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.


YMCA Tang Soo Do Karate — in Marquette for adults of all ages from 6-7 a.m.; youth beginners 5:15-6 p.m.,; and intermediate of all ages from 6:15-7 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.

Alcoholics Anonymous — Early Bird meeting from 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church in Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit

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, Family Planning, Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening, STD, and Health Services from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Legion officer — American Legion Department Service Officer Lisa Clark will be in Marquette at Post 44 at 700 W. Bluff St. from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to assist all veterans and dependents with concerns on VA health and benefits issues. This representation is at no cost to veterans or dependents.

MooseWood — “Nicole’s Reptile Adventures,” a summer program series offered by volunteer Nicole Shane, will be offered at MooseWood Nature Center in Marquette at 10 a.m. Shane will share fun facts and information this month on turtles — “Dude. Swim on by and learn about Michigan’s turtles. It’ll be totally righteous” — through photographs, hands-on learning, crafts and exploration. Recommended ages for the program are 5-13 years. Families are encouraged to attend this fun-filled program. Suggested donation: $5 for adult or $10 for family.

Al-Anon — 10 a.m. Mission Covenant Church, North Second Street, in Ishpeming.

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, visit

The Doctor Is in. . . Stroke — Dr. Brian MacFalda will present an informational talk on the causes, symptoms, and treatment of stroke. Bring a sack lunch as well as any questions for the doctor. Peter White Public Library Community Room, noon. 226-4318.

Woolworth — All former Woolworth employees are invited to meet for lunch at noon at Applebee’s in Marquette.

Alcoholics Anonymous — women’s closed Big Book meeting, noon at Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline 249-4430.

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

Our Daily Bread — free lunch, noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, 1009 W. Baraga, Marquette. Call 226-2241.

Life Skills Group — for survivors or domestic and/or sexual violence. Conducted by the Women’s Center. 1-2:30 p.m. Contact Becky at 225-1346 for further information.

Jayne’s Bridge Club — meets at 1 p.m., at 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456.

Chess — is played at 1:30 p.m. at the Masonic Center, 128 W. Washington St., Marquette. Use entrance at rear of building. Free lessons available, chess sets and boards provided. Call 869-1719.

Carnegie summer — The Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library offers STEAM: CD Scratch Art at 2 p.m. It’s a chance to scratch a design into a painted CD to create a work of art. For ages 10 and up.

Build a Magical World — 2:30-3:15 p.m. Peter White Public Library Community Room. All ages welcome, free admission. Join in for an afternoon of fun with magician and entertainer Cameron Zvara. Cameron’s show is filled with magic, comedy, juggling, stunts, music, and tons of audience participation.

Farmer’s Market — 4-7 p.m., Miners Park, Negaunee. Email for more information.

Ahmed Shriners Bingo — every Wednesday evening at U.P. Masonic Center, 128 W. Washington St. 5:30-10 p.m. Thousands of dollars guaranteed prizes. Parking in ramp behind center is free after hours. Call the U.P. Masonic Center, 225-1157 for more information. Must be 18 or older to play.

Sexual Violence Support Group — conducted by the Women’s Center. Contact Michelle at 225-1346 for more information.

Reading kickoff — Build a Better World is the summer reading program for all ages at the Forsyth Township Public Library from June 12-July 22. A kickoff party is planned from 5:45-7:30 p.m. at Gilbert Elementary School gym. The whole family is invited. Starting at 6 p.m., Cameron Zvara, a magician and entertainer, will be putting on a show filled with magic, comedy, juggling, students and music as well as tons of audience participation.

Tae Kwon Do School — Martial arts class from 6-6:45 p.m. for kids; 7-8:15 p.m. for adults, 1310 S. Front St., Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

ACA — Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families Big Red Book study meeting is 6-7 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 273-0396.

Celebrate Recovery — a 12-step, Christ-centered, Biblical and balanced program, supporting people with addictions of all kinds, broken relationships, eating disorders or other issues, meets from 6-8 p.m. at Victory Lutheran Church, 315 Explorer St., Gwinn (K.I. Sawyer). Child care will be available. For more info, call Lake Superior Christian Church at 249-1431 or visit

Narcotics Anonymous — “New Beginnings” group meets 6 p.m., Great Lakes Youth Recovery Center, Marquette (Treatment center rules apply).

Evening Zumba — from 6-6:45 p.m. at Dance Zone in Marquette with instructor Ashley Carlstrom.

Parliamentary Law — study group meets 6 p.m. second Wednesdays, conference room of Peter White Library, Marquette. Call 360-7978.

Flag Day — Marquette Elks Lodge 405 with assistance from Ishpeming Elks Lodge 447 and Negaunee Elks Lodge 1116 will hold the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks annual Flag Day Service, commemorating the birth of the American flag. This observance of Flag Day will take place beginning at 6:30 p.m. at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans Chapel. The program is open to the public and people are encouraged to attend to learn the importance of the American flag.

Music in the Park — The Erickson Center for the Arts in Curtis will be kicking off the 2017 Music in the Park series with Open Mic Night featuring John Latini, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the band shelter in the ECA Park.

Bridge — is played at 6:30 p.m. at the Superiorland Bridge Club, next to MC Sports at the Westwood Mall, Marquette. Visit for more information or call Cerona at 249-3529 or Karen at 273-1716.

Judaism — The Marquette Interfaith Forum invites the public to a series of talks centered on several of the world’s religions. The purpose is to increase awareness and appreciation for individual faiths and common ground among all the world’s major religions. The next presentation will explore Judaism and will take place at 7 p.m. in the Shiras Room of Peter White Public Library. Free.

Once Upon a Crime — “The Judas Pair” by Jonathan Gash. Lovejoy knows that the legendary Judas Pair of flintlock pistols are just that — a legend. Or are they? New members welcome. Peter White Public Library Dandelion Cottage Room, 7 p.m. 226-4318.

Ballet– An original ballet called “Perilous Encounters” will be presented at Forest Roberts Theatre at 7 p.m. by Marquette Center for Dance. The public is invited to attend. The box office will open at 6 p.m. Tickets are available in advance at the Second Skin Shop in Marquette.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, Marquette.

The Negaunee City Band — under the direction of Sara Perfetti, plays its first concert of the 2017 season at 7:30 p.m. at the Outdoor Performing Arts Center at the east end of Iron Street. Some seating is available, but attendees may wish to bring their own chairs.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7:30 p.m., upstairs of 106 S. Main St., Ishpeming.

Alcoholics Anonymous — (closed/non-smoking) meets 8 p.m., Eden Lutheran Church, Munising.

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

Zumba — Latin-inspired cardio dance fitness class offered 8:15 p.m. at Dawn Dott Dance Studio, Marquette. No experience needed. Cost: $5. Call 360-9287.