Ramsey County-Maplewood Review bulletin board June 29, 2016

‘Broadway Kids’

Homeward Bound Theatre Company is offering “Broadway Kids” Monday, July 11, through Thursday, July 14, from 1-4 p.m. at Skyview Elementary School in Oakdale where 3rd through 5th graders will learn basic techniques in acting while doing creative activities. Our shooting stars will act out their favorite stories, do simple mime exercises, learn staging techniques and much more. Students will expand their imaginations and build self-confidence while exploring the world of creative dramatics.

For more information call School District 622 Community Education at 651-748-7631. Register by phone at 651-748-7435 or online at www.isd622.thatscommunityed.com.


Oakdale Wellness 50+ line dance class

The Oakdale Wellnes 50+ group will offer free demonstrations and line dancing lessons from 10:30 a.m. to noon on Saturday, July 16. The event will take place at the Oakdale Discovery Center, 4444 Hadley Ave., Oakdale. Other activities will include senior fitness evaluations and free massages.


Memorial Blood donors

Enter for a chance to win a fishing adventure for two. Donate with Memorial Blood Centers in July and you are eligible to win a trip that includes a three-night Hyatt stay, airfare and a freshwater fishing excursion. Visit MBC.org/fishing for details.

Plus, there are weekly drawings through July for eight $50 Dick’s Sporting Goods gift cards. And while supplies last, receive a special Fishing for Donors T-shirt when you donate June 27 to July 9. Memorial Blood Centers is offering great incentives to donors to help ensure a stable blood supply during the summer months. 

Donate blood at these locations: 

• July 5, 8:30 to 11 a.m. HealthEast  – St. John’s Hospital, 1575 Beam Ave., Maplewood

• July 14, 1 to 6 p.m., King of Kings Lutheran Church, 1583 Radio Drive, Woodbury

• July 29, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Woodwinds Health Campus – HealthEast, 1925 Woodwinds Drive, Woodbury

To register for a blood drive, go online to MBC.org or contact the sponsoring organization directly. While walk-in donors are always welcome, we encourage appointments to be made in advance.


Dementia support group

The Benedictine Center is offering a dementia support group on the second Tuesday of every month. The next meeting will be held July 12 from 7 to 9 p.m. at St. Paul’s Monastery, 2675 Benet Road, Maplewood.

Led by Steve Arnold, a chaplain and spiritual director, each session will be a form of group spiritual direction with check-ins, introductions and discussions around the disease of dementia.  A free-will offering will be accepted. For more information, call 651-777-7251 or email benedictinecenter@stpaulsmonastery.org.


Amy Villegas family benefit

Join us as we rally around to support our loving family member, dear friend and former Tartan High School teacher, Amy Villegas. Right now the Villegas family is only able to live off one income due to the progression of Amy’s Multiple Sclerosis, and the benefit aims to raise money for them as they try to deal with the symptoms and disease progression of Multiple Sclerosis since Amy’s diagnosis in September 2015.

Please join us on July 10, 2016 at the American Legion Hall, 2678 7th Ave., North St. Paul, between 1-5 p.m. for a benefit and silent auction.  We will have a D.J. along with live music from Mariachi Musicians. We will also have carnival games for the kids. A taco bar dinner will be served at 1 p.m. until it’s gone. Adults cost $20, children ages 6-17 cost $10, and children ages 5 and under are free.

If you are unable to attend and would like to make a donation please contact Sue Campbell via email slc0612@hotmail.com. Anything would be more then appreciated.

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