South-West Review Bulletin Board June 10, 2018

Inver Hills concert

The Inver Hills Community Band will be playing a Pops Concert this coming Sunday June 10 at Oakwood Park 78th St. and Clayton Ave in Inver Grove Heights at 7 p.m.

The band will be playing a variety of pop, rock, jazz and marches. Please bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy an early evening of wonderful music in the park. For more information about the band please visit


Summer Discovery kick-off party

Celebrate the start of summer reading with ice cream and games. Bring your reading list and find great books to read this summer on June 11 from 1 to 2 p.m., at the Inver Glen Library, 8098 Blaine Ave. E. Stay after the party for a performance by musical group The Bazillions. This program is co-sponsored by Friends of the Inver Glen Library. It is open to kids ages newborn to 15. 


Free, Terrific Tuesdays in Inver Grove Heights

This summer, celebrate Free Terrific Tuesdays with Inver Grove Heights Parks and Recreation. The first event is June 12 at 10:30 a.m. Join Wendy’s Wiggle Jiggle Jam at South Valley Park, 2810 70th St. E. For a list of all events go to


Capitol Commentary

Capitol Commentary, a show featuring local District 52 and District 54 state Legislators, will be live from South St. Paul City Hall, on Town Square Television Channel 19 (Comcast Xfinity 19 and CenturyLink Prism 8419/8919HD), online at, and Facebook Live, on Tuesday, June 12 at 7:30 p.m. Invited guests include Rep. Rick Hansen, Rep. Regina Barr, Rep. Keith Franke, Sen. Matt Klein, and Sen. Karla Bigham. Legislators will be speaking about the 2018 Legislative Session. Adam Carter, from WCCO Radio, will host the program. The public is invited to attend the event at South St. Paul City Hall, 125 Third Ave. N., to ask questions of the Legislators. Capitol Commentary is produced jointly by Town Square Television and NDC4.


Kid Coders

Learn about conditional statements in this hands-on, unplugged program using the science of thunderstorms. If there is lightning, then thunder will follow. Registration is required for this event on June 12, which will run from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., at the South St. Paul Library, 106 Third Ave. N. It is open to kids ages 6 to 12. Call 651-554-3240 for more information.


Schiffelly Puppets

On June 12, from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., kids ages 2 to 10 can join Ariel, King Triton and other underwater friends as they try to teach the evil Ursula a lesson about bullying. Enjoy this family-friendly parody of the classic Hans Christian Andersen tale filled with humor and plenty of audience participation at the West St. Paul Library, 199 Wentworth Ave. E.


Creatures of the Pond

On June 14, come explore the pond at Dodge Nature Center during the quiet of the evening. You will spend time using nets to catch and release tiny insects, snails and fish from the pond. Ducks, geese, frogs and maybe even a muskrat will make an appearance as you discover pond life. Running from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., this program is designed for kids ages 3 to 8. All children must be accompanied by an adult. It will take place at Dodge’s Farm Education Entrance 3, 1701 Charlton St., West St. Paul. Pre-registration is encouraged. Call 651-455-4531 or visit for more information.


Bill Cosgrove author visit

Listen to Bill Cosgrove, Ph.D. and author with South St. Paul ties, speak about his writing in both fiction and memoir. His books will be available for purchase at this event on June 14 from 7 to 8 p.m., at the South St. Paul Library, 106 Third Ave. N.


Outdoor concert

Gaze out over the prairie and enjoy acoustic guitar music June 15 with country/folk flair as Graham Bramblett returns for his third performance at Dodge Nature Center, showcasing music from his new CD as well as popular hits from the past. Ice cream cones will be provided for a minimal fee. While this event is free, donations are appreciated. It will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at Dodge’s main entrance, 365 Marie Ave. W., West St. Paul.


Growing Neighbors

Join the South St. Paul Library, 106 Third Ave. N., for important talk and learning experiences inspired by viewing episodes from Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood. Kids will learn that social-emotional skills are tools they can use to make the world a better place. Since children learn more when watching educational programming with their caregivers, adults are asked to stay and participate in viewing and discussions. Older siblings welcome, but this is geared towards kids ages 4 to 8. It will take place from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m.


Bike Rodeo

Bring your bike and helmet to learn about bike safety and have fun on a bike obstacle course at the West St. Paul Library, 199 Wentworth Ave., from 10 a.m., to noon on June 16. Presented by the West St. Paul Police and Children’s Hospital, registration is required. This is open to kids ages in kindergarten through sixth-grade. A rain date is set for June 30. Register by visiting


Fix-it clinic

Bring up to five small household electronics, clothing, jewelry or other items to get help repairing them at this first come, first served fix-it event on June 16. It will run from noon to 3 p.m., at the West St. Paul Library, 199 Wentworth Ave. E. 

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