Friday, Jan. 29

Superior: The Wisconsin National Guard will be assisting with drive-thru COVID-19 testing from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Amsoil Distribution Center, 1101 Susquehanna Ave. Upcoming testing dates will be Feb. 12 and Feb. 26 at the same time and location.

Superior: The Lake Superior Ice Festival will run from Jan. 29-30 at Barker’s Island with free, family-friendly activities. For the full schedule of events, visit https://lakesuperioricefestival.com/.

Saturday, Jan. 30

Superior: The Lake Superior Ice Festival will run from Jan. 29-30 at Barker’s Island with free, family-friendly activities. For the full schedule of events, visit https://lakesuperioricefestival.com/.

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Thursday, Feb. 4

Superior: MAC Sport and Marine will host a spring open house and virtual boat show from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. today and Friday and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The free event will follow CDC guidelines for COVID-19 protocol. Tune in virtually through a link on the macsportandmarine.com website or Facebook page.

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, Feb. 5

Superior: The Richard I. Bong Veterans Historical Center and Superior Public Museums will host a blood drive with Memorial Blood Centers from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Appointments can be scheduled online at www.mbc.org/searchdrives (sponsor code 4904), contact the Bong Center at info@bongcenter.org or call (715) 392-7151. Every donor will receive a coupon for discounts at the Bong Center and Superior Public Museums as well as a free MBC t-shirt and a coupon for a free cup of coffee from Dunkin’. People who have received an mRNA COVID-19 vaccine, such as those from Moderna or Pfizer, may donate blood immediately after vaccination as long as they feel well. People who received an attenuated virus vaccine, such as the one from AstraZeneca, may donate blood two weeks after vaccination as long as they feel well.

Iron River: The Wisconsin National Guard will be assisting with drive-thru COVID-19 testing from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Iron River Community Center, 8275 E. Mill St. Anyone age 5 and older, symptomatic and asymptomatic, can receive the free test. Register ahead of time online at https://register.covidconnect.wi.gov or at the testing site. Additional testing dates will be Feb. 19 and March 5 at the same time and location.

Wednesday, Feb. 10

Superior: The Superior Public Library’s Bookworms Book Club for Kids will meet via Zoom at 2 p.m. to discuss “The Adventures of Nanny Piggins” by R.A. Spratt. To register for the event, email wiisanenk@superiorlibrary.org. Copies of the book are available for check-out at the library. Patrons can call to request a copy and pick it up using the library’s curbside service.

Friday, Feb. 12

Superior: The Wisconsin National Guard will be assisting with drive-thru COVID-19 testing from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Amsoil Distribution Center, 1101 Susquehanna Ave. Participants can register online at https://register.covidconnect.wi.gov. Testing will also take place Feb. 26 at the same time and location.

Fundraisers

Ongoing

Superior: Superior Area Professionals are hosting a winter clothing and supply drive for the Ruth House through Feb. 12. Community members are asked to donate gently used clothes, winter gear and other items to support the services Ruth House offers. Items may be dropped off at Fairlawn Mansion, Dodgie’s East End Tavern, Yellowjacket Union, Best Western Bridgeview and the Edward Jones office of Robyn Lings and Jason Rolfe.

Superior: The annual Love Your Local Artist fundraiser benefiting Superior Public Library programs and services will be held online because of the COVID-19 pandemic. An online auction featuring locally-made art will be available from Feb. 8-12 at superiorlibrary.org, as well as profiles of the artists and a slideshow of images from previous LYLA events.