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.

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.

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.

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.

Life drawing — Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library will once again hold its popular, free, “Life Drawing” class from noon to 2 p.m. Basic drawing materials are provided, but students are welcome to bring their own. This is a “drop in” class — there is no registration. No experience is necessary. All models for the class will be volunteers from the community.

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.

Once Upon a Time — Puppet Theater. Enjoy a family puppet show of a classic fairy tale performed by the actors of Vertigo Theatre Company. Peter White Public Library Community Room, performances at 1 and 2 p.m.

History — The Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center at Northern Michigan University will open a new exhibition titled “From Chalk to Light Boards: Technology at NMU.” The exhibition will feature dozens of artifacts, not only from the Beaumier Center’s collection, but from offices and storage facilities as well. A free opening reception with food and refreshments will be held at 1 p.m. in the center’s Gries Hall gallery.

Gardener — The Upper Peninsula Master Gardener Association presents The Foundation for Successful Gardening: Soils, Amendments and Composting by Jim Isleib from 2-3:30 p.m. at the Peter White Public Library Shiras Room. Isleib, the Upper Peninsula crop production educator with MSU Extension-Alger County, will lead a discussion on the foundation of successful gardening. Among topics to be discussed is what makes a good, productive soil for general gardening and composting tips to make at-home bins a success. This program is free. Refreshments will be served and door prizes drawn. For more information, call Ron Rossway at 906-226-7354 or visit www.UPMGA.com

Polka/Variety Dance — is planned at the American Legion Hall in west Ishpeming with music by Wil Kilpela & Friends. The event will be from 2-5 p.m. Admission is $8. Luncheon will be available from 2-3:30 p.m.; drinks available at the bar.

The American Legion Hall is located at 3050 County Road 496, Ishpeming. Call 906-486-4074.

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.

Museum After Dark: A Museum Adventure — is planned from 7-9:30 p.m. at the Marquette Regional History Center. Advance ticket purchase recommended and on sale now and will also be available at the door. Tickets are $9 for 18 and under, $5 for adults.

MRHC is at 145 W. Spring St., Marquette. For more information, call 906-226-3571 or visit marquettehistory.org.

Concert — Singer-songwriter Annie Humphrey, the Native American Music Awards’ 2018 Artist of the Year, will perform at Northern Michigan University. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. in the James A. Panowski Black Box Theatre. Humphrey’s performance is being held in conjunction with the Beaumier U.P. Heritage Center’s exhibition, Ancestral Women. Tickets are $5 for the general public and $1 for NMU students.

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.

Blood drive — The UPHS Marquette Regional Blood Center, a service of UP Health System, has a blood drive at Gwinn High School from 1-4 p.m. with the bloodmobile. For an appointment call Joyce Styer at 346-7595.