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 Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, Family Planning, Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening, STD, and Health Services from 9 a.m.-4:30 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.

Storytime for 1s and 2s — 10:15 a.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Join us for interactive stories, songs, rhymes and activities. For 18 months to 35 months, with a loving adult. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit

Little Bookworms for 5’s & 6’s — 11 a.m.-noon. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Join for stories, songs, school-readiness art, and pre-literacy skills. For children ages 5-6. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit

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.

NARFE — Bob Jenson of the Chocolay Raptor Center will present a program at the meeting of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Chapter 1900. The group will meet at 1:30 p.m. at the Marquette Commons, 112 S. Third St., in Marquette. This is a different location from the usual NARFE meeting site, to accommodate the live birds in the raptor presentation.

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.

Champion-Beacon-Humboldt Historical Society — will meet at 2 p.m. in the Humboldt Township Hall. The hall is located at 5178 County Road FA in Humboldt. Everyone is invited to attend.

Farmer’s Market — 4-7 p.m., Miners Park, Negaunee. Email for more information.

Explore Tech: Soil Engineering — 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Shiras Room. Families with kids ages 6 and up are invited to this awesome program with hydrogeologist Dick Ziegler. Learn through demonstrations and interactive activities about environmental engineering, how water flows through different kinds of soils, what kind of soil is capable of supporting structures and more! Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit