Sugarloaf Cove Nature Center, 9096 Highway 61 in Schroeder, offers the following events. For more information and costs, go to sugarloafnorthshore.org or call (218) 525-0001.
â€¢ Stories in stone, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sundays through Aug. 31. Donations appreciated.
â€¢ Bird banding demonstrations, 7 a.m. to noon Thursdays through Aug. 31, weather
â€¢ 7-9 p.m Saturday. 18: The World at Dusk.
â€¢ 8:30-10:30 a.m. Aug. 25, One Web Watching with Larry Weber. Cost: $20 per person, $18 for members.
â€¢ 11 a.m. to noon Aug. 25, Web Watching with Larry Weber. Free.
Duluth Area YMCA, 302 W. First St., offers these events. Call (218) 722-4745, ext. 128 or go to duluthymca.org.
â€¢ Pizza garden, 1-2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Harrison Park
â€¢ Canoeing, 1-2:30 p.m. Thursday, Bagley Park, rock pond
â€¢ Archery, noon to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Jay Cooke State Park
Jay Cooke State Park, in Carlton, offers Nature Play for kids, 1-2:30 p.m. Thursday. Meet at the River Inn Interpretive Center. Go to mndnr.gov/jaycooke.
Courage Kenny Rehabilitation Institute offers these events. Call (218) 726-4834, ext. 1 or email email@example.com for more information.
â€¢ Today â€” Northshore kayak Day trip at Split Rock Lighthouse
â€¢ Tuesday â€” Southshore Kayak Day at Meyer’s Beach Sea Caves
â€¢ Thursday â€” Rowing at Duluth Rowing Club
â€¢ Sept. 8 â€” Shoot for Fun, Old Vermilion Trail Shooting Preserve
North Country Trail Fall group hike, 9 a.m. Saturday â€” Gaylord Nelson Portal and Mott’s Ravine State Natural Area. Meet at Twin Gables Restaurant in Brule. Go to meetup.com/sscbhikers or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Twin Ports Paddle Festival, 1-5 p.m. Aug. 19, Park Point Recreation Area boat launch. Features paddling demonstrations, demo boats and boards, tours, mini race, vendors and games. Cost for on-water activity is $10, $5 for ages 12 and younger. Go to northlandpaddlers.org.
Minnesota Chapter of the Wooden Canoe Heritage Association, Aug. 24-26, Ely. Three day celebration of canoes â€” past and present. Go to facebook.com/celebratingcanoes.
Fly Tying and Storytelling! Beer & Bugs event, 6-9 p.m. Sept. 14, Bent Paddle Brewing Co., 1832 W. Michigan St. Go to bentpaddlebrewing.com or greatlakesflyfish.com or call (218) 740-3040.
Outdoor skills workshop for women, Sept. 14-16, Wolf Ridge Environmental Learning Center, near Finland. Go to mndnr.gov/bow for more information and to register.
Public Lands Day/North Country Trail Day, Sept. 22, Gordon Dam County Park, west of Gordon on County Highway Y. A short canoe trip down the St. Croix followed by a North Country Trail hike back to the park for a picnic. Go to meetup.com/sscbhikers or email email@example.com.