Friday, Lake Nebagamon: The Lake Nebagamon Volunteer Firefighters host a tribute to 9/11 with an open house at the fire hall from 6-9 p.m. The open house will include a moment of silence and a blessing of the firefighters at 7 p.m. Refreshments will be served. Open to the public.
Friday, Superior: The public is invited to stop by a 9/11 memorial between Old Main and Erlanson Hall on the UWS campus that will feature 1,500 American flags – one for every two people who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks. A moment of silence will be held at 9:11 a.m. and the flags will remain up for the public to view and reflect upon all day.
Saturday, Superior: The 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: The Winter Street Farmer’s Market runs 1-5 p.m. at the Winter Street Depot parking lot.
Saturday-Sunday: Lake Superior Share, a volunteer-run non-profit food buying club open to everyone will be taking online and phone orders from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and. Pre-paid orders are available for pick up at Peter Rich Community Center on Sept. 26. Call (218) 727-3088, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or go online to www.sharewi.org.
Saturday, Duluth: Dan Lynch, co-author of “Lake Superior Rocks & Minerals: A Field Guide to the Lake Superior Area,” talks about the kinds of treasures the average rock-picker can find on the shores of Lake Superior at 10 a.m. at the Lake Superior Magazine office, 310 E. Superior St. Free.
Saturday, Superior: McDougall’s Dream invites you to five afternoon talks for $15 from 1-5 p.m. at the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center, 305 Harborview Parkway.
Monday, Superior: “Lyme on the Brain,” is presented by Thomas Grier, at 6:30 p.m. at the Superior Public Library, 1530 Tower Ave. Grier talks about the microbiology of lyme disease. Refreshments served by the Friends of the Library.
Saturday, Superior: McDougall’s Dream invites you to an evening program of SS Meteor tours for $40, from 5-9 p.m. Tours will start in the lobby of the SS Meteor Museum. Sections of the tours will be outside so dress accordingly. Please wear comfortable shoes.
Saturday, Duluth: The Scleroderma Support Group meets from 10 to 11:30 a.m. in the Wisconsin Room at St. Mary’s Hospital, 407 E. Third St. For information, call Carole at (218) 721-3940.
Monday, Duluth: St. Luke’s Breast Cancer Support Group for breast cancer patients and their families meets from 6-7:30 p.m. in the first floor of the Lakeview Building, 1001 E. Superior St. There is no charge for the ongoing support group. For information call 249-5361.
Tuesday, Duluth: Cardiothoracic surgeon Mary Boylan will be the featured speaker at the meeting of Mended Hearts Chapter 104 at 7 p.m. at St. Mary’s Hospital, 307 East Third St. The meeting will be in the Wisconsin Room on the first. Mended Hearts is a support group for those with heart disease and their families. No charge for this educational opportunity to live heart smart lives and live longer. Door prizes. Questions, call 724-1068.
Saturday, Duluth: Tony Dierckins signs “Crossing the Canal” from noon to 1 p.m. at Northern Lights Books and Gifts.
Saturday, Poplar: Poplar Fall Fest will be held from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Poplar Golf course. Activities include an art and craft fair, food fair, open stage, 5K run, golf scramble and live music. The walk/run fundraiser for the Just Kids Dental Program starts at 9 a.m. Cost is only $10 for a child and one adult to participate. The child will receive a free event T-shirt and be eligible for prize drawings after the race. Fall Fest information can be found online at www.poplargolf.com.
Saturday, Duluth: Join Slow Food Lake Superior for a Harvest Picnic at 5 p.m. in Bayfront Park. The event will be held in conjunction with the Harvest Festival & Energy Fair. Tickets cost $12 for adults, $6 for children and are available on brownpapertickets.com and at the Whole Foods Co-op and Third Street Bakery. For more information: email@example.com.
Saturday, Pattison State Park: The third annual Burrito Union 5- or 10-Hour Triathalon takes place at the park. It includes swimming 600 meters, on-road biking 14 miles and running the 3.1 mile trail at the park. You can do the course solo, in a two-person relay or a three-person relay. There is a mandatory pre-race meeting at either 5 or 7 p.m. Friday in the shelter. Packets must be picked up Friday night. The 10-hour triathalon begins with body marking at 6 a.m. and starts at 7:30 a.m. The five-hour begins with body marking at 6:15 and starts at 8 a.m. For more information, visit the Web site, http://www.burritounion10hourtri.com/
Monday-Friday, Duluth: SOAR Career Solutions is offering its next STEPS Workshop on September 14- 18, 1-4 p.m. STEPS is a pre-employment workshop based on cognitive psychology to help clients identify negative thought patterns and create positive ones. SOAR Career Solutions is at 205 W. Second Street in the Arrowhead Building. For more information, call 722-3126.
