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


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.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 9 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430.

St. Christopher’s Harvest Bazaar — will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will feature crafts, books, a bake sale and a country store. Lunch will be available. The church is located at the corner of Badger and Ontario in Marquette Township.

High School Art Show — Starting this date, Peter White Public Library TeenZone. Marquette Alternative High School students have created original posters expressing their opinions on social issues of importance to them. Art teacher Joy Bender-Hadley instructed her students to use no words, or as few words as possible, in designing their posters. The public is welcome to stop by the TeenZone anytime to view these pictures that are worth a thousand words. Free. For more information, call 226-4321, email maschnee@pwpl.info, or visit www.pwpl.info.

YMCA Tang Soo Do Karate –in Marquette. 9:30-10 a.m. Private Lessons by appointment, Intermediate to Advanced students of all ages from 10-11 a.m., Family and White Belt Youth Class from 11 a.m.-noon. 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.

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.

Christmas Craft Show — Skandia Lions Club Community Christmas Craft Show is set for 10 a.m. to noon at the

Skandia Community Center, 224 Kreiger Drive. A variety of crafts and other homemade goods will be available for purchase at the show.

Fall bazaar — St. Michael Catholic Church’s Altar Society in Marquette will host its annual Fall Bazaar from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. A White Elephant sale will take place in the Monsignor Dunleavy Hall, corner of Heard Court and Kaye Avenue. Items available include crafts, baked goods, collectibles, children’s items, jewelry, books, holiday items, and many miscellaneous household goods. A soup, salad and dessert luncheon will be served from 11 a.m.-1 p m. Cost of luncheon is $7 for adults or $3 for children under 12. For more information or to donate items, go to www.Stmichaelmqt.org or call 906-228-8180.

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.

Bazaar, luncheon — Mitchell United Methodist Church at 207 Teal Lake Ave., Negaunee, will have its annual Church Bazaar and soup luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Lunch tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for children ages 5-12 and free to those under 5 years old.

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.

Sweeney Todd — Northern Michigan University’s Forest Roberts Theatre will present the dark and haunting musical “Sweeney Todd” at 1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $15 for the public, $10 for students and $5 for NMU students. They are available online at tickets.nmu.edu or at any NMU EZ Ticket outlet.

Polka/Variety Dance — at American Legion Hall with Polkarioty – Richie & Gabe Yurkovich is set from 2-5 p.m. at the American Legion Hall, 3050 County Road 496, Ishpeming. Polka, waltz, two-step, others will be featured. Admission is $8 and luncheon available.

Call 906-486-4074 for more information.

The Hiawatha Music Co-op — will hold its Annual Members gathering and dance at the Barrel n Beam Brewery starting at 5:30 p.m. The members meeting is a time for past, present and future co-op members to gather to review 2018 Hiawatha events, select new board members, learn more about future Co-op activities, learn how to become involved in the co-op and enjoy the traditional tunes of The String Doctors. The co-op board of directors provides a complimentary entree for its members and asks everyone to bring a side dish to pass. A cash bar will be available. The business meeting will begin at 6:15 p.m. Updates on the co-op and festival budget report will be reviewed. Following the meeting, the co-op will host a dance that is open to the public at 8 p.m., featuring homegrown traditional music by The String Doctors. The dance is $5 for the public and will be free for members who attend the business meeting and children under 12 accompanied by an adult. For additional information on the co-op call 906-226-8575 or go to the website www.hiawathamusic.org.

Honor Flight Benefit — An Upper Peninsula Honor Flight benefit is planned at the Negaunee Eagles Aerie 1944. Dinner is at 6 p.m. featuring Onie’s Famous Oven Fried Chicken with all the trimmings for $7. Country Tradition will be providing music from 7-11 p.m. All are welcome.

Family Night — is 6-9:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Gwinn. Free games, movies, popcorn. Call 346-6115.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 7 p.m., Presbyterian Church, 300 Bensinger, Big Bay. Handicapped accessible.

AA/Al-Anon — open meeting 7:30 p.m. above Parties Unlimited, 105 S. Main Ishpeming.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 8 p.m., 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.


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.

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.

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.