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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Short-Term Investment, High-Yield Impact


Join the volunteer gardening team. Volunteer and get your hands dirty. Roseville Parks and Recreation is looking for some green thumbs. Even if your thumb isn’t so green, you can help.

Roseville relies on volunteers to help keep city parks in tiptop shape. Each year, individuals, businesses and community groups help through the Adopt-a-Park, Arboretum Green Team and Blooming Boulevards programs. These volunteers plant, weed, water and s...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Roseville Police Academy

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We’ve watched the cop shows and seen how they solve a crime. Now it’s time to learn how the work is really done. The Roseville Police Department invites Roseville residents to join them for the 2017 Citizens Police Academy.

The 2017 Citizens Police Academy gives you a behind-the-scenes look at your police department. Officers will show participants how they conduct crime-scene investigations. You’ll learn about body-worn cameras, data privacy, forensic science, nar...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

Sanitary Sewer Rehabilitation Project

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The Metropolitan Council Environmental Services (MCES), operator of the metro-area wastewater collection and treatment system, is hosting an open house on March 8 regarding improvements to sanitary sewer facilities that serve Roseville.

MCES improvements to aging and deteriorating regional sanitary sewer facilities are being made along Dale Street North, from the Highway 36 (eastbound off ramp) to Belmont Lane West.

MCES invites residents and businesses to discuss the project on Wednesday...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

House Painting Help Available


Does your home need to be painted? You may be eligible for a free paint job. Each year the Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches sponsors a Paint-A-Thon the first weekend of August.

To be eligible, participants must be a homeowner who meets income guidelines and be 60 years or older or have a permanent disability. The monthly household income cannot exceed $1,980 for one person, $2,670 for two people or $3,360 for three people. The h...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Tamarack Park Playground Planning Meetings

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The City of Roseville invites residents to help design a new playground at Tamarack Park. The City is hosting three community meetings to get the process underway.

The first playground planning meeting will be on Wednesday, February 22. At this meeting, participants will be asked to identify what type of playground equipment would best fit in the park.

Using information from that meeting, the consultants will develop...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Volunteering – Where Do I Fit In?

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Join the city of Roseville and Roseville Area Schools for a free interactive class to help identify the rewards and benefits of volunteering and the steps it takes to find the fit that’s right for you.

The key to success and increasing your rewards as a volunteer is finding the opportunity that is right for you. 

Classes meet on Tuesday, February 28 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. or on Saturday, March 4 from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. at Fairview Community Center, ...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Spring Break Art Camps

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Kids, looking for a creative way to spend your spring break? Roseville Parks and Recreation is offering three morning camps this spring break where you can create some artistic masterpieces.

  • Marvelously Messy Art Camp – March 6 and 8, 9:00 a.m. until noon. Play with clay, paper mache, paint, and more sloppy supplies! You’ll become a master at making a mess, learn some pretty cool stuff and have lots of fun. Making a mess i...
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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Maple Magic Camp

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Kids, let’s learn a little magic. Join us at Harriet Alexander Nature Center, 2520 North Dale St., for a fun spring break camp. We’ll discover the magic of maple trees and how to make syrup.

We’ll try some tree tapping, uncover the story in growth rings, make helicopter seed spinning toys, and create a maple leaf art piece. On the last day of camp, we’ll mix up a pancake lunch with real maple syrup.

Mornings of fun nature education...

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Posted on: February 15, 2017

Roseville 2040: Our Future Together

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The City of Roseville invites residents to an open house to provide input on the comprehensive plan update. Join us on Tuesday, March 7 at 6:00 p.m. in the Rose Room at the Skating Center, 2661 Civic Center Drive.

The Comprehensive Plan is the City’s guiding policy. It includes land use, transportation, parks, public infrastructure, natural resources and economic development. Cities are required to update their plan every 10 years.

Roseville’s comprehensive plan upd...

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Posted on: February 1, 2017

Race – The Power of Illusion

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Join the Roseville and Shoreview Human Rights Commissions and Do Good Roseville at the Roseville Library in March for the three-part film and discussion series, RACE—The Power of an Illusion.

The discussions will be moderated by Donald Eubanks, Social Work Field Director at Metropolitan State University.

How do you define race? RACE—The Power of an Illusion is an eye-opening discussion tool to help people examine their beliefs about race, privi...

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Posted on: January 25, 2017

AARP Tax-Aide


Visit Roseville City Hall for assistance to complete your taxes. Volunteers will help senior citizens and low-to-moderate income individuals or families complete their taxes February 7 through April 11.

AARP Tax-Aide is a free, confidential service provided by community volunteers who are trained tax preparers.

  • Roseville City Hall, 2660 Civic Center Drive
  • Tuesdays only, February 7 through April 11
  • 9:00 a.m. to noon
  • No appointments are taken. Individuals seen...
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Posted on: January 11, 2017

Roseville Hiring for Summer Jobs

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It’s not too early to think about a summer job. Roseville Parks and Recreation will soon be hiring recreation group leaders and sport coaches. Summer job applications are due by March 1 with interviews in mid-March.

Qualifications include employees who enjoy working with kids of all ages. The ideal candidates will be responsible, creative, enthusiastic, reliable, and punctual.

Roseville offers a variety of positions, including recreation group leaders to work with kid...

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Posted on: January 18, 2017

Community Hands-Only CPR Class


Got an hour to spare, you could learn how to save a life. Roseville firefighters are offering free, hands-only cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) classes at 6:30 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month.

Firefighters teach a two-step, hands-only CPR process that could help you save a life. Cardiac arrest occurs when the heart stops and can no longer pump blood to the brain or vital organs. Only about one in 10 survives, according to the American Heart Ass...

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Posted on: February 22, 2017

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.

March 1 – Planning Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. (Ch. 16)March 7 – Parks and Recreation Commission meets at 6:30 p.m. (C...

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