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Community Calendar: Tech and coffee, Easter egg hunt, benefit for Johnny 'Jumbo' Forneris and more – Pine Journal

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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.
Ping pong and air hockey for teens, 4-5 p.m., Cloquet Public Library.
Snack Chat, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Cloquet Public Library. REACH sponsors the weekly event for kids. Participants will make a snack and chat with others while they eat.
Easter Egg Hunt, 10-11 a.m., Sweetly Kismet Candy Store, 1707 Highway 210, Carlton. Children from ages 2-5 can take part in a free Easter egg hunt. The event will feature an appearance by the Easter Bunny, music, food, prizes and more. Registration is required by April 2. Call 218-460-9800 to register.
Author Margi Preus presents “Spies and Scoundrels; True Stories of Ordinary Teens Accomplishing Extraordinary Things,” 10:30 a.m., Cloquet Public Library. Refreshments will be provided. The event is sponsored by Sons of Norway Heimsyn Lodge 1-15, Cloquet.
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DAV Benefit supporting Johnny “Jumbo” Forneris, 4-7 p.m. The Carlton County DAV hosts a benefit for Johnny “Jumbo” Forneris, who is fighting colon cancer. Forneris’ father is a veteran. Food and prizes will be available at Cloquet Bar & Lounge, 914 Cloquet Ave. There will also be sit-down and take-out food at the Cloquet VFW, 210 Arch St. The menu includes BBQ pork on a hoagie, mighty bean dish, coleslaw and stuffed jalapenos. Tickets are $10 per person.
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.
Cromwell Area Young Old Timers (YOT), noon, Cromwell Park Pavilion. The Cromwell Area Young Old Timers will meet for the first time this year with officers supplying the lunch this month. Members can sign up to serve in the following months. YOT meets on the second Tuesday of the month and new members are always welcome to join.
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.
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.
Self Care with a Chair, 11-11:45 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.
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 invite men and women age 55 and older to attend their next luncheon meeting. The social hour begins at 11 a.m., followed by a meal at noon. The menu will include a meatloaf dinner for $10 per person. The guest speaker will be Minnesota DNR Conservation Officer Jeff Humphrey, who will speak about fishing regulations and boating safety.
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Health Care Fraud, Waste & Abuse Prevention Class, two class times, virtual. The Senior LinkAge Line will offer two classes, one from 10-11:30 a.m. and the other from 2-3:30 p.m. Attendees will learn how to detect and report potential errors, fraud and abuse; review potential fraud and scams targeting older adults, how to read their Medicare Summary Notice; learn times to help protect their Medicare beneficiary number; and how to protect-detect-report Medicare scams and fraud. The sessions are offered online using the Microsoft Teams meeting platform. To register, go to www.arrowheadaging.org/classes-workshops-trainings or call the Senior LinkAge Line at 800-333-2433. Anyone who needs an accommodation that will allow you to participate in the class more fully should contact Lynelle at [email protected] by April 10.
Book Club, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Cloquet Public Library. The group will discuss “Gichigami Hearts: Stories and Histories from Misaabekong” by Linda LeGarde Grover.
Ping pong and air hockey for teens, 4-5 p.m., Cloquet Public Library.
Cloquet VFW Monthly Members Meeting, 6-8 p.m., Cloquet VFW. All members are welcome to attend.
Snack Chat, 3:30-5:30 p.m., Cloquet Public Library. REACH sponsors the weekly event for kids. Participants will make a snack and chat with others while they eat.
Pancake breakfast, 8-11 a.m., Carmen’s Restaurant, Cloquet. The cost is $5 per person, with children 4 and under free. The meal includes pancakes, sausage, juice or coffee,
Skate with the Easter Bunny, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Northwoods Credit Union Arena, Cloquet.
Easter breakfast, 8-10:30 a.m., Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 515 Skyline Blvd., Cloquet. Our Redeemer Lutheran Church will host a breakfast burrito bar with fixings, coffee, juice and fruit. The cost $5 for one burrito or $9 for two. Proceeds go to the church’s youth group.
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Boho Planter craft, 3-6 p.m., Cloquet Public Library. Adults can make their own Boho planter. Registration is required. Call 218-879-1531 to register.
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.
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.
Self Care with a Chair, 11-11:45 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.
Bird-themed Family Game Night, 5-7 p.m., Cloquet Public Library. The evening will feature the board game Wingspan as well as bird bingo.
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.
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.
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.
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