August 2, 2019
The Audubon Center of the North Woods visits the Cloquet library 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 2. Come explore what makes falcons, owls, hawks and eagles unique, through games and by meeting three live raptors! For all ages.
The 13th annual Karl Kalli Memorial golf tournament takes place Friday, Aug. 2 at the Cloquet Country Club, starting at 11 a.m. Proceeds go to the Cromwell-Wright sports programs.
Quilt Minnesota bus trip Saturday, Aug. 3, to shops in Aitkin, Duluth, Floodwood, Beaver Bay, Cloquet and McGregor. Cost: $45, includes lunch in Two Harbors. Bus leaves from McGregor at 7 a.m. Call Diane, 218-768-2556, to reserve your seat.
A Nesting Place meets every other Saturday 10-11 a.m. at Community Memorial Hospital, Pine Room. Next meeting: Aug. 3. Facilitated meetings provide a supportive environment 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. Refreshments provided. Questions: Brenda Graden, 218-499-6702, [email protected]
Cloquet VFW Auxiliary presents Katarina, psychic palmist of the Minnesota Renaissance Festival. Specializing in palm-reading and channeling. $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 2-6pm 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.
The Arrowhead Library System’s Bookmobile visits on Monday, Aug. 5: 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. http://www.alslib.info
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.
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 at the Cloquet Public Library 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6 with instructor Jer Baert. Learn Dungeons and Dragons from the ground up. No experience or special equipment necessary.
Senior dance with Lindy’s Band 1-4 p.m. at the Cloquet VFW Wednesday, Aug. 7 and 21; potluck, $7 cover. Music with the Beaconnaires 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11.
Carlton VFW Bingo 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, meat raffle 6 p.m. Fridays. Proceeds benefit the Post and Confidence Learning Center.
Pet grief support group meets 5:30-7 p.m. the first Monday of the month. Next meeting: Aug. 5. Suite 1000 in the Alworth Bldg, 306 W. Superior St., Duluth. No registration required. insightcounselingduluth.com/pet-loss, 218-481-7660
Vacation Bible school
9 a.m.-12 p.m. Mon.-Friday, Aug. 5-9, OurRedeemer Lutheran Church, 515 Skyline Blvd in Cloquet. For ages 3-12 years/fifth grade. Register online at the link on the Our Redeemer Lutheran Church and Preschool Facebook page. Volunteers in sixth grade and up are needed and appreciated; please contact Anna at [email protected]
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
National Night Out 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 6, Cloquet Veterans Memorial Park. Free family-friendly event with food, games, activities and live music by Whiskey Trail. Hosted by the Cloquet Police Dept.
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.
Storyteller Rose Arrow- smith DeCoux will present stories of “Brave Girls, Wise Women” at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7 at the Cloquet Public Library and 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10 at the Carlton Area Public Library. Daring heroines reclaim fairytales as fierce, funny, and feminine. The 60-minute program is geared toward ages 7-12; stories will likely be too long for kids under 6, but all ages are welcome.
Teen Tech Wednesdays at 4 p.m. at the Cloquet library with Mr. Dinger. This week: Creation Crate electronics project.
Refire! luncheon 12-1:15 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 13 at the Carlton Wellness Center, 199 Chestnut Ave. in Carlton. Pamela Franklin, RN and parish nurse director, will present “Parish Nursing in the Arrowhead.” Meetings are geared toward adults 55 and over, although everyone is welcome. Cost for meal is $7 for 55 and older, $10 for all others. Pre-register by 12 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 8 by calling 218-879-9238. Space is limited.
Coffee Chat with city councilor Lara Wilkinson at 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 9 at the Cloquet Public Library. Councilor Wilkinson will discuss housing, economic development, and restoring trust in local government. Coffee, lemonade, and cookies will be served, thanks to the Friends of the Cloquet Library.
Cloquet Eagles golf scramble Saturday,
Aug. 10 at Pinehill golf course by Carlton. 18 holes, 4-person scramble. $50 per person, includes golf, cart and dinner at Carmen’s. Check-in 9:30, starts 10 a.m. Register at Pinehill or call/text Jason, 218-348-3906 or Daryl, 218-591-8584
The Carlton County Historical Society needs volunteers to help greet visitors, sell items and talk about Carlton County history at its machinery building and log cabin at the county fair in Barnum, Aug. 14-19. Volunteers demonstrating period-
relevant activities such as cooking on a wood stove, weaving, sewing, spinning, wood carving, playing a musical instrument or other period-relevant are needed for the log cabin. Sign up at https://signup.com/go/bCBAjtb or call 218-590-6965 for help getting scheduled.
Esko High School Class of 1999 reunion 11 a.m.-
3 p.m. Saturday, August 17 at Northridge Park in Esko. Sign up for family potluck at signupgenius.com 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.
Esko Historical Society meets 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 19 at the Thomson Township Hall. Coffee and goodies served. New members welcome.
Cloquet Forestry Center open house 4:30-8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 21. Wagon rides, bonfire, food truck and more.
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