Ramsey County - Maplewood Review bulletin board Feb. 20, 2013

Anxiety group
The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Minnesota sponsors free support groups for people with anxiety disorders to help them develop better coping skills and find strength through sharing their experiences. An Open Door Anxiety and Panic support group meets from 6:30 to 8 p.m., on the first and third Thursday of the month, at Woodland Hills Church, 1740 Van Dyke St., Maplewood. For more information, call NAMI at 651-645-2948, or go to www.namihelps.org.

Fish dinners
The Knights of Columbus Father Finley Council will host two fish dinners during Lent at Presentation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church.
On Fridays, March 1 and 22, .all-you-can-eat-fish (fried or baked), potatoes (fried or baked), cole slaw, a dinner roll, coffee and dessert will be served from 4 to 7 p.m.
The cost is $9 for adults and $5 for children 6-11. Children 5 and under eat for free.
The church is located at 1735 Kennard St., Maplewood, just west of White Bear Avenue on Larpenteur. For more information, call Mike at 651-779-0769.

Minnesota skills
Check your list of accomplishments against longtime outdoors author Chris Niskanen's "Minnesota Book of Skills" as he presents his work at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 27 at the Ramsey County Library, 3025 Southlawn Drive, Maplewood.
From sauna etiquette to seed art; from carving a duck decoy to creating an ice sculpture, it's Minnesota culture from A to Z.

Knights fish fry
The Knights of Columbus 4967 will hold a fish fry on Mar. 1 from 4 to 7 p.m. at St. Peter Catholic School Cafeteria, 2590 N. Margaret St., North St. Paul.
The menu is all you care to eat of deep fried, breaded baked and gluten free baked fish, coleslaw, mac and cheese, vegetables, bread sticks, potatoes, and apple sauce. Coffee and milk included. Additional beverages also available (donation requested).
The cost is adults, $9; seniors, $7; kids (12 and under),$3. Carry-out orders are available.

55+ Driver Improvement
The Minnesota Highway Safety Center offers a 55+ Driver Improvement Course on the following days:
• Mar. 4 (4 Hour Refresher Course) from 6 to 10 p.m. at AAA Maplewood, 1727 Beam Ave, Maplewood
• Mar. 7 and 14 (8 Hour First Time Course) from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m., Ecumen Lakeview Commons, 1200 Lakewood Dr. N. in Maplewood
The course is open to the public; pre-registration is requested. Participants will be provided the latest information in regards to driver safety, new laws, and vehicle technology. For more information or to register, visit our website at www.mnsafetycenter.org or call 1-888-234-1294
People age 55 and older who complete the course qualify for a 10 percent discount on their auto insurance premiums for three years, according to Minnesota law. The fee for the four-hour refresher course is $20 and the eight-hour course is $24. First time participants must complete the initial eight hours of training and a four hour refresher class every three years to maintain the 10 percent discount.

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