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Northwoods Harness Club’s hosts its 28th annual Sleigh and Cutter Rally, Jan. 11 at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor’s Center near Ashland. Hook-up is at 11 a.m., Equine divisions will be judged, starting with youth drivers followed by cutters, sleighs and bobsleds drawn by horses of different breeds and hitches. Observers are treated to free sleigh rides with Northwoods Sleigh and Carriage from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For information, contact Charlie Singler at 715-682-5544. (Submitted photo)

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Superior: Acacia-Itasca Masonic Lodge 329 F8AM of Wisconsin meets at 7 p.m. at 3117 N. 21st St.


Superior: Recycle your Christmas tree 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the north parking lot at Target. Bring a food item for Boy Scout Troop 213 to deliver to the Salvation Army. For more information, call 715-395-1293. Waste Management/Recycle America Alliances is also accepting trees 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday-Friday through Jan. 21 at 1425 Oakes Avenue.

Duluth: Bound Redux is an exploration in the art form that is rope bondage, or Shibari. An opening reception for Bound by Justin Sinks begins at 6 p.m. at the Duluth Photography Institute. The exhibit runs through the end of January. Free. Be advised this exhibit may contain content that may be offensive and is intended for mature audiences.


Superior: The Superior Singers, under the direction of Brian MacDonnell, perform a holiday concert, “And on Earth … Peace” at 5:30 p.m. at Holy Assumption Church, 5601 Tower Ave.


Superior: The Job Club, a job seeker support group, meets for a workshop on “Resumes, Cover Letters and Follow Up” 9-11 a.m. at the Job Center, 1805 N. 14th St., Suite 1. Free.

Superior: UCare hosts a health plan information meeting for seniors at 5:30 p.m. at Aces on 29th, 2827 Oakes Ave.


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 is open to all members of the community, regardless of church affiliation. Call 715-399-8885.

Superior: The Douglas County Genealogy Club meets at 5 p.m. at the Superior Public Library. Among the orders of business are the election of officers and a practice session for the Oral History interview set for Feb. 8. Membership dues for 2014 are now due.

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.


Superior: A Children’s Immunization Clinic runs 1–4:30 p.m. in the Government Center, 1316 N 14th St., Suite 324. All routine immunizations for children 6 months and older will be available. Bring your immunization records. Vaccines are free to children who don’t have health insurance, receive Medical Assistance, or whose insurance doesn’t cover vaccines. A parent or guardian must be present authorize the vaccine.

Superior: The Superior Public Library Board meets at 4 p.m. in the Board Room of the library, 1530 Tower Ave. The Policy & Bylaws Committee follows at 5 p.m.


Superior: The Superior Job Center hosts a workshop on computer basics at 9 a.m. at the job center, 1805 N. 14th St. Suite 1. Participants learn terminology, how to navigate the internet and Microsoft Word basics. Although the workshop is free, but registration is required as seating is limited. Sign up at the job center front desk.

Duluth: The local Proctor Duluth Iron Range Superior Unit 92 of the National Association of Retired &Veteran Railway Employees meets at 1 p.m. at the West Duluth American Legion club rooms. Regular business includes scheduled speaker Dawn Barto, local Railroad Retirement Office director, and a legislative report by National Committee member Glen Nelson. Unit President Rick Olson invites retired rail, spouses and interested parties to attend. Contact

Superior: Superior Schools Indian Education program meets at 5:30 p.m. at Superior Middle School, 3626 Hammond Ave., in the conference room near the main office. Call Mary at 715-394-8720, ext. 217, or Amanda or Terry at 715-394-8740 x 106.

Superior: Chapter E PEO meets at the home of Ann Marie Novack at 7 p.m. The program is the president’s letter and Founder’s Day. Hostesses are Bev Underdale and Cathy Hecht.

Duluth: Duluth Audubon Society hosts “What Clean Water Means for the Birds of the Arrowhead and the People Who Love Them” at 7 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Duluth, 835 West College St. Free.