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.

Business Network International — Superior Networking chapter meets 7-8:30 a.m. at Donckers. Call 228-6602 or 869-1272.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7 a.m., Big Book Study, 1200 Hebard Court, Marquette.

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

MCHD — Clinic Services available today at Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, and Immunizations from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

Peter White Library Rocks — 9:30-10 a.m. Peter White Public Library Children’s Branch, Westwood Mall, Peter White Public Library. Interactive storytime with songs, stories, music and more. For kids of all ages. Free. For more information call 226-4320, visit

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 10 a.m. at St. John’s Church, 325 S. Pine St. in Ishpeming.

Rangers Read –11-11:30 a.m. Peter White Public Library Children’s Branch, Westwood Mall. Join the Pictured Rocks National Park Rangers for this fun storytime all about the outdoors. Free. For more information call 226-4320, visit

Our Daily Bread — free lunch from noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, Marquette.

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

Historical bus tour — Marquette Regional History Center’s 2018 Historical Marquette Bus Tour, 1 p.m., gather at MRHC. Advance purchase of tickets is highly recommended. Tickets are available by calling 906-226-3571, visiting, or stopping by the Marquette Regional History Center during regular operating hours. Tickets are $20 for all tours which will embark from the History Center. Arrive 10 minutes early to claim a seat. Travel in an air-conditioned Checker Bus for the duration of the tour which is 90 minutes. The bus tours are sponsored by Checker Transport and Travel Marquette.

BIg Bay Summer Art Camp — 1-2:30 p.m., Painting, Printmaking, Mural Creation and Clay use a variety of chosen art methods/materials to create unique art work is set for younger students (grades 1-4) with artist Carol Phillips. “Just Clay- Throwing on the Potters Wheel, Carving in Clay and Clay Sculpture” for grades 5-9 with ceramic artist Meghan Kelly will be offered. These classes will all meet at the Powell Township School Outdoor Art Garage, 101 Deutsch in Big Bay. Children can come to some days or all days. These classes are free of charge to Powell Township children but are open to all children in the area at a cost of $25 for the week or $5 for one-day workshop.

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.

Tai Chi — at 1 p.m. at the Ishpeming Senior Center. Call 485-5527.

Chocolay Senior Drop-In Center — from 1-4 p.m. in the meeting room of the Chocolay Township Hall, Harvey. For social activities close to home and refreshments. This eliminates the morning session.

Afternoons at the Museum — the Michigan Iron Industry Museum in Negaunee Township will have Afternoon at the Museum offerings every Tuesday at 2 p.m. This week: “Yooper Talk: Dialect as Identity in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula,” Kathryn Remlinger, Ph.D

Teen Tuesday: Psychedelic Bandannas — 2 to 4 p.m.. Peter White Public Library lawn on Ridge Street. Grades 6 to 12 welcome. Mix acrylic paint with fabric medium and paint wild designs on a big bandanna. Free of charge. For more information, call 226-4321 or visit

Storytime — There will be a new storytime at 4:30 p.m. at the Negaunee Public Library. This will be for children ages 5 years and older (younger siblings are welcome to attend), and will offer a variety of programs, including book samples, crafts, and occasional LEGO building sessions.

Soo Bahk Do Karate — class offered for orange belt and higher youths through adults, 5:30-6:45 p.m., Marquette Soo Bahk Do Academy,1200 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 226-4723.

BIke Night — The Up North Lodge in Gwinn has its weekly Bike Night at 6 p.m. This date, Special Olympics of the U.P. is the charity with Mark Aho Financial Group and Pepp Motors of Marquette as sponsors.

Divorce Care — Every Tuesday evening at 6 p.m., Teal Lake Medical Center, 100 Malton Road, Ishpeming. Anyone is welcome who is going through, or gone through, a separation or divorce. Divorce Care is a Faith based video series/small group discussion program to offer Help, Hope and Healing. Call 906-250-1690 for more details.

Open Meditation Group Sit — 6 to 7 p.m., free (donations accepted). Meditation practice guidance offered from 5:30 to 6 p.m. St. Paul’s Episcopal Church basement, 201 E Ridge St., Marquette. Use the door facing Arch, downstairs on the left. An opportunity for individuals with meditation practices to get together in a group setting for 30-minute silent meditation, sharing and short loving kindness meditation. Facilitated by Deb Smith. 225-1776.