Superior: Lake Superior Singles meets at 6:30 p.m. to dine at Ace’s on 29th, behind K-Mart. If weather permits the group will meet at 5 p.m. at the intersection of 28th Street and Wyoming Avenue and walk the Millennium Trail. Call (218) 940-2248 to register.
Duluth: Johnny Holm is bringing his widely travelled rock and roll band to The College of St. Scholastica at 9:30 p.m. in the Reif Gymnasium, located in the Burns Wellness Commons. Tickets are $10 for the public; $5 for St. Scholastica students with identification. Doors open at 9 p.m. and tickets are available at the door.
Amnicon: A “Fishing Opener” craft and bake sale runs 9-3 p.m. in the Amnicon Town Hall along Highway 2. Lunch will be served.
Foxboro: The annual Summit Cemetery Clean-up will be held from 9 a.m.-noon, with a rain date of May 8. Volunteers are asked to bring their own rakes. Wheelbarrows are also needed. Refreshments will be provided. Summit Cemetery is located on Foxboro-Chaffey Road. For information call 399-8017.
Duluth: Dulcimer Day in Duluth 2010 folk music festival takes place at the First United Methodist Church, 230 E. Skyline Parkway. The event includes workshops, concerts, a catered dinner, open mike, hands on activities and folk dancing. Advance registration is recommended for classes. For more information e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or look it up online at www.DulcimersInDuluth.com
Superior: Metropolitan Opera Radio Broadcast returns to Wisconsin Public Radio with Opera Armida with composer Gioachino Rossini at noon.
Duluth: A free family event to ring in the spring takes place from noon to 5 p.m. at Morgan Park. “Everybody Outside!” highlights outdoor and recreation opportunities for all community members. Free and open to the public. For more information, look it up online at www.everybody-outside.org.
Duluth: Pulitzer prize-winning novelist Marilynne Robinson speaks at 7 p.m. in Mitchell Auditorium at the College of St. Scholastica. The subject of her talk will be the intersection of literature and religion. Free.
Duluth: UMD Symphony Orchestra performs its ninth annual Concerto Competition Concert at 7:30 p.m. in Weber Music Hall, University of Minnesota Duluth. Tickets are $8 for adults, $7 for seniors, $5 for students, $3 for UMD students and free for children younger than 12. For tickets, call (218) 726-8877 or www.tickets.umn.edu
Superior: Marc Campbell’s second hour social studies class from Superior High School is hosting a taco feed noon to 3 p.m. at the Billings Park Civic Center. Proceeds benefit SMDC’s Beads for Courage program for cancer patients.
Duluth: Choral ensembles perform at 3 p.m. in Weber Music Hall, University of Minnesota Duluth. Tickets are $8 for adults, $7 for seniors, $5 for students and $3 for UMD students. For tickets call (218) 726-8877 or www.tickets.umn.edu
Superior: Bethel Lutheran Church, 5821 John Ave., presents Concert for a Cure, at 6:30 p.m., featuring musical talents from local churches. A free will offering will be taken with the proceeds going to the Douglas County American Cancer Society Relay for Life Teams.
Duluth: Live vocal and instrumental performances from UMD students and faculty will fill Sacred Heart Music Center beginning at 7 p.m. to benefit the programs of Churches United in Ministry (CHUM) and Sacred Heart. The event includes a silent auction of art pieces and a dessert and beverage bar. Free and open to the public. Donations will be accepted.
Superior: The Douglas County Public Health Service will be offering free vaccines to adults in Douglas County for HPV, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Influenza A, measles, mumps and rubella, tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis, and chicken pox. The vaccine is available 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Yellowjacket Atrium at the University of Wisconsin-Superior.
Duluth: Jefferson Campbell performs his home concert on a four-recital tour featuring newly commissioned works for the bassoon by Justin Henry Rubin, Jess Hendricks and Steven Moellering at 7:30 p.m. in Weber Music Hall, UMD. Tickets are $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students are free. For tickets, call (218) 726-8877 or visit www.tickets.umn.edu
Brule: The annual meeting of the Waino Everrest Cemetery Association will be held at the Brule Town Hall at 6 p.m. In addition to election of officers, there will be an election for a board of trustees and other cemetery matters will be discussed. Plans will be made for the annual Memorial Day Weekend fundraising dinner which will be held at the Brule Town Hall on May 30. Following that meeting, the annual meeting of the Waino Pioneer Chapel will be held. There will be election of officers and plans will be made for a fundraiser to help preserve the historic building. All members and anyone else interested in these organizations are encouraged to attend.
