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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.

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.

Fun Time — Republic Area Historical Society invites the public to a Fun Time from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The Fun Time will feature a coffee social, sweet treat sale, Chinese raffle and live music. The event will be at the Township Hall in downtown North Republic. All proceeds are used to support the Pascoe House Historical Museum and programs of the society.

Clinics — Upper Peninsula Home, Health and Hospice has a clinic at 10 a.m. at the Negaunee Senior Center.

MSHS 1969 — Marquette Senior High School Class of 1969 gathers at Hardee’s along Washington Street at 10:30 a.m. the first Wednesday of the month. All are welcome.

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.

Triad — senior volunteers working with law enforcement to address senior-safety issues — meets the first Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m. in the office of the Retired and Senior Volunteer program in Negaunee Township. Call 906-315-2607 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.

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.

Cabaret — Northern Michigan University’s School of Music, Theatre and Dance will present a holiday cabaret of musical and dance performances from a variety of bonafide holiday classics at the Northern Center. The event begins with a 5:30 p.m. cocktail hour preceding a plated dinner of chicken and beef or vegan/vegetarian. Performances will be featured at 7 p.m. and the evening will end with dessert and a holiday sing-along. Tickets for all of the above are $40 for the general public and $25 for NMU students. They can be purchased online at tickets.nmu.edu, by phone at 227-1032 or in person at any NMU Ticket outlet. For any questions, contact the Forest Roberts Theatre box office at frtboxoffice@gmail.com or call 227-2760.

Community Meal — Messiah Lutheran Church in Marquette will host its monthly community meal at 5:30 p.m. All are welcome.

Table of Grace — Grace Lutheran Church in Gwinn will be serving its free monthly community meal from 5:30-6:15 p.m. Everyone is invited to this Table of Grace at which a beef dinner will be served. The handicapped accessible church is located at 558 W. M-35 in Gwinn. Takeouts will be available after 6:15 p.m. For more information, call the church at 346-3156.

Vegans — The public is invited to join Northern Vegans for a casual dinner at Temaki & Tea at 1401 Presque Isle Ave. in Marquette at 6 p.m. Order a vegan dinner off the menu. All are welcome, no RSVP required. Visit northernvegans.com, Northern Vegans on Facebook, or call 236-1279 for more info.

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.

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

Eagles Aerie — Auxiliary, Negaunee Eagles Aerie 1944 meets at 7:30 p.m. first/third Wednesdays at the club.

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.

Feeding America Mobile Food Truck — will be distributing food at the NorthIron Church parking lot from 9:30-10:30 a.m. This will be a drive-through pick up. Enter at the west entrance and exit onto Malton Road to allow the distribution to go smoothly. Registration will take place in the parking lot, unless weather is bad, in which case registration will be in the building. Cars are asked to be parked facing Ishpeming. For those who will be walking or using wheelchairs, the pick up will be in the Ishpeming VFW Parking lot along Bank Street at 9:30 a.m. They will not give items to anyone who goes to the VFW in a vehicle. This is the last distribution until May 2020.

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 story time 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 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.

Aktion Club — community service group for adults who live with a disability meets 1:30-2:30 p.m. first/third Thursdays at the Tourville West Clubhouse, Marquette. Call Troy Connors at 251-8353 or Miriam Black at 360-9430.

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.

Book signing — B.G. Bradley will be signing copies of “Fallback,” “Winter Heart” and “Summer Rounds” from 5-7 p.m. at Falling Rock Cafe and Books in Munising. The event is in conjunction with other festivities at Falling Rock.

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.

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.

Bean Bag Toss Tournament — at the Ishpeming VFW. Doors open at 6 p.m. and tourney starts at 7 p.m. It is for ages 18 and up. Cost is $30 per two-person team. Contact 486-4856 or check the Facebook page for more info @vfw4573. There will be cash prizes, cash bar and snacks.

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.

Alcoholics Anonymous — Second Chance meeting is 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Marquette Courthouse Annex, Room 41.

Cuong Nhu — class offered 7-9 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 7 p.m. at Prince of Peace Church in Harvey.

Gamblers Anonymous — closed meeting, 7 p.m. (open meeting last Thursdays), First Presbyterian Church, Marquette. Mailing address: G.A., P.O. Box 34, Marquette, MI 49855. Call 226-3610.

Nar-Anon — Family group meeting. 12-step meeting for families and friends who have a person in their life who is dealing with addiction. 7:30-8:30 p.m. Wesley Methodist Church, 801 Hemlock St., Ishpeming. Call Annie at 361-9524 with any questions.

