Community Calendar: Light Up the Night 5K, Mojakka Day and more – Cloquet Pine Journal

Community Calendar: Light Up the Night 5K, Mojakka Day and more – Cloquet Pine Journal

Coney Night Fundraiser, 4-7 p.m., Cloquet VFW, 210 Arch St. The Cloquet American Legion Auxiliary will host a coney night fundraiser. Coneys are $5 each and hot dogs are $3 each. Every purchase of a coney includes a free dessert. All proceeds support the organization’s veterans programs.

Family Game Night, 5-7 p.m., Cloquet Public Library.

Ping Pong & Air Hockey for Teens, 4-5 p.m., Cloquet Public Library.

9th Annual Light up the Night 5K Run/Walk, Washington Elementary School, Cloquet. Costume judging will start at 6:45 p.m., followed by the 1K race and the 5K race. Strollers are welcome. Prizes will be awarded for most illuminated, best neon and best team costume. Registration is $15 for the 1K, $20 for children ages 12 and under for the 5K and $25 for 13 and over for the 5K. Registration does not guarantee a T-shirt. Children 4 years old and under are free with a paid adult but will not receive a race bib or T-shirt.

Mojakka Day, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., 7095 Saginaw Road, Saginaw. The Sampo Association hosts Mojakka Day. The public is invited to enjoy food, family fun and special musical guest Tracey Gibbens. There will also be a baked goods sale, white elephant sale and raffle drawings. Mojakka will be available to-go for $18 for a 32 oz. container.

Arne Kahara Memorial Golf Outing, 3 p.m., Pine Hill Golf Course, Carlton. Please call Judy at 218-341-3123 to register or for more details.

Teen Reads, 4 p.m., Cloquet Public Library. The library’s teen librarian will read aloud chapters from a current book. Snacks are provided.

Story Time, 10-10:30 a.m., Cloquet Public Library, Join Ms. Keiko as she sings songs and reads a story. The program is designed for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers.

Cloquet Car Seat Clinic, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Cloquet Area Fire District Station 1, 508 Cloquet Ave., Cloquet. Certified car seat technicians will check to make sure car seats are installed properly in vehicles. Inspections will be done on a first come, first served basis.

Story Time, 10-10:30 a.m., Cloquet Public Library, Join Ms. Keiko as she sings songs and reads a story. The program is designed for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers.

Teen Tech, 4 p.m., Cloquet Public Library.

Winterizing your Garden and Landscape, 6-7:30 p.m., Esko Town Hall, 25 E. Harney Road, Esko. During the free event, Extension Educator Mercedes Moffett will provide tips on how attendees can winterize their gardens and landscapes to minimize disease and pests for the upcoming garden season. Alyssa Bloss, a conservation specialist with the Carlton Soil and Water Conservation District, will talk about what to leave in the yard as winter sets in to preserve pollinators for next season. Kathy Rahkola, a Carlton County Master Gardener, will present information on starting a “bee lawn.” To register, please call 218-384-3511 ext. 1 or email

[email protected]

. There will also be handouts and door prizes.

Financial Class – 5 Keys to Retiring Fearlessly, 6:30 p.m., Barnum High School Community Education Office, 3675 Carlton County Road 140, Barnum. The free workshop will cover five key retirement strategies to consider for a successful retirement in today’s world. The session will address the pitfalls that can derail a retirement plan if left unchecked. Todd Rengo of Greenstone Financial Group will lead the session. The deadline to register is Sept. 14. Register online at

https://isd91.ce.eleyo.com/

. Contact Roxy Olsen-Hurst at 218-389-0108 or

[email protected]

with questions.

Story Book Walk, Barnum High School Nature Center. Barnum Community Education will host a story book walk from Sept. 23-30 featuring the book “First Day Jitters” by Julie Danneberg. The free activity is available for people of all ages. Attendees are invited to grab their mud boots, wagons and their whole family to enjoy the story books.

Ping Pong & Air Hockey for Teens, 4-5 p.m., Cloquet Public Library.

West End Flourish Event, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Cloquet’s West End. The event will include food trucks, vendors, a farmers’ market, entertainment and activities for kids, including a story stroll hosted by the Cloquet Public Library. Learn more at the Facebook event page.

Story Time, 10-10:30 a.m., Cloquet Public Library, Join Ms. Keiko as she sings songs and reads a story. The program is designed for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers.

Between the Lines Book Club, 3:30 p.m., Cloquet Public Library. The September read is “Immoral” by Brian Freeman. Copies of the book are available through the library catalog. Discussion questions are available in the library lobby, at the checkout desk or at cloquetlibrary.org.

Beginner Farmer Financial Boot Camp, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Carlton County Transportation Building. New and beginning farmers are invited to learn how to understand their farm’s financial statements and utilize them to see the financial success of their farms. The guest speaker will be Rob Holcomb, Extension educator specializing in agricultural business management. He will discuss the important financial statements and how farmers can best use these documents to realize success. There is no cost to attend the event. For more information, or to register, contact Mercedes at [email protected] or 218-384-8681.

Story Time, 10-10:30 a.m., Cloquet Public Library, Join Ms. Keiko as she sings songs and reads a story. The program is designed for children ages 0-5 and their caregivers.

Tinker Kids: After School Program “Rock Painting,” 4-5 p.m., Cloquet Public Library. The free event, geared toward kids in grades K-6, will allow attendees the chance to paint rocks. Children can drop in anytime and stay as long as they like. Light snacks will be provided.

15th Annual Cloquet River Run, 9 a.m., Churchill Elementary, 515 Granite St., Cloquet. The 15th annual 1 mile and 5K run/walk will be held with all proceeds benefiting health-related equipment and programs, as well as technology purchases at Churchill Elementary. Registration is $30 for people age 13 and over and $25 for kids under 12. Prices go up on Sept. 19. To register or to learn more visit

www.cloquetriverrun.com

.

A Nesting Place, second and fourth Tuesdays of the month from 1-2 p.m. Community Memorial Hospital/Raiter Family Clinic host the free group for new moms regardless of where their baby was delivered. The group meets virtually and offers a safe place to discuss all postpartum issues. It is facilitated by Dr. Natalie Krier. For more information, contact Brenda at 218-499-6702 or

[email protected]

Cloquet Al-Anon, Tuesdays and Fridays, 10-11 a.m.,103 10th St., Cloquet. Closed meetings. The only membership requirement is that a friend or relative have a problem with alcoholism. Call 218-879-9884.

Clothing Depot, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., R-Tech Insulation Building, Minnesota Highway 73, Cromwell. No large loads will be accepted until further notice as the warehouse is full.

Gamblers Anonymous, Mondays, 7 p.m.; Tuesdays, 5 p.m.; Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, 615 12th Ave., Cloquet. Use the parking lot entrance. For more information, call 855-222-5542.

Get to Know Your Neighbor, Wednesdays, 8:30-11:30 a.m., Perch Lake Town Hall, 2779 Big Lake Road, Cloquet. Perch Lake Township residents and friends can stop into the Perch Lake Town Hall on Wednesdays for coffee, refreshments, cards, cribbage, a book exchange and more.

Narcotics Anonymous, Wednesdays, 6:30-8 p.m., Fridays from 6-7:30 p.m., Alano Club, Cloquet. Call 877-767-7676 or visit

naminnesota.org

.

Riverview Toastmasters, Tuesdays, 7-8 a.m., Cloquet. For more information, visit

5429.toastmastersclubs.org

.


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