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.


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

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.

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.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 7 p.m., Presbyterian Church, 300 Bensinger, Big Bay. Handicapped accessible.

Back to School with the Jersey Boys — musical presented at the Masonic Building, Marquette, 7 p.m. Tickets cost $15 and can be purchased online, at Midtown Bakery, Rare Earth Goods, and Snowbound Books.

Godspell — 7:30 p.m., Lake Superior Theatre, Tickets are available 24/7 at, 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.

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.


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.

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.

Farm Visit — The public is invited to join Northern Vegans ( for a day at Mayapple Cottage Farm at W8756 Peterson Drive in Breitung Township in Dickinson County at 11 a.m. EDT. Bring a vegan lunch and spend a peaceful summer day on the farm visiting with the animals, tasting fresh herbs, or participating in a craft project. The visit will happen rain or shine. Visit Northern Vegans’ Facebook page and or call 236-1279 for more information.