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.

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.

Senior Drop In Center from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. through the month of March at the Chocolay Township Hall, 5010 US 41 South, Harvey. For more information, call 249-1448.

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.

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 for info/partners.

Blood Drive – will be from 1 – 5:15 p.m. at the Blanchard Center, Manistique. For an appointment, call Lila Panek 906-341-6447.

Aktion Club – community service group for adults who live with a disability meets 1:30-2:30 p.m. first/third Thursdays at the Tourville West Clubhouse, Marquette. Call Troy Connors at 251-8353 or Miriam Black at 360-9430.

UPBIO – U.P. Brain Injury Organization support group meets 2-4 p.m. third Thursdays, Bonanza Restaurant in Marquette.

Living with Cancer Support Group – meets 4 p.m. at the Peter White Public Library Shiras room. For more information, call 420-5844 or 228-2982.

Farmer/Artisans Market – is 4-7 p.m. Thursdays at the Butler Theater in Ishpeming.

Sociable Seniors – meets at 5 p.m. Thursdays at Hardy’s Restaurant, Marquette. Call 360-9450.

Karate-Spirit – Warrior Tang Soo Do martial arts with a Christian approach at the Negaunee YMCA: Children 6-12 yrs at 5-6 p.m., Family Class 6-7 pm. Call the Y at 475-9666 or Master Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479.

TOPS – Group 1579 meets every Thursday at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 440 Stoneville Road, Ishpeming. Weigh-in at 5 p.m., meeting at 5:30 p.m.

Tai Chi – from 5:15-6:45 p.m in downtown Marquette. Call 235-8510.

TOPS – Group 1372 meets every Thursday at Silver Creek Church, 219 Silver Creek Road, Harvey. Weigh-in 5:30-6:10 p.m., meeting at 6:15 p.m. Call 226-7930.

Zumba Class – meets 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Harvey Baptist Church. Cost is $3 per session, with proceeds going to missions around the world. Call 249-1013 and leave a message.

Marquette Jaycees – meets for 6 p.m. social, 6:30 p.m. meeting the third Thursdays in the small banquet room at Upfront & Company, Marquette. Call 458-5783.

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.

Overeaters Anonymous – “How It Works” meeting is 6 p.m. Thursdays, First United Methodist Church, Marquette.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous – Second Chance meeting is 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Marquette Courthouse Annex, Room 41. Handicapped accessible.

Chess – is played at 7 p.m. Thursdays at the Masonic Center, 128 W. Washington St., Marquette. Free lessons available, chess sets and boards provided. Call 869-1719.

Boss Busters – Chapter, National Wild Turkey Federation, meets at 7 p.m. third Thursdays, Bonanza Restaurant in Marquette.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7 p.m. Thursdays at Prince of Peace Church in Harvey.

Gamblers Anonymous – closed meeting, 7 p.m. (open meeting last Thursdays), First Presbyterian Church, Marquette. Mailing address: G.A., P.O. Box 34, Marquette, MI 49855. Call 226-3610.

SMART Recovery – meets at 7:30 p.m. every Thursday, 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 906-362-1647, or go to SMART recovery.org

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Michigamme Community Building.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Big Book group meets 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, upstairs of Parties Unlimited in Ishpeming.

Narcotics Anonymous – “Never in the Dark” closed meeting is 7:30 p.m., Marquette General Hospital Mountain Room. Call 866-506-6557.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 8 p.m. Thursdays at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Handicapped accessible.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 8 p.m. Thursdays at St. Anthony’s Church in Gwinn. Open meeting. Handicapped accessible.

Narcotics Anonymous – open meeting is 8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, corner of Elm and Chocolay, Munising. Call 866-310-9077.

Friday

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 www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

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.