Community Calendar - Dec. 27, 2009-Jan. 2, 2010A weekly listing of community events in and around the Twin Ports.
By: Budgeteer Staff, Budgeteer News
Sunday, Dec. 27
The Bayfront Park outdoor ice rink is open for skating, and the Bayfront Family Center will be staffed daily from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday through Friday, from 1 to 8 p.m. Saturdays and from 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. (The rink will be closed on Jan. 1.) Call 730-4300.
The Bentleyville Tour of Lights at Bayfront Festival Park will be open from 5 to 10 p.m. through Jan. 2, 2010. This is a free event, though parking at the Bayfront lot costs $4. See www.bentleyvilleusa.org. Free shuttles run downtown and in Canal Park; visit www.downtownduluth.com for a complete schedule. Also: To celebrate its new neighbor, the Great Lakes Aquarium will stay open until 8 p.m. while Bentleyville is at Bayfront Festival Park and offer reduced rates.
Monday, Dec. 28
Max Heisick-Thole and Malaika Magomolla, two local high school students attending the Perpich Center for Arts Education in Golden Valley, will perform a classical piano concert at 7 p.m. in the downtown library’s Green Room.
The Monday Adult Skaters (Ladies Recreational Club) have an open skate in the DECC arena from 11 a.m. to noon. Price is $3 per session and parking passes for the season (which runs through March) are available for $5. Sessions open to all adult skaters. Call 724-2285 for more. Bring your own skates.
Tuesday, Dec. 29
A Level III predatory offender community notification meeting for Eric Jason Dahlberg will be held at 6:30 p.m. at the Good Fellowship Center in Morgan Park. Dahlberg, whose charges include fondling and sexual penetration with 13- and 14-year-old females, is now living in the 1400 block of 91st Avenue West. Dahlberg, a 193-pound American Indian, has used force to gain compliance.
Saint Anyway will play at 7:30 p.m. at Gordy’s Warming House in Cloquet.
The Score Bar hosts salsa dancing every Tuesday night. Free dance lessons kick off the night from 7 to 8, followed by open dancing until midnight.
Wednesday, Dec. 30
The Maxi Childs Trio performs at 7 p.m. every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at Black Water Lounge, 231 E. Superior St.
Thursday, Dec. 31
The Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra will present a New Year’s Eve toast to Broadway at 7 p.m. at the DECC. Tickets start at $25; call 623-3776.
CASDA will host a dance to end abuse at 7 p.m. at Barker’s Island. Cost for the fundraiser is $45; call (715) 392-7152.
McInnis’ Kitchen will host a Newfoundland-style “kitchen party” at 8 p.m. at Sunset Bar & Grill, 4483 Martin Road. Cost is $5.
Saint Anyway will play at 10 p.m. at the Brewhouse.
A cocktail party fundraiser for Ray of Hope will be held at 8 p.m. at the Radisson. Cost is $30 ($25 for members). Tickets are available at www.rayofhopeinc.net.
The Black-eyed Snakes, the Acceleratii and the Surfactants will play the New Year’s Eve bash at R.T. Quinlan’s. Show starts at 10 p.m. Cost is $5.
Lake Superior Singles Fellowship, a non-denominational singles group supported by the United Presbyterian Church, will meet at 7:30 p.m. for snacks and a game night. Call 940-2248 to register.
Rubber Chicken Theater’s second holiday comedy revue, “Have Yourself an H1N1 Christmas, or: Snufflin’ in a Swine Flu Wonderland,” will be presented at 7 p.m. at The Venue at Mohaupt Block, 2024 W. Superior St. Cost is $15.
The Centerville All Stars will perform at 9 p.m. at Moldeez, 1426 Commonwealth Ave.
Dubh Linn Irish Pub will host a semi-formal ball at 8 p.m. Details at www.dubhlinnpub.com.
Duluth’s Alano Club will hold its traditional sober New Year’s Eve celebration at 6 p.m. at 3009 Restormel St. Recovery speakers start at 7 p.m. and a dance follows their presentations. Cost is $5.
Friday, Jan. 1
Happy New Year’s Day! Have you figured out your resolutions yet?
Saint Anyway will play at 10 p.m. at Carmody’s Irish Pub.
Saturday, Jan. 2
Saint Anyway will play at 8 p.m. at Beaner’s Central. Cost is $5.
Comedy Pro Tour, featuring Mick Lazinski and L.A. Lycan, will be held at 6:30 and 9 p.m. at Dubh Linn Irish Pub. Cost is $10. Reservations recommended; call 727-1559.
An exhibit featuring work from UMD faculty will be on display through Jan. 10, 2010, at the university’s Tweed Museum of Art.
Nancy Stone is showing original oil paintings through Sept. 30 at Moxie Hollow, 323 E. Superior St.
The annual winter exhibit at Lizzard’s Art Gallery & Framing, 11 W. Superior St., will feature the work of Lee Englund (plein air oils) and Terry Anderson (lapidary) and will be held through Jan. 9, 2010.
Cecilia Lieder’s annual solo exhibit at Northern Prints Gallery, 318 N. 14th Ave. E., will be on display through Jan. 9, 2010. Hours are 1 to 6 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
The Tweed Museum of Art will be showcasing artwork by UMD art and design faculty through Jan. 10, 2010.
The exhibit “A View from Space” will be on display through Jan. 10, 2010, at the Duluth Children’s Museum. Also there: “Moneyville,” which will be on display through Jan. 17, 2010.
“A Silent Unity of Gazes: The Photographic Vision of Luis Gonzalez Palma” will be on display through Jan. 17, 2010, at UMD’s Tweed Museum of Art.
Paintings by David Ericson and Gilbert Munger will be on display through March 31, 2010, at the Depot in the Fesler Hallway.
“Form & Surface: Selections from the Glenn C. Nelson Collection” will be on display through Nov. 7, 2010, at UMD’s Tweed Museum of Art.
The free Veterans’ Memorial Hall exhibit “Generations of Service,” which spans roughly 150 years of military service and includes locally donated artifacts, is now open at the Depot. See www.vets-hall.org.