Wednesday, Nov. 10

Storytime, 10-10:30 a.m., Cloquet Public Library. The free event is for children ages birth to 5 and their caregivers.

Carlton County Trailblazers 55 and Older Group (formerly Retired Men’s Group), canceled its meeting for Nov. 10 because of Veterans Day preparations. The next lunch will be Dec. 8.

Thursday, Nov. 11

Veterans Day program, 9-10 a.m., Carlton High School.

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Ruby’s Pantry, 9:30-11:30 a.m., Cromwell Pavilion.

Veterans Day Dinner, 3-6 p.m., Cloquet VFW. The Cloquet VFW and American Legion Auxiliaries will provide a free dinner to all veterans. Because of COVID-19 concerns, all meals will be served to-go and can be picked up at the rear entrance of the VFW post at 210 Arch St., Cloquet. Non-veterans can purchase a meal for $10. Please call order in at 218-210-7793.

Veterans Day Dinner, 5 p.m., Carlton VFW Post 2962. A program will begin at 5 p.m., followed by a roast beef dinner at 5:30 p.m. Food will be served in to-go boxes, but may be eaten at the VFW. All veterans eat free (with valid ID). The costs for non-veteran guests age 13 and older is $10, and $8 for children 12 and under. Cash or local check written out to Carlton VFW Post 2962 will be accepted.

Veterans Day events, 10 a.m., Villa Vista in Cromwell.

Veterans Day program, 1:30-2:30 p.m., Cromwell-Wright School. The program is open to all area veterans and members of the public.

Saturday, Nov. 13

Child Care Resource Forum of Carlton County, 9 a.m. to noon, Carlton County Transportation Building, 1630 County Road 61, Carlton, MN. RCCIP of Carlton County, Jump Start 4 Kindergarten, Child Care Aware of MN and the Northland Foundation sponsor the event for those who already operate a child care facility or who are interested in opening one. Attendees can get connected to local resources and others in the field. The event will offer business supports, training, education and networking. There will also be door prizes. For more information, or to register, call or text 218-451-6514 or visit

Lakeside Community Center Mojakka Supper, 4:30-8 p.m., Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Wright. Raffle drawings will begin at 5:30 p.m.

Monday, Nov. 15

Teen Reads, 4 p.m., Cloquet Public Library. The library’s Teen Librarian will read aloud a chapter from an age-appropriate book. The event is free to attend.

Tuesday, Nov. 16

Storytime, 10-10:30 a.m., Cloquet Public Library. The free event is for children ages birth to 5 and their caregivers.

Child Car Seat Safety Clinic, 1-3 p.m., Cloquet Area Fire District Station 1. Parents can stop by the station to have their child’s car seat inspected free of charge. A certified car seat safety technician will inspect the car seat. Parents will make any necessary adjustments to make sure the seat is properly installed. Child passenger safety clinics are held monthly at the CAFD on a first come, first served basis. For questions contact Sarah Buhs with the CAFD at 218-499-4258 or KaRee Lockling with Min No Aya Win Human Services Center at 218-878-2126.

Wednesday, Nov. 17

Storytime, 10-10:30 a.m., Cloquet Public Library. The free event is for children ages birth to 5 and their caregivers.

Thursday, Nov. 18

Family Game Night, 5-6 p.m., Cloquet Public Library. This event is held on the third Thursday of each month in the Northwoods Credit Union Meeting Hall at the library. Free; snacks provided.

Saturday, Nov. 20

Bethany Holiday Bazaar, Browse and Buy, 9 a.m., Bethany Lutheran Church, Cromwell. Auction starts at 10 a.m. The event features crafts, white elephant items and baked goods. All proceeds go toward church missions. Donations are also welcome.

Monday, Nov. 22

COVID-19 vaccine clinic for children ages 5-11, 4:15-6:15 p.m., Community Memorial Hospital, Cloquet. CMH will host a COVID-19 vaccine clinic for children ages 5-11. The clinic will be held in the ground floor of the hospital. To schedule an appointment, call 218-879-1271.

Wednesday, Nov. 24

Story Book Walk, Barnum High School Nature Center. Barnum Community Education hosts the walk, where participants can walk the trail at the nature center and enjoy a story. The October walk will run from Nov. 24-29 and features the book “Caps for Sale” by Esphyr Slobodkina.

Saturday, Nov. 28

Community tree lighting ceremony and hayride, 4 p.m., Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Wright.

Thursday, Dec. 2

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.

Tuesday, Dec. 7

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, Dec. 11

Bethlehem Christmas Bazaar, Brunch and Bake sale, 9 a.m. to noon, Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Wright.

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.

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

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

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