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.

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 GS Engineering in Houghton from 12:302:30 p.m. For an appointment, call Melissa Stein at (906) 482-1235, ext. 160.

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

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.

Living with Low Vision – A support group for people living with low vision meets at 1 p.m. at the Superior Alliance for Independent Living office, 1200 Wright St., Marquette. Call 228-4744 or email ej3vishelp@aol.com.

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.

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.

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.

Alcoholics Anonymous – women’s closed Big Book meeting, noon 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.

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.

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

Marquette City Band auditions – The Marquette City Band, directed by Dr. Stephen Grugin, seeks new members for its 2014 summer season. Open auditions will be from 3-7 p.m. at the Marquette Commons building on South Third Street. Audition requirements include the preparation of a short solo or etude and sight-reading. For additional inquiries concerning the auditions contact Grugin at sgrugin@yahoo.com or call (906) 249-5484.

Blood drive – At the Township Hall (near Champion) in Humboldt from 36 p.m. For an appointment, call Debbi Brooks at (906) 339-2296 or (906) 282-3128.

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

Board of Health – The regular monthly meeting of the Marquette County Board of Health will be at 6 p.m. in Room 231 of the Henry A. Skewis Courthouse Annex, Marquette.

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. Participants 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.

ACA – Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families Big Red Book study meeting is 6-7 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 273-0396.

Narcotics Anonymous – “New Beginnings” group meets 6 p.m., Great Lakes Youth Recovery Center, Marquette (Treatment center rules apply).

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

Evening Zumba – from 6-6:45 p.m. at Dance Zone in Marquette with instructor Ashley Carlstrom. Open sessions are $4 per person or $20 for six sessions. Call 236-1457.

Bridge – played at 6:30 p.m. at Superiorland Bridge Club, Suite 18, Westwood Mall, Marquette. Call 225-1047 for info/partners.

Narcotics Anonymous – open meeting is 7:30 p.m. at Water’s Edge Church, 1228 Presque Isle Ave., Marquette. Call 866-506-6557.

Alcoholics Anonymous – (closed/non-smoking) meets 8 p.m., Eden Lutheran Church, Munising.

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., Pioneer Room A of University Center at Northern Michigan University. Meetings are open to the public.

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

Book Babies from 10 a.m.-10:20 a.m. at Peter White Public Library Children’s Room, Marquette. Enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for ages up to 24 months and stay for a playtime afterwards. Free. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 10 a.m. 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. in the Lions Room at the Gwinn Clubhouse. Call 346-6485.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets at noon at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Handicapped accessible.