Bulletin Board: Roseville-Little Canada Review/Bulletin Area • March 25th, 2019

Eagles serving fish 

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.

 

March blood drives

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

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

• Tuesday, April 9, 1730 Terrace Drive in Roseville, 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

 

Assess your computer skills

Unsure about your computer skills? Ramsey County Library is offering Northstar Digital Literacy Assessments an easy way to identify what you know and to pinpoint what you need to learn. Assessment includes basic skills, email, Windows 10, Mac OS X and MS Word.

One assessment is March 28, 10:30 a.m., at the Ramsey County Library in New Brighton (400 10th St. NW). The second assessment is April 3 at 1 p.m. at the library in Shoreview (4560 Victoria St. N).

 

Mill City String Quartet 

The Mill City String Quartet will perform on Friday, March 29, at 7 p.m. in Mounds View High School’s auditorium at 1900 Lake Valentine Road in Arden Hills. There’s a suggested donation of $10, or $5 for students and seniors. 

 

Poverty simulation in Roseville

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.

 

Shoreview Community Garden Club

The Shoreview Community Garden Club is meeting Wednesday, April 3, at 7 p.m. at the Shoreview Community Center in the council chambers. Dick Flipp, webmaster for www.crosspollination.weebly.com, will talk about his personal gardens that consist of three wateralls, ponds and trails through the 1,000 perennials and 500 hosta he maintains with his wife, Anne. He will also discuss the “bog filters” he uses to maintain water clarity in his stream with waterfalls. The cost is $3 and the public is welcome. The community center is located at 4580 Victoria St. N. For more information call 651-484-4341.

 

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.

 

Bible-based water study

Adults, youth and children are invited to explore water images in the Bible, enjoy hands-on-activities related to rain and run-off water and learn about changes to Hanson Park to improve water quality in Long Lake. Registration is required, along with a small activity fee. The studies will be held Sunday evenings, April 7, 14, 28 and May 5, from 6:15 to 7:30 pm at Christ the King Church, 1900 Seventh St. NW in New Brighton.

 

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 will share their stories and answer your questions on what the process looks like to foster and/or adopt in Minnesota.

The panel is Monday, April 8, at 7 p.m. at the Ramsey County Library in Shoreview, 4560 Victoria St. N.

 

Roseville job, career and resource fair

The Roseville job, career and resource fair is a great opportunity for job seekers to connect with resources that can help enhance employment opportunities, learn new skills and build their resume. Attendees will have an opportunity to meet with employers that are hiring entry-level positions with opportunities for professional growth on Tuesday, April 9, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Fairview Community Center, 1910 County Road B. More than 45 businesses, non-profit agencies and other resources will be on hand to meet with potential employees. Get more information at www.growroseville.com/roseville/jobfair.

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