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.

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.

Ely review — The Ely Township Board of Review will meet at 6:30 p.m,. at the Ely Township Hall.

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.

Angeli hours — Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli will hold his next community office hours from 10 a.m. to noon in the main floor conference room of the Peter White Public Library. The meeting is intended to provide an informal opportunity to discuss issues within the community, and to give citizens the opportunity for direct dialogue with city staff about interests and concerns.

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.

Woolies — 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.

Pet adoptions — UPAWS “Share the Love” Adoption Event, will take place from 3-6 p.m. at FOX Marquette Subaru at 3815 U.S Hwy 41 West, Marquette. For more information about this ASPCA and Subaru sponsored event, visit upaws.org or phone 906-475-6661.

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

Marquette Genealogical Society — holiday party will be at 6 p.m. at the Community Building of Lost Creek (first on left at entrance). This is a potluck so bring a dish to pass, plate, utensil and drink. Bring three or four dollar store or white elephant wrapped gifts for crazy bingo and an unwrapped gift for a teenager for donation. Family members are welcome.

Parliamentary Law — study group meets 6 p.m. second Wednesdays, conference room of Peter White Library, Marquette. Call 360-7978.

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.

ACA — meeting is 6-7 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 236-2535.

Celebrate Recovery — a 12-step, Christ-centered, Biblical and balanced program, supporting people with addictions of all kinds, broken relationships, eating disorders or other issues, meets from 6-8 p.m. at Victory Lutheran Church, 315 Explorer St., Gwinn (K.I. Sawyer). Child care will be available. For more info, call Lake Superior Christian Church at 249-1431 or visit celebraterecovery.com.

Narcotics Anonymous — “New Beginnings” group meets 6 p.m., Great Lakes Youth Recovery Center, Marquette (Treatment center rules apply).

Evening Zumba — from 6-6:45 p.m. at Dance Zone in Marquette with instructor Ashley Carlstrom.

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.

Concert — Negaunee High School Chorus Concert at NHS Auditorium at 7 p.m.

Ely board — The Ely Township Board will meet at 7 p.m,. at the Ely Township Hall.

Once Upon a Crime — “Blood of the Wicked,” v.1 by Leighton Gage. Mysteries from south of the equator. In a system rife with corruption, Brazilian Chief Inspector Marco Silva is called upon to investigate the assassination of a visiting archbishop. Peter White Public Library Dandelion Cottage Room. 7 p.m. 226-4318.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, Marquette.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous — (closed/non-smoking) meets 8 p.m., Eden Lutheran Church, Munising.

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

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.

Thursday

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.

Superiorland Breakfast Kiwanis — meets 7-8 a.m., Pioneer Room A of University Center at Northern Michigan University. Meetings are open to the public.

Concert — Lakeview Elementary School Concert at Lakeview School gym — junior kindergarten and kindergarten at 9:30 a.m. and grades one and three with chorus at 11 a.m. and Orchestra Concert, grades 5-12, at NHS Auditorium at 7 p.m.

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

American Legion Department Service Officer — Lisa Clark will be in Marquette from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at American Legion Post 44, 700 W. Bluff St. She is available to assist all veterans and families of veterans with claim preparation, presentation, counsel and appeal counsel at no cost to the veterans. Anyone who believes he or she may be eligible for VA compensation on health, education and/or employment issues, is invited to stop at Post 44 to see Clark.

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.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 10 a.m. at St. John’s Church 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.

Open Gym — from 10:30-noon at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. $5 entry fee. Non-members are welcome.

Storytime for 3s and 4s –11-11:30 a.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Explore stories, fingerplays, songs and crafts. For 3 and 4 year olds, with a loving adult. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets at noon at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Handicapped accessible.

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.

Bridge — is played at 1 p.m. at the Superiorland Bridge Club, next to the former 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.

Safe and Sober Group — for survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence. 1-2:30 p.m. Conducted by the Women’s Center. Contact Camille at 226-6611 for more information.

VFW Ladies Auxiliary 4573 of Ishpeming — meets at 1:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Post Home.

Masterminds of All Kinds: — 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Community Room. Exercise both sides of your noggin with rotating science, technology, art, and life-skills programming. Grades K-5. For more information call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info

TOPS — Group 1579 meets at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 440 Stoneville Road, Ishpeming. Weigh-in at 5 p.m., meeting at 5:30 p.m.

Sociable Seniors — meets at 5 p.m. at Hardee’s Restaurant, Marquette. Call 360-9450.

TOPS — Group 1372 meets at Silver Creek Church, 219 Silver Creek Road, Harvey. Weigh-in 5:30-6:10 p.m., meeting at 6:15 p.m. Call 226-7930.

UPCM — The Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum Second Thursday Creativity Series will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. All are invited to join in for loads of fun with “Charlie Brown Christmas” themed crafts, creative snacks, live music and free Culver’s custard. The event is free with admission or membership. Call the museum at 906-226-3911.

Zumba Class — meets 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Harvey Baptist Church. Cost is $3 per session, with proceeds going to missions around the world. Call 249-1013 and leave a message.

YMCA Tang Soo Do Karate — in Negaunee for beginner youth from 6-6:45 p.m.; and intermediate all ages from 6:45-7:30 p.m. Taught by Black Belt Brad Seppala. A Christian perspective, Spirit Warrior Karate Academy. Call 360-0479 or the West End Y at 475-9666.

Da Upper Yoopers Barbershop — meets at 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church at 111 E. Ridge Street, Marquette. People of all ages, all genders, all abilities, all races are welcome to visit and support the chapter, which is a mixed-gender chorus.

