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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 rprusi@miningjournal.net, putting calendar in the subject line.

Saturday

The Faith, Family & The Outdoors Festival — is planned at Presque Isle Park. All captains, teachers and the students who participated in the Salmon in the Classroom Program will meet at Upper Harbor boat launch, Presque Isle Park, Marquette, at 6 a.m. After a quick meeting and a prayer, the group will be heading out salmon fishing. At noon, boats return to Upper Harbor boat launch for pictures. From 12:30-5 p.m., food vendors are available near Upper Harbor Boat Launch. Then from 2-5 p.m., a faith-based motivational talk will be given by Hard Core Scripture Outdoors and there will be a concert featuring Josh Wilson. The motivational speech and concert also are open to the public for $10 per adult and all students 17 and younger are free. For more information, visit scriptureoutdoors.com.

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 www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

Bake sale — Skandia Lioness annual bake sale from 9 a.m. to noon at the Skandia Community Center, 224 Kreiger Drive in Skandia. There will be an assortment of baked goods and a raffle with bucket prizes. Proceeds will go to the Skandia- West Branch Fire Department Building Fund. For more info call Kitty at 906-942-7572.

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.

Cold Logic Robotics — Come watch the Cold Logic Robotics Team demo their new robot and take it for a test drive yourself. Peter White Public Library Children’s Branch, Westwood Mall. 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m.

Tai Chi Chuan — An introductory workshop to the mind/body practice of Tai Chi Chuan will be from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Hope Connection Center, 927 W. Fair Ave. in Marquette. The workshop is sponsored by the Cedar Tree Institute, a nonprofit organization that provides services and initiates projects in the areas of mental health, religion, and the environment. Cost for the workshop is $27 and includes a light tea and brunch break. Jon and Diana Magnuson will serve as workshop instructors and facilitators. For more information or to register call 906-228-5494.

Parent Support Group — for parents of children with mental/emotional health issues meets 10 a.m. to noon second Saturdays in conference room at Non-Profit Commons, 129 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette. Call 458-4877.

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.

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.

Women’s Center benefit — Mother-Daughter Fundraiser Luncheon for the Women’s Center is planned from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Mather Inn, 107 E. Canda St., Ishpeming. Tickets are $15 per person. Lunch is by Midtown Bakery and Cafe. There will be speakers, a fashion show by The BoxCar Boutique and door prizes. All proceeds are being donated to the Women’s Center.

Brewing — The Marquette Brewing Cooperative Capital Campaign Investors’ Banquet takes place from noon to 3 p.m. at the future brewery site, 501 S. Lake St., Marquette. Visit www.marquettebrewing.com for more information.

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 — noon to 1:30 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.