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.
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. Thursdays, Pioneer Room A of University Center at Northern Michigan University. Meetings are open to the public.
Tai Chi - 8-9:30 a.m. and 3:45-4:45 p.m. Thursdays. Call 235-8510.
Clinic Services - from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Marquette County Health Department. Clinics include HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing, Family Planning and Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening. A WIC Clinic will be held from 8:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Call 475-7846 for an appointment.
IHS 1950 - meets 8:30 a.m. first Thursdays at the Country Grill and Pub, Ishpeming.
12-Step Recovery Groups - offered daily at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette.
Tai Chi - from 9:15-11:15 a.m. in downtown Marquette. Call 235-8510.
Alcoholics Anonymous - meets 10 a.m. Thursdays at St. John's Church in Ishpeming.
TOPS - Group 0633 meets at 11:30 a.m. Thursdays in the Lions Room at the Gwinn Clubhouse. Call 346-6485.
Ishpeming/Negaunee Belles - meet at noon at the Jasper Ridge Brewery in Ishpeming.
Alcoholics Anonymous - meets at noon Thursdays at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Handicapped accessible.
Bridge - is played at 1 p.m. Thursdays 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.
Blood Drive - from 2-4:45 p.m. at Calvary Lutheran Church in Rapid River. For an appointment call Winnie Budkis at 906-474-9272.
Farmer/Artisans Market - is 4-7 p.m. Thursdays at the Butler Theater in Ishpeming.
Tai Chi for Martial Artists - offered 5:15-6:45 p.m. Thursdays at Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 235-8510.
Sociable Seniors - meets at 5 p.m. Thursdays at the Bonanza Restaurant, Marquette. Call 360-9450.
TOPS - Group 1579 meets every Thursday at Christ the King Lutheran Church, 440 Stoneville Road, Ishpeming. Weigh-in at 5 p.m., meeting at 5:30 p.m.
Zumba Class - meets 5:30-6:30 p.m. Thursdays at Harvey Baptist Church. Cost is $3 per session, with proceeds going to missions around the world. Call 249-1013 and leave a message.
TOPS - Group 1372 meets every Thursday 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.
Overeaters Anonymous - "How It Works" meeting is 6 p.m. Thursdays, First United Methodist Church, Marquette.
Alcoholics Anonymous - Second Chance meeting is 6:30-8:30 p.m. Thursdays at the Marquette Courthouse Annex, Room 41. Handicapped accessible.
Drop-In German Class - 6-7:30 p.m. Thursdays in the Boardroom of the Landmark Inn, Marquette.
For more information, call Carol Strauss at 227-1201.
Cuong Nhu - class offered 7-9 p.m. Thursdays, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. Call 361-5282.
Chess - is played at 7 p.m. Thursdays at the Masonic Center, 128 W. Washington St., Marquette. Free lessons available, chess sets and boards provided. Call 869-1719.
Health Care Program - at 7 p.m. at the Women's Federated Clubhouse, 104 W. Ridge St., Marquette. The program, "Health Care - Where do we go from here?" will be led by Dr. Kevin Piggot and Dr. Theresa Frankovitch, who will speak about health care, particularly after the November elections.
Alcoholics Anonymous - meets 7 p.m. Thursdays 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. Thursdays at the Michigamme Community Building.
Alcoholics Anonymous - Big Book group meets 7:30 p.m. Thursdays, 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. Thursdays at the Alano Club, 1202 S. Front St., Marquette. Handicapped accessible.
Alcoholics Anonymous - meets 8 p.m. Thursdays 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.
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.
Clinic Services - from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Marquette County Health Department. Clinics include HIV/AIDS Counseling and Testing and Immunizations. A WIC Clinic will be held. Call 475-7846 for an appointment.
Alger County Caregivers - support group meets 10 a.m. second Fridays at the Mather Building, 413 Elm St., Munising. For details call 228-3910 or 800-272-3900.
Alcoholics Anonymous - Women's meeting, 10 a.m. Fridays, Immanuel Lutheran Church basement, Negaunee.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 1 p.m. Fridays at the Marquette Senior Center, 300 Spring St. Call 225-1456. Partners guaranteed.
Alanon - meets 1 p.m. Fridays, Grace Episcopal Church, Ishpeming.
Ninjitsu - class offered 4-5:30 p.m. Fridays, Northern Lights Martial Arts Center, Marquette. For details call 346-9054.
Fish Fry - is 5-7:30 p.m ., Negaunee Eagles Club.
Teen Night - is 6-10 p.m. Fridays at First Baptist Church, Gwinn. Free movies, games and popcorn. Call 346-6115.
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. Fridays 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. Regular session at 6:30 p.m. No Smoking.
Marquette Folk Dancers - meets at 7 p.m. Fridays, at 1500 W. Washington St., Marquette. Call 226-9617.
Family Dance Nights - at 7 p.m. at Dance Zone, 1113 Lincoln Ave., Marquette. The cost is $5 per family, per session. Bring clean shoes. Call 236-1457.
Reformers Unanimous - addiction classes meet 7-9 p.m. Fridays, Heritage Baptist Church, 3755 County Road 456, Skandia. Call the Rev. Lon Russell at 942-7900 or 360-7901.
Friday Night Dances - 8 p.m. to midnight, American Legion Post 114, Greenwood Location.
Alcoholics Anonymous - (closed 12 and 12/non-smoking) meets 8 p.m. Fridays, First Presbyterian Church, Munising.
Alcoholics Anonymous - Native American Group meets 8-9 p.m. Fridays, 1901 Longyear Ave., Marquette. Call 228-8155.
Zumba - Latin-inspired cardio dance fitness class offered 8:15 p.m. Fridays at Dawn Dott Dance Studio, Marquette. No experience needed. Cost: $5. Call 360-9287.
Narcotics Anonymous - open meeting at 9 p.m. Fridays at Grace United Methodist Church, 927 W. Fair Ave., Marquette. Call 866-506-6557.
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 www.aa-marquettecounty.org.
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.
Assessor Office Hours - for Ely Township are 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. at Ely Township Hall.
Zumba - Latin-inspired cardio dance fitness class offered 10 a.m. Saturdays at Dawn Dott Dance Studio, Marquette. Cost: $5. Call 360-9287.
Al-Anon - non-smoking meeting, 10 a.m. Saturdays at Church of Christ, Marquette.
Parent Support Group - for parents of children with mental/emotional health issues meets 10 a.m. to noon second Saturdays in conference room at Non-Profit Commons, 129 W. Baraga Ave., Marquette. Call 458-4877.