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

“St. Catty’s Day” — The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter’s “St. Catty’s Day” adoption event continues until this date. People can go to UPAWS during this special “St. Catty’s Day” celebration and save a pot o’ gold. UPAWS will be holding the “St. Catty’s Day” adoption event. Cats and kittens 6 months and older, are available for adoption at a reduced fee of $25. Includes spay/neuter, vaccines, microchip and more. Visit www.upaws.org or phone 475-6661 for more information.

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.

Science Olympiad — The Northern Michigan University Seaborg Center will mark its 30th anniversary hosting a Science Olympiad. About 325 students from throughout the Upper Peninsula will compete in 46 events facilitated by more than 125 volunteers. The Science Olympiad runs from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the West Science and New Science Buildings, with an awards ceremony at about 4:30 p.m. in Jamrich 1100.

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.

TaeKwon-Do School — Martial arts class from 9:30-11 a.m. for all ages and belt levels. 1310 S. Front St., Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

Quilts — In honor of National Quilting Day, the Marquette County Quilters Association will host an event open to the public from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Marquette Arts and Culture Center, in the lower level of Peter White Public Library. The event is a celebration of quilting, past and present. MCQA members will offer demonstrations and exhibits, and will give attendees the chance to learn basic quilting with their own “make-and-take” projects. Visitors can also mingle with members of the MCQA as they display their quilts in various stages of completion.

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.

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.

Saturday Book Babies –10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. New storytime for babies every third Saturday. Enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for ages 0-24 months and stay for a playtime afterward. Free. For more information call 226-4320, or visit www.pwpl.info.

Family Game Day — a fundraiser featuring games, food and drinks, raffle, silent auction — is planned from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 111 E. Ridge St., Marquette, in the lower-level social room. Tickets are ages 0-4: free; ages 5-12: $5; students: $6; seniors: $7; adults: $9; and families of three or four: $20. Tickets may be pre-purchased with cash or check at Art of Framing: 149 W. Washington St. or go online to: familygameday.weebly.com. All profits go to P.E.O., a philanthropic educational organization.

Pow Wow — The 24th annual “Learning to Walk Together” traditional pow wow at Northern Michigan University will be held in Vandament Arena. General admission is $5; NMU students are admitted free with ID. Doors open at 11 a.m., with grand entries at noon and 6 p.m. The pow wow feast will take place from 4-6 p.m. at the NMU Jacobetti Complex.

Benefit — A benefit for Mike “Sarge” Brady will take place starting at 11 a.m. at Sturgis Saloon, Skandia. The event will be a pool tournament: $25 participation fee with money due on the day of the benefit. Pre-register by contacting Angie or Nadeen at Sturgis, 906-942-7785. It will be a blind singles tournament depending on the amount of participants. It will be double elimination.

Open house — Northern Michigan University will host a Career Exploration Open House at the Jacobetti Complex to showcase available career and technical education programs. The event is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Participants can enter for a chance to win a $500 NMU scholarship, tour the learning labs and talk with faculty and current students.

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.

“Once Upon a Time…” — Puppet Theater. Vertigo Theatre Company presents the classic folk tale Cinderella. Peter White Public Library Community Room. Performances at 1 and 2 p.m. Sponsored by the Friends of the PWPL. 226-4318.

Open Gym — 1 to 2:30 p.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. Non-members welcome. Fee is $5. Call 273-0696.

Bridge — played at 1 p.m., Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456.

NSSLHA, Family Story and Craft Hour — 2 p.m. Youth Atrium. The NMU Chapter of the National Student Speech Language Hearing Association presents a Saint Patrick’s Day Story and Craft Hour for families. Free. For more information call 226-4323.

A Community Seed Swap — and Seed Start will be held in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library from 2-5 p.m. The Queen City Seed Library invites everyone who is interested in gardening and growing their own food to attend. The event is free. Attendees can take home a seed starting kit for making a donation to the Seed Library.

Cadet Squadron — Lake Superior Cadet Squadron meets 2 p.m. first/third Saturdays at Silver Creek Church. Open to ages 12-21.

Boy Scout benefit — Boy Scout Troop 333 of Gwinn will have a spaghetti dinner fundraising event from 4-7 p.m. at VFW Post 5670 in Gwinn. The event will feature silent auctions, 50/50 and bucket raffles in addition to the meal. Tickets are $5 for adults and $2 for children.

