Duluth: Ryan Vine, assistant professor of English at the College of St. Scholastica, present poems from his new manuscript “Rule Book” at 3:40 p.m. in Room 4119 of Tower Hall on campus. Admission is free.
Superior: Eagles Auxiliary holds a fish fry 4:30-7 p.m. at 1710 N. 12th St. Bring a nonperishable item for $1 off your meal. Call (715) 392-6560.
Superior: Science students at the University of Wisconsin-Superior host Science Night 5-9 p.m. in Barstow Hall on campus featuring science demonstrations and hands-on experiments for the whole family. Free.
Duluth: Lake Superior Singles meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Dry Dock on Midway Road. Call Fritz at (218) 879-3384 to register.
Duluth: The series, Lost Shadows: Silent German Expressionist Cinema, debuts with the showing of “Nosferatu: A Symphony of Horror,” at 7 p.m. today. The second film, “The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari,” is at 2 p.m. Saturday and the final film, “Metropolis,” is 7 p.m. Saturday. All three films are shown in Room 249 of the Burns Wellness Center at the College of St. Scholastica. Free. Refreshments served.
Poplar: Cub Scout Pack 212 AYCE hosts a pancake breakfast 8-11 a.m. at Northwestern Elementary School. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for children ages 5-12, and children younger than 5 are free.
Superior: The Eagles Auxiliary hosts a rummage and bake sale 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. followed by a card party from 2-4 p.m. at the Eagles Club, 1710 N. 12th St. Tables are available for the sale for $10 each or $5 each for members. If interested in a table, call the club. An all-you-can-eat breakfast buffet is held at the same time. The cost is $9 and includes a bloody Mary. Proceeds benefit local charities. The card party features games such as smear, cribbage, dice and/or bunco. The cost is $4 for adults, and includes lunch and prizes.
Superior: The Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center hosts a free program at 10 a.m. entitled ‘Military History Research Methods and Strategies’ with author and researcher Tom Culbert. Culbert’s program shows how to conduct research and using governmental and non-governmental resources to locate primary source documents.
Superior: The Lake Superior Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution meets at 10:30 a.m. at the Superior Public Library, 1530 Tower Ave. Anyone interested please come and join us. Call Catherine Beebe at (715) 394-5186
Superior: UWS’ World Student Organization hosts an international cooking demonstration noon to 3 p.m. at Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 820 Belknap St. Free. For information, visit www.uwsuper.edu/inauguration.
Bennett: The all-you-can-eat Bennett Firefighters annual Spaghetti Supper runs 4-7 p.m. at the Bennett Town Hall, corner of County Highway L and U.S. Highway 53.
Ashland: The Chequamegon Symphony Orchestra performs an evening of Beethoven’s music at 7:30 p.m. in the Presbyterian-Congregational Church in Ashland. Tickets are $5 for the public, $1 for students and free for Northland College students, faculty and staff.
Superior: Boy Scout Troop 202 is having their pancake breakfast 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the United Presbyterian Church, 229 N. 28th Street. Tickets are $7, 5 and younger are free.
Duluth: “Praying with Lior” is the next film presented in the series: Knowledge is the Beginning: A Film Series on Jewish and Muslim Youth, at the College of St. Scholastica. The showing runs 2-4:30 p.m. in Room 249 of Burns Wellness Center on campus. There will be a discussion about the film with facilitators Linda Eason and Andrea Gelb, of Temple Israel. Free.
Superior: Have fun and learn about people around the world at International Family Fun Day 3-6 p.m. in the Yellowjacket Union at UWS. Events include games, international children’s books, storytelling, Korean Pop dancing, and a drumming circle. Bring your own drum or we can provide one. Free.
Duluth: University of Minnesota Duluth Theatre students and faculty perform “The Deputy, Act IV” at 2 p.m. in the Rafters in the Kirby Student Center. A discussion follows the performance.
Duluth: The Swedish Cultural Society meets at 3:30 p.m. in Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 219 N. Sixth Ave. E. The video “Pretty Much Scandinavian-Saga 2” is showing. Free.
Superior: The Center Against Sexual and Domestic Abuse Inc. (CASDA) and the University of Wisconsin-Superior host a “Speak Out,” part of sexual assault awareness month. The event begins at the UWS’ Yellowjacket Union (Lot 2) with a barbecue, march and walk from 4 to 5 p.m. and a “speak out” 5-7 p.m. at the Douglas County Courthouse.
