Friday, Jan. 8

Superior: Learn the art of “Tracking on Snowshoes" with the Lake Superior Estuarine Research Reserve 1-3 p.m. in the Superior Municipal Forest. The educational event is for students grade 6-8; register at www.lakesuperiorreserve.org.

Monday, Jan. 11

Superior: The Small Business Development Center at UW-Superior will host a free seminar titled “First steps to starting a food product business” from 6-8 p.m. The virtual event will feature chef Arlene Coco, a long-time food business owner and culinary innovation strategist. Coco will help participants understand how to start a business before they start their journeys, including establishing a niche and conducting market research to ensure a competitive advantage; writing a business plan; learning the responsibilities and regulatory requirements of the product they produce; and recordkeeping. While the event is free, registration is required at https://cvent.me/OKQxdR.

Thursday, Jan. 14

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Superior: The Small Business Development Center at UW-Superior will host a free seminar titled “First steps to starting a business” from 6-8 p.m. The virtual event will feature information on developing a lean or visual business plan, licensing and taxing, market research and branding. Participants will receive a variety of materials to help start their business in addition to being introduced to several resources. There is no cost to participate. However, registration is required at https://centerex.wisconsinsbdc.org/workshop.aspx?ekey=20410001.