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December 11, 2012
The Mining Journal

EDITOR'S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing no later than one week before the event. Send to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855.


Karate - Spirit Warrior Tang Soo Do martial arts with a Christian approach at the Marquette YMCA: hard core karate for adults is 5:30-6:30 a.m.; ages 6-12 is 5:30-6:30 p.m. Call the Y at 227-9622 or Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479.

Alcoholics Anonymous - Early Bird meeting from 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church in Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit

12-Step Recovery Groups - offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

TOPS 787 - of Michigamme meets 9 a.m., Spurr Township Fire Hall.

Blood Pressure - screening is from 10 a.m. to noon at Riverview Heights in Republic.

Prayer Service - conducted 10:15-10:30 a.m. Wednesdays in the Bell Hospital chapel. Hospital visitors welcome.

Younkers/Prange's Retirees - meet at noon on second Wednesdays at Bonanza in Marquette. Call 225-5019.

Alcoholics Anonymous - women's closed Big Book meeting, noon Wednesdays at Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline 249-4430.

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

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

Blood Drive - from 1:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Gwinn. For an appointment, call Joyce Styer at 346-7595.

Bariatric Surgery - Marquette General Bariatric Support Group meets 5 p.m. second Wednesdays, Conference Room 1 at Marquette General Hospital. Call 225-7979.

Free Community Meal - is offered 5-6:30 p.m. second Wednesdays, fellowship room of First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Call 225-1344.

Overeaters Anonymous - traditional meeting is 5:15 p.m. Wednesdays at the Women's Center, 1310 S. Front St., Marquette.

Tai Chi - meets 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, Marquette. Call 228-5494.

Sexual Assault Survivors - support group meets confidentially. Call The Women's Center at 225-1346, ext. 16 for time, location.

ACA - Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families Big Red Book study meeting is 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 273-0396.

Narcotics Anonymous - "New Beginnings" group meets 6 p.m., Great Lakes Youth Recovery Center, Marquette (Treatment center rules apply).

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

Zumba Lessons - 6 p.m. at Dance Zone, located at 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette. $4 per session, $20 for six sessions. Call 236-1457.

Evening Zumba - from 6-6:45 p.m. at Dance Zone in Marquette with instructor Ashley Carlstrom. Open sessions are $4 per person or $20 for six sessions. Call 236-1457.

Fair Board - Marquette County Fair Board 6:30 p.m. second Wednesdays at the Marquette Armory. Meetings are open to the public. Call 249-4111.

Multiple Sclerosis - Marquette self-help group meets 7 p.m. second Wednesdays, Grace United Methodist Church, Marquette. Call 249-1741 or 226-4895.

Marquette County Townships Association - meets at 7 p.m. at the Negaunee Township Hall. The executive board meets at 6:30 p.m.

Spirit of Faith - gatherings, celebrating the oneness of all world religions, meet 7-8 p.m. second Wednesdays in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library, Marquette. Sharing of readings, songs and meditations encouraged. For details, call 249-3532 or 226-3252.

Narcotics Anonymous - open meeting is 7:30 p.m. at Water's Edge Church, 1228 Presque Isle Ave., Marquette. Call 866-506-6557.

Women of the Moose - meet 7:30 p.m. second/fourth Wednesdays, Tourville West Clubhouse, Marquette.

Alcoholics Anonymous - (closed/non-smoking) meets 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Eden Lutheran Church, Munising.


Alcoholics Anonymous - Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline, 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit

Superiorland Breakfast Kiwanis - meets 7-8 a.m. Thursdays, Pioneer Room A of University Center at Northern Michigan University. Meetings are open to the public.

Tai Chi - 8-9:30 a.m. and 3:45-4:45 p.m. Thursdays. Call 235-8510.

12-Step Recovery Groups - offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.

Clinic Services - from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Marquette County Health Department. Clinics include HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, and Immunizations. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Call 475-7846. for an appointment.

Alcoholics Anonymous - meets 10 a.m. Thursdays at St. John's Church in Ishpeming.

Alcoholics Anonymous - meets at noon Thursdays at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Handicapped accessible.

Blood Drive - from noon to 4 p.m. at Eastwood Nursing Home in Negaunee. For an appointment, call Mary Collick at 475-7500.

Marquette/Alger RICC - Marquette/Alger Regional Interagency Consumer Committee meets 1-3 p.m. second Thursdays. A grassroots advocacy group for people with disabilities and friends, advocates and families. For location and details call 228-5744.



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