Superior: The city of Superior and Douglas County hosts a Memorial Blood Centers drive 8-11 a.m. at 1316 N. 14th St. Walk-ins welcome or set an appointment at (888) 448-3253 or mbc.org.
Superior: The Downtown Farmers Market runs 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot adjacent to World of Wheels Skate Center in the 1200 block of Banks Avenue.
Duluth: Superior Choice Credit Union hosts a community blood drive with the American Red Cross 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Northland Chapter of the American Red Cross, 2524 Maple Grove Road. For information or to make an appointment, call 1-800-RED CROSS or sign up online at redcrossblood.org with sponsor code SCCU.
Duluth: A book release party and signing for "Transforming Community" runs 4-5 p.m. at the College of St. Scholastica Library in the Sister Joan Braun Reading Room. Refreshments served.
Superior: The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI Douglas County) hosts a free peer support group 5:30-7 p.m. at Essentia Health-St. Mary's Hospital Community Room. Contact Chrissy at (920) 452-5152 or ChrissyBarnard22@gmail.com.
Superior: "Phrag in the Bag: Phragmites Control in the St. Louis River Estuary" is the first River Talk planned by the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve and Minnesota and Wisconsin Sea Grant programs. The science cafe-style talk begins at 7 p.m. at the Estuarium, 3 Marina Drive.
Superior: Get hands-on help with a basic computer skills course from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Superior Job Center, 1805 N. 14th St.
Maple: Northwestern High School hosts a Memorial Blood Centers drive 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 4751 County Road F. Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College in Superior also hosts a drive 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 600 N. 21st St. Walk-ins welcome or set an appointment at (888) 448-3253 or mbc.org. \
Minong: Northwood School National Honor Society hosts a Memorial Blood Centers drive 10 a.m. to 2 pm. at N14463 Highway 53. Walk-ins welcome or set an appointment at (888) 448-3253 or mbc.org.
Duluth: The University of Minnesota Duluth Senior High School Band Festival begins with an honor band guest artist concert at 7 p.m. Friday in Weber Music Hall. The concert band and symphonic wind ensemble performs at 4 p.m. Saturday in Marshall Performing Arts Center. Free.
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