SMART Recovery — is an abstinence based recovery group that meets at 7:30 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

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 7:30 p.m. at The Quiet Place, Michigamme.

Alcoholics Anonymous — Big Book group meets 7:30 p.m., upstairs of Parties Unlimited in Ishpeming.

Narcotics Anonymous — “Never in the Dark” closed meeting is 7:30 p.m., UP Health System-Marquette in the Mountain Room. Call 866-506-6557.

Nar-Anon Family Group — meets at 7:30 p.m. at Wesley United Methodist Church, 801 Hemlock St., Ishpeming. This is a 12-step support group for families and friends who have loved ones dealing with addiction. Call 235-5855.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 8 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Handicapped accessible.

Alcoholics Anonymous — meets 8 p.m. at St. Anthony’s Church in Gwinn. Open meeting. Handicapped accessible.

Narcotics Anonymous — open meeting is 8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, corner of Elm and Chocolay, Munising. Call 866-310-9077.

Friday

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.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 9 a.m., Munising United Methodist Church.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 10 a.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church, Negaunee.

Alcoholics Anonymous — Morning Big Book Group meets at 10 a.m., 1001 N. Second St., Ishpeming. ADA accessible, enter in back.

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 story time encouraged. No admission charge. For more information, call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info.

Clinics — Upper Peninsula Home, Health and Hospice has a clinic at 11 a.m. at the Forsyth Township Senior Center.

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

Our Daily Bread — free lunch, noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, 1009 W. Baraga, Marquette. Call 226-2241.

Jayne’s Bridge Club — plays at 1 p.m. at the Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St. Call 225-1456. Partners guaranteed.

Schizophrenics Alliance Group — is a six-step support group for individuals with schizophrenia or a related disorder. Meetings will be from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. at the Brantley Drop-In. Contact Annette at 226-1077 for more information.

Alanon — meets 1:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, corner of First and Canda streets, Ishpeming.

Fish fry — American Legion Post 349 in Little Lake will have a fish fry from 4-7 p.m. The choices on the menu are walleye, whitefish (baked or fried), perch, cod (baked or fried), 21-piece shrimp, fantail shrimp or a combo fish platter. All these dinners include french fries or baked potato, coleslaw and roll. Non-fish choices are chicken strips and fries or hamburger and fries. Call 346-6000 for more information.

Fish Fry — Ishpeming VFW Post 4573, 310 Bank St., will have Friday Night Fish Fry each week from 4-7 p.m. The menu features a variety of fish, baked or fried, ribeye steak, chicken and burgers. Each dinner includes a baked potato or fries, applesauce, coleslaw, roll and dessert. Eat-in or take-out will be available. Call 486-4856 for more information. Funds raised support local veterans.

LEGO Crew — 4:30-5:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Great Room. Meet other LEGO enthusiasts and build LEGO projects with the library’s LEGO blocks. Family friendly. No admission charge. For more information, call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info.

Teen Night — is 6-10 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Gwinn. Free movies, games and popcorn. Call 346-6115.

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.

Alcoholics Anonymous — 6 p.m., Missionary Church, Marquette.

Dance — The Marquette Folk Dancers have weekly recreational dancing at 7 p.m. at the DanceZone, corner of College and Lincoln. Beginners and visitors always welcome. No experience necessary. Phone 226-9617 for information. Per person fee: $120 annual membership or $3 per session.

Cribbage — The Negaunee Eagles will host cribbage every Friday starting at 7 p.m. Call 906-475-9584 to sign up. The club opens at noon on Fridays.

Reformers Unanimous — addiction classes meet 7-9 p.m., Heritage Baptist Church, 3755 County Road 456, Skandia. Call the Rev. Lon Russell at 942-7900 or 360-7901.

Narcotics Anonymous — open meeting at 7:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 111 E. Ridge St., Marquette. Call 866-506-6557.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous — 7:30 p.m., Bible Chapel, Rock.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous — 8 p.m., Victory Lutheran Church, K.I. Sawyer.

Alcoholics Anonymous — (closed 12 and 12/non-smoking) meets 8 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Munising.

Alcoholics Anonymous — Native American Group meets 8-9 p.m., 1901 Longyear Ave., Marquette. Call 228-8155.

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 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.

