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OCTOBER

DULUTH LION’S CLUB APPLE HARVEST SALE

It’s time for the 17th Annual Duluth Lions Club Apple Harvest Sale.  By buying fresh Bayfield Cortland Apples you are helping to benefit local service projects.  A peck is approximately 10 lbs and cost $12.  A bushel is approximately 40lbs and cost $45.  Purchase form any Duluth Lions Club member or call Tom at 728.4565.  PICK-UP of the apples is in the Hobby Lobby/Savers parking lot on either Wednesday, October 15 5-7p or Thursday, October 16, noon-7p. You can also drop off your gently used blankets, hats, jackets, etc for the Union Gospel Mission when you pick up your apples.

 

 

OCTOBER 10 (FRIDAY)

FREE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP AT WEST DULUTH BRANCH LIBRARY

The Duluth Public Library is offering a free workshop, FUNdamentals of Digital Photography, presented by Brian Rauvola, on Friday, October 10, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the West Duluth Branch Library (5830 Grand Avenue). While the workshop is free, space is limited so registration is required. Sign up online at the library website (www.duluthlibrary.org and click on Calendar of Events) or call 730-4236.

 

 

OCTOBER 11 (SATURDAY)

DOUGLAS CTY ASSOCIATION FOR HOME & COMMUNITY EDUCATION CRAFT SALE

Mark your calendar for Saturday, October 11 for the Douglas County Association for Home & Community Education’s craft sale.  It will be held at the Head of the Lakes Fairground’s Multi-Purpose Building, 4700 Tower Avenue in Superior from 9a-3p.  There will be local and area crafters, a bake sale, lunch and more!  The event is handicap accessible and there is free parking.

 

 

OCTOBER 11 (SATURDAY)

BOO AT THE LAKE SUPERIOR ZOO

Boo at the Zoo is coming up the next two Saturdays, October 11 and 18.  Join other families for a safe trick or treating experience at the Lake Superior Zoo, 7210 Fremont Street in Duluth.  You can purchase your advance tickets at any area Little Store through October 18.  Tickets are $9 in advance or $10 at the door. Besides trick or treating, your family will enjoy activities such as a huge pumpkin patch to play in, hourly costume contests, face painting, games, and a special “Creepy Critters” animal exhibit. All the activities are all designed to be fun for kids- not scary.

 

 

 

OCTOBER 11 (SATURDAY)

DULUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY HOSTS PROGRAM ON UFO’S IN MINNESOTA

UFO aficionados or even the mildly curious are invited to a free program in the Duluth Public Library’s Green Room (520 W. Superior St.) on Saturday, October 11 at 3 pm. “Minnesota UFOs: Watch the Sky” probes our state’s rich history of UFO and alien encounters. Each year hundreds of people witness something in the sky that they can’t explain, and some believe they have come face-to-face with extraterrestrial beings. Paranormal researcher Chad Lewis will talk about some of the most bizarre UFO encounters Minnesota has to offer. Filled with eyewitness accounts, historical sightings and on-site investigations, the presentation will include UFOs buzzing over crop circles, aliens shaped like small birds, a sheriff’s run-in with a hovering craft, a family being abducted against their will, and more.

 

OCTOBER 12 (SUNDAY)

A COMMUNITY GET TOGETHER WITH ENGAGE CHURCH

Join Engage Church at the Clyde Iron parking lot on Sunday, October 12 from 2-6p for an afternoon of FUN!  There will be face painting, balloon animals, games, free food and much more.  It’s an open event to bring the community together.

 

 

OCTOBER 12 (SUNDAY)

TAPESTRY PERFORMS AT THE FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Tapestry will perform at First United Methodist Church (the Coppertop Church), 230 E. Skyline Parkway, Duluth on Sunday, October 12 at 3:00 p.m.  Tapestry is First UMC’s contemporary worship band that blends voices and instruments to create inspiring and uplifting songs in a variety of musical styles—from folk, rock and country to blues, jazz and gospel.  A free-will offering will be taken for the church’s music ministries.  For more information, please contact Velda Graham Bell at 218-727-5021.

 

 

OCTOBER 13 (MONDAY)

CONSTITUTION DISCUSSION SERIES CONTINUES AT THE DULUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY

The Duluth Public Library’s free three-part discussion series about the U.S. Constitution continues on Monday, October 13 at 6:30 pm at West Duluth Branch Library (5830 Grand Avenue). The topic for this session is “It’s a Free Country – The Bill of Rights: Privacy and Freedom of Speech.”  The program is part of a free community conversation series, Toward a More Perfect Union, exploring the most basic, yet profound questions of our democracy.  Toward a More Perfect Union is part of a new statewide initiative, in partnership with the Minnesota Humanities Center and Twin Cities Public Television. The Duluth Public Library is one of only eight locations in Minnesota to be presenting this program series. The final program in the series will be Monday, October 27 (“Built to Last – A Balance of Power: Executive, Legislative and Judicial Checks and Balances”). For details, see the Duluth Public Library website: www.duluthlibrary.org.

