The calendar

EDITOR’S NOTE: Information for the Community Calendar should be submitted in writing, including the phone number of a contact person, no later than one week before the event. Mail to The Mining Journal, Attention: Newsroom/Community Calendar, Box 430, Marquette, MI 49855; fax to 906-228-2617; or email to, putting calendar in the subject line.


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

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.

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

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 10-11:45 a.m. and noon-1:30 p.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-3502

Book Babies -10:30 a.m.- 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

Our Daily Bread – free lunch from noon-1 p.m., Salvation Army, 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.

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 three 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 or the Peter White Public Library Teen Advisory Board Facebook page.

Michigan Iron Industry Museum Lecture Series -“Locking Through the Sault: From 1796 to Today” at 2 p.m. with Don Balmer, Marquette.

Bloodmobile – The U.P. Regional Blood Center, a service of Marquette General, will hold a Bloodmobile blood drive at Bethany Lutheran Church in Ishpeming from 36 p.m. For an appointment, call Doug or Jill Carter at 485-4103.

Cancer Support Group – meets at 4 p.m., every third Tuesday at the Gwinn Club House in the drop in center room. For more information call Liz Brown at 362-2322.

BYO Dinner Theater – Peter White Public Library invites film fans to a BYO Dinner Theater event at 5:30 p.m. to enjoy a screening of “The Grand Budapest Hotel” in the library’s Community room. BYO Dinner Theater welcomes the public to bring their own takeout supper and enjoy a feature film, in a dinner theater setting. There is no admission charge thanks to sponsorship by the Friends of the Peter White Public Library. For more information, visit or call 226-4318.