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Community Calendar: Oct. 5-11

Sunday, Oct. 5 There will be a spaghetti benefit dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. at Mr. D's Bar & Grill. The event is for 10-year-old Austin who had open heart surgeries. For more, call 624-4754. Monday, Oct. 6 Twin Ports Genealogical Society will me...

Sunday, Oct. 5

There will be a spaghetti benefit dinner from 4 to 6 p.m. at Mr. D's Bar & Grill. The event is for 10-year-old Austin who had open heart surgeries. For more, call 624-4754.

Monday, Oct. 6

Twin Ports Genealogical Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Duluth Public Library's Gold Room. There will be a board meeting at 6 p.m. Call 728-5630.

Comedy open-mic night will be held at 9 p.m. at Dubh Linn Irish Pub. Call 727-1559.

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Duluth Fiber Handcrafters Guild will celebrate its 35th anniversary at 6:30 p.m. in the Ruth Maney Room at the Depot.

The St. Scholastica Emeritus College will have the course "But I Don't Like That Kind of Music!" from 9 to 10:30 a.m. at St. Benedict's Catholic Church. It will continue Oct. 13, 20 and 27 and Nov. 3 and 10. Cost is $38. For more, call 723-5940.

Tuesday, Oct. 7

University of Wisconsin-Superior's symphonic band will present "An Evening of Chamber Music" at 7:30 p.m. at the school's Thorpe Langley Auditorium. For more, call (715) 394-8115.

Acclaimed soprano and Duluth native Emily Van Evera will present the first concert of the 2008-09 Cambiata Music Series at St. Scholastica's Mitchell Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Before the concert, scholar Kelley Harness will present the lecture "Literal and Metaphorical Voices of Women in the Early 17th Century" at 6 p.m. in the auditorium.

Autism Association of Northern Minnesota will meet at 6:30 p.m. at Kenwood Edison Charter School. Childcare will be available.

Euclid Chapter No. 56 Order of the Eastern Star will meet at 7 p.m. at Lake Avenue Masonic Temple. There will be a social hour following the meeting. For more, call 727-4056.

St. Scholastica Emeritus College will present the class "The Vikings to the 21st Century: An Overview of Scandinavian History" from 10 to 11:30 a.m. at Westwood Senior Housing on campus. Cost is $38. The class will continue Oct. 14, 21 and 28 and Nov. 4 and 11. For more, call 723-5940.

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The class "Photoshop Basics" will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. at Lincoln Center Digital Imaging Lab. The class will be held Tuesdays through Oct. 28. Visit www.duluthartinstitute.org .

Tricia Hansen, regional admissions adviser for the Bethel University Graduate School and College of Adult and Professional Studies, will be available at Lake Superior College from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. to discuss degree programs with prospective students. She will also be available from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at LSC again on Friday, Oct. 10.

The class "Clay Smorgasbord" will be held from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at Lincoln Center Ceramics Studio. It will be held Tuesdays, at the same time, through Nov. 25. Visit www.duluthartinstitute.org .

Better Breathers Club, the American Lung Association of Minnesota's support group, will meet at 10:30 a.m. at Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory. In the event of rain, meet at First United Methodist Church.

Wednesday, Oct. 8

The free presentation "Lesser-Known Asterisms and the Myths Behind Them" at 7 p.m. at UMD's Marshall W. Alworth Planetarium.

Paul Roberts, author of "The End of Food," will speak at 7:30 p.m. at St. Scholastica's Mitchell Auditorium. His speech is titled "Thinking Globally About Food."

Emily Van Evera, soprano and Duluth native, along with scholar Kelley Harness, will give a seminar exploring sound and structure of music and discussing its relationship to gender, the church, politics and social climate at 11:45 a.m. in St. Scholastica's Tower Hall, Room 3625. The event is free and open to the public. Brown bag lunches welcome.

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Carrie Hegstrom, of Harmonized Spaces, will speak at Western Area Business & Civic Club's meeting at noon at Mr. D's.

Duluth Audubon Society will have the program "Birds and Habitat of the St. Louis River Estuary" at 7:30 p.m. at Hartley Nature Center. Call 721-4748.

"Toddler Time," for those ages 1 and 2, will be held at Lake Superior Zoo from 10 to 11 a.m. They will explore the sights, sounds and textures of the animal world. Cost is $8 for members and $11 for non-members. For more, visit www.lszoo.org .

Homeschool classes, for those ages 7 to 9, will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. at Lake Superior Zoo. This class will explore the animals and habitats of Europe. The same class, for ages 10 and older, will be held Thursday at the same time. Cost is $10 for members and $13 for non-members. For more, visit www.lszoo.org

Keith Cooper will perform at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Bethany Baptist Church. For more, call 628-2888.

Thursday, Oct. 9

The workshop "Human Resource Management" will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at UWS's Rothwell Student Center. Cost is $115 ($99 if enrolled in the Nonprofit Certificate program). For more, visit the Web site www.uwsuper.edu .

