South-West Review Bulletin Board September 2, 2018

British History

Terry Kubista is a British historian, educator and presenter.  The major purpose of Kubista’s courses is to stimulate your thinking so that you will ask questions.  The classes are fun, relaxed and a combination of participant questions, oral presentations and videos.  Register by Sept. 4 for this session on Sept. 11. Running from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., it will cover royal weddings. The cost is $8, and the session will take place at Thompson Park Activity Center, 1200 Stassen Lane, West St. Paul. Call 651-403-8300 to register. 


Craft club for adults

Come to the Inver Glen Library, 8098 Blaine Ave. E, from 6 to 8 p.m., Sept. 4, to work on a current sewing, yarn or craft project.  Get help or just visit with other crafters.  Coffee is provided. This is sponsored by the Friends of the Inver Glen Library. 


After school archery

Learn the principals of archery by a National Archery in the Schools certified instructor. The class at Dodge Nature Center, 365 Marie Ave. W., West St. Paul, will cover the basics of archery, history and safety in the range. For ages 9 to 14, all equipment will be provided. Classes will meet from 4 to 5 p.m., on Tuesdays from Sept. 4 through Oct. 2. Pre-registration is required, and the cost is $50. Call 651-455-4531 or visit for more information.


Healthy cooking Wednesdays

This hands-on cooking series brings participants together to learn about healthy eating, planning meals and working together in the kitchen. Each session will feature a different dish with all ingredients provided. Sponsored by U of MN Extension, registration for full series required. The first session is Sept. 5 from 10:30 a.m., to noon. These will take place at the South St. Paul Library, 106 Third Ave. N. Call 651-554-3240 for more information.


Teen terrarium DIY

From 6 to 8 p.m., on Sept. 5, learn how to create and care for a terrarium. Registration is required. Open to kids ages 11 to 17, this will take place at the West St. Paul Library, 199 Wentworth Ave. E. Call 651-554-6800 for more information.


2018 Warrior Rally

This year’s Warrior Rally will be held Sept. 7 from 5 to 7 p.m., at Heritage E-STEM Middle School, 121 W. Butler Ave., West St. Paul. Enjoy food, football, fun activities and school spirit during a pre-game community rally prior to the Henry Sibley Warriors football game.


Car and motorcycle show

Visit Fleming Field, 1725 Henry Ave., South St. Paul Sept. 9 for the fifth annual Robert Brown III Memorial Car and Motorcycle Show, Swap Meet and silent Auction. There’ll be a kid zone, live music, food and vendors. Running from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., all proceeds will benefit the Ronald McDonald House at Gillette Hospital. The event will happen rain or shine. Admission is $10 donation. 


Nature Sense

The loss of sight, hearing and mobility can prevent many people from experiencing nature to its fullest. What limitations, obstacles, and fears do some individuals have that prevent them from attending a nature program? How can inclusiveness become a bigger part of nature programming? On Sept. 11, come share your thoughts and suggestions. Pre-registration is required by Sept. 7. The program will run from 11 a.m., to noon, with lunch following at Dodge Nature Center’s Farm Education Entrance 3, 1701 Charlton St., West St. Paul. The cost is $15 for program and lunch or $5 for program only. Call 651-455-4531 or visit for more information.


22nd Annual Inver Grove Heights Days Parade Food Drive

Simley High School’s soccer teams and other volunteers will lead a food drive on Saturday, Sept. 8 as part of the Inver Grove Heights Days Parade, which starts at 11 a.m. They will be pushing grocery carts in the parade, collecting food and household items for local families in need. This is the 22nd year for the IGH Days Parade Food Drive, which has collected over 31,000 pounds in donations from generous parade-goers since its start in 1997. This is the time of year when the local food shelf reaches its lowest point.

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