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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.
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, three different events will take place as part of the “Let’s Talk” series: “Let’s Talk Sustainability” from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m in the Academic Mall; “Let’s Talk Plants” at 11 a.m. in the Jamrich Lobby; and “Let’s Talk Biophilic (Green) Design”, from 11 a.m. – 12:40 p.m. in 3710 West Science. Each event is presented by students from the Introduction to Sustainability class. In addition to the “Let’s Talk” series, free bike tune-ups will be available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Academic Mall. A film titled “Disruption” will be offered at 6 p.m. in Mead Auditorium in West Science. Popcorn will be provided. Free and open to the public
Marquette County Health Department –Clinic Services available today at MCHD are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, and Immunizations from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
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 www.pwpl.info.
Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 10 a.m. at St. John’s Church, 325 S. Pine St. in Ishpeming.
Chair Yoga — 10:30-11:30 a.m., Chair Yoga provides a unique opportunity to find deeper well-being though exploration of gentle postures, breath work, meditation and deep relaxation. Gentle chair yoga can be practiced by almost anyone at any age. The entry-level requirement for practicing yoga in a chair is simply the ability to breathe and to sit upright in a chair while gently moving the torso and limbs. Ideal for Seniors, those with hip and knee challenges, low back injury recovery. Make sure you doctor has cleared you for activity. At Essentials Massage & Yoga, 708 Chippewa Square, Suite 10, Marquette. Cost $5. Call Kim for info 906-360-5448.
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 www.pwpl.info.
Our Daily Bread — free lunch from noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, Marquette.
Alcoholics Anonymous — noon, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.
Blood drive — UP Health System-Marquette through the U.P. Regional Blood Center will have a blood drive at Michigan Department of Transportation, Ishpeming, from 9 a.m.-11 a.m. with the bloodmobile. For an appointment call Harmony Michaud at 485-6322 ext. 112. And at Marquette County Medical Care Facility, Ishpeming, from 1-3 p.m. with the bloodmobile. For an appointment call Sherri Hewitt at 906-204-1014.
Matinee Movie — “The Greatest Showman.” P.T. Barnum, son of a tailor, strives for unique meaning in his life leading to the greatest show on earth, but at what cost? Closed captioning on for access to all. Peter White Public Library Community Room. 12:30 p.m.
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.
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.
Divorce Care — Every Tuesday evening at 6 p.m., Teal Lake Medical Center, 100 Malton Road, Ishpeming. Anyone is welcome who is going through, or gone through, a separation or divorce. Divorce Care is a Faith based video series/small group discussion program to offer Help, Hope and Healing. Call 906-250-1690 for more details.
Open Meditation Group Sit — 6 to 7 p.m., free (donations accepted). Meditation practice guidance offered from 5:30 to 6 p.m. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church basement, 201 E Ridge St., Marquette. Use the door facing Arch, downstairs on the left. An opportunity for individuals with meditation practices to get together in a group setting for 30-minute silent meditation, sharing and short loving kindness meditation. Facilitated by Deb Smith. 225-1776.
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.
BYO Dinner Theater — “The Shape of Water.” Fantasy. A lonely, mute janitor falls in love with an amphibious creature kept in a top secret research facility. Peter White Public Library Community Room. 6 p.m.
Negaunee Beautification Committee — will hold its first meeting of the season at 6:30 p.m. at Midtown Bakery & Cafe. The group welcomes back all members and invite any new members to join. For more information contact Anna Mattson at 475-5058.
Criminal justice presentation — Northern Michigan University’s criminal justice department will present “Manufactured Memories: Victimization Ahead,” which demonstrates how a therapist can create the memory of a crime in a client, resulting in wrongful convictions of an innocent person. Senior criminal justice student Joan Roberts will present her independent research. Two victims of false memory-based accusations will also participate. Mark Pendergrast, author of “The Repressed Memory Epidemic” and “Memory Warp,” will chat briefly via interactive video. The event is scheduled from 6:30-8 p.m. in room 109 of the Edgar L. Harden Learning Resources Center.
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 email@example.com
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.
Faces — At 7 p.m. Marlene Wood will do a hands-on demonstration of drawing faces from her People Made Easy classes. This is a Lake Superior Art Association program at the Marquette Arts and Culture Center. All materials are provided and the program is free and open to the public. For additional information, contact Michele at 906-250-7364.
Great MI Read — The Religious Journey of Malcolm X. Dr. Alan Willis from NMU’s History Dept. will give a presentation on the religious journey of Malcolm X. Peter White Public Library Shiras Room. 7 p.m.
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.
NMU Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble — The Northern Michigan University Music Department will host a concert by the NMU Symphonic Band and Wind Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. in Forest Roberts Theatre. The event is free and open to the public.
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.
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.