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.

Wednesday

Tang Soo Do Karate — in Marquette. Adult and Teen, 6-7 a.m. at the Superior Dance Academy, 1500 W Washington. Spirit Warrior Karate Academy, a Christian perspective on the martial arts. Contact 6th Degree Black Belt Master Joyce Tredeau at 906-360-0479 or Master.T@Spiritwarriorkarate.com.

Alcoholics Anonymous — Early Bird meeting from 7-8 a.m., Hope United Methodist Church in 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.

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

Wellness — U.P. Home Health & Hospice offers monthly wellness clinics. Blood pressure, pulse and blood sugars checks are free and cholesterol checks are $5. Negaunee Senior Center, 10-11:30 a.m.

Blastoff with Storytime @ the Library — 10:15-11:45 a.m. Peter White Public Library Great Room. Families with kids of all ages are invited to join for this interactive storytime full of great books, songs, parachute play and more. No admission charge. For more information call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

Wordplay Wednesday — 2-4 p.m. Peter White Public Library TeenZone. Ages 13 to 18 welcome. Bring a friend to PWPL’s “teens only” zone to play games like Apples to Apples, Taboo, Mad Gab, Scrabble, and more. Chill out in our air conditioning and use your words. No admission charge. For more information, call 226-4321, 226-4323, or visit www.pwpl.info.

Special reader — Negaunee City Manager Nate Heffron will be the special guest for storytime at 4:30 p.m. at the Negaunee Public Library. Children of all ages are welcome to attend this free event. For more information, contact the library at 906-475-7700 extension 18.

Klava Klub– “Old Man’s War” by John Scalzi. On his 75th birthday, John Perry joins the army. The Colonial Defense Force wants the knowledge and skill that older people can offer, and if they survive two years of service, they earn a homestead on a habitable planet. The Crib, 401 N. Third St., 6:30 p.m.

Genealogical Society — The Marquette County Genealogical Society will have its annual picnic starting at 6:30 p.m. This is a family potluck so bring a dish to pass. Participants will meet at the ice cream pavilion at Presque Isle Park in Marquette.

Wednesday Evening Market — The Downtown Marquette Farmers Market is celebrating its 20th season this summer and has added Wednesday from 5-7 p.m. this year. It is at the Marquette Commons, 112. S. Third Street.

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.

Bridge — is played at 6 p.m. at the Superiorland Bridge Club 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.

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.

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 hopestartstoday.org or celebraterecovery.com.

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.

Negaunee City Band — 7:30 p.m. at the Outdoor Performing Arts Center at the east end of Iron Street. Some seating is available but attendees may want to bring chairs.

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.

Zumba — Latin-inspired cardio dance fitness class offered 8:15 p.m. at Dawn Dott Dance Studio, Marquette. No experience needed. Cost: $5. Call 360-9287.

Thursday

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.

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

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

Blastoff with Storytime @ the Park — 9:30-10 a.m. Mattson Lower Harbor Park by the playground. Families with kids of all ages are invited to join 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.

Reading Space Station #2 — 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Peter White Public Library Community Room. Having completed reading, or being read to, for at least 20 minutes a day for at least 10 days, bring your reading log and come choose your second free book. The first time a youth earns their first book, they will also be entered into the drawing for a chance to win the Grand Prize, a bike from Down Wind Sports, sponsored by the NMU Forest Roberts Theatre. Don’t forget your reading log. Books are NOT available for purchase. No admission charge. For more information call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

Lunch with Carol — the Marquette Regional History Center presents: July Lunch With the History People. One day each month in July, August, September a different local historians will give a chat over lunch. Bring a pasty and questions. In July, it will be Lunch With the History People: Iron Ore Heritage Trail: Carol Fulsher and friends will be here for info regarding the Iron Ore Heritage Trail. It will be from noon to 1 p.m. Call 906-226-3571 or visit marquettehistory.org for more info.

IHS 1958 — The Ishpeming High School Class of 1958 will meet for lunch at 12:30 pm. at Jasper Ridge Brewery in Ishpeming. Spouses are welcome. The class meets at Jasper Ridge the third Thursday of every month. For more information, call 228-3066.