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 p.m., intermediate children 6-6:45 p.m. Call the Y at 227-9622 or Master 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

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.

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

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.

Storytime ABCs – a storytime for 2 and 3-year-olds and a loving adult, from 10 -10:30 a.m., in the Children’s Room of the Peter White Public Library. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit

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 Bonanza Restaurant, Marquette.

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.

Blood Drive – from noon-4 p.m., at Finlandia University, Hancock. To schedule an appointment, call Lena Wascher at 906-390-3754.

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.

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association – will meet at 1 p.m. at the Bonanza restaurant, Marquette. A representative from the K I Sawyer Heritage Air Museum will speak on museum activities and events. A business meeting will follow with reports and officer elections.

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

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