BULLETIN BOARD: Oakdale, Lake Elmo, Maplewood & Ramsey Co. Review - December 12, 2018

Bruentrup Heritage Farm Holiday Tea

The Bruentrup Heritage Farm at the Maplewood Historical Society  host two Holiday Tea events on Jan. 12 starting at 11:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. The historic Bruentrup heritage house is elaborately decorated for the holidays and is ready to serve a delicious chef-inspired five-course meal. Good eating never gets old, and some of our tastiest food originates from old fashioned family recipes passed down through generations. Our theme this year is ìOld Family Recipes,î so share yours with us. Bring old recipe cards or save newspaper clippings from your mother’s, grandmas or any relative. Tell a story about it if you wish. Go to http://www.maplewoodhistoricalsociety.org/  to make your reservation, or call Raydelle Bruentrup with questions or concerns at 651-426-4718. The cost is $35 per person. Register by Jan. 10. The Maplewood Historical Society is located at 2170 County Road D. E. in Maplewood. Washington 

 

Oakdale Library events

Art for Teens: Safety pins wrist cuffs starts at 3 p.m. Friday, Dec. 14. Use beads, safety pins, and elastic to create your own unique wrist cuff/bracelet at Oakdale Library. Perfect for yourself or a gift. No artistic ability is needed to enjoy this activity. For ages 11 and up. Registration required. Register online at WashCoLib.org/Events, at the library Information Desk, or by calling 651-730-0504.

Game On!: A Game Night for Adults starts at 6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 20. Come play tabletop games with fellow game enthusiasts! The Oakdale Library will provide games ranging from Uno and Connect Four to Splendor and Carcassonne, or you can bring your own to share.

Oakdale Library is located at 1010 Heron Ave N in Oakdale. For more information call 6510730-0504. 

 

 

Maplewood Nature Center events

December Brrd-count: Brrrd-count: is Saturday, Dec. 15 starting at 9:30 a.m. at the Maplewood Nature Center. Its for ages 14 and older. Drop in to watch and record winter birds on trails or at feeders. Enter your sightings into eBird or hand-write a list for the naturalist. Double the fun by renting a pair of snowshoes for $5/pair if there is six inches of snow on the ground. It is a free drop-in program. 

Holiday Pollinator Felting Craft: Maplewood Nature Center hosts Holiday Pollinator Felting Craft Tuesday, Dec. 18 starting at 3 p.m. The event is for adults and for children ages 10 and over who are with an adult. Learn about three native bees, then use cookie cutters and wool to make a simple bee or butterfly. It’s great for homeschoolers. Attendance costs $5 per person and registration is required by Friday, Dec 14. Register at maplewoodnaturecenter.com or call 651-249-2170.

Nature Hangout: This drop-off program for only youth ages 7-11, Nature Hangout will be held Wednesday, Dec. 22 starting at 1 p.m. Parents can get some holiday preparation work done while we go outdoors all together for a treasure hunt, then back inside to meet live animals, and a craft. Dress for the weather. There will be snowshoeing if there is snow. Registration is required by Thursday, December 20th and costs $25 per youth. Register at www.maplewoodnaturecenter.com, or call 651-249-2170.

S’more Nature Fun: will be held Saturday, Dec. 29 starting at 1:30 p.m. It is fun to be outside in the wintertime. Take a hike or snowshoe down to the pond for a fun exploration then make S.mores.  

It is $5 a person. Register by Thursday, Dec. 28 at www.maplewoodnaturecenter.com or call 651-249-2170.

Maplewood Nature Center is located at 2659 E. Seventh St. in Maplewood. For information call 651-249-2170.

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