The calendar

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.


Lake Superior Zendo – Zazen (Zen Buddhist meditation) meets at 7:40 a.m., 8:30 a.m.; morning service at 9:10 a.m. Call 226-6407 for location and details.

12-Step Recovery Groups – offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. For a complete AA meetings list visit

Soo Bahk Do Karate – class for orange belt and higher ages 7-adult and white belt teens/adults offered 9-10 a.m., beginners age 7-12 10-11 a.m. Private lessons by appointment. Marquette Soo Bahk Do Academy, 1200 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 226-4723.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 9 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430.

Assessor Office Hours – for Ely Township are 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at Ely Township Hall.

Zumba – Latin-inspired cardio dance fitness class offered 10 a.m. Saturdays at Dawn Dott Dance Studio, Marquette. Cost: $5. Call 360-9287.

Al-Anon – non-smoking meeting, 10 a.m. Saturdays at Church of Christ, Marquette.

Parent Support Group – for parents of children with mental/emotional health issues meets 10 a.m. to noon second Saturdays in conference room at Non-Profit Commons, 129 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette. Call 458-4877.

Bridge Lessons – offered 10:30 a.m. Saturdays, Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456.

Overeaters Anonymous – Step and Tradition study group 11 a.m., Messiah Lutheran Church, Room 208, 305 W. Magnetic, Marquette. Call 226-2762.

Karate – Spirit Warrior Tang Soo Do martial arts with a Christian approach at the Marquette YMCA: hard core karate for adults is 10-10:50 a.m.; family karate (age 4 and older with a parent) is 11-11:50 a.m.; Karate Kids (ages 6-14) is noon-1 p.m.; special needs karate is 1:15-2 p.m. Call the Y at 227-9622 or Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Big Book study group 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Back Room in University Center at Northern Michigan University. Handicapped accessible.

Puppet Shows – at 1 p.m. every Saturday at the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library.

Down Syndrome Support – group meets 1-3 p.m. second Saturdays, Lion’s Room of Peter White Public Library, Marquette. New members welcome. For details call Cathy Dehlin at 250-0963 or Lourie Schuenke at 233-1482 or email

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

Faith-Based Recovery – Faith-based support and recovery program for addictions of all kinds meets noon-1:30 p.m. Saturdays at the Rock Bible Chapel. Call 356-6346, 553-9830 or 356-6133.

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

Family Night – is 6-9:30 p.m. Saturdays at First Baptist Church of Gwinn. Free games, movies, popcorn. Call 346-6115.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7 p.m. Saturdays, Presbyterian Church, 300 Bensinger, Big Bay. Handicapped accessible.

Movie Night – offered second Saturdays at Messiah Lutheran Church, Marquette. All ages movies shown 7-9 p.m., teen/adult movies shown 9-11 p.m. Games and treats offered. Call 225-1119 or visit

AA/Alanon – open meeting 7:30 p.m. Saturdays above Parties Unlimited, 105 S. Main Ishpeming.

Narcotics Anonymous – candlelight open meeting at 9 p.m. Saturdays at Grace United Methodist Church, 927 W. Fair Ave., Marquette.