East Side Review Bulletin Board October 22, 2018

Payne-Phalen Community Council meeting

The Board of the Payne-Phalen Community Council will hold its monthly meeting on Tuesday, Oct. 23, 6:30 p.m. at the Arlington Hills Community Center, 1200 Payne Ave. The agenda will include a request to rezone 1350 Payne Ave from local business to traditional neighborhood, and a presentation on the St. Paul Capital Improvement Budget (CIB) process. The public is encouraged to attend.


Railroad Island Task Force meeting

The Railroad Island Task Force will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, Oct. 25, 6 p.m. at Hope Community Academy, 720 Payne Ave.  Enter through the doors from the parking lot. The agenda will include a presentation on a possible development for the vacant lot at 520 Payne Ave.


Minnesota House District 67A&B candidate forum

League of Women Voters St. Paul is hosting a forum for candidates running for seats in Minnesota House Districts 67A and 67B. Invited candidates include Tim Mahoney for 67A and Fred Turk and Jay Xiong for 67B. The forum will be held on Oct. 23 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the East Side Learning Hub, 1526 East Sixth St. For questions about the event, contact Amy Perna at pernalwvstp@gmail.com.


Get to Know NAMI

NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) will hold a free Get to Know NAMI class on Nov. 8, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., at NAMI Minnesota, 1919 University Ave., Suite 400, in St. Paul.  Meet NAMI staff and volunteers and hear firsthand how NAMI’s work directly affects the lives of children and adults with mental illnesses and their families. Learn about education and support programs and how to advocate for better mental health policies. Please RSVP to: Kay King, 651-645-2948 x113 or kking@namimn.org.


Star party

Meteorologist and newspaper columnist, Mike Lynch, will host three free Star Party events in St. Paul in November sponsored by St. Paul Public Library and Metro State University Lynch invites the public to come and watch the great celestial show in the skies. Each event begins with a short presentation indoors followed by time outside. Participants will have a chance to use large reflecting telescopes, including 20-inch reflectors, to view planets, star clusters, nebulae, galaxies, and other wonders of the winter skies. Everyone should be sure to wear warm clothing and can bring a lawn chair, if they would like. The upcoming dates and locations are:

• Nov. 14, 6:30 to 8 p.m., St. Anthony Park Library, 2245 Como Ave.

• Nov. 15, 6:30 to 8 p.m., Hamline Midway Library, 1558 Minnehaha Ave. W.

• Nov. 19, 6 to 8 p.m., Daytonís Bluff Library, 645 East Seventh St.


Fall community bonfires

Join neighbors for a fall community bonfire at the Hayden Heights Recreation Center,  1965 Hoyt Ave. E., on Oct. 23 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.

QPR - Suicide Prevention class

QPR is a free, one-hour presentation sponsored by NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) that covers the three steps anyone can learn to help prevent suicide - Question, Persuade and Refer. Just like CPR, QPR is an emergency response to someone in crisis and can save lives. QPR is the most widely taught gatekeeper training program in the U.S., and more than one million adults have been trained in classroom settings in 48 states. The QPR classes will be offered on Nov. 14, from noon to 1 p.m., at NAMI Minnesota, 1919 University Ave., W., in Suite 400. For more information or to register call 651-645-2948 x198 or see “classes” at namimn.org.

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