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Community Calendar: YMCA open house, EAA pancake breakfast and more

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Friday, Sept. 9

Superior: Explore the Superior Douglas County Family YMCA, and all it has to offer, during a Welcome Week celebration Sept. 6-9. Group exercise classes, the fitness room, gymnasium and pool will be open and free to the public all day at the YMCA, 9 N. 21st St.

Saturday, Sept. 10

Superior: Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 272 Duluth-Superior will hold a fall fundraiser pancake breakfast and offer free Young Eagle airplane rides for children between the ages of 8-18 out of hangar A8 at the Superior airport. Breakfast will be served from 8 a.m. to noon. Young Eagle rides will be available beginning at 9 a.m. Suggested donation for breakfast is $9.

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

Gordon: The North Country Trail Association’s Brule-St. Croix Chapter will host a 5 mile guided tour along the St. Croix National Scenic Riverway from Gordon Dam to the Gibson Cabin and returning beginning at 9 a.m. Participants will meet at Gordon Dam County Park. Visit meetup.com/sscbhikers for more information or to pre-register.

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.

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Sunday, Sept. 11

Superior: The Superior Elks Lodge 403 will host an open house from noon to 3 p.m. at 1503 Belknap St. The free event will include tours of the building, informational booths, desserts, refreshments, drawings, door prizes and live music by Born Too Late.

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, Sept. 12

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

Tuesday, Sept. 13

Virtual: A free virtual strength training class for adults, StrongBodies, kicks off Sept. 13. FoodWIse educators with Douglas County Extension run the virtual classes from 9-10:15 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday from Sept. 13 to Nov. 17. Participants can register online . Contact Julie Montgomery, 715-395-1427, julie.montgomery@wisc.edu , or visit the website for more information.

Superior: The Superior Public Library hosts a Boost Your Brain Memory Workshop from 10-11 a.m. The six-week program takes a holistic approach to improving brain health in older adults. Participants will learn new habits to maintain cognitive health while also practicing new skills for better memory performance. Contact Chelsea at the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Douglas County by phone at 715-395-1322 or email at chelsea.thompson@douglascountywi.org.

Wednesday, Sept. 14

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

Superior: The Bayside Sounds Concert Series runs from 6-8 p.m. at the University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Thursday, Sept. 15

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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Friday, Sept. 16

Superior: The Friends of Superior Public Library will hold their annual book sale from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the library, 1530 Tower Ave. Visitors will find a variety of gently-used books, movies, audiobooks, children’s books, magazines and more. Items in the large meeting room will be available by suggested donation. Items located in the “best” room next door will be priced individually. All proceeds from the sale are used to support library services and programs throughout the year.

Saturday, Sept. 17

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

Superior: The Friends of Superior Public Library will hold their annual book sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the library, 1530 Tower Ave. Visitors will find a variety of gently-used books, movies, audiobooks, children’s books, magazines and more. Items in the large meeting room will be available by suggested donation. Items located in the “best” room next door will be priced individually. All proceeds from the sale are used to support library services and programs throughout the year.

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.

Lakeside: Old Brule Heritage Society holds an open house noon to 4 p.m. at the Davidson Windmill site. All buildings including the windmill will be open for tours. Free will donations accepted.

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.

Monday, Sept. 19

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

Tuesday, Sept. 20

Superior: The Superior Public Library hosts a Boost Your Brain Memory Workshop from 10-11 a.m. The six-week program takes a holistic approach to improving brain health in older adults. Participants will learn new habits to maintain cognitive health while also practicing new skills for better memory performance. Contact Chelsea at the Aging and Disability Resource Center of Douglas County by phone at 715-395-1322 or email at chelsea.thompson@douglascountywi.org.

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Wednesday, Sept. 21

Superior: The Lake Superior Estuarium will host a free, Accessible Bird Observing event from 9-11 a.m. at the Estuarium, 3 Marina Dr. Attendees will be able to move along the boardwalk or paved trails on a guided bird hike, or explore bird artifacts like feathers and skulls indoors at their own pace. There will be 15 pairs of binoculars for people to use, a spotting scope, a wheelchair mount for the scope and portable seating. There are also two single-user indoor, wheelchair accessible bathrooms inside the Estuarium. Registration is encouraged, but not required. Find the link to register at https://lakesuperiornerr.org/event/accessible-bird-observing/ . Light refreshments will be provided.

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

Superior: Staff from Superior's Job Center of Wisconsin will be at the Superior Public Library from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Community members can get help filing for unemployment benefits or looking for a job.

Lake Nebagamon: Trinity Lutheran Church, 11416 E. 1st St. N., hosts its Harvest Dinner from 4-7 p.m. The roast beef dinner will be served with mashed potatoes and gravy, rutabaga, carrots, garden vegetables, rolls, pickles, dessert and coffee or milk. Gluten free meals are available. People can dine in or take out their dinner. The cost is $12 for adults, $6 for children ages 6-12. Children 5 and under are free. A silent auction for quilts will also be held.

Thursday, Sept. 22

Superior: The Superior Central High School class of 1957 will hold its monthly luncheon at 11:30 a.m. at VIP, 1201 Tower Ave. All classmates and friends are invited to attend.

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.

Friday, Sept. 23

Superior: The Superior Public Library hosts its Bookworms Book Club for kids from 4-5 p.m. The September selection is “Measuring Up” by Lily LaMotte. When 12-year-old Cici moves to Seattle from Taiwan, the only thing she wants more than to fit in at her new school is to celebrate her grandmother’s 70th birthday together. She enters a kids’ cooking contest to win the grand prize so she can pay for her grandmother’s plane ticket — but Cici only knows how to cook Taiwanese food! She’s determined to channel her inner Julia Child and find a winning recipe that will reunite her with her grandmother, and find a way to fit in with her new friends! This is a beautiful story about food, family, and finding your place in the world. Participants can access the book on Hoopla for free with their library cards, or check out a copy from the library.

Saturday, Sept. 24

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

Solon Springs: The North Country Trail Association’s Brule-St. Croix Chapter will host a celebration for North Country Trail Day and National Public Lands Day. It will include a paddle, potluck and 4 mile boardwalk hike in the Brule River State Forest. The events begin at 10 a.m. at Palmer’s Landing on St. Croix Lake. Visit www.meetup.com/sscbhikers for more information or to pre-register.

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.

Lake Nebagamon: The Lake Nebagamon Fire Department hosts Oktoberfest on the stage at Bridge’s Bar, 6891 S. Lake Ave. The festivities kick off at 3 p.m. with a parade, followed by a keg tapping. A sauerkraut eating contest will start at 4:30 p.m., featuring categories for kids and adults; the stein holding contest will start at 6 p.m., also with categories for kids and adults; the costume contest starts at 7:30 p.m.; and organizers will announce the winner of the 50/50 drawing at 8:30 p.m. Families are welcome. Kids games will be available all day. There will also be food, beverages and music.

Sunday, Sept. 25

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.
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.