Woodbury Bulletin Staff
Bestselling author Chris Pavone will give a book talk from 6:30-8 p.m. Monday, March 6, at R.H. Stafford Library, Valley Creek Room B, Woodbury. Pavone is the author of "the Accident" and "The Expats."
Viewpoint One of the issues in the 2016 Presidential campaign was the use of executive orders by then President Barack Obama. An executive order is loosely defined in the dictionary as an order from the President or a federal government agency which has the force of law. In the first 10 days in office, President Donald Trump had issued a number of executive orders.
"Question, Persuade and Refer," a free presentation that covers the three steps anyone can learn to help prevent suicide, will be held from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Monday, March 6, at Gladstone Community Center, 1945 Manton St. in Maplewood. The National Alliance on Mental Illness Minnesota sponsors the program which is an emergency response to someone in crisis. Preregistration is required. For details and to register, contact NAMI at 651-645-2948 or see "classes" at namihelps.org.
Woodbury Area Chamber of Commerce ambassadors, officials, staff, managers, friends and family members attended a ribbon-cutting celebration Feb. 9 at Keech Media's new location, 970 Inwood Ave. N. in Oakdale. For details, call owner Nathan Keech at 612-643-0909 or visit keechmedia.com. (Submitted photo by I Wish Photography)
An Artistry workshop on 3-D Tunnel Books will be held for kids ages 5-11 from 1:30-3 p.m. Sunday, March 5 at the R.H. Stafford Library, 8595 Central Park Place in Woodbury. Participants will learn how to take a drawing and transform it into a three-dimensional tunnel. Materials will be provided. Preregistration is required at the library, online at washcolib.org or by calling 651-731-1320. Call 651-249-2170.
The Woodbury Park and Recreation Department is offering ballet classes for kids ages 18 months to 6 years, Mondays, March 6 through April 17 (no class April 10), in Valley Creek Room A at Central Park. Kids ages 3-6 will meet from 11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for "Wish Upon a Ballet: Peter Pan." The fees are $69 for residents and $77 for nonresidents; Activity No. 550751-02. Ballet shoes are required and can be purchased on the first day of class for an extra fee.
Kids ages 5-12 are invited to Papier Mache Day, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, March 11, at the Evergreen West Park building. Participants are asked to bring a lunch and drink and dress for a messy event. The fee is $68 for residents and $76 for nonresidents; Activity No. 550757-04. For details and to register, visit call 651-714-3583.
Woodbury THRIVES action planning teams will meet to plan for the coming season from 4:15-6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 2, at Eagle Valley Golf Course banquet room. All action planning team members are invited to attend as well as anyone interested in making Woodbury a healthy community. Light refreshments will be provided. If you plan to attend, email firstname.lastname@example.org . For details, contact Simi Patnaik, Woodbury THRIVES project manager, at email@example.com or Roger Green, leadership team project chair, at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Joshua Gagne (left), owner of Wausau Homes Stillwater, and colleague Mckenzie Kruse receive the Launch Award from Jay Schuette, president of Wausau Homes, at the annual Wausau Homes Marketing Conference in Madison, Wis., Feb. 15. Wausau Homes Stillwater partner Richard Gagne lives in Afton. (Submitted photo)
Culver's welcomes Chamber members The Woodbury Area Chamber of Commerce will hold its before hours March networking gathering from 7:30-9 a.m. Thursday, March 2, at Culver's, 520 Woodbury Drive. The gathering is free.