South-West Review Bulletin Board August 5, 2018

Inver Hills concert

The Inver Hills Community Band will be performing a free pops concert on Aug. 5 at 7 p.m. at Oakwood Park, 3534 78th St. E., Inver Grove Heights. Music will include movie themes, Latin, Broadway, swing and other popular favorites. Bring a blanket or lawn chair and enjoy the music in the park. For directions and other information visit


Siama’s Congo Music

From 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., learn about Congolese music and culture on a journey to Siama Matuzungidi’s home in rural Democratic Republic of Congo, the dance halls of East Africa and beyond. Siama’s guitar, thumb piano and singing will inspire you to dance, clap and sing along to catchy songs in Kikongo, Lingala and Swahili. This will take place on Aug. 6, at the West St. Paul Library, 199 Wentworth Ave. E.


Science Monday

On Aug. 6, from 1 to 2:30 p.m., work with artist Jeanette Dickinson to create a “bee”-utiful garden container for pollinator plants that’s sure to be the talk of the beehive. Presented by ArtStart, this is open to kids ages 6 to 12. It is a Minnesota Legacy program sponsored by Minnesota’s Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund and will take place at the Inver Glen Library, 8098 Blaine Ave. E. Call 651-554-6840 to register. 


Free Wednesdays

Join the West St. Paul Police Department and North Star Scouting Aug. 8 from 1 to 3 p.m., at Southview Park, 275 Westview Drive, for free activities. This week, the Minnesota Health and Nutrition Program will join in on the fun. Kids of all ages are welcome.


Summer reading party

Join Capt’n Curley the pirate on an adventure filled with physical comedy, audience participation and insight into the greatest treasure of all from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Aug. 8, at the South St. Paul Library, 106 Third Ave. N. Presented by A Touch of Magic, this is for kids ages 3 to 10.


SSP candidate meet and greet

JCI South St. Paul is hosting a meet and greet for city council candidates from 6:30 to 8:30 a.m., Aug. 9, at PNA Lodge 1033, 622 First Ave. S. Council candidates will be available to discuss their vision they have for the city and answer any questions. 


Nature After Dinner

Late summer is the perfect time to go hunting for insects. On Aug. 9, join Dodge Nature Center from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., to search the woods and prairie for six-legged friends; grasshoppers, leafhoppers, beetles of all kinds and more. You’ll try to catch them in your nets for an up-close look and then release them back into their habitats. This program is designed for kids ages 3 to 8; all children must be accompanied by an adult. Families are welcome, and pre-registration is encouraged. This will take place at the Farm Education Entrance 3, 1701 Charlton St., West St. Paul. The cost is $7 per child. Call 651-455-4531 or visit for more information.


Movie in the Park

Join West St. Paul on Aug. 10 for the Voter’s Choice Movie in the Park. Starting at 9:30 p.m., “Up” will show in Southview Park, 275 Westview Drive. Small concessions items will be available for purchase; otherwise this is a free event.


Relay for Life

Starting at 3 p.m., Aug. 11, Relay for Life will once again take place at South St. Paul Airport Fleming Field, 1725 Henry Ave. Running until midnight, there are plenty of activities going on. Whether you are on a team or not, join the community to raise money for the fight against cancer. For more information, visit


Soldiers 6 fundraiser

Soldiers 6 will be hosting a fundraiser Aug. 11 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the South St. Paul VFW, 111 Concord Exchange S. There will be an auction, taco feed and meat raffle. Soldiers 6 gear will also be on sale. 


Fish Fry

Come join Clark-Grace Church for its third annual fish fry at Clark-Grace Church, 779 15th Ave. N., South St. Paul, on Aug. 11, 2018 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information call 651-451-7279 or 612-532-3898.


Homeward Bound

Homeward Bound Theatre Company to offer “Classic Acts” Aug. 6 through Aug. 9 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Kaposia Education Center, 1225 First Ave. S., in South St. Paul where third- through sixth-graders will have a professional theatre director and production manager teach them aspects of getting ready for and being in a production This unique experience emphasizes teamwork and self-esteem building as students present scenes from the plays “James and the Giant Peach” and “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory” to their family and friends. For more information and/or cost of  registration call TriDistrict Community Education at 651-306-3632 or register online at

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