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July 12, 2019



Coffee Chat with Mayor Maki at the Cloquet library 1 p.m. Friday, July 12. Hear Mayor Maki’s plans for our city. Mayor Maki recently attended the annual conference of the League of MN Cities with the governor and nearly 600 city officials from across Minnesota. Refreshments provided by the Friends of the Cloquet Library.

Music and dancing at the Cloquet VFW Karaoke with Jackie 8 p.m.-12 a.m. Friday, July 12. Two for the Road 1-4 p.m. Sunday, July 14. Senior dance with Lindy’s Band 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, July 17; potluck, $7 cover.

Smear League meets 2-4 p.m. the second and fourth 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.

Carlton Area Public Library free movie 2 p.m. Saturday, July 13. Kenny Ahern presents “To Laugh is to Live!” at 10 a.m. Monday, July 15. Hours: 1-6pm Monday, 1-5pm Tuesday-Thursday, 11am-2pm Saturday. 218-384-3322

Take a field trip with the Cloquet Library to Thomson Dam on Monday, July 15 from 10am-12 pm. We will find out what’s under our feet, and unravel 2 billion years of earth history with a professor of geology at Macalester College. Meet at the UMD Outpost building along Hwy 210 next to Thomson Dam. Wear sturdy shoes. For ages 5 and above.

Space Camp 1-3 p.m. Monday-Thursday, July 15-18 at the Cloquet library. Students will tackle real-life engineering challenges with real-life NASA engineers via video conference. We will also explore our solar system, play games, and enjoy snacks. Please call the library for more details or to register: 218-879-1531. For fifth- through ninth grades.

50th anniversary of the moon landing Monday, July 15 at 6:30 pm, Cloquet library. Local astronomer John Cavanaugh will present new information about the moon landing. If you have memories of the moon landing, please attend and share. For ages 8 and above.

Children’s Garden in Residence camp for ages 7-10 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays, July 16, 23 and 30 at the Cloquet Library. Gardening, science and nutrition experiences; a healthy snack will be served. For ages 7-10, and ages 5 and 6 with caregiver. Register: 218-879-1531

Beyond ACEs: Building Self-Healing Communities 2-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 16. Children can heal from traumatic experiences. Learn concrete strategies to implement in classrooms and communities to promote healing and resiliency. Presenter: Donna Lekander, Carlton County Community and Family Initiatives department director.

Carlton County Farmers Market 4-6 p.m. Tuesdays at the Four Seasons Sports Complex and 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Saturdays in the Premiere Theatres lot. SNAP/EBT accepted at both locations. [email protected]

Dungeons and Dragons Tuesdays at 5-7 p.m. at the Cloquet library. Learn from the ground up with instructor Jer Baert. No experience or special equipment necessary.

Cloquet Forestry Center 6th annual Summer Forestry Adventure Days July 17 and 18, at the forestry center, 175 University Road, Cloquet. Activities include forest faces, pollinator field guides, sun art, wildlife tracking, wagon ride and boat races. For ages 3-5, 6-12 and 13-18; cost: $15/day or $8/session. Register: Rachael, 218-269-4324, [email protected]

Parkinson’s support group meets 2-3:30 p.m. the third Monday of the month at Community Memorial Hospital, Cloquet. Next meeting: July 15. Mary, 218-879-4641

Carlton County DFL meets the third Wednesday of the month at 6:15 p.m. at the Chickadee Coffeehouse & Deli in Barnum. Next meeting: July 17.

Barnum American Legion & Auxiliary meets the third Wednesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Barnum Community Center March through October. Next meeting: July 17. New members always welcome. For more information, call Dan at 218-389-6386.

Genealogical Society of Carlton County meets the third Thursday of the month at 5:30 p.m. at the Cloquet Public Library. Next meeting: July 18. Dessert served. Barb, 218-879-3648 or [email protected]

Monarch butterflies at the Cloquet library. Join Jay Cooke State Park naturalist Carly Hawkinson 6-7 p.m. Thursday, July 18. After a reading about monarch butterflies, you will learn about how magnificent they are through hands-on props and activities. This free program is geared for kids ages 5- 8 but all are welcome.

Carlton County Historical Society fundraiser Friday and Saturday, July 19 and 20. The society’s first annual flea market-vintage-rummage sidewalk sale will be held 9 a.m.-3 p.m. both days outside the Historic NorthEastern Hotel on Dunlap Island. Vendor’s application at: http://www.carltoncountyhistory.org/home/cchs-vendors-application-2019

Apollo 11 anniversary celebration 1-3 p.m. Saturday, July 20 in the Yellowjacket Union Great Room, UW-Superior campus, 1605 Catlin Ave. Free event for young children (pre-K through fifth grade) and their families. Activities include UWS Observatory tours with the option of nighttime viewing 10 p.m.-midnight; rockets, drones and robot demonstrations; bouncy house, crafts and activities. More information: Cassandra Roemhildt, 715-394-8254

Finlandia Beach Club roast pork dinner 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, July 21 on Little Grand Lake, 7062 Nickerson Road in Saginaw. $10/adult, $5/ages 6-12, free for age 5 and under. All welcome.

Cloquet American Legion Auxiliary Burger Night 4-7 p.m. Wednesday, July 24 at the NorthEastern Saloon & Grille, 115 St. Louis Ave. on Dunlap Island. Hamburger for $7, or cheeseburger for $8 with fries, pickles and dessert. Proceeds go toward helping our local veterans. 218-390-3789.

Cloquet Community Band concert 7 p.m. Monday, July 15 at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College amphitheater. Bring lawn chairs, blankets, or seat cushions to sit on. All welcome. For more information, call 218-879-0800.

Don Buck and Rock-a-Billy Revue in concert at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College 7-9 p.m. Thursday, July 18 at the amphitheater. A food truck from Paul Sapyta’s Room at the Table Catering and Bakery will be on site. Concert-goers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets, or seat cushions to sit on. All welcome. More information: 218-879-0800.

An alumni gathering for all who attended Hermantown school 1942-1979 will be held 3-7 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at the AAD Shrine Building, 5152 Miller Trunk Highway in Hermantown, as past of Hermantown’s.

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