East Side Review bulletin board April 17, 2016

District Two Community Council to host annual meeting

The District Two Community Council will host its annual meeting April 20, at 7 p.m. at the National Association of Letter Carriers (NALC) Hall located at 1715 Van Dyke just over the border in Maplewood.

The annual meeting is an opportunity for the community to celebrate their achievements during the past year and also set its goals for 2016. District Two is one of 17 neighborhood organizations that make up the city of St Paul. The borders are Larpenteur Avenue to the north, Minnehaha to the south, McKnight Road to the east and Johnson Parkway/Vento Trail to the west. This is a opportunity to meet neighbors and find out what is happening in the neighborhood.

Other highlights of the meeting include the election of board members and officers. There are several seats open on the board for one and two year terms. The Board meets at the Hall on the third Wednesday of every month at 7 p.m. For more information or if you are interested in joining the board and unable to attend that evening, contact Lisa at 651-774-2220 or via email to d2lisa@qwestoffice.net.

The public is welcome to attend event. Light refreshments will be served and if you are able, please bring something to share.


Cross Cultural Intergenerational Dialogues

On April 23 from 10-11:30 a.m. youths ages 13-18 and older adults are invited to participate in a conversation on race and culture in St.Paul.

Participants will share their life experiences as well as learn about each other’s strengths, concerns and interests. 

Lunch will be served and is free to all participants. There will be two more dialogues, on April 30 and May 7, also 10-11:30 a.m.

The event will be held at the Wilder Community Center for Aging, 650 Marshall Ave., on bus route 21A. For more information or to register, contact Lisa at 651-774-2220 or d2lisa@qwestoffice.net.


Urban Roots Earth Day event

Urban Roots will be hosting an Earth Day event at Swede Hollow Park, 695 Greenbrier St. on April 23, from 9 a.m. to noon and will include learning activities and snacks. There will be Urban Roots staff members, youth volunteers, St. Paul Parks and Recreation staff and community members at the event. Swede Hollow Park will be cleaned up and the Dellwood Gardens will be prepped for planting. 


Railroad Island Task Force

The Railroad Island Task Force will hold it’s monthly meeting on April 28 at 6 p.m. at the Hope Community  Academy cafeteria, 720 Payne Ave. 

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