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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 by email at, or call Stephanie or Joann at 715-395-5000 about a special occasion ad.


Superior: A Memorial Blood Center blood drive runs 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Government Center, 1316 N. 14th St. For more information, call 888-448-3253 or visit


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.

Foxboro: The annual Summit Cemetery Clean-Up on Foxboro-Chaffey Road starts at 8 a.m. until noon. Volunteers should bring rakes and some wheelbarrows are needed. Refreshments provided. Call 715-399-8017.

Brule: Brule Presbyterian Church hosts a rummage and bake sale 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Brule Town Hall. Coffee and lunch are available.

Duluth: Barnes & Noble hosts a book fair to benefit North Country RIDE 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Stop at the North Country RIDE information booth at the Miller Hill Mall bookstore to pick up a voucher and a free NCR bandanna while supply lasts. Present vouchers to a sales associate, and Barnes & Noble donates a percentage of the sale to North Country RIDE. Shop online at fairs and enter ID number 11313152 by Wednesday.

Rice Lake: Northwest Wisconsin Writers’ Festival runs 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the University of Wisconsin-Barron County, featuring area writers giving readings, author tables, breakout sessions, an author’s reception and keynote presentations by two well-known national authors. Free.

Duluth: The Head O’ the Lake Chapter, Military Officers Association of America holds a lunch meeting at noon at the Pickwick Restaurant, 508 E. Superior St. The guest speaker is Col. Brian D. Anderson, USAF (Ret), deputy director of MOAA’s Council and Chapter Affairs Department. All military officers, active duty or retired, in the Twin Ports and surrounding areas are welcome to attend. Contact Scott. Markle at


Brule: The Waino Ever-Rest Cemetery cleaning day starts at 9 a.m.

Superior: The Superior Area Retired Educators Association meets at noon at Vintage Italian Pizza. Committee members are Dianne Shaw, Betty Jewell, Marge Kaptonak, Sara Gaynor and Jeanine Zachau. The program will be presented by Amy Davis, yoga expert and pain specialist for Essentia Health. All retired educators and those interested in or involved in education are welcome. 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 it.

Superior: 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 are invited to attend.

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


Duluth: Duluth Audubon Society hosts Spring Warbler Walks with Jan and Larry Kraemer starting at 6:30 a.m. at the Western Waterfront Trail parking lot across from the zoo, next to the Tappa Keg (not the large lot behind the Munger Inn). Free.

Duluth: NRRI hosts a presentation about its SAGE building and its former role in national defense 10-11 a.m. in the third floor commons area with Brig. Gen. Ray Klosowski, retired jet fighter pilot.

Solon Springs: Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Solon Springs hosts speakers from Superior Credit Union talking about scams, especially those targeting seniors, at 11 a.m. Lunch will be served. Everyone is welcome.

Superior: The Bong Book Club meets at 2 p.m. at the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center. For more information, contact Scott Markle at 715-392-7151 or educator

Superior: The Clef Music Society meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Superior Public Library. The program is presented by Morgan Evans, Sara Gruba, Elizabeth Evans, Lydia Swanson and Jon Nelson, piano students from the Kathleen Frank Music Studio. Sharing the program is piano students UWS instructor Alex Sandor. A short business meeting conducted by President Nancy Smith follows. Friends of the Library and the Clef Music Society cosponsor the event. Hostesses are Carole Herubin, Jan Parish and Friends of the Library. The public is welcome. Call 715-374-3357.

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 Harborview Parkway.


Superior: The Fairlawn Garden Market runs 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. at the National Guard Armory, 32 N. 21st St. Browse through indoor displays by local garden and landscape businesses and artisans. Lunch is available.

Superior: The Superior-Douglas County Senior Center offers bingo at 1 p.m. every Wednesday at 1527 Tower Ave. Call 715-394-3644.

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


Duluth: Duluth Audubon Society hosts Spring Warbler Walks with Jan and Larry Kraemer at 6:30 a.m. at the Park Point Recreation Center parking lot near the soccer field. Free.

Duluth: Stephen Mulholland, co-owner and field director of Duluth Archaeology Center, analyzes the changes of archaeological history in this region and incorporates archaeological sites from St. Louis County at 1 p.m. when he presents “Archeology of St. Louis County: 30 Plus Years of Exploration and Adventure,” at the Underground on the first floor of the Depot.

Superior: A Ruby’s Pantry food distribution takes place at Christ Lutheran Church, 320 N. 28th St. E. 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 it.

Superior: PEO Chapter E meets at 6 p.m. at the Elks Club. The program is “Make Waves” with the 100-year anniversary celebration dinner. Hostesses are the social committee.