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Community Calendar: Genealogy event, children's mental health workshop and more

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Friday, April 1

Virtual: Superior Public Library hosts a virtual genealogy program, Foolin’ Around With Your Family Tree, from 5:30-8:30 p.m. via Zoom. Learn about the resources that can be accessed at the Register of Deeds office and what it’s like to be a Certified Genealogist. Volunteers from the Douglas County Genealogy Club will be available to answer genealogy-related questions. Free, but registration is required. Email mehlel@superiorlibrary.org or visit the library website to register.

Saturday, April 2

Superior: The Superior Douglas County YMCA hosts a free drive-thru food distribution event from 10 a.m. to noon in its south entrance driveway. The YMCA has partnered with Every Meal to provide free 4-5 lb. food bags to those in need. Four varieties are available to anyone in need.

Monday, April 4

Superior: Four Corners Elementary School hosts a free workshop on children’s mental health and well-being. Participants can learn simple everyday self-care tools for themselves and their children and develop some basic dialectical behavior therapy and mindfulness skills for supporting children through tough times. A light meal and resource fair will be held from 5:15-6 p.m., followed by workshops from 6-7:30 p.m. Register at https://go.wisc.edu/d72zb0.

Tuesday, April 5

Superior: The Superior Public Library hosts its weekly story time for children from 10:30-11 a.m.

Superior: The Superior School District hosts Closing the Gap, a community conversation around graduation outcomes for young adults with disabilities, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Superior High School. Join a conversation to identify issues and brainstorm solutions. Contact shawna.anderson@superior.k12.wi.us for more information.

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Thursday, April 7

Superior: The Superior Douglas County YMCA hosts a free food distribution event from 4-6 p.m. in its lobby. The YMCA has partnered with Every Meal to provide free 4-5 lb. food bags to those in need. Four varieties are available to anyone in need.

Superior: The Superior Public Library hosts Pajama Storytime at 6 p.m.

Superior: Fairlawn Mansion hosts the Zero Waste Duluth Garden Talk from 6-7:15 p.m. April Heposkoski of Zero Waste Duluth will share tips and tricks on how to live a more sustainable, low waste life. The cost to attend is $10. Register at superiorpublicmuseums.org . For more information, call 715-394-5712.

Superior: The Thaddeus Koscuiszko Fraternal Aid Society (Polish Club) meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Fraternal Order of Eagles, 1717 N. 12th St.

Friday, April 8

Superior: The Superior Public Library hosts its Bookworms Book Club for kids at 4 p.m. The group will discuss "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone" by J.K. Rowling. Copies can be checked out at the library.

Saturday, April 9

Superior: The Superior Douglas County YMCA hosts a free drive-thru food distribution event from 10 a.m. to noon in its south entrance driveway. The YMCA has partnered with Every Meal to provide free 4-5 lb. food bags to those in need. Four varieties are available to anyone in need.

Superior: The Superior Jaycees host their annual Gitchee Gumee Brewfest fundraiser from 2-6 p.m. at Wessman Arena. The event will showcase brewers from across the region. VIP admission runs from 2-3 p.m., followed by general admission from 3-6 p.m. VIP tickets are $55 per person. In addition to early entrance to the event, VIP ticket holders also receive access to a VIP area and an unlimited taco bar. General admission runs from 3-6 p.m. The cost is $30 per person. Tickets can be purchased at Keyport Liquor, all 7 West Taphouse locations, and online at twinportsnightlife.com . All proceeds from the event are donated back to the community.

Sunday, April 10

Superior: Fairlawn Mansion hosts A Children's Home Easter from 10 a.m. to noon. Families are invited to learn about life at Fairlawn Mansion during the children's home era. The event includes a sampling of foods they enjoyed during Easter, traditional games, crafts, an Easter egg hunt, meet-and-greet with the Easter Bunny, tours of the mansion and more. Children ages 2 and under are free; tickets for children ages 3-12 are $8 each; and tickets for those 13 and up are $10 per person. Purchase tickets online at superiorpublicmuseums.org .

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Monday, April 11

Superior: The Superior Public Library hosts a free screening Steven Spielberg’s remake of the classic “West Side Story” from 6-8:30 p.m. Love at first sight strikes when young Tony spots Maria at a high school dance in 1957 New York City. Their burgeoning romance helps to fuel the fire between the warring Jets and Sharks — two rival gangs vying for control of the streets. The film is nominated for seven Academy Awards including Best Picture.

Tuesday, April 12

Superior: The Superior Public Library hosts its weekly story time for children from 10:30-11 a.m.

Superior: The University of Wisconsin-Superior hosts a “Piano Duo” performance by pianists Ji Young Lee from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls and Hector Landa, UWS assistant professor, at 7:30 p.m. in Thorpe Langley Auditorium on the UWS campus. Tickets are $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and free for students. The auditorium is located in Old Main, 1710 Weeks Ave. Call 715-394-8115 or email music@uwsuper.edu for more information.

Wednesday, April 13

Brule: The Old Brule Heritage Society (OBHS) will hold its April general meeting at the Brule Town Hall at 6 p.m. The evening will include a potluck supper. Following the meal, the group will hear about Douglas County history from historian and playwright Teddie Meronek. Meronek’s presentation is titled “Local librarian fires Frank Lloyd Wright.” The general meeting will follow the presentation. The event is open to anyone who is interested in local history. The hall is handicap accessible.

Superior: Lake Superior Writers (a nonprofit organization) will host Superior Shares, a virtual open mic from 6-7 p.m. The event is free and open to members and nonmembers. If you wish to read, 10 five-minute reading slots are available. Participants will be notified ahead of time if they've been selected to read. Graphic content is prohibited. To register, email  writers@lakesuperiorwriters.org. Please indicate if you'd like to read. Please register by April 11. A Zoom link will be sent the day of the event. For more information visit https://lakesuperiorwriters.org/events/superior-shares-open-mic-night/

Thursday, April 14

Superior: The Superior Public Library hosts its Crafty Kids program from 3-5 p.m. Families can stop in any time for children to make a spring animal craft. All supplies will be provided and no registration is required. One craft per child, please.

Superior: The Superior Douglas County YMCA hosts a free food distribution event from 4-6 p.m. in its lobby. The YMCA has partnered with Every Meal to provide free 4-5 lb. food bags to those in need. Four varieties are available to anyone in need.

Saturday, April 16

Superior: Trader's Village of Douglas County hosts a craft fair, flea market and vendor event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Head of the Lakes Fairgrounds. Admission is free.

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Superior: The Superior Douglas County YMCA hosts a free drive-thru food distribution event from 10 a.m. to noon in its south entrance driveway. The YMCA has partnered with Every Meal to provide free 4-5 lb. food bags to those in need. Four varieties are available to anyone in need.

Ongoing

The Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) Chapter EL from Ashland is hosting a wine bundle fundraiser for its Community Partnership Scholarship. Donate $25 and receive a mystery bottle of wine, certificate for a free tasting at White Winter Winery in Iron River, original artwork by Karen Thiel and chocolates. Since 2017, the Community Partnership Scholarship has been awarded to young women graduating from Ashland, Bayfield, Drummond, Northwestern, South Shore or Washburn high schools. To date, 10 students from area schools have received scholarships. Contact Jody Forsythe, 715-292-9237 or forsythe.jody.gmail.com by May 1 to order, donate or ask questions.

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