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December 6, 2019

Friday, Dec. 6

Retired men’s dart baseball 9 a.m. Fridays, Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. 879-7274

Carlton VFW Post 2962 meat raffle 6 p.m. Fridays. Proceeds benefit the Post and Confidence Learning Center.

Finland Independence Day screening of “The Unknown Soldier” at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, Kenwood Lutheran Church, 2720 Myers Ave., Duluth. Finnish with English subtitles. Free, donations accepted.

Saturday, Dec. 7

“A Touch of Scandinavia” annual Christmas bazaar, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, Bethesda Lutheran Church, Carlton. Lunch, cookies and candy, baked and canned goods, craft table and next-to-new items.

Holiday Bazaar at the Depot 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 at the Soo Line Events Center, Moose Lake. Arts, crafts, books, baked goods, vendors. Proceeds support the Moose Lake Area Historical Society.

A Nesting Place meets 10-11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, Community Memorial Hospital, Pine Room. For those in the third semester of pregnancy, and mothers and their infants up to one year, no matter where they live or delivered their baby. Meetings provide a safe and supportive environment to discuss postpartum issues, and are facilitated by health care professionals. Questions: 218-499-6702, [email protected]

Free craft activity at 11 a.m. and free movie at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7 at the Carlton Library, 310 Chestnut Ave. in Carlton, 218-384-3322.

Sunday, Dec. 8

Music at the Cloquet VFW 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8 with Jerry & Joyce. 218-879-2447

Superior Singers Christmas concert 1 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Cloquet. Free, all welcome.

Monday, Dec. 9

The Bookmobile visits Monday, Dec. 9: Brookston-Pines Board & Lodge 8:45-9:15am, Esko-Northwood United Methodist Church 10-10:30am, Wrenshall-Silverbrook Town Hall 11:05-11:40am, Kettle River-Main Street 1:10-2 p.m.

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

Kids Tinker Club meets 4-5 p.m. Monday, Dec. 9 at the Cloquet library. Chris Gass and Melanie Bomier of the Carlton Soil and Water Conservation District will talk about the journey our water makes inside and outside our homes and on our yards and streets, and how water is cleaned so we can have it from our faucets or put it back into our waterways.

Tuesday, Dec. 10

Additional performance of County Seat Theater’s “Sorry! Wrong Chimney!” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 10, at the Encore! Performing Arts Center, 2035 Hwy 33 South, on Frontage Road in Cloquet.

Wednesday, Dec. 11

Special date for Ruby’s Pantry food distribution Wednesday, Dec. 11, Cloquet Armory. Doors open 10 a.m., last shares distributed at 11:30 a.m. Donation: $20. All welcome. Sheila, 218-878-0442.

Carlton County Retired Men’s Group luncheon meeting Wednesday, Feb. 11 at the Cloquet VFW, with social hour at 11 a.m. and lunch at noon ($10, lasagna). Guest speaker will be Holly Hansen, Cloquet community development director. All retired men are welcome.

Thursday, Dec. 12

Register by 4 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12 for the Refire! Christmas celebration luncheon 12-1:15 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 17, Carlton Wellness Center. The Cloquet High School Madrigals will perform carols. Cost for meal is $7 for 55 and older, $10 for all others. All welcome. Call to register: 879-9238.

Bob Ross-style painting class 5:30-7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12 at the Cloquet library. Led by Garfield School principal Connie Hyde. Create a piece of art to take home. Register in person or call the library, 218-879-1531, as supplies are limited.

Stuffed animal holiday sleepover 5:30-6:15 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12 at the Cloquet library. Bring a stuffed animal for the evening storytime with special guest, Santa and have it sleep over at the library. Come back to pick your stuffed animal up the next day, and find out how much fun they had.

Friday, Dec. 13

“Balance Your Boundaries” workshop 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13, Carlton Wellness Center, Carlton. Learn how to cultivate healthy boundaries with others and find your “conversation peace.” Fee and registration information: 879-9238 or

Good Vibrations for Winter Wellness 3:30-4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13 at the Cloquet library. Christina Cotruvo will play songs on the American-Celtic harp, harp ukulele and a therapy harp, and will share their history and how they work toward wellness.

Anishinaabe Art Pop Up

Artists, elders, bakes and crafters will share their work 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 13 at the Fond du Lac Reservation Cloquet Community Center lobby at 1720 Big Lake Road in Cloquet. Vendors will be selling ribbon skirts, beadwork, blankets, earrings, maple syrup and goods, art prints, apparel, books, wild rice, dolls and more.

Saturday, Dec, 14

Cookie walk and country store 9-11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 515 Skyline Blvd, Cloquet.

Christmas bake sale 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, Cloquet Presbyterian Church, 47 Fourth St.

Sunday, Dec. 15

Jam session with Yesterday’s Country at the Cloquet VFW, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15. Food available for purchase.

Cloquet Community Band Christmas music concert 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15, Cloquet Presbyterian Church. Free, all welcome.

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


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