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Superior: Children and adults can explore the marvels of chemistry, biology, physics, geology, zoology and astronomy when University of Wisconsin-Superior students present Science Night from 5-9 p.m. at Barstow and Swenson halls. The event is free and open to the public. There will be interactive and fun science displays. Keynote speakers will be present throughout the night, including Professor Gizmo and representatives of the Raptor Center.

Duluth: “The Choice,” an Easter musical production begins at 6:30 p.m. today, Saturday and Sunday at Duluth Gospel Tabernacle, 1515 W. Superior St. Free.

Duluth: Want to learn more about Palestine and what Palestinians experience on a daily basis? You are invited to a presentation on Palestinian rights by Sarah Heglund, who has spent four years in the Occupied West Bank. The presentation begins at 7 p.m. in the fireside room of Peace United Church of Christ, 1111 N. 11th Ave. E. Middle Eastern snacks will be provided. Sponsored by Break the Bonds Duluth and Peace UCC Prophetic Ministries. For more information, call Penny Cragun at 218-727-2972.


Superior: UCare hosts an information meeting on UCare for seniors at 10 a.m. at the Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites, 303 Second Ave. E.

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

Duluth: An opening reception for Duluth Photography Institute’s new exhibit will be held from 6-8 p.m. at 405 E. Superior St. The exhibit features the work of local and regional photographers, including a 5-foot by 21-foot panoramic image of the Duluth harbor by H. Brian Rauvola. Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served.

Superior: Taste something new at an International Cooking Demo, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Superior’s World Student Association. The demo kicks off at noon at Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 820 Belknap St. Participants will get a chance to taste a number of international foods. Free and open to the public.

Duluth: Lutenist Edward Martin will perform a faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. in the third floor music hall, room 3625, in Tower Hall at the College of St. Scholastica. Admission is free.


Superior: Learn more about creation, evolutionism and the Bible during a free presentation from 4-6 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church, 320 N. 28th St. E. Frank Sherwin from the Institute for Creation Research will make two presentations, “Scientific Evidence for Creation/Design in Nature” and “Creation, Evolutionism, and the Bible.” A freewill offering will be taken to cover his travel expenses. For more information call the church office at 715 398-3680.

Duluth: Lutherans for Life, an advocacy support group for individuals and Lutheran congregations upholding and supporting the sanctity of the precious gift of life will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church, 2415 Ensign St.

Duluth: A “poetic distillation” of Homer’s “The Iliad” is staged as a one-person show at 7 p.m. in the Mitchell Auditorium at The College of St. Scholastica. Admission is free. Refreshments served.


Superior: Job Club, a job seeker support group, meets 9-11 a.m. at the Job Center, 1805 N. 14th St., Suite 1. This week’s topic is “Interviewing Skills and Follow up.” Free and open to the public.

Superior: The Superior Area Retired Educators’ Association meets at noon at the Vintage Italian Pizza. Committee members are Marian Jensen, Bonnie McCreary, Diane Sharrow, Mary Campbell and Gert Persons. The program will be presented by Kate Horvath, the Duluth Playhouse Education Director. All retired educators and those interested in or involved in education are welcome. For information, call (715) 399-8564.

Superior: A Ruby’s Pantry food distribution takes place at Zion Lutheran Church, 2022 E. Second St. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. with distribution starting about 5 p.m. For a $20 donation, people receive a large amount of food. Bring bags, boxes or baskets to carry the food.

Superior: John L. & David L. Banks American Legion Post 418 will meet at 7 p.m. at the old Bud’s Sunnyside Bar on County Highway C. All interested veterans are invited to attend.


Superior: The Clef Music Society meets at 1 p.m. at the home of Ann Marie Novack, 602 E. Seventh Street. The program “Musical Memories” is coordinated by President Nancy Smith, and focuses on special memories that members will share about the late Virginia Erickson, who had been a member of Clef since 1951. Virginia’s daughter, Kristen, and grandson Kristafer Accola, will be part of the program, along with several other friends of Virginia, including Clef member, Ann Parker, who will provide musical accompaniment. The historical highlights of the Clef Music Society are reviewed as the club moves toward their 70-year anniversary.

Duluth: Mended Hearts Chapter 104, a support group for those who have had a heart event, heart surgery, stents or pacemaker along with their family and friends, will meet 7 p.m. in the Wisconsin Room at Essentia/SMDC Medical Center, 407 E. Third St. Speaker will be Patty Fredricks M.S.


Superior: A computer basics workshop will be held from 9-11:15 p.m. at the Job Center, 1805 N. 14th St., Suite 1. Free and open to the public. Registration is required as space is limited. To register, sign up at the front desk.

Ashland: There will be a meeting of the CEP, Inc. Board Personnel Committee at 9:30 a.m. The committee will convene into closed session. There will also be a meeting of the CEP, Inc. Board of Directors at 10:30 a.m. at the CEP, Inc. administration office located at 422 3rd St. W.

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.

Superior: A workshop on “Personal Finances & Beyond” takes place from 1-2 p.m. at the Job Center. This month’s topic is “Credit and Budgeting.” Learn how to obtain credit or how to get it back on track. Free and open to the public. Registration is recommended. Sign up at the front desk.

Superior: Senior Connections invites caregivers to attend “Caregiver Conversations” 1-2 p.m. at the Superior Public Library, 1530 Tower Ave. The discussion topic will be “Tips for Diffusing Family Conflict.” Call Luann at 715-394-3611 or 800-870-2181.

Duluth: Ken Rose, senior staff attorney at the Center for Death Penalty Litigation in Durham, N.C., presents “The Bo Jones Story and My Fight to Save Death Row Inmates” as part of The Ben & Jeanne Overman Distinguished Speaker Series at 7 the fourth floor rotunda of the Kathryn A. Martin Library at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Free.


Duluth: Gina Temple-Rhodes, sole proprietor of Cedar Story Services, discusses “Birthing Progress: The History of Giving Birth in Duluth,” which outlines her interviews and research. Her explorations captured a part of history that has often been neglected noon to 1 p.m. in the Underground on the first floor of the St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center (the Depot), at 506 West Michigan Street. There will be limited theater-style seating, but feel free to bring your own bag lunch. Free. ARCO coffee provided.

 Superior: The WOTM Superior Chapter 795 will host a Lenten Dinner to be served on Holy Thursday in the Moose dining room, from 4:30-7 p.m. Members and their guests will have two choices for dinner — salmon loaf with mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable, roll, relish tray, dessert and coffee or baked ham with mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable, roll, relish tray, dessert and coffee. The cost of the dinners is $10 per person. Call Connie Nevin, 715-392-4020 to make reservations. Money raised from the dinner will go to support the community and purchase new text books for the students at Mooseheart School.