BULLETIN BOARD: Oakdale, Lake Elmo, Maplewood & Ramsey Co. Review - March 18, 2018

North St. Paul’s third annual spring egg hunt

North St. Paul is hosting its third annual spring egg hunt Saturday, March 31, at Janie’s Playground located at 2089 17th Ave. in Casey Lake Park. This is a free event for children ages 12 and under with the egg hunt separated by age category. Between 10 and 11:30 a.m. children can hunt for eggs and meet the bunny along with North St. Paul police and firefighters. Refreshments will be provided. Bring a basket or bag for the egg hunt and your camera to take pictures with the bunny.


Pebble Park Easter egg hunt

An Easter egg hunt will be hosted at Lake Elmo’s Pebble Park Saturday, March 31, starting at 10 a.m. This event will offer an egg hunt divided into age groups, visits with the Easter bunny and prizes that will be raffled off. Please bring a $2 donation. Pebble Park is located at 8160 Lake Jane Trail N.


Introduction to screenwriting

This introductory class set to take place Saturday, March 24, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Oakdale Public Library, will teach the fundamentals of screenwriting. Participants will learn about dialogue, scene and rising action, as well as script styles and craft elements. The workshop will be presented by the experienced staff of The Loft Literacy Center. Participation is limited to 25 people, so registration is required. Please register online at WashCoLib.org, by calling 651-730-0504 or​ at the library located at 1010 Heron Ave. N.


Mini job fair

The Washington County Workforce Center will sponsor a mini job fair from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, March 22, at the Woodbury Workforce Center, located at 2150 Radio Drive. Employers participating will be Express Employment Professionals, Hy-Vee, Railcrew Express, UPS and USIC. See http://bit.ly/2FBmchB  to register. Job seekers should bring their resumes. For questions regarding accessibility or accommodations, call 651-275-8665.



Question, persuade, refer

Learn the three steps anyone can take to help prevent suicide. Just like CPR, QPR, which stands for “question, persuade, refer,” is an emergency response to someone in crisis and can save lives. This one hour class held Monday, March 26, from 7 to 8 p.m. at Woodland Hills Church, 1740 Van Dyke St., St. Paul, is for community members over the age of 16 who want to learn best practices in suicide prevention. Refreshments will be served. For more information, contact Hayley at 651-645-2948 ext. 198 or hsmith@samimn.org.


Phalen Senior Men’s Golf League

The Phalen Senior Men’s Golf League invites new members age 50 and older to join. The group plays 18 holes every Tuesday from 7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m., May through Sept. The spring meeting is on Tuesday, April 17, at 9 a.m. at the clubhouse at Phalen Park Golf Course, 1615 Phalen Dr., St. Paul. For more information, call Denny at 651-247-2307 or Al at 651-552-9781.


Victorian Tea at historic courthouse

The Victorian Tea, a tradition at the Washington County Historic Courthouse, will be noon to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 28. The Historic Courthouse is at the corner of Third and Pine streets in Stillwater. Proceeds from the tea go to the Historic Courthouse Restoration Fund. Victorian Tea tickets are $40 each and include an afternoon of catered food and tea music, conversation, charming table settings and a program by the Minnesota Historical Society. On-line and on-site ticket reservations are now available. For more information, visit www.co.washington.mn.us/hc, call 651-275-7075 or email historiccourthouse@co.washington.mn.us.


Best snow sculpture of Oakdale contest

Do you have what it takes to create the best snow sculpture in Oakdale? Head outside any time after a snowfall and create your masterpiece. All sculptures are judged on appearance, relative to this season’s theme: “Summer at the Beach.” The creator of the winning sculpture receives a $100 Marcus Theaters gift card.  Submit photo entries by March 30 to nathan@ci.oakdale.mn.us. The winner will be contacted by April 2.

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