Duluth: Find new ways to cultivate your mind and career at LSC’s Spring Open House from 3-6 p.m. Everyone is welcome, whether you’re starting fresh from high school, coming back to finish your degree, or seeking a career change. Summer session starts June 3 and fall semester starts August 26. More than 60 booths will feature information and demonstrations about various college programs. Free chair massages, refreshments, door prizes and a drawing for a free Nook HD are available throughout the event. Information sessions are offered from 4-6 p.m., covering a variety of topics including the admissions process, financial aid, military benefits and Allied Health and Nursing programs.
Superior: The Eagles Auxiliary will hold a Friday family night dinner from 4:30-7 p.m. at the Eagles Club, 1710 N. 12th St. Proceeds from the meal will be used for local charities. Open to the public.
Ashland: A photographic art exhibit by award-winning travel photographer, writer and teacher Jeff Rennicke is on display on display in the Dexter Library at Northland College. The exhibit titled “With New Eyes” provides a fresh perspective on nature photography in the Northwoods and Lake Superior. The exhibit will be on display through May 31.
Superior: Maranatha Academy is hosting an arts and craft show 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Lunch will be available for purchase. For information, contact 218-391-3766.
Duluth: Reach for the stars during Astronomy Day at the Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium at the University of Minnesota Duluth. From 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. the planetarium will offer free events, from dark sky shows and full-dome movies to demonstrations, workshops and educational exhibits and programs. There will be raffle prizes, games and food as well as presentations on terraforming Mars, mining asteroids, space medicine, aerospace engineering and some of the planetarium’s most popular shows. To find the planetarium on the UMD campus, follow College Street to University Drive and watch for signs.
Duluth: More than 35 agencies will share information about their volunteer opportunities from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the Barnes & Noble area of the Miller Hill Mall.
Duluth: Tamarack Dance Association presents another Third Saturday Dance beginning at 7:30 p.m. at The Avalon, 404 W. Superior St. The dance will feature reels, contras, squares, circles, jigs and waltzes with music by The Wild Thyme Band. Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for members, $2 for kids. All dances are taught and everyone is welcome. Bring clean shoes and drinking water. More information is available online at www.tamarackdance.org or by emailing email@example.com.
Duluth: The 50s and 60s showband Sh-Boom is retiring after 24 years of entertaining the Northland. Their farewell celebration will be held from 7-11 p.m. in the basement ballroom of Clearwater Grille & Event Center, 5135 North Shore Drive. Free and open to the public.
Superior: University Theatre presents “The 1940s Radio Hour,” a musical by Walton Jones, at 2 p.m. in Manion Theatre in Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center, 1805 Catlin Ave. Tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for seniors and students and $2 for UW-Superior students with valid student identification. Call 715-394-8380.
Duluth: The St. Scholastica Choir will perform Robert Ray’s Gospel Mass, under the direction of Bret Amundson at Pilgrim Congregational Church, 2310 E. Fourth St., as part of the 10 a.m. worship service.
Superior: The North Shore Sounds directed by Brian MacDonell will be performing at 3 p.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 1924 Wyoming Ave. The concert is free and everyone is welcome. Bars and coffee to follow the concert. The North Shore Sounds performs women's barbershop music.
Duluth: The Swedish Cultural Society of Duluth meets at 3:30 p.m. in Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 219 N. Sixth Ave E. Dr. Ted Johnson, board member of the Swedish Council of America, gives a PowerPoint presentation of his experiences of "Christmas in Sweden." The public is invited. Contact Donna Forbes at 525-5402.
Superior: A workshop on “Social Media and How to Use It In Your Job Search” takes place from 9-11 a.m. at the Wisconsin Job Center, 1805 N. 14th St., Suite 1. The class is part of a Job Club support group to help job seekers build skills, set and meet personal goals and network with other job seekers. Free and open to the public.
Superior: Essentia Health St. Mary's Hospital Superior Auxiliary will meet at 10 a.m. in the conference room. All newsletter articles for the spring newsletter are due at this meeting. All volunteers are welcome to attend.
