South-West Review Bulletin Board October 14, 2018

What’s new for Medicare

 Learn about changes coming to Medicare, including cost plans. Understand the timeline for making changes to your plan.  Learn how the Senior LinkAge Line provides personalized insurance counseling. Discuss Medicare Part D costs and programs to assist with prescription drug costs, on Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. at Gramercy Park Co-op, 5688 Brent Avenue, Inver Grove Heights. While this is open to the public, reservations are required. Call 651-450-9851 to RSVP. 


Stories at Lawshe 

The Dakota County Historical Society and South St. Paul Public Library are collaborating for a special storytime series making history come alive through stories and activities for toddlers and preschoolers. Siblings and daycare groups welcome, and this is intended for kids ages 2 to 6. It will run from 10:15 to 11 a.m., Oct. 16 at the Lawshe Memorial Museum, 130 Third Ave. N.


TED TALKS Discussion 

The first 20 minutes is spent watching a popular pre-selected TED TALK Video. Next, a facilitator will lead a discussion by posing a few questions to get the conversation started and the group will do the rest. Topics and speakers are announced ahead of time and the TPAC e-newsletter.  Oct. 16’s topic will be “The Nightmare Videos of Children’s YouTube - and What’s Wrong with the Internet Today.” The cost is $1 donation at the door. This will run from 1 to 2:30 p.m., at Thompson Park Activity Center, 1200 Stassen Lane, West St. Paul.


CDs are Tops

From 10 a.m. to noon, Oct. 17, work with an ArtStart artist to create a variety of colorful tops that really spin using a discarded CD, rubber bands, and more. Watch what happens when you draw patterns on your top at the South St. Paul Library, 106 Third Ave. N. Registration is required and this is for kids ages 6 to 12. Call 651-554-3240 for more information.


Dakota County Gardeners meeting

The speaker Hailey Shanovich, a master’s degree student in the Department of Entomology at the University of Minnesota will cover common insect pests in your garden as well as beneficial insects that can help control them. The meeting will be on Oct. 17 at 7 p.m. at the South St. Paul High School in the Lecture Hall on the east side of the building. The public is welcome. Call 651-455-2889 or visit for more information.


Hour of Code

Learn the basics of Python, JavaScript, HTML or block coding with a variety of self-guided online tutorials. Bring your own laptop or tablet or use one of the library’s. Running from 3 to 4 p.m., Oct. 18, registration is required. Open to kids ages 11 to 17, this will take place at the West St. Paul Library, 199 Wentworth Ave. E. Call 651-554-6800 for more information.


South St. Paul candidate forum

JCI South St Paul will be hosting a forum for city council candidates from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Oct. 18 at City Hall, 125 Third Ave. N. There will also be a Facebook live for this event for those who can’t attend.


Pop Wagner

Hear curator of fine fiddle music, John Hurt-style guitarist, cowboy singer, and lasso twirler Pop Wagner in a style that one could have heard in 1870s Texas — the setting of News of the World. Sponsored by the Friends of the Inver Glen Library, this will run from 11 a.m. to noon Oct. 20 at the library, 8098 Blaine Ave. E.


Fix-it Clinic

Visit Central Square Community Center, 100 Seventh Ave. N., South St. Paul from noon to 3 p.m., to get free help fixing everything. Visit and search “Fix-it Clinic” for more information. 


Sip & Spell

Form teams of two to five and register for the Sip & Spell Adults Only Team Spelling Bee. Up to 12 teams spell words in costume to compete for a good cause, trophy and bragging right. This will begin at 6:30 p.m., on Oct. 25 at the Croatian Hall, 445 Second Ave. S., South St. Paul. This will raise money for South St. Paul Library’s A Book For Every Child campaign, benefiting Neighbors, Inc. 

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