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.

Tuesday

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 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.

Pasty Sale – at the VFW Post #5670 on M-35 in New Swanzy, on the second Tuesday of each month. To order call 346-5670.

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.

Board of Review – will meet 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. at the Ely Township Hall.

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

NHS 1951 – meets for brunch at 10 a.m. second Tuesdays, Negaunee Senior Center. Call 346-3830 or 485-1178.

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.

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

Senior Drop In Center from 1 4 p.m. through the month of March at the Chocolay Township Hall, 5010 US 41 South, Harvey. For more information, call 249-1448.

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 4+ – from 1- 2 p.m. in the Youth Atrium of Peter White Public Library, Marquette. Reunite with some favorite characters from children’s literature at Klassical Kids, a story and craft hour for ages 4 and up. Free. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

VA Romo Post 3165 Ladies Auxiliary – will hold a meeting at 1 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month in the upstairs of the post home in Negaunee.

The Escanaba Caregivers Support Group – will meet at 2 p.m. in Suite 118 of the Penstar Building Center, 1401 N. 26th St., Escanaba, the second Tuesday of each month. For more information, call 906-789-2886.

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 www.mapsnet.org/Schools/CommunityEducation.aspx.

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 www.mgh.org.

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 www.blackdragonmartialartsclub.com.

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.

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.

Compassionate Friends – support group for families who have experienced the death of a child meets 7-9 p.m. second Tuesdays at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Marquette. Call 249-1948 or 249-3511.

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.

Marquette County Veterans Services Committee – will meet at 7 p.m. the second Tuesday of each month in the board room on the basement level of the D.J. Jacobetti Home for Veterans, Marquette.

The committee functions to serve all veterans and veterans activities. Representatives from local organizations or members of the general public are invited to attend. For more information, call George LaBlonde 236-5253 or e-mail at glablonde@gmail.com

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 www.divorcecare.com.

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.

Kennel Club – Marquette Kennel Club meets second Tuesdays in the back room at the Peter White Library. Board members meet at 7 p.m., general meeting at 7:30 p.m. For more information visit marquettekennelclub.tripod.com.

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.

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 at the Sawyer Clinic 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.

ISH Class 57 – meets for lunch at 11 a.m. at the Trinity Church, Ishpeming.

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.

Spirit of Faith – gatherings, celebrating the oneness of all world religions, meet noon to 1 p.m. second Wednesdays in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library, Marquette. Sharing of readings, songs and meditations encouraged. For details, call 249-3532 or 226-3252.

Younkers/Prange’s Retirees – meet at noon on second Wednesdays at Bonanza in Marquette. Call 225-5019.

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

Blood Drive – will be from 3 – 6 p.m. in conference rooms 1 and 2 of Aspirus Keweenaw Hospital, Laurium. For an appointment, call Larry Hach 906-337-6550.

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.

Bariatric Surgery – Marquette General Bariatric Support Group meets 5 p.m. second Wednesdays, Conference Room 1 at Marquette General Hospital. Call 225-7979.

Free Community Meal – is offered 5-6:30 p.m. second Wednesdays, fellowship room of First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Call 225-1344.

Overeaters Anonymous – traditional meeting is 5:15 p.m. Wednesdays at the Women’s Center, 1310 S. Front St., Marquette.

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.

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.

Parliamentary Law – study group meets 6 p.m. second Wednesdays, conference room of Peter White Library, Marquette. Call 360-7978.

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 skiis or rent from Wilderness Sports.