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.

Thursday

MSHS 1969 deadline — the deadline to sign up for the Marquette Senior High School Class of 1969’s 50th class reunion. The reunion is planned for July 20. The event will be held at Marquette Mountain. For complete information and registration email: rbeals2@charter.net or winslow.linda@gmail.com.

Alcoholics Anonymous — Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., Hope 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.

Legion Tribal Officer — Stacy King 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. 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Munising Rural Health Center, 622 W. Superior St., phone 387-4721

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

Blastoff with Storytime at the Park — 9:30-10 a.m. Mattson Lower Harbor Park by the playground. Families with kids of all ages are invited to join us for this interactive storytime full of great books, songs, parachute play and more. Cancelled if raining. No admission charge. For more information, call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

Fancy Nancy Tea Party — Negaunee Public Library and Hanna’s Tea Times will host a Fancy Nancy Tea Party at 11:30 a.m. There will be refreshments and stories for children. Attendees are encouraged to dress up and bring their favorite doll or stuffed animal. Children who RSVP in advance by calling the library at 906-475-7700 extension 18 will receive a free swag bag. This event is free to the public. Children under the age of 7 years must be accompanied by a loving adult.

B>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.

Rodeo Royalty Meet and Greet — Listen to rodeo stories, see the equipment used, and look at pictures from the rodeo with time for a QandA with the Rodeo Royalty. Ages 10 and up. Peter White Public Library Community Room, 4:30-5:30 pm.

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.

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.

Blockbuster Night — Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum will have “Blockbuster Movie Night” from 5:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. for June’s Second Thursday Creativity Series. The event will include movie themed crafts and music. Participants can enjoy the 10-topping Culver’s Frozen Custard Sundae bar. Through generous sponsorship, UPCM is able to offer free admission for all and everyone gets a free book.

Twinkle Babies — 5:30-5:50 p.m. Peter White Public Library Great Room. Join us for songs, fingerplays and stories. For ages 0-24 months and a loving adult. Older siblings welcome. No admission charge. For more information, call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info.

Meditation — Jeremy Morelock will be leading a weekly Meditation Class emphasizing mindfulness, loving-kindness and compassion. 5:30 p.m., in the Heritage Room at the Peter White Public Library. There is no admission charge to attend.

Bike Night — The Throttle Bar and Grill in Little Lake 2009 Bike Night from 6-9 p.m. this date benefits Forsyth Township EMTs. Sponsor is Smiley Face Folks.

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.

Yarnwinders Fiber Guild — will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Marquette Arts and Culture Center in the Peter White Public Library. Katie Bash will do a demostration on mini weaving.

The Rendezvous — Caravan Church invites everyone to attend The Rendezvous at 7 p.m. in Kaufman Auditorium, Marquette. A release from the church states: “The Rendezvous is a free-to-the-public spiritual event in which we hope to encounter the God of the Bible in a real, powerful and life-altering way.” Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the event will begin at 7 p.m. It’s estimated to last until 8:30 or 9, depending on how long people stay for questions and answers. This is a family friendly event.

Ishpeming Friends of Library — The Friends of the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library meet at 7 p.m. in the Leverton Community Room on the lower level of the library. All who are interested in supporting the library and its programs are encouraged to join the group.

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.

Nar-Anon — Family group meeting. 12-step meeting for families and friends who have a person in their life who is dealing with addiction. 7:30-8:30 p.m. Wesley Methodist Church, 801 Hemlock St., Ishpeming.

SMART Recovery — is an abstinence based recovery group that meets at 7:30 p.m. at 102 W. Washington St. Suite 114, Marquette. The program is based on scientific knowledge and reason. Spirituality, religion and higher powers are not part of the program. SMART Recovery is a program for all kinds of addictive behaviors. For more information call Mary at 906-362-1647, or go to SMART recovery.org

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 7:30 p.m. at The Quiet Place, Michigamme.

Alcoholics Anonymous — Big Book group meets 7:30 p.m., upstairs of Parties Unlimited in Ishpeming.

Narcotics Anonymous — “Never in the Dark” closed meeting is 7:30 p.m., UP Health System-Marquette in the Mountain Room. Call 866-506-6557.

Nar-Anon Family Group — meets at 7:30 p.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church, 801 Hemlock St., Ishpeming. This is a 12-step support group for families and friends who have loved ones dealing with addiction. Call 235-5855.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 8 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Handicapped accessible.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 8 p.m. at St. Anthony’s Church in Gwinn. Open meeting. Handicapped accessible.

Narcotics Anonymous — open meeting is 8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, corner of Elm and Chocolay, Munising. Call 866-310-9077.

Friday

Alcoholics Anonymous — Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., Hope United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

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

Legion Tribal Officer — Stacy King 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. 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Manistique Tribal Community Center, 5698 W. U.S. 2, phone 341-8469.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 9 a.m., Munising United Methodist Church.

Frozen — Queen Elsa and Princess Anna from Disney’s “Frozen” will read stories and pose for pictures at 10 a.m. at the ENgaunee Public Library. The public is invited to attend this free event. Children under the age of 7 years must be accompanied by a loving adult.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 10 a.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, Negaunee.

Alcoholics Anonymous — Morning Big Book Group meets at 10 a.m., 1001 N. Second St., Ishpeming. ADA accessible, enter in back.

Book Babies — 10:15-10:40 a.m. Peter White Public Library Great Room. Enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and finger plays for newborns to 24 months with a loving adult. Older siblings welcome. Playtime and adult social time after storytime encouraged. No admission charge. For more information, call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info

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

Our Daily Bread — free lunch, noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, 1009 W. Baraga, Marquette. Call 226-2241.

LEGO Crew — 1- 2 p.m. and 4-5 p.m. Peter White Public Library Great Room. Meet other LEGO enthusiasts and build LEGO projects. Family friendly. LEGOs provided. No admission charge. For more information, call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info.

Jayne’s Bridge Club — plays at 1 p.m. at the Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St. Call 225-1456. Partners guaranteed.

Schizophrenics Alliance Group — is a six-step support group for individuals with schizophrenia or a related disorder. Meetings will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Brantley Drop-In. Contact Annette at 226-1077 for more information.

Alanon — meets 1:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, corner of First and Canda streets, Ishpeming.

Fish fry — is 5-7:30 p.m., Negaunee Eagles Club.

Teen Night — is 6-10 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Gwinn. Free movies, games and popcorn. Call 346-6115.

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.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 6 p.m., Missionary Church, Marquette.

Dance — The Marquette Folk Dancers have weekly recreational dancing at 7 p.m. at the DanceZone, corner of College and Lincoln. Beginners and visitors always welcome. No experience necessary. Phone 226-9617 for information. Per person fee: $120 annual membership or $3 per session.

Cribbage — The Negaunee Eagles will host cribbage every Friday starting at 7 p.m. Call 906-475-9584 to sign up. The club opens at noon on Fridays.

Reformers Unanimous — addiction classes meet 7-9 p.m., Heritage Baptist Church, 3755 County Road 456, Skandia. Call the Rev. Lon Russell at 942-7900 or 360-7901.

Narcotics Anonymous — open meeting at 7:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 111 E. Ridge St., Marquette. Call 866-506-6557.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7:30 p.m., Bible Chapel, Rock.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous — 8 p.m., Victory Lutheran Church, K.I. Sawyer.

Alcoholics Anonymous — (closed 12 and 12/non-smoking) meets 8 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Munising.

Alcoholics Anonymous — Native American Group meets 8-9 p.m., 1901 Longyear Ave., Marquette. Call 228-8155.

Saturday

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.