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


Duluth: The Western Lake Superior Sanitary District hosts a free collection event for unwanted or expired medications at its regional Household Hazardous Waste Facility 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. “Medicine Cabinet Clean-Out Day” is a one-day event. Residents are also encouraged to use the medication drop box sites at local law enforcement agencies for year-round opportunities for disposal of unwanted or expired medicines.


Poplar: SOS Foodshare takes place at Mission Covenant Church, 5161 S. County Road P. Shares sell 8-9:30 a.m. and distribution begins at 10 a.m. For information, call 715-364-2738.

Superior: Centennial Celebration Worship at the Seventh-day Adventist Church’s at 1028 Cumming Ave. Come over for guided tours, guest speakers, live music and food starting at 9:30 a.m. Saturday with worship and a special feast, followed by a music concert, and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday with a fundraiser brunch. Call Pastor Myoung at 410-707-7307.

Duluth: The Head O’ The Lakes Chapter, Military Officers Association of America (MOAA) holds a lunch meeting at noon at the Pickwick Restaurant, 508 E. Superior St. Guest speaker is Robert T. Sherman Jr. from the UMD-Duluth Campus. He will brief the chapter on the new UMD Heroes Scholarship Fund started early last year. All military officers, active duty or retired, in the Twin Ports and surrounding area are welcome to attend. For information, contact Scott E. Markle at


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

Superior: The 1960 class of East High School meets at noon at Aces, 2827 Oakes Ave. All classmates, spouses and friends are invited.

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


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

Superior: The Bong Book Club meets at 2 p.m. at the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center. The year 2014 marks the 100th anniversary of the start of World War I. To recognize and reflect on this event, the Bong Book Club holds occasional discussions on different aspects of World War I. For January 2014, members of the Bong Book Club present a brief synopsis of their readings and research relating to the events leading up to the start of World War I. Contact Scott E. Markle at 715-392-7151 or

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


Duluth: La Leche League meets at 10 a.m. at First United Methodist Church (Coppertop), 230 E. Skyline Parkway. Children welcome, lending library available. Call 218-499-9504.

Duluth: Bring your antique or collectible item to the St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center for a free appraisal noon to 3 p.m. The St. Louis County Historical Society has arranged for Dan Sershon of Northland Estate Services and Denny Mager of Northern Specialty, experts in antique appraisal, to be at your service in the Great Hall. Arrive no later than 2:30 p.m. to register in person.

Superior: Senior Connections hosts “Caregiver Conversations” 1-2 p.m. at the Superior Public Library, 1530 Tower Ave. Call Luann at 715-394-3611.


Duluth: Teatro Zuccone screens “What I Have Been Through is Not Who I Am” at 7 p.m. followed by community discussion with Jeff Bauer, director of Public Policy and Civic Engagement, Family Partnership in Minneapolis, on “Public Policy Solutions and the Importance of Grass Roots Action,” where human trafficking is concerned.