Outdoors calendar for Jan. 20
Trailfitters clothing drive for Damiano Center, through Jan. 27, Trailfitters, Fitger's Complex, 600 E. Superior St. Donated lightly used winter boots, coats, hats, snow pants and other items and receive 10 percent off an item in the store for each item donated. Trailfitters will also donate a pair of socks for every pair of socks purchased during this drive.
The Advocates of the Knife River Watershed, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Duluth Township Hall, 6092 Homestead Road. Speaker: Cory Goldsworthy, Lake Superior Fisheries Supervisor, on the Lake Superior Ecosystem with updates regarding the Knife River including steelhead/kamloops genetics study.
Beginner fly tying class, 10 a.m. Saturday, Superior Fly Angler, 310 Belknap, Superior. Patterns: Tying a basic dry fly. Cost: $10, all tools and materials provided. Call (715) 395-9520 for required registration.
Jay Cooke State Park, in Carlton, offers these events. Meet at the River Inn Interpretive Center unless noted. All events are free; a park sticker for your car is required. Call (218) 673-7005 or go to mndnr.gov/events.
• 1-2:30 p.m. Saturday: Winter Encounters Snowshoe. Call (218) 673-7005 to register for adults and child sized snowshoes.
• 1-2 p.m. Feb. 2: Junior Naturalists — Who Else Hibernates?
• 6:30-8 p.m. Feb. 2: Park After Dark — Night Sounds. Call (218) 673-7005 to register for adults and child sized snowshoes.
Superior Trap and Gun Club Double and 16-yard Leagues begins 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Jan 27, 5642 WI-35, Superior. Shooting is also available on Feb. 10, Feb. 24, March 10 and March 24. Call (715) 399-8224.
United Northern Sportsmens Club's annual Ice Fishing Contest, 12:30-3:30 p.m. Jan. 27, United Northern Sportsmen's Headquarters, Island Lake. Go to uns-duluth.com for details.
Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute offers these events. Call (218) 726-4834, ext. 1 or email email@example.com for more information.
• Adaptive Yoga - winter session, Jan. 28-March 4.
• 2019 Great Lakes Mono Ski & Race Camp at Spirit Mountain, Feb. 27-March 1.
Restoring the St. Louis River Estuary: A Celebration of Progress, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Jan. 31, Pier B Resort ballroom, 800 W. Railroad St. Program: Peter David, GLIFWIC biologist, speaking on "Lessons Learned from Manoomin." Free. Call (218) 733-9520
42nd annual Minnesota Decoy Collectors Association Decoy Show, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 1 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Feb. 2, Minneapolis Airport Marriott Hotel. Cost: $20 on Members Day Friday; includes membership and family admission; $5 on Saturday for ages 18 and older. Go to mndecoycollectors.com.
Basic Fly Tying course, 6-8:30 p.m. Feb. 6, Feb. 13 and Feb. 20, Great Lakes Fly Shop, 4426 Regent St. Cost: $35, includes all materials. Call (218) 740-3040 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Pincushion Mountain Winter Festival cross-country ski events, ranging from .5K to 30K, for adults and children of all abilities, Feb. 17, Gunflint Trail, Grand Marais. Go to visitcookcounty.com/event/pincushion-mountain-winter-festival/ for registration details.
Twin Ports Walleye fourth annual banquet, 7 pm. Feb. 22, Dry Dock, 2820 Midway Road. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Cost: $30 per person, ages 12 and younger are free. Go to twinportswalleye.com.