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.

Wednesday

Tang Soo Do Karate — in Marquette. Adult and teen, 6-7 a.m. at the Superior Dance Academy, 1500 W. Washington St. Beginners ages 6-12 meet from 5:15-6 p.m. at the YMCA. Intermediate, Advanced, Teen and Adult Beginner class from 6:15-7 p.m. at the Y. Spirit Warrior Karate Academy, a Christian perspective on the martial. Contact 6th Degree Black Belt Master Joyce Tredeau at 906-360-0479 or Master.T@Spiritwarriorkarate.com

Alcoholics Anonymous — Early Bird meeting from 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church in 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.

Al-Anon — 10 a.m. Mission Covenant Church, North Second Street, in Ishpeming.

Toddlers Storytime — 10:15-10:45 a.m. Peter White Public Library Great Room. Join for interactive stories, songs, rhymes and activities. For 18 months to 35 months, with a loving adult. Siblings welcome. For more information call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Little Bookworms for 5’s & 6’s — 11 a.m.-noon. Peter White Public Library Great Room. Join for stories, songs, school-readiness art, and pre-literacy skills. For children ages 5 and 6. For more information call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.

IHS 1957 — The Ishpeming HIgh School Class of 1957 will meet at 11 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church in Ishpeming for soup luncheon.

Woolies — All former Woolworth employees are invited to meet for lunch at noon at Hudson’s in Marquette.

For Your Health — Fall Prevention. Mickey Sanders, Doctor of Physical Therapy, will give a presentation on preventing falls and what to do should you sustain a fall. Be sure to bring lunch and any questions for the doctor. Peter White Public Library Shiras Room noon.

Alcoholics Anonymous — noon, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Meditation — A free meditation class is offered at noon at the Masonic Building’s lounge in Marquette. Call 906-250-4457 for more information.

Blue Birch — 1-2 p.m. Peter White Public Library Great Room. Reading and book club for ages 8 and up. Be exposed to new stories, new activities, and enjoy time with friends. For more information call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Life Skills Group — for survivors or domestic and/or sexual violence. Conducted by the Women’s Center. 1-2:30 p.m. Contact Becky at 225-1346 or Sherrie at 226-6611 for further information.

Jayne’s Bridge Club — meets at 1 p.m., at 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456.

Chess — is played at 1:30 p.m. at the Masonic Center, 128 W. Washington St., Marquette. Use entrance at rear of building. Free lessons available, chess sets and boards provided. Call 869-1719.

Caregiver Community — Lake Superior Life Care and Hospice offers Caregiver Community, an Informal group for caregivers to come together and share their experiences and ideas, meeting monthly. There will be a different topic every month to discus and learn about. The next meeting will be at 2 p.m. with the topic Community Resources. The group will meet every second Wednesday of the month. The meetings will be at Marquette’s Big Boy Restaurant in the private room. Contact at Tonya at Lake Superior Life Care and Hospice 906-225-7760 for more information.

Hunger — The Northern Center for Lifelong Learning will present a program on Ending Hunger Alliance in Marquette’s effort to feed children in need. The discussion will be held at 3 p.m. at the Peter White Public Library Shiras Room. It is open to the public and free to attend with the option of donating non-perishable food items.

Teen Advisory Board — 4-5 p.m. Peter White Public Library Great Room. All students in grades 9 to 12 are welcome. Tell us what you’d like to see at your library, meet new people, plan teen events, and get volunteer experience. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 226-4321, 226-4323, or visit www.pwpl.info.

Family Storytime — which encourages families to come and enjoy songs, rhymes and stories together, will be held at 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Negaunee Public Library. Children of this age must be accompanied by a loving adult when in the library.

Ahmed Shriners Bingo — every Wednesday evening at U.P. Masonic Center, 128 W. Washington St. 5:30-10 p.m. Thousands of dollars guaranteed prizes. Parking in ramp behind center is free after hours. Call the U.P. Masonic Center, 225-1157 for more information. Must be 18 or older to play.

Sexual Violence Support Group — conducted by the Women’s Center. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Contact Michelle at 225-1346 for more information.

Tai Chi — Classes for health and Wellness, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Hope Connection Center, 927 W. Fair Ave., Marquette. By the Cedar Tree Institute. Call 906-228-5494.

Alger arts — 6 p.m. at the Mather Auditorium, there will be a meeting for all those interested in local community theater and programming for Mather Auditorium in Munising. Anyone with questions is asked to call the Alger County Chamber of Commerce at 387-2138.

Parliamentary Law — study group meets 6 p.m. second Wednesdays, conference room of Peter White Library, Marquette. Call 360-7978.

Junior Teen Advisory Group — for children ages 10-13, meets at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at the Negaunee Public Library.

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.

ACA — meeting is 6-7 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 236-2535.

Celebrate Recovery — a 12-step, Christ-centered, Biblical and balanced program, supporting people with addictions of all kinds, broken relationships, eating disorders or other issues, meets from 6-8 p.m. at Victory Lutheran Church, 315 Explorer St., Gwinn (K.I. Sawyer). Child care will be available. For more info, call Lake Superior Christian Church at 249-1431 or visit celebraterecovery.com.

Narcotics Anonymous — “New Beginnings” group meets 6 p.m., Great Lakes Youth Recovery Center, Marquette (Treatment center rules apply).

Evening Zumba — from 6-6:45 p.m. at Dance Zone in Marquette with instructor Ashley Carlstrom.

Bridge — is played at 6:30 p.m. at the Superiorland Bridge Club 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.

Once Upon a Crime — “Agatha Raisin and the Quiche of Death” by M.C. Beaton. The book was better? When Agatha moves to Carsley after selling her PR firm, she quickly finds herself bored and lonely. In an unfortunate way, life gets more exciting when a cooking contest judge dies after eating her quiche. Peter White Public Library Dandelion Cottage Room 7 p.m.

Audubon — Laughing Whitefish Audubon Society will present a program called “Wildlife Spectacular of Tanzania, East Africa” by Jeff Towner. The presentation will take place at 7 p.m. in the Community Room of Peter White Public Library. Jeff and his son Daniel spent three weeks in October in northern Tanzania and the islands of Pemba and Zanzibar. His presentation will focus on the mammals and birds of Tanzania, as well as some of the wildlife conservation challenges in Africa. The program is free and open to the public. For information, call 226-6749.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, Marquette.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7:30 p.m., upstairs of 106 S. Main St., Ishpeming.

Alcoholics Anonymous — (closed/non-smoking) meets 8 p.m., Eden Lutheran Church, Munising.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 8 p.m., 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Zumba — Latin-inspired cardio dance fitness class offered 8:15 p.m. at Dawn Dott Dance Studio, Marquette. No experience needed. Cost: $5. Call 360-9287.

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.

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.

American Legion Department Service Officer — Lisa Clark will be in Marquette from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at American Legion Post 44, 700 W. Bluff St. She is available to assist all veterans and families of veterans with claims preparation, presentation, counsel and appeal counsel at no cost to the veterans. Anyone who believe they may be eligible for VA compensation on health, education and/or employment issues, stop by Post 44 and see Clark. Be aware that this visit may be canceled for bad weather

Toddlers Storytime — 10:15-10:45 a.m. Peter White Public Library Great Room. Join for interactive stories, songs, rhymes and activities. For 18 months to 35 months, with a loving adult. Siblings welcome. For more information call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.

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

Preschool Storytime — 11-11:30 a.m. Peter White Public Library Great Room. Explore stories, fingerplays, songs and crafts. For 3 and 4 year olds, with a loving adult. For more information call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.

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