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  1. History Makers: Writing from Memory with Erin Hart

    May 2, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Hardwood Creek Branch

    Within each person is a history book - a unique collection of experiences and stories. This fun 6-session writing workshop, presented by Minnesota mystery writer Erin Hart, helps participants discover and document their own histories, and with the tools of creative writing bring their memories to vivid life on the page. Each of the 6 sessions includes discussion, writing exercises and time for sharing work with the class. No writing experience is necessary and everyone is welcome! Please plan to attend all six sessions. Call 651-275-7300 to register. Class size is limited to 20.

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  2. Child foster care informational meeting

    May 2, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Government Center

    Informational meeting for those interested in providing child foster care in Washington County. For additional information, questions, or to RSVP in case of cancellation, regarding child foster care informational meetings, call 651-430-6455.

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  3. Introduction to Meditation

    May 2, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Oakdale Branch

    Learn about the benefits of meditation and try it out with an experienced practitioner.

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  4. Washington County Board of Commissioners Meeting

    May 3, 9:00 AM - 12:01 PM @ Government Center

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  5. Free Tuesdays Fitness Hikes

    May 3, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Cottage Grove Ravine Regional Park

    Meet at the playground. Fitness hikes are 60 minutes and include a warm-up with fitness challenges along the way; trail routes will vary by park and be on a mix of turf, gravel, grass, and paged. Dress for the weather and hiking activity.

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  6. Plat Commission - CANCELLED

    May 4, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Government Center

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  7. The Arts in Health and Healing -- Artist Talk with Sylvia Roman

    May 4, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Wildwood Branch

    The healing arts and art therapy have been proven to benefit patients, their families and their caregivers. Sylvia will discuss some of the latest research on the healing arts and her personal experiences with visual healing arts programs at venues around the Twin Cities, including the Phipps Center for the Arts, hospice centers, and the UCARE Senior Center. Refreshments provided. Sylvia Roman's artwork will be on display at the Wildwood Library in Mahtomedi throughout the month of May.

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  8. Guided fitness hike in Washington County Parks

    May 5, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Nordic Center

    Fitness hikes are 60 minutes and include a warm-up with fitness challenges along the way; trail routes will vary by park and be on a mix of turf, gravel, grass, and paged. Dress for the weather and hiking activity.

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  9. Rockin' Out with Stephen Shaskan and Tricia Speed Shaskan

    May 6, 11:00 AM - 11:45 AM @ Valley Branch

    Celebrate Children's Book Week with author/illustrator team Trisha Speed Shaskan and Stephen Shaskan. They'll be reading their new book "Punk Skunks" and, of course, rockin' out to some fun music. While helping to build literacy skills, the Shaskan's will lead the audience through a fun, interactive, musical storytime. Expect lots of audience participation.

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  10. Household hazardous waste collection in Cottage Grove

    May 7, 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM @ Cottage Grove Public Works Garage

    Washington County will collect household hazardous waste and electronics. Confidential paper shredding will also be available.

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  11. Informational meeting about providing child care

    May 9, 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Government Center

    Washington County residents interested in becoming a licensed family child care provider in Washington County can take the first step by attending an orientation meeting. The meeting is in Lower Level Room 14. Call 651-430-6539 to register.

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  12. Washington County Board of Commissioners Meeting

    May 10, 9:00 AM - 12:01 PM @ Government Center

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  13. Business Start Up Basics

    May 11, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ R. H. Stafford Branch

    Explains the initial steps the entrepreneur needs to take to launch a start up. Personal preparation, task management, start up options, legal basics, intellectual property, business plan basics. Register at www.stpaul.score.org under Local Workshops.

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  14. Listen at the Library: Harp Performance by Heather Cornelius

    May 12, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Oakdale Branch

    Come enjoy the sounds of the harp, exploring from classical music to outer space. Harpist Heather Cornelius, student at the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto, will perform music from France, Canada, and Germany on this unique and beautiful instrument.

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  15. The Fugitives Concert - Wildwood Library Birthday Bash!

    May 14, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Wildwood Branch

    Help Washington County Library celebrate 50 years! Enjoy a free concert by The Fugitives.

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  16. Washington County Board of Commissioners Meeting

    May 17, 9:00 AM - 12:01 PM @ Government Center

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  17. Plat Commission

    May 18, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Government Center

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  18. Open house for Beach Road/Paris Avenue Improvement Project in Oak Park Heights

    May 18, 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Government Center

    Local residents and other interested stakeholders are encouraged to attend to review the final design for roadway improvements and hear about the construction, scheduled to begin in late May. The meeting is an open house – attendees are welcome to arrive anytime between 4:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. to talk with project staff.

