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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 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.

Maggie Linn works — St. Peter Cathedral Women Caring and Serving/Altar Society will present local renowned watercolor artist Maggie Linn who will have her artwork available for purchase at the TV-6 Christmas Craft Show at the NMU Superior Dome from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Through the generosity of the artist, all proceeds will benefit St. Peter Cathedral. Women Caring & Serving Group/Altar Society will be selling the prints.

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.

Annual Peace Crane Holiday Open House Art Sale — will take place from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The sale is located at 925 County Road 492. All are welcome to attend this popular seasonal art sale featuring local pottery, stained glass, BarkArt, peace crane and fish mobiles, words of wisdom flags, “Scrappies” purses and totes, Lake George creations, “Junie Moon” Stick Heaven, needle felted forest creatures and refreshments. Follow the signs at the top of Grove Street and 925 CR 492. For more information, call 869-8909.

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.

Planetarium — The Shiras Planetarium invites the public to attend its December public programs. This date, Holiday Magic Laser Show at 6 p.m. and Laser Floyd The Wall at 7 p.m. For more information, or to buy tickets, visit shirasplanetarium.org.

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.

Lions breakfast — The Ishpeming Lions Club’s 16th Annual Holiday Breakfast will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at St. John’s Church K.D. Hall on Main Street in downtown Ishpeming. Guests may enter from South Pine Street as well where there is ample parking. The full breakfast buffet features scrambled eggs, Italian eggs, ham, French toast casserole, sausage, breakfast potatoes, fruit salad, smoked sausage with peppers and onions, juice, milk, and coffee. Santa and Mrs. Claus will be visiting as well. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for children, and those under the age of 5 are free.

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.

Maggie Linn works — St. Peter Cathedral Women Caring and Serving/Altar Society will present local renowned watercolor artist Maggie Linn who will have her artwork available for purchase at the TV-6 Christmas Craft Show at the NMU Superior Dome from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Through the generosity of the artist, all proceeds will benefit St. Peter Cathedral. Women Caring & Serving Group/Altar Society will be selling the prints.

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.

Planetarium — The Shiras Planetarium invites the public to attend its December public programs. This date, Campire Under the Stars at 4:30 p.m. For more information, or to buy tickets, visit shirasplanetarium.org.

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.

Book sale — The Friends of the Negaunee Public Library will hold a small book sale from 2-7 p.m. in the Reading Room of the library. All are welcome to come by to purchase inexpensive, gently used books in time for the holidays.

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 to assist with researching family history. Peter White Public Library Heritage Room. 10 a.m.-noon.

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

Tasty Reads — “Save Me the Plums: My Gourmet Memoir” by Ruth Reichl. When Ruth Reichl was offered the job as editor-in-chief of Gourmet magazine, her first inclination was to decline it; but under her leadership, she revamped the magazine and brought it online. Special guest speaker, Katherine Larson, writer of Marquette Monthly’s “At the Table,” will talk about her column and the book. 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.

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.

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

Weeknight Music — Front Street Brass Christmas Concert. Spend an evening listening to a variety of Christmas Carol arrangements from around the world with Front Street Brass in this family friendly weeknight concert sponsored by the Carroll Paul Memorial Trust Fund of PWPL. Peter White Public Library Community Room. 7 p.m.

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.

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.

IHS 1957 — Ishpeming High School Class of 1957 will meet for lunch at 11:30 a.m. at the Border Grill in Negaunee.

The Doc Is In — MD vs. DO: What Is the Difference? Kathryn Lerche, DO, will present the differences between a medical doctor and a doctor of osteopathic medicine sponsored by UPHS Marquette and Peter White Public Library. Be sure to bring lunch and questions. 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.

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.

Caregiver Community — an informal group for caregivers and their loved ones to come together and share their experiences and ideas, meets at 2 p.m. at Marquette’s Big Boy Restaurant in the private room. There will be a different topic on the second Wednesday of every month to discuss and learn about. This month it is Grief through the Holidays, Wendy Prevost, MSW. All are welcome. Contact Tonya Pontel at Lake Superior Life Care and Hospice at 906-225-7760 for more information.

Teen Advisory Board (TAB) — 4-5 p.m. Peter White Public Library Great Room. All students in grades 9 to 12 are welcome. Tell us what you’d like to see at the library, meet new people, plan teen events, and get volunteer experience. Refreshments will be served. No admission charge. For more information, call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info.

Star Wars Triple Feature — 5:30 p.m., “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” Peter White Public Library Community Room. Brush up on the second movie of the trilogy before “The Rise of Skywalker” comes to theaters. Don’t forget to bring movie munchies and drinks. For more information, call 226-4323, visit 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.

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.

Dibaajimowinan-Our Stories — will be offered from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Marquette Regional History Center. The center’s annual December open house will focus on Anishinaabe legends. Collaborating with Northern Michigan University Native American Language and Culture Club, the center will host Leora Lancaster, her students and fellow community members to tell Anishinaabe legends and welcome winter through traditional stories. Admissions is free but donations are always appreciated. Light refreshments and community gathering are part of the event. The MRHC is located at 145 W. Spring St., Marquette. For more information, call 906-226-3571 or marquettehistory.org.

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 — “A Rising Man” by Abir Mukherjee. “They Took the Prize.” Award-winning mysteries. In Calcutta, India, 1919, Cpt. Wyndham investigates the murder of a senior official with the assistance of arrogant Inspector Digby and local Sgt. Banerjee. Peter White Public Library Dandelion Cottage Room. 7 p.m.

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

“A Christmas Story” — Northern Michigan University’s Department of Theatre and Dance presents “A Christmas Story,” based on the popular 1983 film. Forest Roberts Theatre, 7:30 p.m. 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.

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 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.

Matinee Movie — “The Bookshop” (2017) PG, 113 min. Drama. When Florence Gr