River Talk series, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, Estuarium, 3 Marina Drive, Superior. Speaker: Jenney Sherren, freshwater fellow at the Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve, presents, “I’ve Seen the Light: Working to Detect Bloody Red Shrimp in the St. Louis River.” Sponsored by The Lake Superior National Estuarine Research Reserve and the Minnesota and Wisconsin Sea Grant programs. Other River Talks will be held on Nov. 13, Jan. 8, Feb. 12, March 3, April 8 and May 13, 2020. The March 3 talk will be held in conjunction with the St. Louis River Summit. Go to go.wisc.edu/4uz720.

Duluth Audubon Society, 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 10, 835 W. College St. Speaker: Pat Miller on the life and work of John James Audubon.

Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center, 9096 W. Highway 61, Schroeder, offers bird banding, 7 a.m. to noon Saturdays through Oct. 26. Donations appreciated. Go to sugarloafnorthshore.org.

Arrowhead Fly Fishers meeting, 7 p.m. Oct. 15, Clyde Iron Works, 2920 W. Michigan St. Speaker: Dennis Pratt, Brule River Sportsman's Club President and retired WI-DNR is speaking on Brook Trout habitat and restoration of the Brule River. Presentation includes videos of underwater behavior of Brook Trout.

Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute offers the following events. Call 218-726-4834.

  • Oct. 16: Adaptive Climbing program begins at Burns Wellness Center on the main campus of College of Saint Scholastica

  • Oct. 23: Adaptive Swimming program begins at Duluth YMCA downtown branch

2019 Ski & Snowboard Swap, Oct. 25-27, Spirit Mountain lower Grand Ave Chalet. Go to teamduluth.org/skiswap.