BULLETIN BOARD: Oakdale, Lake Elmo, Maplewood & Ramsey Co. Review - October 15, 2017

Trick or Treat at Casey Park

Trick or Treat along the trail at Casey Lake Park, 2101 17th Ave. E., North St. Paul, on Oct. 21 from 2 to 4 p.m. Kids and parents will have the opportunity to walk the trail and pick up candy and other swag. Kid DJ will be performing inside the facility. Visit with your community police officers and fire fighters at this free event.


Paranormal Minnesota

This presentation on Oct. 21 from 2 to 3:30 p.m., is an eerie combination of the most bizarre paranormal topics. Chad Lewis has combined his strangest cases of alien abductions, haunted places, mysterious creatures, crop circles, and everything else weird and unusual. This program covers the entire spectrum of Minnesota’s supernatural activity. It will take place at the Oakdale Library, 1010 Heron Ave. N.


Emerald Ash Borer 101

Join Maplewood city forester on Oct. 24 from 6:30 to 8 p.m., to learn the basics about Emerald Ash Borer damage and management. In this session at Maplewood City Hall, 1830 County Road B., materials covered will include ash tree identification, signs and symptoms of EAB, treatments and management. Two classes are offered and both will cover the same material. While this is free, please call 651-249-2170 to register. 


Drug Take Back

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office and the Washington County Department of Health and Environment will be partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) on Oct. 28 for the annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. There will be an event at the Oakdale Public Library, 1010 Heron Ave. N., from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Prescription medication accepted includes: pulls and capsules, blister packs and creams, unused Epipens, inhalers and patches, IV bags and vials, liquids/powders and sprays. Please keep the medications in original containers. If you don’t have the original containers, place in a small bag.


Oakdale Support Group for Families

 NAMI Minnesota (National Alliance on Mental Illness) sponsors free support groups for families and friends of individuals living with a mental illness. Led by trained facilitators who also have a family member with mental illness, the support groups help families develop better coping skills and find strength through sharing their experiences. A family support group meets in Oakdale on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at Canvas Health, 7066 Stillwater Boulevard, in the community room.  For information, call Dan at 651-341-8918.

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