Duluth: A student-led group at St. Scholastica is building a safety net for Africans in need. United for Africa hosts a fundraising dinner, “Reaching out from Duluth,” at 6 p.m. in Somers Main Lounge, College of St. Scholastica. The dinner costs $12; the public is invited.
Superior: High school students planning to attend college can see the new Yellowjacket Union when the University of Wisconsin-Superior holds its mid-winter preview 9 a.m. to noon. The event includes a chance to talk to current UWS students, learn about academic majors and career opportunities, and attend a hockey game free. To register, call (715) 394-8502 or visit www.uwsuper.
Brule: Grab your snowshoes and gather at the Brule River State Forest for a guided two-mile hike on the Historic Bayfield Road Trail beginning at 10 a.m. Dress for the weather and bring water and your snowshoes. Free. The trail is north of the town of Brule. Turn north on Clevedon Road at Highway 2 and travel for three miles. The trailhead is on the right.
Superior: The Douglas County Memorial Day Council meets at 11 a.m. at C’s Lounge. All participating organizations should send a representative.
Superior: Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast returns to Wisconsin Public Radio with “Stiffeliol” and composer Giuseppe Verdi at noon.
Cable: Take a snowshoe hike to unlock the secrets of the Uhrenholdt Forest, Sawyer County. Meet at the Cable Museum of Natural History at 12:30 p.m. to car pool to the forest and return by 4 p.m. Dress for the weather. Limited snowshoes available for $2 for children and $4 for adults. Cost is $5 for members, $10 for non-members and $15 for member families.
Brule: Two miles of cross-country ski trails lit by candles and moonlight guide skiers during the Afterhours Ski Trail candlelight ski 6-9 p.m. Free and open to the public. A warm bonfire, hot cocoa and cider provided. A grill will be available for cooking. The ski trail is located off Afterhours Road and Highway 2. For information, contact Catherine.khalar@
wisconsin.gov or (715) 872-5678 or visit http://dnr.wi.
Duluth: The Peace Cabaret 2, a fundraiser for Sue Sojourner’s Mississippi Civil Rights Project runs 7:30-10 p.m. at the Venue, Mohaupt Building, 2024 W. Superior St. Suggested donation is $5. For information, visit www.susojourner.com or call Ann Klefstad at (218) 525-3037.
Duluth: Faculty artist Lorie Scott performs a flute recital at 7:30 p.m. in Weber Music Hall, University of Minnesota Duluth. Admission is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and free for students.
Superior: The Superior Youth Organization meets at 6 p.m. in the DECA Room at Superior High School. Election of SYO officers and board members, a review of the 2009 season and discussions of the 2010 season are among agenda items. Park in the 28th Street parking lot and enter the 28th Street gym entrance.
Cable: The Cable Natural History Museum announces new winter hours, starting this week. The museum will be open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday-Saturday. For information, call (715) 798-3890 or visit www.cablemuseum.org.
Superior: UCare is holding informational meetings about its Seniors Medicare Advantage plan. Members of the sales staff discuss the classic, value, and value plus plans at 9:30 a.m. at Barker’s Island Inn and Conference Center, 300 Marina Drive.
Duluth: The American Lung Association in Minnesota is offering a support group for patients having a chronic lung disease at 10:30 a.m. at First United Methodist Church, 230 E. Skyline Parkway. Program will be Barbara Weinstein of Duluth Snowlympics Celebration. Free; family members welcome.
Duluth: Tech Tuesday presents Online Timesavers to Improve Effectiveness 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Ordean Building, 424 W. Superior St. Participants receive a basic overview of Web-based resources that can save time. Bring a lunch. Coffee provided. Cost is $10 or $5 for members.
Superior: Chapter B.G. of the PEO Sisterhood meets at noon at the home of Sue Hulter-Howard. Co-hostesses will be Ellen Arnold and Sandy Mattson. The program will be a skit by Bev Donaldson and Jean Larkee.
