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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.
MCHD — Clinic Services available today at Marquette County Health Department 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.
Eagle Mine Tour — public tours of Eagle Mine facilities. Registration for the tours is required. This date, it’s a tour of the Eagle Mine from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The tour is free and open to people ages 13 and up. Attendees under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. For more information or to register for a tour, call 906-273-1550.
MSHS pick up — Marquette Senior High School freshmen 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.
Sale — The Women’s Missionary Society of First Baptist Church, Marquette, will have its annual sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Camping items, Christmas items, books, clothing, shoes, bedding, lamps, crafts, dishes, toys and kitchen ware will be among the items offered. For more information, call 906-226-2014.
Alcoholics Anonymous — 9 a.m., Munising United Methodist Church.
Alcoholics Anonymous — 10 a.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, Negaunee.
Blood drive — the U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UP Health System-Marquette, has a blood drive at River Valley Bank, 1140 W. Washington St., Marquette, from noon-2 p.m. with the bloodmobile. For an appointment call Nikki Murray at 273-2601.
Alcoholics Anonymous — noon, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.
All Recovery Group Meeting — an alternative to 12-step and religious recovery group meetings. noon to 1 p.m., 1009 W. Ridge St., Marquette. Welcoming all who have experienced addiction, are affected by addiction and/or support the recovery lifestyle.
Our Daily Bread — free lunch, noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, 1009 W. Baraga, Marquette. Call 226-2241.
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.
MSHS tailgate party — the Marquette Redmen will host Traverse City St. Francis at the William R. Hart Stadium, Junior Varsity at 3:30 p.m. and Varsity at 7 p.m. Between games, the Marquette Area Public Schools cordially invites everyone; students, parents, staff and community, past and present, to join the third annual MAPS football tailgate party. The tailgate party will start at 5:30 p.m., on the MSHS practice field. This free event will include music, food, activities, games and more. Join in for kickoff at 3:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. (game tickets $5) as the celebration continues in the Redmen’s home stadium including hosting the Meet the Redmen/Redettes.
Harbor Fest — put on by the Marquette West Rotary in Mattson Lower Harbor Park. Free. Food, beer and wine for sale. Music by: Strung Together, 4:45-6:15 p.m.; The Wayouts from 6:45 to 8:15 p.m. and Bumpus from 9-11 p.m.
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., Missionary 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.
Back to School with the Jersey Boys — musical presented at the Historic Vista Theater, Negaunee, 7 p.m. Tickets cost $15 and can be purchased online, at Midtown Bakery, Rare Earth Goods, and Snowbound Books.
Knockabouts — Marquette Maritime Museum presents the Knockabouts in concert at 7 p.m. in Lighthouse Point Park. $5 suggested donation. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and call 906-226-2006 for more information.
Godspell — 7:30 p.m., Lake Superior Theatre, Tickets are available 24/7 at tickets.nmu.edu, the Berry Events Center, or 906-227-1032. Or barring a sellout, buy tickets any night of a show at LST from 6-8 p.m. Call LST for info 906-227-7625.
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.
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.
Sale — The Women’s Missionary Society of First Baptist Church, Marquette, will have its annual sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Camping items, Christmas items, books, clothing, shoes, bedding, lamps, crafts, dishes, toys and kitchen ware will be among the items offered. For more information, call 906-226-2014.
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.
Haircut benefit — Julie’s Journey of Hope will benefit from Hair Cuts for a Cause from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Accents on Style in Gwinn. In that time frame, Accents on Style will be donating all proceeds from haircuts to Julie’s Journey of Hope, which aids a local woman who has been diagnosed with Freideich’s Ataxia, a rare and progressive neuromuscular disease that has no treatment and no cure. She is one of only 5,000 people diagnosed with this in the United States.
Whole Pie Sale — The South Community Fund Committee Women Who Care will have a summer whole pie sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. — or until sold out. The sale will take place at the West Branch Township Hall, 1016 County Road 545 North. Proceeds from the sale will go toward scholarships, grants which support youth development, and the local food pantry.
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.
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.
Finn Fun Day — the ninth annual Finn Fun Day will take place at the Negaunee Township Hall, 42 State Highway M-35, starting at 11 a.m. and continuing until 3 p.m. All are welcome, there is plenty of parking, and there is no admission charge. Food will be served, and entertainment and the Tori (market) will happen during the entire event. Finn Fun Day is sponsored by the League of Finnish American Societies UP Chapter Finlandia Foundation Affiliate. Memberships can be purchased on site. For more information on Finn Fun Day, call 906-226-7085.
Harbor Fest — put on by the Marquette West Rotary in Mattson Lower Harbor Park. Free. Food, beer and wine for sale. Music by: Gerry and Allison Brown, 12:30-2 p.m.; Tuesday Jones, 2:30-4 p.m.; The Pit Crew, 4:30-6 p.m.; Iron Daisy, 6:30-8:15 p.m.; and Live Bullet Detroit, 9-11 p.m