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Wednesday Freedy Johnston will perform at the Tap Room, 600 E. Superior St., on Wednesday at 9 p.m. Doors open at 8 p.m. Those attending must be age 21 and show an identification card. Tickets are on sale at the Electric Fetus, the Web site http:...

Wednesday
Freedy Johnston will perform at the Tap Room, 600 E. Superior St., on Wednesday at 9 p.m. Doors open at 8 p.m. Those attending must be age 21 and show an identification card. Tickets are on sale at the Electric Fetus, the Web site http://www.ticketweb.com , or toll free at 1-800-965-4827.
Students who journeyed to Cuernavaca, Mexico, to visit homes of Mexican families and learn about issues affecting the poor, will speak of their experiences and show slides at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Somers Lounge at the College of St. Scholastica. The event is free and open to the public. For information, call 723-6604.
The Duluth Playhouse, 506 W. Michigan St., will present "The Cemetery Club" Wednesday through Friday at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $9 for adults, $8 for seniors and $7 for students and children and can be purchased by calling 733-7550.
The Home and Business Expo '00 will be Wednesday through Friday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Wessman Arena on the UWS campus. For information, call Lori toll free at 1-800-942-5313.
Fitger's Brewhouse, 800 E. Superior St., will present the free slide show "Kayaks, Currents and Orcas; Vancouver Island, B.C.," with Frank Koshere, at 8 p.m. Wednesday. For information, call 726-1392.
The American Legion Post 71 Memorial Day Committee invites all students in grades seven to 12 to an informational meeting on formation of a community band on Wednesday from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the American Legion, 5814 Grand Ave. Beginners and advanced are welcome. For information, call Becky at 940-8146 or Bob at 364-8471.
Thursday
The Library Lecture Series on Thursday at 7 p.m. will feature master gardener and former wilderness ranger Bunter Knowles with a presentation on the wide variety of irises available to home gardeners. This event is free and open to the public and will be in the Green Room at the Main Library, 520 W. Superior St. For information, call 723-3841.
The Denfeld Orchestra will present a concert Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the Denfeld Auditorium. Tickets are $2 for adults and $1 for students and seniors.
Friday
The Kwesi J. Curry Jazz Quartet will perform at the Blue Note Cafe from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Friday.
"Tall Tales and Heroes" will be presented Thursday and Friday at 7:30 p.m. at Ordean Middle School. The musical will feature some of Duluth's finest young talent. Tickets are $3 for adults and $2 for students.
Saturday
A boutique, rummage and bake sale will be Saturday, April 1, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Woodland Methodist Church, 145 W. Winona St. A coffee bar also will be available.
A spring craft show will be presented by Mrs. Hedburg's fourth-grade class on Saturday, April 1, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Pike Lake School gym, 5682 Martin Rd. Crafters are needed. The cost is $10 for a space and $15 for a space with table. Call Dianne Hedburg at 628-4938, extension 3970.
The College of St. Scholastica's 1999-2000 Cambiata Series of concerts continues with "Playing at the Palace: An Evening at Versailles" on Saturday, April 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Mitchell Auditorium on campus. For information, call 723-7000.
The Duluth Playhouse, 506 W. Michigan St., will present "The Cemetery Club" Saturday, April 1, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, April 2, at 2 p.m. Tickets are $9 for adults, $8 for seniors, and $7 for students and children and are available at the Playhouse box office, 733-7550.
Beaner's Central, 324 N. Central Ave., will present three bands, Sleeping Maria, the Mayflys and Man in Water on Saturday, April 1. The music begins at 8 p.m. Admission is $3.
The Gitchee Gumee Brew Fest, a craft beer festival featuring brewers from Minnesota, Wisconsin and Michigan, will be at Wessman Arena, UWS, Saturday, April 1, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tickets are $20. For information, call 394-5849.
The Rail Road Street Jazz Quintet will perform at the Blue Note Cafe from 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Saturday, April 1.
The Living Faith Christian Center will have a silent auction and rummage sale Saturday, April 1, at Spirit Valley Hall, 436 N. 57th Ave. W., from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Items to be auctioned are cars, trucks, boats, campers and more.
The Creating Connections Resource Fair and Interactive Fun Day for individuals with disabilities of all ages, their family, friends and area professionals, will be Saturday, April 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the UMD Campus Field House (park in Lot G). On hand will be sport wheelchairs, hand cycles, foot pedal trikes, tandem bikes, archery, golf and kayaking. This event is free. Participants may bring a sack lunch. For information, call 726-4891.
Curious George will visit J.W. Beecroft Books and Coffee on Saturday, April 1, at 10:30 a.m. Stories of Curious George will follow his visit. This event is free and open to the public.
The Youth Entrepreneur Project will have its grand opening Saturday, April 1, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. The Project will offer after-school activities for students in grades six to 12, in the Lakeside/Lester Park Community Club, 106 N. 54th Ave. E.
