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.

Wednesday

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 www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

County EDC — The Board of Directors of the Economic Development Corporation of the County of Marquette will meet at 8 a.m. at the Lake Superior Community Partnership office, 501 S. Front St., Marquette.

MCHD — Clinic Services available today at 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.

Ely Assessor — The Ely Township Assessor has office hours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ely Township Hall.

Al-Anon — 10 a.m. Mission Covenant Church, North Second Street, in Ishpeming.

Book Babies — Enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for ages 0-24 months and stay for a playtime afterward. Peter White Public Library Community Room,10:30 a.m. 226-4323.

The Doctor Is in. . . — Optimizing Your Mental Health. Dr. Tyanne Dosh will give advice on how to improve your mental health. Bring a sack lunch as well as any questions you may have for the doctor. Peter White Public Library Community Room, noon. 226-4318.

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.

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.

Farmer’s Market — 4-7 p.m., Miners Park, Negaunee. Email market@cityofnegaunee.com 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.

Grief Support — Open grief support group meets 5:30-7 p.m. first/third Wednesdays at Lake Superior Life Care & Hospice in Marquette. For details call Michele Napier at 225-7760.

Authors — The Negaunee Public Library is hosting an evening of authors reading their poetry and prose from “And Here,” a new Upper Peninsula writing anthology edited by Ron Reikki, at 6 p.m. Featured authors include Shirley Brozzo, Kathleen Heideman, Rosalie Sanara Petrouske and Jillena Rose. The public is invited to attend this free event.

Ely board — The Ely Township board meets at 6 p.m. at the Ely Township Hall.