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  19. Business Concepts

    May 18, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ R. H. Stafford Branch

    Explains the critically essential next step of framing the entrepreneur's dream into business terms to maximize feasibility. Incudes business ideas, competitive advantage, business data, competition. Register at www.stpaul.score.org under Local Workshops.

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  20. Guided fitness hike in Washington County Parks

    May 19, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Nordic Center

    Fitness hikes are 60 minutes and include a warm-up with fitness challenges along the way; trail routes will vary by park and be on a mix of turf, gravel, grass, and paged. Dress for the weather and hiking activity.

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  21. Let's Make Stuff

    May 19, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Park Grove Branch

    Join us this month to create a string art masterpiece using hammer, nails, and string. We'll provide some templates, or you can create your own design. Let's Make Stuff is a creative class for adults. Join us every third Thursday of the month to get crafty and learn something new. All materials will be provided. Class size is limited. Please register online, at the Information Desk, or call 651-459-2040. This program is supported by MN Legacy funds.

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  22. Household hazardous waste collection in Stillwater

    May 21, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Lily Lake Arena

    Washington County will collect household hazardous waste and electronics. Confidential paper shredding will also be available.

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  23. Discovery: Cheerios Bird Feeder

    May 21, 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM @ Park Grove Branch

    Feed the birds with this homemade Cheerio bird feeder! For ages 2-6. Siblings welcome.

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  24. Plant and Seed Exchange

    May 21, 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM @ R. H. Stafford Branch

    Plant and Seed Exchange.

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  25. MadLab: Design Your Own Monster!

    May 21, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Oakdale Branch

    He's alive! Design and create your own monster stuffed animal. Draw with dye transfer crayons and make your drawing into 3D by sewing, stuffing and embellishing with many kinds of fibers. For kids ages 5-10. Registration required.

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  26. Antique Appraisal with Mark Moran

    May 22, 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM @ Hardwood Creek Branch

    Mark Moran, former senior editor of Antiques and Collectibles Books and author of more than 25 books, will estimate the value of your heirlooms and treasures. Registration is limited to 40 people and one object per person. Excluded items include all weapons, including swords and knives (though folding knives with advertising are accepted); coins and paper money; Beanie Babies; fine jewelry and watches, including precious gems. Please call 651-275-7300 to make a reservation.

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  27. STEAM Storytime

    May 23, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Valley Branch

    Join us on the fourth Monday of each month for a special STEAM Storytime. In addition to stories, songs and rhymes, there will be special activities incorporating science, technology, engineering, art and math. Each month will feature a different theme and the focus will be having fun while learning.

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  28. Washington County Board of Commissioners Meeting

    May 24, 9:00 AM - 12:01 PM @ Government Center

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  29. Planning Advisory Commision

    May 24, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Government Center

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  30. Marketing Plans

    May 25, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ R. H. Stafford Branch

    Explains competitive assessment, pricing, sales, messaging, advertising, public relations. Must register at www.stpaul.score.org under Local Workshops.

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  31. Board of Adjustment and Appeals

    May 26, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Government Center

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  32. Guided bird hike in St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park

    May 28, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM @ St. Croix Bluffs Regional Park

    Learn to identify the birds that call the St. Croix Valley home and contribute to citizen science data collection by completing bird county surveys with the guide.

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  33. Guided fitness hike at Historic Courthouse

    May 28, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM @ Historic Courthouse

    Each hike will be 60 minutes and include a warm-up with fitness challenges and stair climbing along a route offering unique views and history highlights. Trail routes will include uneven staircases, pavement and sidewalks, traversing light to strenuous terrain.

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  34. County offices closed for Memorial Day

    May 30, 12:01 AM - 11:58 PM

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Veterans Calendar

  1. American Legion Post 620 (Hugo) Monthly Meeting

    May 10, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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  2. American Legion Post 225 - Forest Lake

    May 16, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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  3. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 323 - Stillwater

    May 16, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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  4. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8752 - Cottage Grove

    May 16, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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  5. American Legion 491 Monthly Meeting - Bayport

    May 17, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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  6. American Legion Post 98 - St. Paul Park

    May 17, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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  7. Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4210 - Forest Lake

    May 17, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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