Superior: New students attending Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College are invited to New Student Orientation 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at WITC-Superior’s Conference Center. The orientation includes information about technical services, policies and procedures, and academic advisement. Fall term starts Aug. 20. For information, call WITC-Superior Student Services at (715) 394-6677.
Pattison Park: Plunge into the world of wolves through a movie on the re-introduction of wolves into Yellowstone National Park at 7 p.m. followed by Shepherds’ View sky watch after dark. Call (715) 399-3111.
Superior: Barker’s Island Farmers Market runs 8 a.m. to noon near the SS Meteor, rain or shine.
Barnes: The seventh annual Arts and Crafts Sale runs 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Barnes VFW Post, 52325 Lake Road. Call (715) 795-2922.
Hermantown: Kolar Buick hosts a blood drive 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 4770 W. Arrowhead Road. Kolar donates $25 to the zoo flood relief project for each blood donor who participates. There will also be free Green Mill pizza for everyone who donates blood during the event.
Duluth: The annual arts fair, Arts in Bayfront Park, runs 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at the park.
Pattison Park: Be a detective and track down the right identification of some of the trees of Pattison State Park at 7 p.m.; be prepared to take a hike. Call (715) 399-3111.
Duluth: “Heart to Heart” by The Marriage Amendment Theatre Project begins at 7 p.m. at Harbor City International School Theater, 332 W. Michigan St. The performance is free, but donations accepted on behalf of Minnesotans United for All Families.
Superior: Women of the Moose Chapter 795 hosts a pancake breakfast fundraiser for the Douglas County Special Olympics 9 a.m. to noon at Superior Moose Lodge, 66 E. Fifth St, which includes a bake sale and 50/50 drawing. Cost is $6 per person. Douglas County Special Olympics and Moose Charities Special Olympics Softball each get half the proceeds.
Maple: The Old Brule Historical Society holds its annual meeting at the Maple Pavilion at the ballpark on Highway F at 1 p.m. There will be a potluck lunch, bratwurst and buns, beverage, plates and utensils provided. Bring a dish to share. Members and anyone else interested in the organization are encouraged to attend.
Duluth: David H. Peterson presents “Iron in the Forest,” the history of the fur trade in St. Louis, Carlton, Douglas and Ashland counties as told through trade axes, 1-3 p.m. at Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center, 7328 Boulder Dam Road. Minnesota Power and Duluth Archaeology Center sponsors the free event.
Pattison Park: Learn gross-out facts about bloodthirsty critters of Wisconsin at 7 p.m. Call (715) 399-3111.
Pattison Park: At 1 p.m., grab a net and see what creatures you can find in the search for Aliens of Interfalls Lake at 1 p.m. At 7 p.m., bump heads with the horned mammals of Wisconsin. Call (715) 399-3111.
Duluth: The Suicide Family Members Support Group for families of those who died by suicide 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.
Pattison Park: Learn how to identify plants at 7 p.m. Call (715) 399-3111.
Duluth: Adult Grief Support Group meets 7:30-9 p.m. at St. Mary’s Medical Center in the 2 East Classroom. Free. Call (218) 786-4402.
Duluth: Senior Citizen Grief and Loss Support Group meets 10-11:30 a.m. at St. Mary’s Medical Center in the 2 East Classroom. Free. Call (218) 786-4402.
Superior: Downtown Farmers Market runs 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot north of the Superior Public Library, rain or shine.
Superior: Senior Dancing runs 1-4 p.m. at the Superior Eagles Club, 1710 N. 12th St. Dance to the oldies by Rod Mattson & Mr. Ed and Dave. Bring snacks to share. Admission is $5, and lunch and coffee served at 2:30 p.m.
Lake Nebagamon: The Imogene McGrath Memorial Library will hold its annual picnic and zoomobile visit at noon at the library. Food and beverages provided; all ages welcome. Parking at the library is limited so participants should park on Lake Avenue or in the church parking lot next to the library. In case of rain, the picnic takes place at the Lake Nebagamon Auditorium.
Pattison Park: Rachel Martin introduces park-goers Grace Pattison, wife of lumber baron and Superior Mayor Martin Pattison, dressed in authentic period costume at 7 p.m. Call (715) 399-3111.
Superior: Superior Central High School class of 1957 gets together for its monthly luncheon at noon at VIP Restaurant to make final arrangements for the 55th class reunion Sept. 12. All classmates, spouses and guests invited to attend.
Duluth: The Miller-Dwan Foundation and Essentia Health-Duluth host a community open house 5-7 p.m. at Amberwing, 615 Pecan Ave. Tour the $6 million, 25,800-square-foot facility and get a chance to meet staff and physicians.
Pattison Park: Cheri Tesarek leads songs, activities and stories during the Legends of Pattison Park at 7 p.m. Call (715) 399-3111.
Ashland: A free one-day workshop runs Aug. 30 at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center, 29270 County Highway G. Participants learn how to bring native trees, plants, birds and wildlife to their lakeshore; geared toward municipal and town officials, public works and parks staff, land managers and lake enthusiasts interested in natural shore lands. All participants receive a free toolkit of resources. The workshop is free and includes lunch. Participants must register by Aug. 23. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or call (715)685-2672.