BULLETIN BOARD: Oakdale, Lake Elmo, Maplewood & Ramsey Co. Review - September 18, 2019

North St. Paul

Fall Round Up Parade
The annual Fall Round Up Parade along Seventh Avenue in downtown North St. Paul will be on Thursday, Sept. 19. There will be clowns, fire engines, marching bands and more from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. People interested in volunteering can contact Elizabeth Kolbeck at 651-209-7766.

Church Booya
The Church of St. Peter, located at 2600 N. Margaret St., is hosting a booya event on Sunday. Oct. 13. Chicken, beef and vegetable booya will be available for $8 to $25 depending on size. Containers will be provided. People can direct questions to 651-777-8304.

History Cruze Car Show
For the last time this summer, Seventh Avenue in downtown North St. Paul will turn into “Fabulous Friday” featuring a classic car show, food and music. The event is from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday, Sept. 20.

Church fall festival 
The Church of St. Peter is hosting its fall festival on Saturday, Sept. 21 and Sunday, Sept. 22. Food trucks will be available throughout the evening. A chicken dinner will be served, there will be a meat raffle, and a dueling guitar show will perform Saturday evening. On Sunday, Sept. 22, the church will continue the festivities with coffee and food trucks, a pancake breakfast at 9 a.m., festival games and activities, and a Vikings game viewing. For a complete schedule, people can visit http://www.churchofstpeternsp.org/.

 

Lake Elmo

Photo contest
People can submit photos to be featured on the Washington County Park’s annual vehicle permit until Oct. 4. The 2020-2021 parks pass photo should hail from Pine Point Regional Park, located north of Stillwater at 11900 Norell Ave. N. People can submit photos to Sara Armstrong, a park coordinator, at sara.armstrong@co.washington.mn.us and can be shared to social media using the hashtag #washco2019parkpass.

Cyclomania: The history of bicycles & bicycling 
The Washington County Historic Courthouse will host an event to discuss over 200 years of bicycle history in Minnesota. It is presented in conjunction with the current exhibition Spokes & Folks: The Evolution of Bicycles and Trails in Washington County. Assistant curator and researcher Christian Bjornson will show artifacts, images, and historic bicycles at the event, located at 101 Pine St. W. in Stillwater. The event is on Thursday, Sept. 26 from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m.

Dryland skijoring clinic
The clinic will be from 1 to 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 29, at the Nordic Center at Lake Elmo Park Reserve.

Skijoring is a dog-assisted cross-country skiing sport. This dryland clinic for beginners includes information on equipment needed, commands used, proper training techniques, and etiquette on the trail. The park, located at 1515 Keats Ave. N., says experienced skijorers will be at the event to answer questions and guide participants and their dogs through an on-foot training session. All equipment is provided and the program costs $10 per person. A vehicle permit is also required. People can make reservations online at www.co.washington.mn.us/parks.

 

Maplewood

3D Printing
Participants can learn how to design three-dimensional objects made with the library’s printer on Friday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  Registration is required and space is limited. The library is located at 3025 Southlawn Dr.

Nature center turns 40
Folk music, historic photos, crafts, games, face-painting, fresh apple juice and a shadow puppet show by artist Kat Corrigan will be available at the Maplewood Nature Center on Saturday, Sept. 21. Neighbors can walk the history trail to discover 40 facts about the center’s history. The free event is from 1 to 3:30 p.m. and is located at 2659 E. Seventh St.

 

Oakdale

Farmers’ market
Neighbors can pick up fresh items from 2 to 6 p.m. every Wednesday at the weekly farmers market. The event takes place in the parking lot of Walton Park/Oakdale City Hall at 1584 Hadley Ave. N. every Wednesday until Oct. 2.

Daddy-daughter princess ball
Fathers and their daughters, under age 8, can enjoy a father-daughter dance at the Discovery Center on Friday Sept. 27. Crafts, snacks, dancing, and a photograph of the pair will be provided. The event will be from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and is located at 4444 Hadley Ave. N. Participants can register for $32 until Sept. 20 at www.ci.oakdale.mn.us/recreation.

Family inflatables event
At Walton Park on Saturday, Sept. 28 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., families can enjoy bounce castles, inflatable obstacle courses, and giant slides. A childrens’ DJ will perform at the bandshell and concessions will be available for purchase at the free event. Walton Park is located at 1584 Hadley Ave. N.

Fishing regulation meetings
Two public meetings hosted by the DNR will be on Monday, Sept 30 and Wednesday, Oct. 2. The public is invited to discuss a proposal to change largemouth bass regulations on lakes in the area.

The Turtle Lake meeting will be at the Shoreview Community Center on Sept. 30 at 7 p.m., located at 4580 Victoria St. N. The new fishing regulation will propose added opportunities for anglers to keep fish and will likely increase average fish size. 

The Oct. 2 meeting at 6 p.m. will be at the Stillwater Public Library, located at 224 Third St. N. People will be able to discus similar changes in fishing regulations on Olson and Demontreville lakes in Washington County. There will also be opportunity to remove a special regulation requiring the release of certain fish.

Those with questions or comments can contact the DNR’s east metro fisheries office at 651-259-5831 or at metroeast.fisheries@state.mn.us.

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