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

Bazaar — St. Peter Cathedral Annual Spring Bazaar and Luncheon will be in St. Peter Cathedral Hall located at 311 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Luncheon served beginning at 10:30 a.m. for $6. The event features white elephant, baked goods, silent auction, jewelry and local vendors.

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.

Vinyl — The Marquette Spring Vinyl Record Show and Poster Sale will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Peter White Lounge on the first floor of the Don H. Bottum University Center at Northern Michigan University. This event is presented by the NMU Vinyl Record Club.

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: hardcore 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.

Bake sale — The Laestadian Lutheran Church of Ishpeming will have their annual Spring Bake Sale and Luncheon from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event is a “A Taste of Scandinavia” featuring cardamom and homemade breads, prune tarts, baked goods and crafts will be for sale. The luncheon includes homemade wild rice soup and fresh baked pies. The church is located at 567 Washington St., Ishpeming, in the Industrial Park.

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.

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.

Engadine fundraiser — The 2017 Spring Spectacular raising funds for the Engadine Education Foundation and Sports Boosters is planned in Engadine. An all-you-can-eat fish fry is planned from 4-6:30 p.m. at the American Legion Hall in Engadine. People can have fish fry or a chicken tenders meal with all the fixings. Tickets are $12; $8 for kids 12 and under; and free for kids under 3. Then at 7 p.m. at the Engadine Consolidated Schools Gym, the 10th annual Green & Gold Variety Show featuring the talents of K-12 students and staff will take place. For variety show ticket information, call Kathy Miller at 906-477-8090. Raffle and 50/50 drawings will take place, with tickets being sold at the dinner and the school prior to the show. One winning raffle ticket and one winning 50/50 ticket will be drawn during the variety show.

Trout Unlimited — The local Fred Waara Chapter of Trout Unlimited will be hosting its 30th annual Trout Unlimited Banquet at Northern Michigan University, in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center. Doors open at 6 p.m. Individual tickets are $45 and student admission is $25. Gold tables for six or eight are $75 per person, which includes premium raffle and bucket raffle tickets. This is the chapter’s only fundraising activity and all who are interested in conservation and cold water fisheries are invited to attend. To reserve a place at the banquet, or to request further information about FWCTU, contact Doug Miller at 906-360-4343, or

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

Concert — The Munising Vanguard Singers will be performing their Spring Sing concert at 7 p.m. at the American Legion in Munising. The Gospel Guys will also be present, sharing their special music. For more information contact Paul at 906-235-1357.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 7 p.m., Presbyterian Church, 300 Bensinger, Big Bay. Handicapped accessible.

Battle of the Bands — Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre is holding its first Battle of the Bands at 7:30 p.m. Seven Upper Peninsula bands will compete for a cash prize. Forest Roberts Theatre and Double Trouble Entertainment are producing the event as a way to promote and showcase regional music. The bands competing are Now Society Fails, The Portraits, White Knuckle Slave, Heel Click, Unhushed Grace, Our Last Vision, and Lumi. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. Tickets can be purchased at the FRT Box Office or any NMU Ticket outlet

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.