Bulletin Board: Roseville-Little Canada Review/Bulletin Area • March 12th, 2019

Eagles fish fry

The New Brighton Eagles are serving a fish fry dinner every Friday during lent, running through April 19. The meal includes all the fish you can eat, a baked potato or hashbrowns, coleslaw and bread for $12. The Eagles Club is located at 563 Old Highway 8 in New Brighton.  Call 651-636-9525 for more information.


Program on paying for long-term care

A program explaining how to choose and pay for long-term care will be held Thursday, March 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Roseville Library, 2180 Hamline Ave. N. The session is called “How to Pay for Care: Leveraging Benefits and Assets.” It is part of the monthly Dementia: Caring and Coping series sponsored by the Roseville Alzheimer’s and Dementia Community Action Team. Area experts on long-term care and legal issues will discuss the types of long-term care, how to qualify for government programs that help low-income people, and costs for those who pay their own way. They also will talk about how to plan ahead for long-term care, how to choose a power of attorney and related legal issues.


Adult education

New Life Presbyterian Church is holding adult education sessions in March following it’s regular 10 a.m. Sunday worship. All sessions are at 11:15 a.m. On March 17 and 24 the topic is politics and church. New Life is located at 965 Larpenteur Ave. in Roseville. For more information call 651-488-5581 or go to www.newlifchurchroseville.org. All are welcome.


‘Cultivating a Caring Community’ speaker

Ron Rabinovitz will discuss his childhood friendship with Jackie Robinson in a talk called “Letters From Jackie” on Monday, March 18, at 7 p.m. at Falcon Heights City Hall, 2077 Larpenteur Ave. The event is part of the city’s Cultivating a Caring Community work. For more information call 651-792-7600 or send a message to email@falconheights.org.


Roseville Calvary Church open house

Calvary Church friends and neighbors, and attendees from both campuses, are invited to come together to celebrate the completion of the Roseville campus remodeling project on Sunday, March 17, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. There’ll free donuts, tours, and a light lunch in the brand new cafe. Kids (with their parents), students and adults will all have the opportunity to create unique artwork projects in the new infant and toddler room and early childhood rooms, and the projects will eventually be displayed in the new kids spaces. The Roseville campus is located at 2120 Lexington Ave.


Hands-only CPR class

Roseville firefighters are offering a free, hands-only cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) class on Wednesday, March 20, at 6:30 p.m. The class meets at the Roseville Fire Station, 2701 Lexington Ave. Firefighters teach an easy-to-learn two-step, hands-only CPR. Cardiac arrest occurs when the heart stops and can no longer pump blood to the brain or vital organs. According to the American Heart Association, only about one in 10 heart attack victims survives. By using hands-only CPR,you may be able to improve those odds. Hands-Only CPR is CPR without mouth-to-mouth breaths. It is recommended for use by anyone who sees a person collapse suddenly. It can be used temporarily until professional help arrives. Call 651-792-7009 for more information.


Blood drives

Memorial Blood Centers has posted blood drive dates for March. Eligible donors must be 17 years or older (16 with parental consent), free of antibiotics for 24 hours unless taken for preventative reasons and symtom-free for at least 72 hours after cold or flu. The area dates and locations are:

• Monday, March 18, 2739 Stinson Blvd. NE in St. Anthony, 2-7 p.m.

• Saturday, March 30, 2052 Silver Lake Road NW in New Brighton, 11 a.m.-3:30 p.m.


Spotlight on elder abuse

On Tuesday, March 19, the League of Women Voters Roseville Area and the Roseville Library will host “Behind Closed Doors — Parting the Curtain on Elder Abuse.” Speakers Kristine Sundberg, president of Elder Voice Family Advocates, and JacLynn Herron, an author and advocate, will speak about their personal experiences and discuss 2019 legislative recommendations developed by a consumer coalition that includes Elder Voice, AARP, the Alzheimer’s Association, Legal Aid and the Elder Justice Center. They will also share how to get accurate consumer information. The meeting is 6:30 to 8 p.m. in the Roseville Library Community Room, 2180 Hamline Ave. N. The event is free and open to the public. 


Birds and beer

Join us on Friday, March 21, from 6-9 p.m., at Silverwood Park, St. Anthony, for “Make and Mingle: Birds.” Celebrate the spring equinox with art, nature discoveries, outdoor activities, live music, food  and drink, and more. Make screen printed bird art, see live raptors, go on a spring birding hike, and be inspired by these curious creatures that live all around us. Bring a bottle of beer or wine.

Cost is $14 and this program is open to ages 21 and up.


Author Talk

It takes place Monday, March 25, 6:30-7:45 p.m., at St. Anthony Library, 2941 Pentagon Ave. St. Paul author Kristal Leebrick’s latest book is ”Thank You for Shopping,” which showcases the history and stories behind Minnesota’s great department stores and offers a lively trip back to those glory days. Leebrick†has worked for more than three decades as a writer and editor for community newspapers, trade magazines and websites. Sponsored by the Friends of the St. Anthony Library.


Poverty simulation 

Poverty is a reality for many individuals and families. But unless you’ve experienced poverty, it’s difficult to truly understand. Join in for a Poverty Simulation on Saturday, March 30, from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Roseville Area High School, 1240 County Road B2. The Community Action Poverty Simulation bridges the gap from misconception to understanding. The simulation is an interactive immersion experience. In two and a half hours, you will spend a simulated month in the poverty experienced by the community’s individuals and families. It sensitizes community participants to the realities of poverty. It is based on real Community Action clients and their lives. Registration is required for the event. To register, go to Poverty Simulation at www.dogoodroseville.com or email Kathy Ramundt at kramundt@hotmail.com or call 651-488-5061.


Lions waffle breakfast

The North Suburban Evening Lions Club is holding an “All The Waffles You Can Eat” breakfast on Sunday, April 7, from 8:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. at the Roseville Skating Center, 2661 Civic Center Drive. Sausage, coffee, milk and orange juice are also included. There will also be a cake walk and raffle. The cost is free for ages 5 and under, $6 for ages 6-10 and $8 for ages 11 and over. Ticket proceeds go to community projects. Old eyeglasses and hearing aids and their used batteries can be brought to the event for donation.


Library hosts adoption panel

When children grow up without a safe loving home, they are susceptible to long-term consequences. Learn the facts about foster care and adoption. A panel of adopted people, adoptive parents and experts share their stories and answer your questions on what the process looks like to foster and/or adopt in Minnesota.

It takes place on April 8 at 7 p.m. at the Ramsey County Library in Shoreview, 4560 Victoria St. N.

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