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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.


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.

Superiorland Breakfast Kiwanis — meets 7-8 a.m., Pioneer Room A of University Center at Northern Michigan University. Meetings are open to the public.

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

American Legion Tribal Veteran Service Officer — Stacy King will be at the Munising Tribal Community Center from 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

Health care screenings — U.P. Home Health & Hospice announces its free health care screenings for the month of April throughout Marquette County. Included in the free screenings are blood pressure, pulse and glucose checks and a $5 charge to have cholesterol level checked. Call for more information: Ishpeming office at 485-4545 or Marquette office at 225-4545. This date at

Lakeview Apartments – 10-11 a.m., 98 Croix St., Negaunee – 475-9107.

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.

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

Open Gym — from 10:30-noon at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. $5 entry fee. Non-members are welcome.

Salad Spree — Marquette Hope First Methodist Church will again host its Annual Spring Salad Spree from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. This popular all-you-can-eat buffet is $10 and take-outs are available. The barrier-free church is located at 111 E. Ridge St. in Marquette. All proceeds from this luncheon go to support local charitable needs.

Elba Morse group — will meet from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Marquette Hope United Methodist Church, 111 E. Ridge St., at the church’s annual salad luncheon. All retired nurses are welcome and encouraged to attend.

The Men’s Lunch Group — meets at 11 a.m. fourth Thursdays at Hong Kong Buffet, Marquette. For details call Phil Puotinen at 228-3910.

The Marquette Beautification and Restoration Committee Inc. — Cesar Escobar of Motavated Healer will present a program on his Clean-up Litter initiative; Big Boy Restaurant Private Room; 11:45 a.m.; information jlamere01@charter.net

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets at noon at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Handicapped accessible.

Alcoholics Anonymous — group for women, noon, Room 209, 706 Chippewa Square, Marquette.

Sociable Seniors — meets at 12:30 p.m. at Hardee’s Restaurant, Marquette. Call 360-9450.

Bridge — is played at 1 p.m. at the Superiorland Bridge Club, next to the former MC Sports at the Westwood Mall, Marquette. Visit http://superiorland_bridge.tripod.com/ for more information or call Cerona at 249-3529 or Karen at 273-1716.

Safe and Sober Group — for survivors of domestic and/or sexual violence. 1-2:30 p.m. Conducted by the Women’s Center. Contact Camille at 226-6611 for more information.

Messy Science — 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Great Room. Kids K-2 are invited to get messy with fun science activities. It’s asked that kids be at least 5 years old to participate. All supplies provided. For more information call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.

TOPS — Group 1579 meets at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 440 Stoneville Road, Ishpeming. Weigh-in at 5 p.m., meeting at 5:30 p.m.

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.

Meditation — Join Jeremy Morelock for this weekly meditation class emphasizing mindfulness, loving-kindness and compassion. Peter White Public Library Heritage Room, 5:30 -7 p.m.

TOPS — Group 1372 meets at Silver Creek Church, 219 Silver Creek Road, Harvey. Weigh-in 5:30-6:10 p.m., meeting at 6:15 p.m. Call 226-7930.

Zumba Class — meets 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Harvey Baptist Church. Cost is $3 per session, with proceeds going to missions around the world. Call 249-1013 and leave a message.

Paw Pals with Pet Partners — 6-7:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Great Room. All children are invited to come read and/or visit a friendly, calm dog. Advance  registration is available. Drop in also encouraged- no registration required. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Da Upper Yoopers Barbershop — meets at 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church at 111 E. Ridge Street, Marquette. People of all ages, all genders, all abilities, all races are welcome to visit and support the chapter, which is a mixed-gender chorus.

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

Tang Soo Do Karate — in Negaunee. General Karate class from 6:15-7 p.m,. at the West End YMCA, 350 Iron St. Agape Warrior Karate Academy, a Christian perspective on the martial arts. Contact 2nd Degree Black Belt Brad Seppala at 906-361-7377 or the Y at 906-475-9666.

Bridge lessons — are offered from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Superiorland Bridge Club at the Westwood Mall, Marquette. Lessons are free. Beginners and intermediate. Call Cerona at 249-3529 or 361-1424.

Alcoholics Anonymous — Second Chance meeting is 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Marquette Courthouse Annex, Room 41.

Cuong Nhu — class offered 7-9 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 7 p.m. at Prince of Peace Church in Harvey.

Gamblers Anonymous — closed meeting, 7 p.m. (open meeting last Thursdays), First Presbyterian Church, Marquette. Mailing address: G.A., P.O. Box 34, Marquette, MI 49855. Call 226-3610.

Weeknight Concert — Frank and Allie Lee. Listen to Frank and Allie Lee, a vocal-driven old-time duo from Western North Carolina, perform favorite songs featuring Frank on banjo, guitar, and resonator guitar and Allie on guitar, banjo and harmonica. They sing lead and harmony in the duo and their band The Freight Hoppers. Sponsored by the Hiawatha Music Co-op and the Carroll Paul Memorial Trust Fund of Peter White Public Library. PWPL Community Room, 7 p.m.

Marquette City Band Concert — “Dramatic Inspiration” is set for 7:30-8:30 p.m. at Kaufman Auditorium. All members of the public are invited to come and be inspired at this free Marquette City Band spring concert at the beautiful Kaufman Auditorium.


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