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.


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

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

Amateur radio — Hiawatha Amateur Radio Association will be holding its annual Swap and Shop from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Negaunee Township Hall, 42 Highway M-35. For more info contact John at

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.

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.

Bean bag — American Legion Post 114 in west Ishpeming is hosting a Bean bag tournament. Entry is $30 a two-person team, with food included. A cash bar will be available. Registration is at noon and play starts at 1 p.m. This event is open to the public. Call 486-4074 to register ahead of time.

Life drawing — Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library will once again hold its popular, free, “Life Drawing” class from noon to 2 p.m. Basic drawing materials are provided, but students are welcome to bring their own. This is a “drop in” class — there is no registration. No experience is necessary. All models for the class will be volunteers from the community.

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.

Family Film & BYO Munchies — “Hotel Transylvania 3,” 1-3 p.m. Peter White Public Library Community Room. Don’t forget to bring munchies or a snack. Free. For more information call 226-4323 or visit

Civil War — Camp #266 of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War will hold their bi-monthly meeting at 1 p.m. n the old board room at the Jacobetti Veterans Home in Marquette. The room is on the lower level of the Home and easily accessible from the rear parking lot. Anyone interested in the organization including women is welcome to attend. More information is available from Camp Commander Patrick Kennedy at or 906 863-7686. Also contact him if inclement weather may cause cancelation of the meeting.

Show Me The Money Day — Show Me the Money Day Marquette is from 2-4 p.m. at the YMCA of Marquette, 1420 Pine St. Show Me the Money Day is a free financial resource fair meant to help people reach money goals. Join Community Action Alger Marquette and the YMCA of Marquette County for workshops and informational tables from community resources including banks and credit unions. Enjoy food, fun and prizes. Contact CAAM at 228-6522 for more information.

SAYT fundraiser — Superior Arts Youth Theater is hosting its second annual murder mystery fundraiser. This 21+ event, taking place from 6-10 p.m. upstairs at the Northern Michigan University Bottum University Center, will feature a raffle, cash bar, and a 1950s prom-themed, live-action murder mystery performance in three acts by The Murder Mystery Company — a professional theatrical company originally based in Grand Rapids and now performing in 20 states. Recommended dress for this night of murderous mayhem is puffy sleeved prom gowns, classy 1950s dress wear, or white and black suits. Ticket and raffle proceeds benefit Superior Arts Youth Theater. tickets for this event are $65 for individuals or $500 for a table, and include admission to the performance, two complimentary drink tickets per guest, and hors d’oeuvres. Tickets can be purchased online at (direct google link: