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. at the Marquette Commons. Call 228-6602 or 869-1272

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.

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.

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

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

Spring Story Hour – from 10 -11a.m. at the Richmond Township Library, Palmer. Books will be read, crafts will be made and treats will be served! For more information call 475-5241.

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 – Tai Chi is offered from 10 a.m.-noon and from 5:30-7 p.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-8510.

Blood Drive – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of Marquette General, will hold a Bloodmobile blood drive at the Peninsula Medical Center in Marquette from 11 a.m.1 p.m. For an appointment, call the Blood Center at (906) 225-4610.

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

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.

Bridge – played at 1 p.m. 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.

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

Storytime/Craft Hour – offered 1 p.m. at the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library.

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.

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 – from 5:30-6:30 p.m. 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.

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. 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. 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. 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.

Jayne’s Bridge Club – plays at 6:30 p.m., at Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St. Call 225-1456. Partners guaranteed.

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

Forsyth Singers – practice at 7 p.m. in the Gwinn High School Band Room. All males interested in singing are welcome. Call Bill Rowe at 346-9278.

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.

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. at Rare Earth Goods, 200 E. Division St., Ishpeming. Use the side door on Front Street. Call 485-5650.

Recovery for Couples – meets 7 p.m. in the Shiras Room at the Peter White Public Library, Marquette.

DivorceCare – meets 7 p.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Marquette. Call 228-9883 or visit www.divorcecare.com.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous – (open/non-smoking) meets 7 p.m., AuTrain Community Center, AuTrain.

Marquette Male Chorus – rehearses 7 p.m. 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.

Race Kart – Great Lakes Race Kart Association meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Pioneer Motor Inn, Escanaba. Call 249-1360.

Zumba – Latin-inspired cardio dance fitness class offered 8:15 p.m. 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.

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

Clinic Services – HIV/AIDS counseling and testing, immunizations, 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.

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.

Ely Township Hall – Office hours 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

IHS 1957 – The Ishpeming High School Class of 1957 meets at Jasper Ridge, Ishpeming, at 11:30 a.m. for lunch.

Blood drive – Marquette General Hospital in Marquette will hold a blood drive in the Neldberg Building 3rd floor from 11 a.m.3 p.m. For an appointment, call the Blood Center at (906) 225-4610.

Alcoholics Anonymous – women’s closed Big Book meeting, noon at Marquette Missionary Church. Handicapped accessible. Call AA hotline 249-4430.

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

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. in the Light House Christian Book Store, Marquette. For more information, call Chuck Tooman at 869-9343 or Lois Forrester at 226-3641.

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

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.

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

NHS Class of 65 – a class reunion planning meeting will be at 2:30 p.m. at the Negaunee Senior Center. Local class alumni from both Negaunee and St. Paul High Schools are invited to attend. For more information, email Ted Balzarini tbalzari@nmu.edu.

Blood Drive – from 3:305:30 p.m. the American Eagle, former air base, Marquette. For an appointment, call Ron Larson 906-346-8112.

Teen Advisory Board – from 4:15-5:15 p.m. in the Shiras room of the Peter White Public Library. All students in grades 9-12 are invited to meet new people, talk about books and movies, and plan library events. For information, call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.