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.