Bulletin Board: Roseville-Little Canada Review/Bulletin Area • July 17th, 2019

‘School House Rock Live Too!’

The beloved songs of the 1970s cartoon take the stage once again, as the St. Anthony Community Theater presents a “School House Rock”-themed musical from July 26 through Aug. 4 at the St. Anthony Village High School Auditorium, 3303 33rd Ave. NE. Audiences of all ages will fall in love with the owner of a fading diner and her wacky friends. As the characters brainstorm ways to keep the business afloat, they remain encouraged by songs from their favorite show, “Schoolhouse Rock,” including “The Rockin’ Medley,” “Electricity” and “Dollars.” Performances start at 7 p.m. on July 26 and 27, as well as Aug. 1 and 3. There will be matinees starting at 2 p.m. on July 28 and Aug. 4. Tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for students and seniors. More information can be found at www.sactheater.org.


Penny carnival in Arden Hills 

Join the City of Arden Hills for an end-of-summer celebration on Friday, July 26, from 1 to 3 p.m. at Perry Park, 3700 New Brighton Road. Take part in an old-fashioned, outdoor carnival filled with games, prizes, caricatures, face painting and more. Games will vary in price from 10 to 50 cents. All ages are welcome to attend and no admission charge is necessary. For more information call Joe Vaughan at 651-792-7848.



‘Planting for Pollinators’ classes

The Ramsey County Library is hosting two “Planting for Pollinators” classes in early August. The first will take place on Saturday, Aug. 3, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Roseville Library, 2180 Hamline Ave. N. The second will take place on Saturday, Aug. 10, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Shoreview Library, 4560 Victoria St. N. 

In each class, Ramsey County Master Gardeners will go over the latest research on the health of Minnesota pollinators. They will also give suggestions about what participants can do to create healthy pollinator habitats in their own backyards. Each class is free and open to the public. 

UNW Community Health Fair

Join the University of Northwestern’s School of Nursing for its annual Community Health Fair on Monday, Aug. 5, from 4 to 7 p.m. on the University of Northwestern campus. Browse vendors, participate in health screenings and enter to win prizes. Admission is free, but food and other items will be available for purchase. Additionally, students will be accepting donations of gently used clothing and toiletry items to support Hope Avenue in Minneapolis. University of Northwestern is located at 3003 Snelling Ave. in Roseville.


Mounds View ‘69 class reunion

The Mounds View High School Class of 1969 will have its 50-year reunion on Friday, Aug. 23, from 5:30 to 11:30 p.m. at Jimmy’s Food and Drink, 1132 County Road E East in Vadnais Heights. Attendees must register by Aug. 6.

General admission tickets are $50 per person. They include a buffet dinner, cash bar, free soft drinks, memorabilia and lots of reminiscing. Register now at www.mvhs69.ticketbud.com/mvhs69-50th-reunion or mail payments to “MVHS69 — 50th Reunion,” 239 County Road C2 W., Roseville, MN, 55113. 

If you have any questions, call any of the following members of the reunion committee: Paul Ashwood at 715-222-7892, Vicki Warrington-Harter at 612-514-3055, Bruce Christianson at 651-340-4430 or Ken Breske at 612-599-1720. 


Falcon Heights FD open house

The Falcon Heights Fire Department is holding a recruitement open house on Saturday, Aug. 10, from 9 a.m. to noon at City Hall, 2077 Larpenteur Ave. W. Learn how you can make a difference by volunteering in your community, build new skills and gain valuable experience being a part of a team. The fire department offers a retirement service pension, $14 an hour on-call pay and $10 an hour drill pay. You’ll be trained as a firefighter; those interested must be 18 or older.

Register for Night to Unite

Night to Unite 2019 will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 6, in Arden Hills, Falcon Heights, Little Canada, North Oaks, Shoreview, Vadnais Heights and White Bear Township. 

This annual statewide event, in coordination with the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office, is designed to strengthen bonds between citizens, businesses and public safety organizations. Residents wishing to register events are asked to do so before July 19 to ensure a visit from the Ramsey County Sheriff’s Office or other public safety agencies.

Neighborhoods typically observe this event in various ways including front porch vigils, block parties and cookouts with visits from members of the fire department, sheriff’s office and elected officials. Traffic barricades for these events can be provided by request through each city’s public works department. For more information or to register a Night to Unite event in your neighborhood, visit www.ramseycounty.us and search “Night to Unite.” For more information call 651-266-9333. 


NASA artifacts at the Bell Museum

The Bell Museum continues its yearlong celebration, “Year of Apollo: The Moon & Beyond,” with a day of space-themed activities to mark the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landing — one of several Apollo missions that put a dozen Americans on the moon between July 1969 and December 1972. From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, July 20, the museum will host a daylong celebration that commemorates the past and looks forward to a new era of inspiration, innovation and discovery. Visitors can view archival NASA footage, artifacts from Apollo missions, lunar rocks and more. There will also be a NASA astronaut physical fitness challenge and an arts and craft station where guests can make a mini space diorama. More details can be found at www.bellmuseum.umn.edu/apollo50.


‘History of the Blues’ at Shoreview Library

Join the Shoreview Library, 4560 Victoria St. N., for the return of blues musician Joey Leone. His performance last summer was one of the highlights of the season and he’s coming back with an all-new program on Tuesday, July 23, at 3 p.m.  Part history lesson, part concert, this program will take visitors from the birth of the blues in the deep south to the sounds of the Great Migration in places like St. Louis, Kansas City and Chicago. Leone has played with the greats, and he’ll share his memories of musicians from Etta James to Chaka Khan. Admission is free and there is no registration required. The program is presented by the Shoreview Area Historical Society, with the support of Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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