Community Calendar: Oct. 7-13
Sunday, Oct. 7 The Apple Cider Family Fun Event will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Woodland Community Center. This is a fund raiser for the Duluth Clinic. Fresh apple cider, face painting, homemade apple butter, jams and pumpkins. Piatigorsky F...
Sunday, Oct. 7
The Apple Cider Family Fun Event will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Woodland Community Center. This is a fund raiser for the Duluth Clinic. Fresh apple cider, face painting, homemade apple butter, jams and pumpkins.
Piatigorsky Foundation Artists Raquela Sheeran, a soprano, and David Shimoni, who plays the piano, will perform the Sacred Heart Music Center at 3 p.m. The cost is $15 in advance and $20 at the door. For more, call 723-1895.
The Fall Vendor Blender, featuring representatives from Silpada, the Body Shop, Tastefully Simple, Mary Kay, Stamping Up and Creative Memories will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Comfort Inn West. Call 343-9550.
The 12th annual Arc Northland Great American Stationary Bike Race will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. at Grandma's Sports Garden. This event is a fund-raiser for Arc Northland, which helps serve people with disabilities and their families. Visit www.arcnorthland.org .
Monday, Oct. 8
The Duluth Fiber Handcrafters Guild will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Ruth Maney Room in the Depot. Call 724-8746.
The Stone Ridge Community Education Center will have the plant-based cooking class "Soy Night" at 7 p.m. The cost is $7. To register, call 525-4540.
The Northland Family Programs will offer a free "Introductory Session of FertilityCare" at 7 p.m. at St. Mary's Medical Center. To preregister, call 786-2378.
The VFW Aux. No. 6320 will meet at 6 p.m. in the Post Clubroom, 5103 Ramsey St. The post members will meet in the same place at 7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 9
Dr. Helen Caldicott, an internationally known anti-nuclear advocate, will be speak at 7:30 p.m. at St. Scholastica's Mitchell Auditorium. For more, visit www.css.edu .
Ellis and Rachael Kilgour will perform at UMD's Kirby Rafters at 9 p.m. The cost is $5.
The SeniorNet Learning Center will have the class "Genealogy" from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday through Nov. 1 at the Lake House Computer Lab. The cost is $35. For more, call 625-78133.
The Lester River AARP meet at 1:30 p.m. at the Lakeside Presbyterian Church. Call 525-2987 for more.
The National Kidney Foundation will have a kidney screening event from 3 to 7 p.m. at the Lakeshore Lutheran Senior Home. Call 952-544-7300.
The Evergreen Senior Center Dance, featuring Ray Ahlgren, will run from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Leanne Marie will perform at the Brewhouse at 10 p.m. (See CD reviews, Page 9, for more.)
The University Recital Series will present a faculty chamber concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Webb Recital Hall in the Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center at UWS. Tickets are $10 for adults and $6 for students and seniors. For more, call 394-8115.
Mary Cutrufello will perform at the Amazing Grace Bakery and Cafe from 8 to 11 p.m.
Family Story Time will be held at the Duluth Public Library-Mt. Royal Branch at 10:30 a.m.
The Twin Ports Investors and Entrepreneurs Club will have an open-house and brat cookout at 6 p.m. at the Paul Peterson Air Motive hanger at the Bong Airport. For more, call 740-3667.
The Sons of Norway will have a Nordic heritage and cultural get-together at 6:30 p.m. at the Duluth Woman's Club. The dinner will cost $20. For more, call 724-4957.
The Twin Ports Coin and Currency Club will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Rainbow Center. For more, call 879-0174.
Wednesday, Oct. 10
The Duluth school district Desegregation/Integration Monitoring Subcommittee will meet in the Board Conference Room at Old Historic Central High School at 5:30 p.m.
The Duluth Audubon Society will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Hartley Nature Center. For more, visit www.duluthaudubon.org .
The Duluth Parks and Recreation Department will have their annual 100-Year Birthday Party Celebration at the DECC at 10 a.m. during Senior Expo to honor those who have reached their 100th birthday. For more, call 730-4309.