 

OCTOBER 16 (THURSDAY)

BENEFIT FOR ZEIDAN-ZEIDAN FAMILY

Duluth business man, Zeidan Zeidan of Z’s Deli has been diagnosed with terminal cancer.  There will be a benefit for him at the Clyde Iron Works on Thursday, October 16 from 5-8:30p.  Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door.  You can get your tickets at Topknots To Tails Grooming Salon.

 

OCTOBER 16 & 17 (THURSDAY & FRIDAY)

FALL SCHOOL BREAK EVENTS FOR KIDS & TEENS AT THE DULUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY

 

The Duluth Public Library is hosting events for students during the public schools’ fall break on Thursday, October 16 and Friday, October 17.

Thursday, October 16:  The Art and History of Henna Body Art – 3:30 pm, Main Library Green Room (520 W. Superior St.)  Henna artist Kristy Johnson will share the history, cultural traditions and science of henna in a fun relaxed atmosphere packed with hands-on education and experience.   Learn how to prepare the perfect batch of pure natural henna paste, application techniques, and the importance of choosing natural henna. You’ll also have an opportunity to create and practice traditional designs on paper, yourself or friends. For teens in grades 6-12. While the program is free, space is limited so registration is required. Sign up through the library website (www.duluthlibrary.org) or call 730-4200/option 4. This program is paid for in part by the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage fund.

Movie: Divergent  –  5:30 pm, Main Library Green Room (520 W. Superior St.), Based on the best-selling novel by Veronica Roth. Rated PG-13; 2 hours, 20 minutes

Cartooning with 321 Art Studio – 6 pm, West Duluth Branch Library (5830 Grand Avenue).  Learn the basics of cartooning and then practice your skills at home. 321 Art Studio will show you step-by-step how to draw facial expressions on cartoon characters, create your own cartoon character and start a simple comic strip. Intended for kids in grades K-6, although other ages are welcome. No registration needed. This free program will be repeated on Monday, October 20 at 6:30 pm in the Main Library Green Room (520 W. Superior St.). This program is paid for in part by the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage fund.

Friday, October 17

Movie: Muppets Most Wanted – 2 pm, Main Library Green Room (520 W. Superior St.), Rated: PG; 1 hour, 52 minutes

For more information on any of the fall break programs, call the library’s Youth Services area at 730-4200/option 4.

 

 

OCTOBER 18 (SATURDAY)

BENEFIT FOR MARY (VOELTZ) ROGERS AT MR. D’S

There will be a benefit for Mary (Voeltz) Rogers at Mr. D’s Bar and Grill on Saturday, October 18 from 3-8p.  Monies raised will help to pay for medical expenses no covered by insurance.  Dinner tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.  Kids 12 and under are $5.  Anyone wearing pink can get in for $ 10.00 at the door.  There will also be a silent auction, games of skill and door prizes.  For more information, contact Billie Suomala at 218.390.1692.  Cash donations will be can be made to the Mary Rogers Benefit care of Wells Fargo Bank, 3931 West Superior Street, Duluth, MN.

 

OCTOBER 18 (SATURDAY)

BOO AT THE LAKE SUPERIOR ZOO

Your last chance to visit Boo at the Zoo is coming up this Saturday, October 18.  Join other families for a safe trick or treating experience at the Lake Superior Zoo, 7210 Fremont Street in Duluth.  You can purchase your advance tickets at any area Little Store through October 18.  Tickets are $9 in advance or $10 at the door. Besides trick or treating, your family will enjoy activities such as a huge pumpkin patch to play in, hourly costume contests, face painting, games, and a special “Creepy Critters” animal exhibit. All the activities are all designed to be fun for kids- not scary.

 

OCTOBER 21 (TUESDAY)

READ FOR THE RECORD STORYTIME EVENTS AT THE DULUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY

The regular weekly preschool story times at the branch libraries will have a special twist on Tuesday, October 21. That is “Read for the Record” day, when literacy is celebrated with an effort to break the world record for the most people reading the same book on the same day.  Read for the Record Story time will be held at Mt. Royal Branch Library (Mt. Royal Shopping Center) at 10:15 am, with special guest reader Mayor Don Ness, and at West Duluth Branch Library (5830 Grand Avenue) at 6:30 pm with special guests Clifford the Big Red Dog and UMD mascot Champ. Both story times will include additional books as well as songs and crafts for young children. The story times are free and open to the public; no registration is needed.

