South-West Review Bulletin Board September 9, 2018

Middle School Monday

Kick-off the first full week of school by coming to the first Middle School Monday program on Sept. 10. Decorate a new notebook with duct tape, create a pencil holder and hang out with friends. Grades sixth through eighth are welcome to attend. This will run from 3 to 4 p.m., at the Inver Glen Library, 8098 Blaine Ave. E.


Civil rights and voting in Minnesota

Hear renowned Augsburg professor and Minnesota Book Award-winning author, Dr. William Green, discuss civil rights and voting in nineteenth-century Minnesota from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Sept. 10 at the West St. Paul Library, 199 Wentworth Ave. E.


Five Wishes

Explore five key elements to discuss before the end of life on Sept. 18 as part of the Heritage Society Lunch and Learn Series. Register by Sept. 14 by calling 651-455-1560, 651-403-8300 or visiting The cost is $5, which includes lunch. This will take place at DARTS, 1645 Marthaler Lane, West St. Paul. 


Bridging the Political Divide

From 5:30 to 8 p.m., Sept. 11, learn skills for having respectful conversations that clarify differences, search for common ground and affirm the importance of maintaining relationships with those on the other side of the political divide. Practice conversation skills in pairs with someone of your same political persuasion. Presented by the Better Angels Alliance of Eagan, this will be at the Inver Glen Library, 8098 Blaine Ave. E.


Blood Drive

A blood drive will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the West St. Paul Municipal Center, 1616 Humboldt Ave., Sept. 12. Please call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) or visit and enter “WSP” to schedule an appointment.


Nature After dinner

They make honey oh so sweet. They pollinate flowers and the plants for food. From 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. on Aug. 13, learn about the life of the honey bee and taste different types of honey. This program is designed for kids ages 3 to 8. All children must be accompanied by at least one adult. Pre-registration is required. Nature After Dinner will take place at Dodge Nature Center’s Farm Education Entrance 3, 1701 Charlton St., West St. Paul. The cost is $7. Call 651-455-4531 or visit to register. 


Block Party

Have fun building and creating with several different types of blocks. Block play builds math and science skills, but also motor and social skills. Open to kids ages 2 to 6, this will run from 10 to 11 a.m., Sept. 13, at the South St. Paul Library, 106 Third Ave. N.


Chione Quintet

Enjoy the woodwind music of this Twin Cities-based quintet.  From 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., Sept. 15, sit and relax for the entire performance and enjoy light refreshments or listen as you browse the library. Sponsored in part by the Friends of Wentworth Library, this will be at the library, 199 Wentworth Ave. E.



Join Inver Grove Heights Park and Recreation for a morning of big truck fun and special activities. Refreshments will be available for purchase. Event is free and open to the public. This will run from 9 to 11 a.m., Sept. 15, at Good Shepard Church, 7600 Cahill Ave.


Harmon Farms Trail Run

On Sept. 16, enjoy a 5-mile or 10-mile run at the beautiful Harmon Park Reserve located in Salem Hills Park, 1642 Upper 55th St. The race takes place on moderate hills, rugged, non-paved, single track trails and beautiful scenery. The course is a two-lap course, one for 5-mile, with mile markers and water stops. More information, including registration cost and link, and times of races can be found at

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