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FAMILY REUNION IN SEPTEMBER FOR FAMILIES TOUCHED BY ADOPTION

If your family has been touched by adoption, Children’s Home Society and Lutheran Social Services invite you to a giant family reunion celebration on Sunday, September 21st in St. Paul.  This festive celebration will feature entertainment, food vendors, commemorative activities and games for the kids.  It is FREE to attend and will be held from 11a-4p (outdoors) at Luther Seminary Field in St. Paul.  Learn more and share your adoption story online at www.adoption275.org.

 

EVERY FRIDAY THROUGH AUGUST 29

FOOD TRUCK FRIDAYS RETURN TO THE DULUT PUBLIC LIBRARY

Last summer’s Food Truck Fridays at the Duluth Public Library were so successful that we’re doing it again! Local food trucks will be on the Library Plaza (520 W. Superior St.) every Friday through August 29, from 11 am to 2 pm. Choose from The Rambler, serving an assortment of both unique and classic sandwiches, or Chow Haul, featuring a variety of cuisines from around the world. Finish up with an ice cream treat from Mrs. Delicious. For more information, call the library’s Community Services office at 730-4236.

 

JULY 24 (THURSDAY)

LAKE SUPERIOR CHAMBER ORCHESTRA “THE QUARTET PROJECT”

On Thursday, July 24, Violist Jonas Benson joins the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra to perform the U.S. premiere of Suite in Old Style, the new, exciting piece by British/Bulgarian composer, Dobrinka Tabakova . Also featured in this concert are students from the LSCO’s summer strings workshop,The Quartet Project, performing two works with the orchestra: the Duluth premiere of Orawa by Wojciech Kilar, renowned Polish minimalist composer, and Fantasy on a Hymn Tune by Justin Morgan by American hymnist/composer, Thomas Canning. The event will be held at UMD’s Weber Music Hall at 7:30p.  Tickets are $20, Seniors, $12, Students, $5 Children (12 and under).    Tickets are available at the door or online at www.lakesuperiorchamberorchestra.org.

 

 

 

JULY 24 (THURSDAY)

DULUTH SEED LIBRARY HOSTS “MAKE YOUR OWN SEED SAVING SCREENS”

The Duluth Seed Library will host a free do-it-yourself workshop for gardeners on Thursday, July 24 at 6:00 pm in the Main Library Green Room (520 W. Superior St). Participants will learn how to make quality wooden framed screens to use for cleaning seeds.  Each person will leave with a finished set of two screens, including a scalper and a sieve. Scalpers are used to catch large debris while allowing the seed to fall through, and sieves retain the seeds while allowing dust and smaller particles to fall through. Registration is required. Call 730-4236 or sign up online at www.DuluthLibrary.org.

 

 

JULY 24 (THURSDAY)

LEGOs AT THE DULUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY

The Duluth Public Library is hosting its first LEGOs program, for kids entering grades K-5, on Thursday, July 24 at 10:30a in the Main Library Green Room (520 W. Superior St.).  The program is free but space is limited. To sign up, call 730-4200/option 4 or go to the library website (www.duluthlibrary.org) and click on “Calendar of Events” and “LEGOS @ the Library” on June 25.  For more information, call the library’s Youth Services area at 730-4200/option 4.

 

JULY 25-27 (FRIDAY-SUNDAY)

CARLTON DAZE COMMUNITY CELEBRATION

The Carlton community will hold its annual Carlton Daze celebration on July 25-27.  The weekend is filled with activities for the whole family.  Opening Flag Ceremony at the Carlton VFW at 4:45p.  Friday a spaghetti feed, 4-8p at the Four Seasons Sports Complex with kids races and a 5K run/walk.  Other activities of the weekend include:  VFW Bingo, Texas Hold’em, Horseshoes, Steak Fry, a giant auction, softball and volleyball tournaments, 50 Mile Ultra Marathon Race, LIVE Music and MORE!  For more information about the Carlton Daze Celebration at www.carltonchamber.com/events.


JULY 31 (THURSDAY)

STRIKEPOINT:  DULUTH’S TOP HANDBELL ENSEMBLE TO PERFORM

Strikepoint, one of the world’s top handbell ensembles, will be performing at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 31 at First United Methodist Church (230 E. Skyline Parkway.) in Duluth. Admission is free but a $10 donation is suggested. This is the final performance of their 2014 summer concert tour. The group, from First United Methodist Church in Duluth, was established in 1984 and has been touring annually since 1986. Strikepoint is noted for capturing the enthusiasm of audiences with its dynamic style and accessible music.

 

 

JULY 31 (THURSDAY)

DOG NUTRITION AT THE DULUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY

Wet or dry? Grain-free or raw meat? Find out what’s beyond dog chow in a free program at the Duluth Public Library (520 W. Superior St.) on Thursday, July 31. Joanne Elliott, owner of Matilda’s Dog Bakery & Boutique, will discuss dog nutrition in the library Green Room at 6 pm. She’ll also provide samples of her baked treats to take home to your furry friend, while supplies last.

