East Side Review bulletin board March 6, 2016

Bird Watching Classes

The Duluth & Case Recreation Center, 1020 Duluth St., will be hosting birdwatching classes on Mondays, April 6, 13 and 20, from 6 to 7 p.m. 

Participants will learn about local migration patterns, bird habitats, how to listen for bird calls, how to use binoculars, how to build nests like the eagles do and more. The class is free and open to all ages.

To register, call Duluth & Case Recreation Center at 651-298-5709.


Nature Painting 

Got a case of the winter blues? Let nature art be your cure and join Dodge Nature Center on Monday, March 7, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. for a night painting program. Step-by-step, participants will paint a rugged North Shore landscape together as a class. They will try new painting techniques, or practice and share the skills they already have. Hot cocoa and tea will be provided. 

Participants should use the Dodge Farm Entrance, 1701 Charlton St., West St. Paul, and will leave with an original canvas. Pre-registration is required. Cost is $10 and the event is open to adults and teens ages 14 and up. 


District 2 Community Council meetings

There will be a District 2 Youth Council meeting on Tuesday, March 15, from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Hazel Park Recreation Center. The meeting is open to any District 2 youth.

There will be a District 2 Community Council board meeting on Wednesday, March 16, from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 1715 Van Dyke St. The meeting is open to the public. 


Dayton’s Bluff Public Library Events

On March 8 from 11 to 11:30 a.m., the library will have Baby Storytime. The stories, rhymes and songs will be geared toward children ages birth through 2. 

From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. March 8, the library will have a “Teens Know Best” program. Young people, ages 12 to 18, will write reviews of the books they’ve read, which are submitted directly to the publishers to help guide their decisions. An application and proof of age are required to access the books. Contact Colette at 651-632-3873 for more information.

On March 10 from 10:30 to 11 a.m., a storytime for children of all ages will feature stories, rhymes and songs, while building a foundation for reading success.

On March 12 from noon to 1 p.m., The Big Read Black Storytellers Alliance Performance for Children will present an imaginative and dramatic performance based on “Their Eyes Were Watching God” by Zora Neale Hurston. This book is the Big Read selection for St. Paul.

Also from noon to 1 p.m. March 12, The Big Read book discussion for adults and teens will be on “Their Eyes Were Watching God.” 

From 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. March 12, FunZone! Maker Space will be open for Minecraft, board games and Maker Space activities.

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