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.

MCHD — Clinic Services available today at Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, Family Planning, Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening, STD, and Health Services from 9:15 a.m.-4 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

MSHS pick up — Marquette Senior High School juniors should pick up their textbooks, Chromebooks and schedule of classes at the high school Student Resource Center-Library between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Parking permits may be purchased for $45. Car registration and completed Application to Drive a Vehicle on School Property required. These permits are sold on a first-come, first-served basis starting with seniors on this date.

Al-Anon — 10 a.m. Mission Covenant Church, North Second Street, in Ishpeming.

Used book sale — Richmond Township Library, Palmer, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. The books will be 25 cents for hardcover and paperbacks or $3 a bag.

Blood drive — the U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UP Health System-Marquette, has a blood drive at Honor Credit Union in Gwinn from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. with the bloodmobile. For an appointment call Stacie Walimaki at 346-4633 ext. 5037.

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

Meditation — A free meditation class is offered at noon at the Masonic Building’s lounge in Marquette. Call 906-250-4457 for more information.

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.

NARFE –The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Chapter 1900’s next regular meeting is at 1:30 p.m. this date in Room B of the Marquette Senior Center, 300 W. Baraga. Chapter 1900 includes members from the Marquette, Escanaba, Rapid River, Houghton, Hancock and Ontonagon areas.

Blood drive — the U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UP Health System-Marquette, has a blood drive at VFW in Gwinn from 3-6 p.m. with the bloodmobile. For an appointment call Joyce Styer at 346-7595.

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.

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.

Klava Klub — “Artemis” by Andy Weir. While smuggling contraband in order to survive on Artemis, a wealthy city on the Moon, Jazz becomes embroiled in a plot to take over the city. Grab a cuppa and discuss sic-fi novels, old and new. Contrast Coffee, 7 p.m.