Cloquet: The Carlton County Historical Society presents “The Tale of the Redwoods,” a black and white 16 millimeter film with sound, at 1 p.m. Popcorn and punch are served and door prizes announced at intermission. Admission is $2 for adults, $1 for children under 12 and $5 for families. Children younger than 5 and CCHS members admitted free. Call 218-879-1938.
Superior: The Eagles Auxiliary holds a family night dinner 4:30-7 p.m. at the Eagles Club, 1710 N. 12th St. Local charities benefit.
Solon Springs: Sample what area food caterers, restaurants and “foodies” have to offer and meet expert crafters who help make any summer party extra special during “Stepping Out” 6-9 p.m. at the Solon Springs Community. Vendors welcome. Call 715-378-4429.
Highland: The Brule-St. Croix Chapter of the North Country Trail Association meets at 9 a.m. at the Highland Town Hall on County Highway S near Lake Nebagamon. Call 715-292-3484 or visit www.northcountrytrail.org.
Superior: The 14th annual Cabin Fever Reliever Polka Jamboree begins at 11 a.m. at the Moose Family Center, 66 E. Fifth St. Call 715-394-5421. Prizes and drawings, and food are available. Cost is $5 per person.
Shell Lake: Chamber music group Trio St. Croix performs at 7:30 p.m. as part of the fifth annual Piano Festival at the Shell Lake Arts Center. Go to www.shelllakeartscenter.org or call 715-468-2414.
Duluth: The School of the Minnesota Ballet celebrates National Dance Week with a special free public event 1:30-3:30 p.m. in the Depot Great Hall, 506 W. Michigan St. Advanced students perform excerpts from the lushly romantic ballet “Raymonda”; upper-level students demonstrate ballet technique; and the entire audience can join in a social dance or just watch the fun.
Superior: Paddle more, paddle faster, get in better shape and have more fun this summer. The Duluth Boat Club’s paddling program holds a free preseason event for any paddler or team interested in dragon boating at 3 p.m. at the Billings Park Civic Club, 3909 N. 18th St.
Duluth: La Leche League of Duluth offers a playgroup 10 a.m. to noon at First United Methodist Church (Coppertop) 230 E. Skyline Parkway. Call 218-499-9504.
Duluth: Esko Jazz Band presents Swing into Spring Big Band Dance 6-9 p.m. at Grandma’s Sports Garden, 425 S. Lake Ave. Tickets are $10 a person or $30 for a family. There will be a pizza buffet and silent auction.
Superior: Superior Optimist Club holds its annual Meatball Dinner 4-7 p.m. in Kress Hall at Cathedral of Christ the King, 1410 Baxter Ave. Tickets are $8 for adults, $7 for seniors 62 and older, and $4 for youth 12 and younger. Takeout is available. Call Kim Pearson at 715-209-0683 or email email@example.com.
Superior: Get outside with others and share food potluck style 5:30-8:30 p.m. at Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 820 Belknap St. People can share their best resources and ideas for rediscovering the magic of the great outdoors with their kids. Staff from Camp Amnicon leads nature activities with kids and discussions with adults. Each family should bring a potluck item to share. Free but donations accepted.
Superior: Francesca Abbate reads and discusses her book, “Troy Unincorporated,” a re-imagining of Chaucer’s “Trolius and Criseyde,” set in the Upper Midwest. The reading begins at 6 p.m. in the fireside lounge of the Jim Hill Library, 907 N. 19th St., at the University of Wisconsin-Superior.
Duluth: The College of St. Scholastica String and Chamber student ensembles perform “Strings in the Spring” at 7:30 p.m. in Mitchell Auditorium. Tickets are $5.
Superior: The Burlington Northern Santa Fe-Railroad holds bingo and a membership drive at 6 p.m. at the Eagles Club, 1701 N. 12th St. Call 715-610-1710 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Duluth: “Ramona Quimby” comes to life as part of the next young audience performance at 10 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. in the Mitchell Auditorium at the College of St. Scholastica. Tickets are $8.
Superior: A National Day of Prayer 2013 prayer service for the Twin Ports runs 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Bayside Baptist Church, 3915 N. 16th St. The sanctuary is open 4:30-5:30 p.m. for individual prayers. Call Corinne Scott at 218-590-1607.
Duluth: The Braegelman Program in Catholic Studies at the College of St. Scholastica sponsors a free presentation for people of all faiths. “The Poetic Soul and the Preaching Spirit” begins at 4 p.m. in Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel on campus. Stephanie Johnson, Ph.D., an assistant professor of English at St. Scholastica, leads the presentation.
Superior: The Duluth-Superior Chapter of the Ruffed Grouse Society hosts its 33rd annual Conservation and Sportsmen’s Banquet at the Elks Lodge, 1503 Belknap St. beginning with cocktails at 5:30 p.m. and dinner at 7:30 p.m.
Superior: The Thaddeus Kosciuszko Society (Polish Club) meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, 1710 N. 12th St.
Superior: Children and their parents can build football-themed birdhouses out of license plates at Pilgrim Community School 6:30-7 p.m. at Pilgrim Lutheran Church, 820 Belknap St. Sign up at 715-394-4731 or email@example.com. Admission is $5.