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 semarkle@charter.net.

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.

Wednesday, May 15

Duluth: Bring your antiques or collectibles to the St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center for a free appraisal, noon to 3 p.m. Dan Sershon of Northland Estate Services and Denny Mager of Northern Specialty, experts in antique appraisal, will evaluate their worth. Limit two items. Arrive by 2:30 p.m. to register in person.

Thursday, May 16

Duluth: Wendy Grethen presents "Historic Sites: Duluth and Beyond," noon, Ruth Maney Room, first floor of the St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center (the Depot), 506 W. Michigan St. Grethen talks about buildings, bridges and locations in Duluth, Superior and other areas of Minnesota that are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Seating limited. Bring a bag lunch. Coffee provided.

Superior: The National Alliance on Mental Illness ( NAMI Douglas County) hosts "Gratitude for Pets!" at the Humane Society of Douglas County, 138 Moccasin Mike Road, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Stop by and make a "thank you" card and put together a goodie bag for your pet during this kid-friendly event. This event is part of Mental Health Month. Literature will be available about community mental health resources. No pets allowed at event.

Friday, May 17

Superior: Superior Council for the Arts presents "Superior Arts Sampler," 4:30-7 p.m., Holden Fine Arts Building, University of Wisconsin-Superior. Local artist exhibits, Kruk Art Gallery tours, hands-on art activities, UWS fine arts showcase, food truck, free desserts and beverages.

Solon Springs: Solon Springs Forward musical "fun-raiser" for the Old Village Hall, 6-8 p.m., Old Village Hall, 9240 E. Main St. The Mark Anderson Trio will perform and donations will be taken to keep the hall open.

Saturday, May 18

Superior: Superior Public Museums grand reopening celebration, noon to 4 p.m., Old Firehouse and Police Museum, 402 23rd Ave. E. and SS Meteor Whaleback Museum on Barker's Island. Cake, coffee and punch will be served. Free admission to celebrate return to summer hours.

Superior: University of Wisconsin-Superior commencement, 2 p.m., Siinto S. Wessman Arena. More than 340 students will be eligible for diplomas. Keynote speaker is UWS alumna Janet Mohr, who served in Minnesota public education for more than 40 years. Student speaker will be Lori Dargatz. Live video feed will be available on graduation day at uwsuper.edu/graduation/commencement.

Monday, May 20

Superior: Learn about becoming involved in the Superior Sister City program with Ami-Machi, Japan, 6 p.m., Superior Public Library. Opportunities include traveling to Japan as an adult or student delegate and serving as a host family for visiting students from Japan. The exchange program promotes international peace and offers a chance to meet new people and try new things. Call 715-395-7212 or superiorsistercity@gmail.com.

Tuesday, May 21

Ashland: Northwest Wisconsin Workforce Investment Board Strategic Directions and Development Committee meets, 10 a.m., and One Stop Operator Committee meets, 1 p.m., 422 Third Ave. W.