Community Calendar: June 15-21

Sunday, June 15 The Lake Superior Writers Group for writing memoirs will meet at 1:30 p.m. downstairs at Chester Creek Caf?. The Father's Day Brewmaster Dinner, featuring complimentary beers, will be held at Thirsty Pagan Brewing in Superior from...

Sunday, June 15

The Lake Superior Writers Group for writing memoirs will meet at 1:30 p.m. downstairs at Chester Creek Café.

The Father's Day Brewmaster Dinner, featuring complimentary beers, will be held at Thirsty Pagan Brewing in Superior from 4 to 7 p.m. Cost is $50. Limited seating available. For more, visit .

"The Philadelphia Story" will be staged at 2 p.m. at the Playhouse. Cost is $18 for adults, $16 for seniors ages 65 and older, $14 for students and children ages 11 and younger are $10. There will also be group rates. For more, call 733-7555.

The Lake Superior Chapter of Us TOO, a prostate cancer education and support group, will meet at 7 p.m. at Our Savior's Lutheran Church in Cloquet, 12th Street and Doddridge Avenue. For more, call 879-3506.


Sunday Night at the Races will begin with hot laps at 5:30 p.m. at the Proctor Speedway. Racing begins at 6 p.m. For more, visit .

Eskomo Pizza Pies, 3 E. Highway 61 in Esko, will host a Father's Day brunch from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost is $8.95 for those ages 16 and older, $6.95 for ages 7 to 15 (and seniors) and $2.95 for ages 6 and younger. Proceeds go to the Asbury Church mission team.

Monday, June 16

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

Bike along Hawk Ridge, sponsored by the Skyline Planning and Preservation Alliance, at 7 p.m. Meet at the first overlook. Call 733-9596.

SOAR Career Solutions hosts, 205 W. Second St., Suite 101, for information sessions at 1:30 p.m. any Monday. To learn more about SOAR's services and to register for workshops, call 722-3126.

"Look Good ... Feel Better," an American Cancer Society program that provides cosmetology assistance to people going through cancer treatment, will be held from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at St. Luke's Lakeview Building (fourth floor). Free. For more, call 249-6001.

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources will have an open house meeting at 6:30 p.m. at the Environmental Protection Agency Gitchee Gumee Conference Center, 6201 Congdon Blvd. The open house is intended to provide information about the rule-revision process, how to get involved, what existing rules cover and the potential areas that could be included in the rule revision for the statewide minimum standards for shoreland management.


The Clayton Jackson McGhie Day of Remembrance will begin at noon at the memorial site, First Street and Second Avenue East. There will be music, youth poetry and reflection. At 6:30 p.m. Warren Read, a great grandson of one of the mob organizers, and relatives of Elmer Jackson, will help plant a tree propagated by Warren from one that grows at Jackson's home in Pennytown, Mo., at Park Hill Cemetery, 2500 Vermilion Road. For more, visit .

The General Federation of Women's Clubs Twentieth Century Club of Duluth will have a membership meeting and lunch at 12 p.m. at United Baptist Christian Church. This will be a planning meeting.

Tuesday, June 17

Mended Hearts Chapter No. 104, a support group for those who have heart disease and surgery (and their families) will meet at 7 p.m. in the Wisconsin Room on the first floor of St. Mary's. Parking tickets are validated. Call 724-1068.

The CORE FOUR business planning course will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Ordean Building. The course will be held every Tuesday through July 8. Cost is $244. Financial assistance may be available to eligible participants. For more, call (800) 422-0374.

The Duluth Area Chamber of Commerce will have its Ambassador Luncheon from 12 to 1 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, Lyric Room 1. To RSVP, e-mail .

Matt Ray will perform at the Brewhouse at 10 p.m. For more, visit .

The Swedish Cultural Society of Duluth will celebrate midsummer beginning at 12:30 p.m. (when women and children make wild flower wreaths to wear in their hair and everyone can paint a dala horse to take home) at the Lutheran Church of the Good Shepherd. At 2 p.m. Ross Sutter, folk singer and musician, will present a program followed by the decorating and raising of the maypole (where people will dance around it). A coffee social hour will follow. Call 525-4274.


Folk artist Greg Tiburzi will perform from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Chester Bowl as part of the Chester Creek concert series.

The Duluth Heights Garden Club will meet at 11:30 a.m. at Holy Cross Lutheran Church. For more, call 722-0305.

