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 6-7 a.m.; Beginner children 5:15-6 pm, intermediate children 6-6:45 pm. Call the Y at 227-9622 or Master Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479.

Family & Friends CPR (infant/child) – This class is ideal for parents, grandparents, and those (12 and over) interested in learning this technique. Participants will not receive certification. Cost: $15 per person/ $25 per couple. Call 225-3081 to register.

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.

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. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 – 4 p.m. Call 475-7846 for an appointment.

Karate Tots – at the YMCA of Marquette County. The class is designed for youth from 3 1/2 to 5 years, on Wednesdays from 9 a.m. to 9:45 a.m. The class will run until Dec. 18 and is taught by Master Joyce Tredeau. For more information, call 906.-227-9622.

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

ISH Class 57 – meets for lunch at 11 a.m. at the Trinity Church, Ishpeming.

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.

Younkers/Prange’s Retirees – meet at noon on second Wednesdays at Bonanza in Marquette. Call 225-5019.

Heart of the City Prayer Gathering non-denominational prayer group offered noon-1 p.m. every Wednesday, in the Light House Christian Book Store, Marquette.

For more information, call Chuck Tooman at 869-9343 or Lois Forrester at 226-3641.

Jayne’s Bridge Club – meets at 1 p.m., at 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456.

Bariatric Surgery – Marquette General Bariatric Support Group meets 5 p.m. second Wednesdays, Conference Room 1 at Marquette General Hospital. Call 225-7979.

Free Community Meal – is offered 5-6:30 p.m. second Wednesdays, fellowship room of First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Call 225-1344.

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

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 meeting is 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).

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

Parliamentary Law – study group meets 6 p.m. second Wednesdays, conference room of Peter White Library, Marquette. Call 360-7978.

Evening Zumba from 6-6:45 p.m. at Dance Zone in Marquette with instructor Ashley Carlstrom. Open sessions are $4 per person or $20 for six sessions. Call 236-1457.

Bridge – played at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays at Superiorland Bridge Club, Suite 18, Westwood Mall, Marquette. Call 225-1047 for info/partners.

ADHD Caregivers – support group for parents of children with ADHD meets 6:30-7:30 p.m. bi-weekly at K.I. Sawyer Elementary School. Child care provided. No meeting if school is canceled. For details, call Michele Woodford at 346-5567 or email her at

Multiple Sclerosis – Marquette self-help group meets 7 p.m. second Wednesdays, Grace United Methodist Church, Marquette. Call 249-1741 or 226-4895.

Spirit of Faith – gatherings, celebrating the oneness of all world religions, meet 7-8 p.m. second Wednesdays in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library, Marquette. Sharing of readings, songs and meditations encouraged. For details, call 249-3532 or 226-3252.

Women of the Moose – meet 7:30 p.m. second/fourth Wednesdays, Tourville West Clubhouse, Marquette.

Narcotics Anonymous – open meeting is 7:30 p.m. at Water’s Edge Church, 1228 Presque Isle Ave., Marquette. Call 866-506-6557.

Alcoholics Anonymous – (closed/non-smoking) meets 8 p.m. Wednesdays, Eden Lutheran Church, Munising.


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.