Negaunee Scouts — The Negaunee Boy Scout Troop 346 will have a spaghetti dinner fundraiser from 4-7 p.m. at the Negaunee Township Community Center. The suggested donation is $5 and children 5 and under are free. Take out containers will be available. Those unable to attend who would like to support the Negaunee Boy Scout Troop 346 can mail donations to Boy Scout Troop #346, 158 M28, Negaunee, MI 49866, Attn: Shirley Reno (Treasurer)

Family Night — is 6-9:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Gwinn. Free games, movies, popcorn. Call 346-6115.

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.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 8 p.m., 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Sunday

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.

Breakfast — is 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Negaunee Eagles Club.

Breakfast — The Rock Lions monthly Third-Sunday, all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Rock Lions Club along M-35 in Rock. The buffet includes eggs prepared to order and omelets, bacon, sausage, ham, hash brown potatoes, biscuits and sausage gravy, pancakes, french toast, english muffins, cereal, a variety of fruits, lots of dessert items, and coffee, tea, milk and juice. The cost is adults $8; ages 6-12, $5; and ages 5 and under eat free.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 9 a.m., 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous — 11 a.m., upstairs 106 W. Main St., Ishpeming.

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

Personal Ministry Time — from noon-2 p.m., at New Life Church, Marquette. This ministry is for anyone with a need for physical, emotional or spiritual healing in their life. For more information, call 226-2333.

Ninjitsu — class offered 1-2:30 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 346-9054.

Bingo — American Legion Auxiliary Bingo at Post 349 in Little Lake is ongoing on Sundays. Early birds are at 1:30 p.m. and the regular session is at 2 p.m. The public is invited.

Music — The 10th annual Afternoon of Music Concert for Presbytery Point Camp will be at 2:30 p.m. at the United Presbyterian Church, 112 E. Euclid, Ishpeming. A freewill offering will support camperships for all kids coming to camp during the 2017 season. Talented musicians from the local area will be featured including piano, string, guitar, vocal, trumpet, and more. Light refreshments will be served in the church hall. Classic curbside parking, with front entrance accessible, behind the historic Mather Inn. To learn more about Presbytery Point Camp, visit www.presbyterypoint.org or find it on Facebook.

Music — The Northern Michigan University Music Department will continue its Guest Artist Series with Brian Carter who will present a horn concert at 3 p.m. Admission is free.

Concert — The Erickson Center for the Arts in Curtis presents “Road Trip, Get the Show on the Road!” with the Northern Michigan University’s Lake Effect Show Choir at 3 p.m. Tickets are at the ECA office: $10 for adults and $5 for students. Reserve or purchase tickets by calling the ECA office at 906-586-9974.

Aikido — class offered 3-4 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.

Lenten mission — Lenten Mission, 3:30-5 p.m. St. Michael Catholic Parish in Marquette. Followed by potluck dinner. For more information, contact St. Michael Parish at 906-228-8180.

Community meal — Spaghetti and meatballs will be served at the next Community Dinner at 5 p.m. at Hope Free Lutheran Church in west Ishpeming. The meal is free and everyone is welcome. For more information, call the church office at 485-5714.

Superior Pipe and Drum — Corps meets 6-8 p.m. at Silver Creek Church in Harvey. New members welcome. Highland dancing, bagpiping and drumming instruction available. Call Pierre Ogea at 249-1999, or visit www.superiorpipes.org.

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

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.

VFW Auxiliary Bingo — early birds meet at 6:20 p.m. Regular session begins at 6:30 p.m. No Smoking.

Early Bird Bingo — at 6:20 p.m., the VFW post 4573 in Ishpeming.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 6:30 p.m., DJ Jacobetti Home for Veterans, Marquette.

Love Show — from 7 to 11 p.m, the Ore Dock Brewing Company in Marquette will host the fourth annual Love Show, titled The LovEvolve Show 2017. The event will feature local wellness practitioners, artists, authors, environmentalists and musicians as well as hula hoop and acrobatic yoga performances. Admission is $5 and includes a raffle ticket. Prizes include yoga classes, massage certificates, gift cards, local art and much more.

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 — 7:30 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, Negaunee.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7:30 p.m., Richmond Township Hall, Palmer.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7:30 p.m., Catholic Church, Republic.

Alcoholics Anonymous — closed meeting, 8 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Monday

MCHD — No clinic services available today at the Marquette County Health Department.

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.

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 afterward. Free. For more information call 226-4320, or visit www.pwpl.info.

Breastfeeding Mothers Group — meets 11 a.m.-noon third Mondays in the Family Birthing Center Classroom at UP Health System-Marquette. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers and their children welcome. For details call 225-3081.

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.

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

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