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 the Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. A WIC Clinic will be held at the Sawyer Clinic 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 10-11 a.m.. with the last activity being held on July 30. For more information and to register call 475-5241.

Papa Crow Kids and Family Concert – 10:30 a.m., Peter White Public Library Community Room. Come and enjoy Papa Crow’s lively interactive concert featuring songs about nature, love and life! All ages are welcome. 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.

Teen Tent: Tie-Dye Art – 2-3 p.m. under the front lawn canopy at the Peter White Public Library. Use traditional dyes and Sharpies to create tie-dyed fabric squares suitable for framing. Grades 6 and up are welcome. Free of charge. In case of rain, go inside to the Youth Services Dept. For more information, call 226-4323 or visit

World Politics – discussion group meets 2-4 p.m. first/third Wednesdays at the Falling Rock Cafe and Bookstore in Munising.

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

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.

Grief Support – Open grief support group meets 5:30-7 p.m. first/third Wednesdays at Lake Superior Hospice in Marquette. For details call Paula Bur at 225-7760.

Bariatric Support Group – meets 6-7 p.m. third Wednesdays, Arcadia Health Care, Marquette. Call 800-440-7862.

Project Hope – Association for Children’s Mental Health family support group meets 6 p.m. third Wednesdays, Messiah Lutheran Church, Marquette. Call 249-4498.

Genealogical -The Marquette Genealogical Society is holding its annual picnic at 6 p.m. at the grand pavilion at Presque Isle. This is a potluck so bring drink, utensils and a dish to pass. Anyone interested in genealogy is welcome to attend.

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.

Negaunee Beautification Committee – meeting will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Miners Park. Call 362-8160.

Marquette Genealogical Society meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Peter White Public Library Shiras room. There will be trivia and new members are welcome.

Superior Strings – The Superior String Alliance Chamber Players will perform from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Marquette Regional History Center, Marquette. Admission is free but tax-deductible donations are welcome.

History presentation – The Marquette Regional History Center presents “The Other Side of the Tracks” at 6:30 p.m. Jim Koski will be offering a colorful walking tour. Suggested donation $5. Call 226-3571.

Grief Support Group – meets 7 p.m. third Wednesdays at the St. Joseph Activity Center in Ishpeming. Meetings are open to anyone grieving the loss of a loved one.

Video series – Living Faith Fellowship Church of Gwinn is showing a video series by Pastor Dan Betzer of 1st Assembly of God in Fort Myers. Florida.

This series is being shown at 7 p.m. Wednesdays. The series is titled “The Jesus Nobody Knows” and is based on the gospels. Living Faith Fellowship is located on the corner of M-35 and Blue Lake Road.

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.

Eagles Aerie – Ladies Auxiliary, Negaunee Eagles Aerie 1944 meets at 7:30 p.m. first/third Wednesdays at the club.

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.

Clinic Services available at Marquette County Health Department: HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, and Immunizations 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.

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

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

Spark a Reaction Books & Bites Club – Childhood Favorites & Solar S’mores, noon on the front lawn at Peter White Public Library. Bring a bag lunch and a favorite book from your childhood. Make a solar oven and cook S’mores to enjoy after sharing books over lunch. Grades 6 and up are welcome. Free of charge. In case of rain, meet inside in the Youth Services Dept. For more information, call 226-4323 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.

IHS 1958 – meets 12:30 p.m. third Thursdays at Jasper Ridge Brewery, Ishpeming.

Blood drive – A blood drive will be held at the Blanchard Center in Manistique from 15:15 p.m. For an appointment, call Mindy Asp at 341-5777.

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.

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.

Strawberry Social – Emanuel Lutheran Church of Skandia is hosting its annual Strawberry Social from 4-7 p.m. Strawberry shortcake will be served. The church is at 9812 U.S. 41 in Skandia. Call 942-7245.