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 “http://www.aa-marquettecounty.org”>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.

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 www.pwpl.info.

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 www.pwpl.info.

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. These people have many fascinating tales to tell, some will “come alive” to share theirs. Meet a Civil War veteran, a Marquette pioneer girl, a ship captain and a young artist. Enjoy this active walk throughout the cemetery; try some tombstone rubbings and investigate symbols and clues. Great for all ages. $5 suggested donation. Visit www.marquettehistory.org or call 906-226-3571 for more info.

Bridge – is played at 1 p.m. at the Superiorland Bridge Club, Suite 18 at the Westwood Mall, Marquette. Call 249-3529 for info/partners.

Farmer/Artisans Market – is 4-7 p.m. at the Butler Theater in Ishpeming.

Party with a Purpose – from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Marquette Federation of Women’s Clubs, 104 W. Ridge St., Marquette. This month’s fundraiser is for the awareness of human trafficking. Representatives from Pampered Chef, Miche Bag, Dove Chocolate Discoveries, Tastefully Simple, Arbonne and Park Lane will be at the party with a portion of sales going to support the Human Trafficking Awareness Campaign.

Democrats picnic – The Summer Sizzle Picnic of the Marquette County Democratic Party will take place from 5-7:30 p.m. at the Log Cabin at the Al Quaal Recreation Area in Ishpeming. The event offers food, conversation, and opportunity to meet public officials and candidates. Tickets are $20, available from Pat Manley (251-0889), Anne Giroux (361-0847) and Ben Bohnsack (250-7019 or democrats@sandriverfriends.com)

Build LEGO creations – inspired by stories at 5 p.m. at the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library. All ages.

Sociable Seniors – meets at 5 p.m. at Hardee’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 years at 5-6 p.m., Family Class 6-7 p.m.. Call the Y at 475-9666 or Master Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479.

TOPS – Group 1579 meets at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 440 Stoneville Road, Ishpeming. Weigh-in at 5 p.m., meeting at 5:30 p.m.

TOPS – Group 1372 meets 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. at Harvey Baptist Church. Cost is $3 per session, with proceeds going to missions around the world. Call 249-1013 and leave a message.

Yoga – At the Cave, 301 Avenue A, K.I. Sawyer, at 5:30 p.m. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Overeaters Anonymous – “How It Works” meeting is 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette.

Dog Nights – 6-7:30 p.m. Peter White Public Library Children’s Room.

All children are invited to come and read to a dog. Increase reading skills and confidence by reading aloud to a friendly, calm dog. Free, no registration required. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Dead Poets Society – Peter White Public Library’s Film Club invites the public to a free screening of the modern classic film “Dead Poets Society” at 6:30 p.m. in the library’s Community Room. There is no admission charge thanks to sponsorship by the Friends of the Peter White Public Library. For more information visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.

SMART Recovery – is an abstinence based recovery group that meets at 6:30 p.m. at 710 Chippewa Square Suite 208. The program is based on scientific knowledge and reason. Spirituality, religion and higher powers are not part of the program. SMART Recovery is a program for all kinds of addictive behaviors. For more information call Mary at 906-362-1647, or go to SMART recovery.org

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

Chess – is played at 7 p.m. at the Masonic Center, 128 W. Washington St., Marquette. Free lessons available, chess sets and boards provided. Call 869-1719.

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

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7 p.m. 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.

Activity Night at Messiah Lutheran Church from 7-9 p.m. There are group activities, games, snacks, and movies. It is free for all children. Pre-K youth need to be accompanied by a parent, guardian, or responsible sibling. Contact Lisa McCarthy with any questions at messiah.lisam@gmail.com or call the church office at 225-1119.

Marquette City Band – “British Invasion” is the theme for the Marquette City Band concert at 7:30 p.m. at the bandshell at Presque Isle Park.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7:30 p.m. at the Michigamme Community Library.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Big Book group meets 7:30 p.m., 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. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Handicapped accessible.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 8 p.m. 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.

Blood drive – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of Marquette General, will hold a Bloodmobile blood drive at City Hall in Sault Ste. Marie from 10 a.m.2 p.m. For an appointment, call Michele Green at 906-632-1177.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Women’s meeting, 10 a.m., Immanuel Lutheran Church basement, Negaunee.

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.

LEGO Club – 11 a.m. to noon, Peter White Public Library Shiras Room.

LEGO Club for ages 5 and up. Listen to a story and work with others to build projects related to the story. Free. LEGOs provided. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.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 at 1 p.m. at the Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St. Call 225-1456. Partners guaranteed.

Alanon – meets 1 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, Ishpeming.

Cupcakes and science – Decorate cupcakes with a science twist at the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library at 4 p.m. Ages 8 and up.

Ninjitsu – class offered 4-5:30 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. For details call 346-9054.

Fish Fry – is 5-7:30 p.m., Negaunee Eagles Club.

Teen Night – is 6-10 p.m. 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. 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

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. 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 – The Marquette Folk Dancers weekly, recreational, international dancing is at 7 p.m. at the Northern Lights Martial Arts Studio, 1500 W. Washington.

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., 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., First Presbyterian Church, Munising.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Native American Group meets 8-9 p.m., 1901 Longyear Ave., Marquette. Call 228-8155.

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.

Narcotics Anonymous open meeting at 9 p.m. at Grace United Methodist Church, 927 W. Fair Ave., Marquette. Call 866-506-6557.

Saturday

Lake Superior Zendo – Zazen (Zen Buddhist meditation) meets at 7:40 a.m., 8:30 a.m.; morning service at 9:10 a.m. Call 226-6407 for location and details.

12-Step Recovery Groups – offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. For a complete AA meetings list visit www.aa-marquettecounty.org.

Soo Bahk Do Karate – class for orange belt and higher ages 7-adult and white belt teens/adults offered 9-10 a.m., beginners age 7-12 10-11 a.m. Private lessons by appointment. Marquette Soo Bahk Do Academy, 1200 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 226-4723.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 9 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette. Handicapped accessible. Call AA Hotline at 249-4430.

Zumba – Latin-inspired cardio dance fitness class offered 10 a.m. at Dawn Dott Dance Studio, Marquette. Cost: $5. Call 360-9287.

Al-Anon – non-smoking meeting, 10 a.m. at Church of Christ, Marquette.

Karate – Spirit Warrior Tang Soo Do martial arts with a Christian approach at the Marquette YMCA: hard core karate for adults is 10-10:50 a.m.; family karate (age 4 and older with a parent) is 11-11:50 a.m.; Karate Kids (ages 6-14) is noon-1 p.m.; special needs karate is 1:15-2 p.m. Call the Y at 227-9622 or Joyce Tredeau at 360-0479.

Bridge Lessons – offered 10:30 a.m., Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456.

Alcoholics Anonymous – Big Book study group 10:30 a.m., Back Room in University Center at Northern Michigan University. Handicapped accessible.