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.


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.

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

Business Network International – U.P. Pioneers chapter meets 7-8:30 a.m. Tuesdays at the Marquette Commons. Call 228-6602 or 869-1272

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

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.

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

Make a Mess Art Class – Drop in for kids from 10 – 11 a.m. the first and third Tuesday of every month. Class taught by Corrine Rockow. For $5 a day, with an additional small material fee, at the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center.

Tai Chi from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. in downtown Marquette call 235-8510.

Blood Drive – from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Riverside Auto Chevy, Escanaba. For an appointment, call Carol Gardipee at 906-786-1593 or 906-786-5020.

Probus Superiorland – meets at 11 a.m. first Tuesday of each month at the First Presbyterian Church, Marquette.

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

Bridge – played at 1 p.m. Tuesdays at Superiorland Bridge Club, Suite 18, Westwood Mall, Marquette. Call 225-1871 for info/players.

Tai Chi – at 1 p.m. at the Ishpeming Senior Center on Tuesdays. Call 485-5527.

Storytime/Craft Hour offered 1 p.m. Tuesdays at the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library.

Story/Craft Hour from 1 – 2 p.m. for ages 4 and up in the Youth Atrium of the Peter White Public Library, Marquette. For more information, call 226-4320.

Soo Bahk Do Karate – class offered for orange belt and higher youths through adults, 5:30-6:45 p.m., Marquette Soo Bahk Do Academy,1200 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 226-4723.

Substance Abuse/Addiction Support Group – held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. every Tuesday in Group Room 2 of the Neldberg Building at Marquette General Hospital. The group is for family/friends of a loved one with substance abuse/addiction issues. Call 225-3985.

Zumba Gold Class – will be from 6 – 7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays at the MAPS Adult Education and Community Enrichment Center, Marquette. The instructor is Valerie Bradley. For more information, call 225-4215. To register, visit

American Legion Auxiliary Bingo – early birds meet at 6:30 p.m. Regular session begins at 7 p.m. at Post 349, Little Lake.

Homework Night – for area youths offered 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, Marquette. Any child, grade 1-12 is welcome. The program is free of charge and includes mentors, school supplies, computers, snacks and fellowship. It follows the Marquette Area Public Schools calendar. Parents and other volunteers are welcome. For more information call 225-1119 or go to marquettelutherans .org.

Infant Playgroup offered 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays at the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum. Cost: $12 per month. Call 225-3081. For more details visit

Martial Arts – Free trial classes offered 6-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, Gwinn Clubhouse, 165 Maple St. New beginners’ classes begin first week of each month. Call 346-4523, or visit

ACA – Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families Big Red Book study meeting is 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays at First Presbyterian Church, 120 N. Front St., Marquette. Call 273-0396.

Tae Kwon Do School Martial Arts class from 6:30-8 p.m., Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.

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.

Jayne’s Bridge Club – plays at 6:30 p.m., Tuesdays at Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St. Call 225-1456. Partners guaranteed.

Holistic Health Forum – from 7-9 p.m. first Tuesdays in the community room of Peter White Library, Marquette. Cost is $10. Call 226-9301.

Forsyth Singers – practice at 7 p.m. Tuesdays in the Gwinn High School Band Room.

All males interested in singing are welcome. Call Bill Rowe at 346-9278.

Open Mic Night – at 7 p.m. every Tuesday at Rare Earth Goods, 200 East Division St., Ishpeming. Use the side door on Front Street. Call 485-5650.

Recovery for Couples -meets 7 p.m. Tuesdays in the Shiras Room at the Peter White Public Library, Marquette.

DivorceCare – meets 7 p.m. Tuesdays at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Marquette. Call 228-9883 or visit

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

Alcoholics Anonymous – (open/non-smoking) meets 7 p.m., Tuesdays, AuTrain Community Center, AuTrain.

Marquette Male Chorus – rehearses 7 p.m. Tuesdays at First Presbyterian Church, Marquette. Men age 14 and older are welcome.

Narcotics Anonymous – “The Basic Meeting” meets 7:30 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, Marquette. Open meeting. Call 866-506-6557.

Race Kart – Great Lakes Race Kart Association meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Pioneer Motor Inn, Escanaba. Call 249-1360.

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