Bulletin Board: Roseville-Little Canada Review/Bulletin Area • September 16, 2018

Shoreview Library hosts climate scientist presentation

The Shoreview Library is hosting climate scientist Sam Potter’s presentation “Three future Minnesotas: A future to fear, a future to plan for, and a a future to fight for,” on Wednesday, Sept. 19, starting at 7 p.m. The library is located at 4560 Victoria St. N. For more information call 651-724-6006. 

 

Health care documentary screening

The Roseville Area Advocates for Minnesota Health Plan will host a viewing of “Big Pharma: Market Failure” on Thursday, Sept. 20, at 6:30 p.m. at the Autumn Grove Park Building in Roseville. The documentary explores the problem of extreme drug prices in the U.S. and how drug costs impact the public, business and the overall U.S. economy. If you think it’s time for a health care system that covers everyone from cradle to grave, while reducing costs through a publicly-financed, privately delivered system, come, and bring a friend. Those who just want to learn more are welcome as well. Contact Valerie Swenson at 651-487-6473 for more information. The park is located at 1395 Lydia Ave.

 

Young People’s Orchestra Concert at MVHS

The annual Young People’s Orchestra Concert is Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 6:30 p.m. in the Mounds View High School cafeteria. The concert is specially designed for young people aged from preschool to high school. This year’s concert selections will feature famous characters from all across the universe as they visit and perform with the orchestra. Come dressed as your favorite character and bring your blanket. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for kids. The school is located at 1900 Lake Valentine Road in Arden Hills.

 

Simon discusses election integrity

The League of Women Voters Roseville Area, Roseville Library and Do Good Roseville are co-hosting Secretary of State Steve Simon speaking on election integrity on Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Roseville Library, 2180 Hamline Ave. N. On National Voter Registration Day, Simon will address historical practices regarding voter integrity, current threats to the voting process and proactive planning by the Secretary of State’s Office to ensure that the vote of every registered citizen counts. The event is free and open to the public.

 

Women In Transition workshop

Are you a woman, 50 years or older, expecting or experiencing major changes in your life? Are you wondering if there are any useful models to help you navigate these transitions? How do you frame the challenge of moving from one life stage to another? How do you ease the anxiety associated with any big transition in life?  

The Transition Network, a premier national organization for women with a Twin Cities chapter, is offering a half-day workshop on Saturday, Oct. 6, for women in this situation.  This highly interactive program defines what it means to be in transition and helps participants  explore their own transitions through small group discussion. Provocative questions stimulate conversation to expand horizons and energize and support women on their particular journeys.

The event will be held at St. Clement’s Episcopal Church, 901 Portland Ave. in St. Paul.  Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. and the program starts at 9 a.m. and ends at 1:30 p.m.  On-street parking is available.  

To sign up for the program go to www.thetransitionnetwork.org/events/3125/natl. The cost is $45. Space is limited so early sign-up is encouraged.

 

Monsterfest at the libraries

Ramsey County Library is bringing back Reverend Matt’s Monster Science’s hilarious and informative shows to the Roseville and Shoreview libraries. Celebrate Monsterfest as Rev. Matt presents two fantastic programs in October. “Frankenstein: Jerkface” is Monday, Oct. 1, at 7 p.m. at the Roseville Library, 2180 Hamline Ave. N. “How to Contract Lycanthropy” is Monday, Oct. 15, at 7 p.m. at the Shoreview Library 4560 Victoria St. N.

 

Lions Club breakfast

The North Suburban Evening Lions Club will be holding an “All The Waffles You Can Eat” breakfast on Sunday, Oct. 7, from 8:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the Roseville Skating Center, 2661 Civic Center Drive in Roseville. Sausage, coffee, milk and orange juice are also included. There will also be a cake walk and raffle. The cost is free for ages 5 and under, $6 for ages 6-10 and $8 for ages 11 and older. Ticket proceeds go to community projects. Old eyeglasses and hearing aids, and their used batteries, can be brought to this event for donation.

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