Bulletin Board: Roseville-Little Canada Review/Bulletin Area • July 9, 2017

‘Power of Play and Adventure’

On Tuesday, July 18, folks can experience the Power of Play and Adventure at New Brighton’s Hansen Park Neighborhood Center, 1555 5th St. NW, from 6 to 8 p.m. Children and adults alike dance to the jams of an interactive DJ from KidsDance, explore a firetruck, partake in structured games and activities hosted by the Parks and Recreation department and try on a new bike helmet.

Parks and Recreation says it aims to help participants rediscover their inner child as families come together to celebrate the 32nd anniversary of Park and Recreation Month -- an annual event created by the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and celebrated around the nation in July since 1985. For more information, visit www.newbrightonmn.gov or call 651-638- 2130.


 

Donate in July

The Open Your Heart to the Hungry and Homeless campaign provides matching incentives to local food shelves like Ralph Reeder Foodshelf so they can provide food for children in the summer when they are unable to access meal assistance programs. Community donations received in July will be matched up to $5,000. Donations can be made online at www.ralphreederfoodshelf.org or mailed to 2101 14th St. NW, in New Brighton. For every dollar donated Ralph Reeder can purchase up to $8 worth of food from places like Second Harvest Heartland.


 

RCSO’s Bike Rodeo rescheduled

The Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office has rescheduled its annual Bike Rodeo event. It will now take place Thursday, July 27 from 9 a.m. to noon at the Island Lake County Park, 3611 N. Victoria St. in Shoreview. All ages are welcome and will meet in the park at Pavillion 2, with sessions starting at 9, 10 and 11 a.m. To register visit www.surveymonkey.com/r/Bikerodeo2017.


 

Blood drive 

Abiding Savior Lutheran Church in Mounds View is hosting a blood drive on Thursday, July 13 from 1:30 to 6:30 p.m. Folks can visit the church, at 8211 Red Oak Dr., to donate blood.


 

TED Talk discussions

The last Ted Talk discussion group meeting is coming up at the Roseville Library community room. Everyone is welcome, young, old and in-between. At the session the group will view a TED Talk video and then participate in a facilitated discussion. The session runs from 2 to 3:30 p.m. On Aug. 13 the talk is on “The Rise of the Useless Class.” The library is located at 2180 Hamline Ave. N. The discussion group is offered through the Roseville Library and the Ramsey Area Senior Program.


 

Farmers’ Market

The Shoreview Farmers’ Market takes place every Tuesday afternoon from 3 to 7 p.m. and runs until Oct. 24. It’s located at 4580 Victoria St., in the lower parking lot of the Shoreview Community Center.


 

Mental health support group offered in Roseville 

A NAMI Connection peer support group for adults recovering from mental illness meets bi-weekly in Roseville. The free group is sponsored by NAMI Minnesota, a part of the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Trained facilitators who are also in recovery lead NAMI Connection groups. The group meets on the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., at Centennial Methodist Church, 1524 County Road C2 in Roseville. For more information call NAMI at 651-645-2948.


 

MVHS class of ‘77

The Mounds View High School Class of 1977 is planning its 40th reunion on Sept. 29 and 30. For more information go to www.mvhs77.com or contact John Peck at 651-334-2413 or john.peck@results.net.


 

Alexander Ramsey class of ‘72

The Alexander Ramsey Class of 1972 Reunion will be held at Rose Vine Hall, the banquet center at Grumpy’s Bar and Grill, 2801 Snelling Ave. in Roseville, on Saturday, Sept. 9. For more information contact the reunion committee at ramsey1972@outlook.com.


 

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