Saturday

Superior: An open-air farmer's market runs 8 a.m. to noon in the parking lot near the SS Meteor on Barker's Island, rain or shine.

Superior: The American Cancer Society Bark for Life 5K Walk/Run on Superior's Millennium Trail starts at North 28th Street and Wyoming Avenue beginning with registration at 9 a.m. and the walk/run at 10 a.m. All area dogs and their people are invited to participate. Registration fee is $25. For information, call Marjorie Johnson at (218) 529-7627, ext. 23.

Hermantown: The 11th annual Public Safety Expo runs 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hermantown Public Safety Facility, 5111 Maple Grove Road This free family event features more than 45 law enforcement, search and rescue, fire, medical personnel and other agencies to provide demonstrations and public safety information throughout the day.

Hawthorne: The town of Hawthorne's annual town picnic runs noon to 4 p.m. at the ballpark. Bring a dish to share. Games and prizes for children of all ages.

Duluth: Carol Masters signs copies of "You Can't Do That" noon to 1 p.m. and Brian Freeman signs copies of "The Burying Place" 1-2 p.m. at Northern Lights Books and Gifts, 307 Canal Park Drive.

Gordon: ATV Pull/Swap Meet and Craft Fair. The Get-er-Done Club hosts this event at Mooney Memorial Ball Park 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Swap meet and craft fair begins at 9 a.m. Gates open at 7 a.m. for vendors. ATV pull starts at noon. Food and beverages on grounds. Free admission. Call (715) 376-4530 or visit www.get-er-done.org.

Sunday

St. Croix Falls: Robert Ruppel of Sun Power Biodiesel offers a look at the numbers behind growing and processing Brassica crops for the biofuels industry. "Decentralized Oilseed Production and Processing," begins at 3 p.m. in the Livestock Show Barn at the Polk County fairgrounds.

Barnes: Director Elliot Wold & UW-River Falls Alumni Choir perform at Barnes Community Church, 3200 County Highway N during worship at 9:15 a.m.

Monday

Superior: Yoga Tree Studio offers a free children's yoga class 6-7 p.m. Learn about the great benefits of children's yoga for ages 2-8. The studio is in the Trade and Commerce Building at the corner of Hammond Avenue and Broadway Street. For information, call (218) 343-4478, e-mail Cheryl@nelson-company.com or visit www.yogatreestudio.net.

Superior: The Lake Superior Master Gardener Association welcomes Susan Mahr, coordinator for the Wisconsin Master Gardener Program, to Superior. Maher, with the department of horticulture in Madison, gives a presentation at 6:30 p.m. at Fairlawn Mansion followed by beverages and desserts. Free and open to anyone interested in the master gardening program.

Tuesday

Superior: P.E.O. Chapter AD meets at noon at Barker's Island. The program will be chapter chatter.

Wednesday

Superior: An open-air farmer's market runs noon to 5 p.m. in the Superior Public Library north parking lot near Center City Park, rain or shine. Stop by the BID tent for lunch while you're there.

Superior: A community meeting provides information on Medicare and Medica Medicare plans 1-2 p.m. in the first floor of the Old Post Office Building, 1401 Tower Ave. Free.

Duluth: Lake Superior Life Care Center, 101 W. Second St., Room 109, offers a free medical clinic 1-4 p.m. Call (218) 727-3399 to schedule an appointment for non-emergency medical care.

Thursday

Superior: Kiwanis meets at noon at Aces on 29th. The speaker is Dr. Jim Hoeffling talking about body health.

Duluth: The Spirit Valley Farmer's Market runs 3-6 p.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church, 4831 Grand Ave.

Bayfield: Three Duluth musicians - tenor Bill Bastian, violinist Laurie Bastian and pianist Sam Black - team up for a free concert 5-6:15 p.m. at the Bayfield Presbyterian Church, 306 Washington Ave. Free, but donations accepted.