South-West Review Bulletin Board October 1, 2018


Homework help

Every Wednesday from 5 to 7 p.m., stop by Inver Glen Library, 8098 Blaine Ave. E., to work with a volunteer tutor for help with homework assignments in any subject. Open to students up to grade 12, no appointment is necessary.


Mendota Heights workshops

There will be a City Council workshop regarding Tobacco 21 on Oct. 2 at 2 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers, 1101 Victoria Curve. There will be a workshop to discuss an anticipated request for Tax Increment Financing assistance for Senior Housing at the Michael Development (Larson Greenhouse Property) on Oct. 16 at 6 p.m., in the City Hall Council Chambers. This has been rescheduled from Oct. 2.


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 Oct. 2 for the session that will take place Oct. 9 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., which will cover “The Roman City of Bath.” The cost is $8, and this will take place at Thompson Park Activity Center, 1200 Stassen Lane, West St. Paul. Call 651-403-8300 to register.


Family law clinic

Receive a free, 30-minute consultation on Oct. 3 from a volunteer attorney regarding family law matters such as divorce, child custody, child support, visitation, paternity issues, spousal maintenance, and domestic abuse. This clinic is a joint program of Legal Assistance of Dakota County, the Dakota County Family Court, and the Dakota County Law Library. Call 952-891-7241 to schedule an appointment, which will run from 1 to 4 p.m., at the West St. Paul Library, 199 Wentworth Ave. E.


Seed art

Create a marvelous mosaic with a variety of seeds in all sorts of interesting shapes, colors, and sizes. Registration is required, and this is open to kids ages 3 to 6. This will run from 10 to 11 a.m. at the South St. Paul Library, 106 Third Ave. N. Call 651-554-3240 for more information. 


Wentworth Library Fall Book Sale.

The Friends of the Wentworth Library is hosting its Fall book sale at Wentworth Library, 199 E. Wentworth Ave., West St. Paul.  Thousands of books (a wide variety for all ages and interests), magazines, audio books, DVD’s, CD’s and VHS tapes will be available. The sale begins Oct. 4, with a preview sale from 3 to 7 p.m. for Library Friends members. The public sale is Oct. 5, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Oct. 6, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., with a $5 bag sale from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Added for this sale on Oct. 7, is a $2 Bag Sale from 1:30 to 3 p.m.


Paint the seasons

Learn watercolor tips and techniques from artist and instructor, Georgia Kandiko, to make your own watercolor journal. From 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Oct. 6, hike the trails with a Dodge Naturalist to find the right, flora, fauna or landscape to inspire your creative side. Just bring yourself and a lunch to Dodge Nature Center’s Farm Education Entrance, 1701 Charlton St., West St. Paul. All materials are included to make and bring home. Pre-registration is required. The cost is $80. Call 651-455-4531 or visit to register. 


Pancake breakfast

Join Gramercy Park Co-Op for pancakes, sausage, coffee, juice and milk from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Oct. 6 at Gramercy Park Co-op, 5688 Brent Ave., Inver Grove Heights. Adults are $6, children 5 to 12 are $4 and those 4 and under are free.  This is open to the public.  Call 651-450-9851 for more information.


Charity hockey game

Come and watch the South Metro Fire versus West St. Paul Police charity hockey game at the West St. Paul Ice Arena, 60 W. Emerson Ave. E., West St. Paul. It will run from 4 to 7 pm on Oct. 6.


Women’s expo and craft fair

Learn about health, beauty and other important services for women and shop for jewelry, clothing, art and other goods tailored to women at this expo from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oct 6, at 8055 Barbara Ave. Interested in becoming a vendor? Email Jessica Anderson at


Fire Department Open House

The public is invited to an open house at Fire Station 3 in Inver Grove Heights at 2059 Upper 55th St. E. The Open House is very kid friendly and intended to be informative and fun. The department will have all of the fire apparatus and equipment on display, as well as activities, demonstrations, and lunch. This will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Oct. 14.


Homeward Bound Theatre

Homeward Bound Theatre Company will offer “Crazy Fairytales” Oct. 15 through 18, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Kaposia Education Center, 1225 First Ave. S., in South St. Paul where third- through sixth-graders will take well known fairy tales such as “Cinderella”, “Snow White”, “Jack and the Beanstalk”, and “Little Red Riding Hood” and mix them up. Participants will act out the characters that have been taken from their familiar settings and suddenly placed into new settings, or are now good instead of evil. These crazy fairy tales will help children to think outside of the box and help develop their creative side. For more information and/or cost of registration call TriDistrict Community Education at 651-306-3632 or register online at

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