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Community Events Calendar


July 12, 2019

The Duluth Huskies host Knock Summer Reading Out of the Park! 9:30-11 a.m. Friday, June 7 at Churchill Elementary in the gym. Huskies players will read stories and lead exercises. Each child will receive a free baseball-themed book and a ticket to a Huskies game.

Moose Lake Area Historical Society plant sale 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, June 8 at the Moose Lake Depot & Fires of 1918 Fire Museum, 900 Folz Blvd, Moose Lake.

Spring Fever Days car show 9 a.m.-2 p.m. $3/spectator, proceeds to St. Luke’s Regional Cancer Center. Craft and vendor show featuring 50+ crafters and vendors, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, June 8 at Carlton County Fairgrounds, 307 Front St. in Barnum.

Music and dancing at the Cloquet VFW 1-4 p.m. Sunday, June 9, with Two for the Road; potluck, $7 cover. Wednesday, June 19 senior dance with Lindy’s Band, potluck, $7 cover. 218-879-2447

Carlton County Community Bike Ride 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sunday, June 9. Free, family-friendly event. Pit stops in Carlton, Mahtowa, Barnum and Moose Lake offer food, music and activities for kids. Start anywhere on the trail and ride as far as you want. Call Jenna at 218-384-4281 ext. 243.

Journey Christian Church vacation Bible school 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Monday-Thursday, June 10-13. For ages 4 through 6th grade. Register online at

St. Matthews Lutheran Church hosts The Garms Family in Concert Monday, June 10, at 6:30 p.m. 4 Elizabeth Ave., Esko. 218-879-3510

The Zoomobile from the Lake Superior Zoo presents “Creature Categories” at the Cloquet Library 10-11 a.m. Monday, June 10. Discover how scientists sort animals into groups based on how they look and behave. All ages.

It’s Sew Time for Teens 4-7 p.m. Monday, June 10; 2-5 p.m. Wednesday, June 12; or 2-5 p.m. Thursday, June 13 at the Cloquet Library. Learn how to sew a colorful pillowcase with a sewing machine. Instructor Marna Butler-Fasteland.

Dungeons and Dragons 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, June 11. Learn Dungeons and Dragons from the ground up. Instructor Jer Baert. No experience or special equipment necessary.

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

Children’s Garden in Residence free camp for kids ages 7-10 Tuesdays, 1:30-3:30 p.m., at the Cloquet Library. Children will garden, prepare healthy snacks, and perform science experiments with a Master Gardener, 4-H coordinator, and University of MN Extension educator. Register at the Cloquet Library, 218-879-1531.

Teen Tech 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 12. Build a distance detector which sets off an alarm if someone gets too close. Instructor Justin Dinger.

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

Refire! luncheon 11:30 a.m.-12:45 p.m. Monday, June 17, Community Memorial Hospital in the Oak Room, with Bree Mattson, clinical director of the Cloquet Advanced Wound Clinic, presenting “Help is Here for Your Swollen Legs.” Geared toward adults 55 and over, but all welcome. Cost for the meal is $7 for 55 and older, $10 for all others. Space is limited. Register by 12 p.m. Thursday, June 13: 218-879-9238

The Carlton Area Public Library summer reading program party Thursday, June 13 at 4 p.m. The library hosts the Brodini Comedy Magic Show 10 a.m. Wednesday, June 19. Free, family-friendly for kids of all ages. The Dollipops visit the library 3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 22, to take you on a magical and musical road trip that is sure to get you moving and grooving. Free. For kids ages 4 to 9 accompanied by adult. Library hours: 1-6 p.m. Mon., 1-5 p.m. Tues.-Thurs., 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat. 310 Chestnut Ave., Carlton, 218-384-3322

Don B! presents Reading is Fundamental 6-7 p.m. Thursday, June 13 at the Cloquet library. Comedian and champion unicyclist Don B! will perform amazing feats inspired by books. All ages.

Magnolia Salon, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, June 13 at the Oldenburg House. Guest speakers: Steve Schulstrom and Rita Vavrosky of Spectrum Strawberry Farms. Free, $5 donation suggested. Food and beverages available for purchase from Magnolia Café. Reserve seats at

Senior Day in Cloquet from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, June 14, Cloquet Armory. Free event for the 60+ community. Photo booth by Alan Johnson Photography (bring the grandkids), community resources, prizes, DAV table, refreshments. Vendors will offer discounts on products. More info: Starr, 218-655-3376

Cookin’ At The O 6:30-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday, June 14 and 15 at the Oldenburg House. Dinner and an evening of jazz with Debbie Duncan, who has received rave reviews opening for greats such as Herbie Hancock, Miles Davis and Lou Rawls. Tickets:

St. Paul’s Lutheran Church vacation Bible school from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Monday-Friday, June 17-21, for age 4 through 6th grade. Register at

Parkinson’s support group meets 2-3:30 p.m. the third Monday of the month at Community Memorial Hospital, Cloquet. Next meeting: June 17. Mary, 218-879-4641

Carlton County Farmers Market Four Seasons Sports Complex location opens June 18. Hours: 4-6 p.m. Tuesdays; setup starts 3:30 p.m., early shoppers welcome. The Cloquet market is now open 9 a.m.-noon Saturdays, Premiere Theatres lot; setup starts 8 a.m., early birds welcome. SNAP/EBT accepted at both locations. SNAP participants can receive a dollar-for-dollar match of Market Bucks, up to $10 per market visit. More info: [email protected]

Alzheimer’s caregiver support group meets at the Cloquet Public Library 12:30-2 p.m. the third Thursday of every month. Next meeting: Thursday, June 20.

Magnolia Salon, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, June 20 at the Oldenburg House. Guest artists: The Langerstons, the teenage four-piece band made up of sibling pairs Josie and Audrey Langhorst and Amri and Eli Gilbertson, all of Mahtowa. The group performs alt-rock power-pop that feels bright, smart and new. Free, $5 donation suggested. Food and beverages available from Magnolia Café. Reserve seats at

The Arrowhead Library System’s Bookmobile visits June 24: Brookston-Pines Board & Lodge 8:45-9:15 a.m .; Esko-Northwood United Methodist Church 10-10:30 a.m .; Wrenshall-Silverbrook Town Hall 11:05-11:40 a.m .; Kettle River-Main Street 1:10-2 p.m.

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