Ramsey County-Maplewood Review bulletin board November 16, 2016

Thanksgiving dinner for those in need 

This year the Bierstube is continuing their holiday tradition of hosting an inclusive Thanksgiving dinner in the restaurant. On Thursday, Nov. 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. the Bierstube will be providing free Thanksgiving dinners for anyone who wishes to celebrate Thanksgiving, but finds it difficult to do so for various reasons. All who are in need are welcome, such as elderly, families and individuals. Please make your reservations by Nov. 18 by calling JW’s Bierstube at 651-731-8381 or JJ’s Bierstube at 651-773-5854. Please call Jodi at 651-271-4961 with questions or for more information. JW’s Bierstube is located at 7121 10th Street N., Oakdale, and JJ’s Bierstube is located at 2670 E. County Road E, White Bear Lake. 

 

Movies at the library

The Lake Elmo Public Library, 3537 Lake Elmo Ave. N., is hosting three movies before the end of the year. All three movies will begin at 6 p.m. and are free to attend. Popcorn is also free and will be provided. “Finding Dory” is an animated children’s movie rated PG, and will be showing Tuesday, Nov. 22. “Love Actually” is an R rated movie from the makers of “Four Weddings and Funeral.” This film starring Emma Thompson, Hugh Grant, Colin Firth, Keira Knightly and Liam Neeson will be playing at the library Thursday, Dec. 8. Also in Dec., the library will show ‘How the Grinch Stole Christmas,” which is rated PG. That will be shown Thursday, Dec. 22.

Open hours at Lake Elmo Public Library are Monday through Thursday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday and Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information call 615-773-4926 or visit the website http://lakeelmopubliclibrary.com.

 

‘Store to Door’ meet and greet

Cub Foods is looking for volunteer shoppers for the Store to Door program. Attend an informational meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 16 from 7 to 8 a.m. at the Maplewood Cub Foods store, 2390 White Bear Ave. You’ll see the shopping operations in action and learn more about how you can help seniors in the community remain at home. Contact Carolyn by Nov. 14 to sign up. She can be reached at 651-642-1892 or volunteers@storetodoor.org. Space is limited.

 

Stop & shop holiday gifts

From noon until 4 p.m. Nov. 20, the American Legion Post 39, 2678 E. Seventh Ave., North St. Paul will host craftsman, upcyclers, direct sellers, resellers, bakers, photographers and a food vendor to help get holiday gift shopping done. We are excited to announce a mystery gift will be in one of the 25 gift bags that are handed out to the first 25 through our doors to shop. Support local businesses by buying holiday gifts locally. For questions contact Cathy at 651-335-7309 or gypsydreams65@gmail.com.

 

Oakdale Wellness 50+ presents its winter activities event

Stop by the Oakdale Discovery Center, 4444 Hadley Ave., for the Oakdale Wellness 50+ presents its winter activities event on Saturday, Nov. 19, from 10:30 a.m. to noon. Get tips on having fun while getting exercise during the winter months. Wahoo Adventures will be on hand, plus X-C ski info, ice skating safety tips, Nordic walking and maps of trails to explore.  As always with Oakdale Wellness 50+ events, fitness evaluations will be available.

 

‘Fruits: Beyond Apples’

The Washington County Horticulture Society will meet Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. The presenter will be Hennepin County master gardener Theresa Rooney who will speak on “Fruits: Beyond Apples.” Rooney is often heard on WCCO radio’s Gardening Matters. The Washington Coounty Horticulture Society meets at Hope Church, 7910 15th St. N., Oakdale. Please plan to join us to learn about all the fruits that thrive in Minnesota. All are welcome, no fee required.

 

Ribbon cutting and open house for Casey Lake Park building

North St. Paul Parks and Recreation Commission will host a ribbon cutting and open house for the newly-built Casey Lake Park building on Thursday, Nov. 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend and will have the opportunity to tour the new facility following the ribbon cutting ceremony.

 

Caregiver Support program

FamilyMeans’ Caregiver Support program is seeking volunteers to help families that are caring for a loved one get a much needed break. Volunteers do not provide any medical or daily living care, and are there for companionship and supervision only. Oakdale and Lake Elmo are among the Washington County cities in need of volunteers for day, evening or weekend hours.

Volunteers can choose to spend time with children or seniors. FamilyMeans is looking for all sorts of volunteers including men, women, teenagers 16 and older, seniors and volunteer pairs. Some people can volunteer as little as twice a month for a two hour visit. For more information please contact volunteer coordinator Dianne Vierling at 651-789-4055 or avierling@familymeans.org.

 

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