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.

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.

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.

Storytime for 1s and 2s –10:15-10:45 a.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. Join in for interactive stories, songs, rhymes and activities. For 18 months to 35 months, with a loving adult. Free. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info.

Soup — The Trinity Lutheran Church women will sponsor a soup luncheon from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the church fellowship hall. Featured will be homemade soup, bread, bars and beverages. The public is invited. The church is located at 414 E. Ridge St. in Ishpeming.

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.

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

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

The Doc Is in … Atrial Fibrillation — Since February is Heart Month, Dr. Michael Mellana, cardiac electrophysiologist, will discuss atrial fibrillation. Bring a sack lunch as well as any questions you may have for the doctor. Peter White Public Library Shiras Room, noon.

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

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 Shiras Room. All students in grades 5 to 8 are invited to join. 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.

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. Call 360-7978.

Caregiver Support — A Caregiver Support Group meets from 6 to 7 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of the month in the Huron Room at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry. Call 293-9156.

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.

Marquette County Genealogical Society — will meet at 6:45 p.m. in the Shiras Room of Peter White Public Library. Bring questions about marriage records. The public is welcome.

Once Upon A Crime — the Book Group for Mystery Lovers will meet at 7 p.m. in the Dandelion Cottage Room at the Peter White Public Library to discuss “Fallout” by Paul Thomas. New members are welcome. For more information, call 228-9953.

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.

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

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 in for interactive stories, songs, rhymes and activities. For 18 months to 35 months, with a loving adult. Free. For more information call 226-4320, 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.

IHS 1958 — The Ishpeming High School Class of 1958 will meet for lunch at 12:30 p.m. at the Jasper Ridge Brewery in Ishpeming. Spouses are welcome. The class meets at Jasper Ridge the third Thursday of every month. For more information, call 228-3066.

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.

Aktion Club — community service group for adults who live with a disability meets 1:30-2:30 p.m. first/third Thursdays at the Tourville West Clubhouse, Marquette. Call Troy Connors at 251-8353 or Miriam Black at 360-9430.

Masterminds of All Kinds — 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Youth Atrium. Exercise both sides of your noggin with STEAM-based science, art, and design activities. For grades K-5. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info.

Diabetes support — group meeting from 5-7 p.m. at the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum for parents of children living with type 1 diabetes. The group will be meeting every third Thursday of the month. Parents will have a chance to meet and discuss issues, concerns, and get advice from other parents who may be going through similar situations with their children. Snacks will be served. For more information, contact Kristen (cambensyk@upcap.org).

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.

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

Free Literacy — A free Family Literacy Night at the Children’s Museum is planned. The public is invited to join in for a night of reading and fun with the theme of Reading With Puppies. The event is from 5:30-7:30 p.m. and there will be prizes, crafts, refreshments, free books, and more. This is a free event sponsored by the Literacy Legacy Fund of Michigan.

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.

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.

Marquette Jaycees — meets for 6 p.m. social, 6:30 p.m. meeting the third Thursdays in the board room at the Landmark Inn, Marquette. Call 458-5783.

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.

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

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.

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

Modern Classics — “Milk,” 2008 R 2 hr. 8 min. Drama. Using flashbacks and archival footing, this movie follows Harvey Milk’s life as a gay rights activist from his 40th birthday until his death. Peter White Public Library Community Room. 6:30 p.m.

Building Love: Imagine — “Book Study: the Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot. In 1951, scientists took cells from Henrietta Lacks, a poor black farmer, without her consent or knowledge, selling them to billions. This biography raises issues of race, ethics, and medicine. Peter White Public Library Dandelion Cottage Room. 7 p.m

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.

Black History Month — “Black Pride, Billy Clubs and Broken Promises: Northern Michigan University Student Protests” will be presented at 7 p.m. in room 126 of NMU’s Learning Resources Center. The Central Upper Peninsula and NMU Archives is hosting this event in conjunction with Black History Month. Admission is free and refreshments will be provided.

NAMI — NAMI Alger/Marquette will be having a support group meeting from 7-9 p.m. at 129 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette. NAMI meetings are open to individuals with a mental illness and family, friends etc. of such an individual. All of meetings are confidential. For more information, contact Cindy at CKBertucci58@charter.net or text or phone 906-360-7107.

Vasa –The monthly meeting of the Vasa Lodge of Marquette is at 7 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, and will feature guest speaker Fred Anderson, who will give a talk and presentation about the sport of luge. He will bring examples of luge sleds to show the audience. The program is free of charge and the public is invited to attend. The presentation will take place at 7:30.p.m. Refreshments will be served following the program. For more information call 226-7273.

Fringe Festival — Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre is presenting its third annual Fringe Festival in the Panowski Black Box Theatre. Three different theatrical pieces performed, produced and directed by students in the theater and entertainment arts program will be performed each evening. The Fringe Festival will feature “The Valentine Fairy,” “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare” and “Antigone.” 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 for the public, $10 for students and $5 for NMU students. They can be purchased at any NMU EZ ticket outlet. The Fringe Festival contains some adult language and themes.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Tech Help Drop-in — Northern Michigan University’s Association of Information Technology Professionals student group will help anyone with technology operating problems. No appointment needed. Peter White Public Library Shiras Room. 4-5:30 p.m.

LEGO Club — 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Youth Atrium. LEGO Club for ages 5 and up. Listen to stories and work with others to build Lego projects. Free. LEGOs provided. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info.

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

Art Show — Kids and their families and friends are invited to the North Woods Kids Art Show reception from 5-6 p.m. at the Baraga County Chamber of Commerce Art Gallery located at 2 E. Broad St. in L’Anse. Refreshments will be served.

