Superior: University of Wisconsin-Superior Jazz Combos host a jazz lunch at noon in the Yellowjacket Union Atrium. Free. Call (715) 394-8115.
Duluth: Denise Starkey, chairwoman of Theology and Religious Studies at the College of St. Scholastica, talks about “A Nomadic Spirituality of Home” at 3:40 p.m. in Room 4119, Tower Hall. Free.
Superior: The Eagles Club hosts a fish fry, including smelt, 4-7 p.m. at 1710 N. 12th St. Cost is $8 for regular fish fry, $9 for all-you-can-eat smelt.
Superior: The movie “A String of Pearls” highlighting the importance of Lake Superior’s freshwater estuaries is shown at 7 p.m. in the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve facilities, formerly the Boathouse Restaurant, on Barker’s Island. Free.
Superior: “The Magic of Jared Sherlock” wraps up the 2011-2012 Bravo performance series at 7:30 p.m. in the Mitchell Auditorium at the College of St. Scholastica. Tickets are $10, but the performance is free for Mitchell Performing Arts season ticket holders. Go to spotlight.css.edu or call (218) 723-7000.
Duluth: Dulcimer Day in Duluth music festival begins at 9 a.m. with 21 workshops that run through 5:15 p.m., concerts at 1 and 7 p.m., and instrument and craft vendors from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 230 E. Skyline Parkway. Contact (218) 525-5098 or email@example.com, or visit www.DulcimersInDuluth.com.
Pattison Park: East Central Energy hosts a volunteer day at Pattison State Park as part of the GreenTouch program. Volunteers meet at Pattison State Park at 9 a.m. to perform painting, trail work, litter pickup and other activities. East Central Energy provides a barbecue lunch. Work will conclude by noon. Contact Tonya of East Central Energy at (715) 399-6166. Pattison State Park is 12 miles south of Superior on State Highway 35.
Dairyland: Spring Arts and Craft Show runs 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Northland Community Center in Cozy Corner. Woodland Wesleyan Church serves lunch as a fundraiser. Call (218) 391-3766.
Amnicon: “Fishing Opener” Craft & Bake Sale runs 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Amnicon Town Hall, Highway 2. Lunch served.
Superior: The Superior Council for the Arts hosts two sessions on planting hardy cold-season vegetables and constructing a lasagna garden at 10 a.m. with an onsite demonstration with Jane Anklam and master gardeners. Meet in the Gardens on Hammond Avenue and Broadway Street. The free event runs until 2 p.m. Call (715) 392-6007.
Superior: Casino Day runs 1-4 p.m. at the Lighthouse of Superior Assisted Living and Memory Care, 1915 N. 34th St. All contributions benefit the 2012 Walk to End Alzheimer’s.
Superior: Eagles Auxiliary hosts a Cinco de Mayo party 5-9 p.m. at 1710 N. 12th St. Admission is $10 and includes food, fun and prizes. There will be a number of raffles as well. Proceeds benefit the Program Against Sexual and Victim Abuse.
Superior: The University of Wisconsin-Superior presents its conservatory recitals at 1:30, 3 and 4:30 p.m. in Webb Recital Hall in Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center. Free. Call (715) 394-8115.
Duluth: The College of St. Scholastica choral concert choir, Bella Voce and women’s choir present their spring concert, “Sing Me to Heaven” at 3 p.m. in the Mitchell Auditorium. This event will also mark the inaugural concert of the St. Scholastica Vocal Jazz Ensemble. The concert is $5.
Duluth: Lake Superior College hosts its spring choir concert at 7:30 p.m. in the Atrium. The concert features American, Canadian and African folk and contemporary music, Irish ballads and classical pieces. Free.
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.
Superior: Superior W.O.W. Club meets for its May luncheon at 12:30 p.m. at the Upper Deck.
Superior: The Bong Book Club meets at 2 p.m. at the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center. The guest speaker is John M. Russell. The program is free and open to the public.
Duluth: The Parent Grief Support Group for parents who experienced miscarriage, stillbirth or the loss of a child younger than 10 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 Orchestra performs at 7:30 p.m. in Thorpe Langley Auditorium in Old Main. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and students. Call (715) 394-8115.
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.
Superior: University of Wisconsin-Superior hosts a Big Band Jazz Lunch at noon in the Yellowjacket Union Atrium in the Yellowjacket Union. Free. Call (715) 394-8115.
Superior: The Adult Grief Support Group meets 3:30-5 p.m. at St. Mary’s Hospital.
Duluth: Hartley Nature Center hosts a buckthorn workshop to inform residents about this the invasive, non-native buckthorn can be devastating to native plants, trees and wildlife habitat. The free session runs 6:30-8 p.m. at the nature center.
Duluth: Young Widow/Widower Grief Support Group 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.
Region: Northland councils of the Knights of Columbus host fundraisers May 9-12 to raise money for Shriner’s Hospital in Minneapolis. Knights are selling freshly grilled hot dogs and brats, chips and soda for only $2 and $3 at local Super One stores.
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. The society also hosts “Bringing Back Piping Plovers” presented by Julene Boe, executive director of the St. Louis River Alliance, at 7 p.m. in Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Duluth, 835 W. College St. Free.
Superior: Chapter E, PEO Sisterhood, meets at 6 p.m. at the home of Crystal Hintzman. A brief business meeting follows the anniversary dinner. Hostesses will be the chapter’s Social Committee.
Superior: University of Wisconsin-Superior presents the UW-Superior Jazz Band and Big Time Jazz Orchestra Scholarship Concert at 7:30 p.m. in Manion Theatre in Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center at UWS. Tickets are $10. Call (715) 394-8115.