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.


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 – HIV/AIDS counseling and testing, family planning, breast and cervical cancer screening, STD, and Health Services 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. at the Lake Superior Village. Call 475-7846 for an appointment.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous – Women’s meeting, 10 a.m. Fridays, Immanuel Lutheran Church basement, Negaunee.

Musikgarten – Drop in for kids from 10 – 11 a.m. with Corrine Rockow. For $5 a day, at the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center.

Next Chapter Book Club – meets from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. weekly in the Teen Area of Peter White Public Library in Marquette. Call Ellen Moore at 226-4312 or email

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

Lions Lunch Relay – from noon to 2 p.m. at Perkins Restaurant, Marquette. Order lunch off the menu-entrees with a beverage and we will treat you to dessert.

Alcoholics Anonymous – women’s closed “A Woman’s Way Through the 12 Steps” book discussion meeting at noon, Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline at 249-4430.

Jayne’s Bridge Club – plays 1 p.m. Fridays at the Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St. Call 225-1456. Partners guaranteed.

Alanon – meets 1 p.m. Fridays, Grace Episcopal Church, Ishpeming.

Guardians of Wow – from 4 – 6 p.m. at The U.P. Children’s Museum, Marquette. The training session is for children ages eight to 18. Snacks will be served and a parent or caregiver must be present from 5:30 – 6 p.m. The Guardians of Wow is a fun program where youth volunteers learn about service and leadership through assisting in the museum. Training sessions for new members are the first Friday of every month. For more information or to register, call Jim Edwards 226-3911 or email museummrjim@gmail .com.

Ninjitsu – class offered 4-5:30 p.m. Fridays, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. For details call 346-9054.

LEGO Club – from 4:15-5:15 p.m. in the Shiras Room of the Peter White Public Library, Marquette. For ages 5 and up. Listen to a story and work with others to build projects related to the story. LEGOs provided. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit

Fish Fry – is 5-7:30 p.m ., Negaunee Eagles Club.

Teen Night – is 6-10 p.m. Fridays at First Baptist Church, Gwinn. Free movies, games and popcorn. Call 346-6115.

Zumba Lessons – 6 p.m. at Dance Zone, located at 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette. $4 per session, $20 for six sessions. Call 236-1457.

Explainers Program Training – offered 6-8 p.m. first Fridays at the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum, Marquette. Parent/caregiver must attend 7:30 to 8 p.m. Open to ages 8-18. Call 226-3911 to register.

Potluck Dinner – held at 6 p.m. first Fridays at Onota Township Hall in Deerton. Bring a dish to share and your own table service. No adult beverages. For details, or to volunteer, call Sarah Redmond at 892-8173. To receive a reminder, email

Family Square Dance – weekly lessons offered 6:20-7:20 p.m. Fridays at Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette. Cost: $5 per family per evening. Call 225-5702.

VFW Post 4573 Men’s Bingo – early birds meet at 6:20 p.m. No Smoking.

Marquette Folk Dancers – meets at 7 p.m. Fridays, at 1500 W. Washington St., Marquette. Call 226-9617.

Family Dance Nights – at 7 p.m. at Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette. The cost is $5 per family, per session. Bring clean shoes. Call 236-1457.

Reformers Unanimous – addiction classes meet 7-9 p.m. Fridays, Heritage Baptist Church, 3755 County Road 456, Skandia. Call the Rev. Lon Russell at 942-7900 or 360-7901.

Alcoholics Anonymous – (closed 12 and 12/non-smoking) meets 8 p.m. Fridays, First Presbyterian Church, Munising.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Native American Group meets 8-9 p.m. Fridays, 1901 Longyear Ave., Marquette. Call 228-8155.

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

Narcotics Anonymous – open meeting at 9 p.m. Fridays at Grace United Methodist Church, 927 W. Fair Ave., Marquette. Call 866-506-6557.


Lake Superior Zendo – Zazen (Zen Buddhist meditation) meets at 7:40 a.m., 8:30 a.m.; morning service at 9:10 a.m. Call 226-6407 for location and details.

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

Soo Bahk Do Karate – class for orange belt and higher ages 7-adult and white belt teens/adults offered 9-10 a.m., beginners age 7-12 10-11 a.m. Private lessons by appointment. Marquette Soo Bahk Do Academy, 1200 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 226-4723.