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Community Calendar: Broadway Square Vintage Market, Storytime in Billings Park and more

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Saturday, June 18

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: Broadway Square Vintage Market runs from 2-6 p.m. on the corner of Hammond and Broadway. The event is held every third Saturday of the month and features makers, shakers and creators. It is hosted by Lady Outlaw Vintage and Mitzi’s Misfit Vintage, and is free and open to the public.

Superior: The Border Town Betties and Thirsty Pagan Brewing host an evening of country western fun and entertainment starting at 5 p.m. at Thirsty Pagan. The event features line dancing, bouncy horse races and more to benefit Save the Brays Donkey Rescue.

Solon Springs: Hike a segment of the North Country National Scenic Trail on one of the longest days of the year. The group will meet at 8 p.m. at the trailhead at 13152 S. Bird Road, Solon Springs. The hike is a round trip of 3 miles and will take about 90 minutes to complete. The Solstice Hike is sponsored by the North Country Trail Association’s Brule-St. Croix Chapter and the Friends of the Bird Sanctuary.

Sunday, June 19

Gordon: The Gordon Fire Tower will host an open climbing day from 1-4 p.m. at the fire tower, 9469 E. Bass Lake Road. Members of the public are invited to climb 100 feet up to the cab of the historic tower and explore the grounds of the site, which is operated by the nonprofit Friends of the Bird Sanctuary. Visit the Gordon Fire Tower Facebook page for more information and additional climbing dates.

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Monday, June 20

Superior: The Superior Public Library hosts its Lego Club from 4-6 p.m.

Superior: The Superior Public Library hosts a free screening of the film "Licorice Pizza" at 6 p.m. The Oscar-nominated movie is about growing up, running around and going through the treacherous navigation of first love in the San Fernando Valley during the 1970s. This movie is rated R. Closed-captioning will be enabled.

Tuesday, June 21

Superior: The Superior Public Library hosts Storytime in the Park from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in Pavilion 2 at Billings Park. Children will enjoy stories, crafts and fun — rain or shine. No registration is necessary and the program is free.

Superior: Superior Porchfest organizes local celebrations for Make Music Day, a free outdoor music festival celebrated worldwide. Performances include Kristie Cunningham, noon-1 p.m. at Thirsty Pagan Brewing; Gina Lee from 2-3 p.m. at Thirsty Pagan Brewing; Kristie Cunningham from 2:15-3:15 p.m. at Clarence Benson Park; Yellow Cloud from 2:30-4:15 p.m. at Superior Bay Boutique; Bret Holland from 4-5 p.m. at Thirsty Pagan Brewing; Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra from 4-6 p.m. at 410 E. 5th St.; Stel from 5:15-6 p.m. at Thirsty Pagan Brewing; Four String Rock from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the Spirit Room; Faydra Largo from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Superior Waffles; Mel Sando from 6-8 p.m. at 1638 Hammond Ave.; Sonofmel from 6-8 p.m. at 1628 Hughitt Ave.; Similar Dogs from 6-8 p.m. at 45 Billings Lane; Shane Nelson from 6-8 p.m. on Marina Drive (Northshore SUP); Yellow Cloud from 6-8 p.m. at Whiskey’s Last Resort; and Boomstick from 6-9 p.m. at Goin’ Postal.

Lakeside: Old Brule Heritage Society gathers at 5 p.m. at the Davidson Windmill to dedicate a plaque in memory of Eugene Davidson, who donated the windmill to OBHS in 2001. A tree will also be planted in his memory. Following the ceremony, the group will travel to the Lakeside Town Hall for a midsummer potluck (think Scandinavian supper) followed by a short program presented by a few members entitled “Letters from the Pioneers.” The business meeting follows the program. The public is invited to attend all events.

Wednesday, June 22

Superior: Downtown Farmers’ Market runs 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1215 Banks Avenue.

Thursday, June 23

Superior: The Superior Central High School Class of 1957 will meet at 11:30 a.m. at the VIP restaurant, 1201 Tower Ave. All classmates, spouses and friends are invited to help finalize plans for the upcoming reunion.

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- to 5-pound food bags to those in need. Four varieties are available to anyone in need.

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Superior: Mentor North’s Summer Fest fundraiser will be held at Earth Rider Brewery from 4:30-9 p.m. The event includes games, music from Darling Danger and food from the Mystery Mobile food truck. All proceeds support youth mentoring and the programs of Mentor North. Tickets are $5 per person in advance or $10 at the door. Advance tickets can be purchased from Mentor North staff, board members and Mentor Superior subcommittee members. Contact Kate at kpease@mentornorth.org with questions or for assistance purchasing tickets. The event is sponsored by Solid Foundations of Minnesota and Gavilon.

Superior: The Superior Public Library hosts Aargh! Pirates! from 6-7 p.m. The free program with magician Robert Halbrook includes interactive storytelling, comedy and magic aimed at encouraging children to read and enjoy books. The program is open to all ages and no registration in necessary.

