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.

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 the Marquette County Health Department.

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 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.

Bereavement luncheon — Lake Superior Hospice hosts its monthly bereavement luncheon at noon. All those experiencing grief from the loss of a loved one are welcome to attend, to meet with others and share support, encouragement and a meal. This group meets on the second Thursday of every month, and is free to the public. Lunch is provided, those attending are welcome to bring a dish to pass. Call 225-7760 or email Michele Napier, Bereavement Coordinator, at mnapier@lakesuperiorhospice.org.

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.

VFW Ladies Auxiliary 4573 of Ishpeming — meets at 1:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Post Home.

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.

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.

UPCM — TThe Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum’s Second Thursday Creativity Series takes place from 5:30-7:30 p.m. with a theme of “Everything Green.” Everyone is invited to stop in for a variety of fun, hands-on activities, creative snacks, plus live music. People can attend by paying admission or purchasing a museum membership.

Dog Nights — 6-7:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Children’s Room. All children are invited to come and read to a dog. Increase reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a friendly, calm dog. Free, no registration required. For more information call 226-4320, or visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

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.

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 Public Library, Marquette. Call 228-9139.

Weeknight Music — Sparrowtree. Listen (and dance) to the music of this energetic, fresh, four-piece jam-grass band featuring Troy Graham, Sam Graves, Russel Harmon and Heather Evans. Peter White Public Library Community Room. 7 p.m. 226-4318.

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.

Transition Marquette County — The Transition Marquette County Reading Group will discuss the stories in “After Oil 3,” selected and edited by John Michael Greer, at 7 p.m. in the Conference Room at Peter White Public Library in Marquette.. For details call 226-3314 or email mqtchaz@gmail.com

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 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.

Nar-Anon Family Group — meets at 7:30 p.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church, 801 Hemlock St., Ishpeming. This is a 12-step support group for families and friends who have loved ones dealing with addiction. Call 235-5855.

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 9-11:30 a.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.