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Things to do: Eggstravagana, a benefit concert, clean up Duluth and sign up for 33rd annual Fitger's 5K

Check out these events in the area.

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Easter Eggstravaganza, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 16, Lake Superior Zoo, 7210 Fremont Ave. Tickets: $15 for adults, $7 for ages 3-12 and free for younger children. Go to lszoo.org.

UWS annual gala concert Superior Voices, 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, Thorpe Langley Auditorium, Old Main, 1710 Weeks Ave., Superior. Suggestion donation: $10; proceeds go for scholarship money to support UWS vocal students. Call 715-394-8115 or go to uwsuper.edu/calendar/superior-voices-scholarship-concert.

LetsTalkMN.com presents its third annual Mental Health Action Concert featuring Cloud Cult with special guest ELSKA, Wednesday, April 20, Norshor Theatre, 211 E. Superior St., Duluth. All revenue, including proceeds from artwork created during the Cloud Cult concert, will go toward helping Life House develop a recording studio for the youth who benefit from their services. All tickets include a custom concert shirt available for pickup the night of the event. Tickets: $23-$34; available at norshortheatre.com .

Heart to Heart at Sacred Heart: Concert for Peace and Solidarity With Ukraine, 7-9:30 p.m. Thursday, April 21, Sacred Heart Music Center, 201 W. Fourth St. Performers include: Aurora Baers, Bill and Kate Isles, Born Too Late, Brian Dack and Doug Greenwood, Ellie Schoenfeld, Fish Heads, George Ellsworth, Janie and the Spokes, Jim Hall, Kyle Orla, John Ward and Lori Hatten, Judas and Israel, Michelle Mathees, Paula Gudmundson, Rachel Kilgour, Rachel Kresha, Ryan Vine, Sara Pajunen, Sarah Lawrence, Skarlett Woods, Sheila Packa, Steve Sokela, and Tom Cawcutt. Those that attend the concert in person are required to present proof of vaccinations and wear a mask to safeguard against Covid. Suggested donation: $10. The event will also be live-streamed on Sacred Heart YouTube Channel at sacredheartmusic.org/event/heart-to-heart-concert-for-peace-solidarity-with-ukraine.

All ticket proceeds and donations will be donated to Heart to Heart International, a global humanitarian organization based in Kansas. The organization has established an advance team in Eastern Europe and is shipping medical aid into Ukraine and hygiene kits into Poland to support refugee work. hearttoheart.org/ukraine-crisis.

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Keep Duluth Clean is seeking volunteers to help with an all-day, city-wide clean up event on April 23, with the goal of leaving the city a cleaner place for everyone to enjoy this summer. Volunteers are encouraged to clean up in front of their homes, at a nearby park, trail or stream, or at other locations where individuals see value in picking up trash. Individuals who submit a litter report form will be eligible for prizes and random drawings of giveaways from local Duluth establishments. Everyone is encouraged to sign-up to indicate your interest in participating in the clean-up! Register your participation by going to keepduluthclean.org/take-action .

The 33rd annual Fitger’s 5K, 9 a.m. April 23. Entry fee: $35 for adults ($40 on race day) and $15 for youth ages 12 and younger. Each participant will receive a commemorative Fitger’s 5K long sleeve shirt and pair of Fitsoks. To register or for more information, go to youngathletesfoundation.com .

Encore Performing Arts Center offers a Buddy Holly Tribute show, 7 p.m. April 23, and a Roy Orbison Tribute show, 2 p.m. April 24, County Seat Theater, 2035 Frontage Road, Cloquet. Tickets: $20 per show. Go to eventbrite.com/e/buddy-holly-roy-orbison-by-david-k-2-shows-1-wknd-satsunapr2324-tickets-257431914787.

UWS Music Department's Band and Percussion Ensemble Concert, 7:30 p.m. April 26, Thorpe Langley Auditorium, Old Main, 1710 Weeks Ave., Superior. Tickets: $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and free for students. Call 715-394-8115 or go to uwsuper.edu/calendar/band-and-global-percussion-concert.

JDRF Community One Walk, 10 a.m. April 30, Gichi-Ode' Akiing, on the Lakewalk below Second Avenue East and Michigan Street. The JDRF Community One Walk in Duluth is organized by local volunteers. Participants will walk 5K to raise money for critical type 1 diabetes research and have the opportunity to experience a morning of family-friendly activities. Go to jdrf.org or call Camille Ice at 218-786-1360.

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