The calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; or email to, putting calendar in the subject line.


12-Step Recovery Groups — offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. For a complete AA meetings list visit

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

Rock Lions — monthly Third-Sunday, all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Rock Lions Club along M-35 in Rock. The buffet includes scrambled eggs, omelets made to order, bacon, sausage, ham, hash brown potatoes, biscuits and sausage gravy, pancakes, french toast, english muffins, cereal, a variety of fruits, dessert items, and coffee, tea, milk and juice. Adults $8, ages 6-12 $5, ages 5 and under eat free.

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.

Trenary dance — is planned from 1-5 p.m. at the Trenary Community Building. Music will be by Country Wheels. All are welcome. Admission is $6 and lunch will be available for $3.

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 open at 1 p.m. to allow visitors time to view the club’s mineral collection and fluorescent display. This month’s program is the Annual Mineral Silent Auction. Everyone is welcome to attend, enjoy, and learn about the wonders of 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.

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.

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

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

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.


Marquette County Health Department — No clinic services available today.

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

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

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.

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 10-10:15am, storytime begins at 10:15 a.m. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit

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. It is asked that older siblings do NOT attend. Adult social time and play time after storytime. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit

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.

Open houses — AuTrain-Onota Public Schools announce two open house and 2018-2019 fall registration events.

A preschool open house and fall registration will be from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the AuTrain-Onota Public School in Deerton. Preschool program enrollment is open to children ages 3 and 4 for the fall of 2018. The program has a 5-Star Great Start to Quality designation, as well as participates in the Great Start Readiness Program with Michigan Department of Education. Then from 1-2:30 p.m., a kindergarten open house and fall registration will be held at the school. Children must be 5 years old by Sept. 1, 2018 to enroll for the fall of 2018. The school offers small class sizes, individualized instruction and tablets and laptops for every student. At these open house, parents and children can visit the classrooms, join some activities and meet the teachers and staff. For further information, contact the school at 906-343-6632.

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.

Computer Coaching — PWPL Reference Staff will offer four computer classes at the Peter White Public Library on Monday afternoons in April at 3 p.m. This week, learn up to 72 languages with the library’s “Mango Languages” app.

MAPS family committee — The Marquette Area Public Schools Family Life Advisory Committee is scheduled to meet at 4 p.m. in the Marquette Senior High School Library. The main function of the FLAC is to discuss, review and make recommendations regarding family life, education and curricular issues. The meeting is open to the public.

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 Club Grades 6-8 — 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Shiras Room. All upperclassmen wizards in grades 6-8 are invited to the class Harry Potter 101 as we discuss all things Harry Potter. Free of charge. Open to the public. For more information call 226-4323 or visit .

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.

Anderton’s Earth Week — Northern Michigan University’s Earth, Environmental and Geographical Sciences Department will host its fourth annual “Anderton’s Earth Week” celebration. This date, a filmed titled “The Water Front” will be screened at 6 p.m. in 1320 Jamrich Hall. Popcorn will be provided. Free and open to the public

Superior water — the Army Corps of Engineers and Michigan Sea Grant will be giving presentations to update individuals on the science and current status of Lake Superior water levels., 6-7:30 p.m. at Marquette Township Hall Community Room.

Cadet Squadron — Lake Superior Cadet Squadron meets 6 p.m. first/third Mondays at the Munising American Legion. Open to ages 12-21.

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

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.

Bridge — is played at 6:30 p.m. at the Superiorland Bridge Club, next to MC Sports at the Westwood Mall, Marquette. Visit for more information or call Cerona at 249-3529 or Karen at 273-1716.

Disabled American Veterans and DAV Auxiliary — Chapter 22 Marquette County meets 7 p.m. the third Monday of every month at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans, Marquette. Go around back to the lower level and enter under the canopy. Call 236-5253

Weeknight Concert — with Brian Keith Wallen and Molly Nimmo. Singer-Songwriter Brian Keith Wallen, second-place finisher in the 2015 International Blues Challenge, will perform both originals and classics with classically-trained vocalist and percussionist Molly Nimmo. Peter White Public Library Community Room. 7 p.m.

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

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.

Modern Western Square Dancing — 7-9 p.m. Dancing at the mainstream level with a plus tip or two, depending upon participants. At Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. in Marquette. For more information, call Marge at 906-236-1457. $5 per couple per evening. Please do wear clean-soled, low-tread shoes to protect the dancers’ knees. No lessons at these sessions.

Mainstream Square Dancing — 7:30 p.m. For location/more information, email 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.