Bulletin Board: Roseville-Little Canada Review/Bulletin Area • October 15. 2018

Correction: Author talk in St. Anthony

William Kent Krueger will discuss “Why Books Matter” on Monday, Oct. 29, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Legacy of St. Anthony, 2540 Kenzie Terrace in St. Anthony. Although books enrich our lives in many ways, the written word is under attack. How can we fight back? Krueger is the New York Times best-selling author of the Cork O’Connor series. Book sales and signing will be available after the presentation. Presented by Friends of the St. Anthony Library and the Legacy of St. Anthony. Incorrect information regarding this event appeared in previous editions of the paper.

 

Healthy Aging Forum in Roseville

A Healthy Aging Forum, with aims of empowering older adults to thrive in their community, is Thursday, Oct. 18, from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Fairview Community Center, 1910 County Road B in Roseville. Sponsored by the Roseville Area Senior Program, Ramsey County Public Health, AARP Twin Cities and the Roseville Fire Department, among others, the forum will give participants an opportunity to attend several 50-minute interactive sessions. Session topics include fire and fall prevention, heart health, brain health, brain and body exercise, fraud protection and diabetes. The forum will also include blood pressure checks, food and refreshments, a raffle and free document shredding from 9 to 10 a.m. To register go go www.aarp.cvent.com/RosevilleHealthyAging or call 1-877-926-8300.

 

RASP selling Metro Dining Club cards

The Roseville Area Senior Program (RASP) is selling boxes of Metro Dining Club (MDC) cards. Each box contains 166 cards for popular restaurants in the north and northeast suburbs, as well as Minneapolis and St. Paul. Each restaurant offers a card so two people dining can receive the second meal free each month for a full year. MDC cards can be purchased for $25 at the RASP office at 1910 County Road B in Roseville. For more information call 651-604-3520. Proceeds assist in funding Roseville Meals on Wheels, RASP transportation, and educational programming and services for older adults. RASP serves older adults throughout Roseville, Little Canada, Falcon Heights, Lauderdale and parts of Maplewood, Shoreview and Arden Hills. 

 

Conversation on the #MeToo Movement

With all the news about the #MeToo Movement, Do Good Roseville is hosting a Neighbor-to-Neighbor Conversation on the impacts of sexual harassment in the lives of neighbors on Tuesday, Oct. 23, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Lexington Park Building, 2131 Lexington Ave. N., in Roseville. Neighbor-to-Neighbor conversations are a place to connect with neighbors and share personal experiences. The events are very informal, with no set agenda and no formal moderation. 

 

Sunrise United Methodist Church fall craft fair and bake sale

The Sunrise United Methodist Church fall craft fair and bake sale is on Saturday, Oct. 27, starting at 9 a.m. There will be craft vendors, baked goods, a silent auction and quilt raffle. Home-baked rolls and coffee will be available from 9 to 11 a.m., and lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lunch will be grilled chicken breast, homemade mashed potatoes, Caesar salad, stuffed mushrooms and pie for desert. Sunrise United Methodist Church is located at 7687 Long Lake Road in Mounds View. For more information call 763-786-4926.

Holiday craft sale at Fairview Community Center

The Roseville Gift and Craft Shoppe annual holiday sale is Thursday to Saturday, Oct. 25-27, at the Fairview Community Center, 1910 County Road B in Roseville. The hours are Thursday and Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Saturday 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. People can shop for hundreds of holiday items such as baked goods, pottery, wood toys and game boards, weaving, jewelry, clothing, photography, winter mittens and hats, holiday decorations and more. The Roseville Gift and Craft Shoppe has been serving the community for more than 40 years. Proceeds from the holiday sale support the artisans and the services and programs offered by the Roseville Area Senior Program. For more information about the sale call 651-604-3529.

 

 

Have a ‘Spook-tacular’ Saturday

Goblins, ghostly games, storytelling and a Halloween hayride await you at Harriet Alexander Nature Center, 2520 Dale St. N., in Roseville. Put on your favorite costume and join in for a Spook-tacular Halloween evening of fun on Saturday, Oct. 27, from 4:30 and 7:00 p.m.

