Yunomi art exhibition

The Raymond Avenue Gallery, 761 Raymond Ave. is now featuring an exhibition of yunomi art by more than 30 potters. The show runs through Dec. 20.

Yunomi is teacups without handles, that are used drinking hot water, wine and spirits. The potters in this exhibition have been influenced by the “Minge-sota” movement (Mingei is a reference to the Japanese folk-art movement created by Yanagi) initiated by the Japanese-influenced work of Warren Mackenzie.

Gallery hours during exhibition are 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday. Saturday hours on Nov. 30 and Dec. 7 are noon to 4 p.m.

Nordic skiers’ strength class

Physical therapist Melissa Shirriff on Dec. 10 will discuss how Nordic skiers can improve their core strength. Sponsored by the North Star Ski Touring Club, Shirriff’s talk begins at 7 p.m. at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 104 S. Snelling Ave. The event is free to the public.

boréal’s second Art Loft event

The work of St. Paul artist Linda Ricklefs Baudry is on display through Dec. 1 at the Art Loft of boreal, 2276 Como Ave. boreal is a gifs, clothing, jewelry and lifestyle store, which is open ­Monday–Wednesday, Friday, Saturday from 9.30 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday 9.30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Women’s drum class

The nonprofit Women’s Drum Center, 2242 University Ave., will offer a class in hand drums for beginners on Dec. 10 from 5:30 to 6:30 pm. The cost is $10. Drums are provided. Visit

North Suburban Kiwanis speakers

The North Suburban Kiwanis Golden K Club will have guest speakers at its Dec. 3 and 10 meetings, which will be held from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at the Rose Room at the Roseville Skating Center, 2661 Civic Center Drive.

On Dec. 3, Kristina Sundberg and JacLynn Herron from Elder Voices will discuss the mission of their organization.

On Dec. 10, historian Mark Haidet will talk about the Twin Cities Arsenal during WW II. His presentation will focus on the role the arsenal played in providing armaments for the United States use in World War II. The meetings are free and open to the public. Weekly presentations are preceded by a brief period of socializing and club business.

Women’s Bible study on hospitality

Jehovah Lutheran Church, 1566 Thomas Ave., continues its women’s Bible study on hospitality at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays, Dec. 4 and Dec. 18. The study uses the book and DVD “Just Open the Door” by Jen Schmidt from publisher LifeWay Christian Resources of Nashville, Tenn. Sessions are free and open to all.

Human Rights Day event

The Falcon Heights Community Engagement Commission will host its annual Human Rights Day event from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 10 at city hall, 2077 Larpenteur Ave. Speakers will discuss “Food Security and Child Hunger.” The commission encourage residents and guests to submit questions in advance for the speakers. Please send your questions to: or 651-792-7621.

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