Community Events Calendar
SATURDAY, JAN. 21
Winter Encounters Snowshoe Walk, 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Jay Cooke State Park. How-to basics and naturalist-led discovery walk in the woods or along the river. Child and adult snowshoes available. Limited capacity, registration required by 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20: email [email protected] or call 218-673-7006.
“Recognizing the Rights of Wild Rice” 1-3 p.m. at the Forest History Center, 2609 County Road 76, Grand Rapids. Presentation by tribal attorney and 1855 Treaty Authority executive director Frank Bibeau on the Anishinaabe people’s migration to the Great Lakes region in search of where food grows on the water, and on his work promoting food sovereignty and sustainability. Free, with regular Forest History Center admission.
Senior Dance at the Cloquet VFW 1-4 p.m. with music by Jerry & Joyce. Potluck, $9 cover. 218-210-7793
SUNDAY, JAN. 22
Unitarian Universalist Congregation Duluth Forum 9:30 a.m., Armory Arts and Music Center, 13th Ave E. and London Road, Duluth. Center executive director Mark Poirier will discuss the project that will be completed in 2024 in the Historic Duluth Armory, which is on the National Register of Historic Places. uuduluth.org, 218-724-0308
MONDAY, JAN. 23
Smear League meets 2-5 p.m. the first through fourth Mondays at the Cloquet VFW. $5, winnings for first, second and third place.
The Salvation Army drive-thru food shelf is open 4:30-6 p.m. Mondays and 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesdays. 218-879-1693
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.
Bingo at 5:30 Mondays at the Cloquet VFW. Lunch served.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 25
The Carlton County Trailblazers group welcomes men and women 55 and up to their luncheon meetings the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at the Cloquet VFW, 210 Arch St. Social hour 11 a.m., pork chop dinner at noon, $15. Guest speaker: Lauri Ketola, Carlton County attorney. The public is welcome.
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.
SATURDAY, JAN. 28
Nature’s Patterns Snowshoe Walk 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Jay Cooke State Park. Naturalist-led walk in the woods in search of patterns in nature. Child and adult snowshoes available. Limited capacity, registration required by 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 27: email [email protected] or call 218-673-7006.
Senior Dance at the Cloquet VFW 1-4 p.m. with music by Ted and Rose. Potluck, $9 cover. 218-210-7793