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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.

Saturday

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.

Overeaters Anonymous — meets 9 a.m. Messiah Lutheran Church, 305 W. Magnetic, Marquette

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.

Craft and Bake Sale — is planned from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at American Legion Post 349 in Little Lake. More than 60 tables have been sold. There is no admission fee. For more information, call Helen Noel at 346-9913.

Yarnwinders — The Yarnwinders Fiber Guild is hosting a holiday sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Women’s Federated Clubhouse, 104 W. Ridge St. Marquette.

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.

Onagomingkway Chapter, DAR — will hold its November meeting at the Historic Zeba Mission near L’Anse from noon-3 p.m. Bring lunch and dress warmly. Car pooling can be arranged. Call Melissa at 226-7836 with questions.

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

Faith-Based Recovery — Faith-based support and recovery program for addictions of all kinds meets noon-1:30 p.m. at the Rock Bible Chapel. Call 356-6346, 553-9830 or 356-6133.

Ninjitsu — class offered noon-1:30 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 346-9054.

Open Gym — noon to 1:30 p.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. Non-members welcome. Fee is $5. Call 273-0696.

Pie Social Fundraiser — is planned from 1-3 p.m. at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 440 Stoneville Road, Ishpeming. Pie will be $5 a slice with proceeds being donated to ABE (Adult Basic Ed.), a program for handi-capable adults in Ishpeming.

Traditional Music Jam — Bring acoustic instruments to play those great traditional folk songs in an informal gathering. Listeners and singers are welcome. Peter White Public Library Community Room 2-5 p.m.

UPAWS — This year’s Cause for Paws Gala to benefit the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter will be held at the Marquette Holiday Inn. Starting at 5:30 p.m., enjoy an evening of entertainment with live music by Strung Together, hors d’ouevres, cash bar, 50/50 drawings, tons of raffle prizes, silent auction, live auction, and more. Tickets $30. Visit upaws.org for more information.

Family Night — is 6-9:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Gwinn. Free games, movies, popcorn. Call 346-6115.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 7 p.m., Presbyterian Church, 300 Bensinger, Big Bay. Handicapped accessible.

What We Leave Behind — Addressing Climate Change Through Dance will be presented by Northern Michigan University’s CO/LAB COLLECTIVE at 7:30 p.m. at Forest Roberts Theatre. Tickets are $17 for the general public; $12 for NMU faculty/staff, seniors, and military; $10 for students; and $5 for NMU students. Tickets are available for purchase through NMU EZ Ticket outlets.

AA/Al-Anon — open meeting 7:30 p.m. above Parties Unlimited, 105 S. Main Ishpeming.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 8 p.m., 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Sunday

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.

Breakfast — is 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Negaunee Eagles Club.

Breakfast — Gwinn VFW Post 5670 will sponsor a Breakfast Buffet from 9 a.m. to noon at the club. The cost is $8 for adults and $5 for kids under 10 years. On the menu will be pancakes, french toast, biscuits and gravy, scrambled eggs, potatoes, bacon, sausage, coffee, juice, and milk.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 9 a.m., 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Life Recovery Group — meets 9:30-10:30 a.m., Lake Superior Christian Church, Marquette.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 11 a.m., upstairs 106 W. Main St., Ishpeming.

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

Personal Ministry Time — from noon-2 p.m., at New Life Church, Marquette. This ministry is for anyone with a need for physical, emotional or spiritual healing in their life. For more information, call 226-2333.

Dance — a dance will take place from 1-5 p.m. at the Rock Community-Senior Center, 3892 W. Mapleridge Road. Old Friends will be providing the music. Admission is $5 per person and a free-will donation lunch will be available. All proceeds benefit the Rock Senior Corporation. For more info, call Alice at 356-6588. 

Ninjitsu — class offered 1-2:30 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 346-9054.

Aikido — class offered 3-4 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.

Open Drop-In Meditation Sit — 5:30-6:30 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). Northern Lights Martial Arts, 1310 S. Front St., Marquette. In the Women’s Center Building, south facing side, enter through Studio B.

Marine Corps Birthday — Lake Superior Detachment 764 of the Marine Corps League will host a celebration of the Marine Corps 244st Birthday. The celebration will be held at the Casa Calabria Restaurant in Marquette beginning at 6 p.m. with ceremony at 8 p.m. No cover charge, cash bar, door prizes and traditional ceremonies as well as pizza and birthday cake provided for all attendees. All Marines and FMF Corpsmen and families are invited as well as any other military veterans. For more info call Bob at 906-361-6106.

