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 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.

Clinic Services – available this date at the Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AID Counseling and Testing, Family Planning, Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening, STD, and Health Services from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

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

IHS Alumni – The Ishpeming High School Alumni Association wil lhost its annual open house from 9 a.m. to noon at the “old” gym of the Ishpeming High School. All alumni and friends are invited to attend.

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.

Summer Art Adventures – 11 a.m.-noon in Peter White Public Library Community Room. Youth entering kindergarten through fourth grade are invited to join in 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.

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.

“Jaws” Film – 1-3 p.m. in the Peter White Public Library Community Room. Watch Steven Spielberg’s deep-sea thriller “Jaws” which takes place over 4th of July weekend. Rated PG. Free of charge. For more information call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.

Aktion Club – community service group for adults who live with a disability meets 1:30-2:30 p.m. first/third Thursdays at the Tourville West Clubhouse, Marquette. Call Troy Connors at 251-8353 or Miriam Black at 360-9430.

Living with Cancer Support Group – meets 4 p.m. at the Peter White Public Library Shiras room. For more information, call 420-5844 or 228-2982.

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

Michigamme Fourth Celebration – At Michigamme Township Park. 5 p.m. concessions open, 7 p.m. music by The Slamtones and fireworks at dusk.

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.

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.

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.

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

Marquette County Health Department – will be closed In observance Of the Fourth of July.

Dog Dash – K9s and their counterparts are invited to join in the fun at the 6th Annual Marquette Sunrise Dog Dash at 8:30 a.m., rain or shine. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Printable entry forms are available at the Upper Peninsula Animal Welfare Shelter, www.upaws.org or at Picnic Rocks Park event morning.

Michigamme Fourth – Parade at 11 a.m. on Main Street, with fun, food and games to follow in the Michigamme Township Park.

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.

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

Marquette City Band – will perform at 6 p.m. at the International Food Fest in Mattson Lower Harbor Park, Marquette.

No meeting – The Marquette Folk Dancers will not be meeting on the following three Fridays: July 4. July 18, and Aug. 1. Phone 226-3788.

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.

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.