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, 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.

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

Book Babies – 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.

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.

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.

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.

Marquette/Alger RICC – Marquette/Alger Regional Interagency Consumer Committee meets 1-3 p.m. second Thursdays. A grassroots advocacy group for people with disabilities and friends, advocates and families. For location and details call 228-5744.

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.

Ladies Auxiliary 4573 of Ishpeming – meets at 1:30 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Post Home.

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.

The Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum – Second Thursday Creativity Series program from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. The theme for the event is “superheroes.” For pre-school and elementary aged children and their caregivers. The event is free with admission or membership to the Museum. It is also Dominos Pizza Night so pizza can be ordered for an extra cost by calling ahead by 5:30 p.m.

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.

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.

Chrohn’s Disease-Colitis Support Group – from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on the second Thursdays of the month in the Lombardi Room of Marquette General Hospital. For more information, call 906-249-3263.

Dickinson County Compassion Club – meets at 6:30 p.m. central time, the second Thursday of each month at the Dickinson County Library in Iron Mountain.

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

Celiac Disease Support – group meets 6:30 p.m. second Thursdays, in the conference room of Peter White Library, Marquette. Call 228-9139.

Yarnwinders Fiber Arts Guild – meets at 6:30 p.m. the second Thursday of the month at the Peter White Library, Marquette. Call 273-0203.

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.

CUPSFA – Central Upper Peninsula Sport Fishing Association meets at 7 p.m. second Thursdays at the Negaunee Elks Lodge. Open to anyone interested in the sport of fishing and improving local fisheries.

Friends of the Ishpeming Carnegie Library – regular monthly meeting at 7 P.M. in the Children’s Room of the library. All are invited to attend.

Scottish Country Dance – group meets 7 p.m. second Thursdays in the chapel of St. Paul Episcopal Church, Marquette. Call 249-5659.

Transition Marquette County – Reading Group meets at 7 p.m. second Thursdays at the Peter White Public Library, Marquette. For details call 226-3314 or email mqtchaz@earthlink.net.

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.

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

Clinic Services – HIV/AIDS counseling and testing, family planning, breast and cervical cancer screening, STD, and health services from 8:30 a.m. – 4 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 – Women’s meeting, 10 a.m. Fridays, Immanuel Lutheran Church basement, Negaunee.

Alger County Caregivers – support group meets 10 a.m. second Fridays at the Mather Building, 413 Elm St., Munising. For details call 228-3910 or 800-272-3900.

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 emoore@pwpl.info.

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

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.

Fish Fry – from 4 – 7 p.m. in the Gauthier Hall at St. Louis the King Parish, 264 Silver Creek Road, Harvey.

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 www.pwpl.info.

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 Gold Class – will be from 6 – 7 p.m. at the New Attitudes Dance Studio,118 W. Washington St., Marquette. It is a drop-in class no registration required. Particpants can pay at the time of the class. The cost is $5 a class or $20 for a month. The instructor is Valerie Bradley. For more information, call 906-273-0423

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

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.