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Community Calendar: Ugly sweater contest and toy drive, food drive, free food distribution and more

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.

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Friday, Dec. 17

Superior: The Tap on Tower, 1106 Tower Ave., will celebrate National Ugly Sweater Day with an Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest and Toy Drive from 5-9 p.m. People are asked to come in their ugliest, fluffiest, itchiest Christmas sweater. The ugliest sweater will be announced at 9 p.m., and the winner will win free beer and Tap on Tower merchandise. Those who bring in a new, unwrapped gift for the Salvation Army's Toyland Express will receive 10% off their tab. Gifts are needed for older kids, such as speakers, headphones, body soaps, mirrors, brushes, makeup, etc. For more information, visit the Tap on Tower Facebook page .

Saturday, Dec. 18

Town of Superior: The Town of Superior Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual food drive. Donations should be placed near residential mailboxes by 9 a.m. for pickup by local firefighters and EMTs. Nonperishable food items can also be dropped off at Manitou Inn, Oliver Tavern, El Dorado, Four Corners General Store and Borders Sports Bar.

Superior: The Superior-Douglas County YMCA hosts a free food distribution event from 10 a.m. to noon. Free 4-5 pound bags of nonperishable food will be distributed via drive-thru at the YMCA's south entrance.

Superior: Christkindlmarkt, a German-style holiday market, runs 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Thirsty Pagan Brewing, 1615 Winter St.

Superior: The Douglas County Historical Society, 1101 John Ave., a movie matinee from noon to 2 p.m. Staff will screen Christmas and holiday-themed cartoons, carols and more. A $3 donation is requested for admission. Refreshments will be available. All proceeds benefit the historical society.

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Monday, Dec. 20

Superior: Lego Club at the Superior Public Library meets from 4-6 p.m. Children are invited to build something amazing from the library's huge collection of Legos. Masks are required to participate in Lego Club.

Superior: Skate with Santa from 6-8:30 p.m. at World of Wheels Skate Center, 1218 Oakes Ave. The cost is $7 admission, plus $4 to rent quad skates or $5 to rent inline skates. The maximum cost per family is $30 plus rentals. For more information, visit the World of Wheels Facebook page .

Tuesday, Dec. 21

Superior: Fairlawn Mansion and Museum hosts Twinkling Holiday Evenings every Tuesday in December from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Attendees can enjoy treats, cider, music, s'mores, crafts and more. The museum will open under staggered admittance every half-hour. Each attendance time is limited to 25 people to allow for social distancing, though guests are not limited to the amount of time they spend in the mansion. The cost is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students, and children 12 and under are free. Tickets are available online at superiorpublicmuseums.org/tours or through the gifts shop. Masks are strongly recommended.

Thursday, Dec. 23

Superior: The Superior-Douglas County YMCA hosts a free food distribution event from 4-6 p.m. Free 4-5 pound bags of nonperishable food will be distributed in the YMCA lobby.

Friday, Dec. 24

Superior: Sweeden Sweets, 601 Tower Ave., will host Santa and Mrs. Claus from noon to 5 p.m. There will also be free cookie decorating and free hot chocolate and chai tea. For more information, visit the Sweeden Sweets Facebook page.

Tuesday, Dec. 28

Superior: Fairlawn Mansion and Museum hosts Twinkling Holiday Evenings every Tuesday in December from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Attendees can enjoy treats, cider, music, s'mores, crafts and more. The museum will open under staggered admittance every half-hour. Each attendance time is limited to 25 people to allow for social distancing, though guests are not limited to the amount of time they spend in the mansion. The cost is $10 for adults, $8 for seniors and students, and children 12 and under are free. Tickets are available online at superiorpublicmuseums.org/tours or through the gifts shop. Masks are strongly recommended.

Thursday, Dec. 30

Superior: The Superior-Douglas County YMCA hosts a free food distribution event from 4-6 p.m. Free 4-5 pound bags of nonperishable food will be distributed in the YMCA lobby.

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