Bulletin Board: Roseville-Little Canada Review/Bulletin Area • July 24th, 2019

Brews and Book Reviews

The League of Women Voters Roseville Area is hosting its third annual Brews and Book Reviews event on Wednesday, July 24, at 7 p.m. at Bent Brewstillery, 1744 Terrace Drive in Roseville. Attendees are encouraged to bring a book to recommend to others for summer reading. Craft beers and non-alcoholic drinks are available for purchase. The event is open to the public.


School supply assistance available

The Good Neighbor Back to School Project, organized by the Ralph Reeder Food Shelf, is able to help families experiencing financial difficulties get school supplies for the coming year.

If you have children attending school in the Mounds View Public School District and are experiencing financial difficulty and need help with school supplies and/or food, call the Ralph Reeder Food Shelf at 651-621-6280 to schedule an appointment.

Make sure your children are registered in the school district before making an appointment. Due to limited space, the food shelf also asks that you do not bring your children to the appointment. The Ralph Reeder Food Shelf is located at 2544 Mounds View Blvd., in Mounds View. 


‘Tools For Schools’ campaign 

In collaboration with area schools and nonprofits, Old National Bank launched its annual, corporate-wide “Tools for Schools” campaign on July 15. The initiative is a community-wide collection drive of school supplies for under-resourced youth in grades K-12. 

The campaign will run through Aug. 10, and donations can be made in any of Old National’s banking locations during normal business hours. In the north metro, Old National has a branch at 1240 County Road E W., in Arden Hills.

The drive seeks to collect backpacks, calculators, combination locks, binders, folders, protractors, rulers, glue, scissors, and three- and five- subject notebooks. 

Old National volunteers will collect all donated items, and work with area programs for distribution. For more information or to donate virtually go to www.oldnational.com/toolsforschools. 


Belgian waffle breakfast

Slice of Shoreview Days kicks off on Friday, July 26, and ends on Sunday, July 28, at Island Lake County Park, 3611 Victoria St. N. 

One of the food offerings will be a Belgian waffle breakfast from 8 a.m. to noon on July 28 at the Lakeside Pavilion, hosted by the Shoreview/Arden Hills Lions Club. Visitors can indulge in Belgian waffles with all the toppings, sausages and beverages they want at the all-you-can-eat event. 

Admission is $8 for adults, $6 for kids age 6 to 10, and free for kids age 5 and under. All proceeds will be donated back into the community.

The Lions Club will also have rubber ducky races for the kids, and if enough “dunkees” can be found, there will be a dunk tank for young and old alike to test their throwing skills. 


Kidz Concerts

The Shoreview Community Center is hosting its “Kidz Concerts in the Commons” series every Wednesday at 10 a.m. through Aug. 14. Performances take place at the Haffeman Pavilion, located behind the community center at 4580 Victoria St. N. The shows are geared especially toward little ones and will have them moving and grooving, while also providing a fun learning environment. Bring a lawn chair, blanket, snacks and friends. Concessions are also available for purchase at the Wave Cafe inside the community center.


Neoteric Chamber Winds concerts

The Twin Cities’ leading chamber wind ensemble Neoteric Chamber Winds, announces its ninth season of free concerts. Neoteric will perform two concerts — Tuesday, Aug. 8, at MacPhail Center for Music in Minneapolis and Saturday, Aug. 10, at Roseville Lutheran Church. Performances begin at 7 p.m.. Neoteric Chamber Winds was founded in 2011 to explore music written in the 20th and 21st centuries for uncommon combinations of wind instruments. Roseville Lutheran Church is located at 1215 Roselawn Ave.

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