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: www.upaws.org.

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.

Blood drive — UP Health System-Marquette, through its U.P. Regional Blood Center, has a blood drive at Eastwood Nursing Home, Negaunee, with the bloodmobile from noon-3 p.m. For an appointment, call Mary Collick at 475-7500.

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

IHS 1958 — The Ishpeming High School Class of 1958 will meet for lunch at 12:30 p.m. at the Jasper Ridge Brewery in Ishpeming. Spouses are welcome. The class meets at Jasper Ridge the third Thursday of every month. For more information, call 228-3066.

Carnegie summer — The Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library offers Teen Book Talk at 1 p.m. Share what you’ve read this summer and hear about new releases to be excited about. Ages 14+ Then at 5:30 p.m., Yooper Paranormal. Trish Kautz and Kelly Carlson of Yooper Paranormal will be here to tell how they investigate the unexplainable. Ages 16 and up.

Preschool Storytime — Ages 4-6: 1-2 p.m. 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 http://superiorland_bridge.tripod.com/ for 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.

Aktion Club — community service group for adults who live with a disability meets 1:30-2:30 p.m. first/third Thursdays at the Tourville West Clubhouse, Marquette. Call Troy Connors at 251-8353 or Miriam Black at 360-9430.

Peter White Public Library Teen Thursday — Build a Comic Book World, 2-4 p.m. Marquette Arts and Culture Center Workshop 3 on the library’s lower level. Create an original comic book cover with instruction from comic book artist Brad Gischia. Students in fifth grade and up are invited. Materials provided. 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 we are listening to the story and having butterbeer. Free of charge. Open to the public. For more information call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Diabetes support — group meeting from 5-7 p.m. at the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum for parents of children living with type 1 diabetes. The group will be meeting every third Thursday of the month. Parents will have a chance to meet and discuss issues, concerns, and get advice from other parents who may be going through similar situations with their children. Snacks will be served. For more information, contact Kristen (cambensyk@upcap.org).

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.

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

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.info.

Marquette Jaycees — meets for 6 p.m. social, 6:30 p.m. meeting the third Thursdays in the board room at the Landmark Inn, Marquette. Call 458-5783.

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.

Modern Classics — “Inception,” 2010 PG-13, 2 hr. 28 min. Stars: Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Ellen Page. Sci-Fi adventure. Peter White Public Library Community Room. 6:30 p.m. 226-4318.

Concert — The 2017 L’Anse Lakefront Concert Program features the Choirs, Bells and Ensembles concert. 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.

NAMI — The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette support group will gather at 7 p.m. in the Baraga Place Conference Room, 129 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette. For more information call 906-360-7107, or visit www.namiam.org.

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