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.


Tang Soo Do Karate — in Marquette. Adult and teen, 6-7 a.m. at the Superior Dance Academy, 1500 W. Washington St. Beginners ages 6-12 meet from 5:15-6 p.m. at the YMCA. Intermediate, Advanced, Teen and Adult Beginner class from 6:15-7 p.m. at the Y. Spirit Warrior Karate Academy, a Christian perspective on the martial. Contact 6th Degree Black Belt Master Joyce Tredeau at 906-360-0479 or

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.

Legion Tribal Veteran Service Officer — Stacy King, American Legion Tribal Veteran Service Officer, will be available to assist all veterans and families of veterans with claims preparation, presentation, counsel and appeal counsel at no cost to the veterans. This date, Marquette Community Health Center, 1229 W. Washington St., phone 225-1616, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Upper Peninsula Peace Officers Memorial — hosted by the Michigan State Police Negaunee Post, Alger County Sheriff’s Department, and Munising City Police Department will be at the Munising High School at 10 a.m. The public is welcome to attend this ceremony.

Al-Anon — 10 a.m. Mission Covenant Church, North Second Street, in Ishpeming.

Health screening — U.P. Home Health & Hospice announces its free health care screenings for the month. This date at Negaunee Senior Center – 10 a.m.-noon, 410 Jackson St., Negaunee – 475-6266

Toddlers Storytime — 10:15-10:45 a.m. Peter White Public Library Great Room. Join for interactive stories, songs, rhymes and activities. For 18 months to 35 months, with a loving adult. Siblings welcome. For more information call 226-4323 or visit

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.

Junior Teen Advisory Board — 4:15-5:15 p.m. Peter White Public Library Great Room. All students in grades 5 to 8 are welcome. Meet new people, play games, plan events for people your age, talk about books, and get volunteer experience. Refreshments will be served. For more information, please call 226-4321, 226-4323, or visit

Family Storytime — which encourages families to come and enjoy songs, rhymes and stories together, will be held at 4:30 p.m. Wednesdays at the Negaunee Public Library. Children of this age must be accompanied by a loving adult when in the library.

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.

Tai Chi — Classes for health and Wellness, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Hope Connection Center, 927 W. Fair Ave., Marquette. By the Cedar Tree Institute. Call 906-228-5494.

Bridge — is played at 6 p.m. at the Superiorland Bridge Club at the Westwood Mall, Marquette. Visit for more information or call Cerona at 249-3529 or Karen at 273-1716.

Junior Teen Advisory Group — for children ages 10-13, meets at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at the Negaunee Public Library.

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.

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.

Klava Klub — “The Gate to Women’s Country” by Sheri S. Tepper. In this dystopian world, society is separated into two sects: Women’s Country, a matriarchy that allows only women and nonviolent men, and Military Garrisons, the male province. Grab a cuppa and discuss sci-fi novels, old and new. The Crib (401 N. Third St.) 6:30 p.m.

Negaunee Beautification Committee’ — meets at 6:30 p.m at Miners Park. All are welcome.

Celebrate Recovery — Support group meeting. Celebrate Recovery is a 12-step, Christ-centered, Biblical and balanced program that helps overcome hurts, hang-ups and habits. Meets Wednesdays (except holidays) at First Baptist Church of Gwinn, 195 N. Billings St., Gwinn from 6:30-8:30 p.m. Child care is available. For more information call 906-361-5503 or visit or

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

Grief Support Group — meets 7 p.m. third Wednesdays at the St. Joseph Activity Center in Ishpeming. Meetings are open to anyone grieving the loss of a loved one.

Eagles Aerie — Auxiliary, Negaunee Eagles Aerie 1944 meets at 7:30 p.m. first/third Wednesdays at the club.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7:30 p.m., upstairs of 106 S. Main St., Ishpeming.

Alcoholics Anonymous — (closed/non-smoking) meets 8 p.m., Eden Lutheran Church, Munising.

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