Tuesday, Nov. 12

Superior: Red Cross Holiday Mail for Heroes, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Yellowjacket Union Atrium, University of Wisconsin-Superior. Send letters to military personnel stationed abroad for no charge.

Superior: “Still Standing, Still Smiling,” noon to 1 p.m., Yellowjacket Union Great Room, University of Wisconsin-Superior. In 2006, John Kriesel was nearly killed by a roadside bomb in Iraq. After surviving the rush to a field hospital, four others, 35 surgeries and months of recovery, Kriesel shares his story and lessons learned after losing both legs among other injuries.

Superior: Bong Book Club meeting, 2 p.m., Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center, 305 Harbor View Parkway. Each member will present a brief synopsis of their readings and research relating to the Vietnam War. Open to public. Call 715-392-7151 or email semarkle@charter.net.

Wednesday, Nov. 13

Superior: Red Cross Holiday Mail for Heroes, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Yellowjacket Union Atrium, University of Wisconsin-Superior. Send letters to military personnel stationed abroad for no charge.

Superior: Ask a Veteran Q-and-A Forum, noon to 1 p.m., Yellowjacket Union, University of Wisconsin-Superior.

Superior: Homemade soup and chili/baked potato bar, 4-6 p.m., Bethel Lutheran Church, 5821 John Ave. Includes all the fixings and a holiday craft table sale. Free-will offering; all proceeds from dinner go to church’s general fund. Handicapped accessible. Call 715-392-2033.

Superior: Superior Public Library board meeting, 4 p.m., boardroom of the library, 1530 Tower. Ave.

Superior: League of Women Voters of Wisconsin gathering, 5 p.m., Superior Public Library, 1530 Tower Ave. Ellen Penwell, membership and events coordinator for the LWV, will present about the history of the LWV; its purpose, scope of work and organizational management; and how to form a local chapter. Superior’s chapter started in 1968 and disbanded in 2001. The LWV accepts men and women members and residents from outside Wisconsin.

Thursday, Nov. 14

Superior: League of Women Voters of Wisconsin gathering, 10 a.m., Superior Public Library, 1530 Tower Ave. Ellen Penwell, membership and events coordinator for the LWV, will present about the history of the LWV; its purpose, scope of work and organizational management; and how to form a local chapter. Superior’s chapter started in 1968 and disbanded in 2001. The LWV accepts men and women members and residents from outside Wisconsin.

Superior: "Outsourced: The New Wisconsin Idea” public screening, 5:30 p.m., Room 1004, Swenson Hall, University of Wisconsin-Superior. The documentary looks at the 2017 program suspensions at UWS and the trend of cutting funds to public higher education across the country and in Wisconsin. Question-and-answer session will follow. Free.

Superior: NAMI-Douglas County annual meeting, 6-7 p.m., Community Room, Essentia Health St. Mary's Hospital-Superior, 3500 Tower Ave. Share ideas for mental health programs you would like to see in the community. New board members elected.

Friday, Nov. 15

Superior: Class on grief and the holidays, 10:15 a.m., Lew Martin Senior Center. Class will discuss the “holiday blues” and coping skills for dealing with the loss of a loved one during the holidays.

Saturday, Nov. 16

Superior: Superior Citizens in Action Workshop, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., University of Wisconsin-Superior, Swenson Hall third floor, 1610 Weeks Ave. This year’s theme surrounds the 2020 U.S. Census because everybody counts. There will be skill-building workshops and opportunities to share ideas with elected officials and civic leaders. Register at Superior Citizens in Action on Facebook.

Monday, Nov. 18

Superior: Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift collection, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Maranatha Academy, 4916 S. State Highway 35. Toys, school supplies and hygiene items will be accepted.

Tuesday, Nov. 19

Superior: Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child shoebox gift collection, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Maranatha Academy, 4916 S. State Highway 35. Toys, school supplies and hygiene items will be accepted.