The calendar 10/9/18

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. Adults of all ranks from 6-7 a.m., Youth Beginner Karate 5:15-6 p.m. and Intermediate, all ages 6:15-7 p.m. Spirit Warrior Karate Academy-A Christian perspective on the martial arts. Contact 6th Degree Black Belt Master Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479 or the YMCA 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

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.

Manager hours — Marquette City Manager Mike Angeli will hold his next community office hours from 10 a.m. to noon in the Dandelion Cottage room, located on the first floor of the Peter White Public Library, near the Huron Mountain Gallery. The meeting is intended to provide an informal opportunity to discuss issues within the community, and to give citizens the opportunity for direct dialogue with city staff about interests and concerns.

Peter White Storytime — 10:15-10:45 a.m. Children’s Branch, Westwood Mall, Peter White Public Library. Interactive storytime with songs, stories, music and more! For ages 2-5, siblings welcomed. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit

Soup — The Trinity Lutheran Church women will sponsor a soup luncheon from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the church fellowship hall.

Featured will be homemade soup, bread, bars and beverages. The public is invited. The church is located at 414 E. Ridge St. in Ishpeming.

IHS 1957 — The Ishpeming High School Class of 1957 meets at 11 a.m. the second Wednesday of the month at the Trinity Lutheran Church, Ishpeming, for soup lunch.

Holiday grief — The pain of holiday grief can sometimes be lessened considerably through planning ahead, and during October and November, at churches and other venues Lake Superior Life Care and Hospice is offering a presentation titled “Managing Grief Thru the Holidays.” Printed hand-outs will be given to all those attending. One upcoming presentation will take place at the Marquette Senior Center at 11:30 a.m.

Woolies — All former Woolworth employees are invited to meet for lunch at noon at Big Boy in Marquette.

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

Meditation — A free meditation class is offered at noon at the Masonic Building’s lounge in Marquette. Call 906-250-4457 for more information.

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.

Teen Advisory Board Meeting — 4-5 p.m., Peter White Public Library Lions Room. Everyone in grades 9 – 12 is welcome to join the library’s Teen Advisory Board. Meet new people, get volunteer experience, and help plan library programs for people your age. Free. For more information, call 226-4321, email, or visit

Ahmed Shriners Bingo — every Wednesday evening at U.P. Masonic Center, 128 W. Washington St. 5:30-10 p.m. Thousands of dollars guaranteed prizes. Parking in ramp behind center is free after hours. Call the U.P. Masonic Center, 225-1157 for more information. Must be 18 or older to play.

Sexual Violence Support Group — conducted by the Women’s Center. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Contact Michelle at 225-1346 for more information.

Math Night — Cherry Creek Elementary School will be holding its annual fall math night, “Monsters, Mummies, and Math” from 5:30-7:30 p.m. This event includes a spooky trail walk, numerous hands on math activities with volunteers from NMU sports teams, Fish and Wildlife, Chocolay Police Department and other organizations. Since this year is also Cherry Creek’s 25th Anniversary, there will be anniversary activities as well. This will include a memory room and opening a time capsule that was sealed in the building the year the school opened. For further information, contact or call the school office at 225-4399.

Parliamentary Law — study group meets 6 p.m. second Wednesdays, conference room of Peter White Library, Marquette. Call 360-7978.

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.

ACA — meeting is 6-7 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 236-2535.

Celebrate Recovery — a 12-step, Christ-centered, Biblical and balanced program, supporting people with addictions of all kinds, broken relationships, eating disorders or other issues, meets from 6-8 p.m. at Victory Lutheran Church, 315 Explorer St., Gwinn (K.I. Sawyer). Child care will be available. For more info, call Lake Superior Christian Church at 249-1431 or visit

Narcotics Anonymous — “New Beginnings” group meets 6 p.m., Great Lakes Youth Recovery Center, Marquette (Treatment center rules apply).

Evening Zumba — from 6-6:45 p.m. at Dance Zone in Marquette with instructor Ashley Carlstrom.

Voting info — League of Women Voters of Delta County, Marquette County Unit will host six informational meetings entitled “Statewide Ballot Proposals: What Are They? What Would They Do?” This date at Humboldt Township Hall in

Champion 6:30-7:30 p.m. For further details and updates on locations and dates visit or call 906-225-9103.

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.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, Marquette.