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Duluth: Lake Superior College hosts an open house 3-6 p.m. at 2101 Trinity Road. More than 60 booths feature information and demonstrations about various college programs. Free chair massages, refreshments, door prizes and a drawing for a Nook HD are available throughout the event. Information sessions on the admissions process, financial aid and various programs run 4-6 p.m. Free.Saturday
Superior: The Memorial Day Committee meets at 11 a.m. at Hardee’s, 1510 Belknap St.
Twin Ports: In honor of Earth Day, several downtown Duluth galleries, Duluth Art Institute, Phantom Galleries and Tweed Museum of Art host free receptions 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tour local galleries and answer trivia questions to be entered in the drawing for a gift from each location. Participating galleries include Art Dock Inc., 394 S. Lake Ave.; Art in the Alley Boutique and Home, 209 and 230 E. Superior St.; Duluth Art Institute, 506 W. Michigan St.; Lake Superior Art Glass, 202 E. Superior St.; Lizzard’s Art Gallery and Framing, 11 W. Superior St.; Phantom Galleries Superior, 1112 Tower Ave.; Siiviis of Sivertson Gallery, 361 Canal Park Drive; Tweed Museum of Art, 1201 Ordean Court; Waters of Superior, 395 S. Lake Ave.; and Woodland Art Gallery, 28 W. First St. There is free parking at DeWitt Seitz Marketplace, the lost west of the Depot and Lot G at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Call 218-722-1451 or 218-722-6410.
Duluth: In “Zenith City: Stories from Duluth” author Michael Fedo shares tales of Duluth from its best storyteller. Fedo discusses the book at 2 p.m. at Barnes & Noble Booksellers, 1600 Miller Trunk Highway.
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 “Social Media and How to Use It in Your Job Search.” Free.
Duluth: La Leche League of Duluth offers a playgroup 10 a.m. to noon at First United Methodist Church, 230 E. Skyline Parkway. Call 218-499-9504.
Superior: Superior Central High School class of 1952 holds a luncheon at noon at Barker’s Island Inn.
Superior: The Speak Out Superior march and rally starts at 4:30 p.m. in the University of Wisconsin-Superior parking lot near Burger King. The march begins at 5 p.m. and ends at the Douglas County Courthouse lobby, where a rally kicks off at 5:30 p.m. There will be music, speakers, resources, “The Clothesline Project” display and an open microphone for community members. Free with free childcare provided.
Superior: BBQ Rib Feast runs 4-7 p.m. at United Presbyterian Church, 229 N. 28th St. Takeout orders are available. Adults are $10, children 4-10, $5, under 4 are free. Menu includes barbecue pork ribs, homemade baked beans, cornmeal muffins, relish tray and beet pickles, Philly apple cake and coleslaw. Call 715-392-4751.
Duluth: The next River Talk features John Lindgren and Paul Piszczek with the Minnesota and Wisconsin departments of natural resources at 7 p.m.at the Clyde Iron Works Restaurant, 2920 W. Michigan St. They present, “Something Fishy: What’s happening with fish in the St. Louis River Estuary.” Wisconsin Sea Grant and the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) teamed up to offer this series of science café-type evening talks about the St. Louis River Estuary. Grab a mug of coffee or maybe a glass of beer and join us If you miss a talk, visit the Wisconsin Sea Grant’s “Great Lakes Takes” blog at http://uwiscseagrant.tumblr.com for a summary of the discussion. Go to http://lsnerr.uwex.edu/events.html for details about upcoming talks.
Superior: A computer basics workshop runs 9-11:15 p.m. at the Job Center, 1805 N. 14th St., Suite 1. Free. Registration is required as space is limited; sign up at the front desk.
Superior: The Superior-Douglas County Senior Center offers bingo at 1 p.m. every Wednesday at 1527 Tower Ave. For information, call 715-394-3644.
Solon Springs: Ucare host Medicare 101, an overview of the Medicare program, at 2 p.m. at the Solon Springs Community Center, 11523 S. Business Highway 53.
Duluth: A free screening of the documentary “American Winter” begins at 7 p.m. at Teatro Zuccone, 222 E. Superior St. The film follows the personal stories of families struggling in the aftermath of the worst economic crisis since the Great Depression over the course of one winter. Following the film, a brief discussion is facilitated by local leaders who have experience related to these issues. Free.
Superior: An Indian Education Parent Committee meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Superior Middle School, 3626 Hammond Ave. Rides available if needed. Please call Mary, 394-8720, ext. 217 or Amanda/Terry, 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.