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.

Thursday

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.

Superiorland Breakfast Kiwanis — meets 7-8 a.m., Pioneer Room A of University Center at Northern Michigan University. Meetings are open to the public.

12-Step Recovery Groups — offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Feeding American Mobile Food Truck — will be distrbuting food in the Ishpeming VFW parking lot starting at 9:30 a.m. Bring a sturdy container and someone to help if you cannot carry 50 pounds of food. Anyone in need is eligible. If it rains, there will be an alternate site nearby.

Chair yoga — Chair yoga is offered at the Gwinn Clubhouse at 10 a.m. $2 donation goes to library fund. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 10 a.m. at St. John’s Church in Ishpeming.

Peter White Storytime — 10:15-10:45 a.m. Children’s Branch, Westwood Mall, Peter White Public Library. Interactive storytime with songs, stories, music and more. For ages 2-5, siblings welcomed. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.Peter White Public Library.info.

Open Gym — from 10:30-noon at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. $5 entry fee. Non-members are welcome.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets at noon at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Handicapped accessible.

Alcoholics Anonymous — Women’s “Twelve Steps, Twelve Traditions” discussion meeting at noon, Marquette Masonic Center, second floor lounge. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline at 249-4430.

Bridge — is played at 1 p.m. at the Superiorland Bridge Club, next to the former 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.

Safe and Sober Group — for survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence. 1-2:30 p.m. Conducted by the Women’s Center. Contact Camille at 226-6611 for more information.

Blood drive — The UPHS-Marquette Regional Blood Center will have a blood drive at Munising Memorial Hospital from 1-5:30 p.m. For an appointment call Larry Hach at 202-0844.

Aktion Club — community service group for adults who live with a disability meets 1:30-2:30 p.m. first/third Thursdays at the Tourville West Clubhouse, Marquette. Call Troy Connors at 251-8353 or Miriam Black at 360-9430.

Storytime, exercise — The Negaunee Public Library is offering a storytime and exercise program each month. Tonya Marra Allen, a local fitness coach, will present her fun “Let’s Get Moving at the Library!” program at 4:30 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month. This program is for children ages 3-8 years.

TOPS — Group 1579 meets at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 440 Stoneville Road, Ishpeming. Weigh-in at 5 p.m., meeting at 5:30 p.m.

Sociable Seniors — meets at 5 p.m. at Hardee’s Restaurant, Marquette. Call 360-9450.

Twinkle Babies — 5:30-5:50 p.m. Children’s Branch, Westwood Mall, Peter White Public Library. Songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for ages 0-24 months and a loving adult. Older siblings welcome. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.Peter White Public Library.info.

TOPS — Group 1372 meets at Silver Creek Church, 219 Silver Creek Road, Harvey. Weigh-in 5:30-6:10 p.m., meeting at 6:15 p.m. Call 226-7930.

Zumba Class — meets 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Harvey Baptist Church. Cost is $3 per session, with proceeds going to missions around the world. Call 249-1013 and leave a message.

YMCA Tang Soo Do Karate — in Negaunee for beginner youth from 6-6:45 p.m.; and intermediate all ages from 6:45-7:30 p.m. Taught by Black Belt Brad Seppala. A Christian perspective, Spirit Warrior Karate Academy. Call 360-0479 or the West End Y at 475-9666.

Da Upper Yoopers Barbershop — meets at 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church at 111 E. Ridge Street, Marquette. People of all ages, all genders, all abilities, all races are welcome to visit and support the chapter, which is a mixed-gender chorus.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette.

France Dissected — Its People, Customs and Institutions. Retired McGill Professor Roger Magnuson with retired Northern Michigan University Professor Beverly Matherne will present this six-week course about modern-day France. Peter White Public Library Lions Room, 6:30-8 p.m.

Bridge lessons — are offered from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Superiorland Bridge Club at the Westwood Mall, Marquette. Lessons are free. Beginners and intermediate. Call Cerona at 249-3529 or 361-1424.

Alcoholics Anonymous — Second Chance meeting is 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Marquette Courthouse Annex, Room 41.

L’Anse concert — Chasin’ Steel will be featured at the L’Anse Lakefront Concerts in Lakefront Park at the foot of Broad Street at 7 p.m. This event is free. Meadowbrook Arena is the inclement weather site.

Cuong Nhu — class offered 7-9 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 7 p.m. at Prince of Peace Church in Harvey.

Gamblers Anonymous — closed meeting, 7 p.m. (open meeting last Thursdays), First Presbyterian Church, Marquette. Mailing address: G.A., P.O. Box 34, Marquette, MI 49855. Call 226-3610.

“Suicide: The Ripple Effect” — is a feature length documentary film focusing on the devastating effects of suicide and the tremendous positive ripple effects of advocacy, inspiration and hope that are helping millions heal and stay alive. The film will be shown from 7:30-9:25 p.m. at Thomas Theater in Marquette. Purchase tickets online only. Visit Alger County Community Collaborative events on Facebook or use this link https://gathr.us/screening/23706. This documentary is sponsored by the Alger County Community Collaborative, Marquette Communities That Care and Marquette County Suicide Prevention Alliance.

SMART Recovery — is an abstinence based recovery group that meets at 7:30 p.m. at 102 W. Washington St. Suite 114, Marquette. The program is based on scientific knowledge and reason. Spirituality, religion and higher powers are not part of the program. SMART Recovery is a program for all kinds of addictive behaviors. For more information call Mary at 906-362-1647, or go to SMART recovery.org

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 7:30 p.m. at The Quiet Place, Michigamme.

Alcoholics Anonymous — Big Book group meets 7:30 p.m., upstairs of Parties Unlimited in Ishpeming.

Narcotics Anonymous — “Never in the Dark” closed meeting is 7:30 p.m., UP Health System-Marquette in the Mountain Room. Call 866-506-6557.

Nar-Anon Family Group — meets at 7:30 p.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church, 801 Hemlock St., Ishpeming. This is a 12-step support group for families and friends who have loved ones dealing with addiction. Call 235-5855.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 8 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Handicapped accessible.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 8 p.m. at St. Anthony’s Church in Gwinn. Open meeting. Handicapped accessible.

Narcotics Anonymous — open meeting is 8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, corner of Elm and Chocolay, Munising. Call 866-310-9077.

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.

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

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.

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

Blood drive — The UPHS-Marquette Regional Blood Center will have a blood drive at Honor Credit Union, Negaunee, from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. with the bloodmobile. For an appointment call Jamie Maki at 475-4149 ext. 5061.

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.

LEGO Club — 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Children’s Branch, Westwood Mall. LEGOs Rock is for ages 5 and up. Meet other Lego enthusiasts and build Lego projects. Free. LEGOs provided. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.Peter White Public Library.info

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.