OCTOBER 21 (TUESDAY)

PRE-HALLOWEEN FUN FOR KIDS AT THE WEST DULUTH BRANCH LIBRARY

Kids in grades 1-6 are invited for some pre-Halloween fun at 6 pm on Tuesday, October 21 at the West Duluth Branch Library (5830 Grand Avenue). Come ready to talk about your favorite monster or ghost story, make monster magnets and your very own batch of healthy (or healthier!) monster cookie dough. No registration necessary. For more information, call the West Duluth Branch Library at 730-4280.

 

NOVEMBER 1 (SATURDAY)

BRULE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH BAZAAR “HOME SWEET HOME”

Brule Presbyterian Church will be holding their “Home Sweet Home” Bazaar on Saturday, November 1, from 9a-1p at the Brule Town Hall.  There will be home-style crafts and gifts, baked goods, jams and jellies, wreaths and greenery and delicious food to eat!

 

 

NOVEMBER 2 (SUNDAY)

PURPLE NIGHT OF REMEMBRANCE FOR PANCREATIC CANCER

You are invited to join others on a special night to honor loved ones fighting pancreatic cancer and those whose lives have been cut short by it.  Gather anytime between 6-7p to register and/or submit names to be read at the Lighting Ceremony.  Prior to the Lightning Ceremony there will be a short program of inspiration.  The event will be held at the Benedictine Commons in the Science Building at the College of St. Scholastica, 1200 Kenwood Avenue, Duluth. For more information or to submit a name of a loved one prior to the event, contact lavonne.levar@gmail.com.

 

 

NOVEMBER 7 (FRIDAY)

“EVENING IN RAGTIME” CONCERT

Ragtime friends, enjoy live performances of talented musicians from the Twin Ports.

OCTOBER

DULUTH LION’S CLUB APPLE HARVEST SALE

It’s time for the 17th Annual Duluth Lions Club Apple Harvest Sale.  By buying fresh Bayfield Cortland Apples you are helping to benefit local service projects.  A peck is approximately 10 lbs and cost $12.  A bushel is approximately 40lbs and cost $45.  Purchase form any Duluth Lions Club member or call Tom at 728.4565.  PICK-UP of the apples is in the Hobby Lobby/Savers parking lot on either Wednesday, October 15 5-7p or Thursday, October 16, noon-7p. You can also drop off your gently used blankets, hats, jackets, etc for the Union Gospel Mission when you pick up your apples.

 

 

OCTOBER 10 (FRIDAY)

FREE DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP AT WEST DULUTH BRANCH LIBRARY

The Duluth Public Library is offering a free workshop, FUN!!damentals of Digital Photography, presented by Brian Rauvola, on Friday, October 10, from 1 to 4 p.m. at the West Duluth Branch Library (5830 Grand Avenue). While the workshop is free, space is limited so registration is required. Sign up online at the library website (www.duluthlibrary.org and click on Calendar of Events) or call 730-4236.

 

 

OCTOBER 11 (SATURDAY)

DOUGLAS CTY ASSOCIATION FOR HOME & COMMUNITY EDUCATION CRAFT SALE

Mark your calendar for Saturday, October 11 for the Douglas County Association for Home & Community Education’s craft sale.  It will be held at the Head of the Lakes Fairground’s Multi-Purpose Building, 4700 Tower Avenue in Superior from 9a-3p.  There will be local and area crafters, a bake sale, lunch and more!  The event is handicap accessible and there is free parking.

 

 

OCTOBER 11 (SATURDAY)

BOO AT THE LAKE SUPERIOR ZOO

Boo at the Zoo is coming up the next two Saturdays, October 11 and 18.  Join other families for a safe trick or treating experience at the Lake Superior Zoo, 7210 Fremont Street in Duluth.  You can purchase your advance tickets at any area Little Store through October 18.  Tickets are $9 in advance or $10 at the door. Besides trick or treating, your family will enjoy activities such as a huge pumpkin patch to play in, hourly costume contests, face painting, games, and a special “Creepy Critters” animal exhibit. All the activities are all designed to be fun for kids- not scary.