Superior Pipe and Drum — Corps meets 6-8 p.m. at Silver Creek Church in Harvey. New members welcome. Highland dancing, bagpiping and drumming instruction available. Call Pierre Ogea at 249-1999, or visit www.superiorpipes.org.

Narcotics Anonymous — 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette.

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

VFW Auxiliary Bingo — early birds meet at 6:20 p.m. Regular session begins at 6:30 p.m. No Smoking.

Early Bird Bingo — at 6:20 p.m., the VFW post 4573 in Ishpeming. Doors open at 5 p.m. Lucky Ball is $500.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 6:30 p.m., DJ Jacobetti Home for Veterans, Marquette.

Alcoholics Anonymous — (open/speaker/non-smoking) meets 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Munising.

Incest Survivors — Survivors of Incest Anonymous meets 7 p.m., Lake Superior Village Community Center, Marquette. Women only. Call 228-8155.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7:30 p.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, Negaunee.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7:30 p.m., Richmond Township Hall, Palmer.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7:30 p.m., Catholic Church, Republic.

Alcoholics Anonymous — closed meeting, 8 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Monday

Alcoholics Anonymous — Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., Hope United Methodist Church, 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. Call AA Hotline, 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

Overeaters Anonymous — Literature meeting, 10 a.m., Bethany Lutheran Church, 715 Mather Ave., Ishpeming. Call 362-4863 or visit www.oa.org.

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.

Reading Rugrats — Negaunee Public Library, lapsit storytime for babies and toddlers, 10:30 a.m.

Veterans Day — at 11 a.m., the D. J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans will hold a Veterans Day Ceremony in the Chapel. This year’s program host is the Disabled American Veterans Chapter 22. Refreshments will be served in the Jacobetti Home’s Recreation Room following the ceremony. The public is invited to join in to honor the veterans residing at the home and in the community, who gave so much to ensure our freedom.

Negaunee Veterans Day — at 11 a.m., Negaunee VFW Post 3165 and Auxiliary will be observing Veteran’s Day. This annual ceremony will take place in front of the Negaunee City Hall at the Veteran’s Memorial Park. The public is encouraged to attend. All are invited to the Post Home following services for a light luncheon and refreshments. Call Scott at 401-0453 for more information.

Building Storytime — Negaunee Public Library is offering storytimes for children ages 3-8. This one stories to inspire building with LEGO bricks and other blocks, will be held at 11 a.m.

Preschool Storytime for 3 and 4’s — 11-11:30 a.m. Peter White Public Library Great Room. Explore stories, fingerplays, songs and crafts. For 3 and 4 year olds, with a loving adult. Siblings welcome. No admission charge. For more information, call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info.

Alcoholics Anonymous — We Are Not Saints open meeting is at noon at 1009 W. Ridge St., Marquette. Call 228-6545.

Alcoholics Anonymous — Women’s “Twelve Steps, Twelve Traditions” discussion meeting at noon, Marquette Masonic Center, second floor lounge. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline at 249-4430.

Bridge — is played at 1 p.m. at the Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456.

Free movie for veterans — on this date, veterans will receive free admission as well as a popcorn/soda combo for a showing of “Field of Dreams” at 1:10 p.m. at Thomas Theatre in Marquette. Sponsors of this special movie screening are Superior Health Foundation and UP Health System Home Care and Hospice.

Admission for family and friends is $5 and they can get a small popcorn/soda combo for $5. Call 906-225-7760 to RSVP as space is limited.

TOPS MI 0625 Ishpeming — meets at Wesley Methodist Church, 801 Hemlock St., Ishpeming. Weigh-in 4 to 4:45 p.m. Meeting: 5 to 6 p.m. Call 485-4932.

Dumbledore’s Army Grades 4 – 6 — 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Great Room. All upperclassmen wizards in grades 4 thru 6 are invited to come discuss all things Harry Potter. This month we will hear the story read aloud while enjoying Every Flavor jelly beans and Butterbeer. No admission charge. For more information, call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info.

Personal Legacy Workshop — Stop saying, “I really should write this down,” and come to this workshop led by Heather Mlsna of Last Letters / No Regrets Professional Writing Service to learn a quick and easy method of getting your stories and memories on paper. Peter White Public Library Dandelion Cottage Room 6-8 p.m.

