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Radium Girls

Who: 
Cook County High School one act play cast
Where: 
Arrowhead Center for the Arts
When: 
Thu, 01/25/2018 - 7:00pm - 7:35pm

Cook County High School one act cast performs "Radium Girls" on Thursday, January 25th, at 7 p.m. at the Arrowhead Center for the Arts. It's a 35 minute show; donations accepted for all tickets. Details at 370-0224.

 

Plein Air exhibit

Where: 
Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery
When: 
Fri, 01/26/2018 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

The Johnson Heritage Post Art Gallery is hosting an opening reception of the Winter Plein (plen) Air exhibit Friday, January 26th, from 5 to 8 p.m. The exhibit will be open for three days and all the artwork is available for purchase. Details at 387-2314.


 

Model United Nations informational meeting

Who: 
Cook County YMCA local youth in goverment delegation
Where: 
Cook County YMCA
When: 
Fri, 01/26/2018 - 5:30pm

The Cook County YMCA local youth in goverment delegation invites new participants in grades 8 through 12 to register for Model United Nations, which will be held April 5th through the 7th. Information session to learn more about that event is Friday, January 26th, 5:30 p.m. at the Y. Details at 387-3386, extension 506.

Guided snowshoe hike

Who: 
Kurt Mead, naturalist
Where: 
Tettagouche State Park
When: 
Sat, 01/27/2018 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Kurt Mead, naturalist at Tettagouche State Park, is hosting a guided snowshoe hike on the frozen Baptism River on Saturday, January 27th, from 1 to 4 p.m. Loaner snowshoes available on a first come, first served basis. Hike will be canceled if temperatures are lower than minus 15 degrees. Details at 218-353-8809.
 
 

Walking in a Winter Wonderland

Where: 
Sugarloaf Cove near Schroeder
When: 
Sat, 01/27/2018 - 5:00pm - 8:00pm

Sugarloaf Cove is hosting Walking in a Winter Wonderland Saturday, January 27th, from 5 to 8 p.m. The event is a winter exploration in the moonlight, with a campfire to roast marshmallows and enjoy hot beverages. A short torch-lit hike to the shore is also planned. Details at 218-735-3962. Sugarloaf Cove is located approximately six miles southwest of Schroeder on Highway 61 at mile 73.3.
 

Rural Rides

Who: 
​Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency
When: 
Wed, 01/31/2018 (All day)

Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency (AEOA) sponsors Rural Rides, a program for those experiencing transportation difficulties. Rural Rides may be able to offer bus passes at no charge, volunteer drivers, or work buddy mileage reimbursement. More information is available from Anna Palo at 218-735-6849.

 

Volunteer drivers needed

Who: 
Senior Rides Program
When: 
Wed, 01/31/2018 (All day)

 

Senior Rides Program needs volunteer drivers to provide rides for those 60 and older to out-of-county medical, dental, and eye appointments and to fill transportation needs not met by Arrowhead Transit or friends and relatives. Senior Rides also offers transportation within Cook County for medical appointments, as well as wellness and social activities. Volunteers are reimbursed for mileage and can choose their assignments. More information is available at 218-387-3788.

Community Fund accepting grant proposals

Who: 
Cook County Community Fund
When: 
Thu, 02/15/2018 (All day)

The Cook County Community Fund seeks nonprofits with project ideas for funding through its spring grant round. The fund supports projects in health care, human services, arts, education and community initiatives.

Grants generally range from $500 to $5,000. Letters are due by Feb. 15 and can be submitted to dsacommunityfoundation.com, the website of the Duluth Superior Area Community Foundation. Nonprofits with letters that receive approval then can formally apply for a grant by the March 1 deadline, also through the website.

For more information contact Jeff Cadwell at jeff.cadwell@co.cook.mn.us or 218-387-3687
 

PolyMet mining project public comments and meetings

Who: 
Minnesota DNR
When: 
Tue, 03/06/2018 (All day)

The Minnesota DNR is accepting written comments regarding the draft permit-to-mine for the PolyMet mining project through Tuesday, March 6th. Public meetings will be held in Aurora on Wednesday, February 7th, and in Duluth on Thursday, February 8th. More information is available online at d n r dot state dot m n dot u s  slash polymet.
 

Call for artists for Community Art Show

Who: 
Spirit of the Wilderness Episcopal Church
Where: 
Johnson Heritage Post
When: 
Fri, 03/09/2018 - 5:00pm - Sat, 03/24/2018 - 7:00pm

The Spirit of the Wilderness Episcopal Church is putting out a call for artists to participate in the Community Art Show to be held at the Johnson Heritage Post March 9th through the 24th. Details from Mary Ellen at 218-387-1536.
 


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