South-West Bulletin Board February 4, 2019

Dance together

Use movement to explore imagination, stories and music in this class where caregivers and children dance together. Presented by Young Dance, registration is required. Open to kids up to age 5, this will run from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., on Feb. 4 at the West St. Paul Library, 199 Wentworth Ave.


Stitch and Stamp Valentines

Learn to create Valentine cards using card stock, embroidery floss and ink stamps and make at least three cards to take home. Presented by the Friends of the Inver Glen Library. Registration is required. Geared for adults and youth ages 10 and older, this will run from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Feb. 5 at the Inver Glen Library, 8098 Blaine Ave. E. Call 651-554-6840 for more information. 


Village walks

Terry Kubista is a British historian, educator and presenter. The major purpose of Kubista’s courses is to stimulate your thinking so that you will ask questions. The classes are fun, relaxed and a combination of participant questions, oral presentations and videos. Register by Feb. 5 for the Feb. 12 session that will explore village walks. Walking the land is the best way to meet the locals. Royal Deeside in Scotland is the gateway to the Queen’s Balmoral. What a great way and place to meet the people. This will run from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., at the Thompson Park Activity Center, 1200 Stassen Lane, West St. Paul. The cost is $8, and register by calling 651-403-8300.



Senior Saxes

Come and enjoy an hour of unique music with the Senior Saxes.  Greg, Dick, Kathy, Keith and Mark put on an hour-long program of saxophone music with a mix of standards, old songs, not so old songs, theme songs, waltzes and polkas. Their music is enjoyed by all ages. Dessert served.  Register by Feb. 6 for this event on Feb. 13 from 1 to 2 p.m. Donations are welcome at the door, and this will take place at Thompson Park Activity Center, 1200 Stassen Lane, West St. Paul. Call 651-403-8300 to register. 


Valentine for the Ears

Enjoy a performance by classical violinist Teresa Campbell, accompanied by pianist Rebecca Hass on Feb. 7 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Feb. 7 at the South St. Paul Library, 106 Third Ave. N.


Cappuccino with a Cop

Join the South St. Paul Police Department and partners for coffee and conversation at Black Sheep Coffee. No agenda; no speeches. Come with your questions and meet representatives from patrol officers, community service officers, reserve unit officers, Dakota County Social Services and 360 Communities. Running from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Feb. 8, this will be at Black Sheep Coffee, 705 Southview Boulevard.


Sing, Play, Learn!

Enjoy the magic of music and play with MacPhail Center for Music’s early childhood music specialists. Experience music’s impact on learning and reading readiness. Registration is required, and this is open to kids up to age 5. It will run from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m., Feb. 8 at the Inver Glen Library, 8098 Blaine Ave. E. Call 651-554-6840 for more information. 


Library explorers for homeschools

Come explore behind-the-scenes and sharpen your library skills as you complete activity stations to earn a Mini Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) certification. Open to kids ages 3 and up, drop-in from 10:30 a.m. to noon, Feb. 8, and complete the activities at your own pace. This will take place at the South St. Paul Library, 106 Third Ave. N.


Winter picnic

Clark-Grace United Church of Christ is having “A Winter Picnic “ on Feb 9 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 779 15th Ave. N., South St. Paul. The menu includes BBQ chicken, potato salad, baked beans, coleslaw, dinner rolls, beverage, and dessert. Tickets are $12. For information and tickets, call 651-228-0689 or 651-451-7278.


Anime and button making

Kids ages 11 to 17, come enjoy anime and snacks. Use magazines, comics and paper to make pin-back buttons while you watch. Taking place at the West St. Paul Library, 199 Wentworth Ave, this will run from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Feb. 9.


Registration open for royal ball

Register for the fourth annual royal ball. From 3 to 5 p.m., there will be crafts, games, meet-and-greet with real princes and princesses, a DJ, refreshments and dancing. Spaces fill quickly for this event on Feb. 10 at the Concord Exchange Building, 200 Concord Exchange N., in South St. Paul. The cost is $20 per child, and this is intended for kids ages 10 and under. Register at or in person at city hall.


Inver Hills community band concert

The Inver Hills Community Band will be performing a free concert on Feb. 11 at 7:30 p.m. in the Simley High School auditorium, 2920 80th St. E., Inver Grove Heights. 

The program will feature Glenn Fisher as a soloist on “Sketches for Flute,” other selections will be “Fantasia on British Sea Songs,” “Marriage of Figaro,” “Lexicon of the Gods,” “Swing,” and other entertaining works. For location directions and other information about the band please visit


Walk and Talk

No agendas or speeches, come get some steps in while getting to your know your local police offices and fire fighters, from 8 to 9:30 a.m., on Feb. 11 at the West St. Paul Sports Dome, 1655 Livingstone Ave.

Mendota VFW garage sale

Donations for the Mendota VFW garage sale will be accepted through March 31 at Vasatka Goers Post 6690, 1323 Sibley Memorial Highway. Donations will be accepted noon to 10 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. Items not accepted include computers, computer equipment, TVs, furniture, mattresses or box springs. The garage sale will take place Thursday through Saturdays beginning March 14 and ending April 6. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., on Thursdays and Fridays, and it will be open noon to 5 p.m., on Saturdays. All proceeds benefit VFW and auxiliary programs. For more information, call 651-688-7408.

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