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What's Up Northland -- June 23, 2007

MEETINGS WEDNESDAY, SUPERIOR -- Norrona Lodge 27, Sons of Norway meets at 7 p.m. at the Superior Senior Center. The program is the "Immigrant Trunk," from Vesterheim Museum in Decorah, Iowa, with a display of and explanation of the contents. A li...

MEETINGS

WEDNESDAY, SUPERIOR -- Norrona Lodge 27, Sons of Norway meets at 7 p.m. at the Superior Senior Center. The program is the "Immigrant Trunk," from Vesterheim Museum in Decorah, Iowa, with a display of and explanation of the contents. A light lunch follows the meeting. The public is invited. If a nonmember plans to attend, call Marie Peterson, 399-2338.

JULY 12, SUPERIOR -- The Old Town Travelers plan their annual dinner meeting in the multi-purpose building at the Head of the Lakes Fairgrounds. A social hour at 5 p.m. will be followed by dinner at 6 p.m. Checks should be made out to "Old Town Travelers" for $7 and sent to Jan Cannon, 6014 Butler Ave., Superior, WI 54880 by July 4.

ENTERTAINMENT

TUESDAY, DULUTH -- The next concert in the summer series hosted by the Superior Singers, under the direction of Brian G. MacDonell, will be at 6:30 p.m. at the Barker's Island Pavilion, Superior. Bring your lawn chair. The concert is free and open to the public. The singers will be performing concerts entitled "Lost in the 50's."

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ARTIST'S RECEPTION

An opening reception for an art exhibit by John Orth is scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota Duluth campus. Sculptures and drawings by Orth will be on display through Nov. 18. Orth creates cast, welded, and assembled sculptures inspired by machines, everyday objects and the human form. Free and open to the public, the Tweed Museum of Art is located in Ordean Court on the campus. For more information on the artist, visit his Web site at http://www.orthworks.com/ . For more information about the Tweed Museum of Art and its programs visit www.d.umn.edu/tma .

MARITIME

SUMMER, DULUTH -- The Lake Superior Maritime Visitor Center in Duluth, operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, is offering a series of summer programs between noon and 4 p.m. beginning Monday through Labor Day. Programs change weekly with more than 20 different special programs offered throughout the summer. The center will also feature outside programs in the park. "The Pier History Tour," a 30-minute walking tour will introduce visitors to the exciting history of Canal Park. The center is free and open daily from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. during the summer. For more information, call 720-5260, ext 1.

FIELD DAY

JUNE 30, ASHLAND -- On June 30, residents of northwest Wisconsin can find out how plants, bugs and earthworms can ruin the value of their land. The Wisconsin Council on Invasive Species and the Living Forest Cooperative, in association with partners of the Northwoods Cooperative Weed Management Area are holding a Woodland Field Day about invasive species in our forests. The event starts at 10 a.m. at the Northern Great Lakes Visitor Center and ends at approximately 3 p.m. at nearby Prentice Park. This field day consists of indoor and outdoor portions and is rain or shine so come prepared for the weather. Event is free and lunch is provided. Registration is required by Wednesday, by calling Scott at (715) 682-0007 or e-mailing scott@livingforestcoop.com .

GARDENS TOUR

JULY 28, SUPERIOR -- The Lake Superior Garden Club is sponsoring a tour of five gardens on July 28. Cost is $27. Food is served at each site. Transportation is by air-conditioned bus. Bus loads at 8:30 a.m. at the Wessman Arena parking lot. For tickets and information call Nancy Gotham at 392-1116 or Barbara Munic at 724-8388.

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