22 Saturday 

“Yunomi” potters show noon to 4 p.m. at the Raymond Avenue Gallery, 761 Raymond Ave., Saint Paul. Last day of gallery exhibition. 

24 Monday

Numerous Christmas Eve church services. Check the Bugle’s Community Worship Directory.  

25 Tuesday 

Numerous Christmas Day church services. Check the Bugle’s Community Worship Directory.  

26 Wednesday

1-1:45 p.m., St. Anthony Park Library 2245 Como Ave. 

Architects! Kids, ages 7-11 will learn about the concepts of housing and design, hear a story and design and build a structure. Inspired by the children’s book, Iggy Peck, Architect by Andrea Beaty and David Roberts. 


2 Wednesday

SAP Community Blood Drive

2:00 – 7 p.m. at St Anthony Park Lutheran Church, 2323 Como Ave., 

3 Thursday 

St. Anthony Park Area Seniors–Caregiver and Bereavement Support groups at St. Anthony Park United Church of Christ (2129 Commonwealth Ave.), 10-11:30 a.m.   All are welcome

8 Tuesday

Blood pressure clinic,  Seal Hi-Rise, 825 Seal St., 3-3:30 p.m. 

10 Thursday

“Going in Style (2017)” movie at 2 p.m. at the St. Anthony Park library, 2245 Como Ave. No charge.

Blood pressure clinic, Saint Anthony Park Library, 2245 Como Ave., 1:30 -2 p.m.

11 Friday

Game Day, Centennial United Methodist Church, 2200 Hillside Ave., 10 a.m.-noon. No charge or registration required.

15 Tuesday

–League of Women Voters Roseville Area annual “Conversations with Constituents” at Roseville City Hall, 2660 Civic Center Drive.  Meet and greet and refreshments at 6:30 pm, with the program scheduled from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Meeting features local area public officials. 

–Como Park High School, “Showcase Night” from 5:30-7:30 p.m. for prospective students and families for the 2019-2020 school year.  School address is 740 W. Rose Ave., St Paul.

21 Monday

Community Sing, Olson Campus Center, Luther Seminary, 1490 Fulham St., St. Paul; 6:30p.m. gathering, 7:00-8:30 singing. Event is free, but a hat will be passed to help support the music leaders and to make the sings possible.

30 Wednesday 

Valentine Card-Making:  Wednesday, from 9:30 -11 the Fellowship Hall of Centennial United Methodist Church, 2200 Hillside Ave. No charge

St. Anthony Park Area Seniors 

Weekly offerings:

Exercise class on Wednesdays from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at Centennial United Methodist Church (2200 Hillside)

Blood pressure clinic on Wednesdays from 11:30 a.m.-noon at Centennial United Methodist Church

Exercise class on Mondays and Thursdays from 2-3 p.m. at Lauderdale City Hall (1891 Walnut St.).

Exercise class on Tuesdays from 2:30-3:30 p.m. at SAP library (2245 Como Ave.);

Chair yoga on Fridays from 2:30-3:30 SAP library (2245 Como Ave.)


No  exercise classes or blood pressure clinics on Jan 1, 2, 9 and  21. 

St. Anthony Park Library 

2245 Como Ave., St. Paul 

Special Events and Classes in January

All events and classes take place in the St. Anthony Park Library auditorium unless otherwise noted.

Thursday, Jan.10, 10:30 – 11:30 a.m. 

Toddler Obstacle Course

Toddlers can jump, crawl, balance, play, and explore with large movement activities designed just for them. Babies will find a corner set aside for them too. Adults must remain with children for the duration of playtime. Appropriate for ages birth to three years. Limited to the first 40 people.

Thursday, Jan.10, 2 – 4 p.m. 

Seniors Movie

Going In Style” 

Lifelong buddies Willie, Joe, and Al decide to buck retirement and step off the straight and narrow for the first time in their lives when their pension fund becomes a corporate casualty. To pay the bills and come through for their loved ones, the three risk it all by embarking on a daring bid to knock off the very bank that absconded with their money.

Thursday, Jan. 17, 12:00 – 2:00 p.m. 

Smartphone/Tablet Drop in Clinic

This clinic is for ALL tablets and smartphones. Bring your questions, problems and concerns.

If we can’t answer the question, we’ll find resources or organizations that can!!

Friday, Jan. 25, 12 – 2 p.m.

Lego Free-Build

Come and build with LEGOs in the library. Due to many small pieces, this program is best for school-aged children. 

No pre-registration necessary.

Thursday, Jan. 31, 6:30 – 8 p.m.

Book Discussion – Evicted – led by Paul Fate

This is a book discussion about this year’s adult Read Brave title, Evicted by Matthew Desmond.  The discussion will be led by neighborhood resident Paul Fate, president of Common Bond, non-profit provider of affordable housing.  Light refreshments will be served.  No registration is necessary. 

Ongoing events and classes

All events and classes take place in the St. Anthony Park Library auditorium unless otherwise noted.

Mondays in January 2:30 – 4 p.m.

Funday Monday

Hang out with your friends every Monday after school. Play games. Listen to music. Make art. Do homework? School-age kids are welcome.

Tuesdays in January, 9:30 -10 a.m. and 10:30-11 a.m. 

Baby/Toddler Lapsit Storytime

Storytimes are geared for babies and toddlers ages 0-2, but siblings are welcome. 

Tuesdays and Fridays in January, 2:30 p.m.-3:30 pm.

Seniors Free Exercise Program

Enjoy fun, gentle exercises for adults, led by a qualified instructor.

Wednesdays in January, 4-5:30 p.m.

English Conversation Circles

If English is not your first language, come and practice in casual conversation. All are welcome.

Come when you can. Co-sponsored by the U of M Retirees Volunteers and Partners in English.

Fridays in January, 10:30-11:30 a.m.

STEM Preschool Storytime

No storytime on Friday, Jan.4. Explore basic science, technology, engineering and math concepts through stories, songs, rhymes and activities.. Enjoy time with your child while building a foundation for reading success. Children of all activity levels are welcome.

For more information about upcoming programs, please call the Saint Anthony Park

Library at 651-642-0411 or visit  

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