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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. A full week of Community Calendar can be viewed on the Journal’s website: miningjournal.net.

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.

UPHHH clinics — U.P. Home, Health and Hospice has announced dates for its February clinics. Blood pressure and blood sugar screening are free while a cholesterol check is $5. This date, 9-10 a.m., Pioneer Bluffs Apartments and 11 a.m.-noon, Marquette Senior Center.

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 am – 10:40 am. 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.

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.

Valentine’s Slime — Come and make Valentine’s slime. Dress for a mess. Register at 226-4323. Peter White Public Library YS Great Room Grades K-3 at 1, 2 and 3 p.m.; Grades 4-6 at 4 p.m.

Tech Help Drop-In — Members of the NMU Student Cybersecurity Association will be available to provide assistance with all tech needs. Peter White Public Library Heritage Room, 4-5:30 p.m.

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, children under 8 must be accompanied by an adult. No admission charge. For more information, call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info.

Book signing — at 5 p.m.Snowbound Books and local author Dr. Shahar Madjar invite the public to join in for a special Valentine signing of his new book, ‘Take Love Twice Daily: Essays, Tales and Love Poems” at Snowbound.

Children’s Museum — Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum will host a U.P. 200 Family “Warm Up” Party from 5-7 p.m. It’s a chance to warm up before the U.P. 200 with hot chocolate and chocolate chip cookies. There wil be plenty of sled dog-themed activities. This event is free with admission and always free to members.

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.

UP200 — opening ceremony at 6:30 p.m. 7 p.m. race start, downtown 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.

NMU play — Northern Michigan University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present the play “Significant Other.” Performances are at 7:30 p.m. at the James A. Panowski Black Box 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 outlet

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.

Valentine’s theater — Tino’s and Jackson’s Pit in Negaunee will be offering “dinner for two” specials to complement the Vista Theater’s “She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not” cabaret event. Theater performance is at 8 p.m. Tickets $15 each or $25 per couple and can be purchased in advance at www.vistatheater.org or can be purchased with dinner at Tino’s or Jackson’s Pit. Patrons who purchase their tickets at one of the participating restaurants need only show their receipt at the Vista box office. Tickets are also available at the door prior to the show. Beverages, roses and other concessions will be available before during and after the show. More information on the event can also be found on the “She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not” Facebook event page.

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.

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.

Prayer — UP City Fest and UP City Serve hold a prayer meeting at 9 a.m. every Saturday meeting at 1210 Presque Isle Ave., 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.

Tai Chi — 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, an introductory workshop to Tai Chi Chuan will be held at the Hope Connection Center, 927 W. Fair Ave. in Marquette. The workshop is sponsored by the Cedar Tree Institute, a nonprofit organization that provides services and initiates projects in the areas of mental health, religion, and the environment. This month’s facilitators are Jon and Diana Magnuson and there will be insights provided into body structure, breathing, and mind/body connections. A nutritious light brunch is included in the workshop format. Cost is $27. No prior experience is necessary. For more information or to register, call 906-228-5494 or link to cedartreeinstitute.org

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.

Saturday Book Babies — 10:30-10:50 am. Peter White Public Library Great Room. Enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and finger-plays for newborns to 24 months with a loving adult. Families are welcome to stay for a playtime afterward. No admission charge. For more information, call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

Life Drawing — Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library will once again hold its popular, free “Life Drawing” class on Saturday mornings in February. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. No charge. Instructor is Paul Olson.

Winter Roots Festival 2020 — events at Peter White Public Library: The Battle Cry of Freedom: Songs of the American Civil War with Jim Janofski. Shiras Room, 11 a.m.-noon.; Morris Dance Workshop with Carolyn and Evan Provencher. Community Room, noon-1 p.m.; Traditional Folk Dance with All Strings Considered. Community Room, 1:30- 3 p.m.; and Finnish Folk Dance with Midsummer Strings. Community Room, 3:30-5 p.m. Admission $10 for adults; children under 12 free

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.

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.

NMU play — Northern Michigan University’s Department of Theatre and Dance will present the play “Significant Other.” Performances are at 7:30 p.m. at the James A. Panowski Black Box 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 outlet.

Dance — A Valentine Dance with Black Pearl is planned at Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette, from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Open to the public and the cost is $10 per person; discounted tickets for full-time students.

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

Valentine’s theater — Tino’s and Jackson’s Pit in Negaunee will be offering “dinner for two” specials to complement the Vista Theater’s “She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not” cabaret event. Theater performance is at 8 p.m. Tickets $15 each or $25 per couple and can be purchased in advance at www.vistatheater.org or can be purchased with dinner at Tino’s or Jackson’s Pit. Patrons who purchase their tickets at one of the participating restaurants need only show their receipt at the Vista box office. Tickets are also available at the door prior to the show. Beverages, roses and other concessions will be available before during and after the show. More information on the event can also be found on the “She Loves Me, She Loves Me Not” Facebook event page.

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.

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.

Fair — the seventh Annual Wellness Fair, Chili Cook Off and Craft Show in Gwinn will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Gwinn HIgh School. This year the event supports more and more fun. It will include wellness vendors in the cafeteria; chili samples at the lunch line from noon to 2 p.m.; crafters in the gym; a blood drive in the hallway by clinic from 1-4 p.m.; as well as kids’ activities throughout and yoga demonstrations. The fair will start with greetings from the Rodeo Princess Court from the Great Lakes Rodeo. The event is an effort of the Gwinn Area Community Schools Food Service team, which provides free breakfast and lunch to all students k-12 with the motivation: No one can learn when they are hungry.

