Get Outdoors: Courage Kenny, 4-H offer online sessions, from archery to wilderness survival
Editor’s note: Some events may have been canceled after the time of publication. Please check with local organizers.
"Free Fun Weekend," 6 a.m.-11 p.m. June 6-7, Wisconsin state parks and ATV trails. No state park admission stickers or trail passes required this weekend. People may fish without fishing licenses or state trout stamps. Nonresident ATV operators don't need a nonresident trail pass to ride state ATV trails.
"Choose Your 4-H Outdoor Adventure," Zoom webinars Mondays, June 8-Aug. 17. Topics include hiking, birds, wilderness survival, outdoor cooking safety, fishing, ATV safety, animal tracking and more. All ages invited for guest speakers and youth-led instruction. Families will receive activity guides to use during the week; webinars will also be archived for viewing later. Free. Register at https://umn.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_kaSkakPtREaCitiAUB1nUw .
"The St. Louis River Estuary, Our Home" virtual video premiere, 6 p.m. June 9, posted on Facebook Premiere and YouTube Premiere . The 2.5-minute film is filled with imagery of the St. Louis River Estuary, along with an emotional story of environmental, ecological and individual transformation. For more information, visit the St. Louis River Alliance on Facebook or stlouisriver.org .
Courage Kenny virtual events, ongoing via Zoom. Preregistration required. Free. Upcoming events:
- "Archery Talk" — Join staff, volunteers and program participants for four one-hour interactive sessions, June 9, 16, 23 and 30, 6-7 p.m. Register here .
- "Vegetable Gardening 101" — Sherry Rovig and Eric Larson share basic gardening tips for starting plants indoors; planning and laying out garden space for optimal function and yield; and more, Tuesday, June 11, 7-8 p.m. Register here.
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"Universe in the Park," 8:30-10:30 p.m. July 10, Gooseberry Falls State Park, Two Harbors. The Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics's annual summer outreach program includes a short public talk and slide show. If weather allows, attendees can view the sky through multiple telescopes. Free star maps provided. Free. Contact the park office at 218-595-7100 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
"Universe in the Park," 8:30-10:30 p.m. July 11, Tettegouche State Park, Silver Bay. The Minnesota Institute for Astrophysics's annual summer outreach program includes a short public talk and slide show. If weather allows, attendees can view the sky through multiple telescopes. Free star maps provided. Free. Contact Kurt Mead at 218-353-8809 or email@example.com.
"Full Day of Surf, SUP and Foil Surfing Instruction at Island Lake," 9 a.m.-5 p.m. July 11, 17, 23 or 24, University of Minnesota Duluth. Prone surfboard training followed by stand-up paddleboard surfing and foil surfing instruction using a ski boat wake. Four available dates; four people maximum per group. Cost: $95 UMD student members, $175 others. Contact 218-726-7128 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Visit umdrsop.org .
The Surf Shack instruction and equipment demos, 3-8 p.m. July 21 and 25, Aug. 1 and 7, and noon-6 p.m. July 26, Aug. 2 and 9, 60th Avenue East and London Road, Duluth. Basic instruction on stand-up paddleboards, prone paddleboards, surf skis and sea kayaks. Paddle, lifejacket and wetsuit provided; first-come, first-served. No registration required. Cost per session: $20 University of Minnesota Duluth U-Card holders, $30 others; cash or check only at The Surf Shack. Contact 218-726-7128 or email@example.com. Visit umdrsop.org .