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Community Calendar: National Trails Day hike, military service academy day and more

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Saturday, June 4

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

Highland: The North Country Trail Association's Brule-St. Croix Chapter hosts a hike in the Brule River State Forest to celebrate National Trails Day. Hikers will meet at the Highland Town Hall Trailhead, 9360 South County Highway S near Lake Nebagamon, at 9 a.m. Enjoy a scenic wooded walk in the Brule River Valley to an overlook at Jersett Creek Campsite. The round-trip hiking distance is 5.5 miles. Upon return to the trailhead, the hikers will share a potluck picnic. Visit www.meetup.com/sscbhikers , or call 715-292-3484 for more information.

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

Superior: Rep. Tom Tiffany, R-Minocqua, will host a military service academy day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center. The informational events are designed to familiarize students in Wisconsin’s 7th Congressional District with the application and nomination process for applying to each of the U.S. service academies. High school students who are admitted to a military service academy must first receive a nomination from at least one member of their state's Congressional delegation, the vice president or the president.

Sunday, June 5

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.

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'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, June 6

Superior: The Douglas County Jail will hold a job fair from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Government Center atrium, 1310 N. 14th St. The county will be accepting applications and offering on-site interviews for qualified candidates. Jail staff will be available to discuss the job.

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

Superior: The Superior Public Library offers a free screening of the movie “Dog.” The movie stars Channing Tatum as an Army Ranger tasked with transporting Lulu, a Belgian Malinois dog, to a fellow soldier’s funeral on time — with plenty of hi-jinks along the way. This movie is rated PG-13. Closed-captioning will be enabled.

Wednesday, June 8

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

Thursday, June 9

Superior: The Superior Public Library hosts its Bookworms Book Club for Kids at 2 p.m. The group will discuss "Short" by Holly Goldberg Sloan. No registration is necessary.

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 Superior Public Library hosts its Pajama Storytime. Children can enjoy stories, crafts and fun in their pajamas.

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Saturday, June 11

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

Superior: Traders Village of Douglas County hosts a craft fair, flea market and vendor event at the Head of the Lakes Fairgrounds, 4700 Tower Ave. Food and refreshments will be available and the event will also include a petting zoo. Admission is free.

Solon Springs: The Solon Springs Lions Club hosts a free kids fishing contest from 9 a.m. to noon at Park Creek Pond, adjacent to the forestry department on Business Highway 53. Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. There will be three age groups: 5 and under, 6 to 10, and 11 to 14. There will be prizes for all age groups and every contestant gets a prize. Free food and drinks will be provided.

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

Solon Springs: The Solon Springs Volunteer Fire Department hosts an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 9083 Baldwin Ave. The event will include food, drinks and a chance to meet local fire department members.

Monday, June 13

Superior: The Superior Public Library hosts its Crafty Kids Program from 1-3 p.m. Children are invited to stop in during the two-hour window to make their own batch of slime. No registration is required and all supplies are provided by the library.

Tuesday, June 14

Superior: The Superior Public Library and the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Douglas County host a free dinner and information session from 5-6:30 p.m. Attendees will learn about healthy ways to take care of their brains from dementia care specialist Chelsea Thompson. RSVP by calling 715-395-1234 or emailing adrc@douglascountywi.org.

Wednesday, June 15

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

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Thursday, June 16

Cable: The Women’s Fellowship of Cable United Church of Christ will hold a Country Store and Salad Luncheon at the church, 13445 Highway M in downtown Cable. The country store will feature a bake sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The salad bar luncheon will be open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the fellowship hall for a $10 fee. Take-outs will be available. The church’s 2nd Chapter Thrift Shop will also be open for visitors to browse.

Superior: The Superior Public Library and the Great Lakes Aquarium present Water on the Move at 10:30 a.m. The program is geared toward children in grades 3-5. They will learn about the ways people use, enjoy and protect water resources in the Great Lakes region. Registration is required. Register at https://bit.ly/3M1ABkx .

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: Superior Porchfest brings live music to the Central Park neighborhood from 6-8 p.m. Performers will include the Andy Pederson Quartet, Sonofmel, Janie and the Spokes and Similar Dogs. Visit the Superior Porchfest Facebook page for locations, upcoming performances and volunteer opportunities.

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: 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.

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.

Ongoing

Superior: The Superior Middle School community service group is hosting a hygiene drive through the end of the school year. Donations can be dropped off in the main office of the school, 3626 Hammond Ave. Needed items include toothpaste, toothbrushes, deodorant, body wash, shampoo, combs, brushes, lip balm, lotion and hair ties. The donations will be available to SMS students who need them.

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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