SMART Recovery — is an abstinence based recovery group that meets at 6 p.m. at 102 W. Washington St. Suite 114, Marquette. The program is based on scientific knowledge and reason. Spirituality, religion and higher powers are not part of the program. SMART Recovery is a program for all kinds of addictive behaviors. For more information call Mary at 906-362-1647, or go to SMART recovery.org

Soo Bahk Do Karate — classes for ages 7-adult offered 6-7 p.m., beginner teen and adult 6:30-7 p.m., black belts 7-8:15 p.m. and (Dan) class 8-9:30 p.m. at Marquette Soo Bahk Do Academy, 1200 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 226-4723 for more info/private lessons.

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 361-1441.

Weeknight Music — Nemanja Bogunovic, classical guitarist. Described as “a guitarist of poetic musicality,” Nemanja Bogunovic will play classical guitar in this weeknight concert sponsored by the Carroll Paul Memorial Trust Fund of Peter White Public Library. Community Room 7 p.m.

Holocaust speaker — Marquette Alternative High School presents an evening with Holocaust Survivor Martin Lowenberg from 7-9 p.m. at Reynolds Recital Hall at Northern Michigan University. Admission is free.

Hate Speech — Northern Michigan University College Democrats and College Republicans will co-sponsor a presentation titled “Hate Speech: A Lecture by the Heritage Foundation’s Arthur Milikh.” The event will be held at 7 p.m. in Jamrich 1322. It is free and open to the public. NMU’s Center for Academic and Intellectual Freedom is hosting the talk.

NAMI — The National Alliance on Mental Illness-Alger/Marquette offers free, confidential peer support groups and educational meetings for individuals living with mental illness, and friends or families living with an individual with mental illness. A support group will gather at 7 p.m. in the Baraga Place Conference Room, 129 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette. For more information call 906-360-7107, visit www.namiam.org, or follow NAMI on Facebook.

Panic Relief — panic attack and anxiety program offered at 7 p.m. via teleconference call. To participate, call 732-940-9658. For more info, visit www.panicreliefinc.com.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 7 p.m. at Emanuel Lutheran Church, U.S. 41 South, Skandia.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets at 7 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 305 W. Magnetic St., Marquette.

Narcotics Anonymous — 7 p.m., United Methodist Church, Gwinn.

Modern Western Square Dancing — 7-9 p.m. Dancing at the mainstream level with a plus tip or two, depending upon participants. At Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. in Marquette. For more information, call Marge at 906-236-1457. $5 per couple per evening. Please do wear clean-soled, low-tread shoes to protect the dancers’ knees. No lessons at these sessions.

Mainstream Square Dancing — 7:30 p.m. For location/more information, email tlc@chartermi.net or call 225-5702.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 7:30 p.m. at Mitchell Methodist Church, 207 N. Teal Lake Ave., Negaunee.

Al-Anon — meets 7:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, corner of First and Canda streets, Ishpeming. Barrier-free. Last Monday is open meeting.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 8 p.m., 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Narcotics Anonymous — 8 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 111 E. Ridge St., Marquette.

Open Gym — from 8-9:30 p.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. $5 entry fee. Non-members are welcome.

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.

Tuesday

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.

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

Cambensy hours — State Rep. Sara Cambensy (D-Marquette) invites residents to join her at her upcoming coffee hours to ask questions and discuss issues affecting the state and local communities. 10-11 a.m. at Chocolay Township Hall, 5010 U.S. 41 S in Harvey

U.P. Home Health and Hospice’s blood pressure and glucose clinic — 10:30 a.m. – Michigamme Senior Center.

Tasty Reads — “The Coincidence of Coconut Cake” by Amy Reichert. After receiving the worst restaurant review in her life, Lou encounters her critic in a pub. Not recognizing him, she cries on his shoulder and agrees to show him the best of Milwaukee. Enjoy and share recipes inspired by the book. Peter White Public Library Shiras Room, noon

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 361-1441.

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.

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 1:30-4:30 p.m. at Pathways Community Mental Health, Marquette.

#Chillvibes — 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Great Room. Puzzles, crafts, coloring and sensory friendly, calming activities. All youth welcome, ages 7 and under must be accompanied by an adult. No admission charge. For more information, call 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.

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.

Negaunee VFW Auxiliary — meeting at 6:30 p.m. second Tuesday upstairs of the clubrooms, 208 Gold St. Negaunee.

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

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.

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.

Alcoholics Anonymous — (open/non-smoking) meets 7 p.m., AuTrain Community Center, AuTrain.

