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.

Friday

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 www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

12-Step Recovery Groups — offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

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

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

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.

Fish fry — Ishpeming VFW Post 4573, 310 Bank St., will be having Friday Night Fish Fry, from 4-7 p.m. Take out available. Cooked and served by volunteers, the meal will include a choice of perch, cod, salmon or shrimp. In addition, golden fried chicken, ribeye steaks and burgers are available. All dinners include french fries, baked potato or onion rings, plus applesauce, coleslaw and roll, coffee, tea and dessert. Call 486-4856 for more information.

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

Teen Night — is 6-10 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Gwinn. Free movies, games and popcorn. Call 346-6115.

Tae Kwon Do School — Martial arts class from 6-6:45 p.m. for kids; 7-8:15 p.m. for adults, 1310 S. Front St., Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 6 p.m., Redeemer Lutheran Church, Marquette.

The Westwood Shakespeare Company — Presents “Twelfth Night” at 7 p.m. in the WHS Performing Arts Center in west Ishpeming. Tickets for all shows are available at 6 p.m. on show nights. Season tickets for single seats and family are also available at the box office and will soon be available at the Westwood High School office during school hours.

Dance — The Marquette Folk Dancers have weekly recreational dancing at 7 p.m. at the Women’s Center Gym, 1310 S. Front St. Beginners and visitors always welcome. No experience necessary. Phone 226-9617 for information.

Cribbage — The Negaunee Eagles will host cribbage every Friday starting at 7 p.m. Call 906-475-9584 to sign up. The club opens at noon on Fridays.

Reformers Unanimous — addiction classes meet 7-9 p.m., Heritage Baptist Church, 3755 County Road 456, Skandia. Call the Rev. Lon Russell at 942-7900 or 360-7901.

Third Annual Yule Ball: — Middle School Dance 7:30-9:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Community Room. All students in grades 6 to 8 are invited to put on their best semi-formal attire for the library’s third annual Yule Ball. Dance to your favorite songs, enjoy awesome refreshments, and hang out with your friends in a winter wonderland. Parent chaperones are always welcome to help. Free of charge. For more information, call 226-4321, 226-4323, or visit www.pwpl.info.

“A Christmas Tapestry 2017- Music of the Season” — will be at 7:30 p.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1700 W. Fair Ave., Marquette. A freewill donation will be taken at the door. For more information, call 249-9867.

Play — Northern Michigan University’s chapter of Alpha Psi Omega, the national theater honor society, is presenting Don Zolidis’ “The Bold, the Young and the Murdered,” a comedic murder mystery play. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. in the James A. Panowski Black Box Theatre. Tickets are $5 for NMU students and $10 for the public. Tickets are available online at tickets.nmu.edu or at any NMU EZ Ticket outlet. The Black Box Theatre is located in NMU’s McClintock Building. For more information on the event, contact the Forest Roberts Theatre Box Office at 906- 227-2082 or via email at frtbox@gmail.com.

Narcotics Anonymous — open meeting at 7:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 111 E. Ridge St., Marquette. Call 866-506-6557.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7:30 p.m., upstairs of 106 S. Main St., Ishpeming.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7:30 p.m., Bible Chapel, Rock.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 8 p.m., 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 8 p.m., Victory Lutheran Church, K.I. Sawyer.

Alcoholics Anonymous — (closed 12 and 12/non-smoking) meets 8 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Munising.

Alcoholics Anonymous — Native American Group meets 8-9 p.m., 1901 Longyear Ave., Marquette. Call 228-8155.

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.

Cookie walk — women of Bethel Lutheran Church in Ishpeming will host a Cookie Walk at the church from 9:30 a.m. to noon. A variety of homemade Christmas cookies will be available at $5 per pound. Breads and candies for the holidays also will be sold. Refreshment will be served. This event is open to the public. The church is located at 333 E. Ridge St., Ishpeming, and is handicap accessible.

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.

