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.


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., Pioneer Room A of University Center at Northern Michigan University. Meetings are open to the public.

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.

Chair yoga — Chair yoga is offered at the Gwinn Clubhouse at 10 a.m. $2 donation goes to library fund. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 10 a.m. at St. John’s Church in Ishpeming.

Open Gym — from 10:30-noon at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. $5 entry fee. Non-members are welcome.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets at noon at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Handicapped accessible.

Carnegie summer — The Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library offers Westend Gearbusters at 1 p.m. The Westend Gearbusters Robotics Team demonstrates their robot. See it in action and find out more about robotics and the local team. Ages 10+. Then at 5 p.m., screening of the documentary “Before the Flood.” Popcorn will be provided. Ages 16 and up. Parental discretion advised.

Story & Craft Hour, Ages 4-6 — 1-2 p.m.Peter White Public Library Community Room. Enjoy stories, songs, and crafts. Free. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit

Bridge — is played at 1 p.m. at the Superiorland Bridge Club, next to MC Sports at the Westwood Mall, Marquette. Visit for more information or call Cerona at 249-3529 or Karen at 273-1716.

Safe and Sober Group — for survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence. 1-2:30 p.m. Conducted by the Women’s Center. Contact Camille at 226-6611 for more information.

Peter White Public Library Teen Thursday — Build a Better Burrito. 2-4 p.m. Marquette Arts and Culture Center Workshop 3, on the Peter White Public Library’s lower level. Mexican flavors by building and eating a delicious burrito “from scratch.” Students in fifth grade and up are invited. Free of charge. For more information, please call 226-4321, 226-4323, or visit

STEAM — Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics Program, 4-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Community Room. STEAM for grades K through 8th, will spilt by age group. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit

Opening reception — for “Kissing the Water: The Lure and the Lore of Fly Fishing” will be from 5-7 p.m. at the Marquette Regional History Center. See how fly fishing captures art, philosophy, literature and environmental concerns. Call 906-226-3571 or email Jo Wittler for more info on this event.

Open House — Zero Degrees Artist Gallery (ZDG Gallery) at 525 N. Third St., Marquette, announces an Art Stroll Open House from 5-8 p.m. The event will feature live blacksmithing demonstrations on the sidewalk outside by sculpture artist and ZDG gallery member Gordon Gearhart, who also has a window display of his unique creations. The public is invited to attend. Light refreshments will be served on this lively and fun evening in the gallery and throughout downtown and Third Street.

TOPS — Group 1579 meets at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 440 Stoneville Road, Ishpeming. Weigh-in at 5 p.m., meeting at 5:30 p.m.

Sociable Seniors — meets at 5 p.m. at Hardee’s Restaurant, Marquette. Call 360-9450.

TOPS — Group 1372 meets 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.

Zumba Class — meets 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Harvey Baptist Church. Cost is $3 per session, with proceeds going to missions around the world. Call 249-1013 and leave a message.

Dog Nights — 6-7:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Children’s Room. All children are invited to come and read to a dog. Increase your reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a friendly, calm dog. Free, no registration required. For more information call 226-4320 or visit

YMCA Tang Soo Do Karate — in Negaunee for beginner youth from 6-6:45 p.m.; and intermediate all ages from 6:45-7:30 p.m. Taught by Black Belt Brad Seppala. A Christian perspective, Spirit Warrior Karate Academy. Call 360-0479 or the West End Y at 475-9666.

Da Upper Yoopers Barbershop — meets at 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church at 111 E. Ridge Street, Marquette. People of all ages, all genders, all abilities, all races are welcome to visit and support the chapter, which is a mixed-gender chorus.

Overeaters Anonymous — Step and Tradition meeting, 6 p.m., Bethany Lutheran Church, 715 Mather , Ishpeming. Call 361-4947.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette.

Alcoholics Anonymous — Second Chance meeting is 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Marquette Courthouse Annex, Room 41. Handicapped accessible.

Concert — The 2017 L’Anse Lakefront Concert Program features the music of Chasin’ Steel. This free concert is at 7 p.m. in Lakefront Park at the foot of Broad Street. Those attending should bring a lawnchair or blanket. Meadowbrook Arena is the inclement weather alternate site.