Brule: The annual meeting of the Waino Ever-Rest Cemetery begins at 6 p.m. at the Brule Town Hall for the election of officers and other cemetery business including discussion of the Memorial Day weekend ham dinner. Following, the Waino Pioneer Chapter meets for the election of officers and discussion of fundraising to preserve the historical building.
Duluth: The support group for surviving family members of those who died by suicide meets 7-8:30 p.m. St. Mary’s Medical Center in the 2 East Classroom on the second floor near the auditorium and the chapel. Free. Call (218) 786-4402.
Duluth: The 2011-2012 Mitchell Performing Arts Series at the College of St. Scholastica concludes with Theatreworks’ production of “Charlotte’s Web,” for young audiences, at 10 a.m. in Mitchell Auditorium. Tickets are $5. Go to spotlight.css.edu or call (218) 723-7000.
Superior: The Clef Music Society meets at 1 p.m. at the home of Anne Melcher, 16 Quechee St. Soloist Linda Eliason presents the program and accompanist Vivian Markley features children’s songs written by Aaron Copland and Irving Fine. A short business meeting conducted by President Nancy Smith follows. Hostesses are Eliason, Markley and Melcher.
Superior: Hollywood’s Heroes 2012 Film Series features “Twelve o’clock High” starring Gregory Peck at 1:30 p.m. in Pearl Harbor Theatre at the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center.
Superior: The St. Louis River Alliance hosts a presentation at 6:30 p.m. at the Lake Superior NERR on Barker’s Island about upcoming activities planned for the effort to attract nesting piping plover to this area.
Duluth: Mended Hearts meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Ontario Room at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s, 407 E. Third St. The program will be the first of six sessions of “Living Well with Chronic Conditions” such as diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, heart disease and chronic pain or anxiety. Free. Call Sherry at (218) 529-7523 to register.
Duluth: The Adult Grief Support Group meets 7:30-9 p.m. at St. Mary’s Medical Center in the 2 East Classroom on the second floor near the auditorium and the chapel. Free. Call (218) 786-4402.
Duluth: Weapons of the Spirit is shown at 7:30 p.m. in UMD’s Kirby Student Center. Members of the Baeumlet Kaplan Holocaust Commemoration Committee lead a post-film discussion.
Duluth: La Leche League meets at 10 a.m. at First United Methodist Church (Coppertop). Babies and children welcome, lending library available. Call (218) 499-9504.
Duluth: Rebecca Skloot, author of “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks,” is the keynote speaker for the College of St. Scholastica’s Centennial at 7 p.m. at Symphony Hall of the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. Kerri Miller, co-host of Minnesota Public Radio’s “The Daily Circuit” does an onstage interview with Skloot, who will sign books after. Free, but tickets are required through the St. Scholastica box office, (218) 723-7000.
Superior: The 4th of July Parade Committee meets at 6 p.m. at Hardee’s. Parade entries are available. Call (715) 394-9673 or go to www.superior4thjuly.com.
Duluth: Religious Institutions’ Responses to the Holocaust begins at 4:30 p.m. in Weber Music Hall at UMD.
Duluth: The 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: Hartley Nature Center hosts its ninth annual Wine in the Woods benefit auction 6-9 p.m. The event includes live and silent auctions, hor d’oeuvres by Ledge Rock Grille and fine wines and beer provided by Shack Liquor with music by Clearwater Hot Club.
Superior: University Theatre presents “Panic” by Joseph Goodrich at 7:30 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday in Manion Theater in Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center at UWS. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and students, and $2 for UWS students with valid student ID. Call (715) 394-8380.
Duluth: University of Minnesota Duluth Theatre and symphony orchestra present Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella in the Marshall Performing Arts Center Mainstage Theatre at 7:30 p.m. April 19-21 and 25-28, and at 2 p.m. April 22. Tickets are $6-$18. Call (218) 726-8561 or visit www.tickets.umn.edu.
Duluth: Rubber Chicken Theater presents a play by comedy legend Steve Martin, “Picasso at the Lapin Agile” at 7:30 p.m. April 19-21 and 26-28 at the Play Ground in the Technology Village. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for students.
Superior: The Humane Society of Douglas County, Inc. invites you to attend “Paws for Love” on Saturday, April 28, at the UW-Superior Yellowjacket Union Great Room. Tickets are $40 and include dinner, drink ticket, ticket to comedy night at Dubh Linn Irish Pub, silent and dog bone auctions and ever-popular dessert auction. Call Jacie at (218) 393-3138 to make your reservation by April 16, seating is limited. To view auction items, go to www.hsdcpets.com.