Community Calendar: Craft Fair, Lions Club of Solon Springs Fishing Contest and More – Superior Telegram

Superior: The Richard I. Bong Memorial Airport, 4804 Hammond Ave., is hosting an open house from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Air Force Hangar Memorial Museum, Motor Pool and Warbirds will be open for tours. The Duluth-Superior Chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association will be serving a pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon and offering flights of young eagles from 9 a.m. to noon. Children must be accompanied by a parent. A Motor Head Madness Car Club show runs from 1 to 5 p.m. An extended lunch of hot dogs, hamburgers and pulled pork will be available from noon to 3 p.m.

Superior: The Barker’s Island Farmers’ Market is open 9 a.m. to noon on Marina Drive near the SS Meteor.

Superior: Traders Village of Douglas County hosts a craft fair, flea market and vendor event at the Head of the Lakes Fairgrounds, 4700 Tower Ave. Food and refreshments will be available and the event will also include a petting zoo. Free entry.

Sources of Solon: The Solon Springs Lions Club is holding a free children’s fishing contest from 9 a.m. to noon at Park Creek Pond, adjacent to the Forest Department on Business Highway 53. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. There will be three groups age: 5 and under, 6 years old. at 10 years old and from 11 to 14 years old. There will be prizes for all age groups and each participant will receive a prize. Free food and drinks will be provided.

Superior: The YMCA of Superior Douglas County is hosting a free drive-thru food distribution event from 10 a.m. to noon in its south entrance driveway. The YMCA has partnered with Every Meal to provide free 4-5 pound bags of food to those in need. Four varieties are available for anyone in need.

Sources of Solon: The Solon Springs Volunteer Fire Department is hosting an open house from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 9083 Baldwin Ave. The event will include food, drink and a chance to meet members of the local fire department.

Superior: A flag removal ceremony will be held at 11:30 a.m. at the Richard I. Bong Veterans Historic Center, 305 E. Second St., in honor of Flag Day. Demonstrations of etiquette and flag folding, as well as hands-on exercises on how to fold the flag, will take place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. It will be hosted, rain or shine, by the Lake Superior Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, American Legion Post 435 and center staff, with flag demonstrations by the Boy Scout Troop. of the Cathedral 4461 and the Auxiliary of the American Legion 435.

Superior: The Upper Public Library is hosting its Crafty Kids program from 1-3 p.m. Kids are welcome to stop by during the two-hour window to make their own batch of slime. No registration is required and all supplies are provided by the library.

Superior: The Upper Public Library welcomes its Lego Club from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Superior: The Superior Public Library and the Douglas County Aging and Disability Resource Center is hosting a free lunch and information session from 5-6:30 p.m. Attendees will learn about healthy ways to take care of their brains through dementia care specialist Chelsea Thompson. RSVP by calling 715-395-1234 or emailing adrc@douglascountywi.org.

Superior: The Downtown Farmers’ Market is open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1215 Banks Avenue.

Superior: Superior’s Job Center Wisconsin staff will be at the Superior Public Library from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Community members can get help filing unemployment benefits or looking for a job.

Cable: The Women’s Fellowship of Cable United Church of Christ will host a country store and salad lunch at the church, 13445 Highway M, in downtown Cable. The country store will have a bake sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The dinner salad bar will be open from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the Community Room for a $10 fee. Take-out meals will be available. The Church’s 2nd Chapter Thrift Shop will also be open to visitors.

Superior: The Upper Public Library and Great Lakes Aquarium presents Water in Motion at 10:30 a.m. The program is for children in grades 3-5. They will learn how people use, appreciate and protect water resources in the Great Lakes region. Registration is mandatory. Register on

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Superior: The YMCA of Superior Douglas County is hosting a free food distribution event from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in its lobby. The YMCA has partnered with Every Meal to provide free 4-5 pound bags of food to those in need. Four varieties are available for anyone in need.

Superior: Superior Porchfest brings live music to the Central Park neighborhood from 6-8 p.m. Visit the Superior Porchfest Facebook page for locations, upcoming shows and volunteer opportunities.

Gordon: The Gordon-Wascott Historical Society holds its annual meeting at 6 p.m. at Gordon Town Hall. It begins with a presentation, “The Namekagon Bridge” by Don Monson, former DNR Fire Control Ranger at Spooner, who published “The Namekagon Bridge” and “The Spooner Ranger Station”. His presentation will include stories about the history of northwest Wisconsin and some of its settlers, including Antoine and Ed Gordon. The public is invited to the presentation and invited to stay for the annual meeting afterwards.

