Bulletin Board: Roseville-Little Canada Review/Bulletin Area • May 29th, 2019

Roseville Community Band seeks musicians

The Roseville Community Band is always looking for new members to join. All you need to do is show up at a rehearsal at Roseville Middle School at 15 E. County Road B2 on Monday nights and express your interest in joining. Rehearsals run 7:30 to 9 p.m. You do not need to live within Roseville — band members come from all over the Twin Cities area. There is a small annual membership fee of $20 and members must also purchase some uniform items. In addition to playing concerts around the Twin Cities, band members and their guests get together for an annual holiday celebration, potluck picnic and pizza party. For more information go to www.rosevillecommunityband.org. The band is always seeking all musicians who play a concert band instrument.

 

Camera Club meets at Silverwood Park

A camera club holds meetings every second Saturday of the month from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Silverwood Park in St. Anthony. The cost is $5 for the program and is for ages 14 and up. Members meet with other enthusiasts, take photos, view presentations of others’ work and discuss techniques. Silverwood Park is located at 2500 County Road E.

 

Changes to Arden Hills City Hall hours 

Summer staffing hours at Arden Hills City Hall run through Friday, Aug. 30. City Hall will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Thursday and from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Fridays. Full-time city staff will continue to work 40 hours per week, but their schedules will reflect the change in hours of operation.

 

‘Chasing Coral’ screening

The film “Chasing Coral” will be shown on Wednesday, May 29, at 7 p.m. at Shoreview Library, 4560 Victoria St. N. The beautiful film details the worrisome decline of coral reefs around the world due to climate change, overfishing and other factors. “Chasing Coral” was directed by Jeff Orlowski, who also directed the film “Chasing Ice” a few years ago. This event is free and open to the public and sponsored by Northeast Metro Climate Action. For more information call 612-965-8284.  

 

Rosevilles citywide garage sale 

Bargain hunters, make Roseville your destination on May 30, 31 and June 1. More than 100 homes will participate in Roseville’s citywide garage sale, and you’ll find bargains at each one of them. A map of registered garage sales will be available at www.cityofroseville.com/garagesale or at City Hall, 2660 Civic Center Drive, beginning May 29.

 

 

Landscape Revival: Native Plant Expo and Market 

The cities of Shoreview and Oakdale are holding landscape revival events on Saturdays June 1 and June 8, respectively, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. In Shoreview, the event is located in the north parking lot of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church at 3920 Victoria St. N., and in Oakdale it is in the Oakdale City Hall parking lot at 1584 Hadley Ave. N. 

 

Free gardening class

A free class about vegetable garden basics taught by Ramsey County Master Gardeners is Saturday, June 1, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Roseville Library, 2180 Hamline Ave. N. You’ll learn what you need to know about where to plant your vegetables, choosing plants and caring for your garden all season long.

 

Rhubarb Fest

The public is invited to the 22nd annual Rhubarb Fest on Sunday, June 2, from 1 to 4 p.m. at Long Lake Regional Park, sponsored by the New Brighton Area Historical Society. The event is intended to honor the Hipp Family and the many young men and women who worked the fields at Joe Hipp’s Lakeside Berry Farm in Long Lake Park from the 1920s to the 1980s. If you can help pick rhubarb on Saturday, June 1, call 651-633-6275. Other questions may be addressed to 651-633-4070. The event is at the New Brighton History Center in Long Lake Regional Park, 700 Park Drive in New Brighton.

 

Party for retiring teacher 

After teaching band and jazz band in the Roseville Area School District for 30 years, Pat Moriarty is retiring in June. If you or your family have ever been involved in the band programs, you are invited to help honor his accomplishments with a special celebration on Sunday, June 2, from 3 to 7 p.m. in the Roseville Area High School cafeteria. For more information and to RSVP, search Facebook for “It’s a Mr. Moriarty Party.”

 

District 42 town hall meeting

Join Reps. Kelly Moller and Jamie Becker Finn, along with  Sen. Jason Isaacson, for a town hall meeting on Saturday, June 8, from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Shoreview Library, 4560 Victoria St, N.

 

Blood drive

The Red Cross is having a blood drive on Wednesday, June 12, from 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the New Brighton Community Center, 400 10th St. NW in Room 224. Walk-ins are always welcome and appreciated. To make an appointment call 1-800-733-2767 or go to www.redcrossblood.org.

 

Call for nominations: SAVHS 

Hall of Fame

This fall, the St. Anthony Village High School Alumni Association will again recognize distinguished graduates with their induction into the Alumni Hall of Fame. The hall of fame honors alumni for their contributions to the community or to their profession, while promoting models of lifelong success to current students. The alumni association seeks community input to nominate individuals who have demonstrated success in their professional lives and in civil or community service. Nominations may be made by email to pucelmary@gmail.com. Nominations received by June 30 will be evaluated for induction into the 2019 Hall of Fame by the association’s committee. Nominees must be St. Anthony Village High School graduates who graduated prior to 2000 and have demonstrated success in job-related achievements, been awarded professional honors, have been recognized for community involvement, have been noted for their personal accomplishments or have made a positive impact on the St. Anthony-New Brighton School District. 

 

Spring Together

The Falcon Heights Community Engagement Commission and Parks and Recreation Department are holding their annual Spring Together event on Saturday, June 8, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Curtiss Field, 1551 Iowa Ave. The potluck-style event is an opportunity to meet neighbors and enjoy some food. The city will provide cookies, bottled water, plates and utensils — bring a dish to share. There will be games and activities as well as a bounce house. The event will be held weather permitting. For more information call 651-792-7600 or go to www.falconheights.org.

 

Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging seeks volunteers

The Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging recently moved to new offices in Arden Hills. The nonprofit supports older adults and their caregivers with resources and programs for healthy aging. It’s currently looking for volunteers to help with Medicare Counseling programs. Become a State Health Insurance Assistance Program-certified Medicare counselor and help others to understand their options. You can learn more by visiting the nonprofit’s website at www.metroaging.org/volunteer.

 

Roseville support group for families

NAMI Minnesota, a part of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, sponsors free support groups for families and friends of individuals living with a mental illness. Led by trained facilitators who also have a family member with mental illness, the support groups help families develop better coping skills and find strength through sharing their experiences. A family support group meets in Roseville on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at 6:30 p.m., at Centennial United Methodist Church, 1524 County Road C2 W. For information, call Anne Mae at 651-484-0599.

 

Alzheimer’s support group

An Alzheimer’s Association support group meets every third Monday of the month from 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the New Brighton Community Center. Support and education are provided by facilitator Amy House, who is affiliated and trained by the Alzheimer’s Association and trained in Teepa Snow’s Positive Approach to Care. No RSVP is necessary; for more information contact House at 651-746-5611. The community center is located at 400 10th St. NW in New Brighton.

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