District 10

Como Community Blood Drives

District 10 partners with the American Red Cross and the Como Zoo & Conservatory to host community blood drives at the zoo. The next drive is from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 1. Space is limited, reservations required. You can find the link to sign up at District10ComoPark.org/BloodDrive.

Free summer meals in Como

St. Paul Public Schools is offering free summer meals to kids 18 and under, or those over 18 with disability enrolled in a school program. The nutrition services’’ food truck will serve meals from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday through Aug. 18 at McMurray Fields.

Find more information and additional locations and times at SPPS.org/Page/44317.

Free Electronics Recycling

Ramsey County residents looking to get rid of computers, televisions, cell phones and other electronics now have a free and easy way to recycle them.

Ramsey County has partnered with Repowered to refurbish or recycle unwanted electronics, keeping toxic metals like lead, mercury and cadmium out of the environment. All data from electronics dropped off at Repowered will be physically destroyed or electronically wiped.

The electronics collection site is located at: Repowered, 860 Vandalia Street in St. Paul.

Learn more about Ramsey County’s electronics recycling program and check which items are accepted at RamseyCounty.us/Electronics or call 651-633-EASY (3279), answered 24/7.

Self-guided Como tree trek

If you missed the District 10 Environment Committee’s tree treks where community members can learn how to identify and appreciate the multitude of different tree species living in Como Park, the self-guided tour is available anytime!

The Tree Trek program has created and installed Tree Tags on numerous trees around Como Park for self-guided tree treks. Find out more at district10comopark.org/tree-trek.

District 10 community meetings

  • Environment Committee – 6 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2
  • Neighborhood Relations Committee – 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2  
  • Land Use Committee – 6 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15
  • District 10 Board – 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 15

District 10 meetings are hybrid on Zoom and at the Como Streetcar Station, 1224 Lexington Parkway. To find meeting details, go to District10ComoPark.org. All District 10 board and committee meetings are open to the public.

Submitted by Shevek McKee, District 10 Community Council executive director.

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