Domestic Violence Awareness Month eventsOct. 3: Community members from Superior and Duluth will march across the Bong Bridge, meeting in the middle, to kick off Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the Twin Ports.
Oct. 3: Community members from Superior and Duluth will march across the Bong Bridge, meeting in the middle, to kick off Domestic Violence Awareness Month in the Twin Ports. The march begins at 3:30 p.m. from the Shack Restaurant’s parking lot. A joint mayors’ proclamation by Superior Mayor Bruce Hagen and Duluth Mayor Don Ness takes place at 4:30 p.m. in the Shack parking lot. Free and open to the public.
Oct. 1: North Central Windows Program, a nonprofit organization dedicated to using art to help and put an end to domestic violence, presents their fourth annual exhibition, Renewal, featuring art made by survivors of domestic abuse. The exhibit will be at Kruk Gallery in the Holden Fine Arts Center, 1805 Catlin Ave., from Oct. 1-15 with a reception from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 2. The exhibit will move to the Superior Council for the Arts Gallery, 1323 Broadway St., from Oct. 23-Nov. 13 with a reception from 6-8 p.m. Oct. 26. Free and open to the public.
Oct. 11-13: A donation drive for victims of sexual and domestic abuse will take place from 1-5 p.m. all three days at East End Superior One, 2222 E. Fifth St. Needed items include cleaning supplies, non-perishable foods, over the counter medications, laundry soap, gift cards, paper towels, toilet paper, zip lock bags and more. Donations may also be dropped off at CASDA’s main office, 318 21st Ave. E., from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays.
Oct. 13: Proceeds from the Harbor City Roller Dames’ season opener against the Dagger Dolls from St. Paul, Minn. will be earmarked for CASDA’s capital campaign. Doors to the roller derby event, to be held at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center, open at 7 p.m. with the bout beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $10.
Kids age 10 and under can attend for free with a paid adult.