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Community Events Calendar


February 15, 2019

Cloquet Area Chamber of Commerce annual meeting and banquet Thursday, Feb. 28 at Black Bear Casino Resort. Social hour, awards ceremony, dinner, entertainment and networking. $49 per person. Please RSVP to the Chamber office by Friday, Feb. 22: 218-879-1551, [email protected], or at, “Events” tab.

Lunch, rummage, bazaar and bake sale 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 at First Presbyterian Church, Wrenshall. All proceeds help fund camp scholarships for this summer’s youth attendees.

Robert Rodd Memorial Scholarship Hockey Costume scholarship fundraiser 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23, Four Seasons Complex, Carlton. Hockey game 2 p.m., dinner 1-5 p.m., kids’ activities. (218) 310-6065, (218) 591-2038

Free movie 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 23 at the Carlton Area Public Library, 213 Chestnut Ave., Carlton. Library hours: 1-6 p.m. Mon., 1-5 p.m. Tues.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat. (218) 384-3322

At the VFW Post 3979 in Cloquet Two for the Road, Sunday, Feb. 24. Senior Dance Wednesday, March 6 with Lindy’s Band; potluck, $7 cover. All 1-4 p.m. In case of bad weather, please call the VFW at (218) 879-2447.

Us TOO prostate cancer support group Monday, Feb. 25, Birch Room at Community Memorial Hospital, Cloquet. Coffee 5 p.m., meeting starts 5:30 p.m. For more information, contact Mike at 218-384-3448 or Phil at 218-879-3506.

Rotary March for Veterans Celebration Saturday, March 2, AAD Shriners Bldg, Hermantown. Social hour, dinner, guest speakers, entertainment. Tickets $30, on sale through Feb. 27: call Aspenridge Chiropractic, 879-1942. Proceeds benefit area veterans and support the Cloquet Rotary Club’s mission.

Carlton County Retired Men’s Group luncheon Wednesday, Feb. 27, Cloquet VFW. Social hour 11 a.m., lunch at noon ($10, Sliced Ham and Escalloped Potatoes). All retired men are welcome.

Ruby’s Pantry Wednesday, Feb. 27, Cloquet Armory. $20 donation. Doors open 10 a.m., last shares distributed 11:30. All welcome. Questions? Please call Sheila at 878-0442

‘Zine Making for Teens 4:30-6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27, Cloquet Library. Write and illustrate a ‘zine, with instructor Anne Parish from REACH leading the workshop.

Sons of Norway Heimsyn Lodge 1-15 meets 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, Senior Center, 1100 Olympic Drive, Cloquet. Award-winning Minnesota-based author Barton Sutter will read from his latest book, “Nordic Accordion: Poems in a Scandinavian Mood.” All welcome.

Frozen Forester Ski Bike Shoe Winter Triathlon and 5K Saturday, March 2 at Pine Valley Recreation Area in Cloquet. Concessions, Family Time for exploring Pine Valley. Register at Facebook/frozenforester.

Lasagna Dinner 4-7 p.m. Saturday, March 2, St. John’s Lutheran Church, Wright. $10, free for age 4 and under. Meal includes lasagna, garlic toast, veggies, dessert and beverage.

Discover the history of your house or land with Iron Range Research Center archivist Christopher Welter Saturday, March 2 at 10:30 a.m. at the Cloquet Library. Did any crimes take place? Did anyone die in your house? Find out!

Finlandia Beach Club’s Laskiainen Festival 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, March 3, Cloquet Armory. The Finnish winter celebration includes Finnish green pea soup dinner, entertainment by Kanteleen Soittajat, drawing, Cherry Bowl, raffle. $8/adult, $3/ages 6-12, free for age 5 and under. All welcome.

New Wine Pasta Dinner 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 7, Zion Lutheran Church, Cloquet. Free for age 5 and under; $5/age 6-12; $8/teen, adult; $20/family. (218) 879-4647

Bingo at Carlton VFW Post 2962 Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m., and meat raffle Fridays at 6 p.m. Proceeds benefit the Post and Confidence Learning Center.

Rock of Ages Lighthouse Preservation Society at the Magnolia Salon 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, Oldenburg House, 604 Chestnut Ave., Carlton. The society is a nonprofit dedicated to restoring the lighthouse as a monument to the skilled craftsmen who built it and those who were stationed there. Free, $5 donation suggested. Food and beverages available for purchase from Magnolia Café. Reserve seats at

Cloquet Cribbage League Thursday, Feb. 22 at the Northeastern on Dunlap Island, 115 St. Louis Ave.

Smear League meets 2-4 p.m. the first four Mondays of the month at the Cloquet VFW. $5, winnings for first, second and third place. Bring a partner. Bring a potluck dish, if you wish.

Send your nonprofit event information to [email protected] by 5 p.m. Mondays.

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