South-West Review Bulletin Board April 1, 2018

Stage combat

Learn the basics of safe stage combat and use what you’ve learned to create your own scenes. Presented by SteppingStone Theater, registration is required for this event on April 3. Open to ages 8 to 11, it will run from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m., at the Inver Glen Library, 8098 Blaine Ave. E. Call 651-554-6840 for more information.


Town hall

MNeverAgain will be hosting a town hall April 7 at noon at St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, 2035 Charlton Rd. During the town hall, there will be discussion on comprehensive legislation aimed to keep schools and streets safe.  

British History - William Wallace

The last of “The Heroes of Scotland Series” examines the hero William Wallace. Hollywood made him the hero of the movie “Braveheart,” but what is his true story? And what is this “Rite of the First Night? thing anyway? Register by April 3, for this event that will take place on April 10 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. It will take place at Thompson Park Activity Center, 1200 Stassen Lane, West St. Paul. The cost is $8. Call 651-403-8300 to register. 


Adult craft club

Come to the Inver Glen Library, 8098 Blaine Ave. E, from 6 to 8 p.m., April 3, to work on a current sewing, yarn or craft project.  Get help or just visit with other crafters.  Coffee provided. This is sponsored by the Friends of the Inver Glen Library. 


Family law clinic

Receive a free 30-minute consultation on April 4 from a volunteer attorney regarding family law matters such as divorce, child custody, child support, visitation, paternity issues, spousal maintenance, and domestic abuse. This clinic is a joint program of Legal Assistance of Dakota County, the Dakota County Family Court, and the Dakota County Law Library. Call 651-438-4364 to schedule an appointment, which will run from 1 to 4 p.m., at the West St. Paul Library, 199 Wentworth Ave. E.


Climatologist Mark Seeley

On April 5 from 7 to 8 p.m., explore the unique characteristics of Minnesota’s continental climate. Hear Dr. Mark Seeley, University of Minnesota climatologist and frequent Minnesota Public Radio guest, discuss his definitive book, “Minnesota Weather Almanac.” This will take place at the West St. Paul Library, 199 Wentworth Ave. E. 


Fairy and troll houses

Create miniature dwelling places, furniture and decorative things for fairies, trolls and other nature spirits out of craft supplies, nature objects, and recycled materials that can withstand some time outdoors.  Bring small twigs, acorns, bark and natural objects gathered from the backyard if you’d like. Registration is required. Open to ages 5 to 11, this will run from 10:30 a.m., to noon April 7 at the South St. Paul Library, 106 Third Ave. N. Call 651-554-3240 for more information.


The Top Secret Project

The Top Secret Project is a unique traveling exhibit designed to help parents recognize unfamiliar hazards that are often in plain sight. Using a simulated teenager’s bedroom, the interactive exhibit includes hundreds of items that when seen through an educated lens, could be a signal that there’s a problem.

The exhibit will be at Henry Sibley High School, April 11 from 6:30 to 8 p.m., and is interactive and accompanied by a presentation and a discussion with Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation staff.
Please join this free, adults only event to learn more about potential hidden hazards in a teen’s domain.
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