Thursday, January 03, 2008

Calendar of Events

Alternate Weekly Parking Schedule
Change sides Sundays between 4-8 p.m.
12/30 - odd numbered side
01/06 - even
01/13 - odd
01/20 - even
01/27 - odd
All phone numbers listed have the 218 area code unless specified otherwise.
Every Monday Duluth Laughing Club 12:10-12:20 p.m. Duluth Civic Center in front of the St. Louis County Bldg.

Each Saturday Tweed Museum of Art Gallery Talk at 2 p.m. A free, informal tour of current museum exhibitions.

1st Tuesday East Hillside Community Club 6:30 p.m. Grant Rec. Center, 901 E. 11th St. No meeting on Jan. 1st ~ Happy New Year everyone!

1st Thursday Northland Childbirth Collective Topic Night, 7 p.m. Peace Church, 1111 N. 11th Ave. E.

1st Thursday Central Hillside Community Club/ND 5, 6 p.m. Central Hillside Center, 12 E. 4th St.

2nd & 4th Sundays The Northland Anti-War Coalition, 2 p.m., Chester Creek Café, 1902 E. 8th St.
2nd Monday The Hillsider Board, 6:30 p.m. HBA office, 928½ E. 4th St.
2nd & 4th Mondays The Arrowhead Stamp Club, 7 p.m. Rainbow Center, 211 N. 3rd Ave. E.
2nd Tuesday The Twin Ports Coin and Currency Club, 7 p.m. Rainbow Center, 211 N. 3rd Ave. E.
3rd Tuesday Campus Neighbors, 7 p.m. Grant Rec. Center, 901 E. 11th St.
3rd Wednesday Hillside Business Association, 12 p.m. Village Place meeting room, 602 E. 5th St.
3rd Thursday Neighborhood District 7, 7 p.m. Mount Olive Lutheran Church, 2012 E. Superior St.
3rd Thursday Park Point Community Club, 7 p.m. Lafayette Square, 3026 Minnesota Ave.

4th Tuesday At Home in East Hillside, 5:30 p.m. Grant Rec. Ctr., 901 E. 11th St.

4th Saturday Gloria Dei Community Breakfast, 9-10:30 a.m. Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, 219 N. 6th Ave. E.

Special event
January 3 Central Hillside Community Club Meeting 6 p.m., Central Hillside Community Center, 12 E. 4th St. Soup and bread provided. Contact Gene 591-2682

January 5 10th Annual "Warmer by the Lake" 2-5 p.m., Bayfront Festival Park. Fireworks display begins at 5 p.m. Pack up the kids, grab your skates and head on down to Bayfront for a fun-filled day of winter activities brought to you by Duluth Parks and Recreation. There will be an ice skating pond, snowshoeing, marshmallow roasting, hayrides, free hot chocolate and cookies as well as some festive music in the large warming tent. Free shuttle between Canal Park Business District and the park. Call 730-4318 for more information.

January 5 Tamarack Dance Association presents: More Community Barn Dances Reels, Contras, Big Circles, Jigs, Waltzes, Squares 8 p.m., Duluth YWCA, 202 W. 2nd St. The Wild Thyme Band with Tom & Laura calling the dances. All dances taught. Smoke & alcohol free. New dancers, singles, everyone welcome. $8 adults, $5 members, students, low income, or seniors. $2 kids 12 and under. $0 kids 2 and under. FFI call

January 13 Hymns, Psalms, and Spiritual Songs participatory workshop and hymn sing led by Arthur Clyde 3-4:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 230 E. Skyline Pkwy. This will include the singing of a wide variety of representative hymns from various times and cultures, along with hymn stories, reflections on church music in changing times, and time for discussion. The experience is designed to be of interest to choir singers, church music leaders, pastors, and all who love hymnody. Sponsored by United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities. Free and open to the public.

January 16-March 19 Neoliberal Globalization and Global Justice Resistance Seminar Wednesdays from 4:30-6:45 p.m., 1406 E. 2nd St. Each weekly session will feature a video, readings and discussion, light snacks and beverages. Community people are invited to attend free. For more information or to sign up, call East Hillside Patch at 728-4287 or Marek Fuller (Seminar Facilitator) at 834-4668.

January 18 "Perspectives on the War - People of Color Speak Out" 7 p.m., Central Hillside Community Center. A forum with Henry Banks, Jim Northrup, Wanda Sayers and others. Free to all. Sponsored by Northland Anti-War Coalition.
January 19 More Community Barn Dances 8 p.m., YWCA, 202 W. 2nd St. The Red Pine Resinators band with Terrence and Sarah calling. See January 5 Tamarack Dance Association for other particulars.

January 20 Free Family Skating Party
3-5 p.m., DECC Arena. This is a great event for families. Music will be provided by Shelly’s Mobile Music Machine plus there will be door prizes for kids. Free and open to all ages. Participants need to bring their own skates. DECC concessions will be also open. For more information call Tammy at Parks and Recreation 723-3616.

January 21 Martin Luther King Day "Answering the Call: Community, Service, Commitment"
Free Community Breakfast; Holy Family Catholic Church, 2430 W. 3rd St.

7 a.m. Registration and breakfast
8 a.m. Large screen broadcast from Minneapolis of Tavis Smiley's speech
9 a.m. Local program
March and Rally; Washington Center to Duluth Entertainment and Convention Center
10:30 a.m. Begin gathering at Washington Center, corner of 4th St. and Lake Ave.
11 a.m. March goes through downtown to the DECC
11:30 a.m. Rally begins in DECC Auditorium

January 21 East Hillside Patch Annual Meeting 6 p.m., 1406 E. 2nd St. 2008 Goals and election of officers. Call 728-4287 for further information.

January 26 10th Annual Citizens In Action Workshop 9 a.m.-2 p.m., UMD Kirby Center. This free training is designed to educate citizens about the political process and how they can get involved at the local, state, and national level. Speakers include Karen Diver, Chairwoman of the Fond du Lac Reservation, and newly elected Mayor Don Ness. Sponsored by League of Women Voters and over 28 area non-profit, educational organizations & area college departments

January 31 Our Youth - Our Future 6:30 p.m., Holy Family Church, 2430 W. 3rd St. This meeting will focus on youth and youth programs in Duluth. We plan to have a panel of teens that are willing to share their life stories of living in Duluth and the obstacles that they face. We will also highlight programs that are available for youth and how providing quality activities for youth affects crime prevention. For more information contact Debbie 727-8604 ext 12 or Ben 624-1739.

February 1 Benefit Dinner and Concert for Grant School 4th Graders Dinner 5-7 p.m.; Concert 7-9 p.m., Peace Church; 1111 N. 11th Ave E. Funds are being raised to go to Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center. For more information contact Doug 722-7166 or

Submit your calendar events to Mona: or 724-1193

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