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.


12-Step Recovery Groups — offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. For a complete AA meetings list visit

Breakfast — is 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Negaunee Eagles Club.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 9 a.m., 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Life Recovery Group — meets 9:30-10:30 a.m., Lake Superior Christian Church, Marquette.

Farm Visit — The public is invited to join Northern Vegans ( for a day at Mayapple Cottage Farm at W8756 Peterson Drive in Breitung Township in Dickinson County at 11 a.m. EDT. Bring a vegan lunch and spend a peaceful summer day on the farm visiting with the animals, tasting fresh herbs, or participating in a craft project. The visit will happen rain or shine. Visit Northern Vegans’ Facebook page and or call 236-1279 for more information.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 11 a.m., upstairs 106 W. Main St., Ishpeming.

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

Personal Ministry Time — from noon-2 p.m., at New Life Church, Marquette. This ministry is for anyone with a need for physical, emotional or spiritual healing in their life. For more information, call 226-2333.

Ninjitsu — class offered 1-2:30 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 346-9054.

Bingo — American Legion Auxiliary Bingo at Post 349 in Little Lake is ongoing on Sundays. Early birds are at 1:30 p.m. and the regular session is at 2 p.m. The public is invited.

Back to School with the Jersey Boys — musical presented at the Historic Vista Theater, Negaunee, 2 p.m. Tickets cost $15 and can be purchased online, at Midtown Bakery, Rare Earth Goods, and Snowbound Books

Godspell — 3 p.m., Lake Superior Theatre, Tickets are available 24/7 at, the Berry Events Center, or 906-227-1032. Or barring a sellout, buy tickets any night of a show at LST from 6-8 p.m. Call LST for info 906-227-7625.

Aikido — class offered 3-4 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.

Community Family Fun Night — will be held at Hope Free Lutheran Church in west Ishpeming from 5-7 p.m. Along with a cookout and ice cream there will be several activities taking place in the back field; horseback rides, kids’ games, Christian Motorcyclist Association booth, prayer tent, free groceries and more! Indoor seating will be available for the picnic meal. Everyone is welcome to attend and for more information, call the church office at 906-485-5714.

Open Drop-In Meditation Sit — 5:30-6:30 p.m. An opportunity for individuals with meditation practices to get together in a group setting for 30-minute silent meditation, brief sharing and short loving kindness meditation. Free (donations accepted). Northern Lights Martial Arts, 1310 S. Front St., Marquette. In the Women’s Center Building, south facing side, enter through Studio B.

Superior Pipe and Drum — Corps meets 6-8 p.m. at Silver Creek Church in Harvey. New members welcome. Highland dancing, bagpiping and drumming instruction available. Call Pierre Ogea at 249-1999, or visit

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

ACA — Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families beginners meeting/work book study is 6-7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 120 N. Front St., Marquette. Call 361-8888.

VFW Auxiliary Bingo — early birds meet at 6:20 p.m. Regular session begins at 6:30 p.m. No Smoking.

Early Bird Bingo — at 6:20 p.m., the VFW post 4573 in Ishpeming.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 6:30 p.m., DJ Jacobetti Home for Veterans, Marquette.

Alcoholics Anonymous — (open/speaker/non-smoking) meets 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Munising.

Incest Survivors — Survivors of Incest Anonymous meets 7 p.m., Lake Superior Village Community Center, Marquette. Women only. Call 228-8155.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7:30 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, Negaunee.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7:30 p.m., Richmond Township Hall, Palmer.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7:30 p.m., Catholic Church, Republic.

Alcoholics Anonymous — closed meeting, 8 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.


MCHD — No clinic services available today at the Marquette County Health Department

Alcoholics Anonymous — Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit

12-Step Recovery Groups — offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Call AA Hotline, 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit

Overeaters Anonymous — Literature meeting, 10 a.m., Bethany Lutheran Church, 715 Mather Ave., Ishpeming. Call 362-4863 or visit

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.

