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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.

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. Marquette Community Health Center, 1229 W. Washington St., phone 225-1616, 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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.

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.

Encore Financial’s Community Shred Day — is set for 1-5 p.m. at 702 Chippewa Square, Marquette. Encore Financial invites the residents of Marquette County to a free community shred day. All paper will be securely shredded onsite during this event by Country Mile Shredding. People are invited to bring old tax returns, health records or other sensitive documents to be shredded. Not sure of what to shred or what to keep? Encore will be offering a free review of documents. Note: staples are OK, but no metal objects or thick bindings. Limited one full box per person.

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

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.

Artist reception — 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Waterfront Gallery at the Erickson Center for the Arts in Curtis. Featured will be the artists behind the “Visions between the Lakes” exhibit, Cameron Wilcox and Karen Tembreull. The event is free and open to the public, and will include refreshments. Call the ECA for more information at 906-586-9974.

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.

Bus Tour — The Marquette Regional History Center presents: 2019 Historical Marquette Bus Tour, 6 p.m., advance purchase of tickets is highly recommended. Tickets are available by calling 906-226-3571, visiting marquettehistory.org, or stopping by the Marquette Regional History Center during regular operating hours. Tickets are $20 for all tours and will embark from the History Center. Arrive 10 minutes early to claim a seat. Travel in an air-conditioned Checker Bus for the duration of the tour: 90 minutes. Sponsored by Checker Transport and Travel Marquette.

Marquette Symphony Orchestra’s Summer Strings — at 6 p.m. at Ore Dock Brewing Company in Marquette, featuring rock through the decades.

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.

Joey Leone –The History of Blues in America. Music historian and acclaimed guitarist Joey Leone highlights the influence of blues, a uniquely American genre of music, on virtually all contemporary music over the past seven decades, a style of music which has brought people together in good times and bad. Sponsored by the Carroll Memorial Trust Fund of Peter White Public Library and the Marquette Area Blues Society. Community Room 7 p.m.

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.

Celebrate Marquette Artists — Music by Lumi, 7:30 p.m., Lake Superior Theatre, Marquette. For tickets: call 906-227-1032, or book a reserved seat online directly at tickets.nmu.edu.

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. Munising Rural Health Center, 622 W. Superior St., phone 387-4721. 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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.