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SEPTEMBER

DULUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY BEGINS FALL HOURS

The Duluth Public Library will begin its fall hours the first week of September, when the Main Library will again be open on Saturdays from 10-5, beginning September 6. The library will, however, be closed on Monday, September 1, for Labor Day.

Fall hours at the Main Library will be:

Monday & Thursday: 10 – 8

Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 10 – 6

Saturday: 10 – 5

Hours at the Mt. Royal and West Duluth Branch Libraries are unchanged.

Mt. Royal Branch Library:

Monday & Wednesday: 10 – 8

Tuesday, Thursday, Friday: 10 – 6

West Duluth Branch Library:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday: 10 – 6

Tuesday & Thursday: 10 – 8

For more information on library open hours, call 730-4200/option 1 or check the library website, www.duluthlibrary.org.

 

SEPTEMBER 18 (THURSDAY)

SARA PAJUNEN’S LAATIKKO/BOX:  FINNISH IMMIGRATION AND MUSIC

Explore Finnish folk music and immigration stories at A free program by artist/musician Sara Pajunen, hosted by the Duluth Public Library. Pajunen’s Laatikko/Box project brings a sampling of theUniversityofMinnesota’s Finnish-American archives to the public. Using violin and voice, she weaves Finnish folk songs with both archival audio recordings and conversations with her own Finnish-American family members. During the presentation, participants can view pictures, letters, and other material from Finnish-Americans. The program is being offered by the Duluth Public Library: Thursday, September 18, at 6:00 p.m. at the West Duluth Branch Library (5830 Grand Avenue).

 

SEPTEMBER 18 (THURSDAY)

BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA “ROCKET INTO SCOUTING” EVENT

The Voyageurs Area Council of the Boy Scouts of America announces the Rocket Into Scouting event for boys in first through fifth grade and their parents on September 18, 7-8 p.m. at elementary schools throughout Minnesota and northern Wisconsin. This marks the largest Cub Scout recruitment event of the year and the first time a single-date, multiple-location Boy Scouts event will take place throughout Minnesota and Wisconsin. Every boy who signs up for Cub Scouts that day will receive a free model rocket, to be launched after his first pack meeting.  For more details or to find the closest meeting call 800-939-5811.

 

SEPTEMBER 18 (THURSDAY)

BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA “ROCKET INTO SCOUTING” EVENT

The Superior Library is hosting THE ALASKA CONNECTION, a screen presentation of photos this Thursday, September 18 at 6 PM. Sally Bair, author from Washburn, Wis., will present pictures from her latest trips to Alaska that tie in with her two children’s books, Williwaw Winds and Trouble at Fish Camp. She will read excerpts from her books, the first which is based on her son’s true experience of rescue from the Bering Sea. Signed copies will be available for sale following her presentation. Everyone is welcome.

 

SEPTEMBER 20 (SATURDAY)

“RIDE FOR THE ROOF” POKER RUN

The “Ride for the Roof” Poker Run will take place on Saturday, September 20 beginning and ending at the Veterans Park in Cloquet.  Registration cost is just $20 per player (need to be 18 years of age).  Registration begins at 9a and kick stands up at 10a.  There will be music and food after the ride returns, plan to make a day and evening of it!

 

SEPTEMBER 20 (SATURDAY)

DULUTH LIBRARY’S DRINK LOCALLY SERIES PROHIBITION PROGRAM

With Duluth’s craft beer and distillery industries getting a lot of attention recently, the Duluth Public Library is launching a series of free presentations and tours on September Saturdays that focus on our local alcohol production and history. The third program in the series will be held Saturday, September 20, 2:00 pm – Vikre Distillery (525 Lake Ave. S., Suite 102).  Must be 21 or older; space is limited so registration is required – sign up at www.duluthlibrary.org or call 730-4236.  For more information about the “Drink Locally” events, call the library’s Community Services office at 730-4236.

 

SEPTEMBER 23 (TUESDAY)

UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH’S HARVEST HOME ROAST BEEF DINNER

The United Presbyterian Church at 229 N 28th St. Superior will be having their annual Harvest Home Roast Beef Dinner on Tuesday September 23, from 4-7 p.m.  Cost:   Adults $10, Children ages 5-10, $5 and preschoolers are free.  Take outs will be available. If you have questions, please call the church at 715-392-4751.

 

SEPTEMBER 25 (THURSDAY)

DULUTH SEED LIBRARY HOSTS “PRACTICAL SEED SAVING” EVENT

The Duluth Seed Library will host an educational seed saving program for gardeners on Thursday, September 25 at 6:00 pm in the Duluth Public Library Green Room (520 W. Superior St.).  Discover why the plants available through the Duluth Seed Library are better choices for beginning seed savers than other crops, such as mustard greens, carrots, spinach, and sweet corn. Hear about seed selection, cleaning, drying, and storage techniques that will maintain seed integrity and viability for many growing seasons. Aspiring plant breeders may also get ideas for how to start developing their own unique cultivars!

 

SEPTEMBER 25 (THURSDAY)

LEARN HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR CREDIT SCORE AT THE WEST DULUTH LIBRARY

The West Duluth Branch Library (5830 Grand Avenue) will host a free workshop on “Easy Ways to Improve Your Credit Score” at 6 pm on Thursday, September 25. No registration is necessary. A better credit score may save people thousands of dollars on loans and car insurance. Workshop participants will learn how to read a credit report, what their rights are under the Fair Credit Reporting Act, and fast ways to increase their credit score. Lutheran Social Services staff will break through the myths and mysteries of credit scores and share practical, free steps for building up scores. For more information about this free program, call West Duluth Branch Library at 730-4280.

