The calendar 11/8/18


Peter White Public Library closed — staff development day

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

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

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

Free health screening —  U.P. Home Health & Hospice announces free health care screenings for the month of November throughout Marquette County. Included in the free screenings are blood pressure, pulse and glucose checks and a $5 charge to have cholesterol level checked. This date: Pioneer Bluff Apartments – 9-10 a.m., 111 Bluff St., Ishpeming – 485-4100 and Marquette Senior Center – 11 a.m.-noon, 300 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette – 228-0456

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

Flu shots for veterans — Flu vaccinations are now available for veterans enrolled in VA health care. Veterans may request the flu shot at their regularly scheduled VA appointments. Veterans may also get vaccinated during free walk-in flu shot clinics at Marquette VA Clinic on Fridays, Nov. 2 and 9, from noon-3 p.m. (ET) each day. No appointment is necessary. The clinic is located at 1414 W. Fair Ave., Suite 285. Veterans may call 800-215-8262, extension 34758, for updated VA Flu Shot Clinics in the Upper Peninsula and northeast Wisconsin.

Virtual Reality visit for veterans — Veterans are invited to a free event at the Edge of Reality VR Arcade in Marquette from noon to 4 p.m. The afternoon of virtual reality experiences is sponsored by the Oscar G. Johnson VA Medical Center and will include pizza, pop, and snacks. The Edge of Reality VR Arcade is located at 333 W. Washington St. and this event is open to all who served in the military. To RSVP or get more information, contact Jordan Fox, VA Peer Support Specialist, at 906-231-0203.

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 — American Legion Post 349 in Little Lake will have a fish fry from 4-7:30 p.m. The choices on the menu are walleye, whitefish (baked or fried), perch, cod (baked or fried), 21-piece shrimp, fantail shrimp or a combo fish platter. All these dinners include french fries or baked potato, coleslaw and roll. Non-fish choices are chicken strips and fries or hamburger and fries. Call 346-6000 for more information.

Fish fry — The Ishpeming VFW Post 4573, 310 Bank St., will have a fish fry each Friday from 4-7 p.m. The menu features a variety of fish, baked or fried, ribeye steak, chicken and burgers. Each dinner include baked potatoes or fries, applesauce, cole slaw, roll and dessert. Take-outs are available. Call 906-486-4856.

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

Fish fry — Marquette Elks #405 will have a fish fry from 5-7 p.m. The public is welcome. Live music will be provided by Bobby Buchkoe. The Marquette Elks Lodge is located at 127 N. Front St. Call 906-226-7611 to make a reservation or place a carry-out order.

Fish fry —  American Legion Post 44 Fish Fry will be from 5-7 p.m. at the post, 700 W. Bluff, Marquette. Whitefish, shrimp or chicken strips, baked potato or french fries, and salad bar are on the menu. This meal is open to the public. The Legion Auxiliary will be holding a bake sale during the fish fry. This will be the only fish fry this month due to deer season and Thanksgiving.

Taster — Northern Michigan University’s Native American Student Association is hosting the First Nations Food Taster. The event will be from 5-7 the Jacobetti Complex commons. The First Nations Food Taster provides guests with an array of Native American foods. Recipes from the Decolonizing Diet Project will be featured, offering traditional Native American foods. Some contemporary Native American dishes will also be available. This year’s menu may include bison stew with cranberries, turkey roast, pecan whitefish, venison and squash bisque. Tickets can be purchased via cash or check in advance from the Center for Native American Studies in Whitman Hall, or at the door. Advance prices are $5 for NMU students with ID, elderly, veterans and youth ages 5-10; and $10 for general admission. Door tickets cost $2 more, respectively.

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.

Marquette Male Chorus — will be performing its fall concert entitled “Music in the Air “ at Hope First United Methodist Church, 111 E. Ridge St., in Marquette. The concert begins at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children and seniors. This concert is an eclectic mix of music from serious to silly, with a lovely piece in honor of Veterans Day.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 9 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Cal