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 – HIV/AIDS counseling and testing from 8:30-4 p.m. at the Marquette County Health Department. Call 475-7844 for an appointment.

IHS 1950 – meets 8:30 a.m. first Thursdays at the Country Grill and Pub, Ishpeming.

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

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

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

Open Gym – from 10-11:30 a.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. $5 entry fee. Non-members are welcome.

Blood Drive will be held from 11 a.m.-2 p.m., at Bay College West, Iron Mountain. To schedule an appointment, please call Laura Maloney at (906) 774-8547, extension 3010.

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

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

The Ishpeming/Negaunee Belles – meet at the Jasper Ridge Brewery at noon.

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.

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

Living with Cancer Support Group – meets 4 p.m. at the Peter White Public Library Shiras room. For more information, call 420-5844 or 228-2982.

Karate-Spirit – Warrior Tang Soo Do martial arts with a Christian approach at the Negaunee YMCA: Children 6-12 yrs at 5-6 pm, Family Class 6-7 pm. Call the Y at 475-9666 or Master Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479.

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.

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

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

SMART Recovery – meets at 7:30 p.m. every Thursday, at 710 Chippewa Square Suite 208. SMART Recovery is a recovery program for types of addictive behaviors. Our program is based on scientific knowledge and reason. Spirituality, religion and higher powers are not part of our program. For more information, call 906-362-1647, or go to SMART

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.

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.

Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book group meets 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, upstairs of Parties Unlimited in Ishpeming.

Narcotics Anonymous “Never in the Dark” closed meeting is 7:30 p.m., Marquette General Hospital Mountain Room. Call 866-506-6557.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 8 p.m. Thursdays at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Handicapped accessible.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 8 p.m. Thursdays at St. Anthon’s Church in Gwinn. Open meeting. Handicapped accessible.

Narcotics Anonymous – open meeting is 8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, corner of Elm and Chocolay, Munising. Call 866-310-9077.


Alcoholics Anonymous – Early Bird meeting, 7-8 a.m., First United Methodist Church, 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.

Alger County Caregivers – support group meets 10 a.m. second Fridays at the Mather Building, 413 Elm St., Munising. For details call 228-3910 or 800-272-3900.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Women’s meeting, 10 a.m. Fridays, Immanuel Lutheran Church basement, Negaunee.

Next Chapter Book Club – meets from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. weekly in the Teen Area of Peter White Public Library in Marquette. Call Ellen Moore at 226-4312 or email

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

Alcoholics Anonymous – women’s closed “A Woman’s Way Through the 12 Steps” book discussion meeting at noon, Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline at 249-4430.

Jayne’s Bridge Club – plays 1 p.m. Fridays at the Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St. Call 225-1456. Partners guaranteed.

Alanon – meets 1 p.m. Fridays, Grace Episcopal Church, Ishpeming.

Ninjitsu – class offered 4-5:30 p.m. Fridays, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. For details call 346-9054.

Spaghetti Dinner from 4:30 p.m.-7p.m., at Grace Lutheran Chuch, Gwinn. Price is 13 and older $8, 6-12 $5, 5 under free.

Take out avaiable. Prize drawing. Call 346-3156.

American Legion Fish Fry – from 5-7 p.m. Cost: $9 Menu: Whitefish, French fries, coleslaw. Come out to American Legion Post 44, Marquette.

Fish Fry – is 5-7:30 p.m ., Negaunee Eagles Club.

Teen Night – is 6-10 p.m. Fridays at First Baptist Church, Gwinn. Free movies, games and popcorn. Call 346-6115.

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

Family Square Dance weekly lessons offered 6:20-7:20 p.m. Fridays at Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette. Cost: $5 per family per evening. Call 225-5702.

VFW Post 4573 Men’s Bingo – early birds meet at 6:20 p.m. Regular session at 6:30 p.m. No Smoking.

Marquette Folk Dancers – meets at 7 p.m. Fridays, at 1500 W. Washington St., Marquette. Call 226-9617.

Family Dance Nights – at 7 p.m. at Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette. The cost is $5 per family, per session. Bring clean shoes. Call 236-1457.

Reformers Unanimous – addiction classes meet 7-9 p.m. Fridays, Heritage Baptist Church, 3755 County Road 456, Skandia. Call the Rev. Lon Russell at 942-7900 or 360-7901.

Alcoholics Anonymous – (closed 12 and 12/non-smoking) meets 8 p.m. Fridays, First Presbyterian Church, Munising.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Native American Group meets 8-9 p.m. Fridays, 1901 Longyear Ave., Marquette. Call 228-8155.

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

Narcotics Anonymous – open meeting at 9 p.m. Fridays at Grace United Methodist Church, 927 W. Fair Ave., Marquette. Call 866-506-6557.