EDITOR'S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing no later than one week before the event. Send to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855.
Karate - Spirit Warrior Tang Soo Do martial arts with a Christian approach at the Marquette YMCA: hard core karate for adults is 5:30-6:30 a.m.; ages 6-12 is 5:30-6:30 p.m. Call the Y at 227-9622 or Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479.
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.
Clinic Services - from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Marquette County Health Department. Clinics include HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing and Immunizations. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Call 475-7846 for an appointment.
TOPS 787 - of Michigamme meets 9 a.m., Spurr Township Fire Hall.
Blood Pressure - screening is from 10 a.m. to noon at Riverview Heights in Republic.
Prayer Service - conducted 10:15-10:30 a.m. Wednesdays in the Bell Hospital chapel. Hospital visitors welcome.
Ishpeming Class of 1957 - meets at 11:30 a.m. at Jasper Ridge in Ishpeming the second Wednesday of the month.
Blood Drive - from 11:30 a.m. - 3:15 p.m. at Dickinson County Healthcare System in Iron Mountain. For an appointment, call Katie Maxon at 906-776-5918.
Alcoholics Anonymous - women's closed Big Book meeting, noon Wednesdays at Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline 249-4430.
Younkers/Prange's Retirees - meets at noon, second Wednesdays at Bonanza Restaurant. Call 225-5019.
Our Daily Bread - free lunch, noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, 1009 W. Baraga, Marquette. Call 226-2241.
Marquette Range Steelworkers Retiree's Club - will meet at 1 p.m. at the Ronn Hall in Negaunee. Officers meet at 12:30 p.m. New members welcome. Call 475-6380.
Bridge - played at 1 p.m. Wednesdays, Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456.
Bariatric Surgery - Marquette General Bariatric Support Group meets 5 p.m. second Wednesdays, Conference Room 1 at Marquette General Hospital. Call 225-7979.
Free Community Meal - is offered 5-6:30 p.m. second Wednesdays, fellowship room of United Methodist Church, Marquette. Call 225-1344.
Overeaters Anonymous - traditional meeting is 5:15 p.m. Wednesdays at the Women's Center, 1310 S. Front St., Marquette.
Sexual Assault Survivors - support group meets confidentially. Call The Women's Center at 225-1346, ext. 16 for time, location.
ACA - Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families Big Red Book study meeting is 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 273-0396.
Parliamentary Law - study group meets at 6 p.m. second Wednesdays, conference room of Peter White Public Library, Marquette. Call 360-7978.
Narcotics Anonymous - "New Beginnings" group meets 6 p.m., Great Lakes Youth Recovery Center, Marquette (Treatment center rules apply).
Zumba Lessons - 6 p.m. at Dance Zone, located at 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette. $4 per session, $20 for six sessions. Call 236-1457.
Fair Board - Marquette County Fair Board 6:30 p.m. second Wednesdays at the Marquette Armory. Meetings are open to the public. Call 249-4111.
Spirit of Faith - gatherings, celebrating the oneness of all world religions, meet 7-8 p.m. second Wednesdays in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library, Marquette. Sharing of readings, songs and meditations encouraged. For details, call 249-3532 or 226-3252.
Al-Anon - meets 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church Library, Marquette.
Multiple Sclerosis - Marquette self-help group meets 7 p.m. second Wednesdays, Grace United Methodist Church, Marquette. Call 249-1741 or 226-4895.
Women of the Moose - meet 7:30 p.m. second/fourth Wednesdays, Tourville West Clubhouse, Marquette.
Narcotics Anonymous - open meeting is 7:30 p.m. at Water's Edge Church, 1228 Presque Isle Ave., Marquette. Call 866-506-6557.
Alcoholics Anonymous - (closed/non-smoking) meets 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Eden Lutheran Church, Munising.
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. Thursdays, Pioneer Room A of University Center at Northern Michigan University. Meetings are open to the public.
Tai Chi - 8-9:30 a.m. and 3:45-4:45 p.m. Thursdays. Call 235-8510.
12-Step Recovery Groups - offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.