Wednesday, Superior: A workshop on Working with and Inspiring Volunteers runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in room 111 of the Rothwell Student Center on the UWS campus. The workshop is designed for organizations whose staff and key board members work with volunteers. Admission $115 or $99 if enrolled in the program. For information, call (715) 394-8055, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or look it up online www.uwsuper.edu/seminars.
Monday, Superior: The Military Order of the Cooties will hold their monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at C’s Lounge, 1419 Banks Ave.
Monday, Town of Summit: Town of Summit Comprehensive Plant Public Hearing at 7 p.m. Summit Town Hall, 2643 Milchesky Road.
Monday, Douglas County: John L. and David L. Banks American 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.
Tuesday, Superior: There will be a meeting of Chapter B.G. of the P.E.O. Sisterhood at 7 p.m. at the home of Debi Gilbertson, hostess. Co-hostesses are Mary Manion-Bick and Gretta O’Brien. After the meeting Sandy Mattson will present a program on identity theft.
Tuesday, Ashland: There will be a joint meeting of the NWWIB, Inc. Strategic Direction & Development Committee and the NWWIB, Inc. One Stop Operator Committee at 10 a.m. at the NWCEP, Inc. Administrative office located at 422 Third St. W.
Tuesday, Superior: The Cathedral Class of 1960 will have a planning meeting at Ace’s on 29th at 6.
Tuesday, Superior: The Delta Sigma Sorority Alumnae meet for dinner at Barker’s Island at 5 p.m.
Tuesday, Superior: P.E.O. Chapter AD will meet at the home of Gwen Theien in Lake Nebagamon at 6 p.m. Kathie Matushak will be assisting hostess.
Tuesday, Superior: The Clef Society meets at 7 p.m. at the home of Jan Parish. Violin duets by Carole Herubin and Luise Drolson will be accompanied by Parish on the piano. Dues will be collected and program booklets handed out. Call Patty with questions at (715) 634-0379.
Tuesday, Superior: The Superior High School Parent Advisory Committee meets from 5:15-6:15 p.m. in the high school library conference room. Free. All SHS parents are invited to attend.
Tuesday, Superior: The monthly meeting of the Clef Society will take place at the home of Jan parish in Lake Nebagamon. The Granny Chicks, a musical trio comprised of two violinists – Carole Herubin and Luise Drolson – and their piano accompaniest Jan Parish will present the evening program following a short business meting. They will also serve as hostesses.
Wednesday, Spooner: There will be meeting of the NWCEP, Inc. Board of Directors at 10:30 a.m. at the Spooner Job Center.
Wednesday, Superior: The Alzheimer’s Association Douglas County Caregivers Support Group meets at 1 p.m. at the Superior Public Library. Call 394-3611 for information.
Wednesday, Duluth: The La Leche League, a mother-to-mother support group for nursing mothers, meets at 10 a.m. at First United Methodist Church. This month’s topic: “Great Expectations: Breastfeeding Benefits Everyone.” Babies and children welcome. Lending library available. For information call 341-8369, 525-1356 or (218) 393-2403.
Wednesday, Superior: The Lake Superior area National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association (NARFE) meets at noon at the Upper Deck Restaurant. President Gerald Chamberland will discuss the single dues structure bylaw change to be voted on in October.
Wednesday, Superior: The Superior Public Library Board meets at 3:30 p.m. in the board room of the library, 1530 Tower Ave. The meeting is open to the public.
Tuesday, Superior: Bring your personal treasures and family heirlooms to the Superior Public Library 6-8 p.m. for a free appraisal. Limit one per person and no new collectibles. Refreshments served.
Tuesday, Duluth: BragGame Rights holds an NHL 10 Release Party and Tournament from 5-8 p.m. at 2510 Maple Grove Road. Former UMD Bulldog, Olympian and Edmonton Oiler Brett Hauer and former UMD Bulldog, Buffalo Sabre and NHL Champion Dallas Star Derek Plante are scheduled to appear.
Wednesday, Duluth: Folksinger AniDiFranco comes to the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center on Sept. 16. Tickets are now on sale. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., show starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets available DECC box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, (800) 745-3000 or ticketmaster.com or jadepresents.com.
Wednesday, Poplar: Peace Lutheran Church, U.S. Hwy. 2, is having a Harvest Dinner, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Adults $8, ages 6-12 $4, under 6 are free. Take-outs available.
Wednesday, Cable: Join elk biologist Laine Stowell in calling for the bulls. The use of telemetry will be demonstrated and a brief history of the elk herd will be given. Meet in Clam Lake at the junction of Highwy 77 and Clam Lake Road near the Elk Kiosk at 5:45 p.m. and travel to several locations to hear elk bugling. Return by 8 p.m. Space limited. Register with the Cable Natural History Museum, (715) 798-3890, by noon Sept. 11. Donations accepted.
Wednesday, Duluth: Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank hosts an open house and ribbon cutting event at 4 p.m. to celebrate the re-opening of their expanded facility. The food bank is located at 4503 Airpark Boulevard.