German Market — as part of the yearlong Reformation 500th Anniversary Celebration, a German-style Christmas Market is planned for 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 520 U.S. Hwy 41 E, Negaunee, MI 49866. The public is invited to join in the festivities and activities, and visit the crafts, quilt, food, and bakery tables. Activities for the kids have been planned and a soup luncheon and dessert bar will be available.

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.

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

UP North Knitting Guild — is holding its first Stash Buster Sale from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Peter White Public Library in the lower level. Guild members are selling their stash of yarn, needles and books. This will be wool, acrylics plus other fibers. Members will be at there tables selling their items. There will also be a hand-knit items ideal for holiday gifts. Each sale must be paid for at the verious tables and cash will be accepted method of payment. This is open to the public and there is no admission charge.

All Aboard the Polar Express — Listen to Van Allsburg’s classic story, make crafts, eat snacks, and more. Be sure to wear your PJs for this family event for all ages. Peter White Public Library Community Room. 11 a.m. 226-4323.

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.

Dance — Ishpeming VFW Post 4573 will be hosting a dance from 2-6 p.m. The Richie Yurkovich Band will be playing a variety of music. The cost is $10 at the door. Refreshments and a meal will be available for purchase. For more information, call 486-4856.

Merry Grinchmas — Watch the classic cartoon “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” followed by crafts, snacks and games in this family event for all ages. Peter White Public Library Community Room. 2 p.m. 226-4323.

Kids party — The Negaunee Public Library Junior Teen Advisory Group (J-TAG) is holding a holiday party for local children at 2:30 p.m. in the library. Children ages 5-15 years are welcome to attend, make crafts, play board games, and enjoy peanut-aware foods and refreshments.

Family Night — is 6-9:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Gwinn. Free games, movies, popcorn. Call 346-6115.

Christmas Concert — The Negaunee Male Chorus will present “Waiting For Christmas” in its concert at 7 p.m. at the Negaunee High School auditorium. Tickets are $10 general admission and $5 for children ages 4-10.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 7 p.m., Presbyterian Church, 300 Bensinger, Big Bay. Handicapped accessible.

“A Christmas Tapestry 2017- Music of the Season” — will be at 7:30 p.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1700 W. Fair Ave., Marquette. A freewill donation will be taken at the door. For more information, call 249-9867.

Play — Northern Michigan University’s chapter of Alpha Psi Omega, the national theater honor society, is presenting Don Zolidis’ “The Bold, the Young and the Murdered,” a comedic murder mystery play. Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. in the James A. Panowski Black Box Theatre. Tickets are $5 for NMU students and $10 for the public. Tickets are available online at tickets.nmu.edu or at any NMU EZ Ticket outlet. The Black Box Theatre is located in NMU’s McClintock Building. For more information on the event, contact the Forest Roberts Theatre Box Office at 906- 227-2082 or via email at frtbox@gmail.com.

AA/Al-Anon — open meeting 7:30 p.m. above Parties Unlimited, 105 S. Main Ishpeming.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 8 p.m., 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Sunday

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.

Breakfast — is 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Negaunee Eagles Club.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 9 a.m., 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Life Recovery Group — meets 9:30-10:30 a.m., Lake Superior Christian Church, Marquette.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 11 a.m., upstairs 106 W. Main St., Ishpeming.

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

Personal Ministry Time — from noon-2 p.m., at New Life Church, Marquette. This ministry is for anyone with a need for physical, emotional or spiritual healing in their life. For more information, call 226-2333.

Ninjitsu — class offered 1-2:30 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 346-9054.

TUBACHRISTMAS — This year’s annual Marquette TUBACHRISTMAS public event will be at 1:30 p.m .at the Marquette Regional History Center, 145 W Spring St, Marquette. Tuba and Euphonium players who are interested in participating can get all the necessary information at www.tubachristmas.com.

Bingo — American Legion Auxiliary Bingo at Post 349 in Little Lake is ongoing on Sundays. Early birds are at 1:30 p.m. and the regular session is at 2 p.m. The public is invited.

