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Posted on: October 2, 2019

Help Maintain Roseville Parks

Garlic Mustard Pulling

Make an impact on Roseville parks and natural resources. Roseville is looking for nature lovers to help improve city parks. On October 19, we’ll be pulling invasive garlic mustard from 10 a.m. to noon at Villa Park.

Each month, Roseville hosts a volunteer opportunity at a local park as part of the city’s natural resources renewal project. These efforts have helped restore native habitat and have reduced the spread of garlic mustard, buckthorn and other non-...

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Recreational Fires

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Autumn weather often means enjoying a backyard fire. Roseville allows fires for recreation purposes only. Unfortunately, some people try to burn leaves, twigs or small branches in the fire pit.

Open burning is prohibited in Roseville, and state statute prohibits burning yard waste or trash in a fire pit or barbecue. Leaves, twigs and paper can become airborne and spread a fire. Treated or painted wood, wood products and building waste add pollut...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Raking Autumn Leaves

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Why should you rake your leaves? It’s simple: to protect the environment. Leaves decompose and restock the soil with nutrients and organic matter. Leaves can also wash down the street and into the storm drain.

These leaves then go directly into lakes and rivers where the nutrients feed unwanted algae growth. When algae dies and decomposes it uses up oxygen that fish and native plants need. It is important to rake up the leaves and keep them out of our streams a...

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Learn to Speedskate

Beginning Speedskating

Love to skate fast? Then speedskating may be the sport for you. The City of Roseville invites you to introductory youth (ages 6+) and adult classes to learn the basics of speedskating.

Classes meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. at the Roseville Skating Center, 2661 Civic Center Dr., beginning November 12. Full season or half season sessions are offered. Participants must be able to skate independently.November 12 - Fe...

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Historical Society Open House

Historical Roseville

The Roseville Historical Society invites the community to a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house on Thursday, October 24 at 3:00 p.m. to celebrate its new space at Roseville City Hall, 2660 Civic Center Dr.

A brief ceremony will take place in the City Council chambers. Mayor Dan Roe and City Manager Patrick Trudgeon will speak. It will be followed by a ribbon cutting ceremony in front of the new space on the lower level of City Hall.Following the ribbon cutt...

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Posted on: October 2, 2019

Safety for Older Adults

Remembering When

Join the Roseville Fire Department at the Ramsey County Library in Roseville on Monday, October 28 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. for and important, free safety presentation for older adults.

“Remembering When” uses trivia, humor and nostalgia to teach older adults ways to protect themselves from fires and falls.The focus of the presentation is on fun, but the safety messages are serious.By the age 65, adults are twice as l...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Senior Health Fair

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Roseville firefighters invite you to a free Senior Health Fair on Wednesday, October 30 at the Fire Station from 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. The fair will feature flu and pneumonia vaccinations, blood pressure checks and more.

Firefighters will conduct blood pressure checks and distribute Vial of Life forms, with Cub Pharmacy staff on hand to give flu and pneumonia vaccinations.Several other community organizations that offer health and safety information will be in attendance,...

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Parks and Recreation Earns Reaccreditation

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Roseville Parks and Recreation continues to rank among the elite park and rec departments in the country. This fall, the department received word that it had earned reaccreditation from two national governing bodies.

In September, the City of Roseville learned that the Commission for Accreditation of Park and Recreation Agencies (CAPRA) and the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) reaccredited Roseville Parks and Recreation.“Accreditation requires...

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Posted on: October 16, 2019

Tap for Older Adults

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Tap, tap, tap your way to better health. Seniors, join Roseville’s Tap Class designed for the mature adult. Classes meet on Fridays starting November 1 through December 20.

Beginning classes meet at 8:30 a.m. and intermediate classes meet at 9:30 a.m. No class November 29.Tap classes meet at Roseville Wellness Studio, 2731 Lexington Ave.Classes are $50 for seven sessions. Register at www.cityofroseville.com/parks or call 651...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Minnesota’s Cold Weather Rule

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Having trouble paying your energy bill? Xcel Energy reminds residents that the Cold Weather Rule will help protect you from service disconnection. Eligible customers must take a few steps to ensure protection.

Under the rule, income eligible residential customers are protected from service disconnection between October 15 and April 15, if the disconnection would affect your primary heating source.Customers who receive a notice of proposed disconnection must con...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Free Gun Safety Locks

Childsafe Gun Lock

Hunting season is about to begin, so it’s a good time to make sure your firearms are properly secured. Roseville Police are offering free gun locks to residents. Stop in at the Police Department during business hours.

The gun locks were donated by Project ChildSafe, a firearm safety education and gun lock program designed to raise awareness about gun safety. The National Shooting Sports Foundation developed the program. It is funded by a U.S. Department of Justice gran...

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Posted on: September 18, 2019

Organics Recycling Site Now Open

Roseville Organics Recycling

The City of Roseville’s new organics recycling collection site is open and accepting organic waste. The site is located at the Leaf Recycling Center, 2580 Dale St.

Recycling food scraps and other organic waste returns essential nutrients to the soil and improves soil health. Starting a home organics recycling program is easy. Just follow these four steps:

  1. Visit City Hall, 2660 Civic Center Dr., to pick up a free star...
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Posted on: October 14, 2019

Hands-only CPR Class

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Roseville firefighters are offering free, hands-only cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) classes on the third Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. The next class is scheduled for Wednesday, November 20.

The hour-long class meets at the Roseville Fire Station, 2701 Lexington Ave. Firefighters will teach an easy-to-learn hands-only CPR process.Cardiac arrest occurs when the heart stops and can no longer pump blood to the brain or vital organs. According to...

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Posted on: October 9, 2019

Have a "Spook-tacular” Saturday

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Goblins, ghostly games, storytelling and a horse-drawn wagon ride await you at Harriet Alexander Nature Center, 2520 Dale St. Put on your costume and join us for a Spook-tacular evening of fun on Saturday, October 26.

Family fun includes an interactive animal experience with Bruce the Bug Guy, a carnival hall with prizes, refreshments, and entertainment by musician Bill Cagley at the Halloween fire circle.Fun for kids of all ages and especially for kids 10 years and yo...

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Volunteer Spotlight: Scott Sorenson

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Type of volunteering: Scott, who has autism, has volunteered at the Roseville Arboretum for the past three years.

Scott helps mulch around every tree in the arboretum and spends time picking up twigs and sticks and helps keep the arboretum grounds litter free. Previously he had volunteered at the Fire Station, helping with cleaning the station.Why he volunteers: Scot...

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Posted on: August 26, 2019

Volunteers Spotlight: Oscar Maldonado

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Although his kids are young, Oscar brings them along to help and learn what volunteering is all about.

Type of volunteering: Oscar volunteers at the third Saturday of the month natural resources renewal events. Oscar also takes part in the Adopt-a-Park program, helping to maintain Evergreen Park. He visits the park at least once a month, picking up trash, ...

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Posted on: September 25, 2019

Upcoming Meetings and Events

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A list of upcoming meetings and events is included in the last News Update of the month. Meetings are at city hall unless otherwise noted. This is not intended to be a complete list of meetings.

Meeting times and locations are subject to change. Contact the City of Roseville at 651-792-7001 if you have questions.October 1 – Parks and Recreation Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. (Ch. 16)October 2 – Variance Board meets at 5:30 p.m....

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