The Superior Telegram offers a service called City Briefs, a calendar for events that charge a fee. Contact City Briefs staff at email@example.com, or call Stephanie or Joann at 715-395-5000 about a special occasion ad.
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.
Iron River: Friends of the Iron River Library holds its annual Summer Book Sale on the front lawn of the library 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. A plentiful supply of hardback and paperback books for all ages is available to purchase. In addition, a selection of DVDs and books on tape and CD will be for sale. The dollar bag sale begins at 1 p.m. Call 715-372-5451.Solon Springs: Lucius Woods Performing Arts Center hosts a free Children’s Festival 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Lucius Woods Park with professional entertainment by the Zinghoppers and workshops, activities and information.Superior: The Memorial Day Committee meets for a post-event review at 11 a.m. at Hardee’s Restaurant.MondaySolon Springs: The Solon Springs School Board meets at 6 p.m. in the IMC, 8993 E. Baldwin Ave., to consider personnel matters.TuesdaySuperior: Memorial Blood Centers hold a blood drive 9 a.m. to noon at Golden Living Center. Call 888-448-3253 or visit www.MBC.org.Duluth: Mended Hearts Chapter 104, a support group for those who experienced a heart event or surgery, and their family and friends, meets at 7 p.m. in the Wisconsin Room at Essentia/SMDC Medical Center, 407 E. Third St. The speaker is cardiologist Dr. Andrew Chiu, who talks about “Heart Valve Replacement Repair and New TAVR Technology.”WednesdaySuperior: UCare hosts UCare for Seniors, a health planning meeting, at 9:30 a.m. in the community room at St. Mary’s Hospital, 3500 Tower Ave.Duluth: La Leche League meets at 10 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, 230 E. Skyline Parkway. Children welcome, lending library available. Call 218-499-9504.Ashland: The CEP Inc. Board of Directors meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Alley Restaurant.Superior: Caregiver Conversations runs 1-2 p.m. at the Superior Public Library, 1530 Tower Ave. Freda Carlson of the Alzheimer’s Association talks about strategies to deal with difficult behavior.Superior: Chess National Master Dane Mattson gives a lecture 2-3 p.m. on chess strategy and plays a simultaneous exhibition game against all comers 3-4 p.m. in the meeting room of the Superior Public Library, 1530 Tower Ave. Free.Poplar: Superior Singers performs “It Don’t Mean a Thing (If you ain’t got that Swing) under the direction of Brian MacDonnell at 7 p.m. at Peace Lutheran Church. Free. Call 218-348-8314.ThursdayDuluth: Heidi Bakk-Hansen, educator, writer and a founder of the Clayton Jackson McGhie Memorial Committee, talks about “The Notorious Madam Gain and the Red Light Ladies of St. Croix Avenue” during Lunch with the History People noon to 1 p.m. at the Underground at the Depot, 506 W. Michigan St. Bring a lunch. Arco coffee served. Free.Superior: Douglas County 4-H Youth Development hosts a 4-H Day at the Courthouse 1-4 p.m. At 1:15 p.m., 4-H plants a centennial tree on the courthouse lawn, assisted by the Douglas County Master Gardeners. Afterward, 4-H hosts a casual open house in the courthouse lobby featuring free ice cream sundaes for everyone in honor of National Dairy Month. There will also be displays of 4-H project work and other 4-H programs.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.Duluth: Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Movement’s Freedom Summer at the Zeitgeist Arts Building Atrium, 222 E. Superior St., at 7 p.m. There will be a reading of brief selections from “Thunder of Freedom: Black Leadership and the Transformation of 1960s Mississippi” and clips from the film “Freedom Riders” Refreshments served.