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.


12-Step Recovery Groups – offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. For a complete AA meetings list visit

Breakfast is 8-11 a.m., American Legion Post 340, Hermansville.

Breakfast is 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sundays, Negaunee Eagles Club.

Life Recovery Group – meets 9:30-10:30 a.m. Sundays, Lake Superior Christian Church, Marquette.

Ninjitsu class offered 1-2:30 p.m. Sundays, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 346-9054.

American Legion Auxiliary Bingo – early birds meet at 1:30 p.m. Regular session begins at 2 p.m. at Post 349, Little Lake.

Personal Ministry Time from 2 – 4 p.m., every Sunday at New Life Church, Marquette. This ministry is for anyone with a need for physical, emotional or spiritual healing in their life. For more information, call 226-2333.

Aikido class offered 3-4 p.m. Sundays, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.

Superior Pipe and Drum – Corps meets 6-8 p.m. Sundays at Silver Creek Church in Harvey. New members welcome. Highland dancing, bagpiping and drumming instruction available. Call Pierre Ogea at 249-1999, or visit

Narcotics Anonymous – meeting is 6 p.m. Sundays at First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Call 866-506-6557.

ACA – Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families beginners meeting/work book study is 6-8 p.m. Sundays at First Presbyterian Church, 120 N. Front St., Marquette. Call 273-0396.

VFW Auxiliary Bingo – early birds meet at 6:20 p.m. Regular session begins at 6:30 p.m. No Smoking.

Early Bird Bingo – at 6:20 p.m., the VFW post 4573 in Ishpeming.

Alcoholics Anonymous – (open/speaker/non-smoking) meets 7 p.m. Sundays, First Presbyterian Church, Munising.

Incest Survivors – Survivors of Incest Anonymous meets 7 p.m., Lake Superior Village Community Center, Marquette. Women only. Call 228-8155.

Alcoholics Anonymous – closed meeting, 8 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.


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

Clinic Services – The Marquette County Health Department will be Closed.

12-Step Recovery Groups – offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Call AA Hotline, 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit

Breastfeeding Mothers Group – meets 11 a.m.-noon third Mondays in the Family Birthing Center Classroom at Marquette General Hospital. Pregnant or breastfeeding mothers and their children welcome. For details call 225-3081.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Women’s “Twelve Steps, Twelve Traditions” discussion meeting at noon, Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline at 249-4430.

ISH 56 – meets at noon at Jasper Ridge Brewery in the private dining area. Spouses and friends are welcome.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Principles of Recovery open meeting is at noon Mondays at 106 Coles Drive, Marquette. Call 228-6545.

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

Bridge – is played at 1 p.m. Mondays at the Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456.

Gwinn Caregivers – support group meets 1 p.m. third Mondays at the Gwinn Clubhouse (Forsyth Senior Center). For more information, call Julie Shaw at 346-9862.

W.A.M. – Walk A Mile Storytelling Troupe for students in fourth through eighth grade meets 4-5:30 p.m. Mondays at the Peter White Public Library. Call 226-4320 or visit for details.

Youth Karate – class offered 4:30-5:30 p.m. Cuong Nhu karate class offered 6-7 p.m., both at MMA Way, 200 Division St., Ishpeming.

TOPS 625 – meets at 4:30 p.m. Mondays, Wesley United Methodist Church, Ishpeming.

Tang Soo Do – Karate youths class, 5-6 p.m. Mondays at the Negaunee YMCA. Spirit Warrior Karate Academy, a Christian approach to martial arts. Call 360-0479.

SMART Recovery – meets at 5:30 p.m., every Monday, 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 Mary: 906-362-1647, or go to SMART

TOPS 934 – weigh-in is 5:30 p.m., meeting is 6:30 p.m. upstairs of VFW Post on Gold Street, Negaunee. Call 475-4437.

Martial Arts Free trial classes offered 6-7 p.m. Mondays, Sands Township Community Complex. New beginners’ classes begin the first week of each month. Call 346-4523, or visit

Cadet Squadron Lake Superior Cadet Squadron meets 6 p.m. first/third Mondays at the Munising American Legion. Open to ages 12-21.

Bingo – offered 6 p.m. VFW Post 5670, Gwinn. Smoke free.

Karate-Cuong Nhu 6 -7 p.m. at MMA way, 200 Division St., Ishpeming. Youth 8 and up and adults.

Touch Support Group – for family/friends who have an incarcerated loved one meets 6-7 p.m. every other Monday at 927 W. Fair Ave., Marquette. For details call 228-2602 or e-mail

Soo Bahk Do Karate classes for ages 7-adult offered 6-7 p.m., beginner teen and adult 6:30-7 p.m., black belts 7-8:15 p.m. and (Dan) class 8-9:30 p.m. at Marquette Soo Bahk Do Academy, 1200 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 226-4723 for more info/private lessons.

Overeaters Anonymous – meets 6:15 p.m. Mondays, Bethany Lutheran Church, Ishpeming. Handicapped accessible. Call 360-6393.

Ski Jumping at 6:30 p.m. at the Ishpeming Ski Club. Equipment provided.

Fun Sprint XC Races at 6:30 p.m. at the Ishpeming Ski Club.

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

Grief Support Group meets 6:30 p.m. Mondays at Good News Assembly of God in Ishpeming. Call 485-5561.

Panic Relief panic attack and anxiety program offered at 7 p.m. Mondays via teleconference call. To participate, call 732-940-9658. For more info, visit

The Marquette Choral Society – will be rehearsing for its April concerts from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. in the Choral Room of the Thomas Fine Arts Building at Northern Michigan University.

The Choral Society is directed by Dr. Floyd Slotterback and is open to all interested singers. No audition is necessary. Singers may join any time during the first three rehearsals, up to Jan. 27. The Concerts will be April 26 and 27.

Disabled American Veterans and DAV Auxiliary – Chapter 22 Marquette County meets 7 p.m. the third Monday of every month at the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans, Marquette. Go around back to the lower level and enter under the canopy. Call 236-5253.

Al-Anon – meets 7 p.m. Mondays, Michigan State Farm in Chatham, in the crops building. Call 439-5252.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7 p.m. at St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, corner of Fair and Presque Isle avenues, Marquette.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, U.S. 41 South, Skandia.

Square Dance Sessions – at 7:30 p.m. Mondays at Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette. Bring clean dance shoes. Sessions are led by Marge Sklar. $5 per couple. Call 236-1457.

Mainstream Square Dancing – 7:30 p.m. Mondays. For location/more information, e-mail or call 225-5702.

Senior/Adult Skate – from 7:30-9:20 p.m. at Lakeview Arena. Marquette residents age 50 are free with a picture ID. Age 50+ is $2, ages 18-49 are $3 and skate rentals are $3.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7:30 p.m. at Mitchell Methodist Church, 207 N. Teal Lake Ave., Negaunee.

Alanon – meets 7:30 p.m. Mondays, Bethany Lutheran Church, 102 Poplar, Republic. Call 376-2391.

Alanon – meets 7:30 p.m. Mondays, Grace Episcopal Church, corner of First and Canda streets, Ishpeming. Barrier-free. Last Monday is open meeting.

Narcotics Anonymous – meeting 8 p.m. Mondays at First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Call 866-506-6557.

Open Gym – from 8-9:30 p.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. $5 entry fee. Non-members are welcome.

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


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.