South-West Review Bulletin Board November 19, 2017

Clay turkeys

Learn about sculpting by making your own clay turkey on Nov. 21 from 12:30 to 1:15 p.m. Come to Inver Glen Library, 8098 Blaine Ave E., to roll balls and mix colors to make your own feathered creation. Presented by Abrakadoodle, this is a Minnesota Legacy program sponsored by Minnesota’s Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund. Registration is required, and the event is open to ages 3 to 12. Call 651-554-6840 for more information.


American politics in the age of Trump

Donald Trump’s election as president in November 2016 shocked many and it portended a significant shift in American politics. This talk on Nov. 28 looks at the Trump election and presidency one year later, asking what we can learn from it and how America has changed as a result. The presenter will be David Schultz, Hamline University professor of political science and author of more than 30 books and 150 articles on American politics. He is a frequent political commentator and analyst in the local, national and international media. Register by Tuesday, Nov. 21 by calling 651-403-8300. Cost is $12, and the session will run from 9:30 to 11 a.m., at Thompson Park Activity Center, 1200 Stassen Lane, West St. Paul.


Teen Sewing Workshop

Learn basic sewing skills and make your own project to take home on Nov. 21 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Sponsored by the Friends of the Inver Glen Library. Registration is required. This is open to ages 10 to 16. Call the Inver Glen Library, 8098 Blaine Ave. E., at 651-554-6840 to register. 


Family Law Clinic

On Nov. 21, receive a free 30-minute consultation from a volunteer attorney regarding Family Law matters, such as divorce, child custody, child support, visitation, paternity issues, spousal maintenance and domestic abuse. This clinic is a joint program of Legal Assistance of Dakota County, the Dakota County Family Court, and the Dakota County Law Library. Call 651-438-4364 to schedule an appointment, which will run from 4 to 7 p.m., at the West St. Paul Library, 199 Wentworth Ave. E.


Holiday pack sale

Fare For All, a local non-profit food program created to make frozen meat and fresh fruits and vegetables more affordable and accessible to families will be selling Holiday Packs for $30 at Central Square Community Center, 100 Seventh Ave. N., South St. Paul, on Tuesday Nov. 21 from 4 to 6 p.m.   Each November Holiday Pack includes an 8-10 pound turkey, a pork tenderloin, a turkey tenderloin, sage pork sausage, chicken drumsticks, two bags of green beans, and an apple pie. There is no need to register in advance. If you have questions call 763-450-3880 or 1-800-582-4291.


‘Our Wild Neighbors’

Try something out of the ordinary this Black Friday on Nov. 24 and head outdoors. Come to Dodge Nature Center to learn about the wildlife that lives where we live. From raccoons to squirrels, deer to wild turkeys, there’s an amazing assortment of critters around us every day. You’ll do some hiking and enjoy the great outdoors. This #optoutside event will take place from 10 to 11:30 a.m., and the cost is $7 per family. You’ll meet at Dodge Nature Center’s Main Office Entrance 1, 365 Marie Ave. W., West St. Paul. Call 651-455-4531 for more information. 


Color Your Way

Bring out your inner child by joining Doge Nature Center for a colorful experience on Nov. 26. From 1 to 3 p.m., learn how to identify common winter birds by coloring with Dodge to create your own field guide. All materials included. Cost is $10, and it will take place at the Farm Education Entrance 3, 1701 Charlton St., West St. Paul. Call 651-455-4531 for more information. 


Chemical use training

NAMI Minnesota will sponsor a free parent training on chemical use by Adolescents on Dec. 7, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., at Veterans Memorial Community Center, 8055 Barbara Ave. E., in Inver Grove Heights. Participants of this class will learn: how chemical use is often used as a negative coping strategy to deal with mental health conditions, current drug trends, signs and symptoms, how parents can help their child be drug-free, and information regarding Sober Schools. For more information or to register, go to “classes” at or call 651-645-2948.

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