Superior: Eagles Auxiliary hosts a fish fry 4:30-7 p.m.; weekly specials, desserts and take outs available at 1710 N. 12th St. Prices vary. Call (715) 392-6560.
Duluth: Lake Superior Singles meet at 7 p.m. at the Dry Dock on Midway Road for dinner and conversation.
Superior: Barker’s Island Farmers Market runs 8 a.m. to noon near the SS Meteor, rain or shine.
Superior: “Cause for the Paws” 5K Walk/Run for the Humane Society of Douglas County begins with registration at 8 a.m. on the Osaugie Trail. The walk/run starts at 9 a.m. Fees are $25 for individuals or $50 for families and includes T-shirt and bandanas for dogs. Dogs must have proof of rabies vaccination at race time, up to two dogs may be walked and children younger than 13 must be accompanied by parent. A Chinese auction, craft table and 50/50 raffle — must be present to win — follows the race.
Springbrook: The second annual Craig Allen Memorial Motorcycle Ride for Northwoods Humane Society begins with registration at 9 a.m. at Camp Namekagon, about 10 miles south of Hayward. The ride leaves the camp at 10 a.m. and travels 135 miles through Hayward and Weyerhauser, before returning to the campground four to five hours later for a barbecue picnic and music. Two stops are planned. Tickets can be purchased at the humane society thrift shop and shelter.
Springbrook: Guy McFarren welcomes visitors to his farm 10 a.m. to noon at N8788 Fire Lane Road. McFarren owns 210 acres of land, with 75 acres of grazing divided into 10 paddocks. There are 30 Scottish Highlander beef cattle, famous for clearing brush and even eating pine needles when hay is short. Watch for the signs. Call Otto or Kevin at Spooner UW-Extension at (800) 528-1914 or Randy Gilbertson at NW Graziers (715) 520-2112.
Duluth: Autism Walk Northland begins at 11:30 a.m. with check-in at the Duluth Public Schools Stadium. The walk starts at 1 p.m. There’s a free kids’ carnival 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and silent auction 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Drummond: A Second Sunday Poetry Reading begins at 2 p.m. at the Drummond Public Library and Historical Museum, 14990 Superior St. Poets from northwest Wisconsin and Duluth published in Wisconsin Poets’ Calendar 2013 are featured readers.
Ashland: NWWIB Inc. and NWCEP Inc. Executive Committee meets at 10 a.m. at the NWCEP Administrative Office, 422 Third St. W.
Superior: Superior Area Retired Educators meet at noon at Vintage Italian Pizza. Committee members are Carole Strohman, Sara Gaynor, Bonnie Wallin and Dianne Shaw. Nicky Wilson, program director for the Superior School District Homeless and Transitional Services, talks about the program. A collection is taken to donate the following to the homeless program: socks, deodorant, body wash, shampoo, toothbrushes, and toothpaste. All retired educators and those interested in or involved in education welcome. Call (715) 394-5166.
Superior: A community blood drive runs 2-6 p.m. at Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 820 Belknap Ave. Walk-in donors are welcome, but appointments can be made online at MBC.org or contact the church.
Bennett: The Bennett Town Board meets at 7 p.m. to review invoices and its regular meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the Bennett Town Hall.
Duluth: Meet at the Park Point Recreation Center parking lot near the soccer fields at 6:30 a.m. for autumn birding strolls with Erik Bruhnke sponsored by the Duluth Audubon Society. Free.
Superior: Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary meets at 1 p.m. at Esther Nolan’s home, 317 31st Ave. E.
Superior: The WOW club meets at 12:30 p.m. at the Upper Deck.
Superior: The MS Support Group meets 6-8 p.m. at the Superior Public Library, Meeting Room, 1530 Tower Ave. Contact Pam at (715) 394-6958 or Marie at (715) 394-3224.
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 Ed Laureys and David Lee. Bring snacks to share. Admission is $5 and lunch and coffee is served at 2:30 p.m. All couples and singles welcome.
Superior: The Superior Public Library board meets at 4 p.m. in the Board Room at 1530 Tower Ave.
Superior: Mothers of Preschoolers, a program designed to encourage mothers with children ages newborn through kindergarten, meets 9-10 a.m. at Central Assembly of God Church, 3000 Hammond Ave. A freewill donation is taken for childcare. Call (715) 394-5567 or go to www.cagsuperior.org.
Duluth: The Proctor-Duluth No. 92 of the National Association of Retired & Veteran Railway Employees meets at 1 p.m. at the West Duluth American Legion Clubrooms with guest speakers, NARVRE President Tom Dwyer, Minneapolis and past President Whitey Westphal, Ridgeville, Ohio. Unit 92 President Joe Samson extends an invitation to attend to all area railroad retirees, spouses and rail employees.
Superior: Eagles Auxiliary holds a meat raffle at 6:15 p.m. Coney’s are served 5-7 p.m. All money raised goes to local charities.
Duluth: Lake Superior Marine Museum Association and the Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center hosts Capt. Sherman Edward talks “It Sunk — House Lost Through the Ice” 7-9 p.m. in the Visitor Center’s lower level lecture hall, 600 S. Lake Ave., in Canal Park. The captain talks about the seven-room house with furnishings that went through the ice of Lake Superior as it was towed from Port Superior to Madeline Island. Also sunk was a six-wheel drive tractor in roughly 70 feet of water. Admission is free. Visit www.lsmma.com or call (218) 727-2497.
Duluth: The Duluth Audubon Society hosts Laura Erickson’s presentation on “Hawk Ridge: Minnesota’s Birds of Prey” at 7 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Duluth, 835 W. College St.
Superior: PEO Sisterhood Chapter E meets at 7 p.m. in the home of Julie Ford. Hostesses for the evening are Myrtle Regina and Esther Anderson.
Duluth: The Miller-Dwan Foundation’s annual auction fundraiser gala, ARTcetera runs 5 p.m. to midnight Sept. 29 in the Harbor Side Convention Center and Ballroom at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. Register by Sept. 14 at (218) 786-5829 or www.mdfoundation.org/
artcetera. Tickets are $150. Proceeds benefit Amberwing.