Superior: Big Apple Bagels holds its National Bagel Sale event today and Saturday. For these two days only, customers can purchase bagels for only 49 cents. The National Bagel Sale will also serve as the kickoff event for Big Apple Bagels’ Great Strides® campaign for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Big Apple Bagel is at 1224 Belknap St.
Superior: The Friends of Superior Public Library will hold their annual spring book sale at the library, 1530 Tower Ave., from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thousands of gently used hardcover and paperback books, fiction and non-fiction, for children and adults. All proceeds are used to purchase new library materials
Superior: The annual Girls Just Wanna’ Have Fun shop hop takes place at six small businesses from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today and Saturday. Visitors can enjoy in-store specials and refreshments and sign up for door prizes. The shops taking part in the event include Antiques on Belknap, 1709 Belknap St., Art in the Alley in the Trade & Commerce Marketplace, Kate by Courtney & Leigh, 10 N. 21st St., Peachie’s Stained Glass, 5904 Tower Ave., Sara Bella of Superior, 1613 Tower Ave. and Wine Beginnings, 1705 Tower Ave.
Duluth: The Lake Superior Singles will meet at 6:30 p.m. Enjoy each other’s company over dinner at Perkins in the Miller Hill Mall area. No need to register.
Superior: University Theatre presents “Panic” by Joseph Goodrich at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday in Manion Theater in Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and students, and $2 for UW-Superior students with valid student identification. Call the University Box Office at (715) 394-8380.
Duluth: John Iversen’s “Tango Songs and Stories” from Buenos Aires at the Amazing Grace Café on Canal Park 8-9:30 p.m. A $5-$2 donation is requested for an entertaining evening for all ages.
Duluth: The Famous Faith Lutheran Church Rummage Sale takes place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the church, 1814 N. 51st Ave. E. The sale will feature clothing, furniture, outdoor items, books, movies, household items, children’s clothes and toys, bakery goods for sale, a plant sale and food for purchase. Free and open to the public.
Duluth: The March for Babies, a fundraiser for the March of Dimes, takes place at the DECC, 350 Harbor Drive. Registration starts at 9 a.m. and the three-mile walk begins at 10 a.m. Anyone can walk. If you have not raised funds in advance, a minimum $10 donation is appreciated to help defray expenses.
Solon Springs: A Spring Expo takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Solon Springs Community Center on Business Highway 53 next to the Dairy Queen. The event features the top 50 prize winning quilts from Keepsake Quilting on the East Coast. Enjoy Kosta’s Gyros and other refreshments, great area craft vendors and a lot of fun. For tables call (715) 378-4429.
Superior: The Friends of Superior Public Library will hold their annual spring book sale at the library, 1530 Tower Ave., from 10-4 p.m. Thousands of gently used hardcover and paperback books, fiction and non-fiction, for children and adults. All proceeds are used to purchase new library materials.
Duluth: Hartley Nature Center hosts a Buckthorn Workshop to inform residents about invasive, non-native buckthorn, which can be devastating to native plants, trees and wildlife habitat. The free session runs 10-11:30 a.m. at the nature center.
Duluth: Duluth Cinema will offer a special screening of “The Pirates! Band of Misfits” at 10:30 a.m. designed for families of special-needs children with autism or other challenges who cannot always attend regularly featured movies with their families. The showing is part of Marcus Theaters’ “Reel Movies for Real Needs” series. Regular matinee adult and child pricing applies. The cinema is located at 300 Harbor Drive in Canal Park.
Dairyland: A live auction to benefit the Outdoor Veterans Retreat will begin at 11 a.m. at Cozy Corner Inn, 16461 S. Highway 35. Call (715) 244-3176 for information.
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.
Duluth: The Kiwanis TV Auction takes place from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. on WDIO TV. Bid on great items including a hot tub, washer, dryer, fireplace, vacation packages and much more. Check items out daily on the Kiwanis website,www.kiwanisduluth.com
Superior: The Town of Superior Volunteer Fire Department will hold their spring pancake breakfast from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Town of Superior Town Hall, 4917 South Highway 35.
Superior: A rummage and pasty sale takes place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. May 5 at Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 820 Belknap St. A wide variety of household items will be available. Elliot’s pasties may be pre-ordered from the church at $3.50 each or two for $6 by calling (715) 392-4731 by April 29.
Duluth: The School of the Minnesota Ballet celebrates National Dance Week with Dance Day at the Depot from 1:30-3:30 p.m. in the Depot’s great hall. Upper-level students will demonstrate ballet and jazz technique and the whole audience can join in a fun social dance. Free and open to the public. The Depot is located at 506 W. Michigan St.
Duluth: A Film Series on Jewish and Muslim Youth will conclude with a screening of the film “Knowledge is the Beginning” 2-4:30 p.m. in Room 249 of Burns Wellness Commons at the College of St. Scholastica. A discussion about the film will be facilitated by Rabbi David Steinberg of Temple Israel and Khalil Sabra of Islamic Community of the Twin Ports. The event is free and open to the public.
