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Superior: St. Mary's Hospital Superior Auxiliary will hold a Holiday Happenings and Bake Sale 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the first floor of St. Mary's Hospital, 3500 Tower Ave.


Brule: "Slide into Christmas" at the annual Brule Presbyterian Church Bazaar 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Brule Town Hall, 5820 Maple St. Shop for home-style crafts and gifts, jams, jellies, wreaths, greenery and homemade goods; enjoy a meatball dinner, chicken dumpling soup or pumpkin pie.

Solon Springs: St. Croix Writers and Rural Arts Voices North hosts Author House 1-2 p.m. at the Little Gift House. Tom King presents readings and music.


Superior: St. Francis Xavier parish holds an East End neighborhood food drive for our parish food shelf from noon to 2 p.m. High school students canvass the neighborhood for donations.

Duluth: Purple Night of Hope and Remembrance for Pancreatic Cancer runs 6-7 p.m. with a reception in President's Hallway at the College of St. Scholastica, 1200 Kenwood Ave. A ceremony begins at 7 p.m. on the Tower Hall steps.

Superior: Readings from "The Heart of All That Is: Reflections on Home," a new anthology of personal essays and poetry, begins at 7 p.m. at Fairlawn Museum and Mansion, 906 E. Second St. Free. Local authors featured in the book include Jan Chronister and Carol Dunbar.


Superior: A Cancer Prayer Support Group meets 2-3 p.m. at Darrow Road Wesleyan Church, 4020 S. Darrow Road. Current cancer patients, those in remission and caregivers are encouraged to attend this faith-filled meeting open to all regardless of church affiliation. Call 715-399-8885.

Duluth: La Leche League meets at 6:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church (Coppertop), 230 E. Skyline Parkway. Children welcome, lending library available. Call 218-499-9504.

Duluth: The Adult Grief Support Group meets 7-8:30 p.m., in the 2E classroom Room 2216 by the chapel in St. Mary's Medical Center, 407 E. Third St. Free. Call 218-786-4402.


Superior: Superior Central High School class of 1944 meets for lunch at 1 p.m. at Aces on 29th.

Superior: A Children's Immunization Clinic runs 1-4:30 p.m. for children 6 months and older. Bring immunization records. Vaccines are free to children who do not have health insurance, are on Medical Assistance or whose insurance does not cover vaccines. A parent or guardian must be present to sign authorization.

Superior: The Superior Public Library Policy and Bylaws Committee meets at 3 p.m. in the Board Room, 1530 Tower. Ave.


Superior: A free workshop on computer basics begins at 9 a.m. at the Wisconsin Job Center, 1805 N. 14th St., Suite 1. The class covers terminology, hands-on exercises, Microsoft Word basics and accessing the internet. Seating is limited. Sign up at the front desk of the job center.

Duluth: Daniel Seddiqui, author of "50 Jobs in 50 States: One Man's Journey of Discovery Across America," and Professor Randall Gordon of the Psychology Department at the University of Minnesota Duluth presents on the topic of "Diversity and Discrimination: Personal and Scientific Perspectives" at 3 p.m. in the Griggs Center. Free.

Duluth: Lake Superior College hosts a Fall Open House 3-6 p.m. More than 60 booths feature information and demonstrations about various college programs. Free chair massages, refreshment, door prizes and a drawing for a Nook HD are available throughout the event.

Superior: The Superior School District's Indian Education Program parent committee meets at 5:30 p.m. at the Superior Middle School, 3626 Hammond Ave. Rides available; call Mary at 715-394-8720, ext. 217, or Amanda and Terry at 715-394-8740, ext. 106.

Superior: The Thaddeus Kosciuszko Society (Polish Club) meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, 1710 N. 12th St.

Duluth: Andrew J. Bacevich, a political scientist and author specializing in international relations and American foreign policy, discusses "The End of American Exceptionalism" at 7:30 p.m. in the Mitchell Auditorium at the College of St. Scholastica. Free.