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.

American Legion Tribal Veteran Service Officer — Stacy King will see all veterans from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at 5698 W. Highway 2, Manistique.

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

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

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.

Preschool Storytime — 1-2 p.m. Peter White Public Library Great Room. Join us for books, songs, crafts and more, for preschool aged children. Free. For more information call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info.

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 — 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 — Marquette Elks Lodge 405 Fish Fry is from 4:30-7 p.m. The public is welcome. Chef Jeff will make to order whitefish, baked or fried with a choice of lemon pepper, cajun, ragin cajun spices or plain. Shrimp and beer battered cod round out the seafood choices. Burgers and chicken strips are available too. All dinners include choice of baked potato, fries or onion rings, salad bar and a made from scratch dessert. Live music by Bobby Buchkoe is part of the evening as well. The Marquette Elks Lodge is located at 127 N. Front St. lReservations are accepted. Call 906-226-7611. Dinners also are available for carry out.

LEGO Crew — 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Great Room (formerly Youth Atrium). Meet other LEGO enthusiasts and build LEGO projects. Family friendly. Free. LEGOs provided. For more information call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info.

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

The Cooking Series — for the Richmond Township Recreation Program continues from 6-7 p.m. at the Richmond Township Hall on 500 Smith St. in Palmer. Organizers will be showing children and adults how to make healthy and great tasting parfaits. Participants will be building parfaits using granola with almonds, strawberries, blueberries and vanilla yogurt. If substitutions need to be made, call 475-5241 as organizers hope to accommodate everyone. Everyone is welcome. Call 906-475-5241 or look at the Facebook page, Richmond Township Recreation Program, for more information.

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

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.

Tai chi — 9:30 a.m. to noon. An introductory workshop to the mind/body practice of Tai Chi Chuan will take place at the Hope Connection Center, 927 W. Fair Ave. in Marquette. No prior experience is necessary. Jon and Diana Magnuson will serve as instructors. This month’s workshop will focus on the Tai Chi Ball form. The workshop fee is $27 and includes a nutritous bunch and resource materials. For more information call 906-228-5494. The Cedar Tree Institute is a nonprofit organization that provides services and initiates projects in the areas of mental health, religion, and the environment.

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.

Winter Carnival — Kkandia Lions will be hosting its third annual winter carnival to help fight hunger from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will take place at Maple Lane Archery and Ski Center, 124 Kreiger Drive, in Skandia. There will be cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, sledding and concessions. A $5 donation to the Lions Club gets you access to all the amazing scenic trails Maple Lane Sports has to offer. If you don’t have your own winter equipment, ski and snowshoe rentals will be available for $5. Admission is free for children under 3, rental fees will still apply. All proceeds will go to support local food pantries.

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