Superior: P.E.O. Chapter AD will meet in the home of Marie Rock at 6 p.m. Kay Anderson will be assistant hostess. Members are to bring their favorite book for discussion and a book exchange.
Amnicon: The Town of Amnicon 100 year centennial group meets at the town hall at 6 p.m. Please try to attend. Any questions, contact Dennis Hill at (715) 364-2588.
Duluth: The La Leche League meets at 6:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church. This month’s topic is “The Family and the Breastfed Baby.” Babies and children welcome, lending library available. For information, call (218) 341-8369, (218) 525-1356 or (218) 393-2403.
Solon Springs: An adults-only class in traditional Okinawan-Japanese goju style karate runs 6-7 a.m. in the Solon Springs Community Center. Free. Wear loose workout clothing or a white karate uniform.
Area-wide: Udac’s third annual Walk A Mile in Our Shoes treadmill walkathon runs 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Participants walk for 30 minutes and are asked to raise pledges to help fund Udac’s STEPS Fitness Center for people with disabilities and other challenges who can’t work out in a traditional fitness center. Participants can register at www.udac.org. Udac is at 500 E. 10th St.
Superior: The Superior Central High School Class of 1937 meets at 9 a.m. at Fuller’s Restaurant. All members, spouses and friends are invited.
Duluth: College Nights at Chester Bowl kick off from 6-9 p.m. at Chester Bowl Ski Hill, 1801 E. Skyline Drive. The hill, chairlift and chalet will be open for snowboarders and skiers ages 18 and older. The chairlift fee is only $5. Participants must bring their own equipment. College Nights continue every Wednesday in February. For information, call (218) 724-9832, e-mail chesterbowl
@clearwire.net or visit www.chesterbowl.org.
Duluth: The College of St. Scholastica hosts a community-wide benefit concert to raise money for relief efforts in Haiti. “With You, Haiti Cherie” runs 7-9 p.m. in the Mitchell Auditorium on campus featuring a variety of local performers and a silent auction. Admission is free. A goodwill offering taken to benefit Haitian relief efforts of the American Red Cross, Catholic Relief Services and Partners in Health.
Superior: Kiwanis meets at noon at Aces on 29th. Geof Wendorf talks about the Superior Leadership Program.
Superior: The Thaddeus Kosciuszko Society (Polish Club) meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Fraternal Order of Eagles, 1710 N. 12th St.
Duluth: Mental Health Support Group meets 5-7 p.m. at Miller Dwan Medical Center, 502 E. Second St., meeting rooms 1-3, lobby level, eastside near the auditorium.
Duluth: Violinist Nikolai Kuznetsov and pianist Viktor Portnow from the Petrozavodsk Conservatory in Russia perform at 7:30 p.m. in Weber Music Hall at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Admission is $19 for adults, $17 for seniors and $5 for students.
Superior: Both Alpha Delta Kappa sororities meet at Aces on 29th. Social hour will be at 5 p.m. and dinner at 5:30 p.m.
Superior: The Superior Schools Indian Education Program Parent Committee meets at 5:30 p.m. at Superior Middle School, 3626 Hammond Ave. Items to be discussed include plans for Family Night. Call Mary at (715) 394-8720 or Melissa and Terry at (715) 394-8740, ext. 106, for a ride.
Cable: Learn the basic skills of animal tracking with tracking expert Sarah Boles. Meet at the Cable Natural History Museum 2-6 p.m. for a slide show presentation and interactive lecture. This is the first of a two-part series that continues Saturday. Registration required and limited to 15 participants age 12 and older. Call (715) 682-4591, ext. 3170 or log onto www.witc.edu to register.
Superior: The annual Chamber Membership Dinner at the UWS Yellowjacket Union begins with a cocktail reception 5-6:30 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m. The keynote speaker is David M. Wood, chief executive officer Murphy Oil, Inc. Reservations required and can be made at www.superiorchamber.org or (715) 394-7716. Cost $50 per person.