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Community Calendar: April 3-19

Sunday, April 13 The Single Activities Group will meet at the Rose Garden gazebo at 4 p.m. to walk the Lakewalk. They will go to Wendy's at 5:30 p.m. for dinner. For more, call 722-6828. High school students who are thinking about college can lea...

Sunday, April 13

The Single Activities Group will meet at the Rose Garden gazebo at 4 p.m. to walk the Lakewalk. They will go to Wendy's at 5:30 p.m. for dinner. For more, call 722-6828.

High school students who are thinking about college can learn more about the programs and people at the University of Wisconsin-Superior Spring Preview from 1 to 4 p.m. Check-in begins at 12:30 p.m. at the Rothwell Student Center. For more, visit www.uwsuper.edu .

The Lake Superior Ragtime Society will present its "April in Superior" concert from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Concordia Lutheran Church in Superior. Call 724-7696.

Monday, April 14

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The Duluth Fiber Handcrafters Guild will meet in the Ruth Maney Room at the Depot at 6:30 p.m. Call 724-8746.

The VFW Auxiliary No. 6320 will meet at 6 p.m. in the post club rooms, 5103 Ramsey St. The post members will meet on the same day and place at 7:30 p.m. For more, call 628-3202.

The Cloquet Community Band will perform at 7 p.m. at the Gospel Tabernacle Church, at 14th and Washington Avenue, in Cloquet.

A free nutrition workshop for child care providers and parents will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Denfeld home economics room. It will also be held April 15, 17 and 21 at the same time and from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. April 19 (all at Denfeld). To register, call 940-1366.

SOAR Career Solutions will have the workshop "The Works" from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The workshop will run for four weeks at the same time Monday through Friday. For more, call 722-3126.

The Duluth Playhouse will have auditions for "My Fair Lady" from 6 to 8 p.m. (singers) and from 8 to 9 p.m. (read) at the 404 W. Superior St. The auditions will take place the same time and place Tuesday. For more, call 733-7555.

Northland Family Programs will offer a free introductory session to FertilityCare at 7 p.m. at St. Mary's Medical Center. To register, call (800) 842-0279.

Tuesday, April 15

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Mended Hearts, a support group for those who have heart disease, had heart surgery (and their families), will meet at 7 p.m. in the Wisconsin Room of St. Mary's Medical Center. For more, call 724-1068.

The Northern Crescents Chapter of the North American Butterfly Association will host an open house from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Gander Lodge at Gander Mountain.

The University of Minnesota Duluth jazz combos I through IV will perform at 7:30 p.m. at UMD's Weber Music Hall. Cost is $8 for adults, $7 for seniors, $5 for students and children and $3 for UMD students. Call 726-8877.

Stephanie Honz, a pipe organist, will perform as part of the University Recital Series at 7:30 p.m. at the University of Wisconsin-Superior's Webb Recital Hall. Cost is $10 for adults and $6 for seniors and students. For more, call (715) 394-8115.

The Duluth School Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Old Historic Central High School in the board room.

The Veterans for Peace Chapter No. 80 will meet at 6 p.m. at the Superior Public Library.

The CORE FOUR Business Planning Course will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Ordean Building. The course will run through May 6 (it will consist of four three-hour class sessions). Cost is $244. Call (800) 422-0374.

The Duluth Noon Optimist Club meets every Tuesday at noon at the Incline Station. For membership details, call 724-3941.

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Euclid Chapter No. 56 Order of the Eastern Star will meet at the Lake Avenue Masonic Temple at 7 p.m. A social hour will follow the meeting.

Wednesday, April 16

The Duluth Parks and Recreation Commission will have its monthly meeting at 4 p.m. at 12 E. Fourth St. For more, call 730-4300.

The Duluth Area Green Party will meet at 6 p.m. at Chester Creek Café.

Northwoods Nonprofits, a UWS Center for Continuing Education/Extension program will offer the workshop "Champions with a Cause" from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at the downtown Holiday Inn. The workshop is geared toward helping nonprofit board members, staff and volunteers work together to develop and implement a marketing plan that can achieve measurable results. Cost is $45 for first staff person, $35 for each additional staff members and $20 for a board or volunteer member. For more, call (715) 394-8469.

Tradition Creek, a distributor of product merchandise to Minnesota and Wisconsin vacationland gift shops and trading posts, will have the workshop "Increase Sales Through Your Gift Shop or Convenience Store" from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the A.G. Thomson House, 2617 E. Third St. RSVP is required. For more, call (651) 246-6383.

"Mighty Men of Minnesota Family Comedy Night" will be held at 7 p.m. at the DECC. For more, call 722-6700.

The childbirth education class "Cesarean Preparation" will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. in the St. Luke's Hospital auditorium (second floor). Cost is $10. Call 249-5527.

The St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center (the Depot) will host a free antique appraisal from 12 to 3 p.m.

The La Leche League, a mother to mother support group for nursing mothers, will meet at 10 a.m. For location and more information, call 727-6933.

The Minnesota Paralegal Association Duluth Chapter will meet at 12 p.m. at American Family Insurance, US Bank Building. Bring or wear your walking shoes.

Thursday, April 17

Pianist Hüseyin Sermetwill perform at 7:30 p.m. at UMD's Weber Music Hall. Cost is $32 for adults, $27 for seniors, $17 for students and children and $15 for UMD students. For more, call 726-8877.

