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. Public welcome. Email Jane at firstname.lastname@example.org or visit douglaswigenealogy.org.
Wednesday, May 8
Brule: Waino Ever-Rest Cemetery annual cleanup, 9 a.m. Help from anyone with family buried there is appreciated. Bring gloves, rakes, snippers and wheelbarrow if you have them. Refreshments available. Rain date Thursday, May 9.
Superior: The Superior Public Library Board meets, 4 p.m., boardroom, 1530 Tower Ave. 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?
Superior: Head of the Lakes Beekeeping Association monthly meeting, 6 p.m., Swenson Hall 1012, University of Wisconsin-Superior. Tentative agenda includes association development update; review of constitution and bylaws; next steps; and beekeeping education. Email email@example.com.
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.
Iron River: The North Country Trail Association's Brule-St. Croix Chapter group hike, 9 a.m., meet at Rustic Roost Cafe. Explore a four mile section of the North Country National Scenic Trail from Lake Ruth Trailhead to Pero Road. For information, visit www.meetup.com/sscbhikers or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 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 email@example.com.
Monday, May 13
Superior: Superior Area Retired Educators Association meeting, noon, Vintage Italian Pizza. Committee members are Julia Blaisdell, Nancy Wiisanen, Linda Delegan, Carol Gardner and Kathy Esselstrom. Amy Starzecki, district administrator for the School District of Superior, will speak about what's happening in the district. All retired educators and those interested or involved in education are invited. Call 218-591-0054.
Tuesday, May 14
Superior: Bong Book Club meeting, 2 p.m., Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center, 305 Harbor View Parkway. Discussion will center on two books, "The Battle of Arnhem" by Anthony Beevor and "September Hope" by John C. McManus. Open public. Call 715-392-7151 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Superior: The Richard I. Bong American Legion Post 435 and its auxiliary meet, 7 p.m., Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center, 305 Harbor View Parkway.