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.

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

Storytime ABC’s – at 10 a.m. a storytime for 2 and 3 year olds at the Peter White Public Library, Marquette. Toddlers must be accompanied by an adult. For more information, call 226-4323.

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.

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.

IHS 1961 – meets at noon first Wednesdays, Jasper Ridge Brewery, Ishpeming.

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

Caregivers and Friends – support group meets 1:30 p.m. first Wednesdays at the Ishpeming Senior Center. Call Sharon Lusic at 485-5527.

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. The class is for seniors 55 years and over. No experience or partner necessary and refreshments will be provided. For more information, call 906-228-0472, 906-228-0456 or email arts-culture@mqtcty.org.

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

Teen Advisory Board – at 4:15 p.m. in the Community Room of the Peter White Public Library, Marquette. Meet new people, talk about books and plan teen library events. Students in Grades 9-12 are welcome. For more information, call 226-4323 or visit www/pwpl.info.

Japanese Cultural Class – Japanese tradition and art for Teens from 4:30-6 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.

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.

Free Community Meal – is served at 6 p.m. first Wednesdays, Messiah Lutheran Church, Marquette. Call 225-1119.

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.

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

Cross country skiing – at 6:30 p.m. at the Ishpeming Ski Club. Bring skis or rent from Wilderness Sports.

Marquette County Quilters Association – meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month in the community room lower level of Peter White Library in Marquette.

Exchange Club – Marquette County Exchange Club meets 6:30 p.m. first Wednesdays at the Holiday Inn, Marquette. New members welcome. For more information call 225-0951.

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

Chippewa Sno-Kats – meet at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at The Chippewa Resort on Highway 2 west of Crystal Falls. Anyone interested in improving the trail systems is welcome. Visit www.chippewasnokats.com.

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

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.

IHS 1950 – meets 8:30 a.m. first Thursdays at the Country Grill and Pub, Ishpeming.

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.

Book Babies – from 10 – 10:20 a.m. in the Children’s Room of the Peter White Public Library, Marquette. Enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for ages 0-24 months. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

Ishpeming/Negaunee Belles – meet at noon at the Jasper Ridge Brewery in Ishpeming.

Bridge – is played at 1 p.m. at the Superiorland Bridge Club, Suite 18 at the Westwood Mall, Marquette.