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.


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.

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.

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.

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.

Once Upon a Time — Puppet Theater. Enjoy a family puppet show of the classic fairy tale, The Fisherman and His Wife, performed by the actors of Vertigo Theatre Company. Sponsored by the Friends of Peter White Public Library. PWPL Community Room 1 and 2 p.m.

U.P. Master Gardener Association — will present Scot Stewart — “Landscaping for Birds and Pollinators” — at 1 p.m. at Peter White Public Library’s Shiras Room in Marquette. This presentation will look at trees, shrubs and wildflowers landowners can plant to attract birds and pollinators in the Upper Peninsula. Scot will look at plants that can provide nectar, buds and fruit for wildlife and how to plant them in ways most attractive to hungry bees, butterflies and birds.

Piano Duet Festival — Northern Michigan University’s Department of Music will present a free Piano Duet Festival beginning at 1 p.m. in Reynolds Recital Hall. It will showcase the work of local piano teachers Esther Barrington and Nancy Railey, along with their students. Local pianist Lynne Lanczy will also perform. Several young performers from beginner level to advanced will have an opportunity to play on the Steinway grand pianos at NMU. Featured pieces include “First Light,” a Gaelic/Fred Kern composition, “Waltz in G# minor, op.39” by Johannes Brahms, “Toreador Song from Carmen” by Georges Bizet/Kern, and “Concerto in D Major, I. Vivace” by Joseph Haydn.

10th annual Night of Music Concert — is taking place. This year the event is a “Leap Day Matinee” at 2 p.m. in the WC Peterson Auditorium at Ishpeming High School. Performances by Hematites in Harmony, Strictly Gospel, Kurt and Kim, and more. Tickets are $10 for adults and students are free. Those under age 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Tickets are available at the following locations: TruNorth Credit Union, Elaine’s Place, Gauthier Insurance, Cognition Brewery, and Rare Earth Goods. Tickets are available at the door, and doors open at 1:30 p.m. This fundraising concert is hosted by the Ishpeming High School Alumni Association and all proceeds benefit their operation and annual scholarships.

Evening of Romance — The Rotary Club of Ishpeming presents the 36th annual An Evening of Romance at the Grand Ballroom in Northern Michigan University’s Northern Center in Marquette. Entertainment will be provided by the Westerly Winds Big Band. The evening will begin at 5 p.m. with a social. Dinner is at 7 p.m. with live and silent auctions and the dance to follow. Tickets are $75 per person or sponsor a table of 10 for $750. They can be purchased by contacting club president Lance Peterson at 906-250-7988 or any Ishpeming Rotarian. Proceeds from the gala go to local community events and service projects.

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.


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.


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