NEIGHBORHOOD NOTES | West End November calendar of events

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November 2012 events in the West 7th Street neighborhoods of St Paul Minnesota

This calendar of events is created for neighbors of the West End. Please see our District Council/Federation website for calendar additions, corrections and updates at http://www.fortroadfederation.org

Monday, November 5: Girl Scout Cadets

6:30-8:00 pm. 6th and 7th graded girls participate in leadership, teamwork building, cultural activities, crafts, community service, etc. Call Laura Carlson at 651-330-0386 to register.

Tuesdays, 6-week session – November 6 thru December 11 – Early Childhood Music Class

9:45 to 10:30 am. @ West 7th Community Center – Music fun for infants through preschoolers together with their parent or caregiver. Young children learn basic rhythm and melodies combined with movement using a variety of rhythm instruments. For cost and other info, call 651-298-5493 or stop in to register.

Wednesday Nov. 7 West End Neighbors Garden Tour meeting

6:30 pm: Federation offices, 974 W. 7th St. WENGT is Saturday June 15, 2013. Four meetings are planned, January, March and May. Agenda: finalize the tour garden list. FYI: Kent Petterson terrace@winternet.com.

Thursday, November 8: Free Family Book Fair

4:00-5:45 pm. Ahoy, Mateys! Bring the whole family for reading, games, crafts, and snacks to our pirate-themed book fair. Each child, toddler to teen, can select 3 free books. West 7th Community Center 265 Oneida Street at St. Clair (651) 298-5493www.west7th.org

Thursday, November 8 & 29 6:00-8:00 West 7th Book Club

Let’s get together on November 8th and talk about starting one! We will meet every three weeks. Contact Pam for more information, 651-224-2056. Meets on Thursdays, every 3 weeks West 7th Community Center 265 Oneida Street at St. Clair (651) 298-5493 www.west7th.org

Monday, November 12 West 7th Fort Road Federation/District 9 Community Council

7 p.m. board meeting

Monday, November 12 Reiki Healing Sessions

11:00, 1:30 and 3:30 appointments available. Reiki is intended to help the body, mind and spirit heal. Fee: Sliding Scale. To schedule an appointment call the center at 298-5493.West 7th Community Center 265 Oneida Street at St. Clair (651) 298-5493www.west7th.org

Wednesday, November 14: Family Lawyer

8:30-10:00 am. David Burns Law Office, LLC offers free one-time legal advice regarding family law issues. Must call to register 651-298-5493.West 7th Community Center 265 Oneida Street at St. Clair

Friday, November 16: West 7th Cinema: Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted!

6:00-8:15 pm. Movie is free with low-cost concessions (hot dogs, popcorn, and pizza). Children must be with someone age 13+.

Friday, November 16 Wellness Friday: Ageless Grace

10:30-11:30 a.m. The Ageless Grace® program – 21 Simple Tools for Lifelong Comfort and Ease – can be done by almost anyone at any age or ability. The movement sequences focus on the healthy longevity of the body, mind, emotions and spirit. The easy to learn tools of Ageless Grace ® promote the ability to respond, recover and react efficiently and safely to the complexities of life. Fee: No charge.
Register at the front desk by November 12. West 7th Community Center 265 Oneida Street at St. Clair (651) 298-5493 www.west7th.org

Wednesday, November 21: Immigration Law Consultations

3:00-5:00 pm. Free service by Leslie Guyton regarding immigration issues. Call center at 651-298-5493 to pre-register. West 7th Community Center 265 Oneida Street at St. Clair

Sunday, Nov 18: Sokol Holiday Pancake Breakfast

9 – 1:30 p.m. Breakfast includes: French toast, pancakes, fruit cup, sausage, juice, milk and coffee. $6.50/adult; $4.50/child under 9. Craft and bake sale; vendors welcome. Website.

Friday, November 2 and Friday, November 30 – Fare for All Discounted Groceries

10:00 am-12:00 pm. Complete food packages from $10-$30. Call Cathalina Young for information. Two Fare for All events in November – None in December!!

A Victorian Christmas at the Ramsey House

10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Wednesdays-Saturdays, noon-3:30 p.m. Sundays Multiple dates: Website:
Experience the sights, sounds and tastes of a Victorian Christmas in 1875 at the Ramsey House: tour, homemade cookies fresh from the wood burning stove, holiday music on the family’s Steinway piano and original family ornaments and Christmas gifts. Shop in the Carriage House gift store for replica Victorian ornaments and other holiday items. Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and the day after Christmas.

Tuesdays – Family Open Gym

11:00 am-3:00 pm. Family play time for toddlers through preschoolers together with parent(s) or caregivers. No registration necessary. (Check calendar as gym may not be available on occasion when gym is in use for center events.) West 7th Community Center 265 Oneida Street at St. Clair

Monday-Friday– West 7th Community Kids After-School Program

2:15-6:00 pm. Homework help, tutoring in reading and math, enrichment activities, social skills curriculum, sports and field trips, healthy snacks and more! Low fees determined by sliding fee scale. Transportation available within our neighborhood. To register, call Julie Murphy at 651-298-5493 x214 or email: jmurphy@west7th.org.

Ongoing – Support, Referral, Care Management services

For individuals/families to access community resources. Azeb Gebretsadik, ext. 215 or Judy Burns, ext. 201. West 7th Community Center 265 Oneida Street at St. Clair

Ongoing – Bridge to Benefits

Call for a 10-20 minute meeting to determine eligibility for public programs. Azeb Gebretsadik, ext. 215 or Judy Burns, ext. 201. West 7th Community Center 265 Oneida Street at St. Clair

Mondays, November 5, 12, 19 and 26: Circle of Parents®

6:00–7:30 pm. Parent Support Group Meeting at West 7th Community Center, 265 Oneida Street. Participation is free with free child care. To register call Azeb Gebretsadik at 651-298-5493, Ext. 215. West 7th Community Center 265 Oneida Street at St. Clair

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