Superior: Spring Fling Quilt Show featuring Breast Cancer Quilts, which will be donated at the end of the show, runs 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Saturday at Barker’s Island, Friday. Demonstrations will be given in the morning and afternoon and there will be vendors and quilt prizes. A quilt raffle also supports breast cancer through the Golf Classic Tournament, which in turn donates it to the local breast cancer centers. Admission is $5.
Solon Springs: The Upper St. Croix Watershed is the centerpiece of Earth Day celebrations at 9:30 a.m. The village of Solon Springs and the Solon Springs School District plan to commemorate the completion of a new and expanded wastewater treatment facility with ceremonies at the Solon Springs School and the site of the new treatment facility.
Duluth: The University of Minnesota Duluth’s Center for Ethics and Public Policy sponsors a public lecture 4-6 p.m. about American inequality and personal responsibility in Room 120 of the Solon Campus Center.
Superior: Eagles Auxiliary holds a fish fry 4:30-7 p.m. at 1710 N. 12th St. Bring in a nonperishable item for $1 off your meal. Call (715) 392-6560.
Duluth: The Lake Superior Zoo’s chapter of American Association of Zoo Keepers (AAZK) hosts Bowling for Rhinos at 6 p.m. at the Incline Station in Duluth. The cost is $16 per person, $55 for a family of four, and includes two games of bowling, shoe rental, pizza, and beverages.
Duluth: Sacred Heart presents a Sh-Boom Dance Party at 7 p.m. Vintage appetizers, refreshments available. Vintage clothing is optional. Tickets are $12 at the door, and at www.sacredheartmusic.org or the Electric Fetus. Proceeds benefit Circle of Hope.
Superior: There will be a pancake breakfast at the Superior-Douglas County Senior Center, 1527 Tower Ave., 9 a.m. to noon. Tickets are $5 adults, $3 kids. Menu includes pancakes, sausage, orange juice, milk, and coffee.
Hermantown: St. Louis County Extension Office conducts its annual Spring Gardening Extravaganza, this year highlighting “Gardening in a Warming Northern Climate.” The conference begins at 9 a.m. at Hermantown High School, 4335 Hawk Circle Drive.
Duluth: A Bike Swap runs 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. today and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday at Continental Ski & Bike. People can donate bikes or check them in for sale between 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Friday. Proceeds benefit the United Way of Greater Duluth.
Superior: The Memorial Day Council meets at 11 a.m. at Hardee’s Restaurant. All veterans groups participating in the annual Memorial Day remembrance are encouraged to send a representative.
Duluth: Washington Studios Artist’s Co-op, 315 N. Lake Ave., offers an Earth Day Arts Festival featuring an entire days of performing arts, members exhibit, open studios and arts and crafts. Contact (218) 391-1827, email@example.com or www.wsacduluth.info. The festival runs 1-5 p.m. Saturday through April 29.
Superior: The University of Wisconsin-Superior holds its 24th annual powwow in Wessman Arena with grand entries at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., a feast at 5 p.m. and a hand drum contest at 5:30 p.m. Free.
Superior: UCare offers informational meetings about its UCare for Seniors Medicare Advantage health plan at 3 p.m. April 21 at the Holiday Inn Express and 9 a.m. April 23 at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Hospital community room.
Duluth: Tamarack Dance Association hosts an Earth Day Barn Dance at 7:30 p.m. at the Avalon Dance Centre, 404 W. Superior St. Music performed by the Grit Pickers with Tom calling the dances. Tickets are $8 for adults, $6 for members or low-income and $2 for children, smoke and alcohol free.
Superior: Essentia Health St. Mary’s Hospital Superior Auxiliary meets at 10 a.m. in the Conference Room at the hospital. The new Director of Volunteer Services, Ashley Rivera, will be introduced, and he will share new thoughts and ideas for the betterment of the community we serve.
Spooner: The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources hosts an informational session for hunters and anyone interested in learning more about chronic wasting disease at 7 p.m. in the Spooner High School auditorium, 801 County Highway A, Spooner. A panel of experts on wildlife health, wildlife biology and conservation law will give a short presentation followed by audience question-and-answer.
Duluth: Veterans’ Memorial Hall, a program of the St. Louis County Historical Society, announces another in its local history discussion series, “History in a Pint.” The lecture begins at 6 p.m. at Carmody Irish Pub & Brewing. Free.
Duluth: The Parent Grief Support Group those grieving a miscarriage, stillbirth and the loss of a child 10 and younger, meets 7-8:30 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.
Superior: The University of Wisconsin-Superior Symphonic Band performs at 7:30 p.m. in Thorpe Langley Auditorium in Old Main. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for seniors and students. Call (715) 394-8115.
Duluth: The College of St. Scholastica Concert and Jazz Bands perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Mitchell Auditorium on campus. Admission is $5. Call (877) 349-1156 or go to firstname.lastname@example.org
Superior: The United Way of Superior-Douglas County holds a Workers Memorial Breakfast and tree planting beginning at 7:30 a.m. at the Peter Rich Center, 1201 N. Eighth St. The tree planting will take place in Kelly Park after the breakfast.
Duluth: The Senior Citizen Grief and Loss Support Group meets 10-11:30 a.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: Accomplished human rights figure, and chairman and professor of English at Macalester College, Dr. James Dawes, presents Confessions of a War Criminal at 4 p.m. at the University of Minnesota-Duluth Library Fourth Floor Rotunda. Free. A reception follows the lecture.
Hayward: Northwest Wisconsin Area Health Education Center in partnership with WITC presents a Professional Development Day just for nurses 7:30 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. at the Flat Creek Eatery. Call (800) 243-9482, ext. 4221 or go to witc.edu/search.
Superior: The Superior Central High School class of 1957 holds its monthly luncheon get-together at noon at Aces on 29th Restaurant. All classmates, spouses, and guests are welcome.
Superior: Chapter E, PEO Sisterhood, meets at 7 p.m. at Great Lakes Elementary School. The meeting includes a presentation entitled “Smart Boards: A new way of teaching.” Hostesses are Lori Foley, Beth Lisak, and Nancy Holmes.
Superior: Past, present and prospective members of the Superior Elks Lodge 403 are invited to the Renovation Celebration at 5 p.m. at the lodge, 1503 Belknap St., to get a gander at the improvements and have some fun. RSVP is not required but it is appreciated for an accurate count for the food. Call (715) 394-7403 or sign up at the bar in advance.