The Kidney Walk Kick-Off Dinner will be held at 6 p.m. at the Lakeshore Lutheran Home. This event is free, but reservations are suggested. Call 952-544-7300.
The Minnesota Arrowhead Public Employee Retirees Association will meet at 1:30 p.m. at Trinity Masonic Temple. Visit www.mapera.com .
The Hobo Nephews of Uncle Frank will have a CD release show at 10 p.m. at Pizza Luce. The Floorbirds will open.
Charlie Parr will perform at the Brewhouse at 10 p.m.
Story time for babies and toddlers will be at the Duluth Public Library at 10:15 a.m. for 20 minutes of stories and finger plays.
Story time for preschoolers will be held at the Duluth Public Library at 11:15 a.m. This event is for those between the ages of 3 and 5. There will be 30 minutes of stories, songs and finger plays.
Thursday, Oct. 11
The Duluth Noon Optimist Club meets at 12 p.m. at the Duluth Athletic Club every Thursday. Call 724-3941 for more.
Pregnancy Information Night will be held at the Peace United Church of Christ at 6:30 p.m. There will be a panel discussion, demonstrations, movies and more. For more, call 340-2108.
The Duluth Republican Women will have coffee and conservative conversation at 7:30 p.m. at the London Road Perkin's. For more, call 727-7211.
The Foster Grandparent Program of Northeast Minnesota and Northwest Wisconsin will have an information session about classroom tutoring opportunities at 6:30 p.m. at MacArthur Elementary School. For more, call 394-5384, ext. 1.
A free medical clinic will be held at the Lake Superior Life Care Center. Services include non-emergency care for men, women and children. To make an appointment, call 727-3399.
Leenco Lata, author of "The Horn of Africa as Common Homeland," will address conflicts of the countries in Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Sudan and Uganda at UMD's fourth floor library rotunda at 7 p.m.
Free dance classes are held weekly at 7:30 p.m. at the West Duluth American Legion, 5814 Grand Ave. Beginners can start at 7 p.m. No cost. For details, call 729-8390. Visit www.twinportsdance.com .
Family story time will be held at the Duluth Public Library-West Duluth Branch at 6:45 p.m. This session includes 30 minutes of stories, finger plays and songs. It is for ages 2 and up.
Northern Business Connection, a locally based marketing/referral group, will meet weekly from 8 to 9:15 a.m. For visitor information, call Mike at 724-3941.
"Boo at the Zoo" will be held at the Lake Superior Zoo from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be a costume contest, live creepy critters, a haunted tunnel and a haunted hay ride. For more, call 723-3748.
The seminar "Team Building Strategies and Techniques" will be held at UWS's Rothwell Student Center from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost is $115. Call 394-8469.
Friday, Oct. 12
The Lowell Legato Wine Tasting Fund-raiser will be held at 6 p.m. at the Depot. There will be wine, cheese, crackers, non-alcoholic drinks and music will be provided by area symphony musicians. The cost is $25.
The play "Winnie-the-Pooh" will be performed at 7 p.m. at the Duluth Playhouse. It will be performed through Oct. 21. Thursday and Friday performances start at 7 p.m., Saturday performances start at 1 and 4 p.m. and Sunday performances start at 2 p.m. The cost is $8 for adults , $5 for children.
The Lake Superior Singles Fellowship will meet at the West Duluth Ember's at 6:30 p.m. For more, call 940-2248.
Dan Israel will perform at the Brewhouse at 10 p.m.
Eerie Arq and Wheeler Dealers will perform at Beaner's Central at 8 p.m. The cost is $5.
Billy Southern will perform at the Amazing Grace Bakery and Cafe from 8 to 11 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 13
The Pro Comedy Tour, featuring Steve Burr and Mark Weedman, will be held at 9 p.m. at the Dubh Linn Irish Pub. The cost is $10.
"Storytellers: An Evening of Music, Dance and Stories," will be held at 7:30 p.m. at UMD's Weber Music Hall. Cost is $10 for adults, $7 for seniors and youth.