Marquette Male Chorus — rehearses 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Marquette. Men age 14 and older are welcome.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7:30 p.m., Redeemer Lutheran Church, Champion.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7:30 p.m., 106 S. Main St., Ishpeming.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7:30 p.m., Harvey Baptist Church.

Narcotics Anonymous — “The Basic Meeting” meets 7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Open meeting. Call 866-506-6557.

Race Kart — Great Lakes Race Kart Association meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Pioneer Motor Inn, Escanaba.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 8 p.m., 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Narcotics Anonymous — 8 p.m., Presbyterian Church, Munising.

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.

Cambensy hours — State Rep. Sara Cambensy (D-Marquette) invites residents to join her at her upcoming coffee hours to ask questions and discuss issues affecting the state and local communities. 10-11 a.m. at Au Train Township Hall N7569 Spruce St. in Au Train.

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

Toddlers Storytime — 10:15-10:45 a.m. Peter White Public Library Great Room. Join for interactive stories, songs, rhymes and activities. For 18 months to 36 months, with a loving adult. Siblings welcome. No admission charge. For more information, call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info.

Little Bookworms –11 a.m. to noon Peter White Public Library Great Room. Join for stories, songs, school-readiness art, and pre-literacy skills. For children ages 5 and up. No admission charge. For more information, call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info.

Diabetes quiz — noon to 2 p.m. Negaunee Senior Center by Upper Peninsula Lions Club members.

For Your Health — Get Up and Get Moving. Physical Therapist, Brad Jackson will give a presentation on how mobility is key to improving health and longevity. Be sure to bring your lunch and any questions you may have. Sponsored by U.P. Rehab, Marquette and Peter White Public Library. Shiras Room noon.

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.

Indy Hub –1-2 p.m. Peter White Public Library Great Room Independent, hands-on weekly creative activities and/or group reading for ages 8 and up. All supplies provided. Come along for the journey. No admission charge. For more information call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

Junior Teen Advisory Board (JTAB) — 4:15-5:15 p.m. Peter White Public Library Great Room. All students in grades 5 to 8 are welcome. Meet new people, play games, plan events for people your age, talk about books, and get volunteer experience. Refreshments will be served. No admission charge. For more information, call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

Tai Chi — The Cedar Tree Institute offers Tai Chi classes from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Hope Connection Center, 927 W. Fair Ave., Marquette. Call 906-228-5494.

Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore — Pictured Rocks National Lakeshore will host a public open house meeting regarding the draft visitor use management plan for the areas between Munising Falls and Spray Falls. The Visitor Use Management Plan identifies long-term strategies to address visitor experience issues. The plan also includes a variety of improvements such as additional bathroom facilities, new changing stations at popular beaches, additional parking, and road improvements to improve traffic flow. 6-8 p.m. at the Alger Heritage Center, 1496 Washington St. in Munising.

Parliamentary Law — study group meets 6 p.m. second Wednesdays, conference room of Peter White Library, Marquette. Call 360-7978.

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 361-1441.

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.

Once Upon a Crime — “Bluebird, Bluebird” by Attica Lock part of “They Took the Prize.” Award-winning mysteries. Suspended Texas Ranger Darren Matthews faces danger and racism when he decides to investigate the murders of a black Chicago lawyer and a local white woman whose bodies are found within days of each other floating in the bayou. Peter White Public Library Dandelion Cottage Room 7 p.m.

Audubon — Laughing Whitefish Audubon Society will hold its annual membership meeting at 7 p.m. in the Heritage Room on the top floor of Peter White Public Library. This is an informal social event where members are invited to bring their digital photographs of birds and other nature-oriented subjects to share with the audience. Light refreshments will be served and the public is welcome. The program will be preceded by a brief business meeting. For information, call 226-6749.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7 p.m., First Baptist Church, Marquette.

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.

Legion officer — American Legion Department Service Officer Lisa Clark will be in Marquette from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at American Legion Post 44, 700 W. Bluff St. She is available to assist all veterans and families of veterans with claims preparation, presentation, counsel and appeal counsel at no cost to the veterans.

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.

Wonder Babies — 10:15-10:40 a.m. Peter White Public Library Great Room. Stories, songs, rhymes, and finger-plays for newborns to 17 months with a loving adult. Older siblings are 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.

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 pm. 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. No admission charge. 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.

Reading Kickoff — Yhe Marquette-Alger Reading Council will be holding an autumn celebration of literacy, simply called MARC Fall Kick-Off, from 5:30-7 p.m. at Drifa Brewing Company, 502 S. Lake St. in south Marquette. Appetizers from Togo’s and Aubree