Saturday, June 25

Superior: The Barker’s Island Farmers’ Market runs 9 a.m. to noon on Marina Drive near the S.S. Meteor.

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.

Iron River: The annual Midsummer Fest, or Juhannus in Finnish, will be held at the Oulu Cultural & Heritage Center, 71055 Muskeg Road, Iron River, from noon to 4 p.m. Midsummer is a celebration of the summer solstice in the Nordic countries as it is the longest day of the year and the start of the true summer season. The event will include ethnic foods, music and visits with others. Attendees will also be able to tour the exhibits and historic buildings on site.

Monday, June 27

Superior: The Superior Public Library hosts a free teen craft from 11 a.m. to noon with artist Leah Biezuns. Participants will create resin earrings and keychains. All supplies will be provided and no registration is required. The craft is for students age 12-18.

Superior: FoodWIse educators with UW-Extension will host a summer cooking workshop, “Around the Table,” for students in sixth to 12th grade. The series of eight classes will take place from noon to 3 p.m. June 27-30 and July 11-14 at Superior Middle School in the Family and Consumer Education classroom. For details and to register, visit the UW-Extension website. Class size is limited to 20.

Superior: The Superior Public Library hosts its Lego Club from 4-6 p.m.

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Tuesday, June 28

Superior: The Superior Public Library hosts Storytime in the Park from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in Pavilion 2 at Billings Park. Children will enjoy stories, crafts and fun — rain or shine. No registration is necessary and the program is free.

Superior: The Superior Public Library hosts a free information session on Medicare from 1-2 p.m. Participants will learn the basics of Medicare, including how and when to enroll. The information session is intended for anyone approaching age 65 or looking to retire.

Wednesday, June 29

Superior: Downtown Farmers’ Market runs 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1215 Banks Avenue.

Superior: The Humane Society of Douglas County hosts a clean up of Bear Creek Park, 138 Moccasin Mike Road E, at 4:15 p.m. People interested in volunteering should sign up at 715-398-6784 by June 22. All clean up supplies will be provided.

Thursday, June 30

Superior: The Superior Public Library hosts its adult book club at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. The group will discuss "The Immortalists" by Chloe Benjamin, a captivating family saga that asks the question, "If you knew the date of your death, how would you live your life?" Participants can pick the time that works best for them. Anyone who would like to join virtually should email mehlel@superiorlibrary.org. A limited number of copies of the book are available at the circulation desk.

Superior: The Superior Public Library and the Duluth Children's Museum host "Bubbles: Science and Inquiry" at 10:30 a.m. at Billings Park. The free program is geared toward children ages 4-6 and no registration is required.

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- to 5-pound food bags to those in need. Four varieties are available to anyone in need.

Superior: The Old Firehouse and Police Museum hosts a free family fun day from 6-8 p.m. Boss Mama and Jebberhooch will provide live music sponsored by Superior Porchfest. Superior Public Museums will be raising funds for new exhibits through a concession stand with food and cookies from Twisted Pastries. Visit with local police and fire departments, play family friendly games, and take free tours of the 1898 historic firehouse. For more information, visit the Superior Public Museums Facebook page .

Saturday, July 2

Superior: The Barker’s Island Farmers’ Market runs 9 a.m. to noon on Marina Drive near the S.S. Meteor.

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.

Sunday, July 3

Superior: Earth Rider Brewery hosts a summer market featuring local makers from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and from 6-10 p.m. at the Earth Rider Festival Grounds. No admission fee.

Gordon: The Gordon Fire Tower will host an open climbing day from 1-4 p.m. at the fire tower, 9469 E. Bass Lake Road. Members of the public are invited to climb 100 feet up to the cab of the historic tower and explore the grounds of the site, which is operated by the nonprofit Friends of the Bird Sanctuary. Visit the Gordon Fire Tower Facebook page for more information and additional climbing dates.

Monday, July 4

Superior: The city's 25th annual Fourth of July celebration will kick off at 11 a.m. with a parade on Belknap Street. The Dennis VanAlstine Memorial Car and Motorcycle Show will take place on Tower Avenue from Belknap to Broadway streets. Aftershock will perform at 1 p.m., followed by the Border Town Betties Pin Up Contest at 3 p.m., music by John Seguin at 4:30 p.m., awards and prizes at 5 p.m., and another performance by Seguin at 5:30 p.m. The festivities move to Barker's Island at 6 p.m. with live music from Born Too Late, followed by a performance from PopROCKS! at 8:15 p.m. Fireworks will be launched at 10 p.m.

Ongoing

Virtual: FoodWIse educators with UW-Extension are holding a StrongBodies Virtual strength training class from 9-10:20 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday through June 30. Visit the UW-Extension website for more information and to register.

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