BULLETIN BOARD: Oakdale, Lake Elmo, Maplewood & Ramsey Co. Review - September 11th, 2019


Genealogy event
This free class will show participants how to use DNA tools and find genealogy sources. It will be held on Thursday, Sept. 12 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Oak Meadows Senior Living, located at 8131 Fourth St. N. A salad and dessert dinner is provided. Participants must register by Tuesday, Sept. 10 by contacting 651-578-0676 or kim@oak-meadows.org.


Free hands-only CPR class
Volunteer-run Oakdale Wellness and the Oakdale Fire Department are offering a free CPR class on Thursday, Sept. 12 at 6 p.m. The CPR class will include blood pressure checks and information on choking. The class will be at the Oakdale Discovery Center, located at 4444 Hadley Ave. Participants must register by calling 651-747-3860. Space is limited. 


Farmers market
Neighbors can pick up fresh items from 2 to 6 p.m. every Wednesday at the weekly farmers market. The event takes place in the parking lot of Walton Park/Oakdale City Hall at 1584 Hadley Ave. N. every Wednesday until Oct. 2.


Church fall festival
The three day event, running from Sept. 13 to Sept. 15, features food, a petting zoo, and fireworks. The festival will be held at Guardian Angels Catholic Community, located at 8260 Fourth Street North. More details can be found at www.guardian-angels.org. The event kicks off at 5 p.m. on Friday and ends Sunday night.


Curious critters club
The club will meet again on Friday, Sept. 13 at the Discovery Center, located at 4444 Hadley Ave. N. The bird-themed event will be from 9:30 to 11 a.m. and is open to children ages 3 to 6. 


Daddy daughter princess ball
Fathers and their daughters, under age 8, can enjoy a father-daughter dance at the Discovery Center on Friday Sept. 27. Crafts, snacks, dancing, and a photograph of the pair will be provided. The event will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and is located at 4444 Hadley Ave. N. Participants can register for $32 until Sept. 20 at www.ci.oakdale.mn.us/recreation.


Lake Elmo

Foster care info session
There is an information session for people interested in starting licensed foster care on Thursday, Sept. 15. The event will be from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Government Center, located at 14949 62nd St. N. in Stillwater. The session is free.


Hazardous waste collection 
Residents in Lake Elmo and other cities in Washington County can drop items off at the household hazardous waste collection on Saturday, Sept. 14. The collection will be at the Forest Lake Transit Center, located at 19987 Fitzgerald Trail N., from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Confidential document shredding will be available at this event as well as at the Washington County Environmental Center on Wednesdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sept. 18 and Nov. 6. The Washington County Environmental Center, located at 4039 Cottage Grove Drive in Woodbury, provides residents with a free disposal option for household hazardous waste, electronics, and recyclables all year.


North St. Paul

POW/MIA Remembrance Walk
The annual POW/MIA Remembrance Walk will be on Thursday, Sept. 12 at 6:30 p.m. Participants will gather at the VFW Post 1350 at 2678 Seventh Ave. E. and walk to Veterans Park, located at 2480 Margaret St. Rock on Truck will follow the walk and the pavers installed this year will be honored. The ‘Huey’ first used in Vietnam will also be on display. During the walk, portions of Margaret Street and 12th Avenue will be closed. 


Fall Round Up Parade
The annual Fall Round Up Parade along Seventh Avenue in downtown North St. Paul will be on Sept. 19. There will be clowns, fire engines, marching bands and more from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. People interested in volunteering can contact Elizabeth Kolbeck at 651-209-7766.


History Cruze Car Show
Every week in the summer, Seventh Avenue in downtown North St. Paul turns into “Fabulous Friday” featuring a classic car show, food and music. The event is from 6 to 10 p.m. Fridays in the summer. The History Cruzers are looking for “Yellow Shirt” volunteers, whether it be one day or every Friday. Call Paul Houliston at 651-210-9645 to volunteer. 



Stories from the past
Stories and memories from the Maplewood Nature Center’ 40-year-old history will be shared on Thursday, Sept. 12 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Sweet rolls will be provided at the free program. Visitors are asked to register by calling 651-249-2170. The event is located at 2659 E. Seventh St. 


Nature center turns 40
Folk music, historic photos, crafts, games, face-painting, fresh apple juice and a shadow puppet show by artist Kat Corrigan will be available at the Maplewood Nature Center on Saturday, Sept. 21. Neighbors can walk the history trail to discover 40 facts about the center’s history. The free event is from 1 to 3:30 p.m. and is located at 2659 Seventh St. E.

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