Bulletin Board: Roseville-Little Canada Review/Bulletin Area • September 10, 2018

Men’s Shed meeting

The Roseville Area Senior Program is hosting a Men’s Shed meeting on Thursday, Sept. 13, at 7 p.m. in its lounge at the Fairview Community Center, 1910 County Road B in Roseville. The meeting is about developing activities and projects to serve the community with an emphasis on comradery and enjoyment. 


Audubon Society meeting

The St. Paul Audubon Society is meeting Thursday, Sept. 13, at 6:45 p.m. at the Fairview Community Center, 1910 County Road B. Dr. Jonathan Slaght of the Wildlife Conservation Society will discuss the diverse wildlife of the Russian province of Primorye near the borders of China and North Korea. The area includes the Blakiston’s fish owl, the largest owl in the world, as well as bears, lynx and the Amur tiger. 


Shoreview Library hosts Gallery 96 events

The Gallery 96 Art Center exhibition “South of the Border” opens Friday, Sept. 14, at 6 p.m. and runs through Nov. 9 at the Shoreview Library. Also hosted at the Shoreview Library is the Gallery 96 Raku pottery firing event on Tuesday, Sept. 18, starting at 3 p.m. The library is located at 4560 Victoria St. N. For more information call 651-724-6006.


Better Angels workshop

Better Angels is a national citizens’ movement to reduce political polarization in the United States by bringing liberals and conservatives together to understand each other beyond stereotypes, forming red/blue community alliances, teaching practical skills for communicating across political differences, and making a strong public argument for depolarization. The Ramsey County Library is hosting two Better Angels workshops. The first is Saturday, Sept. 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Roseville Library, 2180 Hamline Ave. N. The second is Thursday, Sept. 20, from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Shoreview Library, 4560 Victoria St. N. To register for the Roseville event, go to www.dogoodroseville.com. No registration is required for the Shoreview session.


Growing Through Loss fall series

Growing Through Loss is a six-week series that offers grief support and education with sessions beginning with registration at 6:45 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 17, at Roseville Lutheran Church, 1215 Roselawn Ave. W. The public is invited to attend as many of the sessions as they wish. Donations are accepted. Each evening begins with a talk by a therapist, chaplain or pastor followed by support groups organized according to types of loss, such as death of a loved one, a broken relationship, divorce, pregnancy or infant loss, job change, a move or empty nesting. Free child care is provided upon request, which needs to be made a week ahead of time. For more information, call 763 755-5335 or go to www.growingthroughloss.org. The Growing Through Loss series is offered twice a year in the north suburbs. It is sponsored by the North Suburban Grief Support Coalition, which includes 18 churches in Columbia Heights, Fridley, Lino Lakes, Mounds View, New Brighton, Roseville, St. Anthony and Shoreview.

Roseville Historical Society meeting

The Roseville Historical Society is meeting Monday, Sept. 17, at 7 p.m. in the Fireside Room at the Roseville Oval, 2660 Civic Center Drive. The meeting will feature a presentation on the Erickson Farmstead in Anoka County told by Dennis and Julie Davis. Hear about the history of the round barn and the family that built it in 1880. Starting in the 1920s, Edward Erickson and his sons began to open a variety of businesses, including ventures into retail grocery and merchandizing, called Erickson Stores. They also ventured into oil, opening the businesses that would eventually be known as Holiday Service Stations and SuperAmerica Service Stations. The program begins at 7:30 p.m.; coffee treats and door prizes will come after.




Shoreview Library hosts climate scientist presentation

The Shoreview Library is hosting climate scientist Sam Potter’s presentation “Three future Minnesotas: A future to fear, a future to plan for, and a a future to fight for” on Wednesday, Sept. 19, starting at 7 p.m. The library is located at 4560 Victoria St. N. For more information call 651-724-6006. 


Young People’s Orchestra Concert at MVHS

The annual Young People’s Orchestra Concert is Tuesday, Sept. 25, at 6:30 p.m. in the Mounds View High School cafeteria. The concert is specially designed for young children aged from preschool to high school. This year’s concert selections will feature famous characters from all across the universe as they visit and perform with the orchestra. Come dressed as your favorite character and bring your blanket. Tickets are $6 for adults and $4 for kids. The school is located at 1900 Lake Valentine Road in Arden Hills.


Simon discusses election integrity

The League of Women Voters Roseville Area, Roseville Library and Do Good Roseville are co-hosting Secretary of State Steve Simon speaking on election integrity on Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 6:30 to 8 p.m. at the Roseville Library, 2180 Hamline Ave. N. On National Voter Registration Day, Simon will address historical practices regarding voter integrity, current threats to the voting process and proactive planning by the Secretary of State’s Office to ensure that the vote of every registered citizen counts. The event is free and open to the public.

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