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.


Early Bird Zumba – at 6 a.m. at Dance Zone in Marquette with instructor Alex Holley. Open sessions are $4 per person or $20 for six sessions. Call 236-1457.

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

Business Network International – U.P. Pioneers chapter meets 7-8:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the Marquette Commons. Call 228-6602 or 869-1272.

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 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.

Blood Drive – from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Curves in Escanaba. For an appointment, call Jan Mortl 906-233-9196.

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

Playgroup – for infants, toddlers and preschoolers from 10-11 a.m. and 6-7 p.m. every Tuesday at the UP Children’s Museum, Marquette. The cost is $12 per calendar month/family. Scholarships are available.

Playgroup – for infants, toddlers and preschoolers meets 10-11 a.m. and 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum, Marquette. Cost: $12 per family per month.

Bridge – played at 1 p.m. Tuesdays at Superiorland Bridge Club, Suite 18, Westwood Mall, Marquette. Call 225-1871 for info/players.

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

Tai Chi – at 1 p.m. at the Ishpeming Senior Center on Tuesdays. Call 485-5527.

Storytime/Craft Hour – offered 1 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library.

Blood Drive – from 2:30-4 p.m. at Liberty Tax in Escanaba. For an appointment, call Audrey Rowell at 906-786-2471.

Cancer Support Group – meets at 4 p.m., every third Tuesday at the Club House in the drop in center room. For more information call Liz Brown at 362-2322.

Soo Bahk Do Karate – class offered for orange belt and higher youths through adults, 5:30-6:45 p.m., Marquette Soo Bahk Do Academy,1200 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 226-4723.

Substance Abuse/Addiction Support Group – held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. every Tuesday in Group Room 2 of the Neldberg Building at Marquette General Hospital. The group is for family/friends of a loved one with substance abuse/addiction issues. Call 225-3985.

Activity Night – for area youths offered 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at Messiah Lutheran Church, Marquette. Supervised activities, movies, games, board games. Age 4 and younger must be accompanied. Call 225-1119 or visit

Infant Playgroup – offered 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum. Cost: $12 per month. Call 225-3081. For more details visit

Martial Arts – Free trial classes offered 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Gwinn Clubhouse, 165 Maple St. New beginners’ classes begin first week of each month. Call 346-4523, or visit

ACA – Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families Big Red Book study meeting is 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at First Presbyterian Church, 120 N. Front St., Marquette. Call 273-0396.

TaeKwon Do School – Martial Arts class from 6:30-8 p.m., Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

Jayne’s Bridge Club – plays at 6:30 p.m., Tuesdays at Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St. Call 225-1456. Partners guaranteed.

Forsyth Singers – practice at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in the music room at Gilbert Elementary School; use the rear entrance. All males interested in singing are welcome. Call Bill Rowe at 346-9278.

Open Mic Night – at 7 p.m. every Tuesday at Rare Earth Goods, 200 East Division St., Ishpeming. Use the side door on Front Street. Call 485-5650.

Grief Support Group – for survivors of suicide loss meets 7-8:30 p.m. third Tuesdays in the Dandelion Cottage Room at the Peter White Public Library. For details call 228-6545, ext. 10.

Recovery for Couples – meets 7 p.m. Tuesdays in the Shiras Room at the Peter White Public Library, Marquette.

Kennel Club – Marquette Kennel Club meets second Tuesdays in the back room at the Peter White Library. Board members meet at 7 p.m., general meeting at 7:30 p.m. For more information visit

DivorceCare – meets 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Marquette. Call 228-9883 or visit

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

Alcoholics Anonymous – (open/non-smoking) meets 7 p.m., Tuesdays, AuTrain Community Center, AuTrain.

Marquette Male Chorus – rehearses 7 p.m. Tuesdays at First Presbyterian Church, Marquette. Men age 14 and older are welcome.

Narcotics Anonymous – “The Basic Meeting” meets 7:30 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, Marquette. Open meeting. Call 866-506-6557.

Zumba – Latin-inspired cardio dance fitness class offered 8:15 p.m. Tuesdays at Dawn Dott Dance Studio, Marquette. No experience needed. Cost: $5. Call 360-9287.


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.