 

 

 

 

OCTOBER 11 (SATURDAY)

DULUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY HOSTS PROGRAM ON UFO’S IN MINNESOTA

UFO aficionados or even the mildly curious are invited to a free program in the Duluth Public Library’s Green Room (520 W. Superior St.) on Saturday, October 11 at 3 pm. “Minnesota UFOs: Watch the Sky” probes our state’s rich history of UFO and alien encounters. Each year hundreds of people witness something in the sky that they can’t explain, and some believe they have come face-to-face with extraterrestrial beings. Paranormal researcher Chad Lewis will talk about some of the most bizarre UFO encounters Minnesota has to offer. Filled with eyewitness accounts, historical sightings and on-site investigations, the presentation will include UFOs buzzing over crop circles, aliens shaped like small birds, a sheriff’s run-in with a hovering craft, a family being abducted against their will, and more.

 

OCTOBER 12 (SUNDAY)

A COMMUNITY GET TOGETHER WITH ENGAGE CHURCH

Join Engage Church at the Clyde Iron parking lot on Sunday, October 12 from 2-6p for an afternoon of FUN!  There will be face painting, balloon animals, games, free food and much more.  It’s an open event to bring the community together.

 

 

OCTOBER 12 (SUNDAY)

TAPESTRY PERFORMS AT THE FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Tapestry will perform at First United Methodist Church (the Coppertop Church), 230 E. Skyline Parkway, Duluth on Sunday, October 12 at 3:00 p.m.  Tapestry is First UMC’s contemporary worship band that blends voices and instruments to create inspiring and uplifting songs in a variety of musical styles—from folk, rock and country to blues, jazz and gospel.  A free-will offering will be taken for the church’s music ministries.  For more information, please contact Velda Graham Bell at 218-727-5021.

 

 

OCTOBER 13 (MONDAY)

 

CONSTITUTION DISCUSSION SERIES CONTINUES AT THE DULUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY

The Duluth Public Library’s free three-part discussion series about the U.S. Constitution continues on Monday, October 13 at 6:30 pm at West Duluth Branch Library (5830 Grand Avenue). The topic for this session is “It’s a Free Country – The Bill of Rights: Privacy and Freedom of Speech.”  The program is part of a free community conversation series, Toward a More Perfect Union, exploring the most basic, yet profound questions of our democracy.  Toward a More Perfect Union is part of a new statewide initiative, in partnership with the Minnesota Humanities Center and Twin Cities Public Television. The Duluth Public Library is one of only eight locations in Minnesota to be presenting this program series. The final program in the series will be Monday, October 27 (“Built to Last – A Balance of Power: Executive, Legislative and Judicial Checks and Balances”). For details, see the Duluth Public Library website: www.duluthlibrary.org.

 

OCTOBER 16 (THURSDAY)

BENEFIT FOR ZEIDAN-ZEIDAN FAMILY

Duluth business man, Zeidan Zeidan of Z’s Deli has been diagnosed with terminal cancer.  There will be a benefit for him at the Clyde Iron Works on Thursday, October 16 from 5-8:30p.  Tickets are $12 in advance, $15 at the door.  You can get your tickets at Topknots To Tails Grooming Salon.

 

OCTOBER 16 & 17 (THURSDAY & FRIDAY)

FALL SCHOOL BREAK EVENTS FOR KIDS & TEENS AT THE DULUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY

 

The Duluth Public Library is hosting events for students during the public schools’ fall break on Thursday, October 16 and Friday, October 17.

Thursday, October 16:  The Art and History of Henna Body Art – 3:30 pm, Main Library Green Room (520 W. Superior St.)  Henna artist Kristy Johnson will share the history, cultural traditions and science of henna in a fun relaxed atmosphere packed with hands-on education and experience.   Learn how to prepare the perfect batch of pure natural henna paste, application techniques, and the importance of choosing natural henna. You’ll also have an opportunity to create and practice traditional designs on paper, yourself or friends. For teens in grades 6-12. While the program is free, space is limited so registration is required. Sign up through the library website (www.duluthlibrary.org) or call 730-4200/option 4. This program is paid for in part by the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage fund.

Movie: Divergent  –  5:30 pm, Main Library Green Room (520 W. Superior St.), Based on the best-selling novel by Veronica Roth. Rated PG-13; 2 hours, 20 minutes

Cartooning with 321 Art Studio – 6 pm, West Duluth Branch Library (5830 Grand Avenue).  Learn the basics of cartooning and then practice your skills at home. 321 Art Studio will show you step-by-step how to draw facial expressions on cartoon characters, create your own cartoon character and start a simple comic strip. Intended for kids in grades K-6, although other ages are welcome. No registration needed. This free program will be repeated on Monday, October 20 at 6:30 pm in the Main Library Green Room (520 W. Superior St.). This program is paid for in part by the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage fund.

