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Community Events Calendar

 


THURSDAY, MAY 19

Cloquet American Legion Auxiliary burger/coney fundraiser 4-7 p.m., Cloquet VFW parking lot. All proceeds to local veterans programs.

FRIDAY, MAY 20

Ping pong and air hockey 4-5 p.m. at the Cloquet Public Library.

Carlton VFW Post 2962 hosts a meat raffle 6 p.m. Fridays, and bingo 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. 218-384-3794

The County Seat Theater presents “Suite Surrender” at 7 p.m. May 20 and 21 and at 2 p.m. May 22. Tickets, 878-0071 or countyseattheater.com.

SATURDAY, MAY 21

Today at Jay Cooke State Park: Bird song walk 8-9:30 a.m. Naturalist-led 1½-mile walk along a paved trail, binoculars provided. Great for beginning birders. Meet at the River Inn visitor center parking lot. Spring wildflower walk 1-2:30 p.m. Moderate 2-mile hike. Meet at the River Inn visitor center parking lot. 218-673-7005, [email protected]

SUNDAY, MAY 22

Senior Dance at the Cloquet VFW 1-4 p.m. with music by Two for the Road. Potluck, $8 cover. 218-210-7793, 879-5717, 249-6981

MONDAY, MAY 23

Burgers & Bikes & Beer fundraiser 6-8 p.m. at the Rendezvous Sports Bar & Grill in Cloquet. Hosted by the Sweet Spokes cycling team. Silent auction and prizes, proceeds go toward the fight against diabetes. Free to attend, family-friendly, all welcome. facebook.com/SweetSpokes

The Lake Superior Chapter of the Us TOO prostate cancer support group meets 5-7 p.m. the fourth Monday of the month at Community Memorial Hospital, in the Birch Room. Questions, call Mike Sullivan at 218-384-3448 or Phil Maunu at 218-879-3506.

TUESDAY, MAY 24

The Salvation Army drive-thru food shelf is open 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesdays and 4:30-6 p.m. Mondays. Free produce is distributed the second Wednesday of the month, starting at 10:30 a.m., until supplies are gone. 218-879-1693

Storytime 10-10:30 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at the Cloquet Library.

A Nesting Place meets virtually 1-2 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesdays for those in the third semester of pregnancy, and mothers and their infants up to one year. To join: 218-499-6702, [email protected]

Between the Lines book club 3:30 p.m. at the Cloquet Public Library.

Cloquet Gamblers Anonymous meets 5 p.m. Tuesdays and 7 p.m. Mondays and at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 615 12th St. in Cloquet. No reservations or registration needed. Questions, call the hotline: 855-222-5542. minnesotaga.com

Community Memorial Hospital’s grief support group meets 7-8:30 p.m. the second and fourth Tuesday of the month in the Pine Room, ground floor. This group is most appropriate for adults. For more information contact Peggy Maki, 218-879-4976.

WEDNESDAY, MAY 25

Carlton Area Lions Club meetings 6 p.m. the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at the Carlton VFW. Carlton Area Lions Club Facebook page or 218-451-0715

THURSDAY, MAY 26

Author’s visit for adults and teens, by Katharine Johnson, for her newly released title, “Born in a Red Canoe” 4-5 p.m. at the Cloquet Public Library.

Cloquet Public Library family movie night 4-6 p.m. the fourth Thursday of each month at the Northwoods Credit Union Meeting Hall.

Cribbage at 6 p.m. Thursdays at the Wright Senior Center.

FRIDAY, MAY 27

Ping pong and air hockey 4-5 p.m. at the Cloquet Public Library.

SATURDAY, MAY 28

At Jay Cooke State Park today: Lady’s slipper walk 1-2:30 p.m. Moderate 2-mile hike. Meet at the River Inn Interpretive Center. Junior Naturalists: River Animals 4-5 p.m. Wear appropriate clothing for a make-and-take fish printing craft. Best for ages 5-10, but all are welcome. Meet behind the River Inn Interpretive Center. Campfire Program: Black Bears of Minnesota 8-8:30 p.m. Bench seating. Bring a blanket or camp chair for comfort or social distancing. Meet at the amphitheater behind the park office. 218-673-7005 or by email at [email protected]

SUNDAY, MAY 29

At Jay Cooke State Park today: Why are the Rocks Tilted? ¼-mile geology walk on level grassy surface. Meet at the River Inn Interpretive Center. Thomson Cemetery Tour 4-5 p.m. Meet at the cemetery parking lot, about 1/2 mile west of the campground; if coming from Carlton, about 1/2 mile into the park from entrance welcome sign; if walking from the campground, use the CCC and Thomson trails and allow 30-40 minutes to walk to the cemetery. (Stairs from parking to cemetery.) Campfire Program–Owls of Minnesota 8-8:30 p.m. Bench seating. Bring a blanket or camp chair for comfort or social distancing. Meet at the amphitheater behind the park office. 218-673-7005, [email protected]

MONDAY, MAY 30, MEMORIAL DAY

The Floodwood VFW Post 8299 and American Legion Post 503 will be at the Wright Park at 8 a.m. and at the Fine Lakes Cemetery at 9 a.m., Van Buren at 10 a.m., Cedar Valley at 11 a.m. and the Hope Lutheran Cemetery at noon.

 
 

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