Saturday, May 25

Brule: The North Country Trail Association's Brule-St. Croix Chapter group hike, 9 a.m., meet at Twin Gables Restaurant. Explore a 4-mile section of the North Country National Scenic Trail from Wills Road to Samples Road Trailhead. Visit or email

Solon Springs: Local author Janet Kay book signing, noon to 3 p.m., historic Old Village Hall, 9240 E. Main St. Hosted by The Little Gift House, anyone purchasing one of Janet Kay's novels will automatically be entered in a drawing for a gift certificate. Kay is the author of three historical fantasy/psychological suspense novels including "The Sisters." For more information, go to

Tuesday, May 28

Solon Springs: Memorial Blood Centers drive, noon to 4 p.m., Solon Springs High School, 8993 Baldwin Ave. Walk-ins welcome or make an appointment at 888-448-3253 or

Ashland: The Northwest Wisconsin Workforce Investment Board Youth Committee, 2:30 p.m., 422 Third St. W.

Thursday, May 30

Superior: Memorial Blood Centers drive, 8-11 a.m., Enbridge Energy, 1409 Hammond Ave. Walk-ins welcome or make an appointment at 888-448-3253 or

Saturday, June 1

Brule: North Country Trail Association's Brule-St. Croix Chapter's 22nd annual National Trails Day celebration. At 9 a.m., join volunteers to help improve campsites along the North Country National Scenic Trail in the Brule River State Forest and Bayfield County Forest; meet at Brule Lions Pavilion, 13983 E. First Ave. Return to pavilion at noon for potluck picnic; bring a dish to share. At 1 p.m., a group 4.5-mile hike on trail's County A to Pero Road segment will leave from pavilion. Visit and

Monday, June 3

Superior: Elder Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month kickoff, 11 a.m., Northwest Wisconsin Community Service Agency Senior Center, 1526 Tower Ave. Superior Mayor Jim Paine and Duluth Mayor Emily Larson will issue a joint proclamation highlighting the issue impacts the community. Other speakers include Erika Johnson, director of the Douglas County Aging and Disability Resources Center, and Alena Hull of St. Louis County Adult Protective Services.

Thursday, June 6

Superior: Thaddeus Kosciuszko Fraternal Aid Society (Polish Club) meets, 6:30 p.m., Fraternal Order of the Eagles, 1710 N. 12th St.

Friday, June 7

Wascott: Friday Fun Day, 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.. Wascott Town Hall, 16362 S. Town Hall Road. See historic town hall and new addition, bucket raffle, door prizes, gift certificates and lunch. Benefits Wascott Community Club.

Superior: Stephanie Keup-Malpass benefit, 4-7 p.m., Elks Lodge, 1503 Belknap St. Keup-Melpass was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma breast cancer in November and has endured many weeks of chemotherapy. Raffle, drawings and pizza dinner. There is a ticket charge for dinner at the door.

Saturday, June 8

Superior: Superior Mayor's Bike Ride and Luncheon, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Yellowjacket Union, 1605 Catlin Ave., UW-Superior. Inaugural event includes public season launch of Zagster bike share, a family friendly group bike ride with Mayor Jim Paine to Thirsty Pagan Brewing, lunch, a keynote speaker and kickoff of Superior's Active Transportation Plan. Free, but lunch is $5 per person and $20 per family; registration required. Email with the number of people.