South-West Review Bulletin Board January 7, 2018

Same or Different?

On Jan. 9, join the Story Man from England for funny stories about confusion and identity in which things are not always what they seem. Open to ages 2 to 8, this is a Minnesota Legacy program sponsored by Minnesota’s Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund. It will run from 10:15 to 11 a.m., at the South St. Paul Library, 106 Third Ave. N.

 

Tinker Tuesdays

Join the West St. Paul Library, 199 Wentworth Ave. E., to explore a variety of fun Maker activities. Learn a new skill, create a cool masterpiece, have fun with technology, and be inspired by others — no experience necessary.  A session will be held Jan. 9 from 3 to 6 p.m.

 

Young Writers Group

Join other teen writers Jan. 9 from 3:30 to 4:15 p.m., in doing inspiring exercises, sharing feedback, being creative and having fun. Open to ages 10 to 16, this will take place at the Inver Glen Library, 8098 Blaine Ave. E.

 

South St. Paul Afternoon Book Club

Join the South St. Paul book club on Jan. 10 from 1 to 3 p.m., for its monthly book discussion groups to delve into the details of a good book. This month’s title is “The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared” by Jonas Jonasson. The evening group will meet from 7 to 8:30 p.m., on Jan. 11. Both groups meet at the library, 106 Third Ave. N.

 

Spelling bee

Attend the annual District 197 Spelling Bee hosted by the Optimist Club of West St. Paul on Jan. 11 at 5 p.m. at Henry Sibley High School, 1897 Delaware Ave., Mendota Heights. Come support students from around the district as they showcase their best spelling abilities.

 

Candle light hike

Enjoy Thompson County Park, 360 Butler Ave. E., West St. Paul, by flickering candlelight and warm-up at a roaring bonfire on Jan. 12 from 6 to 9 p.m. Open to all ages, the cost is $5 per person at the door. Children 5 and under are free. No pre-registration is required. Dinner options will be provided by Kabomelette Food Truck. 

 

Fix-it Clinic

Bring up to five small household electronics, clothing, jewelry, or other items to get help repairing them at this first come, first served fix-it event at the Inver Glen Library, 8098 Blaine Ave. E., from 11 a.m., to 4 p.m. Jan. 13. At Fix-It Clinics, residents bring in clothes and household items to receive free, guided assistance from volunteers with repair skills to disassemble, troubleshoot and fix items. Clinics build community connections and reduce the number of repairable objects that are thrown in the trash.

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