Bulletin Board: Roseville-Little Canada Review/Bulletin Area • June 19th, 2019

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.

 

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.

 

Kids’ horror book club

A monthly, horror-themed book club for kids is starting up on Thursday, June 20, from 3 to 4 p.m. at the St. Anthony Library, 2941 Pentagon Drive NE. Students entering grades four through six are invited to hang out and join neighbors and friends in discussing great — and scary — books. On June 20, the group will discuss “The House with a Clock in its Walls” by John Bellairs. Lending copies may be picked up at the information desk prior to meeting. For more information, or to register, call 612-543-6075.

The group will meet twice more this summer. On July 18, participants will discuss “Spirit Hunters” by Ellen Oh, and at the group’s third meeting on Aug. 15 it will talk about “Skeleton Man” by Joseph Bruchac.

 

Shoreview Lakeshore Quilters Guild 

On Tuesday, June 25, the Shoreview Lakeshore Quilters Guild will host guest speaker Cindy Staub, of Quilt Doodle Designs, who will present a trunk show of her appliquÈ quilt designs. Staub is a quilt pattern designer, blogger and maker. Admission for the event is $5 for non-members and all residents are encouraged to attend. The guild meets on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. at Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church, 3920 Victoria St. N. in Shoreview. Visitors are advised to use the rear entrance of the building. For more information, email Lakeshorequilters@gmail.com.

 

District 66 town hall

Reps. Alice Hausman and John Lesch and Sen. John Marty of District 66, which includes parts of St. Paul and Roseville, along with Falcon Heights and Lauderdale, are holding a town hall forum on Tuesday, June 25 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the St. Anthony Park Library, 2245 Como Ave. in St. Paul. The legislators will discuss issues they’re working on, the outcome of the session and their visions for the future. Residents are asked to attend to share their concerns and ask questions.

 

Free bag lunches

Christ the King Lutheran Church, located at 1900 7th St. NW in New Brighton, will be providing free, grab-and-go lunches this summer through Serving Up Nutrition Now for Youth. Children can stop by and get a bag lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays through Aug. 23. Volunteers are also welcome. For more information call 651-633-4674.

 

Scholarship workshops

Learn about available college scholarships and other financial aid at the St. Anthony Library, 2941 Pentagon Drive NE. Workshops will take place every Friday from June 28 through Aug. 16 from 1 to 2:30 p.m. There will be no meeting on Aug. 2. Laptops, books and handouts will be available for college-bound people to research and apply for scholarships. This is a drop-in event; participants can work in a quiet environment at their own pace. For more information call 612-543-6075. 

 

Log rolling demos

The Minneapolis Log Rolling Club is offering free “Demo Days” at Tony Schmidt Regional Park in Arden Hills. In partnership with Ramsey County Parks and Recreation, the club will teach participants the basics of the historic sport of log rolling. Participants will roll away having experienced the fun, fitness and athletic competition log rolling offers. 

Demo Days will be held on July 15 and Aug. 12 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Lake Johanna. All ages are welcome and no prior experience is necessary. In addition to Demo Days, the club offers open log rolling on Tuesday evenings on Lake Johanna. This is an opportunity to practice skills with other club members in a helpful and friendly environment. Find more information at www.minneapolislogrollingclub.com. The park is located at 3500 Lake Johanna Boulevard.

 

Ice cream and hot dogs

An ice cream social and Hot Dog with a Deputy are Thursday, July 18, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Falcon Heights Community Park, 2050 Roselawn Ave. Sponsored by the Falcon Heights/Lauderdale Lion’s Club and the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office, the event will feature free food, inflatables, music and games. 

 

Roseville Area Senior Program seeks volunteers

The Roseville Area Senior Program (RASP) is seeking a volunteer caregiver support co-facilitator. The group meets at Fairview Community Center, 1910 County Road B W., in Roseville. Training and orientation are available. The group meeting times can be decided by the facilitator, and can be once or twice per month.

A facilitator should be out of their caregiving role for at least one year. A facilitator with caregiving experience is preferred. Experience dealing with dementia and/or healthcare issues is helpful. Leadership experience in small group settings or in support group settings is helpful, but not required. The facilitator should be comfortable asking questions and dealing with sensitive conversations.The facilitator will be leading, offering take-away educational material, set up, and share meeting reminders by email or phone. Co-facilitators are welcome, and can share the responsibilities. 

The group has been a vital part of the RASP program for more than 20 years. For more information or to schedule an interview appointment call the Roseville Area Senior Program at 651-604-3520.

 

Mental health support group

NAMI Minnesota, a part of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is sponsoring a support group specifically for partners or spouses of someone who lives with a mental illness. The Partners & Spouses support group meets on the second fourth Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m., at Falcon Heights United Church of Christ, 1795 Holton St. in Falcon Heights. For more information call Melissa at 651-354-0825, or Sara at 763-350-6502.

 

Donations needed for toddler summer gear 

The Community Action Partnership of Ramsey and Washington Counties is seeking hats, sunglasses, sunscreen, mosquito spray and other items for children ages 5 and under, to help them stay cool and safe this summer. 

Collect or purchase items and help assemble kits for the organization to distribute at its summer programming. Before beginning, complete a short-term registration form at www.caprw.org/volunteer and obtain a full list of items. For additional information contact volunteers@caprw.org or call 651-603-5979.

Parents of children up to 5 years old living in Ramsey County and needing assistance can contact 651-603-5986 or visit www.caprw.org for eligibility guidelines.

 

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.

 

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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