Thursday, Jan. 7

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

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

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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.

Wednesday, Jan. 13

Superior: The Superior Public Library’s Bookworms Book Club for kids will meet virtually at 2 p.m. They will discuss “Matilda” by Roald Dahl. Anyone interested in participating should email wiisanenk@superiorlibrary.org to register and receive login information. Copies of the book can be requested from the library by calling 715-394-8860.

Superior: Lake Superior Writers will host Superior Shares, a virtual open mic, from 6-7 p.m. The event is free and open to both members and nonmembers. Ten 5-minute reading slots are available on a first come, first served basis. To register, email writers@lakesuperiorwriters.org. Indicate if you'd like to read. A Zoom link will be sent the day of the event. Participants will be notified ahead of time if they've been selected to read. Readers are asked to limit adult content and language. Graphic violent or sexual content is prohibited. Visit Lake Superior Writers for more information.

Thursday, Jan. 14

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.