Over the Top Dance Company will have its performance "Dynamite" at Duluth Play Ground at 7:30 p.m. It will be held Thursdays through Sundays through Oct. 19 at the same time. For more, visit www.duluthplayground.org .

CORE FOUR Business Planning Course will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. It will be held on Thursday evenings, at the same time, through Oct. 30 at the Ordean Building. Cost is $244. Financial assistance may be available to eligible participants. Pre-registration is required.Call (800) 422-0374.

Volunteer for garden work from 5 to 7 p.m. at Hartley Nature Center. All ages welcome.

George Winston, a solo pianist, will perform at 8 p.m. at Sacred Heart Music Center. He will be raising funds for CHUM's emergency food shelf. He has worked with a local food bank in every tour market to hold a canned food drive at the show.

The annual Weber Concert will be held at 7:30 p.m. at UMD's Weber Music Hall. For tickets, call 726-8877.

The program "First Steps to Starting Your Own Business" will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at UWS's Small Business Development Center. Cost is $25. For more, visit the Web site www2.uwsuper.edu/sbdc.

Proctor-Duluth Unit No. 92 of the National Association of Retired and Veteran Railway Employees will meet at 1 p.m. at West Duluth's American Legion. Area railroad retirees are invited to attend.

Tour the haunted William A. Irvin from 6:30 to 10 p.m. For a complete schedule, visit www.decc.org .

Friday, Oct. 10

The Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank will perform an EP release show for "One for the Time Capsule" at 8 p.m. at Beaner's Central. Toby Churchill of the Alrights opens.

Saturday, Oct. 11

"Music of Champions" will be presented at the DECC at 8 p.m. by the Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra. For more, call 623-3776.

Come say hello and thank you to Dick Palmer (and enjoy some cake and coffee) between 1 and 3 p.m. at City Center West, located at 5830 Grand Ave. in West Duluth. Everyone is welcome. Free. (Bring a story to share.) Call 723-1207 with questions.

The education seminar "1,2,3 ... Come Count With Me; 4,5,6 ... Social Skills Tricks; 7,8,9 ... It's Inclusion Time" will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at UWS's Rothwell Student Center. Cost is $35 for those who pre-register and $40 for on-site registrations. Call (715) 394-8032.

Comedy Pro Tour, featuring Frank Roche and Nicholas Anthony, will be held at 6:30 and 9 p.m. at Dubh Linn Irish Pub. Cost is $10. Call 727-1559.

The conference "Significant Living in the Second Half" will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at First United Methodist Church. Cost is $25, which includes a meal. Dr. James Gamboni, author and nationally known speaker, is the keynote speaker the program. Visit www.significantlivingnorthland.org or call 529-7534.

The annual Agate Festival will be held from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center. Learn how agates form, visit the Rock Lab with rock and mineral samples, go on an agate hunt and watch a demonstration about how glaciers moved through the area. Visit www.boulderlake.org .

There will be free blood pressure, blood glucose and cholesterol screenings, provided by UMD's College of Pharmacy, at ShopKo from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more, call 624-6581.

Perpich Center for Arts Education will hold an information session for educators, students and parents interested in Arts High School, at 10 a.m. at Duluth's Comfort Suites in Canal Park. Arts High School is a tuition-free public high school open to all Minnesota residents entering the 11th or 12th grade. For more, visit www.pcae.k12.mn.us .

Salvation Army's annual fall fest will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 215 S. 27th Ave. W. There will be a bake and rummage sale, craft sale, food and games.

Boo at the Zoo will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Lake Superior Zoo. Costumes are recommended. Kids will trick-or-treat throughout the zoo and go on a haunted hayride. It will be held at the same time Oct. 18. For more, visit www.lszoo.org .

Denfeld High School, along with John's Twin Ports Recycling, will collect computers, servers, laptops, keyboards and TVs, among other things, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the teachers parking lot in the rear of the school. No major appliances accepted, and there is a five item limit. The event, where one will have to pay to drop off many -- but not all -- of the items, will benefit Denfeld students. Instead of dropping them off at the landfill, drop them off at the school to save money.

Intertwined, part of "Venus: Poets and Fiber Artists Reflect," will be held at 7 p.m. at Red Mug Coffeehouse in Superior. Event is free and open to the public.

Air Force Sergeants Association, Chapter and Auxiliary No. 859, will meet at noon at the Pickwick. Guests are always welcome.

Claire W. Schumacher will sign "Frank Lloyd Wright: The Prodigal Son of Spring Green" from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Bookstore at Fitger's.

Exhibits

Watercolor artists Anita Curtis and Margie Helstrom will feature work at Kollodge Gallery through Oct. 18. For more, call 740-3255.

Richard E. and the late Dorothy Rawlings Nelson will have their gift of 400 American Indian artifacts, artworks and an extensive research library on display at UMD's Tweed Museum of Art through Sept. 13, 2009.

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