Cookie Walk — Women of Bethel Lutheran Church in Ishpeming will host a Cookie Walk at the church from 9:30 a.m. to noon. A variety of homemade Christmas cookies will be available at $6 per pound. Breads and candies for the holidays also will be sold. Refreshments will be served. The event is open to the public. The church is located at 333 E. Ridge St. in Ishpeming, and is handicap accessible.

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.

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.

Bazaar — Redeemer Lutheran’s Christmas Bazaar with doors open at 11 a.m. and close at 1:30 p.m. The bazaar is open to the community and everyone is welcome. Redeemer Lutheran Church is at 1700 W. Fair Ave., Marquette. For more information call 228-9883.

Sons of Civil War — Camp #266 of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War will hold their bi-monthly meeting at 1 p.m. in the old board room at the Jacobetti Veterans Home in Marquette. The room is on the lower level of the Home and easily accessible from the rear parking lot. The key agenda item is the Civil War display in the new Upper Peninsula Veterans Museum in Escanaba.

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.

Star Wars Triple Feature — Star Wars: The Force Awakens 1-4 p.m. Peter White Public Library Community Room. Get ready for the release of the final movie of the new Star Wars Trilogy by going back and meeting the newest heroes of the galaxy for the first time. Don’t forget to bring movie munchies and drinks. For more information, call 226-4323, visit pwpl.info.

Holly Jolly Jubilee — everyone is invited to join the Friends of the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library between 1 and 3 p.m. for the Second Annual Holly Jolly Jubilee. Children are invited to visit with Santa while their parents take photos in the Leverton Room on the lower level. Also on the lower level there will be holiday music with Jim Janofski as well as a children’s craft and refreshments. On the main floor patrons will have many opportunities to purchase special items, highlighted by vintage collectible books donated by FOL member Judy Conrad. Of particular interest are Little Leather Library and Big Little Books. “Gift quality” used books will be on sale at a special price. The latest FOL recipe book will be offered for the first time as well as 2020 historic Ishpeming calendars and notecards of local landmarks. Local landmarks are also featured on the 10 different ornaments that are now available. Finally, there will be “gently used” holiday items decorating the library that will be offered at very reasonable prices.

Holiday Open House — Spend the afternoon wandering through Peter White Public Library’s Winter Wonderland of Trees while enjoying music and dance by Michael and Erica Waite and refreshments compliments of PWPL’s staff. Children are welcome to make a craft in the Youth Services Department. 3-5 p.m.

Wine Tasting — The Negaunee VFW 3165 Auxiliary will be hosting A Wine Tasting Fundraiser at 6 p.m. at the Post Home. A large selection of quality wines, hors d’oeuvres, raffles, and live entertainment by Just The Two Of Us” are just some of the reasons to attend this veteran and family support fundraiser. VFW Post 3165 is located at 208 Gold St. Negaunee. Call Scott at 401-0453 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.

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.

Gwinn 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.

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

Pikkujoula — at 2 p.m. at Bethel Lutheran Church in Ishpeming, the Finlandia Foundation National Lake Superior Chapter, will hold a program to honor Finland’s 102nd Independence Day (on Dec. 6), and to celebrate “Little Christmas” or “Pikkujoulu.” Music for the program will be provided by the duo of Tanja Stanaway on guitar and accordion, and Ken Holster on banjo. Howard Aalto will be there to play on his “huuliharppu,” a six-sided harmonica. Tanja’s Kids, five young students in her Finnish classes, will sing holiday songs for the group. A brief message about Finnish Independence and about “Little Christmas” will be given by FFN LSC president Ron Hill. There will be a 50/50 drawing and door prizes. Refreshments will include Finnish coffee bread, bars, Juustoa (Finn cheese) and of course coffee. Janet Wisuri will have her table of Finnish baked goods for sale, and Tanja will have a table for “Heart to Finland” items for sale, ranging from chocolate to coffee cups. This gathering is open to all, members and friends alike. There is no charge for attending. A basket on the refreshment table will collect donations. Membership in the FFN LSC may be renewed, or begun, at this meeting. For more information, call 906-485-1971.

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

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.

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.

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 four through six are invited to come discuss all things Harry Potter. This month we will be making Potter themed tree decorations and Harry Potter pets and characters. 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.

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.

Director Chat — Stop and chat with Andrea Ingmire, Peter White Public Library’s director. Tell her what you like about the library, what suggestions or concerns you have, or whatever is on your mind. Circulation Lobby, main level, 10-11:30 a.m. and 5:30-7 p.m.

Genealogy Help — Members of the Marquette County Genealogical Society are available