What's Up Northland -- May 4, 2007

SOCIAL TUESDAY, SUPERIOR -- The W.O.W Club (Widows or Widowers Club) holds its May luncheon meeting at 12:30 p.m. at Goodsports on Oakes Avenue. All interested widows or widowers are invited. After lunch, the group plays cards. For more informati...


TUESDAY, SUPERIOR -- The W.O.W Club (Widows or Widowers Club) holds its May luncheon meeting at 12:30 p.m. at Goodsports on Oakes Avenue. All interested widows or widowers are invited. After lunch, the group plays cards. For more information, call 398-0812.


SATURDAY, MAPLE -- Faith Lutheran Church of Maple plans its annual rummage, bake and plant sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Maple Community Center on Highway 2. The youth group will sell lunch and refreshments. Matching funds will be applied for from Thrivent Financial.



SATURDAY, DULUTH -- Lester Park United Methodist Church, 5401 E. Superior St., hosts a "Northwoods Men's Getaway Day" from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The purpose of the day is to emphasize and raise awareness of the health of men in the community through positive local recreation and leisure activities. For more information, call Tony Coda at (218) 393-0969.

SATURDAY, DULUTH -- Myasthenia Gravis Support Group meets from noon to 2:15 p.m. in the Wisconsin Room of St. Mary's Medical Center. Lunch can be purchased at noon at the cafeteria. Rick Slatten with the St. Louis County Rescue Squad will be the guest speaker, talking on "Search and Rescue Information and Woods Safety." For more information call Georgina at 728-1511 or e-mail .


MONDAY, SUPERIOR -- The Superior Schools' Indian Education Title VII JOM Program Parents Committee meets at 5:30 p.m. at the Superior Middle School. For more information, call Mary at 394-8720, ext. 217.

MONDAY, SUPERIOR -- Members of Chapter BU of the PEO Sisterhood meet at 11:30 a.m. at the residence of Linda Nichols. Co-hostesses are Jane Anderson and Ginny Scholbrock. The program, "May Day," will be presented by a representative of Pederson's Gardens and Landscapes.

MONDAY, BRULE -- The annual meeting of the Waino Everrest Cemetery Association is at 6 p.m. in the Brule Valley Apartments meeting room. There will be election of officers and a cemetery cleanup day planned, as well as plans for the annual fundraising dinner to be held on Memorial Day weekend at the Brule Town Hall. Following the Cemetery Association meeting, the annual meeting of the Waino Pioneer Chapel will be held. There will be election of officers, and a discussion on maintenance and fundraising for the historic building.

MONDAY-FRIDAY, SUPERIOR/IRON RIVER -- Weeknight meetings of Alcoholics Anonymous are held in Superior and Iron River. In Superior, the meetings are at 8 p.m. Monday, Superior Alano Club,1609 John Ave.; 8 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, Serenity Club, 1216 Belknap St.; 6:30 p.m. Thursday, St. Alban Church, 1510 New York Ave. The Northern Lakes Alano hosts a 7 p.m. meeting Friday at 68600 River View Court, Iron River. More information may be had by calling 727-8117.

MONDAY, SUPERIOR -- The St. Francis Volunteers meet at 12:30 p.m. at C's Restaurant.


TUESDAY, SUPERIOR -- The MS Support Group meets from 6-8 p.m. in the Superior Public Library's meeting room, 1530 Tower Ave. Speaker will be MaryJo Lindstrom of Midwest Medical Supply, speaking about new laws on scooters and wheelchairs. For more information, call Pam at 394-6958 or LeeAnna at 721-3710.


MAY 12, GRANTSBURG -- Crex Meadows Wildlife Area in Grantsburg is hosting a "bird festival" May 12. The Department of Natural Resources and the Friends of Crex are co-sponsoring the event from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The festival coincides with International Migratory Bird Day and is open to the public. Visitors will also take part in the grand opening of the new wildlife exhibits. For more information or to reserve a spot on an early bird guided tour, call (715) 463-CREX (2739) or visit the Web site at


SATURDAY, SUPERIOR -- Pederson's Gardens and Landscapes is hosting spring seminars and workshops for the public. Seminars are free; workshops require a materials cost. The first event, planting a log, starts at 11 a.m. and birch and moss wire hanging baskets starts at 1 p.m. For more information and preregistration, call 399-0840.


ONGOING, DULUTH -- Great Lakes Aquarium in Duluth unveiled a new exhibit Thursday when Pica the magpie was officially introduced to the public. The black-billed magpie is part of the large Corvidae bird family, which includes the American crow, common raven and blue jay, among others. Black-billed magpies are found mainly in western North America. For more information, visit or call 740-3474.



MONDAY, TOWN OF OAKLAND -- The Town of Oakland lifts its seasonal weight limits on all town roads effective at 12:01 a.m. Monday.

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