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.

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.

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.

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. 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.

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

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.

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.

Blood Drive – from 1 5 p.m. at Baraga County Memorial Hospital, L’Anse. For an appointment, call Polly Manning 906-524-3470.

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.

Chocolay Senior Drop-In Center – from 1- 4 p.m. in the meeting room of the Chocolay Township Hall, Harvey. For social activities close to home and refreshments. This eliminates the morning session.

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.

ADHD Caregivers – support group for parents of children with ADHD meets 6:30-7:30 p.m. bi-weekly at K.I. Sawyer Elementary School. Child care provided. No meeting if school is canceled. For details, call Michele Woodford at 346-5567 or email her at mwoodfor@gwinn.k12.mi.us

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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 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.

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 from 8:30 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Sawyer Clinic. 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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

Marquette Range Steelworkers Retiree’s – will meet at 1 p.m. at the Ronn Hall, Negaunee. New members are welcome.

Negaunee HS Class of 65 – will hold the Fifty Year Class Reunion organizational meeting at 2:30 p.m. at the Negaunee Senior Center, Negaunee. Local alumni are encouraged to attend. For more information, call Ted Balzarini email tbalzari@nmu.edu.

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

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

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