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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.

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.

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.

Health clinic — U.P. Home Health and Hospice has a blood pressure and glucose clinic at 10 a.m. – Lakeview Apartments, Negaunee.

Wonder Babies — 10:15-10:40 a.m. Peter White Public Library Great Room. Songs, rhymes, stories and finger-plays for newborns to 17 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.

Open Gym — from 10:30-noon at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. $5 entry fee. Non-members are welcome.

The Men’s Lunch Group — meets at 11 a.m. fourth Thursdays at Hong Kong Buffet, Marquette. For details call Phil Puotinen at 228-3910.

“Making Democracy Work” —  The League of Women Voters of Michigan, Marquette County Member-At-Large State Unit, will hold “Making Democracy Work” town hall style meeting at noon at the Citizens Forum Room at Lakeview Arena, Marquette, and at 7 p.m. at Jamrich Hall 1318 at Northern Michigan University.

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.

Preschool Storytime — 1-1:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Great Room. Explore stories, finger plays, songs and crafts. For preschool age children with a loving adult. No admission charge. For more information, call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info.

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 361-1441.

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.

New Points syringe service program — New Points syringe service program provides harm reduction services including fresh injection supplies and the disposal of used works for individuals who inject substances. The program is available from 2-5 p.m. at Upper Great Lakes Sawyer Family Health Center.

TOPS — Group 1372 meets at Silver Creek Church, 219 Silver Creek Road, Harvey. Weigh-in 4 p.m., meeting at 4:30 p.m. Call 226-7930.

Creator’s Hub — 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Great Room. Art for youth grades 3-5. Come flex your creative muscles through hands-on learning as we explore conventions in visual arts. All supplies provided. For more information call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

Domestic Violence Awareness Month — The annual candlelight vigil is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. at the Marquette Commons.

Meditation — Join Jeremy Morelock for this weekly meditation class emphasizing mindfulness, loving-kindness and compassion. Peter White Public Library Heritage Room 5:30 -7 p.m.

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.

Cuba — Michelle Leigh Farell, a professor of Spanish and Portuguese at Fairfield University, will discuss new audiovisual landscapes in Cuba when she presents “Is Havana Isolated, or is Washington?” at Northern Michigan University. Her talk is scheduled from 6-7:30 p.m. in 1311 Jamrich Hall.

Paw Pals with Pet Partners — 6-7 p.m. Peter White Public Library Great Room. All  children are invited to come read and/or visit a friendly, calm dog. Advance registration  is available; drop in also encouraged — no registration required. No admission charge. For more information call 226-4320, visit www.pwpl.info.

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.