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December 3, 2013
The Mining Journal

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 6-7 a.m.; Beginner children 5:15-6 pm, intermediate children 6-6:45 pm. Call the Y at 227-9622 or Master 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

12-Step Recovery Groups - offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Clinic Services - HIV/AIDS counseling and testing from 8:30 - 4 p.m. at the Marquette County Health Department. Call 475-7844 for an appointment. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 - 4 p.m. Call 475-7846 for an appointment.

Karate Tots - at the YMCA of Marquette County. The class is designed for youth from 3 1/2 to 5 years, on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. The class will run until Dec. 18 and is taught by Master Joyce Tredeau. For more information, call 906.-227-9622.

Parallel Parenting - from 10 a.m. to noon, at Marquette General Hospital. This two day class is designed for parents who are separated, divorced, or never married. Parents will learn to parent their child effectively. the cost is $25. To register, call 225-3081.

MomsLIFE - meets 10-11:30 a.m. first/third Wednesdays through April 18 at Calvary Baptist Church, Negaunee. Child care provided. For details call Laura Elliott at 361-0050.

Storytime ABC's - a storytime for 2 & 3-year-olds

and a loving adult, from 10 -10:30 a.m., in the Children's Room of the Peter White Public Library.

For more information, call 226-4320 or visit

Prayer Service - conducted 10:15-10:30 a.m. Wednesdays in the Bell Hospital chapel. Hospital visitors welcome.

Blood Drive - from 11:30 3:15 p.m., at Dickinson County Healthcare System's Lower Level, Iron Mountain. To schedule 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.

Our Daily Bread - free lunch, noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, 1009 W. Baraga, Marquette. Call 226-2241.

IHS 1961 - meets at noon first Wednesdays, Jasper Ridge Brewery, Ishpeming.

Heart of the City Prayer Gathering non-denominational prayer group offered noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday, in the Light House Christian Book Store, Marquette.

For more information, call Chuck Tooman at 869-9343 or Lois Forrester at 226-3641.

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

Caregivers and Friends - support group meets 1:30 p.m. first Wednesdays at the Ishpeming Senior Center. Call Sharon Lusic at 485-5527.

World Politics - discussion group meets 2-4 p.m. first/third Wednesdays at the Falling Rock Cafe and Bookstore in Munising.

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.

Grief Support - Open grief support group meets 5:30-7 p.m. first/third Wednesdays at Lake Superior Hospice in Marquette. For details call Paula Bur at 225-7760.

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.

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

Free Community Meal - is served at 6 p.m. first Wednesdays, Messiah Lutheran Church, Marquette. Call 225-1119.

Zumba Lessons - 6 p.m. at Dance Zone, located at 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette. $4 per session, $20 for six sessions. Call 236-1457.

Evening Zumba - from 6-6:45 p.m. at Dance Zone in Marquette with instructor Ashley Carlstrom. Open sessions are $4 per person or $20 for six sessions. Call 236-1457.

Bridge - played at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Superiorland Bridge Club, Suite 18, Westwood Mall, Marquette. Call 225-1047 for info/partners.

Marquette County Quilters Association - meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month in the lower level of Peter White Library in Marquette.

Exchange Club - Marquette County Exchange Club meets 6:30 p.m. first Wednesdays at the Holiday Inn, Marquette. New members welcome. For more information call 225-0951.

Chippewa Sno-Kats - meet at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at The Chippewa Resort on Highway 2 west of Crystal Falls. Anyone interested in improving the trail systems is welcome. Visit

Narcotics Anonymous - open meeting is 7:30 p.m. at Water's Edge Church, 1228 Presque Isle Ave., Marquette. Call 866-506-6557.

Eagles Aerie - Ladies Auxiliary, Negaunee Eagles Aerie 1944 meets at 7:30 p.m. first/third Wednesdays at the club.

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

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.

IHS 1950 - meets 8:30 a.m. first Thursdays at the Country Grill and Pub, Ishpeming.

Clinic Services - HIV/AIDS counseling and testing, family planning, and breast and cervical cancer screening from 8:30 - 4 p.m. at the Marquette County Health Department. Call 475-7844 for an appointment.



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