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.


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

Kayak and Canoe Race. Fun Paddle – The Michigamme DDA will be hosting its second annual Kayak and Canoe Race and Fun Paddle at 8:30 a.m. in the Michigamme Township Park. For more information and to register, visit or stop by the Michigamme Township Office for a registration form. The Shore to Shore Race is about 10 miles while the Fun Paddle is about 3.75 miles. In conjunction with Michigamme’s Kayak/Canoe Race there will also be Family Fun Day from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. in the Michigamme Township Park. An inflatable obstacle course will be present and games will be played, with prizes awarded. There will also be a Little League pie social fundraiser and the concession stand will be open.

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.

Rock show – The Ishpeming Rock and Mineral Club will have its annual show from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Ishpeming Elks Lodge. Visit for more information.

Renaissance Festival – The 15th annual Ishpeming Renaissance Festival takes place in Lake Bancroft Park from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Games, music and a host of vendors will be part of the day. For more information, visit

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.

Overeaters Anonymous – Step and Tradition study group 11 a.m., Messiah Lutheran Church, Room 208, 305 W. Magnetic, Marquette. Call 226-2762.

Saturday Morning Art – from 11 a.m.-noon for kindergarten through fourth grade children in the Children’s Room of the Peter White Public Library, Marquette. A free story and art program. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit

Partners Cribbage- Tournament will be held at noon at the the Venice, Ishpeming. Pre-register by calling 486-9761.

Open Gym – noon to 1:30 p.m. at PEAK Gymnastics and Fitness, Marquette. Non-members welcome. Fee is $5. Call 273-0696.

Faith-Based Recovery – Faith-based support and recovery program for addictions of all kinds meets noon-1:30 p.m. at the Rock Bible Chapel. Call 356-6346, 553-9830 or 356-6133.

Ninjitsu – class offered noon-1:30 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 346-9054.

Bridge – played at 1 p.m., Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456.

Sons of Union Veterans – The Albert and James Lyon Camp of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War will hold its bi-monthly meeting at 1 p.m. in the basement board room of the Jacobetti Home for Veterans in Marquette.

Cadet Squadron – Lake Superior Cadet Squadron meets 2 p.m. first/third Saturdays at Silver Creek Church. Open to ages 12-21.

Family Night – is 6-9:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Gwinn. Free games, movies, popcorn. Call 346-6115.

Square Dancing – at 7 p.m. the first and third Saturdays of the month at the Jacobetti Veterans Center on Fisher Street, Marquette. The cost is $10 per couple, per session. Call 236-1457.

Baha’i Faith Firesides – meets at 7 p.m. first and third Saturdays. Call 228-6976.

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets 7 p.m., Presbyterian Church, 300 Bensinger, Big Bay. Handicapped accessible.

AA/Alanon – open meeting 7:30 p.m. above Parties Unlimited, 105 S. Main Ishpeming.


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

Breakfast – is 8-11 a.m., American Legion Post 340, Hermansville.

Breakfast – is 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Negaunee Eagles Club.

Life Recovery Group – meets 9:30-10:30 a.m., Lake Superior Christian Church, Marquette.

Outdoor worship – Mission Covenant Church will be worshipping at the Al Quaal pavilion at 10 a.m. Potluck picnic and games to follow. The public is welcome to attend. Call 485-5401.

Outdoor worship – Immanuel Lutheran Church of Negaunee will have an oudoor service at 10 a.m. at Miners Park in Negaunee. Those attending should bring blankets or chairs for seating. A potluck lunch will follow the service. Hot dogs, sloppy joes, lemonade and plates, cups and tableware will be provided. Those attending are invited to bring a salad, hot dish or dessert. The 8:30 a.m. service will be held at the church.

UU gathering – The Marquette Unitarian Universalist Congregation will host a Summer Gathering at the Presque Isle Pavillion. The service begins at 11 a.m. with the topic of “What We Do Matters.” The public is invited to join in for a time of worshipping, singing and picnicking together. The community is invited to bring family, friends and a dish to share. For more information contact Tim VanderVeen at 346-2122 or Teri Rockwood at 235-8064.

Senior Citizens Dance – from 1-5 p.m. first Sunday of the month at the Black Bear Grill, 301 Avenue A, Sawyer. Featuring The Hartbeats Band. $7 entry. All ages. Full restaurant menu offered, raffles, and door prizes! 906-346-2318.

Ninjitsu – class offered 1-2:30 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 346-9054.

UPHA – Upper Peninsula Horsemen’s Association meets 2 p.m. first Sundays at the Hong Kong Buffet, Marquette. For details call Karen Hendrickson at 346-6139 or Karen McCormick at 869-0005.

Personal Ministry Time – from 2-4 p.m., at New Life Church, Marquette. This ministry is for anyone with a need for physical, emotional or spiritual healing in their life. For more information, call 226-2333.

Aikido – class offered 3-4 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.

Widows’ Support Group – meets 6 p.m. first Sundays at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Marquette. Child care provided. For more details, call 360-9531.

Superior Pipe and Drum – Corps meets 6-8 p.m. at Silver Creek Church in Harvey. New members welcome. Highland dancing, bagpiping and drumming instruction available. Call Pierre Ogea at 249-1999, or visit

ACA – Adult Children of Alcoholic/Dysfunctional Families beginners meeting/work book study is 6-8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 120 N. Front St., Marquette. Call 273-0396.

VFW Auxiliary Bingo – early birds meet at 6:20 p.m. Regular session begins at 6:30 p.m. No Smoking.

Early Bird Bingo – at 6:20 p.m., the VFW post 4573 in Ishpeming.

Books, Beer and Tacos- Reading by authors T.A. Noonan, Erin Elizabeth Smith, Jennifer Howard and Janeen Rastall at the Ore Dock Brewing Co., Marquette. Free admission. Cash bar. Call 451-4473.

Alcoholics Anonymous – (open/speaker/non-smoking) meets 7 p.m., First Presbyterian Church, Munising.

Incest Survivors – Survivors of Incest Anonymous meets 7 p.m., Lake Superior Village Community Center, Marquette. Women only. Call 228-8155.

Alcoholics Anonymous – closed meeting, 8 p.m. at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.


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

12-Step Recovery Groups – offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Call AA Hotline, 249-4430. For a complete AA meetings list visit

Clinic Services – available today at the Marquette County Health Department are: 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.