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.

Wednesday

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 www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

Clinic Services – HIV/AIDS counseling and testing, from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Marquette County Health Department. Call 475-7844 for an appointment. A WIC Clinic will be from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Call 475-7846 for an appointment.

Blood Drive – from 9 10:30 a.m. at Gogebic County Medical Care Facility, Wakefield. For an appointment, call Chris Hoff 906-224-9811, extension. 104.

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

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.

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.

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.

Blood Drive – from 12:30 2:30 p.m. at the Ojibwa Corrections Facility, Marenisco. For an appointment, call Jennifer Laitala at 906-787-2217, extension 72104.

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

Marquette Range Steelworkers Retiree’s Club – meeting at 1 p.m. at Ronn Hall, Negaunee. New members are welcome.

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

Ballroom Dancing Classes – will take place at 2-3 p.m on the first and third Wednesday of every month in the community room of the Peter White Public Library. This workshop is free for seniors. No experience or partner necessary and refreshments will be provided. For more information, call 906-228-0472 or email arts-culture@mqtcty.org.

Japanese Cultural Class – Japanese tradition and art for children from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center, Marquette. To register call 906-228-0472 or email arts-culture@mqtcty.org.

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.

Grief Support – Open grief support group meets 5:30-7 p.m. first/third Wednesdays at Lake Superior Hospice in Marquette. For details call Paula Bur at 225-7760.

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.

Project Hope – Association for Children’s Mental Health family support group meets 6 p.m. third Wednesdays, Messiah Lutheran Church, Marquette. Call 249-4498.

Bariatric Support Group – meets 6-7 p.m. third Wednesdays, Arcadia Health Care, Marquette. Call 800-440-7862.

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.

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.

Ely Township Board – at 6 p.m. at the Ely Township Hall.

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 mwoodfor@gwinn.k12.mi.us

Eagles Aerie – Ladies Auxiliary, Negaunee Eagles Aerie 1944 meets at 7:30 p.m. first/third Wednesdays at the club.

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

Marquette Genealogical Society – meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Peter White Public Library Shiras room. There will be trivia and new members are welcome.

Grief Support Group – meets 7 p.m. third Wednesdays at the St. Joseph Activity Center in Ishpeming. Meetings are open to anyone grieving the loss of a loved one.

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.

Thursday

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 www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

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, family planning, and breast and cervical cancer screening from 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. at the Marquette County Health Department. Call 475-7844 for an appointment. A WIC Clinic will be from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. Call 475-7846 for an appointment.

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

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.

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.

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.