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

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.

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,or visit

Woolworth — All former Woolworth employees are invited to meet for lunch at noon at Hudson’s Restaurant 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 or Sherrie at 226-6611 for further information.

2017 Historical Bus Tours — 1 p.m., Marquette Regional History Center. The bus tour is an entertaining, narrated journey through Marquette. For the summer of 2017 the tours are commemorating World War I during the centennial of the Great War. advance purchase of tickets is strongly recommended. Tickets are available by calling 906-226-3571, visiting, or stopping by the Marquette Regional History Center during regular operating hours. Tickets are $20 for all tours which will embark from the History Center. Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferrable between tours. Arrive 10 minutes early to claim a seat and travel in an air-conditioned Checker Bus for the duration of the tour which is 90 minutes.

Cigarettes — The impacts of tobacco litter on the environment and of cigarettes on the human body will be addressed at a UP4Health Challenge Event titled “Nine Lives of a Cigarette Butt.” This free event will be noon to 1 p.m. in the second-floor atrium of Lydia Olson Library at Northern Michigan University. Light refreshments will be served.

Blood drive — UP Health System-Marquette will have a blood drive at Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital, Manistique, from 1-5:15 p.m. For an appointment call Ruth Annelin at 341-7578.

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 snacks, hang out with friends, and make some new ones. Grades 7-12 welcome. Free of charge. For information, call 226-4321 or 226-4323 or visit

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.

Papa Crow: Music Builds a Better World — 2:30-3 p.m. Peter White Public Library Community Room. Come listen to a rockin’ concert for all ages featuring Papa Crow. For more information call 226-4320 or visit

Summertime Scribblers Creative Writing Club — 3-5 p.m. Peter White Public Library Teen Zone. All students in grades 6 to 12 are invited to make a personalized cover for a journal and then gather with other writers to fill the pages throughout the summer. Materials provided. Free of charge. For more information, call 226-4321 or visit

Ukulele Workshops — 3:10 p.m., 3:20 p.m., and 3:30 p.m. Directly following Papa Crow’s concert, learn how to play a ukulele and jam out with your own band. Ages 5 and up. Registration required: sign up at the Youth Services boat desk or by calling 226-4320. For more information call 226-4320 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.

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).

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