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.


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.

Business Network International — Superior Networking chapter meets 7-8:30 a.m. at Donckers. Call 228-6602 or 869-1272.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7 a.m., Big Book Study, 1200 Hebard Court, Marquette.

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

Paw Pals with Pet Partners @ the Park — 10 a.m.-noon. Mattson Lower Harbor Park. Join certified therapy Pet Partners and library staff in the park to meet the dogs, learn about our Pet Partners program and more. PLEASE DO NOT bring pets. Rain location is Peter White Public Library Community Room, same date and time. No admission charge. For more information call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 10 a.m. at St. John’s Church, 325 S. Pine St. in Ishpeming.

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.

Our Daily Bread — free lunch from noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, Marquette.

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

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

Bridge — is played at 1 p.m. at the Superiorland Bridge Club, next to 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.

Tai Chi — at 1 p.m. at the Ishpeming Senior Center. Call 485-5527.

Chocolay Senior Drop-In Center — from 1-4 p.m. in the meeting room of the Chocolay Township Hall, Harvey. For social activities close to home and refreshments. This eliminates the morning session.

MIIM — Michigan Iron Industry Museum in Negaunee will have “The Timber Strike of 1937” by Dan Truckey, director of the Beaumier Heritage Center, Northern Michigan University at 2 p.m. Free.

Arab American Presentation — Come to a presentation introducing the Arab American World followed by a participatory Debke dance demonstration. Then stay and make an evil eye bracelet. Sponsored by the Arab American National Museum. Peter White Public Library Community Room 2-4 p.m.

Teen Tuesday — Gastronomy 102, Japanese Foods, 2-4 p.m. Peter White Public Library Great Room. Students in grades 6 to 12 are invited to make sushi and yakimeshi from scratch. Then we’ll eat. No admission charge. For more information, call 226-4321, 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info.

Meditation — The Gourdian Society presents a free Meditation class from 5-6 p.m. in the Whitman Commons at Northern Michigan University. Call or text 906-250-4457 to reserve a spot.

Tang Soo Do Karate — in Marquette. General Karate Class, ages 6-Adult, all Ranks, 5:30-6:30 p.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.

Soo Bahk Do Karate — class offered for orange belt and higher youths through adults, 5:30-6:45 p.m., Marquette Soo Bahk Do Academy,1200 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 226-4723.

Bike Night — The Up North Lodge in Gwinn hosts Bike Night Tuesday at 6 p.m. to raise money for charity. This week, the charity is U.P. Honor Flight and the sponsors are Mark Aho Financial, Garceau Insurance.

Divorce Care — Every Tuesday evening at 6 p.m., Teal Lake Medical Center, 100 Malton Road, Ishpeming. Anyone is welcome who is going through, or gone through, a separation or divorce. Divorce Care is a Faith based video series/small group discussion program to offer Help, Hope and Healing. Call 906-250-1690 for more details.

Open Meditation Group Sit — 6 to 7 p.m. An opportunity for individuals with meditation practices to get together in a group setting for 30-minute silent meditation, brief sharing and short loving kindness meditation. Free (donations accepted). St. Paul’s Episcopal Church basement, 201 E. Ridge St., Marquette. Use door facing Arch Street, downstairs to left. For more information: 225 -1776

Domestic Violence Support Group — conducted by the Women’s Center. 6-7:30 p.m. Contact Camille at 226-6611 for more information.

ACA — Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families Big Red Book study meeting is 6-7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 120 N. Front St., Marquette. Call 361-8888.

Infant Playgroup — offered 6-7 p.m. at the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum. Cost: $12 per month. Call 225-3081. For more details visit www.mgh.org.

Martial Arts — Free trial classes offered 6-7 p.m., Gwinn Clubhouse, 165 Maple St. New beginners’ classes begin first week of each month. Call 346-4523, or visit www.blackdragonmartialartsclub.com.

Arab American Film — “Reel Bad Arabs: How Hollywood Vilifies a People” (2018) NR, 50 min. Documentary. From the time of silent movies to current blockbusters, Hollywood has negatively stereotyped Arabs and Arab culture. Watch this documentary and stay for a discussion . Sponsored by the Arab American National Museum. Peter White Public Library Community Room, 6 p.m.

Ishpeming Cemetery tours — The Ishpeming Area Historical Society offers cemetery tours at 6:30 p.m. The tour is canceled if there is inclement weather. Meet in front of the cemetery at the sexton’s office. The cost for each tour is $5 which benefits the Ishpeming Area Historical Society. Groups can be accommodated with private tours. To schedule a private tour, message the Historical Society on Facebook at Facebook.com/IshpemingAreaHistoricalSociety.

Weekly meal — First Baptist Church of Marquette invites the public to a weekly meal at 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. This is free and open to all. There will be a brief devotion before the meal and a domino game after the meal. First Baptist is at 728 W. Kaye Ave., Marquette. For more information or to make reservations, call 906-226-2014 or email fbcmqt@sbcglobal.net

American Legion Auxiliary Bingo — early birds meet at 6:30 p.m. Regular session begins at 7 p.m. at Post 349, Little Lake. The public is invited.

Jayne’s Bridge Club — plays at 6:30 p.m., at Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St. Call 225-1456. Partners guaranteed.

Celebrate Recovery — is a Biblical and balanced program that helps people overcome hurts, hang-ups, and habits. Meets every Tuesday at North Iron Church in Ishpeming, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Child care is provided by calling 485-5561.

AMVETS Post 122 — meets at 7 p.m. on the fourth Tuesday every month. In the summer, the meetings are at the Post Home at Lake Unky on County Road 581 in west Ishpeming, and in the other seasons, the meetings take place at VFW Post 3165 in Negaunee.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7 p.m., Prince of Peace Church, Harvey.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7 p.m., AuTrain Community Center.

Open Mic Night — at 7 p.m. at Rare Earth Goods, 200 E. Division St., Ishpeming. Use the side door on Front Street. Call 485-5650.

Recovery for Couples — meets 7 p.m. in the Shiras Room at the Peter White Public Library, Marquette.