How to submit briefs for the calendar page
Local briefs is a summary of events and programs held in the Diocese of Superior. Parishes and organizations are asked to submit event notices via email, fax or postal mail by Wednesday noon, the week before the publication date. Information for the calendar items cannot be accepted by telephone. Send to: Catholic Herald, Calendar Page, P.O. Box 969, Superior, WI 54880; Fax: 715-392-8656 or email to gro.s1566271262odcil1566271262ohtac1566271262@reps1566271262akm1566271262
Bake sale, Haugen
The ladies of Holy Trinity Church, Haugen, host a large bake sale at the village hall, 7-11 a.m., during Haugen Fun Days. Featured items include kolaches, T-rings and more. 715-234-2032.
Bingo, Rib Lake
Knights of Columbus 9608 hold a bingo day on Main Street, Rib Lake, during the Ice Age festivities, at 1 p.m. 715-427-5259.
Parish festival, Balsam Lake
Our Lady of the Lakes, Balsam Lake, hold its annual parish festival, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Country store, basket raffle, silent auction, meat raffle, beer garden, bingo, and dinner. The menu features chicken and/or barbecue ribs, potatoes, corn on the cob, coleslaw, dessert and beverage. 715-405-2253.
Ss. Peter and Paul, Gilman, holds an annual bazaar. Mass is at 9 a.m., followed by a buffet-style dinner, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The meal includes oven-fired chicken, Polish sausage and sauerkraut, mashed potatoes and gravy, dressing, green beans, rolls, pie, coffee, milk and more. Cost: $10 for adults; $5 for ages 6-12; ages 5 and younger eat free. Silent and live auctions, games, bingo, country store, raffles and music provided by Cynor Classics. 715-447-8510.
Chicken dinner, Strickland
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary, Strickland, holds its annual chicken dinner, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Outdoor Mass at 10 a.m., weather permitting. Bring a chair. Games, raffle, country store, kids’ games and refreshments. Dinner is $10 for adults; $5 for ages 6-9; preschoolers eat free. 715-637-3255.
Morning Star prayer group, Barron
Morning Star Prayer Group in Barron meets at St. Joseph Church, Mondays, Aug. 12 and 26. Rosary at 6 p.m., prayer meeting, 6:30 -8 p.m., prayer ministry, 8 to 8:30 p.m. 715-637-3255.
Prayer group, Minong
River of Life Prayer Group meets at St. Mary Church, Mondays, Aug. 12 and Aug. 26, 6-7:30 p.m. All are welcome. 715-376-4126 or 715-376-2697.
Family fun/dinner, Lake Nebagamon
St. Anthony, Lake Nebagamon, holds a family fun day and roast pork dinner, noon to 3 p.m. Menu includes roast pork, scalloped potatoes, sweet corn, relish, rolls and butter, homemade desserts, coffee, ice tea, water. Tickets are $10, available at the church office after Mass and at the door. Children’s menu for ages 10 and younger includes hot dogs, chips and drink. Cost is $5. 715-374-3570.
Fall festival, Farmington
Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church, Farmington, holds a fall festival and dinner, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Festival includes dinner starting at 11 a.m., silent auction, live auction, raffle, games, bake sale, fish pond, cake walk and more. 715-247-3310.
Summer fest, Tony
St. Anthony Church, Tony, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Annual summer fest. Day includes a charcoal chicken dinner with homemade potato salad, baked beans, corn, rolls and dessert. Cost: $9 for half chicken; $7 for quarter chicken. Raffles, paddle game with door prizes and gun board. 715-532-3051.
St. Therese, Phillips, holds an all-you-care-to-eat breakfast, 8-11:30 a.m. Menu includes pancakes, French toast, sausage and eggs. Cost: $8 for adults; $6 for ages 5-12, preschoolers eat free. Proceeds benefit Price County Respect Life. 715-339-2222.
Polka Mass and dinner, Weyerhaeuser
Ss. Peter and Paul, Weyerhaeuser, holds a polka Mass and chicken dinner. Mass at 10 a.m., dinner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Menu includes chicken, all the fixings and pie. Cost: $10 for adults; $5 for ages 6-12; ages 5 and younger eat free. Country store, bake sale, raffles, silent auction and music during and after Mass by the Jolly Ramblers. 715-532-3051.
Ham and meatloaf dinner, Pattison Park
St. William, Pattison Park, holds its annual ham and meatloaf dinner, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Country garden, bake sale and silent auction. Cost: $10 for adults; $5 for ages 12 and younger; preschoolers eat free. Takeouts available. Weekend Masses will be held 6 p.m. Saturday and 10:30 a.m. Sunday. 715-394-7919.
Bingo, Rib Lake
Knights of Columbus 9608 hold a bingo day at Good Shepherd, Rib Lake, 1 p.m. 715-427-5259.
Program, Eagle River
St. Peter the Fisherman, Eagle River, hosts “Mass Confusion,” presented by national Catholic comedic catechist Doug Brummel and musician and songwriter Dave Wilson. Starting at 6 p.m., “Mass Confusion” will bring the Mass alive through sketches, characterizations and Holy Spirit-filled music. Tickets are at parish offices in Eagle River, Three Lakes, Sugar Camp, Phelps and Land O’Lakes. 715-470-8704.
Fall festival, Rib Lake
Good Shepherd, Rib Lake, holds its annual fall festival, starting with a 9 a.m. polka Mass. Dinner served 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or until gone. Menu includes grilled chicken, beef tips or kielbasa and sauerkraut. Raffles, silent auction, kids’ games, refreshments and more. 715-427-5259.
St. Mary of Czestochowa, Hawkins, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Annual dinner. Menu includes cabbage rolls, Polish sausage, pork and sauerkraut, vegetables, rolls and desserts. Cost is $9 for adults and high-schoolers; $5 for kindergarteners through eighth-graders. Raffle and bazaar. 715-532-3051.
Retreats and workshops
The Marywood Franciscan Spirituality Center, Arbor Vitae, holds programs and retreats year-round. Visit www.marywoodsc.org. 715-385-3750.