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.

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.

LEGOPALOOZA – 10:30-2 p.m. Peter White Public Library Community Room, Marquette. For ages 5 and up, bring family and friends. An afternoon dedicated to LEGO construction and fun as we Fizz Boom Read! our way through summer. Free. For more information, call 226-4323 or visit

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.

Science experiments – Youngsters are invited to join in marshmallow science projects and experiments at the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library at 1 p.m. The event is for ages 6 and up.

NARFE Chapter 1900 – will meet in room B at the Marquette Senior Center, 300 W. Baraga, Marquette, at 1:30 p.m. All members are encouraged to attend

Teen Tent: Glitter Art – 2-3 p.m. under the canopy on Peter White Public Library’s front lawn. All students in Grades 6 and up are invited to create soothing glitter jars and glitzy fridge magnets. Free. For more information, call 226-4323 or visit

Caregiver Support – The Caregiver Support Group meets at the Baragaland Senior Citizens Center in L’Anse at 4 p.m. For more information, contact Pam Anderson at 524-6711.

Farmers Market – The Negaunee Farmers Market will be open from 4:30-7 p.m. at Miners Park at U.S. 41 and Maas Street. The market features goods from local producers and vendors. The market accepts both the project fresh program and the Snap Bridge Card to enable purchase of locally produced food items.

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

Artists reception – The Erickson Center for the Arts in Curtis invites the public to attend an Artists Reception at the Erickson Center’s Waterfront Gallery and Gifts from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The reception is being held in conjunction with the American Medley exhibit on display through September. The two featured artists are Renee Michaud and Genevieve Cousineau.

BYO Dinner Theater – screens “Strings” at 5:30 p.m. at Peter White Public Library, 217 N. Front St., Marquette. No admission charge. Call 226-4318 for more information.

Board of Health – The regular monthly meeting of the Marquette County Board of Health will be held 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.

Concert – The Negaunee City Band continues its summer series of free concerts at 7:30 p.m. at the Outdoor Performing Arts Center at the east end of Iron Street.

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.


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

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.

U.P. Children’s Museum – Grandparents receive free admission and snacks from 10 -11:30 a.m. or 6-7:30 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of every month.

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.

Book Babies -10:30-10:50 a.m. Peter White Public Library Children’s Room. Enjoy songs, rhymes, stories and fingerplays for ages 0-24 months and stay for a playtime afterward. Free. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit

Caregiver Support – The Men’s Lunch Group will be at 11 a.m. at Hong Kong Buffet, 3050 U.S. 41 West, Marquette. For more information, call 228-3910.

Summer Art Adventures – 11 a.m.-noon in Peter White Public Library Community Room. Youth entering kindergarten through fourth grade are invited to join us for stories and a creative art project. Free. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit

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.

Tombstone Detectives – The Marquette Regional History Center presents: Tombstone Detectives, a family friendly walking tour from 1-3 p.m. Meet at Park Cemetery main gate. This walking tour is designed for all ages that will include stories of every day and exceptional characters in U.P. history who are buried here in Park Cemetery. Great for all ages. $5 suggested donation. Visit or call 906-226-3571 for more info.