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Community Calendar: Feb. 17-23

Sunday, Feb. 17 Northwind Drum and Bugle will have a bus trip fund-raiser to Fortune Bay Casino, which will leave from the American Legion, 5814 Grand Ave., at 9:30 a.m. The bus should arrive back by 5 p.m. Cost $25. For more, call 348-5843. The ...

Sunday, Feb. 17

Northwind Drum and Bugle will have a bus trip fund-raiser to Fortune Bay Casino, which will leave from the American Legion, 5814 Grand Ave., at 9:30 a.m. The bus should arrive back by 5 p.m. Cost $25. For more, call 348-5843.

The troupe Trash Brass & Dirty Laundry will perform at the Amazing Grace Bakery & Café at 7 p.m. Free.

The Swedish Cultural Society of Duluth will meet at 3:30 p.m. at Gloria Dei Lutheran Church. For more, call 525-4274.

The play "A Flea in Her Ear," presented by UMD Theatre Department, will be at 2 p.m. in the Marshall Performing Arts Center. It will also be shown Feb. 20, 21, 22 and 23. All shown, except for Sunday (2 p.m.), at 7:30 p.m. Cost is $15 for adults, $11 for seniors and students and $6 for UMD students and children. For more, call 726-8561.

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The Aad Shrine Center, 5152 Miller Trunk Highway, will have an old-time dance party beginning at 1 p.m. (doors open at noon). Lorren Lindevig and Florian Chmielewski will perform. For tickets, call 722-7488.

The Lake Superior Ragtime Society Inc. will present the "Frigid Frolics Concert" from 1 to 4:30 p.m. at First Covenant Church. Free. Call 724-7696.

Sara Thomsen will have her new CD release concert at 7:30 p.m. at Marshall's Fregeau Auditorium. Tickets are $12 on the day of the show and $10 in advance. For more, visit www.sarathomsen.com .

The Lake Superior Writers group for memoirs will meet from 3 to 5 p.m. at the Chester Creek Café. For more, call 728-3154.

The annual Duluth Boat, Sport and Travel Show will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for students.

Monday, Feb. 18

The Northern Lakes Archaeological Society will meet at 7 p.m. at the Superior Public Library. Free. Call 624-5489.

The General Federation of Women's Clubs -- Twentieth Century Club of Duluth will meet at 12 p.m. at the United Baptist Christian Church. The program will focus on book reviews.

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The program "Look Good ... Feel Better," presented by the American Cancer Society, will be held from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at St. Luke's Lakeview building (fourth floor). This program will provide cosmetology assistance for those going through cancer treatment. Free. For more, call 249-6001.

A comedy open-mic night will be held at 8 p.m. at the Dubh Linn Irish Pub. Free. Call 727-1559.

Tuesday, Feb. 19

The Ovation Guest Artist Series Concert, featuring Sharon Isbin, guitar, with Gemma Coma-Alabert, mezzo-soprano, will be held at 7:30 p.m. in UMD's Weber Music Hall. Cost ranges between $15 and $30. Advanced ticket purchase recommended. For more, call 726-8877.

The Members Cooperative Credit Union will hold its annual meeting, with doors opening at 6 p.m. and the event beginning at 7 p.m., at the Cloquet High School auditorium. Former Duluth Police Chief and current Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College instructor Scott Lyons will speak at the event.

Duluth Public Access Television will offer the class "I-Movie Digital Editing on Macintosh Computers" at 5:30 p.m. at PACT, 411 W. First Street, room 238. Cost is $100. For more, call 723-3686.

Tax preparation help will be provided by volunteers from UMD at the Duluth Public Library's Gold Room from 5 to 8 p.m. Help will also be provided from 2 to 8 p.m. Mondays, 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesdays and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturdays through April 15. Volunteers will not be available Feb. 18, March 15, 17, 18 and 22.

Community Action Duluth, 19th N. 21st Ave. W., will offer free tax preparation at 5 p.m. They will also offer it every Saturday at 9 a.m. On Wednesdays they will offer it beginning at 3 p.m. at Memorial Park, 5315 Grand Ave. Help will be available through April 12. Individuals and families with income under $39,000 a year are welcome to these events. For more, call 726-1665 or see Pages 24-25 in this week's issue.

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

Baby and toddler storytime will be held at the West branch of Duluth Public Library's at 10:30 a.m. For more, visit www.duluth.lib.mn.us .

The program "Is Weight Loss Surgery Right for You?" will be held from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the St. Luke's Lakeview building (fourth floor). Free. Call 249-6050.

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

Wednesday, Feb. 20

A film about meteorites will be shown from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Hartley Nature Center. Attendants will also be able to touch meteorites. Call 724-6735.

Author James Kunstler will speak at 7:30 p.m. at St. Scholastica's Mitchell Auditorium. His topic will be "Surviving the Coming Catastrophes". For more, visit www.css.edu .

