East Side Review bulletin board April 10, 2016

Dayton’s Bluff Public Library

On April 12 from 11-11:30 a.m. the library will have Baby Storytime. The stories, rhymes, and songs will be geared toward children ages birth through two.

From 6:30-8:30 p.m. on April 12 the library will have a “Teens Know Best” program. Young people, ages 12 to 18, will write reviews of the books they’ve read, which are submitted directly to the publishers to help guide their decisions. An application and proof of age are required to access the books. Contact Colette at 651-632-3873 for more information. 

On April 14, from 10:30-11 a.m. a storytime for children of all ages will feature stories, rhymes and songs, while building a foundation for reading success.

On April 16 from noon to 2 p.m., FunZone! Maker Space will be open for Minecraft, board games, and Maker Space activities.

From 2-4 p.m. on April 16 the library will have its “Third Saturday Social” where participants can explore a different part of the world by learning about its local customs, crafts and cuisine.


Johnson High School alumni

The Johnson High School Governors Alumni Club will hold its annual pancake breakfast and silent auction on April 17, from 9-11 a.m. at Jimmy’s Restaurant, 3565 Labore Road in Falcon Heights. All Johnson alumni and the public are welcome to attend. It is an all-you-can-eat affair and the money raised supports the students at Johnson High School. For more information contact Roger Hallman at 651-771-0648.


Library board to meet April 20

The Ramsey County Library Board will meet on April 20, at 6:30 p.m. in the board room of the Ramsey County Library in Roseville, 2180 Hamline Avenue North. A library board subcommittee will meet from 5:30-6:30 p.m. to review the board’s by-laws and policies. Subcommittee recommendations will be forwarded to the full library board for action at a future meeting. All meetings of the library board are open to the public. For more information, call Susan Nemitz, library director, at 651-486-2200.


Rebuild Together Twin Cities

Rebuild Together Twin Cities is offering free services for homeowners who want to stay at home but need some safety modifications. Rebuilding Together Twin Cities has expanded to serve the East Side. The “Safe at Home Program” provides minor home-accessibility modifications for eligible homeowners at no cost. Please contact Molly for more information on how you can apply at 651-288-8755 or m.sir@rebuildingtogether-twincities.org.. Volunteer handypersons are also encouraged to call. 


Veterans’ job fair and benefit expo

A veteran’s job fair and benefit expo will be held on April 23, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., at American Legion Post 39 in North St. Paul. The event is free and open to veterans, current military personnel including National Guard and Reserve members and their families.

The event will feature employers interested in hiring veterans, as well as representatives from county work force offices. Among the employers scheduled to attend are: Anderson Corporation, Cargill, Comcast, FedEx, HyVee, Mall of America, Prudential Financial, St. Paul Police Department, Saputo Foods, Treasure Island Resort & Casino, and the U.S. Post Office.

County veteran service officers will also be on hand to answer questions about benefits, and assist veterans with service-related problems. In addition, other organizations dedicated to helping and serving veterans, and local colleges and technical schools, will be represented.

The event is sponsored by American Legion Post 39 and Auxiliary Unit 39, Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs and the American Legion Department of Minnesota.

For more information, contact Ken Giannini, Legion Post 39 Public Relations officer at kenng5822@hotmail.com, or go to www.americanlegionnorthstpaul.com.

Post 39 is located at 2678 Seventh Ave. E.


Teen job fair

There will be a teen job fair on April 23 from noon to 3 p.m. at Arlington Hills Community Center in Community Room A, 1200 Payne Ave. 

The fair will help teens connect with organizations, employers, and help build job skills.

For more information, contact Alyssa Costopoulos at alyssa.costopoulos@ci.stpaul.mn.us or at 651-632-3878.


St. Paul Citywide Spring Cleanup

Join together with neighbors for the 30th annual Citywide Spring Cleanup. Each year, hundreds of volunteers gather across St. Paul for the Citywide Spring Cleanup to pick up garbage that has recently become exposed due to the melting snow. Everyone is welcome to participate. 

To participate, register at www.stpaul.gov/citywidecleanup. Cleanup sites on the East Side include Swede Hollow Park and Phalen Regional Park. 

Drop by your selected cleanup site any time between 9-11:30 am on April 23 to pick up bags, gloves and snacks and meet your neighbors and community members. Then, head out and clean up your park or neighborhood of choice.


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