A health fair screening event will take place in the ShopKo Pharmacy from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be free cholesterol, blood pressure, a blood glucose check, stroke prevention and diabetes screenings.
The Woodland Garden Apartments will have their bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Coffee and lunch bar also.
Big Bad VooDoo Daddy will perform at the DECC at 8 p.m. at the DECC. Visit www.decc.org .
The SeniorNet Learning Center will have the class "How to Buy a Computer" from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Lake House Computer Lab. The cost is $12.
The Poetry Cruise 2 will begin with boarding at 11 a.m. on the Vista Fleet on Harbor Drive. The cost is $10 for adults and $4 for children. For more, call 722-6218.
"15 Hour Crop For a Cure," a unique scrapbooking event, will take place at the Marshall School from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. This event is a fund-raiser for the Young Survival Coalition. Register at www.scrapbookroyalty.com .
The Air Force Sergeants Association, Chapter and Aux. No. 859, will meet at 12 p.m. at the Pickwick. Call 879-8521.
Cry on Cue will perform at the Brewhouse at 10 p.m.
The Super Smashers, Hard Core Crayons and Moving to Pluto will perform at 8 p.m. at Beaner's Central. The cost is $6.
The Cosmic Pit Orchestra will perform at the Amazing Grace Bakery and Cafe from 8 to 11 p.m.
The Lakeside/Lester Park Community Club will have a rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday. Call 525-5143.
Life After Stroke will begin at 8 a.m. at the Wisconsin Indianhead Technical College. Cost is $10. For more, call 786-4430.
James Daniel Brown will sign his book "Under a Flaming Sky: The Great Hinckley Firestorm of 1894" at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 13 at Northern Lights Books and Gifts. For more, call (800) 868-8904.
Nate Lindstrom will offer the first appearance of is photo collection "It Was Really Something In Its Day" at Beaner's Central Sunday, Oct. 2. The exhibit will run through Nov. 12. For more, visit www.beanerscentral.com .
"Ferrous Aurora," a cast iron sculpture exhibition, will be on display at Lizard's Art Gallery and Framing through Oct. 20. For more, call 722-5815.
Judu Gillen, a local artist, will have her works on display at the Duluth Teachers Credit Union through Oct. 31. For more, call 722-9242 ext. 210.
The exhibit "Portrait, Identity, Culture: Across Time, Space and Meaning" will be held at UMD's Tweed Museum of Art through March 4. For more, visit www.d.umn.edu/tma .
The exhibit "Birds!" will be held through Oct. 27 at Northern Prints Gallery. This exhibit, which is a collaboration between the Hawk Ridge Bird Observatory and the Northern Printmakers Alliance, will feature birds in a variety of print media. For more, call 724-5212.
The exhibit "A Retrospective," by Bill Shipley will be held through Oct. 28 at UMD's Tweed Museum of Art. This exhibit will bring together landscape abstractions with earlier work from his career. For more, visit www.d.umn.edu/tma .
Bill Shipley will have the exhibit "A Retrospective," which will bring together his current sensitive landscape abstractions with his earlier works, through Oct. 28.
"Black, White and Red-All Over," illustrations from the collection, will be held through Oct. 21 at UMD's Tweed Museum of Art. For more, call 726-8222.
"Unsoiled: Narrative Ceramics" will run from through Nov. 11 at the UMD Tweed Museum of Art. For more, call 726-8222.
John Orth will present the exhibit "Archetypes and Armatures" at UMD's Tweed Museum of Art though Nov. 18. For more, call 726-8222.
"Across Space and Time: Portrait Feature," which are selections from their permanent collection, will be on display through Dec. 22, at UMD's Tweed Museum of Art. For more, visit www.d.umn.edu/tma .
The exhibit "When Pigs Fly," by Eric Dubnicka, will open through Nov. 25 at the Duluth Art Institute. Dubnicka is a painter, sculptor and photographer that focuses on social interactions. For more, call 733-7560.