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 rprusi@miningjournal.net, putting calendar in the subject line.

Thursday

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

Superiorland Breakfast Kiwanis — meets 7-8 a.m., Pioneer Room A of University Center at Northern Michigan University. Meetings are open to the public.

MCHD — A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Marquette County Health Department.

UPAWS rummage — The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter’s rummage sale takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 843 W. Washington St., Marquette. For more information, visit website: UPAWS Website.

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

Chair yoga — Chair yoga is offered at the Gwinn Clubhouse at 10 a.m. $2 donation goes to library fund. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 10 a.m. at St. John’s Church in Ishpeming.

Open Gym — from 10:30-noon at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. $5 entry fee. Non-members are welcome.

The Men’s Lunch Group — meets at 11 a.m. fourth Thursdays at Hong Kong Buffet, Marquette. For details call Phil Puotinen at 228-3910.

Cinderella — will be at the Negaunee Public Library’s storytime at 11:30 a.m. She will read stories and pose for pictures. The public is welcome to attend this free event. It is appropriate for children ages 3 years and older, though younger siblings are welcome to attend. Children must be accompanied by a loving adult.

Elba Morse Group — will meet at 11:30 a.m. at Jeffery’s Restaurant in Marquette. All area retired nurses and their guests are invited and no reservations are necessary.

Marquette Beautification and Restoration Committee — meets at noon at the Landmark Inn. Mona Lang, executive director of the Downtown Development Authority, will present “How Marquette Leverages Its History to Become a Model of Place Making.” A lunch is available at a cost. For more information, visit mqtbeautification.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets at noon at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Handicapped accessible.

Carnegie summer — The Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library offers Teen Book Challenge at 1 p.m. Ages 14 and up are invited to come to hear about great teen books with a theme of empathy; then take the challenge. Then M.L. Liebler, author, will visit along with special guests the Rev. Robert Jones and Carole Hoste at 5 p.m. Charlie Palazzola, the Rev. Robert Jones, and Carole Hoste will provide live music for the event. Copies of the award-winning books will be made available for purchase and a chance to meet Liebler and the musicians will follow the event. A Kindle will be given away to one lucky audience member. All ages welcome.

Story & Craft Hour, Ages 4-6 — 1-2 p.m. Peter White Public Library Community Room. Enjoy stories, songs, and crafts. Free. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Bridge — is played at 1 p.m. at the Superiorland Bridge Club, next to MC Sports at the Westwood Mall, Marquette. Visit Superiorland Bridge Websitefor more information or call Cerona at 249-3529 or Karen at 273-1716.

Safe and Sober Group — for survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence. 1-2:30 p.m. Conducted by the Women’s Center. Contact Camille at 226-6611 for more information.

Peter White Public Library Teen Thursday — Get Surreal, 2-4 p.m. Marquette Arts and Culture Center Workshop 3, on the library’s lower level. Create a wildly surreal collage on plywood with guidance from high school art teacher/artist Joy Bender-Hadley. Students in fifth grade and up are invited. Free of charge. For more information, call 226-4321, 226-4323, or visit www.pwpl.info.

Harry Potter Fan Club Grades 2-5 — 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Community Room. All Muggles in grades 2 through 5 are invited to come talk about the wonderful wizarding world of Harry Potter-This month join in for a special Potions Class. Free of charge. Open to the public. For more information call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info.

TOPS — Group 1579 meets at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 440 Stoneville Road, Ishpeming. Weigh-in at 5 p.m., meeting at 5:30 p.m.

Sociable Seniors — meets at 5 p.m. at Hardee’s Restaurant, Marquette. Call 360-9450.

TOPS — Group 1372 meets at Silver Creek Church, 219 Silver Creek Road, Harvey. Weigh-in 5:30-6:10 p.m., meeting at 6:15 p.m. Call 226-7930.

Zumba Class — meets 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Harvey Baptist Church. Cost is $3 per session, with proceeds going to missions around the world. Call 249-1013 and leave a message.

Dog Nights — 6-7:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Children’s Room. All children are invited to come and read to a dog. Increase your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a friendly, calm dog. Free, no registration required. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.infoSuperiorland Bridge Website.

YMCA Tang Soo Do Karate — in Negaunee for beginner youth from 6-6:45 p.m.; and intermediate all ages from 6:45-7:30 p.m. Taught by Black Belt Brad Seppala. A Christian perspective, Spirit Warrior Karate Academy. Call 360-0479 or the West End Y at 475-9666.

Da Upper Yoopers Barbershop — meets at 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church at 111 E. Ridge Street, Marquette. People of all ages, all genders, all abilities, all races are welcome to visit and support the chapter, which is a mixed-gender chorus.

Overeaters Anonymous — Step and Tradition meeting, 6 p.m., Bethany Lutheran Church, 715 Mather, Ishpeming. Call 361-4947.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette.

Alcoholics Anonymous — Second Chance meeting is 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Marquette Courthouse Annex, Room 41. Handicapped accessible.

Concert — The 2017 L’Anse Lakefront Concert Program features the music of the Derrell Syria Project. This free concert is at 7 p.m. in Lakefront Park at the foot of Broad Street. Those attending should bring a lawnchair or blanket. Meadowbrook Arena is the inclement weather alternate site.

Folk Concert — Rachael Kilgouri and Sara Pajunen bridge their distinct yet complementary musical histories within traditional and original songs. Peter White Public Library Community Room, 7 p.m. 226-4318.

Cuong Nhu — class offered 7-9 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 7 p.m. at Prince of Peace Church in Harvey.

Gamblers Anonymous — closed meeting, 7 p.m. (open meeting last Thursdays), First Presbyterian Church, Marquette. Mailing address: G.A., P.O. Box 34, Marquette, MI 49855. Call 226-3610.

SMART Recovery — is an abstinence based recovery group that meets at 7:30 p.m. at 102 W. Washington St. Suite 114, Marquette. The program is based on scientific knowledge and reason. Spirituality, religion and higher powers are not part of the program. SMART Recovery is a program for all kinds of addictive behaviors. For more information call Mary at 906-362-1647, or go to SMART recovery.org

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 7:30 p.m. at The Quiet Place, Michigamme.

Alcoholics Anonymous — Big Book group meets 7:30 p.m., upstairs of Parties Unlimited in Ishpeming.

Narcotics Anonymous — “Never in the Dark” closed meeting is 7:30 p.m., UP Health System-Marquette in the Mountain Room. Call 866-506-6557.

Nar-Anon Family Group — meets at 7:30 p.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church, 801 Hemlock St., Ishpeming. This is a 12-step support group for families and friends who have loved ones dealing with addiction. Call 235-5855.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 8 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Handicapped accessible.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 8 p.m. at St. Anthony’s Church in Gwinn. Open meeting. Handicapped accessible.

Narcotics Anonymous — open meeting is 8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, corner of Elm and Chocolay, Munising. Call 866-310-9077.

Friday

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

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, and Immunizations from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

UPAWS rummage — The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter’s rummage sale takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 843 W. Washington St., Marquette. For more information, visit website: UPAWS Website.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 9 a.m., Munising United Methodist Church.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 10 a.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, Negaunee.