South-West Review Bulletin Board October 8, 2018

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


Ohiyesa: The Soul of an Indian

View the “Ohiyesa: The Soul of an Indian” documentary on the life of Santee Dakota author and lecturer Charles Eastman. Born in 1858 Minnesota and raised in the Dakota tradition, Eastman entered Euro-American culture at age 15 and spent his life moving between Native American and white American worlds. Sponsored by the Friends of the Inver Glen Library, this will take place from 7 to 8 p.m., Oct. 9, at the library, 8098 Blaine Ave. E.


Write On!

Explore writing and pre-writing skills through activity stations and get an introduction to our new Writing Boxes, which are available to everyone for in-library use during open hours. Open to kids ages 2 to 8, this will take place at the South St. Paul Library, 106 Third Ave. N, from 10 to 11 a.m., Oct. 10.


Meet Curt Brown

Meet Curt Brown, journalist and author of “Minnesota 1918: When Flu, Fire and War Ravaged the State” and listen in as he recounts the monumental year of 1918 through individual and community stories of devasting events from all over the state. This opportunity will be Oct. 10 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the West St. Paul Library, 199 Wentworth Ave. E.


Nature After dinner

Who is that up the tree? Who has powerful talons for catching prey? Who can fly almost silently? On Oct. 11 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., come learn about the owls of Minnesota and meet an owl up close. This program is designed for kids ages 3 to 8. All children must be accompanied by at least one adult. The cost is $7, and this will take place at Dodge Nature Center’s Farm Education Entrance 3, 1701 Charlton St. West St. Paul. Call 651-455-4531 or visit for more information. 


Mendota Heights Forum

A Mendota Heights-based civic group, the Mendota Heights Community Resource Association is hosting a candidate forum on Oct. 11 from 7 to 9 p.m., at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, 700 Wesley Lane. All candidates for mayor and city council have been invited to attend. 


Waffles, crafts and bake sale

Enjoy a wonderful breakfast and craft and bake sale. Breakfast includes Dad’s Homemade Belgium Waffles, choice of flavored toppings, fresh strawberries, sausage, juice and coffee, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 14. Tickets are currently available at Thompson  Park Activity Center, 1200 Stassen Lane, West St. Paul, or can be purchased at the door for $9. Children under 5 are free. All proceeds benefit Thompson Park Activity Center, which serves adults 50+ in the community.


Do you know your Medicare ABC’s and D?

Learn what medical services each part of Medicare pays for and what services are not covered from 1 to 3 p.m., Oct. 22.  Participants will also discuss Medicare enrollment timelines, Medicare monthly premium, yearly deductible and Part B coinsurance costs.  Also, learn how to choose the best Medicare supplement and drug plans for your personal situation.  This class is directed toward people who are just becoming eligible for Medicare, but is also helpful for caregivers or others who assist older adults with managing their finances and health care benefits. Register by Oct. 15 by calling 651-403-8300. The cost is $3, and this will take place at Thompson Park Activity Center, 1200 Stassen Lane, West St. Paul.


Family Fall Party

Join TriDistrict Community Education and the City of Mendota Heights for an afternoon of magic, music and fun. There’ll be a DJ spinning family friendly party tunes, special magical performances and a few other surprises. Sliding scale fee is per group. Only one person needs to register per group. The party will run from 1 to 3 p.m., Oct. 14 at Henry Sibley High School, 1897 Delaware Ave. Mendota Heights. Register by visiting and searching “Family Fall Party."

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