Friday, Dec. 7
Superior: Halvor Lines hosts a Memorial Blood Centers drive, 8-11 a.m., 217 Grand Ave. Walk-ins welcome or make an appointment at 888-448-3253 or mbc.org.
Duluth: Rob Larson, an assistant professor of communication, theater and art at The College of St. Scholastica, will give a free first reading of his new science fiction manuscript, "Blockchain," a coming-of-age love story, 3:40 p.m., Tower Hall Room 4119, St. Scholastica campus. Open to public.
Monday, Dec. 10
Port Wing: South Shore High School hosts a Memorial Blood Centers drive, 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m., 9135 School Road. Walk-ins welcome or make an appointment at 888-448-3253 or mbc.org.
Superior: The Superior Area Retired Educators' Association meets, noon, Vintage Italian Pizza, 1201 Tower Ave. The program features Christmas music presented by an instrumental group from the University of Wisconsin-Superior Music Department. All interested educators and those interested in or involved in education are welcome. Call 218-591-0054.
Bennett: The Bennett Town Board meets at 7 p.m. to preview invoices and 7:30 p.m. for its regular meeting in the town hall.
Poplar: Northwestern Middle School winter choral concert, 6 p.m., high school winter choral concert, 7:30 p.m., high school auditorium.
Tuesday, Dec. 11
Superior: The Bong Book Club annual Christmas luncheon, 1 p.m., Aces on 29th, 2827 Oakes Ave. A short business meeting and holiday exchange takes place during the luncheon. Bring a gift-wrapped book related to military history. Contact Scott E. Markle at 715-392-7151 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Superior: The Richard I. Bong American Legion Post 435 and auxiliary meets, 7 p.m., Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center, 305 Harbor View Parkway.
Superior: The Downbeats annual holiday concert, 7:30 p.m., Superior Public Library, 1530 Tower Ave. Refreshments provided.