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Community Calendar: Sept. 30- Oct. 6

Sunday, Sept. 30 The Northland Veterans Services Committee will have a pancake breakfast at the West Duluth American Legion, 5814 Grand Ave., from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children. Lee "Colorblind" Johnson will perf...

Sunday, Sept. 30

The Northland Veterans Services Committee will have a pancake breakfast at the West Duluth American Legion, 5814 Grand Ave., from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. The cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children.

Lee "Colorblind" Johnson will perform from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Amazing Grace Bakery and Cafe. For more, visit www.amazinggracebakery.com .

The Tugboat Children's Theatre will have the play "Miss Nelson has a Field Day" at 1 and 3:30 p.m. at Paulucci Hall at the DECC. The cost is $7 for adults and $5 for kids. It will also be held Oct. 6 and 7 at the same times. Call 722-6775.

Monday, Oct. 1

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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 Woodland Middle School. Reservations can be made by calling 394-5384, ext. 1.

The Twin Ports Genealogical Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. in the main Duluth Public Library's Gold Room. Author Mara Kirk Hart will present a program titled "Writing Tips for Genealogists." For more, call 728-5630.

The play "Marx in Soho" will be performed at 7 p.m. at UMD's Kirby Rafters in the Kirby Student Center. This event is free and open to the public. For more, visit www.d.umn.edu .

A comedy open-mic night will be held at the Dubh Linn Irish Pub at 8 p.m. For more, call 727-1559.

The Stone Ridge Community Education Center will have the plant based cooking class "Fast Foods" at 7 p.m. These cooking classes are a five-part series. The cost for all five nights is $25 for individuals and $35 for couples. It is $7 for one night of class. To register, call 525-4540.

Tuesday, Oct. 2

The UWS Symphonic Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. at UWS's Thorpe Langley Auditorium. The cost is $5 for adults and $3 for seniors. For more, call 394-8115.

Billy Southern will perform at the Brewhouse at 10 p.m. For more information, visit www.brewhouse.net .

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The Euclid Chapter No. 56 Order of the Eastern Star will meet at 7 p.m. at the Lake Avenue Masonic Temple. For more, call 727-4056.

There will be a fall craft sale at the Solway Town Hall, Highway 2 and Munger Shaw Road from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Family Story Time will be held at the Duluth Public Library-Mt. Royal Branch at 10:30 a.m. For more, call 730-4218.

Wednesday, Oct. 3

The PTSA Council will meet at 9 a.m. in the Board Room at Historic Old Central High School.

"Ask A Scientist: 'Recent' Geology in Lake Superior" at 7 p.m. at the Amazing Grace Bakery and Cafe at 7 p.m. For more, visit www.amazinggracebakery.com .

Teague Alexy will perform at the Brewhouse at 10 p.m. For more information, visit www.brewhouse.net .

The Senior Net Learning Center, located at the Lake House Computer Lab, will offer the class "Introduction to Word Processing" from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. every Wednesday and Friday through Oct. 26. The cost is $30. For more, call 625-7813.

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There will be an open-mic night at Beaner's Central from 7 to 11 p.m. For more, call 624-5957.

Story time for babies and toddlers will be at the Duluth Public Library at 10:15 a.m. for 20 minutes of simple stories and finger plays. For more, call 730-4218.

The Boys of Lough will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the Sacred Heart Music Center. The cost is $20 in advance and $25 at the door. For more, call 723-1895.

The Homesteaders will meet at 12:30 p.m. at the Duluth Town Hall on the Homestead Road for their annual Harvest Potluck. Authors Marlene Wisuri and Kathryn Nordstrom will present a program. For more, call 525-4154.

The Duluth Chapter of the Izaak Walton League will meet at 7:30 p.m. at the Hartley Nature Center.

Thursday, Oct. 4

The Memorial Blood Center of Duluth will have their annual fund-raiser at the Depot at 5 p.m. There will be food from various restaurants, music from the Jim Melde Big Band, an art auction and a raffle. The cost is $50. For more information, visit www.memorialbloodcenters.org .

The UWS Jazz Band will perform at 7:30 p.m. at the UWS's Rothwell Student Ballroom. The cost is $5 for adults and $3 for seniors. For more, call 394-8115.

Starfire Lounge will be held at the Brewhouse at 10 p.m. For more information, visit www.brewhouse.net .

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 east side of lobby level. For more, call (800) 862-1799.