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.

Dance — The Marquette Folk Dancers have weekly recreational dancing at 7 p.m. at the DanceZone, corner of College and Lincoln. Beginners and visitors always welcome. No experience necessary. Phone 226-9617 for information. Per person fee: $120 annual membership or $3 per session.

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.

Fringe Festival — Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre is presenting its third annual Fringe Festival in the Panowski Black Box Theatre. Three different theatrical pieces performed, produced and directed by students in the theater and entertainment arts program will be performed each evening. The Fringe Festival will feature “The Valentine Fairy,” “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare” and “Antigone.” 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 for the public, $10 for students and $5 for NMU students. They can be purchased at any NMU EZ ticket outlet. The Fringe Festival contains some adult language and themes.

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.

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 or 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.

“Life Drawing” — Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library will once again hold its popular, free, “Life Drawing” class on Saturday mornings in February and March. Noon to 2 p.m. No cost.

Transition Marquette County Repair Cafe — will be open on from noon to 4 p.m. to handle repairs people bring from home. Repair tools are set up in the Marquette Arts and Culture Center in the basement of Peter White Public Library. Started last spring as an Northern Michigan University student project, it is now in its second year of operation and is growing steadily, opening on the third Saturday of each month. Volunteer repair talent includes computers/electronics, sewing machine repair and adjustment, small appliances and lamps, clothing repairs, and most anything that can be carried in. Repair Cafes are free meeting places and they’re all about repairing things together.

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

Fringe Festival — Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre is presenting its third annual Fringe Festival in the Panowski Black Box Theatre. Three different theatrical pieces performed, produced and directed by students in the theater and entertainment arts program will be performed each evening. The Fringe Festival will feature “The Valentine Fairy,” “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare” and “Antigone.” 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 for the public, $10 for students and $5 for NMU students. They can be purchased at any NMU EZ ticket outlet. The Fringe Festival contains some adult language and themes.

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.

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

Fundraiser — Negaunee Lady Elks are hosting their sixth annual Wine and Cheese Party fundraiser for Bay Cliff Health Camp at the Negaunee Elks’ Lodge from 7-11 p.m. Tickets are available at the door for $15 which includes three glasses of wine, a wide variety of hot and cold, hors d’oeuvres prize drawings and musical entertainment by Pierre Ogea.

Howling — Museum After Dark: A Howling Good Time will be offered from 7-9:30 p.m. The Museum After Dark is in deep winter this year. On Sled Dog Weekend, it will go to the dogs, and their ancestors, with the after-dark adventure. Enjoy special guests, activities, games, scavenger hunt, dog themed photo booth, snacks and surprises. Designed for age 6 and up. The Magic of Dogsledding brief presentation is at 7:15 p.m. with Jackie and Jim Winkowski of Snowy Plains Kennel. Meet a husky sled dog. Learn about equipment and enjoy the scavenger hunt through the gallery based on Jackie’s books, “Miki’s Challenge,” “Miki’s Race,” and “Promise of the White Dog.” Signed books will be available. Advance ticket purchase recommended but tickets will also be available at the door. Tickets are $9 for 18 and under, $5 for adult accompanying youth and $7 for individual adult.

Baha’i Faith Introduction — meets at 7 p.m. first and third Saturdays. Call 361-1844.

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.

Bridge — Swiss Teams played at 1 p.m. the third Sunday 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.

Rock and Mineral — The Ishpeming Rock and Mineral Club will be meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the Cliff Shaft Mine Museum, 501 W. Euclid St. in Ishpeming. Doors will open at 1 p.m. to allow visitors time to view the club’s extensive mineral collection. Dale Thomas, production geologist from the Eagle Mine, will conduct a presentation on “Modern Underground Mining and Exploration Methods.” A door prize drawing, a 50/50 drawing and a business meeting will follow the program. Everyone is welcome to attend, enjoy, and learn about the wonders of modern mining and rocks and minerals. There is no admission charge.

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

Blood drive — The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UP Health System-Marquette, will have a blood drive at Gwinn High School from 1-4 p.m. with the bloodmobile. For an appointment call Joyce Styer at 346-7595.

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.

Band concert — Marquette City Band’s 2018 Winter Concert will be at 3 p.m. at Forest Roberts Theatre on the Northern Michigan University campus. Director and Conductor Dr. Steve Grugin will lead musicians in a varied and lively Winter Program, guaranteed to warm spirits. Admission is free, but donations greatly appreciated and as a tax-deductible organization, donations can be made to the Marquette Band Inc. at any time.

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.

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

Peter White Public Library closed — Presidents’ Day observance.

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.

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.

MEA Retired — Marquette County Chapter of the Michigan Education Association Retired will meet at the MEA office in Ishpeming at 10 a.m. 109th District State Rep. Sara Cambensy will be speaking on educational and retirement issues. All public school retirees are invited.

Breastfeeding Mothers Group — meets 11 a.m.-noon third Mondays in the Family Birthing Center Classroom at UP Health System-Marquette. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers and their children welcome. For details call 225-3081.

Lecture series — Northern Michigan University’s Department of Political Science and Public Administration is sponsoring a “Great Decisions Global Discussions” lecture series with the World Affairs Council of Western Michigan. Lectures will be streamed online and viewed from noon to 1:40 p.m. in room 111-C of NMU’s Edgar L. Harden Learning Resources Center. They are open to the public free of charge. This week: “Are We Getting the Right Bang for our Bucks?: The U.S. Defense Budget,” Stephanie Young, defense budget expert, RAND Corporation.

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.

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