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, putting calendar in the subject line.


Seney National Wildlife Refuge — hosts Children’s Fishing Day – Catch the Excitement!: the U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, in cooperation with the Seney Natural History Association, invites all to participate in the 28th Annual Children’s Fishing Day. For more information, call 906-586-9851 ext. 15 or email

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

Community Yard Sale — The South County Fund Committee, a non-profit organization, has its Community Yard Sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the West Branch Township Hall, 1016 County Road 545N.

UPAWS rummage — The Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter’s rummage sale takes place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 843 W. Washington St., Marquette. For more information, visit website:

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 9 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430.

YMCA Tang Soo Do Karate — in Marquette for private lessons by appointment from 9:15-9:45 a.m. Intermediate all ages from 10-11 a.m. Family karate from 11 a.m. to noon and youth beginners from noon to 1 p.m. A Christian perspective, Spirit Warrior Karate Academy. Contact 6th Degree Black Belt Master Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479 or the Y at 227-9622.

TaeKwon-Do School — Martial arts class from 9:30-11 a.m. for all ages and belt levels. 1310 S. Front St., Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

Poultry — Great Northern Poultry and Livestock Connection will have its second Swap/Bazaar of the 2017 season from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Holmquist Feed Mill in Trenary. Admission for GNPLC members are free, and non-members are $5 to sell. Membership is $15 per year/per family. Poultry will be tested there will be a fee for this. Admission is free to the public rain or shine. All dogs must be on leash. Contact Eileen for information at 906-225-9920 or Connie at 906-346-9506.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 10 a.m., 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Zumba — Latin-inspired cardio dance fitness class offered 10 a.m. at Dawn Dott Dance Studio, Marquette. Cost: $5. Call 360-9287.

Al-Anon — non-smoking meeting, 10 a.m. at Church of Christ, Marquette.

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.

Carnegie summer — The Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library offers Mighty Builders from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Creative building projects using a variety of building supplies including Legos, K’nex, and much more. Try the weekly challenge or use the time for creative/free building. All ages.

Bridge Lessons — offered 10:30 a.m., Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456.

Alcoholics Anonymous — Big Book study group 10:30 a.m., Back Room in University Center at Northern Michigan University.

Pony Pull — There will be a special event at the Champion Horsepulling Grounds starting at 11 a.m. This will be a pony pull only. Admission is free and Gravedoni Street Eats will serve as concession.

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

Faith-Based Recovery — Faith-based support and recovery program for addictions of all kinds meets noon-1:30 p.m. at the Rock Bible Chapel. Call 356-6346, 553-9830 or 356-6133.

Ninjitsu — class offered noon-1:30 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 346-9054.

Open Gym — 1 to 2:30 p.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. Non-members welcome. Fee is $5. Call 273-0696.

Bridge — played at 1 p.m., Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456.

Relay fundraiser — A fundraiser dance for the American Cancer Relay for Life- Marquette County is set from 2-5 p.m. at the Negaunee Senior Center. It is hosted by Cuz We Care Relay for Life Team with music by David Alan DJ and Karaoke. Admission is $5. A concession stand will be available. The event will include door prizes, silent auction, 50/50 and luminaria for $10 each.

Family Night — is 6-9:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Gwinn. Free games, movies, popcorn. Call 346-6115.

MooseWood Nature Center — will host its annual meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Northern Michigan University’s Seaborg Center, room WS 2806. The public is welcome. A short business meeting will be followed by a special presentation will be given by board member Geof Smith on his canoe expedition through Alaska’s Brooks Range.

Saturday Night Music in the Park — Above the Bridge Music in the Round is planned at the Erickson Center Park in Curtis at 6:30 p.m. The award-winning Above the Bridge Songwriter’s staff including John Latini, Jamie-Sue Seal will be joined by artists Jan Krist, Jim Bizer, Whit Hill, and Mark Jewett. Donations are welcome.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 7 p.m., Presbyterian Church, 300 Bensinger, Big Bay. Handicapped accessible.