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.

Saturday

Lake Superior Zendo — Zazen (Zen Buddhist meditation) meets at 7:40 a.m., 8:30 a.m.; morning service at 9:10 a.m. Call 226-6407 for location and details.

12-Step Recovery Groups — offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 9 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430.

YMCA Tang Soo Do Karate — in Marquette for private lessons by appointment from 9:15-9:45 a.m. Intermediate all ages from 10-11 a.m. Family karate from 11 a.m. to noon and youth beginners from noon to 1 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.

TaeKwon-Do School — Martial arts class from 9:30-11 a.m. for all ages and belt levels. 1310 S. Front St., Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

Marquette County Fair — opens at 10 a.m. with the first 200 children entering the fair for free. The youth livestock auction begins at noon, horse show jumping and Go-Kart races at 3 p.m. and a fun new event, Lawn Mower Racing, at 7 p.m. Trailer Hitch will be performing in the gazebo at 7 p.m.

Berry Bash — is planned from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at St. Mary’s Church in Big Bay. The event will feature a bake sale, rummage sale and lunch. The bash is plannned by the church’s Ladies Guild.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 10 a.m., 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Zumba — Latin-inspired cardio dance fitness class offered 10 a.m. at Dawn Dott Dance Studio, Marquette. Cost: $5. Call 360-9287.

Al-Anon — non-smoking meeting, 10 a.m. at Church of Christ, Marquette.

Karate — Spirit Warrior Tang Soo Do martial arts with a Christian approach at the Marquette YMCA: hard core karate for adults is 10-10:50 a.m.; family karate (age 4 and older with a parent) is 11-11:50 a.m.; Karate Kids (ages 6-14) is noon-1 p.m.; special needs karate is 1:15-2 p.m. Call the Y at 227-9622 or Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479.

Bridge Lessons — offered 10:30 a.m., Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456.

Saturday 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 www.pwpl.info.

Alcoholics Anonymous — Big Book study group 10:30 a.m., Back Room in University Center at Northern Michigan University.

Children’s Day — Marquette Maritime Museum is having Children’s Day as part of its Maritime Month celebration. Children are admitted free, accompanied by guardian. Crafts and maritime activities are planned from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.

Donation Drop-off Day — Donations are being accepted from noon to 4 p.m. for the MooseWood Nature Center’s upcoming Community Rummage Sale and Bake Sale. The center is located at the former Shiras Pool Building at Presque Isle Park in Marquette. Call 228-6250 for more information.

Alcoholics Anonymous — noon, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Faith-Based Recovery — Faith-based support and recovery program for addictions of all kinds meets noon-1:30 p.m. at the Rock Bible Chapel. Call 356-6346, 553-9830 or 356-6133.

Ninjitsu — class offered noon-1:30 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 346-9054.

Open Gym — 1 to 2:30 p.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. Non-members welcome. Fee is $5. Call 273-0696.

Bridge — played at 1 p.m., Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456.

Buzz the Gut Car Show and Parade — The Show & Shine will be from 5-7 p.m. at the Cliffs Shaft Mining Museum, Ishpeming. A parade through Ishpeming/Negaunee starts at 7 p.m. A dance at the Ishpeming Elks will begin immediately after the cruise. This event has free admission and is open to the public.

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