Superior: The YMCA of Superior Douglas County is hosting a free drive-thru food distribution event from 10 a.m. to noon in its south entrance driveway. The YMCA has partnered with Every Meal to provide free 4-5 pound bags of food to those in need. Four varieties are available for anyone in need.

Superior: The Broadway Square Vintage Market runs from 2-6 p.m. at the corner of Hammond and Broadway. The event takes place every third Saturday of the month and features makers, shakers and creators. It’s hosted by Lady Outlaw Vintage and Mitzi’s Misfit Vintage, and is free and open to the public.

Superior: The Border Town Betties and Thirsty Pagan Brewing are hosting an evening of country western fun and entertainment starting at 5 p.m. at Thirsty Pagan. The event features line dancing, bouncy horse racing and more to benefit Save the Brays Donkey Rescue.

Gordon: The Gordon Fire Tower will host an open climbing day from 1-4 p.m. at the Fire Tower, 9469 E. Bass Lake Road. Members of the public are invited to climb 100 feet to the cabin of the historic tower and explore the grounds of the site, which is operated by the non-profit organization Friends of the Bird Sanctuary. Visit the Gordon Fire Tower Facebook page for more information and additional climbing dates.

Superior: The Upper Public Library welcomes its Lego Club from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Superior: The Upper Public Library hosts Storytime in the Park from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in Pavilion 2 of Billings Park. Kids will enjoy the stories, crafts and fun come rain or shine. No registration is required and the program is free.

Superior: Superior Porchfest hosts local celebrations for Make Music Day, a free outdoor music festival celebrated around the world. Performances include Kristie Cunningham, noon-1 p.m. at Thirsty Pagan Brewing; Gina Lee from 2-3 p.m. at Thirsty Pagan Brewing; Kristie Cunningham from 2:15 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. at Clarence Benson Park; Yellow Cloud from 2:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. at the Superior Bay boutique; Bret Holland from 4-5 p.m. at Thirsty Pagan Brewing; Duluth Superior Symphony Orchestra 4-6 p.m. at 410 E. 5th St.; Stel from 5:15 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Thirsty Pagan Brewing; Four String Rock from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. in the Spirit Room; Faydra Largo from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Superior Waffles; Mel Sando from 6 to 8 p.m. at 1638 Hammond Ave.; Sonofmel from 6-8 p.m. at 1628 Hughitt Ave.; Similar dogs from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 45 Billings Lane; Shane Nelson from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Marina Drive (Northshore SUP); Yellow Cloud from 6-8 p.m. at Whiskey’s Last Resort; and Boomstick from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Goin’ Postal.

Superior: The Downtown Farmers’ Market is open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1215 Banks Avenue.

Superior: The Central Upper High School Class of 1957 will meet at 11:30 a.m. at the VIP Restaurant, 1201 Tower Ave. All classmates, spouses and friends are invited to help finalize plans for the upcoming meeting.

Superior: The YMCA of Superior Douglas County is hosting a free food distribution event from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in its lobby. The YMCA has partnered with Every Meal to provide free 4-5 pound bags of food to those in need. Four varieties are available for anyone in need.

Superior: Mentor North’s Summer Fest fundraiser will take place at Earth Rider Brewery from 4:30-9 p.m. The event includes games, music from Darling Danger, and food from the Mystery Mobile food truck. All proceeds support youth mentorship and Mentor North programs. Tickets are $5 per person in advance or $10 at the door. Tickets can be purchased in advance from Mentor North staff, board members and Mentor Superior sub-committee members. Contact Kate at kpease@mentornorth.org if you have any questions or need help purchasing tickets. The event is sponsored by Solid Foundations of Minnesota and Gavilon.

Superior: The Superior Public Library hosts Aargh! Pirates! from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. The free program with magician Robert Halbrook includes interactive storytelling, comedy and magic aimed at encouraging children to read and enjoy books. The program is open to all ages and no registration is necessary.

Superior: The Barker’s Island Farmers’ Market is open 9 a.m. to noon on Marina Drive near the SS Meteor.

Superior: The YMCA of Superior Douglas County is hosting a free drive-thru food distribution event from 10 a.m. to noon in its south entrance driveway. The YMCA has partnered with Every Meal to provide free 4-5 pound bags of food to those in need. Four varieties are available for anyone in need.

Virtual: FoodWise Educators with UW-Extension are hosting a StrongBodies Virtual bodybuilding class from 9-10:20 a.m. every Tuesday and Thursday through June 30. Visit the

UW-Extension website

for more information and to register.

Charles P. Patton