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.


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.

12-Step Recovery Groups — offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

Farmers Market — The Downtown Marquette Farmers Market is celebrating its 20th season this summer. It is at the Marquette Commons, 112. S. Third Street, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 9 a.m., Marquette Hope United Methodist Church, First Campus. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430.

Tang Soo Do Karate — in Marquette, 9-9:30 a.m. and 9:30-10 a.m. Private lessons by appointment. 10-11 a.m. Intermediate, Advanced, Teen and Adult Beginners. 11 a.m. to noon, Family Class and noon-12:45 p.m. Youth Beginners ages 6-12. At the Superior Dance Academy, 1500 W. Washington St. 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.

TaeKwon-Do School — Martial arts class from 9:30-11 a.m. for all ages and belt levels. 1310 S. Front St., Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

Tai chi — an introduction to the mind/body practice of Tai Chi Chuan will take place from 9:30 a.m. to noon at the Hope Connection Center, 927 W. Fair Ave. in Marquette. No prior experience is necessary. Tai Chi is a gentle exercise the integrates breathing with slow movements based on animal forms and images from the natural world. It is increasingly being utilized for health benefits in major hospitals across North America. Jon and Diana Magnuson will be serving as instructors. There is no cost for this summer workshop. It is a gift from the Cedar Tree Institute, a nonprofit organization that provides services and initiates projects in the areas of mental health, religion, and the environment. For more information, call 906-228-5494.

Used books — The Friends of the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library sponsor a sale of used books in the Leverton Community Room on the lower level of the library. This date, 10 a.m. to noon all books will be half price. In the afternoon there will be a bag sale, with books selling for $3 a bag.

Book crafting — The Negaunee Public Library is offering a free book crafting course at 10 a.m. Instead of sending books that have reached the end of their on-shelf lives to the recycling center or dump, turn them into art. Library staff will teach you the art of book folding and share other fun ideas for upcycling previously loved books. All supplies are provided alongside instructions and this event is free and open to the public. For more information check the Negaunee Public Library Facebook page or call 906-475-7700 ext. 18.

Canoes — From 10 a.m to 8 p.m. the Upper Great Lakes Regional Canoe Assembly will take place at Marquette Tourist Park. Fine wooden boats will be displayed. There will be demonstrations and speaker Steve Landick will talk about “The Ultimate Canoe Challenge.” A silent auction and an evening parade of canoes also are planned. This assembly is free to the public and is sponsored by the Upper Peninsula Chapter of the Wooden Canoe Heritage Association. For information contact Judy or Craig Kitchen at jkitchenmqt@gmail.com or 906-225-1769.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 10 a.m., 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Zumba — Latin-inspired cardio dance fitness class offered 10 a.m. at Dawn Dott Dance Studio, Marquette. Cost: $5. Call 360-9287.

Al-Anon — non-smoking meeting, 10 a.m. at Church of Christ, Marquette.

Bridge Lessons — offered 10:30 a.m., Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456.

Alcoholics Anonymous — Big Book study group 10:30 a.m., Back Room in University Center at Northern Michigan University.

Silver Creek Neighborhood Block Party — will be from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Silver Creek Church, 219 Silver Creek Road in Harvey. The entire community is invited to this free event.