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.


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

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.

Bike Tours — The Michigan Iron Industry Museum, 73 Forge Road, Negaunee, is hosting an Iron Ore Heritage Bike Tour at 9 a.m. This is a chance to enjoy a casual-historic interpretive bike tour from the Michigan Iron Industry Museum to Ishpeming, and back on the Iron Ore Heritage Trail. Registration is required in advance. Call 906-475-7857 or e-mail for more information.

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:

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

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

Yoga — The Erickson Center for the Arts in Curtis will have Free Friday Yoga with RYT Marsha Blanchard from 10-11 a.m. Call the ECA office for more information on this yoga session: 906-586-9974.

Bingo — Bell Auxiliary is sponsoring a senior luncheon and bingo every third Friday of the month. The luncheon/bingo will be at the Ishpeming Senior Center from noon to 2 p.m. There is no charge. A number of seats available. Sign up at the senior center. For questions, call Senior Center at 485-5527.

Alcoholics Anonymous — women’s closed “A Woman’s Way Through the 12 Steps” book discussion meeting at noon, Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline at 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.

Jayne’s Bridge Club — plays at 1 p.m. at the Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St. Call 225-1456. Partners guaranteed.

Schizophrenics Alliance Group — is a six-step support group for individuals with schizophrenia or a related disorder. Meetings will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Brantley Drop-In. Contact Annette at 226-1077 for more information.

Alanon — meets 1:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, corner of First and Canda streets, Ishpeming.

Art reception — a reception for Kaleidoscope, an exhibit of oil paintings by Meegan Flannery, will take place from 3-6 p.m. at Michigamme Moonshine Art Gallery, 136 E. Main St., Michigamme. The event will include a chamber concert by Superior String Alliance. Refreshments will be served. The exhibit opened Sunday and runs through Sept. 16. Call 906-323-6546 for more information.

Fish fry — is 5-7:30 p.m., Negaunee Eagles Club.