The adventure includes a fun and colorful hayride, with displays along the route. Carnival games, nature programs and special treats are also on the evening’s agenda.

Fun for kids of all ages and especially for kids 10 years and younger. Children must be accompanied by an adult. The cost is $6.50 per person. Participants register for a specific time for the hayrides. Call 651-792-7110 to select a time between 4:30 and 7 p.m.

 

Hampl talk at Roseville Library

Author Patricia Hampl will talk, read and answer questions at the Roseville Library, 2180 Hamline Ave. N, from 3 to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, October 28. Hampl’s latest book, published this year, is “The Art of the Wasted Day.” She has written nine books of poetry and prose and edited three. Copies of her books will be available for sale at the event. 

 

Meet the candidates in the judicial races

To provide voters an opportunity to meet candidates in the Second Judicial District and Minnesota Court of Appeals races, there will be a forum from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 28, in the community room at the Roseville Library, 2180 Hamline Ave. N. All candidates for Ramsey County judicial seats have been invited to participate. The forum will be moderated by Andrew Gordon, associate director at the Legal Rights Center. The free, public forum is co-sponsored by Do Good Roseville, Falcon Heights We Can Do Better, the St. Paul African American Leadership Council, and the Coalition for a Diverse Ramsey County Bench. To submit a question for the candidates to answer or for more information, email fh.wecandobetter@gmail.com.

 

 

Kiwanis info meeting in Roseville

Do you want to get involved? Do you have a desire for service in the local community and internationally? On Monday, Oct. 29, at 6 p.m. at the Davanni’s in Roseville located at 1905 Perimeter Road, the North Suburban St. Paul Kiwanis Club will be holding an information night for those interested to learn more about the organization and what it does. For more information or to register contact club president Shannon Schuweiler at shannonwelsh@gmail.com or 651-216-0543. The club’s website is www.northsuburbankiwanis.org

 

MVHS orchestra book fair fundraiser

The Mounds View High School Orchestra is holding its annual free Book Fair Fundraising Concert at Barnes & Noble at Har Mar Mall in Roseville on Tuesday, Oct. 30, from 4 to 8 p.m. Many small chamber orchestra groups will be performing different music throughout the evening. The orchestra gets a portion of cash from the total sales at the bookstore that day, so while the performances are free, you can support student musicians by purchasing merchandise at the store and telling the cashier the purshase is to support the MVHS orchestra. Har Mar is located at 2100 Snelling Ave.

 

RLC quilt sale

The Roseville Lutheran Church Quilters are holding a quilt sale on the weekend of Nov. 9-11. Friday hours will be 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. during the Veterans Day service and lunch and 6 to 10 p.m. that evening during social events. Saturday hours will be 4 to 10 p.m. for church and concert-goers. Sunday hours will be 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Some 140 

handmade creations, ranging from baby and lap-size to queen-size quilts, will be available starting at $15. Cash only will be accepted at the sale. Roseville Lutheran Church is located at 1215 Roselawn Ave.

 

Days for Girls hygiene kit sewing

Help girls in developing countries by volunteering to sew feminine hygiene kits through the Days for Girls organization. The kits enable girls to stay in school and out of early marriage. This eliminates significant medical issues and also helps to break the cycle of poverty through education. Two sewing events are planned: the first is Sunday, Nov. 4 and the second is Sunday, Dec. 2. Both run 1:30 to 4 p.m. on the lower level at Arden Hills City Hall, 1245 Highway 96.

 

Anxiety speaker in Roseville

NAMI Ramsey County is holding an event on anxiety disorders on Monday, Nov. 19, from 7 to 8 p.m. at Roseville Lutheran Church, 1215 Roselawn Ave. in Roseville. The speaker will be Alyson VanAhn. Refreshments will be provided. For more information call 651-645-2948 ext. 118 or email affiliates@namimn.org.

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