Superior: The UWS Guitar Ensemble performs at 7:30 p.m. in Webb Recital Hall in Holden Fine Arts Center on the University of Wisconsin-Superior campus. For information, call (715) 394-8115.
Superior: The UWS Student Honors Juried Exhibit, featuring award-winning student artwork, will be on display in Kruk Gallery in the Holden Fine Arts Center at UWS from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays through May 14. A reception is set for noon on May 12. Student work on display will be available for purchase.
Duluth: Tech Tuesday presents an interactive session on “How to Select a Technology Vendor” 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Ordean Building, 424 W. Superior St. The free session, which is focused on nonprofit organizations, will include exhibit tables and presentations from tech vendors.
Duluth: Lake Superior College hosts the fourth annual Northeast Robotics “Battle of the Bots” competition starting at 11 a.m. in the courtyard in front of Old Navy at the Miller Hill Mall. The event features 15-pound combat robots competing in a 12- by-12 foot Plexiglass arena, and runs until a champion is crowned. Free.
Duluth: The Better Breathers Club support group meets from noon to 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 230 E. Skyline Parkway. Free.
Lake Nebagamon: P.E.O., Chapter AD will meet at 6 p.m. at the home of Gail Johnson in Lake Nebagamon. Sue O’Leary and Kathie Matushak will serve as assisting hostesses. The program will be the study of procedures.
Duluth: La Leche League meets at 6:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church (Coppertop). This month’s topic: “How Breastfeeding Affects Mothering.” Babies and children welcome; lending library available. For more information, call (218) 341-8369, (218) 525-1356, or (218) 393-2403.
Superior: UWS Acappella Choir performs “Music of the British Isles” at 7:30 p.m. in Thorpe Langley Auditorium in Old Main on the UWS campus. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and students. For information call (715) 394-8115.
Superior: The 1937 Class of Superior Central High will meet at 9 a.m. at Fuller’s Restaurant. All member, spouses and friends welcome.
Duluth: The annual Port Cities Luncheon will be at noon in the Radisson Hotel. The 2010 Port Cities Woman of the Year will be announced. Eight young women will be honored at this luncheon also.
Superior: Bottens’ Thursday morning swingers will meet at 10 a.m. The group will hold a practice round of golf after the meeting if the weather permits. New members are always welcome. Questions can be directed to Judy Longshore at (715) 364-8437.
Superior: The Superior Schools Indian Education Program Parent Committee meets at 5:30 p.m. at Superior Middle School. Topics to discuss include budget and grant updates, a pow wow review, graduating seniors and summer camp. Rides available by calling Mary at (715) 394-8720, ext. 217 or Melissa and Terry at (715) 394-8740, ext. 106.
Superior: The Thaddeus Kosciuszko Society (Polish Club) meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Fraternal Order of Eagles, 1710 N. 12th St.
Duluth: The Mental Health support group will meet at Miller Dwan Medical Center, 502 E. 2nd St., meeting rooms 1-3, lobby level, eastside near the auditorium, from 5-7 p.m.
Superior: The Kiwanis will meet at noon at Aces on 29th. The speakers will be Margaret Erickson and Michelle Johnson.
Duluth: The Friends of the Duluth Public Library hosts a media sale from noon to 5:30 p.m. today and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday in the library Green Room, 520 W. Superior St. Items include music CDs of all genres for $1 to $3, lots of movies on DVD for $1 to $3, and VHS tapes for $0.50 to $2, many audio books on compact disc and audio cassette, and complete boxed sets of Lake Superior Magazine.
Duluth: Jennifer Reierson, assistant professor of communication, theatre and art, talks about “Finding Voice Through Crisis: Critical and Cultural Implications for the Crisis Renewal Model” at 3:40 p.m. in Room 4119 of Tower Hall, College of St. Scholastica. Free.
Superior: The Eagle’s Auxiliary will host a fish fry 4-8 p.m. at the Eagles Club, 1710 N. 12th St. Menu varies and prices range from $7-9. Dinners include choice of potato, dinner rolls, coleslaw and coffee or milk. Dessert is available. Bring in a non-perishable food item and save $1 off your meal.