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.


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.

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

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

Tai Chi – from 9:15-11:15 a.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-8510.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 10 a.m. Thursdays at St. John’s Church in Ishpeming.

TOPS – Group 0633 meets at 11:30 a.m. Thursdays in the Lions Room at the Gwinn Clubhouse. Call 346-6485.

Blood Drive – from noon to 2 p.m. at Walmart in Sault Ste. Marie. For an appointment, call Nicole Manning at 906-632-0588.

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

IHS 1958 – meets 12:30 p.m. third Thursdays at Jasper Ridge Brewery, Ishpeming.

Bridge – is played at 1 p.m. Thursdays at the Superiorland Bridge Club, Suite 18 at the Westwood Mall, Marquette. Call 249-3529 for info/partners.

Aktion Club – community service group for adults who live with a disability meets 1:30-2:30 p.m. first/third Thursdays at the Tourville West Clubhouse, Marquette. Call Troy Connors at 251-8353 or Miriam Black at 360-9430.

UPBIO – U.P. Brain Injury Organization support group meets 2-4 p.m. third Thursdays, Bonanza Restaurant in Marquette.

Blood Drive – from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Family Video in Sault Ste. Marie. For an appointment, call Heather O’Brian at 906-632-6588.

Farmer/Artisans Market – is 4-7 p.m. Thursdays at the Butler Theater in Ishpeming.

Tai Chi for Martial Artists – offered 5:15-6:45 p.m. Thursdays at Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 235-8510.

Sociable Seniors – meets at 5 p.m. Thursdays at the Bonanza Restaurant, Marquette. Call 360-9450.

TOPS – Group 1579 meets every Thursday at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 440 Stoneville Road, Ishpeming. Weigh-in at 5 p.m., meeting at 5:30 p.m.

Zumba Class – meets 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Harvey Baptist Church. Cost is $3 per session, with proceeds going to missions around the world. Call 249-1013 and leave a message.

TOPS – Group 1372 meets every Thursday at Silver Creek Church, 219 Silver Creek Road, Harvey. Weigh-in 5:30-6:10 p.m., meeting at 6:15 p.m. Call 226-7930.

Overeaters Anonymous – “How It Works” meeting is 6 p.m. Thursdays, First United Methodist Church, Marquette.

Zumba Class – from 6-7 p.m. the third Thursday of each month at the Joy Center, 1492 Southwood Drive, Ishpeming. Visit

Marquette Jaycees – meets for 6 p.m. social, 6:30 p.m. meeting the third Thursdays in the small banquet room at Upfront & Company, Marquette. Call 458-5783.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Second Chance meeting is 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Marquette Courthouse Annex, Room 41. Handicapped accessible.

10 Steps to Positive Discipline – from 6-8 p.m. at Marquette General Hospital in the Women’s and Children’s Center Classroom. The class is for parents, grandparents, teachers and caregivers who want to learn the techniques of Becky Bailey, Ph.D, author of “Conscious Discipline.” The cost is $10 per person/couple. Call 225-3081 to register.

Drop-In German Class – 6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays in the Boardroom of the Landmark Inn, Marquette.

For more information, call Carol Strauss at 227-1201.

Cuong Nhu – class offered 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.

Chess – is played at 7 p.m. Thursdays at the Masonic Center, 128 W. Washington St., Marquette. Free lessons available, chess sets and boards provided. Call 869-1719.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7 p.m. Thursdays at Prince of Peace Church in Harvey.

Boss Busters – Chapter, National Wild Turkey Federation, meets at 7 p.m. third Thursdays, Bonanza Restaurant in Marquette.

Gamblers Anonymous – closed meeting, 7 p.m. (open meeting last Thursdays), First Presbyterian Church, Marquette. Mailing address: G.A., P.O. Box 34, Marquette, MI 49855. Call 226-3610.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Michigamme Community Building.