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 rprusi@miningjournal.net, putting calendar in the subject line.

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.

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

Legion Service Officer – Patrick Kline, the American Legion’s Department Service Officer, is making his monthly visit to the Upper Peninsula to assist veterans with claims preparation, presentation, and appeal counsel. He is available to assist all veterans and will be at the Marquette American Legion Post from 9 a.m. to noon and the Munising American Legion Post from 1 to 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.

Blood drive – A blood drive will be held at MJ Electric in Iron Mountain from 10 a.m. 1 p.m. For an appointment, call Sandy Moore at (906) 776-4486.

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.

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.

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.

Gwinn Alzheimer’s Cafe – The Alzheimer’s Cafe will be open from 1- 2:30 p.m. at Grace Lutheran Church in Gwinn. The Alzheimer’s Cafe is an opportunity for people and families living with Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia to get out and socialize in a safe, supportive space that is warm and friendly, like a cafe or coffee shop. Grace Lutheran Church is located at 558 W M35 in Gwinn. For more information call Lynn Marjonen at 346-3727 or Marquette Adult Day Services at 226-2142.

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.

The Ishpeming Pioneer Kiwanis – will meet at 2 p.m. at the Pioneer Bluff High Rise in Ishpeming.

U.S. AIr Force Band of Mid-America – The Midwest Winds of the U.S. Air Force Band of Mid-America will perform at 2 p.m. and at 6 p.m. at the Ishpeming Carnegie Public Library.

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.

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.

Music on Third – Local musicians will play along the sidewalks of Third Street in Marquette’s Downtown District from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. as part of a summer series titled Music on Third.

Marquette Jaycees – meets for 6 p.m. social, 6:30 p.m. meeting the third Thursdays in the board room at the Landmark Inn, Marquette. Call 458-5783.

Overeaters Anonymous – “How It Works” meeting is 6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Marquette.

Film club – Peter White Public Library’s Film Club invites the public to a free screening of the modern classic film “Philadelphia” at 6:30 p.m. in the library’s Community Room. There is no admission charge thanks to sponsorship by the Friends of the Peter White Public Library. For more information visit www.pwpl.info or call 226-4318.

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.

Readers Theater – welcomes the public to join in a reading of “The Rivals” by Richard Sheridan at 7 p.m. in the Peter White Public Library Shiras Room. For more information call 226-4318 or visit www.pwpl.info.

L’Anse Lakefront Concerts – continue with the appearance of The Gordon Lightfoot Tribute. The free concerts are presented by the L’Anse DDA at 7 p.m. every Thursday at the bandshell in the Lakefront Park, at the foot of Broad Street at the lake. In case of inclement weather, the concert will be held in Meadowbrook Arena.

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.

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.

Marquette County Health Department – 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.

Legion Service Officer – Patrick Kline, the American Legion’s Department Service Officer, is making his monthly visit to the Upper Peninsula to assist veterans with claims preparation, presentation, and appeal counsel. He is available to assist all veterans and will be at the Newberry American Legion Post from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

Musikgarten – Drop in for kids from 10-11 a.m. with Corrine Rockow. For $5 a day, at the City of Marquette Arts and Culture Center.

Next Chapter Book Club – meets from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. weekly in the Teen Area of Peter White Public Library in Marquette. Call Ellen Moore at 226-4312 or email emoore@pwpl.info.

LEGO Club – 11 a.m to noon, Peter White Public Library Shiras Room. LEGO Club for ages 5 and up. Listen to a story and work with others to build projects related to the story. Free. LEGOs provided. For more information call 226-4320 or visit www.pwpl.info.

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.

Jayne’s Bridge Club – plays at 1 p.m. at the Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St. Call 225-1456. Partners guaranteed.

Alanon – meets 1:30 p.m., Grace Episcopal Church, corner of First and Canda streets, Ishpeming.

Ninjitsu – class offered 4-5:30 p.m., Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. For details call 346-9054.

Harbor Fest – Marquette West Rotary’s Harbor Fest takes place from 5-11 p.m. in Mattson Lower Harbor Park, Marquette.

Fish Fry – is 5-7:30 p.m., Negaunee Eagles Club.

Teen Night – is 6-10 p.m. at First Baptist Church, Gwinn. Free movies, games and popcorn. Call 346-6115.

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

Zumba Lessons – 6 p.m. at Dance Zone, located at 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette. $4 per session, $20 for six sessions. Call 236-1457.

Family Square Dance – weekly lessons offered 6:20-7:20 p.m. at Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette. Cost: $5 per family per evening. Call 225-5702.

VFW Post 4573 Men’s Bingo – early birds meet at 6:20 p.m. No smoking.

Upper Michigan Christian Home Educators – have the Homeschool “Kick Off” meeting for the 2014-2015 school year at 7 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church in Negaunee. For more information, contact Lonny at 486-4536 or Ruth at 486-4942 or email umchehomeschool @charter.net.