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

YMCA Tang Soo Do Karate — in Marquette for adults of all ages from 6-7 a.m.; youth beginners 5:15-6 p.m.,; and intermediate of all ages from 6:15-7 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.

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 afterwards. 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.

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 — meets at 1 p.m., at 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456.

NARFE — Marquette County Sheriff Greg Zyburt will be the guest speaker for the next meeting of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Chapter 1900. The group will meet at 1:30 p.m., in Room B of the Marquette Senior Center, on the lower level of City Hall, 300 W. Baraga Ave. in Marquette. Members may enter from Spring Street, behind City Hall. Spring Street is one-way from east to west.

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 UP Health System-Marquette, will hold a blood drive at Gwinn’s VFW from 3-6 p.m. with the bloodmobile. For an appointment call Joyce Styer at 346-7595.

Scribblers Creative Writing Club — 3:30-4:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Shiras Room. All students in grades 6 to 12 are invited to experiment with creative writing in a fun and encouraging atmosphere. Free. For more information, call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Spaghetti Dinner fundraiser — organized by parents of Harvey Girl Scout Cadette Troop 5101 will be from 4-7 p.m. at the Marquette American Legion Post 44, 700 W. Bluff St. The fundraiser will help the Cadettes attend an educational trip to New York City during July.

Silver Snowshoes — The Marquette Senior Center’s Silver Snowshoes event is open to all area seniors. Each event will last approximately 60-90 minutes. Beginners are always welcome. This date at Anderson Lake in Gwinn at 4:30 p.m. Call 228-0456 for more information.

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

Tai Chi Chuan — A mind/body practice for health and wellness. Weekly classes: 5:30-6:30 p.m. Marquette Hope Connection Center, 927 W. Fair Ave., Marquette. Sponsored by the Cedar Tree Institute. For more information call 906-228-5494 or access www/cedaertreeinstitute.org.

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.

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.

Celebrate Recovery — a 12-step, Christ-centered, Biblical and balanced program, supporting people with addictions of all kinds, broken relationships, eating disorders or other issues, meets from 6-8 p.m. at Victory Lutheran Church, 315 Explorer St., Gwinn (K.I. Sawyer). Child care will be available. For more info, call Lake Superior Christian Church at 249-1431 or visit celebraterecovery.com.

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.

The Great War — The Marquette Regional History Center presents: The Great War at 6:30 p.m. An important event of the 20th Century, World War I’s outcomes set the stage for the rise of the communist and fascist dictators, World War II, The Cold War and the current chaos in the Middle East and Balkans. It also had a major impact on the members of this community as it was the first time large numbers of young men would leave this area to take part in a war. Attendees will have a better understanding of the war, its legacy and impact on the community and the world as presented by military historian John Moschetti. There is a $5 suggested donation. For more info call 906-226-3571 or visit marquettehistory.org