Blue Christmas — service at Messiah Lutheran Church, 305 W. Magnetic St., Marquette. All are welcome. For more information call 225-1119.

University Exam Study-Special Hours — 3-9 p.m. Peter White Public Library. The Peter White Public Library is offering special study hours for all students enrolled in university during finals week. Students must present a valid school ID for entry or be able to sign into your student account. Free coffee and snacks available while they last. Printing available (15 cents b/w, 75 cents color). Quiet study on the first floor, silent study on the second floor. Use parking lot entrance. Free. For more information, call 225-9510, visit www.pwpl.info.

Aikido — class offered 3-4 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.

Overeaters Anonymous — Literature meeting, 4:30 p.m., Bethany Lutheran Church, 715 Mather Ave., Ishpeming. Call 361-4947 or visit www.oa.org.

Christmas Carol — Bruce Closser will perform a public reading of “A Christmas Carol” by Charles Dickens at 6 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church is Marquette. The reading follows a long tradition of public readings of the work, started by Dickens himself. Bruce’s father, Earl Closser, also performed readings of the work many times. The story, featuring the well-known characters of Tiny Tim, Bob Cratchit and Ebenezer Scrooge, has become a Christmas classic. The public is invited and admission is free.

Superior Pipe and Drum — Corps meets 6-8 p.m. at Silver Creek Church in Harvey. New members welcome. Highland dancing, bagpiping and drumming instruction available. Call Pierre Ogea at 249-1999, or visit www.superiorpipes.org.

Narcotics Anonymous — 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette.

ACA — Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families beginners meeting/work book study is 6-7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 120 N. Front St., Marquette. Call 361-8888.

VFW Auxiliary Bingo — early birds meet at 6:20 p.m. Regular session begins at 6:30 p.m. No Smoking.

Early Bird Bingo — at 6:20 p.m., the VFW post 4573 in Ishpeming.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 6:30 p.m., DJ Jacobetti Home for Veterans, Marquette.

Alcoholics Anonymous — (open/speaker/non-smoking) meets 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Munising.

Incest Survivors — Survivors of Incest Anonymous meets 7 p.m., Lake Superior Village Community Center, Marquette. Women only. Call 228-8155.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7:30 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, Negaunee.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7:30 p.m., Richmond Township Hall, Palmer.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7:30 p.m., Catholic Church, Republic.

Alcoholics Anonymous — closed meeting, 8 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Monday

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 www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

12-Step Recovery Groups — offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Call AA Hotline, 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

Wonder Babies — 10-10:40 a.m. Peter White Public Library Community Room. Songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for ages 0-18 months and a loving adult. Older siblings welcome. Adult social time from 10-10:15 a.m., storytime begins at 10:15 a.m. Free. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

Storytime for Non-Movers — 11-11:20 a.m. Peter White Public Library Community Room. Songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for babies not yet mobile and able to move away from their loving adult. We ask that older siblings do NOT attend. Adult social time and play time after storytime. Free. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info

Alcoholics Anonymous — We Are Not Saints open meeting is at noon at 1009 W. Ridge St., Marquette. Call 228-6545.

Alcoholics Anonymous — Women’s “Twelve Steps, Twelve Traditions” discussion meeting at noon, Marquette Masonic Center, second floor lounge. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline at 249-4430.

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

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

Chapter Book Club: The Comic Strip Sessions — 1-2 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Listen to a chapter from the book “The Terrible Two,” then adapt it into a comic strip. Ages 8-12. For more information call 226-4320, visit pwpl.info, or check out the Peter White Public Library page on Facebook.

MSU Extension — MSU Extension had been busy doing research in the Upper Peninsula and wants to share results with farmers and agribusiness employees. 1:30- 3 p.m. U.P. Research and Extension Center, E3774 University Drive, Chatham.

