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.

Friday

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.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 9 a.m., Munising United Methodist Church.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 10 a.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, Negaunee.

UPAWS benefit — Super One Foods of Marquette and Negaunee will be holding their annual cookout to help the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter, 11 a.m.-5 p.m.

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.

Fish fry — is 5-7:30 p.m., Negaunee Eagles Club.

Marquette Elks 405 fish fry — from 5-7 p.m. The public is welcome. Chef Jeff will make to order whitefish, baked or fried with a choice of lemon pepper, cajun or ragin cajun spices. Shrimp, beer-battered cod, burgers and chicken strips are available as choices. All dinners include choice of baked potato, fries or onion rings, salad bar and a made from scratch dessert. There will be live music as well. The Marquette Elks Lodge is located at 127 N. Front St. Reservations are accepted and carryouts are available. Call 906-226-7611.

Marquette Area Blues Fest — free evening of music with Devil’s Elbow at 6 p.m. and Jimmy Nick and Don’t Tell Mama at 8 p.m. Mattson Lower Harbor Park. Food and drink available. Lawn chairs are acceptable, carryins are not. Visit marquetteareabluessociety.com for more info.

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.

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.

Saturday

The Gathering in the North — will take place from sunrise to sunset. This event is a coming together of many partnering organizations centered on the love of forests and the biome they support, specifically this year, bees. This inaugural event will be hosted by MooseWood Nature Center. Groups working together this year: Yellowdog Watershed Preserve, Marquette Regional History Center, Marquette Food Co-op, and the Northern Michigan Center for Native American Studies.

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.

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.

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.

The 75th annual Rock Lions Labor Day Celebration — will take place starting with the parade at 11 a.m. Following the parade there will be activities for all ages. Music, mechanical bull, bounce houses, petting zoo, kids tractor pulls, bean bag tournament, bingo, cowpie bingo, flea market, paintball, pasties, burgers, brats, and beer at the Rock Lions Clubhouse grounds. M-35, Rock. The event is sponsored by the Rock Lions, a non-profit service organization that provides funding for charitable organizations and local needs.

UPAWS benefit — Super One Foods of Marquette and Negaunee will be holding their annual cookout to help the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter, 11 a.m.-5 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.

Marquette Area Blues Fest — Ticketed event. Music by The Lark Brothers at 1 p.m., Flat Broke Blues Band at 2:30 p.m., The Jimmys at 4 p.m., James Armstrong at 6 p.m. and Dwayne Dopside and the Zydeco Hellraisers at 8 p.m. Mattson Lower Harbor Park. Food and drink available. Lawn chairs are acceptable, carryins are not. Visit marquetteareabluessociety.com for more info.

Family Beach Days — are set at Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore from 1-3 p.m. A park ranger will be at the beach for family fun stories, active games and crafting with the theme Colors of Nature. This week’s gathering will be at Sand Point Beach with Birds of Superior as the topic. For questions or directions, call the Munising Falls Visitors Center at 906-387-3700. Note, the program will be canceled if there is inclement weather or an abundant presence of stable flies.

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.

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.

Sunday

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.

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.

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.

Marquette Area Blues Fest — Ticketed event. Music by Bahluze at 1 p.m., Sons of Legend at 2:30 p.m., Alteered Five Blues Band at 4 p.m., Brandon Santini at 6 p.m., and Sue Foley at 8 p.m. Mattson Lower Harbor Park. Food and drink available. Lawn chairs are acceptable, carryins are not. Visit marquetteareabluessociety.com for more info

Dance — A dance is planned at the Heritage Air Museum at K.I. Sawyer from 1-5 p.m. Music will be provided by the Hartbeats.

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.

Open Drop-In Meditation Sit — 5:30-6:30 p.m. An opportunity for individuals with meditation practices to get together in a group setting for 30-minute silent meditation, brief sharing and short loving kindness meditation. Free (donations accepted). Northern Lights Martial Arts, 1310 S. Front St., Marquette. In the Women’s Center Building, south facing side, enter through Studio B.

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 www.superiorpipes.org.

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.

Toga! Toga! — “Welcome to Weird” at Blackrocks Brewery for the “UPShakes Toga Party, 2018!: A Fundraiser for Upper Peninsula Shakespeare Festival and Wolfs Head Theatre Company.” At 8 p.m., local musicians, dancers, comedians, and the UP Shakes crew of patchy actors are gathering to initiate a new ritual. They will lift voices, bodies, and, of course, cups to what has been achieved over the recent years and, more importantly, to larger ambitions. Attendance is free and open to the public — togas are encouraged, not required. Food, prizes, raffles and flower crowns available. For more information, visit upshakes.org or call Jamie Weeder, artistic director, at 906-869-1456.

Alcoholics Anonymous — closed meeting, 8 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.