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

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. 9:30-10 a.m. Private Lessons by appointment, Intermediate to Advanced students of all ages from 10-11 a.m., Family and White Belt Youth Class from 11 a.m.-noon. Spirit Warrior Karate Academy-A Christian perspective on the martial arts. Contact 6th Degree Black Belt Master Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479 or the YMCA 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.

Newberry craft — fifth annual Newberry Fall Craft Fest, sponsored by First Baptist Baby Pantry, is planned from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event will be in Reed Hall, which is behind the church, at the corner of East McMillan Avenue and Handy Street.

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.

Community Soup Luncheon and Fall Bazaar — will take place at the Richmond Township Firehall from noon to 2 p.m. It is sponsored by Community Lutheran Church. Featured will be crafts, baked goods, and a white elephant sale. A lunch of soup, sandwich and bars will be available with a $3 minimum donation requested. People also are invited to stop by for a cup of coffee.

Harvest luncheon — A harvest luncheon of soup, bread and pie will be served from noon to 2 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, U.S. 41, Negaunee. Donations also will be received for homemade craft and food items to support the ministries both local and worldwide.

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.

Climate — the public is invited to join the Marquette Chapter of the Citizens’ Climate Lobby for the group’s monthly meeting in the Dandelion Cottage Room of the Peter White Public Library at 12:30 p.m.

Traditional Music Jam — Bring acoustic instruments to play those great traditional folk songs in an informal gathering. Listeners and singers are welcome.Peter White Public Library Community Room 2-5 p.m.

Turkey dinner — The South County Fund Committee, Women Who Care, a non-profit organization, will have a turkey dinner from 4-7 p.m. at the West Branch Township Hall, 1016 County Road 545. The cost is $10 for adults, $5 for kids ages 6-12, and free for kids under 5. Those attending are asked to bring a donation for Victory’s Food Pantry. Proceeds from the dinner go toward scholarships, grants which support youth development and Victory’s food pantry.