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

Bridge lessons — are offered from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Superiorland Bridge Club at the Westwood Mall, Marquette. Lessons are free. Beginners and intermediate. Call Cerona at 249-3529 or 361-1424.

Alcoholics Anonymous — Second Chance meeting is 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Marquette Courthouse Annex, Room 41. Handicapped accessible.

Starlight Family Storytime — NEW Storytime.: 6:30-7:15 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Join us for this evening storytime filled with stories, songs and more. For all ages. Free. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info .

Ishpeming Library — The Friends of the Ishpeming Carnegie Library regular monthly meeting is at 7 p.m. in the Leverton Community Room on the lower level of the library. All interested in supporting the library and its programs are invited to attend. New members are always welcome. As there are no FOL meetings in January and February, the next meeting will be March 8.

Transition reading — The Transition Marquette County Reading Group will discuss “Glass House – The 1% Economy and the Shattering of the All-American town” by Brian Alexander at 7 p.m. in the Conference Room at Peter White Public Library in Marquette. For more information call Charlie at 226-3314 or email mqtchaz@gmail.com.

Concert — The popular local band Blue Champagne is back performing after a year hiatus and will be giving a free concert with optional dancing at the Peter White Library in the Community Room from 7-9 p.m. Light refreshments will be supplied. The public is invited to come and dance or just sit and enjoy the music with family and friends. Any donations to the food shelter will be greatly appreciated, as they are in serious need for them at this time. For more information, call 226-7273.

CUPSFA — Central Upper Peninsula Sport Fishing Association meets at 7 p.m. second Thursdays at the Negaunee Elks Lodge. Open to anyone interested in the sport of fishing and improving local fisheries.

Cuong Nhu — class offered 7-9 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 7 p.m. at Prince of Peace Church in Harvey.

Gamblers Anonymous — closed meeting, 7 p.m. (open meeting last Thursdays), First Presbyterian Church, Marquette. Mailing address: G.A., P.O. Box 34, Marquette, MI 49855. Call 226-3610.

SMART Recovery — is an abstinence based recovery group that meets at 7:30 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

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 7:30 p.m. at The Quiet Place, Michigamme.

Alcoholics Anonymous — Big Book group meets 7:30 p.m., upstairs of Parties Unlimited in Ishpeming.

Narcotics Anonymous — “Never in the Dark” closed meeting is 7:30 p.m., UP Health System-Marquette in the Mountain Room. Call 866-506-6557.

Nar-Anon Family Group — meets at 7:30 p.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church, 801 Hemlock St., Ishpeming. This is a 12-step support group for families and friends who have loved ones dealing with addiction. Call 235-5855.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 8 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Handicapped accessible.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 8 p.m. at St. Anthony’s Church in Gwinn. Open meeting. Handicapped accessible.

Narcotics Anonymous — open meeting is 8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, corner of Elm and Chocolay, Munising. Call 866-310-9077.

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.

Concert — Lakeview Elementary School Concert, grades two and four and chorus, at 11 a.m. in the Lakeview School gym.

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

Our Daily Bread — free lunch, noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, 1009 W. Baraga, Marquette. Call 226-2241.

Preschool Storytime — 1-2 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Join us for books, songs, crafts and more, for preschool aged children. Free. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info

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.

Star Wars Party — 5-9 p.m. Peter White Public Library Lower Level. Join the Peter White Library, Marquette Arts And Culture, and Taiga Games in celebrating the release of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” with an out-of-this-galaxy, good for all ages Star Wars Party. There will be Star Wars crafts and games for kids in the Community Room, learning how to play/playing Star Wars x-wing and Star Wars Destiny for ages 14+ and adults, a Star Wars art reception in the MACC, our very own Star Wars themed Cantina for refreshments with live sci-fi music from Jeremy Morelock and Denise Owens, a trivia game, Star Wars characters in full costume for photo ops, Double Trouble Entertainment’s photo booth, make-up artists Deb and Dan Choszczyk will transform Deb into a Sith Mistress from 6-7 p.m. and will be looking for a couple of young volunteers to get made up, Star Wars crafts for teens and adults, and a costume contest. The costume contest for ages 14 and under will be at 6pm, the contest for 15 + and adults will be at 6:30 pm. Costumes are encouraged. Event is free and open to all. Kids, teen and adults all welcome. For more information, call 225-9510, visit www.pwpl.info or find Peter White Public Library on Facebook.

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.

Closing reception — Northern Michigan University’s DeVos Art Museum is hosting an exhibition featuring the work of graduating seniors. The show will be on display through the closing reception, which is scheduled from 7-9 p.m.

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.

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.

Bird count — The Laughing Whitefish Audubon Society’s 70th annual Christmas Bird Count will take place . Participants will meet at 8 a.m. at Mattson Lower Harbor Park, Marquette, and groups will be formed to cover various regions of the count-area. There is no cost to take part in the count, and no pre-registration is necessary.

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.

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.

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 afterwards. Free. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info .

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.

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.

Traditional Music Jam — Bring your acoustic instruments to play those great traditional folk songs in an informal gathering. Listeners and singers are welcome. Peter White Public Library Community Room, 2-5 p.m. 226-4318.

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

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

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.

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.

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

Christmas Charity Concert — is planned for 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. at St. Paul Catholic Church in Negaunee. This Community Choral Collage will feature the Choir of St. Paul and Friends along with choirs from Negaunee High School and Bothwell Middle School. Special guest soloist will be Jeff Jennings. Admission is free but goodwill donations received at the event will be presented to St. Vincent de Paul and the Salvation Army.

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

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.

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