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.

Ishpeming Rock and Mineral Club — will be meeting at 1:30 p.m. at the Cliff Shaft Mine Museum, 501 W. Euclid St. in Ishpeming. Doors will open at 1 p.m. to allow members and visitors time to bid on silent auction specimens and to view the club’s mineral collection. The program will start at 1:30 p.m. dRetired Cleveland-Cliffs senior engineer Allan Koski will present programs focusing on the unique aspects of mine reclamation and a project that involved pond rehabilitation. He will also discuss the establishment of a site-based environmental education curriculum with local schools No admission charge.

Installation — Pastor Breanne Kinnunen will be installed as the pastor of Lutheran Campus Ministries at Northern Michigan University. The service will be held at 3 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, 305 W. Magnetic St., Marquette. The community is welcome to attend the installation service and celebrate the beginning of Pastor Bre’s ministry at NMU. A reception will be held following the service.

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

Dinner, movie — Living Faith Fellowship is hosting a free home cooked spaghetti dinner followed by the movie ” I Can Only Imagine.” This dinner starts at 5 p.m. and the movie starts at 6 p.m. Living Faith Fellowship is located at 407 Avenue A on Sawyer. For more info, call Pastor Jon Hendry at 346-9509.

Community Dinner — meatloaf and baked potatoes are on the menu for the next Community Dinner at 5:30 p.m. at Hope Free Lutheran Church. The church is located in West Ishpeming and everyone in the community is invited to enjoy a meal, free of charge, along with a time of fellowship. There is also a food pantry available for those in need. For more information, call the church office at 906-485-5714.

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.

Dance — Contra and Old-time Square Dance is planned from 6:30-9 p.m. at Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave. (at College) in Marquette. Music by All Strings Considered. This is a family-friendly event, suitable for all ages. Bring clean shoes to protect the dance floor as well and the dancers’ knees. Suggested donation: $5 per adult/$2 per student/child for the band. For more information, contact 906-236-1457 or www.dancezonemqt.org

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

Peter White Public Library closed — Presidents’ Day

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.

Breastfeeding Mothers Group — meets 11 a.m.-noon third Mondays in the Family Birthing Center Classroom at UP Health System-Marquette. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers and their children welcome. For details call 225-3081.

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.

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.

Christian Motorcyclists Association — Superior Lights For Christ Chapter meets the third Monday of the month at Big Boy Restaurant in Marquette. Dinner at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m. For more information, find Yoopercma on Facebook or call 486-6028.

Cadet Squadron — Lake Superior Cadet Squadron meets 6 p.m. first/third Mondays at the Munising American Legion. Open to ages 12-21.

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.

Disabled American Veterans and DAV Auxiliary — Chapter 22 Marquette County meets 7 p.m. the third Monday of every month at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans, Marquette. Go around back to the lower level and enter under the canopy. Call 236-5253.

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.

UPHHH clinics — U.P. Home, Health and Hospice has announced dates for its February clinics. Blood pressure and blood sugar screening are free while a cholesterol check is $5. This date, noon-1 p.m., Chocolay Township Hall.

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.

Tax help — Northern Michigan University’s Beta Alpha Psi student organization is once again running the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program. Bring tax documents and get tax returns completed for free. These students prepare basic tax returns. Income limits are capped at $58,500 for single filers and $80,000 for married filing jointly filers. From 5-7 p.m. in Jamrich Hall room 2315.

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.

BYO Dinner Theater — “Ad Astra” (2019) PG-13, 123 min. Adventure Drama Mystery. 30 years after his astronaut father disappears, Roy McBride goes to space in search of him. Sponsored by the Friends of Peter White Public Library. PWPL Community Room 6 p.m.

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.

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.

EDC board — The Board of Directors of the Economic Development Corporation of the County of Marquette will have its bi-monthly meeting at 8 a.m. in the Lake Superior Community Partnership office, located at 501 S. Front St., Marquette.

UPHHH clinics — U.P. Home, Health and Hospice has announced dates for its February clinics. Blood pressure and blood sugar screening are free while a cholesterol check is $5. This date, 10 a.m.-noon, Negaunee Senior Center.

Ely assessor — The Ely Township Assessor will have office hours from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Ely Township Hall.

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

Power of Purity Meditation — Join Asha Kim Lindquist for Power of Purity Meditation with energy transfer as taught by the Mohanji Foundation. Peter White Public Library Heritage Room, noon-1:30 p.m.

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.

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 your library, meet new people, plan teen events, and get volunteer experience. Refreshments will be served. No admission charge. For more information, call 226-4321, 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.

Free Homemade Community Meal — is available from 5:30-6:15 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Gwinn. The church is located at 195 N. Billings St. and the phone number is 906-346-6115. Everyone is welcome and is encouraged to bring a friend.

Ely board — The Ely Township Board will meet at 6 p.m. at the Ely Township Hall.

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.

MRHC annual meeting — The Marquette Regional History Center invites everyone to its annual meetin