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April 19, 2019



The Travels of Marco Polo 7 p.m. Friday, April 19 at the Encore! Performing Arts Center. Hear and experience the Venetian explorer’s memories of his adventures and the wonders of Africa, Saudi Arabia and the Orient in his pursuit of silks, spices, and

riches. One show only; tickets, $12. Call (218) 878-0071 or order at http://www.countyseattheater.com. Proceeds toward the Encore Expansion Project.

Easter Egg Hunt 11 a.m. Saturday, April 20 at Pine Valley Park, Cloquet. For ages 1 through preschool, kindergarten-2nd grade, and grades 3-5. Kids can have their pictures taken with the Easter Bunny too. Families are encouraged to arrive early, as parking is not allowed in the Pine Valley parking; parking is available by the hockey arenas or behind the Pine Tree Plaza stores.

All Daughters Tea 2-4 p.m. Sunday, April 28 at Northwood United Methodist Church of Esko. For women and girls of all ages. Food, entertainment, photo booth and door prizes. Spend a special time with your mother, daughter, friend or mentee in this celebration of Spring. $10 for age 13 and older, free for 12 and under. Proceeds support Northwood UMC’s outreach programs. RSVP by April 21. Call 218-310-7380 or email [email protected]

Pedals, Pipes and Pizza, sponsored by the Arrowhead Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, April 27, Duluth. For youth grades 3-12. Interested adults, college students also welcome. Learn about the pipe organ, including getting inside the organ and paying the pedals. No fee. Register by April 22. Call 218-879-3456 or email [email protected]

Us TOO prostate cancer support group meets the fourth Monday of each month in the Birch Room at Community Memorial Hospital in Cloquet. Next meeting: April 22. Coffee at 5 p.m., meeting starts 5:30 p.m. For more information, contact Mike at 218-384-3448 or Phil at 218-879-3506.

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.

Al-Anon Family Group meetings for family and friends of alcoholics, 10-11 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays at the Cloquet Alano Club, 103 10th St. in Cloquet. minnesotanorth-al-anon.org

Bingo at Carlton VFW Post 2962 every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m., and meat raffle every Friday at 6 p.m. Proceeds from these events benefit the Post and Confidence Learning Center.

Ruby’s Pantry every fourth Wednesday of the month at the Cloquet Armory. Next distribution date: April 24. Ruby’s Pantry provides an abundant amount of food for a $20 donation. Doors open at 10 a.m., last shares distributed at 11:30. All welcome. Questions? Please call Sheila at 878-0442.

Refire! Luncheon Meeting 12-1:15 p.m. Monday, April 29, Oak Room, Community Memorial Hospital. Guest speaker Carlton County Sheriff Kelly Lake will share about “Safety Tips for Older Adults.” Meetings are geared toward adults 55 and over, but all welcome. Cost: $7 for 55 and older, $10 for others. Call 879-9238 to register by noon Thursday, April 25. Space is limited.

Here for Good at the Magnolia Salon 6-9 p.m. Thursday, April 25. Learn about Oldenburg Arts & Cultural Community programs. Free, $5 donation suggested. Food and beverages available for purchase from Magnolia Café. Reserve seats at oacc.us.

Cloquet Golden K Kiwanis pancake breakfast 7:30-11 a.m. Saturday, April 27 at the Cloquet VFW. $6 Adult, $3 ages 6-12, free for age 5 and under.

River of Life Church annual rummage sale 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, April 27, 1002 Carlton Ave. in Cloquet. Proceeds toward defraying medical expenses for Pastor John Napoli.

A Nesting Place meets every other Saturday 10-11 a.m. in the CMH Pine Meeting Room. Next meeting: April 27. For mothers of infants up to one year, and those in the third trimester of pregnancy, no matter where they live or delivered their baby.

Wildwoods Wildlife Rehabilitation’s Spring Soirée fundraiser 2-6 p.m. Sunday, April 28 at Clyde Ironworks, Duluth. The nonprofit wildlife rehabilitation organization serves the entire area, taking in more than 1800 animals each year. Featuring Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center education animals; music by Black River Revue and Blue Water Big Band; food and drink provided by numerous local restaurants, local beer breweries, Mike and Jen’s Cocoa, White Winter Winery, and Duluth Cider; silent and live auctions. Master of ceremonies, Michelle Lee. Tickets: $35 for adults, $30 for students and faculty with ID, $15 for children 12 and under at the door, Wildwoods website or Facebook page. Proceeds toward returning wildlife to health for release back into the wild. http://www.wildwoodsrehab.org, 218-491-3604

REACH father-daughter ball 5:30-8:30 p.m. Saturday, April 27 at Black Bear Otter Creek Center (previously held at Cloquet High School). Dinner, dessert, beverages and dancing. All fathers and male father figures and daughters invited, no age limit. Semi-formal attire requested. Tickets: $50 per couple, $5 for each additional daughter, must be purchased in advance at http://www.reachmentoringprogram.com.

Call Dakota at 218-499-4293 with questions.

CMH Auxiliary garage sale 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, May 2 and 3 at our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 612 12th St. in Cloquet. Freewill donations on everything; proceeds toward CMH Auxiliary for CMH and Sunnyside Health Care Center projects. Donation dropoff: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. May 1 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. Please, no electronics, appliances or car seats.

Senior dance at the VFW Post 3979 in Cloquet with Lindy’s Band 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, May 1; potluck, $7 cover.

CMH Auxiliary garage sale 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday and Friday, May 2 and 3 at our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 612 12th St. in Cloquet. Freewill donations on everything; proceeds toward CMH Auxiliary for CMH and Sunnyside Health Care Center projects. Donation dropoff: 8 a.m.-5 p.m. May 1 at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. Please, no electronics, appliances or car seats.

Murder at the Museum, interactive mystery dinner theatre with a cast of local actors. Saturday, May 4 at the Soo Line Event Center, Moose Lake. 6 p.m. social hour with cash bar, 7 p.m. dinner catered by the Lazy Moose. Produced by the Moose Lake Area Historical Society. $45 per person. Advance sales only. 218-460-8390, 218-485-4234

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

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