Here are five items to take note of today in Oakdale.
From an Oak Meadows Senior Living event listing on Oakdale Patch:
Please join us for this unique program on aprons! Bring your own for your own story to tell. Music and prizes too!
The event is set for 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 11.
Nature of Art
One last reminder: The inaugural art fair at the Oakdale Discovery Center is this weekend.
Oakdale veteran Mohammad Zafar posted on the Oakdale Patch Board about an upcoming block party:
Helena Road is having a block party and you are invited! It’s a family and kids Block Party. This is a potluck event.
1) Potluck Food
2) Kids Inflatable Bounce House
3) Performance by Poetic Vision Tour http://poeticvisiontour.com/
It will be at Helena Road (West of Helmo AVE) Oakdale, MN
Check out the post for more information.
The North St. Paul American Legion, 2678 7th Ave. E., is hosting an event at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12.
From the event description:
Trenton is 5 years old and was diagnosed in April with the ALL form of childhood leukemia. $10 to attend and you will have one plate of delicious Rigatoni and/or Sloppy Joes and a chance to win a 60 inch TV. Plenty of ways to win great items; silent auction, bucket sale, book sale, bake sale, ring toss and more. Face painting and other things for kids to do. Children 15 and under are free.
From Washington County:
Hikers are invited to night hikes on the lighted trails on the Lake Elmo Park Reserve through the fall, with special activities planned for Thursday, Oct. 17, and Friday, Oct. 18.
The LED trail lights at the park reserve will be on throughout October, from dusk until 9:30 p.m.
A special full-moon night hike event is planned for 5 to 9:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 17. Hikes are self-guided on turf trails. Dogs must be leashed. Visitors may bring treats to roast on the campfire at the Nordic Center. Vending machines, restrooms and a water station are available at the center.
Spooky Halloween Tales will be 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, with Dwight Wilcox telling tales around the fire pit. There will be free s’mores and apple cider during the program.
The extended park hours are for hiking only and visitors must park in the Nordic Center and Eagle Point lots. The main park gate will lock at 10 p.m. and all visitors must exit by then.
Visitors must have a valid park vehicle permit ($5/day or $25/annual). Permits may be purchased at the park contact station, which will be open until 9 p.m. these days.