East Side Review Bulletin Board October 1, 2018

Forum postponed

The House 67B candidate forum that was scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 2 at the East Side Learning Hub has been postponed and will be rescheduled pending responses from candidates. 

 

Rummage and 

bake sale

Mounds Park United Methodist Church, located at 1049 Euclid St., will have a rummage and bake sale on Oct. 27 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Neighbors are encouraged to stop by and get some treasures for their homes along with some delicious baked treats.

 

Citizenship tools

The League of Women Voters St. Paul is hosting a free workshop on Saturday, Oct. 27 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. for citizens to meet elected officials and get an introduction of useful tools to participate in local, state and national government. At this event, participants will get an overview of all governmental levels as well as an opportunity to meet and question actual elected officials. This event will take place at the Hallie Q. Brown Community Center at 270 Lent St. N. in St. Paul.

 

Book Club

The League of Women Voters St. Paul hosts a monthly book club at Sun Ray Library, 2105 Wilson Ave., from 10:15 to 11:45 a.m. The club’s October meeting will take place on Wednesday, Oct. 10. This month’s book is “The Newcomers - Finding Refuge, Friendship and Hope in an American Classrrom” by Helen Thorpe. Everyone is welcome to attend, even newcomers who haven’t yet read the book. 

 

 

QPR - Suicide Prevention class

QPR is a free, one-hour presentation sponsored by NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) that covers the three steps anyone can learn to help prevent suicide - Question, Persuade and Refer. Just like CPR, QPR is an emergency response to someone in crisis and can save lives. QPR is the most widely taught gatekeeper training program in the U.S., and more than one million adults have been trained in classroom settings in more than 48 states. The QPR classes will be offered on Oct. 3, from noon to 1 p.m., and on Oct. 16 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m., at NAMI Minnesota, 1919 University Ave., W., in Suite 400. For more information or to register call 651-645-2948 x198 or see “classes” at namimn.org.

 

 

Free Individual Medicare counseling sessions

North East Seniors for Better Living will be partnering with the Hayden Heights Library, 1456 White Bear Ave., and Senior Linkage Line to offer free, one-on-one Medicare counseling sessions this fall. Board members and staff who are trained as Medicare counselors will be available to answer your questions, assist with choosing a Medicare supplement and Part D plan, and help with completing applications for Medicare cost-savings programs. Dates at Hayden Heights Library include Oct. 5, Nov. 2, and Dec. 7, and appointments are available between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.. Appointments are also available at the Sun Ray Library, 2105 Wilson Ave., on Oct. 17, Nov. 21, and Dec. 19, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Please contact the Senior Linkage Line at 1-800-333-2433 to schedule an appointment.

 

North East Seniors Oktoberfest Fundraiser

North East Seniors for Better Living invites all community members to join them for their annual Oktoberfest Fundraiser on Friday, Oct. 5 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The fundraiser will take place at the National Letter Carriers Hall, located at 1715 Van Dyke St. across from Plaza Theater. There is no cost at the door, but donations are strongly encouraged. Enjoy appetizers, a host bar serving beer, wine, martinis and soda, and live music from the Dave Kise Trio. Please call North East Seniors at 651-808-1901 or email at neseniorsforbetterliving@gmail.com with any questions about the fundraiser, volunteer opportunities, or the services and programs they provide.

 

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