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

The Euclid Chapter No. 56 Order of the Eastern Star will meet at 7 p.m. at the Lake Avenue Masonic Temple. They will be having a "Friends Night." A social hour will follow.

Wednesday, June 18

There will be a work night at Snively Monument at 7 p.m. Park at the Magney Snively parking lot just past the Stewart Creek bridge. Bring gloves and a shovel. The event is sponsored by the Skyline Planning and Preservation Alliance. For more, call 733-9596.

Charlie Parr will perform at the Brewhouse at 10 p.m.

The Duluth Greens (the Green Party) will meet at 6 p.m. at Chester Creek Café.


The Northland Human Resources Association and the American Society for Training and Development will have a joint meeting from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Holiday Inn Lyric Room. Cost is $15. E-mail to register.

There will be a free antique appraisal from noon to 3 p.m. at the St. Louis County Historical Society (the Depot). You may bring one or more items for an informal verbal identification and evaluation. Call 733-7568.

A Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. at the University of Minnesota Duluth's Weber Music Hall. Cost is $20 for adults, $10 for students and $6 for children ages 12 and younger. Call 726-8877.

The La Leche League, a mother-to-mother support group for nursing mothers, will meet at 10 a.m. The topic will be "Working and Breastfeeding." Babies and children are welcome. For location, call 727-6933.

Thursday, June 19

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.

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 through 3, lobby level, east side near the auditorium). Call (800) 862-1799.

A free child car seat safety clinic will be held from 4 to 6 p.m. at Duluth Fire Station No. 2, 2627 W. Superior St. For more, call 729-7796.


The University of Wisconsin-Superior Small Business Development Center will have the two-part workshop "An Introduction to Small Business Financial Management" beginning at 1 p.m. It will continue at the same time June 26. For more, call (800) 410-8351.

Veterans' Memorial Hall will host "The Flag Soiree," a fund-raiser, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Great Hall of the St. Louis County Heritage and Arts Center (the Depot). At the event, an 1818 20-star U.S. flag will be revealed. Twelve of the Hall's most unique flags will also be brought out of storage. There will also be wine and hors d'oeuvres. Cost is $15. For more, call 733-7500.

Friday, June 20

St. Ann's Senior Residence, 330 E. Third St., will host a rummage and bake sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. It will also be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, June 21. For more, call 727-8831.

Brian Joens will perform at the Brewhouse at 10 p.m.

The Lake Superior Singles Fellowship will meet for a picnic at Barkers Island at 6 p.m. Bring something to share. Watch for red balloons. If the weather is bad, they will go to Barkers Inn at 6:30 p.m. for dinner. For more, call 940-2248.

The applied psychology seminar "Which is the Natural Man, and Which is the Spirit?" will be held at the Medical Arts Building from 4 to 5 p.m. Cost is $10. For more, call 786-9798.

The Super Stock Classic will begin at 6:30 p.m. with hot laps (racing begins at 7 p.m.) at the Head of the Lakes Fairgrounds (Superior Speedway). For more, call (715) 394-4912.


The film "Close Encounters of the Third Kind" will be shown at 9:20 p.m. at Leif Erikson Park. For more, visit .

Saturday, June 21

Jeff Ray will perform at the Brewhouse at 10 p.m.

The Singles Activities Group will meet from 6:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. to watch Grandma's Marathon at 20th Avenue East and London Road. Bring a snack to share and your own beverage. For more, call 722-6828.

Author Events

Warren Read will sign "The Lyncher in Me" and Michael Fedo will sign "The Lynchings in Duluth" from 12 to 1 p.m. Sunday, June 15, at the Bookstore at Fitger's. Jess Lourey will sign "August Moon" from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday and Andrew Slade will sign "Camping the North Shore" from 4 to 6 p.m. Friday at the store.


"Lithographics: Gendron Jensen" will open from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Northern Prints Gallery.

"Earth, Water, Air," fine art photography by Ken Kollodge and paintings by Kathleen Kollodge, will be on display through June 29 at the Kollodge Gallery. For more, visit .

Bohemia Arts, 22 N. First Ave. W., will display original paintings by Nancy Stone through Sept. 1. Bohemia Arts is a new business in Duluth, and specializes in fine art, supplies, gallery and gifts. They are open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Saturday. For more, call 722-2919.

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.

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