BULLETIN BOARD: Oakdale, Lake Elmo, Maplewood & Ramsey Co. Review - April 15, 2018

Bipolar Disorder — what is it?

The National Alliance on Mental Illness, otherwise known as NAMI, will be hosting an event on Bipolar Disorder at Woodland Hills Church, 1740 Van Dyke St., St. Paul, on Monday, April 23, from 7 to 8 p.m. The meeting will cover what Bipolar Disorder is, historical aspects of the illness, sub-types of Bipolar Disorder and other illnesses that can accompany it. It will also cover how the illness presents itself in adults and children, at what age people typically develop this illness and how it is treated. Refreshments will also be served.


Winter social

The North St. Paul Historical Society is hosting a winter social gathering Tuesday, April 24, at which it will be unveiling the stained glass window from Perrault’s Confectionary, which used to be located in North St. Paul. Those in attendance will be able to meet Clyde Doepner, curator for the Minnesota Twins, and hear the story of how the Historical Society became the recipients of the window. The public is welcome to come to the meeting with memories, photos or memorabilia. The meeting will begin at 7 p.m. at the Historical Society Museum, 2666 Seventh Ave., North St. Paul, and refreshments will be served.


Anxiety support group 

National Alliance on Mental Illness Minnesota sponsors free support groups for people with anxiety disorders. The groups help individuals develop better coping skills and find strength through sharing their experiences. An open door anxiety and panic support group meets in East St. Paul from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. on the first and third Thursday of the month, at Woodland Hills Church, 1740 Van Dyke Street. For information, call NAMI at 651-645-2948.


Plant sale

The Maplewood North Lions is once again hosting its annual plant sale. The sale will be held at the corner of Upper 51st Street and Century Avenue in Oakdale. This year the sale will be open May 11 and 18, from 3 to 7 p.m. and May 12, 13, 19 and 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.


All park clean-up

An all park clean-up will be held in North St. Paul Saturday, April 28. The Parks & Recreation Commission, Environmental Commission and the North High Boys and Girls Track teams are looking for residents to join them in donating a few hours to help spruce up city parks. Volunteers are asked to meet at the North High School weight room at 9 a.m. Volunteers will disperse from there. Please enter the building on the lower south entrance of the school, 2416 11th Ave. Garbage bags will be provided. Please bring gloves, rakes and clippers. A complimentary lunch will be served at noon at North High track field house.

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