Bulletin Board: Roseville-Little Canada Review/Bulletin Area • June 3, 2018

Gallery 96 Art Center hosts bird photography workshop

Gallery 96 Art Center is hosting Shoreview photographer Craig A. Mullenbach’s workshop, “An Intro to Bird Photography,” at the Shoreview Library on Saturday, June 9, starting at 10:30 a.m. Mullenbach will discuss techniques for photographing quick and flighty birds, including what equipment to use and how to safely and ethically approach birds. The library is located at 4560 Victoria St. N. in Shoreview. For more information call 651-484-8710.

 

Isaacson holding town hall meeting

Sen. Jason Isaacson, who represents District 42, is holding a town hall meeting on Thursday, June 14, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Shoreview City Hall, 4600 Victoria St. N. Senate District 42 includes Arden Hills, Gem Lake, Little Canada, Mounds View, Shoreview, Vadnais Heights and parts of Roseville, Spring Lake Park and Blaine.

 

Senate District 42 DFL summer picnic

The Senate District 42 Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party is hosting its annual summer picnic on Tuesday, June 19, at 5 p.m. at Spooner Park, 350 Eli Road in Little Canada at the pavillion by the playground. It will be a great opportunity to talk to your local representatives and candidates, visit with fellow Democrats and discover how you can make a difference in the very important election coming up this November. The DFL will be grilling main dishes, but asks attendees, who are able, to bring a side dish or dessert to share. Families are welcome. Cities in Senate District 42 include all of Arden Hills, Gem Lake, Little Canada, Mounds View, Shoreview, Vadnais Heights and parts of Roseville, Spring Lake Park and Blaine.

 

Blood drive at New Brighton Department of Safety

The Red Cross is having a blood drive on Wednesday, June 20, from 12:30 to 6:30 pm at the Public Safety Center in New Brighton, 785 Old Highway 8 NW. All blood types are needed; blood supplies are especially low during the summer months when people are taking vacations. Walk-ins are always welcome, or you can make an appointment at www.redcrossblood.org or by calling 1-800-733-2767.

 

Learn to inline skate at the Roseville OVAL

Every Wednesday night this summer beginning June 6 learn how to inline skate at the Roseville OVAL. The cost is $5 per lesson and Greater MN Speedskating will have its inline coaches on hand to guide beginning skaters through the learning process. Skaters of all levels will benefit from the lessons, but they will be geared towards novice and youth skaters. Warmups begin at 5 p.m. with instruction beginning at 5:30 p.m. Weather cancellations are possible; there are no lessons July 4. The OVAL is located at 2661 Civic Center Drive in Roseville.

 

Volunteer to be part of the Rose Parade

Before you know it, the Rose Parade will be here. The City of Roseville is looking for parade day volunteers to help on Monday, June 25. The city is seeking parade marshals, aged 15 years or older, to assist along the mile-long parade route, ensuring the safety of participants and spectators. It is also looking for banner carriers to help lead the parade. This is an ideal job for a scout troop or other youth organization.

The parade starts at Roseville Area High School and ends at the Roseville Skating Center. Volunteers help from approximately 5 to 9 p.m.

The Rose Parade is a highlight of the annual Rosefest celebration. More than 10,000 spectators enjoy 90 entrants, including 12 marching bands, in the parade. Contact volunteer coordinator Rachel Boggs at rachel.boggs@cityofroseville.com or 651-792-7028 if you are interested in volunteering.

 

Play cribbage and 500 in Roseville

The Roseville Senior Club 5 is looking for new players to join in games of cribbage and 500. The club meets at the Rosetown Legion, 700 County Road C, the first and third Thursdays of the month. Sign in is at 11:15 a.m. and is followed by coffee and dessert, with play beginning at 12:15 p.m.

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