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.

Clinic services – Clinic Services available at MCHD are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

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.

Summer reading – Summer Reading Activities at the Richmond Township Library in Palmer every Wednesday from 10-11a.m. with the last activity being held on July 30. For more information and to register call 475-5241.

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.

Ballroom Dancing Classes will take place at 2-3 p.m on the first and third Wednesday of every month in the community room of the Peter White Public Library. This workshop is free for seniors. The class is for seniors 55 years and over. No experience or partner necessary and refreshments will be provided. For more information, call 906-228-0472, 906-228-0456 or email

Teen Tent: Peeps Show Art and Explosions – 2-3 p.m. Under the canopy on the Peter White Public Library front lawn. Grade 6 and up are invited to create Peeps dioramas and Peeps explosions. In case of rain, go inside to the Youth Services Dept. Free. For more information, call 226-4323 or visit

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.

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.