Ramsey County - Maplewood Review bulletin board Jan. 9, 2013

Celiac Support Group
The Woodbury Eastside Celiac Support Group will meet Thursday, Jan. 17 at 7 p.m. at Woodbury Allina Health Clinic, Radio Drive and Valley Creek Road next to Kowalski’s, second nd floor meeting room A. Bring a gluten-free treat to share (and the recipe if applicable). For more information call Gloria at 651-730-7514 or Chris at 651-768-7231.
Celiac Disease is an autoimmune disorder in which the presence of gluten, the protein found in wheat, rye, barley and some oats damages the small intestine, causing many health issues. People with celiac disease as well as those embracing a gluten free lifestyle are invited to attend.

Sinfonia concert
Violinist Arnaud Sussmann will be the guest performer at Minnesota Sinfonia’s Postcard from Paris concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, at Johnson High School.
Sussmann will be the featured musician in “Violin Concerto No. 5 in G Major, K 219” by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
The winner of several international competitions and awards, Sussmann, holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees from The Juilliard School. He grew up in France and resides in New York City.
Also on the program will be the world premier of “Bad Things (happen to tiny toy wind-ups)” by composer Randall Davidson, and “Symphony No. 2 in D Major, opus 35” by Louise Farrenc.
The Sinfonia is a professional orchestra offering free concerts to people of all ages.
Johnson High, 1349 Arcade St., is handicap-accessible.Maplewood Nature Center

Maplewood Nature Center
Visit the Maplewood Nature Center’s Booth at the free Early Childhood Resource Fair on Jan. 26 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Maplewood Community Center. Make a make-and-take craft, and check out lots of other great booths, exhibits, and entertainment at this fun event. There will also be performances throughout the day by the Teddy Bear Band.
On Feb, 16, there will be a Snowshoe hike from 10 a.m. to noon for ages four and up, children accompanied by adult. The fee is $5/person, prepaid by Jan. 18. Learn about snowshoes, strap on a pair, and walk through our Winter Wonderland. Instruction and snowshoes provided. Wear sturdy winter boots and bring your own mug for hot cocoa. (if snow is scarce, we will go on a winter hike instead to look for animal tracks and signs).
To register for Nature Center program send in a check to Maplewood Nature Center, 2659 E. Seventh St., Maplewood, MN 55119, by the date indicated in the description, or register on-line at www.maplewoodnaturecenter.com by clicking on the Quick Link. For free events, pre-register online or by calling the nature center at 651-249-2170.

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