Bulletin Board: Roseville-Little Canada Review/Bulletin Area • April 1st, 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.


Investor group meeting

The Twin Cities chapter of the American Association of Individual Investors (AAII) will hold a regular meeting with a guest speaker on Saturday, April 6, at the Shoreview Community Center, 4580 Victoria St. N. Jacob Wolkowitz, CFA, managing director of investment management at Accredited Investors Investment Management, will speak on “60/40 Allocation Revised: More Risk, Different Risk or Just Less Spending?” Advance registration recommended due to limited space. 9:15 to 9:45 a.m. is registration; 9:45 to 11:15 a.m. is the presentation. Cost is $15 at the door.


Park cleanup

Join in on the annual Southeast Roseville Park Cleanup on Saturday, April 6, starting at 9 a.m. Neighbors will clean McCarrons Beach Park, Villa Park and Reservoir Woods.  Meet by the Villa Park sign on Cohansey Boulevard at Crescent Lane to plan the work and then head out in teams to clean. Wear sturdy boots/shoes, long sleeves and work gloves. Come out and improve the community — contact Jason Etten at jason.etten@gmail.com for more information.


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.


April blood drive

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.

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


Coffee with a Cop

Deputy sheriffs will be at local grocery store coffee shops in April to talk with people about what’s on their mind about services provided by the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office. Coffee with a Cop is a national initiative that brings police and community members together in an informal, neutral space to discuss community issues, build relationships and drink coffee. During the past three and half years, the sheriff’s office has held 15 Coffee with a Cop events at various venues.

This year’s event will be at the Shoreview Kowalski’s, 441 Highway 96, on Tuesday, April 9, from 4 to 5:30 p.m.

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.


New Brighton Knights serving fish

The New Brighton Knights of Columbus Council will serve a fish dinner at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church on Friday, April 12. It’s from 6 to 7:30 p.m., and it costs $10 per adult and $6 per kid aged 5 to 12. Kids under 5 eat free and there’s a $40 maximum fee for families. Meal includes fried or baked cod, potato, coleslaw, corn, mac and cheese, a drink and dessert. The church is at 835 Second Ave. NW in New Brighton.


Eagles bake sale

The New Brighton Eagles Auxiliary is having a bake sale on Saturday, April 13, starting at 9 a.m. Proceeds will go to the scholarship fund for Irondale and Mounds View high schools. Come in and enjoy a caramel roll and free cup of coffee with family and friends and then buy something special to take home. The Eagles Club is located at 563 Old Highway 8 in New Brighton. For more information call 651-636-9525.


POP Concert

The St. Anthony Village High School Concert Band & Jazz Band proudly presents its 57th annual POPS Concert, “POPS Breaks the Glass Ceiling,” featuring music written exclusively by female composers. 

The POPS concerts are Friday, April 12, and Saturday, April 13, at 7:30 p.m. each night at St. Anthony Village High School auditorium, 3303 33rd Ave NE in St. Anthony.

Tickets are $3 for general admission and $6 for reserved seating. To purchase tickets online, go to www.sites.google.com/view/savhs-pops.


Climate change for Minnesota

On Tuesday, April 16, the League of Women Voters Roseville Area will host “Changes in the Weather — What’s the Big Deal?,” a presentation by Dr. Kenneth Blumenfeld, senior climatologist for the Minnesota State Climatology Office. Blumenfeld will discuss what Minnesotans can expect to experience in the next decades based on the best available science. As a climatologist, he provides state agencies, communities and citizens with up-to-date and scientifically accurate climate information. The meeting will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 2561 Victoria St. in Roseville. The event is free and open to the public. 


Library board

The next meeting of the Ramsey County Library Board will be Wednesday, April 17, at 6:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Roseville Library, 2180 Hamline Ave. N. 


Arden Hills egg hunt

Come hunt for candy-filled, colored eggs. Keep an eye out for special gold eggs — plus surprise gifts. All participants must pre-register, please indicate age category. The event will be run snow, rain or shine. It’s Saturday, April 20, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Cummings Park, 1219 Cummings Park Drive. Ages 1 to 12. $8 per child. Pre-registration is required so go online to register at www.cityofardenhills.org. Call Joe Vaughan at 651-792-7848 for more information.


Shoreview hiring lifeguards

The Shoreview Community Center will host an aquatics hiring event for lifeguards and swim instructors on Saturday, April 20, from 10 a.m. to noon. On-the-spot interviews will be available. The community center is at 4580 Victoria Ave.



Spaghetti dinner

Little Voyageurs’ Montessori School is hosting its 13th annual spaghetti dinner, silent auction, and raffle drawing on Friday, April 26, at St. Timothy’s Lutheran Church, 825 51st Ave. NE, Columbia Heights. Dinner will be served from 5 to 7 p.m. The silent auction closes at 7:30 p.m.. Dinner tickets are $10 each and $5 for children 12 and under.

Activities include a bounce house, face painting and carnival games. A fire truck and police cruiser will be on hand to explore, and the silent auction will have a variety of items.


Adult yoga classes

Whether you’re a beginner, longtime practitioner or gym yogi wanting to experience a meditative style, these classes provide a comprehensive work-out and work-in. Come be a part of small committed group in an atmosphere where you can learn and progress, not just follow along. 

There’s a Thursday morning class from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. and a Thursday evening class from 6 to 7 p.m. at Arden Hills City Hall, 1245 Highway 96. Register online at www.cityofardenhills.org or call Sara Knoll at 651-792-7845 for more information. When weather allows, dress for the outdoors.


Kids First gala 

The Arden Hills/Shoreview Lions Club “Kids First” gala is Saturday, April 26, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Shoreview Community Center, 4580 Victoria Avenue in Shoreview. Proceeds benefit the Lions pre-school vision screening program, KidSight; the Ronald McDonald House organization which supports families experiencing pediatric cancer; Shoreview Library literacy and reading promotion efforts for kids; Mounds View Schools; and the Kids in Need Foundation which provides school supplies to children from families in need.

The evening features delicious appetizers and small plates from The Winking Rooster, Fresh Thyme, Lunds & Byerlys, with dessert from the Taste of Scandinavia, along with a cash bar.

You can register online to attend at Eventbrite and tickets are available from Lions Club members for $25 each by cash or check, $28.16 with credit card online. There will be no ticket sales at the door.

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