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.

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.

Alcoholics Anonymous — group for women, noon, Room 209, 706 Chippewa Square, Marquette.

Sociable Seniors — meets at 12:30 p.m. at Hardee’s Restaurant, Marquette. Call 360-9450.

Bridge — is played at 1 p.m. at the Superiorland Bridge Club, next to the former MC Sports 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.

Safe and Sober Group — for survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence. 1-2:30 p.m. Conducted by the Women’s Center. Contact Camille at 226-6611 for more information.

DIY Slime Squad — 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Great Room. Age 8 and up. Make a new kind of slime each time. For more information call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.

TOPS — Group 1579 meets at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 440 Stoneville Road, Ishpeming. Weigh-in at 5 p.m., meeting at 5:30 p.m.

TOPS 934 — weigh-in is 5-5:30 p.m., meeting is 5:45 p.m. upstairs of VFW Post on Gold Street, Negaunee. Call 360-3585.

TOPS — Group 1372 meets at Silver Creek Church, 219 Silver Creek Road, Harvey. Weigh-in 5:30-6:10 p.m., meeting at 6:15 p.m. Call 226-7930.

Zumba Class — meets 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Harvey Baptist Church. Cost is $3 per session, with proceeds going to missions around the world. Call 249-1013 and leave a message.

Creativity — Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum’s Second Thursday Creativity Nights will be Family Science Night this month. The event will be from 5:30-7:30 p.m. It will be a night of science-themed crafts featuring NMU Science Clubs, live music and a free Culver’s custard 10-topping sundae bar. Free admission for all provided by GEI Consultants.

Meditation Class — Join Jeremy Morelock for this weekly meditation class emphasizing mindfulness, loving-kindness and compassion. Peter White Public Library Heritage Room 5:30 p.m.

Paw Pals with Pet Partners — 6-7:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Great Room. All  children  are  invited to come read and/or visit a friendly, calm dog. Advance registration is  available, Drop in also  encouraged — no registration required. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Da Upper Yoopers Barbershop — meets at 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church at 111 E. Ridge Street, Marquette. People of all ages, all genders, all abilities, all races are welcome to visit and support the chapter, which is a mixed-gender chorus.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette.

Tang Soo Do Karate — in Negaunee. General Karate class from 6:15-7 p.m,. at the West End YMCA, 350 Iron St. Agape Warrior Karate Academy, a Christian perspective on the martial arts. Contact 2nd Degree Black Belt Brad Seppala at 906-361-7377 or the Y at 906-475-9666.

Yarnwinders Fiber Guild — will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Art and Culture Center at the Peter White Public Library. The program, silk scarf dyeing, will be presented by Naomi Fletcher.

Bridge lessons — are offered from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Superiorland Bridge Club at the Westwood Mall, Marquette. Lessons are free. Beginners and intermediate. Call Cerona at 249-3529 or 361-1424.