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.

Open house — Redeemer Lutheran Preschool, located at 1700 W. Fair Ave., Marquette is hosting an Open House from 10-11:30 a.m.

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.

Town Hall — on how congressional and legislative districts are drawn is planned from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Peter White Public Library in Marquette. Admission to the Town Hall is free on a first-come first-seated basis.The event is sponsored by the non-partisan Voters Not Politicians Ballot Committee, in conjunction with the grassroots organization Count MI Vote. For more information, visit and

In Defense of Food Class — Hands-on learning for youth ages 8-14 to make healthy eating choices continues. Activities for younger siblings, too. Peter White Public Library Youth Services Atrium. 10:30 a.m.-noon. 906-225-0671 x 723 Sponsored by Marquette Food Co-op and PWPL.

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.

Family Film & BYO Munchies — 1-3 p.m. Peter White Public Library Community Room. Come enjoy the live action film “Pete’s Dragon.” Remember to bring a snack. Rated PG. For more information call 226-4323, or visit

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.

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

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

TaeKwon-Do School — Martial arts class from 6-8 p.m. for all ages and belt levels. 1310 S. Front St., Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

Baha’i Faith Introduction — meets at 7 p.m. first and third Saturdays. Call 361-1844.

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.


12-Step Recovery Groups — offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. For a complete AA meetings list visit

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

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.

Vintage Ski Day — The Beaumier Heritage Center and the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame are planning together a Vintage Ski Day. This will be a great opportunity for skiers to be able to go back in time and possibly win some prizes while skiing on some old skis or bringing out some of their old ski clothes. There will be lots of opportunities to experience and enjoy the old times of skiing. The events will begin at noon with a vintage ski race down Cliffs Ridge. Racers will receive a handicap based on their age and the age of their equipment. At 1 p.m. the very popular, vintage costume fashion show will start in front of the main lodge. Marquette Mountain will donate $5 to the museums for each person who buys a day ski pass in a vintage ski outfit. Throughout the day, vintage ski films will be shown in the lodge and skiing trivia on monitors in the lodge and T-Bar. There will also be displays of ski equipment and memorabilia from the Hall of Fame’s collection. Call Dan Truckey at 906-227-3212 for more information.

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.

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 Lakenenland at 1 p.m. Call 228-0456 for more information.