Events

Brews and Book Reviews - July 25

The League of Women Voters Roseville Area will host a Brews and Book Reviews event on Tuesday, July 25 at 7:00 p.m. at the Bent Brewstillery, 1744 Terrace Drive, Roseville. 

Attendees are encouraged to bring a recommended book for summer reading to share with others in attendance.  Craft beers and non-alcoholic drinks are available.  The event is open to the public.  Join us for a relaxing evening sharing your favorite summer read and a beverage.  

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13th (film) - Viewing and Discussion on August 15

13th is a documentary by director Ava DuVernay.  Nominated for a 2017 Academy Award for a feature documentary, 13thexplores race in the United States criminal justice system.  Titled after the Thirteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which outlawed slavery, the firm director argues that slavery is being effectively perpetuated in the U.S. through mass incarceration.  Join us fora viewing and discussion of this critically acclaimed film.

Tuesday, August 15, 2017, 6:00 - 8:45 p.m.  Roseville Library Community Room, 2180 Hamline Ave N. at County Road B.

Free and open to the public.

Co-sponsored by LWV Roseville Area, Roseville Library and Do Good Roseville.

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Ann Berry Dedication

A program commemorating long-time League of Women Voters member Ann Berry will be held Sunday June 18, 3 p.m., at the arboretum in Roseville Central Park. A newly-installed walkway brick will be dedicated in her honor.  Speakers will be: Ramsey County Commissioner Mary Jo McGuire, League president Rita Mills and Georgeann Hall.

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Proposed Recommendations - Affordable Housing Study, Tuesday, May 9

The League of Women Voters of Roseville Area is hosting a meeting featuring proposed ten-year affordable housing objectives for the cities of Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Little Canada, Maplewood and Roseville on Tuesday, May 9. During the past year, the League’s affordable housing study committee has included three graduate students working on a Capstone Project in the University of Minnesota’s Center for Regional and Urban Affairs.

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Metropolitan Wastewater Treatment Tour May 16, 2017

The Roseville Area League of Women Voters has scheduled a tour of the Eagles Point Wastewater Treatment Plant in Cottage Grove on May 16 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. We will carpool from the parking lot just north of the Roseville Ice Arena, leaving there at 9:15 am.

The plant has primary and advanced secondary treatment before the water is discharged to the Mississippi River. It has won several awards for progressive steps in wastewater treatment and sustainability. It is one of eight plants operated by Metropolitan Council Environmental Services. (MCES).

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Unit Meeting April 18 & 19 - Affordable Housing Study

LWV Roseville Area will release its study of affordable housing and its availability in Falcon Heights, Lauderdale, Little Canada, Maplewood and Roseville at the April 18 meeting. The League has a long history of advocating for equal opportunity and economic justice for all, including affordable housing.   The League committee that has been studying this issue for the past year will present their findings and recommendations.

The meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. at the Autumn Grove Roseville Park building, 1365 Lydia Ave. W. The event is free and open to the public. There will also be a recorded viewing of the program at 9:30 a.m. at the Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, 3115 Victoria St. N., Roseville.

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March 18 - Focus on Public Health

The Council of Metropolitan Area League of Women Voters (CMAL) presents:  Emergency Management in the Metropolitan Area - Focus on Public Health:  Immunization/Zika/Ebola/Influenza.

Hear from public health officials how state and local government work to keep metro area residents safe.  Janice Maine (MN Dept. of Health) and Giana Adasiewicz (Dakota County Public Health Dept.) will speak and take questions.

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The March Is Over - What's Next? March 29, 2017

Find out how the League of Women Voters of the Roseville Area can empower you in today’s changing times.   Want to help immigrants become citizens and register to vote?  Want to be involved in probing local studies?  Are you concerned about the environment?  Do you want to advocate for social and economic justice?   Join local legislators and League leaders to find your path to involvement. 

Wednesday, March 29th, 7:00 to 8:30 p.m., Roseville Library.   This event is free and open to the public.

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Unit Meeting March 21 and 22 Community Mental Health

The League of Women Voters of Roseville Area will host a presentation and discussion on community mental health on Tuesday March 21st from 6:30pm-8:00pm at the Autumn Grove Park Building, 1365 Lydia Avenue West, Roseville.

Molli Slade, an experienced community-based licensed mental health social worker, will speak about community mental health. The discussion will focus on how to effectively engage and support people diagnosed with or showing symptoms of mental health issues, including suicidal ideation, depression and psychosis. It will include how we can start and maintain difficult conversations, what resources are available, and what resources are still needed.

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