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Community Calendar: CASDA fundraiser, Spring Craft and Vendor Fair, and more

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Friday, May 6

Hermantown: The Center Against Sexual And Domestic Abuse will hold a “Spring into Giving” donation drive from noon to 6 p.m. at Walmart, 4740 Mall Dr.

Saturday, May 7

Superior: Christ Lutheran Church, 320 N. 28th St., Superior, is hosting a Spring Fling Craft and Vendor Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bring your mom and shop some wonderful crafts like beadwork, rope bowls, scrubbies and jewelry, along with goods from vendors like Pampered Chef, Lularoe, Lilla Rose and Norwex. The church youth group will also have crafts, baked goods and concessions for sale.

Hermantown: The Center Against Sexual And Domestic Abuse will hold a “Spring into Giving” donation drive from noon to 6 p.m. at Walmart, 4740 Mall Drive.

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, May 8

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, May 9

Superior: Culver’s Restaurant, 2110 E. Second St., hosts a fundraiser for NAMI Douglas County from 5-8 p.m. on both dine-in and drive-through orders.

Tuesday, May 10

Superior: The Superior Public Library hosts a free information session on Medicare from 10:30-11:30 a.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.

Superior: The Superior Public Library hosts its weekly Storytime at 10:30 a.m.. Children who attend will enjoy stories, crafts and lots of fun.

Wednesday, May 11

Superior: Older adults in Douglas County are invited to an open house at the Lew Martin Senior Center, 1527 Tower Ave., from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The event will include memory screenings, blood pressure checks, free resource guides, educational and health promotion resources, door prizes and more. Join a 9 a.m. exercise class, enjoy a Tai Chi demonstration at 10:30 a.m. and stay for a lunch of spaghetti and meat sauce with garlic bread and cheesecake, served at 11:30 a.m.

Superior: Lake Superior Writers presents Superior Shares from 6-7 p.m. The free virtual open mic is for writers who want to read their work, and for anyone else who wants to listen. The event is free; membership is not required. Graphic content is prohibited. There will be 10 five-minute slots available on a first come, first served basis. Participants will be notified ahead of time if they have been selected to read. To register, email writers@lakesuperiorwriters.org by May 9. Please indicate if you'd like to read. A Zoom link will be sent the day of the event.

Superior: Sea Grant Director Jim Hurley will present “Sea Grant 50: Looking Back, Moving Forward,” a presentation examining the past, present and future of the science-based organization, from 6:30-9 p.m. in the Lake Superior Estuarium, 3 Marina Dr. The in-person event will feature cake and refreshments. The presentation begins at 7 p.m. and will be available virtually through Zoom .

Superior: A meat raffle fundraiser for NAMI-Douglas County takes place at 6 p.m. at Bird’s Bar, 5801 Tower Ave. The nonprofit organization promotes education, advocacy and support for people living with mental illness and their loved ones.

Thursday, May 12

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.

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Superior: The Superior Public Library hosts a special Pajama Storytime sponsored by NAMI-Douglas County at 6 p.m. In honor of Mental Health Month, the group will read "My Many Colored Days."

Superior: The 2022 Porchfest season kicks off with live music from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Girl Scout Point in Billings Park. Stroll along the paths and listen to acoustic performances by New Salty Dogs, Steve’s Overpopulated One Man Band, Randi Leigh and the Jurassic Parks and Nate Weiler. They will each perform separately, then come together as the sun sets to jam around the fire. Free and open to the public.

Friday, May 13

Superior: The Superior Public Library's Bookworms Book Club for Kids meets at 4 p.m. to discuss the first book in The Unicorn Rescue Society series, “The Creature of the Pines” by Adam Gidwitz. This is an exciting and hilarious series about friendship, adventure and mythical creatures from around the world. Check out a copy of the book from the library and join us for discussion.

Solon Springs: The Solon Springs Lions Club hosts its annual smelt fry from 4:30-7 p.m. at the Solon Springs Community Center, 11523 S. Business Highway 53, Solon Springs. The all-you-can-eat meal costs $13 for adults and $6 for children ages 6-12. Children 5 and under are free. Call 715-919-1152 with questions.

Superior: Fairlawn Mansion hosts Friday the 13th Superstition Tours from 6:30-10 p.m., with the last tour leaving at 9:30 p.m. Attendees will get to tour a darkened Fairlawn Mansion and learn about ghosts of Fairlawn, along with some other bizarre Victorian traditions. Tours last approximately 30 minutes, and participants are asked to bring their own flashlights. Full face Halloween masks are not allowed for safety reasons. Admission is $12 for adults, $10 for seniors, college students, or active military members, and $6 for youth ages 6-17. The tour is not recommended for children 5 and under. Purchase tickets online at www.superiorpublicmuseums.org/tours or call 715-394-5712.

Saturday, May 14

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 Border Town Betties will host a 1960s surf rock party to benefit St. Jude Children's Research Hospital from 6-10 p.m. at the Douglas County Historical Society, 1101 John Ave. The Fractals will play from 6-9 p.m., followed by an hour of performances by the Duluth Dolls. There will also be a hula hoop contest and silent auction. Tickets are $20 in advance through Eventbrite , $25 at the door. Contact admin@bordertownbetties.com for more information.

Sunday, May 15

Maple: The Maple Memorial Cemetery Association meets at 2 p.m. at the Maple Community Center to discuss fundraising and ideas to keep the cemetery looking beautiful. Refreshments will be served. For information, call president Doreen Swanson at 715-382-4959.

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Monday, May 16

Superior: The Superior Public Library hosts a free showing of the movie "Cyrano" at 6 p.m. The film is a 2021 reimagining of the timeless tale of Cyrano de Bergerac (Peter Dinklage), who, hopelessly in love with Roxanne, is convinced that his appearance renders him unworthy of her love. This movie is rated PG-13. Closed-captioning will be enabled for the convenience of our patrons.

Tuesday, May 17

Superior: The Superior Public Library hosts its weekly Storytime at 10:30 a.m. Children who attend will enjoy stories, crafts and lots of fun.

Superior: A public screening of the documentary “The Wisdom of Trauma” will take place in the Superior High School Performing Arts Center. A resource fair and light meal take place at 5 p.m., followed by the film and discussion from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The event is free, but registration is appreciated. Register online through UW-Extension Douglas County . Visit the Facebook event page for more information.

Thursday, May 19

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.

Superior: The Superior Public Library hosts its Crafty Kids program from 3-5 p.m. During the free, drop-in craft program, children will make their very own painted fairy house. All supplies are 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, May 21

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, May 22

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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To submit a calendar event, email editorial@superiortelegram.com or call 715-395-5000. The deadline is noon Wednesday for the Friday issue. Events are guaranteed to publish once.