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

County EDC — The Board of Directors of the Economic Development Corporation of the County of Marquette will meet at 8 a.m. at the Lake Superior Community Partnership office, 501 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.

12-Step Recovery Groups — offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

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

Ely assessor — The Ely Township Assessor will have hours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ely Township Hall.

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

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.

Peter White Public Library Summer GLOW Club — 1-2:30 p.m. Peter White Public Teen Zone. Join a fun social club for LGBTQ individuals and their allies. Bring own snacks, hang out with friends, and make some new ones. Grades 7 to 12 welcome. Free of charge. For information, call 226-4321 or 226-4323 or visit

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 or Sherrie at 226-6611 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: Wreck This Journal at 2 p.m. Design and create a collaborative journal with wacky and creative prompts to keep. Ages 10 and up.

Bergonzi String Quartet — The Secret Language of Music, Children’s Concert, 2-3 p.m. Peter White Public Library Community Room. This free concert will take you on a journey through time and space. All ages can come join the excitement. Free. For more information, call 226-4320, visit

Historical — The Champion-Beacon-Humboldt Historical Society will meet at 2 p.m. at the Champion Township office, located along U.S. 41 in Champion. Everyone is invited to attend.

Summertime Scribblers Creative Writing Club — Peter White Public Library Teen Zone. Everyone in grades 6 to 12 is invited to decorate the cover of a composition book to create their own personal summer journal. Then we’ll meet each Wednesday to fill in the pages with great writing. Materials will be provided, thanks to funding from Dr. Allyn Roberts in memory of Forest Roberts. 3-4:30 p.m. Free. For more information, call 226-4321 or visit

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. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Contact Michelle at 225-1346 for more information.

Grief Support — Open grief support group meets 5:30-7 p.m. first/third Wednesdays at Lake Superior Hospice in Marquette. For details call Michele Napier at 225-7760.

Bike Path — The Marquette Regional History Center presents: The Amazing Bike Path Tour 2.0 at 6 p.m. Participants should meet at MRHC for a group bike ride with Jim Koski around Marquette’s bike path system, starting and ending at the History Center with more than a dozen stops, visiting everything from old lumber mills and railroad yards, to a one-time city dump. The suggested donation is $5. Visit or call 906-226-3571 for more info.

Ely Township Board — meets at 6 p.m. at the Ely Township Hall.

Bariatric Support Group — meets 6-7 p.m. third Wednesdays, Arcadia Health Care, Marquette. Call 800-440-7862.

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.

Music in the Park — The Erickson Center for the Arts in Curtis will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m. in the band shelter in the ECA Park.

Negaunee Beautification Committee — will meet at the Pocket Park on Iron Street at 6:30 p.m. The items for the Iron Ore carts will be ready for pickup. A workbee in the park will be held prior to a meeting at the Midtown Bakery and Cafe. Everyone is welcome and no experience is needed. For further information contact Anna Mattson at 475-5058.

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.

Marquette Genealogical Society — meets at 6:45 p.m. in the Peter White Public Library Shiras room. There will be trivia and new members are welcome.

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

Sci-Fi on Tap — “Brave New World” by Aldous Huxley. This new science fiction book club will focus on utopias this summer, starting with the 1932 classic in which Huxley explores how genetic breeding, social indoctrination and pharmaceuticals can create a utopian society. Ore Dock Brewing Co., 7 p.m. 226-4323.