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Community Calendar: COVID-19 booster clinic, chair yoga, Carlton Co. Trailblazers luncheon

To submit an event to the community calendar, email news@pinejournal.com.

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A dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is drawn Dec. 22, 2021, at Community Memorial Hospital in Cloquet.
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Friday, Jan. 21

COVID-19 vaccine booster clinic, 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Carlton County Community Services Building, 14 N. 11th St., Cloquet. Carlton County will host a free COVID-19 vaccine booster clinic for community members age 18 and over. The Moderna vaccine will be offered. The clinic will be held on the second floor of the community services building, in the left side conference rooms. Registration is required, as there are limited doses available. To register, visit https://prepmod.health.state.mn.us/appointment/en/reg/8569570121.

Monday, Jan. 24

Chair Yoga for All, 10 a.m., Cloquet Public Library. Led by Carolyn Ripp, chair yoga can increase flexibility, improve core strength and balance, reduce stress and pain, and more. It can be beneficial not only for seniors but for anyone who has desk work and/or tends to sit for a long period of time. Those who attend the free event should come in comfortable clothing. No previous experience is needed. More information is available on the Cloquet Public Library's Facebook page.

Wednesday, Jan. 26

Carlton County Trailblazers 55 and Older Group (formerly the Retired Men's Group), 11 a.m. , Cloquet VFW, 210 Arch St. The Carlton County Trailblazers 55 and Older Group will host a luncheon meeting. The social hour will run from 11 a.m. to noon, followed by a meal. The menu will be a chicken dinner for $10 per person. The guest speaker will be the Cloquet Area Chamber of Commerce. Members of the public are welcome to attend.

Thursday, Feb. 3

Tech & Coffee, 9-11 a.m., Chickadee Coffeehouse & Deli, Barnum. Barnum Community Education hosts the free event. Community members can drop in to get help with their cell phones, e-readers, tablets, laptops, social media platforms and more. Community education staff and Nathan Rimolde from RTS will be on hand to answer questions.

Friday, Feb. 4

Creative Memories Beat the Winter Blues Crafters' Weekend, 4-10 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, 1000 Washington Ave., Cloquet. This event will focus on scrapbooking, but is open to any kind of crafting. Community members are invited to bring their projects for uninterrupted work time and plenty of work space. No matter what their craft is, all are welcome to come. The event is open to the public. Registration is $15 and reserves a table for your use. Coffee, punch and water will be provided. Please sign up by emailing Deb Carter at debcartercm@aol.com .

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Saturday, Feb. 5

Creative Memories Beat the Winter Blues Crafters' Weekend, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Zion Lutheran Church, 1000 Washington Ave., Cloquet. This event will focus on scrapbooking, but is open to any kind of crafting. Community members are invited to bring their projects for uninterrupted work time and plenty of work space. No matter what their craft is, all are welcome to come. The event is open to the public. Registration is $25 and reserves a table for your use. Coffee, punch and water will be provided. Lunch will be served at noon. Please sign up by emailing Deb Carter at debcartercm@aol.com .

Tuesday, Feb. 8

Digital Wellness for Teens, Tweens and Caregivers, 6-7:30 p.m., Cloquet Public Library. The Carlton County Youth Collaborative will discuss digital wellness. Caregivers can attend with their child or come alone. A light meal will be served and child care will be provided for younger siblings or family members.

Saturday, Feb. 19

Father/Daughter Dance, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Cromwell Pavilion. The FCromwell Area Community Club will host a Father/Daughter Dance. Advance tickets are $20 per couple, $5 for each additional girl. Tickets will be $25 per couple, $5 for each additional girl at the door. The night includes music, dancing, food and fun. Contact Jackie at 218-838-6275 for tickets or further information.

Recurring events

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. to 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.

Cribbage, Thursdays, 6 p.m., Wright Seniors.

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.

Grief Support Group meets on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month from 7-8:30 p.m. in the Pine Room at Community Memorial Hospital. This is a general grief support group that is most appropriate for adults. The group will be facilitated by Peggy Maki and questions can be directed to 218-879-4976.

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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 .

Wright Seniors, Tuesdays, 1 p.m., senior building.

Jen Zettel-Vandenhouten is the regional editor for Duluth Media Group, overseeing the Cloquet Pine Journal and the Superior Telegram.
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