Blood drive — the U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of UP Health System-Marquette, has a blood drive at Tadycha’s Econo Foods, Marquette, from noon-3 p.m. with the bloodmobile. For an appointment call Tyler Gualdoni at 226-3500.

Alcoholics Anonymous — We Are Not Saints open meeting is at noon at 1009 W. Ridge St., Marquette. Call 228-6545.

Alcoholics Anonymous — Women’s “Twelve Steps, Twelve Traditions” discussion meeting at noon, Marquette Masonic Center, second floor lounge. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline at 249-4430.

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

Bridge — is played at 1 p.m. at the Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456.

TOPS MI 0625 Ishpeming — meets at Wesley Methodist Church, 801 Hemlock St., Ishpeming. Weigh-in 4 to 4:45 p.m. Meeting: 5 to 6 p.m. Call 485-4932.

TOPS 934 — weigh-in is 5-5:30 p.m., meeting is 5:45 p.m. upstairs of VFW Post on Gold Street, Negaunee. Call 360-3585.

Tang Soo Do — Karate youth class, 5-6 p.m. at the Negaunee YMCA. Spirit Warrior Karate Academy, a Christian approach to martial arts. Call 360-0479.

Tae Kwon Do School — Martial arts class from 6-6:45 p.m. for kids; 7-8:15 p.m. for adults, 1310 S. Front St., Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

SMART Recovery — is an abstinence based recovery group that meets at 6 p.m. at 102 W. Washington St. Suite 114, Marquette. The program is based on scientific knowledge and reason. Spirituality, religion and higher powers are not part of the program. SMART Recovery is a program for all kinds of addictive behaviors. For more information call Mary at 906-362-1647, or go to SMART

Soo Bahk Do Karate — classes for ages 7-adult offered 6-7 p.m., beginner teen and adult 6:30-7 p.m., black belts 7-8:15 p.m. and (Dan) class 8-9:30 p.m. at Marquette Soo Bahk Do Academy, 1200 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 226-4723 for more info/private lessons.

Bridge — is played at 6:30 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.

Marquette Choral Society — first rehearsal for the December concerts will be from 7-9:30 p.m. Rehearsals will continue every Monday evening in Room 250 of the Thomas Fine Arts building at Northern Michigan University. Singers may register and join the MCS prior to the rehearsals Monday and Sept. 9 starting at 6:30 p.m. There will be no rehearsal on Labor Day. Semester dues will be $30 plus the cost of music. New members are very welcome; there are no auditions.The MCS is directed by Dr. Erin Colwitz — NMU Director of Choral Music and a specialist in Baroque and early classical music. For additional information, call the NMU Department of Music (906-227-2563) or Professor Colwitz at 906-227-2308 (email:

Author talk — the Erickson Center for the Arts in Curtis presents An Evening with Author Barbara Rylko-Bauer at 7 p.m.

Bylko-Bauer is author of “A Polish Doctor in the Nazi Camps: Reflections on My Mother’s Story of War and Immigration.” The book was chosen as a 2015 Michigan Notable Book, won several gold medals in biography, and was shortlisted for the 2016 William Saroyan Prize. Tickets are $10. Call the ECA office 906-586-9974 for tickets or more information.

Free dance party — Dance Zone will offer a free beginner’s level square dance party from 7-8:30 p.m. This will be an opportunity to learn the basics of Modern American Square Dancing as well as to see if one would like to learn one of America’s folk dancing forms. A full 12-week class will begin in September. A free trial session is offered at Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Marquette. Call Marge at 906-236-1457 or visit for more information.

Panic Relief — panic attack and anxiety program offered at 7 p.m. via teleconference call. To participate, call 732-940-9658. For more info, visit

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 7 p.m. at Emanuel Lutheran Church, U.S. 41 South, Skandia.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets at 7 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 305 W. Magnetic St., Marquette.

Narcotics Anonymous — 7 p.m., United Methodist Church, Gwinn.