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The Superior Telegram offers a service called City Briefs, a calendar for events that charge a fee. Contact City Briefs staff at, or call Stephanie or Joann at 715-395-5000 about a special occasion ad.


Poplar: Sharing One’s Surplus starts at 8 a.m. at Mission Covenant Church. For $25 cash, you get 2-3 tubs of food. Call 715-364-2738.

Fish Lake: The Head O’ the Lakes Chapter, Military Officers Association of America holds its annual picnic at noon at the Driftwood Estates, rain or shine. Lunch is catered and costs $10 per person. Attendees are asked to bring a dessert. All military officers, active or retired, in the Twin Ports and surrounding areas are welcome to attend. For information or reservations, contact Scott Markle at moaa.duluth@


Gary New Duluth: Superior Singers performs “It Don’t Mean a Thing (If you ain’t got that Swing) under the direction of Brian MacDonnell 4-6 p.m. in the Bridgeman’s parking lot. They also perform at 7 p.m. Thursday at United Presbyterian Church in Superior. Free. Call 218-348-8314.

Brule: The ninth annual Waino Pioneer Chapel rummage and bake sale starts at 9 a.m. at the Brule Town Hall, the same day as the Lions Club chick barbecue at the Brule Town Park. Anyone wishing to donate items can bring them to the town hall 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today or Saturday. TVs and computers can’t be accepted. The Brule Lions 15th annual 2 and 5 mile Walk/Run in Brule takes place on the Afterhours Ski Trail. Registration is at 7:30 a.m. with the race starting at 9 a.m. Contact wslane57@ for registration forms.

Duluth: Lutherans for Life, a group of individuals and church representatives who meet to support, encourage and uphold the sanctity of God’s gift of life meets at 6:30 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church, 2415 Ensign St. All interested are welcome.


Superior: The Job Club hosts a workshop on Interviewing Skills and Follow Up 9-11 a.m. at the Job Center of Wisconsin-Superior, 1805 N. 14th St., Suite 1. The session covers typical interview questions, behavioral interviewing, “trick” questions and follow up techniques. Free.

Ashland: The NWWIB Inc. and CEP Inc. Executive Committee meets at 10 a.m. at the CEP office, 422 Third St. W.

Superior: A Ruby’s Pantry Distribution is held at Zion Lutheran Church, 2022 E. Second St. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. with distribution from 5 to 6:30 p.m. A $20 cash donation fills two or more large boxes/baskets you provide.

Bennett: The Bennett Town Board meets at 7 p.m. to review invoices and for its regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the town hall.

South Range: John L. & David L. Banks American Legion Post 418 meets at 7 p.m. at the old Bud’s Sunnyside Bar on County Highway C. All Interested veterans invited to attend.


Superior: The alumni of the Delta Sigma Sorority hosts a lunch at 12:30 p.m. at the Barker’s Island Inn. All past member invited to attend.

Superior: The Superior WOW Club meets for lunch at 12:30 p.m. at the Upper Deck.

Superior: The Richard I. Bong American Legion Post 435 and its auxiliary meets at 7 p.m. at the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center, 305 Harbor View Parkway.

Superior: The Bong Book Club holds its annual summer picnic at 1 p.m. in the home of Ann-Marie Carlson, 2932 E. Third St. The public is invited. Everyone is asked to bring a salad or dessert and any food items for the grill. For information, contact Scott Markle at 715-392-7151 or

Lake Nebagamon: The Jim Amundson Memorial Picnic begins at 5 p.m. at the Imogene McGrath Memorial Library. Everyone is invited to enjoy free hot dogs, chips and lemonade. The event includes a dedication of the Jim Amundson Memorial Tree at 5:45 p.m. and Zoo mobile programs featuring animals in action at 6 p.m. and nocturnal animals at 7 p.m. If it rains, the event moves to the lower level of the Lake Nebagamon Auditorium.


Superior: The Superior Public Library Board meets at 4 p.m. in the board room of the library, 1530 Tower Ave.


Superior: The Job Center of Wisconsin-Superior will host a workshop on Money Management and Credit 10-11 a.m. at the center, 1805 N. 14th St., Suite 1. There will be resources on hand to help determine financial goals, take participants through a goal-setting worksheet, discuss planning and money saving tips. Instructors are available to answer questions. Registration is recommended by signing up at the front desk.

Superior: Explore amazing equipment, discover fun facts about specialized vehicles and experiment with activities and crafts featuring simple machines during Mighty Machines 4-7 p.m. in the Superior Middle School parking lot, 3626 Hammond Ave. Coordinated by the Northern Lights Family Resource Center, the free  event features commercial drivers, heavy equipment operators, public safety and civil service professionals, law enforcement officers, firefighters and others.

Superior: The 59th Annual Reunion/Get-Together of the Superior Central class of 1955 will be held at Vintage Italian Pizza at 5 p.m. A luncheon 11 a.m. Aug. 15 takes place at Barker’s Island. For reservations, call or write Richard Erickson, 1626 Wyoming Ave., Superior, WI. 54880, or 715-392-7241.

Duluth: The Duluth Art Institute celebrates books created by the artists of “Native Skywatchers” 5-7 p.m. at the Depot. Hear authors Carl Gawboy, Ron Morton, Annette Lee and William Wilson discuss their recent publications and the important work they are doing, tour the “Native Skywatchers” exhibition and enjoy some light refreshments. Free and open to the public.