op and the Peter White Youth Services are partnering to bring kids ages 8-14 a series of free, hands-on classes designed to teach you people essential skills for navigating today’s challenging food environment, based on Michael Pollan’s film “In Defense of Food.” Program runs for 10 Saturdays, pre-registration is required. Free. For more information and to register call Sarah Monte at 906-225-0671 ext 723 or register online at

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.

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

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.

FR Fringe Festival — The Forest Roberts Theatre presents the 2017 FRT Fringe Festival. “The Myths and Bricks Project,” “Painted Rain,” and “In A Mason Jar” at 1 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.