The Western Area Business and Civic Club will meet at Mr. D's at 12 p.m. There guest speaker will be Mayor Don Ness.

The Lake Superior Writers group for fiction and poetry meets from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Chester Creek Café. For more, call 525-1463.

Baby and toddler storytime will be held at the Duluth Public Library at 10:15 a.m.

Preschool storytime will be held at the Duluth Public Library at 11:15 a.m.

A free antique and collectible appraisal will be held at the St. Louis County Heritage & Arts Center (the Depot) from 12-3 p.m.

The presentation "The Sexual Exploitation of Children on the Internet" will begin at 6:30 p.m. at the Grace Lutheran Church in Hermantown. The second half of the program is for those 18 and older. For more, call 729-7357.

Thursday, Feb. 21

A faculty artist recital, featuring Rachel and Elsie Inselman, will be held at UMD's Weber Music Hall at 7:30 p.m. Free. Visit www.d.umn.edu/music .

The St. Louis County Historical Society will present "Lunch with the History People" at 12 p.m. in the Ruth Maney Room on the first floor of the St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center. Annette Atkins, author and professor, will present.

"Common Cents: The Money Class," session two, will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. at Community Action Duluth, 19 N. 21st Avenue W. This class will continue at the same time Feb. 28 and March 6. For more, call 726-1665.

The production "The Book of Liz" will be staged at the Renegade Comedy Theatre's Teatro Zuccone, 222 E. Superior St., at 7 p.m. It will also be performed Feb. 22 and 23 at the same time. Cost is $15 for adults and $12 for students and seniors. Visit www.renegadecomedy.org .

The Garden Talk series will continue with the program "Floral Design" from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Fairlawn Mansion in Superior. Cost is $15 for the program, or $40 for any three programs. For more, call (715) 394-5712.

The Blue Heron Trading Company, Inc. will offer the cooking class "Mediterranean Cuisine Vegetarian Style" at 6:30 p.m. Cost $25. For more, call 722-8799.

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

Family storytime will be held at the West branch of the Duluth Public Library at 6:45 p.m. .

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.

A free child car seat safety clinic will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Duluth Fire Station No. 2, 2627 W. Superior St. For more, call 729-7796.

The University of Wisconsin-Superior Center for Continuing Education/Extension will have the workshop "Grant Writing: Crafting Proposals with Purpose and Impact" from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Rothwell Student Center. Cost $115. Call (715) 394-8469.

The Solway Seniors will meet at Solway Town Hall at 1 p.m.

Friday, Feb. 22

The applied psychology seminar "Beyond Psychological Illiteracy: Personal Adjustment Issues During Historical Cycles of Social Permissiveness and Restrictiveness" will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. at the Medical Arts building. Cost $10. For more, call 786-9786.

The Lake Superior Singles Fellowship will meet at 6 p.m. at Red Lobster. Call 940-2248.

Kahurangi Maori Dance theatre will perform at St. Scholastica's Mitchell Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $10 to $20. Call 723-7000.

Saturday, Feb. 23

The Twin Ports Wind Ensemble Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. at UMD's Weber Music Hall. Tickets range from $3 to $6. For more, visit www.d.umn.edu/music .

Lance Benson will perform at Red Mug Coffeehouse at 8 p.m.

The Duluth Short Shorts Film Festival will begin at 7 p.m. at the Play Ground. Cost $5. For more, call 733-7555.

The Comedy Pro Tour, featuring Todd Justice and Mike Spurlock, will be held at the Dubh Linn Irish Pub at 8:30 p.m. Cost $10. For more, call 727-1559.

A survivors reunion, for those who have been impacted by cancer, will be held from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Grace Lutheran Church in Hermantown. For more, call 390-5304.

The Lake Superior Metalsmiths will meet at 12 p.m. at 5873 Taft Road. Call 721-4572.

Jobs Daughters Bethel No. 28 will have a spaghetti dinner from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Trinity Masonic Temple.

Exhibits

The Northern Printmakers Alliance will present an opening of the exhibit "Early Spring" from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Northern Prints Gallery. The exhibit runs through April 12.

Carla Stetson will present 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. There will be an artist dialogue from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

Jason Huntzinger will have an opening reception for his photo exhibition "Wendover, Utah, A Brief Exploration" at 9 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Andevarld Gallery, 16 N. Second Ave. E. The exhibit is on display through April 7. For more, call 722-4954.

Eric Dubnicka will have selected works on display through March 2 at the Washington Artist's Studio Galleries. Washington is open from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays.

Shirley Cannon will have her "Memorial Tribute," featuring oil and acrylic paintings be on display at the Duluth Teachers Credit Union through March 31.

Rabbet Before Horses will have the exhibit "From Dreams May We Learn" on display through Feb. 24 at UMD's Tweed Museum of Art.

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