Ramsey County - Maplewood Review bulletin board Feb. 7, 2013

Free valentine concert
Ensemble Aventura will perform songs of romance from around the world during a free valentine concert at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 10, at Guardian Angels Catholic Church, 8260 Fourth St. N., just west of Inwood Drive in Oakdale.
The quartet's hour-long performance will feature romantic songs (with a dose of heartbreak) from South America, Cuba, Europe, along with jazz standards.
Admission is free.

Singing valentines
Barbershop quartets from the Croix Chordsmen Chorus and Vallee de Croix Sweet Adelines will be on the road with Singing Valentines on Feb. 14. They will perform at an office, factory, restaurant, party, school retirement centers or in their homes. For a donation to their Youth In Harmony fund of $40, the quartets will travel all over the eastern Minnesota and western Wisconsin area to serenade lucky recipients with two songs, present a rose, box of candy, personalized card and a photo of the event.
To schedule a Singing Valentine, call 651-439-4527 or 715-425-2793 or go to http://stcroixvalleychapter.com.
Singing Valentine greetings will be also be available by other local barbershop quartets on Feb. 14 for recipients in most metro locations. The proceeds from these special greetings go directly to providing youth music education experiences.
For more information go to sing4me.net.

Kindergarten open house
Parents and guardians are invited to St. Peter Catholic School's kindergarten information night, at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 7.
The school is located at 2620 N. Margaret St. in North St. Paul. For more information, contact the school office at 651-777-3091.

Developing your business plan
SCORE, "Counselors to America's Small Business" will hold a seminar "Developing Your Business Plan" on Feb. 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Wilder Center, 451 Lexington Parkway N. in St. Paul. The seminar demonstrates how to create a sound business plan using Business Plan Pro software and will be followed by a panel discussion with experienced SCORE counselors. To register go to the SCORE website www.score-stpaul.org or call 651-261-1429. The fee is $59 which includes seminar, booklets and other materials.

Maplewood Nature Center
Nature family fun with ECFE: meets from 10 to 11:30 a.m. For children birth to 5 years, before kindergarten. Fee is $5 per child per session.
- Feb. 23, Tracks in the Snow
- March 23, Wild Animal Babies
- April 20, Just Ducky
Make nature discoveries together and meet new friends! This class is offered at the Maplewood Nature Center in collaboration with Early Childhood and Family Education staff. Parents stay with their child(ren) during the entire class. To register contact ECFE: 651-748-7280 or register online at www.isd622.org/ecfe

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