Here are five items to take note of today in Oakdale.
District 622 Community Education offers a variety of aquatic activities for the family: parent/child infant classes, preschool/toddler classes, Red Cross-certified youth swim lessons, adult/teen classes, and water exercise classes.
Swimming lessons begin Oct. 5 at Skyview Community School. Classes are held once each week. For detailed information and to register visit the District 622 website or call 651-748-7434.
The city of Oakdale, in partnership with District 622 Community Education, also offers open swimming at the Skyview pool from 1:30-3 p.m. on Saturday afternoons from Oct. 5 through Dec. 7 (no swimming on Oct. 19 or Nov. 30).
The Washington County Sheriff’s Office on its Facebook page Friday posted a notice about several reports of scams in which the scammer claims to be a family member/relative of the victim.
It is known as the “Grandparents Scam.”
The scammer contacts the victim via phone and/or email and claims to be stranded, injured or in jail in another country and in need of emergency funds.
What to look for:
- A phone call claiming to be about or from a grandchild or other family member in distress.
- An urgent need for money to be secretly wire transferred, often to a foreign country.
People should verify a caller’s identity and resist pressure to act, and contact a family member who could confirm the story
Also, people can try to trace the call by dialing *57 after hanging up.
Find more information online.
Curious Critters Club
The Curious Critters Club offers a wide variety of fun and educational nature programs for kids 3-6 years old.
The fall-winter session begins Oct. 11; people can sign up for one or for all eight.
Topics include: inside scoop on skeletons, getting ready for winter, full moon and sharks.
The cost is $6 per child, per session. Register at the Discovery Center, 4444 Hadley Ave., in Oakdale.
Anybody looking to sell an outdoor kennel?
Check out this Board post on Oakdale Patch from an official from an area animal rescue.
Impression Signs and Graphics has been open since July, but held its ribbon-cutting ceremony Thursday.
See: New Oakdale Business: Impression Signs and Graphics