Community Calendar: April 12-18
Friday, April 12
Superior: Free demonstrations and art show, Shannon's Stained Glassery, 5904 Tower Ave. Fused glass pendants, 11 a.m.; "Fired Up," programming a kiln, 11:30 a.m.; "Bits and Pieces" featuring The Grinder, noon; "Making a Cabinet Door," 12:30 p.m.; "Coloure DeVerre casting, 1:30 p.m.; Youghiogheny fusible glass, 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, April 13
South Range: Parkland Community Group Women's Expo, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Parkland Town Hall, Highway K. Features over 30 vendors selling home and yard decor, health and beauty products, jewelry, homemade food, pet supplies and more. Free admission. There will also be a Chinese auction and sloppy Joes, beverages and sweets available for purchase. Proceeds benefit Parkland Community Group.
Superior: Free demonstrations and art show, Shannon's Stained Glassery, 5904 Tower Ave. "Creating a Necklace," 11 a.m.; art show talk, noon; "Soldering Stained Glass," 12:30 p.m.; "Colors for Earth Enamel Painting," 1:30 p.m.; "Making the Cut, Taurus 3-Ring Saw," 2:30 p.m.
Monday, April 15
Ashland: The Northwest Wisconsin Workforce Investment Board and Concentrated Employment Program Executive Committee meets, 10 a.m., 422 Third St. W., followed by a meeting of the Joint Finance Committee, 11:30 a.m.
Superior: "Let's Talk Black Mental Health: Culturally Informed Healing," presented by Stacy Jackson of UW-Eau Claire, 1-2 p.m., Yellowjacket Union, UW-Superior, 1605 Catlin Ave. This is the keynote address for the Twin Ports Undergraduate Psychology Conference. Racial discrimination and oppression are experiences African-Americans face. Research supports the claim that racial oppression negatively impacts African-American mental health outcomes.
Tuesday, April 16
Superior: The Superior School District hosts a free screening of the award-winning documentary "Screenagers," followed by a discussion, 6-8 p.m., Superior High School Performing Arts Center. The film explores struggles over social media, video games, academics and internet addiction and offers solutions to help kids navigate the digital age. Suitable for children ages 10 and up.
Wednesday, April 17
Ashland: The Concentrated Employment Program Board of Directors meets, 10:30 a.m., CEP office, 422 Third St. W.
Duluth: Bring your antiques or collectibles to the St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center for a free appraisal, noon to 3 p.m. Dan Sershon of Northland Estate Services and Denny Mager of Northern Specialty, experts in antique appraisal, will evaluate their worth. Limit two items. Arrive by 2:30 p.m. to register in person.
Thursday, April 18
Superior: Public input session for low-impact design improvements for Woodstock and Pokegama Bay landings in the St. Louis River estuary, 5-7 p.m., Lake Superior Estuarium, 3 Marina Drive.