Saturday, Duluth: William Kent Krueger signs “Red Knife” 2-3:30 p.m. at Northern Lights Books and Gifts.
Saturday, Duluth: A book launch for “Boo Boo Bear’s Mission” by Mary Linda Sather of Duluth, runs 2-4 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregational Social Hall, 835 W. College St. The book tells the story of her granddaughter’s teddy bear that travels to Iraq to carry a family’s love until they can be together again. Sather’s granddaughter of Lake Nebagamon sent her teddy bear to her dad while he was serving his second tour of duty.
Sunday, Mount Ashwabay: Big Top Chautauqua features the African Children’s Choir at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $38, $30 and $20. For information, go to www.bigtop.org or call (888) 244-8368.
Sunday, Duluth: Julie Kramer signs “Stalking Susan and Missing Mark” 1-2 p.m. and Kyrsten Sinema signs “Unite and Conquer: How to Build Coalitions that Win and Last” 2-3 p.m. at Northern Lights Books and Gifts.
Tuesday, Duluth: Betsy Bowen signs “Betsy Bowen 2010 Calendar” 4-5:30 p.m. at Northern Lights Books and Gifts.
Tuesday, Duluth: The CHUM Community celebrates 36 years of “working together to provide basic necessities, foster stable lives and organize for a just and compassionate community” 6-8 p.m. on First Avenue West between First and Second streets during the All Chum Street Fest. Food served 6-7 p.m.
Tuesday, Duluth: The Lake Superior Zoo hosts a Member’s Appreciation Day from 4-8 p.m. Advance reservations required. Call the zoo at (218) 730-4500 or e-mail email@example.com by Monday to make your reservation. Admission free.
Tuesday, Duluth: American Lung Association sponsors a Betters Breathers Club for people with COPD and other chronic lung diseases 10:30 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, 230 E. Skyline Parkway. Dr. Kristen Klos-Maki presents, Chronic Lung Disorders and Lifestyle Changes.” Free.
Saturday, Superior: Barker’s Island Farmer’s Market runs 8 a.m. to noon in the parking lot near the Meteor.
Tuesday, Wentworth: Wentworth Farmer’s Market opens 2:30-6 p.m. at Wentworth Garden Center two miles east of Poplar on Wentworth Road. Call 363-2678.
Wednesday, Superior: Winter Street Farmer’s Market runs 1-5 p.m. at the Winter Street Depot parking lot.
Tuesday, Duluth: La Leche League meets at 6:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church. This month’s topic “Extended Breastfeeding.” Babies and children welcome. Lending library available. For information, call 727-6933, 525-1356, or (218) 393-2403.
Tuesday, Hawthorne: The Hawthorne Town Board holds its regular meeting at 7 p.m. in the town hall.
Wednesday, Amnicon: The town of Amnicon centennial committee meets at 6 p.m. in the town hall. If you have pictures or information about the early days, bring them along. Call Dennis Hill at 364-2588.
Wednesday, Superior: The Superior Central Class of 1937 will meet at 9 a. m. at Fuller’s Restaurant. All members, friends and spouses are invited.
Tuesday, Superior: The Superior Business Improvement District (BID) Design Committee meets at 3 p.m. at the BID office, 1401 Tower Ave. Call Jodi Rochon at 394-3557 with questions.
Tuesday, Superior: Bartley Manor and Woodland Way Townhomes presents the second annual National Night Out and community picnic 4-6 p.m. at 3920 Tower Ave. The event includes refreshments, drawings, a magic show, children’s moonwalk, “Bring the Noise Entertainment” and visits by the Superior fire and police departments.
Tuesday, Superior: Superior Moose 606 Family Center hosts a community ice cream social 6-8 p.m. Build your own sundae. Free to members.
Saturday, Superior: At 3 p.m., the Compass Geocache with Pattison Park naturalist Jim Craig orients on the treasure. Limit 10 people; sign up at park office. At 7 p.m., he shares the story behind Pattison Park, Martin Pattison and Camp Pattison, and the Civilian Conservation Corp. Programs are free, but a park admission sticker is required. Pattison State Park is 12 miles south of Superior on State Highway 35. Call 399-3111.
Wednesday, Duluth: The community is invited to attend the annual Take Time for Kids live and silent auction from 6-8:30 p.m. in the great hall of the Depot. The event benefits kids and families in crisis who are served by the LSS Bethany Crisis Nursery. Admission $25. For information call Lynn Shubitz at (218) 626-3083.
Tuesday, Superior: 2-3 p.m. in the Library classroom: Follow Your Dream and Tell Your Story, a presentation by Susan K. Carnes, author of “My Champion.” All ages welcome. Refreshments by the Friends of the Library.
Aug. 8, Brule: The 43rd Reunion for the 1966 Northwestern HS Class from Maple, Wis., will be held on Saturday, August 8th at the Round-Up North Bar in Brule, Wis., starting at 6 p.m. All teachers are welcome! If you have questions, please e-mail Kathy (Liljegren) Berry at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 715-395-0488. The following classmates could not be located: Darlene (Pearson) Largent Taylor, Gale (Hietala) Richton, Gary Nurmi, Mark Tierney, Don Koivisto, Doris Nelson, Florence Johnson, Keith Bungean, Sue Sandlin, Robert ‘Wesley’ Woodhull.
Aug. 6-8, Superior: The Superior Senior High Class of 1989 gathers on Aug. 6-8 for their 20 year reunion. Online registration and payment available via www.sshs1989.com. Plans include a happy hour at Dodgies East End Tavern Aug. 6 beginning at 6 p.m.; tours of SHS from 3-5 p.m. Aug. 7; social time and food at Ropers Saloon beginning at 6 p.m. Aug. 7; family time at Pattison Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 8 with social time and dinner at Aces on 29th at 6 p.m. the same day. Admission is $25 per person for events on both Aug. 7 and 8.