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 or visit www.twinportsdance.com .

JPP (from Finland) will perform at 7 p.m. at Beaner's Central. Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door. For more, visit www.beanerscentral.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. For more, visit www.duluth.lib.mn.us .

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

The Blue Heron Trading Company Inc. will have the cooking class "Freshwater Fish Cookery" at 6:30 p.m. The cost is $25. For more, call 722-8799.

"Making Connections: A Seminar about Breast Cancer" will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Duluth Clinic in the lobby. To reserve your spot, call 786-3346.

Friday, Oct. 5

Building Communities of Respect, a program brought forth by the University of Wisconsin, will have a presentation featuring author and activist Sherman Alexie at 6 p.m. at UWS's Thorpe Langley Auditorium. They will have a seminar session, "Attitudinal Barriers to Respect" from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at UWS Saturday, Oct. 6. For more, call 394-8469.

Sara Softich will perform at the Brewhouse at 10 p.m. For more information, visit www.brewhouse.net .

The Lake Superior Singles Fellowship will meet for dinner at Barker's Island Restaurant at 6:30 p.m. To register, call 940-2248.

"The Effect of Major Personality Styles on Internal and External Adaptation," an applied psychology seminar, will be held in the Medical Arts Building at 4 p.m. The cost is $10. For more, call 786-9798.

The concert "Give Them Shelter!," featuring Ann Reed will be held at UMD's Weber Music Hall at 7:30 p.m. The concert is a benefit for the storm shelter project for the Girl Scouts-Northern Pine Council Camp Roundclay. Tickets are $25. For more, call 726-4710.

St. Ann's Residence will have a rummage and bake sale from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. They will also have the sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6.

Jaspar Lepak will perform at Beaner's Central at 8 p.m. The cost is $5. For more, call 624-5957.

The Dave Winchester Band with Marylou Williams will perform from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. at the Amazing Grace Bakery and Cafe. For more information, visit www.amazinggracebakery.com .

"The Ship of Ghouls" haunted ship tour will be from 6 to 11 p.m. at the S.S. William A. Irvin. Tickets are $7 for adults and $5 for children. It will also be held Saturday Oct. 6 at the same time. For more, call 727-0022.

Saturday, Oct. 6

A toy drive will be held at Wal-Mart from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will also be a toy drive from 12 to 2 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 7 at Younkers. The event is honor of Madison Hicks, a child who died from a brain tumor. Proceeds will be donated to local pediatric units.

A wild game feed and silent auction will begin at 4:30 p.m. with dinner and the silent auction will take place at 6:30 p.m. at the Gnesen Community Center. This event is sponsored by the Waters of Life Lutheran Church. The cost is $9 for adults, $7 for seniors and $5 for kids. For more, call 721-4196.

The Minnesota Brain Injury Association will have their first "Walk for Thought" beginning with registration at 9 a.m. The walk will begin at 10 a.m. at the Hampton Inn.

The Pro Comedy Tour, featuring Bob Jay and Tim Rowlands, will be held at 9 p.m. at the Dubh Linn Irish Pub. The cost is $10. For more, call 727-1559.

Thomas Hookhead Case will perform at the Brewhouse at 10 p.m. For more, visit www.brewhouse.net .

SeniorNet will offer the class "PC and Internet Security" from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Lake House Computer Lab. The cost is $12. For more, call 625-7813.

The Men Who Control the Weather and Corporate Thunder will perform at 8 p.m. at Beaner's Central. The cost is $5. For more, call 624-5957.

Randy Anderson will perform at the Amazing Grace Bakery and Cafe from 8 p.m. to 12 a.m. For more information, visit www.amazinggracebakery.com .

"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 third annual Agate Festival will be held from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at the Boulder Lake Environmental Learning Center. The cost is $6 for adults and $3 for kids. For more, call 721-3731.

The 26th annual Scandinavian Festival will be held at the Head of the Lakes Fairground in Superior from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $2. For more, call 378-2831.

Author Events

Catherine Gilbert Murdock will sign her book "The Off Season" at 12 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4 at J.W. Beecroft Books and Coffee in Superior. She will also be discussing and signing the book at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3 at Northern Lights Books and Gifts.

Exhibits

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.

Judy 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.

The exhibit "The Captured Image: Photography Beyond Grain and Pixels" will be held at the Duluth Art Institute through Sep. 30. It will feature the work of six photographers. For more, call 733-7560.

"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.

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