Duluth Budgeteer News
Jehovah's Witnesses at the DECC How to reflect love for God in the way one treats fellow Christians, family members and others will discussed on Sunday, Oct. 30, at the assembly of Jehovah's Witnesses in the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center. Talks, dramatizations, and interviews are scheduled from 9:40 a.m. to 4 p.m. The main address, "Do Not Lose the Love You Had at First," will be delivered at 2:55 p.m. Admission will be free and no collections will be taken. Approximately 2,000 persons are expected to attend.
The Duluth Kids Club Halloween Carnival is Saturday, Oct. 29 at Marshall High School, 1215 Rice Lake Rd., with daytime and evening events. The 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. carnival...
A historic event will take place 3 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 28 on the Lakewalk in front of the USS Duluth Anchor Monument, next to the Vietnam Memorial and behind Fitger's Complex. The City of Duluth will celebrate the homecoming of the USS Duluth Presentation Silver nearly 50 years after the city presented it to the ship and to its crew.
The Community Health Resource Fair will take place 5-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 26 at Myers-Wilkins Elementary School, 1027 N. Eighth Ave. The event connects people to agencies that provide services to help families thrive. All are invited and dinner will be provided. Children must be accompanied by an adult. This will be an expo with tables from community agencies, health care organizations and businesses. Health care navigators will be on hand to assist in applying for health insurance.
Duluth has experienced visible business growth and housing development in recent years, but not everyone benefits equally. Ongoing disparities in education, housing and wages continue to be among the most critical issues facing our city. The 2016 Local Solutions to Poverty Candidate Forum takes place on Thursday, Oct. 27 at 6 p.m. at Holy Family Church, 2430 W. Third St. It will feature candidates vying to represent Duluth at the Minnesota State Legislature and the St. Louis County Board.
A nationwide reading of Sinclair Lewis' dark satire, "It Can't Happen Here," will take place 7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 24 at the University of Minnesota Duluth's Marshall Performing Arts Center, 1215 Ordean Court. Admission is free, no tickets required.
The Citizens Federation is presenting an information session on the basics of Medicare and the future of Medicare and Social Security 7-83:30 p.m. on Thurs., Oct. 13 at St. Lawrence Church, 2410 Morris Thomas Rd. The forum is free and open to the public. Medicare is confusing to most people, whether new to it or already receiving it. This presentation will explain the basics in a clear, understandable way, from a purely consumer viewpoint.
The annual Garden Fest is 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 18 at St. Lawrence Church, 2410 Morris Thomas Rd., presented by the St. Louis County Extension Service and St. Louis County Master Gardeners.
The primary election is Tuesday, Nov. 8. Polls are open 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. For information on registration, where to vote, what's on your ballot and more, go to the Minnesota Secretary of State's website at www.sos.state.mn.us/elections-voting or call (877) 600-VOTE (8683).
Northern Expressions Arts Collective and Duluth Children's Museum will host a community science forum and panel discussion 6-7:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 3 in the commons area of the Lincoln Park Middle School, 3215 W. Third St. The forum will focus on women in the fields of math and science, discussing how to provide positive role models in these fields for students in Duluth. Panelists will include local women who will share how they became interested in math and science and some of their inspirations, past and present.