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.


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.

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

MomsLIFE – meets 10-11:30 a.m. first/third Wednesdays through April 18 at Calvary Baptist Church, Negaunee. Child care provided. For details call Laura Elliott at 361-0050.

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

Graveraet H.S. 1952 – meets for lunch at 11:30 a.m. third Wednesdays at Wahlstrom’s Restaurant, Harvey.

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.

NARFE – Chapter 1900 of the National Active and Retired Federal Employees meets at 1 p.m. at Bonanza Restaurant in Marquette. A representative from the Marquette City Police will brief members and guests on senior scams and ID theft. Call 249-1610 or 906-524-6297.

Bridge – played at 1 p.m. Wednesdays at Superiorland Bridge Club, Suite 18, Westwood Mall, Marquette. Call 225-1047 for info/partners.

World Politics – discussion group meets 2-4 p.m. first and third Wednesdays at the Falling Rock Cafe and Bookstore in Munising.

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

Tai Chi – from 5:15-6:15 p.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-8510.

Grief Support – Open grief support group meets 5:30-7 p.m. first/third Wednesdays at Lake Superior Hospice in Marquette. For details call Paula Bur at 225-7760.

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 meets 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).

Project Hope – Association for Children’s Mental Health family support group meets 6 p.m. third Wednesdays, Messiah Lutheran Church, Marquette. Call 249-4498.