Superior: Learn about tobacco prevention and Healthier Douglas County Coalition initiatives to improve area health from 5-6:30 p.m. in room 204 at the Yellowjacket Union on the University of Wisconsin-Superior campus. Topics to be discussed include quitting tobacco, youth tobacco prevention and Healthier Children and Families. Free and open to the public.
Superior: “Rain Barrels 101” begins at noon at www.ci.superior.wi. The free, 30-minute presentation is part of the Environmental Matters Webinar Series by the city of Superior Environmental Services Division.
Duluth: The public is invited to an open house from 4-5 p.m. at Northland Youth Services in the Washington Community Center, 310 N. First Ave. W. Majur Attraktion will be performing and refreshments will be available.
Superior: Superior Middle School will be hosting a World Book Night event. About 400 books will be given away from 3-4 p.m. in the school library as part of World Book Night U.S. More than 20 teachers at SMS applied to be book givers last fall and have each been awarded with 20 copies of a book of their choice to give away. The books will be given free to students, community members and teachers. Refreshments will be provided. For more information look up the website at http://www.us.worldbooknight.org/
Superior: Everyone is invited to learn about “Sugar: The Sweet and Sour of it” from 6:30-8 p.m. at Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 820 Belknap St. The Pilgrim Community School class is taught by registered licensed dietitian Bonnie Brost will include a review of the American Heart Association’s recommendation on sugar intake, how sugar affects cholesterol numbers and how much sugar is in some foods. An overview of artificial and “natural” sweeteners and a review of pre-diabetes will also be included. Enrollment is unlimited. Admission is $5.
Duluth: The College of St. Scholastica concert and jazz bands will stage a concert called “Spring Swing Marches and More!” at 7:30 p.m. in the Mitchell Auditorium on campus. Admission is $5 for the public and free for St. Scholastica students and sisters of the Monastery.
Upcoming:Duluth: PAVSA, the Duluth-based organization supporting, educating and advocating to eliminate sexual violence, announces the fourth annual Women’s Herstory Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 30 in the Greysolon Ballroom, 231 E. Superior St. The event is free, but donations are encouraged. To attend, RSVP by April 23 by calling 218-726-1442, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by mail or in person at 32 E. First St. Suite 200, Duluth, MN, 55802.
Superior: Senior dance at the Superior Eagles Club, 1710 N. 12th St. Dance to the oldies, from 1-4 p.m. Music by David Lee and Mr. Ed. All couples and singles welcome. Bring snacks to share for lunch. Admission $5. Lunch and coffee served at 2:30 p.m.
Superior: The Superior Central High School class of 1957 will hold its monthly luncheon get-together at noon at Perkins Restaurant. All classmates, spouses and guests are invited to attend.
Superior:Faith United Methodist Church hosts a spaghetti dinner from 4-6:30 p.m. at the church, 1531 Hughitt Ave. Enjoy homemade spaghetti meat sauce, which is also available for sale in pint and quart sizes. Call ahead for pre-order and take-outs. Curbside service is available. Tickets are $7 for adults, $5 for children ages 6-19 and children age 5 and under eat free. Browse through the bake sale for a sweet treat after your meal.
Superior: Will Mowchan, baker extraordinaire and pastor of Pilgrim Lutheran Church, will hold a class on “Really Good Bread” from 6:30-8 p.m. In this hands-on workshop, participants will bake several kinds of delicious breads from scratch, than take home two loaves of the bread they baked. The class, part of Pilgrim Community School, is open to everyone in the community ages 5 and up. Children ages 5-10 must be accompanied by a parent or grandparent. Pre-registration is required by calling the church at 715-392-4731 or emailing email@example.com. Bring your own apron.
Superior: Chapter E, P.E.O. Sisterhood will meet at the home of Susan Horvath at 7 p.m. for a ceremony of initiation. Hostesses are Laura Kremer, Bev Underdale and Cathy Hecht.
Duluth: Lake Superior Marine Museum Association and Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center coordinated a free program 7-9 p.m. in the Visitor Center’s lower level lecture hall, 600 S. Lake Ave. Paul Hayden talks about the Lake Superior Circle Tour.