Tuesday, Feb. 12

Superior: University of Wisconsin-Superior hosts a Memorial Blood Centers drive, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Belknap and Catlin. Walk-ins welcome, or make an appointment at 888-448-3253 or mbc.org.

Superior: Richard I. Bong American Legion Post 435 and auxiliary meets, 7 p.m., Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center, 305 Harbor View Parkway.

Duluth: The College of St. Scholastica hosts a scholar of Jewish history and culture for a free presentation about the social and political state of Israel, 7:30 p.m., Mitchell Auditorium on campus.

Wednesday, Feb. 13

Maple: Northwestern High School hosts a Memorial Blood Centers drive, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., 4751 County Highway F. Walk-ins welcome, or make an appointment at 888-448-3253 or mbc.org.

Superior: Superior Public Library board meets, 4 p.m., followed by policy and bylaw committee, 4:30 p.m., boardroom, 1530 Tower Ave.

Superior: "River Talk" series continues, 7 p.m., Lake Superior Estuarium, 3 Marina Drive. John Sager of the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources; Dean Johnston with the U.S. Coast Guard; Dave Sletten of Douglas County Emergency Management; and Kevin Mustonen of Minnesota Pollution Control Agency present "Handling Hazards and Dealing With Disasters: Emergency Management in the Estuary." Public invited; refreshments available.

Maple: Old Brule Heritage Society hosts a free potluck and program for the public, 6 p.m., Maple Town Hall. The program, "Origin of Settlement Names," reveals the history of how early settlements derived their names.

Friday, Feb. 15

Superior: Husky Energy hosts a Memorial Blood Centers drive, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 4210 Hill Ave. Walk-ins welcome, or make an appointment at 888-448-3253 or mbc.org.

Superior: Superior Public Library host its ninth annual "Love Your Local Artist," 5:30-8 p.m. Live music, locally made art, wine and refreshments and silent auction. Thirty local artists offer pottery, jewelry, paintings, photography, woodcrafts and more. Proceeds support library programs and services.