Superior: Rail workers and retirees are invited to attend a free information meeting 10 a.m. to noon about changes in annuities and benefits in Room 203 of the Yellowjacket Union at the University of Wisconsin-Superior.
Duluth: Lake Superior Singles meet at 7 p.m. at the Dry Dock on Midway Road for dinner and catching up.
Duluth: Kevin Kling brings his unique blend of storytelling to the Weber Music Hall on the University of Minnesota Duluth campus at 7:30 p.m. with assistance from accordion player Simone Perrin. Kling, known for his commentaries on NPR’s “All Things Considered” and author of three books, never let a birth defect or severe motorcycle accidents slow him down. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students and free for UMD students. Call (218) 726-8561 or go to www.tickets.umn.edu.
Superior: Barker’s Island Farmers Market runs 8 a.m. to noon near the SS Meteor, rain or shine.
Ashland: Northern Waters Library Service board of trustees meet at 10 a.m. at Northern Waters Library Service.
Superior: East End Family Fun Day runs 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the city’s East End neighborhood. The free event includes a pet parade, collector and pre-WWII car shop, children’s games, live music, hourly prize drawings and five miles of garage sales.
Superior: Boy Scout Troop 202 hosts a meatball dinner 4-7 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church, 320 N. 28th St. E. Tickets are $8; ages 5 and younger are free.
Duluth: The North Shore Sounds under the direction of Brian G. MacDonell, proudly present their annual “Goodtime Barbershop and Variety Show at 7:30 p.m., Saturday at Marshall School Fregeau Auditorium in Duluth. The evening features a patriotic theme, with a portion of the proceeds going toward Honor Flight Northland. Tickets are $10 and are available from members of the North Shore Sounds, at the door, or call (218) 348-8314.
Duluth: Tamarack Dance Association presents another Third Saturday community barn dance at 7:30 p.m. at Avalon Dance Institute, 404 W. Superior St. Music by the Wild Thyme String Band. All dances taught. Beginners welcome; the event is smoke and alcohol free. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for members, $2 for kids. Please bring clean shoes. Go to www.tamarack-dance.org or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Duluth: Peter Tornborg, well-known tenor and Matti Gustafsson from Varmland, Sweden, present a musical program at 3:30 p.m. in the sanctuary of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 219 N. Sixth Ave. E. A social hour follows. There is a suggested donation of $5. Call Betty Selnes at (218) 525-4438.
Duluth: A benefit event for Walk to End Alzheimer’s runs 5-8 p.m. at Grandma’s Sports Garden. Enjoy spaghetti, pizza and original Bonotta’s, live music featuring Gramps with Amps playing classic rock, and a silent auction that ends at 7 p.m. Local businesses donated many great items. Tickets are $15 for adults, and $8 for children 12 and younger. Call (218) 727-8810.
Duluth: The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) presents a free 12-week class for families or friends of someone with a serious mental illness. Class starts at 6:30 p.m. Call (715) 398-6471.
Gordon: A community blood drive for Memorial Blood Centers runs 2-6 p.m. at the Gordon/Wascott EMS, 14511 S. Highway 53. While walk-in donors are always welcome, appointments can be made in advance at MBC.org or by contacting the Gordon/Wascott EMS.
Duluth: JPP brings its Finnish style “Wave of Fiddles” to Sacred Heart Music Center, 201 W. Fourth St., at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance, $15 at the door with $5 student discount tickets available at the door. Tickets to see the innovative folk group are available at the Electric Fetus and at www.sacredheart-music.org.
Duluth: The Suicide Family Members 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) 781-4402.
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: The Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center screens “Flags of Our Fathers” at 1:30 p.m. The 2006 film directed by Clint Eastwood, stars Ryan Phillippe, and tells the story of the Battle of Iwo Jima. The film is shown in the Pearl Harbor Theatre. Admission is free. Popcorn is supplied by Campbell’s Do-It Center.
Duluth: Mended Hearts, a support group for those who have had a heart event, surgery, or stent and their family and friends, meets at 7 p.m. in the Wisconsin Room, first floor, at SMDC/Essentia Health, 407 E. Third St. Cardiologist Disha Mookerjee speaks about “Understanding A Woman’s Heart.” Call Jerry at (218) 724-1068
Duluth: The Adult 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) 781-4402.
South Range: TOPS WI987 meets every Wednesday at the Parkland Town Hall on Highway K with weigh-in 8:15-8:45 a.m. with the meeting 9-10 a.m. New members welcome.
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: The Superior Central Class of 1944 meets at 1 p.m. for lunch at Fuller’s Restaurant. Class members and guests welcome.
Solon Springs: U.S. Sen. Herb Kohl’s Regional Representative, Marjorie Bunce meets with constituents 2:30- 3:30 p.m. at the Solon Springs Community Center, 11523 South Business 53, in Mertzig Hall. No appointment is necessary. Bunce can also be contacted at Kohl’s regional office at 402 Graham Ave., in Suite 206, in Eau Claire, WI 54701; (715) 832-8424; or marjorie_bunce@kohl.
Duluth: Bring your antique/collectible item to the St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center, 506 W. Michigan St., for a free appraisal noon to 3 p.m. in the Great Hall. Dan Sershon of Northland Estate Services and Denny Mager of Northern Specialty, experts in antique appraisal, evaluate up to two items per person.
Duluth: La Leche League meets at 10 a.m. at First United Methodist Church (Coppertop). Babies and children welcome, lending library available. Call (218) 499-9504.
Duluth: Learn about the Piping Plover Project at 7 p.m. at Hartley Nature Center, 3001 Woodland Ave. Free but donations are accepted. Go to www.hartleynature.org or call (218) 724-6735.
Superior: Northwest Community Services Agency Inc. finance committee meets at 9:30 a.m. at NWCSA, 1118 Tower Ave.
Duluth: Chad Lewis, author of “Minnesota Road Guide to Gangster Hot Spots” and “Minnesota Road Guide to Haunted Locations” noon to 1 p.m. held in the Ruth Maney Room, on the first floor of the St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center, 506 W. Michigan St.
Duluth: The Mental Health Support Group meets 5-7 p.m. at Miller Dwan Medical Center, 502 E. Second St., meeting rooms 1-3, lobby level, eastside near the auditorium.
Superior: The Eagles Auxiliary hold a meat raffle at 6:15 p.m. From 5-7 p.m., Coney’s are served 5-7 p.m. All money raised goes to local charities.
Ashland: Debbie Miller, author of “Midnight Wilderness: Journeys in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge” presents her Arctic travels at the Sigurd Olson Environmental Institute, Northland College at 7 p.m. with book purchase and signing to follow.