Computer Coaching — Focus on a different topic each week, and learn how to become more proficient on a computer. Peter White Public Library Computer Lab. 3 p.m. 226-4312.

TOPS MI 0625 Ishpeming — meets at Wesley Methodist Church, 801 Hemlock St., Ishpeming. Weigh-in 4 to 4:45 p.m. Meeting: 5 to 6 p.m. Call 485-4932.

Harry Potter Fan Club Grades 2-5 — 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Community Room. All wizards in grades 2 through 5 are invited to come talk about the wonderful wizarding world of Harry Potter. Join to hear the book read aloud while having every Flavor Jelly Beans and Butterbeer. Free of charge. Open to the public. For more information call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info.

TOPS 934 — weigh-in is 5-5:30 p.m., meeting is 5:45 p.m. upstairs of VFW Post on Gold Street, Negaunee. Call 360-3585.

Tang Soo Do — Karate youth class, 5-6 p.m. at the Negaunee YMCA. Spirit Warrior Karate Academy, a Christian approach to martial arts. Call 360-0479.

Tae Kwon Do School — Martial arts class from 6-6:45 p.m. for kids; 7-8:15 p.m. for adults, 1310 S. Front St., Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

SMART Recovery — is an abstinence based recovery group that meets at 6 p.m. at 102 W. Washington St. Suite 114, Marquette. The program is based on scientific knowledge and reason. Spirituality, religion and higher powers are not part of the program. SMART Recovery is a program for all kinds of addictive behaviors. For more information call Mary at 906-362-1647, or go to SMART recovery.org

Soo Bahk Do Karate — classes for ages 7-adult offered 6-7 p.m., beginner teen and adult 6:30-7 p.m., black belts 7-8:15 p.m. and (Dan) class 8-9:30 p.m. at Marquette Soo Bahk Do Academy, 1200 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 226-4723 for more info/private lessons.

Ely planning — The Ely Township Planning Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Ely Township Hall.

Bridge — is played at 6:30 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.

Ely planning — The Ely Township Planning Commission will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Ely Township Hall.

Bingo — Everyone is invited to the Marquette County Medical Care Facility’s annual resident big bucks bingo at 7 p.m. The facility is located at 200 Saginaw St., Ishpeming. The event will take place in the facility’s solarium. Call 485-1061 for more information.

Holiday Concert with Front Street Brass — Enjoy an evening of Christmas carol arrangements from around the world from the 1500s to the present with this six-person brass ensemble. Peter White Public Library Community Room 7 p.m. 226-4318.

NAMI — The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette offers confidential support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness. A support group will gather at 7 p.m. in the Baraga Place Conference Room, 129 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette.

Panic Relief — panic attack and anxiety program offered at 7 p.m. via teleconference call. To participate, call 732-940-9658. For more info, visit www.panicreliefinc.com.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 7 p.m. at Emanuel Lutheran Church, U.S. 41 South, Skandia.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets at 7 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 305 W. Magnetic St., Marquette.

Narcotics Anonymous — 7 p.m., United Methodist Church, Gwinn.

Mainstream Square Dancing — 7:30 p.m. For location/more information, email tlc@chartermi.net or call 225-5702.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 7:30 p.m. at Mitchell Methodist Church, 207 N. Teal Lake Ave., Negaunee.

Al-Anon — meets 7:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, corner of First and Canda streets, Ishpeming. Barrier-free. Last Monday is open meeting.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 8 p.m., 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Narcotics Anonymous — 8 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 111 E. Ridge St., Marquette.

Open Gym — from 8-9:30 p.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. $5 entry fee. Non-members are welcome.

Zumba — Latin-inspired cardio dance fitness class offered 8:15 p.m. at Dawn Dott Dance Studio, Marquette. No experience needed. Cost: $5. Call 360-9287.

