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.
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.
Clinic Services - from 8:30 a.m. to 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. to 4 p.m. Call 475-7846 for an appointment.
12-Step Recovery Groups - offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.
Tai Chi - from 9-11 a.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-8510.
Alcoholics Anonymous - meets 10 a.m. Thursdays at St. John's Church in Ishpeming.
TOPS - Group 0633 meets at 11:30 a.m. Thursdays in the Lions Room at the Gwinn Clubhouse. Call 346-6485.
Marquette Beautification & Restoration Committee - will meet at noon at the Landmark Inn. "35 Years of Beautification History: Honoring Our Past Presidents and Hearing Their Stories," will be the topic of discussion.
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 18 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.
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.
Tai Chi for Martial Artists - offered 5:15-6:45 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.
Overeaters Anonymous - "How It Works" meeting is 6 p.m. Thursdays, First United Methodist Church, Marquette.
Alcoholics Anonymous - Second Chance meeting is 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Marquette Courthouse Annex, Room 41. Handicapped accessible.
Celiac Disease Support - group meets 6:30 p.m. second Thursdays, in the conference room of Peter White Library, Marquette. Call 228-9139.
Yarnwinders Fiber Arts Guild - meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at the Peter White Library, Marquette. Call 273-0203.
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.
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.
Drop-In German Class - 6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays in the Boardroom of the Landmark Inn, Marquette. Call Carol Strauss at 227-1201.
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.
CUPSFA - Central Upper Peninsula Sport Fishing Association meets at 7 p.m. second Thursdays at the Negaunee Elks Lodge. Open to anyone interested in the sport of fishing and improving local fisheries.
United Commercial Travelers - holds a 6 p.m. dinner and 7 p.m. meeting at the Bonanza Restaurant in Marquette. Call 225-0190.
Transition Marquette County - Reading Group meets at 7 p.m. second Thursdays at the Peter White Public Library, Marquette. For details call 226-3314 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alcoholics Anonymous - meets 7 p.m. Thursdays at Prince of Peace Church in Harvey.
Scottish Country Dance - group meets 7 p.m. second Thursdays in the chapel of St. Paul Episcopal Church, Marquette. Call 249-5659.
Friends of the Ishpeming Carnegie Library - will meet at 7 p.m. in the Children's Room of the library. All interested in supporting the library and its programs are invited to attend.
Gamblers Anonymous - closed meeting, 7 p.m. (open meeting last Thursdays), First Presbyterian Church, Marquette. Mailing address: G.A., P.O. Box 34, Marquette, MI 49855. Call 226-3610.
Alcoholics Anonymous - meets 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Michigamme Community Building.
Alcoholics Anonymous - Big Book group meets 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, upstairs of Parties Unlimited in Ishpeming.
Narcotics Anonymous - "Never in the Dark" closed meeting is 7:30 p.m., Marquette General Hospital Mountain Room. Call 866-506-6557.
Alcoholics Anonymous - meets 8 p.m. Thursdays at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Handicapped accessible.
Alcoholics Anonymous - meets 8 p.m. Thursdays at St. Anthony's Church in Gwinn. Open meeting. Handicapped accessible.
Narcotics Anonymous - open meeting is 8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, corner of Elm and Chocolay, Munising. Call 866-310-9077.
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.
Alcoholics Anonymous - Women's meeting, 10 a.m. Fridays, Immanuel Lutheran Church basement, Negaunee.
Alger County Caregivers - support group meets 10 a.m. second Fridays at the Mather Building, 413 Elm St., Munising. For details call 228-3910 or 800-272-3900.
Blood Drive - from 10 a.m. to noon at the Multi-Purpose Building in Covington. For an appointment, call Brenda Fesnick at 906-355-2505.
Next Chapter Book Club - meets from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. weekly in the Teen Area of Peter White Public Library in Marquette. Call Ellen Moore at 226-4312 or email email@example.com.
Our Daily Bread - free lunch, noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, 1009 W. Baraga, Marquette. Call 226-2241.
