Friday, May 3

Superior: Memorial Blood Centers Drive, 7:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Superior High School, 2600 Catlin Ave. Walk-ins welcome or make an appointment at 888-448-3253 or

Saturday, May 4

Maple: Faith Lutheran Church annual rummage, bake and plant sale, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m., Maple Community Center, Highway 2. Refreshments will be served. Public invited.

Monday, May 6

Duluth: Essentia Health offers free SPOTme skin cancer screenings, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Skin Renewal Center at the Duluth Clinic, 400 E. Third St. The screenings are one of the most successful ways to identify and treat skin cancer.

Duluth: "Depression 101: There is Help and Hope," noon to 1 p.m., Duluth Public Library, 520 W. Superior St. A short DVD outlining symptoms and treatments will be followed by a discussion and question-and-answer session. Educational materials available.

Superior: The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI Douglas County) hosts a free family support group, 5:30-7 p.m., Superior Public Library. Contact Cindy at 218-391-4638 or

Tuesday, May 7

Superior: Security Health Plan of Wisconsin offers a free seminar for people who will soon be eligible for Medicare, 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Barkers Island Inn, 300 Marina Drive.

Superior: NWCSA WIC Program of Douglas County hosts breastfeeding class, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Superior YMCA, 9 N. 21st St. Participants will receive a light meal and educational breastfeeding-related item. Raffle for nursing bra, maternity massage or swaddling blanket. Free.

Superior: Douglas County Genealogy Club, 6 p.m., Superior Public Library. Eileen Gannon talks about "Finding Cousins . . .Making Sense of DNA." She will cover the basics of using DNA testing in your genealogy research, clarify some misconceptions and offer some techniques for success. The public is welcome. Email Jane at or visit

Wednesday, May 8

Superior: The Superior Public Library Board meets, 4 p.m. boardroom, 1530 Tower Ave. The meeting is open to the public.

Superior: The "River Talk" series wraps up for the season, 7 p.m., Lake Superior Estuarium, 3 Marina Drive. Lorena Rios Mendoza of the University of Wisconsin-Superior will present "Newton Creek: Is There Contamination After an Explosion?" Mendoza has been monitoring water quality in Newton Creek for the past year and discusses her findings.

Thursday, May 9

Superior: "Domestic Violence and Elections," hosted by Citizens Free School, 5-7 p.m., Superior Public Library, 1530 Tower Ave. Jill Hinners, community engagement coordinator with the Center Against Sexual & Domestic Abuse, will present the class. If a person fleeing domestic violence wishes to vote, what barriers might they face, and what forms of assistance are available to them?

Saturday, May 11

Superior: Pilgrim Lutheran Church annual rummage and bake sale, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., 820 Belknap St. Wide variety of household items and baked goods available. Handicap accessible. Call 715-392-4731.

Maple: Maple Memorial Cemetery Association's annual meatloaf dinner, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Maple Town Hall.

Duluth: Spirit of the Lake Community School's May Faire Festival, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., Peace Church, 1111 N. 11th Ave. E. Cake walks, face painting, treats and May Pole dancing. Lunch for sale.

Superior: Northland Chapter of Grandmothers for Peace annual spring meeting and potluck, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., large meeting room of the Superior Public Library, 1530 Tower Ave. Polly Edmunds and Lyn Clarke Pegg will present "The Humanitarian Crisis on the U.S. Southern Border: Roots and Reality."

Two Harbors: Free tour of Split Rock Lighthouse during an open house, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Visitors can tour the light station and fog signal building, then see exhibits on the North Shore's tourism at the visitor center.

Superior: Head O' the Lakes Chapter, Military Officers Association of America lunch meeting, 11:30 a.m., Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center, 305 Harbor View Parkway. Retired Brig. Gen. Ray Klosowski will brief chapter members on "Duluth Air Force Base and the Cold War." All military officers, whether active duty, retired or former, in the Twin Ports and surrounding areas are welcome to attend. Email