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.
Early Bird Zumba – at 6 a.m. at Dance Zone in Marquette with instructor Alex Holley. Open sessions are $4 per person or $20 for six sessions. Call 236-1457.
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.
Business Network International – U.P. Pioneers chapter meets 7-8:30 a.m. at the Marquette Commons. Call 228-6602 or 869-1272.
12-Step Recovery Groups – offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.
Clinic Services – available this date at Marquette County Health Department are: HIV/AIDS 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.
Bloodmobile – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of Marquette General, will hold a Bloodmobile blood drive at the Multi-Purpose Building in Covington from 10 a.m.noon. For an appointment, call Brenda Fesnick at 355-2505.
Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 10 a.m. at St. John’s Church in Ishpeming.
Spring Story Hour – from 10-11 a.m.. at the Richmond Township Library, Palmer. Books will be read, crafts will be made and treats will be served! For more information call 475-5241.
Tai Chi – Tai Chi is offered from 10 a.m.-noon and from 5:30-7 p.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-8510.
Our Daily Bread – free lunch from noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, Marquette.
Story & Craft Hour 4+ – 1-2 p.m. Peter White Public Library Community Room. Celebrate summer reading with Fizz Boom Read, a story and craft hour for ages 4 and up. Free. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.
Historical Marquette Bus Tours Departs at 1 p.m. from the Marquette Regional History Center. $15. Call 226-3571 or visit marquettehistory.org for more information.
Medicare workshop – The Upper Peninsula Commission for Area Progress is teaming up with the Medicare/Medicaid Assistance Program to bring a free Medicare 101 Workshop throughout the Upper Peninsula. The workshop in Marquette will be from 1-3 p.m. at the Marquette Senior Center. The class is free but registration is required. Call 217-3016 or dial 2-1-1 and ask about the MMAP workshop in Marquette
Bridge – played at 1 p.m. at Superiorland Bridge Club, Suite 18, Westwood Mall, Marquette. Call 225-1871 for info/players.
Tai Chi – at 1 p.m. at the Ishpeming Senior Center. Call 485-5527.
Chocolay Senior Drop-In Center – from 1-4 p.m. in the meeting room of the Chocolay Township Hall, Harvey. For social activities close to home and refreshments. This eliminates the morning session.
Animals – Learn about mammals, reptiles, and amphibians by seeing (and touching) live animals that are native to the region at the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library at 1pm. Presented by Moosewood Nature Center. All ages. Call the library at 486-4381 with any questions.
Teens-Only Tuesdays – 2-5 p.m., Teen Area at Peter White Public Library. The entire Teen Area will be reserved for high school and middle school students for 3 hours every Tuesday afternoon in July and August. We have board games, decks of cards, lots of books, and air conditioning so bring a friend and chill out at your library! For more information, call 226-4323, visit www.pwpl.info or the Peter White Public Library Teen Advisory Board Facebook page.
Michigan Iron Industry Museum Lecture Series – “A Most Unpleasant Circumstance: Personality and Provocation at Fort Wilkins, Copper Harbor” at 2 p.m. with Tom Friggens, Michigan Historical Center (ret.).
Soo Bahk Do Karate – class offered for orange belt and higher youths through adults, 5:30-6:45 p.m., Marquette Soo Bahk Do Academy,1200 S. Front St., Marquette. Call 226-4723.
Substance Abuse/Addiction Support Group – from 5:30-6:30 p.m. in Group Room 2 of the Neldberg Building at Marquette General Hospital. The group is for family/friends of a loved one with substance abuse/addiction issues. Call 225-3985.
Yoga – At the Cave, 301 Avenue A, K.I. Sawyer, at 5:30 p.m. Call 346-2117 for more information.
Infant Playgroup – offered 6-7 p.m. at the Upper Peninsula Children’s Museum. Cost: $12 per month. Call 225-3081. For more details visit www.mgh.org.
Martial Arts – Free trial classes offered 6-7 p.m., Gwinn Clubhouse, 165 Maple St. New beginners’ classes begin first week of each month. Call 346-4523, or visit www.blackdragonmartialartsclub.com.