The St. Scholastica concert and jazz bands will stage a free spring concert at 7:30 p.m. in Mitchell Auditorium. For more, visit www.css.edu .

The community forum "Health Care for All" will be held at 12 p.m. at UMD's Kirby Lounge. For more, call 726-8482.

The workshop for parents and parents-to-be "Better Safe than Sorry: Our Children Our Choices" will be held. Psychologist, Michelle Simon will cover topics such as indoor air (lead and radon), food choices (fast food to fruits), plastic choices (bad to better), pregnancy product concerns and solutions (toys, foods, toiletries) and 'Chemical 101,' for proper label reading and alternative options. Cost $5. The event will also be held Wednesday in Cloquet. To register for either events and to find out time and location, call 940-8333.

The Minnesota Ballet will present "Wine and Chee's," a beer and wine tasting event, at 5 p.m. at the Depot Great Hall. Bidding will also take place on "Birds of Promise" prints, gourmet gift baskets and other opportunities. For more, call 529-3742.

A free child car seat safety clinic will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. at Duluth Fire Station No. 8, 5830 Grand Ave. Call 729-7796.

The presentation "Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for You?'' will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at St. Luke's Lakeview Building (fourth floor). To RSVP, call 249-6050.

The Alworth Institute International Brown Bag Series will present "Icelandic Landscapes, Living Legends" at 12 p.m. in UMD's fourth floor library rotunda.

The Mental Health Support Group for People with Mental Illness will meet from 5 to 7 p.m. at Miller Dwan (meeting rooms 1-3, lobby level, east side near the auditorium). For more, call (800) 862-1799.

The cooking class "Exceptional Spring and Summer Salads" will be held at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the Blue Heron Trading Company. Cost $25. For more, call 722-8799.

Northern Business Connection, a locally based marketing/referral group, meets weekly from 8 to 9:15 a.m. For visitor information, call Mike Pennington at 724-3941.

Friday, April 18

People with Disabilities for Change will meet from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Miller Dwan in classrooms 1, 2 and 3. Call 624-1212.

The film "Why We Fight" will be shown and discussed beginning at 7:30 p.m. at Peace United Church of Christ.

Julia M. Williams will sign copies of her new book "Jules on Schools: Teaching, Learning and Everything in Between" from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday at Barnes & Noble.

The Midi Change of Pace Dinner Theater will present "Funeral for a Gangster" at 7 p.m. The show will also be Saturdays at the same time and Sundays at 12:30 p.m. through May 4. Cost for Friday and Saturday shows is $40 and Sunday shows are $30. For more, call 727-4880.

The applied psychology seminar "Transactional Analysis: Executive Function" will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Medical Arts Building. Cost is $10. For more, call 786-9798.

Mu Daiko, a Japanese taiko drumming group, will perform at 7:30 p.m. at St. Scholastica's Mitchell Auditorium. For more, call 723-7000.

The Lake Superior Singles Fellowship will meet for dinner at 6:30 p.m. at the Ground Round. To register, call 940-2248.

The Marshall drama department will stage "Blithe Spirit" at 7 p.m. in the Fregeau Auditorium. It will also be staged April 19 at the same time and at 2 p.m. April 20.

Saturday, April 19

The Comedy Pro Tour, featuring Kevin Naughton and Ian Gutoskie, will be held at 8 p.m. at the Dubh Linn Irish Pub. Cost is $10. For more, call 727-1559.

"Billy McLaughlin: An Evening with Guitar and the UMD Chamber Orchestra" will be held at 7:30 p.m. at UMD's Weber Music Hall. Cost is $22 for adults, seniors students and children, and $20 for UMD students. For more, call 726-8877.

The children's play "Hyronomous A. Frog" will be staged at 1 and 3 p.m. by the Tugboat Children's Theatre at the Teatro Zuccone, 222 E. Superior St. It will be held at the same time April 20. Cost is $10 for adults and $7 for children. Call 722-6775.

The annual Youth Ragtime Piano Playing Contest will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. at UWS's Webb Recital Hall. Call 724-7696.

The Duluth Farmer's Market will have an Earth Day celebration from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The UMD Earth Club will host its annual Earth Day Festival from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. at Leif Erickson Park. There will be youth activities, music and food from Burrito Union.

Jobs Daughters Bethel No. 28 will meet at 4:30 p.m. at the Trinity Masonic Temple.

Exhibits

Tonya Borgeson's hand-built ceramic sculptures and copper-enameled drawings will be on display through April 30 at Starfire Screen Printing, 1131 E. Fourth St. It opens April 19, with a reception from 1 to 3 p.m.

Joel and Deborah Cooper will have an exhibit of original prints and poetry titled "What We Keep" on display through May 10 at Lizzards Art Gallery and Framing.

The exhibit "A Handful of Clay," which will feature drawings, illustrations and ceramics by Dave Lynas, will be on display through June 15 at UMD's Tweed Museum of Art.

An exhibition of many different scriptures from the Ramseyer-Northern Bible Society of Minnesota Museum Collection will be on display at the UMD Library through June 27.

Carla Stetson will have some of her sculptural work in the exhibit "Three Ways to Fly" on display through April 29 at the John Steffl Gallery at the Duluth Art Institute. For more, visit www.duluthartinstitute.org .

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