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.

Suicide prevention — The Gwinn Teen Clinic’s Youth Advisory Council is sponsoring the fifth annual P.S. I Love You Suicide Prevention Walk. Registration is free. The walk begins at 10 a.m., with registration starting at 9 a.m. under the canopy at Gwinn High School. The walk will be approximately 1 1/2 miles, with the Gwinn Methodist Church providing water and snacks along the way. For more information, call the Gwinn Teen Clinic at 372-4002 during school hours, or check out the event’s Facebook page.

Rummage — St. Louis the King Catholic Church in Harvey is hosting a rummage sale. The sale will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church, 264 Silver Creek Road, Harvey.

Life Walk — The Care Clinic will hold its 14th annual Life Walk fundraiser at Mattson Lower Harbor Park. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. and the walk begins at 10 a.m. All are welcome to participate and raise pledges. Participation can be as individuals or as a team. Call Care Clinic for more information 228-2273 or check out its Facebook page.

Tai Chi — An introductory workshop to Tai Chi Chuan will be held from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Marquette Hope Connection Center, 927 W. Fair Ave., Marquette. No prior experience is needed. This workshop is sponsored by The Cedar Tree Institute, a nonprofit organization that provides services and initiates projects in the areas of mental health, religion, and the environment. For more information or to register call 906-228-5494.

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.

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 Atrium. 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

Kaleidoscope 2017 — the educational fun fair for children, will be from noon to 4 p.m. at the Northern Michigan University Superior Dome in Marquette. The cost of admission is $1 per person. For more information, contact Carl Bammert at the Superior Dome (906-227-2465) or Jan Hutchens (evenings only: 906-346-2046).

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.

Fashion show — The “Fashion through the Decades” Fashion Show offers up a stylish look into the past at the Erickson Center for the Arts in Curtis at 12:30 p.m. Tickets are available at the ECA office. Call to reserve tickets or purchase them at the door the day of the show. Tickets are $15 for adults and $8 for children.

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.

Arts awards —  The City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center invites the community to attend the 21st Annual Art Awards at the MACC in the lower level of the Peter White Public Library. Reception at 6 p.m., awards at 7 p.m.

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

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