 

SEPTEMBER 26 & 27 (FRIDAY & SATURDAY)

WRENSHALL’S FALL FESTIVAL 2014

Wrenshall’s Fall Festival starts out Friday, September 26 at 5:30p with a tailgate party before the BIG football game and Flashlight Friday at the Silver Brook Corn Maze.  On Saturday, September 27 there will be more festivities from 10a-2p on the Wrenshall School grounds.  Everything from pie sales, Cow Patty BINGO, kids games, book swap, cider press, blood drive and MORE!  The fun continues at Barn Movie Night starting at 7p on the Corner of County Road 1 & 4 featuring favorites from the Free Range Film Festival. (All films appropriate for all ages).

 

SEPTEMBER 27 (SATURDAY)

TWIN PORTS ROSEMALING SOCIETY SCANDINAVIAN FESTIVAL

Make plans to attend the Twin Ports Rosemaling Society Scandinavian Festival on Saturday, September 27 from 9a-3p.  It will be held at the Duluth AAD Shrine Center at 5152 Miller Trunk Hwy. (#53) in Hermantown.  Admission is $3.00.

 

SEPTEMBER 27 (SATURDAY)

NORTH SHORE SOUNDS 5TH ANNUAL “GOODTIME BARBERSHOP & VARIETY SHOW”

The North Shore Sounds proudly present their 5th annual “Goodtime Barbershop & Variety Show”, Saturday, September 27 at 7:30p.  It will take place at the Marshall School Auditorium, 1215 Rice Lake Road, Duluth.  This year’s show, entitled “Sentimental Journey” – the Big Band Era” features the great songs of the 30′s and 40′s.  The North Shore Sounds invite you to journey back to that swingin’ era, barbershop style, with a variety of musical acts and featuring, special guests: Blue Water Big Band. Tickets are $10.00 each (children under 12, free) and part of the proceeds will be going to help fund the Steve O’Neill Memorial Apartments. For more information, please call (218) 348-8314.

 

SEPTEMBER 27 (SATURDAY)

MARVELOUS MINIATURES AT THE DULUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY

Have you admired the beautiful dollhouses on display at each of the three Duluth Public Library locations? Andrea Bauer and Carol Dyson, known to library staff as “the dollhouse ladies,” will share their passion for the marvelous world of miniatures at a free program on Saturday, September 27 at 3 pm in the Main Library’s Green Room (520 W. Superior St.). They’ll talk about dollhouse miniatures in general as well as about different sizes (scales). Examples of miniatures in those scales and small scenes they have created will be on hand. Participants will do a “short and sweet” project to take home. The program is free but space is limited so registration is required. People can register online at www.duluthlibrary.org (click on Calendar of Events) or by calling 730-4236.

 

SEPTEMBER 27 (SATURDAY)

DULUTH LIBRARY’S DRINK LOCALLY SERIES PROHIBITION PROGRAM

With Duluth’s craft beer and distillery industries getting a lot of attention recently, the Duluth Public Library is launching a series of free presentations and tours on September Saturdays that focus on our local alcohol production and history. The last program in the series will be held Saturday, September 27, 11:00 pm – Homebrewing 101 (Main Library Green Room).  Learn the basics of brewing beer at home, with Dale Kleinschmidt, a Lake Superior Brewing Company brewmaster.  Must be 21 or older; space is limited so registration is required – sign up at www.duluthlibrary.org or call 730-4236.

For more information about the “Drink Locally” events, call the library’s Community Services office at 730-4236.

 

SEPTEMBER 27 (SATURDAY)

NORTH SHORE SOUNDS “GOODTIME BARBERSHOP & VARIETY SHOW”

The North Shore Sounds proudly presents their 5th annual “Goodtime Barbershop & Variety Show”~”Sentimental Journey, the Big Band Era”.  The journey back to the 30′s and 40′s will be Saturday, September 27 at 7:30p.  Join the fun at Marshall School’s Fregeau Auditorium, 1215 Rice Lake Road, Duluth.  Tickets are $10 with 12 and under free.  Part of the proceeds will go to help fund the Steve O’Neill apartments through C.H.U.M.

 

SEPTEMBER 27 (SATURDAY)

ST. MARY’S FALL BAZAAR & QUILT AUCTION

The 22nd Annual St. Mary’sChurch ofMeadowlands’ Bazaar and Quilt Auction will be held on Saturday, September 27 from 9a-1p at theMeadowlandsCommunity Center,7758 Western Avenue, Meadowlands, MN.  There will be crafts, lunch, a bake sale and door prizes.  The quilt auction will take place at 10am.  If you have questions, contact Kathy Morgan at 218.427.2111.

 

SEPTEMBER 27 (SATURDAY)

TRINITY LUTHERAN CHURCH’S HARVEST DINNER

Join the members of the Trinity Lutheran Church at their Harvest Dinner featuring roast beef on Saturday, September 27 from 4-7p.  It will be held at Trinity Lutheran Church, 11416 East 1st Street North, Lake Nebagamon, WI.  Adults $9, ages 6-12, $4, 5 and under are free.

 

 

OCTOBER 2 (THURSDAY)

ST. MICHAEL’S CATHOLIC CHURCH RAISES AWARENESS OF HUMAN TRAFFICKING

St. Michael’s Catholic Church, 4901 E. Superior Street in Duluth will host a discussion to raise awareness of human trafficking in Duluth at 7 p.m. Thursday, October 2. The public is welcome, free of charge.  Representatives from area organizations that work with and for victims of human trafficking will discuss how to best prevent and eliminate the problem, and what individuals and communities can do to combat it. There’ll be opportunity for questions from the audience. For more information call:  (218) 525-1902.

 

 Updated:  September 18, 2014

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