Superior: Superior Council for the Arts Workshop events from 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. will include hands-on word and picture collage making at the NERR building on Barker’s Island. Tips and tales will be available from Superior Council for the Arts collage artists to inspire your Postcards From Our Estuary creations about a great trip. The event includes a mini exhibition of original postcards by invited artists and writers and historical pictures of the St. Louis River Estuary in the 1800s. Participants meet at the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR), Building 14, Marina Drive on Barkers Island (old Boathouse Restaurant). Admission is $10 for SCFTA members, $15 for non-members. Children accompanied by adult are $5. The cost includes instruction, materials and postcards entry fee. Bring scissors.
Amnicon: The 25th Annual Aurora Ouisconsin Outdoor Club smelt fry will take place from noon-4 p.m. at the A.O.O.C. clubhouse on Tri Lakes Road, between Lyman and Amnicon Lakes. Check out the 3-D Archery Fun Shoot until 4 p.m. $5 fee. Flea Market also, bring own table (no fee). For more information check the website at www.aooclub.com.
Superior: From 1- 4 p.m. take part in the Know Wisconsin Point! Tour, beginning at the NERR Building, 14 Marina Drive on Barker’s Island. Explore this remarkable beach with Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve (NERR) education coordinator Deanna Erickson. Dress for the weather and bring a water bottle. Admission is $5. For more information look up the website firstname.lastname@example.org or call 715 392-6007.
Duluth: La Leche League meets 10 a.m. to noon at First United Methodist Church (Coppertop). Babies and children of all ages welcome. Come join us to let the children play and visit with other moms. Feel free to bring a snack or bag lunch for yourself and your children. Call (218) 499-9504.
Duluth: Duluth Audubon Society Spring hosts Warbler Walks with Jan and Larry Kraemer at 6:30 a.m. at the small paved Western Waterfront Trail parking lot across from the zoo. Free and open to the public.
Superior: A Cancer Prayer Support Group will meet from 2-3 p.m. at Darrow Road Wesleyan Church, 4020 S. Darrow Road. Current cancer patients, those in remission, and their caregivers are encouraged to attend. This faith-filled meeting is open to all members of the surrounding community, regardless of church affiliation. For information call 715 399-8885.
Superior: Toby Madden, regional economist at the Federal Reserve Bank in Minneapolis, will discuss the role of the Federal Reserve, the banking industry and the regional economy at 2:30 p.m. in Swenson Hall, room 1004, at the University of Wisconsin-Superior. The event is free and open to the public.
Duluth: The Autism Association of Northern Minnesota meets at 6 p.m. at Laura MacArthur Elementary School Room A121, 720 N. Central Ave. This is a support group/business meeting for parents and caregivers of children with autism.
Duluth: La Leche League meets at 6:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church (Coppertop). Babies and children welcome, lending library available. Call (218) 499-9504.
Superior: Award winning and internationally acclaimed accordionist Mary Tokarski performs a concert from 7-9 p.m. at the Harrington ARTS Center, 1401 Belknap St. Admission is $15.
Duluth: The Adult Grief Support Group will meet at Essentia Health-St. Mary’s Medical Center in the 2 East classroom on the second floor near the auditorium and the chapel from 7:30-9 p.m. Free of charge. Call (218) 786-4402 for information.
Duluth: The College of St. Scholastica’s instrumental ensembles perform at 7:30 p.m. in the Mitchell Auditorium on campus. Tickets are $5. Go to spotlight.css.edu or call (218) 723-7000 for information.
Tripp: Annual Pine Glade Cemetery meet will be at 1 p.m. in the Tripp Town Hall.
Superior: Twin Ports Rails Social Club holds its 2012 membership drive and general meeting at 5:30 p.m. at VIP Pizza, 1201 Tower Ave. There will be free pizza with a 2012 club membership and $5 bunco. Anyone interested in rails may attend. Call Bernie Reger at (715) 610-1710.
Superior: The National Day of Prayer will be held on the Douglas County Courthouse steps from 12-1 p.m.
Duluth: The Duluth Lions Club hosts their 55th annual Pancake Day from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. in Pioneer Hall at the DECC. Tickets are $6 in advance, $7 at the door for all the pancakes that you can eat along with sausage, orange juice or milk and coffee. Children under 5 eat free when accompanied by parents. Free parking is available. Proceeds help fund community programs for youth and people who are sight and hearing impaired.
Duluth: Veterans’ Memorial Hall announces the opening of its newest exhibit, “Desert Medics” created by the student interns of spring semester 2012. The opening will be at 5 p.m. in the great hall of the Depot, 506 W. Michigan St. Free and open to the public.
Superior: The Superior Schools Title VII, JOM Indian Education Program Parent Committee meets at 5:30 p.m. at Superior Middle School, 3626 Hammond Ave. Rides available by calling Mary, 394-8720, ext. 217 or Melissa/Terry at 394-8740, ext. 106.
Superior: The University of Wisconsin-Superior A Cappella Choir performs in concert at 7:30 p.m. in Thorpe Langley Auditorium in Old Main on the university campus. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and students. Call (715) 394-8115 for information.
Superior: The Thaddeus Kosciuszko Society (Polish Club) meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, 1710 N. 12th St.
Duluth: Duluth Audubon Society Spring hosts Warbler Walks with Jan and Larry Kraemer at 6:30 a.m. at the Park Point Recreation Center parking lot near the soccer field. Free.
Duluth: The Mental Health Support Group will meet at Miller Dwan Medical Center, 502 East 2nd St., meeting rooms 1-3, lobby level, east side near the auditorium from 5-7 p.m.