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July 19, 2019

Carlton County Historical Society fundraiser 9 a.m.-3 p.m. July 19 and 20. The society’s first annual flea market-vintage-rummage sidewalk sale will be held outside the Historic NorthEastern Hotel on Dunlap Island.

A Nesting Place meets 10-11 a.m. every other Saturday at Community Memorial Hospital, Pine Room. Next meeting: July 20. 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. Refreshments provided. Questions: Brenda Graden, 218-499-6702, [email protected]

Cloquet Dance Team car wash and bake sale 11 a.m.-2 p.m. July 20 at Aire Serv, 1303 Hwy 45 in Cloquet.

Songs of Hope concert 2-3:30 p.m. Saturday, July 20 at Encore Performing Arts Center in Cloquet. The global company of young artists ages 9 to 21 from countries all across the globe, including Vietnam, China, Germany, Italy, England, Finland, Turkey, Jamaica, Guatemala, and the USA present a mix of songs from all their countries. Free, all welcome.

All-alumni gathering for those attending Hermantown 1942-1979 will be held 3-7 p.m. July 20, at the AAD Shrine Building, 5152 Miller Trunk Highway in Hermantown, as part of Hermantown’s SummerFest 2019 celebration. Refreshments will be provided and beverages can be purchased from the Shrine bar. A raffle will be held to help defray costs.

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.

Old McDonald Had a Banjo at the Cloquet Public Library 10-11 a.m. Monday, July 22. Folk musician Paul Imholte plays the part of Old MacDonald as he sings original and classic children's songs and plays a variety of instruments. 45-minute program for ages 3-8 with caregivers/families.

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.

Us TOO prostate cancer support group meets the fourth Monday of each month. Next meeting: July 22, in the Birch Room, Community Memorial Hospital. 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.

Children’s Garden in Residence camp for ages 7-10 from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Tuesdays, July 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

Activities and crafts July 23-25 at the Carlton Area Public Library. Hours: 1-6pm Monday, 1-5pm Tuesday-Thursday, 11am-2pm Saturday. 218-384-3322

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]

Ruby’s Pantry distributes food every fourth Wednesday of the month at the Cloquet Armory. Next distribution date: July 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.

Honeybee Storytime at the Cloquet library at 10:15 a.m. July 24. Stories, songs and interactivities. Nathan from the Sweet Land Farm in Cloquet will talk about beekeeping, how essential bees are to the environment, and how they make soaps, lotion bars, and more from honey. Geared for children up to age 5 and caregivers, children of all ages welcome.

Senior dance at the Cloquet VFW with Lindy’s Band July 24; potluck, $7 cover. Music and dancing with Jerry and Joyce on July 27, and the Beaconnaires on July 28. All 1-4 p.m.

Native American Skies, an introduction to the night sky as interpreted by indigenous peoples, featuring UMD Planetarium’s sky dome at the Garfield school gym Wednesday, July 24. There will be three 45-minute planetarium shows at 3:30, 4:30, and 5:30 p.m. Local author Thomas Peacock will be on hand to sign and sell his latest children's book, “The Forever Sky.”

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

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

Ojibwe Creation Story and Puppet Making with Karen Savage-Blue 10-11:30 a.m. Thursday, July 25 at the Cloquet library. This 90-minute program is geared toward children age 6 and up.

The Twins of Franklin, Minneapolis vocalists Becky Shaheen and Laura Lou, in concert at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College 7-9 p.m. July 25 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.

Skaters and neighbors are invited to celebrate the new Cloquet skatepark on 14th Street on Friday, July 26. Featuring 3rd Lair skatepark and skateshop. Free demo at 12 p.m., clinic for new riders at 12:30 and contests and games 1:30-2 p.m. Volunteers are needed for cleanup following the event; contact Joy at [email protected] with any questions.

History of Hip-Hop 3 p.m. July 26 at the Cloquet library. Celebrate the grand opening of the new skate park in Cloquet with teaching artist DJ Kool Akeim, who will be teaching the history of hip-hop. Participants will examine the emergence of the Four Elements, important creators and innovators, politics and ethics, entrepreneurship vs. commercialization, the divergence of styles, and the flowering worldwide movement in the context of changing technology and new social media.

Refire! luncheons will resume in August.

Our Savior’s Lutheran Church hosts the Superior Singers, presenting “C’mon Get Happy! — the ‘70s” on Thursday, Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. at the church, 615 12th St. in Cloquet.

Cloquet VFW Auxiliary presents Katarina, psychic palmist of the Minnesota Renaissance Festival. Specializing in palm-reading and channeling. What do your palms say about your personality, future, marriage, health, or career? $25 for 20-minute reading, Saturday, Aug. 3 at the Cloquet VFW. By appointment only: 218-879-6266 to schedule a time or for more information.

Diamond Match all-employee picnic 2-6 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 4 at Northridge Park, Esko. Bring a dish to share, and your own chair. Coffee, water and lemonade will be provided. Questions, call 218-879-4809.

Antique appraisals with Steve Wesely of Crescent Auctioneering 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6 at the Depot and Fires of 1918 Museum, 900 Folz Blvd, Moose Lake. Please bring no more than two items. A donation of $3 per person would be appreciated. 219-485-4234, 218-485-4159

Bethel Lutheran Church vacation Bible school 10-11:30 a.m. Tuesday-Thursday, Aug. 6-8. Music, Bible stories, crafts, snacks, games and fun. 1012 29th St., Scanlon.

Esko High School Class of 1999 reunion 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, August 17 at Northridge Park in Esko. To sign up for family potluck, visit and search for [email protected] or contact Jillian (Berg) Nelson on Facebook. Adult gathering 7 p.m. at The Dry Dock. Questions, call or text 651-428-2018.

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


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