 

 

JULY 31 (THURSDAY)

ANIMALS IN ACTION AT THE DULUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY

There will be animals in action at the Duluth Public Library (520 W. Superior St.) on Thursday, July 31. Some of the Lake Superior Zoo’s animal ambassadors will be on hand to demonstrate to kids how animals move and groove. There will be two sessions: at 10:30 am and at noon, both in the library’s Green Room. Space is limited so registration is required. To sign up, call 730-4200/option 4 or go to the library website (www.duluthlibrary.org) and click on the Calendar of Events.

 

 

JULY 31 (THURSDAY)

LIBRARY’S KALEIDOSCOPE SERIES FEATURES COMIC MAGICIAN

The Duluth Public Library’s award-winning series of free entertainment programs for kids continues on Tuesday, July 29 with performances at 10:30 am and 1:30 pm, held outside on the Library Plaza (520 W. Superior St.) This week’s featured entertainer is comic magician and illusionist Jared Sherlock. Sherlock blends modern magic, juggling, and showmanship in a high-energy interactive comedy event.  Each Kaleidoscope program lasts about 45 minutes. Programs will be held every Tuesday through August 5. Sign language interpretation will be available at the afternoon performances. For more information, call the Library¹s Youth Services at 730-4200/option 4.

 


AUGUST 2 (SATURDAY)

TWIN PORTS LAKEFEST

You won’t want to miss the Annual Twin Ports Lakefest, August 2, at Barkers Island Superior.  The event will go from noon until 8 pm and feature Sean Michel, blues artist hailing from Little Rock, AR who got his break on American Idol; and Saving Vinyl City, a Funk Rock band from Minneapolis, MN. Other local bands will also be featured.
Lakefest is a free family event with free games for kids, like bounce house, music, prizes, giving back to the community with free school supplies, backpacks, food items, infant thru toddler clothing, hygiene items, diapers, etc. Bring your lawn chair.


AUGUST 2 (SATURDAY)

HOMELESS VET’S FUNDRAISER

Here’s to the Hero’s fundraiser will take place at the El Dorado Bar & Grill in Oliver, WI on Saturday, August 2 to raise money for homeless Vet’s.  There will be a horseshoe tournament with sign up at 11, enjoy a pig roast or roast beef and all the fixin’s.  Bring your “old” car to showoff and show off our singing ability with karaoke.


AUGUST 9 & 10 (SATURDAY & SUNDAY)

FINLAND MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY’S FINNISH TORI & MUSIC FEST

The Finland Minnesota Historical Society presents the Finnish Tori and Music Fest on Saturday, August 9 from 10a-6p.  There will be a pancake breakfast on Sunday morning until noon at the Finland MN Heritage site, 5653 Country Road 6 (Little Marais Road).  Enjoy music groups all day Saturday.  There will be demonstrations, food, crafts and vendors. Parking donations are accepted.

 

AUGUST 20 (WEDNESDAY)

LEGOs AT THE DULUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY

The Duluth Public Library is hosting its first LEGOs program, for kids entering grades K-5, on Wednesday, August 20 at 2 pm in the Main Library Green Room (520 W. Superior St.).  The program is free but space is limited. To sign up, call 730-4200/option 4 or go to the library website (www.duluthlibrary.org) and click on “Calendar of Events” and “LEGOS @ the Library” on June 25.  For more information, call the library’s Youth Services area at 730-4200/option 4.

 

SEPTEMBER 13 (SATURDAY)

GROUP EXERCISE CERTIFICATION AT THE COLLEGE OF ST SCHOLASTICA

The College of St. Scholastica and NETA, a non-profit fitness professional association, are co-sponsoring Group Exercise Certification.  This class will allow potential and current fitness instructors learn basic academic and practical application of teaching group exercise.  No college, science or teaching background is required.  The workshop will be held Saturday, September 13 from 8a-4:30p.  Workshop registration includes a full-day review, written exam and 2 year certification.  To register call 800.237.6242 or register online at www.netafit.org.  Workshop fees apply.

 

SEPTEMBER 14 (SUNDAY)

PRACTICAL SKILLS FOR GX AT THE COLLEGE OF ST SCHOLASTICA

The College of St. Scholastica and NETA, a non-profit fitness professional association, are co-sponsoring Group Exercise Certification.  This workshop will provide practical hands-on experience to launch your instructor talents from average to amazing.  Whether you are a new instructor or looking to enhance your skills, this is an opportunity to improve confidence and be a better group leader.  Topics include music selection, cueing technique, choeography composition and the building blocks of class instruction.  The workshop will be held Sunday, September 14 from 8a-1p.  To register call 800.237.6242 or register online at www.netafit.org.  Workshop fees apply.

 

Updated:  July 23, 2014

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