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.


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.

Marquette County Health Department – 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.

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.

IHS 1961 – meets at noon first Wednesdays, Jasper Ridge Brewery, Ishpeming.

Jayne’s Bridge Club – meets at 1 p.m., at 300 Spring St., Marquette. Call 225-1456.

Caregivers and Friends – support group meets 1:30 p.m. first Wednesdays at the Ishpeming Senior Center. Call Sharon Lusic at 485-5527.

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

PATH – Personal Action Towards Health workshops will be held in the Snowberry Heights Community Room once a week for six weeks starting on Sept. 3 and continuing until Oct. 8. The workshops, which are free of charge, will be from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Pre-registration is required and can be done at the Snowberry Heights office.

Overeaters Anonymous – traditional meeting is 5:15 p.m. at the Women’s Center, 1310 S. Front St., Marquette.

Yoga – At the Cave, 301 Avenue A, K.I. Sawyer, at 5:30 p.m. Call 346-2117 for more information.

Tai Chi – Tai Chi is offered from 5:30-7 p.m. and from 7-8:30 p.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-3502.

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.

Free Community Meal – is served at 5:30 p.m. first Wednesdays, Messiah Lutheran Church, Marquette. Call 225-1119.

Auditions – The Lake Superior Youth Theatre will be holding auditions for its upcoming fall production of “Music Man Jr.” Auditions are at Graveraet School. For the schedule, contact LSYT at (906) 362-6453 or email

Northern Vegans – The public is invited to join in a cafeteria-style dinner at the Northern Michigan University Campus Marketplace Dining Hall at 6 p.m. Get some vegan dinner items at the numerous food stations. All are welcome, no RSVP required. Visit, Northern Vegans on Facebook, or call 236-1279 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.

Community meal – Grace Lutheran Church in Gwinn will be having a free community meal from 5:30-6:15 p.m. Take outs are available after 6 p.m. Pasta, garlic bread and dessert will be served. All are welcome.

Marquette County Quilters Association – meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Wednesday of each month in the community room lower level of Peter White Library in Marquette.

Exchange Club – Marquette County Exchange Club meets 6:30 p.m. first Wednesdays at the Holiday Inn, Marquette. New members welcome. For more information call 225-0951.

Shakespeare Readers – will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the Peter White Public Library’s Shiras Room for a reading of “Love’s Labor’s Lost” by William Shakespeare. Shakespeare Readers is a group for anyone who is intrigued with reading the works of William Shakespeare. They meet on the first Wednesday of each month and new readers are always welcome. For more information call 226-4318 or visit

Trout Unlimited – The Fred Waara Chapter of Trout Unlimited will hold its monthly board meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the Board Room at The Landmark Inn, Marquette. All who are interested in cold water fisheries and conservation are invited to attend.

“Rocky” – The Peninsula Arts Appreciation Council is holding open auditions for the community musical “The Rocky Horror Show” from 7-9:30 p.m. at the Vista Theater, Negaunee.

Chippewa Sno-Kats – meet at 7 p.m. the first Wednesday of the month at The Chippewa Resort on Highway 2 west of Crystal Falls. Anyone interested in improving the trail systems is welcome. Visit

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. at 7 p.m. 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.

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 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.

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 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 afterwards. Free. For more information, call 226-4320 or visit

TOPS – Group 0633 meets at 11:30 a.m. in the Lions Room at the Gwinn Clubhouse. Call 346-6485.

Belles – The Ishpeming/Negaunee Belles will meet at noon at the Jasper Ridge Brewery in Ishpeming.

IHS 1955 – Ishpeming High School class of 1955 will be meeting for lunch at noon at UP North Lodge,Gwinn. For more information contact Beverly (Ninnis) Martin at 428-9119 or email

Alcoholics Anonymous – meets at noon at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Handicapped accessible.

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.