University Exam Study-Special Hours — 9 p.m.- 1 a.m. Peter White Public Library. The Peter White Public Library is offering special study hours for all students enrolled in university during finals week. Students must present a valid school ID for entry or be able to sign into your student account. Free coffee and snacks available while they last. Printing available (15 cents b/w, 75 cents color). Quiet study on the first floor, silent study on the second floor. Use parking lot entrance. Free. For more information, call 225-9510, visit www.pwpl.info.

Tuesday

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.

Business Network International — Superior Networking chapter meets 7-8:30 a.m. at Donckers. Call 228-6602 or 869-1272.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7 a.m., Big Book Study, 1200 Hebard Court, Marquette.

12-Step Recovery Groups — offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 10 a.m. at St. John’s Church, 325 S. Pine St. in Ishpeming.

Wonder Babies — 10-10:40 a.m. Peter White Public Library Community Room. Songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for ages 0-18 months and a loving adult. Older siblings welcome. Adult social time from 10-10:15 a.m., storytime begins at 10:15 a.m. Free. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info.

NHS 1951 — meets for brunch at 10 a.m. second Tuesdays, Negaunee Senior Center. Call 485-1178 or 250-7141.

Storytime for Non-Movers — 11-11:20 a.m. Peter White Public Library Community Room. Songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for babies not yet mobile and able to move away from their loving adult. We ask that older siblings do NOT attend. Adult social time and play time after storytime. Free. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info

Tasty Reads — “King Solomon’s Table” by Joan Nathan. From the James Beard award-winning cookbook author comes this definitive collection of Jewish recipes from around the world. Enjoy and share sample recipes inspired by the book. Peter White Public Library Shiras Room. Noon. 226-4303.

Our Daily Bread — free lunch from noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, Marquette.

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

VA Romo Post 3165 Auxiliary — will hold a meeting at 1 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month in the upstairs of the post home in Negaunee.

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.

Tai Chi — at 1 p.m. at the Ishpeming Senior Center. Call 485-5527.

Chocolay Senior Drop-In Center — from 1-4 p.m. in the meeting room of the Chocolay Township Hall, Harvey. For social activities close to home and refreshments. This eliminates the morning session.

Chapter Book Club: The Comic Strip Sessions — 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Listen to a chapter from the book “The Terrible Two,” then adapt it into a comic strip. Ages 8-12. For more information call 226-4320, visit pwpl.info.

Storytime — There will be a new storytime at 4:30 p.m. at the Negaunee Public Library. This will be for children ages 5 years and older (younger siblings are welcome to attend), and will offer a variety of programs, including book samples, crafts, and occasional LEGO building sessions.

Soo Bahk Do Karate — class offered for orange belt and higher youths through adults, 5:30-6:45 p.m., Marquette Soo Bahk Do Academy,1200 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 226-4723.

Domestic Violence Support Group — conducted by the Women’s Center. 6-7:30 p.m. Contact Camille at 226-6611 for more information.

ACA — Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families Big Red Book study meeting is 6-7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 120 N. Front St., Marquette. Call 361-8888.

YMCA Tang Soo Do Karate — in Negaunee for families from 6-7 p.m. and for adults of all ranks from 7-8 p.m. A Christian perspective, Spirit Warrior Karate Academy. Contact 6th Degree Black Belt Master Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479 or the West End Y at 475-9666.

Infant Playgroup — offered 6-7 p.m. at the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum. Cost: $12 per month. Call 225-3081. For more details visit www.mgh.org.

Martial Arts — Free trial classes offered 6-7 p.m., Gwinn Clubhouse, 165 Maple St. New beginners’ classes begin first week of each month. Call 346-4523, or visit www.blackdragonmartialartsclub.com.

Weekly meal — First Baptist Church of Marquette invites the public to a weekly meal at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. This is free and open to all. There wil be a brief devotion before the meal and a domino game after the meal. First Baptist is at 728 W. Kaye Ave., Marquette. For more information or to make reservations, call 906-226-2014 or email fbcmqt@sbcglobal.net

VFW Post 4573 Bingo — in Ishpeming. Early birds meet at 6:30 p.m. Snacks and soda available. 486-4856.

