East Side Review Bulletin Board June 17, 2018

Tech on the Eastside

Tech on the Eastside is a free, public technology event to educate and inspire teenagers and young adults about IT careers and professions. The Tech on the Eastside team has connected with local IT professionals and college professors to come and speak about their own personal journey in the field of IT and share their words of wisdom to the attendees at an event on Saturday, June 23, from 12:30 to 2 p.m. at the Arlington Hills Community Center, 1200 Payne Ave. The event will include free food, door prizes and t-shirts. For questions send an email to lekueyen.lee@gmail.com.


Hotdog eating contest

On Saturday, June 30, join East Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1173 Payne Ave., for grilled hotdogs and a hotdog eating contest. Hotdogs will be available from noon to 4 p.m. Registration for the contest opens at noon for the first five people. The contest will begin at 2 p.m. and last five minutes. Anyone is welcome to attend. 


A meal and clothing

East Immanuel Lutheran Church, 1173 Payne Ave., serves a free meal every Monday (except the first Monday of the month) from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. On the third Monday of the month, in addition to a meal, a clothing truck will stop by with gently used clothing. The meal and clothing truck are open to the public. 


July summer movie schedule

Don’t get hot and bored on a Friday afternoon. Come to the Dayton’s Bluff Library to cool off while watching a favorite children’s movie. The Dayton’s Bluff Library and Metropolitan State University Library are teaming up to show these favorites every Friday at the library from 1 to 2:30 p.m.:

July 6: “Storks”

July 13: “The Boss Baby”

July 20: “Wonder”

July 27: “Sing”

Come for the movie and stay for the snack. Dayton’s Bluff Library is also providing a snack for children 18 and younger on weekdays from 2:30 to 3 p.m. throughout the summer. All movies will be shown on the first floor of the library, located at 645 East Seventh St.


Become a St. Paul citizen pruner

On Tuesday, June 19, 6 to 9 p.m., learn how to care for trees in your community. As a citizen pruner, participants will become trained in basic tree identification, the fundamentals of pruning and get to tackle hands-on field pruning practice. This training will take place at the St. Paul Forestry Unit, 1120 Hamline Ave. N. Dress for the weather, wear sturdy closed-toe shoes, gloves optional but suggested. Register online at www.mntreesource.com/saint-paul-mn.html.


St. Paul organized trash collection discussion

The League of Women Voters-St. Paul is hosting a discussion about the move to organized trash collection on July 12 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at Hayden Heights Library, 1456 White Bear Ave., in the Bear’s Den room. The League will be joined by two members of the city’s solid waste/recycle staff. As St. Paul transitions to organized collection, this will give residents an opportunity to learn what prompted the city to explore the change, how the city arrived at the system that will be used (independent haulers dividing up the city for collection routes) and the plan for implementation. There will be time for questions and answers as well. There is a parking lot that is handicapped accessible. The library is located on bus lines 64N and 80.


Saturday Morning coffee

The District 2 Community Council staff invite neighbors who live in the northeastern neighborhoods of St. Paul to join them for coffee and conversation on Saturday morning, June 23, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. at Sojourner’s Cafe, 1406 White Bear Ave. No agendas, no speeches, just an opportunity to ask questions, voice concerns, get to know neighbors and community council staff. 


Stop for Me

Join local police officers in auditing crosswalks and street intersections for pedestrian safety and walkability. Here are upcoming Stop for Me events in the northeast neighborhoods of the East Side:

Aug. 7, 4:30-5:30 p.m. at Clarence Street and Rose Avenue

Aug. 14, from 4:30-5:30 p.m. at White Bear and Ross avenues.

For questions about these particular Stop for Me events, contact the District 2 Community Council at 651-774-2220.


5th Annual Hazel Park Rec Summer Safety Camp

Join Hazel Park Recreation Center for its 5th Annual Safety Camp and learn about summertime safety tips and meet a variety of different people who help keep us safe. The camp will take place June 25 through 28 1 to 4 p.m. at Hazel Park Recreation Center, 945 Hazel St. N. The camp is designed for kids ages 1 through 14 and is free to attend. St. Paul Police, St. Paul Fire, MN State Patrol, MN DOT, Ramsey County Emergency Management, Northern Star, and other agencies will all be in attendance. Lunch will be provided on the last day of the camp. A snack will be served from noon to 12:30 p.m. each day. Pre-registration is required. Deadline to register is June 22. Register at Hazel Park Recreation Center, 651-501-6350.


Beaver Lake Neigbhorhood Celebration

Come to celebrate Beaver Lake neighborhood on June 27, 4 to 7 p.m. There will be refreshments, games, and information from the Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District

This is a great opportunity to meet your neighbors — bring something to share.


St. Paul-itics Ice Cream Socials

St. Paul Public Library is teaming up with the League of Women Voters to host St. Paul-itics ice cream socials that will include live music, activities for all ages, and free ice cream. In addition to voter registration, the purpose of these events is to celebrate our communities and have fun getting to know our neighbors. This will also be an opportunity for residents to come out and meet their local elected officials and participate in mock voting.

Dates and locations:

July 5, 5:30-7:30 p.m. at Sun Ray Library, 2105 Wilson Ave. with live music by the Grace Brass Players.

July 14, 2-4 p.m. at Riverview Library, 1 East George St. with Latin jazz performed by musicians from Salsa Del Soul.

July 29, 2-4 p.m. at Rice Street Library, 1011 Rice St. with Latin jazz performed by musicians from Salsa del Soul.

Aug. 6, 4-6 p.m. at Dayton’s Bluff Library, 645 East Seventh St. with live music by Tres Mundos.

Call 651-266-7000 or visit sppl.org for more info.

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