Clinic Services - from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. at the Marquette County Health Department. Clinics include HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, Family Planning and Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Call 475-7846 for an appointment.
Play Group - offered 10 a.m.-noon Thursdays at the Marquette YMCA. Cost: free for YMCA members, $3 for others. Call 227-9622.
Alcoholics Anonymous - meets 10 a.m. Thursdays at St. John's Church in Ishpeming.
Rummage and Bake Sale - Laestadian Lutheran Church of Ishpeming will hold a rummage and bake sale from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at 567 Washington St., Industrial Park, Ishpeming. Cardamom, rye, wheat breads, wild rice soup and homemade pies will be available.
Alcoholics Anonymous - meets at noon Thursdays at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Handicapped accessible.
Bridge - is played at 1 p.m. Thursdays at the Superiorland Bridge Club, Suite 1 at the Westwood Mall, Marquette. Call 249-3529 for info/partners.
Marquette/Alger RICC - Marquette/Alger Regional Interagency Consumer Committee meets 1-3 p.m. second Thursdays. A grassroots advocacy group for people with disabilities and friends, advocates and families. For location and details call 228-5744.
Blood Drive - from 1-5:15 p.m. at The Blanchard Center in Manistique. For an appointment, call Lila Panek at 906-341-6447.
VFW Ladies Auxiliary 4573 - meets at 1:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at the Ishpeming Senior Center.
Farmer/Artisans Market - is 4-7 p.m. Thursdays at the Butler Theater in Ishpeming.
Mystery author - Steve Hamilton will sign copies of his new novel from 5-7 p.m at Snowbound Books, Marquette.
TOPS - Group 0633 meets 5 p.m. Thursdays in the Lions Room at the Gwinn Clubhouse.
Tai Chi for Martial Artists - offered 5-6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 235-8510.
Sociable Seniors - meets at 5 p.m. Thursdays at the Bonanza Restaurant, Marquette. Call 360-9450.
TOPS - Group 1579 meets every Thursday at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 440 Stoneville Road, Ishpeming. Weigh-in at 5 p.m., meeting at 5:30 p.m.
Zumba Class - meets 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Harvey Baptist Church. Cost is $3 per session, with proceeds going to missions around the world. Call 249-1013 and leave a message.
TOPS - Group 1372 meets every Thursday 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.
ACA - Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families workbook study meeting is 6:30-7:30 Thursdays at Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1700 W. Fair Ave., Marquette. Call 273-0396.
Overeaters Anonymous - "How It Works" meeting is 6 p.m. Thursdays, First United Methodist Church, Marquette.
United Commercial Travelers - have a 6 p.m. dinner and a 7 p.m. meeting at the Bonanza Restaurant in Marquette. Call 225-0190.
Stammtisch - German conversation table meets 6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays at Upfront & Company, Marquette. Speakers of all levels welcome. Call Carol Strauss at 227-1207 or Jon Sherman 227-2582.
Bingo - is played at 6:30 p.m. Thursdays at VFW Post 3165 in Negaunee. Wheelchair available.
Dickinson County Compassion Club - meets at 6:30 p.m. central time, the second Thursday of each month at the Dickinson County Library in Iron Mountain.
Celiac Disease Support - Group meets at 6:30 p.m. second Thursdays, conference room of Peter White Public Library, Marquette. Call 228-9139.
Alcoholics Anonymous - Second Chance meeting is 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Marquette Courthouse Annex, Room 41. Handicapped accessible.
Chrohn's Disease-Colitis Support Group - from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on the second Thursdays of the month in the Lombardi Room of Marquette General Hospital. For more information, call 906-249-3263.
Superiorland Photography Club - meets 7 to 9 p.m. at Marquette Arts and Culture Center in Peter White Public Library, Marquette.
Cuong Nhu - class offered 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.
Chess - is played at 7 p.m. Thursdays at the Masonic Center, 128 W. Washington St., Marquette. Free lessons available, chess sets and boards provided. Call 869-1719.
Alcoholics Anonymous - meets 7 p.m. Thursdays at Prince of Peace Church in Harvey.