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  • Sunday, February 25 – The Black Student Union at the University of Wisconsin-Superior will offer its popular Soul Food dinner and program in the Yellowjacket Union Great Room, 1605 Catlin Ave. in Superior from 5 – 6:45 p.m. a dinner consisting of traditional African American and African dishes will be available. There will be performances and presentations from 7-9:00 p.m. Tickets for the community are $10 and available at //uwsuper.edu/SoulFood.
  • Sunday, February 25 – K of C 40th annual Garbage Omelet Breakfast at Holy Assumption Church Hall, 5601 Tower Avenue in Superior from 8 a.m. – noon. Includes beverage, toast and hashbrowns. Omelets are made with three eggs and are filled with your choice of fixings – ham, bacon, sausage, cheese, hashbrowns, onions, mushrooms, green peppers, tomatoes and olives. All proceeds will go to help the church. Sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Council 7106. Cost is $12 for adults, $6 for children 12 & under.
  • Monday, February 26 – Superior Public Library, 1530 Tower Ave, in Superior will host a free film screening of the new documentary film “The Right to Read” at 5 p.m. The documentary examines low literacy rates among children in the United States, the issues leading to low rates, and what is being done to remedy the issues. A brief discussion will follow the film. Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Library. The event is free and open to the public.
  • Tuesday, February 27 and Wednesday, February 28 – The Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra (DSSO) is pleased to announce its tenth concert of the 2023-24 season, featuring the renowned composition, ‘The Soldier’s Tale’ by Igor Stravinsky at The Depot Theatre at 7PM. Tickets for this highly-anticipated event are now available for purchase. General public tickets are priced at $25, while past and active duty military can enjoy a discounted rate of $10. Tickets available at the official DSSO website at www.dsso.com.
  • Tuesday, February 27 – Wednesday, February 28 – A Soldier’s Tale at The Depot Theatre at 7 p.m. Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra will showcase Stravinsky’s ‘The Soldier’s Tale’, a multidisciplinary collaboration with Wise Fool Theatre filled with music, teatre, dance and narraction directed by Jeffrey Madison. $25 for general seats. Past and active duty military $10. https://dsso.com/
  • Saturday, March 2 – Douglas County 4-H Project Day at Amnicon Town Hall, 8985 E US Highway 2 in South Range from 10 a.m.- noon. Learn about Douglas County 4-H and discover new 4-H projects. This is free and open to any youth in Douglas County ages 5-19. Choose from project stations including art, STEM, cake decorating, small animals and more taught by 4-H youth and adult volunteers. Students must be accompanied by an adult for the entire event.
  • Saturday, March 2 – The University of Wisconsin-Superior’s World Student Association will showcase food and cultures from around the world for its 24th annual Cultural Night from 5:30 to 8 p.m. in the Yellowjacket Union Great Room, 1605 Catlin Ave. in Superior. It’s a dinner consisting of dishes from around the world. UW-Superior students will also provide a cultural fashion show and flag display. Tickets are $15 for community members and $5 for non-UWS students with ID. Tickets and additional information are available at www.uwsuper.edu/CulturalNight

  • Thursday, March 14 – 1st annual Workforce Summit – Aitkin County from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Covenant Pines Bible Camp, 43696 245th Place in McGregor, Minn. The Aitkin County Workforce Summit includes industry experts, local businesses, and community leaders dedicated to revolutionizing the workforce landscape. This immersive event focuses on the entire employment cycle, from attracting top talent and refining hiring strategies to fostering seamless onboarding processes and implementing innovative retention techniques. Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/1st-annual-workforce-summit-aitkin-county-tickets-815688715907?aff=oddtdtcreator

  • Saturday, February 17 – The Jacobson Landing Recreation Area 39th Annual Classic Snowmobile Ride at the Jacobson Landing Recreation Area Park at 10 a.m. Due to no snow, the Fire Department will serve food at the park instead of on the trail. Organizers say the event is still scheduled. There is a raffle, $5 a ticket – only 1000 available. First Prize: $ 1978 SkiDoo 440; Second Prize: Milwaukee Heated Jacket; Third Price: Propane smoker; Fourth Prize: Propane Fire Pit; Fifth Prize: Jumbo Jack Treestand; Sixth Prize: Dual Basket Fryer. A breakfast will be served at the Jacobson Community Church starting at 8:30 a.m. Check The Jacobson Classic Snowmobile Ride Facebook page for any changes. https://www.facebook.com/JacobsonClassic
  • Friday, March 22 – The Nordic Center of Duluth presents a special evening of old folk tunes and contemporary original songs at the Nordic Center, 23 N Lake Avenue. Ponyfolk will perform their unique blend of Scandinavian-inspired modalities coexisting with flavors of Americana, jazz, and rock. Begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets available at https://nordiccenterofduluth.ticketspice.com/ponyfolk-live-at-the-nordic-center

  • Friday, April 5 – 8th annual Foolin’ Around with your Family Tree event ath the Douglas County Historical Society, 1101 John Avenue in Superior. The event is free (in-person and on zoom.) Speaker 1, Marie Mattson, CG at 5:30 p.m. – “Land Records: A Trail to Our Ancestors” Have you ever visited the BLM (Bureau of Land Management) website? Did any of your ancestors homestead or receive military bounty land? Learn how to navigate the website and see two case studies that relied on information from the BLM. Then at 7:00 p.m. – Speaker 2, Noanne M. Sher – “Over Here While They Were Fighting Over There: On the Home Front During World War I” – While the Doughboys were fighting overseas what was happing at home? What activities were our ancestors involved in? What records can be found? This presentation will talk about those events, activities, and available resources. Add context to your family history by learning about this important part of U.S. history. Register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/foolin-around-with-your-family-tree-2024-tickets-820198254057?aff=oddtdtcreator