BULLETIN BOARD: Oakdale, Lake Elmo, Maplewood & Ramsey Co. Review - September 23, 2018

Get to know the candidates

An informal get-together to get to know the North St. Paul candidates will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion Post 39 banquet hall, 2678 Seventh Ave. E., North St. Paul. For more information, contact Mary Kvaal at meetcandidatesnsp@gmail.org. Please note: This is not a city sponsored event.


Volunteering, good for the mind and soul

Through volunteering, people can enhance their well-being, extend their life and make new friends. That is why the Oakdale Wellness 50+ team, which offers health-focused activities for people aged 50 and older, is hosting an event from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Sept. 29, at the Oakdale Discovery Center, 4444 Hadley Ave. N. Participants will be able to explore their passions and their volunteering options, while they meet speakers, including Steve Martin, volunteer extraordinaire, and others who will help them find new opportunities. Refreshments will also be available. Please register by calling 651-747-3860 or visiting www.oakdalefun.com.




Adulting 101: real food talk 

“Adulting 101” is a new series at Oakdale Library for high-school aged teens and young 20-somethings on topics that they need for an awesome future as independent adults. On Thursday, Oct. 4, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., participants can join Chloe Richter, a registered and licensed dietitian, and learn how to create healthy food habits, enjoy eating whole foods, and cooking for one. Healthy snacks will be provided. This class is for ages 15 to 20, and registration recommended. Register online at WashCoLib.org/Events, by phone at 651-730-0504, or in person at Oakdale Library, 1010 Heron Ave. N..


Introduction to image editing

This class, held Saturday, Oct. 6, from 1 to 3 p.m. will help participants take photography to the next level. Participants will learn about some of the top free editing applications, including Pixlr, Gimp and VSCO, and discover the basics of cropping, saturation, contrast, exposure and color temperature to enhance the quality of their photos. If possible, participants should bring a laptop or other device to work with and some digital photos to edit for this workshop at Oakdale Library, 1010 Heron Ave. N. Registration is required. Register online at WashCoLib.org/Events, by phone at 651-730-0504, or in person at Oakdale Library.

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