Superior: The North End Arts Gallery, 1323 Broadway Suite 1C holds a Culture Zoo: Looking In and Out of Our Cage 6-8 p.m. The free event features artwork by Vince Cody, Adam McCauley, Chelsea Morgan, Jeredt Runions, Christopher Selleck, Michael Smith and Colin Wiita.
Duluth: Lake Superior Singles meet at 6:30 p.m. for a meal and conversation at Perkins West, 40th Avenue West.
Duluth: Esko Music Boosters hosts a fundraiser “Sweetheart Swing Dance to the Big Band” at Clyde Iron 7-10 p.m. The cost is $10 per person or $30 for immediate family. Food and nonalcoholic beverages can be purchased at the restaurant.
Duluth: Zenon Dance Company performs at 7:30 p.m. on the main stage of the University of Minnesota Duluth Marshall Performing Arts Center. Tickets are $6-18, with a special rate of $10 for theatre subscribers. Call (218) 726-8561 or visit www.tickets.umn.edu.
Iron River: Veterans are welcome to the VFW Post 1097 for activities and camaraderie with fellow veterans. Call (715) 372-8681.
Superior: Fundraiser for St. Jude’s breakfast buffet, All-U-Can-Eat and a Bloody Mary runs 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Eagles Club, 1710 N. 12th St. Cost is $9. Call (715) 392-6560.
Duluth: Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center hosts a nature writing workshop 9 a.m. to noon. Cost is $10. A maple syrup demonstration runs 1-2:30 p.m. Cost is $10. Registration required for both. Call (218) 721-3731 or email email@example.com.
Superior: The Memorial Day Veterans Council meets at 11 a.m. at Hardee’s. All veterans’ organizations planning to participate should send a representative.
Duluth: Arrowhead Astronomical Society hosts a stargazing event 6-10 p.m. at Hartley Nature Center, 3001 Woodland Ave. Call (218) 724-6735 or visit www.hartleynature.org.
Iron River: Iron River National Fish Hatchery candlelight ¾-mile trek runs 7-9 p.m. Warm up by the bonfire and roast marshmallows. Hot chocolate, cider and marshmallows provided. Bring your own snowshoes or skis. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
Duluth: Musician George Kahumoku Jr. helps warm a cold February night with acoustic Hawaiian music at 7:30 p.m. in Mitchell Auditorium at the College of St. Scholastica. Tickets are $10. Visit at spotlight.css.edu or call (218) 723-7000.
Pattison Park: The Friends of Pattison and Amnicon Falls State Parks sponsor the 16th annual Winter Funfest at Pattison State Park with free admission from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. Family activities are offered including a craft activity, sledding, prizes, ice, bowling, and horse-drawn wagon rides. Snowshoe lessons will be available, so bring your snowshoes – some snowshoes are available at the park for those without snowshoes. Visitors may also use the cross-country ski trails or do snowshoeing on their own. Concessions are available. Activities, which are free, run 1-3:30 p.m. Call (715) 399-3111.
Duluth: Finnish-Americans and friends throughout the Duluth-Cloquet-Superior area are invited to celebrate the Finnish national epic, the Kalevala, in word and music at Kalevala Day 2012, sponsored by the Ladies of Kaleva Aallottaren Tupa 15. Kalevala Day starts at 2 p.m. at Kenwood Lutheran Church, 324 W. Cleveland St. The guest speaker is Margaret Webster of Tamarack and the Duluth East High School Choraliers provide music. After the program, everyone is invited to enjoy coffee, goodies and conversation. A tori (marketplace) featuring Finnish art, books and gifts, handcrafted items, and bakery goodies is also available. Free.
Duluth: The symphonic wind ensemble and concert band perform at 3 p.m. in Weber Music Hall at the University of Minnesota Duluth. Admission is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors, $5 for students and $3 for UMD students. Call (218) 726-8877 or visit www.tickets.umn.
Duluth: La Leche League of Duluth offers a playgroup 10 a.m. to noon at First United Methodist Church (Coppertop). Feel free to bring a snack or bag lunch for yourself and your children. Call (218) 499-9504.
Superior: Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Hospital Superior Auxiliary meets at 10 a.m. at the hospital, 3500 Tower Ave. Plans for the Salad Bar Luncheon/Fashion Show scheduled March 24 will be discussed. All committees should turn in articles for the Spring Newsletter at this time.
Superior: Pampering for Peggy, a breast cancer fundraiser for Peggy Rydberg, planned before lost her battle with cancer Feb. 10, runs 2-7 p.m. at Trends Salon and Spa, 823 Belknap St. There will be a silent auction, drawings and refreshments to cover the Superior woman’s medical bills. Admission is free. Come and socialize or schedule an appointment during this time. One hundred percent of service sales will be donated in Peggy’s memory. Donations may be dropped off at Trends.
Duluth: The Rev. William Graham leads a discussion on “Why should I be Catholic if I am divorced and remarried and the Church doesn’t seem to want me?” at 7 p.m. in Somers Lounge at the College of St. Scholastica. Free, but reservations are recommended. Contact Barb LeGarde at (218) 733-2287 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Superior: Musician Nelly’s Echo performs at 8 p.m. in the Yellowjacket Union’s Shippar Atrium at the University of Wisconsin-Superior. Free.
Duluth: A musical revue based on best-selling children’s books will be the next performance for young audiences as part of the 2011-2012 Mitchell Performing Arts Series at the College of St. Scholastica. “Fancy Nancy and Other Story Books” is performed in the Mitchell Auditorium at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. All tickets are $8. Visit spotlight.css.edu or call (218) 723-7000.
Superior: The Twin Ports Mustang and Ford Club meets at 6 p.m. at the Superior Public Library. Among items to be discussed will be club participation in the Motorhead Madness Car Show at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center in late March and the Club’s annual summer car show. Anyone interested in learning more is welcome to attend.
Superior: Superior Schools Indian Education Parent Committee meets at 5:30 p.m. at Superior Middle School, 3626 Hammond Ave. Rides available. Call Mary at (715) 394-8720 ext. 217, or Melissa or Terry at (715) 394-8740 ext. 106
Superior: The Superior Eagles Club, 1710 N. 12th St., holds a meat raffle at 6 p.m. The club is open to the public. The proceeds support local and national charities.
Superior: The Thaddeus Kosciuszko Society (Polish Club) meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, 1710 N. 12th St.
Superior: The University of Wisconsin-Superior Symphonic Band performs at 7:30 p.m. in Thorpe Langley Auditorium in Old Main on campus. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for seniors and students. Call (715) 394-8115.