Friday, July 26

Duluth: Strikepoint handbell ensemble homecoming concert, 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 230 E. Skyline Parkway. Admission free; donations accepted. The ensemble, which includes handbells, handchimes, Silver Melody Bells and a variety of other instruments, is returning from a summer tour in St. Louis.

Saturday, July 27

Superior: Barker’s Island Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to noon, Marina Drive.

Amnicon: Emily Robers of Snake Discovery presents “Snake, Rattle & Roll,” 6 p.m., Amnicon Falls State Park.

Monday, July 29

Solon Springs: Memorial Blood Centers blood drive, 2-5 p.m., Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 11405 SW First St. Walk-ins welcome, advance appointments encouraged. Call 888-448-3253 or visit

Tuesday, July 30

Superior: Central High School Class of 1965 picnic, 2 p.m., new pavilion at Billings Park. All classmates, spouses and friends are invited. Meal served around 4:30 p.m.; hat will be passed to cover expenses. Bring a favorite dessert to share. Contact or Ruth at 715-399-8221 or to RSVP.

Duluth: Northshore Philharmonic Orchestra international music concert, 7:30 p.m., Mitchell Auditorium, College of St. Scholastica. Free admission; donations accepted.

Wednesday, July 31

Superior: Downtown Farmers Market, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., 1215 Banks Ave.

Superior: Memorial Blood Centers blood drive, 8-11 a.m., Government Center, 1316 N. 14th St., and 1:30-4:30 p.m., Enbridge Energy, 119 N. 25th St. E. Walk-ins welcome, advance appointments encouraged. Call 888-448-3253 or visit

Superior: Free Bayside Sounds Concert featuring variety band Fatt Chance, 6 p.m., Billings Park.

Thursday, Aug. 1

Superior: Thaddeus Kosciuszko Fraternal Aid Society (Polish Club) meets, 6:30 p.m., Fraternal Order of the Eagles, 1710 N. 12th St.

Superior: Superior East Class of 1960 meets, 5 p.m., Shamrock, 5825 Tower Ave. Social hour, 5-6 p.m.; pizza buffet, salad and bars, 6 p.m. Fee will be collected at the door. Classmates and spouses are encouraged to attend. Call Jane at 715-392-6239.

Friday, Aug. 2

Pattison Park: Department of Astronomy at the University of Wisconsin in Madison presents “Universe in the Park,” sunset, Pattison State Park.

Duluth: Free Movies in the Park features Northshore Philharmonic Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Leif Erickson Park. Works will include movie and show music, including an original composition by local composer Ian Deterling. Free admission; donations accepted.