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.


YMCA Tang Soo Do Karate — in Marquette for adults of all ages from 6-7 a.m.; youth beginners 5:15-6 p.m.,; and intermediate of all ages from 6:15-7 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.

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

MCHD — Clinic Services available today at the Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, Family Planning, Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening, STD, and Health Services from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

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

Al-Anon — 10 a.m. Mission Covenant Church, North Second Street, in Ishpeming.

Book Babies — 10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Community Room. Enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for ages 0-24 months and stay for a playtime afterward. Free. For more information call 226-4320, visit

Alcoholics Anonymous — women’s closed Big Book meeting, noon at Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline 249-4430.

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

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

Peter White Public Library Summer GLOW Club — 1-2:30 p.m. Peter White Public Teen Zone. Join a fun social club for LGBTQ individuals and their allies. Bring own snacks, hang out with friends, and make some new ones. Grades 7 to 12 welcome. Free of charge. For information, call 226-4321 or 226-4323 or visit

Life Skills Group — for survivors or domestic and/or sexual violence. Conducted by the Women’s Center. 1-2:30 p.m. Contact Becky at 225-1346 or Sherrie at 226-6611 for further information.

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

Chess — is played at 1:30 p.m. at the Masonic Center, 128 W. Washington St., Marquette. Use entrance at rear of building. Free lessons available, chess sets and boards provided. Call 869-1719.

NARFE — The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association Chapter 1900, will meet at 1:30 p.m. in Room B of the Marquette Senior Center, on the lower level of City Hall, 300 W. Baraga Ave. in Marquette. Members may enter from Spring Street, behind City Hall. Spring Street is one-way from east to west.

Carnegie summer — The Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library offers STEAM: Tile Art at 2 p.m. Create beautiful tiles with sharpies, rubbing alcohol, and your own unique design. Ages 10+

Blood drive — The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of Upper Peninsula Health System-Marquette, will conduct a blood drive at the Gwinn VFW from 3-6 p.m. with the bloodmobile. For an appointment, call Joyce Styer at 346-7595.

Cardboard Creations — 3-4 p.m. Peter White Public Library Community Room. Get creative with cardboard and tape. Join us for a fun hour of imagining, designing and building forts and toys with cardboard. All Ages. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit

Summertime Scribblers Creative Writing Club — 3-4:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Teen Zone. All students in grades 6 to 12 are invited to begin filling the pages of their journals with summer memories and other great writing. Materials will be provided, thanks to funding from Dr. Allyn Roberts in memory of Forest Roberts. Free. For more information, call 226-4321 or visit