American Legion Auxiliary Bingo – early birds meet at 6:30 p.m. Regular session begins at 7 p.m. at Post 349, Little Lake.
ACA – Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families Big Red Book study meeting is 6:30-7:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 120 N. Front St., Marquette. Call 273-0396.
Tae Kwon Do School – Martial Arts class from 6:30-8 p.m., Marquette. Visitors welcome. Call 485-1366.
Jayne’s Bridge Club – plays at 6:30 p.m., at Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St. Call 225-1456. Partners guaranteed.
Celebrate Recovery – is a Biblical and balanced program that helps people overcome hurts, hang-ups, and habits. Meets every Tuesday at the Good News Assembly of God in Ishpeming, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Activity Nights – Activity Nights at Messiah Lutheran Church Tuesdays and Thursdays 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. Questions can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or call the church office at 225-1119. For more information about Messiah go to marquettelutherans.org.
Forsyth Singers – practice at 7 p.m. in the Gwinn High School Band Room. All males interested in singing are welcome. Call Bill Rowe at 346-9278.
Open Mic Night – at 7 p.m. at Rare Earth Goods, 200 E. Division St., Ishpeming. Use the side door on Front Street. Call 485-5650.
Recovery for Couples – meets 7 p.m. in the Shiras Room at the Peter White Public Library, Marquette.
DivorceCare – meets 7 p.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church in Marquette. Call 228-9883 or visit www.divorcecare.com.
Cuong Nhu – class offered 7-9 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.
Alcoholics Anonymous – (open/non-smoking) meets 7 p.m., AuTrain Community Center, AuTrain.
Marquette Male Chorus – rehearses 7 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, Marquette. Men age 14 and older are welcome.
Narcotics Anonymous – “The Basic Meeting” meets 7:30 p.m., Grace United Methodist Church, Marquette. Open meeting. Call 866-506-6557.
Race Kart – Great Lakes Race Kart Association meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Pioneer Motor Inn, Escanaba. Call 249-1360.
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.
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 www.aa-marquettecounty.org.
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 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.
Graveraet 1952 – The Graveraet Class of 1952 will meet at noon the fourth Wednesday of the month at Vango’s in Marquette.
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.
Splash Boom Read! – 1-3 p.m. on the Peter White Public Library front lawn. Come have fun in the sun with water. Participate in water science experiments and water games. Ages 8 and up; children under 8 are welcome if accompanied by an adult. Free. For more information call 226-4323 or visit www.pwpl.info.
Bloodmobile – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of Marquette General, will hold a Bloodmobile blood drive at Grace Lutheran Church in Gwinn from 25 p.m. For an appointment, call Joyce Styer at 346-7595.
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.
Children’s Book Club – The Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library has snacks and discussion of “Violet Mackerel’s Natural Habitat” by Anna Branford at its annual Summer Children’s Book Club at 5 p.m. Call the library at 486-4381 for more information
Overeaters Anonymous – traditional meeting is 5:15 p.m. at the Women’s Center, 1310 S. Front St., Marquette.
Caregiver Support – A Caregiver Support Group meets from 6 to 7 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesday of the month in the Huron Room at Helen Newberry Joy Hospital in Newberry. Call 293-9156.
Board of Health – The Marquette County Board of Health will meet at 6 p.m. in Room 231 of the Henry A. Skewis Courthouse Annex, Maruqete. For more information, visit www.mqthealth.org.
Historical Marquette Bus Tours – Departs at 6 p.m. from the Marquette Regional History Center. $15. Call 226-3571 or visit marquettehistory.org for more information.
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.
Special Olympics Michigan Area 36 – Alger, Marquette, Baraga, Houghton, and Keweenaw, will hold a town hall meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Marquette Holiday Inn, in the Timbers room. Area 36 has a need to fill positions on its management team. Special Olympics is a non-profit organization that offers a year round sports program for individuals with intellectual disabilities. Anyone who is interested in becoming a part of the team is welcome to come to the meeting.