Northern Lights: Thursday, Sept. 17-Ongoing eventsA summary of upcoming events in the area.
Thursday, Sept. 17
American Heritage Girls fall kick-off and information meeting from 6 to 7 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Two Harbors. For more information, call (218) 834-3632.
The Advocates for Human Rights will participate in a panel presentation on sex trafficking in Minnesota on from 8:30 am to 11:30 am. The event will take place at the Two Harbors Community Center and is co-hosted by North Shore Horizons and the Battered Women’s Legal Advocacy Project (BWLAP).
Sunday, Sept. 20
The Widow and Widowers dinner will be held at 1 p.m. at Dixie Bar and Grill.
Monday, Sept. 21
Toddler Time is going on at the Two Harbors Public Library. It will be held at 11:15 a.m., and it is for children age 1 to 3. “Kids Plus Kids” will be our storytellers. The theme this month is identity and self acceptance. Some of the featured stories this month will be “Three Billy Goats Gruff,” “Adventures of Max the Minnow,” “You Look Funny,” “It’s Not Easy Being a Bunny,” “I Wish That I Had Duck Feet,” “Put Me in the Zoo,” “Bark,” “George” and “Are You My Mother?” There will also be poems, a craft and coloring sheets. Toddler Time takes place on the third Monday of each month. Call the library at 834-3148 if you have any questions.
Wednesday, Sept. 23
Socially Active Seniors will have its “Out to Lunch” event at 12 p.m. at Country Inn’s mini golf course with lunch at McDonald’s or Pizza Hut. To reserve a spot call Bunny at (218) 830-0600 or (218) 834-2468.
Thursday, Sept. 24
Have you heard about popular Internet sites such as Webkinz, Facebook, and YouTube? William Kelley High School will sponsor a parent presentation for monitoring where your kids travel in cyberspace. Learn about the technology our kids are using, from cell phones and video games to Internet sites and Web cams. Find out about potential risks associated with the wide-ranging technologies available and appreciate the significant role you play in teaching them how to be responsible and safe users of technology in today’s high-tech world. William Kelley High School, auditorium, 6-7:30 p.m., Silver Bay.
Friday, Sept. 25
Silver Creek Town Hall Dance/Social will be held from 7 to 11 p.m. Several local musicians will volunteer their talents in providing music from country/western to gospel to 60s rock and roll. Bring a friend, bring a snack to share and bring your dancing shoes. Remember, the Silver Creek Town Hall is a no alcohol, non-smoking facility.
Caregiver Sharing Group meets the second Wednesday of every month, 1 – 2:30 p.m. at the United Protestant Church, Silver Bay. This group is run through Northshore Area Partners, a nonprofit living at home/block program working with elders to keep them in their homes.
Harbor Center, 111 Waterfront Drive, Two Harbors is an adult drop-in center providing coffee and activities plus. Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 12:30 – 4:30 p.m. with a monthly meeting on the third Monday at 1 p.m. They are reaching out to the community.
ALS Bookmobile schedule:
The 2009 fall reading season is here. Visit your library on wheels, the Arrowhead Library System bookmobile. Local stops and times include:
Monday, Sept. 28; Oct. 19; Nov. 9, 30; Dec. 21
McQuade Road – Cape Superior Inn 4:45 – 5:30 p.m.
For further information on the Bookmobile or Mail-A-Book services, write or call the Arrowhead Library System, 5528 Emerald Ave., Mt. Iron, MN 55768, 218-741-3840, or check our web site at www.arrowhead.lib.mn.us.