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.


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.

Screenings – Baraga County Memorial Hospital will be offering a free Cholesterol, Glucose and Blood Pressure Screening in the BCMH Conference Center from 6-10 a.m. Participants should be fasting for 12-14 hours before the test. Results will be available June 21.

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

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.

Blood drive – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of Marquette General, will hold a Bloodmobile blood drive at Riverside Auto in Escanaba from 11 a.m.3 p.m. For an appointment, call Carol Gardipee at 906- 786-1593 or 906- 786-5020.

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

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.

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

Woolworth employees – All former Woolworth employees are invited to meet for lunch at noon at Vango’s in Marquette.

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.

Wednesday cribbage -The Wednesday cribbage games will be held at 1 p.m. at American Legion Post 44, Bluff Street, Marquette. All cribbage players in the area are welcome. All who are going to play are asked to contact Audrey Pearson at 250-3140 or the post at 225-0781.

Steelworker Retirees – The Marquette Range Steelworkers Retiree’s Club will meet at 1 p.m. at the Ronn Hall in Negaunee. New members are welcome.

Book discussion – A public book discussion of Broken Verses by Kamila Shamsie will be from 1-2:00 p.m. in the Peter White Public Library Shiras Room. This is part of a monthly book discussion series of titles from the library’s Muslim Journeys/Bridging Cultures program. Free. All are welcome. Books available for purchase at Snowbound Books in Marquette. Discussion led by the Collection Development Librarian. For more information, call Cathy at 226-4309 or visit the reference desk on the second floor.

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

Caregiver Support – The Caregiver Support Group meets at 4 p.m. at the Baragaland Senior Citizens Center in L’Anse every other Wednesday. Call Pam Anderson at 524-6711 for more information.

J-Tab – From 4:15 pm-5:15 pm. Peter White Public Library Shiras Room. Students in Grades 6-8 are welcome to come and celebrate the end of this school year. Enjoy book-sharing and social activities; plan library events for people your age; learn about summer volunteer opportunities at the library. Free. For more information call 226-4323 or visit

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

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

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

Food workshop – MSU Extension will present food preservation workshops focusing on water bath canning, pressure canning, dehydration, and freezing at the new Marquette Food Co-op, 502 W. Washington St., from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. This session is an introduction workshop will focus on equipment, high acid versus low acid foods and how to decide whether to use a pressure canner or water bath canner, freezing food, dehydrating foods. There is no cost to participants to attend, but space is limited. Register for sessions by calling MSU Extension at 475-5731 at least one week before date.

Parliamentary Law – study group meets 6 p.m. second Wednesdays, conference room of Peter White Library, Marquette. Call 360-7978.

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.

Multiple Sclerosis – Marquette self-help group meets 7 p.m. second Wednesdays, Grace United Methodist Church, Marquette. Call 249-1741 or 226-4895.

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.