South-West Review Bulletin Board November 14, 2018

Homework help

From 5 to 7 p.m., Nov. 14, students up to 12th-grade can work with a volunteer tutor for help with homework assignments in any subject at the Inver Glen Library, 8098 Blaine Ave. E.

 

Armistice book discussion

In honor of the 100th anniversary of the Armistice of World War I, join the South St. Paul Library, 106 Third Ave. N, for a book discussion of the classic “All Quiet on the Western Front” by Erich Maria Remarque. This event has been funded through the MN Humanities Center’s Veterans Voices grant to the Dakota County Historical Society with financing provided by the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. All are welcome.

 

Barrier-free playground meeting

The City of Inver Grove Heights is looking to build a barrier-free inclusive playground at Heritage Village Park. Community members are invited to attend a meeting on Nov. 15, 6 p.m., in the Council Chambers at City Hall, 8150 Barbara Ave., to provide their thoughts and ideas about a barrier-free inclusive playground. A brief overview of barrier free inclusive playgrounds will be presented along with additional information. Those unable to attend can provide comments by sending an email to Parks & Recreation Director Eric Carlson at ecarlson@invergroveheights.org.

 

Recycling 101 

Want to learn more about recycling? West St. Paul’s Recycling Coordinator will be giving a free Recycling 101 presentation for residents on America Recycles Day from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the Dakota Lodge, 1200 Stassen Lane, West St. Paul, on Nov. 15. Everyone is welcome to learn about the basics of recycling: What is accepted, what is not, and learn about what happens after your recycling leaves your curb. Come prepared with questions, all ages welcome. No registration required.

 

Native Pride

Celebrate the spirit and beauty of Indigenous peoples through modern and traditional Native American dance with the Native Pride Arts performance company from 6:30 to 8 p.m., Nov. 15 at the West St. Paul Library, 199 Wentworth Ave.

 

Free concert at St. Croix Lutheran

The Christian musical duo Him and Her with the Bethlehem Lutheran Church band will be giving a free concert at St. Croix Lutheran Academy, 1200 Oakdale Ave., West St. Paul, on Nov. 16 at 7 p.m. in the chapel. Everyone is welcome.

 

“Fantastic Mr. Fox”

Children of all ages will be delighted by SCL Children’s Theatre performance of “Fantastic Mr. Fox” on Nov 17. Showtimes are at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. at St. Croix Lutheran, 1200 Oakdale Ave., West St. Paul. Read more at www.StCroixLutheran.org/MrFox.

 

Fix-it Clinic

Bring up to five small household electronics, clothing, jewelry or other items to get help repairing them at this first come, first served fix-it event, which will run from noon to 3 p.m., Nov. 17 at the West St. Paul Library, 199 Wentworth Ave.

 

Basket and

 book sale 

Baskets for holidays, hostess, birthday, wedding, showers, get well, children, Christmas, baby, and more will be for sale Nov. 18 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., at a variety of prices.  There will also be a book sale with books for children, novels of all kinds, and much more. Book cost ranges from 25 cents to $1. There is free coffee while you shop. Faith United Methodist Church is located at 1530 Oakdale Ave, West St. Paul. For more information contact 651-457-5686 or visit www.faithumcmn.com.  

 

Crafting for a Cause

Help Meals on Wheels by joining with others to decorate papers bags.  No reservations necessary and all are welcome. Supplies will provided. One group will meet from 11 a.m. to noon on Nov. 19 and Dec. 17 at Mendota Elementary School, 1979 Summit Lane, and the another group will meet Nov. 13 and Dec. 11 from noon to 1 p.m., at Thompson Park Activity Center, 1200 Stassen Lane, West St. Paul. 

 

Killer Thriller Book Group

Join this group on Nov. 19 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., at the West St. Paul Library, 199 Wentworth Ave, as they discuss “Curse of Jade Lily” by David Housewright. Register by calling 651-403-8313. Visit www.dakotacounty.us/library, search “killer thrillers” for monthly titles. 

 

Mendota Heights Book Group

This is a partnership between the Wentworth Library and the City of Mendota Heights, ISD 197, and Tri-District Community Education. The group meets the third Wednesday of every month at 10 a.m., at Mendota Elementary, 1979 Summit Lane, Mendota Heights, in the media center. November’s meeting will be Nov. 21 and the book is “Crimes of the Father” by Thomas Keneally.

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