Glensheen Historic Estate will have daily spring tours beginning Saturday, April 1, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tours continue through the end of April. The mansion will be closed Easter Sunday and will reopen Monday, April 24. The third floor and attic VIP tour continues through the spring season and reservations are required. For more information, call 726-8910 or toll free to 1-888-454-GLEN.
Sunday
The Beehive Pancake Breakfast will be served Sunday, April 2, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Beehive Community Center, seven miles west of Mahtowa on County Road 4. The cost is $3.50 for adults ($4.50 with eggs), and $2.50 for children ages 6-12, and free for children under age 6. Everyone is welcome.
Monday
The "Last of the Red Hot Lovers" will be presented by the Duluth/Superior Entertainment League at the DECC Monday at 7:30 p.m. Tickets range from $19 to $36 and are available through the League at 722-2000, by phoning TicketMaster at 727-2121 or by visiting the DECC Ticket Office.
The Lake Superior Writers will host Margi Preus, author, at 7 p.m. Monday in the Board Room, third floor, DeWitt-Seitz Building, Canal Park. She will speak on writing short stories, children's books and humor. This event is free and open to the public. For information, call Mara Hart at 728-1253.
Tuesday
The guest speaker at the Tweed Museum of Art Lecture Gallery on the UMD campus Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. will be Kay Kurt, who paints candy as her metaphor. This event is free and open to the public. For information, call 726-8222 or 726-8225.
The Second Harvest Food Bank "Empty Bowl" Fund-raiser will be Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in the Great Hall at the Depot. Local artists create and donate bowls which are then auctioned off to raise funds for those in need.
Lakeview Christian Academy will host an open house from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Academy, 155 West Central Entrance.
Beaner's Central, 324 N. Central Ave., will present Clockwork Jazz, on Tuesday at 7 p.m. Admission is free.
Stephen Schroeder-David, leading advocate for gifted children in Minnesota, will speak at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Somers Lounge at the College of St. Scholastica. The event is free and open to the public, but preregistration is required. To register, call 723-6605 or e-mail to djohnso5@css.edu .
An evening of Performing Arts by Local American Indian Entertainers, such as Chip Beal, Gladyce Nahbenayash, Jennifer Wiggins and Kyle Councillor, will be presented at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Multicultural Center, Old Main, UWS. For information call 394-8358.
Barnes and Noble will host Diego Vazquez, poet, on Tuesday from 8:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. at Norshor Theatre, 211 E. Superior St. The American HiP, a rock and blues band, also will perform.
Poetry Harbor and the Lake Superior Writers will host an informal gathering of poets and writers who are interested in sharing their writing in a workshop environment on Tuesday from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Browser's N'ETc. Cafe, 201 E. Superior St. This event is free.
Book Signings
Neil Haugerud will be at Barnes and Noble on Saturday, April 1, at 1 p.m. to discuss and sign his new book, "Jailhouse Stories," which gives an intimate look at people in a small town in the Midwest.
Fran Gabino will be at Barnes and Noble Sunday, April 2, at 3 p.m. for a reading and signing of her book, "Crocodile Tears and Lipstick Smears," a personal and witty account of growing up in Superior, Wis.
Exhibits
Glensheen Historic Estate will open the exhibit, "Changing Chapeaus: Honoring a Century of Hats," throughout 17 rooms at the estate starting Saturday, April 1.
Tony Ferguson will open his exhibit of single-fired and wood-fired ceramics and photographs on Saturday, April 1, at the Main Gallery of Washington Galleries, 315 N. Lake Ave. An artist's reception will be Sunday, April 2, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
The Tweed Museum at UMD will exhibit "Highlights from the Collection: Masters of Watercolor" with works by Elizabeth Nourse, Gilbert Munger, Cheng Khee Chee and other artists through April 30, and "The Figure in Contemporary Sculpture" through May 14. Admission is free with a suggested donation. For information, call 726-8222 or 726-7823.
Native American Art by local and regional artists, University of Wisconsin-Superior students and young Native American artists will be shown in the Kruk Gallery, Holden Fine and Applied Arts Center, UWS, from Monday, April 3, through Wednesday, April 26. For information, call 394-8391.
Programs
The Family Resource Center, 1418 Tower Ave., Suite 4, Superior, will have an open house on "Fathering Facts" on the first Tuesday of each month (April 4). Those interested may stop in anytime between 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. for refreshments and parenting resources. For information, call 392-5677.
Workshops
The Tweed Museum of Art at UMD will offer a multiple day workshop called "North Shore Iron Pour," starting Tuesday, April 4, at 7 p.m. at the Tweed Museum of Art. Space is limited. Call Mary Rhodes at 726-7823 for a registration form.
The Moms-To-Be-Group at St. Luke's Hospital and Regional Trauma Center is offering an eight-session program for expectant women. The group will meet each Tuesday from April 4 to May 23, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. in the Birthing Center Classroom on 6 East and will be led by a Birthing Center nurse and social worker. This program is free. For more information, call Becky Carroll at 726-5130.
Project SOAR, 205 W. Second St., will have orientation on Wednesday, April 3, at 10 a.m., for the Career Development Workshop which begins Wednesday, April 10. For information, call 722-3126.

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