With the condition of the field as it was, visitors to the football game between the visiting Simley Spartans and the Tartan Titans had to have known the game was going to be sloppy the moment they arrived.
If the Queen of England or some other royalty comes to town, the headlines are predictable. Some people get excited. The Maplewood Police Department, along with other law enforcement people, did major planning when the president of the United States came to speak at the 3M Company.
Storytimes for ages 6 and under are offered at the library on Tuesday and Wednesday at 10 am Oct. 3 & 4, 10 & 11, 17 & 18, 24 & 25. They are filled with puppetry, props, poetry, music, learning and lots of great books. Registration is required.
The Cretin-Derham Hall Band will hold a pancake breakfast fundraiser on Sunday, Oct. 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Cretin Derham Hall cafeteria, 550 S. Albert St., St. Paul. Cost is $5 per person, $4 for ages 12 and under and $4 for seniors (over 65). For more info, call 690-2443.
Oscar Wilde's "The Importance of Being Earnest" is the fall-theater production at Inver Hills Community College with performances scheduled 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Oct. 27, 28 and Nov. 3, 4 in the Fine Arts Theatre.