American Legion Auxiliary Bingo — early birds meet at 6:30 p.m. Regular session begins at 7 p.m. at Post 349, Little Lake.

Jayne’s Bridge Club — plays at 6:30 p.m., at Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St. Call 225-1456. Partners guaranteed.

Celebrate Recovery — is a Biblical and balanced program that helps people overcome hurts, hang-ups, and habits. Meets every Tuesday at the Good News Assembly of God in Ishpeming, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Child care is provided by calling 485-5561.

And Here Author Event — Listen to a discussion between “And Here” contributing authors Gordon Henry and Sally R. Brunk, moderated by Leora L. Lancaster from Northern Michigan University’s Native American Studies Program. Book sales and signing with Snowbound Books. Light refreshments. Peter White Public Library Community Room. 7 p.m. 226-4318.

Pirates — Marquette Maritime Museum presents Pirates, Crooks and Killers: The Dark Side of Sailing the Great Lakes by Fred Storehouse at 7 p.m. in the Shiras Room at the Peter White Public Library. Admission is free but donations are welcome.

Marquette County Veterans Services Committee — will meet at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month in the board room on the basement level of the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans, Marquette. The committee functions to serve all veterans and veterans activities. Representatives from local organizations or members of the general public are invited to attend. For more information, call George LaBlonde 236-5253 or email at glablonde@gmail.com.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7 p.m., Prince of Peace Church, Harvey.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7 p.m., AuTrain Community Center.

Open Mic Night — at 7 p.m. at Rare Earth Goods, 200 E. Division St., Ishpeming. Use the side door on Front Street. Call 485-5650.

Recovery for Couples — meets 7 p.m. in the Shiras Room at the Peter White Public Library, Marquette.

Alcoholics Anonymous — (open/non-smoking) meets 7 p.m., AuTrain Community Center, AuTrain.

Marquette Male Chorus — rehearses 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Marquette. Men age 14 and older are welcome.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7:30 p.m., Redeemer Lutheran Church, Champion.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7:30 p.m., 106 S. Main St., Ishpeming.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7:30 p.m., Harvey Baptist Church.

Narcotics Anonymous — “The Basic Meeting” meets 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Open meeting. Call 866-506-6557.

Race Kart — Great Lakes Race Kart Association meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Pioneer Motor Inn, Escanaba. Call 249-1360.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 8 p.m., 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Narcotics Anonymous — 8 p.m., Presbyterian Church, Munising.

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.

12-Step Recovery Groups — offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Ely assessor — The Ely Township Assessor will have 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.

Storytime for 1s and 2s — 10:15-10:45 a.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Join 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 www.pwpl.info.

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 www.pwpl.info.

IHS 1957 — The Ishpeming High School Class of 1957 meets at 11 a.m. the second Wednesday of the month at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Ishpeming, for soup lunch.

The Doc Is in… — Back and Neck Pain. Kate Hosking, PT, DPT of UP Rehab Services will discuss how to alleviate back and neck pain through physical therapy. Bring a sack lunch as well as any questions you may have for the doctor. Peter White Public Library Shiras Room. Noon. 226-4318.

All former Woolworth employees are invited to meet for lunch at noon at Hudson’s in Marquette.

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.

Junior Teen Advisory Board — 4:15-5:15 p.m. Peter White Public Library Community Room. All students in grades 5 to 8 are invited to a holiday party and meeting with the JTAB. Play games, plan events for people your age, talk about books, and get volunteer experience. Refreshments will be served. Free of charge. For more information, call 226-4321, 226-4323, or visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

Tai Chi — 5:30-6:30 p.m., Marquette Hope Connection Center, 927 W. Fair Ave., Marquette. Sponsored by the Cedar Tree Institute. 906-228-5494 or cedartreeinstitute.org

Parliamentary Law — study group meets 6 p.m. second Wednesdays, conference room of Peter White Library, Marquette.