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Operation Community Connect Resource Fair, Wed., Jan. 22, 2020, 10am - 2 pm, Journey Church, Cloquet, MN

Community Events Calendar


January 17, 2020

Friday, Jan. 17

Retired men’s dart baseball 9 a.m. Fridays, Our Savior’s Lutheran Church. 879-7274

Carlton VFW Post 2962 meat raffle 6 p.m. Fridays. Proceeds benefit the Post and Confidence Learning Center.

“Story Time with Chione,” 10 a.m. at the Cloquet library. The Chione Woodwind Quintet will lead a performance of musical learning, storytelling and American Sign Language, which participants will use to interact with the music. The 45-minute story time program is for all ages.

Cloquet Public Library presents FanCon 12-4 p.m. at the Garfield school gym, 302 14th St., Cloquet. Costumers for a Cause will give presentations on convention cosplay, the Cloquet High RipSaw Robotics team will be selling concessions to raise funds, Rogue Robot will be demonstrating and selling board games, and for each $1 donation to Costumers for a Cause the Random Item Generator will generate a random item. Snacks, games, prizes, and more! Contact Justin at the library with any questions.

Saturday, Jan. 18

7 Buck Breakfast 6:30-11 a.m. at Cloquet VFW. Cost: $7 includes entry for 11:10 a.m. prize drawings; $5 for raffle only; $10 includes Bloody Mary with breakfast; free breakfast for age 12 and under. Proceeds support the Cloquet VFW and Carlton County DAV.

Sunday, Jan. 19

Jam session with Yesterday’s Country at the Cloquet VFW, 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 19. Food available for purchase. In case of bad weather, call 218-879-2447 or 879-5717

Monday, Jan. 20

Smear League meets the first four Mondays of the month at 2 p.m. at the Cloquet VFW. $5, winnings for first, second and third place. Bring a partner. Bring a potluck dish, if you wish.

Tuesday, Jan. 21

Living Well with Chronic Conditions support group meets 9-11:30 a.m. Tuesdays through Feb. 11 at New Perspective Senior Living, 705 Horizon Circle in Cloquet. For those living with hypertension, arthritis, diabetes or other chronic conditions. Register: 1-855-215-2174, 218-499-6702, 218-878-2858, [email protected] or [email protected]

Snow & Snowman story time at Cloquet library 10:15-11:45 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at the Cloquet library. For infants through age 5 and their caregivers.

Dungeons & Dragons meets 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21 at the Cloquet public library.

Cloquet library book group meets 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 21, Historic Scott House, to discuss “Where the Crawdad Sings” by Della Owens.

Wednesday, Jan. 22

Ruby’s Pantry distributes food Wednesday, Jan. 22, Cloquet Armory. Doors open 10 a.m., last shares distributed at 11:30. $20 donation. Questions? Please call Sheila at 878-0442.

Operation Community Connect resource fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 22, at Journey Church, 1400 Washington Ave. in Cloquet. Visit with social services and agencies offering veterans’, senior, disability, physical and mental health services, as well as housing, childcare, food access and education resources, warrant resolution and more. Free lunch, childcare available. All welcome. For more information, call the United Way at 879-8404

Snow & Snowman story time at Cloquet library 10:15-11:45 a.m. at the Cloquet library. For infants through age 5 and their caregivers.

Carlton County Retired Men’s Group luncheon meeting at 11 a.m., lunch at noon ($10, pot roast). Guest speaker: Pete Radosevich, local attorney, publisher and “Harry’s Gang” host. All retired men are welcome.

Thursday, Jan. 23

Cloquet Cribbage League each Thursday through March at the Northeastern on Dunlap Island. $10, includes dinner. To sign up or get more information, call Rick at 269-7178. You may also sign up at the NorthEastern, 115 St. Louis Ave.

Register by 4 p.m. for the Refire! luncheon 12-1:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 28, at the Carlton Wellness Center. Dr. Jim Rogers of the CMH Raiter Family Clinic talk about the merging of Cloquet’s health care facilities. Cost: $7 for age 55 and older, $10 for all others. All welcome. Register by calling 218-879-9238. Space is limited.

Family support group meets 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23 at the Cloquet library.

Saturday, Jan. 25

Nature’s Patterns Snowshoe 1-3 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25 at Jay Cooke State Park, 3 miles east of Carlton on State Hwy 210. Join the park naturalist for a winter snowshoe walk in the woods and discover patterns in nature, and then warm up inside by the fireplace and create your own patterned picture. Meet at the River Inn Interpretive Center. Child and adult snowshoes are available; please call ahead to reserve, 218-673-7000.

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