Alcoholics Anonymous - women's closed "A Woman's Way Through the 12 Steps" book discussion meeting at noon, Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline at 249-4430.
Jayne's Bridge Club - plays 1 p.m. Fridays at the Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St. Call 225-1456. Partners guaranteed.
Alanon - meets 1 p.m. Fridays, Grace Episcopal Church, Ishpeming.
Ninjitsu - class offered 4-5:30 p.m. Fridays, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. For details call 346-9054.
Fish Fry - is 5-7:30 p.m ., Negaunee Eagles Club.
Teen Night - is 6-10 p.m. Fridays at First Baptist Church, Gwinn. Free movies, games and popcorn. Call 346-6115.
Zumba Lessons - 6 p.m. at Dance Zone, located at 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette. $4 per session, $20 for six sessions. Call 236-1457.
Family Square Dance - weekly lessons offered 6:20-7:20 p.m. Fridays at Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette. Cost: $5 per family per evening. Call 225-5702.
VFW Post 4573 Men's Bingo - early birds meet at 6:20 p.m. Regular session at 6:30 p.m. No Smoking.
Marquette Folk Dancers - meets at 7 p.m. Fridays, at 1500 W. Washington St., Marquette. Call 226-9617.
Family Dance Nights - at 7 p.m. at Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette. The cost is $5 per family, per session. Bring clean shoes. Call 236-1457.
Reformers Unanimous - addiction classes meet 7-9 p.m. Fridays, Heritage Baptist Church, 3755 County Road 456, Skandia. Call the Rev. Lon Russell at 942-7900 or 360-7901.
Friday Night Dances - 8 p.m. to midnight, American Legion Post 114, Greenwood Location.
Alcoholics Anonymous - (closed 12 and 12/non-smoking) meets 8 p.m. Fridays, First Presbyterian Church, Munising.
Alcoholics Anonymous - Native American Group meets 8-9 p.m. Fridays, 1901 Longyear Ave., Marquette. Call 228-8155.
Zumba - Latin-inspired cardio dance fitness class offered 8:15 p.m. Fridays at Dawn Dott Dance Studio, Marquette. No experience needed. Cost: $5. Call 360-9287.
Narcotics Anonymous - open meeting at 9 p.m. Fridays at Grace United Methodist Church, 927 W. Fair Ave., Marquette. Call 866-506-6557.
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.
Soo Bahk Do Karate - class for orange belt and higher ages 7-adult and white belt teens/adults offered 9-10 a.m., beginners age 7-12 10-11 a.m. Private lessons by appointment. Marquette Soo Bahk Do Academy, 1200 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 226-4723.
Alcoholics Anonymous - meets 9 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430.
Zumba - Latin-inspired cardio dance fitness class offered 10 a.m. Saturdays at Dawn Dott Dance Studio, Marquette. Cost: $5. Call 360-9287.
Al-Anon - non-smoking meeting, 10 a.m. Saturdays at Church of Christ, Marquette.
Bridge Lessons - offered 10:30 a.m. Saturdays, Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456.
Overeaters Anonymous - Step and Tradition study group 11 a.m., Messiah Lutheran Church, Room 208, 305 W. Magnetic, Marquette. Call 226-2762.
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.
Alcoholics Anonymous - Big Book study group 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Back Room in University Center at Northern Michigan University. Handicapped accessible.
Bridge - played 1 p.m Saturdays, Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456.
Faith-Based Recovery - Faith-based support and recovery program for addictions of all kinds meets noon-1:30 p.m. Saturdays at the Rock Bible Chapel. Call 356-6346, 553-9830 or 356-6133.
Ninjitsu - class offered noon-1:30 p.m. Saturdays, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 346-9054.
Cadet Squadron - Lake Superior Cadet Squadron meets 2 p.m. first/third Saturdays at Silver Creek Church. Open to ages 12-21.
Family Night - is 6-9:30 p.m. Saturdays at First Baptist Church of Gwinn. Free games, movies, popcorn. Call 346-6115.