Friday, October 17

Movie: Muppets Most Wanted – 2 pm, Main Library Green Room (520 W. Superior St.), Rated: PG; 1 hour, 52 minutes

For more information on any of the fall break programs, call the library’s Youth Services area at 730-4200/option 4.

 

OCTOBER 18 (SATURDAY)

BENEFIT FOR MARY (VOELTZ) ROGERS AT MR. D’S

There will be a benefit for Mary (Voeltz) Rogers at Mr. D’s Bar and Grill on Saturday, October 18 from 3-8p.  Monies raised will help to pay for medical expenses no covered by insurance.  Dinner tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door.  Kids 12 and under are $5.  Anyone wearing pink can get in for $ 10.00 at the door.  There will also be a silent auction, games of skill and door prizes.  For more information, contact Billie Suomala at 218.390.1692.  Cash donations will be can be made to the Mary Rogers Benefit care of Wells Fargo Bank, 3931 West Superior Street, Duluth, MN.

 

OCTOBER 18 (SATURDAY)

BOO AT THE LAKE SUPERIOR ZOO

Your last chance to visit Boo at the Zoo is coming up this Saturday, October 18.  Join other families for a safe trick or treating experience at the Lake Superior Zoo, 7210 Fremont Street in Duluth.  You can purchase your advance tickets at any area Little Store through October 18.  Tickets are $9 in advance or $10 at the door. Besides trick or treating, your family will enjoy activities such as a huge pumpkin patch to play in, hourly costume contests, face painting, games, and a special “Creepy Critters” animal exhibit. All the activities are all designed to be fun for kids- not scary.

 

OCTOBER 21 (TUESDAY)

READ FOR THE RECORD STORYTIME EVENTS AT THE DULUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY

The regular weekly preschool story times at the branch libraries will have a special twist on Tuesday, October 21. That is “Read for the Record” day, when literacy is celebrated with an effort to break the world record for the most people reading the same book on the same day.  Read for the Record Story time will be held at Mt. Royal Branch Library (Mt. Royal Shopping Center) at 10:15 am, with special guest reader Mayor Don Ness, and at West Duluth Branch Library (5830 Grand Avenue) at 6:30 pm with special guests Clifford the Big Red Dog and UMD mascot Champ. Both story times will include additional books as well as songs and crafts for young children. The story times are free and open to the public; no registration is needed.

 

OCTOBER 21 (TUESDAY)

PRE-HALLOWEEN FUN FOR KIDS AT THE WEST DULUTH BRANCH LIBRARY

Kids in grades 1-6 are invited for some pre-Halloween fun at 6 pm on Tuesday, October 21 at the West Duluth Branch Library (5830 Grand Avenue). Come ready to talk about your favorite monster or ghost story, make monster magnets and your very own batch of healthy (or healthier!) monster cookie dough. No registration necessary. For more information, call the West Duluth Branch Library at 730-4280.

 

NOVEMBER 1 (SATURDAY)

BRULE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH BAZAAR “HOME SWEET HOME”

Brule Presbyterian Church will be holding their “Home Sweet Home” Bazaar on Saturday, November 1, from 9a-1p at the Brule Town Hall.  There will be home-style crafts and gifts, baked goods, jams and jellies, wreaths and greenery and delicious food to eat!

 

 

NOVEMBER 2 (SUNDAY)

PURPLE NIGHT OF REMEMBRANCE FOR PANCREATIC CANCER

You are invited to join others on a special night to honor loved ones fighting pancreatic cancer and those whose lives have been cut short by it.  Gather anytime between 6-7p to register and/or submit names to be read at the Lighting Ceremony.  Prior to the Lightning Ceremony there will be a short program of inspiration.  The event will be held at the Benedictine Commons in the Science Building at the College of St. Scholastica, 1200 Kenwood Avenue, Duluth. For more information or to submit a name of a loved one prior to the event, contact lavonne.levar@gmail.com.

 

 

NOVEMBER 7 (FRIDAY)

“EVENING IN RAGTIME” CONCERT

Ragtime friends, enjoy live performances of talented musicians from

the Twin Ports, Twin Cities and Eau Claire at the “Evening In Ragtime” Concert. All ages and levels of expertise will be represented! The concert will be held on Friday, November 7 from 6-9p at the College of St. Scholastica Tower Music Hall, Room 3625, 1200 Kenwood Avenue, Duluth.  There will be short intermission to meet performers and purchase their CDs and enjoy refreshments.  For more information call Sandy at 218.724.7696.

 

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